Friday, July 13, 2007

Tiny Little Librarian's Picks

Ohhh, there are so many good ones! I may have bitten off more than I can chew, but here are the books that I plan to read (I may not manage 'em all, but I'll give it my best shot):

So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson (Vasilly, A Book in the Life, Sally)
Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby (Athena)
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Kristin)
Oh My Goth by Gena Showalter (Stephanie)
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (Wendy)
The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler (Nattie)
Sixpence House: lost in a town of books by Paul Collins (Nattie)
Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth (Raidergirl13)
Evening Class by Maeve Binchy (Raidergirl13)
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (Christina)
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (various lists)
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory (Margo)
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Soleil)
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan (Booklogged)
Nantucket Nights by Elin Hilderbrand (LibraryLady)
An Inconvenient Wife by Megan Chance (LibraryLady)
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (SheReads)
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (SheReads)
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende (Valentina)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See (Juli)
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (Faith)
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (Kelly)
84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (Historia)
East of Eden by John Steinbeck (Vasilly)
Marley and Me by John Grogan (Lynne)

Books I've already read (one in blue are ones I'd have put on my own About Me list if I'd had more slots!):

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (well, some of them, anyway)
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishigiro
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli
The Red Tent by Anita Diamante
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block
Chocolat by Joanne Harris
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Postsecret by Frank Warren
Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Can You Keep A Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
No Coins, Please by Gordan Korman
The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Anne of Windy Poplars by LM Montgomery
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
The Borrowers by Mary Norton


alisonwonderland said...

wow! what a list! good luck with it!

tinylittlelibrarian said...

I know...I might not make it, but I figure that I need reading material for the rest of the year, anyway. I'll just have to be careful not to get distracted by too many new, flashy books along the way. :)