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My 100

Favorite Reads:

In no particular order, subject to change without warning, cause or reason....

Definitely not a definitive list, just a list of books that I have read completely. There are far better books out there than some on this list, but I have not read them. There are far worse books out there that I have read and not included on this list. These are the ones that stuck with me the most:

1. Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett
2. Running With Scissors, by Augusten Burroughs
3. A Reliable Wife, by Robert Goolrick
4. Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
5. Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyle
6. A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens.
7. The Blacks: A Clown Show, by Jean Genet
8. Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis
9. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card
10. Dandelion Wine, by Ray Bradbury
11. Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevski.
12. Something Wicked this Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury
13. Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
14. Night, by Elie Wiesel
15. Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton
16. Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
17. Winter of Our Discontent, by John Steinbeck
18. The Poe Shadow, by Matthew Pearl
19. Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
20. Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen
21.Satanic Verses, by Salman Rushdie
22. Lullaby, by Chuck Palahniuk
23. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
24. People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks
25. Club Dumas, by Arturo Perez-Reverte
26. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain.
27. As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner.
28. Book of Illusions, by Paul Auster
29. Timbuktu, by Paul Auster
30. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
31. Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
32. The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
33. Timequake, by Kurt Vonnegut
34. Anthem, by Ayn Rand
35. Leviathan, by Paul Auster
35. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles
36. The Ghost Belonged to Me, by Richard Peck
37. The Golden Compass, by Phillip Pullman
38. James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl
39. I am the Messenger, by Markus Zusak
40. The Death of Vishnu, by Manil Suri
41. Hamlet, by Shakespeare
42. Macbeth, by Shakespeare
43. Our Town, by Thornton Wilder
44. Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen
45. The Crucible, by Arthur Miller
46. A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen
47. The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
48. Young Goodman Brown, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
49. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, by Mark Haddon.
50. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
51. The Lost World, by Arthur Conan Doyle
52. Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift
53. A Modest Proposal, by Jonathan Swift
54. Falling Man, by Don Delillo
55. Atonement, by Ian McEwan
56. And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie
57. Beowulf, translation by Seamus Heaney
58. Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
59. The Pit and the Pendulum, by Edgar Allen Poe
60. Confessions, by St. Augustine
61. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
62. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
63. The Stranger, by Camus.
64. The Bridge of San Luis Rey, by Thornton Wilder
65. Call of the Wild, by Jack London
66. The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
67. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck.
68. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck.
69. Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt.
70. Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll.
71. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding.
72. Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert
73. The Lord of the Rings trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkein.
74. Antigone, by Sophocles
75. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
76. Great Expectations, by Dickens.
77. A Christmas Carol, by Dickens.
78. Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie
79. The Pearl, by John Steinbeck
80. The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams
81. The Power of One, by Bryce Courntenay.
82. The Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer.
83. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain.
84. Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck
85. Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
86. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.
87. Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls.
88. Haunted, by Joyce Carol Oates
89. The Tell-Tale Heart, by Edgar Allen Poe
90. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston.
91. Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
92. The Doll, by Joyce Carol Oates
93. The White Cat, by Joyce Carol Oates
94. Keys to the Kingdom (series), by Garth Nix
95. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
96. The Minister's Black Veil, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
97. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
98. The Gold-Bug, by Edgar Allen Poe
99. The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle
100. Matilda, by Roald Dahl




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