My Favourite Books

My Favourite Books (in alphabetical order only)
84, Charring Cross Road/Helene Hanff
A Movable Feast/Ernest Hemingway
A Trip To The Beach/Melinda Blanchard and Robert Blanchard
A Year in Provence/Peter Mayle
An Island Christmas Reader/David Weale
An Uncommon Reader/Alan Bennet
Cold Comfort Farm/Stella Gibbons
Cry The Beloved Country/Alan Paton
Gilead/Marilynne Robinson
Home/Marilynne Robinson
My Antonia/Willa Cather
Nicholas and Alexandra/Robert K. Massie
Nights of Stars and Rain/Maeve Binchy
Oh The Places You'll Go/Dr. Suess
Pride and Prejudice/Jane Austen
Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson
September/Rosamunde Pilcher
Shakespeare's Sonnets
Silas Marner/Georg Eliot
Sophie's World/Jostein Gaarter
Sweetland/Michael Crummey
Tess of the D'Urbervilles/Thomas Hardy
The Book of Negroes/Lawrence Hill
The Bridge of San Luis Rey/Thornton Wilder
The Cellist of Sarajevo/Steven Galloway
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time/Mark Haddon
The Elegance of the Hedgehog/Muriel Barbery
The Glass Castle/Jeannette Walls
The Great Gatsby/F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Hobbit/J.R.R. Tolkein
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society/Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
The Lord of the Rings/The Two Towers/The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkein
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
The Problem of Pain/C.S. Lewis
The Singer Trilogy/Calvin Miller
Time Was Soft There/Jeremy Mercer

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi there;
I am happy to see that several of your favorites are also favorites of mine, especially: Pride and Prejudice! Although some of the others that I listed here are not favorites, I especially enjoyed them or they taught me something...I think I will try to read some of the other books on your list.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles/loved it
The Book of Negroes/loved it although a little disappointed with the ending
The Cellist of Sarajevo/reading it now and love the characters
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time/learned so much although I didn't love it, I couldn't put it down.
The Glass Castle/amazing and sad read
The Great Gatsby/such insight into the era
The Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society/an interesting and fun one

Ordinary Reader said...

Reading your comments I just now realized I didn't add any titles to this list in 2014. That's kind of sad. Hopefully 2015 will be a better reading year but it does take a rather magnificent book to make it onto the list. Thanks for stopping by!

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