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message 1: by Cindy (last edited Apr 03, 2019 04:19PM) (new)

Cindy (cookiejarprincess) | 6 comments STAND ALONE NOVELS

☐ 1.— 1984 by George Orwell
☐ 2.—The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
☐ 3.—Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
☐ 4.— And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
☐ 5.—Another Country by James Baldwin
☐ 6.—Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
☐ 7.—Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
☐ 8.—The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
☐ 9.— The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
☐ 10.—The Call of the Wild by Jack London
✖ 11.—The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger {read Sep 6, 2008}
☐ 12.—Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
☐ 13.—The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah
☐ 14.—The Color Purple by Alice Walker
☐ 15.—A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
☐ 16.—The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
☐ 17.—Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
☐ 18.—The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
☐ 19.—Doña Barbara by Rómulo Gallegos
☐ 20.—Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
☐ 21.—Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
✖ 22.—The Godfather by Mario Puzo {read Jul 3, 2015}
✖ 23.—Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn {dnf Apr 1, 2013}
✖ 24.—Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell {read Jan 30, 2010}
☐ 25.—The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
☐ 26.—Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
☐ 27.—The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
☐ 28.—Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
☐ 29.—The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
☐ 30.—Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
✖ 31.— The Help by Kathryn Stockett {read Apr 2, 2019}
☐ 32.— The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead
☐ 33.—Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
✖ 34.—Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë {read Feb 13, 2011}
☐ 35.—The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
☐ 36.—The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
☐ 37.—Looking for Alaska by John Green
✖ 38.— The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold {read Jan 2003}
☐ 39.—The Martian by Andy Weir
☐ 40.—Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
☐ 41.—The Mind Invaders by Dave Hunt
☐ 42.—Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
☐ 43.—One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
☐ 44.—The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
☐ 45.—The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
☐ 46.—The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
☐ 47.—A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
☐ 48.— Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
☐ 49.—Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
☐ 50.—Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
☐ 51.—A Separate Peace by John Knowles
✖ 52.—The Shack by William Paul Young {read Apr 1, 2017}
☐ 53.— Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
☐ 54.— The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
✖ 55.—The Stand by Stephen King {read Jan 2002}
☐ 56.—The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
☐ 57.—Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon
☐ 58.—Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
☐ 59.—A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
☐ 60.—War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
☐ 61.—Watchers by Dean Koontz
☐ 62.—Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
☐ 63.—White Teeth by Zadie Smith
☐ 64.—Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë


message 2: by Cindy (last edited Apr 09, 2019 04:18PM) (new)

Cindy (cookiejarprincess) | 6 comments BOOK SERIES

1. The Adventures of Tom and Huck by Mark Twain
☐ #1—The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
✖ #2—The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn {read May 25, 2011}
☐ #3—Tom Sawyer Abroad
☐ #4—Tom Sawyer, Detective

2. The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe
☐ #1—Things Fall Apart
☐ #2—No Longer at Ease
☐ #3—Arrow of God

3. Alex Cross by James Patterson
☐ #1—Along Came a Spider
☐ #2—Kiss the Girls
☐ #3—Jack & Jill
☐ #4—Cat and Mouse
☐ #5—Pop Goes the Weasel
☐ #6—Roses are Red
☐ #7—Violets are Blue
☐ #8—Four Blind Mice
☐ #9—The Big Bad Wolf
☐ #10—London Bridges
☐ #11—Mary, Mary
☐ #12—Cross
☐ #13—Double Cross
☐ #14—Cross Country
☐ #15—Alex Cross's Trial
☐ #16—I, Alex Cross
☐ #17—Cross Fire
☐ #18—Kill Alex Cross
☐ #19—Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
☐ #20—Alex Cross, Run
☐ #21—Cross My Heart
☐ #22—Hope to Die
☐ #23—Cross Justice
☐ #24—Cross the Line
☐ #25—The People vs. Alex Cross
☐ #26—Target: Alex Cross

4. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
☐ #1—Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
☐ #2—Through the Looking Glass

5. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
✖ #1—Anne of Green Gables {read Feb 1, 2018}
☐ #2—Anne of Avonlea
☐ #3—Anne of the Island
☐ #4—Anne of Windy Poplars
☐ #5—Anne's House of Dreams
☐ #6—Anne of Ingleside
☐ #7—Rainbow Valley
☐ #8—Rilla of Ingleside
☐ #9—The Road to Yesterday

6. Brian's Saga by Gary Paulsen
☐ #1—Hatchet
☐ #2—The River
☐ #3—Brian's Winter
☐ #4—Brian's Return
☐ #5—Brian's Hunt

7. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
☐ #1—Catch-22
☐ #2—Closing Time

8. Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
☐ #1—The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
☐ #2—Prince Caspian
☐ #3—The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
☐ #4—The Silver Chair
☐ #5—The Horse and His Boy
☐ #6—The Magician's Nephew
☐ #7—The Last Battle

9. Darkness by Frank E. Peretti
☐ #1—This Present Darkness
☐ #2—Piercing the Darkness

10. Dollanganger by V.C. Andrews
✖ #1— Flowers in the Attic {read Sep 4, 2009}
✖ #2— Petals on the Wind {read Sep 9, 2009}
✖ #3— If There Be Thorns {read Sep 17, 2009}
✖ #4— Seeds of Yesterday {read Sep 20, 2009}
✖ #5— Garden of Shadows {read Sep 22, 2009}

11. Dune Chronicles by Frank Herbert
☐ #1—Dune
☐ #2—Dune Messiah
☐ #3—Children of Dune
☐ #4—God Emperor of Dune
☐ #5—Heretics of Dune
☐ #6—Chapterhouse: Dune
☐ #7—Hunters of Dune
☐ #8—Sandworms of Dune

12. Earth's Children by Jean M. Auel
☐ #1—The Clan of the Cave Bear
☐ #2—The Valley of Horses
☐ #3—The Mammoth Hunters
☐ #4—The Plains of Passage
☐ #5—The Shelters of Stone
☐ #6—The Land of Painted Caves

13. Fifty Shades by E.L. James
☐ #1—Fifty Shades of Grey
☐ #2—Fifty Shades Darker
☐ #3—Fifty Shades Freed

14. Foundation by Isaac Asimov
☐ #1—Foundation
☐ #2—Foundation and Empire
☐ #3—Second Foundation
☐ #4—Foundation's Edge
☐ #5—Foundation and Earth
☐ #6—Prelude to Foundation
☐ #7—Forward the Foundation

15. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
☐ #1—Gilead
☐ #2—Home
☐ #3—Lila

16. The Giver by Lois Lowry
✖ #1—The Giver {read Sep 1, 2014}
✖ #2—Gathering Blue {read Sep 2, 1014}
✖ #3—Messenger {read Sep 2, 2014}
✖ #4—Son {read Sep 3, 2014}

17. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
✖ #1—Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone {read Mar 28, 2019}
✖ #2—Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets {read Mar 29, 2019}
✖ #3—Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban {read Apr 2, 2019}
✖ #4—Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire {read Apr 4, 2019}
✖ #5—Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix {read Apr 7, 2019}
✖ #6—Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
✖ #7—Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

18. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
☐ #1—The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
☐ #2—The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
☐ #3—Life, the Universe and Everything
☐ #4—So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
☐ #5—Mostly Harmless

19. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
✖ #1—The Hunger Games {read Oct 19, 2017}
✖ #2—Catching Fire {read Jan 19, 2012}
✖ #3—Mockingjay {read Jan 21, 2012}

20. Jack Ryan Universe by Tom Clancy
☐ #1—Without Remorse
☐ #2—Patriot Games
☐ #3—Red Rabbit
☐ #4—The Hunt for Red October
☐ #5—The Cardinal of the Kremlin
☐ #6—Clear and Present Danger
☐ #7—The Sum of All Fears
☐ #8—Debt of Honor
☐ #9—Executive Orders
☐ #10—Rainbow Six
☐ #11—The Bear and the Dragon
☐ #12—The Teeth of the Tiger
☐ #13—Dead or Alive
☐ #14—Locked On
☐ #15—Threat Vector
☐ #16—Command Authority
☐ #17—Support and Defend
☐ #18—Full Force and Effect
☐ #19—Under Fire
☐ #20—Commander-in-Chief
☐ #21—Duty and Honor
☐ #22—True Faith and Allegiance
☐ #23—Point of Contact
☐ #24—Power and Empire

21. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
✖ #1—Jurassic Park {read Aug 26, 2018}
✖ #2—The Lost World {read Sep 1, 2018}

22. Kingsbridge by Ken Follett
☐ #1—The Pillars of the Earth
☐ #2—World Without End
☐ #3—A Column of Fire

23. Left Behind by Tim LaHaye
☐ #1—Left Behind
☐ #2—Tribulation Force
☐ #3—Nicolae
☐ #4—Soul Harvest: The World Takes Sides
☐ #5—Apollyon
☐ #6—Assassins
☐ #7—The Indwelling
☐ #8—The Mark
☐ #9—Desecration
☐ #10—The Remnant
☐ #11—Armageddon: The Cosmic Battle of the Ages
☐ #12—Glorious Appearing: The End of Days
☐ #13—Kingdom Come: The Final Victory

24. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
☐ #1—Little Women
☐ #2—Little Men
☐ #3—Jo's Boys

25. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
☐ #1— Lonesome Dove
☐ #2— Streets of Laredo
☐ #3— Dead Man's Walk
☐ #4— Comanche Moon

26. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
☐ #1—The Fellowship of the Ring
☐ #2—The Two Towers
☐ #3—The Return of the King

27. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
☐ #1—The Notebook
☐ #2—The Wedding

28. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
☐ #1—Outlander
☐ #2—Dragonfly in Amber
☐ #3—Voyager
☐ #4—Drums of Autumn
☐ #5—The Fiery Cross
☐ #6—A Breath of Snow and Ashes
☐ #7—An Echo in the Bone
☐ #8—Written in my Own Heart's Blood

29. Robert Langdon by Dan Brown
☐ #1—Angels & Demons
☐ #2—The Da Vinci Code
☐ #3—The Lost Symbol
☐ #4—Inferno
☐ #5—Origin

30. A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
✖ #1—A Game of Thrones {read Oct 1, 2012}
☐ #2—A Clash of Kings
☐ #3—A Storm of Swords
☐ #4—A Feast for Crows
☐ #5—A Dance with Dragons

31. Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
☐ #1—Tales of the City
☐ #2—More Tales of the City
☐ #3—Further Tales of the City
☐ #4—Babycakes
☐ #5—Significant Others
☐ #6—Sure of You
☐ #7—Michael Tolliver Lives
☐ #8—Mary Ann in Autumn
☐ #9—The Days of Anna Madrigal

32. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
✖ #1— To Kill A Mockingbird {read Dec 10, 2008}
☐ #2— Go Set a Watchman

33. Toni Morrison Trilogy by Toni Morrison
☐ #1—Beloved
☐ #2—Jazz
☐ #3—Paradise

34. Track by Jason Reynolds
☐ #1— Ghost
☐ #2— Patina
☐ #3— Sunny
☐ #4— Lu

35. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
✖ #1—Twilight {read Jun 8, 2010}
✖ #2—New Moon {read Jun 11, 2010}
✖ #3—Eclipse {read Jun 13, 2010}
✖ #4—Breaking Dawn {read Jun 16, 2010}

36. Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
☐ #1—The Eye of the World
☐ #2—The Great Hunt
☐ #3—The Dragon Reborn
☐ #4—The Shadow Rising
☐ #5—The Fires of Heaven
☐ #6—Lord of Chaos
☐ #7—A Crown of Swords
☐ #8—The Path of Daggers
☐ #9—Winter's Heart
☐ #10—Crossroads of Twilight
☐ #11—Knife of Dreams
☐ #12—The Gathering Storm
☐ #13—Towers of Midnight
☐ #14—A Memory of Light


message 3: by Cindy (last edited Apr 02, 2019 10:20AM) (new)

Cindy (cookiejarprincess) | 6 comments I've already read quite a few of these books, particularly in the series section. If I've read a book between 2008, when I first started tracking my reading, and now, I probably won't re-read it. But that's not an ironclad rule since I'm currently re-reading the Harry Potter series and The Help. I know I won't be reading the 50 Shades series as I did a DNF on the first book. I originally gave Gone Girl a DNF also but I do want to give that one another chance.


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Andrew (andyhuey) | 332 comments Mod
I, too, don't reread books often. The Harry Potter books are an exception. I started a reread of the series a few years ago, and got through to book 3 or 4 before stopping. I'll pick it up again at some point, when I need to read something familiar and comforting, and finish the rest.


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Cindy (cookiejarprincess) | 6 comments Andrew wrote: "I, too, don't reread books often. The Harry Potter books are an exception. I started a reread of the series a few years ago, and got through to book 3 or 4 before stopping. I'll pick it up again at..."

Yes! Familiar and comforting. That's exactly how I feel when I reread HP.


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