Sunday, January 9, 2011

Books Read In 2011

  1. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (3 Stars)
  2. Caribou Island by David Vann (2 Stars)
  3. Left Neglected by Lisa Genova (3.5 Stars) 
  4. The Emancipator's Wife by Barbara Hambly  (3 Stars)
  5. The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern (2.5 Stars) 
  6. Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters #1) by Michelle Zink (3 Stars)
  7. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (3.5 Stars)
  8. Matched (Matched #1) by Ally Condie (4 Stars)
  9. Oxygen by Carol Cassella (3 Stars)
  10. Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt (2 Stars)
  11. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (2 Stars)
  12. Christmas, Present by Jacquelyn Mitchard (0.5 Stars)
  13. A World I Never Made by James LePore (3 Stars) 
  14. The Silver Metal Lover by Tanith Lee (2.5 Stars) 
  15. Still Life by Joy Fielding (3 Stars)
  16. The Shepherd by Ethan Cross (3.5 Stars)
  17. The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen (4 Stars)
  18. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce #1) by Alan Bradley (3.5 Stars)
  19. The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen (2.5 Stars)
  20. Where She Went (If I Stay #2) by Gayle Forman (3 Stars)
  21. The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry (3.5 Stars)
  22. The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown (2 Stars)
  23. Addition by Toni Jordan (3 Stars)
  24. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (3 Stars)
  25. The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen (2.5 Stars)
  26. Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon (2.5 Stars)
  27. Don't Breathe A Word by Jennifer McMahon (2.5 Stars)
  28. Night Road by Kristin Hannah (2 Stars)
  29. Odd Jobs by Ben Lieberman (2 Stars)
  30. The End of Everything by Megan Abbott (1 Star)
  31. Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante (2 Stars)
  32. I Am Not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells (3 Stars)
  33. The Silent Girl by Tess Gerritsen (3 Stars)
  34. Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens (3 Stars)
  35. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett  (3 Stars)
  36. Revelations by Laurel Dewey (4 Stars)
  37. Before I Go to Sleep: A Novel by S. J. Watson (3.5 Stars)
  38. These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf (3 Stars)
  39. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty (2.5 Stars)
  40. Creep by Jennifer Hillier (3 Stars)
  41. Tomato Girl by Jayne Pupek (3.5 Stars)
  42. Megan's Way by Melissa Foster (3 Stars)
  43. The Family Fang: A Novel by Kevin Wilson (1 Star)
  44. The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O'Connor McNees (3 Stars)
  45. The Wednesday Letters by Jason Wright (2 Stars)
  46. Iron House: A Novel by John Hart (3.5 Stars)
  47. The Human Bobby by Gabe Rotter (4.5 Stars)
  48. Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down: A Novel by Irene Schram (1 Star)
  49. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (3.5 Stars)
  50. The Blade Itself by Marcus Sakey (2 Stars)
  51. Letters for Emily by Camron Wright (3.5 Stars)
  52. Hot Lights, Cold Steel by D. P. Lyle (2 Stars)
  53. Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman (3.5 Stars)
  54. Children of Paranoia (Children of Paranoia #1) by Trevor Shane  (4.5 Stars)
  55. Henry's Sisters by Cathy Lamb  (1 Star)
  56. No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay   (3.5 Stars)
  57. Battle Royale Ultimate Edition Volume 1 (of 5) by Koushun Takami and Masayuki Taguchi (3.5 Stars)
  58. Battle Royale Ultimate Edition Volume 2 (of 5) by Koushun Takami and Masayuki Taguchi (3.5 Stars)
  59. Battle Royale Ultimate Edition Volume 3 (of 5) by Koushun Takami and Masayuki Taguchi (3.5 Stars)
  60. Divergent by Veronica Roth (4 Stars)
  61. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick  (2 Stars)
  62. Little Bee: A Novel by Chris Cleave (3 Stars)
  63. Retribution: A Novel by Jilliane Hoffman  (3.5 Stars)
  64. The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures by Caroline Preston (3 Stars)
  65. I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schroeder (3 Stars)
  66. Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross (3.5 Stars)
  67. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach  (2 Stars)
  68. Q: A Novel by Evan Mandery  (3.5 Stars)
  69. Paper Angels by Jimmy Wayne and Travis Thrasher (3.5 Stars) 
  70. The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar  (3.25 Stars)
  71. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys  (4.75 Stars)

  1. It's a Jungle in There: Inspiring Lessons, Hard-Won Insights, and Other Acts of Entrepreneurial Daring by Steven Schussler (3.5 Stars) 
  2. Call of the Mall: The Geography of Shopping by the Author of Why We Buy by Paco Underhill (3.5 Stars) 
  3. Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family by Tamara Chalabi (4 Stars) 
  4. Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture by Peggy Orenstein (3 Stars)
  5. Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan (4.5 Stars) 
  6. Big in China: My Unlikely Adventure in Raising a Family, Playing the Blues, and Reinventing Myself in Beijing by Alan Paul (3.5 Stars) 
  7. Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself by Rachel Lloyd (3.5 Stars) 
  8. The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang (4 Stars) 
  9. This Life Is in Your Hands: One Family, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone by Melissa Coleman (3 Stars)
  10. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua (4 Stars)
  11. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff (4 Stars)
  12. The Man with the Beautiful Voice: And More Stories from the Other Side of the Couch by Lillian Rubin  (4 Stars)
  13. Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Logelin (3.5 Stars)
  14. Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi (3.5 Stars)
  15. Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly by Larry McCleary MD (3 Stars)
  16. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl At The Window by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (5 Stars)
  17. Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat by Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas (4.5 Stars)
  18. A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee Dugard (4 Stars)
  19. On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry by John Toussaint and Roger Gerard (3.5 Stars)
  20. Buy-In: Saving Your Good Idea from Getting Shot Down by John P. Kotter (3.5 Stars)
  21. Maman's Homesick Pie by Donia Bijan  (4 Stars)
  22. Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives by Brian Weiss (3 Stars) 
  23. Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found by Sophie Blackhall (3.5 Stars) 
  24. The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers by Caroll Spinney and J. Milligan  (3.5 Stars)

Did Not Finish

  1. The Lens and the Looker (The Verona Trilogy #1) by Lory S. Kaufman [Did Not Finish] 
  2. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby [Did Not Finish] 
  3. In with the Devil: A Fallen Hero, a Serial Killer, and a Dangerous Bargain for Redemption by James Keene and Hillel Levin
  4. Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year by Anne Lamott 
  5. So Much Pretty: A Novel by Cara Hoffman
  6. The Good Patient: A Novel by Kristin Waterfield Duisberg 
  7. Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward
  8. Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
  9. Joy For Beginners by Erica Bauermeister 
  10. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  11. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline  
  12. Mirror Image (Daniel Rinaldi Mystery) by Dennis Palumbo 
  13. The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta 
  14. Best Kept Secret: A Novel by Amy Hatvany  
  15. Jane Was Here by Sarah Kernochan 

Chinese Books:
  1. Bu Yi Shen Xiang (The Commoner Fortune Teller) 布衣神相 Book 1 - Qu Nuan (aka Ming Feng Xue Miao) 取暖(又名风雪庙)by 溫瑞安 (1 Star) - too many characters, did not bother to read Book 2-6. 
  2. Kai qi qian shi mi ma (CH 133.8 Y83K) 开启前世密码 by 游乾桂 
  3. Medicine for Lovers Only  愛情白皮書 (Vol 1) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  4. Medicine for Lovers Only  愛情白皮書 (Vol 2) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  5. Medicine for Lovers Only  Part II 愛情白皮書 II (Vol 1) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  6. Medicine for Lovers Only  Part II 愛情白皮書 II (Vol 2) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  7. Medicine for Lovers Only  Part II 愛情白皮書 II (Vol 3) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  8. Peter Pans and Wendies (Vol 1)  by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  9. Peter Pans and Wendies (Vol 2)  by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  10. Family Affairs (Vol 1) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  11. Family Affairs (Vol 2) by Fumi Saimon 柴門ふみ
  12. 童火 by 查靈生 
  13. Black Jack 怪醫秦博士/ 怪醫黑傑克 (Vol 1) by Tezuka Osamu 手塚治虫 
  14. Black Jack 怪醫秦博士/ 怪醫黑傑克 (Vol 2) by Tezuka Osamu 手塚治虫
  15. Black Jack 怪醫秦博士/ 怪醫黑傑克 (Vol 3) by Tezuka Osamu 手塚治虫
  16. Black Jack 怪醫秦博士/ 怪醫黑傑克 (Vol 4) by Tezuka Osamu 手塚治虫 
  17. Black Jack 怪醫秦博士/ 怪醫黑傑克 (Vol 5) by Tezuka Osamu 手塚治虫 

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