Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Books In Review

I read 59 books last year, which made me happy compared to last years 32. 

Books I Loved
Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery 
Any Which Wall by Laurel Snyder
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan 
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

Authors I Loved
Eva Ibbotson 
Edward Eager

Let Downs
Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
A Wind in the Door by Madeline L' Engel 
Spindle's End by Robin McKinly


Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Books I Read Because Others Liked Them, But Didn't Like As Much As They Did 
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally Carter
Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover by Ally Carter
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
Only the Good Spy Young by Ally Carter
Inside The Shadow City by Kirsten Miller
The Empress's Tomb by Kirsten Miller
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
The Sword In The Stone by T. H. White

Margret Peterson Haddix's Shadow Children Series
Any Which Wall by Laurel Snyder
Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson

Goals For Next Year
To Come and Go Like Magic by Katie Pickard Fawcett
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn
Flowers for Algeron by Daniel Keyes
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Straw Into Gold by Gary D. Schmidt
Keep a Quiet Heart by Elizabeth Elliot
Passion and Purity by Elizabeth Elliot
Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home by Richard J. Foster
(and of course all those books I've got to read for my Children's Literature Class)


1 comment:

marie e. said...

Redeeming Love is one of the many on my 2011 list!