I don’t know if you’ve ever clicked on the ‘On My Bookshelf’ button up yonder. In case you haven’t, I’ll give you the rundown. The page lists whatever book I’m reading at the moment, and a backlist of what’s been read in the past, organized by year.

There are some books that make repeat appearances every year because I am a dyed-in-the-wool re-reader of books. I can read a book 12 times and still laugh (or cry) at the appropriate moments. Sharing is caring, so I thought I’d dedicate an entire post to those favorites. Some are nonfiction, some a lot are fiction, some are for children, and some are classics.

Maybe I decided to do this just because I really like to make lists.

Either way, here we go. The List of lists. The favorites. The chosen. The few and the proud. No wait, that’s something else.

This list will be kept updated as time goes by, and I’ll link to it on the ‘On My Bookshelf’ page.


The Favorites, In No Particular Order of Importance


The Nazi Officer’s Wife – Edith Hahn Beer
Walk Two Moons – Sharon Creech
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon – Billie Letts
The Gargoyle – Andrew Davidson
A Northern Light – Jennifer Donnelly (Highly recommended – GO READ IT! NOW!)
Light in August – William Faulkner
The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd
The Dark Tower series – Stephen King
The Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova
Conagher – Louis L’Amour (OMG, read this. Pretty please?)
The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

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