Best Books Ever – Top 10

The Books We Love

This page is devoted to top ten lists. Here, Rosie and I have compiled a list of our current favorites so you can see what we like, and judge whether this part of our blog will be useful to you.  We hope you’ll feel free to  share your favorites with us.  We love to see what other people love.  Whether it’s travel books, audio books, gardening, classics, or cookbooks, send them in, and we’ll share.  Here’s ours!

Geanie’s  Top 10 –  Adult Fiction

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

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  • Saint Maybe, Ann Tyler
  • Forever Amber, Kathleen Winsor
  • Marjorie Morningstar, Herman Wouk
  • Cutting for Stone, Abraham Varghese
  • One Thousand White Women, Jim Fergus
  • A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
  • Winter Sea, Susanna Kearsley
  • Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Top 10 Adult Non Fiction

The Street Where I Live, Alan Jay Lerner

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  • Cheaper By The Dozen, Frank Galbraith
  • Having Our Say, Delany Sisters
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnagie
  • We Band of Angels, the Untold story of AmericanNurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese, Elizabeth M. Norman
  • Beyond the Earth and Sky, Jamie Zeppa
  • God Never Blinks, Regina Brett
  • A Gift From the Sea, Ann Morrow Lindbergh
  • A Girl Named Zippy, Haven Kimmel

Rosie’s Top 11 – Children’s Fiction

The little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear, Don and Audrey Woodbear straw berry 2

  • Gleam and Glow, Eve bunting
  • Knuffle Bunny, Mo Williams
  • Mr. George Baker, Amy Hest
  • Saturdays and Teacakes, Lester Laminack
  • Never Take a Shark to the Dentist, Judy Barrett
  • No More bouncing on the Bed, Tedd Arnold
  • Yo! Yes, Chris Raschka?
  • Oh No, George!
  • Mouse Mess,  Linnea Asplind Riley
  • Who Has Seen the Wind, Christina Rosetti

Top 10 – Children’s Non Fiction

Children Just Like Me, Barnabas and Anabel Kindersley

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  • If Rocks Could Sing, A Discovered Alphabet, Leslie Mcgurk
  • Who Has seen the Wind, Kathryn Sky-Peck
  • Friends, Extraordinary Animal Friendships, Catherine Thimmesh
  • Naked Mole Rats, Gail Jarrow
  • (Rosie’s still working on her non- fiction list, but she does have some great Holiday  recommendations)

 Holiday Favorites

Snowmen at Night, Caralyn Buehner

    • content.chilifresh.comThe Worst Person’s Christmas, James Stevenson
    • When Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem, Paintings by Joseph Brickey
    • Christmas Day in the Morning, Pearl S. Buck

Silent Night Holy Night, BCD, Narrated by Walter Cronkite

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