Books tagged 'fiction'

Finished

  • Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
  • Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad (2005)
  • Richard Bach, Illusions (1977)
  • Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970)
  • Iain M. Banks, The Player of Games (1988)
  • Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (1990)
  • T.A. Barron, The Lost Years (1996)
  • T.A. Barron, The Seven Songs (1997)
  • T.A. Barron, The Raging Fires (1998)
  • T.A. Barron, The Mirror of Fate (1999)
  • T.A. Barron, A Wizard’s Wings (2000)
  • T.A. Barron, The Great Tree of Avalon (2004)
  • T.A. Barron, Shadows on the Stars (2005)
  • T.A. Barron, The Eternal Flame (2006)
  • Dennis Bock, The Ash Garden (2001)
  • Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
  • Terry Brooks, The Sword of Shannara (1977)
  • Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code (2003)
  • Octavia E. Butler, Wild Seed (1980)
  • Albert Camus, The Plague (1947)
  • Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game (1985)
  • Orson Scott Card, Speaker for the Dead (1986)
  • Orson Scott Card, Xenocide (1991)
  • Orson Scott Card, Children of the Mind (1996)
  • Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Shadow (1999)
  • Orson Scott Card, Shadow of the Hegemon (2000)
  • Orson Scott Card, Shadow Puppets (2002)
  • Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (1871)
  • Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)
  • Susanna Clarke, Piranesi (2020)
  • James Clavell, Tai-Pan (1975)
  • Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (1988)
  • Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games (2008)
  • Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1899)
  • David Czuchlewski, The Muse Asylum (2001)
  • Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (1861)
  • Franklin W. Dixon, The Tower Treasure (1927)
  • Franklin W. Dixon, The House on the Cliff (1927)
  • Franklin W. Dixon, The Secret of the Old Mill (1927)
  • Franklin W. Dixon, The Missing Chums (1928)
  • Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See (2014)
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment (1866)
  • Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend (2011)
  • Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name (2012)
  • Elena Ferrante, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (2013)
  • Elena Ferrante, The Story of the Lost Child (2014)
  • Timothy Findley, The Butterfly Plague (1969)
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925)
  • E.M. Forster, A Room with a View (1908)
  • E.M. Forster, The Machine Stops (1909)
  • Neil Gaiman, Coraline (French edition) (2002)
  • Neil Gaiman, Stardust (1997)
  • Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)
  • William Gibson & Bruce Sterling, The Difference Engine (1990)
  • William Golding, Lord of the Flies (1954)
  • Rebecca Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem (1983)
  • Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows (1908)
  • Noah Hawley, Before the Fall (2016)
  • Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
  • Frank Herbert, Dune (1965)
  • Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha (1922)
  • Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes (2007)
  • S.E. 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)
  • John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go (2005)
  • N.K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season (2015)
  • Lloyd Jones, Mister Pip (2006)
  • Robert Jordan, The Eye of the World (1990)
  • Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt (1990)
  • Robert Jordan, The Dragon Reborn (1991)
  • Ismail Kadare, Broken April (1978)
  • Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis (1915)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Summer Tree (1984)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Wandering Fire (1986)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, The Darkest Road (1986)
  • Guy Gavriel Kay, Ysabel (2007)
  • Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon (1966)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea (1968)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew (1955)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy (1954)
  • C.S. Lewis, Prince Caspian (1951)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair (1953)
  • C.S. Lewis, The Last Battle (1956)
  • Alan Lightman, Einstein’s Dreams (1992)
  • Cixin Liu, The Three-Body Problem (2008)
  • George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin (1872)
  • Yann Martel, Life of Pi (2001)
  • Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2006)
  • Larry McMurtry, Dead Man’s Walk (2000)
  • Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove (1985)
  • Madeline Miller, Circe (2018)
  • Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles (2012)
  • Steven Millhauser, Martin Dressler (1996)
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987)
  • Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart (1999)
  • William Nicholson, The Wind Singer (2000)
  • William Nicholson, Slaves of the Mastery (2001)
  • William Nicholson, Firesong (2002)
  • Jenny Nimmo, Midnight for Charlie Bone (2002)
  • Jenny Nimmo, The Time Twister (2003)
  • Jenny Nimmo, The Blue Boa (2004)
  • Jenny Nimmo, The Castle of Mirrors (2005)
  • Jenny Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Hidden King (2006)
  • Kenneth Oppel, Silverwing (1997)
  • Kenneth Oppel, Sunwing (1999)
  • George Orwell, 1984 (1949)
  • George Orwell, Animal Farm (1945)
  • Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (1996)
  • Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters (1999)
  • Christopher Paolini, Eragon (2002)
  • Christopher Paolini, Eldest (2005)
  • James Patterson, Maximum Ride (2005)
  • Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass (1995)
  • Philip Pullman, The Subtle Knife (1997)
  • Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass (2000)
  • Iain Reid, I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2016)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban (1999)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)
  • Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses (1988)
  • Louis Sachar, Holes (2000)
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince (1943)
  • J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein (1818)
  • Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning (1999)
  • Lemony Snicket, The Reptile Room (1999)
  • Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window (2000)
  • Domenico Starnone, Ties (2017)
  • John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men (1937)
  • John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
  • Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (1726)
  • Patrick Süskind, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit (1937)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring (1954)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers (1954)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King (1955)
  • Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869)
  • Voltaire, Candide (1759)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Cat’s Cradle (1963)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965)
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
  • Richard Wagamese, Indian Horse (2012)
  • David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest (1996)
  • David Foster Wallace, Oblivion (2004)
  • Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes (2005)
  • Andy Weir, The Martian (2012)
  • H.G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896)
  • Elie Wiesel, Night (1956)
  • Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)
  • Robert Charles Wilson, Spin (2005)
  • Christa Wolf, Cassandra (1983)
  • Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
  • John Wyndham, The Chrysalids (1955)
  • Eliezer Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (2015)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Isaac Asimov, Prelude to Foundation (1988)
  • Orson Scott Card, Shadow of the Giant (2005)
  • Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1615)
  • Ted Chiang, Exhalation: Stories (2019)
  • Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others (2010)
  • James Clavell, Shōgun (1966)
  • J.M. Coetzee, Summertime (2009)
  • Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl (2001)
  • Dante Alighieri, Inferno (1307)
  • Barbara Gowdy, Falling Angels (1989)
  • Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
  • Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955)
  • Jenny Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Wilderness Wolf (2007)
  • Christopher Paolini, Brisingr (2008)
  • Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon (1999)
  • Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash (1992)

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