Alysun Sanders

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The Kindle Quest Book List

on February 28, 2017

Hey guys! I’m back! I know! How exciting is it that I’m here two days in a row? Maybe, just maybe, I’ll actually stick to this blog this time. I’m definitely feeling it more than I ever have before.  So who knows? Maybe I’ll actually stick to my word this time. I just got off work about two hours ago, Bates Motel is about to start, and I figured that now could be a good time to type up the books on my Kindle that I’ve never read (or read part of and then given up). So here they are:

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
The Killing Sands by several authors (I’ll list them all when I actually read it)
Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Dream House by Marzia Bisognin
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Loose Ends by Varun Vashist
All Good Deeds by Stacey Green
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
Ugly Young Thing by Jennifer Jaynes
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Never Smile At Strangers by Jennifer Jaynes
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym by Edgar Allan Poe
The Death Cure by James Dashner
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
The GIrl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Dug to Death by Adrian Praetzellis
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
If I Were You by Lisa Renee Jones
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
The Street by Ann Petry
In Dubious Battle by John Steinbeck
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Shakespeare’s Sonnets by William Shakespeare
Another Country by James Baldwin
The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Escaping Neverland by Lynn Wahl
A Matter of Trust by Lis Wiehl
The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
Family by Micol Ostow
Unenchanted by Chanda Hahn
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald
The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling
Sinfully Delicious by Traci Hohenstein
Island of Lost Girls by Jennifer McMahon

So there it is. The list of books that I’ve either bought and never read, or that I’ve bought and only read part of. Now, keep in mind that there’s no way I can finish them all in a year. But I hope to finish 12 this year. There are 58 in all, so I don’t think 12 should be a problem. And back in December, when I first got the idea to do this, I had my best friend choose the first book for me to read from this list. She chose Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov. So that’s the one I plan on reading first. Tomorrow I’ll post more about it. My initial thoughts on the book and whatever. But for tonight… well, that’s it. That’s the list. I’m excited about this. Totally ready to start checking these books off the list. One-by-one.

Have a good night, ya’ll!
Much love,


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