Friday, May 22, 2009

1% Well Read Challenge Progress

3M (Michelle) is hosting the 1% Well Read Challenge again for 2009. There are three options offered--to accommodate the changes made to the list recently. I'm choosing option 3, Read 13 TITLES FROM THE COMBINED LIST OF ALMOST 1300 TITLES FROM MARCH 1, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2010.

1. Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence

2. Middlemarch by George Eliot

3. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs

4. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

5. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

7. Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

8. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck






Pool of Possibilities:

The Thousand and One Nights – Anonymous

*The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

Love in Excess – Eliza Haywood

Moll Flanders – Daniel Defoe

*Roxana – Daniel Defoe

Joseph Andrews – Henry Fielding

Pamela – Samuel Richardson

Clarissa – Samuel Richardson

Tom Jones – Henry Fielding

*Amelia – Henry Fielding

The Female Quixote – Charlotte Lennox

The Castle of Otranto – Horace Walpole

The Vicar of Wakefield – Oliver Goldsmith

Evelina – Fanny Burney

*Cecilia – Fanny Burney

Dangerous Liaisons – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

The Monk – M.G. Lewis

Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth

*The Absentee – Maria Edgeworth

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens

Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

*Agnes Grey – Anne Brontë

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – Anne Brontë

*Shirley – Charlotte Brontë

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

North and South – Elizabeth Gaskell

*Villette – Charlotte Brontë

Adam Bede by George Eliot

*A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

*He Knew He Was Right – Anthony Trollope

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins

*Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens

*Castle Richmond – Anthony Trollope

The Mill on the Floss – George Eliot

The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

*Daniel Deronda – George Eliot

The Last Chronicle of Barset – Anthony Trollope

*She – H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon’s Mines – H. Rider Haggard

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

A Room With A View by E.M. Forster

*Summer – Edith Wharton

Sons and Lovers – D.H. Lawrence

The Rainbow – D.H. Lawrence

Howards End – E.M. Forster

Women in Love – D.H. Lawrence

Main Street – Sinclair Lewis

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

We – Yevgeny Zamyatin

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

*Cannery Row – John Steinbeck

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick

Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys

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