Ashleigh's List

I'm reposting my list because I have a new blog :

I'm using this opportunity to mark some books off the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die as well as take the time to check out some books that I've been meaning to read for awhile.

completed books written in red

1 :: Books by Charles Dickens
: Our Mutual Friend
: A Tale of Two Cities (review)
: Hard Times
: Bleak House
: David Copperfield
: Martin Chuzzlewit
: Nicholas Nickleby
: Oliver Twist

2 :: Written in the 1700s
: Robinson Crusoe . Daniel Defoe
: Gulliver's Travels . Jonathan Swift
: The Female Quixote . Charlotte Lennox (review)
: Dangerous Liasons . Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
: The 120 Days of Sodom . Marquis de Sade
: Hyperion . Friedrich Holderlin
: Fanny Hill . John Cleland
: The Vicar of Wakefield . Oliver Goldsmith

5 :: Written in the 1800s
: She . H. Rider Haggard
: Fruits of the Earth. Andre Gide
: Kidnapped . Robert Louis Stevenson
: By the Open Sea . August Strindberg
: Far From the Maddening Crowd . Thomas Hardy
: In A Glass Darkly . Sheridan le Fanu
: The Moonstone . Wilkie Collins
: Madame Bovary . Gustave Flaubert

4 :: Written in the 1900s
: Underworld . Don DeLillo
: Empire of the Sun . J.G. Ballard
: Cold Comfort Farm : Stella Gibbons (review)
: 2001: A Space Odyssey . Arthur C. Clarke
: The Last Temptation of Christ . Nikos Kazantzakis
: Les Enfants Terribles . Jean Cocteau
: Tarzan of the Apes . Edgar Rice Burroughs
: Where Angels Fear to Tread . E.M. Forster (review)

5 :: Over 500 pages
: The Three Musketeers . Alexandre Dumas
: Pamela . Samuel Richardson
: Les Misérables . Victor Hugo
: Middlemarch . George Eliot (review)
: The Brothers Karamazov . Fyodor Dostoevsky
: Ben-Hur . Lew Wallace
: Germinal . Emile Zola
: Remembrance of Things Past . Marcel Proust

6 :: Books Written by Last Names Beginning with - M
: One Hundred Years of Solitude . Gabriel Garcia Marquez
: A Woman's Life . Guy de Maupassant
: Saturday . Ian McEwan
: Kafka on the Shore . Haruki Murakami
: Don't Move . Margaret Mazzantini
: Wittgenstein's Mistress . David Markson
: The Black Prince . Iris Murdoch
: The Man of Feeling . Henry Mackenzie

7 :: The Last 8 on the List (unless listed above or previously read)
: Never Let Me Go . Kazuo Ishiguro
: On Beauty . Zadie Smith (review)
: Adjunct: An Undigest . Peter Manson
: The Sea . John Banville
: The Red Queen . Margaret Drabble
: The Plot Against America . Philip Roth
: The Master . Colm Toibin
: Vanishing Point . David Markson

8 :: Popular Books I've Been Meaning to Read
: Water for Elephants . Sara Gruen (review)
: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell . Susanna Clarke
: The Namesake . Jhumpa Lahiri (review)
: The Book Thief . Markus Zusak
: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan . Lisa See
: The Memory Keeper's Daughter . Kim Edwards
: Bee Season . Myla Goldberg (review)
: The Thirteenth Tale . Diane Setterfield

:: Ashleigh :: random field notes ::

Posted by Ashleigh at 2/25/2008 02:05:00 PM 0 comments

Sandy M (Strlady)'s Triple 8 Lists

I'm really excited about joining the challenge, and it is just that, a challenge since narrowing down the categories and deciding what to read has really been taxing but I have made up my list and have filled out my categories with as many books as I could think of. i still have a few categories that have open slots but I don't expect those to be empty for very long.

I will be posting my reviews on my blog at: Sandy's Reading Journal

When I complete a book and post the review I'll edit the list to change the color of the selection and include a link to the postings. If I do not review the book I'll still change the color of the selection to reflect that I have already read it.

Here are my categories and selections:

Group 1: Anthologies
1) Stroke of Midnight
2) Dead and Loving It
3) Hot Spell
4) Bite
5) Hero, Come Back
6) A Gift of Love
7) Veils of Time
8) Just One Sip

Group 2: Audiobooks
1) An Arranged Marriage by Jo Beverley
2) An Unwilling Bride by Jo Beverley
3) Mirror Image by Sandra Brown
4) Play Dirty - Sandra Brown
5) Seventh Heaven by Catherine Anderson
6) Running from the Law by Lisa Scottoline
7) Killer Heat by Linda Fairstein
8) The Collectors by David Baldacci

Group 3: Romantic Suspense
1) Play Dirty - Sandra Brown
2) Mirror Image - Sandra Brown
3) Kill and Tell - Linda Howard
4) The Missing by Shiloh Walker
5) Slightly Shady by Amanda Quick
6) Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown (read but not reviewed)
7) Death Angel by Linda Howard
8) Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard (read but not reviewed)

Group 4: Paranormals
1) Lover Enshrined - J.R. Ward
2) Through the Veil by Shiloh Walker
3) A Kiss of Shadows by Laurell K.Hamilton
4) A Caress of Twilight by Laurell K.Hamilton
5) Seduced by Moonlight by Laurell K.Hamilton (read but not reviewed)
6) A Stroke of Midnight by Laurell K.Hamilton (read but not reviewed)
7) Mistral's Kiss by Laurell K.Hamilton (read but not reviewed)
8) A Lick of Frost by Laurell K.Hamilton (read but not reviewed)

Group 5: Published before 2000
1) The Princess and the Pea - Victoria Alexander
2) A Valentine Wedding - Jane Feather
3) All Night Long by Michele Albert
4) Family Man by Jayne Ann Krentz
5) Lady Be Good by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
6) Bewitching by Jill Barnett
7) Dreaming by Jill Barnett
8) Running from the Law by Lisa Scottoline

Group 6: Series Romance:
1) The Littlest Cowboy - Maggie Shayne
2) Expecting his Royal Baby by Susan Stephens
3) Indiscreet by Mary Balogh
4) Baby, I'm Yours by Karen Templeton
5) Forbidden by Suzanne Brockmann
6) Freedom's Price by Suzanne Brockmann
7) Awakening Beauty by Amy Fetzer
8) Body Language by Suzanne Brockmann

Group 7: YA
1) Sweet Far Thing - Libba Bray
2) Brisnger - Chris Paolini (read but not reviewed - DNF)
3) Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
4) Dragon Rider - Cornelia Funke
5) Redwall - Brian Jacques
6) Twlight by Stephenie Meyer
7) New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
8) Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Group 8: New Authors
1) The Smoke Thief by Shana Abe
2) Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
3) Dead Until Dark - Charlaine Harris
4) One Wicked Night - Sari Robins
5) After the Kiss by Karen Ranney
6) Bewitching by Jill Barnett
7) The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
8) Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison

Posted by Strlady at 2/16/2008 09:51:00 PM 0 comments

J.C. Montgomery's List

Books which are overlaps are in bold.
Books I have already read and reviewed show as links back to my blog.

    Women Authors
    1. The Gathering by Anne Enright
    2. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
    3. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
    4. The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
    5. Pilgrim At Tinker Creek by Anne Dillard
    6. What The Dead Know by Laura Lippmann
    7. Katherine by Anya Seton
    8. The Shadow Catcher by Marianne Wiggins

    From My TBR Shelf
    1. The Declaration by Gemma Malley
    2. The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles
    3. Kept by D.J. Taylor
    4. Exit Ghost by Philip Roth
    5. Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
    6. Brother Odd by Dean Koontz
    7. Forever Odd by Dean Koontz
    8. The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld

    Short Story Collections
    1. Classic Ghost Stories - Ed. by John Grafton
    2. The Ebony Tower by John Fowles
    3. Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter
    4. Later, At The Bar by Rebecca Barry
    5. Sunstroke: And Other Stories by Tessa Hadley
    6. 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
    7. Dubliners by James Joyce
    8. Into The Dreamlands - Various

    Fantasy/Dark Fantasy (a whole new genre for me!)
    1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
    2. Unquiet Dreams by Mark Del Franco
    3. Unshapely Things by Mark Del Franco
    4. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
    5. Into The Dreamlands - Various
    6. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
    7. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
    8. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

    Award Winners
    1. Independence Day by Richard Ford
    2. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
    3. The Gathering by Anne Enright
    4. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
    5. The Known World by Edward Jones
    6. Beloved by Toni Morrison
    7. Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter
    8. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    Banned Books
    1. The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
    2. Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett
    3. The House Of Spirits by Isabel Allende
    4. Foxfire by Joyce Carol Oates
    5. Beloved by Toni Morrison
    6. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
    7. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
    8. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck

    Books with 'Book' Theme
    1. The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    3. City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moer
    4. The Yellow-Lighted Bookstore by Lewis Buzbee
    5. An Alphabetical Life by Wendy Werris
    6. The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco
    7. The Rule Of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
    8. The Archivist's Story by Travis Holland

    Historical Fiction
    1. Katherine by Anya Seton
    2. The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton
    3. Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett
    4. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
    5. Snow Flower And The Secret Fan by Lisa See
    6. March by Geraldine Brooks
    7. Soul Catcher by Michael C. White
    8. The Commoner by John Burnham Scwartz

Posted by J.C. Montgomery at 2/12/2008 02:13:00 PM 0 comments

Amy E's List

As of Feb: 3/59

Emboldened works are my duplicates.

1. Queer Fiction

Fiction with LGBTTQQIAAP themes

  1. Jack, A.M. Homes
  2. Maurice, E.M. Forester
  3. Nightwood, Djuna Barnes
  4. A Son Called Gabriel, Damian McNicholl
  5. Choir Boy, Charlie Anders
  6. Best Lesbian Erotica 2007, Tristan Taormino (I swear it’s not cheating.)
  7. Rose of No Man’s Land, Michelle Tea
  8. Orlando, Virginia Woolf

2. Authored by a female-identified person

  1. Everything You Need, A.L. Kennedy
  2. My Sister’s Continent, Gina Frangello
  3. Bastard Out of Carolina, Dorothy Allison
  4. The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
  5. Everyone’s Pretty, Lydia Millet
  6. In the Country of the Young, Lisa Carey
  7. The End of Mr Y, Scarlett Thomas
  8. The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America, Michelle Tea

3. French (aka Books by Colette and Anaïs Nin)

I intended to make this category more diverse, but I’ve had these books on my to-read list for so long the Colette/Nin thing just sort of happened.

  1. Cities of the Interior: Book 1, Anaïs Nin
  2. Cities of the Interior: Book 2, Anaïs Nin
  3. Cities of the Interior: Book 3, Anaïs Nin
  4. Cities of the Interior: Book 4, Anaïs Nin 
  5. Cities of the Interior: Book 5, Anaïs Nin (Okay, this was probably cheating.)
  6. The Complete Claudine, Colette
  7. Little Birds, Anaïs Nin
  8. Delta of Venus, Anaïs Nin

4. Poetry

My goal here is not to read the entirety of these poets’ works but to find at least one poem from each that I really really like.

  1. Ariel, Sylvia Plath
  2. Complete Poems of Anne Sexton, Anne Sexton
  3. The Poems of Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson
  4. Selected Poems, Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  5. Poems of W.B. Yeats, W.B. Yeats
  6. Poems of John Keats, John Keats
  7. Rossetti: Poems, Christina Rossetti
  8. Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman (because he looks like Gandalf)

5. Feminism and Queer Theory

A nonfiction counterpart to the queer fiction category

  1. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Judith Butler
  2. The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminism Abortion Service, Laura Kaplan
  3. The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women, Naomi Wolf
  4. Myths of Gender, Anne Fausto-Sterling
  5. The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade, Ann Fessler
  6. The Riddle of Gender, Deborah Rudacille
  7. Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality, Anne Fausto-Sterling
  8. Gender, Race, and Class, Lynn S. Chancer et al.

6. Books that are older than me

Things published before 1984.

  1. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
  2. A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
  3. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
  4. Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
  5. The Piano Teacher, Elfriede Jelinek
  6. The Last Unicorn, Peter S. Beagle
  7. An Introduction to Mathematics, Alfred North Whitehead
  8. The Aims of Education, Alfred North Whitehead

7. Philosophy and/or Activism

  1. An Introduction to Mathematics, Alfred North Whitehead
  2. The Aims of Education, Alfred North Whitehead
  3. Philosophical Writings, Simone de Beauvoir
  4. The Ethics of Ambiguity, Simone de Beauvoir
  5. Scientific Inquiry: Readings in the Philosophy of Science, Robert Klee
  6. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, William McDonough et al.
  7. Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
  8. No Contest: The Case Against Competition, Alfie Kohn

8. Light Reading – A respite from my own list

  1. A Practical Guide to Racism, C.H. Dalton
  2. The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science, Natile Angier
  3. The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasure of Obituaries, Marilyn Johnson
  4. The Farewell Chronicles: How We Really Respond to Death, Anneli S. Rufus
  5. How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read, Pierre Bayard
  6. The Last Unicorn, Peter S. Beagle
  7. The Orphan's Tales: In the Cities of Coin and Spice, Catherynne Valente
  8. Dahlia Season, Myriam Gurba
Edit (2/16): Replaced a duplicate of Choir Boy with the second volume of The Orphan's Tales and a dup. of Maurice with The Sun Also Rises.

Edit (2/24): Added Dahlia Season to light reading. I’m not sure why it didn't make it on the list the first time.

Posted by Amy E. at 2/09/2008 12:26:00 PM 1 comments

Embejo's List


1. Children’s Favourites
2. Classics
3. Non-Fiction
4. Historical Fiction
5. Books I’ve wanted to read
6. Light Fiction/Easy to read
7. Homeschooling/Education
8. Books made into Movies
9. About or Set in Africa

Progress: 38/64

Children’s Favourites:
1. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
2. The Willoughbys - Lois Lowry
3. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carrol
4. The Borrowers - Mary Norton
5. The Complete Tales - Beatrix Potter
6. Pollyanna - Elanor Porter
7. Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling
8. Pipi Longstocking - AstridLindgren

1. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
3. Lord of the Flies - Golding
4. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
5. 1984 - George Orwell
6. All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Remarque
7. The Catcher in the Rye - J D Sallinger
8. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
9. The Sea - John Banville

1. Adventures of Pioneer Women in NZ
2. Five Days in London - John Lukacs
3. Boy: Tales of Childhood - Roald Dahl
4. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
5. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage - Alfred Lansing
6. Absolute Power - Ian Wishart

Historical Fiction:
1. The Handmaid and the Carpenter - Elizabeth Berg
2. Sarah - Orson Scott Card
3. A Voice in the Wind - Francine Rivers
4. The Boleyn Inheritance - Philippa Gregory
5. The Constant Princess - Philippa Gregory
6. Resistance - Owen Sheers
7. Morgan's Run - Colleen McCullough
8. Jessica - Bryce Courtenay

Books I’ve wanted to read:
1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
2. The Colour Purple - Walker
3. My Left Foot - Christy Brown
4. I am David - Anne Holm
5. Once Were Warriors - Alan Duff
6. The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield
7. The Widow and Her Hero - Thomas Keneally
8. Lies That Go Unchallenged - Charles Colson

Light/Easy Fiction:
1. The Pilot’s Wife - Anita Shreve
2. A River Runs Through it - Norman Maclean
3. Lucy Sullivan Got Married - Marian Keyes
4. Mrs Kimble - Jennifer Haigh
5. –
6. –
7. –
8. –

1. Honey for a Child’s Heart - Gladys Hunt
2. The Well Trained Mind - Jessie Wise, Susan Wise Bauer
3. For the Children’s Sake - Susan Schaeffer Macauley
4. Dumbing us Down - John Gatto
5. Romancing Your Child's Heart - Monte Swan
6. –
7. –
8. –

Books Into Movies:
1. Master and Commander - Patrick O’Brian
2. The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum
3. The Perfect Storm - Sebastion Junger
4. Forest Gump - Winston Groom
5. Schindler’s List - Thomas Keneally
6. Corelli’s Mandolin - Loius DeBernieres (didn't finish)
7. The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje
8. The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks

About/ Set in Africa
1. Tandia - Bryce Courtenay
2. Left to Tell - Immaculee Ilibagiza
3. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Child Soldier - Ishmael Beah
4. Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela
5 There is no me without You - Melissa Fay Greene
6. Cry the Beloved Country - Alan Paton
7. I Dreamed of Africa - Kuki Gallman
8. The Sound of Thunder - Wilbur Smith

Yes, I know I have 9 categories....I'm changing it as I go along. It will be settled by the end.

Posted by embejo at 2/08/2008 10:52:00 PM 0 comments

Sandra's choice

Hi here's my list finally... =)

The Sherlock Holmes Series (9 books as I want to complete my series)

  1. A Study In Scarlet
  2. The Signs of Four
  3. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  4. The Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes
  5. The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  6. The Hound of the Baskervilles
  7. The Valley of Fear
  8. The Last Bow
  9. The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
  1. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  2. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  3. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  4. TBC
  5. TBC
  6. TBC
  7. TBC
  8. TBC
  1. Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes
  2. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  4. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
  5. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  6. Cry, the Beloved Country – Alan Paton
  7. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  8. TBC
1800s and before
  1. Dracula – Bram Stoker
  2. The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
  3. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  5. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  6. Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne
  7. Hard Times – Charles Dickens
  8. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
19th Century Women Writers
  1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
  2. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
  3. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  4. Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  5. Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
  6. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
  7. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  8. The Awakening – Kate Chopin
From the Movies
  1. Lord of the Rings (The Fellowship of the Ring) - J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Lord of the Ring (The Two Towers) - J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. Lord of the Ring (The Return of the King) - J.R.R. Tolkien
  4. P.S I Love You - Cecilia Ahern
  5. Stardust - Neil Gaiman
  6. TBC
  7. TBC
  8. TBC
Chick Lit
  1. Everyone Worth Knowing - Lauren Weisberger
  2. The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic - Sophie Kinsella
  3. Shopaholic Abroad - Sophie Kinsella
  4. Shopaholic Ties the Knot - Sophie Kinsella
  5. Shopaholic & Sister - Sophie Kinsella
  6. Shopaholic & Baby - Sophie Kinsella
  7. TBC
  8. TBC
  1. The World Is Flat - Thomas L. Friedman
  2. The Age of Turbulence - Alan Greenspan
  3. Wild Swans – Jung Chang
  4. TBC
  5. TBC
  6. TBC
  7. TBC
  8. TBC

Posted by Sandra at 2/06/2008 12:53:00 PM 1 comments

Joanna's 888 list

Completed: 31/56 as of 4 August 2008

Books that have been on my Amazon wish list for ages (3/8)
1) Hunting and Gathering by Ana Gavalda
2) The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
3) Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
4) Perfume by Patrick Suskind
5) Unstolen by Wendy Jean
6) Undead and Unwed by Mary Janice Davidson
7) Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson
8) Witch Child by Celia Rees

Classics (6/8)
1) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2) The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery
3) Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
4) Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
5) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
6) The Color Purple by Alice Walker
7) Animal Farm by George Orwell
8) Winnie-the-pooh by A.A. Milne

Books in Polish (2/8)
1) Klub mało używanych dziewic - Monika Szwaja
2) Samotność w sieci - Janusz L. Wiśniewski
3) Quo vadis – Henryk Sienkiewicz
4) Ono - Dorota Terakowska
5) A nie mówiłam - Katarzyna Grochola
6) Różowe tabletki na uspokojenie - Katarzyna Janda
7) Tego lata, w Zawrociu - Hanna Kowalewska
8) Dziennik Irlandzki by Heinrich Boll

Prize winners (4/8)
1) The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
2) Murder on a Girls' Night Out (Agatha Award)
3) The Color Purple (1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Award)
4) The True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
5) The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
6) The Giver (1994 Newbery Medal)
7) Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
8) To Kill a Mockingbird (Pulitzer 1960)

Non-Fiction (3/8)
1) Getting Things Done by David Allen
2) The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
3) The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
4) The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
5) Imperium by Ryszard Kapuściński
6) The Celts, First Masters of Europe by Christiane Eluerest
7) A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong
8) The Year 1000 by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger

Women Writers (6/8)
1) Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
2) The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
3) Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
4) Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
5) Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
6) I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
7) The Boy on the Bus by Deborah Schupack
8) The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Fantasy/S-F/Supernatural (6/8)
1) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
2) Stardust by Neil Gaiman
3) Undead and Unwed by Mary-Janice Davidson
4) Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
5) Jennifer Government by Max Barry
6) The Giver by Lois Lowry
7) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
8) The Stolen Child by Keith Donahue

Young Adult (6/8)
1) Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
2) Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesaar
3) Girls Under Pressure by Jacqueline Wilson
4) The Earth, My Butt and Other Big, Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
5) The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
6) The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares
7) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
8) Witch Child by Celia Rees

Posted by joanna at 2/05/2008 06:20:00 AM 2 comments

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