Tuesday, April 23, 2013

World Book Night 2013 and Book Recommendations

If you read my blog or follow me on Twitter, you know I love to read. So in order to share my love for books with you guys, instead of writing a book review today, I want to share a bit of info on World Book Night.

World Book Night is actually today, April 23rd and it's a non-profit organization that "spreads the love and power of reading person to person through the giving of books every April 23rd." What they do is choose 30 books that include several different genres and that are for different age groups. This year's list can be found here. Then, people sign up to be Book Givers. If they are selected, they get assigned a book and get 20 free paperback copies of that book to hand out to light and non-readers.

I think this is a great project and I would have loved to be a book giver but since I found out about this project a week or two ago, I wasn't able to sign up to be a giver. Instead, I'm going to make a list of 10 books I highly recommend which will include one book from the World Book Night list, that way I'll be a Virtual Book Giver! Happy reading!

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

Harry Potter (all 7 books) by J.K. Rowling

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ***World Book Night title***

The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

If you want to know what books I'm reading, which ones I've read and which ones I want to read, friend me on GoodReads. Also, if you have any book recommendations leave a comment below. Thanks!


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  3. great post, so interesting! I love paulo coelho's alchemist so much!
    xx Kate

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    1. Thanks! The Alchemist is actually one of my favorite books! :)