Books to Read Immediately

“If you want to know me, know what I’ve read”

In No Particular Order:


The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Not that Kind of Girl – Lena Dunham

Girls & Sex – Peggy Orenstein

I know why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

Note to Self – Connor Franta

A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Harry Potter series – J. K. Rowling

A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles

Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut

The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway

The Paris Wife – Paula McClain

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid

PARIS – Edward Rutherfurd

The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

Everyone Brave is Forgotten – Chris Cleave

The Beautiful and the Damned – F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald – Therese Anne Fowler

The Lake House – Kate Morton

Guapa – Saleem Haddad

Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini

Wherever there is Light – Peter Golden

The Nightingale – Kristin Hannah

The Martian – Andy Weir

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

Jane Eyre – Charolette Bronte

1Q84 – Haruki Murakami

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Lilac Girls – Martha Hall Kelly

Circling the Sun – Paula McClain

Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi

A House in the Sky – Amanda Lindhout

Sarah’s Key – Tatiana de Rosnay

Go Ask Alice – Beatrice Sparks

It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Ned Vizzini

All Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

The Boys in the Boat – Daniel James Brown

The Lucky Ones – Mark Edwards

Born to Run – Christopher McDougall

Turtles All the Way Down – John Green

The Stand – Stephen King