Jorie’s Top Ten “Gateway” Books

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Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey (so your list could be a mix of a books that got you into reading, an author that got you into reading a genre you never thought you’d read, a book that brought you BACK into read)

(Thank you,  LibraryThing for the images)

1.  Juvenile biographies instilled my interest in life stories

Daisy And The Girl Scouts: The Story Of…

2. Serial fiction – the story continues

The Babysitter's Club Series by Ann M.…

3.  Ann Rinaldi spurred on my love of historical fiction 

A Break with Charity: A Story about the…

4. The 1001 Books… has introduced me to many books I probably wouldn’t have ever read.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die by…

5.  Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies series pulled me into reading Science Fiction.

6. Sarah Addison Allen reacquainted with magical realism.

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

7. Sarah Dessen turned me onto young adult literature.

8. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories had me seek out “fractured fairy tales.”

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern…

9. Peggy Parrish’s Amelia Bedelia sparked my love of humorous books.

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

10. Stephen Cosgrove’s beautiful illustrations made me want to collect books

Gossamer by Stephen Cosgrove


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