Reading 2010

These are the books I’ve read this year. I’m linking to the blog posts where I discuss them (and provide further links). Key: a=Audiobook; b=abridged (which only happens when I don’t – yet – have access to the whole); g=Gift (I didn’t choose the book for myself); l=Read it aloud to someone; n=New to me; p=Partial Reread (I’ve started the book before, but not finished it, or I’ve read part of the book in another publication previously); r=Reread (I’ve read the whole book before); w=Read it for work.

  1. Miss Pim’s Camouflage by Dorothy Tennant, Lady Stanley. a,n
  2. Ophelia, the Rose of Elsinore by Mary Cowden Clarke. a,n
  3. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. a,n
  4. What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge. a,r
  5. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. r
  6. Invitation to Go by John Fairbairn. n
  7. The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson. n
  8. Extreme Motherhood by Jackie Clune. r
  9. Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss. r
  10. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. n
  11. The Giver by Lois Lowry. n
  12. The Scrabble Book by Derryn Hinch. n
  13. Tales from the Public Domain: Bound by Law? by Keith Aoki, James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins. n
  14. The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett. r
  15. The Hundred and One Dalmations by Dodie Smith. r
  16. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver. r
  17. Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver. r
  18. The Good Women of China by Xinran. r
  19. Mapping Human History by Steve Olson. n
  20. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger. a,b,g,n
  21. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. a,b,g,n
  22. Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling. r
  23. Rainbow Valley by L. M. Montgomery. r
  24. The Disappearing Dowry by Libi Astaire. r
  25. Taking on the World by Ellen MacArthur. r
  26. Persuasion by Jane Austen. a,p
  27. The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney. r
  28. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. r
  29. Deafening by Frances Itani. r
  30. The Ultimate Papercraft and Origami Book by Paul Jackson and Angela A’Court. p
  31. The Penelopeiad by Margaret Atwood. r
  32. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. l,r
  33. The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett. a,n
  34. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. g,n
  35. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. r
  36. The Guide for When You’re Expecting by Rabbi Simcha Fuld. n
  37. What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel. n
  38. The Walking Drum by Louis L’Amour. n
  39. The Committed Marriage by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis. r
  40. Modern Hebrew by Harry Blumberg and Mordechai H. Lewittes. n
  41. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers. a,n
  42. Take Up Patchwork by Ionne Hammond. n
  43. A Labor of Love by Rachel Broncher. n
  44. A Jewish Woman’s Guide to Childbirth by Aviva Rappaport. n
  45. Straight from the Heart by Tehilla Abramov. n
  46. B’Sha’ah Tovah by Rabbi Baruch and Michal Finkelstein. n
  47. Noah’s Compass by Anne Tyler. n
  48. Last of the Breed by Louis L’Amour. n
  49. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. r
  50. Shogun by James Clavell. n
  51. Dolphin Island by Arthur C. Clarke. n
  52. Katie the Kitten. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler. g,l,n
  53. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (6th ed.) by La Leche League International. n
  54. Cloud Busting by Malorie Blackman. r
  55. Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton. g,l,n
  56. Pajama Time by Sandra Boynton. g,l,n
  57. Good Night, Mr. Night by Dan Yaccarino. g,l,n
  58. Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín. g,n
  59. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. Pictures by Clement Hurd. g,l,n
  60. So that’s what they’re for! (2nd ed.) by Janet Tamaro. n
  61. Landfall by Nevil Shute. n
  62. Frogspawn and Floor Polish by Mary Mackie. r
  63. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman. n
  64. Happy Baby Day by Roger Priddy. l,n
  65. Les Couleurs by Pierre-Marie Valat. l,n
  66. First Mighty Movers. l,n
  67. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain. a,n

One Response to “Reading 2010”

  1. Some crafty purchases « Kaet's Weblog Says:

    […] introduction, and it’s well enough written that I might go straight through and put it on the booklist. Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)Getting There Slowly But SurelyRecording and […]

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