my ultimate reading list

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    HOLLYWOODHYPEposted 8 years ago

    EAST OF EDEN John Steinbeck
    WUTHERING HEIGHTS  Emily Bronte
    TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD  Harper Lee
    THE POWER OF ONE Bryce Courtney
    SHINDLER'S ARK  Thomas Kenealey
    THE CHANT OF JIMMY BLACK SMITH  Thomas Kenealey
    THE OUTSIDERS  S.E.Hinton
    RUMBLE FISH  S.E.Hinton
    THE KITE RUNNER  Kahled Hosseini
    EXODUS; MILA 18 and QBV11  Leon Uris
    THE DIARY OF ANN FRANK  Anne Frank
    TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN  John Marsden
    LETTERS FROM THE INSIDE  John Marsden
    THE GREAT GATSBY  F.Scott Fitzgerald
    THE PRINCE OF TIDES  Pat Conroy
    THE AGE OF INNOCENCE  Edith Wharton
    THE ROAD  Cormac Macarthy
    A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANEY  John Irving
    THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP  John Irving
    NINETEEN MINUTES  Jodi Piccoult
    THE PACT  Jodi Piccoult
    REBECCA  Daphne Du Maurier
    CARRIE  Stephen King
    SALEM'S LOT  Stephen King
    THE DARK TOWER NOVELS 1 -7 Stephen King
    THE WOMENS ROOM  Marilyn French
    THE BLEEDING HEART  Marilyn French
    THE PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK  James Mills
    THE HORSE WHISPERER  Nicholas Sparks
    THE TRAVELLER  John Twelve Hawks
    ONE FOR THE MONEY  Janet Evanovich
    THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY  C.J.Koch
    THE HARRY POTTER SERIES  J. K. Rowling


    These are my earth shakers.  What are yours ?
    - Barbra-Lee -

    1. lorlie6 profile image81
      lorlie6posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nice collection, Barbara!  I'd have to add The Grapes of Wrath and Hotel New Hampshire to your list, also Moby Dick! smile

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        Motown2Chitownposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Bear with a bit of repetition.  For that, I apologize.  But, they're classics for a reason, right? smile

        To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
        East of Eden - John Steinbeck
        Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
        Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
        Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
        An Old-Fashioned Girl - Louisa May Alcott
        Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
        The Green Mile - Stephen King
        Cannery Row - John Steinbeck
        The Long Loneliness - Dorothy Day
        Life of Christ - Fulton Sheen
        The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand
        Hearts in Atlantis - Stephen King
        Inheritance - Judith Michael
        The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
        An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser
        A Grief Observed - C.S. Lewis
        The Screwtape Letters - C.S. Lewis
        The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran
        Prisoner of Birth - Jeffrey Archer
        The Stand - Stephen King
        The Thorn Birds - Colleen McCollough
        Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
        The Complete Works of Emily Dickinson
        Hamlet - William Shakespeare
        Gift from the Sea - Anne Morrow Lindbergh


        That's mine.

  2. gulnazahmad profile image58
    gulnazahmadposted 8 years ago

    I will add
    Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
    A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    Tess by Thomas Hardy
    Emma by Jane Austen

  3. marguax profile image52
    marguaxposted 7 years ago

    Just a few off the top of my head:
    Everything is Illuminated By Jonathon Safran Foer
    Slaughterhouse Five By Kurt Vonnegut
    The World According to Garp By John Irving
    Fool by Christopher Moore
    Falls of Giants by Ken Follett
    Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
    The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
    Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
    Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett
    Jennifer Government by Max Barry
    The Guersney Literary and Potato Peel Society By Shaefer and Burrows

 
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