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!

Be sure to join Jana – ThatArtsyReaderGirl every Tuesday for a new topic and linkup.

I used this list from Lithub.com 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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6 responses to “Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Favorite Books Published Before I Was Born #TopTenTuesday #theOCBookGirl”

  1. Great choices, and some are on my list as well. Of course the last few were published after I was born.

  2. So many good ones on here I forgot about that could have made my list, too! I had A Wrinkle in Time. I loved that book as a teenager.

  3. Looove Where the Wild Things Are! It’s my sons room decor! 🙂

    My Top Ten

  4. I loved The Velveteen Rabbit!

    My post.

  5. yes,awesome boks, especially Rebecca and the next two on your lists. This has broad, so I limited to these I read last year, and it was still hard to pick only 10: https://wordsandpeace.com/2021/02/02/top-ten-books-written-before-i-was-born/

  6. Ooh, what a great list — I love more than half of these. The Velveteen Rabbit is my absolute favorite, though. Even if it does make me cry.
    –RS