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message 1: by Bunny (last edited Jan 31, 2009 09:13AM) (new)

Bunny  (bunny_reads) I started keeping track of my 2008 reads in July of last year, and on December 31st, finished my 52nd book. Let's see if I can make it to 100 this year.

1/31 - Adding asterisks next to the ones that I truly loved.

1) Waiting to Exhale, by Terry McMillian
2) Harriet The Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh
3) Celebrity Detox, by Rosie O'Donnell
4) Inside Inside, by James Lipton**


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 5) Gods Behaving Badly, by Marie Phillips *****
6) He's Just Not That Into You, by Greg Behrendt
7) The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn, by Retha M. Warnicke
8) Disco Bloodbath: The Fabulous but True Tale of Murder in Clubland, by James St. James **


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 9) The Stranger Beside Me, by Ann Rule


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 10) And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 11) Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass, by Louis Carroll ***


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 12) Animal Farm, by George Orwell ****
13) The Pinballs, by Betsy Byars
14) The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson

Giving a mention to Lolita, I read about 15 pages of it before throwing it down in horrified digust. It doesn't count, but it should be mentioned.


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 15) I am Legend, by Richard Matheson
16) The Heroin Diaries, by Nikki Sixx ***



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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 17) Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, by Gregory Maguire


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 18) Wicked, by Gregory Maguire
19) The Boleyn Inheritance, by Phillipa Gregory

Another honerable mention for Transpotting, which made me want to pluck my eyeballs out rather than continue trying to decipher the phonetic Scottish words.


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 20) Deliverance, by James Dickey


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 21) I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie, by Pamela Des Barres


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 22) Mortified: Real Words. Real People. Real Pathetic., by David Nadelberg *****


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 23) How to Talk to Practically Anyone About Practically Anything, by Barbara Walters


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 24) The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 25) A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle
26) Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury
27) He's Got the Whole World in His Pants, by Gavin Edwards


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 28) American Psycho, by Bret Easton Ellis


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 29) The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D Salinger
30) Leaping Beauty and Other Animal Fairy Tales, by Gregory Maguire


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 31) 1984, by George Orwell *****


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 32) The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch), by Caroll Spinney ******
33) The Wave, by Todd Stafford


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 34) Pledged, by Alexandra Robbins
35) The Heretic's Daughter, by Kathleen Kent


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 36) What Dreams May Come, by Richard Matheson **
37) The Virgin Suicides, by Jeffrey Eugenides ***
38) Step into My Parlor: The Chilling Story of Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer, by Edward Baumann
39) A Century of Movie Posters: From Silent to Art House, by Emily King


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 40) Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon, by Melissa Anelli
41) Don't You Forget About Me, by Jancee Dunn


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 42) The Saturdays (The Melendy Quartet), by Elizabeth Enright




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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 43) Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street, by Michael Davis


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 44) The Trumpet of the Swan, by EB White (reread)
45) The Excorcist, by William Peter Blatty


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 46) Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson ***
47) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House, by Charles Osgood
48) Disclosure, by Michael Crichton


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 49) 99 Red Balloons and 100 Other All-Time Great One-Hit Wonders: From Doo-Wop to Pop-Rock, by Brent Mann
50) The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne ****

Honorable Mention to You Can Get Arrested for That: 2 Guys, 25 Dumb Laws, 1 Absurd American Crime Spree because it was too stupid and boring to finish.


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 51) What Would Buffy Do: The Vampire Slayer as Spiritual Guide, by Jana Riess
52) All the Wrong People Have Self-Esteem: An Inappropriate Book for Young Ladies*, by Laurie Rosenwald


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 53) D is For Dahl, by Roald Dahl


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 54) American Savior: A Novel of Divine Politics, by Roland Merullo
55) How to Steal a Dog, by Barbara O'Connor
56) Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream, by Steven Watts
57) Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, by Steve Harvey
58) This Boy's Life, by Tobias Wolffe



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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 59) Free For All: Oddballs, Geeks, and Gangstas in the Public Library, by Don Borchert **
60) Mortified 2 : Love is a Battlefield, by David Nadelberg
61) A Stir of Echoes, by Richard Matheson **
62) The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British, by Sarah Lyall
63) The Big Book of Dummies, Rebels and other Geniuses by Jean Bernard Pouy



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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 64) Choke, by Chuck Palahkiuk
65) Forever, by Judy Blume
66) Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Circus Clown, by David A. Adler

Dishonerable mention for Dragon Blood - so horrible couldn't get past page one. Thanks, coworker who tried to make me read it.


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 67) Mystery Writers of America Presents The Prosecution Rests, by Linda Fairstein **
68) Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled, by Jon Friedman
69) Bless Your Heart, Tramp: And Other Southern Endearments, by Celia Rivenbark ****


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 70) Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, by Richard Matheson ****
71) We're Just Like You, Only Prettier: Confessions of a Tarnished Southern Belle, by Celia Rivenbark **
72) Marley and Me, by Josh Grogan
73) Belle Weather: Mostly Sunny with a Chance of Scattered Hissy Fits and Conniptions, by Celia Rivenbark *****
74) Ramona's World, by Beverly Cleary *****

Dishonerable mention for The Rose and The Beast, which is mind numbingly dull and got flung.


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 75) Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans, by Judith Kelleher Schafer


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 76) Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends, by Jan Harold Brunvand **
77) The Annotated Brothers Grimm, by Jacob Grimm **
78) Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out, by Judge Judy Sheindlan
79) Persepolis 1: The Story of a Childhood, by Marjane Satrapi *****
80) An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate Edition, by James Lipton
81) Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History, by Art Spiegelman
82) Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2004, by Charles Brooks
83) Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2005, by Charles Brooks


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 84) The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes, by Neil Gaiman*****
85) Junky: The Definitive Text of Junk, by William S Boroughs
86) The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll's House, by Neil Gaiman*****
87) Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, by Mary Roach**
88) Grim Fairy Tales For Adults, by Joel Wells
89) The Sandman Vol. 3: Dream Country, by Neil Gaiman*****
90) The Sandman Vol. 4: Season of Mists, by Neil Gaiman*****
91) How to Set His Thighs on Fire: 86 Red-Hot Lessons on Love, Life, Men, and (Especially) Sex, by Kate White
92) The Sandman Vol. 5: A Game of You, by Neil Gaiman*****
93) Feng Shui Dos & Taboos, by Angi Ma Wong
94) The joy of trivia, by Bernie Smith
95) The Sandman Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections, by Neil Gaiman*****
96) Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, by JK Rowling (re-read)*****

(FOUR AWAY FROM 100!!!)


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 97) Science Fair, by Dave Barry **


message 39: by Bunny (last edited Jul 24, 2009 03:50AM) (new)

Bunny  (bunny_reads) 98) The Sandman Vol. 7: Brief Lives, by Neil Gaiman*****
99) Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return, by Marjane Satrapi

(Reading the 100th book right now!)


message 40: by Bunny (last edited Jul 24, 2009 03:50AM) (new)

Bunny  (bunny_reads) 100) The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End, by Neil Gaiman*****

WOO HOOO!!!!

101) 'Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy, by Gavid Edwards


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 102) The Sandman Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones, by Neil Gaiman
103) Dilbert: Seven Years Of Highly Defective People, by Scott Adams
104) What Is It, Tink, Is Pan In Trouble? (A Doonesbury Book), by G.B. Trudeau
105) Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress, by Debra Ginsberg
106) Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2006, by Charles Brooks
107) Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2007
108) Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 2008
109) The Sandman Vol. 10: The Wake, by Neil Gaiman
110) Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary, by Hugh Lofting
111) Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
112) Florida Roadkill: A Novel, by Tim Dorsey
113) Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began, by Art Spiegelman
114) Quiet, Please: Dispatches From A Public Librarian, by Scott Douglas
115) The Sandman: Endless Nights, by Neil Gaiman
116) Still Pickled After All These Years: A Pickles Book, by Brian Crane
117) The Far Side Gallery 2, by Gary Larson


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 118) Aunt Erma's Cope Book, by Erma Bombeck
119) Between Love and Madness Lies the Shoe Department, by Cathy Guisewhite
120) Let's Get Pickled: A Pickles Collection, by Brian Crane
121) A Hand to Hold, an Opinion to Reject, by Cathy Guisewhite
122) Unnatural Selections, by Gary Larson
123) Orlando Bloom Has Ruined Everything: A Foxtrot Collection, by Bill Amend
124) Monty Python Speaks!, by David Morgan
125) Elvis Presley Passed Here: Even More Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks, by Chris Epting
126) The Sandman: The Dream Hunters, by Neil Gaiman ***
127) American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
128) Smoke and Mirrors, by Neil Gaiman ***
129) The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman ****
130) Family - The Ties That Bind...and Gag!, by Erma Bombeck


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 131) The Bro Code (Audio Book), by Barney Stinson
132) Who the Hell Is Pansy O'Hara?: The Fascinating Stories Behind 50 of the World's Best-Loved Books, by Jenny Bond
133) The Other Queen, by Phillipa Gregory
134) Stardust (Audio Book), by Neil Gaiman
135) Storm Front (Audio Book), by Jim Butcher
136) Kids' Letters to Harry Potter, by Bill Adler
137) Switch Bitch, by Roald Dahl
138) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Audio Book), by Roald Dahl
139) Looking for Alaska, by John Green
140) Coraline (Audio Book), by Neil Gaiman
141) The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, by Joshua Piven
142) Mistress of the Game, by Tilly Bagshawe
143) M is for Magic (Audio Book), by Neil Gaiman
144) The Importance of Being Earnest (Audio Book), by Oscar Wilde
145) The Complete Fawlty Towers, by John Cleese
146) Why People Live in New Orleans, by Christine Allen Ewy


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 147) A is for Alibi, by Sue Grafton (Audiobook)
148) Not Tonight, Honey, Wait 'Til I'm a Size Six, by Susan Reinhardt
149) From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg ****
150) Fragile Things, by Neil Gaiman (Audiobook)
151) Dolan's Cadillac: And Other Stories, by Stephen King (Audiobook)
152) The Constant Princess, by Phillipa Gregory
153) The House on Maple Street: And Other Stories, by Stephen King (audiobook)
154) Beezus and Ramona, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
155) Ramona the Pest, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
156) Ramona the Brave, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
157) Ramona and her Mother, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
158) Ramona Forever, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
159) The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition, by Lewis Carroll


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Bunny  (bunny_reads) 160) Henry Huggins, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
161) Henry and Beezus, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
162) Henry and the Paper Route, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
163) Ribsy, by Beverly Cleary (Audiobook)
164) Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction, by Ben Stiller and Janeane Garafalo
165) Winnie The Pooh, by A.A Milne (Audiobook)
166) The Giver, by Lois Lowry (Audiobook)
167) An Abundance of Katherines, by John Greene (Audiobook)
168) Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen (Audiobook)
169) Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol 1, by Hiromu Arakawa
170) Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton
171) The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

Don't think I'll finish another before midnight, so 171 for 2009!!


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