The Best of 2010/ 2011 Resolutions

December 24, 2010 at 2:11 am (In So Many Words, The Whim)

Top 10 Books I Read in 2010:

  1. Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger (January)
  2. Darwin’s Black Box- Michael J. Behe (February)
  3. The Girl from the Fiction Department: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell – Hilary Spurling (April)
  4. A Walk in the Woods – Bill Bryson (April)
  5. Daniel Deronda – George Eliot (July)
  6. Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi (July)
  7. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak (August)
  8. Well Enough Alone – Jennifer Traig (October)
  9. The Diaries of Adam and Eve – Mark Twain (November)
  10. 84, Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff (December)

To Read in 2011:

Complete Bauer’s Novels list, I am currently reading Henry James off this list and I am reading the list in order.

Also these of Bauer’s Biography List –

Augustine – The Confessions
Margery Kempe – The Book of Margery Kempe
Michael de Montaigne – Essays
Teresa of Avila – The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself
Rene Descartes – Meditations
John Bunyan – Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
Mary Rowlandson – The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration
Jean-Jacques Rousseau – Confessions
Benjamin Franklin – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Goals:

Read one non-fiction book for every completion of a fiction book

Write full reviews for every book I read and post them here

Pay off two credit cards

Set aside enough money to start our business

Read to my daughter at least 30 minutes a day

Take my dogs for more walks!

Prepare Ayla’s Latin lessons, work through them and prepare answer keys

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