The Reading List

Now you’re going to scroll down this list and realise there is a serious lack of romance on it. This is true.  This is the list that informs my mind and inspires my heart.  I’m still working through the list myself so you might get to a few of these before me.  This list is ever growing so feel free to comment any suggestions you think I’ll enjoy.  In absolutely no particular order:

  1. Born a Crime – Trevor Noah
  2. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  3. Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert
  4. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  5. The Power of Myth – Joseph Campbell
  6. The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell
  7. Ego is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday
  8. The Art of War – Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
  9. The Complete Harry Potter Series – J.K. Rowling
  10. The Celestine Prophecy – James Redfield
  11. The Book of Joy -Desmond Tutu, 14th Dalai Lama, Douglas Carlton Abrams
  12. On Writing – Stephen King
  13. Meditations – Marcus Aurelius
  14. Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen
  15. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  16. The Silmarillion – J.R.R Tolkien
  17. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R Tolkien
  18. Anne of Green Gables – Lucy Maud Montgomery
  19. Cereus Blooms at Night – Shani Mootoo
  20. The Odyssey – Homer, Translated by Robert Fagles
  21. The Iliad – Homer, Translated by Robert Fagles
  22. The Romance of Tristan & Iseult – As Retold by Joseph Bédier, Translated by Hilaire Belloc and Completed by Paul Rosenfeld
  23. A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula K. Le Guin
  24. Sabriel – Garth Nix
  25. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

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