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Booking it [Dec. 26th, 2011|09:56 pm]
rachel
In no particular order, all the books I read in 2011.

A bunch by Orson Scott Card:
Pathfinder
The Lost Gate
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender series, book 6)
Shadow Puppets (Ender series, book 7)
Shadow of the Giant (Ender series, book 8)
Maps in a Mirror
(I have an addiction. I'm getting help.)

Graceling, Kristin Cashore
Fire, Kristin Cashore

Omnitopia Dawn, Diane Duane

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz

Great House, Nicole Krauss

Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
Bluebeard's Egg, Margaret Atwood

The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss
The Wise Man's Fear, Patrick Rothfuss

Ready Player One, Ernest Cline

Atonement, Ian McEwan
Saturday, Ian McEwan
Solar, Ian McEwan

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, Leonard Mlodinow

The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way, Bill Bryson

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, Richard Preston

The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas, Jerry Dennis

Mermaid: A Twist on a Classic Tale, Caroline Turgeon

One For the Money, Janet Evanovich

The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Sati, Christopher Pike

The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver

Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns, Carole Rogers

The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street, Robert Scheer

I read four of the books for academic reasons, but all the others were for pleasure. Right now I'm reading both Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen, on my Kindle) and The Lacuna (Barbara Kingsolver, on paper). My New Year's resolution? Read just as much next year.
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