I’m compiling a TG4K list – Thank goodness for Kindle, these titles are still available for your reading pleasure and most of them rank pretty high on Amazon’s paid bestseller list. If you want to read the full blurb, click on the title and you will zip to Amazon via the magic of the Internet. If you have suggestions for additions to the list, comment below with the title and when you read that book.
[amazon_image id=”B000XGMTWS” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]Gone with the Wind[/amazon_image]
Who hasn’t read and loved Gone with the Wind? Although Margaret Mitchell’s masterpiece was published in 1936, I didn’t read it until 1975. It’s 1476 pages, the mere size of it, scared me off until then. But once I started the pages passed quickly and I was sorry to reach the end. Published almost 80 years a go, it’s now available for your reading pleasure on Kindle.
[amazon_image id=”0316955132″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”Large” ]Marjorie Morningstar[/amazon_image]
Published in 1955, Marjorie Morningstar was a must read coming of age novel among my teenage friends. I think I may need to read it again.
[amazon_image id=”0307473996″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]On the Beach[/amazon_image]
First published in 1957, On the Beach by Nevil Shute is available for Kindle. I probably read it in 1958 and it still haunts my memory.
[amazon_image id=”006075186X” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]Battle Cry[/amazon_image]
Battle Cry by Leon Uris is now available for Kindle and selling well. I read it about 1957, soon after it was released in paperback.
[amazon_image id=”B0022Q8CSC” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]The Godfather (Signet)[/amazon_image]
The Godfather by Mario Puzo, published in 1969. Touted as a gangster potboiler by Amazon, I wouldn’t think this would be my kind of book. However, as I look over this list, who could guess what might show up on my suggested list of oldies?
[amazon_image id=”0553250426″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth’s Children, Book One[/amazon_image]
Clan of the Cave Bear ranks pretty high with my old-time favorites. I didn’t find the date of first publication but I believe it was in the late 70’s when I read it.
[amazon_image id=”0800793110″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]A Man Called Peter: The Story of Peter Marshall[/amazon_image]
A Man Called Peter was published in 1951. I don’t remember when I read it (several years after it’s release), but I know it left a lasting impression. It might have been my introduction to reading Christian books for pleasure. It’s still available in paperback but not for Kindle yet.
***signing out for today, more to come, open to suggestions***