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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)
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1. Juvenile biographies instilled my interest in life stories
2. Serial fiction – the story continues
3. Ann Rinaldi spurred on my love of historical fiction
4. The 1001 Books… has introduced me to many books I probably wouldn’t have ever read.
5. Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies series pulled me into reading Science Fiction.
6. Sarah Addison Allen reacquainted with magical realism.
7. Sarah Dessen turned me onto young adult literature.
8. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories had me seek out “fractured fairy tales.”
9. Peggy Parrish’s Amelia Bedelia sparked my love of humorous books.
10. Stephen Cosgrove’s beautiful illustrations made me want to collect books