April 2011


Yes, I know that it is all wrong for my Year Nines, but  most of these are great. But who the hell is Jacqueline Wilson?

The Big Read: BBC Top 200

Book Read May read Owned
1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien Y Y
2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen Y Y
3. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman Y
4. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams Y Y
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling Y Y
6. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee Y Y
7. Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne Y Y
8. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell Y Y
9. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis Y Y
10. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë Y Y
11. Catch-22, Joseph Heller Y Y
12. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë Y Y
13. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks N Y
14. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier Y
15. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger Y Y
16. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame Y Y
17. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens Y Y
18. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott Y Y
19. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres Y
20. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy Y
21. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell Y
22. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling Y Y
23. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling Y Y
24. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling Y Y
25. The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien Y Y
26. Tess Of The D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy Y Y
27. Middlemarch, George Eliot Y Y
28. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving N Y
29. The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck Y
30. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll Y
31. The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson N
32. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez Y
33. The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett N
34. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens Y
35. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl Y
36. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson Y
37. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute Y Y
38. Persuasion, Jane Austen Y Y
39. Dune, Frank Herbert Y Y
40. Emma, Jane Austen Y Y
41. Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery N
42. Watership Down, Richard Adams Y Y
43. The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald Y Y
44. The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas Y
45. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh Y Y
46. Animal Farm, George Orwell Y Y
47. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens Y
48. Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy Y
49. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian Y
50. The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher N
51. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett Y
52. Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck Y Y
53. The Stand, Stephen King N
54. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy Y Y
55. A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth Y Y
56. The BFG, Roald Dahl Y Y
57. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome Y Y
58. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell Y
59. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer N Y
60. Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky N Y Y
61. Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman N
62. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden Y Y
63. A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens Y Y
64. The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough Y
65. Mort, Terry Pratchett N
66. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton N
67. The Magus, John Fowles N Y
68. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman Y Y
69. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett N
70. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding Y Y
71. Perfume, Patrick Süskind Y Y
72. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell N
73. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett N
74. Matilda, Roald Dahl Y N
75. Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding Y
76. The Secret History, Donna Tartt N
77. The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins Y
78. Ulysses, James Joyce Y Y
79. Bleak House, Charles Dickens Y Y
80. Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson N
81. The Twits, Roald Dahl N
82. I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith Y
83. Holes, Louis Sachar N
84. Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake Y Y
85. The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy Y Y
86. Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson N N
87. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley Y Y
88. Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons N Y
89. Magician, Raymond E Feist N
90. On The Road, Jack Kerouac Y
91. The Godfather, Mario Puzo Y
92. The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel Y Y
93. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett N Y
94. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho N Y Y
95. Katherine, Anya Seton N Y
96. Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer N
97. Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez Y
98. Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson N
99. The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot N
100. Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie N Y
101. Three Men In A Boat, Jerome K. Jerome Y
102. Small Gods, Terry Pratchett N Y
103. The Beach, Alex Garland N Y
104. Dracula, Bram Stoker Y Y Y
105. Point Blanc, Anthony Horowitz N
106. The Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens N Y
107. Stormbreaker, Anthony Horowitz N
108. The Wasp Factory, Iain Banks N Y
109. The Day Of The Jackal, Frederick Forsyth Y
110. The Illustrated Mum, Jacqueline Wilson N
111. Jude The Obscure, Thomas Hardy Y Y
112. The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, Sue Townsend Y N
113. The Cruel Sea, Nicholas Monsarrat Y Y
114. Les Misérables, Victor Hugo Y Y
115. The Mayor Of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy Y Y
116. The Dare Game, Jacqueline Wilson N
117. Bad Girls, Jacqueline Wilson N N
118. The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde N Y
119. Shogun, James Clavell Y Y
120. The Day Of The Triffids, John Wyndham Y Y
121. Lola Rose, Jacqueline Wilson N
122. Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray Y N
123. The Forsyte Saga, John Galsworthy Y
124. House Of Leaves, Mark Z. Danielewski N
125. The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver N Y
126. Reaper Man, Terry Pratchett N
127. Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging, Louise Rennison N
128. The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle Y
129. Possession, A. S. Byatt Y Y
130. The Master And Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov N N
131. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood Y N
132. Danny The Champion Of The World, Roald Dahl N
133. East Of Eden, John Steinbeck N Y N
134. George’s Marvellous Medicine, Roald Dahl N
135. Wyrd Sisters, Terry Pratchett N
136. The Color Purple, Alice Walker N Y
137. Hogfather, Terry Pratchett N Y
138. The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan Y N
139. Girls In Tears, Jacqueline Wilson N
140. Sleepovers, Jacqueline Wilson N
141. All Quiet On The Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque Y N
142. Behind The Scenes At The Museum, Kate Atkinson N
143. High Fidelity, Nick Hornby N Y
144. It, Stephen King N Y
145. James And The Giant Peach, Roald Dahl Y N
146. The Green Mile, Stephen King N
147. Papillon, Henri Charriere Y N
148. Men At Arms, Terry Pratchett N
149. Master And Commander, Patrick O’Brian Y Y
Skeleton Key, Anthony Horowitz Y
Soul Music, Terry Pratchett N
152. Thief Of Time, Terry Pratchett N
153. The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett N
154. Atonement, Ian McEwan Y
155. Secrets, Jacqueline Wilson N
156. The Silver Sword, Ian Serraillier Y N
157. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey Y N
158. Heart Of Darkness, Joseph Conrad Y Y
159. Kim, Rudyard Kipling Y
160. Cross Stitch, Diana Gabaldon N
161. Moby Dick, Herman Melville Y
162. River God, Wilbur Smith N
163. Sunset Song, Lewis Grassic Gibbon N
164. The Shipping News, Annie Proulx Y Y
165. The World According To Garp, John Irving N Y
166. Lorna Doone, R. D. Blackmore Y
167. Girls Out Late, Jacqueline Wilson N
168. The Far Pavilions, M. M. Kaye N
169. The Witches, Roald Dahl Y
170. Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White N Y
171. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley Y Y
172. They Used To Play On Grass, Terry Venables and Gordon Williams N
173. The Old Man And The Sea, Ernest Hemingway Y Y
174. The Name Of The Rose, Umberto Eco Y Y
175. Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder Y Y
176. Dustbin Baby, Jacqueline Wilson N N
177. Fantastic Mr Fox, Roald Dahl N
178. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov N Y
179. Jonathan Livingstone Seagull, Richard Bach Y N
180. The Little Prince, Antoine De Saint-Exupery Y
181. The Suitcase Kid, Jacqueline Wilson N
182. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens Y N
183. The Power Of One, Bryce Courtenay N
184. Silas Marner, George Eliot N Y
185. American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis N Y
186. The Diary Of A Nobody, George and Weedon Grossmith N Y
187. Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh N Y
188. Goosebumps, R. L. Stine N
189. Heidi, Johanna Spyri Y
190. Sons And Lovers, D. H. LawrenceLife of Lawrence Y Y
191. The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera N Y
192. Man And Boy, Tony Parsons N
193. The Truth, Terry Pratchett N
194. The War Of The Worlds, H. G. Wells Y
195. The Horse Whisperer, Nicholas Evans N
196. A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry N Y
197. Witches Abroad, Terry Pratchett N
198. The Once And Future King, T. H. White Y Y
199. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle Y Y
200. Flowers In The Attic, Virginia Andrews N

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