Posted on Dec 16th, 2008 | 24 comments
Looking for some terrific holiday reading? Need some inspiration to get that first novel finished? Here is a list of 10 great books that were the first novel published by each of these authors. (In some cases, the only novel they published.)
This isn’t meant to be discouraging. Every writer has a first book… sometimes they’re amazing. Be inspired!
1. Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell2. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini3. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee4. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon6. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway7. Peace Like a River, Leif Enger8. The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger9. The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd10. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
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