sholmes87 (sholmes87) wrote,
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Book Meme

I'm a little late with this one. Sorry; I was in the middle of a book. ;) Also, I didn't italicize the ones I intend to read; if I intended, I read. I'll just read some of them over (and over) again!


1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter Series – J K Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
6 The Bible – Various - What? The Whole Thing?! Not likely!
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 1984- George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials – Phillip Pullman – Read the first but not the other two
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch-22 Joseph Heller - Major Major, meet Humbert Humbert
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare - Haven’t even read all the plays let alone the sonnets!
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye – J D Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy - Started but didn’t finish- too many characters
25 The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck - HATED IT!!!!!
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina- Leo Tolstoy - Loved the ending! ;)
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia- C S Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe – C S Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – A A Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude
44 A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins - Count Fosco rocks!
46 Anne of Green Gables – Lucy Maud Montgomery
47 Far From the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding Squeal like a pig!!
50 Atonement – Ian McEwen
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune- Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime – Mark Haddon
60 Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov - Humbert Humbert, meet Major Major
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Seabold
65 The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On the Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’ Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville - Most boring book EVAH!!
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From a Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emil Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession – A S Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madam Bovary – Gustav Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance – Rohiton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – E B White
88 Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – A C Doyle - Note the Screen Name. I read the Sacred Writings at least once a year!
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint- Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Neville Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserable – Victor Hugo


Just a couple of questions: Why did Hamlet and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe get seperate listings? And how in the hell is Mitch Albom on this list and not someone like Twain or Poe?!?!
Also, why no Asimov, Bradbury or Heinlein?
Oh yeah... I've read 54 of these. Yay!

All of these books are available free at your local library. Check 'em out!
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