The Suitcase Library

Here you’ll find the shelves stocked full of all the books that have inspired and returned with me from my travels. Welcome, browse away!


Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing


Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Robert Service Poetry


Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice by Paula Byrne
Enid Blyton and her Enchantment with Dorset by Andrew Norman
The Famous Five by Enid Blyton
Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
How Watson Learned The Trick by Arthur Conan Doyle
Jane Austen, the Complete Works by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, R.W. Alley
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
William Shakespeare, the Complete Works by William Shakespeare
Vathek by William Beckford


French Milk by Lucy Knisley
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
When Christ & His Saints Slept (and the rest of the Plantagenet series) by Sharon Kay Penman


A Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Anne Frank: A Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, edited by Otto Frank
Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong


Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford
Letters to Juliet: Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine, the Magical City of Verona, and the Power of Love by Lise Friedman & Ceil Friedman

United States

At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
A Wolf Called Romeo by Nick Jans
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
The Famous Five: Five Go to Demon’s Rock by Enid Blyton
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
Here at Hogwarts by Lucy Knisley
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

I hope you find your next favorite book here! I definitely enjoyed reading them!

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