FAVORITE BOOKS

Every writer is nurtured by other writers. As a reader, I have found joy in thousands of books. These are a few of my recent favorites. Please send me your favorites for posting on my Facebook page!

The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri

To the Bright Edge of the World, Eowyn Ivey     

All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks

Educated, Tara Westover 

Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World, Yang Erche Namu  and Christine Mathieu

A Room with a View, E.M. Forster

Body and Soul, Frank Conroy

White Oleander, Janet Fitch  

Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women, Marianne Monson

The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende

The Sound of Gravel, Ruth Wariner  

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini 

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 

And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini        

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katherine Boo

Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

East of Eden, John Steinbeck

Temperance Creek, Pamela Royes

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, Jung Chang

The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Help, Kathryn Stockett 

The Painted Girls, Cathy Marie Buchanan   

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden 

Across Many Mountains: Three Daughters of Tibet, Yangzom Brauen and Katy Derbyshire

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrow