Friday, October 17, 2008

And the Book Worm in Me is Put to Shame

Ok, so it's Friday and while I'm still at work my mind is already at the bar/club pounding multiple drinks and dancing my stressed little ass off. I figured I'd use the remaining 50 minutes of my day efficiently. And post a blog (of course).

I know it's just a meme but it keeps me entertained and gives you something to read so it's kinda win-win. Kinda.

What you do is take the following list of books (the top 106 marked most often as "unread" by LibraryThing’s users). Bold the ones you've read, italicize the ones you started but couldn't finish, X the ones you really sort of hated, put an asterisk next to the ones you've read more than once, and underline (or in my case do this <--- to ) the ones on your own personal To Be Read list (because I'm dumb and couldn't figure out how to underline on this thing.)

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
Crime and punishment
Catch-22
One hundred years of solitude
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion
Life of Pi
The name of the rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick
Ulysses
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
Pride and Prejudice*
Jane Eyre
A Tale of Two Cities
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveller’s Wife
The Iliad
Emma*
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs Dalloway
Great Expectations
American Gods
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Atlas shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran: a memoir in books
Memoirs of a Geisha <-----
Middlesex
Quicksilver
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
The Canterbury tales
The Historian : a novel
A portrait of the artist as a young man
Love in the time of cholera <-----
Brave New World
The Fountainhead
Foucault’s pendulum
Middlemarch
Frankenstein
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dracula
A clockwork orange
Anansi boys
The once and future king
The grapes of wrath
The Poisonwood Bible
1984
Angels & demons*
The inferno
The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility*
The picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park
One flew over the cuckoo’s nest
To the lighthouse
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Oliver Twist
Gulliver’s travels
Les misérables
The corrections
The amazing adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time*
Dune
The prince
The sound and the fury
Angela’s ashes
The god of small things
A people’s history of the United States : 1492-present
Cryptonomicon
Neverwhere
A confederacy of dunces
A short history of nearly everything
Dubliners
The unbearable lightness of being <---
Beloved*
Slaughterhouse-five
The Scarlet Letter*
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
Cloud
Atlas
The Confusion
Lolita <---
Persuasion*
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Freakonomics : a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity’s Rainbow
The Hobbit
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences <---
White teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers

Well, that's all folks. A real post on Monday, promise. I'm off to get CRUNK!!!

2 comments:

~*G_Rockin*~ said...

Ok I am totally lame (or maybe lazy right now =P << )

But I do want to let you know that I share that passion of reading with you.

Last night, I started the new book by Bill O'Reilly called, "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity".

>> I have only had this book for a day and I can't put it down. It is really good and the guy in my opinion, is worth looking up.

Anyway I look forward to your blog on Monday!!

Share the details!
Have a good weekend :)
G~

Meaghan said...

Wanted to let you know about my Giveaway! I just opened an online coffee shop and to celebrate we are giving away a 1lb bag of coffee every Friday for the month of October!

To enter visit: www.getthebean.blogspot.com

If you want a chance to win $$ for the Cancer Charity of your choice for an entire year go to: www.gtbfightscancer.blogspot.com

Thanks so much!

Meaghan


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