I’m a huge reader and am always looking for good book recommendations, so here is a list of great titles, imho, in various genres.  And be sure to comment with great books you’ve read. I’m always looking to get lost in an amazing story. 🙂

YA/NA Fantasy & Scifi

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Beyonders by Brandon Mull

Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Solstice by Jane Redd

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

Dangerous by Shannon Hale

Winter Queen by Amber Argyle

Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison

Partials by Dan Wells

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diane Wynn Jones

A Cast of Stones by Patrick W. Carr

Death Thieves by Julie Wright

Clockwise by Elle Strausse

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott

MG Fantasy

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson

The Inventor’s Secret by Chad Morris

Mysteries of Cove by J. Scott Savage

Janitors by Tyler Whiteside

The Dreamkeeper by Mikey Brooks

Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George

The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas


The Stormlight Saga by Brandon Sanderson

Glamourist Histories by Mary Robinette Kowal

Historical Fiction

Born to Treason by E.B. Wheeler

Forbidden by Kimberly Griffiths Little (A little heavy on the romance drama but excellently researched representation of ancient Mesopotamia region.)

Women’s Fiction

Wishing on Baby Dust by Lydia Winters

Annette K Lyon writes a lot of great books in this genre.

Sweet Romance

Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson

Saints and Spies by Jordan McCollum

Just Ella by Anette K. Larsen

Lady of the Lakes by Josi S. Kilpack

The Vicar’s Daughter by Josi S. Kilpack

Seeking Persephone by Sarah M. Eden

The Soldier’s Bride by Rachelle J. Christensen

Beauty and the Clockwork Beast by Nancy Campbell Allen

Dangerous Favor by Joyce DiPastena

Turning Pages by Tristi Pinkston

Heart of the Ocean by Heather B. Moore