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The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain

When young Edward VI of England and Tom Canty, a poor boy who looks just like him, exchange places, each learns a valuable lesson about the other's very different station in life in sixteenth-century England.

Gone with the Wind -- completely different from the movie.  I have to say, I read it a couple times when I wa younger.  Scarlett has to be the quintessential woman lead and paired with Rhett -- very cool stuff for a book written long ago.  Still, romancing the idea of slavery is what's got the south's knickers still in a twist.  Duh.

40 Trashy Novels You Must Read Before You Die

Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell). Since grade, this has been the favorite of my reading material. Thus my daughter Tara and my granddaughter Scarlett. I know I have pinned it before, but this is a new picture.

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer I'd love to read this.

'Whan that April wit his showres soote/The droughte of March hath perced to the roote/ And bathed every veine in swich licour/Of which vertu engendred is the flowr;" (lines of the General Prologue) --- The Cantebury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Ali / March 2016  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

The owner of a record shop recounts his top five relationships in High Fidelity, Nick Hornby's gigantically successful first novel.

The Winter Prince--Elizabeth Wein. "I think the reason I liked this one so much is that Medraut is so manifestly not a victim. He is, of course, the victim of the circumstances of his birth, and a lot of his journey has to do with whether he can come to grips with those circumstances. He is bound to Morgause in ways that make him less culpable than he would otherwise be. But in the end, he chooses certain roads and actions."

The Winter Prince: a review

The Winter Prince (The Lion Hunters, Arthurian fiction at its absolute best, by the author of Code Name Verity.

Mistress Masham's Repose by T.H. White - This book deserves to be much more widely known and read!

Mistress Masham's Repose by T. White - pinner says: "This book deserves to be much more widely known and read!

This is a list of books that can be found on a stainless steel bookmark available in most book stores. A great gift item for the book

Over the course of seven seasons of Gilmore Girls, Rory Gilmore was seen reading 339 books on screen.

The Chronicles of Prydain  by Lloyd Alexander ~ The Book of Three (1964) The Black Cauldron (1965) The Castle of Llyr (1966) Taran Wanderer (1967) The High King (1968) ~~

Blending rich elements of Welsh legend and universal mythology, Lloyd Alexander creates the imaginary kingdom of Prydain to tell a tale of enchantment, both good and evil, and of the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wants to become a hero.

Into Thin Air: A personal account of the Everest disaster

Into Thin Air: A personal account of the Everest disaster - Jon Krakauer

Pollyanna book by Eleanor H. Porter by EAGERforWORD on Etsy

Pollyanna book by Eleanor H. Lots of people like to make fun of Pollyanna. Actually, I think it demonstrates the powerful, transforming effect of consistent gratitude and thankfulness.

Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures, Beautiful Darkness, Dream Dark, Beautiful Chaos, Beautiful Redemption) (own Beautiful Creatures)