Monday, March 12, 2007

Good Readin

Saw this on Lain's blog, who got it from Ragan's blog, who got it from...you get the picture:)

Look at the list of books below:
* Bold the ones you’ve read
* Italicize the ones you want to read
* Leave blank the ones that you aren’t interested in.

1. The DaVinci 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 (Tolkien)
6. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (Tolkien)
7. The Lord of the Rings:
Two Towers (Tolkien)
8. Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)

9. Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)ONE OF MY FAVES!! I used to work with both her niece and her sister-in-law (Jamie’s SISTER!!!) (at two different jobs)
10. A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry)
11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Rowling)
12. Angels and Demons (Dan Brown)
13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Rowling)
14. A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
16. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Rowling)
17. Fall on Your Knees (Ann-Marie MacDonald)
18. The Stand (Stephen King)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Rowling)
20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
21. The Hobbit (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 (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. The Bible
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas) LOVED LOVED LOVED this one!! He’s my second favorite author.
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck) – My All-Time Favorite Author!
50. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)

51. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
52. A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
53. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
54. Great Expectations (Dickens)
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)

56. The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence)
57. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (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 (Tolstoy)
64. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)
65. Fifth Business (Robertson Davis)
66. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
67. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables (Hugo)
70. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding)

72. Love in the Time of Cholera (Marquez)
73. Shogun (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje) – I thought this was really boring
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 (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 (Ondaatje)
92. Lord of the Flies (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)

Looks like I have a lot of reading in my future! I would say 90% of the books that are italicized I have already, but have not had time to read them yet. I am a sucker for books - especially hardbacks - so I usually limit my buying to second hand stores. I also cannot bear to get rid of books after I have read them so you can just imagine what my bookshelves look like. I'm going to have to get over that eventually cause I have just about run out of space:)

7 comments:

stephanie said...

Oh Raesha! Do the non-italicized/non-bolded ones me you have no interest in reading them? If so, then I must insist that you at least give 'The Poisonwood Bible' a thought (or anything by Kingsolver for that matter). Also, "Pride and Prejudice" and "The Time Traveler's Wife" are two of my favorite books of all time. I read a lot but don't have many favorites so that should say something about those two. I hope you enjoy them when you do read them. I'll update my blog (finally!) with this fun book list. Thanks for sharing!

ScrapHappy said...

Woohoo! You are making me tired just looking at how many you've read!!! Amazing! :)
xooxox
Lain

Roxanne said...

Hi Raesha! Just wanted to thank you so much for the CAOK...you brightened my day. And I will be passing it on.
Much Love, Roxanne

Vallen said...

If I'm not blogging, crafting or cooking; I'm reading. But even still I counted twenty on your list that I need to look into.

Rohanknitter said...

That's a fun list! It's easy to get way too many books stacked up on the shelves, isn't it?
I know what you mean about Superbuzzy. It was hard work to restrain myself. I limited myself to one fabric purchase. And now I see they are updating the shop tomorrow. I'd better stay away!

MaryAnn said...

I've been trying to email you, but I'm getting a stupid error message! ARGH! Email me so I can make sure I have the right address! maryann@averymarydesign.com

iAMiAN said...

Ooh, excellent. Will add to mine soon ... (also, Life of Pi by Yan Martel was very good - highly recommended).