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A Fancy List of Five: WWII, the Pacific - A Book List

Unbroken - By Laura Hillenbrand An athlete's survival through WWII and the Pacific Ocean.
When the Emperor was Divine - Julie Otsuka Japanese in the United States, one family's experience.
A Pledge of Silence - Flora Solomon What the Angels of Bataan went through while in hell.
The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan Living through the creation of the Thai-Burma Death Railway.
The Gift of Rain - Tan Twan Eng Phillip's challenges in Penang

A Fancy List of Five: Creepy Classics - A Book List

The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney - Aliens take over the population of Mill Valley
The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin - Marriage in the Suburbs
Pet Sematary by Stephen King - What is put in the ground doesn't always stay in the ground.
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson - Am I crazy or is this house haunted?
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - Science reanimates lives, it goes awry.

Books to Read and Love: A Book List of My Five Favorites : The Self-Improvement Classics

Who doesn't love the self-improvement genre?  These are my favorite classic self-improvement books, most are more than a century old!

The Simple Life - Charles Wagner  "How to be simple"
As A Man Thinketh - James Allen  "Proverbs, Chapter 23, Verse 7"
How to Live on 24 Hours per Day - Arnold Bennett "Discovering the time to live"
How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie "How to make yourself likable"
Laugh and Live - Douglas Fairbanks "Finding Pep with Fairbanks"
Honorable Mention: How to Behave and Why - Munro Leaf

Books to Read and Love: A BookList of My Five Favorites: A Fancy List of Five - Classic Dystopian Novels - A Book List