Read (2011)

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Key
* = reread
R = book gotten for review from author/publisher
B = BEA 2011 book
T = book read for a tour
e = ebook
a = audiobook

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January

01. Inventing George Washington – Edward G. Lengel [rating: Buy it] R
02. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms – N.K. Jemisin [rating: Buy it] e
03. Lockdown: Escape from Furnace 1 – Alexander Gordon Smith [rating: Borrow it] e
04. Walt Disney’s Way – New Word City [rating: Bin it] e
05. The Boxcar Children’s Mysteries #1 – Gertrude Chandler Warner [rating: Borrow it] e*
06. Heidi – Johanna Spyri [rating: Borrow it] e
07. The City of Ember – Jeanne DuPrau [rating: Buy it] e
08. Daddy Long Legs – Jean Webster [rating: Buy it] e
09. Brain Jack – Brian Falkner [rating: Borrow it] e
10. Scrapped Princess: A Tale of Destiny – Ichiro Sakaki [rating: Borrow it]
11. Jackaroo – Cynthia Voigt [rating: Buy it]
12. The False Princess – Eilis O’Neal [rating: Borrow it] R
13. Dust – Elizabeth Bear [rating: Buy it] e
14. Cat in the Mirror – Mary Stolz [rating: Borrow it]
15. Thirteenth Child – Patricia C. Wrede [rating: Borrow it] e
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February

16. Postmortem – Laurel Saville [rating: Buy it] R
17. Skating to Antarctica – Jenny Diski [rating: Buy it]
18. The Red Necklace – Sally Gardner [rating: Borrow it]
19. The Book of Tomorrow – Cecelia Ahern [rating: Borrow it] R
20. Bitter Melon – Cara Chow [rating: Borrow it] R
21. Sandman Slim – Richard Kadrey [rating: Borrow it] e
22. The Great Perhaps – Joe Meno [rating: Borrow it] e
23. Human.4 – Mike A. Lancaster [rating: Buy it] R
24. The Bloomswell Diaries – Louis L. Buitendag [rating: Borrow it] R
25. I Lost My Mobile At the Mall – Wendy Harmer [rating: Borrow it] R
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March

26. Bloodshot – Cherie Priest [rating: Borrow it]
27. Dead End Gene Pool – Wendy Burden [rating: Buy it] R
28. More Than Mortal – Mick Farren [rating: TBD]
29. Journey to the River Sea – Eva Ibbotson [rating: Buy it]
30. No One Belongs Here More Than You – Miranda July [rating: Borrow it]
31. Gosick vol. 1 – Kazuki Sakuraba [rating: Bin it]
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April

32. No Wind of Blame – Georgette Heyer [rating: Bin it]
33. Dragon and Thief – Timothy Zahn [rating: Buy it] e
34. Dragon and Soldier – Timothy Zahn [rating: Buy it] e
35. The Goose Girl – Shannon Hale [rating: Buy it] e
36. Love Among the Chickens – P.G. Wodehouse [rating: Borrow it] e
37. Dragon and Slave – Timothy Zahn [rating: Borrow it] e
38. Kat, Incorrigible – Stephanie Burgis [rating: Buy it] R
39. The Tightwad Gazette – Amy Dacyczyn [rating: Buy it]*
40. The Explosionist – Jenny Davidson [rating: Borrow it]
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May

41. The Warrior Heir – Cinda Williams Chima [rating: Borrow it] e
42. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen [rating: Buy it] e
43. Silver Phoenix – Cindy Pon [rating: Buy it]
44. Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier [rating: Buy it]
—— here the star ratings restart!

45. First Descent – Pam Withers ★★★★ B
46. Dead End in Norvelt – Jack Gantos ★★★★½ B
47. The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman – Meg Wolitzer ★★★★½ B
48. Sparrow Road – Sheila O’Connor ★★★★ R
49. This Thing Called the Future – J.L. Powers ★★★★½ B
50. Jack’s New Power – Jack Gantos ★★
51. A Handful of Dust – Evelyn Waugh ★★★★★
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June

52. Tuesdays at the Castle – Jessica Day George ★★★★★ B
53. The Undertakers: Rise of the Corpses – Ty Drago ★★★★½ B
54. The Wizard of Dark Street – Shawn Thomas Odyssey ★★★★ R
55. Toads and Diamonds – Heather Tomlinson ★★★★½
56. Finding Family – Tonya Bolden ★★★★
57. Wanderlust – Elisabeth Eaves ★★★★ e T
58. Villain School: Good Curses Evil – Stephanie S. Saunders ★★ B
59. Blink & Caution – Tim Wynne-Jones ★★★★ R
60. Janitors – Tyler Whitesides ★★★ B
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July

61. Decline & Fall – Evelyn Waugh ★★★★½
62. Don’t Forget Me – R.L. Stine ★★½
63. Locker 13 – R.L. Stine ★★
64. My Name is Evil – R.L. Stine ★★★
65. Assassinating Shakespeare – Thomas Goltz ★★½
66. Steinbeck’s Ghost – Lewis Buzbee ★★★★★
67. A Traveller in Time – Alison Uttley ★★★
68. Madeline – Ludwig Bemelmans ★★★½ * e
69. Ten Miles Past Normal – Frances O’Roark Dowell ★★★★ R
70. Blood Red Road – Moira Young ★★★★
71. Storm Front – Jim Butcher ★★★½ *
72. Phoenix Rising – Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris ★★★½ R
73. Ruby Red – Kerstin Gier ★★★
74. Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day – Ben Loory ★★★½ R
75. Sirenz – Charlotte Bennardo & Natalie Zaman ★★ B
76. Brooklyn, Burning – Steve Brezenoff ★★½ B
77. The Westing Game – Ellen Raskin ★★★★½ *
78. Ringlingville USA – Jerry Apps ★★
79. The Implosion of Aggie Winchester – Lara Zielin ★★★½ R
80. Lighthousekeeping – Jeanette Winterson ★★★★
81. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers – Maria Augusta Trapp ★★★
82. Hard Spell – Justin Gustainis ★★★ e R
83. Jane-Emily – Patricia Clapp ★★★★
84. Witches’ Children – Patricia Clapp ★★★
85. What Do Fish Have to Do With Anything? – Avi ★★★
86. The Magicians – Lev Grossman ★★★★ *
87. The Star of Kazan – Eva Ibbotson ★★★★
88. Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes – Jonathan Auxier ★★★½ e R
89. Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti – Genevieve Valentine ★★★★★ e
90. Dragon’s Blood – Jane Yolen ★★
91. Hounded – Kevin Hearne ★★★★½ e
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August

92. The Warded Man – Peter V. Brett ★★★½ e
93. The Summoning – Kelley Armstrong ★★★★★
94. The Awakening – Kelley Armstrong ★★★★ e
95. The Reckoning – Kelley Armstrong ★★★★ e
96. A Year Without Autumn – Liz Kessler ★★★ R
97. The Magician King – Lev Grossman ★★★★ R
98. The Unwanteds – Lisa McMann ★★½ R
99. iDrakula – Bekka Black ★★★ e
100. A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains – Isabella L. Bird ★★★½ e
101. Bliss – Lauren Myracle ★★★★½
102. Feed – Mira Grant ★★★★★ e
103. Storm Glass – Maria V. Snyder ★★★★½ e
104. The Postmortal – Drew Magary ★★ R
105. Act of Will – A. J. Hartley ★★★ e
106. Irma Voth – Miriam Toews ★★★½ R
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September

107. Skyship Academy: The Pearl Wars – Nick James ★★ B
108. Down the Mysterly River – Bill Willingham ★★★★ B
109. 13 Little Blue Envelopes – Maureen Johnson ★★★½ e
110. Bluefish – Pat Schmatz ★★★★ R
111. The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 – PJ Haarsma ★★★½ e
112. Life: An Exploded Diagram – Mal Peet ★★★★ R
113. Mister Creecher – Chris Priestley ★★★½ B
114. Someone Like You – Sarah Dessen ★★★★
115. The Letter, the Witch and the Ring – John Bellairs ★★★★ *
116. The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography – Tetsu Saiwai ★★ R
117. Gandhi: A Manga Biography – Kazuki Ebine R
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October

118. The Apothecary – Maile Meloy ★★★★ B
119. Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination – Helen Fielding ★★★★
120. The Fashion in Shrouds – Margery Allingham ★★
121. The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt – Caroline Preston ★★★★★ R
122. Bridget Jones’ Diary – Helen Fielding ★★★½ *
123. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason – Helen Fielding ★★★
124. Magic Knight Rayearth vol. 1 – CLAMP ★★★★
125. Magic Knight Rayearth vol. 2 – CLAMP ★★★½
126. Magic Knight Rayearth vol. 3 – CLAMP ★★★½
127. The Boneshaker – Kate Milford ★★★★½
128. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente ★★★★★
129. Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel – AB Sina ★★
130. Murder at the Vicarage – Agatha Christie ★★★★ e
131. Agatha Christie: An Autobiography – Agatha Christie ★★★★½
132. Boxer, Beetle – Ned Beauman ★★★★ R
133. Fiction Ruined My Family – Jeanne Darst ★★★★½
134. The Dollhouse Murders – Betty Ren Wright ★★
135. Offshore – Penelope Fitzgerald ★★½
136. There’s Treasure Everywhere – Bill Watterson ★★★★ *
137. The Time Travelers – Linda Buckley-Archer ★★★½
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November

138. The Hottest Dishes in the Tartar Cuisine – Alina Bronsky ★★★
139. The Eye of the Warlock – P.W. Catanese ★★½
140. Bright Young Things – Anna Godbersen ★★★★ e
141. Ashes – Ilsa J. Bick ★★★★ e
142. Bird – Rita Murphy ★★★ e
143. The Battle of the Sun – Jeanette Winterson ★★★ e
144. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness ★★★½ e
145. Bone Rattler – Eliot Pattison ★★★★ e
146. The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding – Agatha Christie ★★★ e
147. The Neddiad – Daniel Pinkwater ★★★ e
148. Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow – Jessica Day George ★★★★★ e
149. Billy Boyle: A World War II Mystery – James R. Benn ★★★½ e
150. Cocaine Blues – Kerry Greenwood ★★★★ e
151. Flying Too High – Kerry Greenwood ★★★★ e
152. Murder on the Ballarat Train – Kerry Greenwood ★★★★ e
153. London Calling – Edward Bloor ★★★ e
154. The Whole Story of Half a Girl – Veera Hiranandani ★★★ e
155. Nation – Terry Pratchett ★★★★★ e *
156. Inside Out – Maria V. Snyder ★★ e
157. Princess of the Midnight Ball – Jessica Day George ★★ e
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December

158. Pagan’s Crusade – Catherine Jinks ★★★ e
159. Dust and Shadow – Lyndsay Faye ★★★★ e
160. Miranda’s Big Mistake – Jill Mansell ★★★ e
161. A Map of Home – Randa Jarrar ★★★½ e
162. Weetzie Bat – Francesca Lia Block ★½ e
163. Hunted – Cheryl Rainfield ★★★ e
164. Pastworld – Ian Beck ★★ e
165. Ascension – Kara Dalkey ★★★½ e
166. Reunion – Kara Dalkey ★★★ e
167. Those Who Hunt the Night – Barbara Hambly ★★★★ e
168. Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins ★★★★½ e
169. Making a Living Without a Job – Barbara J. Winter ★★★★
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