Current Challenges

My Stephen King Challenge

I'm reading all of Stephen King's books. From the beginning. Every last one of them. Go me! I'll list them all here, and then add the links to them once I've read them. Make sense? Good :)

1. Carrie
12. Cujo
16. Christine
21. It
24. Misery
33. Insomnia
52. Cell
53. Lisey's Story
54. Blaze (as Richard Bachman)
55. Duma Key
56. Just After Sunset
57. Steven King Goes to the Movies
58. Under the Dome
59. Blockade Billy
60. Full Dark, No Stars
61. 11/22/63
62. The Wind Through The Keyhole
63. Joyland
64. Doctor Sleep
65. Mr. Mercedes
66. Revival
67. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
68. Finders Keepers
69. End of Watch

I've left out audiobooks, graphic novels, and this one book about baseball because I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have a clue what he was talking about! Also, if you can think of any I've left out, please let me know, since I pilfered this list off of Wikipedia, so it's possibly not all that conclusive!

The Classics Club (100 Classics in 5 Years)
Pre-1700 (6)
The Odyssey by Homer
Utopia by Thomas More
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

1700s (4)
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Evelina by Fanny Burney 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte (1800s)
Les Liasons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos

1800s (24)
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Silas Marner by George Eliot 
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
The Bostonians by Henry James
Walden by H D Thoreau
De Profundis by Oscar Wilde
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

1900s (26)
The Plumed Serpent by D H Lawrence
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
Beloved by Toni Morrison
The Second Sex by Simone De Beauvoir
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
A Passage to India by E M Forster
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Sophie's Choice by William Styron
Rabbit, Run by John Updike
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Sons and Lovers by D H Lawrence
The Reader by Bernard Schlink
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
Tender is the Night by F Scott Fitzgerald

2000s (3)


Re-Reads (37)
The Republic by Plato (pre-1700)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1800s) 
Persuasion by Jane Austen (1800s)
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (1800s)
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (1800s)
Emma by Jane Austen (1800s)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1800s)
Shirley by Charlotte Bronte (1800s)
Vilette by Charlotte Bronte (1800s)
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1800s)
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (1800s)
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1800s)
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1800s)
Moby Dick by Herman Melville (1800s)
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier (1900s)
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1900s)
The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck (1900s)
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (1900s)
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (1900s)
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (1900s)
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (1900s)
On the Road by Jack Kerouac (1900s)
The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkein (1900s)
The Color Purple by Alice Walker (1900s)
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (1900s)
Perfume by Patrick Suskind (1900s)
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates (1900s)
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (1900s)
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie (1900s)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (1900s)
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster (1900s)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (1900s)

Extras (i.e. Purchased after the list was made)
What Maisie Knew by Henry James (1800s)
Bleak House by Charles Dickens (1800s)