Reading Is A Thing

that I do. Like a little old grandma hermit. Check out my latest ones at Goodreads. Here are my top 10 favorites. And by top 10, I mean top 42.


  • The Search for Delicious by Natalie Babbit
  • Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  • Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt
  • The Fairy Books by Andrew Lang
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis


Big Kids’

  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • The Razor’s Edge by Somerset Maugham
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  • Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
  • King Lear by Shakespeare
  • Laurel Poetry Series: Emily Dickinson
  • Roadside Dog by Czesław Miłosz
  • Favorite Poems (Dover Thrift Editions): William Wordsworth


To Think

  • Are Women Human? by Dorothy Sayers
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman
  • Why Johnny Can’t Sing Hymns: How Pop Culture Re-Wrote the Hymnal by T. David Gordon
  • Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child by Anthony Esolen
  • Beauty Unframed by Elizabeth Elmers
  • Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
  • Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained by John Milton
  • C.S. Lewis
    • An Experiment in Criticism
    • A Grief Observed
    • The Screwtape Letters
    • Mere Christianity


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