Early Bird Books Reading Recommendations

Here at Early Bird Books, we love all things that have to do with books, reading, and literary news and movies. Browse below for some highlights from our blog!

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50 Years of Earth Day History: How Silent Spring Changed the World

Rachel Carson’s New York Times best seller launched a global movement.

Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth

Read an essay from Alice Walker’s book, Living by the Word.

Hello, Old Friends: 18 Classic Children's Books

These characters were there through thick and thin.

Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker

Ms. Walker answers readers' questions about her most famous work.

The Best Jane Austen Movies

They've bewitched us, body and soul.

A Dog Returns to His Fierce Nature in The Call of the Wild

Read an excerpt from Jack London's classic adventure novel.

The Family That Inspired J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

The Peter Pan author based his characters in real life.

5 Little Women Quotes We Still Love Today

"Don't try to make me grow up before my time..."

13 Books for Fans of Little Women

"I like good strong words that mean something..." —Louisa May Alcott

Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple

The iconic feminist praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

Getting to Know Anna and the King of Siam

Understand the story like never before with an excerpt from Margaret Landon’s novel.

10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire

Powerful wisdom from the author of The Color Purple.

35 Must-Read Modern Classics

These reads from the last century all deserve a place on your bookshelf.

20 of Our Favorite Famous First Lines in Literature

From Melville to Didion, these first sentences created lasting and notable impressions.

A Guide to All 9 George Orwell Books

Dive deeper into dystopia, satire and more.

10 Most Popular Books of All Time

From the 17th century to the late 90's, we've covered the classics.