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10 Books That Still Resonate With Me

Recently on Facebook I was challenged by a friend to complete a challenge of “10 Books That Have Stuck With You”.  Well, that’s a long list, made longer by the fact that for most readers I think, 10 books isn’t going to be nearly enough! I thought it’d be fun to post my response.  I challenge ALL OF YOU to post in comments with your top picks!  I look forward to reading your responses. 🙂 1. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen Probably one of my earliest introductions to the power of a fairy tale mixed in a historical setting, this is the story of “Sleeping Beauty” set in the holocaust. Haunting. In the same vein… 2. “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson Technically a short story, I fell in love with this story from the first time I read it. Beyond shock value, what makes this story awesome is how well it’s written: tight writing, suspense, and a growing sense of unease as you realize something is terribly wrong. Must-read. 3. The Anne of Green Gables …