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message 1: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11973 comments Mod
Books that encourage thought

http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/26...

What have you read?


message 2: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11973 comments Mod
1. 1984
2. Pride and Prejudice
3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
4. The Great Gatsby
5. Romeo and Juliet
6. Jane Eyre
7. The Kite Runner
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
9. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
10. Wuthering Heights
11. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
12. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
13. Of Mice and Men
14. Brave New World
15. The Book Thief
16. The Picture of Dorian Gray
17. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
18. The Cat in the Hat
19. Les Misérables
20. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
21. The Color Purple
22. A Christmas Carol
23. A Thousand Splendid Suns
24. Twilight (Twilight, #1)
25. The Time Traveler's Wife
26. The Help
27. The Handmaid's Tale
28. Frankenstein
29. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
30. Great Expectations
31. Dracula
32. Matilda
33. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
34. Alice in Wonderland
35. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
36. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
37. The Bell Jar
38. A Midsummer Night's Dream
39. The Canterbury Tales (currently reading)
40. Heart of Darkness
41. Interview With The Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
42. The Fault in Our Stars
43. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
44. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
45. Atonement
46. The Time Machine
47. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
48. Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
49. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
50. Eclipse (Twilight, #3)


message 3: by Leslie (new)

Leslie | 15985 comments Quite a lot of these! I only looked at the first few pages...

1. To Kill a Mockingbird
2. 1984
3. Pride and Prejudice
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
5. The Diary of a Young Girl
6. Animal Farm
7. The Hobbit
8. The Little Prince
9. The Great Gatsby
10. Jane Eyre
11. The Chronicles of Narnia
12. The Lord of the Flies
13. The Lord of the Rings
14. Fahrenheit 451
15. Green Eggs and Ham
16. Charlotte's Web
17. The Kite Runner
18. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
19. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
20. Little Women
21. Wuthering Heights
22. The Hunger Games
23. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
24. Of Mice and Men
25. Gone With the Wind
26. Brave New World
27. Hamlet
28. The Picture of Dorian Gray
29. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
30. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
31. The Cat in the Hat
32. Les Miserables
33. Romeo and Juliet
34. The Odyssey
35. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
36. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
37. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (included in #11)
38. The Secret Garden
39. The Color Purple
40. Where the Wild Things Are
41. The Grapes of Wrath
42. The Alchemist
43. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
44. Winnie-the-Pooh
45. Anne of Green Gables
46. A Tale of Two Cities
47. One Hundred Years of Solitude
48. A Christmas Carol
49. A Thousand Splendid Suns
50. Catch-22
51. Flowers for Algernon
52. Anna Karenina
53. Life of Pi
54. Slaughterhouse-Five
55. Twilight
56. The Time Traveler's Wife
57. The Count of Monte Cristo
58. The Fellowship of the Ring (included in #13)
59. The Old Man and the Sea
60. The Help
61. Macbeth
62. Siddhartha
63. Lolita
64. The Handmaid's Tale
65. The Little House series
66. Frankenstein
67. Metamorphosis
68. Uncle Tom's Cabin
69. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (end of top 100)

70. Great Expectations
71. The Da Vinci Code
72. Dracula
73. The Tell-tale Heart and Other Stories
74. Sense and Sensibility
75. The Iliad
76. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
77. The Velveteen Rabbit
78. The Harry Potter boxed set
79. The Princess Bride
80. The Lovely Bones
81. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
82. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
83. Watership Down
84. Alice in Wonderland (included in #19)
85. Rebecca
86. The Wizard of Oz
87. Catching Fire
88. The Return of the King (included in #13)
89. Dune
90. The Call of the Wild
91. Water for Elephants
92. The Name of the Rose
93. The Three Musketeers
94. Persuasion
95. The Two Towers (included in #13)
96. Canterbury Tales (some, not all)
97. Eat, Pray, Love
98. Jonathan Livingstone Seagull
99. The Crucible
100. Heart of Darkness
101. The Gift of the Magi
102. Interview with the Vampire
103. The Golden Compass
104. Roots
105. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
106. Walden
107. Pillars of the Earth
108. Oliver Twist
109. Gulliver's Travels
110. Love in the Time of Cholera
111. The Glass Castle
112. The Game of Thrones
113. Go Ask Alice
114. And Then There Were None
115. Stranger in a Strange Land
116. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (DNF)
117. Candide
118. Robinson Crusoe
119. Leaves of Grass
120. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
121. The Sun Also Rises
122. The Time Machine
123. The Trial (end of page 2 of 92!)


message 4: by LauraT (new)

LauraT (laurata) | 13416 comments Mod
1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. 1984 by George Orwell
3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
5. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
6. Animal Farm by George Orwell
7. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
8. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
9. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
10. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
11. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
12. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
13. The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia #1-7) by C.S. Lewis
14. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
15. The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
16. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
17. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
18. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
19. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
20. The Giver (The Giver Quartet, #1) by Lois Lowry
21. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling
22. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
23. Little Women (Little Women, #1) by Louisa May Alcott
24. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
25. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
26. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
27. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
28. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
29. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
30. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
31. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1) by Douglas Adams
32. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling
33. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
34. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling
35. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
36. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
37. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling
38. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
39. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2) by C.S. Lewis
40. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
41. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
42. Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1) by L.M. Montgomery
43. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
44. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí¬a Márquez
45. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
46. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
47. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
48. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
49. Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer
50. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
51. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
52. The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
53. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
54. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
55. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
56. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
57. The Little House Collection (Little House, #1-9) by Laura Ingalls Wilder Goingt through it
58. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
59. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
60. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
61. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
62. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
63. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
64. The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1) by Pearl S. Buck
65. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville
66. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
67. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling
68. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
69. The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2) by Dan Brown
70. Dracula by Bram Stoker
71. The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan Poe
72. Matilda by Roald Dahl
73. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
74. The Iliad by Homer
75. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
76. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
77. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
78. Harry Potter Boxset (Harry Potter, #1-7) by J.K. Rowling
79. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
80.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1) by Roald Dahl
81. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
82. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
83. Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt #1) by Frank McCourt
84. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
85. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
86. The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
87. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
88. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri Bits and peaces actually!
89. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
90. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
91. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
92. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
93. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
94. Persuasion by Jane Austen
95. The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2) by J.R.R. Tolkien
96. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
97. Animal Farm & 1984 by George Orwell
98. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
99. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
100. The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman
101. The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
102. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
103. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
104. The Pillars of the Earth (The Pillars of the Earth, #1) by Ken Follett
105. The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
106. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
107. A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin
108. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
109. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
110. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson
111. Candide by Voltaire
112. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
113. Atonement by Ian McEwan
114. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
115. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
116. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
117. The Trial by Franz Kafka
Same as Leslie: stopped at 200 books, page 2!!!!


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