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100 Books Everyone Should Read

Goodreads is an American social cataloging website and a subsidiary of Amazon that allows individuals to search its database of books, annotations, quotes, and reviews. Users can sign up and register books to generate library catalogs and reading lists. The following is a list of books voted by Goodreads users as the “100 Books To Read Before You die”.

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To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
1984 George Orwell
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone J.K. Rowling
The Lord of the Rings (1-3) J.R.R. Tolkien
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White
The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien
Little Women Louisa May Alcott
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte
Animal Farm George Orwell
Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell
The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
The Book Thief Markus Zusak
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins
The Help Kathryn Stockett
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wadrobe C.S. Lewis
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
The Lord of the Flies William Golding
The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
Night Elie Wiesel
Hamlet William Shakespeare
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L’Engle
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowling
The Giver Lois Lowry
The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood
Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
The Fault in Our Stars John Green
Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
Macbeth William Shakespeare
The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larrson
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
The Holy Bible: King James Version Various authors
The Color Purple Alice Walker
The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith
East of Eden John Steinbeck
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
In Cold Blood Truman Capote
Catch-22 Joseph Heller
The Stand Stephen King
Outlander Diana Gabaldon
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling
Enders Game Orson Scott Card
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
Watership Down Richard Adams
Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden
Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
A Game of Thrones George R.R. Martin
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (#3) Arthur Conan Doyle
Les Misérables Victor Hugo
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling
Life of Pi Yann Martel
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
Celebrating Silence: Excerpts from Five Years of Weekly Knowledge Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
The Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis
The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett
Catching Fire Suzanne Collins
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
Dracula Bram Stoker
The Princess Bride William Goldman
Water for Elephants Sara Gruen
The Raven Edgar Allan Poe
The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd
The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel Barbara Kingsolver
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
The Time Traveler’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger
The Odyssey Homer
The Good Earth (House of Earth #1) Pearl S. Buck
Mockingjay (Hunger Games #3) Suzanne Collins
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
The Thorn Birds Colleen McCullough
A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Road Cormac McCarthy
The Things They Carried Tim O’Brien
Siddhartha Hermann Hesse
Beloved Toni Morrison
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Story of My Life Helen Keller

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