Best books I Ever Read

A Listmania! list by Nanci "Sam" (Tri-Cities, WA USA)
 
Celestial Navigation
1.  Celestial Navigation by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "I cried, I sobbed openly. She creates characters that are alive and live in your heart"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Saint Maybe
2.  Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "My introduction to this wonderful writer"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

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All New People
3.  All New People by Anne Lamott
The list author says:
  "My favorite. A writer who really knows how to write, not just teach;life is messy"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.  Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
The list author says:
  "My bible for writing"
$11.06   Used & New from: $0.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (854 customer reviews)

The Man Who Owned Vermont
5.  The Man Who Owned Vermont by Bret Lott
The list author says:
  "Sensitive, fully developed characters;I love this man's writing"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Winter: Notes from  Montana
6.  Winter: Notes from Montana by Rick Bass
The list author says:
  "Rick gets my vote for nature writing. He does care."
$12.64   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Island Within
7.  The Island Within by Richard K. Nelson
The list author says:
  "Breathtaking. I copied passages from this book; poetic"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Snow Leopard (Penguin Nature Classics)
8.  The Snow Leopard (Penguin Nature Classics) by Peter Matthiessen
The list author says:
  "Another beautiful & breathtaking book."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews)

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The Education of Little Tree
9.  The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter
The list author says:
  "I just found this marvelous, wonderful book."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (421 customer reviews)

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What Her Body Thought
10.  What Her Body Thought by Susan Griffin
The list author says:
  "For sufferers of invisible illness"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Cay
11.  The Cay by Theodore Taylor
The list author says:
  "An excellent book for any age"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (856 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
12.  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
The list author says:
  "Another excellent book for all"
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (688 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Black Like Me
13.  Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
The list author says:
  "This book changed my life"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews)

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Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
14.  Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words by Susan Wooldridge
The list author says:
  "What great fun!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, Book 1)
15.  The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, Book 1) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Most enjoyable since MacCaffrey & Tolkien"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,709 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

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J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings)
16.  J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Before it was a movie, it was my preciousss!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,849 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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A Patchwork Planet
17.  A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "Another excellent Tyler novel. So close to my life; so real!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews)

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A Book Dragon
18.  A Book Dragon by Donn Kushner
The list author says:
  "My favorite dragon book; Anne McCaffery excepted, of course."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern - Volume 1)
19.  Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern - Volume 1) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "First ofthe Pern series. I love them all."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (349 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Who Really Cares: Poems From Childhood and Early Youth
20.  Who Really Cares: Poems From Childhood and Early Youth by Janis Ian
The list author says:
  "Just because it is Janis. New release."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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To all of the recent "this is anti-Christian" reviews 56 Jul 31, 2010
 
   

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