Books to Eat and Sleep for

These are my all-time favorite books, listed chronologically with most recent reads first. They’re the ones that really test my willpower in terms of remembering to eat and sleep. My childhood loves wrap up the list, so scroll down for some nostalgia ūüôā

36) Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

35) Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee

34) The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

33) Beartown (Bjornstad) by Fredrik Backman

32) The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth) by N. K. Jemisin, review here

31) The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki

30) The Gate by Natsume Soseki

29) Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

28) Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

27) Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

26) Chemistry by Weike Wang

25) The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

24) The Grace of Kings (The Dandelion Dynasty) by Ken Liu

23) Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

22) A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire) by George R.R. Martin

21) 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

20) Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

19) The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

18) The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

17) The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir

16) 1984 by George Orwell

15) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

14) Child of the Dark Prophecy (The Great Tree of Avalon) by T. A. Barron

13) White Fang by Jack London

12) The Long Patrol (Redwall) by Brian Jacques

11) Foundling (Monster Blood Tattoo) by D. M. Cornish

10) Dune (Dune Chronicles) by Frank Herbert

9) Ender’s Shadow¬†(Shadow) by Orson Scott Card

8) Ender’s Game (Ender’s Saga) by Orson Scott Card

7) My Side of the Mountain (Mountain) by Jean Craighead George

6) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

5) Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

4) The Legend of Holly Claus by Brittney Ryan

3) Loser by Jerry Spinelli

2) Inkheart (Inkworld) by Cornelia Funke

1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter) by J. K. Rowling