So Many Books, So Little Time

How to start off 2013? New Year’s Resolutions everyone knows you’ll never keep or a feeling of self-loathing as you shovel down even more Quality Streets left over from Christmas while promising that the diet would start tomorrow? I’ve vowed that in this New Year I will take part in a reading challenge, set by myself, to read over 100 or more classic books and decided that on the 1st of January, 2013 I would start and finish on the 31st of December. I would read all of them, cover to cover in that time while also posting reviews of them all each time I’d finish. Seemed easy enough. What could go wrong?

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19. The List: 2013 Books

~~These are the books I actually read this year :-)

The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
The Outsider by Albert Camus
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien
The Two Towers by J.R.R Tolkien
The Return of the King by J.R.R Tolkien
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend (not on the List)
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Colour Purple by Alice Walker
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie
Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K Rowling
The Casual Vacancy by J.K Rowling
Suite Française by Irene Nemirovsky
Junk by Melvin Burgess
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Children's Encyclopaedia by Arthur Mee
Magician's Nephew by C. S Lewis
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S Lewis
The Horse and His Boy by C. S Lewis
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis
The Silver Chair by C. S Lewis
The Last Battle by C. S Lewis
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
Divergent by Veronica Roth
About a Boy by Nick Hornby
Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee
The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
1984 by George Orwell
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
 Feral Youth by Polly Courtney
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
One Day by David Nicholls
The White Queen by Phillipa Gregory
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Heroes by Robert Cormier
The Shining by Stephen King
An Accidental Tragedy: The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots by Roderick Graham
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl
The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Down the Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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