Your Top 10 Books

possessionThe website for World Book Night 2012 is collecting readers’ top ten book lists – your all-time favorite books to read, share, and give. What’s on your top ten list?

The books that I read repeatedly and give as gifts are (in no particular order) –

The Magic of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Possession by AS Byatt

Club Dumas by Arturo Perez Reverte

Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman

Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

Eight by Katherine Neville

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl

Blue Sword by Robin McKinley

Dune by Frank Herbert




  1. Some of my all time favorite books:
    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
    The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
    Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
    Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
    Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
    The Help by Kathryn Stockett
    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

  2. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
    The Giver by Lois Lowry
    Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
    Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
    A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
    The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
    All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
    Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

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