cassandragriggs

As a kid I would read the cereal box over and over again just to have something to read. That should tell you how much I love to read.

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August2011
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The Eyes of the Dragon
I am in my 30s and still remember that this was the first book to make me read non-stop until 3 in the morning when I was in middle school. Awesome book. Will read again.
The Eyes of the Dragon - Stephen King, David Palladini
The Book Thief
Told from deat's perspective. Very interesting way to present the voice of a novel.
The Book Thief - Trudy White, Markus Zusak
Push
Borrowed from Jonesy. It pulled at my heart strings then about a year ago, literally made my mouth fall open, hence why I haven't had the courage to see the movie yet.
Push - Sapphire Snow
Assata: An Autobiography
A very strong woman.Very good memoir
Assata: An Autobiography - Assata Shakur, Angela Y. Davis
The Man in My Basement : A Novel
Good read. Made you keep reading to find out why he was in there.
The Man in My Basement - Walter Mosley
Copper Sun
This book is great for girls and women. I learned some history of Fort Mose here in Florida also.
Copper Sun - Sharon M. Draper
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
Have a dictionary ready.
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief - Francis S. Collins
The Book of Night Women
"The Book of Night Women" is a haunting tale of the slave woman's plight of having to find herself caught between the worlds of being the daughter of an overseer and slave. It...
The Book of Night Women - Marlon James
The Servants' Quarters
It was a good story, but it did seem to miss something that I can't put my finger on
The Servants' Quarters - Lynn Freed
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The book is very good. This wouldnt have been a novel I would have selected fro myself. However, I admit I did enjoy it. There are a couple of scenes described that may be unc...
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
July2011
30
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella (Twilight Saga)
I didn't give it a 5 because I didn't want it to end.
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - Stephenie Meyer
A Tale of Two Cities (Dover Thrift Editions)
Read in high school as a required reading. It started off so slow to me, but I couldn't get enough of it in the middle. I must admit that it was one of my favorites as a teen.
A Tale of Two Cities (Dover Thrift Editions) - Charles Dickens
Lord of the Flies
If a teen is reading this please give the story time to unfold. It's well worth it.
Lord of the Flies - Edmund L. Epstein, William Golding

Currently reading

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
Life Is So Good: One Man's Extraordinary Journey through the 20th Century and How he Learned to Read at Age 98 by 'Richard Glaubman', 'George Dawson'