Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Book List

What follows is a list of books that I would like to read. I am not putting a time frame on them, because new books come out all the time. Some I own, some I have yet to buy, but these are the series, trilogies, and books that are the top of my priority list for the next few years.

Garth Nix:
The Creature in the Case
Mister Monday
Grim Tuesday
Drowned Wednesday
Sir Thursday
The Lady Friday

Kristen Britain:
Green Rider
First Rider's Call

David Gemmell:
The Ironhand's Daughter
The Hawk Eternal
Ghost King
Last Sword of Power
Lion of Macedon
Dark Prince
The Shield of Thunder

Patricia C. Wrede
Searching for Dragons
Calling on Dragons
Talking to Dragons

Elizabeth H. Boyer
The Curse of Slagfid
The Dragon's Carbuncle
The Lord of Chaos

Juliet Marillier
Daughter of the Forest
Son of the Shadows
Child of Prophecy
The Dark Mirror
Blade of Fortriu
The Well of Shades
Wildwood Dancing

Stephanie Barron
Jane and the Unpleasentness at Scargrave Manor
Jane and the Man of the Cloth
Jane and the Genius of the Place
Jane and the Stillroom Maid
Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House
Jane and the Ghost of Netley
Jane and His Lordship's Legacy
Jane and the Barque of Frailty

Adriana Trigiani
Big Stone Gap
Big Cherry Holler
Milk Glass Moon
Return to Big Stone Gap

Sara Donati
Into the Wilderness
Lake in the Clouds
Fire Along the Sky
Queen of Swords

Jack Whyte
The Eagle's Brood
The Saxon Shore
The Fort at River's Bend
The Sorcer: Metamorphosis
The Lance Thrower (Clothar the Frank)
The Eagle
The Knights of the Black and White

Kate Forsyth
The Witches' of Eileanan
The Pool of Two Moons
The Cursed Towers
The Forbidden Land
The Skull of the World
The Fathomless Cave

Susan Dexter
The Ring of Allaire
The Sword of Calanadra
The Mountains of Channadran

Anne Bishop
Heir to the Shadows
Queen of the Darkness
The Invisible Ring
Dreams Made Flesh

George R.R. Martin
A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons

Elizabeth Haydon
Requiem for the Sun
Elegy for a Lost Star
The Assassin King

Laurell K. Hamilton
Circus of the Damned
Lunatic Cafe

Janny Wurts
Keeper of the Keys

Simon R. Green
Wolf in the Fold
Guard Against Dishonor
The Bones of Haven

Mary Stewart
The Crystal Cave
The Hollow Hills
The Last Enchantment
The Wicked Day

Molly Cochran
The Broken Sword
The Third Magic

Dennis L. McKiernan
Into the Forge
Into the Fire
Once Upon an Autumn Eve
Once Upon a Spring Morn

Laurien Gardner
Lady Raised High
Plain Jane

Kim Harrison
The Good, the Bad, and the Undead
Every Which Way but Dead
A Fistful of Charms

Linda Winstead Jones
The Sun Witch
The Moon Witch
The Star Witch

Persia Woolley
Child of the Northern Spring
Queen of the Summer Stars
The Legend in Autumn

Sean Russell
The One Kingdom
The Isle of Battle

Manda Scott
Dreaming the Eagle
Dreaming the Bull
Dreaming the Hound
Dreaming the Serpent Spear

Steven Erikson
Gardens of the Moon
Deadhouse Gates
Memories of Ice
House of Chains
Midnight Tides
The Bonehunters
Reaper's Gale
Toll of Hounds

Sandra Gulland
The Many Lives and Sorrows of Josephine B.
Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe
The Last Great Dance on Earth

Patricia Kennealy
The Oak Above the Kings
The Hedge of Mist

Sharon Kay Penman
Here be Dragons
Falls the Shadows
The Reckoning

Jasper Fforde
The Well of Lost Plots
Something Rotten
The Big Over Easy
The Fourth Bear

Pauline Gedge
The Oasis
The Horus Road

Isabel Allende
City of the Beasts
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon
Forest of the Pygmies

Paullina Simons
The Bronze Horseman
Tatiana and Alexander
The Summer Garden

Rosalind Miles
Queen of the Summer Country
The Knight of the Sacred Lake
The Child of the Holy Grail

Mercedes Lackey
The Fire Rose
The Serpent's Shadow
The Gates of Sleep
Phoenix and Ashes
The Wizard of London

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Nicholas Sparks
True Believer
At First Sight

Ann Brashares
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

Jacqueline Carey
Kushiel's Chosen
Kushiel's Dart

Sharon Shinn
Jovah's Angel
Alleluia Files
The Safe-Keeper's Secret
Truth-Teller's Tale
Dream-Maker's Magic
Mystic and Rider
The Thirteenth House
The Shape-Changer's Wife
Wrapt in Crystal
Hearts of Gold
Summers at Castle Auburn
Jenna Starborn
Dark Moon Defender


Beauty - Sheri S. Tepper
Ireland - Frank Delaney
Stonehenge - Bernard Cornwell
Tam Lin - Pamela Dean
Enchantment - Orson Scott Card
Tailchaser's Song - Tad Williams
Olympus - Dan Simmons
Deep Fathom - James Rollins
Sunshine - Robin McKinley
The Song of Troy - Colleen McCullough
Dragon Prince - Melanie Rawn
Lord of Snow and Ashes - Sarah Ash
Lion of Senet - Jennifer Fallon
Through Wolf's Eyes - Jane Lindskold
Priestess of the White - Trudi Canavan
The Dragon Queen - Alice Borchardt
The Darkness that Comes Before - Scott Bakker
The Book of Eleanor - Pamela Kaufman
Speak - Laurie Halse Anderson
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - David Eggers
Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
The Lady and the Unicorn - Tracy Chevalier
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
Darcy's Story - Janet Alymer
The Time in Between - David Bergen
Firebrand - Marion Zimmer Bradley
Blackbird House - Alice Hoffman
The Bonesetter's Daughter - Amy Tan
Saturday - Ian McEwan
Soul Voyage - Cameron Boyce Jess
I Wish I Had a Red Dress - Pearl Cleage
Paragon Lost - Dave Duncan
The Amulet of Samarkand - Jonathan Stroud
The Wizard's Ward - Deborah Hale
Talisin - Stephen Lawhead
Ancestors of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
Butterflies Dance in the Dark - Beatrice McNeil
American Gods - Neil Gaiman
Convergence - Sharon Green
Sea Without a Shore - Sean Russell
New Leaf - Thomas Kinkade
Guardian of the Balance - Irene Radford
Black Powder War - Naomi Novik
The Innocent - Posie Graeme-Evans
The Silver Rose - Susan Carroll
Leaving Cold Sassy - Olive Ann Burns
Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
The Sultan's Harem - Colin Falconer
Deafening - Frances Itani
The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing - Melissa Banks
Isolde - Rosalind Miles
A Soldier of the Great War - Mark Helphin
Three Day Road - Joseph Boyden
Truth and Bright Water - Thomas King
Nadia's Song - Soheir Khashoggi
The Attack - Yasmina Khadra
Roots - Alex Haley
The Ill-Made Mute - Cecilia Dart-Thornton
North and South - John Jakes
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
Piratica - Tanith Lee
A Northern Light - Jennifer Donnelly
Troy - Adele Geras
Coraline - Neil Gaiman
Under the Eagle - Simon Scarrow

The Heart of a Woman - Maya Angelou
My Friend Leonard - James Frey
Lucky Man - Michael J. Fox

Classics I own:
Lorna Doone - R.D. Blackmore
Villette - Charlotte Bronte
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith
The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
Chronicles of Avonlea - L.M. Montgomery
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey
The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
Sons and Lovers - D.H. Lawrence
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Best of C.S. Lewis - C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis
Dracula - Bram Stoker
A Tangled Web - L.M. Montgomery
1984 - George Orwell
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Against the Odds - L.M. Montgomery
A Girl of the Limberlost - Gene Stratton Porter
Jane of Lantern Hill - L.M. Montgomery
Among the Shadows - L.M. Montgomery
Emily's Quest - L.M. Montgomery
Emily Climbs - L.M. Montgomery
Akin to Anne - L.M. Montgomery
Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
The Odyssey - Homer
Dune - Frank Herbert
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
Rebecca - Daphne du Maruier
Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen
Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
Persuasion - Jane Austen
Emma - Jane Austen
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Don Quixote - Cervantes
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
East of Eden - John Steinbeck
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll
The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Hard Times - Charles Dickens
The Woman Who Did - Grant Allen
Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling
The Prince and the Goblin - George MacDonald
Goblin Market - Chrstina Rossett


  1. Wow! What a fantastic list of books. That could keep me occupied for a lifetime I think!

  2. That's quite the list!

  3. It took me forever to work it out, and I forgot some stuff. But, if I just read part of it, I will be happy. :)

  4. Hi - Came over here via Heather's. Love your book list. I saw several titles on your list that are also on mine :)

  5. I love my list too. I just have to the classics part of the post... Thanks for stopping by!

  6. Holy shit that's a long list!! LOL I'm not that organised. :P


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