Saturday, December 5, 2009

Books Read in 2008 and 2009

moving the lists here to make room for the 2010 list :)


Murder Most Royal-Jean Plaidy

Mistress of the Art of Death-Ariana Franklin
The Life of Elizabeth I-Alison Weir

Vivaldi's Virgins-Barbara Quick

The Things they Carried-Tim O'Brien

Hotel Transylvania-Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

The Other Queen-Philippa Gregory

Sky Burial-Xinran

The Rose without a Thorn-Jean Plaidy

Devil in the White City-Erik Larsen
William’s Wife-Jean Plaidy
Geisha, a Life-Mineko Iwasaki
The White Queen-Philippa Gregory
Castile for Isabella-Jean Plaidy
The Courtesan-Susan Carroll
The Invention of Hugo Cabret-Brian Selznick
The Dark Queen-Susan Carroll
Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story-Carolyn Turgeon
Mary-Janis Cooke Newman
The Last Wife of Henry VIII-Carolly Erickson
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette-Carolly Erickson
Breaking Dawn-Stephenie Meyer
Lilah-Marek Halter
Zipporah-Marek Halter
Dexter by Design-Jeff Lindsay
The Pleasures of Love-Jean Plaidy
The Reluctant Queen-Jean Plaidy
Redwall-Brian Jacques
Sarah-Marek Halter
The Queen’s Secret-Jean Plaidy
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas-John Boyne
In the Shadow of the Crown-Jean Plaidy
Aztec-Gary Jennings
Eclipse-Stephenie Meyer
A Million Little Pieces-James Frey
The Mermaid Chair-Sue Monk Kidd
The Secret Life of Bees-Sue Monk Kidd
The Courts of Love-Jean Plaidy
Child of the Prophecy-Juliet Marillier
Son of Shadows-Juliet Marillier
Daughter of the Forest-Juliet Marillier
Virgin: Prelude to the Throne-Robin Maxwell
The Queen’s Bastard-Robin Maxwell
The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn-Robin Maxwell
All That Lives: A Novel of the Bell Witch-Melissa Sanders-Self
A Thousand Splendid Suns-Khaled Hosseini
New Moon-Stephenie Meyer
Signora da Vinci-Robin Maxwell
Someone Knows my Name-Lawrence Hill
The Lady in the Tower-Jean Plaidy
The Madonnas of Leningrad-Debra Dean
The Alchemist-Paulo Coehlo
Twilight-Stephenie Meyer
Forever Amber-Kathleen Winsor
Dexter in the Dark-Jeff Lindsay
Dearly Devoted Dexter-Jeff Lindsay
When you are Engulfed in Flames-David Sedaris
The 19th Wife-David Ebershoff
Void Moon-Michael Connelly
Meridon-Philippa Gregory
The Favored Child-Philippa Gregory
Girl with a Pearl Earring-Tracy Chevalier
The Book Thief-Markus Zusak
3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows-Anne Brashares

The Witch's Trinity-Erika Mailman

Victoria Victorious-Jean Plaidy

The Hour I First Believed-Wally Lamb

Grania-Morgan Llewelyn
Taltos-Anne Rice
Lasher-Anne Rice
The Witching Hour-Anne Rice
The Heretic Queen-Michelle Moran
Clan of the Cave Bear-Jean Auel
To the Tower Born-Robin Maxwell
Tweak-Nic Sheff
Priestess of Avalon-Marion Zimmer Bradley
Soul Catcher-Michael C. White
The Zookeeper’s Wife-Diane Ackerman
Water for Elephants-Sara Gruen
Lucrezia Borgia-John Faunce
A Lion Among Men-Gregory Maguire
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle-David Wroblewski
Hood-Stephen R. Lawhead
People of the Book-Geraldine Brooks
The Nature of Monsters-Clare Clark
Echo Park-Michael Connelly
The Brass Verdict-Michael Connelly
A Rose for the Crown-Anne Easter Smith


Beautiful Boy-David Sheff
Doomed Queens-Kris Waldherr
Queen of this Realm-Jean Plaidy
Myself, My Enemy-Jean Plaidy
A Mercy-Toni Morrison
The Shack-William P. Young
Seeing Redd-Frank Beddor
The Looking Glass Wars-Frank Beddor
The Heretic's Daughter-Kathleen Kent
The Road of Lost Innocence-Somaly Mam
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood-Anne Brashares
Girls in Pants: Third Summer of the Sisterhood-Anne Brashares
Second Summer of the Sisterhood-Anne Brashares
Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants-Anne Brashares
Wideacre-Philippa Gregory
Ireland-Frank Delaney
A Breach of Promise-Anne Perry
Eat, Pray, Love-Elizabeth Gilbert
Falling Man-Don Delillo
Bliss- O.Z. Livaneli
The Thirteenth Tale-Diane Setterfield
Tuesdays with Morrie-Mitch Albom
Lost-Gregory Maguire
Nefertiti-Michelle Moran
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince-JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix-JK Rowling
Song of Solomon-Toni Morrison
The Autobiography of Henry VIII-Margaret George
The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Awakening-Kate Chopin
To Kill a Mockingbird-Harper Lee
Black Ships-Jo Graham
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn-Mark Twain
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire-JK Rowling
The Last Kingdom-Bernard Cornwell
Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey-Alison Weir
Mistress of the Sun-Sandra Gulland
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabahn-JK Rowling
Darkly Dreaming Dexter-Jeff Lindsay
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets-JK Rowling
Rhett Butler's People-Daniel McCaig
Lady of Sherwood-Jennifer Roberson
Abundance-Sena Jeter Naslund
A Treasury of Royal Scandals- Michael Farquhar
Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone- JK Rowling
Year of Wonders-Geraldine Brooks
The Kitchen Boy-Robert Alexander
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox-Maggie O'Farrell
Excalibur-Bernard Cornwell
Enemy of God-Bernard Cornwell
The Winter King-Bernard Cornwell
The Virgin's Lover-Philippa Gregory
The Kite Runner-Khaled Hosseini
Mary Queen of Scots and the Isles-Margaret George
Anna Karenina-Leo Tolstoy

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