50 Books Real Simple Readers Love
I loved those books and read all of them, sometimes multiple times. I earned free stuff from the library at school for turning in reading logs, but I would have read those books without the little prizes. The librarian actually started looking for new prizes for me because I read so much. —Niki Cornish
I think the first time I ever ran to a bookstore (or made my mom drive to one!) was to get another Baby-Sitters Club book! —Jamie White
A true addiction. I was always so excited to get a new one! —Lisa Dooley
My mother initially bribed me into reading them: She would buy me a comic book for every book that I read. Then I started to love them and wanted to read all of them in the series. —Kyle Clare Lagatol
Someone gave a boxed set to me as a gift when I was little. It sat on the shelf for a long time until one summer I was so bored I decided to pick them up to kill time. I have not stopped reading since. —Cynthia Yung
The one where there’s a secret passage behind Dawn’s bedroom wall that leads to the barn! Ohhh, creepy! It would probably scare me at almost 30 years old as it did when I read it as a kid! Loved that one! —Sonya M. Anderson-Beck
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