Monday, March 12, 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, tag you’re it. A friendly raspberry to Learn Me Good.

1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)-such a wonderfully written book.
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)
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 Philosopher’s Stone (Rowling)
17. Fall on Your Knees(Ann-Marie MacDonald)
18. The Stand (Stephen King)-incredible book though Salem's Lot is still my favorite.
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(Rowling)
20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
21. The Hobbit (Tolkien)-it all started here.
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)-I Still think that Jo married the wrong guy.
24. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)-started it and will not finish it.
25. Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)-had my towel during labor. Ford was right!!!
27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)-Oh, soooo dramatic!!!!
28. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)-I love the entire series but Prince Caspian is my favorite.
29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
30. Tuesdays with Morrie(Mitch Albom)
31. Dune (Frank Herbert)=my lord the movie was bad!!!!!
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
33. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)-someone shoot me if I ever try to read her again.
34. 1984 (Orwell)-still get it and Brave New World confused. 10th grade required reading.
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)-very silly in retrospect.
42. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
43. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)-guilty read.
44. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)--I bawled for days reading this book. I think it traumatized me.
45. Bible-honestly, I mostly look at the pictures in the family bible.
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)==Anyone read Teacher Man? Loved it.
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)-my family during the Depression.
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)--my hubby made me read it. No big deal, sorry.
54. Great Expectations (Dickens)--still haunted by the moldy wedding cake image.
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)-I don't get it. Oh, the poor, poor rich.
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)--Hellooooo Christian Right Republicans.
60. The Time Traveller’s Wife (Audrey 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)-read it in Espanol.. Boy I used to be smart. What happened? I think I might try this again in English.
67. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (Ann Brashares)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables (Hugo)--been avoiding this for years because my sister is tooo crazy about it. 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
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)-memories of reading this as a 13 year old floating on a tube tied to a tree at Lake Texoma. Why was my mother letting me read this?
79. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)
80. Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)-I LOVE THIS BOOK in a girlie voice.
81. Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley)
82. Of Mice And Men (Steinbeck)
83. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)-required 7th grade reading. Boy, my teacher loved Mystery Theater.
84. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)
85. Emma (Jane Austen)
86. Watership Down(Richard Adams)-Everybody who was anybody was reading this in high school. I didn't. Boy I am hard-headed.
87. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)=1984 anyone?
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)-this book helped me to leave my first husband.
94. The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd) This is a simple book but oh so sweet.
95. The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
96. The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)Ponyboy!!!!!!
97. White Oleander (Janet Fitch)
98. A Woman of Substance (Barbara Taylor Bradford)
99. The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)
100. Ulysses (James Joyce)--I can't stand James Joyce.
101. Jurassic Park-I thought Jeff Goldblum was cast perfectly for the movie.
102. Learn Me Good-of course.

1 comment:

Mister Teacher said...

Hey there! Thanks for including MY book as well! And if you have read Learn Me Good, I would love to have you post a review on Amazon and/or!
Thanks, and enjoy Spring Break!