Books Read in 2006

(In descending order this time around!)

  • Acts of Faith, by Philip Caputo
  • Cherry Ames, Flight Nurse, by Helen Wells (reread)
  • Cherry Ames, Veterans’ Nurse, by Helen Wells (reread)
  • Here Kitty Kitty, by Jardine Libaire
  • The Summer of Ordinary Ways, by Nicole Lea Helget
  • The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion
  • Cherry Ames, Private Duty Nurse, by Helen Wells (reread)
  • The Thin Place, by Kathryn Davis
  • The Aquitaine Progression, by Robert Ludlum (reread)
  • Cherry Ames, Visiting Nurse, by Helen Wells (reread)
  • The Liberated Bride, by A.B. Yehoshua
  • (half of) Victoria Victorious, by Jean Plaidy
  • The Accidental, by Ali Smith
  • Raymond + Hannah, by Stephen Marche
  • Cash, by Johnny Cash
  • I’ll Go to Bed at Noon, by Gerard Woodward
  • The Color of Magic, by Terry Pratchett
  • Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter, by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
  • Mutant Message: Down Under, by Marlo Morgan
  • Garner, by Kristin Allio
  • My Sister’s Continent, by Gina Frangello
  • The Apricot Colonel, by Marion Halligan
  • A Carnivore’s Inquiry, by Sabina Murray
  • Fly Away Peter, by David Malouf
  • One Shot, by Lee Child
  • A Cry in the Jungle Bar, by Robert Drewe
  • The Blood-Dimmed Tide, by Rennie Airth
  • Praise, by Andrew McGahan
  • Killing Floor, by Lee Child
  • Johnno, by David Malouf
  • Die Trying, by Lee Child
  • Shadowboxing, by Tony Birch
  • Magic or Madness, by Justine Larbalestier
  • Black Swan Green, by David Mitchell
  • The Light Fantastic, by Terry Pratchett
  • Tripwire, by Lee Child
  • Everyman, by Philip Roth
  • Magic Lessons, by Justine Larbalestier
  • Cloudstreet, by Tim Winton
  • A Mathematician’s Apology, by G.H. Hardy
  • Lies I Told About a Girl, by Anson Cameron
  • Running Blind, by Lee Child
  • The Pact, by Jodi Picoult
  • Adverbs, by Daniel Handler
  • A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby
  • In Persuasion Nation, stories by George Saunders
  • Poetic Justice; The Literary Imagination and Public Life, by Martha Nussbaum
  • Echo Burning, by Lee Child
  • Without Fail, by Lee Child
  • Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  • Persuader, by Lee Child
  • The Enemy, by Lee Child
  • Michael Martone, by Michael Martone
  • In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, by Marcel Proust
  • The Afterlife, by Donald Antrim
  • Guests of the Ayatollah, by Mark Bowden
  • Snow Blind, by P.J. Tracy
  • Skin, by Kellie Wells
  • I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith
  • When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka
  • Liars and Saints, by Maile Meloy
  • Hocus Pocus, by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Private Wars, by Greg Rucka
  • The Dissident, by Nell Freudenberger
  • Which Brings Me to You, by Steve Almond & Julianna Baggott
  • China Mountain Zhang, by Maureen F. McHugh
  • The Lone Pilgrim, by Laurie Colwin
  • Forgetfulness, by Ward Just
  • When the Messenger Is Hot, by Elisabeth Crane
  • That Eye, That Sky, by Tim Winton
  • A Student of Living Things, by Susan Richards Streve
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami
  • Restless, by William Boyd
  • Stolen Magic, by M.J. Putney
  • Mind Over Matter, Conversations with the Cosmos, by K.C. Cole
  • White, by Christopher Whitcomb
  • Towing Jehovah, by James Morrow
  • Be My Knife, by David Grossman
  • Sharp Objects, by Gillian Flynn
  • The Keep, by Jennifer Egan
  • The Kitchen Diaries, A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater, by Nigel Slater
  • Strong Is Your Hold, by Galway Kinnell (poetry)
  • (the first half of) Special Topics in Calamity Physics, by Marisha Pessl
  • Semper Fi, A Novel of the Corps, by W.E.B. Griffin
  • Versailles, by Kathryn Davis
  • Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette, by Sena Jeter Naslund
  • All This Heavenly Glory, by Elizabeth Crane

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