I am always looking to add to my to-read list, so please send *recommendations my way. All links go to my review on

*2018 Challenge: This year I challenged myself to only read classics or book-group books, but my master list is for all kinds of books.

Books I want to read, the MASTER LIST:

  1. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  2. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  3. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  6. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  7. The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho
  8. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  9. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  10. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  11. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  12. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  13. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  14. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  15. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  16. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  17. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  18. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  19. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  20. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  21. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  22. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  23. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  24. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  25. Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes
  26. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  27. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
  28. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  29. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  30. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  31. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  32. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  33. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  34. 1984 by George Orwell
  35. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  36. Far From the Maddening Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  37. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  38. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  39. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  40. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  41. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  42. Ulysses by James Joyce
  43. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  44. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  45. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  46. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  47. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  48. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  49. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  50. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  51. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  52. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  53. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  54. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  55. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  56. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  57. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  58. Grimm’s Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm
  59. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  60. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  61. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  62. Night by Elie Wiesel
  63. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  64. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  65. Go Tell it On the Mountain by James Baldwin
  66. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  67. The Iliad by Homer
  68. The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor
  69. The Republic by Plato
  70. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  71. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  72. Antigone by Sophocles
  73. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
  74. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
  75. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  76. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  77. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  78. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  79. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  80. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  81. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
  82. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  83. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
  84. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  85. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  86. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  87. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  88. The Hunger Games (series) by Suzanne Collins
  89. Harry Potter (series) by J. K. Rowling
  90. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  91. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  92. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  93. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  94. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou


  1. E. E. Cummings
  2. W. B. Yeats