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message 1: by Jennifer (last edited Jan 01, 2011 05:39PM) (new)

Jennifer The list for 2011 is long and ambitious (more than a year's worth, for sure), but the first one is:

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

Finished January 2. One of the best, and saddest books I have ever read. Unlike any other.


message 2: by Heather (new)

Heather I love that book! So beautiful. I hope you like it!


message 3: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #2.
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.


message 4: by Jennifer (last edited Feb 08, 2011 06:11PM) (new)

Jennifer #3.
Walking by Henry David Thoreau
Walking by Henry David Thoreau.


message 5: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #4.
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.


message 6: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #5.
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri.


message 10: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #9.
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown.


message 11: by Leah (last edited May 06, 2011 09:38AM) (new)

Leah (bookcow) | 18 comments how was this? i keep looking at it, but never pick it up? (Cutting for Stone & the Weird Sisters)


message 12: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #10. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.


message 13: by Lioba (new)

Lioba | 138 comments Jennifer wrote: "The list for 2011 is long and ambitious (more than a year's worth, for sure), but the first one is:

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

Finished Janu..."


I just bought this too. From what I've read I'm pretty sure I'll love it :).


message 16: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #13. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson.


message 17: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #14. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.


message 21: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #18. The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto
The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto.


message 22: by Jennifer (last edited Jul 24, 2011 03:32PM) (new)

Jennifer #19. One Day by David Nicholls
One Day by David Nicholls.


message 25: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #22. A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3) by Alan Bradley
A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley.


message 26: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #23. The Pillars of the Earth (The Pillars of the Earth, #1) by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett.


message 28: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #25. Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls.


message 29: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #26. The Keeper of Lost Causes (Serie Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-Olsen
The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen.


message 30: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer #27. Toast by Nigel Slater
Toast by Nigel Slater.


message 34: by Jennifer (last edited Dec 18, 2011 01:22PM) (new)

Jennifer #31. The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano.


message 35: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Very happy to arrive at the end of the year, with 31 books read. Some were very long, some were short. Will start again in 2012, and see where the challenge takes me!


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