Friday, March 02, 2007

Book Meme

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.

1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)

2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)

3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

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)

19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(Rowling)

20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)

21. The Hobbit (Tolkien)

22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)

23. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)

24. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)

25. Life of Pi (Yann Martel)

26. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)

27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)

28. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)

29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)

30. Tuesdays with Morrie(Mitch Albom) Saw the TV Movie.

31. Dune (Frank Herbert)

32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)

33. Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)

34. 1984 (Orwell)

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)

42. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)

43. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)

44. The Five People You Meet In Heaven (Mitch Albom)

45. Bible -- from cover to cover, several times.

46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)

47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)

48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)

49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)

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)

54. Great Expectations (Dickens)

55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)

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)

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) Saw the movie.

65. Fifth Business (Robertson Davis)

66. One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

67. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (Ann Brashares)

68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

69. Les Miserables (Hugo)

70. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding) Saw the movie

72. Love in the Time of Cholera (Marquez)

73. Shogun (James Clavell)

74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)

75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Saw the movie

76. The Summer Tree (Guy Gavriel Kay)

77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith) Saw the movie

78. The World According To Garp (John Irving) and saw the movie

79. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)

80. Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White) saw the movie

81. Not Wanted On The Voyage (Timothy Findley)

82. Of Mice And Men (Steinbeck)

83. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)

84. Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)

85. Emma (Jane Austen)

86. Watership Down(Richard Adams)

87. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)

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)

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)

I think I counted 37 that I have read. I didn't italicize any of them because I don't want to read any of the ones I haven't already read. Except, maybe, Ulysses (James Joyce). I might read that one.

How did you do?

10 comments:

Queen of Dysfunction said...

Ulysses is heavy reading. You might want to warm up with Finnegan's Wake (no, I'm not joking). But you haven't read Kingsolver's Poisonwood Bible? That one is very, very, good.

Peggy said...

Gosh, I count 46 that I've read - holy smokes!

Just finished Time Traveler's Wife.
Reread Count of Monte Cristo recently. Bloody good!

Angela's Ashes is grim reading but worth the effort.

I think you'd like The Alchemist - its a short one. Really liked The Red Tent too.

I may reread some on this list.

Annie said...

You've read more from this list than I have and I consider myself an avid reader! Seeing lists like this reminds me of the wonderful diversity of literature available to us all. Everyone should be able to find something they feel right at home with in that list.

Hillbilly Mom said...

I'm a virtual illiterate with only 18 of these tomes under my belt. You almost got me on the tag thingy, but thank the Gummi Mary I had my fingers crossed when I clicked on your blog.

Cazzie!!! said...

I have read 19 of these here listed books. The one I wanted to read is The 5 People You Meet In Heaven. But I was left this comment after having said had any1 read it because I believe it is such a life changing book by all accounts.
"cazzie!!!: I read it, and it did not have that effect for me. It left me slightly depressed which is not how I want to be after readin what's meant to be a life-changing book! :-)"
So there you have it, it is up to me to decide what I want to do I guess,
I have read, and always purchase, all of the Bryce Courtenay Books.
My favourite book is, "The Power of Now", Eckhardt Tolle. Very positive book.

Newt said...

I've read 43 of them and many more on my to read list. And then a few I didn't recognize which is bad bacause now I HAVE to look them up and probably add a few to my already WAY to long list of books to read before I die. This of course also means I can't die till I'm around 1,000.

Sister--Three said...

1. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
2. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
3. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
4. Gone With The Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
8. Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
14. A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
15. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
20. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
22. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
23. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
27. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
28. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)
29. East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
30. Tuesdays with Morrie(Mitch Albom) Saw the TV Movie.
32. The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks
34. 1984 (Orwell)
35. The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley
38. I Know This Much is True(Wally Lamb)
39. The Red Tent (Anita Diamant)
41. The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean M. Auel)
45. Bible -- from cover to cover, several times.
46. Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
47. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
48. Angela’s Ashes (Frank McCourt)
49. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
50. She’s Come Undone (Wally Lamb)
52. A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
55. The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald)
58. The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
61. Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
63. War and Peace (Tolstoy)
68. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
69. Les Miserables (Hugo)
71. Bridget Jones’ Diary (Fielding) Saw the movie
73. Shogun (James Clavell)
74. The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
75. The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Saw the movie
77. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith) Saw the movie
78. The World According To Garp (John Irving) and saw the movie
80. Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White) saw the movie
82. Of Mice And Men (Steinbeck)
83. Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)
85. Emma (Jane Austen)
92. Lord of the Flies (Golding)
93. The Good Earth(Pearl S. Buck)
99. The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield)

Well, Betty these are the ones this Betty has read...I think..on a few I was not really positive. It is not very many of them.
Other Betty

Kell said...

I counted 36 that I've read, and I lost count of the ones I want to read. Some of them, I hadn't read that particular book, but I've read many from the same author. Guess that doesn't count, huh?

susan said...

I've read 48. There are a few which I think I've read, but I'm not sure so I didn't count them.

Now I need to go find out about the rest...although I don't think I'll be tackling War and Peace anytime soon.

patsy said...

if you have not read angelia's askes you should great book.