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Thursday, May 26, 2011

My Top 10 Favorite Authors

Here are 10 of my favorite authors with pictures. I've listed some of my favorites of their works but I really enjoy everything I've read by them.
Who are your favorite authors? What are your favorite books by the authors listed here?

Jane Austen (1775-1817) 

JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817) - Daughter, sister, friend, author, genius! I love all of her work but my favorites are 'Northanger Abbey', 'Persuasion' and 'Sense and Sensibility'. I love 'Lady Susan' so much too and hope one day a movie is made of it. 

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) 

AGATHA CHRISTIE (1890-1976)My second favorite author! Amazing queen of mystery! I love her Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot novels, but also 'Crooked House' and 'And Then There Were None'.

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) 

ELIZABETH GASKELL (1810-1865)Author of my favorite North & South. Also wrote Wives & Daughters and Cranford stories and I want to read more of her lesser known works.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) 

CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870)Awesome Victorian author. 'A Christmas Carol' is charming. I just really need to read more Dickens! 

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) 

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT (1832-1888)Lovely American authoress. My favorite of her books are 'Eight Cousins' and 'Rose In Bloom'. 

Grace Livingston Hill (1865–1947)

GRACE LIVINGSTON HILL (1865–1947)Christian authoress and pastor's wife. I love her novels, my favorites are 'The Mystery of Mary' and 'The White Flower'.

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-) 

ELISABETH ELLIOT (1926-)Missionary, authoress, widow, mother, amazing woman of Faith! I love reading her quotes and I want to read more of her books. I loved reading 'Let Me Be A Woman'.

C.S. LEWIS (1898-1963)Christian author and professor, author of the Chronicles of Narnia. I love 

The Silver Chair' and 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' and all of the other Narnia books. 'Mere Christianity' is spectacular and I love reading quotes by him.

JANETTE OKE (1935-) - Canadian author and pastor's wife. I've read and enjoyed so many of her lovely books! My favorites are still The Love Comes Softly series. 

LORI WICK - Christian author and amazing lady! I've enjoyed so many of her books but my favorite still is 'The Princess' because it's so original.