The Copy Cat

Coming March 2020

Books I Love!

Here’s what I couldn’t stop reading
when I was a kid:

  • Anne of Green Gables books – L.M. Montgomery
  • Betsy-Tacy books – Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Little House Books – Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Adventure Series – Enid Blyton
  • Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
  • The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Little Women
  • All-of-a-Kind-Family by Sidney Taylor
  • Everything by Judy Blume
  • Everything by Dr. Seuss

Books and Authors I’ve loved since then
(or books I am reading and rereading…):

  • Harry Potter books – J.K. Rowling
  • Every book by Neil Gaiman (especially The Graveyard Book!)
  • His Dark Materials and the Book of Dust – Philip Pullman
  • The Penderwick Series – Jeanne Birdsell
  • The Wig in The Window – Kirsten Kittscher (and her new book, Tiara on the Terrace!)
  • Holly Black!
  • Claire LeGrande!
  • Kate DiCamillo!
  • Jennifer Longo!
  • Sweep by Jonathon Auxier
  • Enginerds – Jarrett Lerner
  • Kat Greene Comes Clean – Melissa Roske
  • The Someday Birds and Stanley Will Probably Be Fine – Sally J. Pla
  • Night of the Living Cuddle Bunnies and From Sunset to Sunrise – Jonathan Rosen
  • Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge – Kristin L. Gray
  • A Pig in the City – Jodi Kendall
  • The Last 5th Grade of Emerson Elementary School and Takedown  – Laura Shovan
  • A Rambler Steals Home and This is Not a Valentine – Carter Higgins
  • Sven Carter and the Trashmouth Effect – Rob Vlock
  • Oddity – Sarah Cannon
  • Dear Martin – Nic Stone
  • The Stars Beneath our Feet – David Barclay Moore
  • The War That Saved My Life and The War I Finally Won – Kim Brubaker Bradley
  • Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson
  • Fenway and Hattie books – Victoria Coe
  • The Dragon’s Tomb – Patrick Samphire
  • The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society – Janet Sumner Johnson
  • Everything by Karen Foxlee!
  • Hour of the Bees and Race to the Bottom of the Sea by Lindsay Eager

I am also crazy about Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Tana French, Ann Patchett, Elizabeth Gilbert, Madeleine Thien, David McCullough, Kate Atkinson, Anne Lamott


This is a never-ending list….

Author of Children's Literature