PeterCJ (pryrt) wrote,
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Books-read meme

BOOK MEME! Copy & paste the list. Bold the ones you’ve read. Add four recent reads to the end.

(yoinked from psiphiorg's friends, since he hasn't yoinked it yet. specifically, I used steve_mollmann's copy of the list as the starting point)


The Seven Dials Mystery - Agatha Christie
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice
The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis - read whole series
The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Nature of Blood - Caryl Phillips
Dreams Underfoot - Charles de Lint
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
The Stupidest Angel - Christopher Moore
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
Fever Season (Merovingen Nights) - CJ Cherryh
Divine Rite (Merovingen Nights) - CJ Cherryh
Angel With a Sword (Merovingen Nights) - CJ Cherryh
The Bride Wore Black - Cornell Woolrich
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
Star Trek: Mere Anarchy, Book One: Things Fall Apart - Dayton Ward
Odd Thomas - Dean Koontz
The Secret History - Donna Tartt
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams - read whole series
Hey Nostradamus! - Douglas Coupland
Jpod - Douglas Coupland
Mount Dragon - Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules - Ed. David Sedaris
The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova
The Speed of Dark - Elizabeth Moon
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
Gone to the Dogs - Emily Carmichael
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald
Dune - Frank Herbert - along with all of Frank's sequels, and 5 of Brian's 6 prequels
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Ella Enchanted - Gail Carson Levine
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story - George Orwell
1984 - George Orwell
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
Settling Accounts: Return Engagement - Harry Turtledove
Atonement - Ian McEwan
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Book 1) - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2) - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4) - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter 5) - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6) - J.K. Rowling
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Manhattan Transfer - John Dos Passos
Marley and Me - John Grogan
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
Arthur & George - Julian Barnes
Star Wars: Republic Commando: Triple Zero - Karen Traviss
Star Trek: S.C.E. #66: Many Splendors - Keith R. A. DeCandido
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The Starslip Crisis Technical Manual - Kristofer Straub
Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
Staying Dead - Laura Anne Gilman
Hit Parade - Lawrence Block
Book the 11th: The Grim Grotto: The Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snicket - read whole series
Strangers in the Night - Linda Howard
White Lies - Linda Howard
Luck in the Shadows - Lynn Flewelling
The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
Dragonlance Chronicles, Book One: Dragons of Autumn Twilight - Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon - exceedingly strange
Spook - Mary Roach
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers - Mary Roach
State of Fear - Michael Crichton - it's in my queue, but I will be reading it soon
Star Trek: Mere Anarchy, Book Two: The Centre Cannot Hold - Mike Barr
The Unberable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
American Gods - Neil Gaiman
Anansi Boys - Neil Gaiman
The Neon Wilderness - Nelson Algren
Sabine's Notebook - Nick Bantock
Night Tales (v.1) - Nora Roberts
Reunion - Nora Roberts
Ender’s Game (The Ender Saga) - Orson Scott Card
City of Glass (graphic novel) - Paul Auster with Paul Karasik & David Mazzaucchelli
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
The Crucible, Book Three: The Crippled Angel - Sara Douglass
Yarn Harlot - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Cell - Stephen King
The Snow Fox - Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell - Susanne Clarke
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Good Omens - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
Rain in the Doorway - Thorne Smith
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
Four Ways to Forgiveness - Ursula K. Le Guin
Neuromancer - William Gibson
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
The Princess Bride - William Goldman - I've read all of the William G's in the list!
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Duty First: A year in the Life of West Point and the Making of American Leaders - Ed Ruggo

Adding:
Heaven's Reach (Uplift #6) - David Brin
The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
A Case of Need - Michael Crichton
Hood (King Raven #1) - Stephen R. Lawhead



'twas actually quite easy for me to do, since I keep a list of all my books, and my recent reads:
recent @ http://www.aracnet.com/~petercj/reading.html
collection @ http://www.aracnet.com/cgi-usr/petercj/Books/list?all=1

I ended up alphabetizing by first author's first name, and then by either title or series order. This way, it's easier to see groups by the same author, and figure out which books in a series are listed. (I know, I should've gone by last name, but the search-replace-sort was much easier by first.)

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PeterCJ
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