Feb72016

Gail’s Favorite Books (Miss Carriger Recommends)

Dearest Gentle Reader,

I get asked a lot what my favorite books are. So, I did this for you!

Gail’s Favorite Books

  1. Favorite series: The Song of the Lioness series ~ Tamora Pierce
  2. Favorite book: By the Sword ~ Mercedes Lackey
  3. Stranded on a desert island book: The Forgotten Beasts of Eld ~ Patricia McKillip
  4. Series for a long flight: Daughter of the Empire series ~ Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts
  5. Book that everyone should be made to read in school: The Gate to Women’s Country ~ Sheri S. Tepper
  6. Book that everyone should read, period: Feed ~ M.T. Anderson
  7. Favorite character: Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr from Tanya Huff’s Valor series
  8. Best villain: Joren of Stone Mountain from Tamora Pierce’s Protector of the Small series
  9. Favorite concept: Claimings series ~ Lyn Gala (sci fi, culture conflict)
  10. Favorite invented world: Ys in Amy Rae Dureson’s The Lodestar of Ys
  11. Most beautifully written book: The Dark Is Rising ~ Susan Cooper
  12. Funniest book: The Lightening Struck Heart by TJ Klune

Want more?

{Gail’s monthly read along for February 2016 is Terrier by Tamora Pierce.}

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Quote of the Day:
The fact is, Bertie, old lad, my heart is broken. I’ll tell you the whole story.’
‘No, I say!’ I protested. But he was off.
~ Carry On, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

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  1. Lizzie said:

    Ooh. I read The Gate to Women's Country when I was young and it has stayed with me all my life. The Dark is Rising series also. I worry that my kids will miss out on the Arthurian legends, should I make them read the Sword in the Stone and Susan Cooper?

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