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Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments I managed to hit 288 in 2010 but it was a bit of a stretch. I think 250 is a reasonable goal for 2011.


message 2: by Grace (last edited Mar 10, 2011 10:39AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Completed in January
001 How Did You Get This Number - Sloane Crosley (6h 35m)
002 The Awakening - Kate Chopin (4h 30m)
003 The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 - Christopher Paul Curtis (4h 57m)
004 Henry Huggins - Beverley Cleary (180 pages)
005 Jo's Boys - Louisa May Alcott (9h 18m)
006 Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane - Suzanne Collins (312 pages)
007 Sandman 7: Brief Lives - Neil Gaiman (251 pages)
008 Twisted - Jonathan Kellerman (11h 47m)
009 Heat Wave - Rick Castle (6h 23m)
010 Unless - Carol Shields (320 pages)
011 Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History - Art Spiegelman (159 pages)
012 Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables & Reflections - Neil Gaiman (263 pages)
013 The Miernik Dossier - Charles McCarry (9h 40m)
014 Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss (55m)
015 Calling on Dragons - Patricia C Wrede (244 pages)
016 The Gates - John Connolly (7h)
017 The Sandman Vol. 8: Worlds' End - Neil Gaiman (168 pages)
018 Creatures Of The Night; Blueberry Girl; Instructions - Neil Gaiman (46; 36; 36 pages)
019 The Ice Harvest: A Novel - Scott Phillips (4 h 31 m)
020 The Host - Stephenie Meyer (23h)
021 Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot - Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermere (326 pages)
022 Love You Madly - Linda Palmer (9h 6m)
023 Sula - Toni Morrison (6 h)
024 Paul Is Undead - Alan Goldsher
025 The Sandman: Book of Dreams - Neil Gaiman and Ed Kramer, Editors (293 pages)
026 Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods - Suzanne Collins (7h 48m)
027 Talking to Dragons - Patricia C. Wrede (255 pages)
028 The Magic Flute: Adapted from the Opera by W.A.Mozart - P. Craig Russell (138 pages)
029 Busy Body - M.C, Beaton (278 pages)
030 Barabbas - Pars Lagerkvist (144 pages)


message 3: by Grace (last edited Mar 10, 2011 10:48AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Completed in February
031 The Callender Papers - Cynthia Voigt (214 pages)
032 Jane Slayre: The Literary Classic with a Blood-Sucking Twist - Sherri Browing Irwin (14h 40m)
033 Zombies vs. Unicorns - Edited by Justine Larbalastier & Holly Black (415 pages)
034 Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver (470 pages)
035 Landlocked - Doris Lessing (347 pages)
036 The Million Dollar Wound (Nathan Heller, Book 3) - Max Allan Collins (11h 42m)
037 Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher (6h 25m)
038 The True Darcy Spirit - Elizabeth Aston (340 pages)
039 The Grand Tour - Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer (469 pages)
040 Shadow of the Giant - Orson Scott Card (12 h)
041 Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls (6h 56m)
042 Revolution - Jennifer Donnelly (472 pages)
043 Gregor and the Marks of Secret - Suzanne Collins (343 pages)
044 Glass Mountain - Cynthia Voigt (288 pages)
045 The Second Mrs. Darcy - Elizabeth Aston (300 pages)
046 The Potsdam Bluff - Jack D. Hunter (9h 39m)
047 Tobacco Road - Erskine Caldwell (6h 30m)
048 Things Fall Apart - Chinhua Achebe (209 pages)
049 The Darcy Connection: A Novel - Elizabeth Aston (287 pages)
050 A Northern Light - Jennifer Donnelly (9h)
051 The Sandman Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones - Neil Gaiman (302 pages)


message 4: by Grace (last edited Apr 04, 2011 11:27AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments 052 Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School - Louis Sachar (8h 55m)
053 Eros, Philia, Agape - Rachel Swirsky (87 pages)
054 The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After - Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer (329 pages)
055 The Valley of Secrets - Charmian Hussey (11h 26m)
056 Run - Ann Patchett (9h)
057 The Witches' Hammer - Jane Stanton Hitchcock (401 pages)
058 Fallen - Lauren Kate (10h 56m)
059 Undead and Unappreciated - Mary Janice Davidson (271 pages)
060 The Iron King - Julie Kagawa (361 pages)
061 Eclipse - Stephanie Meyer (16h 26m)
062 Rose in Bloom - Louisa May Alcott (8h 32m)
063 Crank - Ellen Hopkins (4h 31m)
064 A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett (6h 55m)
065 The Wake - Neil Gaiman (192 pages)
066 The Tea Rose - Jennifer Donnelly (544 pages)
067 Remains Silent - Michael M Baden, Linda Kenney (7h 26m)
068 A Mercy - Toni Morrison (6h 26m)
069 The Apprentice - Tess Gerritsen (9h 36m)
070 Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? - Neil Gaiman(128 pages)
071 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame (6h 35m)
072 The Book of Sand - Jorge Louis Borges (183 pages)
073 Love Her to Death - Linda Palmer (7h 59m)
074 The Runner - Cynthia Voigt (281 pages)
075 The Maze of Bones - Rick Riordan (5h 11m)
076 We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson (214 pages)
077 Deadly Nightshade - Cynthia Riggs (8h 53m)
078 Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard - Isak Dinesen (221 pages)
079 Marcelo In The Real World - Francis X. Stork (10h 8m)


message 5: by Grace (last edited May 14, 2011 01:46PM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in April:

080 Vixen - Jillian Larkin (273)
081 Overtime - Charles Stross (68)
082 Selected Shorts: Whodunit? (Selected Shorts - various authors (3h 16m)
083 Crank - Ellen Hopkins (537)
084 Room - Emma Donoghue (10h 46m)
085 Fall of a Philanderer - Carola Dunn (8h 10m)
086 Urchin of the Riding Stars - Margaret McAllister (7h 7m)
087 The Inheritance of Loss - Kiran Desai (324)
088 Charmed - Carrie Mac (114)
089 Vision in White - Nora Roberts (9h 33m)
090 Swift as Desire - Laura Esquivel (6h)
091 Fury - Salman Rushdie (259)
092 Terrier - Tamora Pearce (15h 3m)
093 Bed of Roses - Nora Roberts (6h 51m)
094 I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You - Ally Carter (6h 51m)
095 The Boy Book: A Study of Habits and Behaviors, Plus Techniques for Taming Them - E. Lockhart (130)
096 Blind Alley - Iris Johansen (9h 18m)
097 The Four-Gated City - Doris Lessing (666)
098 Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy - Ally Carter (6h 14m)
099 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid - Bill Bryson (7h 39m)
100 Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard - Kiran Desai (209)
101 Mortal Friends - Jane Stanton Hitchcock (12h 30m)
102 One False Note - Gordon Korman (4h 8m)
103 Final Seconds - John Lutz (13h 4m)
104 The Book Without Words: A Fable of Medieval Magic - Avi (200)


message 6: by Grace (last edited Jan 01, 2012 12:24PM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in May:

105 Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson (7h 4m)
106 Collected Fictions - Jorge Luis Borges (597)
107 Falling Off Air - Catherine Sampson (9h 8m)
108 Sarah Trilogy Boxed Set - Patricia MacLachlan (4h 15m)
109 One of Our Thursdays Is Missing - Jasper Fforde (359)
110 The Outlander - Gil Adamson (387)
111 Matched - Ally Condie (366)
112 The Piper's Son - Melina Marchetta (8h 17m)
113 The Good Children - Kate Wilhelm (246)
114 Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson (8h 52m)
115 Death of a Chimney Sweep - M. C. Beaton (247)
116 The Longest Journey - E. M. Forster (10h 33m)
117 Breaking Dawn - Stephenie Meyer (20h 28m)
118 Undead and Unreturnable - MaryJanice Davidson (250)
119 And the Angels Sing - Kate Wilhelm (260)
120 Please Ignore Vera Dietz - A. S. King (8h 9m)
121 The Deepest Water - Kate Wilhelm (278)
122 The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - Stephenie Meyer (4h 9m)
123 The Eternity Code - Eoin Colfer (6h 54m)
124 The Secret History of Tom Trueheart - Ian Beck (5h 30m)
125 Paranormalcy - Kiersten White (337)
126 Sixkill - Robert B. Parker (292)

Half way there.


message 7: by Grace (last edited Jan 13, 2012 07:43AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in June:

127 The English Governess at the Siamese Court - Anna Harriette Leonowens (10h 16m)
128 Children of the Wind - Kate Wilhelm (263)
129 The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald (6h 30m)
130 Bones of the Barbary Coast - Daniel Hecht (14h 52m)
131 The Best American Short Stories 2008 - Salman Rushdie [Ed] (358)
132 David and Jonathan - Cynthia Voigt (249)
133 The Ballad of Frankie Silver - Sharyn McCrumb (12h 56m)
134 The Help - Kathryn Stockett (18h 6m)
135 Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover - Ally Carter (7h 20m)
136 The American - Henry James (344)
137 His Hebrew Melodies And Other Poems - George Gordon Byron (4h 33m)
138 Justice for Some - Kate Wilhelm (260)
139 Heaven Is High - Kate Wilhelm (290)
140 Island Beneath the Sea - Isabelle Allende (17h 52m)
141 The Opal Deception - Eoin Colfer (7h 28m)
142 Reaper - Rachel Vincent (1h 51m)


message 9: by Grace (last edited Jan 13, 2012 09:00AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in August:

170 Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd - Holly Black [Ed.] (279)
171 The Atlantis Complex - Eoin Colfer (7h 38m)
172 Summer - Edith Wharton (5h 30m)
173 Margaret and I - Kate Wilhelm (247)
174 Fresh Air - Charlotte Vale Allen (282)
175 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith (8h 12m)
176 The Girls - Lori Lansens (6h)
177 Once Was Lost - Sara Zarr (169)
178 Welcome, Chaos - Kate Wilhelm (11h 1m)
179 Await Your Reply - Dan Chaon (295)
180 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens (18h 11m)
181 The Birthing House - Christopher Ransom (308)
182 Sweethearts - Sara Zarr (151)
183 Shalimar the Clown - Salman Rushdie (18h 15m)
184 The Birth House - Ami McKay (387)
185 Red Riding Hood - Sarah Blakely-Cartwright; David Lesley Johnson (7h 17m)
186 Adjustment Team - Philip K. Dick (0h 58m); When Charlie McButton Lost Power - Suzanne Collins (30)


message 10: by Grace (last edited Jan 01, 2012 12:35PM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in September:

186 The Age of Entanglement: When Quantum Physics Was Reborn - Louisa Guilder (14h 9m)
187 The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver (16 h)
188 Bellwether - Connie Willis (6h 30m)
189 Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters - Jane Austen (10h 59m)
190 The Mystery of Grace - Charles de Lint (9h 51m)
191 He Shall Thunder in the Sky - Elizabeth Peters (486)
192 Poetry for Young People: Robert Browning - Eileen Gillooly (Ed.) (48)
193 Teen Idol - Meg Cabot (5h 59m)
194 A Red Herring Without Mustard - Alan Bradley (10h 46m)
195 The Dark Door - Kate Wilhelm (7h 48m)
196 Lord of the Silent - Elizabeth Peters (466)
197 Little Brother - Cory Doctorow (11h 54m)
198 Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett (352)
199 The Great Gilly Hopkins - Kate Paterson (4h 40m)
200 Everything Is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer (247)
201 Brownings: Poems - Robert Browning (2h 15m)
202 The Girl Who Played With Fire - Stieg Larsson (18h 30m)
203 Changing Planes - Ursula K. LeGuin (7h 52m)


message 11: by Grace (last edited Jan 24, 2012 10:20AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in October:

204 Lavinia - Ursula K. LeGuin (11h 41m)
205 The Golden One - Elizabeth Peters (429)
206 The Battle of the Labyrinth - Rick Riordan (10h 33m)
207 Secret Daughter - Shilpi Somaya Gowda (349)
208 Ficciones - Jorge Louis Borges (174)
209 Willow - Julia Hoban (10h)
210 Love, Stargirl - Jerry Spinelli (6h 20m)
211 Hearts, Keys, and Puppetry - Neil Gaiman; Twitterverse
212 Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen (11h 26m)
213 The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Burgakov (372)
214 We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver (17h 45m)
215 The Lost Saint - Bree Despain (9h 45m)
216 The Last Olympian - Rick Riordan (11h 1m)
217 Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes - Margaret Atwood (26)
218 Jinx - Meg Cabot (7h 19m)
219 Undead and Uneasy - MaryJanice Davidson (272)
220 Good Bones - Margaret Atwood (153)
221 The Sea - John Banville (6h)
222 Living Dead Girl - Elizabeth Scott (170)


message 12: by Grace (last edited Dec 29, 2011 09:06AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in November:

221 Columbine - Dave Cullen (14h 6m)
222 Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature - Robin Brande (9h 8m)
223 My Name Is Memory - Ann Brashares (267)
224 The Eternal Ones - Kirsten Miller (11h)
225 The Missing Piece - Shel Silverstein (94)
A Promise is a Promise - Robert Munsch, Michael Kusugak (30)
The Very Fairy Princess - Julie Andrews (0h 6m)
225 Tree By Leaf - Cynthia Voigt (250)
226 Undead and Unworthy - MaryJanice Davidson (6h 25m)
227 Heist Society - Ally Carter (6h 7m)
228 The Onion Girl - Charles de Lint (19h 33m)
229 Frindle - Andrew Clements (1h 41m)
230 Sons from Afar - Cynthia Voigt (212)
231 The Demigod Files - Rick Riordan (3h 7m)
232 Everything on a Waffle - Polly Horvath (3h 15m)
233 Ash - Malindo Lo (264)
234 The 13 Clocks - James Thurber (124)
Many Moons - James Thurber (44)
The Great Quillow - James Thurber (56)
How Rocket Learned to Read - Tad Hills (10)
235 Very Valentine - Adriana Trigiani (14h 42m)
236 The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy - Elizabeth Aston (437)
237 Children of the Storm - Elizabeth Peters (5h 30m)
238 Uncommon Criminals - Ally Carter (6h 44m)
239 Ingenue - Jillian Larkin (9h 30m)
240 Maniac Magee - Jerry Spinelli (4h 23m)
241 Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories - John Joseph Adams (Ed) (470)
242 Beezus and Ramona - Beverly Cleary (2h 22m)
243 Incantation - Alice Hoffman (2h 46m)
244 We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver (400)
245 Seventeen Against the Dealer - Cynthia Voigt (339)
246 Heat - Mike Lupica (6h 14m)


message 13: by Grace (last edited Dec 31, 2011 09:10AM) (new)

Grace (gdaminato) | 76 comments Books read in December:

247 Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said - Philip K. Dick (8h 52m)
248 The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky (213)
249 Return to the Hundred Acre Wood - David Benedictus (89)
250 Fairy Tale - Cyn Balog (211)
251 Story of a Girl - Sara Zarr (124)
252 The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate - Jacqueline Kelly (9h 1m)
253 Prom Nights from Hell - Meg Cabot; Kim Harrison; Michele Jaffe; Stephenie Meyer; Lauren Myracle (184)
254 If I Stay - Gayle Forman (4h 58m)
255 The Beckoners - Carrie Mac (179)
256 When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead (4h 20m)
257 Pain & Wastings - Carrie Mac (71)
258 The Solitude of Prime Numbers - Paulo Giordano (7h 4m)
259 Book of Enchantments - Patricial C. Wrede (234)
260 Catalyst - Laurie Halse Anderson (6h 1m)
261 The Gryphon Project - Carrie Mac (281)
262 Scumble - Ingrid Law (7h 12m)
263 Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do? - Cynthia Voigt (442)
264 The Duff - Kody Keplinger (7h 34m)
265 Huysman's Pets - Kate Wilhelm (7h 45m)
266 The Cat's Table - Michael Ondaatje (269)
267 The King's Rose - Alisa M. Libby (247)
268 Bras & Broomsticks - Sarah Mlynowski (8h 11m)
269 I Am Half-Sick of Shadows - Alan Bradley (7h 30m)
270 Death Comes to Pemberley - P. D. James (291)
271 Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself - Judy Blume (6h 30m)
272 The Beggar's Garden - Michael Christie (261)
273 Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Barbara Kingsolver (14h 35m)


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