Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Authors I own the Most Books From

This week's Top Ten Tuesday is authors that you own the most books from. A lot of the authors I own a lot of books from are authors that write large series, so I just complied my list by counting the number of books I owned. Many of these authors are series writers, but a few are standalone writers. 
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

1. Oscar Wilde (15) I own the Barnes and Noble collected works of Wilde that contains: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, A House of Pomegranates, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Windermere's Fan, A Women of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, Salome, The Duchess of Padua, Vera, A Florentine Tragedy, La Sainte Courtisane. I also own The Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis 

2. Cassandra Clare (11) City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, City of Lost Souls, City of Heavenly Fire, Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, Clockwork Princess, What Really Happened in Peru, The Course of True Love and First Dates, What to Buy the Shadow Hunter who has Everything. 

3. Rick Riordan (9) Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan's Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, The Last Olympian, The Lost Hero, The son of Neptune, The Mark of Athena, The House of Hades 

4. Laura Ingles Wilder (9) Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, On the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, The First Four Years 

5. Andrew Clements (9) Frindle, The Report Card, The Last Holiday Concert, A Week in the Woods, No Talking, Things Not Seen, The Janitor's Boy, The School Story, The Landry News

6. Jane Austen (7) Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Other Works, which contains the Watsons and Lady Susan 

7. F. Scott Fitzgerald (7) The Great Gatsby (2), Babylon Revisited, Flappers and Philosophers, This side of Paradise, Tender is the Night, The Beautiful and the Damned   

8. Sarah Dessen (7) That Summer, Someone Like You, This Lullaby, The Truth about Forever, Lock and Key, Just Listen, Along for the Ride

9. J.K. Rowling (7) Harry Potter series 1-7

10. Gyles Brandeth (6)  Oscar Wilde and the Death of No Importance, Oscar Wilde and A Game Called Murder, Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile, Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders, Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders, Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Goal 

Well there's my list! I have all of the books listed with numbers 2,3,5,8,9 and 10. But the rest of the numbers contain books I haven't read yet. Let me know which authors are on your list. 


  1. I have bunch of Clare and Riordan books on my kindle but I only counted ones on my shelves cause it would be way too hard to go through all the things on my kindle. Coll list :)

  2. +JMJ+

    This is the first time I've seen Oscar Wilde on one of this week's list! =) J.K. Rowling, Rick Riordan and Jane Austen didn't make my Tenner, but they all got honourable mentions.

    1. I am a HUGE Wilde fan! I even have an Oscar Wilde t-shirt!

  3. Wow, that's a lot of Oscar Wilde! :o J.K. Rowling made my list, too. ^__^