I do a lot of reading and the list keeps getting longer and longer, but there are some books that have really stayed with me over the years, and you can find them here.
I continue to update this list from time to time, so be sure to check back.
Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Transformations of Myth Through Time
Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books
Novels and Stories
Fantasy and Sci-Fi
Fearless Girls, Wise Women & Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)
His Dark Materials (Books 1–3)
Serafina and the Black Cloak (Book 1)
Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Book 2)
Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Book 3)
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
All the World Happy Birthday to You!
Non-Traditional Picture Books
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales