I love to surround myself with old books! There is something about the feel of them, the smell of them, the idea of how many people have read the very book before me and gained knowledge! I know I know I sound like a crazy person but each book feels like a bit of history to me. The old inscriptions, the notes in the margins (although I don't write in books myself). Something about the way they have weathered the test of time makes them like little treasures to me!
Aside from enjoying the aesthetic qualities of old books, I am an avid reader in general and can still remember reading my first chapter book "The Box Car Children" and spending many hours reading "Anne of Green Gables" and "Little Women" and the Entire Lord of the Rings Trilogy (after reading the Hobbit of course!)...... but there are a few classics that I have yet to read and that must be rectified immediately! One book that I have told myself that I must read is: