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anonymous asked:

Hi im looking for some really good book to start reading 😊 do u hav any suggestions and little bit of wat their about? Im really into fiction- realistic, historical, fantasy, etc.

Yes. Yes I do! This could get long. 

Realistic
Room by Emma Donoghue:
Narrated by a 5 year old boy who knows nothing outside of the room he has lived in with his mother for his entire life. 
The Painter by Peter Heller: After an unfortunate turn of events a well known painter suddenly finds himself the main suspect for a double murder.
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh: An orphan that has outgrown the system finds herself homeless until a local florist takes a chance on her.
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt: Sixteen year old loses her favorite person in the world to AIDS and no one is willing to help her with her loss except the one person she’s not supposed to know about. 
I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak: Slacker taxi driver is suddenly forced into doing random acts of chivalry at the risk of his life. 
After Dark by Haruki Murakami: A quick look at the lives of Tokyo’s people of the night, the secrets they keep, and the web that weaves them all together.


Historical
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith:
A low income family deals with the cards the life gives them in 1910-1920’s Brooklyn. Profound and unforgettable.
East of Eden by John Steinbeck: About the good and evil that live in every person and how several generations of men from California live with their demons. Late 1800s to turn of the century.
Code Name Verity
 by Elizabeth Wein: In the midst of WWII two service women develop a friendship that goes beyond the boundaries of war.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: A glimpse at the lives of the rich and manipulative socialites of New York in the boom of the 1920’s.
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey: 1920’s A barren couple moves to rural Alaska knowing nothing of farming. During winters they are visited by a magical little girl with no name or family.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen: 1920’s A homeless young man jumps a train and ends up working for a circus as an animal vet. A secret infatuation develops threatening his life and those around him. 
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon: A nurse from 1945 finds herself thrown back through time to 1740’s Scotland. 
The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield: 1950’s A Southern family are brought together once again through unfortunate circumstances. The story boasts unforgettable antagonist and a bold young heroine. 
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare: 1687 An orphaned teen comes to live in a Puritan community and befriends a Quaker woman believed to be a witch.
I could go on and on and on and on…..


Fantasy/Dystopian/Sci-Fi
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern: Two magicians are thrown together to create a magical circus in a dangerous and beautiful game of winner take all.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: An old man revisits his memories of magical intervention and the witches that saved his life at the risk of their own.
The Giver by Lois Lowry: A young boy from a restricted community is chosen to receive the most valuable and dangerous gift of all, knowledge.
Gossamer by Lois Lowry: Dreamweavers are given a challenge to protect the unconscious behaviors of the dreamworld surrounding a troubled child and his elderly caretaker.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: (Set just miles from my house so I’m partial.) A digital scavenger hunt sends all the gamers of the future into a tailspin as they hunt for virtual easter eggs to unlock the levels leading to fame and fortune.
The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis: Little known prequel to the Land of Narnia books. A mysterious Uncle convinces his nephew and niece to adventure with him between worlds.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle: A young boy, his sister, and her school mate are taken into the worlds outside of their own on an adventure to save their father.
The Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness: In a world where no man’s thoughts are private a young boy and his companions set out to save themselves but end up running into revolutions. 
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs: After the suspicious murder of his odd grandfather and a discovery of a secret letter a teen goes in search of the truth about the past and runs into an alternate timeline.
More than This by Patrick Ness: A teen boy wakes to find that he is the only person left in an abandoned and overgrown version of the town he grew up in. He battles between the reality he knows and the possibility that it’s all been a simulation.

Okay I’m stopping there for now because I could go on and on. I hope there are some here that catch your interest! 

anonymous asked:

do you have any book suggestions? it doesnt matter which genre, perhaps just tell me your all time favorites. x

I hope you don’t mind but I’m rushed for time this morning because of a family wedding so I’m going to copy and past my answer from two similar asks. Hopefully you can find something here that works for you.

What is your top five books and what are they about?                                

Anonymous                                

1. The Giver by Lois Lowry
- Young boy is chosen to receive the most important gifts in his confined community - knowledge and the power of free thought.

2. The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
- Nastya hasn’t spoken to anyone in over a year after experiencing a traumatic event. Unlikely friendships develop despite the fact that she tries to push people away from her.

3. The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
- Victoria has just turned 19 and is released from the foster care system without a single person to turn to, the way she wants it. She’s homeless and penniless until a florist gives her a chance to build her life and confront her painful past.

4. The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
- Hig and his dog Jasper have survived a blood-borne illness that destroyed the world as they knew it. They live on an abandoned air strip with a reclusive, gun-crazed, neighbor, Bangley. When Hig intercepts a transmission, proving life outside their compound, for the first time in years, he sets out on a journey to find life.

5. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
- Eleanor is a runaway returned to a deteriorating home life. Her goal to be invisible, which is difficult to do with a plus size body, unruly fire red hair, freckles, and a wardrobe made up of three pieces of clothing. Park is on the cusp of the cool crowd and from the moment Eleanor sits beside him on the bus an indescribable friendship is formed.

(These are my top five after Harry Potter - in case that needed to be clarified.)

Hi im looking for some really good book to start reading 😊 do u hav any suggestions and little bit of wat their about? Im really into fiction- realistic, historical, fantasy, etc.                                

Anonymous                                

Yes. Yes I do! This could get long.

Realistic
Room by Emma Donoghue:
Narrated by a 5 year old boy who knows nothing outside of the room he has lived in with his mother for his entire life.
The Painter by Peter Heller: After an unfortunate turn of events a well known painter suddenly finds himself the main suspect for a double murder.
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh: An orphan that has outgrown the system finds herself homeless until a local florist takes a chance on her.
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt: Sixteen year old loses her favorite person in the world to AIDS and no one is willing to help her with her loss except the one person she’s not supposed to know about.
I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak: Slacker taxi driver is suddenly forced into doing random acts of chivalry at the risk of his life.
After Dark by Haruki Murakami: A quick look at the lives of Tokyo’s people of the night, the secrets they keep, and the web that weaves them all together.


Historical
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith:
A low income family deals with the cards the life gives them in 1910-1920’s Brooklyn. Profound and unforgettable.
East of Eden by John Steinbeck: About the good and evil that live in every person and how several generations of men from California live with their demons. Late 1800s to turn of the century.
Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein: In the midst of WWII two service women develop a friendship that goes beyond the boundaries of war.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: A glimpse at the lives of the rich and manipulative socialites of New York in the boom of the 1920’s.
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey: 1920’s A barren couple moves to rural Alaska knowing nothing of farming. During winters they are visited by a magical little girl with no name or family.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen: 1920’s A homeless young man jumps a train and ends up working for a circus as an animal vet. A secret infatuation develops threatening his life and those around him.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon: A nurse from 1945 finds herself thrown back through time to 1740’s Scotland.
The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield: 1950’s A Southern family are brought together once again through unfortunate circumstances. The story boasts unforgettable antagonist and a bold young heroine.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare: 1687 An orphaned teen comes to live in a Puritan community and befriends a Quaker woman believed to be a witch.
I could go on and on and on and on…..


Fantasy/Dystopian/Sci-Fi
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern: Two magicians are thrown together to create a magical circus in a dangerous and beautiful game of winner take all.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: An old man revisits his memories of magical intervention and the witches that saved his life at the risk of their own.
The Giver by Lois Lowry: A young boy from a restricted community is chosen to receive the most valuable and dangerous gift of all, knowledge.
Gossamer by Lois Lowry: Dreamweavers are given a challenge to protect the unconscious behaviors of the dreamworld surrounding a troubled child and his elderly caretaker.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: (Set just miles from my house so I’m partial.) A digital scavenger hunt sends all the gamers of the future into a tailspin as they hunt for virtual easter eggs to unlock the levels leading to fame and fortune.
The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis: Little known prequel to the Land of Narnia books. A mysterious Uncle convinces his nephew and niece to adventure with him between worlds.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle: A young boy, his sister, and her school mate are taken into the worlds outside of their own on an adventure to save their father.
The Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness: In a world where no man’s thoughts are private a young boy and his companions set out to save themselves but end up running into revolutions.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs: After the suspicious murder of his odd grandfather and a discovery of a secret letter a teen goes in search of the truth about the past and runs into an alternate timeline.
More than This by Patrick Ness: A teen boy wakes to find that he is the only person left in an abandoned and overgrown version of the town he grew up in. He battles between the reality he knows and the possibility that it’s all been a simulation.

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