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2006 Booklist

Here is what I have so far for my 50 book resolution for 2006. I will write my own reviews if I feel the book is worthy of such an honor. I am including books that I am reading right now or started January 1, 2006. These are in no particular order.

Finished Books

1. The Innamorati - Midori Snyder
2. The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
3. The Sparrow - Mary Doria Russell
4. I was a Teenage Fairy - Francesca Lia Block
5. Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War - Clive Barker
6. Blink - Malcolm Gladwell
7. The Blue Girl - Charles de Lint
8. Violet & Claire - Francesca Lia Block
9. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
10. The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson
11. The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman
12. The Nurture Assumption - Judith Rich Harris
13. Bandit: Dossier of a Dangerous Dog - Vickie Hearne
14. Last Chance to See - Douglas Adams
15. In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson
16. You are a Dog - Terry Bain
17. The Dog Who Knew too Much - Carol Lea Benjamin
18. A Wolverine is Eating My Leg - Tim Cahill
19. Naked - David Sedaris
20. Ellen Foster - Kaye Gibbons
21. Dangerous Angels - Francesca Lia Block
22. The Alchemist - Donna Boyd
23. The Life All Around me - Kaye Gibbons
24. Prep - Curtis Sittenfeld
25. Necklace of Kisses - Francesca Lia Block
26. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies - June Casagrande
27. When the Emperor Was Divine - Julie Otsuka
28. The Dogs Who Found Me - Ken Foster
29. Things Not Seen - Andrew Clements
30. Without a Word - Carol Lea Benjamin
31. Dead Connection - Charlie Price
32. Ruby - Francesca Lia Block & Carmen Staton
33. Rebel Angels - Libba Bray
34. Twilight - Stephanie Meyer
35. I'm a Stranger Here Myself - Bill Byrson
36. The Hunter's Moon - O.R. Melling
37. A Walk in the Woods - Bill Bryson
38. Echo - Francesca Lia Block
39. Trickster's Choice - Tamora Pierce
40. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
41. Trickster's Queen - Tamora Pierce
42. The Summer King - O.R. Melling
43. Sandry's Book (The Cirle of Magic) - Tamora Pierce
44. Tris's Book (The Circle of Magic) - Tamora Pierce
45. Daja's Book (The Circle of Magic) - Tamora Pierce
46. Briar's Book (The Circle of Magic) - Tamora Pierce
47. The Naming (Pellinor, Book 1) - Alison Croggan
48. Magic Steps - Tamora Pierce
49. Widdershins - Charles de Lint
50. Street Magic - Tamora Pierce
51. Cold Fire - Tamora Pierce
52. Shatterglass - Tamora Pierce
53. The Dreaming Place - Charles de Lint
54. First Test - Tamora Pierce
55. Page - Tamora Pierce
56. Squire - Tamora Pierce
57. Lady Knight - Tamora Pierce
58. The Empress' Will - Tamora Pierce
59. Alanna: The First Adventure - Tamora Pierce
60. In the Hand of the Goddess - Tamora Pierce
61. The Woman who Rides like a Man - Tamora Pierce
62. Lioness Rampant - Tamora Pierce
63. Wild Magic - Tamora Pierce
64. Wolf Speaker - Tamora Pierce
65. Dragonflight - Anne McCaffrey
66. Unquenchable Fire - Rachel Pollack
67. Dogs Bite; But Balloons & Slippers are More dangerous - Janis Bradley
68. Emperor Mage - Tamora Pierce
69. The Realm of the Gods - Tamora Pierce
70. The Healer's Keep - Victoria Hanley

Failed to Finish


1.Photographing Fairies - Steve Szilagyi, couldn't get into it
2. Plague Dogs - Richard Adams, too verbose (even for me).

Complete List


Aggression in Dogs (restarting a failed attempt) - Brenda Aloff

Eternal Treblinka - Charles Patterson

The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

The Year of Magical Thinking - Joan Didion

The Biology of Belief - Bruce Lipton

Mental Health and Well-Being in Animals - textbook

The Green Belt Movement - Wangari Maathi

The Dreaded Comparison - Marjorie Spiegel

The Hacienda - Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons

Lying Awake - Mark Salzman

Meat Market - Erik Marcus

Bringing Light to Shadow - Pamela Dennison

Animals in Translation - Temple Grandin

Dog Language: An Encyclopedia of Dog behavior - Roger Abrantes

The Evolution of Canine Social Behavior - Roger Abrantes

Parenting Your Dog - Trish King

Neverending Story - Michael Ende

The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman (if I like first book)

The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman (if I like first/second books)

On a Pale Horse - Peirs Anthony (will consider adding subsequent books if I enjoy this one)

Straydog - Kathe Koja

Amazing Gracie - Dan Dye

A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson

Flow - Mihal Csikszentmihalyi

A Staggering work of Heart Breaking Genius - Dave Eggers

Season of Passage - Christopher Pike

Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

The Education of a Felon - Edward Bunker

The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century - Thomas L. Freidman

The Truth (with jokes) - Al Franken

Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden

1984 - George Orwell

Twilight - Stephanie Meyer

A Stir of Bones - Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Rebel Angels - Libba Bray

Inkheart - Cornelia Funke

Inkspell - Cornelia Funke

The Awakening - Kate Chopin
Children of God - Mary Doria Russell
The Far Pavillions - MM Kaye
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffinegger
Our Kind - Kate Walbert
Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything - Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
Dave Barry's Money Secrets : Like: Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar? - Dave Barry
Guns, Germs, and Steel - Jared Diamond
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed - Jared Diamond
Magical Thinking : True Stories - Augusten Burroughs
Waifs and Strays - Charles de Lint
Forests of the Heart - Charles de Lint
WOlf Moon - Charles de Lint
The Harp of the Grey Rose - Charles de Lint
Weaveworld - Clive Barker
Sacrament - Clive Barker
Hullabaloo - Kiran Desai
Vurt - Jeff Noon
Flreana - Margret Wittmer
Indigo - Graham Joyce
The Stolen Child - Keith Donohue
Susannah's Garden - Debbie Macomber
Possible Side Effects - Augusten Burroughs
Eats, Shoots, & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation - Lynne Truss

Comments

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kell77
Nov. 30th, 2006 07:48 am (UTC)
what a great idea for a resolution. that is so cool, how did you do on this so far this year and will you be doing it again?
rinalia
Nov. 30th, 2006 03:45 pm (UTC)
I met my goal of 50, and I think I might exceed it!

I'll definitely be doing it again next year, and I might even increase the number of books. :)
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