Friday, January 1, 2010

2010 - 100+ Reading Challenge - Books Read in 2010


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  1. The Handmaid's Tale; Margaret Atwood - 4.5/5
  2. Gilded: How Newport Became America's Richest Resort; Davis - 4/5
  3. Remarkable Creatures; Tracy Chevalier - 4.5/5
  4. The Disappeared; M.R. Hall - 3/5
  5. One Amazing Thing; Chitra Divakaruni - 4/5
  6. South of Broad; Pat Conroy - 4.5/5 (audio)
  7. Blacklands; Belinda Bauer - 4/5
  8. The End of the Road; Sue Henry - 2/5
  9. The Red Door; Charles Todd - 3.5/5
  10. Secrets of Eden; Chris Bohjalian - 4/5
  11. Making Rounds With Oscar; David Dosa, M.D. - 5/5
  12. Shutter Island; Dennis LeHane - 4/5 (audio)
  13. Winter's Tail; Hatkoff - 4.5/5
  14. Noah's Compass; Anne Tyler - 5/5
  15. Not My Daughter; Delinsky - 4/5
  16. The Happiness Project; Gretchen Rubin - 3/5
  17. American Rust; Philipp Meyer - 4/5
  18. Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart; O'Connor and Glasser - 5/5
  19. Wish Her Safe At Home; Stephen Benatar - 4/5
  20. The Girl Next Door; Elizabeth Noble - 3.5/5
  21. Making Toast; Roger Rosenblatt - 4.5/5
  22. This is Where I Leave You; Jonathan Tropper - 4/5
  23. Sacred Hearts; Sarah Dunant - 4/5
  24. The Girl Who Chased the Moon S. Addison Allen - 4/5
  25. Unfinished Desires; Gail Godwin - 4/5
  26. Unfinished Business; James Van Praagh - 4/5
  27. Ernest Hemingway: A Writer's Life; Catherine Reef - 4.5/5
  28. The Solitude of Prime Numbers; Paulo Giordano - 5/5
  29. The Wayward Bus; John Steinbeck - 4.5/5  
  30. Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter; Occonor and Glasser - 5/5 
  31. Jamaica Inn; Daphne DuMaurier - 4.5/5 
  32. Letter To My Daughter; George Bishop - 4/5 
  33. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag;  A. Bradley - 4.5/5
  34. Saving Gracie; Carol Bradley - 4.5/5 
  35. Buckley's Story; Ingrid King - 4.5/5 
  36. The Writing on the Forehead; Haji - 4/5 
  37. Winter Study; Nevada Barr - 4/5 
  38. A Gate At the Stairs; Lorrie Moore -(audio) 1/5 
  39. The Wife's Tale; Lori Lansens - 5/5
  40. Wench; Dolen Perkins-Valdez - 4.5/5 
  41. The Mayo Clinic Diet - 4/5 
  42. Waiting for Columbus; Trofimuk - (audio) 4/5 
  43. Imperfect Birds; Anne Lamott - 3/5 
  44. House Rules; Jodi Picoult - 5/5 
  45. Make This a Table for Seven; Angie and Storm Davis - 4.5/5 
  46. The Language of Secrets; Dianne Dixon - 2/5 
  47. Read, Remember, Recommend: A Reading Journal for Book Lovers; Knight - 4/5 
  48. How To Never Look Fat Again; Krupp - 5/5 
  49. The Long Song; Andrea Levy - 4/5 
  50. Lost; Alice Lichtenstein - 3/5 
  51. The Forty Rules of Love; E. Shafak
  52. The Season of Second Chances; Diane Meier - 4.5/5 
  53. Bloodroot; Amy Greene - (audio) 4/5 
  54. Winging It; Jenny Gardiner - 4/5 
  55. The Lake Shore Limited; Sue Miller - 3.5/5 
  56. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks; Rebecca Skloot - 4.5/5 
  57. Caught; Harlan Coben - 4/5 (audio) 
  58. How High the Moon; Sandra Kring - 5/5 
  59. Stitches; David Small - 5/5
  60. Fast, Fresh and Green; Susie Middleton - 4/5
  61. Beatrice and Virgil; Yann Martel (audio) - 4.5/5 
  62. One Good Dog; Susan Wilson - 4.5/5 (audio) 
  63. Tinkers; Paul Harding - 3/5 
  64. Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things; Frost and Sketekee - 4/5 
  65. Perfect Reader; Maggie Pouncey - 4/5 
  66. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake; Aimee Bender - 4/5 
  67. Slow Death By Rubber Duck; Smith and Lourie - 5/5 
  68. Whiter Than Snow; Sandra Dallas - (audio) 4/5 
  69. Postmistress; Sarah Blake - (audio) 2.5/5 
  70. The Walk; Richard Paul Evans (audio) 2/5 
  71. Christian, the Hugging Lion; Richardson, Parnell and Bates
  72. Let the Great World Spin; McCann - (audio)5/5
  73. Hot House Flower and the 9 Plants of DesireHothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire: A Novel; Berwin (audio) - 4/5
  74. Mudbound; Jordan - 4/5
  75. Every Last One; Quindlen - (audio) 2/5 
  76. The Genius in All of Us; Shenk - (audio) 4.5/5 
  77. Private Life; Jane Smiley - 4/5 
  78. The Murderer's Daughters; Randy Susan Meyers (audio) - 4.5/5 
  79. The Hotel Iris; Yoko Ogawa - 4.5/5 
  80. Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show; F. Delaney (audio) - 4/5 
  81. Where the Sunrise Begins; Wood and Popp - 5/5
  82. The Everything Flat Belly Cookbook; Koehler and Acevedo - 5/5
  83. Men and Dogs; Katie Crouch (audio) - 3.5/5 
  84. The Lovers; Vendela Vida - 4.5/5 
  85. The Sisters From Hardscrabble Bay; Beverly Jensen - 4/5 
  86. Worst Case; Patterson and Ledwidge (audio) - 3/5 
  87. Sea Escape; Lynne Griffin - 4/5 
  88. Pearl of China; Anchee Min (audio) - 3.5/5 
  89. Live To Tell; Lisa Gardner - 4/5 
  90. The House on Oyster Creek; Heidi Jon Schmidt - 3.5/5 
  91. Love is the Best Medicine; Dr. Nick Trout - 3.5/5 
  92. Backseat Saints; Joshilyn Jackson - 4.5/5 
  93. My Name is Mary Sutter; Robin Oliveria - 5/5 
  94. Biblioburro: a true story from Columbia; Winters - 5/5 
  95. The Red Thread; Ann Hood - (audio) 4.5/5 
  96. Frida kahlo: The Still Lifes; Grimberg - 4.5/5
  97. It's a Secret; John Burningham - 4/5
  98. Blind Hope; Kim Meeder - 2/5
  99. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet; David Mitchell - 4.5/5 
  100. The Good Daughters; Joyce Maynard - 5/5 
  101. The Lion; Nelson DeMille - 4/5 (audio)
  102. Such a Pretty Face; Cathy Lamb - 4.5/5 
  103. Neighborhood Watch; Cammie McGovern - 4/5 
  104. The Gendarme; Mark Mustian -4.5/5 
  105. A Friend of the Family; Lauren Grodstein (audio) 4/5
  106. The Good Psychologist; Noam Shpancer - 4/5
  107. Fragile; Lisa Unger - 4/5 
  108. I Thought You Were Dead; Pete Nelson - 5/5 
  109. A Secret Kept; Tatiana de Rosnay - 2.5/5
  110. Room; Emma Donoghue - 4.5/5
  111. Mr. Peanut; Adam Ross - 4/5 
  112. You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know; Heather Sellers - 4/5 
  113. Pillars of the Earth; Ken Follett - 5/5
  114. The Lady Matador's Hotel; Cristina Garcia - 4/5
  115. Resurrection in May; Lisa Samson - 3/5 
  116. I Love My Dad; Anna Walker - 4.5/5
  117. Fall of Giants; Ken Follett - 5/5
  118. The Heights; Peter Hedges - 2/5 
  119. Lost in Translation; Jean Kwok - 4.5/5 
  120. The Bells; Richard Harvell - 5/5 
  121. We Have Always Lived in a Castle; Shirley Jackson - 5/5
  122. Ape House; Sara Gruen - 4/5
  123. The Sun Also Rises; Ernest Hemingway - 5/5
  124. Interrupting Chicken; David Ezra Stein - 5/5
  125. House at Riverton; Kate Morton - 4/5
  126. The Healer; Carol Cassella - 4/5
  127. Santa Fe Edge; Stuart Woods - 2/5 (audio)
  128. Moonlight Mile; Dennis LeHane - 3.5/5
  129. Llama, Llama Misses Mama; Anna Dewdney - 5/5
  130. The Halloween Kid; Rhode Motijo - 3.5/5
  131. Comet's Nine Lives; Jan Brett - 5/5
  132. Blue Nude; Elizabeth Rosner - 5/5
  133. Molly's Pilgrim; Barbara Cohen - 5/5
  134. Zoo Story; Thomas French - 4 /5
  135. The Poisonwood Bible; Barbara Kingsolver - 4.5/5 (audio and print)
  136. Monsters Eat Whiny Children; Bruce Eric Kaplan
  137. Freedom; Jonathan Franzen - 4/5 (audio)
  138. Fancy Nancy: Halloween...or Bust; Jane O'Connor and Glasser - 4.5/5
  139. Strangers at the Feast; Jennifer Vanderbes - 5/5
  140. Oh No She Didn't; Clinton Kelly - 5/5
  141. What We Have; Amy Boesky - 4/5
  142. Barefoot Contessa: How Easy Is That?; Ina Garten
  143. It's a Book; Lane Smith - 4/5
  144. Fred Stays with Me;Coffelt - 5/5
  145. Rescue; Anita Shreve - 3.5/5
  146. Shantaram; Gregory David Roberts - 5/5
  147. By Nightfall; Michael Cunningham - 4/5 
  148. I Love Christmas, Anna Walker - 4.5/5
  149. Llama, Llama Holiday Drama; Anna Dewdney - 4/5
  150. Dance Dance Dance; Murakami - 4.5/5 (audio)
  151. Bury Your Dead; Louise Penny - 4.5/5 (audio)
  152. The Twelve Cats of Christmas; Kandy Radzinski - 5/5
  153. What Cats Want for Christmas; Kandy Radzinski - 5/5
  154. Night Tree; Eve Bunting - 5/5 
  155. The Forgotten Garden; Kate Morton - 4/5 
  156. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle; Haruki Murakami - 4.5/5 (audio)
  157. The Last Train; Gordon Titcomb - 5/5
  158. The Moonflower Vine; Jetta Carleton - 4/5 
  159. Yoon and the Christmas Mitten; Helen Recorvits - 5/5 
  160. A Cup of Friendship; D Rodriguez - 3.5/5
  161. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey; Walter Mosley - 4.5/5 
  162. Owen and Mzee; Hatkoff - 5/5
  163. Mama; Jeanette Winter - 4/5
  164. The Lonely Polygamist; Brady Udall - 4.5/5
  165. Oogy; Larry Levin - 4/5 (audio) 
  166. The Snow Globe; Sheila Roberts - 4/5 
  167. Unbroken; Laura Hillenbrand - 5/5

    1 comment:

    1. You've got some great challenges going, Diane. I'm signing up for this one, too.

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