Top Ten Books I'd Recommend To a Reluctant Reader
This year there have been quite a few people I have converted into readers. I haven't turned them into completely avid readers, not yet anyway, but I have had them reader more books than they usually do. Below are some of the books I have recommended and will recommend to future reluctant readers!
Top 10 Recommended Reads
1. Divergent - Veronica Roth
One of the most intense novels I have read. It really draws a reader in, with non-stop action not even the most fidgety of people will be able to put this down.
2. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Yet another dystopia. The Hunger Games is a frightening novel that deals with what could be of the future. A read that will have you staying up the whole night.
3. Life As We Knew It - Suzanne Pfeffer
I LOVE this book! One of the first every dystopian/ post-apocalyptic books I have ever read! Gives a frightening glimpse into the future and approaches the idea of what we would need to do in order to survive if the earth's resources were suddenly cut back.
4. The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy - Jenny Han
Another trilogy I have come to adore. This has been of the most popular books I have recommended this year with most of the people coming back and stating that they enjoyed the trilogy. Romance, summer, the beach and loveable characters. Who wouldn't love it?!
5. The Sky is Everywhere - Jandy Nelson
This book tore my heart to shreds, but then slowly, with each captivating word the author wrote, my heart was slowly patched back together again .This book will make every reader laugh, cry, smile and realise all the beauty in life,
6. The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick ness
Although this book is slightly hard to grasp at first, you will eventually become immersed in the story and fall in love with the characters and the world. This book shows us how hard it would be to live in a world where everything can hear each others thoughts , and the conflict that will inevitably arise.
7. Wonder - R.J. Palacio
A compelling novel that sensitively deals with being born with defects and how one boy can change everyone's lives for the better. It's beautiful and a pure gem.
8. The Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
Need I say more? These books are filled with betrayal, heart-ache, humour, shockers and an intriguing story line that I think anyone would enjoy!
9. The Emerald Atlas - John Stephens
Quite a new series, but a fantastic one at that! A reader of any age will be astounded at the bravery these three children show throughout their life-changing journey, I couldn't put it down! It's filled to the brim with loveable characters and an action-packed plot!
10. Percy Jackson - Rick Riordan
I love these books! Greeks gods who had offspring with humans to create these powerful demi-gods who get sent to Camp Half-Blood to train against evil monsters, uh, yes PLEASE!
These are my top ten books I'd recommend to a reluctant reader! What are yours?