North and South | England

North and South married sorrow with happiness, showing that life is never one or the other. It is always both.

Ivanhoe | England

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott is an intriguing mix of romance, historical fiction, adventure, and legend.

King John | England

Not Shakespeare’s best effort, but it does nicely dramatize ancient history.

The Hobbit | England

This book made me want to relax at Bag End with Bilbo or sing with the dwarves. The writing was charming, witty, and fun.