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message 1: by Janey (last edited Jan 04, 2012 09:55PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) Here we go.

2/22/11: Going to also tackle my Boiseans shelf this year, which currently numbers 13. I am also going to read poetry collections NOT listed on Goodreads as I find/acquire them.

11/15/11: Idahoans, actually.

Running Count as of 12/31/11
Nonfiction: 5
Novels: 22
Short fiction collections: 11
Comics: 26
Poetry: 22
Small-childrens' books: 20
Older-childrens' books: 12
Re-reads: 3


message 2: by Janey (last edited Feb 14, 2011 03:37AM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 January
1. C.S. Lewis - Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold (re-read)
2. Anthony Doerr - Memory Wall: Stories
3. David Sedaris - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
4. J.M. Coetzee - Disgrace


message 3: by Janey (last edited Feb 22, 2011 03:36PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 February
5. John Fowles - The Collector
6. Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing
7. Anthony Doerr - The Shell Collector: Stories
8. Abraham Smith - Hank


message 4: by Janey (last edited Mar 23, 2011 09:57AM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 March
9. Michael Earl Craig - Thin Kimono
10. Dorothea Lasky - Awe


message 5: by Janey (last edited May 03, 2011 10:47AM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 April
11. Federico Garcia Lorca - Poet in New York: A Bilingual Edition
12. Chinua Achebe - No Longer at Ease
13. Elizabeth Strout - Olive Kitteridge
14. David Mitchell - The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
15. Mathias Svalina - Destruction Myth: Poems
16. Christopher Priest - The Prestige
17. George Sansom - A History of Japan, 1615-1867
18. Charles Mungoshi - Waiting for the Rain
19. Ursula Hegi - Hotel of the Saints


message 6: by Janey (last edited Jun 01, 2011 01:11PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 May
20. Alan Paton - Cry, the Beloved Country
21. Susan Geiger - TANU Women: Gender and Culture in the Making of Tanganyikan Nationalism, 1955-1965
22. Chinua Achebe - Things Fall Apart (re-read)
23. Yvonne Vera - The Stone Virgins: A Novel
24. Joyce Carol Oates - On Boxing
25. Sheri Tepper - Grass (re-read)
26. Alan Heathcock - Volt: Stories
27. Peter Carey - The Fat Man in History
28. Haruki Murakami - What I Talk about When I Talk about Running


message 7: by Janey (last edited Jun 23, 2011 04:06PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 June
29. Nancy Tarfuri - Silly Little Goose! (read this aloud to a 4-year-old! haha!)
30. Diana Wynne Jones - Unexpected Magic: Collected Stories


message 8: by Robin (new)

Robin | 114 comments Oh, cuties!

I need to read a few books like that to catch up on my goal--I'm 13 books behind, or something like that, it tells me. :)


message 9: by Janey (new)

Janey (notannakarina) Bust through some YA or beautifully illustrated kid's books!


message 10: by Kat (new)

Kat (wonderkat) | 100 comments Yeah - I am all about the YA books and the graphic novels!


message 11: by Janey (last edited Jul 31, 2011 11:40PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 July
31. Dan Yaccarino - If I Had a Robot (group of 4-5 attentive children)
32. Rosemary Wells - Max's Christmas (same 4-yr-old of #29)
33. Iris Murdoch - The Bell
34. John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman
35. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #9: Sons of Empire
36. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #10: The Good Prince
37. Hans Christian Andersen - Fairy Tales (transl. Tina Nunnally)
38. Dan Rhodes - Anthropology: 101 True Love Stories
39. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #11: War and Pieces
40. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #12: The Dark Ages
41. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #13: The Great Fables Crossover


message 12: by Janey (last edited Aug 30, 2011 07:26AM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 August
42. Bill Willingham et al. - Fables #14: Witches
43. Bohumil Hrabal - Too Loud a Solitude
44. Judy Cox - Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie! (read aloud to bookmobile kids]
45. Laura Numeroff - If You Give a Cat a Cupcake (read aloud to bookmobile kids]
46. Russell Hoban - The Mouse And His Child
47. Bill Watterson - Calvin & Hobbes: It's A Magical World
48. Jon Agee - Milo's Hat Trick (neighborhood kids gone camping/swimming, so Janey read this to herself)
49. Jane Yolen - How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? (see #48)
50. Jennifer Boyden - The Mouths of Grazing Things

WHOO!!!

51. Bill Willingham, et al. - Fables #15: Rose Red
52. Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, et al. - Cowboys and Aliens
53. Jon Agee - Milo's Hat Trick (re-read, to about eight children)
54. Harry Allard - Miss Nelson Is Missing!
55. Arnold Lobel - Frog and Toad All Year
56. Diana Wynne Jones - Fire and Hemlock
57. Scott Snyder - American Vampire Vol. 1


message 13: by Janey (last edited Sep 18, 2011 10:31AM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 September
58. Daniel Orozco - Orientation and Other Stories
59. Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games
60. Malinda Lo - Ash


message 14: by Janey (last edited Oct 25, 2011 09:49PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 October
61. Fanny Howe - Eggs
62. Fanny Howe - Forged
63. Daniel Woodrell - Winter's Bone
64. Robert Munsch - The Paper Bag Princess
65. Russell Hoban - Bread and Jam for Frances
66. Esphyr Slobodkina - Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business
67. Ezra Jack Keats - The Snowy Day
68. Ntozake Shange - Ellington Was Not a Street
69. Fanny Howe - Selected Poems


message 15: by Janey (last edited Jan 04, 2012 09:51PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 November
70. Tom Raworth - Meadow
71. Heather Parkinson - Across Open Ground
72. Vera B. Williams - A Chair for My Mother
73. Ogden Nash - The Tale of Custard the Dragon
74. Don Freeman - Corduroy
75. Maurice Sendak - Where the Wild Things Are
76. Michelle Knudsen - Library Lion
77. Philip C. Stead - A Sick Day for Amos McGee
78. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl?
79. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 2: Roleplay
80. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 3: Little Deaths
81. Jennifer Moxley - The Sense Record and Other Poems

What the hell. Gonna go for broke: hitting 100 books, I think.

82. CAConrad - The Book of Frank
83. Fanny Howe - Come and See
84. Craig Arnold - Shells
85. Tom Raworth - Ace
86. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 4: Supergroup
87. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 5: Anarchy
88. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 6: The Sellouts
89. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 7: Forever
90. Brian Selznick - The Invention of Hugo Cabret
91. Anita Shreve - Resistance
92. John Ashbery - Planisphere: New Poems
93. Anne Sexton - Transformations
94. Suzanne Collins - Catching Fire


message 16: by Janey (last edited Dec 31, 2011 07:37PM) (new)

Janey (notannakarina) 2011 December
95. Joy Williams - Ill Nature: Rants and Reflections on Humanity and Other Animals
96. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 8: Legends
97. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 9: Psychotic
98. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 10: Cosmic
99. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 11: Secret Identity
100. Craig Thompson - Blankets
101. Suzanne Collins - Mockingjay
102. Sappho - If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho (transl. Anne Carson)
103. Joy Williams - Escapes
104. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 12: The 25 Coolest Dead Superheroes of All Time
105. Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming - Powers Vol. 13: Z
106. Ursula K. Le Guin - Lavinia
107. Tom Raworth - Windmills in Flames: Old and New Poems
108. Hillary Jordan - When She Woke
109. Jeanette Winterson - The PowerBook
110. Aase Berg - With Deer (transl. by Johannes Goransson)
111. Craig Thompson - Habibi
112. Judith Schalansky - Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will (transl. Christine Lo)
113. Louise Fitzhugh - Nobody's Family Is Going to Change
114. Kaui Hart Hemmings - The Descendants
115. The Oxford Book of Children's Stories (ed. Jan Mark)


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