Library

I read…too much, and I like to track the books I’ve enjoyed and the ones I’d pass on the second time around. In addition to my debreifing, here is just a running list of those I’ve read and either liked or disliked and everyone that feel somewhere in between!

Misc. 2008
P.S I Love You – C. Ahern: B
Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer: A
Kabul Beauty School – Deborah Rodriguez: B
Suburbanistas – Pamela R. Satran: C+
The Appeal – John Grisham: B+
Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert: B
Suite Francaise – Irene Nemirovsky: B+

June 2008
Nineteen Minutes – Jodi Piccoult: A **  She’s a favorite of mine! **
Songs of the Humpback Whale – Jodi Piccoult: B+

July 2008
Friday Night Knitting Club – Kate Jacobs: A
The Amateur Marriage – Anne Tyler : B

August 2008
Honeymoon with My  Brother – Franz Wisner: A

September 2008
Climbing High – Lene Gammelgaard: B-
Glamour – Louise Bagshawe: B

October 2008
An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady-Laura Bush: A-
The Luxe – Anna Godbersen : A
Rumors (A Luxe Novel) – Anna Godbersen: A

November 2008
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist – Rachel Cohn & David Levithan: B+
The Diving Bell & The Butterly – Jean-Dominique Bauby: B

December 2008
Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier : B
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: And Other Tales of the Jazz Age  – F. Scott Fitzgerald : A+

January 2009
For All the Wrong Reasons – Louise Bagshawe: C
He’s Just Not That Into You – Greg Behrendt & Liz Tuccillo: B
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne: A

February 2009
Under the Banner of Heaven, A Story of Violent Faith- Jon Krakauer: B+
Wishful Drinking-Carrie Fisher: B
The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom: A
Multiple Blessings – Jon & Kate Gosselin & Beth Carson : A

March 2009
Coraline – Neil Gaiman & Illustrations by Dave McKean: B+
The Climb – Anatoli Bourkreev & G. Weston DeWalt: A-

April 2009
Envy, A Luxe Novel – Anna Godberson: B

May 2009
My Horizontal Life – Chelsea Handler: B+

June 2009
Fast Food Nation – Eric Schlosser: B+
The Whole World Over – Julia Glass: B-

July 2009
Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson & Oliver Relin: A

August 2009
Sheer Abandon – Penny Vincenzi : C
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell – Tucker Max : A- (I don’t recommend this to anyone w/out a sick sense of humor, or under the age of 17)

September 2009
French Dirt : The Story of a Garden in the South of France – Richard Goodman:
A+
Love the One You’re With : Emily Giffen B+

October 2009
The Road – Cormac McCarthy:
A+

November 2009
Homer & Langley – E.L Doctorow
: B

December 2009
Zeitoun – Dave Eggers: B+

January 2010
A Gate at the Stairs – Lorrie Moore: B

Remainder of 2010
Beneath a Marble Sky – John Shors: B+
The Other Woman – Jane Green: B
The Beach House – Jane Green: B+
Something to Keep – Emily Giffen: B
Scandalous – Tilly Bagshawe: A
The Postmistress – Sarah Blake: A
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee: A+

January 2011
Are you there vodka, it’s me Chelsea – Chelsea Handler: A
Blink! – Malcolm Gladwell: A+

February 2011
Breaking her Fall – Stephen Goodwin: B+
Second Chance – Jane Green: B
The Help – Kathryn Stockett: A+

March 2011

The Good Wife – Stewart ONaan: B+
Passion – Louise Bagshawe: B

April 2011
Something Borrowed – Emily Giffin: B+

May 2011
Something Blue – Emily Giffin:B
This is a Book – Demitri Martin: A+

June 2011
Career Girls – Louise Bagshaw:B+

July 2011
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang – Chelsea Handler:B
One Day – David Nicholls: A+

August 2011
Safe Haven – Nicholas Sparks:A-
Sundays at Tiffanys – James Patterson: B –

September 2011
Fame – Tilly Bagshawe:B
Water for Elephants- Sara Gruen: B+

October 2011
Destiny – Tilly Bagshawe:B+
The Gift of Fear- Gavin deBecker: A+

Remainder of 2011 & Early 2012
Destiny – Tilly Bagshawe
The Gift of Fear- Gavin deBecker

May 2012
The Marriage Plot – J Eugenides
Another Piece of My Heart – Jane Green

 

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I’ve recently realized that I’ve read 110 books since April of 2002. That may not be a lot by others’ standards but considering that included time I was in college I think that’s a good amount of books! 🙂


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