Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Almost thirty

But not quite. Still, 29 is a respectable number of books to have read in a single year. It's more than two a month. In no particular order, here are they are - all the books I read in 2011. I’ve given a star to those I thought exceptional.

1. The Lacuna/Kingsolver*
2. The Windup Girl/Bacigalupi
3. Matched/Condie
4. Daughter of Smoke and Bone/Taylor*
5. The City and The City/Mieville
6. Perdito Street Station//Mieville
7. Perilous/Heiner
8. Pandora’s Star/Hamilton
9. Judas Unchained/Hamilton
10. House of Leaves/Danielewski
11. The Marbury Lens/Smith*
12. Saphique/Fisher
13. The Magicians/Grossman
14. Lost Things/Connolly
15. The Monstrumologist/Yancey
16. A Wise Man’s Fear/Rothfuss*
17. Uglies/Westerfield
18. Thirteeen Reasons Why/Asher*
19. Contact/Sagan
20. A Clockwork Angel/Clare
21. Hold Me Closer Necromancer/McBride
22. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1/Kinney
23. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #2/Kinney
24. Enclave/Aguire
25. Shipbreaker/ Bacigalupi*
26. Cassastar/Cavanaugh
27. The Replacement/Yovanoff
28. Please Ignore Vera Dietz/King*
29. The Patron Saint of Liars/Patchett


I think next year I'm going to try to read more.

13 comments:

  1. Wow. Lots of books!!

    Good for you! Take care
    x

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  2. Great list! And that doesn't even count the manuscripts you've read -- or the multiple times you've had to read your own manuscripts.

    I thought about counting up how many I've read on my Kindle this year, just to see. I know I read more on my Kindle in one year than probably the previous two years combined ...

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  3. Great list! I'll have to check out the ones I haven't already read. I LOVED Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

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  4. Thank you for the list. I copied it and will begin to explore it. Oh, I love to read...I wish it had calorie burning capabilities.

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  5. That's still an impressive list! I know people who can't even get through a list of ingredients.

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  6. thats awesome!
    not to mention all the crit reading could prob fill a couple of books!

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  7. What a wonderful list. I've been interested in The Marbury Lens for some time...have it on my TBR. Can't wait to read it.

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  8. Angela, The Marbury Lens was an excellent book.

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  9. Ooo! Great list! I'm next in line at the library for Daughter of Smoke and Bone, and I'm so excited!

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  10. Nice list! I always think about doing this, but never seem to get it done...

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