My Reading List

Aaronovitch, Ben - "Moon over Soho" (RoL 2)
- "Rivers of London" (RoL 1)       
- "Whispers Under Ground" (RoL 3) 
Abdolah, Kader "My Father’s Notebook"
- "The House of the Mosque" *
Aboulela, Leila "The Kindness of Enemies"    
Abulhawa, Susan "Mornings in Jenin"   
Aciman, Alexander; Rensin, Emmett "Twitterature"   
Adams, Douglas "The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy"     
Adams, Richard "Watership Down"
Addis, Faith "Down to Earth"
Aitmatov, Chinghiz "Jamila"
Akmakjian, Hiag "30,000 Mornings" xx
Alcott, Louisa May "Eight Cousins" (classic) 
- "Little Women Series" (classic)
Aleichem, Sholem "Tevye the Dairyman" (classic)
Ali, Monica "Brick Lane" 
Ali, Sabahattin "Madonna in a Fur Coat"      
Anam, Tahmima "The Good Muslim"
Andrić, Ivo "The Bridge on the Drina" 
Ansay, A. Manette "Vinegar Hill" 
Arnold, Gaynor "Girl in a Blue Dress" *
Atkinson, Kate "Behind the Scenes at the Museum"    
Atwood, Margaret "The Handmaid’s Tale"
- "Lady Susan" (classic)
- "The Watsons" (classic)
Azevedo, Francisco "Once Upon a Time in Rio"

Bâ, Mariama "So Long a Letter"    
Bacon, Charlotte "Lost Geography" 
Bacon, Francis "New Atlantis"
Baxter, Charles "The Soul Thief"   
Becker, Jurek "Jacob the Liar" 
Bennett, Alan "The Uncommon Reader"
Berg, Elizabeth "Open House" * xx
- "What we keep" xx
Bernières, Louis de "Birds Without Wings"
- "Captain Corelli's Mandolin”
Berry, Venise "Colored Sugar Water: A Spiritual Tale" xx
Berry, Wendell "Hannah Coulter"    
Binchy, Maeve "Tara Road"
Binet, Laurent "HHhH" 
Bjørnstad, Ketil "Villa Europa"
Boccaccio, Giovanni "The Decameron" (classic)
Bohjalian, Chris "Midwives"  
Borchert, Wolfgang "Complete Works"
Brecht, Bertolt "Life of Galileo" (classic)
Brijs, Stefan "The Angel Maker" *
Bristow, Gwen "Plantation Trilogy"
Brizuela, Leopoldo "Lisboa. Un melodrama" 
Brontë, Charlotte "Jane Eyre" (classic) *
- "Villette" (classic)
Brooks, Geraldine "March"
Brown, Dan "The Da Vinci Code" xx
Brown, Eleanor "The Weird Sisters"   
Brown, Rita Mae The Hunsenmeir Trilogy
Büchner, Georg "Woyzeck" (classic)
Buck, Pearl S. "East Wind: West Wind" (classic)
- "The Exile" (classic)
- "The First Wife and Other Stories" (classic) 
- "The Good Earth" (classic) *
- "The Mother" (classic)
- "Pavilion of Women" (classic) 
- "Peony" (classic)
- "Sons" (classic)
Burgess, Anthony "A Clockwork Orange"
Burton, Jessie "The Miniaturist"   
Bush, Catherine "Claire's Head"  
Butler, Octavia E. "Kindred"    
Byatt, A.S. "Possession"
Camus, Albert "The Plague"
- "The Stranger"    
Carey, Peter "Oscar and Lucinda"
Cather, Willa "My Ántonia" (classic) *
Cervantes, Miguel de "Don Quixote" (classic)
Chabon, Michael "Summerland" *
Christie, Agatha "Poirot Investigates"   
Clarke, Marcus "For the Term of His Natural Life" 
Clarke, Susanna "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" 
Clayton, Meg Waite "The Wednesday Sisters"   
Cleave, Chris "The Other Hand" (US: "Little Bee")
Coelho, Paulo "The Alchemist" 
Coetze, J.M. "Disgrace"
Collins, Suzanne "The Hunger Games" xx
Collins, Wilkie "Armadale" (classic)
- "The Moonstone" (classic)
Conrad, Joseph "Heart of Darkness" (classic)
Cristofano, David "The Girl She Used to Be"
Defoe, Daniel "Robinson Crusoe" (classic) 
Deforges, Régine "The Blue Bicycle" xx
Delacourt, Grégoire "The list of my desires/My Wish List" (F:La liste de mes envies)  
de Loo, Tessa "The Twins" *
Denuzière, Maurice "Louisiana"
de Winter "The Hollywood Sign" xx
- "Zionoco" xx
- "Great Expectations" (classic)
- "Hard Times" (classic)
- "Little Dorrit" (classic)
- "A Tale of Two Cities" (classic)
- "The Pickwick Papers" (classic)
Dickey, Eric Jerome "The Other Woman" xx
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa "The Language of Flowers" 
Döblin, Alfred "Berlin Alexanderplatz"  
Doerr, Anthony "All the Light We Cannot See"       
Dohaney, M.T. "The Corrigan Women"
- "To Scatter Stones"
- "A Fit Month for Dying" xx
Dorrestein, Renate "A Heart of Stone"
Dostoevsky, Fyodor "The Adolescent" (classic) *
- "The Gambler" (classic)
- "Crime and Punishment" (classic)
Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von "The Jew's Beech" (classic)
Dugain, Marc "The Officer's Ward"   
Dunmore, Helen "The Siege" *
Durlacher, Jessica "The Conscience"

Eco, Umberto "The Name of the Rose"    
Edwards, Kim "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" *
Eggers, Dave "The Circle"  
Elderkin, Susan "Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains" 
Eliade, Mircea "Marriage in Heaven" (classic)
- "Middlemarch" (classic) *
- "The Mill on the Floss" (classic)

Faber, Michel "The Fire Gospel"
Falcones, Ildefonso "The Barefoot Queen   
- "Cathedral of the Sea" *
- "The Hand of Fatima"    
Faulkner, William "Light in August"   
Faulks, Sebastian "Birdsong"
Ferri, Jean-Yves; Didier Conrad, Didier "Asterix and the Missing Scroll"   
Findley, Timothy "Dust to Dust" (short stories)
Fitch, Janet "White Oleander"
Fitzgerald, F. Scott "The Great Gatsby" (classic)
- "Tender Is the Night" (classic)
Fitzgerald, Penelope "The Bookshop" 
Fleischhauer, Wolfram "Schule der Lügen" [School of Lies]
Fo, Dario "My first seven years (plus a few more)"  
Fontane, Theodor "Effi Briest" (classic)
Forster, E.M. "A Passage to India" (classic)
- "Howards End" (classic)
Fowler, Christopher "Hell Train"  
Fowler, Karen Joy "The Jane Austen Book Club"  
Fowles, John "The French Lieutenant’s Woman"   
Franzen, Jonathan "The Corrections" xx
Fredriksson, Marianne "Hanna's Daughters" *
- "Simon and The Oaks    
Frisch, Max "Homo Faber"
- "The Arsonists"    

Gabaldon, Diana "Outlander" (UK: Cross Stich) 
Gao Xingjian "Soul Mountain"
Gaskell, Elizabeth "North and South" (classic)   
Gavalda, Anna "95 pounds of hope"
- "Hunting and Gathering"  * xx
- "I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere" (short stories) 
George, Margaret "Elizabeth I"  
Gibbons, Stella "Cold Comfort Farm" (classic) xx
Gibran, Khalil "The Prophet" (classic)
Gillham, David R. "City of Women" * xx
Glover, Douglas "Elle" *
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von "Iphigenia in Tauris" (classic)
- "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (classic)
Golden, Arthur "Memoirs of a Geisha" *
Golding, William "Lord of the Flies" 
Ghosh, Amitav "The Glass Palace" *
- "Flood of Fire"   
- "River of Smoke" 
- "Sea of Poppies" 
Goscinny, René; Uderzo, Albert "Asterix the Gaul"   
Gowda, Shilpi Somaya "Secret Daughter" *
Grass, Günter "Crabwalk" *
- "My Century"     
"Peeling the Onion"          
Green, John "The Fault in Our Stars" 
Greene, Graham "Brighton Rock" (classic)
Grenville, Kate "The Secret River"
Grisham, John "Skipping Christmas" 
Grjasnowa, Olga "All Russians Love Birch Trees"  
Grossman, David "To the End of the Land"
- "The Zig Zag Kid"  
Gruen, Sara "Water for Elephants" * xx
Hamilton, Jane "A Map of the World" 
Hammond, Richard "On the Edge: My Story"   
Hamsun, Knut "Pan" (classic) *
Hannah, Kristin "Angel Falls"
- "Winter Garden"    
Hansen, Dörte "This House is Mine"     
Hardy, Thomas "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" (classic)
Haushofer, Marlen "The Wall" 
Hawkins, Paula "The Girl on the Train"   
Hay, Ashley "The Railwayman's Wife"   
Haynes, Melinda "Mother of Pearl"
Hegi, Ursula "Stones from the River"
Heller, Joseph "Catch-22"  
Hemingway, Ernest "The Old Man and the Sea"
Hesse, Hermann "Siddhartha" (classic)
- "Steppenwolf" (classic)
Høeg, Peter "Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow"
Homer "Odyssey" (classic)
Hornby, Nick "About a Boy"
Huxley, Aldous "Brave New World" 

Ionesco, Eugène "Rhinoceros"
Irving, John "A Widow for One Year"
Ishiguro, Kazuo "When We Were Orphans" * xx
Joyce, James "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (classic)    
- "Dubliners" (classic) (short stories)
- "Ulysses" (classic)
Joyce, Rachel "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry"

Karystiani, Ionna (Ιωάννα Καρυστιάνη) "The Jasmine Isle" (GR: Μικρά Αγγλία/Mikra Anglia)
Kehlmann, Daniel "Measuring the World"
- "The Drumming-Out"
Kent, Christobel "A Party in San Niccolò"
Kerouac, Jack "On the Road" xx
Kertész, Imre "Fateless"
Keyes, Marian "Rachel's Holiday"
Kidd, Sue Monk "The Secret Life of Bees" *
Kleist, Heinrich von "The Marquise of O" (classic)
Kneale, Matthew "English Passengers"
Kohler, Sheila "Becoming Jane Eyre"    
Konar, Affinity "Mischling"      
Kostova, Elizabeth "The Historian" 
- "The Swan Thieves"    
Kulin, Ayşe "Rose of Sarajevo"    

Lafayette, Madame de (Marie-Madeleine) "The Princess of Cleves"   
Lahiri, Jhumpa "Interpreter of Maladies"    
- "The Namesake"        
Lalami, Laila "The Moors' Account"   
Lamb, Wally "The Hour I First Believed" *
Lanchester, John "The Debt to Pleasure" * xx
Lee, Harper "To Kill a Mockingbird"  *
Lessing, Doris "The Golden Notebook" *
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim "Nathan the Wise" (classic)
Letts, Billie "Where the Heart is" *
Levithan, David "Every Day"     
Lippi, Rosina "Homestead”
Löwenstein, Anna "The Stone City"
Lukas, Michael David "The Oracle of Stamboul"

Maalouf, Amin "Samarkand"    
MacDonald, Ann-Marie "Fall On Your Knees" *
MacLaverty, Bernard "Cal" 
Mağden, Perihan "Two Girls"
Mahfouz, Naguib "Children of of Gebelawi" (aka Children of our Alley) 
Mankell, Henning "Daniel" (Vindens son)  
Mann, Thomas "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" * (classic)
- "Death in Venice" (classic)
- "The Magic Mountain" (classic)
Mantel, Hilary "Bring up the Bodies"   
- "Wolf Hall"    
Marini, Lorenzo "The Man of the Tulips"   
Mason, Daniel "The Piano Tuner" *
Matheson, Richard "I am Legend"    
Mathis, Ayana "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" 
May, Karl "Through the Desert"   
Mayes, Frances "Swan"
McCullers, Carson "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
McCulloch, Colleen "The Thorn Birds"   
McEwan, Ian "Atonement" * xx
McGarry Morris, Mary "Songs in Ordinary Time"
McMahon, Katharine "The Rose of Sebastopol"
Mercier, Pascal "Night Train to Lisbon" *
- "Perlmann's Silence"     
Miller, Arthur "Death of a Salesman"
Mistry, Rohinton "A Fine Balance" 
- "Family Matters"   
Mitchell, David "Cloud Atlas"   
Mitchell, Margaret "Gone With the Wind" (classic)
Mo, Yan "Red Sorghum" 
Modiano, Patrick "La Place de l'Étoile"    
Moggach, Deborah "Tulip Fever" *
Montefiore, Santa "Meet Me Under The Ombu Tree" xx
Moore, Christopher "Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff" *
More, Thomas "Utopia" 
- "Home" 
- "Love"
Mosse, Kate "Labyrinth" *
Moyes, Jojo "Me Before You" xx
Mulisch, Harry "The Discovery of Heaven" *
Müller, Herta "The Appointment" *
Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker) "Max Havelaar"   
Munro, Alice "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage" * (short stories)
- "Runaway" (short stories)
Murakami, Haruki "Norwegian Wood"   
Murasaki, Lady Shikibu "The Tale of Genji" (classic)

Nabokov, Vladimir "Lolita"   
Nadolny, Sten "The Discovery of Slowness"
Naipaul, V.S. "A Bend in the River"
Navarre, Marguerite de "Heptameron"  xx
NDiaye, Marie "Rosie Carpe" xx
Némirovsky, Irène "Suite Française"
Neville, Henry "The Isle of Pines"
Nguyen, Viet Thanh (Việt Thanh Nguyễn) "The Sympathizer"     
Nietzsche, Friedrich "Thus spoke Zarathustra. A Book for All and None"
Niffenegger, Audrey "The Time Traveler's Wife" * xx
Noble, Elizabeth "The Reading Group" *
- "Dear Husband, stories" (short stories)
O’Brian, Patrick "Master & Commander" 
Ondaatje, Michael "Anil's Ghost"
Orwell, George "Animal Farm"
Osorio, Elsa "My Name is Light"
Patchett, Ann "The Magician’s Assistant" xx
- "The Patron Saint of Liars"  
Paull, Laline "The Bees" 
Pausewang, Gudrun "The Last Children"
Pears, Tim "In a Land of Plenty"   
Petterson, Per "Out Stealing Horses"
Picoult, Jodi "My Sister's Keeper" * xx
Plenzdorf, Ulrich "The New Sufferings of Young W." 
Plath, Sylvia "The Bell Jar"   
Powers, Charles T. "In the Memory of the Forest"
Proulx, Annie "The Shipping News"

Raittila, Hannu "Canal Grande"
Rasputin, Valentin "Farewell to Matyora" 
Regener, Sven "Berlin Blues" 
Rhue, Morton "The Wave"
Rhys, Jean "Wide Sargasso Sea"
Roberts, Karen "The Flower Boy" 
Roberts, Gregory David "Shantaram"  

Rosendorfer, Herbert "Letters Back to Ancient China"
Rosner, Elizabeth "The Speed of Light"
Roth, Philip "The Ghost Writer"  
- "Zuckerman Unbound" 
Roy, Arundhati "The God of Small Things" 
- "Marina"
- "The Midnight Palace" (El Palacio de la Medianoche)
- "The Prince of Mist" 
Runcie, James "The Discovery of Chocolate"     
- "Paris"

Sackville, Amy "The Still Point"
Salinger, J. D. "The Catcher in the Rye" xx
Saramago, José "Cain"
Satrapi, Marjane "Persepolis. The Story of a Childhood"    
- "Persepolis. The Story of a Return"    

Schami, Rafik "The Calligrapher’s Secret" *
- "A Hand Full of Stars"    
Schimmel, Betty "To See You Again"    
Schlink, Bernhard "The Reader"
Schwarz, Christina "Drowning Ruth"
Scott, Mary - New Zealand novels
- "Breakfast at Six"
-- "Dinner Doesn’t Matter"
-- "Tea and Biscuits"
-- "A Change from Mutton"
-- "Turkey at Twelve"
-- "Shepherd’s Pie"
-- "Strangers for Tea"
-- "Board, but no Breakfast"
- "Families are Fun"  
-- "No Sad Songs"    
-- "Freddie"
- "First Things First"     
- "Haven't We Met Before?"       
- "It’s Perfectly Easy"     
- "One of the Family"
- "Pippa in Paradise" 
- "Strictly Speaking"   
- "The Long Honeymoon"   
- "The White Elephant"
- "What Does It Matter"  
- "Yes, Darling"     
- "Yours to oblige"  
See, Lisa "Peony in Love" 
Sefton, Maggie "Knit One, Kill Two" xx  
Segal, Erich "Love Story"
Sendker, Jan-Philipp "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats"
- "Whispering Shadows"   
Seth, Vikram "An Equal Music"
- "A Suitable Boy" 
Setterfield, Diane "The Thirteenth Tale"   
Shaffer, Mary Ann & Barrows, Annie "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society" *
Shakespeare, William "Hamlet" (classic) 
- "Macbeth" aka "The Scottish Play" (classic)
- "Romeo and Juliet"  (classic)
Shakib, Siba "Samira and Samir"
Shalev, Meir "Four Meals"
Shalev, Zeruya "Husband and Wife"
Shields, Carol "The Stone Diaries"     
Shreve, Anita "The Weight of Water"
Shriver, Lionel "We need to talk about Kevin"
Shteyngart, Gary "Absurdistan"  
Shute, Nevil "A Town Like Alice"
Sienkiewicz, Henryk "Quo Vadis"   
Sington, Philip "The Einstein Girl" xx
Skibsrud, Johanna "The Sentimentalists" 
Smith, Zadie "On Beauty"
Smith, Ali "The Accidental" xx
Soueif, Ahdaf "Aisha" (short stories)
Sterne, Laurence "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" 
Stevenson, Robert Louis "Treasure Island"    
Stockett, Kathryn "The Help"
Sturluson, Snorri "Egil's Saga" 
Swarup, Vikas "Q & A"     
Syal, Meera "Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee" * xx
Štimec, Spomenka "Croatian War Nocturnal"  

Talshir, Anat "If I Forget Thee"    
Tan, Amy "The Joy Luck Club" *
Tanpınar, Ahmet Hamdi "The Time Regulation Institute"   
Tartt, Donna "The Goldfinch"   
Tekin, Latife "Swords of Ice" *
Tellkamp, Uwe "The Tower"
Thackeray, William Makepeace "Vanity Fair, or, A Novel without a Hero" (classic)
't Hart, Maarten „The Sundial" xx
Thomas, Rosie "The Potter's House"
Titchmarsh, Alan "Only Dad"
Tóibín, Colm "Brooklyn"  xx
Tolkien, J.R.R. "The Hobbit" (classic) xx
Tolstoy, Leo "Anna Karenina" (classic) *
- "War and Peace" (classic)
Tremain, Rose "Music & Silence"
Trollope, Anthony "Barchester Chronicles" (6 novels, classic)
- "The Way We Live Now" (classic)
Tsypkin, Leonid "Summer in Baden-Baden"
Tucker, Helen "The Sound of Summer Voices"
Turner, Nancy E. "These is my words" *
- "A Spool of Blue Thread"    

Ulitzkaya, Lyudmila "Imago" or "The Big Green Tent
Urquhart, Jane "The Stone Carvers"  *
- "The Underpainter"  xx

van Loon, Karel "A Father's Affair" *
Vreeland, Susan "Girl in Hyacinth Blue" *

Walker, Alice "The Color Purple"
Waltari, Mika "The Dark Angel" *
- "The Egyptian" *
Waters, Sarah "The Night Watch" xx
Wharton, Edith "The House of Mirth" (classic) *
Wolfe, Thomas "Look Homeward, Angel" (classic)
Woolf, Virginia "Mrs. Dalloway" (classic)
- "To the Lighthouse" (classic) *
Woolfolk Cross, Donna "Pope Joan" *
Worth, Jennifer "Call the Midwife"   
Young, William Paul "The Shack"

Zusak, Markus "The Book Thief" *

Anonymous "Lazarillo de Tormes" (classic)

(Auto)-Biographies/Biographical Novels

Angelou, Maya "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings"    
Angelou, Maya "Mom & Me & Mom"      
Arana, Marie "American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood" 
Ashworth, Andrea "Once in a House on Fire"
Clarke, Stephen "A Year in the Merde"
Clinton, Hillary Rodham "Living History" *
Dinesen, Isak/Blixen, Karen "Out of Africa" (classic)
Dirie, Waris "Desert Flower"
Drinkwater, Carol "The Olive Series" 
Frank, Anne "The Diary of a Young Girl" (diary, classic)
Fuller, Alexandra "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight" xx

Geti, Monica "The Year of Sunshine" 
Gopnik, Adam "Paris to the Moon"
Green, Hannah (Joanne Greenberg) "I Never Promised you a Rose Garden"
Grimm, Hans Herbert aka Emil Schulz "Schlump"    
Hanff, Helene "84 Charing Cross Road" and "The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street" 
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan "Infidel: My Life" *
Huston, Allegra "Love Child"
Ilibagiza, Immaculée "Left to Tell"

Jessop, Carolyn "Escape"
Keneally, Thomas "Schindler's Ark" xx
Kladstrup, Donald & Petie "Wine and War" * xx
Massaquoi, Hans J. "Destined to Witness"
Morgan Dawson, Sarah "A Confederate Girl's Diary" (classic)
Nafisi, Azar "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books"   
Noor-Al-Hussein, Queen of Jordan "A Leap of Faith" *
Oates, Joyce Carol "A Widow's Story"  
Sawyer, Anh Vu "Song of Saigon" *
Schwarzer, Alice "Lebenslauf" [My life] - 2011
Sedaris, David "Me Talk Pretty One Day" (short stories) xx
Seth, Vikram "Two Lives
Shields, Carol "Jane Austen. A Life"
Steinem, Gloria "My Life on the Road"    
Stevenson, Helen "Instructions for Visitors"
Stewart, Chris "Driving over Lemons"
Trojanow, Ilija "The Collector of Worlds" *
Walls, Jeannette "The Glass Castle"
Wiesel, Elie "Night" *

Non-fiction

Ackroyd, Peter "Thames. Sacred River"
Buruma, Ian "Murder in Amsterdam" *
Chang, Leslie T. "Factory Girls" *
Du Bois, W. E. B. "The Souls of Black Folk" (classic)

Garfield, Simon "On the Map. Why the World Looks the Way it Does" (aka: "On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks")
Gates Gill, Michael "How Starbucks Saved My Life"
Gladwell, Malcolm "The Tipping Point"
Griffin, John Howard "Black like me" *
Lamb, Christina "The Sewing Circles of Herat" *
Larsen Line, Joanne/Loving Tubesing, Nancy "Quilts From The Quiltmaker's Gift" 
LeBor, Adam "City of Oranges"  *
Lewis, Oscar "Children of Sanchez" *

Mak, Geert "Jorwerd"
Newsham, Brad "Take me with you"
Nichols, Peter "A Voyage for Madmen" *

Noa Bercovitch, Pascale "The Dolphin’s Boy"
Pavord, Anna "The Tulip"
Pollock, David C., & Van Reken, Ruth "Third Culture Kids" *

Sedano, Nina "Die Ländersammlerin" [The collector of Countries]   

Seierstad, Åsne "The Bookseller of Kabul"
- "Talk to the Hand"

Vermes, Timur "Look who's back"   
Vilar, Esther "The Manipulated Man"
Virgil "The Aeneid" 
Westerman, Frank "The Republic of Grain"
White, Colin & Boucke, Laurie "The UnDutchables" *
Woodhouse, C.M. "Modern Greece. A Short History" 
Wurtzel, Elizabeth "The Secret of Life" xx

Children's and Youth Books

Ahlberg, Janet & Allan "The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters"
Awdry, Rev. Wilbert "Thomas the Tank Engine" 
Balliett, Blue "Chasing Vermeer"
Berenstain, Stan and Jan "The Berenstain Bears" 
Bourgeois, Paulette "Big Sarah's Little Boots" 
Brumbeau, Jeff/de Marcken, Gail "The Quiltmaker’s Gift"
Busch, Wilhelm "Max and Moritz"
Civardi, Anne; Cartwright, Stephen "Things People Do"  
Coerr, Eleanor "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" 
Cottrell Boyce, Frank "Millions" 

Dahl, Roald "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Davis, Lee "P.B. Bear" 
Deary, Terry "Horrible Histories"     
Elwell Hunt, Angela "The Tale of Three Trees"
Estes, Eleanor "The Hundred Dresses" 

Funke, Cornelia "Inkheart"

Gaarder, Jostein "Sophie's World"  
Grimm, Jacob und Wilhelm "Jorinda and Joringel. Eight Fairy Tales"   

Handford, Martin "Where's Wally?"
Hargreaves, Roger "Mr. Men" 
Hesse, Karen "Letters from Rifka"
- "Out of the Dust"
Hoffmann, Heinrich "Struwwelpeter" (or Shockheaded/Slovenly Peter)
Ingalls Wilder, Laura "Little House Books" (classic)

Juster, Norton "The Phantom Tollbooth"
King-Smith, Dick "The Hodgeheg" and "King Max the Last" 
Lewis, C.S. "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
Lindgren, Astrid "Seacrow Island"  
- "The Six Bullerby Children" (classic)

MacLachlan, Patricia - Sarah, Plan & Tall Series
Milne, A. A. "Winnie the Pooh"  (classic)
Montgomery, L. M. "Anne of Green Gables"
Munsch, Robert "Love You Forever"    
Murphy, Jill "Five Minutes Peace" 
O'Dell, Scott "Island of the Blue Dolphins"
-"Zia"
Orsenna, Erik "Grammar Is a Sweet, Gentle Song"   

Peet, Bill "The Whingdingdilly" 
Pope Osborne, Mary "Magic Tree House" Series
Potter, Beatrix "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"   
Prelutsky, Jack - Poems for Children 
Robinson, Barbara "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 

Sachar, Louis "Holes"
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine "The Little Prince" (classic)
Scarry, Richard "What Do People Do All Day" et al.
Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" 
Sendak, Maurice "Where The Wild Things Are"  
LeSieg, Theo (=Dr. Seuss) "Wacky Wednesday"
Smucker, Barbara "Underground to Canada”
Spyri, Johanna "Heidi" (classic)
Streatfeild, Noel "Ballet Shoes" (classic)
Trivizas, Eugene "The Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig"
Webster, Jean "Daddy Longlegs"   
White, E.B. "Charlotte's Web"

Cooper O'Boyle, Donna-Marie "The Domestic Church"
Curtis Higgs, Liz "Bad Girls of the Bible"
Hart, Mark "The "R" Father" 
Kerkeling, Hape "I'm off then"    
Lindberg, Anne Morrow "A Gift from the Sea"
* International Book Club
xx Books I really didn't like