2011 Reads

Acronyms for my reading log:
 (GSBC=Good Spirits Book Club, RFMOS=Reading from my own Shelf Project, GG=Groovy Girl read-aloud,  LDBC=Long Distance Book Club, Library posting=Library Challenge books, SBC=School Book Club)


1. We can't all be rattlesnakes by Patrick Jennings (elementary fiction/library)****
2. The Red Umbrella by Christina Diaz Gonzalez (elementary fiction/library)*****
3. Ninth Ward by Jewell  Parker Rhodes (middle grade/library)****
4. The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks (adult historical fiction)GSBC****
5. Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska (adult fiction)RFMOS*****
6. Sophie the Amazing by Lara Bergen(elementary fiction/GG)***
7. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suiced/When the Rainbow is not Enuf by Ntozake Shange(poetry)library*****
8. The Princess Academy by Shannon Hale(middle grade fiction/SBC)*****


9. The Reluctant Tuscan by Phil Doran (ARC-adult travel/memoir- RFMOSP)**
10. Sophie the Hero by Lara Berger (elementary fiction-GG)***
11. Milo; Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze by Alan Silberberg (middle grade-library)*****
12. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (adult fiction-GSBC)****
13. Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (last year's list of reading from my own shelves-women's fiction)****
14. Clara's Kitchen by Clara Cannucciari (Foodie and Library Projects)****
15. Come to the Table; The Slow Food Way of Cooking ed. by Katrina Heron (Foodie and  Library Projects)*****
16. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (RFMOS)***


17. She Looks Just Like You; A Memoir of a (Nonbiological Lesbian) Motherhood by Amie Kelmpnauer Miller (Library Project)****
18. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (GSBC)****
19. Peter and the Shadow Thieves by Dave Barry and Ridley Scott (RFMOS-SBC)*****
20.  Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan (SBC)****


21. Saraswati's Way by Monika Schrader  (from author)****
22. Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpoole(library)*****
23. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (RFMOS-2010)****
24. The Sister's Gimm by Michael Buckley (library-GG) ****
25. Not Your Mother's Casserole's by Faith Durand (Foodie Project)****
26. The Time-Traveling Fashionista by Bianca (ARC)***
27. Bitter End by Jennifer Brown (ARC)***
28. Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson (library-SBC)*****
29. Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos ***
30. I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan (ARC)*****


31. River House; A Memoir by Sarahlee Lawrence (library challenge)***
32. Winter Garden by Johanna Verweerd  (book club mistake)***
33. The Sister's Grimm (2) by Michael Buckley (GG/library challenge)****

 34. Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese (GSBC)****
35.  Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson (Foodie Challenge)*****
36.  Newsgirl by Liza Ketchum (library)***
37.  Little Klein by Anna Ylvisaker *****
38.  Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver****
 39. A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand****
40.  If the Witness Lied by Caroline B. Coonie (library)**
41. The Sisters Gimm (3) by Michael Buckley (GG/Library Challenge)


42. Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Library)
43. Changing Heart by Jodi Piccoult (RFMOS)
44. If I Stay by Gayle Forman (Library)
45. Fire by Kristin Cashore (library)
46. Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm (library)
47. Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm (library)
48. Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm (library)
49. Sisters Grimm (4) by Michael Buckley (Library/g.g.)
50.  Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm (library)
51. Forever (Mercy Falls Book 3) by Maggie Steifvater
52.  One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus (RFMOS)


53.  Where She Went by Gayle Forman (library)
54. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (library)
55. The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter (my own shelf)
56. Gemma by Meg Tilly (my own shelf)
57. In The Green Kitchen by Alice Waters (foodie, library)
58. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (library)
59. Countdown by Deborah Wiles
60. How to Buy a Love of Reading by Tanya Egan Gibson (my own shelf)
61. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall (library)
62. True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet by Lola Douglas (library)
63. The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas (library)
64. The Love Season by Elin Hilderbrand (my own shelf)
65. Matched by Allie Condie
66. Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone (library)
67. Storm Runners by Roland Smith (library)


68.  The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney (husband)
69. A Drowned Maiden's Hair by Laura Amy Schlitz (library)
70. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (my own shelves)
71 . Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls (GSBC)
72. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (Library)
73. Grip of the Shadow Plague (Fablehaven, Book 3) by Brandon Mull (library)
74. Tales of the Hood (Sisters Grimm, Book 6) by Michael Buckley (library-GG bedtime)


75. My Brother's Shadow by Monika Schroder (ARC-sent by author)
76. The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere) by Jacqueline West  (library)
77.  The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (library)
78. Stiltsville by Susanna Daniel (library)
79. Next to Love by Ellen Feldman (library)


80. Bright Young Things by Anna Godberson (my shelf)
81. The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman (library)
82. Spellbound (The 2nd book of Elsewhere) by Jacqueline West (library)
83. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her own making by Catherynne M. Valente (library)
84. Organizing the Disorganized Child by Martin L. Kutscher and Marcella Moran (new purchase)_
85. Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef by Shauna and Daniel Ahearn (library and Foodie Reading Challenge )
86. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (own shelf)


87. Moosewood Restaurant's; Cooking for Health (Library and Foodie Reading Challenge)
88. Lucky Cap by Patrick Jennings
89. Dear Papa by Anne Ysvilaker (library)
90. The Luck of the Buttons by Anne Ysvilaker (library)
91. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
92. The Daughters by Joanna Philben
93. Bettina Valentino and the Picasso Club by Niki Daly
94. Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
95. Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls
96. Radiance by Alyson Noel
97.  Shimmer by Alyson Noel
98. So Sweet by Sur La Table
99. Pearl vs. the World by Sally Murphy
100. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick