Borders 100 Favourite Books – Part Three

As promised earlier on in the week the final installment of Borders 100 Favourite Books – books 71 throught to 100. I will post the entire list later on in the week.

To refresh you on the legend:

bold – read    italics – intending to read   * – own the book

71.       American Gods – Neil Gaiman

72.       Road – Cormac Mccarthy

73.       Brave New World – Aldous Huxley one I do intend to re-read as it was a set school novel.

74.       In Turkey I Am Beautiful: Between Chaos And Madness In A Strange Land – Brendan Shanahan

75.       Breath – Tim Winton

76.       Jessica – Bryce Courtenay

77.       Animalia – Graeme Base

78.       Secret History – Donna Tartt

79.       Godfather – Mario Puzo

80.       Interview With The Vampire – Anne Rice …Started this but never finished it.

81.       Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

82.       Stand – Stephen King

83.       Bridget Jones Diary: A Novel – Helen Fielding …Another I started and didn’t finish

84.      *  New Earth: Create A Better Life – Eckhart Tolle

85.       Seven Ancient Wonders – Matthew Reilly

86.       Wild Swans: Three Daughters Of China – Jung Chang …the first book I read when I got back into read in 2007

87.       Notebook – Nicholas Sparks

88.       American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis

89.       Belgariad Vol. 1: Pawn Of Prophecy; Queen Of Sorcery; Magician’s Gambit – David Eddings

90.       Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres and De Berni

91.       Looking For Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta … loved the movie

92.       Ps, I Love You – Ahern

93.      *  Prayer For Owen Meany – John Irving …though technically Dave ‘owns’ it.

94.       Thorn Birds – Colleen Mccullough

95.       Confederacy Of Dunces –  John Kennedy Toole

96.       Good Omens – Neil Gaiman, Pratchett , Terry Pratchett et al

97.       Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas: A Savage Journey To The Heart Of The American Dream – Hunter S. Thompson

98.       Chocolat – Joanne Harris

99.       Princess Bride – William Goldman …Paul Anderson will be happy to see this on the list.

100.     Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

5/30 Cumulative total 27/100

This is the first time on ANY of these lists that I have read more than a quarter of the books listed. Feeling pretty good and penciling in a number of those ‘to reads’ to this years book feast. Thanks to Dan adn Chris for playing along.

Image from bp631 is alive via Flickr. Another crazy person who took a photo a day for a year.