Fiction Favorites

One of my favorite ways to start a discipleship conversation is over a book of fiction.  Here are some of my personal favorites:

By Jane Austen: any of her novels 🙂

By C.S. Lewis: The Great Divorce and ‘Till We Have Faces

By Dorothy Sayers: her series of Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries

By J.R.R. Tolkein: The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Our family loves to read aloud in the evenings.  We’ve read different kinds of books at different stages of family life, but see below for some of our all-time favorites. I have them listed roughly by age appropriateness (though many are ageless)…

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

The Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall

The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis

The Door In the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray

The Princess and Curdie series by George McDonald

The Shakespeare Stealer series by Gary Blackwood

A Wrinkle in Time series by Madeleine L’Engle

Harry Potter series  by J.K. Rowling


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