10 Book Recommendations to Read in the Sun this Spring

The most common question I am asked as an English major (besides “do you want to be teacher?”) is “what are your favorite books and do you have any recommendations?” Here are 10 of my most beloved books that would make for the perfect friday night in with a glass of wine or an enjoyable afternoon in the sun.

1. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

2. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

3. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

4. Maus by Art Spiegelman

5. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

6. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

7. L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad

8. Lady Susan by Jane Austen

9. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

10. Rainbow Boys by Alex Sánchez 

Enjoy! 

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