unRequired Reading Blog

If you like The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snickett

You might enjoy these titles if you liked The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket.

 

Shakespeare’s Secret, by Elise Broach.

Named after a character in a Shakespeare play, misfit sixth-grader Hero becomes interested in exploring this unusual connection because of a valuable diamond supposedly hidden in her new house, an intriguing neighbor, and the unexpected attention of the most popular boy in school.


The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trent Lee Stewart.

If you like "Beauty" by Robin McKinley

If you like Beauty by Robin McKinley, here are some other books that I think you may enjoy:

The Princess and the Hound by Mette Ivie Harrison.
George has always felt burdened by his princely duties, and even more by
the need to hide the magic through which he speaks with animals, but
when he is betrothed to the strange princess of a neighboring kingdom,
his secret, and the persecution of people like himself, must come to an end.

Bella at Midnight by Diane Stanley.

If you like Blackbringer by Laini Taylor

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.

 

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke.

Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

 

Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George.

If you like Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar

Try ..The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison.

 

The first one is The Clique a Novel.

If you like A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone

If you like A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone:

Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen.

If you like The Sight by David Clement-Davies

Here are similar titles to The Sight, by David Clement-Davies.

 

Wolf-Speaker, by Tamora Pierce.

 

If you like Airhead by Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot really does have such a great way of making you love her characters and laugh and cry along with them, doesn’t she? Here are a few more books, like Airhead, that you might enjoy.

 

First of all, there’s a sequel to Airhead that our system has ordered and you can reserve:

Being Nikki: an Airhead Novel.

Studious, socially conscious Emerson Watts learns startling news about the family of Nikki Howard, the teen supermodel into whose body Emerson's brain was transplanted by the nefarious Stark corporation.

 

What Every Girl (Except me) knows

Here are some books similar to What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows! Some classics that you might have missed, as well as some newer titles that are sure to grab you!

I Am the Wallpaper, by Mark Peter Hughes.
Thirteen-year-old Floey Packer, jealous of her attractive and popular older sister, shares her home with two younger cousins and experiences a summer vacation filled with embarrassing events, with herself as the star.

 

“Rich, and famous, and happy before I die”: Louisa May Alcott.

Louisa May Alcott did not write because she had the need to get the stories out. Louisa May wrote for one reason: she wanted her family to be rich.