2021 Summer Reading: Book Recommendations

I am a bibliophile, and I am proud to admit it. I look forward to the summer as it gives me the time to spend more time with my books. Though I always look for new books to read, sometimes I just simply reread the books which has left a mark on me. Here is a list of my favorite books, not in any particular order. All of them are the ones which I have truly enjoyed and would recommend to my fellow bibliophiles:

  1. Wonder by R J Palacio: An awe-inspiring story about the journey of a boy with a craniofacial difference, who starts school for the first time after being home schooled for years.
  2. Auggie and me by R J Palacio: Stories about different characters from Wonder
  3. Matilda by Roald Dahl: A story of a bright little girl, who finds her inner powers to outwit those who don’t understand her.
  4. Where the Red Fern grows by Wilson Rawls: A novel about a friendship between a boy and two hunting dogs.
  5. Hoot by Carl Hiassen: A suspense novel where a newcomer makes two new friends and one enemy, and joins an effort to stop an activity which would destroy certain wildlife colony.
  6. Scat by Carl Hiassen: A mystery novel about a missing teacher and panthers
  7. The Giver by Lois Lowry: A story written from the point of view of an 11 year old boy, living in a futuristic society.
  8. The Maze Runner by James Dashner: A teen dystopian science fiction.
  9. The Outsiders by S E Hinton: A novel which details the conflicts between groups divided by socio economic status.
  10. Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle: A novel about journey through space and time, from universe to universe.
  11. Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan: A series of five fantasy adventure novels based on a boy who discovers he is a demi-god
  12. Divergent Series by Veronica Roth: A powerful story about a futuristic dystopian world in which society is divided into factions
  13. The Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling: Series of 7 fantasy novels chronicling the life of young wizards and witches
  14. The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins: Series of three young adult dystopian novels that take place in a futuristic society which used to be North America
  15. The Hobbit Series and The Lord of the Rings Series by JRR Tolkien: A children’s fantasy novel of a boy on a journey through treacherous lands filled with dangerous creatures

-Anya P.

2 thoughts on “2021 Summer Reading: Book Recommendations

  1. Thank you for your list of book recommendations! I have read some of these books, but others, I have never heard about, so I will definitely give them a try. Reading is one of my hobbies, too, and I love having a list of books to read!

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