Books I Recommend

Here’s a list of books I think are exceptional in one way or another.
I’ll update this list regularly, since I’m always reading.

Christian Fiction

Christy — Catherine Marshall

Redeeming Love — Francine Rivers

Troublesome Creek (first in a series) — Jan Watson

A Scarlet Cord  — Deborah Raney

The Frontiersman’s Daughter
The Colonel’s Lady
Courting Morrow Little
The Mistress of Tall Acre
— Laura Frantz

When Crickets Cry
Unwritten — 
Charles Martin

Thorn in My Heart (first in a series)
Here Burns My Candle (first in a series) — Liz Curtis Higgs

Secular Fiction

Remarkable Creatures
The Last Runaway — 
Tracy Chevalier

The Angel’s Game — Carlos Luiz Zafón

Lady Macbeth — Susan Fraser King

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society — Mary Ann Shaffer

Winter Wheat — Mildred Walker

The Secret Life of Bees — Sue Monk Kidd

To Kill a Mockingbird — Harper Lee

City of Thieves — David Benioff

The Dovekeepers — Alice Hoffman

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake — Anna Quindlen

Ordinary Thunderstorms — William Boyd

Snow Falling on Cedars — David Guterson

Before I Go to Sleep — S.J. Watson

Orphan Train – Christina Baker Kline

The Outlander – Gil Adamson

Books About Writing

On Writing — Stephen King (warning on King’s language!)

Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life – Dani Shapiro