05 September 2015

More Book Lists

16 Books You Wish You Had Paid Attention to in School
1.       “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
2.       “Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank
3.       “Candide” by Voltaire
4.       “Sula” by Toni Morirson
5.       “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers
6.       “Les Miserables” by Victor Hugo
7.       “The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy
8.       “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley
9.       “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
10.   “The Good Earth” by Pearl S. Buck
11.   “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
12.   “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway
13.   “Charlotte Bronte” by Jane Eyre
14.   “The Giver” by Lois Lowry – this has won a Literary Prize
15.   “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding
16.   “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
10 Must Read Books About New York
1.       “The Tenants of Moonbloom” by Edward Lewis Wallant
2.       “Mannahatta  A Natural History of New York City” by Eric W. Sanderson
3.       “Conquering Gotham” by Jill Jones
4.       “The Epic of New York City” by Edward Robb Ellis
5.       “The Island at the Center of the World” by Russell Shorto
6.       “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning” by Jonathan Mahler
7.       “Great Fortune” by Daniel Okrent
8.       “The Great Bridge” by David McCullough
9.       “The Bridge” by Gay Talese
10.   “Triangle The Fire that Changed America” by David Von Drehle

Cozy Mysteries with Excellent Puns in the Title

1.       “Killer Run” by Lynn Cahoon
2.       “Feta Attraction” by Susannah Hardy
3.       “A Seamless Murder” by Melissa Bourbon
4.       “Lord of the Wings” by Donna Andrews (I have read almost all of her other bird books, this is the most current book.
5.       “Caught Read-Handed” by Terrie Farley Moran
6.       “A High-End Finish” by Kate Carlisle
11 Magical Books to Read if You Love “Harry Potter”
1.       “The Magicians” by Lev Grossman
2.       “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
3.       “Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman
4.       “A Game of Thrones” by George R. R. Martin
5.       “Witch and Wizard” by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet
6.       “The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic” by Emily Croy Barker
7.       “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness
8.       “City of Dark Magic” by Magnus Flyte
9.       “Vampires in the Lemon Grove” by Karen Russell
10.   “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman

11.   “The Bone Clocks” by David Mitchell

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