Book Meme!





Rules: In a text post, list ten books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard — they don’t have to be the “right” or “great” works, just ones that have touched you. Then tag ten other folks etc. etc. you all know how this goes

(tagged by pathopharmacology)

oh no, how the heck do I stop at ten?

  1. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  2. Singing The Dogstar Blues by Alison Goodman
  3. Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett
  4. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
  5. Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
  6. Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis (it counts, damn it)
  7. Perfume by Patrick Süskind
  8. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
  9. Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings
  10. First Test by Tamora Pierce

okay, well, I didn’t have my bookshelves in front of me, so it was a little easier than agonising over them for half an hour. I would love to squeeze in Dinotopia or Narnia or Roald Dahl or James Herriot or or or… but, well.

let’s tag…

penguinschasingbutterflies, aluciferlangerdibs, zaxal, rufusdrumknott, miliat, magesmagesmages, barbeauxbot, pleasantremembrances, kijutsushi

Welp let me tell you exactly how lame and stereotypical of a literature student I am:

1. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett

2. Jingo by Terry Pratchett

3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

4. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

5. The Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones

6. A Time To Kill by John Grisham

7. Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cory O’Brien (promo: read and support Ovid!)

8. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

9. Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket

10. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith


youaristocat, dragons-in-the-oblong-office, hargashouseofribs, making-excuses, greenvelvetcake, terribleriddle, loracarol, theclacks, damebubble, anguavu

This is gonna be a weird collection just fyi…

1. The Ellimist Chronicals by K. A. Applegate

2. Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

3. Carnivores of Light and Darkness by Alan Dean Foster

4. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

6. Jingo by Terry Pratchett

7. Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley

8. The Wishsong of Shannara by Terry Brooks

9. Divine Endurance by Gwyneth Jones

10. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Tagging… thebdelliumlady me-ya-ri kuchurie rascalparadyne bjornwilde  federesque  renagerie bookworm925 lairofthebunyip pitbap

This is more difficult than I imagined…

  1. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  3. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  4. Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  5. Interview With a Vampire by Anne Rice
  6. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  7. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  8. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  10. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Tagging: maraaadg bloowind pencilshavingsandbirddroppings oneshinyapple ekmisao pugtronus coffeeismyfuel butwestillhavetheradio spooky192 and basically anyone who feel like doing this haha 8Db

woo, did not notice until now! Thanks for tagging me, Anne!

  1. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
  2. Sabriel by Garth Nix
  3. Guardians of the West by David Eddings (basically all of the Belgariad and the Malloreon but mostly Malloreon)
  4. Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
  5. Guards! Guards! By Terry Pratchett
  6. Surprises: 20 Short Stories by O. Henry
  7. Baudolino by Umberto Eco
  8. Cloud of Sparrows by Takashi Matsuoka
  9. Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
  10. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

I tag everyone who wants to do this because my following/er list is 95% bookworms and I don’t want to leave people out D: