Devon’s Fave Books

In no particular order, at all:

  • The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
  • One hundred years of solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • White Teeth, Zadie Smith
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Till We Have Faces, C. S. Lewis
  • Rilla of Ingleside and the rest of the Anne of Green Gables series, L. M. Montgomery
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving
  • King Lear, William Shakespeare
  • On Writing, Stephen King
  • The House at Pooh Corner and anything Pooh, A.A. Milne
  • The Holy Bible, God
  • Harry Potter series including The Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling
  • Matilda, Roald Dahl
  • Pipi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard
  • Frog and Toad Are Friends and the rest of the Frog and Toad series, Arnold Lobel
  • The Giver, Lois Lowry
  • Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
  • Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt
  • The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  • Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders

Favorite Authors:

  • Amy Tan
  • Gwendolynn Brooks
  • Barbara Kingsolver
  • Lauren Child
  • Roald Dahl
  • William Shakespeare
  • A.A. Milne
  • L.M. Montgomery
  • (Raina Telgemeier)

Runners Up:

  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Villette, Charlotte Bronte
  • The Ruby Redfort series, Lauren Child
  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Bronte
  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • The Once and Future King, T. H. White
  • Ramona and Her Father and Socks, Beverly Cleary
  • The BFG, Roald Dahl
  • The Cursed Child, Rowling and Tiffany
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J.K. Rowling
  • The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
  • When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible
  • Uncle Elephant and Mouse Tales, Arnold Lobel
  • The Sesame Street Bedtime Storybook
  • The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Paul Zindel
  • Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton
  • Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson
  • Adventures in Prayer, Catherine Marshall
  • The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • How to Train Your Dragon (series), Cressida Cowell
  • China Survival Guide, Larry and Qin Herzberg
  • Wonder, R.J. Palacio
  • The Lord of the Rings trilogy (with the prequel, The Hobbit), J.R.R. Tolkein
  • One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, Geraldine McCaughrean

Bits and Baubles:

  • “Parts Unknown: Narnia,” short fiction, fan fiction, Rachel Manija Brown at An Archive of Our Own
  • “The Jabberwocky,” poem (and fictional commentary) from Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carrol

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