Thursday, November 17, 2016

Top 24 (Actually 27) All-Time

It's been over a year since I posted my top reads of all-time.  And we've got a few new readers that have come on board in the last 14 months. I've added 1 book since that last post (9/25/15) and now have a total of 27.  We've got 12-4.5s, 13-4.25s, and 2-4.0+.  And, PLEASE, let me know what you think:

Baldacci, David - Wish You Well
Clavell, James - Shogun
Conroy, Pat - My Losing Season (non-fiction)
Conroy, Pat - South of Broad
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa - The Language of Flowers
Follett, Ken - Pillars of the Earth
Follett, Ken - Winter of the World (#2, The Century Trilogy)
Haley, Alex - Roots
King, Steven - 11/22/63
McMurtry, Larry - Lonesome Dove
Michener, James - The Source
Walls, Jeanette - The Glass Castle (non-fiction)

Conroy, Pat - Beach Music
Follett, Ken - Fall of Giants (#1, The Century Trilogy)
Follett, Ken - World without End (sequel to Pillars)
Follett, Ken - Edge of Eternity (#3, The Century Trilogy)
Franklin-Willis, Amy - The Lost Saints of Tennessee
Hart, John - Iron House
Hart, John - The Last Child
Hoffman, Beth - Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
Ludlum, Robert - The Matarese Circle
Patterson, Richard North - Exile
Picoult, Jodi - The Storyteller
Uris, Leon - Exodus
Wallace, Irving - The Plot

Herron, Rachael - Splinters of Light
Jio, Sarah - Goodnight June

A NEW AUTHOR:  You all know Los Gatos librarian and fearless leader of Los Gatos Library Tuesday Evening Book Club, Melissa Maglio.  Well now Melissa IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR!  In the latest version of Chicken Soup for the Soul - Angels and Miracles - Melissa's article, Spiritual Healing, in the Faith in Action section, is completely terrific.  Melissa writes beautifully.


  1. I'm honored that CeeCee is on your list. I believe she and Oletta are so happy that they're dancing in the kitchen. Thanks, Lloyd!