Books Read in 2009

Books Read in 2009:

  1. Paper Towns by John Green
  2. The Stupidest Angel: A Tale of Christmas Terror by Christopher Moore
  3. Double Whammy by Carl Hiaasen
  4. Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  5. Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty
  6. Second Helpings by Megan McCafferty
  7. Charmed Thirds by Megan McCafferty
  8. Fourth Comings by Megan McCafferty
  9. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
  10. Wake by Lisa McCann
  11. Fool by Christopher Moore
  12. The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton
  13. The Ladies of Grace Adieu by Susanna Clarke
  14. Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
  15. Fade by Lisa McCann
  16. Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  17. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  18. It Sucked and Then I Cried by Heather B. Armstrong
  19. The Ticking by Renee French
  20. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson
  21. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
  22. Deadline by Chris Crutcher
  23. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  24. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  25. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  26. The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  27. The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker
  28. Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
  29. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
  30. The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
  31. The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman
  32. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
  33. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
  34. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
  35. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (again)
  36. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
  37. From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
  38. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
  39. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  40. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

So apparently, last year, I resolved to read 52 books this year. I might have come closer if I didn’t read so many giant, hulking books (see: the Martin series, and Harry Potter #7). But I suppose that’s not much of an excuse. Looking back, it seems I powered through (or re-powered through) several entire series. There were some books in there that I enjoyed in spite of them (Charlaine Harris’s books), some that took effort to get through (Octavian Nothing, the Amulet of Samarkand, and the Angel’s Game), and a few stunners I’d recommend in a heartbeat (the Martin series, and Life As We Knew It). Honestly, this list doesn’t look like much to me now that I’m looking back at it. Maybe my resolution for 2010 should be to read more than 40 books, and to read some of those books that everyone recommends but that I haven’t gotten to yet. But really? Just to keep reading. Always just that.

In Previous Years…
Books Read in 2008
Books Read in 2007
Books Read in 2006
Books Read in 2005

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