Literature Recommendations

Here’s a list of poets and/or books and authors that I have enjoyed enough to recommend:


William Blake (Auguries of Innocence)

Theodore Roethke (My Papa’s Waltz)

Walt Whitman (Crossing Brooklyn Ferry)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Ozymandias)

e.e. cummings (i sing of Olaf glad and big)

Robert Frost (Home Burial)

William Wordsworth (We Are Seven)

Anne Sexton (Cinderella)

Eavan Boland (Anorexic)

Christina Rossetti (Goblin Market)


The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

1984 by George Orwell

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Night by Elie Wisel

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Johnathan Safran Foer

The Kite Runner/A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

Watership Down by Richard Adams

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Short Stories

Woman Hollering Creek- Sandra Cisneros

To Build a Fire- Jack London

Barn Burning-William Faulkner

Rappacinni’s Daughter-Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Fall of the House of Usher-Edgar Allan Poe

The Rocking Horse Winner-D.H. Lawrence

The Open Boat-Stephen Crane

I will update this list periodically, based upon anything that I remember or anything new that I have read that makes the cut! 🙂

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