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Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:51 am
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How many have you read?

I read 19/100... which is a bit pathetic! :P

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1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling

2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins

3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

6. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

7. The Lord of the Rings (series), by J.R.R. Tolkien

8. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

9. Looking for Alaska, by John Green

10. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

11. The Giver (series), by Lois Lowry

12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series), by Douglas Adams

13. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

14. Anne of Green Gables (series), by Lucy Maud Montgomery

15. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman

16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky

17. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

18. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

19. Divergent (series), by Veronica Roth

20. Paper Towns, by John Green

21. The Mortal Instruments (series), by Cassandra Clare

22. An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green

23. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes

24. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher

25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

26. Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson

27. Twilight (series), by Stephenie Meyer

28. Uglies (series), by Scott Westerfeld

29. The Infernal Devices (series), by Cassandra Clare

30. Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt

31. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

32. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (series), by Anne Brashares

33. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London

34. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green, David Levithan

35. Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous

36. Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

37. Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

38. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles

39. Vampire Academy (series), by Richelle Mead

40. Abhorsen Trilogy / Old Kingdom Trilogy (series), by Garth Nix

41. Dune, by Frank Herbert

42. Discworld / Tiffany Aching (series, by Terry Pratchett

43. My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult

44. The Dark is Rising (series), by Susan Cooper

45. Graceling (series), Kristin Cashore

46. Forever..., by Judy Blume

47. Earthsea (series), by Ursula K. Le Guin

48. Inheritance Cycle (series), by Christopher Paolini

49. The Princess Diaries (series), by Meg Cabot

50. The Song of the Lioness (series), by Tamora Pierce

51. Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson

52. Delirium (series), by Lauren Oliver

53. Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins

54. Hush, Hush Saga (series), by Stephanie Perkins

55. 13 Little Blue Envelopes, by Maureen Johnson

56. It's Kind of a Funny Story, by Ned Vizzini

57. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy (series), by Libba Bray

58. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

59. The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros

60. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

61. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier

62. Just Listen, by Sarah Dessen

63. A Ring of Endless Light, by Madeleine L'Engle

64. The Truth About Forever, by Sarah Dessen

65. The Bartimaeus Trilogy (series), by Jonathan Stroud

66. Bloodlines (series), by Richelle Mead

67. Fallen (series), by Lauren Kate

68. House of Night (series), by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

69. I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

70. Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlsit, by Rachel Cohn, David Levithan

71. Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver

72. Unwind, by Neal Shusterman

73. The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle

74. The Maze Runner Trilogy (series), by James Dashner

75. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman

76. The Blue Sword, by Robin McKinley

77. Crank (series), by Ellen Hopkins

78. Matched (series), by Allie Condie

79. Gallagher Girls (series), by Ally Carter

80. The Goose Girl, by Shannon Hale

81. Daughter of the Lioness / Tricksters (series), by Tamora Pierce

82. I Am the Messenger, by Markus Zusak

83. The Immortals (series), by Tamora Pierce

84. The Enchanted Forest Chronicles (series), by Patricia C. Wrede

85. Chaos Walking (series), by Patrick Ness

86. Circle of Magic (series), by Tamora Pierce

87. Daughter of Smoke & Bone, by Laini Taylor

88. Feed, by M.T. Anderson

89. Weetzie Bat (series), by Francesca Lia Block

90. Along for the Ride, by Sarah Dessen

91. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (series), by Louise Rennison

92. Leviathan (series), by Scott Westerfeld

93. The House of the Scorpion, by Scott Westerfeld

94. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci (series), by Diana Wynne Jones

95. The Lullaby, by Sarah Dessen

96. Gone (series), by Michael Grant

97. The Shiver Trilogy (series), by Maggie Stiefvater

98. The Hero and the Crown, by Robin McKinley

99. Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson

100. Betsy-Tacy Books (series), by Maud Hart Lovelace
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:08 am
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I totally have only read 20/100! That is definitely pathetic.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:09 am
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I've read 20 out of 100! But lots of these are on my to read list ;)
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:14 am
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19/100 as well!

They put my favorite book in there!! #75 8)

Can I just say that #24 sucked.. don't read it.

#54 confused me because I thought it was the Hush Hush saga by Becca Fitzpatrick..? Welp, if it's the same woman, then 20/100.. if not, 19 xD
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:20 am
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I've read 7.

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Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:00 am
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I've read NONE?! *goes to library*
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:40 am
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I've read 19/20, though I've read the first book in five of the other series... and I'm planning on reading Fahrenheit 451 very very soon, as soon as I can find it in the school library... Which if you count the partial series would make it 25/100... a quarter... I need to read some more...
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:45 pm
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26/100. Just over a fourth.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:52 pm
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29! And there were a handful of others that I have on my shelf, or on my Amazon wishlist.

You could say I have an...interest in YA.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:58 pm
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5

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Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:14 pm
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I've read 21.

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Deleting the ones I haven't read:

1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling

2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins

4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

6. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

7. The Lord of the Rings (series), by J.R.R. Tolkien

9. Looking for Alaska, by John Green

10. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series), by Douglas Adams

14. Anne of Green Gables (series), by Lucy Maud Montgomery

15. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman (read the first one)

18. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon (read the play)

27. Twilight (series), by Stephenie Meyer (read the first one)

32. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (series), by Anne Brashares

37. Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

42. Discworld / Tiffany Aching (series, by Terry Pratchett

48. Inheritance Cycle (series), by Christopher Paolini

49. The Princess Diaries (series), by Meg Cabot

84. The Enchanted Forest Chronicles (series), by Patricia C. Wrede

91. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (series), by Louise Rennison
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:30 pm
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I've read 20!

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Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:41 pm
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Hm. I've read 17

ones I've read:
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1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling

2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins

3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series), by Douglas Adams

13. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

14. Anne of Green Gables (series), by Lucy Maud Montgomery

16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky

18. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

19. Divergent (series), by Veronica Roth

23. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes

25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

33. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London

36. Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

37. Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

38. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles

78. Matched (series), by Allie Condie


One's I've seen the movies for (but not necessarily the book)
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1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling

2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins

3. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

5. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien

12. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series), by Douglas Adams

13. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

14. Anne of Green Gables (series), by Lucy Maud Montgomery

17. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

36. Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

49. The Princess Diaries (series), by Meg Cabot


Ones on my to-read list (or on my shelf, but I'm not planning on reading them in the near future)
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4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

6. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

7. The Lord of the Rings (series), by J.R.R. Tolkien

8. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

10. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

17. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

20. Paper Towns, by John Green

21. The Mortal Instruments (series), by Cassandra Clare

22. An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green

28. Uglies (series), by Scott Westerfeld

30. Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt

31. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

49. The Princess Diaries (series), by Meg Cabot

51. Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson

56. It's Kind of a Funny Story, by Ned Vizzini

58. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

73. The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle

74. The Maze Runner Trilogy (series), by James Dashner

87. Daughter of Smoke & Bone, by Laini Taylor

92. Leviathan (series), by Scott Westerfeld

98. The Hero and the Crown, by Robin McKinley


The rest I've ether never heard of or don't want to read. Most of the ones I've never heard of are now tentatively on my to-read list.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:07 pm
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30 >.> Most of them are bad ones I read when I was young xP
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Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:01 am
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Hahahaha....I'm so lame! I've only read 4! Guess who is going to find some of these tomorrow!
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