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[livejournal.com profile] miss_madb
 
1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicise those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them
5) Put a star next to those you've only partially read.


Apparently the people who publish the list say the average person has only read six... I"ve read 39, and i am not the most prolific reader of my social group...  [livejournal.com profile] 17catherines, I dare you ..... *grins*

 

 


1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen


2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien


3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte


4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling


5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee


6 The Bible


7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte


8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell


9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman


10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens


11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott


12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy * could not get into the book. Saw it as a mini series and liked that.


13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller


14 Complete Works of Shakespeare


15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier * seen it as a mini series as well. Find the writing a bit stiff.


16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien


17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks


18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger


19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger


20 Middlemarch - George Eliot


21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell


22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald – seen it


23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens


24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy


25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams


26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh


27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky


28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck


29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll


30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame


31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy


32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens


33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis


34 Emma - Jane Austen


35 Persuasion - Jane Austen


36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis


37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini


38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres


39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden


40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne


41 Animal Farm - George Orwell


42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown


43 One Hundred Years of Solitude


44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving


45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins


46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery – don’t especially love this, compared to the rest of the series. I like it, a lot, but the rest leaves it for dead.


47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy


48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood


49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding *


50 Atonement - Ian McEwan


51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel


52 Dune - Frank Herbert


53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons


54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen


55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth


56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon


57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens


58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley – absolutely fascinating


59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon


60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez


61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck


62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov


63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt


64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold


65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas


66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac


67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy


68 Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding


69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie


70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville


71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens


72 Dracula - Bram Stoker


73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett


74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson


75 Ulysses - James Joyce


76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath


77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome – the whole series is great, again.


78 Germinal - Emile Zola


79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray


80 Possession - AS Byatt


81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens


82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell


83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker


84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro


85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert


86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry


87 Charlotte's Web - EB White


88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Alborn


89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – have not read all of them


90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton


91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad


92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery


93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks


94 Watership Down - Richard Adams


95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole


96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute


97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas


98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare


99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl - not as great as James and the Giant Peach, or The Witches


100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo





 
bast_believer: (Beth)
Comment and I will:

1. Tell you why I befriended you.
2. Associate you with something -random, a song, a colour, a photo, etc.
3. Tell you something I like about you.
4. Tell you a memory I have of you.
5. Ask something I've always wanted to know about you.
6. Tell you my favourite user pic of yours.
7. In return, you must post this in your LJ [edit: but only if you want to]

Memage

Apr. 30th, 2008 04:16 pm
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Tagged by [livejournal.com profile] 17catherines

The rules:
a. Link to the person who tagged you.
b. Post the rules on your blog.
c. Write six random things about yourself.
d. Tag six random people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs.
e. Let each person know they have been tagged by leaving a comment at their blog.
f. Let your tagger know when your entry is up.

Okay....

Six random things....

1. The artistic and creative pursuits i enjoy are painting, drawing, sewing, writing, cooking, and role playing.
2. I think that there is a point in logic and knowledge where faith, science, mythology and theology will intersect, regardless of the paradigm of the person.
3. I utterly adore my cats.
4. I changed my mind about my wedding dress 6 times, and one was after buying the first lot of fabric.
5. When someone looses my trust its years before they regain it.
6. I have two crushes at present.

Now, tagging....
[livejournal.com profile] vierkilau becuase you are unique,
[livejournal.com profile] kittenmorag becuase you are beautiful and sexy,
[livejournal.com profile] anysia because you and I have so much in common,
[livejournal.com profile] mechanicalhyena becuase I honestly don't know enough about you,
[livejournal.com profile] journiey because you pick me up when I keel over and keep me swimming,
[livejournal.com profile] iosef becuase I miss you far more than you know and for some reason its days like today I really notice it. Blessed be.
bast_believer: (Me)
One little compliment can make you feel amazing. So give me a compliment, anything in the entire world, even that my shoelaces are pretty. Put this in your journal. And once you get some comments, put that entry in a memory or tag and when you are feeling down, just go to that entry and this will remind how great you are.
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From the Battlestar Galactica season 3 soundtrack. Fantastic! Its the end of the episode "Crossroads, part 2", the season finale, and absolutely makes IT!
bast_believer: (Me)
Today's song.

The opening line says it all for me emotionally.

That said, it is one of my favorite songs, by one of my favorite artists.


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Let others know a little more about yourself, repost this as your name followed by "ology."

Read more... )
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NYE meme

Dec. 31st, 2006 12:18 pm
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In 2007, ravenseer resolves to...
Apply for a new tolkien.
Volunteer to spend time with dreams.
Pay for my human rights on time.
Find a better pagan.
Keep my dreamwork clean.
Give some dragons to charity.






Get your own New Year's Resolutions:
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Have you ever danced with the ravenseer in the pale moonlight?

Which movie was this quote from?

Get your own quotes:



HAHAHAHAHAHA

Tarot meme

Nov. 14th, 2006 06:04 pm
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You are Strength


Courage, strength, fortitude. Power not arrested in the act of judgement, but passing on to further action, sometimes obstinacy.


This is a card of courage and energy. It represents both the Lion's hot, roaring energy, and the Maiden's steadfast will. The innocent Maiden is unafraid, undaunted, and indomitable. In some cards she opens the lion's mouth, in others she shuts it. Either way, she proves that inner strength is more powerful than raw physical strength. That forces can be controlled and used to score a victory is very close to the message of the Chariot, which might be why, in some decks, it is Justice that is card 8 instead of Strength. With strength you can control not only the situation, but yourself. It is a card about anger and impulse management, about creative answers, leadership and maintaining one's personal honor. It can also stand for a steadfast friend.


What Tarot Card are You?
Take the Test to Find Out.





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ravenseer's Word Usage
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9. my (63) 34. will (19) 59. would (10) 84. better (7)
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13. me (53) 38. they (16) 63. year (10) 88. were (7)
14. is (52) 39. journal (16) 64. very (10) 89. weekend (7)
15. have (50) 40. up (16) 65. friends (10) 90. part (7)
16. this (49) 41. been (16) 66. know (10) 91. only (7)
17. are (37) 42. we (15) 67. other (10) 92. into (7)
18. for (34) 43. them (15) 68. sydney (10) 93. made (7)
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21. its (33) 46. think (13) 71. things (9) 96. email (6)
22. on (31) 47. one (13) 72. many (9) 97. stuff (6)
23. was (31) 48. like (13) 73. then (9) 98. god (6)
24. if (31) 49. can (12) 74. others (9) 99. than (6)
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List seven songs you are into right now. No matter what the genre, whether they have words, or even if they're any good, but they must be songs you're really enjoying now. Post these instructions in your LJ along with your seven songs. Then tag seven other people to see what they're listening to.

Okay....
1. #1 crush - Garbage (you have to admire any TV show that uses this as its title track...)
2. Feelin' Good - Michael Buble
3. The Color of White - Missy Higgins
4. Mack the Knife - Robbie Williams
5. Crazy - Seal
6. Enter Sandman - Fourplay
7. Robbie Williams latest single, cannot remember what its called, but I really like its disturbingness....

Taggage:
Whitecain
Thag
The_Tao
Typical_child
annwfyn
pierot
shadownet01

... only if you like, but I am curious nonetheless.....

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