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. Midnight Sun
  20. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins*
  21. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  22. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  23. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
  24. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost*
  25. Lost on Planet China by J. Maarten Troost*
  26. The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
  27. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
  28. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  29. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  30. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  31. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  32. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  33. The Iliad by Homer
  34. The Odyssey by Homer
  35. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  36. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  37. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  38. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  39. Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner
  40. 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
  41. Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover’s Soul
  42. Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald
  43. The Babysitters Club series by Ann M. Martin
  44. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  45. The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne
  46. Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey
  47. Animal Ark series by Ben M. Baglio
  48. Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyn Keene
  49. The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall
  50. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  51. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  52. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank*
  53. Das Mädchen Anne Frank: Die Biographie by Melissa Müller
  54. Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter
  55. The Last Promise by Richard Paul Evans
  56. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  57. The Child Called It by Dave Pelzer
  58. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  59. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  60. Beowulf
  61. The Preacher’s Daughter by Beverly Lewis
  62. Versprechen der Nacht by Lara Adrian
  63. König Ödipus by Sophocles
  64. A Dog’s Life by Ann M. Martin
  65. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  66. Warrior Cats series by Erin Hunter
  67. The Pearl
  68. The 5 People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  69. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  70. Emilia Galotti by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  71. Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch
  72. Rotkäppchen by Charles Perrault
  73. Eines Abends in Paris by Nicolas Barreau
  74. Das Parfüm
  75. 1000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
  76. Perfect by Natasha Friend
  77. In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park*
  78. Hiroshima Dreams by Kelly Easton
  79. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien*
  80. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon*
  81. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang*
  82. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  83. No Exit by Taylor Adams*
  84. A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum*
  85. Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  86. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  87. The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
  88. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman*
  89. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell*
  90. Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
  91. Well Met by Jen DeLuca
  92. The Farm by Joanne Ramos*
  93. These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling
  94. Things You Save in a Fire by Catherine Center*
  95. Dominicana by Angie Cruz
  96. Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
  97. Frankly in Love by David Yoon
  98. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  99. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher*
  100. The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey
  101. Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
  102. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo*
  103. Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  104. Anna K by Jenny Lee
  105. Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  106. When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald
  107. The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver
  108. A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler
  109. Beach Read by Emily Henry*
  110. The Library of Legends by Janie Chang*
  111. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo*
  112. The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
  113. A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson
  114. Circe by Madeline Miller
  115. The Knockout Queen by Rufi Thorpe
  116. One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London*
  117. Happy & You Know It by Laura Hankin
  118. Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia*
  119. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  120. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
  121. What You Wish For by Katherine Center*
  122. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle
  123. Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner*
  124. The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
  125. Head Over Heels by Hannah Orenstein
  126. All Adults Here by Emma Straub*
  127. The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon

Currently reading:

  1. How to Walk Away by Katherine Center