What to Read… What to Read?

I need some more book recommendations. Since getting an iPad in October, I’ve been a reading bandit. Well, maybe not compared to some people- but I never used to be a massive reader. It would sometimes take me 2-3 months to get through a book. But since getting the iPad a little over 5 months ago, I’ve read 7 books. So what do I read next? I’m up for recommendations. I like mainstream fiction books that are highly rated. I wanted to read Love in the Time of Cholera but it’s not available on the Kindle or ibooks. Here’s what I HAVE read:

  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy – loved it!
  • Heaven is for Real- sweet and powerful but only took 2 days to read
  • Never Let me Go- kept me intrigued but overall it wasn’t fabulous
  • The Help- loved it!
  • Devil in the White City- half of it was great, the other half was boring
  • Water for Elephants- really enjoyed it… especially knowing the movie with Robert Pattinson will be out soon. ๐Ÿ™‚

Here are some pre-iPad books I read… The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Outliers, the Twilight books, several by Jodi Piccoult, several by Nicholas Sparks, Time Traveler’s Wife, Lovely Bones, Sarah’s Key…

So now I’m asking you… what should be next?

10 Responses to What to Read… What to Read?

  1. charity April 11, 2011 at 12:12 am #

    Redeeming Love is my favorite, hands down. I read it in college, and pretty much pulled an allnighter.

  2. Brandy Crafton April 11, 2011 at 7:09 am #

    The Lovely Bones… so creepy. Loved it but will not re-read it. I re-read books all the time. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the post I’ve been hearing about The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo. I will definitely check that out.

    ๐Ÿ™‚
    Brandy

  3. Mike April 11, 2011 at 7:39 am #

    Elsja, you should sign up for http://goodreads.com!

  4. Cristin April 11, 2011 at 8:25 pm #

    We just read “The Book Thief” for book club, and everyone loved it.

  5. Juli April 12, 2011 at 6:30 am #

    Three Cups of Tea is amazing. But you absolutely MUST read The Hunger Games. SOOOO good! (it is actually the first book in a 3 part series) They are supposedly casting for the movie soon too so you better hurry!

  6. Mia April 14, 2011 at 6:06 am #

    -The Book Thief
    -Hunger Games Series
    -Ender’s Game
    -To Kill A Mockingbird
    -The Giver
    -Rebecca

    these were some books i’ve read in my bookclub.

    my all time favorite it the Harry Potter Series

    or anything by Mary Higgins Clark.

  7. elsja April 17, 2011 at 1:16 pm #

    Thanks everyone! I did sign up to goodreads.com and I added the hunger games to my “to read” list. Started reading “The Book Thief” this week. Brandy- I did like The LOvely Bones but I thought the movie was crap!!

  8. Jenny May 23, 2011 at 1:45 pm #

    Have you read anything by Lisa See? Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love and Shanghai Girls. All really great books.

  9. Tara sweet July 2, 2012 at 2:25 am #

    Trying to read firefly lane .. Had to put it down to read the 50 shades of grey series .. Which I did but then led me to reading Bared to You! Wholly smokes can’t get off the fan fiction stuff

    • Elsja July 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm #

      Everyone keeps telling me to read 50 Shades of Grey. I will one day but reading a few other books first.

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