Over in the Book Memes and Quizzes community at LiveJournal.com, there is a list of 500 books that readers have compiled. That list is waaaay too long to post for this entry, for here’s the full list.

These are the ones out of that list that I’ve read. I’ll need to go through it again to compile a list of the ones that I want to read in the future.

5. Aesop – The Fables of Aesop
7. Louisa M. Alcott – Little Women
14. Hans Christian Anderson – Complete Fairy Tales and Stories
21. Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale
24. Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice
25. Jane Austen – Northanger Abbey
36. J.M. Barrie – Peter Pan
57. Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451
65. Charlotte Brontë – Jane Eyre
67. Emily Brontë – Wuthering Heights
77. John Bunyan – The Pilgrim’s Progress
79. Frances Hodgeson Burnett – The Secret Garden
80. Frances Hodgeson Burnett – A Little Princess
81. Jim Butcher – Storm Front (Dresden Files)
89. Orson Scott Card – Ender’s Game
91. Orson Scott Card – Enchantment
92. Lewis Carroll – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
97. Miguel De Cervantes – Don Quixote
124. Michael Crichton – The Andromeda Strain
130. Roald Dahl – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
134. Daniel Defoe – Robinson Crusoe
142. Charles Dickens – Hard Times
150. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – A Study in Scarlet
151. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
153. Alexandre Dumas – The Three Musketeers
178. F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby
198. Neil Gaiman – American Gods
199. Neil Gaiman – Stardust
208. Terry Goodkind – Wizard’s First Rule
217. Jakob Ludwig and Wilhelm Karl Grimm – Grimm’s Fairy Tales
223. Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
227. Thomas Hardy – Jude the Obscure
258. Brian Jaques – Redwall
281. Rudyard Kipling – The Jungle Books
295. Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird
296. Madeleine L’Engle – A Wrinkle In Time
302. C. S. Lewis – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
303. C. S. Lewis – The Screwtape Letters
306. Astrid Lindgren – Pippi Longstocking
331. Anne McCaffrey – The White Dragon
332. Anne McCaffrey – Dragonsinger
344. A. A. Milne – Winnie the Pooh
349. L.M. Montgomery – Anne of Green Gables
378. Eleanor H. Porter – Pollyanna
379. Terry Pratchett – Going Postal
380. Terry Pratchett – Good Omens (with neil Gaiman)
402. J. K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
416. Alice Sebold – The Lovely Bones
425. Mary Shelley – Frankenstein
438. John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men
450. Jonathan Swift – Gulliver’s Travels
460. J. R. R. Tolkein – The Hobbit
461. J. R. R. Tolkein – The Lord of the Rings (trilogy)
466. Mark Twain – Huckleberry Finn
476. Sarah Waters – Fingersmith
484. E. B. White – Charlotte’s Web
485. Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Grey
486. Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House in the Big Woods
492. Virginia Woolf – Mrs. Dalloway

 

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