Books I Have Read in 2010

(in red: I really enjoy it!)

January 2010
1. Simple-ology
2. Maxed Out – James Scurlock
3. Born on a Blue Day
4. Spoken Here – Mark Abley
5. Q&A: Slumdog Millionaire– Vikas Swarup
6. Goddess For Hire – Sonia Singh
7. The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
8. Beyond The Narrow Gate – Leslie Chang

February 2010
9. Esperanza’s Box of Saints – Maria Amparo Escandon
10. Brida – Paolo Coelho
11. Stones Into Schools
12. The Cellist of Sarajevo – Steven Galloway
13. Voluntary Madness – Norah Vincent
14. The Naked Man Festival and Other Excuses To Fly Around the World – Brian Thacker
15. Escape from the Carnivale – Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
16. Brother, I am Dying
17. California Demon
18. The Face – Angela Hunt
19. Mary, Bloody Mary – Carolyn Meyer

March 2010
20. The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter – Sharyn McCrumb
21. The Accidental Billionaires
22. Hot, Flat and Crowded
23. Passing Gas: And Other Towns Along the American Highway – Gary Gladstone
24. Away – Amy Bloom
25. Luncheon of the Boating Party – Susan Vreeland
26. The Accidental Office Lady
27. Bound Feet and Western Dress – Pang-Mei Natasha Chang
28. Bottomfeeder – Taras Grescoe

April 2010
29. Peony in Love – Lisa See
30. The Empty Mirror: Experiences in a Japanese Zen Monastery – Janwillem van de Wetering
31. The Medusa and the Snail – Lewis Thomas
32. Pastries – Bharti Kirchner
33. The Face on Your Plate – Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
34. Not Without My Sister
35. A Map of The Child – Darshak Sanghavi
36. In Cuba I was a German Sherpard – Ana Menendez
37. The Ruins – Scott Smith
38. Simple Genius – David Baldacci
39. A Skeleton In God’s Closet – Paul L. Maier
40. Leaving Microsoft to Change the World – John Wood
41. Freedom: The Story of My Second Life – Malika Oufkir
42. Mathematics and Sex – Clio Cresswell
43. When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
44. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X – James Patterson
45. A Crack in the Edge of the World

May 2010
46. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
47. The Eiye Affair – Jasper Fforde
48. A Home at the End of the World – Michael Cunningham
49. The Book of Tea – Kakuzo Okakura
50. The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer – Sergio Bambaren
51. Beauty’s Punishment – Anne Rice
52. George’s Marvelous Medicine – Roald Dahl
53. Neither Wolf Nor Dog – Kent Nerburn
54. The Life All Around Me by Ellen Foster – Kaye Gibbons
55. The School of Essential Ingredients – Erica Bauermeister
56. The Shadow of Imana – Veronique Tadjo
57. The Coma – Alex Garland
58. Love in The Driest Season – Neely Tucker
59. The Big Bento Box of Unuseless Japanese Inventions – Kenji Kawakami
60. Throwaway Daughter – Ting-Xing Ye

June 2010
61. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe
62. And You Know You Should Be Glad: A True Story of Friendship – Bob Greene
63. Ibid – Mark Dunn
64. A Year in The World – Frances Mayes
65. The Stolen Child – Keith Donohue
66. The Mammoth Cheese – Sheri Holman
67. The Compass
68. Stubborn Twig
69. No Way Home

July 2010
70. Farewell My Subaru – Doug Fine
71. After the Quake – Haruki Murakami
72. Ways of Dying – Zakes Mda
73. Ravenwood – Nathan Lowell
74. The Covenant – Beverly Lewis
75. I Am the Messenger – Markus Zusak
76. You Suck – Christopher Moore
77. The Constant Princess – Philippa Gregory
78. Savage Shore
79. Chinese Healing Foods – Lynn Sonberg
80. The Lightning Thief
81. When You Ride Alone You Ride with Bin Laden – Bill Maher
82. Longtitude – Dava Sobel
83. One Hundred Million Hearts

August 2010
84. Found – June Oldham
85. Olive Kitteridge – Elizabeth Strout
86. The Food of a Younger Land – Mark Kurlansky
87. Sarah’s Key
88. The Tender Bar – J R Moehringer
89. Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine – Kristiana Gregory
90. The Royal Treatment – MaryJanice Davidson
91. Skeletons on the Sahara – Dean King
92. What Should I Do With My Life? – Po Bronson
93. Aphrodite – Isabel Allande
94. Guns, Germs and Steel – Jared Diamond
95. Last Night I Dreamed of Peace – Dang Thuy Tram

September 2010
96. The Good Thief
97. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
98. Windows on the World: Completed Wine Course
99. Beauty’s Release
100. Wesley the Owl – Stacey O’Brien
101. Holy Cow!
102. Red Poppies – Alai
103. All Elevations Unknown – Sam Lightner
104. In Arabian Nights – Tahir Shah
105. Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
106. The Final Solution – Michael Chabon

October 2010
107. A Million Shades of Grey -Cynthia Kadohata
108. Passion on the Vine – Sergio Esposito
109. Shopping For Buddhas – Jeff Greenwald
110. Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer
111. The Upstair Room – Johanna Reiss
112. The Martian Child – David Gerrold
113. Up in the Villa: Travels with My Husband
114. In The Miso Soup – Ryu Murakami
115. Orange is Not The Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
116. The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation – William Hart
117. The Accidental Explorer – Sherry Simpson
118. Dream Angus – Alexander McCall Smith
119. To Say Nothing of the Dog – Connie Willis
120. The Host – Stephenie Meyer

November 2010
121. Crossing Over – Ruth Irene Garrett
122. The Collection – Gioia Diliberto
123. Burning Bright – Tracy Chavelier
124. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
125. Every Friday Night – Ritta McLaughlin
126. Sometimes The Magic Works – Terry Brooks
127. Half Magic
128. The Terrorist – John Updike
129. Devils in The Detail
130. The Swedish Cavalier – Leo Perutz
131. Doomed Queen Anne – Carolyn Meyer
132. The Boy with the Cuckoo-clock Heart – Mathias Malzieu
133. Destined for Destiny: The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush – Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren

December 2010
134. Hungry For Home – Cole Moreton
135. Bud, Not Buddy
136. Orchid Fever
137. Throne of Jade – Naomi Novak
138. B is for Beer
139. The Elegance of The Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
140. Harry, A History – Melissa Anelli
141. The Junk Food Companion – Eric Spitznagle
142. Moominsummer Madness – Tove Jansson
143. The Four Hour Work Week
144. The Necklace
145. Mira, Mirror – Mette Harrison
146. Elephants Under the Mango Sun – Susana Herrera

My Top Ten of 2010

(in no strict order):
Q&A: Slumdog Millionaire
The Face
Bottomfeeder
Hot, Flat and Crowded
Peony in Love
Luncheon of the Boating Party
I Am the Messenger
Wesley the Owl
The Martian Child
The Host

Some Useless Statistics:
Up to December 2010 –
Bookcrossing Books: 125 Non-BC Books: 21
Fiction: 76 Non Fiction: 70

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  1. Wow…you’re a very fast reader!! I ca only finished 32 books in 2010


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