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I love books.  I have a degree in English Literature and I’ve worked at both a public and a university library.  Listed here are some of the books I’ve enjoyed over the past few years.  Enjoy!


“The Valkyries” by Paulo Coelho

“The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems” by Michael Ondaatje

“Coming Through Slaughter” by Michael Ondaatje

“The English Major” by Jim Harrison.

“An Unfinished Life” by Mark Spragg

“Where Rivers Change Direction” by Mark Spragg

“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie

“The Lost Army of Cambyses” by Paul Sussman

“House” by Frank Peretti & Ted Dekker

“Memories of My Melancholy Whores” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Full Dark No Stars” by Stephen King

“The Reasons I Won’t Be Coming” by Elliot Periman

“Revolutionary Road” by Richard Yates

“The Farmer’s Daughter” by Jim Harrison

“Shutter Island” by Dennis Lehane

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” by Seth Grahame-Smith

“Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist” by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

“Eleven Minutes” by Paulo Coelho

“Blankets” by Craig Thompson

“The Summer He Didn’t Die” by Jim Harrison

“The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson

“This is Where I Leave You” by Jonathan Tropper

“High Fidelity” by Nick Hornby

“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” by Hunter S. Thompson

“Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier

“Eleven Minutes” by Paulo Coelho

“Blankets” by Craig Thompson

“This Is How You Lose Her” by Junot Diaz

“We Are All Equally Far From Love” by Adania Shibli translated from Arabic by Paul Starkey

“Running With Scissors” by Augusten Burroughs

“Loud In The House of Myself” by Stacy Pershall

“Other People We Married: Stories” by Emma Straub

“The Great Leader” by Jim Harrison

“Killing Yourself To Live” by Chuck Klosterman

“Women” by Charles Bukowski 

“The Color Purple” by Alice Walker

“Bridget Jones’s Diary” by Helen Fielding

“My Horizontal Life” by Chelsea Handler

“Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte

“Stay Awake: Stories” by Dan Chaon

“My Boyfriend Wrote A Book About Me” by Hilary Winston

“The Visible Man” by Chuck Klosterman

“Mad About The Boy” by Helen Fielding

“The Round House” by Louise Erdrich

“The Witches of Eastwick” by John Updike

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky

“Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston

“The Ocean At The End Of The Lane” by Neil Gaiman

“Damned” by Chuck Palahniuk

“American Psycho” by Bret Easton Ellis

“The Shipping News” by Annie Proulx

“Notes on Love and Courage” by Hugh Prather

“Blasphemy” by Sherman Alexie

“Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn

“Sharp Objects” by Gillian Flynn

“Dark Places” by Gillian Flynn

“Practical Magic” by Alice Hoffman

“Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick

“By The River Piedra, I Sat And Wept” by Paulo Coehlo

“Stardust” by Neil Gaiman

Circe by Madaline Miller (Audible)

Caging Skies by Christine Leunens



“On Writing:  A Memoir of the Craft” by Stephen King

“The Sociopath Next Door” by Martha Stout

“Anne Frank:  Her Life in Words and Pictures” From the archives of the Anne Frank House

“Free For All:  Oddballs, Geeks, and Gangstas in the Public Library” by Dan Borchert

“Up For Renewal” by Cathy Alter

“Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior” by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman

“The Power” by Rhonda Byrne

“Bohemian Manifesto: A Field Guide to Living on the Edge” by Laren Stover

“The Man Who Quit Money” by Mark Sundeen

“Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power” by Rachel Maddow

“Money and the Meaning of Life” by Jacob Needleman

“Goddess” by Anthony Summers

“If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer” by OJ Simpson

“Dead Wrong” by Richard Belzer

“Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes” by Robert Kull

“Running The Books” by Avi Steinberg

“The Fred Factor” by Mark Sanborn

“Wildly Affordable Organic” by Linda Watson

“The Everygirl’s Guide to Health and Fitness” by Maria Menounos

“Tarot Face to Face: Using the Cards in Your Everyday Life” by Marcus Katz and Tali Goodwin

“Are You Getting Enlightened or Losing Your Mind?” by Dennis Gersten, M.D.

“Red Moon” by Miranda Gray

“The Optimized Woman” by Miranda Gray

“Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing” by Christine Northrup, M.D.

“Positive Energy” by Judith Orloff, M.D.

“Emotional Freedom” by Judith Orloff, M.D.

“The Dharma of Star Wars” by Matthew Bortolin

“Magic & Mystery in Tibet” by Alexandra David-Neel

“Shamanism As A Spiritual Practice For Daily Use” by Tom Cowan

“The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs” by Wendy Vincent

“Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World” by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Chris Riddell


“Why We Suck” by Denis Leary

“Shit My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern

“Attempting Normal” by Marc Maron


“Drinking: A Love Story” by Caroline Knapp

“Double Take” by Kevin Michael Connolly

“Dry” by Augusten Burroughs

“Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls” by David Sedaris

“An Unquiet Mind” by Kay Redfield Jamison

“Extreme:  My Autobiography” by Sharon Osbourne

“Girl in a Band” by Kim Gordon

“Attempting Normal” by Marc Maron

” A Wolf at the Table” by Augusten Burroughs

“Bad Habits:  A Book of Confessions about Confession” by Jenny McCarthy

“The Recovering: Intoxication and It’s Aftermath” by Leslie Jamison

Inside Out: A Memoir by Demi Moore



“Milk and Honey” by Rupi Kaur

The Sun and Her Flowers” by Rupi Kaur.


“The Monuments of Senenmut: Problems in the Historical Methodology” by Peter Dorman

“The Woman Who Would Be King” by Kara Cooney (Audible Audio Book)


“Positive Energy” by Judith Orloff, M.D.

“Emotional Freedom” by Judith Orloff, M.D.

“The Power” by Rhonda Byrne

“Are You Getting Enlightened or Losing Your Mind?” by Dennis Gersten, M.D.

“Red Moon” by Miranda Gray

“Shamanism As A Spiritual Practice For Daily Use” by Tom Cowan

“The Book of Chakra Healing” by Liz Simpson

“Daring Greatly:  How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead” by Brene Brown

“There Are No Accidents: Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Lives” by Robert H. Hopcke

“Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert

Witches: Opposing Viewpoints” by Bryna Stevens.

“When Spirit Leaps: Navigating the Process of Spiritual Awakening” by Bonnie L. Greenwell, Ph.D.

“Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, goddess-worshippers, and other pagans in America today” by Margot Adler.

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage by Brene Brown, Ph.D. (Audible Audio Book)

The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday. (Audible Audio Book)


Do you have a book you think I should read? Let me know! Shoot me an e-mail at or you can leave a comment on this page!


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