The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up?

Found this list which I did way back in 2009. Dayeem… still has lots to read…

Instructions: Copy this into your NOTES. Look at the list and put an ‘x’ after those you have read. Tag other book nerds.

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen- X
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien –
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte X
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling -X
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee – X
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte X
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott -X
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy – cuma baca dikit
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller – mulai baca blum selesai
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare – nonton ajah, baca kayaknya malah blum samsek
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier – X
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulkner
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger – X
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams – X
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma-Jane Austen – X
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen -X
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini- X thanks to bc girls 😉
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin –
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden – X
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne – X
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell – started reading
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown – X
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery-X
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy – X
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert-
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons-oh ini buku ya?
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen -X
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night – Mark Haddon-
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck – X sad sad book
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold – X
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens- X
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett – X
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson – X
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Inferno – Dante
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray-
80 Possession – AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens –
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell –
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker – X
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert –
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry –
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White- X
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – read some short stories
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton ini yang mana ya?
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad –
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery -X
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks –
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl – X
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo – haven’t actually read it, but have acted in the musical 😉

26 books. Not bad. Maybe should finish those I started eh?

Books That Made Me Cry

This is actually an old list but upon a re-read still holds reasonably true so hey why not move it here too. I add some new books as well. Feel free to copy the rules and make your own list!

Tumben di tag tante Dee 😉
Hmm… sebenarnya saya rada jarang menangis klo baca buku, lebih sering klo nonton pelem. Okelah here we go

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Make a list of books that make you cry. Don’t think too hard. Choose books that you’ll be able to remember (10, 15, 25, or more, up to you :D). Tag friends (how many, up to you too ;), but don’t forget, tag me. I am curious to know what books my friends chose.

1. Totto Chan – Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

2. Emak Ingin Naik Haji – Asma Nadia

3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – JK Rowlings

4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – JK Rowlings

5. Oops Selingkuh – Inez Han & duh maaf saya lupa…

6. Hafalan Shalat Delisa – Tere Liye

7. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

8. Prasasti – Melvy Yendra

9. The Cat Who Went to Paris – Peter Gethers

10. Muhammad – Tasaro GK

This is my own category, not enough to shed a tear but definitely touching.
apalagi ya? Kategori Mengharukan aja ya:

1. Negeri 5 Menara – A. Fuadi

2. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

3. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

3. Astrid – klo gak salah yang terakhir. Lupa judulnya apa – Djokolelono

4. The Noodle Maker – Jian Ma

5. Derai Sunyi – Asma Nadia

6. The Girl with the Pearl Earrings – Tracy Chevalier

Shall add more as I read more books that could be in this list 🙂