Booking Through ThursdayCheck Spelling

I saw this over at Shelley’s, and thought it sounded like a great question for all of you:

“This can be a quick one. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes.”

Isn't this week's question fun? So here we go, fifteen books that will always stick with me (and doing no more than 15 minutes):

  • My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  • Tokyo (aka The Devil of Nanking) by Mo Hayder
  • In the Woods by Tana French
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  • Out by Natsuo Kirino
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  • Black Ice by Anne Stuart
  • The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
  • The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

So which fifteen books that will always stick with you? Don't forget, you have only 15 minutes to do so.

28 Responses
  1. Shari Says:

    I have only read P&P from your list! I love BTT, I always get great ideas for what to read next from other posters.

  2. The Graveyard Book is on my TBR list!

    Stuck forever and ever!

  3. BooksPlease Says:

    I nearly chose The Handmaid's Tale as well.

  4. Dot Says:

    I still haven't got round to reading The Graveyard book but I really want to! Thanks for visitn my blog and I hope you enjoy Jane Eyre!

  5. Julia Says:

    I'm planning to read My Sister's Keeper soon. Just depend on the matter of being busy or mood reading :)

    I know you and I already read "Black Ice" together but all the others I either read it or not. Or seen movies version of it.

    Happy BTTs!

  6. Novroz Says:

    My sister's keeper is also on my list :)

    Kite Runner should have been in mine too...but I have forgotten about it

  7. Sandy Nawrot Says:

    You and I have very similar tastes! I haven't done this one yet, but it is fun.

  8. Anonymous Says: could I forget My sister's keeper, it's one of my favorite books. Great list Melody, I somehow knew The Hunger Games would be in it.

  9. Debi Says:

    Oh, that is a fun question! And I loved reading your list. I've only read a few of those, but several of them are on my "want to read really badly" list. In fact, Annie and I are going to be starting The Kite Runner next week for school, and I'm really looking to it!

  10. JoAnn Says:

    My Sister's Keeper was one of my favorite audiobooks ever!

  11. Beth F Says:

    Good list. Thirteenth Tale and Handmaid's Tale may have made it my list too.

  12. Ceri Says:

    Ooh, I like your list. Think The Other Boleyn Girl'll be on mine too because that introduced me to Philippa Gregory (before the film came out ;) ).

  13. Love The Kite Runner. Here's mine.

  14. 3m Says:

    I had The Handmaid's Tale as well. This was a fun BTT!

  15. Anonymous Says:

    The thought of Handmaid's Tale is very haunting. Should I get my hand on The Kite Runner, since it's on almost everyone's list?

    My full list.

  16. Ana S. Says:

    I'm totally with you on the last three! And it sounds like I should get to the others :P

  17. JessicaLeigh Says:

    Wonderful books! I share a few with you. :)

  18. I have only read P&P and Twilight from your list - but there are a bunch on it that I want to read.

  19. Unknown Says:

    I just wanted to thank you for recommending Out. I have just finished reading it, and it was the best thriller I have ever read.

    I am going to be paying much more attention to your recommendations from now on.

  20. Frances Says:

    We have no overlap but loved The Graveyard Book and The Thirteenth Tale. Happy reading!

  21. I loved The Kite Runner, Twilight & The Hunger Games!

    P&P and Atonement is lying in my TBR pile and three of the other books you've mentioned is already on my wish list :)

    Enjoy your weekend :)

  22. Iliana Says:

    This is such a great meme and I can't believe I missed out on it. Well, maybe I'll still play later this weekend :)

    The Handmaid's Tale is one I'd definitely put on my list too. You've got some others on here that are also favorites though.

  23. Robin M Says:

    Great list. I have The Thirteenth Tale on my list too. My post is up now.


  24. Darlene Says:

    Great list. You have so many there that I'd pick too...My Sister's Keeper, Kite Runner, The Other Boleyn Girl...just to name a few. Almost makes me want to read them again. lol.

  25. Alice Says:

    Wow, Melody! I have almost all the books in your list (although I have yet to read some of them)! Seriously, I really think we're twins. LOL!

  26. Melody Says:

    Shari - I love getting ideas from other participants too! :) Book blogs are the best!

    Gautami - I hope you'll enjoy The Graveyard Book as much as I do!

    Margaret - The Handmaid's Tale is one of my favourite reads by Margaret Atwood thus far!

    Dot - I can't wait to read Jane Eyre after reading so many good reviews about it!

    Julia - I loved My Sister's Keeper! That book made me smile and cry at the same time!

    Novroz - I noticed that The Kite Runner is on many participants' lists, and I can understand why. :)

    Sandy - Indeed we do! That's why I always look out for your reviews. :D

    Violet - I'm hoping to watch the film adaptation of My Sister's Keeper. I know this movie will make me cry!

    Debi - That's great, Debi! I can't wait to read your and Annie's thoughts on The Kite Runner!

  27. Melody Says:

    JoAnn - I'm glad to hear My Sister's Keeper is one of your favourites too!

    Beth - They're great books, aren't they?

    Lady Lazarus - Me too! :P

    Jacqueline - I've missed the film adaption of The Kite Runner so I'll have to check out the DVD.

    3M - I'm glad we share the same views. :)

    Matt - You should read The Kite Runner. It's haunting and thought-provoking at the same time!

    Nymeth - Indeed you should! :P

    Jessica - Glad we've the same tastes in books. ;)

    Crystal - There're so many books I want to read from others' lists! I just wish I've more time!

    Jackie - I'm thrilled you enjoyed reading Out! Your last remark has put a huge grin onto my face! :)

    Frances - I'd read those books again and again and never get tired of them!

    Ladybug - I hope you'll read the other books soon! :)

    Iliana - I've only read two books by Margaret Atwood thus far. I look forward to reading the rest by her!

    Robin - I'm hoping Diane Setterfield will have a new release out soon!

    Dar - I don't mind reading them again and again. But first, I need some extra time, LOL.

    Alice - LOL. Great minds think alike! ;)

  28. Handmaid's Tale, Atonement, and The Thirteenth Tale would probably all go on my list. Maybe My Sister's Keeper nad The Kite Runner (preferred A Thousand Splendid Suns). Man, I wish I had done this list--looks like fun!

    I REALLY want to read Hunger Games!

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