“10 Star” Books

This page lists the books I’ve reviewed which have received 10 stars on this site.  I will also link to their reviews and make a note of their genres.

A book has to be pretty perfect to get a 10 star rating from me.  So if it’s on this page, it’s definitely worth your time.

1.  Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand (history, memoir, nonfiction)

2.  A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini (fiction, history)

3. Danny, the Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl (children, fiction)

4.  The Value Tales series, by Spencer and Anne Donegan Johnson (children, history, nonfiction, series & collections, young adult)

5.  We the Living, by Ayn Rand (history, fiction)

6.  Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry (children, fiction, history, young adult)

7.  Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls (children, fiction, young adult)

8. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 1 (The Mysterious Howling,) by Maryrose Wood (children, young adult, fiction, fantasy, series & collections)

9. All the Truth That’s In Me, by Julie Berry (fiction, young adult)

10. The Blue Castle, by Lucy Maud Montgomery (fiction, romance, women’s fiction, young adult)

11. Terrible Typhoid Mary, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (biography, children, history, nonfiction, young adult)

12. When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi (memoir, non-fiction, philosophy)

13. The Chosen, by Chaim Potok (fiction, young adult)

14. The Wild Book, by Margarita Engle (nonfiction, children, young adult)

15. The Girl With Seven Names, Hyeonseo Lee (memoir, nonfiction)

16. The Majesty of Calmness, by William George Jordan (nonfiction, philosophy, self-help)

17. The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris (biography, history, nonfiction)

18. Insights from a Prophet’s Life: Russell M. Nelson, by Sheri Dew (biography, nonfiction, faith)

19. All These Things Shall Give Thee Experience, by Neal A. Maxwell (nonfiction, faith, religion, self-help)

20. Moonraker’s Bride, by Madeleine Brent (fiction, historical fiction)

21. Let God Love You: Why We Don’t, How We Can, by Wendy Ulrich (nonfiction, faith, religion, self-help)

22. The Life of Frederick Douglass, by David F. Walker (biography, nonfiction)

23: Val Kilmer: I’m Your Huckleberry, by Val Kilmer (autobiography, memoir, nonfiction)

24. A Spanish Sunrise, by Boo Walker (fiction)

25. Deaf Utopia, by Nyle DiMarco (autobiography, memoir)

26. The Water Keeper/The Letter Keeper/The Record Keeper, by Charles Martin (fiction, suspense)

27. The Ogress and the Orphans, by Kelly Barnhill (children, fantasy, young adult)

28. Letters to the Lost, by Brigid Kemmerer (fiction, young adult)

29. Entitled, by Cookie Boyle (fiction)

30. Making Faces, by Amy Harmon (fiction)

31. The Homecoming of Samuel Lake, by Jenny Wingfield (fiction, historical fiction)

32. The Spectacular, by Fiona Davis (fiction, historical fiction, suspense, thriller)

33. The Stars Don’t Lie, by Boo Walker (fiction, women’s fiction)