Book List - yumisushiii

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Book List


According to BBC, most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. So let's see how my reading habits stack up. ;) I got this from Aud btw.
Instructions: Look at the list and put an ‘X’ after those you have read. Tag your nerd friends. lol
  1.  Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen X
  2.  The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien X
  3.  Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  4.  Harry Potter series – JK Rowling X i read one book.
  5.  To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee X
  6.  The Bible – X finished twice.
  7.  Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte X
  8.  Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
  9.  His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  10.  Great Expectations – Charles DickensX
  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 – I attempted way back in high school; I can name a good 7 shakespeare books I've read. I don't think I went past that number since high school.
  15.  Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
  16.  The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien X
  17.  Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk
  18.  Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
  19.  The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger X
  20.  Middlemarch – George Eliot
  21.  Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
  22.  The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
  23.  Bleak House – Charles Dickens
  24.  War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  25.  The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  26.  Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky X one of the best books i've read in highschool
  27.  Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  28.  Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll X
  29.  The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  30.  Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy – I have this on my phone for like 2 years now but I still haven't read it.
  31.  David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  32.  Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis X
  33.  Emma – Jane Austen X My aunt gave me a hardbound copy of this in college and it'll be a waste if i didn't read it. So I forced myself to finish the entire book.
  34.  Persuasion – Jane Austen
  35.  The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis X
  36.  The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini X
  37.  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
  38.  Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden X
  39.  Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne – X I remember reading 3 winnie the pooh books when I was younger.
  40.  Animal Farm – George Orwell
  41.  The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown – I scanned a few pages then I gave up. lol.
  42.  One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  43.  A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
  44.  The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
  45.  Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery X
  46.  Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
  47.  The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  48.  Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  49.  Atonement – Ian McEwan
  50.  Life of Pi – Yann Martel X
  51.  Dune – Frank Herbert
  52.  Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
  53.  Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen X I had to coz I thought I was the only one who has not read this and I have serious FOMO at that time, so I read it.
  54.  A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
  55.  The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  56.  A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens X
  57.  Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
  58.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night – Mark Haddon X
  59.  Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  60.  Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck X even directed a school play (in high school) based on this story
  61.  Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  62.  The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  63.  The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold X
  64.  Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  65.  On The Road – Jack Kerouac
  66.  Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
  67.  Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
  68.  Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
  69.  Moby Dick – Herman Melville X
  70.  Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens X
  71.  Dracula – Bram Stoker
  72.  The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  73.  Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
  74.  Ulysses – James Joyce
  75.  The Inferno – Dante X
  76.  Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
  77.  Germinal – Emile Zola
  78.  Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
  79.  Possession – AS Byatt
  80.  A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens X
  81.  Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  82.  The Color Purple – Alice Walker
  83.  The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
  84.  Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
  85.  A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
  86.  Charlotte’s Web – I watched the movie. lol
  87.  The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom X
  88.  Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle X
  89.  The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
  90.  Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
  91.  The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery X
  92.  The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
  93.  Watership Down – Richard Adams
  94.  A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
  95.  A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  96.  The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
  97.  Hamlet – William Shakespeare X a senior in high school gave me a copy for my 15th birthday. lol
  98.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl X
  99.  Les Miserables – Victor Hugo X

Okay, 34/100. Not bad. How many were you able to cross out? I'll definitely read the rest before I turn 30 or 40. lol.


from my heart to yours,
Yumi

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