"My ideas flow so rapidly that I have not time to express them -- by which means my letters sometimes convey no ideas at all to my correspondents." - Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice

My Books

My Own Collection of Books:

Books with * next to the title I haven't read the whole book.

Jane Austen

C.S. Lewis

  • Ten Little Indians (aka And Then There Were None) by Agatha Christie
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell *
  • The Italian by Ann Radcliffe *
  • The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe *
  • The Complete Novels: Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Shirley, Villette and The Prophessor by Charlotte & Emily Bronte
  • Robert Browning, Selected Works edited by Johanna Brownell
  • The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
  • Favorite Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Historical Fiction

  • Manners for Men by Mrs. Humphry "Madge of Truth" *
  • Manners for Women by Mrs. Humphry "Madge of Truth" *
  • Faith of the First Ladies by Jerry MacGregor & Marie Prys
  • Wordsmanship by Claurene duGran *
  • Webster's New Spanish-English English-Spanish Dictionary *
  • Red Cross Home Nursing compiled by The American National Red Cross (1951) *
  • The Pill Book 13th Edition edited by Harold M. Silverman *
  • A Guide to Victoria Mansion by Arlene Palmer *
  • Tales From Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb *
  • The Essence of England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland published by Heritage Handbook Company Ltd. *
  • Queen Victoria: A Personal History by Christopher Hibbert
  • Braids & Bows: A Book of Instructions published by KLUTZ Press
  • Children's Manners and Morals by George A. Rice
  • Children's Life In Victorian America collected and edited by Theodore Newport
  • Favorite American Children's Stories from the 1800's collected and edited by Theodore Newport 
  • Thomas Hardy by Claire Thomalin
  • Lands and Peoples of British Isles and Western Europe published by The Grolier Society Inc.
  • Barefoot Contessa at Home by Ina Garten
  • Paula Deen & Friends by Paula Deen
  • Victorian Christmas by Bobbie Kalman & Barbara Bedell
  • My Little House Sewing Book by Margaret Irwin
  • My Little House Crafts Book by Carolyn Storm Collins & Christina Wyss Eriksson
  • Molly's Craft Book from The American Girls Collection
  • Kirsten's Cook Book from The American Girls Collection
  • Kirsten's Craft Book from The American Girls Collection
  • Welcome to Kirsten's World - 1854 from The American Girls Collection
  • Welcome to Felicity's World - 1774 from The American Girls Collection
  • The American Girls Party Book from the American Girl Collection
  • Super Slumber Parties from The American Girl Library
  • Celebrate from the American Girl Library
  • The Reader's Encyclopedia edited by William Rose Benet (1948)
  • A History of England: The Making of England 55B.C. to 1399 by Warren Hollister
  • A History of England: This Realm of England 1399 to 1688 by Lacey Baldwin Smith
  • A History of England: The Age of Aristocracy 1688 to 1830 by William B. Willcox
  • A History of England: Britain Yesterday and Today 1830 to the Present by Walter L. Arnstein
  • Your Victorian Wedding (A Modern Guide for the Romantic Bride) by Georgene Muller Lockwood
  • The Encyclopedia of World Costume by Doreen Yarwood

Spiritual & Faith

  • The New Church Hymnal published by Lexington Music Inc.
  • The Encyclopedia of Music compiled by Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson *
  • The Hymnal For Youth published by The Westminster Press (1957)