Friday, January 01, 2010

Books Read in 2009

January 2009
1. Kindness Goes Unpunished (Walt Longmire) by Craig Johnson
2. Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir by Tony Hillerman
3. One Month to Live: Thirty Days to a No-Regrets Life by Kerry and Chris Shook
4. The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
5. The Alpine Quilt (Emma Lord) by Mary Daheim
6. Cruel Intent (Ali Reynolds) by J.A. Jance
7. Pride and Prescience by Carrie Bebris
8. The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

February 2009
9. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
10. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
11. Perfumes: The Guide by Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez
12. Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen
13. Firmin by Sam Savage
14. The House at Midnight by Lucie Whitehouse
15. Dead to the World (Sookie Stackhouse) by Charlaine Harris
16. The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
17. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

March 2009
18. The Empress of Asia by Adam Lewis Schroeder
19. Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse) by Charlaine Harris
20. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
21. Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
22. The Road from La Cueva by Sheila Ortego

April 2009
23. Dreams Underfoot by Charles de Lint
24. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
25. Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
26. The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak
27. The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

May 2009
28. Hostile Witness by William Lashner
29. The Once and Future King by T.H. White
30. Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey
31. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

June 2009
32. Gil's All Fright Diner by A. Lee Martinez
33. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
34. In the Company of Ogres by A. Lee Martinez
35. A Nameless Witch by A. Lee Martinez
36. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
37. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
38. Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

July 2009
39. The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato
40. Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron
41. It's Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong
42. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding
43. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
44. Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland

August 2009
45. Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof for Life After Death by Deborah Blum
46. Flickering Pixels by Shane Hipps
47. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
48. The Ghost Writer by John Harwood
49. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich

September 2009
50. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
51. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
52. Sunshine by Robin McKinley
53. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
54. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, volume 1 by Gordon Dahlquist
55. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, volume 2 by Gordon Dahlquist
56. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

October 2009
57. Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Akinari Ueda (some sources: Ueda Akinari) - partial read
58. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
59. Sisterchicks in Wooden Shoes by Robin Gunn
60. Looking for Alaska by John Green
61. Cousin Kate by Georgette Heyer
62. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
63. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity by Bill O'Reilly
64. The Seance by John Harwood
65. The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch (graphic novel) by Neil Gaiman
66. Dr. Sigmundus: The Hollow People by Brian Keaney

November 2009
67. I Am a Cat by Soseki Natsume - partial read
68. The Masque of the Black Tulip by Lauren Willig
69. The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson
70. Storm Front (The Dresden Files) by Jim Butcher
71. Death Song (Kevin Kerney) by Michael McGarrity
72. Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan
73. Turquoise Girl (Ella Clah) by Aimee & David Thurlo
74. Murder in the Rough (Sarah Deane) by J.S. Borthwick
75. Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 (graphic novel) by David Petersen
76. Prime Cut (Goldy Culinary Mysteries) by Diane Mott Davidson
77. Tough Cookie (Goldy Culinary Mysteries) by Diane Mott Davidson

December 2009
78. Double Shot (Goldy Culinary Mysteries) by Diane Mott Davidson
79. The Automatic Detective by A. Lee Martinez
80. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
81. Chiggers (graphic novel) by Hope Larson
82. The Silver Swan by Benjamin Black
83. The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
84. The Deception of the Emerald Ring by Lauren Willig


  1. Happy New Year & Happy reading in 2010!


  2. Thank you for sharing your reading list with us, Terri. You read quite a few good ones this year, many I hope to get to in the near future.

    Have a Happy New Year.

  3. Wow. That is an impressive list!
    Happy New Year and happy reading!

  4. What a great reading year you had in 2009! I hope 2010 would be even better for you!

  5. Welcome back! :) Are you going to tell us your faves? hehe

  6. A list! I love it! I must spend some time here.

    I came by to tell you that I made some changes to the Battle of the Prizes Challenge. For one thing, it starts Feb. 1 and lasts for 12 months. I hope you participate again this year.