The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien - Junior year of college (too late; I never really got into it & the whole thing was sort of a slog.)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - I'm ambivalent about this book but I feel like I should read it just, y'know, to do it.
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman - grad school
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams - Summer between freshman & sophomore years of college
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling - Junior year of college
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - summer 2014
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne - Oh god. No idea. Middle school?
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell - freshman year of high school, mostly under the desk in biology
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis - grad school
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë - just finished!
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller - summer 2014
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë - again...just never been able to muster the enthusiasm
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier - 9th grade, for school
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger - 2011ish I think?
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - 7th grade, for school
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling - junior year of college
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling - junior year of college
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling - junior year of college
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien - junior year of high school maybe?
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy - on the list!
Middlemarch by George Eliot - on the list!
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving - just a month or so ago
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck - 11th grade, for school
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - middle school, I think?
The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez early 2014?
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Dune by Frank Herbert - 2010?
Emma by Jane Austen
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Watership Down by Richard Adams - over Christmas 2013
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - 11th grade, for school
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Animal Farm by George Orwell - 9th grade, for school
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens - just last Christmas
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy - on the list!
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - 6th or 7th grade? Not sure.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck summer between 9th & 10th grade
The Stand by Stephen King
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - summer 2014
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
The BFG by Roald Dahl - elementary school, not sure
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell - 2nd or 3rd grade, I think?
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - earlier this summer
Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - 12th grade, for school
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
Mort by Terry Pratchett
The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
The Magus by John Fowles
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett - 2008?
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Perfume by Patrick Süskind
The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding - early 2014
The Secret History by Donna Tartt - 2005 or 2006 I think
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Ulysses by James Joyce
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Double Act by Jacqueline Wilson
The Twits by Roald Dahl
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
Holes by Louis Sachar
Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy - just a couple of months ago
Vicky Angel by Jacqueline Wilson
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - 9th grade, for school
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
Magician by Raymond E. Feist
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett - on the list!
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - been on the list for quite sometime actually...
Katherine by Anya Seton
Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Girls in Love by Jacqueline Wilson
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie - will read at some point for sure because Salman Rushdie
Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome - After reading Connie Willis's To Say Nothing of the Dog, I have to admit I'm curious.
Small Gods by Terry Pratchett - I started reading this in college & would like to go back & finish it!
The Beach by Alex Garland
Dracula by Bram Stoker - 2005. LOVE.
Point Blanc by Anthony Horowitz
The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ by Sue Townsend
The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - I seriously doubt I will ever read this one
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
The Dare Game by Jacqueline Wilson
Bad Girls by Jacqueline Wilson
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - this year!
Shōgun by James Clavell
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham - on the list!
Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski - 2008 or '09 I think?
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver - People keep recommending this to me so I suppose I should just read it.
Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov - A friend loves this one so I may give it a shot.
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood - In one sitting, junior year of college
Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl
Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
Girls in Tears by Jacqueline Wilson
Sleepovers by Jacqueline Wilson
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
It by Stephen King
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
The Green Mile by Stephen King
Papillon by Henri Charrière
Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
Skeleton Key by Anthony Horowitz
Soul Music by Terry Pratchett
Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett
The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Secrets by Jacqueline Wilson
The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey - this year!
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - 12th grade, for school
Kim by Rudyard Kipling - After Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Declare, I'm curious to read this one.
Cross Stitch by Diana Gabaldon
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville - Let's be real, it ain't happening.
River God by Wilbur Smith
Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
The World According to Garp by John Irving - on the list!
Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore
Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson
The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye
The Witches by Roald Dahl
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White - 4th grade maybe?
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - 12th grade, for school
They Used to Play on Grass by Terry Venables and Gordon Williams
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - on the list!
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco - 2007, I think?
Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
Dustbin Baby by Jacqueline Wilson
Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov - I'll admit I'm morbidly curious.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - meant to read this one last year & got sidetracked, so definitely on the list
The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay - on the list
Silas Marner by George Eliot
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis - DEF on the list
The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
Goosebumps by R. L. Stine
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera - on the list
Man and Boy by Tony Parsons
The Truth by Terry Pratchett
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett
The Once and Future King by T. H. White - on the list
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle - Oh god. 1st grade? Kindergarten? Lord knows.
Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews
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