Wednesday, February 28, 2007

100 books

Look at the list of books below.
The ones I’ve read are in bold.
The ones I own are marked with an *
The ones I've never heard of are marked with a ???
The ones I want to read are in italics.
For those I tried to read but couldn't finish, I reduced the font size.
I've left alone the ones that I'm not interested in.

1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice* (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill A Mockingbird* (Harper Lee)
4. Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
5. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King* (J.R.R. Tolkien)
6. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring* (J.R.R. Tolkien)
7. The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers* (J.R.R. Tolkien)
8. Anne of Green Gables* (L.M. Montgomery)
9. Outlander (Diana Gabaldon) ?
10. A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry) ?
11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire* (J.K. Rowling)
12. Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)
13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix* (J.K. Rowling)
14. A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
15. Memoirs of a Geisha* (Arthur Golden)
16. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone* (J.K. Rowling)
17. Fall on Your Knees (Ann-Marie MacDonald) ?
18. The Stand (Stephen King)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban* (J.K. Rowling)
20. Jane Eyre* (Charlotte Bronte)
21. The Hobbit* (J.R.R. Tolkien)
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. Little Women* (Louisa May Alcott)
24. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
25. Life of Pi* (Yann Martel)
26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
27. Wuthering Heights* (Emily Bronte)
28. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe* (C. S. Lewis)
29. East of Eden* (John Steinbeck)
30. Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom)
31. Dune (Frank Herbert)
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
33. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
34. 1984 (George Orwell)
35. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
36. The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)
37. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)
38. I Know This Much is True (Wally Lamb)
39. The Red Tent* (Anita Diamant)
40. The Alchemist* (Paulo Coelho)
41. The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)
42. The Kite Runner* (Khaled Hosseini)
43. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella) ?
44. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)
45. Bible* (I've only read parts 'n' pieces)
46. Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo* (Alexandre Dumas)
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath* (John Steinbeck)
50. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)
51. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
52. A Tale of Two Cities* (Charles Dickens)
53. Ender’s Game* (Orson Scott Card)
54. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
55. The Great Gatsby* (Scott Fitzgerald)
56. The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence) ?
57. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets* (J.K. Rowling)
58. The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
59. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
60. The Time Traveller’s Wife* (Audrew Niffenegger)
61. Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
62. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
63. War and Peace (Tolsoy)
64. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)
65. Fifth Business (Robertson Davies) ?
66. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
67. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants* (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables* (Victor Hugo)
70. The Little Prince* (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Helen Fielding)
72. Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
73. Shogun* (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
76. The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay) ?
77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
78. The World According To Garp (John Irving)
79. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence) ?
80. Charlotte’s Web* (E.B. White)
81. Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley) ?
82. Of Mice And Men* (John Steinbeck)
83. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)
84. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind) ?
85. Emma* (Jane Austen)
86. Watership Down (Richard Adams)
87. Brave New World* (Aldous Huxley)
88. The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields) ?
89. Blindness (Jose Saramago) ?
90. Kane and Abel (Jeffrey Archer)
91. In the Skin of a Lion (Michael Ondaatje) ?
92. Lord of the Flies* (William Golding)
93. The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
94. The Secret Life of Bees* (Sue Monk Kidd)
95. The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
96. The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
97. White Oleander (Janet Fitch)
98. A Woman of Substance (Barbara Taylor Bradford)
99. The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)
100. Ulysses (James Joyce)

Thanks, Alisonwonderland, for the great idea.

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At 11:59 PM, Blogger alisonwonderland said...

i'm so glad to see a new post on this blog!

a number of the books i hadn't heard of were written by canadian authors, so maybe that's why we're clueless.

i do think you would like Confessions of a Shopaholic - it's very funny (although there is a bit of "contemporary" language).

happy reading!

At 8:58 AM, Blogger daltongirl said...

I read a book one time.

At 4:03 PM, Blogger NatGo said...

DG - I don't even read one book at a time!

At 5:29 PM, Blogger lola49 said...

I saw the bible on your list, that is a highly recommended book (as far as it is translated correctly)

At 10:21 PM, Blogger Th. said...


Lola is awesome.


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