Books I want to read. Links go to where I first heard of the book.

* I am no longer adding to the list on this particular page. TBR books now periodically get their own posts, found with the tag TBR Additions.

A Farewell to Arms by Earnest Hemmingway
A Room with a View by EM Forster
Daisy Miller by Henry James Maverick
Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Howard's End by EM Forster
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
Washington Square by Henry James
Wuthering Heights by Bronte

A Wrinkle in Time the Graphic Novel by Hope Larsen
Ash by Malinda Lo
Benighted by Kit Whitfield
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
The Cave by Jose Saramango
Crystal Rain by Tobias Buckell
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
Death Island by Joan Conning Afman
The Declaration by Malley
Dragon's Kin by McCaffery
Dragon's Fire by McCaffery
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George
Earth Unaware by Orson Scott Card
Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
Far North by Marcel
Feed by M.T. Anderson
Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
The Garden by Elsie Aidinoff
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Here Lies Arthur by Phillip Reeve
Here there be Dragons by Owen
His Majesty's Dragon by Namoi Novik
House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
I am Moran le Fay by Nancy Springer
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
In Great Waters by Kit Whitfield
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
Looking Glass Wars by Frank Bedor
Lord of Snow and Shadows by Sarah Ash
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Now and Then by Sheehan
Peeps by Scott Westerfield
Partials by Dan Wells
Pay the Piper by Jane Yolen
Plain Kate by Erin Bow
Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
Princess and the Hound by Mette Harrison
The Princess and the Bear by Mette Ivie Harrison
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson
Ruby Slippers Golden Tears by Terri Windling
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Silver Birch, Blood Moon by Terri Windling
Soft Apocalypse by Will McIntosh
The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Sword of the Rightful King by Jane Yolen
The Society of S by Susan Hubbard
Temeraire series by Namoi Novik
Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn
Wake by Lisa McMann
What the Dickens by Maguire
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
The Wild Things by Dave Eggers
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
The Wolfman by Nicholas Pekearo
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli

A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson
Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
Bloody Jack by Meyer
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer
Choices by Deborah Lynn Jacobs
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
The Color of Earth by Kim Dong Hwa
Cracked Up To Be by Courtney Summers
Diamond Willow by Helen Frost
Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Escape Under the Forever Sky by Eve Yohalem
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Firegirl by Tony Abbott
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Keep Holding On by Susane Colasante
Laddertop by Orson Scott Card, et al
The Leanin' Dog by by K.A. Nuzum
Life as we Knew it by Pfieffer
Magyk by Angie Sage
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X
Maximum Ride by James Patterson
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Riggs
the Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban
Notes from the Dog by Gary Paulsen
Ophelia by Lisa Klein
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay
Shamer's Daughter by Lene Kaaberbol
The Seventh Raven by Peter Dickinson
Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi
Totally Joe by James Howe
Twisted by Laurie H. Anderson
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
Valley of Secrets by Charmian Hussey
Warrior Heir by Cinda Chima
Wings by Aprilynne Pike
Wild Life by Molly Gloss
Wonderstruck! by Brian Selznick
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

A Bride's Story by Kaoru Mori
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The Anatomist by Bill Hayes
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
Among Others by Jo Walton
Anatomy of a Boyfriend by Darla Snadowsky
Painted House by John Grisham
Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
The Alchemist by Coelho
American Born Chinese by Gene Leun Yang
Annabel by Kathleen Winter
An Available Man by Hilma Wolitzer
Another Kind of Cowboy by Susan Jurby
A Thousand Days in Venice by de Blasi
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Among Others by Jo Walton
Arcadia by Lauren Groff
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Atomement by Ian McEwan
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Away by Amy Bloom
Beastly by Alex Flinn
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
Because I am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas
Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
The Bells by Richard Harvell
Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult
The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
Blindness by Jose Saramago
The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
Bloodroot by Amy Greene
A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank by Ellen Feldman
Book of Unholy Mischief by Ella Newmark
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Brick Lane by Monica Ali
Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd
Cherry by Mary Karr
The Chimney Sweeper's Boy by Barbara Vine
Child of My Heart by McDermott
Clockers by Richard Price
The Colour by Rose Tremain
The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
Company of Liars by Karen Maitland
Complications by Atul Gawande
The Color Midnight Made by >Warner
The Colour by Rose Tremain
Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
The Cove by Ron Rash
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
Dancer by McCann
The Darkest Evening of the Year by Dean Koontz
Day by A.L. Kennedy
Defining Dulcie by Paul Acampora
Disgrace by JM Coetzee
A Dog Named Slugger by Leigh Brill
Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree by >Tarshis
Emily, Alone by Stewart O'Nan
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Effigy by Alissa York
Ellis Island and Other Stories by Helprin
Extrememly Loud Incredibly Close by Jonathan S.Foer
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Flower Children by Maxine Swann
Fools Crow by James Welch
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield
Gifted by Nikita Lalwani
Girl in Translation by by Jean Kwok
Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
Girl Reading by Katie Ward
the Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi Durrow
The Girls by Lori Lansens
God of Animals by Aryn Kyle
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley
The Grift by Debra Ginsberg
Heft by Liz Moore
Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck
Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
How I Became a Nun by Cesar Aira
How to Buy a Love of Reading by Egan Gibson
In Hovering flight by Joyce Hinnefeld
Hunger by Knut Hamsen
Hush an Irish Princess' Tale by Donna Jo Napoli
I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This by Jaqueline Woodson
The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman
If You Come Softly by Woodson
Intuition by Goodman
Invisible Man by Ellison
Invisible Sisters by Jessica Handler
I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
Ireland by Frank DeLaney
Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg
Jane by Robin Maxwell
Jews Without Money by Michael Gold
Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez
King Dork by Frank Portman
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
The Know It All by A.J. Jacobs
The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen
Life As We Knew It by Susan Pfeffer
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Lily Renee by Trina Robbins
The Lizard Cage by Karen Conelly
The Long Song by Andrea Levy
Long Walk Home by Will North
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Love, Aubrey by Suzanna LeFleur
Man of the House by Ad Hudler
The Marrowbone Marble Company by Glenn Taylor
Mary Modern by Camille DeAngelis
Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World by Sabina Berman
Memoirs of An Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks
Midwife of the Blue Ridge by Christine Blevins
Miraculous Journey Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux
Moving On by Larry McMurty
My Abandonment by Peter Rock
My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
My Uncle Napoleon by Iraj Pezeshkzad
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
On Borrowed Wings by Chandra Prasad
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
One Bird's Choice by Ian Reid
The Opposite of Invisible by Liz Gallagher
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean
The Outlaw Album by Daniel Woodrell
The Outside Boy by Jeanine Cummins
Outside the Lines by Amy Hatvany
The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante
The Pearl Diver
by Jeff Talargio
The Poison Study by Maria Study
Prep by Curtis Sittenfield
Pride and Prejudice by Marvel Comics
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Rainbow's End by Lauren St John
Rainwater by Sandra Brown
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez
Road to Tater Hill by Edith Hemmingway
Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore
Safety of Secrets by Delaune Michel
The Secret River by Kate Grenville
Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow
Shattering Glass by Gail Giles
Sitting Practice by Caroline Adderson
Solitude of Thomas Cave by Georgina Harding
Songs for the Butcher's Daughter by Peter Manseau
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
The Story of Forgetting by Stefan Merrill Block
Such a Pretty Girl by Luara Wiess
The Summer of the Bear by Bella Pollen
A Sudden Country by Karen Fisher
The Song of Kahunsha by Anosh Irani
The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax
The Terror by Dan Simmons
Time's Arrow by Martin Amis
Tweak by Nic Sheff
Uncle Tom's Children by Richard A. Wright
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
Under This Unbroken Sky by Shandi Mitchell
Undercover by Beth Kephart
The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire
Undiscovered Country by Lin Enger
Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
Warm Springs by Susan Richards Shreve
Walking in Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe
Wandering Son by Takako Shimura
We Disappear by Scott Heim
We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
The Whale Road by Robert Low
When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
Who By Fire by Diana Spechler
The World Below by Sue Miller
Work Shirts for Madmen by George Singleton
The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Ape House by Sarah Gruen
Circus in Winter by Cathy Day
Emory's Gift by Bruce Cameron
Firmin by Sam Savage
Freddy Goes to Florida by Walter Brooks
Hannah's Dream by Diane Hammond
Lucy by Laurence Gonzales
Masterpiece by Elise Broach
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi
The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine
One Good Dog by Susan Wilson
Rose in a Storm by Jon Katz
Three Bags Full by LĂ©onie Swann
War Horse by Michale Morpurgo

Animals Matter by Marc Bekoff
Animal Traditions by Eytan Avital
The Blessings of the Animals by Katrina Kittle
The Cat Who Came in From the Cold by Jeffrey M Masson
Chick Days by Jenna Woginrich
Dog Years by Mark Doty
Dogs: A Natural History by Jack Page
Dark Banquet by Bill Schutt
Dogged Pursuit by Robert Rodi
Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Darwin
The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff
For Love of Insects by Thomas Eisner
From Elephants to Mice by James Mahoney
Giant Pandas in the Wild by Zhi Lu
Good Dog Stay by Quindlen
Honest Dogs by Brian Patrick O'Donoghue
Hope for Animals and Their World by Jane Goodall
The Horse God Built by Lawrence Scanlan
Horses Never Lie About Love by Jana Harris
Kasey to the Rescue by Ellen Rogers
The Lady and the Panda by Ruth Harkness
Laika by Nick Abadzis
Leo the Snow Leopard by Hatkoff
Lonesome George by Henry Nicholls
Lost and Found by Jacqueline Sheehan
Love at First Bark by Julie Klam
Man O'War by Dorothy Ours
One Nation Under Dog by Schaffer
Oudrey's Painted Menagerie by Colin Bailey
Pale Male by Janet Schulman
Poseidon's Steed by Helen Scales
The Puppy Diaries by Jill Abramson
Race to Save Lord God Bird by Phillip Hoose
Riding Lessons by Sara Gruen
Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean
Saving Gracie by Carol Bradley
Seashells: Jewels of the Ocean by Budd Titlow
Sex Advice to All Creation by Dr. Tatiana
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat by Hal Herzog
Stones of Silence by George Schaller
Way of the Tiger by Karanth
We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee
The Whale by Phillip Hoare
Where the Wild Things Were by Stolzenberg
Wicked Bugs by Amy Stewart
Year of the Goat

American Grown by Michelle Obama
The Bad Tempered Gardener by Anne Wareham
The City Homesteader by Scott Meyer
The Curious Gardener's Almanac by Niall Edworthy
Flower Hunters by Gribbin and Gribbin
Gluten Free Girl by Shauna Ahern
Grow the Good Life by Michele Owens
It's a Long Road to a Tomato by Keith Stewart
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flynn
Lives of the Trees by Diana Wells
Making It: Radical Home Ec... by Coyne and Knutzen
The Orchard: A Memoir by Theresa Weir
The Orchard, a Memoir by Adele Robertson
The Pioneer Woman by Ree Drummond
Real Food by Nina Planck
The Revolution will not be Microwaved by Sandor Katz
Season to Taste by Molly Birnbaum
the Sharper your Knife Less you Cry by Kathleen Flinn
Skinny Bitch by Freedman and Barnouin
Stalking the Wild Asparagus by Euell Gibbons
Sugar Snaps and Strawberries by Andrea Bellamy
The Truth About Garden Remedies by Jeff Gillman
The Truth About Organic Gardening by Jeff Gillman
the Unexpected Houseplant by Tovah Martin
Urban Pantry by Amy Pennington
The Wisdom of the Radish by Lynda Hopkins
The Zen of Fish by Trevor Corson

A Country Life by Roy Strong
A Lucky Child by Thomas Buergenthal
A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard
Apples and Oranges by Marie Brenner
Bending Toward the Sun by Leslie Gilbert Lurie
Book of Mormon Girl by Joanna Brooks
Come tell me how you live by Agatha Cristie
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner by Fred Pearce
Dear Bully edited by Carrie Jones and Megan Hall
Dishwasher by Pete Jordan
End of the World as We Know It by Robert Goolrick
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia Bitton-Jackson
In a Single Bound by Sarah Reinersten
In the Deep Heart's Core by Michael Johnston
Leave Me Alone I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan
Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinor Pruitt Stewart
The Longest Way Home by Andrew McCarthy
Lucky Man by Michael J Fox
The Magician's Book by Laura Miller
The Narnian by Alan Jacobs
The New York Regional Mormon... by Elna Baker
Passing for Thin by Frances Kuffel
The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante
Quiet Please by Scott Douglas
The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma
Seaworthy by Linda Greenlaw
Slow Love: how I lost my job... by Dominique Browning
Some Assembly Required by Anne Lamott
Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall
Strangers In the House by Raja Shehadeh
Swimming in a Sea of Death by David Rieff
Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
This Life is in Your Hands by Melissa Coleman
Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Longelin
Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi
Under A Wing by Reeve Lindbergh
Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Gilman
Welfare Brat by Mary Childers
The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Adventure of English by Melvyn Bragg
At Home by Bill Bryson
Bonk by Mary Roach
The Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson
Brandwashed by Martin Lindstrom
Breasts by Florence Williams
Cold by Bill Streever
Death by Black Hole by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Death's Acre by Bill Bass
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert
Freakonomics by Levitt and Dubner
Guinea Pig Scientists by Dendy, Boring
How to Build a Dinosaur by Jack Horner
Kraken by China Mieville
Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf
Rabid by Bill Wasik
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
The Sun's Heartbeat by Bob Berman
The Third Chimpanzee by Jared M. Diamond
What's Up Down There? by Lissa Rankin
The Wild Life of Our Bodies by Rob Dunn
The Working Poor by David K. Shipler
You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney
Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin

Among the Cannibals by Paul Raffaele
Delusions of Gender by Cordeila Fine
Don't Sleep There Are Snakes by Daniel Everett
Enchanted Hunters by Maria Tatar
The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser
Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky
The Invisible Sex by J.M. Adovasio
Left to Tell by Immaculee Illibagiza
Little Princes by Conor Grennan
The Lunatic Express by Carl Hoffman
The Mind At Work by Mike Rose
MWF Seeking BFF by Rachel Bertsche
No Man's River by Farley Mowat
Piano Shop on the Left Bank by Thad Carhart
Quiet by Susan Cain
Sixpence House by Paul Collins
Skeletons on the Zahara by Dean King
Somebody's Heart Is Burning by Tanya Shaffer
Stuff by Frost and Steketee
They Poured Fire on us from the Sky
The Town that Food Saved by Ben Hewitt
Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
Tide Feather Snow by Miranda Weiss
Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
Why Have Kids? by Jessica Valenti
Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

An Unquiet Mind by Bedfield Jamison
As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto
Be Different by John Robison
Blue Sky July by Nia Wyn
Brain on Fire by Susannah Callahan
Cheating Death by Sanjay Gupta
The Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett
Crashing Through by Robert Kurson
Critical Care by Theresa Brown
Complications by Atul Gawande
Death in Slow Motion by Eleanor Cooney
Dissecting Death by Zugibe and Carroll
Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean Dominique Bauby
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
Intern by Sandeep Jauhar
January First by Michael Schoenfield
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
The Mind's Eye by Oliver Sacks
Monique and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham Verghese
Over My Head by Claudia Osborn
The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
Slackjaw by Jim Knipfel
Stalking Irish Madness by Patrick Tracey
Stiff: the Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
Trauma by Dr. James Cole

Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides
Charlatan by Pope Brock
The Endurance by Caroline Alexander
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki
The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History by Bill Laws
The Frozen Water Trade by Gavin Weightman
The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessier
The Library At Night by Alberto Manguel
The Lost Men by Kelly Tyler Lewis
the Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Beer
Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodward
Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Viking Voyage by Hodding Carter
The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

NONFICTION- unsorted
The Devil's Highway by Luis Urrea
Drawing From Life: Journal as Art by Jennifer New
Encounters with Chinese Writers by Annie Dillard
Fire Season by Philip Connors
Human Cargo by Caroline Moorhead
In the Land of Believers by Gina Welch
Proust was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer
Shop Class as Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford
So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson
Tested by Linda Perlstein
Travels with Charley by Steinbeck
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud
Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica
Winged Obsession by Jessica Speart