Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Top Ten Authors I've Read the Most Books From
Happy Top Ten Tuesday!
This will probably be pretty similar to the Top Ten Authors I Own the Most Books From.
1. William Shakespeare
All of the sonnets (1), The Rape of Lucrece, Venus and Adonis, tragedies (Hamlet, Macbeth, Lear, Othello, Romeo & Juliet--5), histories (Henry IV Part I and II, Henry VIII--3), problem plays (The Tempest, Measure for Measure, Cymbeline--3), comedies (Midsummer, Much Ado, Shrew, Twelfth Night, All's Well, As You Like It, Two Gentlemen, Errors--8 at least). --23 works, at least.
2. Madeleine L'Engle
The Time Quintet (5), Austin Family (I've read 4 of 7), O'Keefe Family (3), Camilla books (2), Katherine books (2), Certain Women, And Both Were Young, The Joys of Love, A Circle of Quiet--at least 20 L'Engle books.
3. L.M. Montgomery
The Anne books (8), Emily books (3), The Blue Castle, Jane of Lantern Hill, A Tangled Web, The Road to Yesterday, The Doctor's Sweetheart and Other Stories--16 books.
4. C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia (7), the Space Trilogy (3), The Screwtape Letters--11 books.
5. J.K. Rowling
The Harry Potter books (7), The Cuckoo's Calling--8 books.
6. J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings (3), the Silmarillion, Smith of Wootton Major and Farmer Giles of Ham, I've also read his translation of Beowulf but not sure if that counts, and some essays--5 and some halves?
7. Louisa May Alcott
March family books (3), Rose books (2), Moods--6 books.
8. Jane Austen
All 6 novels.
9. Frank Herbert
Dune books (6)
10. Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club, The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and The Valley of Amazement--5 books.
10. Ann Brashares
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants plus Sisterhood Everlasting--5 books.
Tudor Court (6), The Cousins' War (3), Tradescant series (1)--10 books.