Recommended Book List

My Recommended Book List


My Recommended Book List

Book Worm. Book Nerd. I’m both and more. There is no shame in my game. I can remember as a little girl always having a book tucked under my arm. My love started with the Babysitter’s Club series (Yes. I’m aging myself ?) and just grew from there. I now prefer a memoir or personal development book over fiction but a good read is a good read and I am here for it.

I am often asked about a book suggestion for someone to take along for their next short holiday or long vacation and this post lays it on thick. There should be a read for any and everyone on this list or even my Pinterest board that is linked below. This is an ever-green growing list. I will keep reading and keep adding.

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  1. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
  2. Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  3. Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  4. American Marriage by Tayari Hones
  5. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

Non Fiction

  1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  2. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis


Personal Development

  1. Cultivate by Lara Casey


Business Development

  1. The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

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Hugs and love,

Dee Dee

Do you have any book suggestions that I can add to my list? I am always looking for great book list suggestions. Please leave a comment below with your suggestion.

Dee Dee Wheaton

Dee Dee Wheaton is the editor and main contributor of her family’s blog, The Wheaton Takeover. She writes and edits her posts listening to hip hop and r&b while sipping hot tea. Dee Dee and her family have temporarily relocated to Dublin, Ireland from Houston, Texas. They are traveling the world, learning and experiencing new things everyday and loving life one day at a time. Through their blog, they share their worldwide excursions, experiences living as American expats in Ireland, lessons learned along the way and glimpses into their crazy life.