Can you top my 6?
A follow up to my Can you top my 28? post from September. I thought I did okay having read just over 1 in 4 of the books on that list so when the official list for World Book Night 2012 was released earlier this week, I was excited about the prospects of my ratio going up.
And yes, I was happy to note I have read 6 out of 25. Yay! Not quite 1 in 4 but close.
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (loved it but then I love almost all Austen books)
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho (overrated but not a bad book)
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens (sad sad book but a good read)
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella (infuriating protagonist but I’ve read all the books in the series bar one so that’s saying something)
The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffeneger (very dark but good story, don’t watch the movie, read the book!)
Good Omens – Terry Prachett and Neil Gaiman (probably my favourite on the list, really funny, dark and strangely thought provoking)
I think I have read Rebecca but can’t quite remember it so I haven’t added it to my list. Also I’m a huge Steven King fan so I’ve watched Misery but, again, can’t remember if I read it so I’ve taken it off my list.
Can anyone top my 6?
[If the list includes movies adaptations I’ve watched, my count goes up to 10]