Friday, December 28, 2012

Books Read in 2006

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate new-to-me authors.

  1. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell*
  2. To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
  3. Marley and Me by John Grogan*
  4. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  5. Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres*
  6. Change Me into Zeus' Daughter by Barbara Robinette Moss*
  7. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp*
  8. Leave me Alone, I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan*
  9. Girl Meets God by Lauren Winner*
  10. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion*
  11. Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren Winner*
  12. Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Pubner*
  13. Memory in Death by JD Robb
  14. Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert*
  15. The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr
  16. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs*
  17. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
  18. Squeeze Play by Kate Angell*
  19. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris*
  20. Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner*
  21. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  22. I Do (But I Don't) by Cara Lockwood*
  23. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
  24. Save Karyn by Karyn Bosnak*
  25. The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio by Terry Ryan*
  26. On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn
  27. She's No Princess by Laura Lee Guhrke
  28. The Good, The Bad and the Undead by Kim Harrison
  29. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
  30. Bite by Laurell K Hamilton, et al.
  31. An Italian Affair by Laura Fraser*
  32. The Art of Undressing by Stephanie Lehmann*
  33. Holy Cow by Sarah MacDonald*
  34. Something Borrowed by Emily Griffin*
  35. The Wisdom of Big Bird by Caroll Spinney*
  36. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
  37. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink*
  38. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
  39. Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
  40. A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi*
  41. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
  42. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison
  43. Shakespeare's Trollop by Charlaine Harris

Books Read in 2005

In April of 2005 my first child was born.

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. A Woman Scorned by Liz Carlyle*
  2. Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach*
  3. A Woman of Virtue by Liz Carlyle
  4. Hard Labor by Susan L Diamond*
  5. Stiff by Mary Roach*
  6. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder*
  7. Condensed Knowledge by Will Pearson
  8. Survivor in Death by JD Robb
  9. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell*
  10. Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison*
  11. Baby Laughs by Jenny McCarthy
  12. The Opposite of Fate by Amy Tan
  13. Lady in Red by Karen Hawkins
  14. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant*
  15. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
  16. The Outsiders by SE Hinton
  17. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro*
  18. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling
  19. It's in His Kiss by Julia Quinn
  20. Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
  21. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd*
  22. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
  23. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl*
  24. Origin in Death by JD Robb
  25. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  26. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini*
  27. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey*
  28. A Prayer for Owen Meany*
  29. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J Maartin Troost*
  30. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier*
  31. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas
  32. A Dog Year by Jon Katz*

Books Read in 2004

In 2004 I got pregnant with my first child, and the fall of that year was full of a lot of nothing except napping.

Books listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. Key of Light by Nora Roberts
  2. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser*
  3. Key of Knowledge by Nora Roberts
  4. Key of Valor by Nora Roberts
  5. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown*
  6. Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons
  7. Divided in Death by JD Robb
  8. The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas*
  9. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain*
  10. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
  11. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke*
  12. Guilty Pleasures by Laure Lee Guhrke
  13. The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare by Lilian Jackson Braun *
  14. Stress and the City by Stephanie Rowe*
  15. Hot Stuff by Elaine Fox*
  16. McCarthy's Bar by Pete McCarthy*
  17. Lady Whistledown Strikes Back by Julia Quinn, et all
  18. The Life of Reilly by Rick Reilly*
  19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling
  20. When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn
  21. Belly Laughs by Jenny McCarthy*
  22. Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism by Paul Collins*
  23. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden*
  24. Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
  25. Queen of the Turtle Derby by Julia Reed*
  26. Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince Hughes*
  27. Baby Catcher by Peggy Vincent*
  28. River of Fire by Mary Jo Putney*
  29. Kate Remembered by A Scott Berg*
  30. Visions in Death by JD Robb
  31. You Make Me Feel Like an Unnatural Woman by Judith Newman*
  32. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas
  33. His Every Kiss by Laura Lee Guhrke
  34. Saving Grace by Julie Garwood
  35. The Best American Travel Writing 2000 ed by Bill Bryson
  36. Afterwords: Stories from 9/11 and Beyond
  37. Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott
  38. The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine

Books Read in 2003

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. Milk and Honey by Faye Kellerman
  2. Day of Atonement by Faye Kellerman
  3. False Prophet by Faye Kellerman
  4. Survival of the Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman*
  5. Grievous Sin by Faye Kellerman
  6. The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown by Julia Quinn, et al.
  7. The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver*
  8. Portrait in Death by JD Robb
  9. The Coffin Dancer by Jeffrey Deaver
  10. Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypas
  11. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver*
  12. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K Hamilton
  13. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K Hamilton
  14. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K Hamilton
  15. Moonlit by Emma Jensen
  16. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  17. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K Hamilton
  18. Bloody Bones by Laurell K Hamilton
  19. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling
  20. To Sir Phillip with Love by Julia Quinn
  21. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg*
  22. Everything and the Moon by Julia Quinn
  23. Brighter than the Sun by Julia Quinn
  24. A Belated Bride by Karen Hawkins
  25. The Killing Dance by Laurell K Hamilton
  26. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus*
  27. Burnt Offerings by Laurell K Hamilton
  28. Imitation in Death by JD Robb
  29. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  30. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer*
  31. Beautiful Child by Torey Hayden
  32. The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston*
  33. Everything I Ever Wanted by Jo Goodman
  34. Witch's Sister by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor*
  35. The Summons by John Grisham
  36. Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich*
  37. The Best American Essays 2002 ed by Stephen Jay Gould
  38. Confederacy of Silence by Richard Rubin*
  39. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon*
  40. Murder Between the Covers by Elaine Viets*

Books Read in 2002

2002 was a life changing year for me. I got divorced and moved across the country. Mike and I moved in together in August 2002.

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  2. The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
  3. The Hours After: Letters of Love and Longing in War's Aftermath by Gerda Weissman Klein*
  4. Shelter in a Soldiers Arms by Susan Mallery
  5. The Abduction of Julia by Karen Hawkins*
  6. Reunion in Death by JD Robb
  7. Love Stories of WWII by Larry King*
  8. Couplehood by Paul Reiser*
  9. A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle*
  10. All About Passion by Stephanie Laurens
  11. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nash*
  12. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
  13. Sentimental Journey by Jill Barnett
  14. The Seduction of Sara by Karen Hawkins
  15. A Wolverine is Eating My Leg by Tim Cahill
  16. Naked Came the Phoenix by Marcia Talley, et al
  17. Entwined by Emma Jensen*
  18. Wild Thoughts from Wild Places by David Quammen*
  19. Unbreak My Heart by Teresa Hill
  20. Face the Fire by Nora Roberts
  21. The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
  22. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris*
  23. Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
  24. Of Cats and Kings by Clare de Vries*
  25. Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
  26. A Perfect Evil by Alex Kava*
  27. Touching Evil by Kay Hooper*
  28. The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman*
  29. Purity in Death by JD Robb
  30. Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris*
  31. Fallen by Emma Jensen
  32. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt*
  33. The Forgotten by Faye Kellerman*
  34. The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman
  35. Sacred and Profane by Faye Kellerman
  36. Void Moon by Michael Connelly*
  37. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story by Christopher Moore*
  38. Violets are Blue by James Patterson
  39. The Fabulous Girl's Guide to Decorum by Kim Izzo and Ceri Marsh*
  40. Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
  41. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  42. Another Fine Myth/ Myth Conceptions by Robert Asprin

Books Read in 2001

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.
  1. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  2. Tempted by Janelle Denison
  3. The Trouble with Mary by Millie Criswell*
  4. The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn
  5. Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
  6. The Lightkeeper by Susan Wiggs*
  7. Mindhunter by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
  8. Mad Dog andAnnie by Virginia Kantra
  9. The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway*
  10. Betrayal in Death by JD Robb
  11. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them by JK Rowling
  12. Blue Moon by Laurell K Hamilton
  13. Magic in a Jelly Jar by Sally Tyler Hayes
  14. Bibliotherapy: The Girls Guide to Books for Every Phase of Our Lives by Nancy Peske and Beverly West*
  15. High Five by Janet Evanovich
  16. Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K Hamilton
  17. You Made Me Love You by Nessa Hart *
  18. Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell
  19. K is for Killer by Sue Grafton
  20. On Mystic Lake by Kristin Hannah*
  21. The Last Good Man by Kathleen Eagle*
  22. The Bride and the Beast by Teresa Medeiros
  23. Meet Me at Midnight by Suzanne Enoch*
  24. Rules of Surrender by Christina Dodd*
  25. Rules of Engagement by Christina Dodd*
  26. On Writing by Stephen King
  27. Hot Six by Janet Evanovich
  28. Death de Jour by Kathy Reichs*
  29. Rules of Attraction by Christina Dodd
  30. When the Wind Blows by James Patterson
  31. I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
  32. In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
  33. An Offer From a Gentleman by Julia Quinn
  34. Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas
  35. THe Last Continent by Bill Bryson
  36. Notorious by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  37. Charles Kuralt's American Moments by Charles Kuralt*
  38. A Great Catch by Michelle Jerott
  39. Questionable Remains by Beverly Connor*
  40. Seduction in Death by JD Robb
  41. Sex Appeal by Lori Foster
  42. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
  43. First Lady by Susan Elizabeth Phillips*
  44. Before I Say Goodbye by Mary Higgins Clark
  45. All About Love by Stephanie Laurens*
  46. Conversations with JK Rowling by Lindsey Fraser*
  47. Running Blind by Lee Child*
  48. Devil's Bride by Stephanie Laurens
  49. His Lady Midnight by JoAnn Ferguson*
  50. Not so Funny When it Happened by Tim Cahill*
  51. Roses are Red by James Patterson
  52. The Forgetting: Alzheimer's by David Shenk*
  53. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom*
  54. Wild Sweet Ecstasy by Jo Goodman
  55. A Rake's Vow by Stephanie Laurens
  56. Scandal's Bride by Stephanie Laurens
  57. A Rogue's Proposal by Stephanie Laurens
  58. A Secret Love by Stephanie Laurens
  59. Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts
  60. Too Hot to Handle by Elizabeth Lowell
  61. Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts
  62. Narcissus in Chains by Laurell K Hamilton
  63. Rogue's Mistress by Jo Goodman
  64. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

Books Read in 2000

Books on this list are in order read.
  1. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  2. In Your Wildest Dreams by Mary Alice Kirk
  3. The Comeback of Con MacNeill by Virginia Kantra
  4. Witness in Death by J.D. Robb
  5. Witchcraft by Jayne Ann Krentz
  6. A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
  7. Scandalized! by Lori Foster
  8. One True Love by Barbara Freethy
  9. Impossible Dreams by Patricia Rice
  10. The Rescue of Jenna West by Debra Cowan
  11. Wild by Jill Barnett
  12. Impetuous by Lori Foster
  13. Body Language by Suzanne Brockmann
  14. In the Midnight Rain by Ruth Wind
  15. When Snow Meets Fire by Christine Flynn
  16. Just Like Old Times by Jennifer Green
  17. A Place to Call Home by Deborah Smith
  18. H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton
  19. Into the Darkness by Barbara Michaels
  20. I is for Innocent by Sue Grafton
  21. J is for Judgement by Sue Grafton
  22. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K Hamilton
  23. Her Secret Guardian by Sally Tyler Hayes
  24. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K Hamilton
  25. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K Hamilton
  26. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K Hamilton
  27. Bloody Bones by Laurell K Hamilton
  28. The Killing Dance by Laurell K Hamilton
  29. Too Hot to Sleep by Stephanie Bond
  30. Sawyer by Lori Foster
  31. Beautiful Stranger by Ruth Wind
  32. When Venus Fell by Deborah Smith
  33. Bad Karma by Theresa Weir
  34. Morgan by Lori Foster
  35. The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann
  36. Burnt Offerings by Laurell K Hamilton
  37. Where the Heart Is by Elizabeth Lowell
  38. Lonely Knight by Christine Flunn
  39. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
  40. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
  41. Gabe by Lori Foster
  42. The Lone Rider Takes a Bride by Leanne Banks
  43. All Through the Night by Kate Hoffmann
  44. Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
  45. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
  46. Blue Clouds by Patricia Rice
  47. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
  48. Cathryn by Shannon Waverly
  49. Falling for Grace by Stella Bagwell
  50. Bachelor Party by Karen Kelley
  51. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
  52. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
  53. Jordan by Lori Foster
  54. The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien
  55. The Temptation of Sean MacNeill by Virginia Kantra
  56. Judgement in Death by JD Robb
  57. Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
  58. Grand Passion by Jayne Ann Krentz
  59. Where Dreams Begin by Lisa Kleypas
  60. One Fiance to Go, Please by Jackie Braun
  61. Dangerous Liaisons by Maggie Price
  62. The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien
  63. Keepsake by Antoinette Stockenberg
  64. How to Marry a Marquis by Julia Quinn
  65. The Return of the King JRR Tolkien

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Pirates list, late 2012-2013

  1. The Deadly Double by David Seidman
  2. Parasite's Power Drain by Eric Fein 
  3. Deep Space Hijack by Scott Sonneborn
  4. The Shadow Masters by Paul Kupperberg

Monday, January 16, 2012

Lisa's List- 2012

  1. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  2. Whiskey Sour by J. A. Konrath
  3. Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
  4. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
  5. Split by Swati Avashti
  6. The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
  7. The Magic Room by Jeffrey Zaslow
  8. Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
  9. Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray
  10. Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese
  11. Tempt me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas
  12. Married by Morning by Lisa Kleypas
  13. Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas
  14. Girl Meets God by Lauren E Winner
  15. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
  16. Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas
  17. Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas
  18. Virgin River by Robyn Carr
  19. Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr
  20. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  21. Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
  22. Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward
  23. Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward
  24. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
  25. Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
  26. In the Midnight Rain by Ruth Wind
  27. Promises in Death by JD Robb
  28. Kindred in Death by JD Robb
  29. The First Husband by Laura Dave
  30. Key of Light by Nora Roberts
  31. Key of Knowledge by Nora Roberts
  32. Key of Valor by Nora Roberts
  33. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
  34. A Night Like This by Julia Quinn
  35. The Witness by Nora Roberts
  36. At Last by Jill Shalvis
  37. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
  38. Simply Irresistible by Jill Shalvis
  39. The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis
  40. Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis
  41. Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis
  42. Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis
  43. Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim
  44. Molly Cooper's Dream Date by Barbara Hanney
  45. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink
  46. Fantasy in Death by JD Robb
  47. The Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum
  48. Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosenstrach
  49. Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts
  50. Heart of the Sea by Nora Roberts
  51. Wonder by R. J. Palacio
  52. The Half-Life of Planets by Emily Franklin and Brandon Halpin
  53. Tears of the Moon by Nora Roberts
  54. Indulgence in Death by J. D. Robb (audio) 
  55. The Sleeping Night by Barbara Samuel 
  56. Close Enough to Touch by Victoria Dahl 
  57. Triangle by David von Drehle
  58. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie 
  59. Sullivan's Woman by Nora Roberts 
  60. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 
  61. Death Masks by Jim Butcher
  62. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
  63. A Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts 
  64. Running Away From Home by Jennifer Wilson 
  65. Erebos by Ursula Poznanski
  66. Under the Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis (e-novella)
  67. A Most Scandalous Proposal by Ashlyn Macnamara 
  68. Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy O Frost and Gail Steketee

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Mike's list- 2012

  1. State of the Union by Brad Thor
  2. The First Commandment by Brad Thor
  3. Tripwire by Lee Child
  4. The Hard Way by Lee Child
  5. Without Fail by Lee Child
  6. Spycatcher by Matthew Dunn
  7. The Cabinet of Curiousities by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  8. Brimstone by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  9. Path of the Assassin by Brad Thor
  10. Still Life with Crows by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  11. Sanctus by Simon Toyne
  12. South with the Sun by Lynne Cox
  13. The Apostle by Brad Thor
  14. Foreign Influence by Brad Thor
  15. The Mammoth Book of Eyewitness Everest , edited by Jon E Lewis
  16. Gideon's Corpse by Douglas Preston and Lee Child
  17. Reckless by Andrew Gross
  18. Eyes Wide Open by Andrew Gross
  19. Don't Look Twice by Andrew Gross
  20. The Blue Zone by Andrew Gross
  21. Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 by Ian W Toll
  22. The Dark Tide by Andrew Gross
  23. Titanic Thompson by Kevin Cook
  24. Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
  25. Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux by Stanley Vestal
  26. Partials by Dan Wells
  27. Think of a Numb3r by John Verdon
  28. Priceless by Robert K Wittman with John Shiffman
  29. Shut Your Eyes Tight by John Verdon 
  30. The Junction Boys by Jim Dent
  31. Let the Devil Sleep by John Verdon 
  32. The Rook by Steven James 
  33. The Double Game by Dan Fesperman 
  34. The Unseen by Heather Graham 
  35. The Knight by Steven James 
  36. The Bishop by Steven James 
  37. The Queen by Steven James 
  38. Sentinel by Matthew Dunn
  39. Black List by Brad Thor 
  40. The Demands by Mark Billingham
  41. The Last Refuge by Ben Coes 
  42. The Third Gate by Lincoln Child 
  43. Capture by Robert K Tanenbaum
  44. A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming
  45. Into the Silence by Wade Davis 
  46. The Tombs by Clive Cussler
  47. A Wanted Man by Lee Child
  48. The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks 
  49. The Janus Reprisal by Jamie Freveletti 
  50. Shadow's Edge by Brent Weeks
  51. Beyond the Shadows by Brent Weeks 
  52. Neverwinter by R.A. Salvatore
  53. Charon's Claw by R. A. Salvatore
  54. One Rough Man by Brad Taylor 
  55. Cold Days by Jim Butcher