There is that one book or one series that started the love for reading for all of us. Some of us may have begun at a young age at home, others during school, and some even later as adults. We put up a quote from Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own and asked bookworms what book(s) got them to read more.
This magical journey begins with a boy in the cupboard under the stairs. J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World has enchanted children and they’ve grown up just as Harry, Ron, and Hermione have over the course of seven books.
With almost 200 stories, The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories have gone through generations of readers. Through the years, it continues to be young readers' introduction to the mystery genre.
Edith Hamilton's bestselling classic has been an essential in the telling of the timeless tales of gods and heroes. For decades, readers have been introduced to Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies with references to works of art and literature.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic is beloved by both children and adults. The Little Prince has a timeless charm, following a little boy on his personal odyssey across the universe away from his own tiny planet.
What started out as one book, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe turned into 6 more and called The Chronicles of Narnia. C.S. Lewis' classic is a tale of fantastic creatures, epic battles between good and evil set in a magical world away from our own.
This series of books started with 101 inspirational true stories compiled by motivational speakers Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen from their audience. Over the years, many sequels have been published and expanded to different fields and topics.
A lot of young readers have also had some of their first brushes with horror fiction through the pages of R.L. Stine's Goosebumps series. These short books feature stories of children who find themselves in situations where they face monsters and supernatural elements.
Paulo Coelho's bestseller is a tale of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels in search for worldly treasure. Readers follow Santiago as he is led to riches far different and more satisfying, by learning to listen to our hearts, and to reach for our dreams.
These are just some of the books that set bookworms on their reading journey through the years. What was the read that led you to read more? Join the conversation at Bookworm Corner.
J. K. Rowling
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A beautiful gift edition of this touching and wise classic book, with the original translation by Katherine Woods and full-colour illustrations. This stunning new edition includes the classic English translation by Katherine Woods and original colour illustrations which will capture the hearts of readers of all ages.
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Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book.
The Alchemist is the story of Santiago, an Audalusian shepherd boy who travels in search of a worldly treasure. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.
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For more than seven decades readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the enchanting world of mythology -- from Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom. This deluxe, hardcover edition is fully-illustrated throughout with all-new, specially commissioned art, making it a true collector's item.
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The thrill ride begins when 12-year-old Britney Crosby encounters an old ventriloquist's dummy with a lively secret—and a wicked plan.
Just when she thinks the nightmare is over, Britney receives an invitation to an amusement park where everything is not as it seems. Who—or what—is summoning ordinary kids to HorrorLand? Britney and her friends must find out fast—or remain trapped forever in the scariest place on Earth.
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Luke Harrison's dad makes horror movies. It's very fun to be around such scary stuff-especially when you have your own monster museum at home. But when two ventriloquist dummies join the collection, things get real creepy. Real-life creepy! Slappy and Snappy can walk and talk on their own. And they can make you scream on their own. They have a plan to make everyone's lives miserable. Will Luke be able to stop this terrible twin twosome?
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Laura has come to meet up with her new guardians, but something isn't quite right about them. Nancy investigates the situation, and soon she stumbles upon a shocking surprise in the cellar of a bungalow!
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Nancy Drew arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch, but abruptly finds herself involved in a baffling mystery.
The ranch is being haunted by an unknown enemy. Local people believe that the ghostly animal is carrying out the curse of Dirk Valentine, the romantic outlaw who was killed many years ago at Shadow Ranch, where he had gone to fulfill a promise to his sweetheart.
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The Secret of the Old Clock is the mystery that began it all for America's favorite teenaged slueth. The accidental rescue of a little girl who lives with her two great-aunts leads to an adventurous search for a missing will.
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Giving Up to is not an Option
That was is what Asta Taught me in The Manga Series Black Clover. For a Guy Who has No Magic and Depending on Physical Strength, still he proved to the World that his not giving up is his only magic he has.