My Favorite Novels

Well, yes, I do love lists of favorites.  How could you tell?

All titles are linked to my reviews if I have reviewed those books.

1. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

2. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
3. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
4. The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
5. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
6. The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery
7. Persuasion by Jane Austen
8. Shane by Jack Schaefer
9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
10. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley

The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
12. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
13. The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
15. The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
16. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
17. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
18. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
19. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
20. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
22. Jane of Lantern Hill by L. M. Montgomery
23. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss
24. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
25. A Family Affair by Rex Stout
26. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
28. Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George
29. Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
30. Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
32. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
33. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
34. Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
35. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
36. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
37. King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry
38. Laura by Vera Caspary
39. The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay
40. A Little Beside You by Jenni Sauer

41. Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
42. Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
43. Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
44. A Flame in the Dark by Sarah Baughman
45. Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
46. Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart
47. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
48. The Man in the Box by Mary Lois Dunn
49. Girl in Disguise by Greer MacAllister
50. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

If you're wondering why Hamlet isn't on this list... it's a play, not a novel.


  1. Love some of these on your list!....I'll make my way through your reviews bit by bit.

    1. Song, I LOVE getting comments on older posts, so I look forward to yours!


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