Love this...anyone else ever feel like ditching housework to read all day instead? Honestly, there are many days where I would just love, love, LOVE to lie in bed and read ALL. DAY. LONG.
Unfortunately that kind of opportunity is rare for me, so I have a list of 'books to read' at least a mile long at this point. Here are a handful that I would like to cross off my list (in no particular order)...you will notice that several are classics, and while I have read many of them already, I love them so much that I would happily read them all over again and again. :)
1. The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon - I started reading these a few years ago, and have made it to The Fiery Cross, but just cannot seem to make it to the end of the book no matter how hard I try. Anyone else have this issue?
2. The Secret Garden - I first read this book many, many years ago, and absolutely loved it...definitely worth reading again, in my opinion.
3. The Harry Potter Series - I have watched the movies numerous times, but as those who are fans of reading know that the books are always better than the movies.
4. The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy - same as above...have watched the movies numerous times, but would love to read the books, as well.
6. Through the Eyes of a Lion - this book was written by the pastor of my church, and is phenomenal! Definitely worth reading at least a few times.
7. At the Back of the North Wind - another one that I read many years ago, and would love to read again, as well as have my boys read.
10. Ernest Hemingway
11. Jane Austen
13. Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi - I am not that big of a sports fan, but did watch Andre Agassi play quite a bit back in my lates teens and early 20's. I've heard this book is really interesting, and worth the read.
Of course there are many more on my list...way too many to mention here, but as you can see just from what I've listed, I have years and years of reading in my future before I ever make it through all the books I want to finish. Can you imagine having the time to set aside to just read, without having to do housework, or any other work for that matter? What a wonderful world that would be!
One more thing I will add is that I much prefer the actual book, as opposed to the kindle or online version. I truly like to hold the book in my hands and physically turn the pages. :)
Do you love to read as much as I do? How long is your 'to read' list? Have you read any good books lately that you would recommend? Do you prefer to hold an actual book in your hands, or read on your electronic device? Please do share! I always love to hear from you!