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Nafiza Being an English Literature major means that I do a lot of reading so it's not too difficult to read fifty. But it's when I'm out of school and free to read as much as my heart desires (and free to choose the books I want to read) that I go a wee bit crazy. So far, these are the books I have read:

(I'm on a YA fix right now so...)
1. Masquerade - Melissa de la Cruz
2. Once a Witch - Carolyn MacCullough
3. Are These My Basoomers I see Before Me - Louise Rennison
4. Stop in the Name of Pants - Louise Rennison
5. The Spell Book of Listen Taylor - Jaclyn Moriarty
6. The Amaranth Enchantment - Julie Berry
7. Serendipity Market - Penny Blubaugh
8. The Devouring - Simon Holt
9. Walking Dead - C. E. Murphy
10. Magic in the Shadows - Devon Monk
11. Magic in the Blood - Devon Monk
12. Elysium and Other Stories - Pamela Stewart
13. In the Serpent's Coils - Tiffany Trent
14. Shiver - Maggie Stievater
15. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy*
16. Number the Stars - Lois Lowry*
17. Boy meets Boy - David Levithan*
18. Tisha - Robert Specht*
19. The Village in the Jungle - Leonard Woolf*
20. The Tale of the Unknown Island - Jose Saramago
21. Trooper Peter of Mashonaland - Olive Schreiner*
22. Untouchable - Mulk Raj Anand*
23. The Way of All Flesh - Samuel Butler*
24. Wondrous Strange - Lesley Livingston
25. Mark of the Demon - Diana Rowland
26. The Sugar Queen - Sarah Addison Allen
27. Garden Spells - Sarah Addison Allen
28. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad*
29. Persistence of Memory - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
30. Avalon High - Meg Cabot
31. Mefisto in Onyx - Harlan Ellison
32. Blue Bloods - Melissa de la Cruz
33. Her Fearful Symmetry - Audrey Niffenegger
34. Curse the Dawn - Karen Chance
35. Embrace the Night - Karen Chance
36. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl*
37. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll*
38. The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman*
39. The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman
40. The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman
41. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson*
42. Deadly Little Secrets - Laurie Faria Stolarz

* - read for class


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Nafiza 47. Jinx


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Donna | 1350 comments I loved this. What did you think?


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Nafiza Donna wrote: "I loved this. What did you think?"

I did too. It was so absorbing and so detailed. The ending was a bit unfinished and then I realized that it's part of a trilogy. Jasper Fforde is so original.


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Donna | 1350 comments I loved that the end was so dark and sad. No last minute heroics.
Now what does that say about me.....


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Nafiza Haha. Have you read Fforde's other series?


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Nafiza 52. Evermore


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Donna | 1350 comments Nafiza wrote: "Haha. Have you read Fforde's other series?"

Yes, the Thursday Next books, which were amazing. And I think I'll reread them this summer. It's been awhile.


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Nafiza Oo have fun. I liked his Nursery Crime stories.


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Nafiza 55. Tantalize


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Nafiza 56. Need


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