Saturday, November 23, 2013

Top 66 Books About Families

Half Price Books comprised a list of 66 books about families. I love books about families, so I was excited to find this list! Like the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list as I randomly read these books I'll mark it off this list. I'd like to read all of them, but no guarantees! I'm not actively pursuing the list, but I'd like to keep track of the ones I read off of it. I've already read some of them, so I have a head start and most of these are on my to-read wishlist so I think I'll eventually have them all read.

Progress: 10/66
  1. Geek Love by Katherine Dunn. Review. 1 out of 5 stars.
  2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Review. 2 out of 5 stars.
  3. Helter Skelter: The Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi -Own-
  4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen -Own-
  5. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
  6. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews. Review. 5 out of 5 stars.
  7. East of Eden by John Steinbeck -Own-
  8. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson 
  9. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Review. 4 out of 5 stars.
  10. Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
  11. Queen's Own by Mercedes Lackey
  12. The Thornbirds by Colleen McCullough -Own-
  13. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
  14. The Liars' Club by Mary Karr
  15. Tilt by Elizabeth Burns
  16. Ten Kids No Pets by Ann M. Martin
  17. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
  18. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  19. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger 2 out of 5 stars.
  20. Julie of The Wolves by Jean Craighead George
  21. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery -Own-
  22. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Review. 5 out of 5 stars.
  23. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn -Own-
  24. Freedom by Johnathan Franzen
  25. Ordinary People by Judith Guest
  26. The Yearling by Marjorie Rawlings
  27. Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
  28. Salvage The Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  29. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez -Own-
  30. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens -Own-
  31. Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Clearly
  32. The Other by Thomas Tryon
  33. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Review. 5 out of 5 stars.
  34. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  35. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  36. All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
  37. The Watsons Go To Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis. Review. 4 out of 5 stars.
  38. Danny, The Champion of The World by Roald Dahl
  39. The Believers by Zoe Heller
  40. This is Where I Leave You by Johnathan Tropper
  41. Don't Let's Go To The Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
  42. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  43. Lookaway, Lookaway by Wilton Barnhardy
  44. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  45. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling (in progress)
  46. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton -Own-
  47. The Little House on The Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  48. Awkward Family Photos by Mike Bender
  49. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
  50. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee -Own-
  51. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  52. Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
  53. Family: The Ties That Bind... and Gag! by Erma Bombeck
  54. The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg  Review: 5 out 5 stars.
  55. The Enchanted Book by Jan Brett
  56. Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill
  57. The Borrowers by Mary Norton
  58. Life Among The Savages by Shirley Jackson
  59. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  60. Sounder by William H. Armstrong
  61. Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut -Own-
  62. Light Years by James Salter
  63. Father and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
  64. Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler
  65. One For The Money by Janet Evanovich. Review. 5 out of 5 stars.
  66. The Godfather by Mario Puzo

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