Madeleine L’Engle was born November 29, 1918.
Second favorite adult novel: The Severed Wasp
Third favorite adult novel: Certain Women. Semicolon review here.
Favorite Young Adult novel: The Small Rain. Semicolon review here.
Favorite of the Time Quartet books: A Swiftly Tilting Planet
Favorite male characters: Charles Wallace or Felix Bodeway, the Window Washer
Favorite female characters: Meg Murry, Polly, Vicky Austin, Katherine Forrester, all of them.
Favorite Austin family novel: A Ring of Endless Light
Favorite Murry family novel: A Swiftly Tilting Planet
Favorite nonfiction: The Summer of the Great-Grandmother
If you’ve never read anything by Madeleine L’Engle, I would suggest that you start with one of the following:
Science fiction/fantasy fans: A Wrinkle in Time
Adolescent girls: A Ring of Endless Light
Adolescent boys: The Young Unicorns
Artists and writers: Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art
Romance fiction fans: The Love Letters. Semicolon review here.
Students and fans of children’s literature: Trailing Clouds of Glory: Spiritual Values in Children’s Literature
For Christmas inspirational reading: A Full House(short story)