Book Lists

I started keeping a notebook in 2002 with a list of every book I read... it's 2012 and I still have the same notebook and the same list going...  so, here they are!
Have book recommendations for me? I'd love to hear them!

2002
11.2002 On The Road by Jack Kerouac
11.26.2002 All Families Are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland
12.2002 Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri
12.2002 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
12.2002 Song of Kali by Dan Simmons
12.30.2002 Honeymoon by Kevin Canty

2003
Ghost World - Daniel Clowes
Claws & Effect - Rita Mae Brown
The Hours - Michael Cunningham
Miss Wyoming - Douglas Coupland
Sarah - J.T. Leroy
A is for Alibi - Sue Grafton
Beasts - Joyce Carol Oates
2.18.03  Naked in the Promised Land - Lillian Faderman
3.2.03  Hungry Hearts - Anzia Yezierska
3.4.03  Personal Velocity - Rebecca Miller
3.11.03  Tales of the City & More Tales of the City - A. Maupin
3.12.03  Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut
3.2003   Green Grass Grace - Shawn McBride
4.17.03  Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
4.13.03  Book of Haikus - Jack Kerouac
5.5.03  Visions of Gerard - Kerouac
6.3.03  Microserfs - Douglas Coupland
6.11.03  Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
6.15.03  Queer - William S. Burroughs
7.12.03  Stones from the River - Ursula Hegi
7.17.03  Hey Nostradamus - Douglas Coupland
8.8.03  Catch as Cat Can - Rita Mae Brown
8.11.03  The Hole - Guy Burt
8.17.03  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets #1 - J.K. Rowland
8.22.03  For Fuck's Sake - Robert Lasner
8.26.03  Cloud 8 - Grant Bailie
8.31.03  Breakfast at Tiffany's - Truman Capote
9.8.03  Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban #2 - J.K. Rowling
9.18.03  The BFG - Roald Dahl
9.24.03  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - R. Dahl
9.28.03  Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - R. Dahl
10.6.03  Riding Shotgun - Rita Mae Brown
10.7.03  Baise-Moi - Virginie Despentes
10.12.03  Diary:A Novel - Chuck Palahnuik
11.4.03  A Widow for One Year - John Irving
11.11.03  Crackpots - Sara Pritchard
11.18.03  Villa Incognito - Tom Robbins
11.20.03  Girl in Hyacinth Blue - Susan Vreeland
11.26.03  The DaVinci Code - Dan Brown

2004
1 1.22.04 Shogun by James Clavell
2 1.23.04 Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates
3 1.25.04 The Funny Thing Is by Ellen DeGeneres
4 1.27.04 The Pleasure of My Company by Steve Martin
5 2.2.04 The Tail of the Tip Off by Rita Mae Brown
6 2.2.04 Wasteland by Francesca Lia Block
7 2.6.04 Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
8 2.9.04 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
9 2.13.04 Primavera by Francesca Lia Block
10 2.19.04 Hotspur by Rita Mae Brown
11 2.27.04 Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
12 3.10.04 Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
13 3.15.04 Madras on Rainy Days by Samina Ali
14 3.17.04 Some Girls by Kristin McCloy
15 3.22.04 Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland
16 3.26.04 You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
17 3.30.04 Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
18 5.4.04 The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
19 5.8.04 Tepper Isn't Going Out by Calvin Trillin
20 5.19.04 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
21 5.22.04 Ask the Dust by John Fante
22 5.23.04 The Pearl by John Steinbeck
23 5.26.04 The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
24 6.1.04 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
25 6.2.04 Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Dorothy Allison
26 6.6.04 Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler
27 6.10.04 The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
28 6.18.04 Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire
29 6.26.04 The Snow Garden by Christopher Rice
30 7.7.04 Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
31 7.13.04 M is for Malice by Sue Grafton
32 8.3.04 The Corrections (audio book) by Jonathan Franzen
33 8.12.04 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

(and i didn't complete any books from 8.12.04-1.1.05, sadly)

My favorite books of 2004:
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

My least favorite books of 2004 (i kinda hated these books, actually):
The Funny Thing Is by Ellen DeGeneres
Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire


2005
1. 1/2/05 Dracula by Bram Stoker
2. 1/4/05 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
3. 1/5/05 The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
4. 1/23/05 Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire (#4) by JK Rowling
5. 1/30/05 Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
6. 2/9/05 69 Things to Do with a Dead Princess by Stewart Home
7. 2/19/05 The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
8. 2/27/06 Life After God by Douglas Coupland
9. 3/4/05 Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
10. 3/25/05 A Child's Book of True Crime by Chloe Hooper
11. 4/1/05 P is for Peril by Sue Grafton
12. 4/11/05 Artemis Fowl: The Artic Incident (#2) by Eoin Colfer
13. 5/2/05 Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix (#5) by JK Rowling
14. 5/7/05 Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
15. 5/12/05 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
16. 5/14/05 The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland
17. 6/2/05 The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
18. 6/6/05 Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl
19. 6/11/05 The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
20. 6/20/05 Light Before Day by Christopher Rice
21. 6/21/05 Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich
22. 6/22/06 The Value of X by Poppy Z. Brite
23. 6/27/05 Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
24. 7/5/05 Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
25. 7/15/05 Whisper of Evil by Rita Mae Brown
26. 7/17/05 Big Mouth & Ugly Girl bu Joyce Carol Oates
27. 7/20/05 Three Plums in One (#1-3) by Janey Evanovich
28. 7/23/05 Monkeewrench by PJ Tracy
29. 8/3/05 Full Cry by Rita Mae Brown
30. 8/8/05 Trace by Patricia Cornwell
31. 8/12/05 Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
32. 8/18/05 Live Bait by PJ Tracy
33. 8/25/05 B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton
34. 8/29/05 A Stranger in This World by Kevin Canty
35. 10/3/05 C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton
36. 10/20/05 Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
37. 11/14/05 Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell
38. 11/22/05 All That Remain by Patricia Cornwell
39. 11/28/05 Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince (#6) by JK Rowling
40. 12/15/05 CSI: Sin City by Max Allan Collins

40 Books Total in 2005.
Most Memorable Books of 2005 = The Time Traveler's Wife, Tipping the Velvet, and The Fountainhead.

2006
1. 1/2/06 Artemis Fowl & The Eternity Code (#3) by Eoin Colfer
2. 1/5/06 Freaky Green Eyes by Joyce Carol Oates
3. 1/17/06 Cat's Eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown
4. 1/31/06 CSI Miami: Florida Getaway by Max Allan Collins
5. 2/28/06 Boy by Roald Dahl
6. 3/6/06 Niagara Falls All Over Again by Elizabeth McCracken
7. 4/4/06 Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx
8. - 10. 4/6/06 Three Complete Novels: D is for Deadbeat, E is for Evidence, and F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton
11. 4/13/06 High Five by Janet Evanovich
12. 4/17/06 Hot Six by Janet Evanovich
13. 4/25/06 Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
14. 5/2/06 Cruel & Unusual by Patricia D Cornwell
15. 5/12/06 The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis
16. 5/23/06 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
17. 5/29/06 The Forest Lover by Susan Vreeland
18. 6/5/06 Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
19. 6/8/06 To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
20. 6/15/06 The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell
21. 6/16/06 Fear Nothing by Dean Kontz
22. 6/19/06 Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
23. 6/23/06 G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton
24. 6/29/06 Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (2nd time reading it)
25. 7/1/06 Sins of the Son by Carlton Stowers
26. 7/16/06 Dead Run by PJ Tracy
27. 7/25/06 H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton
28. 8/1/06 Sour Puss by Rita Mae Brown
29. 8/9/06 Bully by Jim Schutze
30. 8/12/06 From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell
31. 8/14/06 1st to Die by James Patterson
32. 8/19/06 Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
33. 9/15/06 Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell
34. Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell
35. 10/9/06 2nd Chance by James Patterson
36. 10/28/06 Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell
10/29/06 - 1/2/07 and not yet complete Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs

36 Books Total in 2006.
Most Memorable Books of 2006 = Boy by Roald Dahl, Niagara Falls All Over Again by Elizabeth McCracken, The Kite Runner, The Forest Lover, and Bully.


2007
1.6.07 Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
1.16.07 Jewels: A Secret History (non-fiction) by Victoria Finlay
1.22.07 Necklace of Kisses by Francesca Lia Block
1.26.07 Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
2.21.07 Artemis Fowl & the Opal Deception (#4) by Eoin Colfer
3.3.07 3rd Degree by James Patterson
6.18.07 J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton
6.27.07 Slip & Fall by Nick Santora
7.5.07 Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell
7.6.07 4th of July by James Patterson
7.21.07 K is for Killer by Sue Grafton
7.22.07 George's Marvelous Medicine by Raold Dahl
9.14.07 Snow Blind by P.J.Tracy
10.4.07 L is for Lawless


2008
1.15.08 Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich
12.2.08 Twelve Hours Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old by Suzy Giordano
12.2.08 Jo Frost's Confident Baby Care by Jo Frost
12.16.08 The Reality of Breastfeeding: Reflections by Contemporary Women edited by Amy Benson Brown & Kathryn Read McPherson
12.17.08 Ritual in Death (audio) by J.D. Robb 

2009
1.31.09  Q is for Quarry (audio) by Sue Grafton
2.10.09  Looking for Alaska by John Green
2.11.09  Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
2.16.09  Confessions of the Other Mother: Nonbiological Lesbian Moms Tell All!  by Harlyn Aizley
2.21.09  O is for Outlaw (audio) by Sue Grafton
2.22.09  The Baby Food Bible by Eileen Behan
3.2.09   When The Bough Breaks (audio) by Jonathan Kellerman
3.9.09  Death du Jour by Kathy Reichs
4.1.01   Metro Girl (audio) by Janet Evanovich
5.6.09  Motor Mouth (audio) by Janet Evanovich
6.4.09   Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
6.6.09  New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
6.18.09  N is for Noose by Sue Grafton
6.23.09  Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
7.1.09  Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
10.3.09  Plain Promise by Beth Wiseman
10.7.09  Shadows of Lancaster County by Mindy Starns Clark
10.11.09  The Hope of Refuge by Cindy Woodsmall
10.15.09  Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
10.31.09  Deadly Decisions by Kathy Reichs

2010
10.30.10  The Parting by Beverly Lewis
11.4.10  Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich
11.12.10  Puss 'N' Cahoots by Rita Mae Brown
11.17.10  The Forbidden by Beverly Lewis
11.29.10  The Longing by Beverly Lewis
12.30.10  4th of July by James Patterson

2011
1.3.11  Harry Potter & the Deathly Hollows (#7) by J.K. Rowling
1.2011  Visions in Deathy by J.D. Robb
2.3.11  R is for Richochet by Sue Grafton
2.9.11  Full House by Janet Evanovich
2.19.11  Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
2.22.11  The Shunning by Beverly Lewis
2.23.11  The Confession by Beverly Lewis
2.28.11  The Reckoning by Beverly Lewis
3.4.11  The Last Precinct (#11) by Patricia Cornwell
3.8.11  Blow Fly (#12) by Patricia Cornwell
3.10.11  Trace (#13) by Patricia Cornwell (read this one for the 2nd time)
3.15.11  Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
3.16.11  Hero at Large by Janet Evanovich
3.20.11  Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich
(My 2011 list is really long... so it'll take me a little while to type it out whenever I get some time...  to be continued....)

2012
1.1.12  Eleventh Hour (FBI series #7) by Catherine Coulter
1.3.12  Wild Card (Elite Ops series #1) by Lora Leigh
1.5.12  Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
1.5.12  Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
1.9.12  Specials by Scott Westerfeld
1.11.12  Extras by Scott Westerfeld
1.12.12  Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelley
1.16.12  Samantha Moon Vampire for Hire Series (all four books) by J.R. Rain
                  #1 Moon Dance, #2 Vampire Moon, #3 American Vampire, #4 Moon Child
1.16.12  Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Series #1) by Charlaine Harris
1.17.12  Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Series #2) by Charlaine Harris
1.18.12  Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Series #3) by Charlaine Harris
1.19.12  Dead to the World (Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Series #4) by Charlaine Harris

 .... to be updated as the year goes on!

(These lists were copied pasted from where I typed them originally so the formats don't match... so I'll fix that eventually! And I still need to type up the 2011 list. That'll happen soon... check back!)



The notebook which I've kept "the list" since 2002...

An inside page of my "book list" notebook...


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