Sunday, February 01, 2009

Books Read in 2009

Cumulative Reading List for 2009.

January 2009
1. Drawers & Booths, by Ara 13 (2007; 215 pages; fiction)
2. Cover Her Face, by P.D. James (1962; 250 pages; mystery fiction; series book: Adam Dalgliesh)
3. The Master, by Colm Toibin (2004; 338 pages; fiction)
4. Rest in Pieces, by Rita Mae Brown (1992; 347 pages; mystery fiction; series book: Mrs. Murphy) [Review to come]
5. Hotel Du Lac, by Anita Brookner (1984; 184 pages; fiction)
6. Solaris, by Stanislaw Lem (1961; 204 pages; science fiction)

February 2009
7. Index to Murder, by Jo Dereske (2008; 259 pages; fiction; series book: Miss Zukas mysteries)
8. Land of Marvels, by Barry Unsworth (2009; 287 pages; fiction)
9. The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton (1920; 285 pages; fiction)
10. The Great Victorian Collection, by Brian Moore (1975; 213 pages; fiction)

March 2009
11. Blasphemy, by Douglas Preston (2008; 524 pages; fiction)
12. Angels & Insects: Two Novellas, by A.S. Byatt (1992; 340 pages; fiction)
13. The Private Patient, by P.D. James (2008; 352 pages; fiction; series book: Adam Dalgliesh mysteries)
14. Angels & Demons, by Dan Brown (2000; 572 pages; fiction)

April 2009
15. The Way Through the Woods, by Colin Dexter (1992; 296 pgs; fiction; series book: Inspector Morse mysteries)
16. The Book of God and Physics, by Enrique Joven (2009; 350 pages; fiction)
17. The Old Man and Me, by Elaine Dundy (1963; 231 pages; fiction)

May 2009
18. Brimstone, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (2004; 500 pages; fiction)
19. The Optimist's Daughter, by Eudora Welty (1972; 109 pages; fiction)
20. Ellen Foster, by Kaye Gibbons (1987; 126 pages; fiction)
21. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O'Brien (1971; 233 pages; fiction)
22. To Dance with the White Dog, by Terry Kay (1990; 241 pages; fiction)
23. The Unit, by Ninni Holmqvist (2006/2009; 268 pages; fiction)
24. Moon Tiger, by Penelope Lively (1987; 208 pages; fiction)

June 2009
25. The Longshot, by Katie Kitamura (2009; 191 pages; fiction)
26. The Valley of Fear, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1914; 320 pages; fiction)
27. The Mothman Prophecies, by John A. Keel (1975; 288 pages; nonfiction)

July 2009
28. The Angel's Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (2009; 470 pages; fiction)
29. Sacred Hearts, by Sarah Dunant (2009; 402 pages; fiction)
30. The Fire, by Katherine Neville (2008; 445 pages; fiction)

August 2009
31. Grave Goods, by Ariana Franklin (2009; 337 pages; fiction; series book: Mistress of the Art of Death mysteries)
32. Fear the Worst, by Linwood Barclay (2009; 400 pages; fiction)
33. Rabbit Is Rich, by John Updike (1981; 467 pages; fiction)
34. Victory Over Japan, by Ellen Gilchrist (1984; 277 pages; fiction)
35. Dance of Death, by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (2005; 560 pages; fiction)

September 2009
36. The Man in the Picture, by Susan Hill (2007; 145 pages; fiction)
37. The Woman in Black, by Susan Hill (1983; 160 pages; fiction)
38. New Year's Eve, by Lisa Grunwald (1997; 366 pages; fiction)
39. From Doon with Death, by Ruth Rendell (1964; 226 pages; fiction; series book: Inspector Wexford mysteries)

October 2009
40. The Friend of Madame Maigret. Georges Simenon (1950; 186 pages; fiction; series book: Inspector Maigret mysteries)
41. The Lair of the White Worm. Bram Stoker (1911; fiction)

November 2009
42. Homer & Langley. E.L. Doctorow (2009; 208 pages; fiction)
43. The Uncommon Reader. Alan Bennett (2007; 120 pages; fiction)
44. The Lover. Marguerite Duras (1984; 117 pages; fiction)
45. The Lesson of the Master. Henry James (1888; approx. 63 pages; fiction)
46. Stardust. Joseph Kanon

December 2009
47. Santa Clawed. Rita Mae Brown (2008; 240 pages; fiction; series book: Mrs. Murphy mysteries)
48. Christmas Card Magic. Margaret Perry (1967; 127 pages; nonfiction)
49. Crewel Yule. Monica Ferris (2004; 245 pages; fiction; series book: Needlework/Betsy Devonshire mysteries)


2 comments:

  1. I enjoyed Hotel Du Lac and I'm curious about The Master. I'll watch for your review of that. He's an award winning author I always meant to try. Have a good February.

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  2. You're off to a great start!!

    I've passed on award on to you..come by and pick it up...

    http://lifeinthethumb.blogspot.com/2009/02/blog-world-rocks.html

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