1. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen
  3. His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  4. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  5. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
  6. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  7. Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne
  8. 1984 – George Orwell
  9. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
  10. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  11. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  12. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
  13. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
  14. Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier
  15. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
  16. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  17. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  18. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  19. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernieres
  20. War & Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  21. Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
  22. Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
  23. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling
  24. Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling
  25. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  26. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
  27. Middlemarch – George Eliot
  28. A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
  29. The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  30. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  31. The Story of Tracy Beaker – Jacqueline Wilson
  32. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  33. The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett
  34. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  35. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
  36. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  38. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  39. Dune – Frank Herbert
  40. Emma – Jane Austen
  41. Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery
  42. Watership Down – Richard Adams
  43. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  44. The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  45. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
  46. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  47. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
  48. Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
  49. Goodnight Mister Tom – Michelle Magorian
  50. The Shell Seekers – Rosamunde Pilcher
  51. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  52. Of Mice & Men – John Steinbeck
  53. The Stand – Stephen King
  54. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  55. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
  56. The BFG – Roald Dahl
  57. Swallows & Amazons – Arthur Ransome
  58. Black Beauty – Anna Sewell
  59. Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer
  60. Crime & Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  61. Noughts & Crosses – Malorie Blackman
  62. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
  63. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
  64. The Thorn Birds – Colleen McCollough
  65. Mort – Terry Pratchett
  66. The Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton
  67. The Magus – John Fowles
  68. Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  69. Guards! Guards! – Terry Pratchett
  70. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  71. Perfume – Patrick Suskind
  72. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Robert Tressell
  73. Night Watch – Terry Pratchett
  74. Matilda – Roald Dahl
  75. Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
  76. The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  77. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
  78. Ulysses – James Joyce
  79. Bleak House – Charles Dickens
  80. Double Act – Jacqueline Wilson
  81. The Twits – Roald Dahl
  82. I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith
  83. Holes – Louis Sachar
  84. Gormenghast – Mervyn Peake
  85. The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  86. Vicky Angel – Jacqueline Wilson
  87. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
  88. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
  89. Magician – Raymond E. Feist
  90. On the Road – Jack Kerouac
  91. The Godfather – Mario Puzo
  92. The Clan of the Cave Bear – Jean M. Auel
  93. The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett
  94. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  95. Katherine – Anya Seton
  96. Kane & Abel – Jeffrey Archer
  97. Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  98. Girls in Love – Jacqueline Wilson
  99. The Princess Diaries – Meg Cabot
  100. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie