Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Something About Me Reading List

Here are the books that I plan to read for this challenge. I have a feeling I may have bitten off more than I can chew, but we'll see how I do. Completed books are in blue, abandoned ones are in red.

  1. Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby (Athena)
  2. So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson (Vasilly, A Book in the Life, Sally)
  3. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Kristin)
  4. Oh My Goth by Gena Showalter (Stephanie)
  5. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (Wendy)
  6. The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler (Nattie)
  7. Sixpence House: lost in a town of books by Paul Collins (Nattie)
  8. Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth (Raidergirl13)
  9. Evening Class by Maeve Binchy (Raidergirl13)
  10. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (Christina)
  11. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (various lists)
  12. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory (Margo)
  13. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Soleil)
  14. Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan (Booklogged)
  15. Nantucket Nights by Elin Hilderbrand (LibraryLady)
  16. An Inconvenient Wife by Megan Chance (LibraryLady)
  17. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (SheReads)
  18. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (SheReads)
  19. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende (Valentina)
  20. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See (Juli)
  21. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (Faith)
  22. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (Kelly)
  23. 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (Historia)
  24. East of Eden by John Steinbeck (Vasilly)
  25. Marley and Me by John Grogan (Lynne)
To see reviews, please click on Something About Me Challenge under Labels on the right side, that'll bring up a list (if I have to try and link every one as I do it, it'll take me til next year to fiddle with it!).

Books from others' lists that I've already read (and many of them are ones that I loved - everyone has such good taste!):

  1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  2. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  3. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  4. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (well, some of them, anyway)
  5. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  6. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  7. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishigiro
  8. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  9. Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock
  10. Zel by Donna Jo Napoli
  11. The Red Tent by Anita Diamante
  12. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  13. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  14. Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block
  15. Chocolat by Joanne Harris
  16. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  17. Postsecret by Frank Warren
  18. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
  19. Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
  20. Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris
  21. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  22. Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  23. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  24. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
  25. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  26. Can You Keep A Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
  27. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
  28. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling
  29. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  30. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  31. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  32. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  33. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  34. No Coins, Please by Gordan Korman
  35. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
  36. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  37. Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov
  38. Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
  39. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  40. Anne of Windy Poplars by LM Montgomery
  41. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  42. Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
  43. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  44. The Borrowers by Mary Norton


maggie moran said...

You can do it! :D

tinylittlelibrarian said...

Thanks for the vote of confidence, Maggie! At least have a quite a few months for them.

raidergirl3 said...

wow, you're ambitious! I've read: 1,2,8,9,12,13,21,22 before
and I want to read: 3,4,5,6,11,18,20,23

I think we have the same reading taste. I like your list of read books too: Flowers in the Attic, Gordon Korman!! and too many more to mention.
Have fun.

valentina said...

wow, that's a long list! You've never read The never-ending story? Do it now!:)
ps:I like your blog, I've been looking for bloggers who like me love to read children/YA books.

tinylittlelibrarian said...

Valentina - no, I never have! I've always meant to, so I was glad that the challenge gave me a good reason to finally do it.

And thank you! I'm always happy to find children's/YA lit folks, too!