Spotlight and #GuestPost from Rebecca Stonehill @bexstonehill #Books #1960s

I’m very happy to welcome Rebecca Stonehill, with an interesting and thought provoking guest post recalling five books that have most influenced her. So without further ado, over to you, Rebecca…..

I’d be surprised to hear of a writer who isn’t first and foremost a reader. For writers, words are our lifeblood, both a joy and an addiction, whether in written or read form.

So I’d like to share with you five books that have, over the years, affected me deeply in some way.

THE BOOK THAT MADE ME OBSERVE ~ Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

I must have been around eight or nine when I first read this book and it literally transformed my life. I was astonished to discover that in some places this book was banned as it apparently encouraged children to lie, swear and spy. I don’t know about the lying and swearing, but it…

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