Monday, December 29, 2008

2008 Books Read

100. Diary of a Wimpy Kid-Roderick Rules by Jeff Kinney
99. Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowling
98. In the Woods by Tana French
97. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
96. Death By Latte by Linda Gerber
95. Death By Bikini by Linda Gerber
94. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
93. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
92. Violet in Private by Melissa Walker
91. Violet by Design by Melissa Walker
90. Violet on the Runway by Melissa Walker
89. Sweethearts by Sara Zarr
88. Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer

87. 6th Target by James Patterson
86. Murder on the Down Low by Pamela Samuels Young
85. Untamed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (nov)
84. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead (nov)
83. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (nov)
82. Dubliners by James Joyce (nov)
81. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly (nov)
80. The Book of Names by D Barkley Briggs (nov)
79. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (nov)

78. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green (oct)
77. Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz (oct)
76. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz (oct)
75. Undone by Brooke Taylor (oct)
74. You Suck by Christopher Moore (oct)
73. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (oct)
72. Aura by Carlos Fuente (oct)
71. Look at Me by Jennifer Egan (oct)
70. Double Helix by Nancy Werlin (oct)
69. Doctor Who: The Stone Rose by Jacqueline Raynor (oct)
68. Peeps by Scott Westerfeld (oct)
67. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (oct)
66. the perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (oct)
65. Kandide and the Secrets of the Mists (The Calabiyau Chronicles: Book One) by Diana Zimmerman (oct)

64. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (sep)
63. Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland (sep)
62. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman (sep)
61. Coraline by Neil Gaiman (sep)
60. Broken by Kelley Armstrong (sep)
59. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (sep)
58. Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett (sep)
57. The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritson (sep)

56. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (aug)
55. Pretties by Curtis Westerfeld (aug)
54. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong (aug)
53. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (aug)
52. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (aug)
51. Holes by Louis Sachar (aug)
50. Uglies by Curtis Westerfeld (aug)
49. Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar (aug)
48. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (aug)

47. Emma by Jane Austen (jul)
46. On the Bright Side, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God by Louise Rennison (jul)
45. Thursday Next: First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde (jul)
44. A Hat Full of Sky by Terrt Pratchett (jul)
43. The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (jul)
42. The 5th Horseman by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (jul)
41. The Rossetti Letter by Christi Philips (jul)
40. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich (jul)
39. London Bridges by James Patterson (jul)
38. Frostbite by Richelle Mead (jul)

37. Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs (jun)
36. Sepulcher by Kate Mosse (jun)
35. Haunted by Kelley Armstrong (jun)
34. House of Dance by Beth Kephart (jun)

33. The Host by Stephenie Meyer (may)
32. Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares (may)
31. Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares (may)
30. Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares (may)
29. Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong (may)
28. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares (may)
27. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (may)
26. Chosen by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (may)

25. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (apr)
24. Dime Store Magic by Kelley Armstrong (apr)
23. Stolen by Kelley Armstrong (apr)
22. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong (apr)
21. Brilliance of the Moon by Lian Hearn (apr)
20. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich (apr)
19. Grass For His Pillow by Lian Hearn (apr)

18. Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn (mar)
17. 4th of July by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (mar)
16. Angus, thongs and Full-Fontal Snogging by Louise Rennison (mar)
15. In the Forest by Edna O'Brien (mar)
14. Valiant by Holly Black (mar)
13. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (mar)
12. Betrayed by P.C Cast and Kristin Cast (mar)
11. Marked by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (mar)
10. 3rd Degree by James Patterson (mar)

9. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (feb)
8. 2nd Chance by James Patterson (feb)
7. White Knight by Jim Butcher (feb)
6. Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher (feb)

5. Next by Michael Crichton (jan)
4. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (jan)
3. The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritson (jan)
2. Labyrinth by Kate Mosse (jan)
1. Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery (jan)

Woot! 100 Books Challenge Completed!!!


  1. Looks like you had a fantastic year!!! Congrats on making 100.

  2. We've read a lot of the same books :)

  3. Happy New Year, Mari! Congratulations on a job well done!

    I bow out of the Man Booker Challenge with just one book short because I couldn’t get into neither of the remaining selections. I’m going to be more cautious with reading challenges this year. I might chime along and pick up a few books but probably won’t overdo it. I like to be spontaneous. :)

    In 2009 I would like to relate my reading and writing experiences through blogging. Until i started blogging, both reading and writing have been very private, keeping to myself in the Moleskine notebook. Blogging forces me to make the connection between my random skeins of thoughts into making them coherent and readable to other readers.

    I plan to tackle a few epic chunksters this year like Les Miserables and Gone with the Wind. I try to find at least one reading partner to read these giants. Also I would like to get out of my comfort zone of fiction to see more essays, memoirs and non-fiction.

  4. Kara- Thanks!

    Lenore- Great minds think alike, right? :)

    Matt-Happy New Year. Good luck with those books. I have not read either one. Yes, comfort zone. I have tried to read books other than fiction but it just doesn't go as well as I plan. I tend to not finish the books. :)

  5. You did fantastic! Can you believe I still don't have my list done. :( I am so behind.


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