Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Favorite Books Published Before I Was Born #TopTenTuesday #theOCBookGirl

Welcome to another Tuesday, Dear Readers!

Today’s TOP TEN TUESDAY topic is Books Written Before I Was Born. Time to feel old!

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I used this list from to get a starting point and was surprised to see how many of my favorites were written before I was born! These are books that made an impact on me and have defined my reading life.

February 2: Books Written Before I Was Born

1922 – The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

1925 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

1932 – Little House In The Big Woods by Laura Ingalls

1936 – Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

1938 – Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

1943 – A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith

1950 – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

1962 – A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L’engle

1963 – Where The Wild Things Are by Robert Sendak

1973 – Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

Three BONUS titles that can’t be left out!

1974 – Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi

1976 – Interview With A Vampire by Anne Rice

1979 – Kindred by Octavia Butler

What’s your favorite book from before you were born?

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