Thursday, December 31, 2009

Books I Have Read In 2009

I gave into my OCD tendencies and kept track of the books I read this year. I enjoyed participating in some book challenges and plan to do more this year! Also because I listen to audio books, I thought it would be interesting to see how mnay I ended up listening to! Without further ado, here's what I read this year:

Children's Classics Book Club
The World of Pooh by A.A. Milne
Peter Rabbit and Eleven Favorite Tales by Beatrix Potter
Sounder by William H. Armstrong
*Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Classics Book Club
Around The World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne
* Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
* The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott

Take A Chance Challenge
Above the Thunder by Renee Manfredi
Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone
Weaver's Daughter by Kimberley Brubaker Bradley
White Ghost Girls
Love Story by Erich Segal
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Banned Books Week
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
* The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Shelf Discovery Challenge
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great by Judy Blume
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
Harriet the Spy

Audio Books (indicated with *)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie society by Annie Barrows
Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
The Letters by Luanne Rice
Made in the U.S.A by Billie Letts
The Divide by Nicholas Evans
Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg
The Beach House by Jane Green
The Ivy Chronicles by Karen Quinn
Bridge to Teribithia by Katherine Paterson
The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir
The Alchemist's Daughter
True Colors by Kristin Hannah
South of Broad by Pat Conroy
The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners by Luanne Rice
Ford County by John Grisham
Changes in Altitude by Anita Shreve
Shaghai Girls by Lisa See
The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
Multiple Blessings by Jon and Kate Gosselin
Last Kiss by Luanne Rice
Rainbow Valley by L.M. Montgomery
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell
The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah
Me & Emma by Elizabeth Flock
Saving Graces by Patricia Gaffney
Testimony by Anita Shreve
The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton
The Geometry of Sisters by Luanne Rice
The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold
The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks
The Cricket in Times Square
Lucky by Alice Sebold
Always Looking Up: The adventures of An Incurable Optimisit by Michael J. Fox
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audry Niffenegger
Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted by Elizabeth Berg
Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy

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