My Reading List

I often lose track of the books I read, so starting today, I'm gonna maintain this list of books I read from now on. You guys needn't read these... its for my personal use :D


2013

  • Inferno - Dan Brown
  • Mutation - Robin Cook
  • The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
  • Harry Potter and the PoA (read it today. Again :P )
  • Revolution 2020 - Chetan Bhagat
  • Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K. Jerome
  • Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank
  • Freedom at Midnight - Dominique Lapierre, Larry Collins
  • The Fault in our Stars - John Green ( My friend was right. It made my day, but it ruined my life.)
  • Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins 
  • Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
  • Divergent - Veronica Roth (That brilliant, brilliant book. Woah! )
  • Eragon - Christopher Paolini
  • Eldest - Christopher Paolini
  • Brisingr - Christopher Paolini
  • Inheritence - Christopher Paolini
  • Deception Point - Dan Brown (read that book again, even after I'd figured out the plot the first time)
  • A Princess Remembers - Gayatri Devi
  • Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins ( What a series! Amazing!! )
  • Insurgent - Veronica Roth (Cliffhangers, cliffhangers! You shall read at your own risk of being rendered incoherent by too much awesome)
  • Kane and Abel - Jeffrey Archer (OH MY GOD!)
  • Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less - Jeffrey Archer
  • Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
  • Allegiant - Veronica Roth ( What an ending!)
  • The Book Thief - Markus Zusak (One of the most beautiful things I've ever read. I'll cherish this book forever.)


2014
  • Looking for Alaska - John Green ( Nice-ish) 
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee (Mixed feelings)
  • Lock and Key - Sarah Dessen ( One time read) 
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson - John Green & David Levithnan (NOT John Green's best. Actually - didn't like it at all.)
  • Only Time Will Tell - Jeffrey Archer (Masterpiece) 
  • Little Women - Louisa May Alcott 
  • Three Mistakes of my Life - Chetan Bhagat (*pukes*) 
  • Sins of the Father - Jeffrey Archer (Unfitting sequel to OTWT)
  • Catcher in the Rye - J.D Salinger 
  • Perks of being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky (one of the best books I've ever read)
  • And the Mountains Echoed - Khaled Houssaini (Not really good)
  • Prison Diary Volume I - Jeffrey Archer (Not a lot happening in it) 
  • Moth Smoke - Mohsin Hamid
  • Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden (Inexplicably wonderful)
  • The Help - Kathryn Stockett 
  • The Last Leaf - O. Henry
  • Maharani - Ruskin Bond (He lives up to his name)
  • Undomestic Goddess - Sophie Kinsella (Meh.)
  • The Open Window - Saki (It was Saki - 'nuff said)
  • False Impression - Jeffrey Archer (Unremarkable)
  • The Canterville Ghost - Oscar Wilde (Funny. I guess. ) 
  • Amulet of Samarkand - Jonathan Stroud (Pretty good.)
  • To Cut a Long Story Short - Jeffrey Archer (Meh.)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - John Boyne (Oh God. Oh My God.) 
  • Skin : And other Short Stories - Roald Dahl (Let us just say he isn't just my favorite children's author anymore.)
  • The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga (Oh my.)
  • Golem's Eye - Jonathan Stroud (Liked the prev. one better)
  • Ptolemy's Gate - Jonathan Stroud (Pretty fast. A definite thumbs up.)
  • Daddy Long Legs - Jean Webster ( I predicted the end!)
  • The Lowland - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Mother I Never Knew - Sudha Murty (Note : Read only if you are an overtly matured fifth grader.)
  • Jaya : An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata - Devdutt Patnaik
  • Animal Farm - George Orwell ( Legendary.)
  • Cleopatra and her Asp - Margeret Simpson (Meh.)
  • Island of Blood - Anita Pratap ( I both wanted to and didn't want to continue reading it.)
  • Dilli - An Anthology of Women Poets ( MY BOOK!)


2015

  • Best of O.Henry - O. Henry (What a great start!)
  • Madhouse - Urmilla Deshpande (H4ites...*bows*)
  • The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells
  • The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath(Not a healthy obsession.)
  • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • Thank You, Jeeves - PG Wodehouse (No, thank you, Wodehouse)
  • Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
  • Paper Towns - John Green 
  • The Distinguished Stranger - R. L. Stevenson 
  • How the Camel got its Hump - Rudyard Kipling (Sometimes I wonder, why?)
  • The False Jewels and Useless Beauty - Guy De Maupassant
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - E. Lockhart ( Reminded me of H4 ites)
  • The Code of Woosters - P.G Wodehouse 
  • Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman! - Richard P. Feynman ( He was realllly cool. Like, supremely so.)
  • How I Braved Anu Aunty and co-founded a Million Dollar Company - Varun Agrawal (Damn.)
  • Time Stops at Shamli - Ruskin Bond
  • Best of Ruskin Bond - Ruskin Bond 
  • Casual Vacancy - J.K Rowling (Here's to the Weedon siblings.)
  • Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom
  • Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri (I did not fully get it but I wanted to read on.) 
  • Joy in the Morning - PG Wodehouse (Enjoyable in all aspects)
  • Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell (My first non-fic. And a brilliant one at that.) 
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman (magic.)
  • Much Obliged, Jeeves - PG Wodehouse
  • The Burning Elephant - Christopher Raja (I adored it)
  • Coraline - Neil Gaiman 


2016

  • A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula le Guin (Oh wow.)
  • The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman (Slowly becoming my favourite author)
  • Petticoat Influences - PG Wodehouse
  • Fight Club - Check Palahniuk (I am Joe's completely mind blown.)
  • Catch Me if you Can - Frank Abagnale Jr.
  • Friends in Small Places - Ruskin Bond 
  • Namesake - Jhumpa Lahiri(she makes me both sad and happy and I am still trying to figure out how that can be)
  • The Dark Room - RK Narayan
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - JK Rowling (Blasphemy.)
  • The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins (After so long, a good one.)
  • What is History - E.H. Carr (First academic book. Bleh.)
  • Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn


2017

  • The Mating Season - P.G. Wodehouse (as ever Jeeves is hilariously courteous)
  • The Clothing of Books - Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Freakonomics - Steven D. Levitt
  • Postmaster and Other Short Stories - Rabindranath Tagore
  • Time Travelling with a Hamster - Ross Weldorf

9 comments:

  1. You have mixed feelings towards To Kill A Mockingbird ??
    Why ????

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    1. Well - I told you. I had to contemplate a lot over that book. It didnt instantly send me spinning into mrbid depression like Book Thief did. I had to really think.

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  2. Heard of goodreads.com?
    nice little thing for you.I too have an account there.

    You've read Paolinis books?
    Wow supercool!!howd you find them?huh?
    ITs difficult to even think that someone who has read soo many books hasn't read LOTR!!!!

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    1. Goodreads. Ofcourse dude!
      I do not remember actually. I mean, I was in sixth, so I have no idea. Sorry :)
      I saved LOTR for after 12th actually. Will get back to you after I've read 'em.

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    2. After 12th? You're planning to read LOTR IN IIT?
      Or at home if you're planning to drop one year like me?

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    3. Yuve read daddy long legs?
      Spider vaali?
      I probably read that in first grade😊.
      Nice.... Nice...... Nice.......

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    4. And I'd suggest you read " the hobbit" before reading TLOTR.
      In case you thought Im nuts for writing hobbit instead of habbit,I'd like to tell you that it IS hobbit and not habbit.And you've missed "his dark materials".

      GUIDING YOU ALWAYS.

      Kind regards
      SP

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    5. Oh yeah - need to add that.
      Thanks for reminding :D

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    6. Stop presuming weird stuff, dude :P

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