Book List

Happy Reading!*

House of the Seven Gables

The Marble Faun

The Scarlet Letter

The Blithdale Romance

Oliver Twist

The Old Curiosity Shop

A Christmas Carol

A Tale of Two Cities

Hard Times

David Copperfield

Agnes Gray-Anne Bronte

Wuthering Heights – Bronte

Villette – Bronte

To Kill A Mockingbird

Lady Windermere’s Fan (Oscar Wilde)

1984 by George Orwell

A Room with a View ( E. M. Forester)

Catch 22

O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)

Death Comes for the Archbishop (Cather)

The Song of the Lark (Cather)

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Rebecca -Daphne Du Maurier

The Last of the Mohicans

Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk

Daisy Miller

Catcher in the Rye -JD Salinger

So Big

The Turn of the Screw  (Henry James)

Washington Square

Portrait of a Lady

Ethan Frome (Edith Warton)

The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide


The Iliad by Homer


Around the World in 80 Days

The Lost World

The Valley of Fear  (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

The Sign of Four

The Time Machine, Invisible Man, the War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

Captain Courageous

The Swiss Family Robinson

Gulliver’s Travels

The Suicide Club

Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)


Jude the Obscure

The Mayor of Casterbridge (Thomas Hardy)

Far From the Madding Crowd

Riders of the Purple Sage ( Zane Gray)

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini

Journey to the Center of the Earth (Jules Verne)

The Man who knew too Much  (G.K. Chesterson)

Passing (Neil Larson)

Green Mansions

The Haunted Hotel (Wilkie Collins)

Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)

The Romance of Tristin and Iseult

The Phantom of the Opera

The Mystery of the Yellow Room (Gaston Laurox)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

The Prince and the Pauper  (Mark Twain)

Swann’s Way

The Master of Ballantrae

10 Little Indians

Death on the Nile  (Agatha Christie)

4:50 From Paddington Station

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Moby Dick (Herman Mehlville)

The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexander Dumas)

The Three Musketeers

The Man in the Iron Mask

Footsteps at the Lock (Ronald A. Knox)

The Red House Mystery  (A. A. Milne)

Frankenstein (Mary Shelly)

The Beckoning Fair One (Oliver Onions)

Middlemarch – George Eliot

Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell

War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marque

A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving

The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Dune – Frank Herbert

Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons

A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon

Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

On The Road – Jack Kerouac

Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdi

Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson

Ulysses – James Joyce

The Inferno – Dante

Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

Germinal – Emile Zola

Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

Possession – AS Byatt

Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

The Color Purple – Alice Walker

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry

The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton

The Wasp Factory – Iain Bank

Watership Down – Richard Adams

A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole

A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

A Fair Maiden by Joyce Carol Oates

Goldengrove by Francine Prose

What was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn

Songs for the Missing by Stewart O’Nan

Disenchanted Princess by Julie Linker

Anything for Jane by Cheryl Mendelson

So Super Stylish by Rose Wilkins

Little Beauties by Kim Addonizzio

Mary of Bellingham by Anneke Cambell

The Trespass by Barbara Ewing

The Torn Skirt by Rebecca Godfrey

As Cool as I am by Pete Fromm

Matchstick Men by Eric Garcia

*I am not responsible for you becoming obsessed/scandalized with/by any of these books. This list is merely a compilation of books I have wanted to read or were recommended to me.


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