Quick! Name 10 books….

….that will stick with you forever.  Don’t think too hard about it – they aren’t necessarily the best books but the ones that you never forget.   Here are mine:

1. Life of Pi
2. City of Thieves
3. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
4. Follow the River
5. Little House on the Prairie
6. Catcher in the Rye
7. A Sudden Country
8. The Mirror
9. Doomsday Book
10. Jane-Emily

Wow that is quite an odd assortment.  I bet I could do it again tomorrow and 10 different ones would pop into my head!

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7 thoughts on “Quick! Name 10 books….

  1. Hmm,

    Here we go [in no particular order]:

    1. The Gentling Box
    2. Tender Graces
    3. No Country for Old Men
    4. Geek Love
    5. Grendel
    6. Where the Wild Things Are (yes, I still read it — bite me — hehe)
    7. Carrie
    8. A Lesson Before Dying
    9. The Color Purple
    10. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    ARRRGAAAHHH . . . I’ll be thinking about this all weekend!
    11. The Last Temptation of Christ
    12. Wuthering Heights
    13. Beloved

  2. Yay! You mentioned my book (laughing)

    I never do well at these things -my brains weirdly wired

    But in no order some books that just come straight to mind:

    Dead Zone
    Little Friend
    The Secret History
    Mossy Creek Series
    Falling Under
    Book of Fred
    Thank You for All Things
    Maggie Valley Trilogy
    Illegitimate
    Cataloochie

  3. Where the Red Fern Grows – Wilson Rawls
    The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
    To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
    Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
    Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
    The Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing – Melissa Bank
    Plainsong – Kent Haruf
    Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand
    Lord of the Flies – William Golding
    The Odyssey – Homer

  4. A respectable little volume of Holden’s observations can be put
    together now from Mr. Salinger’s book; call it “The Maxims and Moral Representations of Holden Caulfield,” claim.
    Hence, On the Movies: “I can comprehend someone going to the movies because there’s nothing else to do, yet when someone truly would like to go, then it depresses the heck from me.” On Life Is a Video game: “If you acquire on the side where all the hot-shots are, after that it’s a game, all. If you obtain on the various other side, where there typically aren’t any sort of hot-shots, then exactly what’s a game about it? Nothing. No video game.” On Educators: “You do not need to believe also hard when you sp a teacher.” On Battle:
    “I do not assume I can stand it if I needed to go to war. It wouldn’t be so bad if they would certainly simply take you out and fire you, but you have to stay in the Military so * * * long.”.

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