Top Ten Books To Read Before You Die


The Top Ten

1 The Catcher In the Rye - J.D.Salinger

I read this in 12th grade.

2 Rage - Stephen King
3 And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
4 The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane

First book I ever read - bobbythebrony

5 Murder On the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
6 The Green Mile - Stephen King

LOVE This book

7 The Unexpected Guest - Agatha Christie
8 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

Uts a classic - blackflower

9 1984 - George Orwell

Especially these days - blackflower

10 Death On the Nile - Agatha Christie

The Contenders

11 The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

Thank you for putting this on here! - Cyri

12 The Diary of Young Girl - Anne Frank

Tragic and unforgettable - blackflower

13 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie
14 Carrie - Stephen King
15 Little House on the Prairie
16 Foundation Series - Isaac Asimov

Haven't read it in a long time - bobbythebrony

17 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
18 The Hunt for Red October- Tom Clancy
19 The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

You know a book is a good book when it makes you think. The Picture of Dorian Gray made me think a lot. The book is full of quotable lines, ideas and philosophies, some of which are rather controversial, and also Oscar Wilde's sharp wit, which I'm a huge fan of. The book is a must read. - winner333

20 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Nah. I find this book to be very overrated.

21 Anne of Green Gables
22 The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
23 Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
26 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
27 The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
28 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - JK Rowling
29 A Perfect Spy - John Le Carre
30 Mr. T: The Man with the Gold
31 Heaven is for Real - Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
32 Dracula - Bram Stoker
33 Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
34 The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
35 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
36 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
37 The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
38 The Bible
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Top Remixes

1. 1984 - George Orwell
2. The Diary of Young Girl - Anne Frank
3. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
1. The Catcher In the Rye - J.D.Salinger
2. Rage - Stephen King
3. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
1. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
2. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
3. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley


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