Friday, March 02, 2007


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. If you are reading this (and haven't participated yet), tag, you’re it!

I reworked the rules. Bold is books I have read, Italized is books on the tbr pile, crossed out books I will never read, and left alone ones are ones that just have not made it on the pile... do I look like I need anymore?

1. The DaVinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee) (in my TBR pile)
4. Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)(not my kind of book)
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)
10. A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry) (in the TBR pile)
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) (in the TBR pile)
15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
16. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’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) (on the TBR pile)
21. The Hobbit (Tolkien)
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) (plan to reread this year)
24. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
25. Life of Pi (Yann Martel) (on the TBR pile)
26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte) (on the TBR pile)
28. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)
29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck) (on the TBR pile)
30. Tuesdays with Morrie (Mitch Albom)
31. Dune (Frank Herbert) (on the TBR pile)
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
33. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand) - no opinion
34. 1984 (Orwell) ( on the TBR pile)
35. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
36. The Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett) (on the TBR pile)
37. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay) (on the TBR pile)
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) (on the TBR pile)
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 - some of it...
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy) (on the TBR pile)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas) - no opinion
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck) (on the TBR pile)
50. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)
51. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver) (on the TBR pile)
52. A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens) - no opinion
53. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card) (on the TBR pile)
54. Great Expectations (Dickens) (my favourite Dickens so far)
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald) - no opinion
56. The Stone Angel (Margaret Laurence) (Tried to read and couldn't get into... might try again someday)
57. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Rowling)
58. The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough) (on the TBR pile)
59. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
60. The Time Traveller’s Wife (Audrew Niffenegger)
61. Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) - no opinion
62. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand) - no opinion
63. War and Peace (Tolstoy) (On the TBR pile)
64. Interview With The Vampire (Anne Rice)
65. Fifth Business (Robertson Davis) - no opinion
66. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
67. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller) - no opinion
69. Les Miserables (Hugo) - no opinion
70. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) - no opinion
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding)
72. Love in the Time of Cholera (Marquez) (on the TBR pile)
73. Shogun (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje) (on the TBR pile)
75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
76. The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay) (on the TBR pile)
77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
78. The World According to Garp (John Irving) - no opinion
79. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence) - maybe...
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) (on the TBR pile)
84. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind) - no opinion
85. Emma (Jane Austen) (on the TBR pile)
86. Watership Down(Richard Adams) (on the TBR pile)
87. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley) - no opinion
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) (on the TBR pile)
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) - no opinion

Not bad, I have read 46 of them! And a lot more are on my pile to enjoy at a later date.


  1. Hey, Kelly, you may want to re-do your count of books you've read from my list of 100 ... I was changing some of the titles even as you posted your comment. Thanks for visiting my blog.

  2. Who wrote this meme? How can we go from Joyce to Hinton to Dan Brown.

    It's Dan Brown!!! He should be in another list.... Not worthy of the rest of the great books on this meme.

    In happier non-"Dan Brown is a crime against fiction"

    you have read a lot of books :) YAY !

  3. May I ask why the aversion to Harry Potter? Just curious as people seem to either love or hate those books.

    You can definitely tell when a Canadian is doing this meme - a lot more CanFic authors are checked off as being read! How did you like Not Wanted on the Voyage? That is one of my favorite books.

  4. I just posted this list on my new book blog. I've read quite a few!


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