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01. Jon Krakauer - Under the banner of heaven
02. Sharon M. Draper - Tears of a tiger
03. David Benioff - City of thieves
04. Isaac Marion - Warm bodies
05. George R. R. Martin - A feast for crows (ASOIAF #4)
06. Robert Schneider - Schlafes Bruder (English title: Brother of Sleep)
07. Neil Gaiman - American Gods
08. Max Brooks - The zombie survival guide
09. Orson Scott Card - Ender's game
10. Ann Rule - The stranger beside me
11. Patrick Ness - The knife of never letting go (Chaos Walking #1)
12. Richelle Mead - Last sacrifice
13.
Stephanie Perkins - Anna and the French kiss

14. Patrick Ness - A monster calls
15. Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games
(re-read)
16. Victor Hugo - Les Misérables (English version)
17. Bill Bryson - Bill Bryson's African diary
18. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A study in scarlet
(Sherlock Holmes #1)
19. Birgit Vanderbeke - Alberta empfängt einen Liebhaber
20. William Shakespeare - Henry V
21. John Marsden - Tomorrow, when the war began(Tomorrow #1)
22. Lionel Shriver - We need to talk about Kevin
23. John Marsden - The dead of night (Tomorrow #2)
24. John Marsden - The third day, the frost (Tomorrow #3)
25. John Marsden - Darkness, be my friend (Tomorrow #4)
26. Seth Grahame-Smith - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
27. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - The sign of the four (Sherlock Holmes #2)
28. John Marsden - Burning for revenge (Tomorrow #5)
29. Marcel Reich-Ranicki - Mein Leben (English title: The author of himself)
30. John Marsden - The night is for hunting (Tomorrow #6)
31. Noel Streatfeild - Ballet shoes
32. John Marsden - The other side of dawn
(Tomorrow #7)
33. Steve Silverman - Einstein's refrigerator and other stories from the flip side of history
34. A. S. Byatt - Ragnarök: The end of the gods
35. John Baxter - The most beautiful walk in the world: A pedestrian in Paris
36. John Green - The fault in our stars
37. Joan Didion - Blue nights
38. Michael Crichton - Jurassic Park

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01: No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
02: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
03: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
04: Consider The Lobster by David Foster Wallace
05: Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
06: The Art Of Travel by Alain De Botton
07: The Beach by Alex Garland
08: I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
09: A Dead Man's Memoir (A Theatrical Novel) by Mikhail Bulgakov
10: I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak
11: Genesis by Bernard Beckett
12: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
13: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
14: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
15: The Long Walk by Stephen King
16: True Grit by Charles Portis
17: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
18: The Enemy by Charlie Higson
19: SVU: College Girls by Laurie John

20: Ice Man (confessions of a mafia contract killer) by Philip Carlo
21: Nightmare Hall: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh
22: Beach Party by R.L. Stine
23: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
24: Winter's Bone by
Daniel Woodrell
25: Zone One by Colson Whitehead
26: Post Mortem by Patricia Cornwell
27: Four Past Midnight by Stephen King
28: SVU: Love, Lies and Jessica Wakefield by Laurie John
29: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
30: Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer
31: Jaws by Peter Benchley

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^What did you think of Into the Wild? I think Krakauer idealized Chris McCandless a lot. It was a bit unnerving.

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1. Salman Rushdie, Luka and the Fire of Life
2. William Shakespeare, King Lear
3. William Shakespeare, A Winter’s Tale
4. Daniel Defoe, Moll Flanders
5. Jane Austen. Northanger Abbey
6. Harold Pinter, The Dumb Waitress
7. J. D. Salinger, Cather in the Rye
8. J. D. Salinger, Franny & Zooey
9. Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot
10. William Shakespeare, The Tempest
11. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles
12. Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman
13. George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren’s Profession
14. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
15. Charles Dickens, Bleak House
16. John Lyly, Gallathea
17. Nathanael West, The Day of the Locust
18. William Shakespeare, The Tempest (audiobook)
19. Mary Sidney, The Tragedy of Antonie
20. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
21. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
22. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Two Towers
23. Evelyn Waugh, A Handful of Dust
24. Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
25. Graham Greene, Brighton Rock
26. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
27. Elizabeth Cary, The Tragedy of Mariam
28. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline
29. Anthony Horowitz, The House of Silk
30. George Bernard Shaw, Saint Joan
31. James Shirley, A Bird in a Cage
32. Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
33. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
34. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
35. Aeschylus, Agamemnon
36. George Bernard Shaw, Heartbreak House
37. Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse 5
38. Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone
39. Katherine Mansfield, The Garden Party and Other Stories
40. George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah*
41. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
42. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus
43. Umberto Eco, The Prague Cemetery
44. Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
45. Brent Weeks, The Way of Shadows
46. Charles Dickens, Hard Times
47. George Bernard Shaw, Candida
48. Stephen Fry, Moab is my Washpot
49. Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles
50. Leo Tolstoy, Death of Ivan Ilyich
51. Euripides, Alcestis
52. George Orwell, 1984
53. H. G. Wells, The Time Machine
54. Terence Rattigan, The Deep Blue Sea
55. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
56. Ford Madox Ford, Parade’s End


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39. Michael Crichton - The lost world
40. Amy Thomas - Paris, my sweet: A year in the city of light (and dark chocolate)

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^What did you think of Into the Wild? I think Krakauer idealized Chris McCandless a lot. It was a bit unnerving.
I had no idea what to expect because beyond having a very vague idea of the story of Chris McCandless I didn't know what the book would be about or how it would be structured. I enjoyed it and it kept me captivated throughout but at times it seemed to drift off of the path a bit. I watched the movie this past weekend too and they really played up the story of Chris & his parents, which I found interesting because it was never harped on about as much in the book.

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1: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
2: Bossypants by Tina Fey
3: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
4: Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me by Javier Marias
5: Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
6: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
7: The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
8: Chicken With Plums by Marjane Satrapi
9: Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson
10: Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
11: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
12: On the Road by Jack Kerouac
13: The Bookie's Son by Andrew Goldstein

14: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
15: Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen
16: The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
17: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
18: In the Woods by Tana French
19: You've Got to Read This edited by Ron Hansen and Jim Shepard

I enjoyed The Night Circus, I think I would recommend it... definitely transported me and made me wish that a place like that actually existed...

I've decided to give Tana French another chance... I had read In the Woods a few years ago (I think) when it first came out and was being raved about but I think I was frustrated by the ending which made me ultimately kind of not like it... going to see if I can get past that this time as I had bought her next book a while back and the subsequent books in the series she's written are still getting great reviews.

We'll see how it goes.. I think I'm drawn back in, but who knows if that will last.

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I've decided to give Tana French another chance... I had read In the Woods a few years ago (I think) when it first came out and was being raved about but I think I was frustrated by the ending which made me ultimately kind of not like it... going to see if I can get past that this time as I had bought her next book a while back and the subsequent books in the series she's written are still getting great reviews.

We'll see how it goes.. I think I'm drawn back in, but who knows if that will last.
I know what you mean, I felt the same. It was such a frustrating book that I'll never read it again. I much rather re-read The Secret History.

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^^I actually didn't like The Secret History either

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^ lol what a bummer! I'm not into re-reading to tell the truth, I prefer waiting like decades before I re-read something.

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^^I agree... it's pretty rare for me to reread something unless it's part of a series and it's been a while between books and I want to refresh my memory before jumping in again

I probably read In the Woods 4 years ago or so...? So, maybe long enough to have forgotten most of the plot points... though I am getting some vague inklings that I know what's going on.

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1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
2. Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
3. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
4. Let the Great World Spin - Colum McCann
5. The Paris Wife - Paula McLain
6. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
7. Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy
8. The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
9. Child of God - Cormac McCarthy
10. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
11. How to Do Things with Words - John Langshaw Austin
12. The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides
13. The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls
14. I am the Messenger - Markus Zusak
15. The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky
17. The Stranger - Albert Camus
18. Something Happened - Joseph Heller
19. Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
20. A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway
21. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
22. Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh


Currently reading:
23. Lie Down in Darkness - William Styron
24. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner


I love Lie Down in Darkness, but because of reading the e-book version of it, I don't have time to finish it .

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1)The Vampire Diaries: The Return, Shadow Souls by L. J. Smith
2)La tete du chat by Βασίλης Αλεξάκης
3)The shadow of August by Sue Welford
4)The Runaways by Kristin Butcher
5)Gossip Girl: You know You Love me by Cecily von Ziegesar
6)The Vampire Diaries: The Return, Midnight by L. J. Smith
7)Gossip Girl: All I want is Everything by Cecily von Ziegesar
8)Desert Flower by Waris Dirie Cathleen Miller
9)The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
10)Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
11)Mockinjay by Suzanne Collins
12)The Clique by Lisi Harrison
13)Extras by Scott Westerfeld
14)Η ελπίδα πεθαίνει πάντα τελευταία by Ελπίδα Ισμαήλ
15)Fallen: Passion by Lauren Kate
16)Η γυναίκα στους μακρινούς πολιτισμούς by Θεόδωρος Καρζής
17)Vamire Academy: Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead
18)The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries, Origins based on the novels by L.J. Smith
19)The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries, Bloodlust based on the novels by L.J. Smith
20)Μαμά 2 και ο μπαμπάς στον κόσμο του! by Κατερίνα Μανανεδάκη
21)Θράσος by Τατιάνα Αβέρωφ
22)Skins: The Novel by Ali Cronin
23)Η ψίχα εκείνου του καλοκαιριού by Ισίδωρος Ζούργος
24)Γιατί σκότωσα την καλύτερή μου φίλη by Αμάντα Μιχαλοπούλου
25)Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar
26)Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
27)Blue Bloods: Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz
28)If I stay by Gayle Forman
29)The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
30)The Girl who Played with Fire by Steig Larsson
31)The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Stieg Larsson
32)Hjartans Frojd by Per Nilsson
33)Forever... by Judy Blume
34)Paradise End by Elizabeth Laird
35) Η χαμένη σφραγίδα του αυτοκράτορα Ιουστινιανού by Θοδωρής Παπαθεοδώρου
36)Blue Bloods: Revelations by Melissa de la Cruz
37)The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries, The Craving based on the novels by L.J. Smith
38)The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries, The Ripper based on the novels by L.J. Smith
39)Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
40)The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell
41)Beastly by Alex Flinn
42)Vamire Academy: Last Sicrifice by Richelle Mead
43)Summer and the City by Candace Bushnell
44)The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
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^^I agree... it's pretty rare for me to reread something unless it's part of a series and it's been a while between books and I want to refresh my memory before jumping in again

I probably read In the Woods 4 years ago or so...? So, maybe long enough to have forgotten most of the plot points... though I am getting some vague inklings that I know what's going on.
Yeah, same here. I can only do the multiple watch thing with movies. I think the only book I have re-read is Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

01.Never Let Me Go-Kazuo Ishiguro
02. The Virgin Suicides-Jeffrey Eugenides
03. The Great Gastby-F. Scott Fitzgerald
04. Bed of Roses- Nora Roberts
05. Affaire Royale- Nora Roberts
06. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy- John Le Carré
07. The Pillars of the Earth- Ken Follet
08. One Hundred Years of Solitude- Gabriel García Márquez
09. A Farewell to Arms- Ernest Hemingway
10. Silver Girl-Elin Hilderbrand
11. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button(short story)- F. Scott Fitzgerald
12. Madame Bovary- Gustave Flaubert
13. The Fallen- Thomas E. Sniegoski
14. Leviathan-Thomas E. Sniegoski
15. Blue Bloods-Melissa De La Cruz
16. Rising Tides-Nora Roberts
17. A Study in Scarlet- Arthur Conan Doyle
18. A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales-Jonathan Nield
19. The Red Queen- Philippa Gregory
20. This Side of Paradise- F. Scott Fitzgerald
21. The Importance of being Earnest- Oscar Wilde
22. The Princess Bride- William Goldman
23. Tomorrow, When the War Began- John Marsden
24. 1984- George Orwell
25. El Siglo de las Luces-Alejo Carpentier
26. The Time Machine- H.G. Wells
27. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo-Stieg Larsson
28. The Dead of Night(Tomorrow #2)- John Marsden
29. A Killing Frost(Tomorrow #3)-John Marsden
30. Soulless-Gail Carriger
31. The Ice Princess-Camilla Läckberg
32. Norwegian Wood-Haruki Murakami
33. Witch & Wizard: The Gift-James Patterson
34. Darkness,Be My Friend(Tomorrow #4)-John Marsden
35. Rick Dad,Poor Dad-Robert Kiyosaki
36. The Shadow of the Wind-Carlos Ruiz Zafón
37. Daughter of Smoke and Bone-Laini Taylor
38. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-L. Frank Baum
39. Of Love and Other Demons-Gabriel García Márquez
40. Little Women-Louisa May Alcott

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1. The Magus by John Fowles
2. Atonement by Ian McEwan
3. Ciuleandra by Liviu Rebreanu
4. Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez
5. Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin
6. Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
7. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
8. The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho
9. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
10. Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
11. Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac
12. Short stories by Gabriel García Márquez
13. Mantissa by John Fowles
14. The Red and the Black by Stendhal
15. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
16. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
17. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
18. A Stolen Life by Jaycee Lee Dugard
19. Two kisses for Maddy by Matt Logelin
20. Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneris
21. If Only It Were True by Marc Levy
22. The Selection by Kiera Cass
23. I've Got Your Number - Sophie Kinsella
24. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

25. Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) by Sarah Mlynowski - loved it, an intertaining and funny book mostly for teens but with great plot.
26. They shoot horses, don't they? by Horace McCoy - its worth reading but I've expected something more.
27. Saving June by Hannah Harrington- also, a great road trip book mostly for teens but it had some nice moments.


Currently Reading:
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

I didn't read much last month though I started reading No and Me by Delphine de Vigan, The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth and Handful of Stardust by Yvonne Whittal but I finshed none of them.

P.S. Are you guys on goodreads? I need some friends there to follow because I have no idea what else to read and it seems like I can't find anything interesting. (even though i have like 1000 books in my to read list)
Here's my profile:
http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/10081000-anna-n

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