One of my goals in life is to read at least a 1000 books since I am an avid reader. I particular like reading books about or related to different cultures or located in different countries, people, and travel. However, I do enjoy other themes and genres like historical fiction, thrillers, etc. Here is the list of books that I have read so far in my life (those marked by an asterisk * indicate my favorite books):

  1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusack*
  2. Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
  3. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  4. After Dark by Haruki Murakami
  5. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  6. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  7. The Giver by Lois Lowry*
  8. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
  9. Messenger by Lois Lowry
  10. Son by Lois Lowry
  11. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry*
  12. What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan
  13. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  14. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  15. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  16. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
  17. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
  18. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  19. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins*
  20. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  21. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  22. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost*
  23. Lost on Planet China by J. Maarten Troost*
  24. The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
  25. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
  26. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  27. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  28. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  29. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  30. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  31. The Iliad by Homer
  32. The Odyssey by Homer
  33. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  34. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  35. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  36. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  37. Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner
  38. Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover’s Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Marty Becker, D.V.M, Carol Kline, and Amy D. Shojai
  39. Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover’s Soul
  40. Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald
  41. The Babysitters Club series by Ann M. Martin
  42. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  43. The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne
  44. Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey
  45. Animal Ark series by Ben M. Baglio
  46. Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyn Keene
  47. The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall
  48. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  49. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  50. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank*
  51. Das Mädchen Anne Frank: Die Biographie by Melissa Müller
  52. Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter
  53. The Last Promise by Richard Paul Evans
  54. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  55. The Child Called It by Dave Pelzer
  56. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  57. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  58. Beowulf
  59. The Preacher’s Daughter by Beverly Lewis
  60. Versprechen der Nacht by Lara Adrian
  61. König Ödipus by Sophocles
  62. A Dog’s Life by Ann M. Martin
  63. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  64. Warrior Cats series by Erin Hunter
  65. The Pearl
  66. The 5 People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  67. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  68. Emilia Galotti by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  69. Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch
  70. Rotkäppchen by Charles Perrault
  71. Eines Abends in Paris by Nicolas Barreau
  72. Das Parfüm
  73. 1000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
  74. Perfect by Natasha Friend
  75. In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park*
  76. Hiroshima Dreams by Kelly Easton
  77. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien*
  78. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon*
  79. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang*
  80. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  81. No Exit by Taylor Adams*
  82. A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum*
  83. Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  84. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  85. The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
  86. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman*
  87. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell*
  88. Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
  89. Well Met by Jen DeLuca
  90. The Farm by Joanne Ramos*
  91. These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling
  92. Things You Save in a Fire by Catherine Center*
  93. Dominicana by Angie Cruz
  94. Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
  95. Frankly in Love by David Yoon
  96. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  97. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher*
  98. The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey
  99. Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
  100. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo*
  101. Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  102. Anna K by Jenny Lee

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