Ravenmount Top 100 Books List (2014 Edition) – part 2

Ready for the second half of this year’s Ravenmount Top 100 Books? The books in my list this year aren’t in rank order, by the way, though many of my favorites were in the first half. There are still quite a few really great books in this second half, a wide array of genres and both fiction and nonfiction.

51. The Great Wall, by John Man

52. Alaska, by James Michener

53. Hearts in Atlantis, by Stephen King

54. The Winter of Our Discontent, by John Steinbeck

55. The Final Forest, by William Dietrich

56. Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom

57. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

58. If the Stars are Gods, by Gregory Benford and Gordon Eklund

59. The Psychology of Self-Esteem, by Nathaniel Branden

60. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles

61. The Double Helix, by James Watson

62. Animal Farm, by George Orwell

63. Harry Potter and the Socerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

64. Lincoln’s Dreams, by Connie Willis

65. The Chosen, by Chaim Potok

66. Alice in Wonderland and Through the looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll

67. My Antoinette, by Willa Cather

68. Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser

69. Coyotes, by Tim Conovan

70. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, by Ayi Kwei Armah

71. House of Sand and Fog, by Andre Dubus III

72. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson

73. White Noise, by Don DeLillo

74. The Mysterious Mr. Quin, by Agatha Christie

75. Zen and the Art of MOtorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig

76. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon

77. A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving

78. The Death of Ramon Gonzales, by Angus Wright

79. Blaming the Brain, by Elliot S. Vallenstein, Ph.D.

80. African Wanderings, by Guy de Maupassant

81. At Home in Mitford, by Jan Karon

82. Magician: Master, by Raymond E. Feist

83. Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

84. Jitterbug Perfume, bu Tom Robbins

85. The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan

86. King Leopold’s Ghost, by Adam Hochschild

87. The Sea Hunters, by Clive Cussler

88. High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby

89. The Stand, by Stephen King

90. Momento Mori, by Muriel Spark

91. Discipline and Punish, by Michel Foucault

92. The Way of All Flesh, by Samuel Butler

93. Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo

94. Robots and Empire, by Isaac Asimov

95. Smilla’s Sense of Snow, by Peter Hoeg

96. The Eye of the World, by Robert Jordan

97. Reaper Man, by Terry Pratchett

98. The Power of Three, by Diana Wynne Jones

99. A Swiftly Tilting Planet, by Madeleine L’Engle

100. The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, by Ray Bradbury

Now that you’ve seen my top 100 books, as they stand now, what are yours? I’ll warn you now, picking 100 great books is tougher than it sounds, whether you read a lot or not. If you choose to accept the challenge and make your own list, please tag me or leave a note here in the comments so I can see your list.

How many of my top 100 books have you read so far? Which ones?

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