Books Read in 2011

date refers to date finished; i.e., just b/c I finished two books in a given day doesn’t mean I read two entire books that day!

  • Enclave, by Ann Aguirre (12/27)
  • The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano, by Margarita Engle (12/27) (biography) (poetry)
  • Someday Soon, by Joan Wolf (12/26)
  • No Dark Place, by Joan Wolf (12/26) (re-read)
  • Life, by Keith Richards (12/25) (memoir)
  • Steel My Soldiers’ Hearts: The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of U.S. Army, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, Vietnam, by David H. Hackworth (12/24) (memoir)
  • Foiled, by Jane Yolen (12/20) (graphic novel)
  • To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel, by Siena Cherson (12/20) (memoir) (graphic novel)
  • One Day, by David Nicholls (12/19)
  • Inside Out & Back Again, by Thanhha Lai (12/18)
  • Falling Together, by Marisa de los Santos (12/17)
  • A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness (12/16)
  • The Black Cauldron, by Lloyd Alexander (12/10)
  • Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery (12/6) (re-read) (audio)
  • Three Cups of Deceit, by Jon Krakauer (11/11)
  • A Life in Stitches, by Rachael Herron (11/10)
  • Invitation to the Game, by Monica Hughes (11/10)
  • The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt (11/8)
  • Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine (11/8)
  • When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead (11/7)
  • Love Is the Higher Law, by David Levithan (11/6)
  • Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow, by Susan Campbell Bertoletti (11/6)
  • Charles and Emma; the Darwins’ Leap of Faith, by Deborah Heiligman (11/6)
  • Honeybee, by Naomi Shihab Nye (10/30) (poetry)
  • The Ocean Between Us, by Susan Wiggs (10/30)
  • Life as We Knew It, by Susan Beth Pfeffer (10/28)
  • The Demon Trapper’s Daughter, by Jana Oliver (10/23)
  • The Book of Three, by Lloyd Alexander (10/23)(re-read)
  • Feed, by M.T. Anderson (10/21)
  • Educating Esme, Diary of a Teacher’s First Year, by Esme Raji Codell (10/18)
  • Northlanders Vol 2: The Cross + The Hammer (10/15)
  • Northlanders Vol 1: Sven The Returned, by Brian Wood (10/15)
  • Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Patterson (10/15)
  • Where do you think you’re going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz, pics by Margot Tomes (10/10)
  • The Good Soldiers, by David Finkel (10/10)
  • Don’t You Know There’s a War On? by Avi (10/9)
  • Ten Birds, by Cybele Young (10/9)
  • The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin (10/9)
  • The Trouble with Thirteen, by Betty Miles (10/8) (re-read)
  • Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick (10/8)
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick (10/8)
  • Journey Into Mohawk Country, by George O’Connor (10/2)
  • Y: The Last Man — Unmanned, by Brian K. Vaughn (10/1)
  • Okay for Now, by Gary D. Schmidt (9/25)
  • Stitches, by David Small (9/23)
  • The Getaway Car: A Practical Memoir About Writing and Life, by Ann Patchett (9/22)
  • The Arrival, by Shaun Tan (9/18)
  • Lockdown, by Walter Dean Myers (9/17)
  • Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem, by Marilyn Nelson (9/15) (poetry)
  • The Patchwork Quilt, by Valerie Flournoy (9/11)
  • The Butter Battle Book, by Dr. Seuss (9/11)
  • Maizon at Blue Hill, by Jacqueline Woodson (9/10)
  • Weed Flower, by Cynthia Kadohata (9/10)
  • The Northern Girl, by Elizabeth A. Lynn (9/x) (re-read)
  • The Dancers of Arun, by Elizabeth A. Lynn (9/x) (re-read)
  • Watchtower, by Elizabeth A. Lynn (9/x) (re-read)
  • The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, by Peter Sis (9/4)
  • Ship Breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi (9/4)
  • Boneshaker, by Cherie Priest (9/3)
  • Ninth Ward, by Jewell Parker Rhodes (8/29)
  • Purgatory Chasm, by Steve Ulfelder (8/27)
  • A Summer to Die, by Lois Lowry (8/27) (re-read)
  • Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White (8/26) (re-read)
  • The New Teacher Book, from Rethinking Schools (8/24)
  • The Bone People, by Keri Hulme (8/21)
  • The Geography of Bliss, by Eric Weiner (8/12)
  • Heartless, by Gail Carriger (8/8)
  • Rebirth, by Sophie Littlefield (8/6)
  • The Cradle in the Grave, by Sophie Hannah (8/4)
  • Divergent, by Veronica Roth (8/1)
  • Maybe This Time, by Jennifer Crusie (7/26)
  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, by Tom Franklin (6/28)
  • The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss (6/26)
  • The Price of Honor, by Colonel David H. Hackworth (6/19)
  • Just Like Heaven, by Julia Quinn (6/19)
  • The Hunted, by Elmore Leonard (6/19)
  • State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett (6/18)
  • The Hero of Ages, by Brandon Sanderson (6/17)
  • One Bullet Away, the Making of a Marine Officer, by Nathaniel Fick (6/6)
  • Generation Kill, by Evan Wright (6/5)
  • Red Seas Under Red Skies, by Scott Lynch (6/2)
  • Trust No One, by Gregg Hurwitz (5/?)
  • All Clear, by Connie Willis (5/15)
  • Blackout, by Connie Willis (5/14) (re-read)
  • Relentless, by Lauren Dane (5/12)
  • Carry Me Down, by M.J. Hyland (5/12)
  • Blameless, by Gail Carriger (5/11)
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora, by Scott Lynch (5/7)
  • Killbox, by Ann Aguirre (4/28)
  • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God, by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein (4/28)
  • The Well of Ascension, by Brandon Sanderson (4/17)
  • Mistborn, by Brandon Sanderson (4/14)
  • Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White (4/10) (re-read)
  • Changeless, by Gail Carriger (4/8)
  • The Berrybender Narratives, Book 1: Sin Killer, by Larry McMurtry (4/6)
  • Soulless, by Gail Carriger (4/5)
  • Aftertime, by Sophie Littlefield (3/29)
  • The Night Season, by Chelsea Cain (3/24)
  • Undercover, by Lauren Dane (3/18)
  • Tempest Rising, By Nicole Peeler (3/18)
  • Composed, by Rosanne Cash (3/15)
  • Magic at the Gate, by Devon Monk (3/15)
  • The Dark and Hollow Places, by Carrie Ryan (3/15)
  • How to Knit a Heart Back Home, by Rachael Herron (3/13)
  • Mother’s Milk, by Edward St Aubyn (3/12)
  • River Marked, by Patricia Briggs (3/9)
  • Faith Fox, by Jane Gardam (2/20)
  • Visitation, by Jenny Erpenbeck (2/14)
  • Across the Universe, by Beth Revis (2/1)
  • The Old Devils, by Kingsley Amis (1/27)
  • What the Librarian Did, by Karina Bliss (1/19)
  • The Sentry, a Joe Pike novel, by Robert Crais (1/18)
  • Hunger, by Jackie Morse Kessler (1/5)

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