2009 Book List

November 22, 2009 at 10:59 pm (The Whim) (, , )

I’m a big nerd that keeps lists.  Here’s the list of my completed books (so far) for 2009.  Keep in mind, I am also a bookseller and don’t just read what I like, but also what my customers like, to have opinions and comparisons to offer those customers.  All reviews can be found on my shelfari.com account.

1. Pilgrim’s Progress – Bunyan (Jan.)

2. Sense & Sensibility – Austen (Jan.)

3. Gulliver’s Travels – Swift (Jan.)

4. Pride & Prejudice – Austen (Jan.)

5. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict – Rigler (Feb.)

6. Suite Francaise – Nemirovsky (Feb.)

7. Oliver Twist – Dickens (Feb.)

8. Up the Down Staircase – Kaufman (Feb.)

9. Jane Eyre – Bronte (Feb.)

10. The Scarlet Letter – Hawthorne (March)

11. Mary Queen of Scots – George (March)

12. East of Eden – Steinbeck (March)

13. Little Chapel on the River – Bounds (March)

14. Banvard’s Folly – Collins (March)

15. Stupid & Contagious – Crane (March)

16. Decaffeinated Corpse – Coyle (March)

17. Series of Unfortunate Events #12 – Snicket (April)

18. Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Adams (April)

19. Empire of Darkness – Jacq (April)

20. Kilmeny of the Orchard – Montgomery (April)

21. Blackbird – Lauk (May)

22. The War of the Crowns – Jacq (May)

23. The Castle – Kafka (May)

24. Lover’s Vows – Inchbald (May)

25. Amsterdam – McEwan (May)

26. Egyptian Magic – Budge (May)

27. Mansfield Park – Austen (May)

28. The Flaming Sword – Jacq (May)

29. Moby Dick – Melville (May)

30. Watermelon – Keyes (June)

31. A Wizard of Earthsea – Le Guine (June)

32. On Basilisk Station – Weber (June)

33. Nefertiti – Moran (July)

34. Zenith Rising – Goodell (July)

35. Coffee & Coffeehouses – Hattox (July)

36. Living Dead in Dallas – Harris (July)

37. French Pressed – Coyle (July)

38. City of Dreaming Books – Moers (July)

39. Time Was Soft There – Mercer (July)

40. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Fitzgerald (July)

41. Out of the Silent Planet – Lewis (July)

42. The Twelfth Transforming – Gedge (Aug.)

43. Far From the Madding Crowd – Hardy (Aug.)

44. At Home in Mitford – Karon (Aug.)

45. The Search for Nefertiti – Fletcher (Aug.)

46. A Great and Terrible Beauty – Bray (Aug.)

47. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies – Austen and Grahame-Smith (Aug.)

48. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Scamander (Aug.)

49. Cathy’s Key (Aug.)

50. Founding Brothers – Ellis (Sept.)

51. Sunshine – McKinley (Sept.)

52. Club Dead – Harris (Sept.)

53. Hunger’s Brides – Anderson (Sept.)

54. Dead to the World – Harris (Sept.)

55. The Shadow of the Wind – Ruiz Zafon (Sept.)

56. Dead as a Doornail – Harris (Sept.)

57. Definitely Dead – Harris (Sept.)

58. Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass – Carroll (Sept.)

59. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Stowe (Sept.)

60. Foucault’s Pendulum – Eco (Sept.)

61. Flying Colors – Forester (Oct.)

62. Commander Hornblower – Forester (Oct.)

63. The Heretic Queen – Moran (Oct.)

64. The Communist Manifesto – Marx (Oct.)

65. The Fountainhead – Rand (Nov.)

66. On Art and Life – Ruskin (Nov.)

67. All Together Dead – Harris (Nov.)

68. From Dead to Worse – Harris (Nov.)

69. The Piano Tuner – Mason (Nov.)

70. The Ghost and Mrs. McClure – Kimberly (Nov.)

71. Lady Susan – Austen (Dec.)

72. Jumper: Griffin’s Story – Steven Gould (Dec.)

73. Madame Bovary – Gustav Flaubert (Dec.)

74. Unclean Spirits – M.L.N. Hanover (Dec.)

75. The Reader – Bernhard Schlink (Dec.)

76. Rebel Angels – Libba Bray (Dec.)

77. Stardust – Neil Gaiman (Dec.)

78. The Looking Glass Wars – Frank Beddor (Dec.)

79. Seeing Redd – Frank Beddor (Dec.)

What have you read this year?

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2 Comments

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