Books I Loved

A Listmania! list by C. Anderson "avid reader" (Boulder, Colorado USA)
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The list author says: "This is a list of books I've read over the years that I absolutely loved. There isn't really a unifying theme, but hopefully you'll enjoy them as much as I did!"
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time
1.  Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson
The list author says:
  "This was a very moving story about a man building schools in the middle east. Very inspiring!"
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The Kite Runner
2.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "This books was amazing. I read it in a day- I just couldn't put it down. The story really flowed and it was an original and touching story set in the middle east."
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
3.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "This story was also fantastic. I loved the characters and the plot. It's something I'll read over and over. This book is also set in the middle east, and while it wasn't super cheerful, it was a great read."
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Angels and Demons (Robert Langdon's First Adventure)
4.  Angels and Demons (Robert Langdon's First Adventure) by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "I would argue this is Dan Brown's best book- the first story of Robert Langdon, set in Italy. It's definitely a page-turner and has all of the signature Dan Brown twists."
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Searching for God Knows What
5.  Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller
The list author says:
  "Like all the Donald Miller books, I found this one to be insightful and yet very easy to relate to. This is my favorite of all the books he's written."
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Journal of a Solitude
6.  Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton
The list author says:
  "I love May Sarton. It isn't necessarily an optimistic or sunny read, but it is full of great insight into life and is very poetic."
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The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
7.  The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series) by Alison Croggon
The list author says:
  "It's aimed towards young adult readers, but I think anybody interested in fantasy would enjoy this quartet (The Naming, The Riddle, The Crow, The Singing). I started it before the series was all published, and I couldn't wait for the next book to come out. Croggon is a great storyteller!"
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The Screwtape Letters
8.  The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "I really enjoyed this book. It is written as a series of letters from one demon to another in Hell- a very unique perspective on life!"
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The Age of Innocence
9.  The Age of Innocence by Cynthia Griffin Wolff
The list author says:
  "This book is not a happy book, but it is a great read. The characters are interesting and the plot is, while a little simple, original."
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White Noise: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
10.  White Noise: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Don DeLillo
The list author says:
  "If you enjoy postmodern eccentric stories, you'll definitely love this one. It follows the story of the family of a college professor during strange futuristic events."
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Mrs Dalloway (Oxford World's Classics)
11.  Mrs Dalloway (Oxford World's Classics) by Virginia Woolf
The list author says:
  "A great piece of classic literature, the entire book takes place in one day as Mrs Dalloway gets ready for a party. I loved this piece of Virginia Woolf's work."
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The Passion
12.  The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The list author says:
  "For more mature readers, this book is a mix of all kinds of genres. It takes place in Venice (and Russia) during the time of Napoleon and is unlike anything you've ever read before."
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Beloved (Paperback)
13.  Beloved (Paperback) by Toni Morrison (Author)
The list author says:
  "Also intended for more mature readers, this is my favorite work by Toni Morrison. It's pretty violent and dark, but I've read it many many times and always end up finding new meanings."
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The Red Tent: A Novel
14.  The Red Tent: A Novel by Anita Diamant
The list author says:
  "This is a great novel about the biblical figure Dinah. It (obviously) takes place in biblical times in the Middle East and Egypt and is one of my favorite historical fiction pieces."
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