Reading is Fun!

Instructions: Look at the list and put an ‘x’ after those you have read.

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (x)
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien ( )
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte ( )
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling (x)
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee (x)
6 The Bible – ( )
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte (x)
8 1984 – George Orwell (x)
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman ( )
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens ( )
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott (x)
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy ()
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller ( )
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare ( )
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier ( )
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien (x)
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk ( )
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger (x)
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger ( )
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot ( )
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell ( )
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald (x)
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens ( )
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy ( )
25 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams ( )
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh ( )
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( )
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck ( )
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll ( )
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame ( )
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy ( )
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens ( )
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis ( )
34 Emma – Jane Austen ( )
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen ( )
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis ( )
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini – ( )
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres ( )
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden ( )
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne ( )
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell (x)
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown (x)
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez ( )
44 A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving ( )
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins ( )
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery (x)
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy ( )
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood ( )
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding (x)
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan ( )
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel ( )
52 Dune – Frank Herbert ( )
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons ( )
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen ( )
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth ( )
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon ( )
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens ( )
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley(x)
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon ( )
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez ( )
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck (x)
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov ( )
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt ( )
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold (x)
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas ( )
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac ( )
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy ( )
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding ( )
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie ( )
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville ( )
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens ( )
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker ( )
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett ( )
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson ( )
75 Ulysses – James Joyce ( )
76 The Inferno – Dante ( )
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome ( )
78 Germinal – Emile Zola ( )
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray ( )
80 Possession – AS Byatt ( )
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens ( )
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell ( )
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker ( )
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro ( )
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert ( )
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry ( )
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White (x)
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom ( )
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( )
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton ( )
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad (x)
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery (x)
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks ( )
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams ( )
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole ( )
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute ( )
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas ( )
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare (x)
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl ( )
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo ( )

20 out of 100. Well, shit. I guess I have a new book list here.

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