Mikko's Fiction List

A Listmania! list by I am ""grateful for writers"" (California)
The list author says: "Here's my list of books that have had an impact on my life."
The Count of Monte Cristo
1.  The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père
The list author says:
  "Everyone should read Dumas."
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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1)
2.  The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
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The Sand-Reckoner (Tom Doherty Associates Books)
3.  The Sand-Reckoner (Tom Doherty Associates Books) by Gillian Bradshaw
The list author says:
  "How is it possible that I was so thoroughly gripped by a historical imagining of Archimedes life?"
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Sold
4.  Sold by Patricia McCormick
The list author says:
  "Teen fiction. Read it in one sitting and wanted to donate money to charity immediately."
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The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel
5.  The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel by Matthew Quick
The list author says:
  "A favorite."
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The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency
6.  The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
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How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets
7.  How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets by Garth Stein
The list author says:
  "A favorite. Pitch perfect."
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American Born Chinese
8.  American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
The list author says:
  "Do you like things inspired by the Monkey King?"
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Water for Elephants: A Novel
9.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "Surprisingly enjoyable."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,410 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

Street Pharm
10.  Street Pharm by Allison van Diepen
The list author says:
  "Teen fiction. Gripping."
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The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2009) (Vintage International)
11.  The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2009) (Vintage International) by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Grim. But amazing."
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Plainsong
12.  Plainsong by Kent Haruf
The list author says:
  "A favorite. Set in Colorado."
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Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned
13.  Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned by Walter Mosley
The list author says:
  "A favorite. Very powerful."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Hondo
14.  Hondo by Louis L'Amour
The list author says:
  "Great western. Has a dog!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Balance of Power
15.  Balance of Power by Richard North Patterson
The list author says:
  "Politics in a fun fiction package."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Zorro: A Novel (P.S.)
16.  Zorro: A Novel (P.S.) by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "Fun romp in historical fiction myth."
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Lonesome Dove: A Novel
17.  Lonesome Dove: A Novel by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "Once you are hooked, you can't put it down."
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East of Eden (Oprah Book Club Series)
18.  East of Eden (Oprah Book Club Series) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Meaningful. Perhaps my favorite of all time."
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Girl with a Pearl Earring, Deluxe Edition
19.  Girl with a Pearl Earring, Deluxe Edition by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "Surprisingly good."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,083 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

When Red Is Black
20.  When Red Is Black by Xiaolong Qiu
The list author says:
  "Great modern mystery set in Shanghai."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

In the Pond
21.  In the Pond by Ha Jin
The list author says:
  "If you like to understand China and be entertained at the same time."
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
22.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "Lovely book."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,451 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

Old Bones (Book Four in the Gideon Oliver Series)
23.  Old Bones (Book Four in the Gideon Oliver Series) by Aaron Elkins
The list author says:
  "Fun mystery."
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
24.  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The list author says:
  "Might not think this book would be gripping, but it is."
$10.39   Used & New from: $0.91
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (325 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Conspiracy of Paper: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
25.  A Conspiracy of Paper: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by David Liss
The list author says:
  "Fantastic."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

Cannery Row: (Centennial Edition)
26.  Cannery Row: (Centennial Edition) by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "The Yin to East of Eden's Yang."
$12.69   Used & New from: $1.61
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (418 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Brave New World
27.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The list author says:
  "Might not think this book would be gripping, but it is."
$8.42   Used & New from: $0.64
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,534 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Lincoln: A Novel (The American Chronicle Series)
28.  Lincoln: A Novel (The American Chronicle Series) by Gore Vidal
The list author says:
  "Good, good, good."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

About a Boy
29.  About a Boy by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "When I first read this book, it jumped to the top of my list of modern favorites."
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Atticus: A Novel
30.  Atticus: A Novel by Ron Hansen
The list author says:
  "A lovely book."
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Intuition
31.  Intuition by Allegra Goodman
The list author says:
  "Good entertainment."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Chinese Gold Murders: A Judge Dee Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries)
32.  The Chinese Gold Murders: A Judge Dee Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries) by Robert Hans Van Gulik
The list author says:
  "An entertaining mystery set during the Song dynasty. Nothing else like it."
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The Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics)
33.  The Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics) by Alexander Dumas
The list author says:
  "This story is peerless."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (674 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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