Books I Want to Read

Title

Author

Genre / Description

A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf 

Emily Midorikawa, Emma Claire Sweeney

Non-Fiction. A novel exploring the friendship of some of the great writers of the 19th century.

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Magical Realism. One Hundred Years of Solitude is the story of seven generations of the Buendía Family in the town of Macondo.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

Fiction. A story about a man who lives forever so long as he doesn’t look at his own painting. Would you look?

House of Scorpion

Nancy Farmer

Science Fiction. About a clone who doesn’t know he is a clone.

Dracula

Bram Stoker

Horror. The story of Count Dracula, the blood sucking vampire of Transylvania  

Sherlock Holmes Series/Books

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Fiction. About the adventures/mystery solving prowess of Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson

Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman (trilogy)

Pamela Aidan

“Fan Fiction” A continuation of the story after Pride & Prejudice 20 years later, with Mr. Darcy’s daughters. What happens next at Pemberley?

Arabella

Georgette Heyer

Fiction. 19th century story of a poor girl trying to fool them all and find a rich husband, per her mother’s request.

Under The Greenwood Tree

Thomas Hardy

Fiction. 19th century story where a new teacher comes to a village and all the gents want to catch her eye. She must choose between love or what society and her father expects of her.