A Chain Letter: What Books Changed Your Life?

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I was reading a friend’s post and she got me thinking about what books have really moved me or changed my life the most and so I’ve compiled a little collection.

I would like to resurrect the lost art of chain letter writing. This doesn’t involve a silly curse purported to strike down all who refuse to participate. There are no silly threats here like in chain letters of the olden days. Just pass it on for the pleasure of passing it on.


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If you have been tagged in this post and want to pass it on, please do the following

1. Write post that lists (at least) five books that you’ve read and that have moved you or changed you inside.

2. Tag all of your friends who are bookworms and who also would have a great list (including the person who tagged you).

3. Gain some influence and inspiration from your network about your next book choice. 

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My List of Books (Fiction and Non Fiction)

  • Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert
  • The History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil McGregor
  • Britain Begins by Barry Cunliff
  • Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  • The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

This is off the top of my head, if I was left to sit and think of this the list would be a mile long.

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Look forward to your responses!




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