10 Books that have helped me

Everyone has books that have made an impression on them and perhaps have helped them in some way. Perhaps they affected the way you think or maybe even saved your life. Or it could be something like giving you a new appreciation for an old poet or poetry in general.

Here are my 10 books in no particular order:
1: Illusions by Richard Bach
2: Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
3. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
4. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
5. Dreams Underfoot by Charles de Lint
6. Poemcrazy by Susan G. Woolridge
7. Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey by Hayden Carruth
8. The Essential Haiku by Robert Hass
9. The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs
10. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

All that I am, all that I ever was...


Books have been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. In fact, my earliest memory is of walking to the library all on my lonesome when I was but a wee young thing, so when I saw this post on Pride in Madness I knew I would have to join in.

RULES: In your status update, list 10 books/stories that have had an impact on your life. Don’t take too long on this list – just a few minutes. These don’t have to be acclaimed works or your all-time favourites, just ones that mean something to you personally. Then tag 5 or more of your friends, including me so I can see your list.

01. Quest for a Kelpie(Frances Hendry)
02. Thirteen Reasons Why (Jay Asher)
03. The Hotel New Hampshire (John Irving)
04. Northern Lights: A Poet’s Sources (George Mackay Brown

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March 11, 2014 · 11:47 am

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