Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Everyone Has Read But Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  I'm excited to participate; after all, I make lists FOR EVERYTHING!  This week's topic focuses on books that I feel everyone has read but me!


1.  The Help by Kathryn Stockett- I may be the last person on earth to not have read this.  Seriously.


2.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis- I love fantasy and I'm not sure why I never got around to this.


3.  Black Beauty by Anna Sewell- It's seems most people I work with read and liked this story, but to be honest, I'm really not interested in books about horses. 


4.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini- This book has come highly recommended to me and I think I even have a copy somewhere. 


5.  The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton- I know many people I work with love this book and it's on many a summer reading list.....not sure how I missed this one.


6.  1984 by George Orwell- I must admit that I probably should have read this book by now.


7.  Lisa McMann- I have never read any books by her, but I've been meaning to!


8.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson- A lot of people I'm friends with love and talk about this series, but I really have no interest.  


9.  Jodi Picoult- I've actually never read any books by her, which would, I'm sure, make many of my bookish friends cringe.


10.  Incarceron by Catherine Fisher- I hope to remedy this as I just bought a copy for my classroom.


Let me know what you think.  Have I overlooked any books in particular?




13 comments:

  1. I haven't read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo either. I received the entire trilogy for Christmas last year from my sister so I better get started :)

    I also haven't read 1984 or Animal Farm though I've heard how excellent they are.

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  2. Amen *high five* Agree on 1984 and The Help. I need to read both.

    You SOOOO need to read LWW. It's soooo good.

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  3. I loved The Help, Outsiders and Kite runner. All were fantastic. I'm not a fan of Jodi Picoult books. 1984 is on my tbr list. I haven't read that one either.

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  4. Girl, your not alone! lol. I haven't read The Help either, and I'm not sure if I will. :) Hope that you will read all of those books very soon. :)

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  5. The only book I've read from your list is The Help, which was a really great read. (The movie is great as well!) I definitely want to read the books you have listed. :)

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  6. I haven't read many of these either. The Outsiders is awesome and so is the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. But I'm sure you didn't really doubt that.

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  7. Let me assure you, you're not alone ;) I've only read two of the books on your list; The Help and The Kite Runner(loved them both).

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  8. I'm with you on 1, 2, 6 & 8! I still have no idea why I haven't read CS Lewis's books, I'm a huge fantasy fan too :)

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  9. Thanks for checking out my list, guys! I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one that hasn't read some of these books! Thanks for visiting!

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  10. The only I've read is the narnia books and I highly recommend them! I haven't read any of the others, although a lot are on my to read list!

    black beauty-i love books about horses and i STILL haven't read this. I own the outsiders, but haven't read it yet. The Help and dragon tattoo-to read definitely.

    picoult and kite runner-i'll pass only b/c of the sad factor

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  11. OK. You are right. Everyone has read all these books..or, er..well, I have read all these books, anyway! It's nice to know that for once I have accomplished someone's list.

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  12. I finally read The Outsiders about a year ago. I thought I was the last person to read that book! LOL I haven't read 1984 yet nor any Jodi Picoult book. Hope you get to read these soon :)

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  13. Ack -- I can't lie, I was not a fan of Lisa McMann's Wake! Like, at all. But I seem to be in the minority, so take that with a grain of salt!

    The Help is awesome and truly deserving of all the praise it gets. Be sure to add it to your TBR!

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