Books tagged 'fiction'


Finished

  • Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
  • Atwood, The Penelopiad (2005)
  • Bach, Illusions (1977)
  • Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970)
  • Banks, The Player of Games (1988)
  • Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (1990)
  • Barron, The Lost Years (1996)
  • Barron, The Seven Songs (1997)
  • Barron, The Raging Fires (1998)
  • Barron, The Mirror of Fate (1999)
  • Barron, A Wizard’s Wings (2000)
  • Barron, The Great Tree of Avalon (2004)
  • Barron, Shadows on the Stars (2005)
  • Barron, The Eternal Flame (2006)
  • Bock, The Ash Garden (2001)
  • Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
  • Brooks, The Sword of Shannara (1977)
  • Brown, The Da Vinci Code (2003)
  • Butler, Wild Seed (1980)
  • Camus, The Plague (1947)
  • Card, Ender’s Game (1985)
  • Card, Speaker for the Dead (1986)
  • Card, Xenocide (1991)
  • Card, Children of the Mind (1996)
  • Card, Ender’s Shadow (1999)
  • Card, Shadow of the Hegemon (2000)
  • Card, Shadow Puppets (2002)
  • Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (1871)
  • Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)
  • Clarke, Piranesi (2020)
  • Clavell, Tai-Pan (1975)
  • Coelho, The Alchemist (1988)
  • Collins, The Hunger Games (2008)
  • Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1899)
  • Cusk, Outline (2014)
  • Czuchlewski, The Muse Asylum (2001)
  • Dickens, Great Expectations (1861)
  • Dixon, The Tower Treasure (1927)
  • Dixon, The House on the Cliff (1927)
  • Dixon, The Secret of the Old Mill (1927)
  • Dixon, The Missing Chums (1928)
  • Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See (2014)
  • Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment (1866)
  • Ferrante, The Lost Daughter (2006)
  • Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend (2011)
  • Ferrante, The Story of a New Name (2012)
  • Ferrante, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (2013)
  • Ferrante, The Story of the Lost Child (2014)
  • Findley, The Butterfly Plague (1969)
  • Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925)
  • Forster, A Room with a View (1908)
  • Forster, The Machine Stops (1909)
  • Gaiman, Coraline (French edition) (2002)
  • Gaiman, Stardust (1997)
  • Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)
  • Gibson & Sterling, The Difference Engine (1990)
  • Golding, Lord of the Flies (1954)
  • Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem (1983)
  • Grahame, The Wind in the Willows (1908)
  • Haig, The Midnight Library (2020)
  • Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd (1874)
  • Hawley, Before the Fall (2016)
  • Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
  • Herbert, Dune (1965)
  • Hesse, Siddhartha (1922)
  • Hill, The Book of Negroes (2007)
  • Hinton, The Outsiders (1967)
  • Homer, The Iliad (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Wilson translation) (~800 BC)
  • Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go (2005)
  • Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day (1989)
  • Jemisin, The Fifth Season (2015)
  • Jones, Mister Pip (2006)
  • Jordan, The Eye of the World (1990)
  • Jordan, The Great Hunt (1990)
  • Jordan, The Dragon Reborn (1991)
  • Kadare, Broken April (1978)
  • Kafka, The Metamorphosis (1915)
  • Kay, The Summer Tree (1984)
  • Kay, The Wandering Fire (1986)
  • Kay, The Darkest Road (1986)
  • Kay, Ysabel (2007)
  • Keyes, Flowers for Algernon (1966)
  • Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea (1968)
  • Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)
  • Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
  • Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew (1955)
  • Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
  • Lewis, The Horse and His Boy (1954)
  • Lewis, Prince Caspian (1951)
  • Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
  • Lewis, The Silver Chair (1953)
  • Lewis, The Last Battle (1956)
  • Lightman, Einstein’s Dreams (1992)
  • Liu, The Three-Body Problem (2008)
  • MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin (1872)
  • Martel, Life of Pi (2001)
  • McCarthy, The Road (2006)
  • McMurtry, Dead Man’s Walk (1995)
  • McMurtry, Comanche Moon (1997)
  • McMurtry, Lonesome Dove (1985)
  • Miller, Circe (2018)
  • Miller, The Song of Achilles (2012)
  • Millhauser, Martin Dressler (1996)
  • Morrison, Beloved (1987)
  • Moshfegh, My Year of Rest and Relaxation (2018)
  • Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart (1999)
  • Nicholson, The Wind Singer (2000)
  • Nicholson, Slaves of the Mastery (2001)
  • Nicholson, Firesong (2002)
  • Nimmo, Midnight for Charlie Bone (2002)
  • Nimmo, The Time Twister (2003)
  • Nimmo, The Blue Boa (2004)
  • Nimmo, The Castle of Mirrors (2005)
  • Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Hidden King (2006)
  • Oppel, Silverwing (1997)
  • Oppel, Sunwing (1999)
  • Orwell, 1984 (1949)
  • Orwell, Animal Farm (1945)
  • Palahniuk, Fight Club (1996)
  • Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (1999)
  • Paolini, Eragon (2002)
  • Paolini, Eldest (2005)
  • Patterson, Maximum Ride (2005)
  • Paulsen, Hatchet (1987)
  • Paulsen, Brian’s Winter (1986)
  • Pullman, The Golden Compass (1995)
  • Pullman, The Subtle Knife (1997)
  • Pullman, The Amber Spyglass (2000)
  • Reid, I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2016)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban (1999)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005)
  • Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)
  • Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (1988)
  • Sachar, Holes (2000)
  • Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince (1943)
  • Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
  • Shelley, Frankenstein (1818)
  • Snicket, The Bad Beginning (1999)
  • Snicket, The Reptile Room (1999)
  • Snicket, The Wide Window (2000)
  • Starnone, Ties (2017)
  • Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men (1937)
  • Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
  • Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (1726)
  • Süskind, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985)
  • Tartt, The Secret History (1992)
  • Tolkien, The Hobbit (1937)
  • Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring (1954)
  • Tolkien, The Two Towers (1954)
  • Tolkien, The Return of the King (1955)
  • Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869)
  • Voltaire, Candide (1759)
  • Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle (1963)
  • Vonnegut, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965)
  • Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
  • Wagamese, Indian Horse (2012)
  • Wallace, Infinite Jest (1996)
  • Wallace, Oblivion (2004)
  • Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes (2005)
  • Weir, The Martian (2012)
  • Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896)
  • Wiesel, Night (1956)
  • Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
  • Williams, Stoner (1965)
  • Wilson, Spin (2005)
  • Wolf, Cassandra (1983)
  • Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
  • Wyndham, The Chrysalids (1955)
  • Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (2015)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Asimov, Prelude to Foundation (1988)
  • Card, Shadow of the Giant (2005)
  • Cervantes, Don Quixote (1615)
  • Chiang, Exhalation: Stories (2019)
  • Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others (2010)
  • Clavell, Shōgun (1966)
  • Coetzee, Summertime (2009)
  • Colfer, Artemis Fowl (2001)
  • Dante, Inferno (1307)
  • Gowdy, Falling Angels (1989)
  • Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
  • Nabokov, Lolita (1955)
  • Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Wilderness Wolf (2007)
  • Paolini, Brisingr (2008)
  • Stephenson, Cryptonomicon (1999)
  • Stephenson, Snow Crash (1992)

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