2011 Books

What I read in 2011. 55 books. Here’s to 60 in 2012!
  1. (Jan. 1) The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma, Trenton Lee Stewart
  2. (Jan. 2) American Girls: Kirsten (Meet Kirsten, Kirsten Learns a Lesson, Kirsten’s Surprise, Happy Birthday Kirsten!, Kirsten Saves the Day, Changes for Kirsten)
  3. (Jan. 2) It’s A Book, Lane Smith
  4. (Jan. 3) Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson
  5. (Jan. 5) Ninth Ward, Jewell Parker Rhodes
  6. (Jan. 5) A Patient’s Guide to PCOS, Walter Dutterweit, MD with George Ryan
  7. (Jan. 7) Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, Anthony Bourdain
  8. (Jan. 22) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
  9. (Jan. 23) Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer
  10. (Feb. 6) American Girls: Molly (Meet Molly, Molly Learns a Lesson, Molly’s Surprise, Happy Birthday Molly!, Molly Saves the Day, Changes for Molly)
  11. (Feb. 10) Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson
  12. (Feb. 18) Copper Sun, Sharon M. Draper
  13. (Mar. 10) The Vagina Monologues, Eve Ensler
  14. (Mar. ?) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning (#1), Lemony Snicket
  15. (Mar. 26) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room (#2), Lemony Snicket
  16. (Mar. ?) The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
  17. (Mar. 27) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window (#3), Lemony Snicket
  18. (Mar. 28) Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life, Bryan Lee O’Malley
     
  19. (Apr. 3) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Miserable Mill (#4), Lemony Snicket
  20. (Apr. 5) Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach

  21. (Apr. 7) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
  22. (Apr. 10) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Austere Academy (#5), Lemony Snicket
  23. (Apr. 14) Beloved, Toni Morrison
  24. (Apr. 26) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Ersatz Elevator (#6), Lemony Snicket
  25. (May 1) Bossypants, Tina Fey
  26. (May 2) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Vile Village (#7), Lemony Snicket
  27. (May 3) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Hostile Hospital (#8), Lemony Snicket
  28. (May 4) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Carnivorous Carnival (#9), Lemony Snicket
  29. (May 8) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope (#10), Lemony Snicket
  30. (May 11) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Grim Grotto (#11), Lemony Snicket
  31. (May 25) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Penultimate Peril (#12), Lemony Snicket
  32. (May 25) A Mercy, Toni Morrison
  33. (June 7) Anya’s Ghost, Vera Brosgol
  34. (June 11) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Year 7), J.K. Rowling
  35. (June 23) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The End (#13), Lemony Snicket
  36. (June 28) Chocolat, Joanne Harris
  37. (July ?) The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd
  38. (July 12) I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Ramit Sethi
  39. (July 14) The Magician’s Nephew, C. S. Lewis
  40. (Aug. 8) Chains, Laurie Halse Anderson
  41. (Aug. 25) Forge, Laurie Halse Anderson
  42. (Aug. 26) Go Ask Alice, Anonymous (Beatrice Sparks)
  43. (Aug. 27) Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O’Dell, ill. Ted Lewin
  44. (Sep. 9) It’s Kind of A Funny Story, Ned Vizzini
  45. (Sep. 10) Coraline, Neil Gaiman
  46. (Oct. 26) The Story of Mankind, Hendrick Willem van Loon
  47. (Nov. 22) The Golden Fleece and the Heroes that Lived Before Achilles, Padraic Collum
  48. (Nov. 23) The Windy Hill, Cornelia Meigs
  49. (Dec. 7) The Walking Dead: Volume 1, Robert Kirkman, ill. Tony Moore
  50. (Dec. 15) Keeper, Kathy Appelt
  51. (Dec. 23) Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab Where the Dead Do Tell Tales, Dr. Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
  52. (Dec. 25) Olivia, Ian Falconer
  53. (Dec. 27) Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
  54. (Dec. 29) The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
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One thought on “2011 Books

  1. Nice. We read quite a lot of the same books. My 2011 goal was to read 100 books, and I didn’t quite make it. I completed 67 and am 3/4 through #68. I think I’ll try again for 2012 🙂

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