Netty's 888 List

I went for a true 888 with 64 books & no repeats. Those marked with an * are ones that were already on my TBR pile.

I. Sci Fi/Fantasy
1. Exiles Return by Raymond Feist*
2. Chainfire by Terry Goodkind*
3. Phantom by Terry Goodkind*
4. A Feast for Crowns by George R.R. Martin*
5. Orc King by R.A. Salvatore*
6. Swan Song by Robert McCammon*
7. The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
8. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

II. Classics
1. Persuasion by Jane Austen* - completed 1/11/08
2. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen* - completed 1/22/08
3. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen* - completed 1/14/08
4. Lady Susan by Jane Austen*
5. Villette by Charlotte Bronte
6. A Room With a View by EM Forster
7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstory
8. Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence

III. Mystery/Thriller
1. A Superior Death by Nevada Barr* - completed 1/17/08
2. Second Thoughts by Margot Dalton*
3. The Darkest Evening of the Year by Dean Koontz* - completed 1/15/08
4. Book of the Dead by Patricia Cornwell
5. The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
6. Double Cross by James Patterson
7. Gone Baby Gone by Dennis Lehane
8. Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris

IV. Books by North Carolina Authors
1. The Life All Around Me by Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons*
2. Fair and Tender Ladies by Lee Smith
3. The Winter People by John Ehle
4. The Secret of Hurricanes by Theresa Williams
5. Raney by Clyde Edgerton
6. In the Forest of Harm by Sallie Bissell
7. The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love by Joan A. Medlicott
8. Brave Enemies by Robert Morgan

V. Non-fiction
1. Big Russ & Me by Tim Russert*
2. The Innocent Man by John Grisham*
3. We Were Soldiers Once...And Young by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore & Joseph Galloway*
4. Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley & Ron Powers*
5. The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
6. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt*
7. All Over But the Shoutin' by Rick Bragg
8. A Long Way gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

VI. Women's Fiction
1. Atonement by Ian McEwan - completed 1/26/08
2. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
3. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
4. Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos
5. Back on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber
6. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind by Ann B. Ross
7. The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
8. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell

VII. Books from the 2007 NY Times Notable List
1. The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa
2. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
3. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
4. The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano
5. Later, at the Bar by Rebecca Barry
6. Cheating at Canasta by William Trevor
7. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
8. Matrimony by Joshua Henkin

VIII. Books Published in 2008 - list to be completed through the year
1. Duma Key - Stephen King - completed 1/27/08
2. Snowfall at Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs

Posted by Susan at 1/13/2008 11:17:00 PM


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