The book thing

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The book thing
Sometimes I wish my blog was not on the fashion feeds. Oh well, I’ll just do this on flickr. 😛

Look at the list and bold those you have read.
Italicize those you intend to read.
Underline the books you LOVE!

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession – AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
By Strawberry Singh on 2008-08-28 22:05:49
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Cast a weary by on the suggested ages that comes on the packaging when you’re shopping for gifts for children. A child who is smarter than other children their age will bore quickly with toys meant for his or her age group. Also, the child learns at a slower rate than other children his or her age could easily become overwhelmed and frustrated with a gift that doesn’t really fit them. Consider the childs mental and emotional levels when purchasing gifts for children.

Of course, a great deal of toys are appropriate for children of all ages including adults. These toys can make exceptional gifts for children because their level of maturity is often something that can be customized in order to be of interest to just about anyone. The Leapfrog reading is a wonderful example of doing this. Buying books that fit on multiple levels, the Leapfrog reading system easily conforms nicely to ages from four to twelve. My daughter has had her Leapfrog for five years now. She actually still reads them, which is really kind of unusual. Any list of potential gifts for children should include an item similar to the Leapfrog reading system.

Board games don’t seem to be quite as popular as they once were, but they are still a wonderful way for the family to spend an evening together doing. While shopping for gifts for children, you should look at favorite games from your childhood. Many of them are still on the market today and translate quite well to modern times. The trip down memory lane will appeal to you, and children get excited about board games. My children love Life, Monopoly, and Payday. And those were all surely around when we were kids. They can also learn valuable lessons while playing. Board games are definitely high on my recommended list if you are shopping for gifts for children.

Many children love books, but they do of course have to pay something that the child would naturally be interested. Boys seem to love the slightly crude Captain Underpants series, while girls adore Junie B. Jones. Books most definitely have a place on a list when considering gifts for children. And remember, they can even be passed down to their kids someday. You can even purchase picture books for the littlest of the little ones. It’s great fun to say them some through a book and it makes them feel just like grown-ups. And we all know kids like that.

Movies are always a smash hit when looking for gifts for children. Harry Potter videos are all the rage for the slightly older crowd. Pixar films appeal to both children and adults. And of course there are always they show’s in earlier decades that suddenly come back into vogue. Most children love watching Pee-Wees PlayhouseArticle Submission, and I admit seeing Lawrence Fishburne as Cowboy Curtis makes me laugh. It’s another nice trip down memory lane for us old folks. Pee-Wees Playhouse is the most requested quiet-time video from my collection. The kids can’t get enough of that wacky guy.

Girls of all ages seem to love American Girl dolls and Build-A-Bear dolls. Not much of a surprise there. The girl can choose an age appropriate doll and then choose what the doll or bear will wear. Pretty much a perfect gift for a little girl isn’t it? My daughter and her friends all love showing off their own artistically dressed creations. These are absolutely some of the best gifts for children.

The 11.11 Frequencies of Oneness

The white winged collective consciousness of nine, come forward, through Magenta Pixie to speak of the 11.11 energies.

Edited by Magenta Pixie

Music “Stardance” and “Crystal Liquid” by Freeplay Music LCC