109+ Books to Read

Compiled by Laura Thomas, Senior Editor jaBlog!


Polly Wants to Be a Writer Cover

You still have time to read Polly’s story and get your essay in for the 2014 Polly Prize for Creative Writing.

This week we asked our LTC Insiders to email us the title of the book they are currently reading and the title of the book they would most like to read next. We thought we would share those 109+ books to read with you.

If you want to add yours, please leave a comment below.

What They Are Reading Now

A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too
Attitude is Everything
Beautiful Chaos
Brave New World
Catcher in the Rye
Cat’s Cradle
City of Heavenly Fire
Dancing Jax: Fighting Pax
Double Cross
Eye of the Tempest
50 Bedtime Stories
If I Stay
Indigo’s Star
Jane Eyre
Life of Mahatma Ghandi
Lord of the Flies
My Sister’s Keeper
Nancy Drew: The Haunted Bridge
Needful Things
Oliver Twist
Pride and Prejudice
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Russian Roulette
Shatter Me
The Alchemist
The Book Thief
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Giver
The Guide
The Hero of Ages
The Hiding Place
The Hunger Games
The Husband’s Secret
The Lord of the Rings
The Master and Margarita
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
The Namesake
The Poison Apple: The Green-eyed Monster
The Odyssey
The One
The Oxford Book of Royal Anecdotes
The Ranger’s Apprentice: The Royal Ranger
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Selection
This Book is not Good for You
To Kill a Mockingbird
Where She Went

One thoughtful LTC Insider asked me to share what I’m reading. I’m currently reading Madame Bovary by Flaubert and will be starting Testament by Nino Ricci on my upcoming holiday. – Laura

What They Want to Read Next

A Feast for Crows
All the Lights We Cannot See
Anne of the Island
A Tale of Two Cities
Born Free
Clockwork Angel
Gone with the Wind
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
I Am the Cheese
If I Stay
Interview with a Vampire
Knife Edge
Love in the Time of Cholera
On the Street Where You Live
Oracles of Fire
Paths of Glory
Polly Wants to Be a Writer
Tempest’s Fury
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Assassin’s Apprentice
The Associate
The Blood of Olympus
The Doctor’s Sweetheart and Other Tales
The Eagle of the Ninth
The Fault in Our Stars
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Giver
The Goldenfinch
The Hobbit
The Hunger Games
The Iliad
The Inheritance
The Kane Chronicles: The Throne of Fire
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Mist
The Opposite of Loneliness
The Pickwick Papers
The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic
The Shadow of the Wind
The Simarilion
The Story Girl
The Switch
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
When She Was Gone
Will Grayson, Will Grasyon


Laura Michelle Thomas

About Laura Michelle Thomas

Laura Michelle Thomas is a novelist, freelance writer, writing mentor, and the owner of Laura Thomas Communications. She is the creator and administrator of the Junior Authors Contests and Junior Authors Conferences. Laura is publisher and senior editor of jaBlog! and is dedicated to fostering the development of young writers worldwide.

4 comments on “109+ Books to Read

  1. Charlotte

    you should put ‘if i stay’ on it

  2. Yasmin

    What I’m reading:Almost Home by Joan Bauer

    What I want to read next: The Unwanteds land of Silence

  3. Akshta

    Just finished reading The Fault In Our Stars. Have picked up What’s your St@tus by Katie Finn for my next read

  4. Hiya

    This is funny-I didn’t send an entry- and yet both the book I am reading now and the one I want to read next are on that list!

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