Last of the Breed - I thought Louis L'Amour only wrote westerns, but this was recommended to me by my dad and I REALLY liked it. It wasn't a western - it was an adventure filled with drama and intrigue. I gave it 4 out of 5 stars.
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Atticus Finch: Easily the most heroic, admirable character that I've ever come across in reading. And Boo! My children know my love of Boo, thus their many nicknames!
The Trail to Seven Pines (A Hopalong Cassidy Novel): While investigating the shooting death of Jesse Lock, Hopalong hires himself out as a foreman for the Rocking R Ranch and teaches a pack of rustlers new respect for the law. first printing.