Books Read in Past Years

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2005 – 77 books

White by Ted Dekker – 3 stars

Eyes of Elisha by Brandilyn Collins – 3 stars

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger – 5 stars

Tiger Lillie by Lisa Samson – 4 stars

The Last Disciple by Hank Hannegraaf – 3 stars

Mom’s Everything Book for Daughters by Becky Freeman – 3 stars

Mom’s Everything Book for Sons by Becky Freeman – 3 stars

Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life by Amy Krouse Rosenthal – 4 stars

At the Scent of Water by Linda Nichols – 4 stars

Sandpebbles by Patricia Hickman – 4 stars

Dread Champion by Brandilyn Collins – 3 stars

A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell – 5 stars

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult – 3 stars

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss – 4 stars

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell – 4 stars

Children of God by Mary Doria Russell – 4 stars

A Tale of Three Kings: a Study in Brokenness by Gene Edwards – 4 stars

Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks – 4 stars

The Broker by John Grisham – 3 stars

A Continual Feast by Jan Karon – 4 stars

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffeneger – 4 stars

March: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks – 3 stars

Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith by Martha Nibley Beck – 3 stars

A Patchwork Planet (audiobook) by Anne Tyler – 5 stars

Home Learning Year By Year by Rebecca Rupp – 3 stars

The Lazarus Trap by Davis Bunn – 3 stars

Secret Ceremonies: A Mormon Woman’s Intimate Diary of Marriage and Beyond by Deborah Laake – 3 stars

Homeschooling for Excellence by David and Micki Colfax – 4 stars

Ireland: A Novel by Frank Delaney – 5 stars

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd – 4 stars

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

Book Lust: Recommended Reading For Ever Mood, Moment, and Reason by Nancy Pearl – 3 stars

B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

Evensong by Gail Godwin – 4 stars

C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

Gilead: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson – 2 stars

More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason by Nancy Pearl – 3 stars

I is for Innocent by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brendan Manning – 4 stars

J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

K is for Killer by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

L is for Lawless by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

M is for Malice by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

N is for Noose by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

O is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

P is for Peril by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

Sex and the Supremacy of Christ John Piper & Justin Taylor, Editors – 4 stars

R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton – 3 stars

The Moms’ Guide to Meal Makeovers: Improving the Way Your Family Eats, One Meal at a Time! by Janice Newell Bissex and Liz Weiss – 3 stars

On Writing by Stephen King – 4 stars

The Victory Club by Robin Lee Hatcher – 4 stars

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – 3 stars

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler – 4 stars

The Bible or the Axe: One Man’s Dramatic Escape from Persecution in the Sudan by William O. Levi – 3 stars

In the Beginning There Were No Diapers by Tim Bete – 4 stars

The Justice by Angela Hunt – 4 stars

Grace for the Race: Meditations for Busy Moms by Dena Dyer – 3 stars

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, and Other Things I’ve Learned by Alan Alda – 4 stars

Notes From a Small Island (audiobook) by Bill Bryson – 4 stars

Heaven by Randy Alcorn – 5 stars

A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon – 5 stars

Brokenness: How God Redeems Pain and Suffering by Lon Solomon – 4 stars

Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler – 3 stars

Songbird by Lisa Samson – 4 stars

Bee Season by Myla Goldberg – 2 stars

Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door by Lynne Truss – 4 stars

Outrageous Love by Sheila Walsh – 3 stars

Run Plant Fly by Ellie Belew – 4 stars

The Difference Between Men and Women: Stories by Brett Lott – 3 stars

Making It Up by Penelope Lively – 3 stars

Snow in August by Pete Hamill – 4 stars

2006 – 95 books

Cooks Overboard by Joanne Spence – 2-and-a-half stars

1776 by David McCullough – 3 starsmy thoughts

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott – 4 stars
favorite passages

Homestead by Rosina Lippi – 5 starsfavorite passages

The Fulness of Times by Ron Rennick – 3 and a half stars

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids On 25 Words Or Less by Terry Ryan – 4 starsmy thoughts

Imagined London: A Tour of the World’s Greatest Fictional City by Anna Quindlen – 3 stars

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion – 3 starsmy thoughts

Club Sandwich by Lisa Samson – 4 stars

Light From Heaven by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice (audiobook) – 4 stars

Jack’s Life: A Memory of C. S. Lewis by Douglas H. Gresham – 4 starsfavorite passages

S is for Silence by Sue Grafton – 5 stars

Good Grief by Lolly Winston – 4 starsmy thoughts

Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul by John and Stasi Eldredge – 2 and a half starsmy thoughts

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith – 3 and a half stars

The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason – 3 stars

The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A. J. Jacobs – 4 starsmy thoughts and some favorite passages

The Novelist by Angela Hunt – 4 stars

Atonement by Ian McEwan – 2 and a half stars

Fresh Brewed Life by Nicole Johnson (re-read) – 5 starsmy (many) thoughts

The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates – 2 stars

Obsessed by Ted Dekker – 3 stars

Last Light by Terri Blackstock – 3 and a half stars

Where Is God When It Hurts? by Philip Yancey – 4 starsfavorite passages and my thoughts

Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz – 3 stars

Soul Survivor: How My Faith Survived the Church by Philip Yancey – 5 starssome of my favorite passages

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – 5 stars

Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh – 3 and a half starsfavorite passage

Trinity by Leon Uris – 4 and a half starsthoughts and a favorite passage

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien – 4 starsmy thoughts

Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading: Finding and Losing Myself In Books by Maureen Corrigan – 2 and a half starsmy thoughts

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby – 3 and a half stars

Levi’s Will by W. Dale Cramer (audiobook) – 4 stars

Patrick: Son of Ireland by Stephen R. Lawhead – 3 stars

The Myth of You and Me by Leah Stewart – 4 starsmy thoughts

A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle – 4 starsmy thoughts and favorite passages

Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton – 3 starsmy thoughts, favorite passages

The Ha-Ha by Dave King – 2 and a half stars

Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller – 4 starsfavorite passages

A Year With C. S. Lewis: Daily Readings From His Classic Works5 stars

Everything and a Kite by Ray Romano (audiobook) – 3 stars

At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher (audiobook) – 4 stars

The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child’s Classroom by Mary Griffith – 4 stars

A Charlotte Mason Education by Catherine Levinson – 2 and a half stars

A Light in the Window by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

A Common Life by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

The Way of the Wilderking by Jonathan Rogers – 3 and a half stars

These High Green Hills by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling – 4 stars

Out to Canaan by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

A New Song by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 4 and a half stars

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling – 4 and a half stars

In This Mountain by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 5 stars

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling – 5 stars

Shepherds Abiding by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 4 stars

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling – 4 stars

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling – 4 stars

Night Light by Terri Blackstock – 3 stars

Monster by Frank Peretti (audiobook) – 3 and a half stars

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler (audiobook) – 4 stars

Letters to Children by C. S. Lewis – 4 stars

Pirates by Celia Rees (audiobook) – 4 and a half starsreview

Rise and Shine by Anna Quindlen (audiobook) – 4 stars

Persuasion by Jane Austen – 5 starsfavorite passage

Child of My Heart by Alice McDermott (audiobook) – 3 stars

Sisterchicks Say Ooh La La! by Robin Jones Gunn (audiobook) – 3 and a half stars

Looking for God in Harry Potter by John Granger – 4 starsreview

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens – 5 stars

How Reading Changed My Life by Anna Quindlen – 4 starsmy thoughts

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield – 5 starsreview

Sisterchicks Down Under by Robin Jones Gunn (audiobook) – 3 and a half stars

Angels in the Snow: A Novella by Melody Carlson – 3 and a half stars

No Room at the Inn: A Novella by Melody Carlson – 3 and a half stars

Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose – 5 starsmy thoughts

Living Under God by Toby Mac & Michael Tait – 3 starsreview

Connecting With Your Kids by Timothy Smith – 3 and a half starsreview

The Witness by Dee Henderson – 4 starsreview

Credo: Believing in Something to Die For by Ray Pritchard – 4 starsreview

Global Deception: The UN’s Stealth Assault on America’s Freedom by Joseph A. Klein – 3 starsreview

The Bark of the Bog Owl (The Wilderking Trilogy, Book 1) by Jonathan Rogers – 4 and a half starsreview

The Secret of the Swamp King (The Wilderking Trilogy, Book 2) by Jonathan Rogers – 4 starsreview

Presumed Guilty by James Scott Bell – 4 starsreview

Divine by Karen Kingsbury – 4 starsreview

He Talk Like a White Boy by Joseph C. Phillips – 4 starsreview

Before I Wake by Dee Henderson – 3 and a half starsreview

Magdalene by Angela Elwell Hunt – 4 starsreview

Confessions of Super Mom by Melanie Lynne Hauser – 3 and a half starsreview

Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? by Phillip Yancey – 4 and a half starsreview

Straight Up by Lisa Samson – 5 starsreview

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling – 4 and a half stars

The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis – 3 and a half stars

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle – 3 and a half stars

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo – 4 stars

2007 – 111 books

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte – 5 starsrelated post

Education of a Wandering Man by Louis L’Amour – 5 starsrelated post

A Girl From Yamhill by Beverly Cleary – 5 starsrelated post

An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor – 5 starsrelated post

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith (audiobook) – 5 starsrelated post

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (audiobook) – 5 stars

The Collected Poems of Wendell Berry, 1957-19825 starsrelated post

To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian by Stephen Ambrose – 5 starsrelated post

Eragon by Christopher Paolini (read aloud to the kids) – 5 starsrelated post

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (audiobook) – 5 stars

That Distant Land: The Collected Stories by Wendell Berry – 5 stars

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling – 5 stars

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling – 5 stars

River Rising by Athol Dickson – 5 starsrelated post

Night by Elie Wiesel – 5 starsrelated post

The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor – 5 starsrelated post

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare – 5 starsrelated post

Emma by Jane Austen – 5 starsrelated post

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen – 5 starsrelated post

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling – 5 starsrelated post

Persuasion by Jane Austen – 5 stars

One True Thing by Anna Quindlen – 5 starsrelated post

Summer of Light by W. Dale Cramer (audiobook) – 5 starsrelated post

Kristin Lavransdatter I: The Wreath by Sigrid Undset – 5 starsrelated post

The Trouble with Poetry: and Other Poems by Billy Collins – 5 stars

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry – 5 stars

Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself by Alan Alda – 5 starsrelated post

Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde – 5 stars

The Road by Cormac McCarthy – 5 starsrelated post

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah (audiobook) – 5 starsrelated post

The Cure by Athol Dickson – 5 starsrelated post

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – 5 starsrelated post

All She Ever Wanted by Lynn Austin (audiobook) – 5 stars

The Duel by Anton Chekhov (translated by Constance Garnett) – 4 stars

The Children of Men by P. D. James – 4 starsrelated post

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (read aloud to the kids) – 4 starsrelated post

The Awakening and Selected Short Fiction by Kate Chopin – 4 starsrelated post

Great American Women’s Fiction: Ten Unabridged Classics by Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton, & Charlotte Perkins Gilman (audiobook) – 4 stars

Quaker Summer by Lisa Samson – 4 starsrelated post

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (read aloud to Natalie) – 4 stars

Super Mom Saves the World by Melanie Lynne Hauser – 4 starsrelated post

My Own Two Feet: A Memoir by Beverly Cleary – 4 stars

Take Joy: A Writer’s Guide to Loving the Craft by Jane Yolen – 4 starsrelated post

The Breakdown Lane by Jacquelyn Mitchard (audiobook) – 4 stars

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens – 4 starsrelated post

The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Greer (audiobook) – 4 stars

I Went to Vassar For This? by Naomi Neale (audiobook) – 4 stars

Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman – 4 starsrelated post

Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community: Eight Essays by Wendell Berry – 4 stars

The Living End by Lisa Samson – 4 stars

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards – 4 stars

Return to Me by Robin Lee Hatcher – 4 starsrelated post

What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman (audiobook) – 4 stars

Echoes by Maeve Binchy – 4 stars

The Copper Beech by Maeve Binchy – 4 stars

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James – 4 stars

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen – 4 starsrelated post

In Search of Eden by Linda Nichols (audiobook) – 4 stars

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde – 4 starsrelated post

Sisterchicks in Gondolas by Robin Jones Gunn (audiobook) – 4 stars

Interred With Their Bones by Jennifer Lee Carrell – 4 stars

Austenland by Shannon Hale – 4 starsrelated post

The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton – 4 stars

The Teacher’s Funeral : A Comedy in Three Parts by Richard Peck (read aloud to the kids) – 4 starsrelated post

I’ll Watch the Moon by Ann Tatlock (audiobook) – 4 stars

Rules by Cynthia Lord (audiobook) – 4 stars

Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (audiobook) – 4 stars

Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout – 4 starsrelated
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Unnatural Causes by P.D. James (audiobook) – 4 stars

Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife by Sigrid Undset – 4 starsrelated post

The Book Without Words by Avi – 4 stars

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier (audiobook) – 4 stars

Inkspell by Cornelia Funke – 4 stars

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi – 4 stars

The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde – 4 stars

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs – 4 starsrelated post

The Warden by Anthony Trollope – 4 stars

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick (read aloud to Natalie) – 4 stars

Jotham’s Journey: A Storybook for Advent by Arnold Ytreeide (read aloud) – 4 stars

Arthur and George by Julian Barnes – 4 stars

Bibliotopia Or, Mr. Gilbar’s Book of Books & Catch-all of Literary Facts And Curiosities compiled by Steven Gilbar – 3 starsrelated post

An Irish Christmas Feast: The Best of John B. Keane3 stars

Proverbs and Sayings of Ireland Edited by Sean Gaffney & Seamus Cashman – 3 stars

Skylight Confessions by Alice Hoffman – 3 stars

Redemption by Leon Uris – 3 starsrelated post

The Collected Works of Emily Dickinson3 stars

Writers on Writing, Volume II: More Collected Essays from The New York Times3 starsrelated post

The Nanny Diaries by Nicola Krauss & Emma McLaughlin – 3 stars

The Tales of Chekhov, Volume 1 by Anton Chekhov – 3 stars

Immersed in Verse: An Informative, Slightly Irreverent & Totally Tremendous Guide to Living the Poet’s Life by Allan Wolf – 3 stars

The Dragon’s Eye: The Dragonology Chronicles, Volume 1 by Dugald A. Steer (read aloud to Noah) – 3 stars

The Last Girls by Lee Smith (audiobook) – 3 stars

Nerve Damage by Peter Abrahams (audiobook) – 3 stars

Fondling Your Muse: Infallible Advice From a Published Author to the Writerly Aspirant by John Warner – 3 stars

Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence – 3 stars

Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Breaking the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits by Elyse Fitzpatrick – 3 stars

Plainsong by Kent Haruf (audiobook) – 3 stars

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen – 3 starsrelated post

The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler – 3 stars

The Traveler by John Twelve Hawks – 3 stars

To My Dearest Friends by Patricia Volk – 3 stars

Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett – 3 stars

Playing for Pizza by John Grisham – 3 starsrelated post

Enzymes and Your Health by Howard W. Fisher – 3 starsrelated post

A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow (audiobook) – 3 stars

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan – 3 stars

Happiness Sold Separately by Lolly Winston – 2 starsrelated post

Famous Writers School by Steven Carter – 2 stars

Break No Bones by Kathy Reichs – 2 stars

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G. K. Chesterton – 2 starsrelated post

The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta (audiobook) – 2 stars

2008 – 132 books

Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin (audiobook) – 3 starsrelated post

Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult (audiobook) – 4 starsrelated post

T is for Trespass by Sue Grafton – 2 starsrelated post

Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos – 5 starsrelated post

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist-The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England by Daniel Pool – 3 starsrelated post

Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke (read-aloud) – 4 stars

The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 1) by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi (read-aloud) – 3 stars

Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends by Sarah, Stephen, and Grace Mally (read-aloud) – 3 stars

Standing by Words: Essays by Wendell Berry – 3 starsrelated post

Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier (audiobook) – 4 starsrelated post

The Seeing Stone (The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 2) by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi – 3 stars

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray – 4 starsrelated post

Lucinda’s Secret (Spiderwick Chronicles #3) by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi (read-aloud) – 3 stars

The Ironwood Tree (The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 4) by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi (read-aloud) – 3 stars

The Wrath of Mulgarath (Spiderwick Chronicles, Book 5) by Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi (read-aloud) – 3 stars

The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop by Lewis Buzbee – 4 starsrelated post

A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein (read-aloud) – 3 stars

The Crime Writer by Gregg Hurwitz (audiobook) – 3 stars

Matrimony by Joshua Henkin – 2 stars

Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis (read-aloud) – 4 stars

Winter Haven by Athol Dickson – 4 starsrelated post

How to Be Good by Nick Hornby – 4 starsrelated post

Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake – 5 starsrelated post

Coraline by Neil Gaiman (read-aloud) – 4 stars

The Senator’s Wife by Sue Miller (audiobook) – 2 stars

Heart of Darkness & Selected Short Fiction by Joseph Conrad – 3 starsrelated post

Heidi by Johanna Spyri – 4 stars

The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 by P.J. Haarsma – 3 starsrelated post

Ararat (American Poetry Series) by Louise Gluck – 4 stars

The Softwire: Betrayal on Orbis 2 by P.J. Haarsma – 4 starsrelated post

A Window to the World by Susan Meissner – 4 stars

Home to Holly Springs by Jan Karon (audiobook) – 4 starsrelated post

Heaven for Kids by Randy Alcorn and Linda Washington (read-aloud) – 5 stars

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick – 4 starsrelated post

Blasphemy by Douglas Preston (audiobook) – 3 stars

The Ordering of Love: The New and Collected Poems of Madeleine L’Engle5 starsrelated post

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick – 4 stars

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy – 4 starsrelated post

The Radiation Sonnets: For My Love, in Sickness and in Health by Jane Yolen – 4 stars

About My Sisters by Debra Ginsberg – 4 stars

Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders by Neil Gaiman (audiobook) – 3 stars

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman – 5 stars

The House at Midnight (ARC) by Lucie Whitehouse – 2 stars

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (audiobook) – 2 stars

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by Z.Z. Packer – 3 stars

Fly by Night by Francis Hardinge (read-aloud) – 3 stars

What the Light Was Like: Poems by Luci Shaw – 3 stars

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (audiobook) – 4 stars

The Best American Short Stories 2007 edited by Stephen King – 3 stars

Doesn’t She Look Natural by Angela Hunt – 4 starsrelated post

The Quiet American by Graham Greene – 4 starsrelated post

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (audiobook) – 3 stars

Gone by Michael Grant – 4 starsrelated post

Tigerheart by Peter David – 5 starsrelated post

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer – 4 stars

She Always Wore Red by Angela Hunt – 5 stars

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer – 4 stars

The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat (audiobook) – 3 stars

Belong to Me by Marisa De Los Santos – 5 starsrelated post

Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1) by Angie Sage – 4 stars

Life Studies: Stories by Susan Vreeland – 4 stars

Life Class by Pat Barker (audiobook) – 3 stars

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman – 5 stars

The Complete Maus by Art Speigelman – 4 stars

The Host by Stephenie Meyer – 5 starsrelated post

An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn’t by Judy Jones & William Wilson – 4 stars

Booked to Die (A Cliff Janeway Mystery) by John Dunning – 3 stars

The Woman Who Can’t Forget: The Extraordinary Story of Living with the Most Remarkable Memory Known to Science by Jill Price & Bart Davis (audiobook) – 3 starsrelated post

The White Mary by Kira Salak – 3 starsrelated post

Mediterranean Summer: A Season on France’s Cote d’Azur and Italy’s Costa Bella by David Shalleck and Erol Munuz – 3 stars

The Bookman’s Wake (A Cliff Janeway Mystery) by John Dunning – 3 stars

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P.D. James – 4 stars

Eric Liddell: Something Greater Than Gold by Geoff and Janet Benge (read-aloud) – 4 stars

Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross by Sigrid Undset – 4 starsrelated post

The Bookman’s Promise by John Dunning – 4 stars

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi – 3 stars

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi – 3 stars

Penny From Heaven by Jennifer Holm (audiobook) – 4 stars

This Charming Man by Marian Keyes – 2 stars

Inglorious by Joanna Kavenna – 2 stars

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich (audiobook) – 3 stars

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer – 4 stars

Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein (audiobook) – 3 stars

My Husband’s Sweethearts by Bridget Asher – 4 stars

Stealing Athena by Karen Essex – 4 stars

The Cross-Time Engineer (Book 1 in The Adventures of Conrad Stargard) by Leo Frankowski (re-read) – 3 stars

A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599 by James Shapiro – 3 starsrelated post

Half-*ssed: A Weight-Loss Memoir by Jennette Fulda – 4 stars

The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen – 5 stars

Guernica by Dave Boling – 5 stars

The High-Tech Knight (Adventures of Conrad Stargard, Book 2) by Leo Frankowski – 3 stars

The Pacific and Other Stories by Mark Helprin (audiobook) – 3 stars

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall – 5 stars

The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent – 5 stars

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris (audio) – 3 stars

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor (audio) – 4 stars

Capote in Kansas by Kim Powers – 4 stars

Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski – 5 stars

A Bell for Adano by John Hersey – 3 stars

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King (audiobook) – 5 stars

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (read-aloud) – 5 stars

The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver – 3 stars

1602 by Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert – 4 stars

Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, and Giovanni Rigano – 3 stars

Hatter M: The Looking Glass Wars Volume 1 by Frank Beddor, Liz Cavalier & Ben Templesmith – 3 starsrelated post

North River by Pete Hamill (audio) – 5 stars

Slow News Day by Andi Watson – 3 stars

The Night Country by Stewart O’Nan – 4 starsrelated post

The Faith of Barack Obama by Stephen Mansfield – 3 stars

A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King – 5 stars

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (audiobook) – 5 stars

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow – 3 stars

Peril and Peace: Chronicles of the Ancient Church by Brandon and Mindy Withrow – 4 stars

Company of Liars by Karen Maitland – 3 stars

American Widow by Alissa Torres & Sungyoon Choi – 4 stars

Flyte (Septimus Heap, Book 2) by Angie Sage (read-aloud) – 4 stars

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows – 5 stars

The Grift by Debra Ginsberg – 4 stars

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh (audiobook) – 3 stars

The Professors’ Wives’ Club by Joanne Rendell – 3 stars

A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King – 5 stars

The Intellectual Devotional by David S. Kidder & Noah D. Oppenheim – 3 stars

The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland (audiobook) – 5 stars

Blindspot: By a Gentleman in Exile and a Lady in Disguise by Jane Kamensky & Jill Lepore – 4 stars

The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister – 5 stars

Goldengrove by Francine Prose (audiobook) – 3 stars

Irish Girls Are Back in Town by various authors – 2 stars

The Moor by Laurie R. King – 4 stars

The Observations by Jane Harris – 4 stars

Vintage Jesus: Timeless Answers to Timely Questions by Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears – 3 stars

Cover Her Face by P.D. James (audiobook) – 3 stars

Names My Sisters Call Me by Megan Crane – 3 stars

Rating system:

1 star – Hated It!
2 stars – Didn’t Like It
3 stars – Liked It
4 stars – Really Liked It
5 stars – Loved It!