Olivia Rosestone: Most Influential Books and Authors

Olivia Rosestone

SOTRB co-writer, Olivia Rosestone, shares some of the most influential books and authors she has read:

The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies by Jan Werner & Garth Williams

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm

Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Nancy Drew books by Carolyn Keene

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume, and other books by her

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield

Elfland by Freda Warrington

The Alphabet vs. the Goddess and Art and Science by Leonard Shlain

I like fantasy, science fiction, historical novels, self-help/personal growth, cutting edge books about science and human nature, & mythology. The list is way too long to mention! But, I have to mention a few more:

The Wizard of Oz and most of the other books by Frank Baum  (I loved them when I was a kid!)

The Martian ChroniclesThe Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Dune by Frank Herbert

Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein

There are so many more!

Thank you, Olivia for sharing these authors and titles with us.

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