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  1. 1Q84
  2. A Canticle for Leibowitz
  3. A Doll’s House
  4. A History of the United States in Five Crashes
  5. A Raisin in the Sun
  6. A Wrinkle in Time
  7. Amaranthine
  8. Angels & Demons
  9. Animal Farm
  10. Artemis
  11. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
  12. At Home in the World
  13. Autobiography of a Yogi*
  14. Beowulf
  15. Bless Me, Ultima
  16. Blitzed
  17. Brave New World
  18. Bridge to Terabithia
  19. Chaos of Longing
  20. Charlotte’s Web
  21. China Bound*
  22. Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  23. Cure
  24. Death of a Salesman
  25. Ender’s Game
  26. F*ck Love
  27. First Women
  28. For One More Day
  29. Frankenstein
  30. Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  31. Gulliver’s Travels
  32. Gumption
  33. Hamlet
  34. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  35. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  36. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  37. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  38. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  39. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  40. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  41. Heart of Darkness
  42. His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass
  43. His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass
  44. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  45. Hunger Games: The Hunger Games
  46. Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  47. Hunger Games: Mockingjay
  48. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  49. Kaleidoscope of Colors
  50. Long Bright River
  51. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  52. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  53. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  54. Lost Hills
  55. Macbeth
  56. Mary, Queen of Scots
  57. Memoirs of a Geisha
  58. Milk & Honey
  59. Mr. Mercedes
  60. Nicaragua
  61. Nine Stories
  62. Number the Stars
  63. Oedipus Rex
  64. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
  65. Outliers
  66. Pagans
  67. Personal Leadership
  68. Pygmalion
  69. Romeo & Juliet
  70. Seducer’s Diary*
  71. Shortest Way Home
  72. Slaughterhouse-Five
  73. Spider Eaters
  74. Stamped from the Beginning
  75. Stiff
  76. Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio
  77. The Alchemist
  78. The Book Thief
  79. The Call of the Wild
  80. The Cannabis Craze
  81. The Catcher in the Rye
  82. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  83. The Crucible
  84. The Da-Vinci Code
  85. The Fall of the House of Usher
  86. The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  87. The Globalization Paradox
  88. The Giver
  89. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  90. The Hobbit
  91. The Iliad
  92. The Importance of Being Earnest
  93. The Joy Luck Club
  94. The Kite Runner
  95. The Man in My Basement
  96. The Martian
  97. The Messenger
  98. The Odyssey
  99. The Old Man & the Sea
  100. The Outsiders
  101. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  102. The Phantom Tollbooth
  103. The Pit and the Pendulum
  104. The Populist Explosion
  105. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  106. The Road Not Taken
  107. The Scarlet Letter
  108. The Scorch Trials
  109. The Screwtape Letters
  110. The Secret Life of Bees
  111. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
  112. To Kill a Mockingbird
  113. Tuck Everlasting
  114. Tuesdays with Morrie
  115. Turtles All the Way Down
  116. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  117. Twilight
  118. Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
  119. Where’d You Go, Bernadette?
  120. Without You, There Is No Us
  121. You Are A Badass

* denotes books that I started and truly tried to read (giving myself at least 6-7 months of pushing through it) but just could not do it