Monday, January 5, 2009

2009 Books

Ratings:
1-3 I wish I could burn all copies of this book.
4-6 Had a few things going for it, but definitely not my favorite.
7-8 I enjoyed or got something out of this book, worth reading.
9-10 One of the best, highly recommended.

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer 8
What's Age Got to Do with It? by Robin McGraw 7
The Tales of Beetle the Bard by J.K. Rowling 7
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 5
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser 7
The Great Eight by Scott Hamilton 7
Same Kind of Different As Me 9
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult 5
Tess of D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 6
The Language of God by Francis Collins 9
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory 8
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant 8
I'll Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse by Michael Franzese 5
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Dahl 7
The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne 8
The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer 9
Dune by Frank Herbert 9
Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrada 8
Middlemarch by George Eliot 7
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld 7
Nine Years in the Saddle by James Lee 7
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson 6
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole 8
Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen 6
Between the Tides by Patti Callahan Henry 9
Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris 8
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 5
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith 7
A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott 4
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson 9
Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris 7
Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton 9
An Assembly Such As This by Pamela Aidan 9
Duty and Desire by Pamela Aidan 4
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton 6
These Three Remain by Pamela Aidan 9
Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan 3
The Help by Kathryn Stockett 9
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Shaffer and Barrows 9
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton 10
My Life in France by Julia Child 7
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 6
The Alchemist's Daughter by Katharine McMahon 6
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama 7
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 9
Midwives by Chris Bohjalian 7
What Difference Do It Make? by Denver Moore and Ron Hall 5
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 9
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde 6
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson 5
Let the Great World Spin by McCann 6
The Running Man by Bachman (Stephen King) 7
Paradise by Toni Morrison 6
Nation by Terry Pratchett 6
The Long Walk by Bachman (Stephen King) 9
Olive Kitteridge by Amy Strout 7
The Host by Stephenie Meyer 6
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood 6
Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell 5
Peony in Love by Lisa See 6
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak 9
Sabriel by Garth Nix 9
Lirael by Garth Nix 7
Abhorsen by Garth Nix 9
Darling Jim by Christian Moerk 6
Day After Night by Anita Diamant 8
Graceling 8
Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King 7


5 comments:

Quad Squad! said...

I canNOT believe that 5 days into the year you have already finished two books! You're amazing!

Becky said...
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Becky said...

sorry to disappoint you Ali, but I have only started them...not finished yet. :)

Quad Squad! said...

Ooooohhh...that makes me feel much better!

Rachel said...

Wasn't "Cry, the Beloved Country" great? Looks like you liked it.