Saturday, July 1, 2006

Books Read in 1997

In March of 1997 I got married. We were still in school, I still worked at the bookstore. Not much else really changed that year.

Books are listed in alphabetical order, not in order read.

  1. Needed: One Dad by Allen
  2. Baby Business by Launius Anthony
  3. Myth-Nomers and Im-Pervections by Robert Asprin
  4. Unnatural Death by Michael Baden
  5. Range of Motion by Elizabeth Berg
  6. Talk Before Sleep by Elizabeth Berg
  7. Annie Says I Do by Carole Buck
  8. Boss Man by Linda Cajio
  9. A 4th Course of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
  10. Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark
  11. Right Chest, Wrong Name by Judy Collins
  12. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell
  13. From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell
  14. The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell
  15. Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell
  16. All that Remains by Patricia Cornwell
  17. Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell
  18. Post Mortem by Patricia Cornwell
  19. The Wyndham Legacy by Catherine Coulter
  20. The Last Hotel for Women by Vicki Covington
  21. Wedding Fever by Susan Crosby
  22. And Baby Makes Six by Pamela Dalton
  23. Family Addition by Daniels
  24. Dream Comes True by Barbara Delinsky
  25. Sweet Ember by Barbara Delinsky
  26. The Woolfold Tragedy by Carolyn Deloach
  27. You're What? by Anne Eames
  28. Christmas Magic by Edwards
  29. My Story by Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York
  30. Bachelor Next Door by Garbera
  31. Come the Spring by Julie Garwood
  32. One Red Rose by Julie Garwood
  33. One White Rose by Julie Garwood
  34. One Pink Rose by Julie Garwood
  35. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  36. Lady on Top by Gill
  37. Daniel and Daughter by Lucy Gordon
  38. 200% Wife by Jennifer Greene
  39. Small Miracles by Yitta Halberstam
  40. Lawman's Legacy by Halldorson
  41. The Cop and the Mother-to-be by Charlotte Hughes
  42. Most Wanted Dad by James
  43. Simplify Your Life by Elaine St. James
  44. Daddy in Demand by Muriel Jensen
  45. Beauty and the Beasts by Janice Kay Johnson
  46. Love Me Forever by Johanna Lindsey
  47. One Night by Debbie Macomber
  48. Girl of His Dreams by Susan Mallery
  49. All the Winters That Have Been by Evan Maxwell
  50. The Giant's House by Elizabeth McCracken
  51. Thief of Hearts by Teresa Medeiros
  52. The Juicy Parts by Jack Mingo
  53. A Gift For Baby by Raye Morgan
  54. Instant Dad by Raye Morgan
  55. Baby Dreams by Raye Morgan
  56. TUrning Stone by Marc Parent
  57. Along Came a Spider by James Patterson
  58. Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
  59. Babyhood by Paul Reiser
  60. For the Baby's Sake by Christine Rimmer
  61. Finders Keepers by Sharon Sala
  62. Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons
  63. Wedding Rings and Baby Things by Southwick
  64. Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan
  65. Mommy School by Jennifer Taylor
  66. Mr. Valentine by Thompson
  67. Struck with You by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  68. Chore Wars by James Thornton
  69. Plain Jane Gets Her Man by Wells
  70. The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty
  71. Ooh Baby Baby by Diana Whitney
  72. Fifty-Cent Groom by Whittenburg
  73. It Could Happen to You by Gina Wilkins
  74. The Father Next Door by Gina Wilkins
  75. Littlest Angel by Sherryl Woods

Books Read in 1996

In 1996 I was still attending Auburn University. I turned 21 that year. I was working at a bookstore full time and attending school full time as well. I tried out for college Jeopardy that year (didn't make it) and apparently the Chicken Soup for the Soul books were popular. I took a Children's Literature class in college, but we mostly stuck to the classics.

Books are listed in alphabetical order, not order read.

  1. Babies by the Busload by ?
  2. Warning! Cute Kid Stories Ahead! by ?
  3. Girl Next Door by Jim Alexander
  4. A Baby for Rebecca by Trisha Alexander
  5. I Do? by Jo Ann Algermissen
  6. Barefoot in the Grass by Judith Arnold
  7. Married to the Man by Judith Arnold
  8. More of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story by Paul Aurandt
  9. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
  10. Annie Says I Do by Carole Buck
  11. They Cage the Animals at Night by Michael Burch Jennings
  12. America's Dumbest Criminals by Daniel Butler
  13. Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul by Jack Canfield
  14. Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work by Jack Canfield
  15. Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
  16. A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
  17. Alice and the Gunfighter by Ann Carberry
  18. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
  19. It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  20. Dates & Other Nuts by Copeland
  21. The Meaning of Life by William Davis
  22. The Dream Unfolds by Barbara Delinksy
  23. Interpretation of Life by Will and Ariel Durant
  24. The Baby Contract: 9 Months Later by Lynn Erickson
  25. Jake's Mountain by Christine Flynn
  26. New Bride in Town by Frazier
  27. The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood
  28. For the Roses by Julie Garwood
  29. The Prize by Julie Garwood
  30. Saving Grace by Julie Garwood
  31. Castles by Julie Garwood
  32. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  33. The Gift by Julie Garwood
  34. There's Something About the Nanny by Gill
  35. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  36. The Runaway Jury by John Grisham
  37. Beauty and the Beast by Hannah Howell
  38. Just One Kiss by Samantha James
  39. The Girls in the Back of the Class by LouAnne Johnson
  40. Captive by Joan Johnston
  41. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  42. The Right to Live: The Right to Die by C Everett Koop
  43. Hometown Wedding by Lane
  44. Angel by Johanna Lindsey
  45. Gentle Rouge by Johanna Lindsey
  46. Tender Rebel by Johanna Lindsey
  47. Love Only Once by Johanna Lindsey
  48. Only Love by Elizabeth Lowell
  49. Only You by Elizabeth Lowell
  50. OnlyHis by Elizabeth Lowell
  51. Only Mine by Elizabeth Lowell
  52. Bedded Bliss by Heather MacAllister
  53. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
  54. Babies and Blue Eyed Man by Mackenzie
  55. Annie in the Morning by Matlock
  56. Thief of Hearts by Teresa Medeiros
  57. Expecting: Baby by Jennifer Mikels
  58. For All Eternity by Linda Lael Miller
  59. Smart Schools by David Perkins
  60. Father of Her Child by Joan Elliot Pickart
  61. Swamp Fire by Potter
  62. The Bartered Bride by Cheryl Reavis
  63. The Love Letter by Cathleen Schine
  64. Breathe, Little Boy, Breathe! by Stephen Seager
  65. I'm Gonna Get You by Ellen Small
  66. Stranger in Texas by Lass Small
  67. Sheriff's Proposal by Tom Smith
  68. Groom and A Promise by Tom Smith
  69. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
  70. Ghost Story by Peter Straub
  71. The Soldier and the Baby by Anne Stuart
  72. Daddy Christmas by Thacker
  73. Sweet Texas Surrender by Victoria Thompson
  74. The Faery Bride by Lisa Ann Verge
  75. Nine Months Later by Mary Anne Wilson
  76. Kit and the Cowboy by Winters
  77. The Bride Did What?! by Martha A Woodham
  78. The Rancher and His Unexpected Daugher by Sherryl Woods
  79. The Cowboy and His Baby by Sherryl Woods
  80. Caught in Crystal by Patricia C Wrede

Sunday, June 4, 2006

Books Read in 1995

In March of 1995 I moved into my first apartment. I was still in school at Auburn and was not yet working full time. I read a lot of books that year, a majority of which were romances.

Books are listed in author order, not in order read.

  1. The Little Prince
  2. Girl Next Door by Jim Alexander
  3. This Child is Mine by Trisha Alexander
  4. Annie's Song by Catherine Anderson
  5. Sweet Myth-Tery of Life by Robert Asprin
  6. At the Midnight Hour by Alicia Scott
  7. Fifty Ways to be Your Lover by Connie Bennett
  8. The Perfect Father by Elizabeth Beverly
  9. The Cat Who Came to Breakfast by Lilian Jackson Braun
  10. Charade by Sandra Brown
  11. Single Female (Seeks... Reluctantly) by Browning
  12. Annie Says I Do by Caroline Buck (still one of my favorite Silhouette romances. I re-read it last year!)
  13. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  14. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  15. Snagged by Carol Higgins Clark
  16. Let Me Call You Sweetheart by Mary Higgins Clark
  17. The Lottery Winner by Mary Higgins Clark
  18. Nanny and the Professor by Clayton
  19. Alpine Escape by Mary Daheim
  20. The Rancher and the Redhead by Suzannah Davis
  21. Miracle Baby by Delacorte
  22. Mother at Heart by Robin Elliot
  23. Logan's Bride by Christine Flynn
  24. Father's Wish by Christine Flynn
  25. Jake's Mountain by Christine Flynn (first reading of many)
  26. Secret Baby by Frazier
  27. Prince Charming by Julie Garwood
  28. Drop in Bride by St George
  29. Single Dad by Jennifer Greene
  30. The Rainmaker by John Grisham
  31. Death Be Not Proud by John J Gunther
  32. Bride and the Baby by Halldorson
  33. The Sunflower Forest by Torey Hayden (Torey Hayden made me want a career in special eduation. A week visiting in a classroom changed my mind.)
  34. Just Another Kid by Torey Hayden
  35. The Tiger's Child by Torey Hayden
  36. Ghost Girl by Torey Hayden
  37. Murphy's Boy by Torey Hayden
  38. Somebody Else's Kids by Torey Hayden
  39. One Child by Torey Hayden (the first one of her's I read)
  40. James Herriot's Cat Stories by James Herriot
  41. The Odyssey by Homer
  42. The Cop and the Mother To Be by Charlotte Hughes
  43. Man, Woman and Child by Bobby Hutchinson
  44. A Room for the Dead by Noel Hynd
  45. Cowboy Homecoming by Ingrahm
  46. A Convenient Arrangement by Janeway
  47. The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz
  48. The Vision by Dean Koontz
  49. Grace by Robert Lacey
  50. The 13th Juror by John Lescroart
  51. Prime Witness by Steve Martini
  52. Wanted Wife and Mother by Barbara McMahon
  53. Baby talk by Julianna Morria
  54. Love's Enduring Promise by Janette Oke
  55. Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke
  56. Case of the Maybe Babies by Victoria Pade
  57. The Fire in Autumn by Delia Parr
  58. A Perfect Surprise by Caroline Peak
  59. Whispers by Belva Plain
  60. The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
  61. Jacob's Girls by Tara Taylor Quinn
  62. Sunshine and the Shadowmaster by Rimmer
  63. Cat's Cradle by Rimmer
  64. For the Baby's Sake by Christine Rimmer
  65. Undying Laughter by Roberts
  66. Unlawfully Wedded by Roberts
  67. Unspoken Confessions by Roberts
  68. Flame by Evelyn Rogers
  69. Make-Believe Marriage by Renee Roszel
  70. Another Man's Wife by Dallas Schulze
  71. What She Did on Her Summer Vacation by Tracy Sinclair
  72. Throne of Isis by Judith Tarr
  73. Fortune's Lady by Victoria Thompson
  74. Bold Texas Embrace by Victorian Thompson
  75. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  76. Three for the Road by Shannon Waverly
  77. Cody's Fiancee by Gina Ferris Wilkins
  78. Mommy Heiress by Linda Randall Wisdom
  79. The Basement by Bari Wood
  80. Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods
  81. Finally a Bride by Sherryl Woods

Books Read in 1994

1994 was the second half of my first year of college. That summer I transferred from UNA to Auburn. That year my roommate and I joined a book of the month club. I can still tell you which ones of these came from them and can picture their smaller size.

Books are listed in author order, not order read.

  1. Coming up Roses by Catherine Anderson
  2. Captive Heart by Patti Beckman
  3. Fifty Ways to Be Your Lover by Connie Bennett
  4. Act of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  5. Everything to Gain by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  6. Finding Daddy by ? Christenberry
  7. The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
  8. All Around the Town by Mary Higgins Clark
  9. I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark
  10. Remember Me by MaryHiggins Clark
  11. Shogun by James Clavell
  12. Rafferty's Angel by Caroline Cross
  13. A Season in Purgatory by Dominick Dunne
  14. Glorious Dawn by Dorothy Garlock
  15. Saving Grace by Julie Garwood
  16. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  17. Baby Makes Three by ? Goldrick
  18. The Chamber by John Grisham
  19. Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
  20. Snowbird by Stef Ann Holm
  21. Masque of Sapphire by Deana James
  22. Two for the Heart by Neels & James
  23. Someone to Watch Over Me by Kenner
  24. Finn's Angel by Kistler
  25. The Door to December by Dean R Koontz
  26. The Funhouse by Dean R Koontz
  27. Feathers and Lace by Leabo
  28. Cruisin' Mr. Diamond by John Leslie
  29. Gone, But Not Forgotten by Phillip Margolin
  30. Fortune's Cookie by Martin
  31. Undue Influence by Steve Martini
  32. Wrong Wife? by McBride
  33. Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry
  34. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
  35. Masque of Jade by Emma Merritt
  36. Teddy Bear Heir by Minger
  37. Amber, Sing Softly by Joan Elliot Pickart
  38. The End of Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher
  39. Desires Dawning by Marjorie Price
  40. Couplehood by Paul Reiser
  41. Taltos by Anne Rice
  42. Lasher by Anne Rice
  43. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
  44. Independence! by Dana Fuller Ross
  45. Sein Language by Jerry Seinfield
  46. The Brainy Beauty by Suzanne Simms
  47. Blaze Wyndham by Bertrice Small
  48. Buried Lives by Nancy Star
  49. Heartbeat by Danielle Steele
  50. Winds of Promise by Victoria Thompson
  51. Wild Texas Wind by Victoria Thompson
  52. Winds of Destiny by Victoria Thompson
  53. Guardian Angel by Linda Winstead
  54. Dead Eyes by Stuart Woods

Books Read in 1993

1993 was the year I graduated from high school, so these books will cover the last half of my senior year and the first semester of college. This is the first year that I kept track of my books.

Please note, these books are listed in author order, not order read.

  1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  2. Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin
  3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  4. A Lady in Love by Cynthia Bailey-Pratt
  5. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  6. Sand Dollar by Bethany Campbell
  7. Shotgun Bride by Ann Carberry
  8. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  9. Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark (my first MHC, I read this on the plane from Vienna back home!)
  10. Mindbend by Robin Cook
  11. Congo by Michael Crichton
  12. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
  13. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (I read this because my friend Gina had to. She did not read it. I loved it.)
  14. Hard Times by Charles Dickens
  15. Why me? The Story of Jenny by Patricia Dizenzo
  16. Arrangement with a Rebel by Anne Marie Duguette
  17. Sunburst by Suzanne Ellison
  18. The Land of Maybe by Sandra Field
  19. Castles by Julie Garwood
  20. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  21. Gentle Warrior by Julie Garwood
  22. Rebellious Desire by Julie Garwood
  23. The Gift by Julie Garwood
  24. G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton
  25. F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton
  26. E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton
  27. D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton
  28. C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton
  29. B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton
  30. A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
  31. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
  32. Seven Brides: Rose by Leigh Greenwood
  33. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham
  34. A Time to Kill by John Grisham
  35. Where the Heart is by Robin Lee Hatcher
  36. Ariel Custer by Grace Livingston Hill
  37. Texas Gold by Joan Hohl
  38. Love Your Emeny by Elle James
  39. The Mask by Dean Koontz
  40. The Voice of the Night by Dean Koontz
  41. Remember When by Anne Lawrence
  42. Haunted Summer by Joanna Mansell
  43. Moonlight Dream by ? McCue
  44. Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
  45. Whisper of Roses by Teresa Medeiros
  46. Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller
  47. Michael's Wife by Tracy Morgan (this is the very first book listed in all my journals. I am not married to a Michael.)
  48. A Bend in the River by VS Naipaul
  49. Birthright by Julia Quinn
  50. Love Story by Erich Segal
  51. Forbidden Desires by Rebecca Sinclair
  52. Blaze Wyndham by Bertrice Small
  53. Tweed by Ellen Small
  54. His Woman by Jessica Steele
  55. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  56. Reversible Error by Robert K Tanenbaum
  57. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
  58. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams