Wednesday, December 31, 2008

What I Read in 2008

Assuming I remembered to log everything in LibraryThing, here is what I read this year (alphabetically, since I don't always remember to put in the date)! 

  1. 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson (children's)
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (YA)
  3. A Doll's House (Sandman, Vol. 2) by Neil Gaiman
  4. All Year Long by Kathleen W. Deady (picture book)
  5. The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman (audiobook; YA; re-read)
  6. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  7. Bark, George by Jules Feiffer (picture book)
  8. Becky: The Life and Loves of Becky Thatcher by Lenore Hart
  9. Bella at Midnight by Diane Stanley (children's)
  10. Big Chickens Fly the Coop by Leslie Helakoski (picture book)
  11. Black Ships by Jo Graham
  12. Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman
  13. Bobbie Dazzler by Margaret Wild (picture book)
  14. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly 
  15. The Braid by Helen Frost
  16. Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult (audiobook)
  17. Chicken Boy by Frances O'Roark Dowell (children's)
  18. The Crocodile Blues by Coleman Polhemus (picture book)
  19. Doctor Illuminatus: The Alchemist's Son by Martin Booth (audiobook; children's)
  20. Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon (audiobook)
  21. Dreamers of the Day: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell
  22. Fame Junkies by Jake Halpern (YA)
  23. The Field Guide (Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1) by Holly Black and Tony diTerlizzi (children's)
  24. Firegirl by Tony Abbott (children's)
  25. The Ghost's Grave by Peg Kehret (children's)
  26. Gladiatrix by Russell Whitfield (technically, I finished this one in 2009, but I only had about 40 pages to go this morning and will count it as a 2008 read)
  27. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (audiobook; YA; re-read)
  28. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz (children's) 
  29. The Graveyard Box by Neil Gaiman (YA)
  30. Heart-shaped Box by Joe Hill
  31. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff (audiobook; YA)
  32. Hubert Invents the Wheel by Claire and Monty Montgomery (children's)
  33. Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi
  34. Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey by Alison Weir (audiobook)
  35. The Ironwood Tree (Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 4) by Holly Black and Tony diTerlizzi (children's)
  36. It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, and Sexual Health by Robie Harris (YA)
  37. Jazz on a Saturday Night by Leo & Diane Dillon (picture book)
  38. Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
  39. Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt (YA)
  40. The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis (YA)
  41. King Dork by Frank Portman (YA)
  42. Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by Obert Skye (children's)
  43. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (audiobook; YA)
  44. Life on the Refrigerator Door: Notes Between a Mother and Daughter, a novel by Alice Kuipers
  45. Little Bitty Mousie by Jim Aylesworth (picture book)
  46. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  47. Look Out Jack! The Giant is Back by Tom Birdseye (picture book)
  48. Love Marriage: A Novel by V. V. Ganeshananthan
  49. Lucinda's Secret (Spiderwick Chronicle, Book 3) by Holly Black and Tony diTerlizzi (children's)
  50. Masterpiece by Elise Broach (children's)
  51. Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
  52. Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
  53. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (YA)
  54. No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure by Susan Hughes (children's)
  55. On the Road (Down Girl and Sit) by Lucy A. Nolan (children's)
  56. One Good Punch by Rich Wallace (YA)
  57. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
  58. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
  59. Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson (children's)
  60. Pompeii: Lost and Found by Mary Pope Osborne (children's)
  61. Preludes and Nocturnes (Sandman, Vol. 1) by Neil Gaiman 
  62. Previously by Allan Ahlberg (picture book)
  63. Prey by Lurlene McDaniel (YA)
  64. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (children's)
  65. Punk Farm on Tour by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (picture book)
  66. Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity by Elaine Pagels
  67. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  68. Roxie and the Hooligans by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (children's)
  69. Rules by Cynthia Lord (audiobook; children's)
  70. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2) by Rick Riordan (children's)
  71. The Seeing Stone (Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 2) by Holly Black and Tony diTerlizzi (children's)
  72. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  73. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  74. The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror by Christopher Moore
  75. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (audiobook; YA)
  76. The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray (YA)
  77. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  78. A Thousand Veils by D.J. Murphy
  79. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson
  80. The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3) by Rick Riordan (children's)
  81. Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black (YA)
  82. The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari
  83. Truckers by Terry Pratchett (children's)
  84. Wait for Me by An Na (YA)
  85. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  86. Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata (children's)
  87. The Wrath of Mulgarath (Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 5) by Holly Black and Tony diTerlizzi (children's)
Breakdown - some cross-categorization:

25 children's chapter books
18 YA books
10 picture books
10 audiobooks
7 nonfiction
2 memoirs

1 comment:

Lisa said...

Wow, you read some really good books this year! The Book of Lost Things was one of my favorites. I also really enjoyed The Mistress of the ARt of Death and Water for Elephants. Have a great 2009!