i need book suggestions // HELP im on goodreads

November 15, 2016

My friend, Micaiah, sent me an email waaay back in January asking me to do this book challenge with me (which I then sent to like one or two of my friends hehee). I literally was like SURE I can do this. I also liked the idea of stretching my book genre variety. BUT GUYS HELP YES SURE IVE BEEN READING A LOT ALL YEAR 

*coughs* *squirms* *dies*

but hardly got any on this list.......


1. A book over 400 pages long.
2. A book set in a place you want to visit.
3. A book with royalty in it, real or fantasy.
4. A book that is under 150 pages long.
5. A book that intimidates you. 
6. A nonfictional book.
7. A book set in your favorite time period.
8. A book that has a main character that is your opposite gender.
9. A true story. 
10. A fictional book about a historical event.
11. A book written by a New York Times bestselling author
12. A book your friend recommends (and loved).
13. A book that you read with/to a sibling or friend. (is working on)
14. A book set in a country outside of America.
15. The first book in a series.
16. A mystery.
17. A book (going to be) published this year, 2016.
18. A book you own but have never read.
19. A book you started and never finished.
20. A book you’ve already read once.
21. A book with a beautiful cover.
22. A book that was made into a movie.
23. A book written at least 100 years ago. 
24. A book about/set in the outdoors. 

obviously the crossed out ones are the books that I've accomplished PLZ comment below and give me some ideas. Like I've got a few ideas.....well..... #notreally #imtrying

*impatiently waits for you to tell me what to read*

btw, did you see that blogger now has emojis!!???!

oh and also, I'm on Goodreads. basically, everyone in my nano group cornered me and I got on it again after a year...haha it's dusty. I also don't get the place..... BTW BTW I'm at 28k for NaNo ANNNND my novel? It just hit 78,000 words. o.o 

ever get yourself in a bind? 
got any book ideas for me??


  1. Hmm... for a book over 400 pages long there's a book I like called "Keeper of the Lost Cities". And Trenton Lee Stewart is the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series. XD

    1. That actually sounds interesting! Were you able to read the 400 pages and keep interested? lol oh my gosh, seriously??? okay, guess I gotta read these books because I've been told to 2 times now hahaa!

    2. KEEPER!!! Heh heh...Keeper is amazingggggg!!! It's SOOO exciting!!!

    3. YES. MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY ASHKLSDKJL. Idk if you're allowed to count the same book for two different categories but if so it works for 400+ pages and NYT bestselling author

    4. Oh my goodness yes, please read Mysterious Benedict Society. Some of my fav books ever.

    5. ok okay - am getting it tomorrow

  2. 1. A book over 400 pages long. <<< OH. Eve's Daughters by Lynn Austin. Or Gone with the Wind. (Although GWTW will take ages to read and you don't have much time haha.)

    2. A book set in a place you want to visit. (THE BLUE CASTLE BY LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY. HAVE YOU READ IT?!!! YOU MUST YOU MUST YOU MUST.) (It's also not that long. You could easily whip it off quickly.)

    3. A book with royalty in it, real or fantasy. (The Selection books are pretty stupid and sappy, but they're kind of nice. I've read only two, and I enjoyed them.) (They also HAVE GORGEOUS COVERS, so that'll have your cover-one ticked off.)

    11. A book written by a New York Times bestselling author. << Ummmm. Huh. I don't know. THE BOOK THIEF. YES THE BOOK THIEF.

    14. A book set in a country outside of America. ;-) EASY EASY. Jane Austeeennnnn.

    16. A mystery. (I hardly ever read mysteries, so can't help you on this 'un.)

    17. A book (going to be) published this year, 2016. << Ohhhh. The New Lynn Austin book? ;-) Waves of Mercy?

    19. A book you started and never finished. (Only you can answer this, dear. ;-))

    21. A book with a beautiful cover. << I highly recommend 'The Sweetest Thing' by Elisabeth Musser which I think has a gorgeous cover. I love the cover of Wonderland Creek, too. And the cover of loads of books. I'm surprised you haven't been able to cross this one off yet. ;-)

    23. A book written at least 100 years ago. JANE AUSTEEEEEEEEEENNNNNN.

    Good luck!!!

    1. OH MY GOSH GIRL LIKE EVERY SINGLE BOOK YOU SAID I NOW WANT TO READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *dies because that's a lot of reading* *decides that I must do it* I literally got the New Lynn Austin book!! I haven't read any of hers before..so this is excitng xD Also, I own the book thief, started it, but never finished it. I mean, I COULD do that on for 19...but ITS SO LONG. so idk. literally though, I have some library books to order now xD XD I CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH!!!

      oh and about the gorgeous cover one - I have too many options on my shelf. LOL!

  3. Also, congrats on 78000 words. That's CRAZY.

  4. 'The Adventures of Robin Hood and his Merry Men'. That's a great book! (I suggest reading the original Howard Pyle version....)
    'Treasure Island'. Is an amazing adventure! (By Robert Lewis Stevenson....)
    'Gulliver's Travels' (an awesome illustrated book.
    Lemony Snicket's 'The Series of Unfortunate Events'. (By Lemony Snicket, lol).

    Good luck!
    Amelia xxx

    1. Oh I love Robin Hood and his Merry Men!! I had this really old copy from my library which I read - like it took a bit to get into the style of the writing, but once I did, I enjoyed it immensely! :D

      thank you!! <3

  5. 1. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, it's 777 pages long O.o
    3. Any Narnia book with the Pevensies in it. Boom. :D
    14. Peanut Butter Friends in a Chopped-Suey World (I read it when I was six, it's about missionaries in Japan :P)
    16. The Secret of the Mansion by Julie Campbell (SO GOOD)
    17. The Silent Blade by Jesseca Wheaton
    21. Anne of Green Gables, they have some super pretty covers for that series.
    23. Pride and Prejudice (It's also super good)

    Those were all the ones I could think of :3 Also great job on your novel! It sounds like you've gotten super far! :D

    ~Lydia~ <3

    1. I've read Little Woman before...and don't really want to do it again. LOL!! It took my like two weeks to get through o.o
      OH HEY I DIDNT THINK OF THAT (wants to read Narnia books now*
      WAIT WAIT WAIT did you just recommend one of Jesseca's books?!?!?! OH MY WORD I LOVE HER NEWEST BOOK "A Question of Honor." Did you read i??

      eeep thank you girl!!

  6. 1. Keeper Of The Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (I'm PRETTY sure that book is 400 pages long ... it seemed geared to a bit of a younger group, but I still enjoyed it)

    3. NARNIA. Or Lord Of The Rings - it technically has royalty in it *nodnod*.

    11. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making (CRAZY TITLE, I KNOW)

    14. Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

    16. *tries to think of a mystery I've read and fails*

    21. EITHER of Heather Dixon's books ('Entwined' and 'Illusionarium')

    There. READ ALL THE BOOKS, JU. (and HOOOW does your novel have so many words?!)

    ~ Savannah

    1. Oooh I want to read the first now - it's been recommended to me twice. lol literally tho, all of these. I WANT. YOU GUYS ALL ROCK I CANT BELIEVE HOW HELPFUL YOU ARE *cries*

      (ummmm. idk.)

  7. OKAY SO....
    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens was written at least 100 years ago. Its also a mystery...sort of, and its like MY FAV
    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens is set in England, so outside of America.
    David Copper-field by Charles Dickens....#soromantic (can you tell I like Charles Dickens???)
    Pride and Prejudice is a must read for every girl.....like seriously. XD
    Anything Shakespeare cause he's awesome, and somewhere in there is probably a place everyone wants to visit.XD
    To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a MUST READ. AND YOU JUST HAVE TO.
    The Great Gatsby is also a great book by F.Scott Fitzgerald and has the coolest cover!
    I don't know of any new books published in 2016 cause I usually don't read new books....cause ya know. XD
    Well, I should really get Goodreads to, cause it would be nice to have a collection of all the books I have read. :)
    GREAT JOB ON 78,000 WORDS, GIRL!! GAHH I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU! Love you, pumpkin! *wink*

    1. Yesss! All of those books are wonderful!!

    2. WOW CLARA HONESTLY!!!! You do like Charles Dickens!! I've never even read a full book o.o SORRY!!
      uhhm..you're right. *covers face with hands* I haven't finished it. LOL
      oh you should!!
      OH MY GOSH YOU JUST CALLED ME PUMPKIN *takes the nickname and hugs it*

  8. I read a lot of books in the great books/classics genera, so none of them are that popular, but you might like some of them.
    1. I love Charles Dickens, and most of his books would fall into that category.
    2. Jane Austen (mainly England) and Fyodor Dostoyevsky (mainly Russia) are great, but you could find lots of books with great settings. Or scratch that. Narnia would be great. Or Middle Earth. The options are endless.
    3. Lord of the Rings and Narnia are two favorites.
    4. Jane Austen is amazing! Oh! Have you read Frankenstein? It's different, but it's still good. Around the World in 80 Days is also amazing!
    16. I love The Nine Tailors by Dorthy Sayers!
    21. My copy of at the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald has a lovely lovely cover.
    23. Have you ever read Beowulf? It is AMAZING!! The Odyssey by Homer is also a favorite.

    1. I like classic books a lot! Actually, I've read almost all of the books you mentioned, or at least a few written by the author. :) I haven't read 16,21, or 23..... Shall look them up, thanks!!

  9. 1. For a book over 400 pages long, I say read Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell if you haven't already. It's an incredible incredible incredible read with lots of history from the American Civil War if you're a history buff and romance! But beware, by over 400 hundred pages on this one, I mean 1,000 pages lol. XD It's a fat book. :)
    3. Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George. It is a great book overall and a quick read! I definitely thought some parts were a little sappy, but that's to be expected because it is a retelling of the twelve dancing princesses. If you like historical romances with happy endings and lots of action and a tad bit of mystery, this is the book for you! :)
    16. Without hesitation I recommend The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. < This is a seriously amazing mystery and my favorite book ever! Super cleverly written with lots of plot twists -- and British humor. ;) I think it's probably the best mystery I've ever read, and believe me, I've read a lot (to say the least). Sister rivalry, murders involving poisons, and the main character is an 11-year-old chemistry whiz -- gotta say yes, right?! ;)

    Hope these help!


    1. OH MY WORD 1,000 PAGES!!!!!!!!! ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?!? *dies* yeah, not reading that right now. lol!!
      Seriously thank you for the suggestions! I like them a lot <33 I can't wait to read all these books now xD xD

  10. A book (going to be) published this year, 2016. Well I have not read this one yet but I have heard lots of good things about it from Christian circles, the book is “unblemished” by sarah ella
    And if you have not read then how about the Luna chronicles by Marissa Meyer she is a New York Times bestselling author. And her books all have royalty in it, fantasy. (Clean yes but there is romance and quite a bit of violence.) Also book four is more than 400 pages long I think. But they are such good stories and fairy tale retelling like none other!

    1. Oh huh, that sounds interesting! I haven't read many new books either.. lol
      I haven't heard of her books before. XD Wow, it amazes me to find more super long books. It is pretty rare, honestly, to find a 400 page book. Thank you Clare!!

  11. 1. A book over 400 pages long. << Well /other/ than The Mysterious Benedict Society, there's Jill Williamson's Blood of King's series or Rachelle Dekker's Seer Series

    2. A book set in a place you want to visit. << *cannot think of any books set in Fiji* But I mean there's plenty of books set in Europe...

    3. A book with royalty in it, real or fantasy. << asdskjafdlsj Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen

    4. A book written by a New York Times bestselling author. << NAVIGATING EARLY BY CLARE VANDERPOOL IS GREAT. [also her other book Moon Over Manifest is brilliant also]

    5. A book set in a country outside of America. << Pick any ww2 book and you'll probably be good. (although Safely Home by Randy Alcorn was set mainly in China and that was fairly good)

    6. A mystery. << Hmm I don't read all that many mysteries... If I Run by Terri Blackstock though

    7. A book (going to be) published this year, 2016. << SALT TO THE SEA BY RUTA SEPETYS ASDLFJKL. this one is brilliant and beautiful and a large inspiration for my current novel. xD It also works for #4 I think

    8. A book you started and never finished. << heh you got me

    9. A book with a beautiful cover. << Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson has a stunning cover but I personally didn't like the actual book that much lol. XD Wonderstruck by Brain Selznick comes to mind though (https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/59170961-jonathan-trout?shelf=coverlove <also that)

    10. A book written at least a hundred years ago. << *wonders if To Kill a Mockingbird was written 100+ years ago because that one was fabulous* If not though... there's The Count of Monte Cristo which was really good

    1. Geesh! I literally have only heard of a few of these books. They all seem pretty interesting too. I will see if my library has them - thanks!

      and about number 8. am literally wondering if im okay because WHY DID I LEAVE THAT IN THERE *moans*

  12. You have a goodreads yes!!!
    Read Salt to the Sea for your book that's published in 2016. IT'S AMAZING
    Also, you should read any Jane Austen book because she's a queen
    The Book Thief, read that please please if you haven't already. Then talk to me about it so we can cry together.
    AND OH. Jane Eyre is like 500 pages and i'm reading it right now and OH MY GOSH it's freaking great so you should join me if you haven't read it. But like everyone has seemed to read it except me so maybe you have too.
    I could go on and on but I'll stop now. Get reading ;)

    1. I do!!! *lets you in to follow me*
      OOH ILL LOOK *squeals* mmmyyyy library HAS IT!!!! yahoo!
      oh gosh, why haven't I thought of her???
      uhhhm..okay. I will finish it bc for some reason I want to cry with you.
      I STILL HAVENT READ IT EITHER!!! Don't know why. o.o I mean, I kinda ADORE the movie and the soundtrack...lol I will now. soon. <3
      *runs off to read*

  13. The O'Malley series by Dee Henderson are sort of mystery books. I really like them!!! And congrats on the 78,000 words!
    - Madelyn

    1. ooh thanks! I have hardly any ideas for a mystery. Aww gosh, thank you <3

  14. Hey girl! For the book about royalty, The Great and Terrible Quest is AWESOME! Totally my favorite medieval book. I think you will love it! I'll send you some recommendations on goodreads too! Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens I just finished reading and it was totally written well over 100 years ago! See you on Goodreads! And congrats on the writing!

    1. Hey Victoria!! I was just thinking of emailing you last night. lol So, be on a lookout for one ;) EEEP! thank you!! I really don't think I've ever read a medieval book, so I'm excited to look into that. Thank you!! <333

  15. I'm just under you at 26,000 *hee hee winks*.

    READ 'THE TRAPP FAMILY SINGERS' the book that inspired the Sound of Music. So far it's close-ish to the movie....ya know half & half. But some lines are direct. Oh yes I'm reading it by the way :D.

    IT WOULD COUNT FOR THE ROYALTY because of the Aunt/Princess who plays the role of the baroness in the movie.

    1. YOURE CATCHING UP *needs to write*

      OHH I WANT TO!! Have you ever read "Maria"? It was written by her, I believe...lol!! But, it was all about her life, from before she married Captain and everything..then onto after he died and her life after that. I LOVED IT

  16. 1. A book over 400 pages long, HAVE YOU READ "The letters of J. R. R. Tolkien", because it's awesome!!!
    2. Where do you want to visit?...
    3. (Or 14 or 21) "The Princess Adelina" (obviously) has royalty in it, and it's a true story set in Germany, and I personally think it had a gorgeous cover... soooooo, depending on how you are working this, you could make it count for three ;)? But no, for whatever of the three you need to find one for at the end of the day, it was a really neat book.
    11. Eh... I don't pay attention to that, so even though I'm sure I've read a couple, I can't given you a suggestion. Lol.
    14. "The Hiding Place"? Have you read that one?
    16. Never read, but saw other girls mentioned it to you, and thought I would say that my best friend recommended Mysterious Benedict Society series to me one time.
    17. I don't pay anymore attention to what is coming out than to what is the New York Times bestseller. I just find a good book on a shelf and read it, or look for one after five people tell me, "but you have to read it!!!".... haha. I like historic books or classic fiction (like Alcott and Tolkien) best, so I don't have to know these things... haha... sorry...
    19. What haven't you finished ;)?
    21. If you don't want to count Adelina, I LOVE the covers of the Reformed Expository Commentary books, but there really isn't too much TO the cover, so I'm not sure what pulls me about them... hey, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I tried... haha!
    23. Any of Louisa May Alcott's books would work here, my favorite being An Old Fashioned Girl, and I want so bad to read "Hospital Sketches"! Just not on the computer, which is the only place I have it :(. Or Charles Dickon's "A Christmas Carol"?! You could read that one during Christmas, since this list will be all you get to read the rest of the year :D. Haha! Plus it's shortish, which might be helpful... ;).
    I don't know if any of that helps... haha :). I hope you are able to finish this :D! It sounds fun, but I've never tried to do one, because of this very reason... haha! What would I do for some of them!? ;)

    1. I haven't!! I actually haven't read anything with Tolkien. *covers face with hand*
      hhmm Ireland, Paris, Italy, South Africa... hehee
      I LOVE THE HIDING PLACE. legit own two copies
      seriously tho girl!!! What a long this, thank you for all of these <3333 I am so excited to read all the books you guys are telling me about ;)

  17. Congrats on 78000 words in your novel! That's absolutely amazing!
    For number one-Six of Crows/Crooked Kingdom. These books are so good!
    For number 3- And I Darken! And I Darken is possibly one of my favorite books of all time. YOU NEED TO READ THIS. EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS BOOK
    For eleven- The Lunar Chronicles (Cinder is the first book) are such an amazing series.
    For fourteen- The Book Thief. I don't know if you've read this or not, but YOU NEED TO READ IT. It's amazing, heartbreaking, it's just EVERYTHING.
    For twenty one- The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger have such beautiful covers! They're really interesting books to read, too!

    1. aww thank you <3
      I haven't heard of any of those 3 books!! I should look them up. XD
      I am working on The Book Thief. Everyone tells me I MUST read it but I have a hard time reading it for some reason...lol...maybe its too long??

  18. #3. The Blades of Acktar series (fantasy) by Tricia Mingerink...they is amazing!!!! XD

  19. I haven't read this book in years, so it might be way geared towards a younger audience, but I absolutely loved The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare. It's set in Israel...so out of America and could qualify for a "place to visit" if you want to visit there.

    Also, Island of the Blue Dolphins sticks out to me as one of the most beautiful covers I've ever seen. It's also an amazing book. **WARNING** Read with tissues available. hehe.


    Jane Austen books are over 100 years old, and are outside of America, and are fabulous always. Also...England as a place to visit? And Five Children And It is 100+ years old and such a fun one.

    I believe To Kill A Mockingbird was on the NYT Bestseller list for 98 weeks or something. So that one could count for that slot. It's sooooo good. :)

    And yes people keep saying this yes but this is just ONE more confirmation. The Mysterious Benedict Society is amazing. :D

    It seems as though all my favorite books are ones I read years and years ago, so some of these might be really geared towards a younger audience. But they're still great. ;)

    1. OH MY GOSH THE BRONZE BOW IS LEGIT ONE OF MY MOST FAVORITE BOOKS OF ALL TIME. gahhhhhh it's soooo good. Maybe I'll read it again just for the fun of it hehe

      ooh a book that will make me cry?! *wants it*

      GOODNESS okay. like I kinda didn't realize that SOMEHOW so I can actually mark it off bc I read like two of her books this year


      thank you so much for all the suggestions!!! I can't wait to do a post on all that I read <333

  20. LITTLE WOMEN HAS 449 PAGES AND I LOVED IT. You may have already read it. But I know you've seen the movie and it's just so much better because you can see the movie scenes in your mind while reading. READDDD ITTTT!!!

    1. ITS SO LONG THO. Maybe I don't love it cuz I read it when I was like 12...or 14??? IDK. IT WAS JUST SO LONG. lol!!! yessssss ikr??! Such beauty in that feeling

  21. For a mystery book I had to read The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie. I really liked it too. And it had a great twist at the end.

    P.S. Btw, I'm having a photography contest on my blog!!

    1. ooooh a twist at the end?!?! now I'm interested xD

  22. I honestly don't know what you like to read but here are the first books that popped into my head.
    3. Cinderella's Dress by Shonna Slayton
    11, 16, 17 and 21 If I Run by Terri Blackstock. Not sure if you can combine numbers but it works for all of them :)

    1. hahaa *laughs so hard because I never even thought to say* YET somehow all of you guys seemed to list what I like so perfectly!!
      ooh thank you <33

      btw we're friends forever cuz you stood up for me ;)

    2. Well you did offer me chocolate ;)
      I look forward to reading more of your posts!

    3. hhahaa of course ;) Chocolate definitely seals a friendship.

      aww thank you!!

  23. A book over 400 pages long: Jane Eyre.
    A book with royalty in it, real or fantasy: The Royal Diaries: Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia (SO GOOD)
    11. A book written by a New York Times bestselling author: the Selection, which is kinda spicy and PG-13 at times. Also The Book Thief which has cussing but the cussing is in German??
    14. A book set in a country outside of America: Once again, that Anastasia book I mentioned. Also any Jane Austen book because they're all in jolly old England. ;)
    17. A book (going to be) published this year, 2016: The Siren, Kierra Cass. I think there's only one swear word but the rest of it is clean. I was literally reading it like YES IT DOESN'T HAVE ANY SWEARING and a few minutes later BLEEP and I'm like ahhhhhhhhhh why!!!! It's kinda fluffy but I love the ending. SO NOT YA IT'S LIKE YAAAAASSSSSS FINALLY.
    19. A book you started and never finished: Sorry can't help you with this one lol.
    21. A book with a beautiful cover: The Selection??? Ah I just know you'd hate that series though lol which is why I don't want to suggest it. How about I make a beautiful cover for my book and then you can count that huh? Lol . . .
    23. A book written at least 100 years ago: SCARLET. LETTER. Now there's some thoughtful lit. ;) Or Beowulf . . . or Canterbury Tales . . . or a play by Shakespeare. Don't worry, I have a list if you need more help.
    Okay, you can admit it; I'm the best friend ever. :) LOL!!!

    1. *looks at the list*



  24. JULIA. OH MY WORD. I DID NOT KNOW YOU WERE DOING THIS. YOU SURPRISED ME, GIRL. *bear hugs to you now* ;) You can finish this!!! GO DO IT. ;) I only have to finish War and Peace to finish the challenge... *sobs bc it's 1400 pages long but I'm gonna try* (I'm 740 pages in tho)

    And the recommendations:
    #1 - Um, for this one I read Black by Ted Dekker. It's a high-fantasy book but it was good. Also, Emma by Jane Austen has over 400 pgs.
    #2 - IDK where you want to visit. lol But almost all of R.M. Ballantyne's books would work for this - Fighting the Flames (set in London), The Island Queen (set in the South Pacific, I think), etc.
    #3 - Narnia? Lord of the Rings?
    #11 - Actually Ted Dekker is a NYT bestseller, so Blink of an Eye by him was good(or see answer #1).
    #14 - Again, Ballantyne. (A good majority of his books are set in another country). Um, Tarzan? Or Brothers at Arms by John J. Horn? That last one is set in Peru, England, and Spain. *nods*
    #16 - Why did I put this one in there?! I don't read mysteries. XD Um, okay -- I read a kids mystery for this. So, I don't know what to recommend to you. :P *grins sheepishly*
    #17 - The Lady and the Lionheart by Joanne Bischof was published this year, and that book was very heart-achingly sweet. Also, No Other Will Do by Karen Witemeyer (this is kinda a Christian Western Romance), Playing the Part by Jen Turano (okay, so I read the second book in this series and liked it, so this one should be pretty good too? I haven't read it yet. lol)
    #19 - I have no idea.
    #21 - The Lady and the Lionheart's cover is so pretty! I used it for this.
    #23 - Again, Ballantyne. Or Jane Austen.

    All righty! Hope that helps some. XD THANK YOU FOR DOING THE CHALLENGE WITH MEEEEEE <3

    1. WHAT I NEVER TOLD YOU?!?!? That's impossible! I thought I sent you the checklist thing I made for it in an email. Right?? EEP hahaa well, YES I am ;)

      Thank you for all the book suggestions!! I went to the library today and got a bunch of them...now if I only had time to read *cries*


    2. WAIT *thinks back* OOPS YOU DID TELL ME AND SEND ME THAT CHECKLIST. OKAY THEN. (why did I not remember that?!) I didn't know if you were *still* doing it cuz you haven't really talked about it - that's my excuse. XD yup. *cough* But I TOTALLY REMEMBER THAT NOW.

      You're welcome, o' course! Which ones did you get???!??!! Ah, I feel you. I want to get reading War and Peace and I didn't get to yesterday and might not tonight... *sigh*

      WELL IF IT MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER W&P IS SUPER LONG. (I mean, I'm halfway through, like I said in my last comment, but it still intimidates me. *whispers* It's for the category "A book that intimidates you" lol - which one did you do for that??)

      P.S. AND YOU SENT THE CHALLENGE TO FRIENDS YESSSS (did any of them do it?)

    3. lol!!! I guess you're right, I really haven't. :P Guess I had other things on my mind lol!

      OH GOODNESS. so many! I don't even remember *so tired right now*

      uhhhmmm....I DONT REMEMBER THAT EITHER o.o gosh. okay, need to sleep.

      And, I think that two of my friends started it...don't know how far they got tho ;)

  25. 2. Kisses from Katie....set in Uganda :) very good.
    16. The Mystery of the Hidden Room.....like i couldn't put it down. nor could Beks. it is AMAZING!!!!
    19. oh ho i am good at this..;) Great Expectaions, Little Dorrit, Uncle Tom's Cabin...they are all good but me and my short attn span.
    3. The Queen's poisoner....like LOOK IT UP!!!! it is a series too :) and i was soooooo happy to see emojis!!!

    1. loooovvvee Kisses from Katie!
      lol!! I hardly put books down..unless it's bad or I'm just SO BORED. Like I can only think of two books I've ever left for pure boredom :P
      I WANNA LOOK IT UP - I will! and a series?!

  26. For #3 you should read Ella Enchanted, and for #14 you should read The Book Thief!

  27. You're on Goodreads now! *cheers*
    Lol, I was going to put down a few recommendations, but it seems like they've already been listed somewhere in the comments already. Good luck finding some new books to read! :D

    1. EEP I am ;)
      hahaa ikr?!!? People have been so awesome <333 love my blogger friends

  28. {Finally getting to commenting my priorities ugh}
    Ahem ahem ahem.

    1. Keeper of the Lost Cities (I think this has over 400 pages...not sure.)
    2. Narnia or LOTR/The Hobbit. Keeper of the Lost Cities, too.
    3. Tuesdays at the Castle.
    {My brain is spacing out sorry}
    14. The Winged Watchman (SUCH A GREAT BOOK LIKE AHHHH)
    16. The Purloined Letter (short story by Poe) or Nancy Drew
    17. Misty @ https://mistycreativewriting.wordpress.com/ is publishing her novel, Shadows, over Christmas break. Kellyn Roth @ https://kellynroth.wordpress.com/ is also a published author who published her book, The Lady of the Vineyard.
    19. Umm...would this apply for me or you? One I started but stopped reading was The Mysterious Benedict Society.
    21. UMM...*spaces out* Maybe...uh...ummm...OOH! Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly.
    23. Something by Jane Austen.

    Hope these help! BOOKS!

    1. wow oh wow oh wow!!!!

      LIKE THANK YOU SO MUCH GRACE!!! I wanna read them all now. Totally looking into the ladies who just published too. <333

    2. YOU'RE SO WELCOME!!! They're amazing books! :D


    Also I really want to do this challenge wow. I may grab it for 2017. I also really want to write down all the books people are recommending in the comments but alas, time is something I don't have much of lately. XD I'll have to stop back by.

    Anyways, let's see.

    -Over 400? Harry Potter, Jane Eyre, All The Light We Cannot See.
    -I don't know where you want to visit sooooo. XD
    -Royalty? The Princess Spy.
    -NYT? Ummm I think All The Light We Cannot See is a NYT bestseller..;)
    -A country outside of America...Secret Letters
    -A mystery? Anything by Mary Higgens Clark.
    -no idea about one published in 2016. XD
    -I don't know what you've started and never finished either. XD
    -blanking on beautiful color...
    -written at least a hundred years ago..have you ever read A Tale of Two Cities?

    1. WELL YOU DONT HAVE TO ;) but, I mean, it is cool lol!!

      ohhh yes, do do do! I've loved doing it. And, totally keep this post in mind for when you want a book to read - that's what I'm doing. I couldn't believe how many comments I got!!

      wooooah! and thank you girl <3333 gonna try to read them all!


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