Thursday, December 31, 2009

Books Read in 2009

Another year has come and gone and my mind is 69 books richer--that's 4 fewer than in 2008. Here is a list of the books I finished in 2009. You can follow the links to their journal entries on BookCrossing; those books without a link were either borrowed, or are in my permanent collection for the moment. My favorite reads this year? The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield, A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles DickensThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, and Something Rotten, by Jasper Fforde

1. The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield
2. Playing with Boys, by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
3. The Homecoming, by Ray Bradbury
4. Size 12 Is Not Fat, by Meg Cabot
5. A Painted House, by John Grisham
6. 50 Great Short Stories, edited by Milton Crane
7. The Ugly Duckling, by Iris Johansen
8. The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant  

9. Weiner Dog Art: A Far Side Collection, by Gary Larson
10. Decaffeinated Corpse, by Cleo Coyle
11. Mirror Mirror: A Novel, by Gregory Maguire
12. How to Make an American Quilt, by Whitney Otto  

13. The Enormous Crocodile, by Roald Dahl
14. Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination, by Helen Fielding
15. Curious George Goes Camping, by Margret & H.A. Rey  

16. A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
17. Full Tilt, by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes
18. Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes, by Eleanor Coerr
19. The Lost World, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
20. Gods in Alabama, by Joshilyn Jackson
21. The Ghost, by Robert Harris
22. Peter Pan, by J. M. Barrie  

23. Godmother, by Carolyn Turgeon
24. Angels & Demons, by Dan Brown
25. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Samuel L. Clemens
26. The Reader, by Bernhard Schlink
27. Eragon, by Christopher Paolini
28. Nickety-Nackety Noo-Noo-Noo, by Joy Cowley
29. Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse
30. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak (reread)  

31. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
32. Size 14 Is Not Fat Either, by Meg Cabot
33. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald (audio)
34. The Rocksburg Railroad Murders, by K. C. Constantine
35. Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson
36. They Came to Baghdad, by Agatha Christie
37. Twilight, by Stephenie Meyer
38. Indigo, by Alice Hoffman

39. Coastliners, by Joanne Harris
40. Unnatural Selections, by Gary Larson
41. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, by Erik Larson
42. A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini
43. Big Boned, by Meg Cabot
44. Speaking with the Angel, edited by Nick Hornby  

45. Something Rotten, by Jasper Fforde
46. Q and A, by Vikas Swarup
47. Agnes Nixon's All My Children: Book I: Tara & Philip, by Rosemarie Santini
48. Agnes Nixon's All My Children: Book II: Erica, by Rosemarie Santini
49. Agnes Nixon's All My Children: Book III: The Lovers, by Rosemarie Santini
50. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

51. The Devil Wears Prada, by Lauren Weisberger
52. The Lives of Dax, edited by Marco Palmieri
53. Courting Trouble, by Lisa Scottoline (audio)  

54. Emma, by Jane Austen
55. A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson
56. Queen Victoria and Her Amusements, read by Geoffrey Palmer (audio)
57. Partners in Crime, by Agatha Christie
58. The Supernaturalist, by Eoin Colfer
59. On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan

60. The Widow of the South, by Robert Hicks (audio)
61. The Magician's Nephew, by C. S. Lewis (audio)
62. The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells
63. New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer
64. French Pressed, by Cleo Coyle
65. Mary, by Janis Cooke Newman  

66. Me and Mr. Darcy, by Alexandra Potter
67. The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories, by O. Henry
68. Red Sky in the Morning, by Margaret Dickinson (audio)
69. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C. S. Lewis (audio)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

JUST AWESOME!!!!!!Gr888 Job…