50 Books Everyone Should Read

50 Books Everyone Should Read

50 Books Everyone Should Read

Today’s post is very simply a list of 50 books that everyone should read at least once in their lives.

  1. Emma by Jane Austen
  2. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
  3. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  4. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  5. A Midsummer’s Nights Dream by William Shakespeare
  6. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
  7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  8. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  9. Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
  10. Apache by Tanya Landman
  11. Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
  12. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  14. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  15. A Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  16. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  17. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  18. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  19. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  20. The Reader by Bernard Schlink
  21. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  22. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  23. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  24. Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
  25. In Paris with You by Clementine Beauvais
  26. The Friendship Cure by Kate Leaver
  27. The Multi-Hyphen Method by Emma Gannon
  28. Room by Emma Donoghue
  29. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  30. Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding
  31. Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
  32. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  33. The Bees by Laline Paull
  34. One by Sarah Crossan
  35. The History Boys by Alan Bennet
  36. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  37. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  38. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  39. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graeme
  40. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
  41. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  42. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
  43. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  44. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  45. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  46. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  47. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  48. Perfume by Patrick Süskind
  49. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  50. A Year of Rest and Relaxation by Otessha Moshfegh

How many have you read? Let me know in the comments below.

Happy reading!

Love Ellie x

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50 Books Everyone Should Read

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