Wednesday, December 30, 2009

LIST: Books Read in 2009

  • December
  • 119. Small Wars - Sadie Jones
  • 118. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Bronte
  • 117. Good to a Fault - Marina Endicott
  • 116. Hypothermia - Arnaldur Indridason
  • 115. Vinyl Cafe Diaries - Stuart McLean
  • 114. Pyongyang - Guy Delisle
  • 113. Let It Snow - Green, Johnson, Myracle
  • 112. The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor - Sally Armstrong
  • 111. Z for Zachariah - Robert C O'Brien
  • 110. The Art of Mending - Elizabeth Berg
  • November

  • 109. Sky Burial - Xinran
  • 108. Wife of the Gods - Kwei Quartey
  • 107. Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto
  • 106. Dead Until Dark - Charlaine Harris
  • 105. Girl in Hyacinth Blue - Susan Vreeland
  • 104. The Invention of Hugo Cabret - Brian Selznick
  • 103. I Feel Bad About My Neck - Nora Ephron
  • 102. The Bridal Wreath - Sigrid Undset
  • 101. How I Live Now - Meg Rosoff
  • October

  • 100. Lamb - Christopher Moore
  • 99. The Number Devil - Hans Magnus Enzensberger
  • 98. Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
  • 97. Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
  • 96. The Prophecy of the Sisters - Michelle Zink
  • September

  • 95. The Adventures of Huck Finn - Mark Twain
  • 94. Nobody Move - Denis Johnson
  • 93. Nefertiti - Michelle Moran
  • 92. Brooklyn - Colm Toibin
  • 91. Sourvenir of Canada - Douglas Coupland
  • 90. London Transports - Maeve Binchy
  • 89. The Patience of the Spider - Andrea Camilleri
  • 88. The Slap - Christos Tsiolkas
  • August

  • 87. Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
  • 86. Still Life - Louise Penny
  • 85. No Time for Goodbye - Linwood Barclay
  • 84. Love and Summer - William Trevor
  • 83. In the Company of the Courtesan - Sarah Dunant
  • 82. The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
  • 81. Without You - Anthony Rapp
  • 80. The Last Summer (of You and Me) - Ann Brashares
  • 79. The Bishop's Man - Linden MacIntyre
  • 78. Fifth Business - Robertson Davies
  • 77. The Gargoyle - Andrew Davidson
  • July

  • 76. A Death in the Family - James Agee
  • 75. E = mc^2 - David Bodanis
  • 74. The Pact - Jodi Picoult
  • 73. Twenties Girl - Sophie Kinsella
  • 72. Rounding the Mark - Andrea Camilleri
  • 71. Miss Leavitt's Stars - George Johnson
  • 70. American Wife - Curtis Sittenfeld
  • Hell-Heaven - Jhumpa Lahiri SS
  • The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman SS
  • 69. The Lizard Cage - Karen Connelly
  • 68. I Was Amelia Earhart - Jane Mendelsohn
  • 67. Clara Callen - Richard B Wright
  • 66. Falling - Anne Simpson
  • 65. Searching for Bobby Orr - Stephen Brunt
  • 64. The View From Castle Rock - Alice Munro
  • June
  • 63. The Sister - Poppy Adams
  • 62. Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • 61. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
  • Rapunzel's Revenge - Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
  • 60. Keeping the Moon - Sarah Dessen
  • 59. Sacred Cows - Karen E Olson
  • 58. The Reader - Bernhard Schlink
  • 57. The Smell of the Night - Andrea Camilleri
  • 56. Garden Spells - Sarah Addison Allen
  • 55. The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters
  • May
  • 54. The Children of Men - PD James
  • 53. The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
  • 52. Survivor - Mark Burnett
  • 51. The Rebels - Sandor Marai
  • 50. The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread - Don Robertson
  • 49. Map of the Invisible World - Tash Aw
  • 48. The Housekeeper and the Professor - Yoko Ogawa
  • 47. Then We Came to the End - Joshua Ferris
  • 46. Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult
  • 45. Nocturnes - Kazou Ishiguro
  • 44. Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout
  • April
  • 43. Fugitive Pieces - Anne Michaels
  • 42. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Barbara Kingsolver
  • 41. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
  • 40. Skellig - David Almond
  • 39. Twisted - Laurie Halse Anderson
  • 38. Ella Enchanted - Gail Carson Levine
  • 37. A Celibate Season - Carol Shields, Blanche Howard
  • 36. Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging - Louise Rennison
  • 35. The Pull of the Moon - Elizabeth Berg
  • 34. De Niro's Game - Rawi Hage
  • Dear Mr Henshaw - Beverly Cleary
  • 33. Specials - Scott Westerfeld
  • March
  • 32. Excursion to Tindari - Andrea Camilleri
  • 31. Just Listen - Sarah Dessen
  • 30. December Heat - Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
  • 29. Looking for Alaska - John Green
  • 28. The People of Sparks - Jeanne Duprau
  • 27. Arctic Chill - Arnuldar Indridason
  • 26. Moon Tiger - Penelope Lively
  • 25. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • 24. An Abundance of Katherines - John Green
  • 23. Dancing to Almendra - Mayra Montero
  • February
  • 22. Remembering the Bones - Frances Itani
  • 21. The Draining Lake - Arnaldur Indridason
  • 20. The City of Ember - Jeanne DuPrau
  • 19. Blink - Malcolm Gladwell
  • 18. The Outlander - Gil Adamson
  • 17. Stargirl/The Library Card - Jerry Spinelli
  • 16. No Great Mischief - Alistair MacLeod
  • 15. Last Days of Summer - Steve Kluger
  • 14. Gilead - Marilynne Robinson
  • 13. Daughter of Fortune - Isabel Allende
  • 12. The Darwin Awards - Wendy Northcutt
  • 11. Shakespeare Wrote for Money - Nick Hornby
  • January
  • 10. Beat the Reaper - Josh Bazell
  • 9. Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
  • 8. Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann
  • 7. Dewey - Vicki Myron
  • 6. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
  • 5. Book of a Thousand Days - Shannon Hale
  • 4. Amsterdam - Ian McEwan
  • 3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
  • 2. The Road Home - Rose Tremain
  • 1. Mercy Among the Children - David Adams Richards

6 comments:

Pam said...

119! I don't think I'm going to make 60!

Kailana said...

Lots of good books on this list!

raidergirl3 said...

pam - quality, not quantity! Does this mean I am twice as good as you? kidding:)

kailana - I found it hard to pick my favorite books, there were a lot of really good ones here.

Tonya said...

WOW! I do believe your list completely outshines mine!!

I am hosting a new challenge. If you're interested, please come check it out. If not, I won't be offended!
http://storytimewithtonya.blogspot.com/2009/12/short-story-challenge.html

Susan B. Evans said...

AMAZING list! You have quite a few that are on my tbr list for 2010 :)

Happy New Year!

Bybee said...

You got a lot of reading done...congratulations on 119!