The Great American Read, the PBS campaign to find America’s favorite book, has just reached a milestone. Today, they are celebrating 2 MILLION VOTES! A lot of people are really active in the search of America’s favorite novel! Continue reading “Top 40 Books in The Great American Read”
The book list has been reveleaed !
Here it is…the top 100 books that the public will choose from and determine which is “The Great American Read” The book list was compiled based on a survey of Americans, conducted by PBS and a polling service. Voting will begin after the premiere of the series, which airs on Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm.
Want to start reading poetry but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 great poetry books from amazing poets that will help you get started and, hopefully, have you appreciate poetry more!
The Collected Poems by Langston Hughes
The Complete Collected Poems by Maya Angelou
The Complete Poems by Emily Brontë
Selected Poems by Robert Burns (I just finished this one and his poems are fantastic. Review will be coming soon!)
You finished reading all of Jane Austen’s books. Wondering what is the next step? Read them all over again! Just kidding, although you could if you wanted to. However, if you want to read books either similar to her writing style or books based in the same era, why not gives these a try:
Helen by Maria Edgeworth
An author admired by Austen herself, this book reminded me a combination of Northanger Abbey and Lady Susan. This gripping romantic drama will have you entertained for hours.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms
But which will bloom most constantly?”