Sunday, February 28, 2016

56 Books You Should Read Before You Die

Books are what make us feel at home and loved no matter where we are in the world and there are so many out there that need to be read. Regardless of what you have already read or what you plan to read, I believe that there at least 56 books/series that should be read at some point in your life.

1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

2. Lord of the Rings by J. R. Tolkein

3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

4. The Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

5. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

6. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

7. Little Women by Louisa May Aloctt

8. The Complete Works of Shakespeare 

9. The Hobbit by J. R. Tolkein

10. Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

11. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

12. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

14. The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

15. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

16. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

17. Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne

18. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montomgery

19. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

20. The Iliad by Homer

21. The Odyssey by Homer

22. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

23. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

24. Dracula by Bram Stoker

25. Dante's Inferno

26. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White

27. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

28. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket 

29. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

30. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

31. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

32. The Fault in Our Stars by John Greene

33. The Giver by Lois Lowry

34. His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman

35. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

36. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 

37. Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan

38. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

39. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak 

40. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

41. Grimm's Fairytales

42. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

43. The Call of the Wild by Jack London

44. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

45. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

46. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

47. Night by Elie Weisel

48. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

49. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

50. Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

51. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

52. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

53. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

54. The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe

55. The Things They Carried by Tim O' Brian

56. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Books are the purest form of magic we have, but there is no denying that there are a few classics. Whatever book you decide to read, whether from this list or not, I hope you read it and enjoy the magic.