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BC Top 100 Book Meme - florafloraflora
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BC Top 100 Book Meme


bold = I've read it


  1. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (I think I've read this, but as I recall I was too young to enjoy it)

  2. Harry Potter Series, J. K. Rowling

  3. The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien

  4. The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

  5. Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden

  6. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

  7. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon

  8. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

  9. My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult

  10. The Hitchhiker's Guide..., Douglas Adams

  11. Life of Pi, Yann Martel

  12. The Stand, Stephen King

  13. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown

  14. 1984, George Orwell

  15. Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery

  16. The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis

  17. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood

  18. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë

  19. The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

  20. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

  21. The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien

  22. The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

  23. The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón

  24. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card

  25. The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom

  26. The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde

  27. A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving

  28. The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Alexander McCall Smith

  29. The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold

  30. Watership Down, Richard Adams

  31. Perfume, Patrick Süskind

  32. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides

  33. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman (I read the first book, but not the rest)

  34. Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier

  35. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

  36. Animal Farm, George Orwell

  37. Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff, Christopher Moore

  38. The Red Tent, Anita Diamant

  39. Persuasion, Jane Austen

  40. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

  41. Angels and Demons, Dan Brown

  42. Catch-22, Joseph Heller

  43. The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger

  44. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

  45. Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks

  46. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood

  47. Eragon, Christopher Paolini

  48. 100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez

  49. 84 Charing Cross Road, Helene Hanff

  50. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

  51. The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry

  52. Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman

  53. The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

  54. Dune, Frank Herbert

  55. A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry

  56. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

  57. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

  58. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier

  59. The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

  60. Discworld Series, Terry Pratchett

  61. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

  62. Stephanie Plum Series, Janet Evanovich (read the first one, haven't read the rest)

  63. The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

  64. The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck

  65. The Secret History, Donna Tartt

  66. To Say Nothing of the Dog, Connie Willis

  67. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

  68. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

  69. The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco

  70. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

  71. The Neverending Story, Michael Ende

  72. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

  73. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

  74. The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides

  75. A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snickett

  76. Atonement, Ian McEwan

  77. American Gods, Neil Gaiman

  78. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  79. Emma, Jane Austen

  80. Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice

  81. Little House Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder

  82. Possession, A. S. Byatt

  83. Lord of the Flies, William Golding

  84. Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

  85. Sabriel, Garth Nix

  86. Saturday, Ian McEwan

  87. Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut

  88. Stones from the River, Ursula Hegi

  89. The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank

  90. A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth

  91. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle

  92. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

  93. Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt

  94. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy (my dad tried to get me to read this over the summer when I was 12, but I couldn't quite finish it)

  95. Bleak House, Charles Dickens

  96. Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

  97. Doomsday Book, Connie Willis

  98. East of Eden, John Steinbeck

  99. Fingersmith, Sarah Waters

  100. I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

  101. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

  102. Outlander Series, Diana Gabaldon (read the first one, wish I hadn't)

  103. Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi

  104. Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett

  105. Small Island, Andrea Levy

  106. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

  107. Wicked, Gregory Maguire

  108. Winnie the Pooh, A. A. Milne

  109. The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro

  110. Tomorrow, When the War Began, John Marsden

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melydia From: melydia Date: April 18th, 2006 03:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
When I first saw this list, some of the serieses (like Harry Potter, Narnia, and HHGTTG) were listed both as individual books and as a whole series. Did you remove those and renumber it?

I've read 29 from the list (not counting 2 series of which I've only read the first book), and 4 others are sitting on my shelves at home.
florafloraflora From: florafloraflora Date: April 18th, 2006 03:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
I got the list from Sirannon, with the extra listings already removed.

If we can't count series of which we've only read the first book, then I have to knock 3 off my list :S
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