The Old Cow Reads

This is basically a short list of the books I’ve read and loved, am going to read, and hope to buy (when my bank account allows it). The red ones are my personal favorites. I’d also really appreciate any recommendations.

I’ve Read

  1. The Young Samurai Series by Chris Bradford
  2. The Life of Pi by Yann Martell
  3. Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
  4. The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan
  5. Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan
  6. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  7. Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  10. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
  11. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  12. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  14. Metamorphoses by Ovid
  15. The Iliad by Homer
  16. 1984 by George Orwell
  17. The Little Women Series by Louisa May Alcott
  18. Shogun by James Clavell
  19. The Chrestomanci Series by Diana Wynne Jones
  20. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
  21. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  22. Shadowscale by Rachel Hartman
  23. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  24. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  25. American Gods by Neil Gaiman 
  26. The Cirque Du Freak Series by Darren Shan 
  27. The Demonata Series by Darren Shan 
  28. The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan
  29. A Song of Ice and Fire Saga by George R.R. Martin
  30. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  31. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
  32. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  33. Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie

I’m Going To Read:

  1. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  3. The Odyssey by Homer
  4. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  5. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

I Hope to Read:

  1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  2. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
  3. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  4. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  5. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman
  6. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
  7. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz