My Best Friends’ Favorite Books

I love and admire many people, too many to include in this one post.

This is a list of my best friends’ favorite books. I wanted to know what they love. (I may continue this series with more friends in the future.)


Ron (my dad): Beach Music by Pat Conroy

Nayeli: Utopia by Thomas Moore

Alex: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Eric: 1984 by George Orwell

Jennie: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

Breeanne: East of Eden by John Steinbeck AND The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (I can never pick just one either.)

Celia: The Mistborn Series by Brandon Sanderson

Candice: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jenny: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee AND The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker AND The First Fifty Years of Relief Society.

Cyndi: The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Amy: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee AND The Summer Without Men by Siri Hustvedt AND The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Haley: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck AND The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips AND An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

Afton: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood AND Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Betsy: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Mike (my husband): Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

What are your friends’ favorite books? Maybe you should ask them, because now I have a really nice list of books I want to read. I’ve read a lot of these, but not all of them!

Here is my number one favorite book. And here is a list of my favorites.