Facebook has become the new Google – especially when it comes to asking for opinions and recommendations.

Over the past several days I’ve had friends online ask for some book recommendations.

Here as a compilation of some of the comments they received.  Please note – I have not personally read all of these yet BUT they are being added to my reading list.

Favorite Fiction Books – Not too sad or too scary

  • The Mistborn Trilogy
  • Ready Player One
  • The Martian
  • Name of the Wind
  • Tiger’s Curse
  • If I Run series
  • Bridge to Haven
  • The Cycle of Arawan
  • The Circle Trilogy
  • The Baxter series
  • The Night Circus
  • The Red Rising series

Book recommendations for 12 year old girl.

Likes makeup, fashion, and all things girly. Hates to read.

  • The Babysitter’s Club series (also a graphic novel)
  • Cross my Heart and Hope to Spy
  • Harry Potter series
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul
  • The Warden’s Daughter
  • The Fault in our Stars
  • Popular: How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence
  • What if I Stay
  • Gossip from the Girl’s Room


Books for Healthy Relationship with Food

  • The Goddess Revolution
  • The Champagne Diet
  • Made to Crave
  • Body Kindness
  • Food Freedom Forever
  • The Binge Code

Book recommendations by Stella, age 9


  • Twintution series
  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
  • Minecraft Redstone Junior High
  • Grimmtastic Girls series
  • Whatever After series
  • Dork Diaries series
  • The School for Good and Evil series




What summer book reading recommendations would you give to others on Facebook?  Comment below and we will share them in an upcoming post.