Monday, August 29, 2005

2005 Book List

I've always meant to start a list of books I have read over the course of a year. There's the 50 book challenge you see on some blogs and then just a regular list of books. I don't have exact dates for when I tore through most of these, but I assure you I'm not slipping in any from previous years:

  1. Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince - JK Rowling
  2. The Undomestic Goddess - Sophie Kinsella
  3. Can You Keep A Secret? - Sophie Kinsella
  4. He Loves Lucy - Susan Donovan
  5. Sixteen - Megan McCafferty
  6. The Body in the Attic - Katherine Hall Page
  7. The Body in the Basement - Katherine Hall Page
  8. The Body in the Belfry - Katherine Hall Page
  9. The Body in the Big Apple - Katherine Hall Page
  10. The Body in the Bog - Katherine Hall Page
  11. The Body in the Bonfire - Katherine Hall Page
  12. The Body in the Bookcase - Katherine Hall Page
  13. The Body in the Bouillon - Katherine Hall Page
  14. The Body in the Cast - Katherine Hall Page
  15. The Body in the Lighthouse - Katherine Hall Page
  16. The Body in the Moonlight - Katherine Hall Page
  17. The Body in the Vestibule - Katherine Hall Page
  18. Agatha Raisin & The Quiche of Death - M.C. Beaton
  19. A Highland Christmas - M.C. Beaton
  20. Death of an Addict - M.C. Beaton
  21. Death of a Bore - M.C. Beaton
  22. Death of a Cad - M.C. Beaton
  23. Death of a Celebrity - M.C. Beaton
  24. Death of a Charming Man - M.C. Beaton
  25. Death of a Dentist - M.C. Beaton
  26. Death of a Dustman - M.C. Beaton
  27. Death of a Glutton - M.C. Beaton
  28. Death of a Gossip - M.C. Beaton
  29. Death of a Hussy - M.C. Beaton
  30. Death of a Macho Man - M.C. Beaton
  31. Death of a Nag - M.C. Beaton
  32. Death of an Outsider - M.C. Beaton
  33. Death of a Perfect Wife - M.C. Beaton
  34. Death of a Poisen Pen - M.C. Beaton
  35. Death of a Scriptwriter - M.C. Beaton
  36. Death of a Snob - M.C. Beaton
  37. Death of a Traveling Man - M.C. Beaton
  38. Death of a Village - M.C. Beaton
  39. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (the book) - The Writers of the Daily Show, Jon Stewart
  40. Lost - Gregory Maguire
  41. The Other Woman - Jane Green
  42. What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew About Judaism- Robert Schoen
  43. The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank - Ellen Feldman
  44. 44 Scotland Street - Alexander McCall Smith (It was sheer coincidence regarding the number 44)
  45. Rosie Dunne - Cecelia Ahern
  46. P.S., I Love You - Cecilia Ahern
  47. The Red Tent - Anita Diamant
  48. The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova

3 comments:

battlemaiden said...

Good Lord, when did you have the time for all those?!?!? I KNOW you're busier than I am, and I've only got 10 down so far this year. Sheesh!

battlemaiden said...

Wait, scratch that. I just checked my list. It's 13...I've read 13 so far.

Something I've been doing for a while is keeping track of every book I read, year after year, in a little notebook. There were a few times, back in highschool, when I would be reading a book, and it would suddenly become vaguely familiar. That's when I would realize I'd already read it. Darn!

Matt said...

It really bugs me that I can't read as fast as Julia, but she can off a typical-sized book in about three hours. I don't know how she can concentrate that long, quite frankly.

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