2009 Reading List

"Some women have a weakness for shoes... I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books." - Oprah Winfrey

Thank you for clicking through! Below are the books I've read, are in progress, or are on my "to be read" (TBR) stack. The book titles are linked to Amazon's site if you're interested in purchasing the book. Amazon links open in a single, separate browser window. All BookCrossing links open in a 2nd separate window and all LiveJournal links open in a 3rd separate window.

Current number of pages from 38 completed books: 14158pp. A daily average of 38.8pp for the year.

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No. Status Title & Author Review Link Date Completed
1. Read
The Spy Who Came for Christmas, 228pp (Library Hardback)
By David Morrell
pending 2 Jan 2009
2. Read
A Wizard of Earthsea: The First Book of Earthsea, 198pp (library)
By Ursula K Le Guin
pending 14 Jan 2009
3. Read
Weather Warden 07: Gale Force, 306pp (library)
By Rachel Caine
pending 16 Jan 2009
4. Read
Anita Blake 15: The Harlequin , 434pp (406pp) (library)
By Laurell K. Hamilton
pending 23 Jan 2009
5. Read
The Other Boleyn Girl, 666pp (large library softback)
By Philippa Gregory
pending 8 Feb 2009
6. Read
Anita Blake 16: Blood Noir, 340pp (library)
By Laurell K. Hamilton
pending 2 Mar 2009
7. Read
The Holocaust Is Over; We Must Rise From Its Ashes, 242pp (library)
By Avraham Burg
pending 7 Mar 2009
8. Read
Winning By Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life, 250pp
By Jillian Michaels
pending 9 Mar 2009
9. Read
Merry Gentry 07: Swallowing Darkness, 365pp (large hardcover library book)
By Laurell K. Hamilton
pending 9 Mar 2009
10. Read
Southern Vampire (Sookie Stackhouse) 07: All Together Dead, 323pp
By Charlaine Harris
pending 12 Mar 2009
11. Read
Southern Vampire (Sookie Stackhouse) 08: From Dead to Worse, 359pp
By Charlaine Harris
pending 15 Mar 2009
12. Read
Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War, 341pp
By Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad
pending 31 Mar 2009
13. Read
Women of the Otherworld 07: No Humans Involved, 342pp
By Kelley Armstrong
pending 5 Apr 2009
14. Read
Women of the Otherworld 08: Personal Demon, 371pp
By Kelley Armstrong
pending 11 Apr 2009
15. Read
Scarpetta 13: Trace, 401pp
By Patricia Cornwell
pending 10 May 2009
16. Read
Scarpetta 14: Predator, 406pp
By Patricia Cornwell
pending 16 May 2009
17. Read
Master Your Metabolism, 247pp
By Jillian Michaels/Mariska Van Aalst
pending 27 May 2009
18. Read
Scarpetta 15: Book of the Dead, 511pp
By Patricia Cornwell
pending 30 May 2009
19. Read
Scarpetta 16: Scarpetta, 500pp
By Patricia Cornwell
pending 6 June 2009
20. Read
The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women, 219pp
By Jessica Valenti
pending 12 June 2009
21. Read
Rachel Morgan 07: White Witch, Black Curse, 504pp
By Kim Harrison
pending 18 June 2009
22. Read
Sookie Stackhouse 09: Dead and Gone , 312pp
By Charlaine Harris
pending 21 June 2009
23. Read
Rat King, 319 102pp
By China Miéville
pending 29 June 2009
24. Read
Dresden Files 11: Turn Coat , 418pp
By Jim Butcher
pending 6 July 2009
25. Read
Anita Blake 17: Skin Trade, 486pp
By Laurell K. Hamilton
pending 23 July 2009
26. Read
Was Superman A Spy?, 235pp
By Brian Cronin
pending 24 July 2009
27. Read
Vampire Babylon 01: Night Rising, 341pp
By Chris Marie Green
pending 28 July 2009
28. Read
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, 295pp
By Mary Roach
pending 3 Aug 2009
29. Read
The Olympians 01: The Lightning Thief, 375pp
By Rick Riordan
pending 6 Aug 2009
30. Read
The Taste of Night: The Second Sign of the Zodiac, 440pp
By Vicki Pettersson
pending 13 Aug 2009
31. Read
The Olympians 02: The Sea of Monsters, 279pp
By Rick Riordan
pending 18 Aug 2009
32. Read
Chew On This, 264pp
By Eric Schlosser & Charles Wilson
pending 27 Aug 2009
33. Read
Many Bloody Returns, 355pp
Edited By Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner
pending 4? Sept 2009
34. Read
War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race, 5?? 250pp
By Edwin Black
pending 6?? Nov 2009 (9wks!)
35. Read
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, 271pp
By Jennifer Block
pending 22 Nov 2009
36. Read
The Templar Legacy, 487pp
By Steve Berry
pending 30 Nov 2009
37. Read
Weather Warden 08: Cape Storm, 305pp
By Rachel Caine
pending 4 Dec 2009
38. Read
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, 235pp
By Alexander McCall Smith
pending 8 Dec 2009
39. Read
Kushiel 04: Kushiel's Scion, 943pp
By Jacqueline Carey
pending 18 Dec 2009
40. In progress
Citizen Washington, 675 212pp
By William Martin
pending As of
31 Dec 2009
  In Progress
The Scientists: A History of Scientists Told Through the Lives of its Greatest Inventors, 616pp (hardback)
By John Gribbin

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