unRequired Reading Blog

If you like Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

In the future, it really helps us find the best books for you if you
provide your age and the reason why you like a certain book. That way
we can customize our response just for you. Here are some other books
that I hope you will like:

 

The Kingdom Keepers (Disney After Dark) by Ridley Pearson.

If you like Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Hawksong is also part of a series called Kiesha'ra by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. The other
books are:

 

 

Falcondance

Snakecharm

Wolfcry

Wyvernhail

 

Here are some other titles you might enjoy:

 

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray.

If you like Inkspell by Cornelia Caroline Funke

Here are some other fantasies that I hope you will like:

 

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke.

Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the
younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they
have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord."

 

The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud.

If you like Cracker!:The Best dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata

Here are three books I hope you might enjoy as well.

Dogboy by Christopher Russell.
In 1346, twelve-year-old Brind, an orphaned kennel boy raised with hunting dogs at an English manor, accompanies his master, along with half of the manor's prized mastiffs, to France, where he must fend for himself when both his master and the dogs are lost at the decisive battle of Crécy.

If you like fantasy

Here are several titles I hope you might enjoy.

Court Duel by Sherwood Smith. (Sequel to Crown Duel)
Brought to court by a mysterious letter, teenage Countess Meliara finds
herself the subject of all sorts of courtly intrigues and attentions,
including those of the deposed king's sister and an ardent, secret
suitor.

If you like The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Here are three
other titles I hope you might enjoy.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Melinda Sordino's inner voice provides sardonic commentary on her high
school experience, while her real self remains mute about a painful
incident that has made her an outcast.

If you like Scribbler of Dreams by Mary Pearson

If you enjoyed Scribbler of Dreams by Mary Pearson, here are some other suspenseful romances you may
like:

 

Look for Me by Moonlight by Mary Downing Hahn.

While staying at the remote and reputedly haunted Maine inn run by her
father and pregnant stepmother, sixteen-year-old Cynda feels
increasingly isolated from her father's new family and finds solace in
the attentions of a charming but mysterious guest.

 

Zazoo by Richard Mosher.

If you like Dead Girls Don't Write Letters by Gail Giles

I have some suggestions
if you liked Dead Girls Don't Write Letters by Gail Giles.

Did you know that author has written other books too? Here are two more
books that she has written:

 

Shattering Glass.

If you like stories for young ladies

Here are some suggestions for a thirteen year old that are good stories
but not violent or explicit.


Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a
family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in
isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces
him that the government is wrong.

 

Everything on a Waffle - Polly Horvath.