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Reading gives us a place to go when we have to stay where we are.

Harper Lee is one of the world's most famous literary recluses. But the author of To Kill a Mockingbird

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet, playwright and feminist

Willa Cather novels are typically set in the prairies of the Midwest.  She wrote novels, short stories, and poetry, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1922 for One of Ours.  Cather’s writing is carefully crafted and still compelling today.  Try My Antonia if you’ve never read her and Death Comes for the Archbishop for a more challenging read.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces

800 words about James and Sirius written for charity. Free on Goodreads. Ahhhh haven't read it yet but pinning so i dont forget!

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