Reading List

What Angele is reading…


The Lost Girl Anne Ursu (2019)
Counting Thyme Melanie Conklin (2016)
Get a Life, Chloe Brown Talia Hibbert (2019)
Chirp Kate Messner (2020)
Not So Pure & Simple Lamar Giles (2020)
They Called Us Enemy George Takei (2019)

Go with the Flow Lily Williams & Karen Schneemann (2019)
Tenth of December George Saunders (2014)
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me Mariko Tamaki (2019)
New Kid Jerry Craft (2019)
Love Lettering Kate Claybourn (2019)
The Hand on the Wall Maureen Johnson (2020)
Twice in a Blue Moon Christina Lauren (2019)
Dot Journaling Rachel Wilkerson Miller (2017)
Other Words for Home Jasmine Warga (2019)

American Born Chinese Gene Luen Yang (2008)
The Actor’s Life
Jenna Fischer (2017)
Scam Me If You Can
Frank Abagnale (2019)(for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the March 2020 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Greg McKeown (2014)
Fresh Off the Boat
Eddie Huang (2013)
Maybe He Just Likes You
Barbara Dee (2019)
Fake ID
Lamar Giles (2014)
My Name is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout (2016)

Light It Up Kekla Magoon (2019)
No Judgements Meg Cabot (2019)
Not the Girl You Marry Andie J. Christopher (2019)
AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip Jean Chatzky & Michael F. Roizen (2017) (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the January 2020 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Naturally Tan Tan France (2019)
Everything is Figureoutable Marie Forleo (2019)

Hot Dog Girl Jennifer Dugan (2019)
Well Met Jen de Luca (2019)
Lush Money Angelina M. Lopez (2019)
Love from A to Z S.K. Ali (2019)
Stargazing Jen Wang (2019)
Guts Reina Telgemeier (2019)
A Conjuring of Light V.E. Schwab (2018)
A Gathering of Shadows V.E. Schwab (2016)
Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love Jonathan Van Ness (2019)

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Celia C. Pérez (2019)
Some Places More Than Others Renée Watson (2019)
Survivor Girl Erin Teagan (2019)
More to the Story Hena Khan (2019)
Tunnel of Bones Victoria Schwab (2019)
Meet Cute
Helena Hunting (2019)
Where the Light Gets In
Katy Upperman (2019)
Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk Cameron Huddleston (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the December 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

Best Friends Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham (2019)
The Lady in the Lake Laura Lippman (2019)
The Right Swipe Alisha Rai (2019)
The Friend Zone Abby Jiminez (2019)

The Parker Inheritance Varian Johnson (2018)
Famous in a Small Town
Emma Mills
Crashing the A-List
Summer Heacock (2019)
Master Baker
Pippa Grant (2019)
Brave Face
Shaun David Hutchison (2019)
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Linda Holmes (2019)
City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert (2019)
Where the Heart Is
Jo Knowles (2019)

With the Fire on High Elizabeth Acevedo (2019)
Bridal Boot Camp Meg Cabot (2019)
Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstack (2019)
A Prince on Paper Alyssa Cole (2019)
House of Dreams Liz Rosenberg
Ayesha At Last Uzma Jalaluddin (2019)
Mrs. Everything Jennifer Weiner (2019)
The Rest of the Story Sarah Dessen (2019)

There’s Something About Sweetie Sandhya Menon (2019)
No Place Like Here Christina June (2019)
Her Royal Highness Rachel Hawkins (2019)
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors Sonali Dev (2019)
Red, White, and Royal Blue Casey McQuiston (2019)
The Bride Test Helen Hoang (2019)
I Owe You One Sophie Kinsella
The Meaning of Birds Jaye Robin Brown (2019)
Hurts to Love You Alisha Rai (2018)
Wrong to Need You Alisha Rai (2017)
Can’t Escape Love Alyssa Cole (2019)
Watch Us Rise Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan (2019)

Harbor Me Jacqueline Woodson (2018)
Takedown Laura Shovan (2018)
Nate Everlasting Tim Federle (2018)
Broke Millennial Takes on Investing Erin Lowry (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the July 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Amal Unbound Aisha Saeed (2018)
Hate to Want You Alisha Rai (2017)
Bad Blood John Carreyou

Shout Laurie Halse Anderson (2019)
The Birds, The Bees, and You and Me Olivia Hinebaugh (2019)
Field Notes on Love Jennifer E. Smith (2019)
For the Record Charlotte Huang (2017)
The Vanishing Stair Maureen Johnson (2019)
Fight or Flight Samantha Young (2018)

On the Come Up Angie Thomas (2109)
Financial Freedom Grant Sabatier (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the May 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
99 Percent Mine Sally Thorne

Two Can Keep a Secret Karen McManus (2019)
The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money Jill Schlesinger (2018)(for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the April 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary Laura Shovan (2016)
One Day in December Josie Silver (2018)
The Bullet Journal Method Ryder Carroll (2108)
Save the Date Morgan Matson (2018)
Front Desk Kelly Yang (2018)

Merci Suarez Changes Gears Meg Medina (Candlewick, 2018)
55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal: Your Guide to a Better Life Elizabeth White (2018)  (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the March 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Hazardous Tales: Lafayette Nathan Hale
The Princess in Black Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (2015)
Dear Rachel Maddow Adrienne Kisner (2018)
Far from the Tree Robin Benway (2017)
Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel Sara Farizan (2015)

This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order John Schwartz (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the January 2019 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Sadie Courtney Summers (2018)
The Runaway Royal Lindsey Emory (2018)
The Female of the Species Mindy McGinnis (2017)
What If It’s Us Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera (2018)
Fat Girl on a Plane Kelly DeVos (2018)
Hot Heir Pippa Grant (2018)
The Proposal Jasmine Guillory (2018)
A Duke by Default Alyssa Cole (2018)
Hey Kiddo Jarrett Krosoczka (2018)

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Mackenzi Lee (2018)
My So-Called Bollywood Life Nisha Sharma (2018)
You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P. Alex Gino (2018)
Undercover Princess Connie Glynn
A Princess in Theory Alyssa Cole
When Life Gives You Lululemons Lauren Weisberger (2018)

City of Ghosts Victoria Schwab(2018)
Pride Ibi Zoboi (2018)
I Believe in a Thing Called Love Maurene Goo
Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living Elizabeth Willard Thames (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the December 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen Debbi Michiko Florence
You Need a Budget Jesse Mecham (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the November 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

The Book of Essie Meghan Maclean Weir (2018)
The Summer of Jordi Perez Amy Spalding (2018)
Rockaway Bride Pippa Grant (2018)
From Twinkle, With Love Sandhya Menon (2018)
The 57 Bus Dashka Slater (2016)
Monday’s Not Coming Tiffany D. Jackson (2108)
The Astonishing Color of After Emily X.R. Pan (2018)
Unhitched Jamie Farrell (2018)
INVESTED: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad) Danielle Town (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the October 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

The Kiss Quotient Helen Huang (2108)
The Prince and the Dressmaker Jen Wang (2018)
Nice Try, Jane Sinner Lianne Oelke (2018)
Breakout Kate Messner (2018)
Everywhere You Want to Be Christina June (2018)
Puddin’ Julie Murphy (2018)
Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence (Revised 2018 edition) Vicki Robin (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the September 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

Royals Rachel Hawkins (2108)
Meet Cute story anthology edited by Jennifer Armentrout and Dhonielle Clayton (2018)
Emergency Contact Mary H.K. Choi (2018)
The Hating Game Sally Thorne (2017)
The Wedding Date Jasmine Guillory (2018)
You Are a Badass at Making Money Jen Sincero (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the August 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)
Leah on the Offbeat Becky Albertalli (2018)
Turtles All the Way Down John Green (2017)
Always and Forever, Lara Jean Jenny Han (2017)

American Panda Gloria Chao (2018)
The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo (2018)
Retirement Reinvention: Make Your Next Act Your Best Act Robin Ryan (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the June/July 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

Not If I Save You First Ally Carter (2018)
Long Way Down Jason Reynolds (2018)
Truly Devious Maureen Johnson (2018)
Spiced Jamie Farrell (2018)
The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good with Money Chelsea Fagan and Lauren Ver Hage, with illustrations by Eve Mobley (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the May 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

Prince in Disguise Stephanie Kate Strohm (2017)
Mockingbird Kathryn Erskine (2010)
Get Money: Live the Life You Want, Not Just the Life You Can Afford Kristin Wong (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the April 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine)

There’s Someone Inside Your House Stephanie Perkins (2017)
Mister McHottie Pippa Grant (2018)
Romancing the Throne Nadine Jolie Courtney (2017)
Love, Hate and Other Filters Samira Ahmed (2018)
Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies Michael Ausiello (2017)
A Change of Heart Sonali Dev (2016)
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue Mackenzi Lee (Katherine Tegen Books, 2017)

Indigo Beverly Jenkins (2014)
One of Us Is Lying Karen McManus (Delacorte Press, 2017)
When Dimple Met Rishi Sandhya Menon (Simon Pulse, 2017)
The Jumbies Tracey Baptiste (Algonquin, 2015)
This Is Just a Test Madelyn Rosenberg & Wendy Wan-Long Shang (Scholastic Press, 2017)
Allegedly Tiffany Jackson (Katherine Tegen Books, 2017)
Least Seen Leaving Caleb Roehrig (Feiwel & Friends, 2016)
Pride, Prejudice & Push-Up Bras Mary Strand (2017)
The Sweetheart Sham Danielle Ellison (Macmillan, 2017)
Gena/Finn Hannah Moskowitz & Kat Hegelson (Chronicle Books, 2016)
You Can Retire Early! Deacon Hayes (Adams Media, 2017) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the March 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
History Is All You Left Me Adam Silvera (SoHo Teen, 2017)

Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days Chris Guillebeau (Crown Business, 2017) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the January 2018 issue of BetterInvesting magazine

Once and For All Sarah Dessen (Viking, 2017)
Camino Island John Grisham (Doubleday, 2017)
The Whole Thing Together Ann Brashares (Delacorte, 2017)
End Financial Stress Now Emily Guy Birken (Adams Media, 2017) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the December 2017 issue of BetterInvesting magazine

Geekerella Ashley Poston(Quirk Books, 2017)
American Street Ibi Zoboi (Balzer + Bray, 2017)
We Are Okay Nina LaCour (Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2017)
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit Jaye Robin Brown (Harper Teen, 2016)
Everything, Everything Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press, 2015)
Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business Aswath Damodaran (Columbia Business School Publishing, 2017) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the November 2017 issue of BetterInvesting magazine

Some Boys Patty Blount (Sourcebooks Fire, 2014)
Forever in Love Susane Colasanti (Katherine Tegen Books, 2017)
Star-Crossed Barbara Dee (Aladdin, 2017)
Best Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham (First Second Books, 2017)

Windfall Jennifer E. Smith (Delacorte Press, 2017)

I Crawl Through It A.S. King (Little, Brown Books, 2015)
Going Geek Charlotte Huang (Delacorte Press, 2016)
Any Way You Slice It Kristine Carlson Asselin (Bloomsbury Spark, 2015)
After All These Years Kathleen Gilles Seidel
Beach Town Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin’s Press, 2015)
Alterations Stephanie Scott (Bloomsbury Spark, 2016)

The Sky Is Everywhere Jandy Nelson
Big Little Lies Lianne Moriarty
The Baby Arrangement Lisa Dyson
Her Rebel Heart Jamie Farrell (2017)
Read Between the Lines Jo Knowles
The Fixer Jennifer Lynn Barnes
The Raven King Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2016)
If I Was Your Girl
Meredith Russo (Flatiron Books, 2016)
Blue Lily, Lily Blue
Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2014)
The Dream Thieves
Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2013)

The Hate U Give Angie Thomas (Balzer + Bray, 2017)
The Raven Boys Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2012)
Tell Me Three Things Julie Buxbaum (Delacorte, 2016)
Girl Mans Up M-E Girard (HarperCollins, 2016)
A Season of Daring Greatly Ellen Emerson White (HarperCollins, 2017)

The Serpent King Jeff Zentner (Crown Books, 2016)
The Sun Is Also a Star Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press, 2016)
Deep Work Cal Newport (Grand Central, 2016)
March, Vols. 1-3 John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Top Shelf Productions, 2013-2016)
The Bravest Thing Laura Lascarso (DreamSpinner, 2017)

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Edited by Ellen Oh (Crown, 2017)
Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing Jennifer Weiner (Atria, 2016)
Today Will Be Different Maria Semple (Little, Brown, 2016)
Six Years Harlan Coben (Dutton, 2013)
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person Shonda Rhimes (Simon & Schuster, 2016)

Color Me Crazy Carol Pavliska (Entangled, 2016)
Wanderlost Jen Malone (HarperTeen, 2016)
Andre in Flight Laura Lascarso (DreamSpinner, 2016)
Grift of the Magi Ally Carter (NLA Digital, 2016)

Yes, Please Amy Poehler (Dey Street, 2014)
Modern Love Aziz Ansari (Penguin, 2015)
The Friendship Experiment Erin Teagan (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016)
The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963 Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte, 1995)

A Mango-Shaped Space Wendy Mass (Little, Brown, 2005)
Exit, Pursued by a Bear E.K. Johnston (Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2016)
Chick-O-Saurus Rex Lenore and Daniel Jennewein (Scholastic, 2015)
Robots, Robots Everywhere! Sue Fliess and Bob Staake (Little Golden Books, 2016)
Over and Under the Snow Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal (Chronicle Books, 2014)
I Want My Hat Back Jon Klassen
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights Salman Rushdie (Random House, 2015)
Kill the Boy Band Goldy Modavsky (Point, 2016)
Booked Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)
Sense & Sensibility: A Novel Joanna Trollope (Harper, 2014)
Written in the Stars Aisha Saeed (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2015)
Writing Magic Gail Carson Levine (Harper Collins, 2006)
Merried Jamie Farrell (2016)
Ghost Jason Reynolds (Atheneum/Caitlin Dlouhy Books, 2016)

The Crossover Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)
It Started with Goodbye Christina June (Blink, 2017)
A Darker Shade of Magic VE Schwab (Tor, 2015)

Secret Society Girl Diana Peterfreund
The Big Leap Gay Hendricks
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Elizabeth Gilbert (Riverhead Books, 2015)
Class Clowns (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the December 2016 issue of Better Investing magazine)
Princess in the Spotlight Meg Cabot

Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld (2016)
Long May She Reign Ellen Emerson White
Long Live the Queen Ellen Emerson White
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg
Family, Inc. (for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the November 2016  issue of Better Investing magazine)
The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot
Sleepless in Manhattan Sarah Morgan (HQN, 2016)

White House Autumn Ellen Emerson White
The President’s Daughter Ellen Emerson White
Raymie Nightingale Kate DiCamillo (2016)

Burn Baby Burn Meg Medina (Candlewick, 2016)
City Love Susane Colasanti (2016)
Midnight at Tiffany’s Sarah Morgan (2106)
Two Mice Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion Books, 2015)
This Is Not a Picture Book! Sergio Ruzzier (Chronicle Books, 2016)
Five, Six, Seven, Nate! Tim Federle (Simon & Schuster BYR, 2015)

The Great American Whatever Tim Federle (Simon & Schuster BYR, 2016)
Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee Mary G. Thompson (Putman, coming in October 2016)
Sugared Jamie Farrell (2016)
The Thing About Jellyfish Ali Benjamin (Little, Brown BYR, 2015)
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans Don Brown (HMH, 2015)
The Girl in the Well is Me Karen Rivers (Algonquin Young Readers, 2016)
Some of the Parts Hannah Barnaby (Knopf, 2016)

Eye of the Storm Kate Messner (Walker Childrens, 2012)

Ranger in Time: Rescue on the Oregon Trail Kate Messner (Scholastic, 2015)

This Is Where It Ends Marieke Nijkamp (Sourcebooks Fire, 2016)
The Royal We Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan (Grand Central, 2015)
All American Boys Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, 2015)
Dumplin’ Julie Murphy (Balzer + Bray, 2015)

Sweet Unrest Lisa Maxwell (Flux, 2014)
Emmy & Oliver Robin Benway (HarperTeen, 2015)
City Love Susane Colasanti (Katherine Tegen Books, 2015)
The Boy Next Door Meg Cabot (Avon, 2002)
Faking Normal Courtney Stevens (Harper Teen, 2015)
Then He Kissed Me Maria Geraci (2015)
That Thing You Do  Maria Geraci (2015)
Matched Jamie Farrell (2015)
Map to the Stars Jen Malone (Harper Collins, 2015)

Simon Vs. the Homo-Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli (Balzer + Bray, 2015)
None of the Above I.W. Gregorio (Balzer + Bray, 2015)

George Alex Gino (Scholastic Press, 2015)
Wonder Show Hannah Barnaby (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2013)
Hoodoo Ronald L. Smith (Clarion, 2015)
The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy Kate Hattemer (Knopf, 2014)

LEAP: Leaving a Job with No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want Tess Vigeland (Harmony Books, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the October 2015 issue of Better Investing magazine

Who Do You Love Jennifer Weiner (Atria, 2015)
Everything Leads to You Nina LaCour (Dutton Books, 2014)
I’ll Give You the Sun Jandy Nelson (Dial, 2014)
The Great Greene Heist Varian Johnson (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2014)
Malibu Betrayals M.K. Meredith (Entangled, 2015)

Racing Hearts Laura Lascarso (Leap Books, 2015)
Shooting Stars Allison Rushby (Walker Childrens, 2012)
Happy Again Jennifer E. Smith (Poppy, 2015)
I Kill the Mockingbird Paul Acampora (Roaring Book Press, 2014)
Half a Chance Cynthia Lord (Scholastic Press, 2014)
Heroes and Villains of Finance: The 50 Most Colourful Characters in the History of Finance A. Baldwin (Wiley, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the September 2015 issue of Better Investing magazine
P.S. I Still Love You Jenny Han (Simon & Schuster, 2015)
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Jenny Han (Simon & Schuster, 2014)

Saint Anything Sarah Dessen (Viking Books, 2015)
Openly Straight
Bill Konigsberg (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013)
All the Bright Places Jennifer Niven (Knopf, 2015)
Anything Could Happen Will Walton (Push, 2015)

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu Wendy Wan-Long Shang (Scholastic, 2011)
Wonder R.J. Palacio (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012)
Thinking Smarter: Seven Steps to Your Fulfilling Retirement…and Life Shlomo Benartzi with Roger Lewin (Portfolio, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the August 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
Liar & Spy Rebecca Stead (Yearling, 2012)

Gabi, A Girl in Pieces Isabel Quintero (Cinco Puntas Press, 2014)
The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way to Be Smart About Your Money Carl Richards (Portfolio, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the June 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine

Smittened Jamie Farrell (2015)
Island Escape Viv Daniels (Word for Word, 2015)
The Things That Matter Nate Berkus (Spiegel & Grau, 2012)
Sway Kat Spears (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2014)
The Opposite of Spoiled Ron Lieber (Harper, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the May 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine

Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona (Marvel, 2014)
El Deafo Cece Bell (Amulet Books, 2014)
E-Cubed Pam Grout (Hay House, 2014)
Brown Girl Dreaming Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014)

Codename: Dancer Amanda Brice (2012)

Roomies Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando (Little, Brown 2013)
Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future A.S. King (Little, Brown, 2014)
The Living Matt De La Peña (Delacorte, 2013)
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo (Ten Speed Press, 2014)
Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security  Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller, and Paul Solman (Simon and Schuster, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the March 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
The Thin Green Line Paul Sullivan (Simon & Schuster, 2015) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the April 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
Lies We Tell Ourselves Robin Talley (Harlequin Teen, 2014)
The Swap Megan Shull (Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins, 2014)
How to Write Dazzling Dialogue James Scott Bell (Compendium Press, 2014)

My True Love Gave to Me Stephanie Perkins, editor (St. Martins Griffin, 2014)
Millennial Money Peter O’Shaughnessy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the January 2015 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
All Fall Down Ally Carter (Scholastic, 2015)

The Collaborative Habit Twyla Tharp (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
Tabula Rasa Kristen Lippert-Martin (Egmont USA, 2014)
The Husband Games Jamie Farrell (2014)

The Art of Secrets James Klise (Algonquin, 2014)
The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them Peter Mallouk (Wiley, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the December 2014 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
The Center of Everything Linda Urban (HMH Books, 2013)

A Crooked Kind of Perfect Linda Urban (HMH Books, 2007)
Raging Heat Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2014)
The Teen Money Manual Kara McGuire (Capstone, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the November 2014 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
Sekret Lindsay Smith (Roaring Brook Press, 2014)
Everyday Angel: New Beginnings Victoria Schwab (Scholastic, 2014)

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Meg Medina (Candlewick, 2013)
Drama Raina Telgemeier (GRAPHIX, 2012)
Isla and the Happily Ever After Stephanie Perkins (Dutton, 2014)
Sisters’ Fate Jessica Spotswood (Putnam, 2014)
Star Cursed Jessica Spotswood (Putnam, 2013)
Better Nate Than Ever Ted Federle (Simon & Schuster, 2013)
Landline Rainbow Rowell (St. Martin’s Press, 2014)
Broken Places Krista Hall (2014)

All Fall Down Jennifer Weiner (Atria Books, 2014)
Never Too Late Claire Cook (Marshbury Beach Books, 2014)

Life By Committee Corey Ann Haydu (HarperCollins 2014)
Perfect Pitch Mindy Klasky (Book View Cafe, 2014)
The Economy of You Kimberly Palmer (AMACOM, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the September 2014 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
The Geography of You and Me Jennifer E. Smith (Poppy, 2014)

Side Effects May Vary Julie Murphy (Balzer + Bray, 2014)
The Truth About Retirement Plans and IRAs Ric Edelman (Simon & Schuster, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in the August 2014 issue of BetterInvesting magazine
Going Over Beth Kephart (Chronicle Books, 2014)
Choose Yourself James Altucher (2013)

The Archived Victoria Schwab (Disney Hyperion, 2013)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask (1998)
We Were Liars E. Lockhart (Delacorte Press, 2014)
When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women Farnoosh Torabi (Hudson Street Press, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

The $100 Startup Chris Guillebeau (Crown Business, 2012)
Man Made Boy Jon Skovron (Viking, 2013)
Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein (Disney Hyperion, 2012)

Vicious V.E. Schwab (Tor, 2013)
The Tragedy Paper Elizabeth LaBan (Knopf, 2013)
Secrets on the Sand Roxanne St. Clair (South Street Publishing, 2013)
The Money Compass: Where Your Money Went and How to Get It Back Mark A. Grimaldi and G. Stevenson Smith (Wiley, 2014) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative Austin Kleon (Workman Publishing Company, 2012)
Rancher’s Son Leigh Duncan (Harlequin, 2012)
Combat Finance Kurt Neddenriep (Wiley, 2014) for review in BetterInvesting magazine

Into the Storm Reed Timmer and Andrew Tilin (Dutton, 2010)
Stealing Parker Miranda Kenneally (Sourcebooks Fire, 2011)
Catching Jordan Miranda Kenneally (Sourcebooks Fire, 2011)
Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Morton (Simon & Schuster, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
From Scratch: Inside the Food Network Allen Salkin (Putnam, 2013)
Born Wicked Jessica Spotswood (Putnam, 2012)
Reality Boy A.S. King (Little, Brown, 2013)


Just One Year Gayle Forman (Dutton, 2013)
Just One Day Gayle Forman (Dutton, 2013)
Circle of Friends: The Massive Federal Crackdown on Insider Trading–and Why the Markets Always Work Against the Little Guy (HarperCollins, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Ask the Passengers A.S. King (Little, Brown, 2012)
45 Pounds (More or Less) Kelly Barson (Viking, 2013)
Allegiant Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, 2013)
Insurgent Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, 2012)

Size 12 and Ready to Rock Meg Cabot (William Morrow, 2012)
Escape from Eden Elisa Nader (Merit Press, 2013)
E-Squared Pam Grout (Hay House, 2013)
Fangirl Rainbow Rowell (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013)

Divergent Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
The Secret Millionaire’s Club Andy Heyward and Amy Heyward (Wiley, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
United We Spy Ally Carter (Disney*Hyperion, 2013)
Southern Fried Blues Jamie Farrell (2013)
All I Need Susane Colasanti (Viking, 2013)
The Wealth Code 2.0: How the Rich Stay Rich in Good Times and Bad Jason Vanclef (Wiley, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Forget-Her-Nots Amy Brecount White (Greenwillow, 2010)
Follow Your Money Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka (Annick Press, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Canary in the Coal Mine Madelyn Rosenberg (Holiday House, 2013)

Dear Teen Me ed. E. Kristin Anderson and Miranda Kenneally (Zest Books, 2012)
Vampirina Ballerina Anne Marie Pace, illus. LeUyen Pham (Disney/Hyperion 2012)
This Is What Happy Looks Like Jennifer E. Smith (Poppy, 2013)
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? Maria Semple (2012)
Sophomore Switch Abby McDonald (Candlewick, 2009)
How to Age in Place Mary A. Languirand and Robert F. Bornstein (Ten Speed Press, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

Howl’s Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones (1986)
The Cuckoo’s Calling Robert Galbraith (Mulholland Books, 2013)
Money: A Love Story Kate Northrup (Hay House, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

Little Women and Me Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Bloomsbury, 2013)
A Bloody Storm Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2012)
A Raging Storm Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2012)
A Brewing Storm Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2012)
The Moon and More Sarah Dessen (Viking, 2013)
The Lucy Variations Sara Zarr (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013)

The Diviners Libba Bray (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012)
French Lessons Ellen Sussman (Ballantine, 2011)
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight Jennifer E. Smith (Poppy, 2012)
Unhedged: A Killing in the Markets Stephen Weiss (2012) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Memory of After (previously titled Level 2) Lenore Appelhans (Simon & Schuster, 2013)

Eleanor & Park Raindow Rowell (St. Martin’s Press, 2013)
My Stolen Face Neda Soltani (Ariadne-Buch, 2012)
Blood Moon Alexandra Sokoloff (2013)
Pure Julianna Baggott (Grand Central, 2012)
Admission Jean Hanff Korelitz (Grand Central, 2009)
See You at Harry’s Jo Knowles (Candlewick, 2012)
Second-Act Careers Nancy Collamer (Ten Speed Press, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Barefoot in the Rain Roxanne St. Claire (Forever, 2012)

A Monster Calls Patrick Ness (Candlewick, 2011)
American Gods Neil Gaiman (William Morrow, 2001)
My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with Recipes) Luisa Weiss (Viking, 2012)
My Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal Russell Brand (It Books, 2010)
Familiar J. Robert Lennon (Graywolf Press, 2012)

Every Day David Levithan (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012)
This Must Be the Place Anna Winger (Riverhead, 2008)
Perfect Scoundrels Ally Carter (Disney/Hyperion, 2013)
Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets Jim Rogers (Crown Business, 2013) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

Double Crossed Ally Carter (Disney/Hyperion, 2013)
Man vs. Markets: Economics Explained (Plain and Simple) Paddy Hirsch (HarperBusiness, 2012) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

I Want it Now! A Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Julie Dawn Cole and Michael Esslinger (Bear Manor Media, 2011)
How to Embrace a Minimalist Wardrobe: Making the Most Out of Your Closet! Kristen D. Smith (2012)
A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett (my mostly-annual reread, though I’ve never recorded it here)
Gone Girl Gillian Flynn (Crown, 2012)
Frozen Heat Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2012)

The Raven Boys Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2012)
Conscious Money Patricia Aburdene(Atria/Beyond Words, 2012) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
White Cat Holly Black (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2010)
Picture Perfect Jodi Picoult (Putnam, 1995)
Sweet Venom Tera Lynn Childs (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
Hollywood Scandal Gemma Halliday
Spying in High Heels Gemma Halliday

The Price Alexandra Sokoloff (Little, Brown, 2010)
Heat Rises Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2011)
The Indomitable Investor Steven M. Sears (Wiley, 2012) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

The Viscount’s Daughter Caitlin Duffy (Lovestruck Literary, 2012)
The Believer’s Daughter Caitlin Duffy (Lovestruck Literary, 2012)
The Rock Star’s Daughter Caitlin Duffy (Lovestruck Literary, 2011)
The Postmistress Sarah Blake (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2010)
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang Chelsea Handler (Grand Central, 2010)
The Unseen Alexandra Sokoloff (St. Martin’s Press, 2009)

The Harrowing Alexandra Sokoloff (St. Martin’s Press, 2006)
Kiss Kiss Roald Dahl
Where in the World Should I Invest? Karim Rahemtulla (Wiley, 2012) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Space Between Alexandra Sokoloff (2011)
Book of Shadows Alexandra Sokoloff (St. Martin’s Press, 2010)
Huntress Moon Alexandra Sokoloff (2012)
Maybe Baby Lani Diane Rich (StoryWonk, 2012)
Time Off for Good Behavior Lani Diane Rich (StoryWonk, 2012)
A Tale of Two Trails Ryan Carpenter (2012)
A Girl Like You Maria Geraci (Berkley, 2012)
Bumped to Berlin Savannah Page (Pearls and Pages, 2011)
Heart of the Matter Emily Giffin (St. Martin’s Press, 2010)
Off the Menu Stacey Balliss (Berkley, 2012)

The Scorpio Races Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, 2011)
The Name of the Star Maureen Johnson (Putnam, 2011)
Keep Holding On Susane Colasanti (Viking, 2012)
Pearl Jo Knowles (Henry Holt, 2011)
The Next Best Thing Jennifer Weiner (Atria, 2012)

Barefoot in the Sand Roxanne St. Claire (Forever, 2012)
The Lonely Hearts Club Elizabeth Eulberg (Point, 2010)
Trouble Kate Christensen (Doubleday, 2009)
Kill Switch Chris Lynch (Simon & Schuster, 2012)
Unbreak My Heart Melissa Walker (Bloomsbury, 2012)

So Much Closer Susane Colasanti (Viking, 2010)
Something Like Fate Susane Colasanti (Viking, 2010)
Waiting for You Susane Colasanti (Viking, 2009)
Darth Paper Strikes Back Tom Angleberger (Amulet, 2011)
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Tom Angleberger (Amulet, 2010)
Cleaning Nabokov’s House Leslie Daniels (Touchstone, 2011)
Take a Bow Elizabeth Eulberg (Point, 2012)
I Hunt Killers Barry Lyga (Little, Brown, 2012)

Monsters of Men Patrick Ness (Candlewick, 2010)
The Ask and the Answer Patrick Ness (Candlewick, 2009)
Possum Summer Jen K. Blom (Holiday House, 2011)
Revolution Jennifer Donnelly (Delacorte, 2010)
The Knife of Never Letting Go Patrick Ness (Candlewick, 2008)

Where Things Come Back John Corey Whaley (Atheneum, 2011)
Out of Sight, Out of Time Ally Carter (Disney/Hyperion, 2012)
The Education of Millionaires: It’s Not What You Think and It’s Not Too Late Michael Ellsberg (Portfolio/Penguin, 2011) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
365 Thank Yous: The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life John Kralik (Hyperion, 2010)

Chime Franny Billingsley (Dial, 2011)
Midnight in Austenland Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury, 2012)
How to Write It Sandra E. Lamb (Ten Speed Press, 2011) –for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Future of Us Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler (Razorbill, 2011)
The Fault in Our Stars John Green (Dutton, 2012)

Everybody Sees the Ants A.S. King (Little, Brown, 2011)
According to Jane Marilyn Brant (Kensington, 2009)
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Daughter Diana Holquist and Hana Holquist (2012)
Lola and the Boy Next Door Stephanie Perkins (Dutton, 2011)
Legend Marie Lu (Putnam, 2011)

Death Comes to Pemberley P.D. James (Knopf, 2011)
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick Joe Schreiber (Houghton Mifflin, 2011)
Blood Wounds Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2011)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Mindy Kaling (2011)
Matched Ally Condie (2011)
Sean Griswold’s Head Lindsey Leavitt (2011)
The Day Before Lisa Schroeder (2011)

Dreams of Significant Girls Christina Garcia (Simon & Schuster, 2011)
You Wish Mandy Hubbard (Razorbill, 2010)
A Year and Six Seconds: A Love Story Isabel Gillies (Hyperion, 2011)
Untold Story Monica Ali (Scribner, 2011)

Writing Love Alexandra Sokoloff (2011)
Screenwriting Tips for Authors Alexandra Sokoloff (2010)
Shipbreaker Paolo Bacigalupi (Little Brown Books, 2010)
How to Save a Life Sara Zarr (little, Brown Books, 2011)
This World We Live In Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2010)
The Dead and the Gone Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2008)

Then Came You Jennifer Weiner (Atria Books, 2011)
Goliath Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse, 2011)
Shut Out Kody Keplinger (Poppy, 2011)
Ashes Ilsa J. Bick (EgmontUSA, 2011)
Matched Ally Condie (Dutton, 2010)
The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious-and Perplexing-City David Lebovitz (Broadway, 2009)
Uncommon Criminals Ally Carter (Disney-Hyperion, 2011)
The Vigilant Investor: A Former SEC Enforcer Reveals How to Fraud-Proof Your Investments Pat Huddleston (AMACOM, 2011) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

The Weird Sisters Eleanor Brown (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2011)
Almost Paradise Susan Isaacs (HarperTorch, 2000)
Sugar and Ice Kate Messner (Walker Childrens, 2010)
The Last Little Blue Envelope Maureen Johnson (HarperTeen, 2011)
Models Don’t Eat Chocolate Cookies Erin Dionne (Dial, 2009)
Oh. My. Gods. Tera Lynn Childs (Dutton, 2008)
My Life in France Julia Child

Spies of the Balkans Alan Furst (Random House, 2011)
If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won’t) Betty White (Putnam, 2011)

Juliet, Naked Nick Hornsby (Riverhead, 2009)
The Paris Wife Paula McLain (Ballantine Books, 2011)
The Art of War for Writers James Scott Bell (Writers Digest Books, 2009)
Writing Fiction for All You’re Worth: Strategies and Techniques for Taking Your Fiction to the Next Level James Scott Bell (Compendium Press, 2011)
Please Ignore Vera Dietz A.S. King (Knopf, 2010)

Beauty Queens Libba Bray (Scholastic Press, 2011)
Anna and the French Kiss Stephanie Perkins (Dutton, 2011)
The Frugalista Files Natalie McNeal (Harlequin, 2011)
Bossypants Tina Fey (2011)
Princess for Hire Lindsey Leavitt (Disney Hyperion, 2010)
What Happened to Goodbye Sarah Dessen (Viking, 2011)
Shine Lauren Myracle (Amulet Books, 2011)
Don’t Look Behind You Lois Duncan (1990)

Abandon Meg Cabot (Point, 2011)
Rules Cynthia Lord (Scholastic Press, 2006)
Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Gabrielle Hamilton (Random House, 2011)
Stolen Lucy Christopher (The Chicken House, 2010)
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels–A Love Story Ree Drummond (William Morrow, 2011)
Plot and Structure James Scott Bell (Writers Digest Books, 2004)
Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need Blake Snyder (Michael Wiese Productions, 2005)

His Thirty Day Fiance Catherine Mann (Silhouette, 2011)
Peace and Plenty Sara Ban Breathnach (Grand Central, 2010)
Unstoppable Cynthia Kersey (Source Books, 1998)
Lighten Up Peter Walsh (Free Press, 2010)
The Finnish Line Linda Gerber (Speak, 2007)
Now and Zen Linda Gerber (Speak, 2006)
Sweethearts Sara Zarr (Little, Brown, 2008)
Jellicoe Road Melina Marchetta (HarperTeen, 2008)

Death By Bikini Linda Gerber (Puffin, 2008)
Trance Linda Gerber (Speak, 2010)
Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press, 2004)
Jane April Lindner (Poppy, 2010)

The Bermudez Triangle Maureen Johnson (Razorbill, 2004)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books, 2010)
Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (Knopf, 2010)
Style Evolution Kendall Farr (Gotham Books, 2009)
Good Girls Laura Ruby (HarperTeen, 2008)
Naked Heat Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2010)
Room Emma Donoghue (Hachette Book Group, 2010)
How Sweet It Is Sophie Gunn (Forever, 2011)
Pollyanna Eleanor H. Porter (1913)

The Boyfriend of the Month Club Maria Geraci (Berkley Trade, 2010)
Just One Wish Janet Rallison (Putnam, 2009)
Vacations from Hell Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Claudia Gray, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Mlynowski (Harper Teen, 2009)
How to Take the Ex Out of Ex-Boyfriend Janet Rallison (Putnam, 2007)
Heidi Johanna Spyri (1880)

The Help Kathryn Stockett (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2009)
When the Stars Go Blue Caridad Ferrer (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2010)
The Ten Commandments of Money Liz Weston for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin (Harper, 2009)
Heat Wave Richard Castle (Hyperion, 2009)
Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back Kimberly Palmer (Ten Speed Press, 2010) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett

A Long Walk to Water Linda Sue Park (Clarion Books, 2010)
Behemoth Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse, 2010)
Maybe This Time Jennifer Crusie (St. Martin’s Press, 2010)
The Weekend That Changed Wall Street Maria Bartiromo and Catherine Whitney (Portfolio, 2010) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Lost Hero Rick Riordan (Hyperion Disney, 2010)
The Odyssey (graphic novel) Gareth Hinds (Candlewick 2010)
Suite Scarlett Maureen Johnson
Anastasia’s Secret Susanne Dunlap (Bloomsbury, 2010)

When Lightning Strikes Meg Cabot
Fallout Ellen Hopkins (Margaret K. McElderry, 2010)
Glass Ellen Hopkins (Margaret K. McElderry)
Crank Ellen Hopkins (Margaret K. McElderry)
The DUFF Kody Keplinger (Poppy, 2010)
Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching off My Parents Zac Bissonnette (Portfolio, 2010) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Big Boned (audio) Meg Cabot
Size 14 Isn’t Fat, Either(audio) Meg Cabot

Mockingjay Suzanne Collins (Scholastic, 2010)
The Graveyard Book (audio) Neil Gaiman
Fly Away Home Jennifer Weiner (Atria, 2010)

29 Gifts : How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life Cami Walker (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2009)
First Lady Susan Elizabeth Philips (San Val, 2000)
Size 12 is Not Fat: A Heather Wells Mystery (audio) Meg Cabot (Avon, 2005)
The Body Finder Kimberly Derting (HarperCollins, 2010)
The Hard Kind of Promise Gina Willner-Pardo (Clarion Books, 2010)
Leaving Gee’s Bend Irene Latham (Putnam, 2010)
Linger Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2010)
Shiver Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press, 2009)
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook Anthony Bourdain (Ecco, 2010)
A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend Emily Horner (Dial, 2010)
The Mermaid’s Mirror L.K. Madigan (Houghton Mifflin Books, 2010)
Found Margaret Peterson Haddix (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen Will Travel Ruth McNally Barshaw (Bloomsbury USA, 2008)
Front Page Face Off Jo Whittemore (Aladdin Mix, 2010)
The Red Pyramid Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion, 2010)
As If Being 12 3/4 Isn’t Bad Enough, My Mother is Running for President! Donna Gephart (Delacorte Press, 2008)
Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging (audio) Louise Rennison (Harper Teen, 2001)
Draw the Dark Ilsa J. Bick (Carolrhoda Lab, 2010)
Only the Good Spy Young Ally Carter (Disney Hyperion, 2010)

Diary of A Hedge Fund Manager Keith McCullough and Rich Blake (Wiley, 2010) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Writing Jane Austen Elizabeth Ashton
Gimme a Call Sarah Mlynowski (Delacorte Books, 2010)

Neil Armstrong is My Uncle & Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me Nan Marino (Roaring Book Press, 2009)
The Mindful Investor: How a Calm Mind Can Bring You Inner Peace and Financial Security Maria Gonzalez and Graham Byron (Wiley, 2010) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine

Runaway Meg Cabot (Scholastic, 2010)
Boy Meets Boy (audio) David Levithan (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2003)
The Unwritten Rule Elizabeth Scott (Simon Pulse, 2010)
Before I Fall Lauren Oliver (HarperTeen, 2010)
Living Life as a Thank You: The Transformative Power of Daily Gratitude Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons (Viva Editions, 2009)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson John Green and David Levithan (Dutton, 2010)
Calamity Jack Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illus. by Nathan Hale (Bloomsbury, 2010)
Flash Burnout L.K. Madigan (Houghton Mifflin, 2009)
The Forest of Hands and Teeth Carrie Ryan (Delacorte Press, 2009)

The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. Kate Messner (Walker & Company, 2009)
Dirty Little Secrets C.J. Omololu (Walker & Company, 2010)
A Curse Dark as Gold Elizabeth C. Bunce (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008)
Numbers Rachel Ward (Scholastic, 2010)
How to Say Goodbye in Robot Natalie Standiford (Scholastic Press, 2009)
A Northern Light (audio) Jennifer Donnelly (Harcourt Children’s, 2003)

Stop Getting Ripped Off: Why Consumers Get Screwed, and How You Can Always Get a Fair Deal Bob Sullivan (Ballantine, 2009) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Heist Society Ally Carter (Hyperion, 2010)
When You Reach Me Rebecca Stead (Wendy Lamb Books, 2009)
Marcelo in the Real World Francisco X. Stork (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009)
Leviathan (audio) Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse, 2009)
Rampant Diana Peterfreund (HarperTeen, 2009)
Best Friends Forever (audio) Jennifer Weiner (Atria, 2009)

Bobby vs. Girls, Accidentally Lisa Yee (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009)
The Espressologist Kristina Springer (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson (Vintage, 2009)


One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity Debbie Macomber (Howard Books, 2009)
Alibi Junior High Greg Logsted (Aladdin, 2009)
Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession Julie Powell (Little, Brown and Company, 2009)
Crazy Beautiful Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2009)
Once Was Lost Sara Zarr (Little, Brown, 2009)
Story of A Girl Sara Zarr (Little, Brown, 2007)
Liar Justine Larbalestier (Bloomsbury USA, 2009)
Tracktown Summer Elizabeth Holmes (Dutton, 2009)
13 Reasons Why Jay Asher (Razorbill, 2007)

Going Bovine Libba Bray (Delacorte, 2009)
Catching Fire Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press, 2009)
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press, 2008)
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen
Being Nikki Meg Cabot (Point, 2009)
Bunco Babes Gone Wild Maria Geraci (Berkley, 2009)
Bunco Babes Tell All Maria Geraci (Berkley, 2009)

Blue Moon Alyson Noel (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books, 2009)
Airhead (audio) Meg Cabot (Point, 2008)
Summer Reading Hilma Wolitzer (Ballantine Books, 2007)
Shelf Discovery: The Teen Classics We Never Stopped Reading Lizzie Skurnick (Avon, 2009)
Secrets of My Hollywood Life: On Location Jen Calonita (Poppy, 2007)
White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson Brenda Wineapple (Knopf, 2008)

Hell Robert Olen Butler (Grove Press, 2009)
Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously Julie Powell (Little, Brown & Co., 2005)
Rosewater and Soda Bread Marsha Mehran (Random House, 2008)
Pomegranate Soup Marsha Mehran (Random House, 2005)
Dead is the New Black Marlene Perez (Harcourt, 2008)
Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson (Viking, 2009)
Secrets of My Hollywood Life Jen Calonita (Poppy, 2006)
The Sorta Sisters Adrian Fogelin, (Peachtree, 2007)
The Real Question Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2006)
A Taste for Red Lewis Harris (Clarion, 2009)
The Big Nothing Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2004)
Sister Spider Knows All Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2003)
My Brother’s Hero Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2002)
The Four Hour Work Week Timothy Ferris (Crown, 2007)
Anna Casey’s Place in the World Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2001)

Crossing Jordan Adrian Fogelin (Peachtree, 2000)
How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud Ken Fisher and Lara Hoffmans (Wiley, 2009) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table Molly Wizenberg (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
Lipstick Apology Jennifer Jabaley (Razorbill, 2009)
The Ten Year Nap Meg Wolitzer (Riverhead, 2008)
Blind Faith Ellen Wittlinger (Simon & Schuster, 2006)
Loving Will Shakespeare Carolyn Meyer (Harcourt, 2006)
Wide Awake David Levithan (Knopf Books, 2006)
Better Than Yesterday Robyn Schneider (Delacorte, 2007)
Feed M.T. Anderson (Candlewick, 2002)
Tantalize Cynthia Leitich-Smith (Candlewick, 2007)
Clay David Almond (Delacorte, 2006)
Absolutely Maybe Lisa Yee (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009)
Victory Susan Cooper (Margaret K. McElderry, 2006)

Prada & Prejudice Mandy Hubbard (Razorbill, 2009)
How to Tame a Modern Rogue Diana Holquist (Forever, 2009)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk, 2009)
My Booky Wook Russell Brand (Collins, 2009)
Violet in Private Melissa Walker (Berkley JAM, 2008)
The Capitalist’s Bible Gretchen Morgenson (ed.) (Harper, 2009) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
Paper Towns John Green (Dutton Books, 2008)
His Lovely Wife Elizabeth Dewberry (Harcourt, 2006)
Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer Lynne Cox (Knopf, 2004)
Spies of Warsaw Alan Furst (Random House, 2008)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (The Dial Press, 2008)
Doorstep Daddy Shirley Jump (Harlequin, 2009)
Really Something Shirley Jump (Zebra, 2007)
Wanted Man Ellen Hartman (Harlequin, 2007)

The Actor and the Housewife Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury, 2009)
Along for the Ride Sarah Dessen (Viking, 2009)
Happens Every Day Isabel Gillies (Scribner, 2009)
A Complaint-Free World Will Bowen (Doubleday, 2007)
Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover Ally Carter (Disney/Hyperion, 2009)
Slob Ellen Potter (Philomel, 2009)
Violet by Design Melissa Walker (Berkley JAM, 2008)
Violet on the Runway Melissa Walker (Berkley JAM, 2007)
The Cul-de-Sac Syndrome John Wasik (Bloomberg, 2009) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
If I Stay Gayle Forman (Dutton Books, 2009)

The Book Thief Markus Zusak (Knopf, 2005)
Perfect Fifths Megan McCafferty (2009)
The New Coffeehouse Investor Bill Schultheis (Portfolio, 2009) for review in Angele’s monthly Book Value column in BetterInvesting magazine
The Last Olympian Rick Riordan (Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2009)

13 Little Blue Envelopes Maureen Johnson (HarperTempest, 2005)
Evermore Alyson Noel (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009)
Castle J. Robert Lennon (Greywolf Press, 2009)
Learning to Play Gin Ally Carter (Berkley, 2006)
Cheating at Solitaire Ally Carter (Berkley, 2005)
North of Beautiful Justina Chen Headley (Little, Brown Young Readers)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books, 2009)
Something, Maybe Elizabeth Scott (Simon Pulse, 2009)
I Heart You, You Haunt Me Lisa Schroeder (Simon Pulse, 2008)
Canterwood Crest: Chasing Blue Jessica Burkhart (Aladdin Mix, 2009)
What I Saw and How I Lied Judy Blundell (Scholastic Press, 2008)

Make Lemonade Virginia Euwer Wolff
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy Ally Carter (Hyperion, 2007)
I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You Ally Carter (Hyperion, 2006)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (audio) Rick Riordan

I Was A Teenage Popsicle Bev Katz Rosenbaum (Berkley Jam, 2006)
The Titan’s Curse (audio) Rick Riordan
This Book Isn’t Fat, It’s Fabulous Nina Beck (Point, 2008)
Canterwood Crest: Take the Reins Jessica Burkhart (Aladdin Mix, 2009)
Sea of Monsters Rick Riordan (Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2006)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Jeff Kinney
My Husband’s Sweethearts Bridget Asher
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
The Lightning Thief (audio) Rick Riordan
Charmed Thirds Megan McCafferty
Second Helpings Megan McCafferty
Sloppy Firsts Megan McCafferty


Chasing Vermeer Blue Balliett
Mabel Makes the Grade Anne Mazer (Scholastic)
Mabel Strikes a Chord Anne Mazer (Scholastic)
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Haruki Murakami
The Cay Theodore Taylor
Water for Elephants (audio) Sara Gruen
Hungry for More Diana Holquist
Teen Idol Meg Cabot
Witch Child (audio) Celia Rees
Nim at Sea Wendy Orr
Nim’s Island Wendy Orr

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl Barry Lyga
Alice Waters & Chez Panisse Thomas McNamee
Love Walked In Maria De Los Santos
All I Did Was Ask Terry Gross
The Dinner Diaries: Raising Wheat Bread Kids in a White Bread World Betsy Block (Algonquin, 2008)

So Yesterday Scott Westerfeld
Escape Carolyn Jessup
Miss Manners’ Guide to Domestic Tranquility Judith Martin
Persepolis 2 Marjane Satrapi
Little Brother Cory Doctorow
American Wife Curtis Sittenfeld

Persepolis Marjane Satrapi
Rapunzel’s Revenge Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Nathan Hale

Three Cups of Tea Greg Morgenstern, David Oliver Relin
An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England Brock Clarke
Breaking Dawn Stephenie Meyer
Queen of Babble Gets Hitched Meg Cabot
Remember Me?(audio) Sophie Kinsella

Dramarama E. Lockhart
Rebecca Daphne DuMaurier
Wit’s EndKaren Fowler

Life As We Knew It Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks E. Lockhart
Audrey, Wait! Robin Benway
The Adoration of Jenna Fox Mary Pearson
Read My Lips Teri Brown
Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Moving Day Meg Cabot
The Willoughbys Lois Lowry
Split: A Memoir of Divorce Suzanne Finnamore

The New Policeman Kate Thompson
Home Julie Andrews
Lock and Key Sarah Dessen
The Quality of Life Report Meghan Daum
The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri
I Capture the Castle Dodie Smith

Under the Tuscan Sun Frances Mayes
Becoming Naomi Leon Pam Munoz Ryan
The Last Days of Dogtown Anita Diamant
Good Harbor Anita Diamant
Persuasion Jane Austen

Rebel Angels Libba Bray
A Great and Terrible Beauty Libba Bray
Change of Heart Jodi Picoult
The Guy Not Taken Jennifer Weiner
East of Eden John Steinbeck
The End of the Alphabet C.S. Richardson

Plenty Alisa Smith; J.B. Mackinnon
Long May She Reign Ellen Emerson White
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
Book of a Thousand Days Shannon Hale
Creating a World Without Poverty Muhammad Yunus (Public Affairs Books)
Animal, Vegetable, MiracleBarbara Kingsolver

Goodnight Nobody(audio) Jennifer Weiner
Round Ireland with a Fridge Tony Hawks


Not one book for the whole month, sadly enough…

The Not So Big Life Sarah Susanka (Random House)
Good As Lily Derek Kim (Minx)
The Snapper Roddy Doyle (Penguin)
The Commitments Roddy Doyle (Penguin)
The Abstinence Teacher Tom Perrotta (St. Martin’s Press)
Queen of Babble in the Big City Meg Cabot (HarperAudio)
Before I Die Jenny Downham (David Fickling Books)
Queen of Babble Meg Cabot (HarperAudio)

Avalon High Meg Cabot
A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl Tanya Lee Stone (Wendy Lamb Books)
Here If You Need Me Kate Braestrup (Little, Brown)
Over Sea, Under Stone Susan Cooper (Simon Pulse)
Eclipse Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)
Someone Like You Sarah Dessen (Puffin)
New Moon Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)

Austenland (audio) Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury USA)
Twilight Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)

Clubbing Andi Watson, Josh Howard (Minx)
Re-Gifters Mike Carey, Sonny Liew, Marc Hempel (Minx)
Keeping the Moon Sarah Dessen (Speak)
King Dork Frank Portman (Delacorte)
Hattie Big Sky Kirby Larson (Delacorte)
The One Where the Kid Nearly Jumps to His Death and Lands in California Mary Hershey (RazorBill)
The Higher Power of Lucky Susan Patron (Atheneum)
Firegirl Tony Abbott (Little, Brown)

Sister Magic: Violet Makes a Splash Anne Mazer (Scholastic)
Sister Magic: The Trouble with Violet Anne Mazer (Scholastic)

Graphic Novels Paul Gravett (Collins Design, 2005)
Stormbreaker Anthony Horowitz (Philomel Books, 2000)
Marly’s Ghost David Levithan (Dial Books, 2006)
Are We There Yet? David Levithan (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005)

Defining Dulcie Paul Acampora (Dial Books, 2006)
How to Be Popular Meg Cabot (HarperTempest, 2006)
The Plain Janes Cecil Castellucci (Minx, 2007)

Ethan, Suspended Leslie Ehrenberg (Eerdmans, 2007)
Reaching for Sun Tracie Vaughn Zimmer (Bloomsbury, 2007)
The Rules of Survival Nancy Werlin (Dial, 2006)
Dramacon 2 Svetlana Chmakova (TokyoPop, 2006)
Rhymes with Witches Lauren Myracle (Amulet Books, 2005)
Geography Club Brent Hartinger (Harper Tempest, 2003)
The Wedding Planner’s Daughter Coleen Murtagh Paratore (Aladdin, 2005)
Beige Cecil Castellucci (Candlewick Press, 2007)
The Queen of Cool Cecil Castellucci (Candlewick Press, 2006)
What Happened to Cass McBride Gail Giles (Little, Brown, 2006)
Each Little Bird That Sings Deborah Wiles (Harcourt, 2005)
How I Live Now Meg Rosoff (Wendy Lamb Books, 2004)
Toys Go Out Emily Jenkins (Schwartz & Wade, 2006)
Dramacon Svetlana Chmakova (TokyoPop, 2005)
Boy Proof Cecil Castellucci (Candlewick Press, 2005)

Rubber Houses Ellen Yeomans
The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Anne Brashares
The Girl on the Milk Carton Caroline Cooney
Whatever Happened to Janie? Caroline Cooney
Letters to a Young Artist Anna Deveare Smith
Just Listen Sarah Dessen
Kiki Strike Kirsten Miller
Pretty Bad Shirley Jump

Cute is a Four-Letter Word Stella Pevsner
Write Me If You Dare Emily Rhoades Johnson
An Abundance of Katherines John Green
Clementine Sara Pennypacker
Twisted Laurie Halse Anderson
Archer’s Quest Linda Sue Park


The Other Wife Shirley Jump
Coraline Neil Gaiman
Sugar & Spice: Twelve Days Shirley Jump

Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy (Penguin)
The Truth About Forever Sarah Dessen
Olive’s Ocean Kevin Henkes
Mindless Eating Brian Wansink (Bantam, 2006)
Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (Knopf, 2006)
Heart on My Sleeve Ellen Wittlinger
Gracie’s Girl Ellen Wittlinger
Sandpiper Ellen Wittlinger
Hard Love Ellen Wittlinger (Simon Pulse)
Eat Pray Love Elizabeth Gilbert
Not Buying It Judith Levine
The Spiderwick Chronicles Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

The Mediator: Shadowland Meg Cabot
Make Money, Not Excuses Jean Chatzky
Pish Posh Ellen Potter (Philomel)
Make Me a Match Diana Holquist

Enna Burning Shannon Hale

The Goose Girl Shannon Hale
Grand & Humble Brent Hartinger (HarperTeen, 2006)
Izzy, Willy Nilly Cynthia Voight
Yours Truly, Skye O’Shea Megan Shull
Skye’s the Limit Megan Shull

Fat Girl Judith Moore
The Friend That Got Away Jenny Offill and Elissa Schappell
47 Walter Mosley
Shakespeare’s Secret Elise Broach
Lunch Money Andrew Clements
Prom Laurie Halse Anderson
Princess Academy Shannon Hale
I Am the Messenger Markus Zusak
All-American Girl Meg Cabot
My Sister’s Keeper Jodi Picoult
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky

Looking For Alaska John Green
Happyland J. Robert Lennon

Cell Stephen King
Moby Dick Herman Melville

Inexcusable Chris Lynch
White Jacket Herman Melville
Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh

Skellig David Almond
The Fire Eaters David Almond
Stargirl Jerry Spinelli (Knopf)
Speak Laurie Halse Anderson
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes Chris Crutcher
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Judith Kerr
Ballet Shoes Noel Streatfeild
Crown Me Kathryn Lay

Amazing Grace Megan Shull
The Guermantes Way Marcel Proust
Tiger in the Well Philip Pullman
The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes Anne Mazer
Millicent Min, Girl Genius Lisa Yee
Project Mulberry Linda Sue Park

About Angele: Angele McQuade is the author of two non-fiction books, including Investment Clubs for Dummies, as well as novels for kids and young adults. She is the monthly Book Value columnist for Better Investing magazine, and has published more than three hundred reviews, profiles, features, cover stories, and other articles since 2000. She is represented by Jennifer Laughran of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.

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