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Friday, March 8, 2013

Tag, I'm it again...

My friend, Char Newcomb, tagged me to name five of my all time favorite reads. It was supposed to be historical fiction, but we've decided all fiction works, so here goes, in no particular order...although four out of five of these could be considered historical. :)

1) Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - It's been a really long time since I've read it, but I have done so probably five or six times. I love the movie too.

(Used with permission from WikiCommons.)

2) Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman - loaned to me by my CP, Lavender Daye, a couple of years ago, this book has stuck with me ever since.

(used without permission)

3) Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling - I'm lumping all the books together, otherwise they'd take up all the slots. And I can't really decide which one of the seven I like best.

(my picture of my books)

4) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - I had the book as a child, but was never able to read it until I was an adult. And then I loved it.

 (Used with permission from WikiCommons.)

5) Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne - yep, I'm over forty and I still love Pooh. I still have my 4-book set that I got as a little girl.

(Used with permission from WikiCommons.)

So, how about you friends...what are some of your favorite books?


Lara said...

GWTW is amazing--sometimes I'm in the mood for the movie, sometimes I'd rather read the book.

I love the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. Lonesome Dove is another favorite of mine as well.

Char Newcomb said...

Somehow, I've never managed to read GWTW! I should put it on my "to-read" list.

Thanks for playing along, Jen! :)

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