Thursday, December 31, 2009

Book List 2009

All the books I read in 2009, by month I finished them.


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  1. Salvation in Death - J. D. Robb
  2. The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel (Joe Pike Novels) - Robert Crais (audio)
  3. The Paper Marriage - Susan Kay Law
  4. Brisingr - Christopher Paolini
  5. The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation - Paulo Coelho
  1. Last Night (Restoration Series #1) - Terri Blackstock (audio)
  2. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - David Wroblewski
  3. Just After Sunset: Stories - Stephen King

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  1. Your Heart Belongs to Me - Dean Koontz
  2. The 39 Clues (The Maze of Bones, Book 1) - Rick Riordan
  3. Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)- Stephenie Meyer (audio)
  4. The Tin Collectors: A Novel (Shane Scully Novels) - Stephen J. Cannell (audio)
  5. Promises in Death - J.D. Robb
  1. Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
  2. The Help - Kathryn Stockett
  3. 39 Clues: One False Note - Gordon Korman
  1. Interview With the Vampire - Anne Rice (audio)

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  1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. Suite Scarlett - Maureen Johnson
  3. The 39 Clues: The Sword Thief - Peter Lerangis
  4. State of Fear - Michael Crichton (audio)
  1. The Book of Love (The Magdalene Line) - Kathleen McGowan
  2. Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack Adventures) - L. A. Meyer (audio)
  3. Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum Novels) - Janet Evanovich
  4. From the Heart: Eight Rules to Live By - Robin Roberts
  5. The 39 Clues: Beyond the Grave - Jude Watson
  6. Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady (Bloody Jack Adventures) - L. A. Meyer (audio)

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  1. The Orange Houses - Paul Griffin
  2. Plum Spooky (A Between-the-Numbers Novel) - Janet Evanovich
  3. The Quilter's Apprentice (Elm Creek Quilts Series #1) - Jennifer Chiaverini
  4. The Book of Names: A Novel - Jill Gregory (audio)
  5. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë
  1. The Last Summer (of You and Me) - Ann Brashares
  2. Table For Five - Susan Wiggs
  3. sTORI Telling - Tori Spelling
  1. Until Proven Guilty - J.A. Jance (audio)
  2. The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
  1. People of the Book - Geraldine Brooks
  2. You've Been Warned - Howard Roughan, James Patterson (audio)
  3. Kindred in Death - J.D. Robb
  1. Hope, Faith and Charlie: An Inspirational Journey of a Child's Courageous Battle with Cancer, His Family's Fight to Save His Life, and the Blessings That Happened Along the Way - Deirdre Carey
  2. Armageddon's Children (Genesis of Shannara 1) - Terry Brooks (audio)
  3. Take One (Above the Line Series #1) - Karen Kingsbury
  4. Take Two (Above the Line Series) - Karen Kingsbury
  5. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World - Vicky Myron
I really wish I had thought to start keeping track of the books I've read a lot earlier, like way back when I first started reading. I also wish I could read faster or had more time to read or something, so I could read more than 45 books in an entire year, but at least I'm reading. Unfortunately there are people who never read. For the life of me I can't imagine that. I always feel lost without at least one book going - even if I don't really have time to read it, I at least have to have it started. Which reminds me, I just finished Dewey - what next?

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  1. I love reading but there's no way I could find time to read as much as you do, that's amazing!

    I saw Dewey in the shops yesterday and thought I might have to get that.

    BTW do you buy all these books or get them from the library?

  2. I have friends who read a lot more than I do, so I was thinking I wish I had time to read more. Of course, I was surprised at my total number by the time I got finished with the list.

    I loved Dewey - it made me cry several times.

    We own a couple of the books on my list, but the majority of them come from the library. I like library books best because I don't have to pay for them, and when I'm finished reading them, they don't take up room on my shelves. Of course, I have enough books of my own - it's just that I read the books from the library instead, because I can always read mine later. Except later doesn't ever seem to come. :P

  3. One of my 'resolutions' is to take take time out for 'me' and doing the things I used to enjoy so much before the computers and internet took over my life. One of the main things on that list is reading. So, I'm getting back into reading, and I'm really realizing how much I love it and missed it.

    Did you enjoy The Story of Edgar Sawtelle? That's a book I've been wanting to get for my dad and me to read (we trade books back and forth often).

  4. Thanks for reading THE BOOK OF NAMES! We had a blast writing it and hope you enjoyed it.

    Jill Gregory and I are voracious readers as well. Fun to see your eclectic reading list. Happy reading in 2010.

    Karen Tintori


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