THE AGONY AND ECSTASY by Irving Stone

His time—the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring Popes, and the all-powerful de’Medici family… His loves—the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de’Medici, the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi, and his last love, his greatest love—the beautiful, unhappy Vittoria Colonna… His genius—a God-driven fury from which he wrested brilliant work that made a […]

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LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Told from four-year-old Laura’s point of view, this story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack. Pioneer life is sometimes hard for the family, […]

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WILD by Cheryl Strayed

At 22, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California […]

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