Sunday, December 31, 2006

Books I've Read: 2006

This is more or less what I read in 2006. Books in bold are ones I liked especially.
  1. On Beauty, Zadie Smith
  2. The Accidental, Ali Smith
  3. Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld
  4. The Emperor's Children, Claire Messud
  5. The Truth About Forever, Sarah Dessen
  6. Maru, Bessie Head
  7. I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak
  8. The History of Love, Nicole Krauss
  9. The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards
  10. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See
  11. Planets, James Boylan
  12. Icelander, Dustin Long
  13. Magyk, Angie Sage
  14. This Lullaby, Sarah Dessen
  15. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  16. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
  17. The Giver, Lois Lowry
  18. Specials, Scott Westerfeld
  19. River Secrets, Shannon Hale
  20. The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale
  21. Enna Burning,Shannon Hale
  22. Haunting Of Alaizabel Cray, Chris Wooding
  23. Westmark, Lloyd Alexander
  24. The Beggar Queen, Lloyd Alexander
  25. The Kestrel, Lloyd Alexander
  26. The House of the Scorpion, Nancy Farmer
  27. Endymion Spring, Matthew Skelton
  28. Uglies, Scott Westerfeld
  29. Pretties, Scott Westerfeld
  30. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
  31. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer
  32. Peter Pan in Scarlet, Geraldine McCaughrean
  33. Mister Monday, Garth Nix
  34. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1, Alan Moore
  35. Y: The Last Man Vol. 3: One Small Step, Brian K. Vaughan
  36. Arthur & George, Julian Barnes
  37. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party, M.T. Anderson
  38. The Minister's Daughter, Julie Hearn
  39. Five Quarters of the Orange, Joanne Harris
  40. Ines of My Soul, Isabel Allende
  41. The Blood Confession, Alisa Libby
  42. Coraline, Neil Gaiman
  43. Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
  44. The Makioka Sisters, Junichiro Tanizaki
  45. Seek My Face: A Jewish Mystical Theology, Arthur Green
  46. The News from Paraguay, Lily Tuck
  47. Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery, Peter Abrahams
  48. Libraries, Candida Hýýfer
  49. No god but God : The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, Reza Aslan
  50. The Jews of Islam, Bernard Lewis
  51. A Wind in the Door, Madeleine L'Engle
  52. A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Madeleine L'Engle
  53. Many Waters, Madeleine L'Engle
  54. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
  55. Boy Proof, Cecil Castellucci
  56. The Lost Colony, Eoin Colfer
  57. The End, Lemony Snicket
  58. The Blood Knight, Greg Keyes
  59. Celandine, Steve Augarde
  60. Hero's Song: The First Song of Eirren, Edith Pattou
  61. Fire Arrow: The Second Song of Eirren, Edith Pattou
  62. Midnighters #1: The Secret Hour, Scott Westerfeld
  63. Gathering Blue, Lois Lowry
  64. Messenger, Lois Lowry
  65. Grim Tuesday, Garth Nix
  66. Drowned Wednesday, Garth Nix
  67. Eye of the Needle, Ken Follett
  68. Rats Saw God, Rob Thomas
  69. Burned, Ellen Hopkins
  70. Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson
  71. Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson
  72. Fly by Night, Frances Hardinge
  73. Elsewhere, Gabrielle Zevin
  74. Lyra's Oxford, Philip Pullman
  75. Midnighters #3: Blue Noon, Scott Westerfeld
  76. Midnighters #2: Touching Darkness, Scott Westerfeld
  77. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
  78. Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech
  79. Princess Academy, Shannon Hale
  80. The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World, Guillaume de Laubier
  81. The Great Libraries: From Antiquity to the Renaissance (3000 B.C. to A.D.1600), Konstantinos Staikos
  82. Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories, Garth Nix
  83. Inexcusable, Chris Lynch
  84. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister: A Novel, Gregory Maguire
  85. The Wind on the Moon, Eric Linklater
  86. Buried Fire, Jonathan Stroud
  87. Shakespeare's Secret, Elise Broach
  88. The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
  89. Poison, Chris Wooding
  90. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E.L. Konigsburg
  91. Avalon High, Meg Cabot
  92. Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War, Clive Barker
  93. The Perilous Gard, Elizabeth Marie Pope
  94. The Prophet of Yonwood, Jeanne Duprau
  95. The City of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
  96. The People of Sparks, Jeanne Duprau
  97. The Stolen Child, Keith Donohue
  98. The Thief of Always, Clive Barker
  99. Rebel Angels, Libba Bray
  100. A Great and Terrible Beauty, Libba Bray
  101. The Myth of You and Me, Leah Stewart
  102. East, Edith Pattou
  103. Strange Times, My Dear, Nahid Mozaffari
  104. A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present, Eli Barnavi
  105. Maimonides, Sherwin B. Nuland
  106. Epistles of Maimonides: Crisis and Leadership, Moses Maimonides
  107. Hard Love, Ellen Wittlinger
  108. Y: The Last Man Vol. 1: Unmanned, Brian K. Vaughan
  109. Y: The Last Man Vol. 2: Cycles, Brian K. Vaughan
  110. Captain Alatriste, Arturo Perez-Reverte
  111. Jews of Arab Lands a History and Source Book, Norman Stillman
  112. Yiddish with Dick and Jane, Ellis Weiner
  113. A Tale of Love and Darkness, Amos Oz
  114. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, John le Carre
  115. The Smaller Majority, Piotr Naskrecki
  116. Through the Eyes of the Gods: An Aerial Vision of Africa, Bobby Haas
  117. The Life of David, Robert Pinsky
  118. Abhorsen, Garth Nix
  119. Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr, Garth Nix
  120. Sabriel, Garth Nix
  121. Someone Like You, Sarah Dessen
  122. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Jeanne Birdsall
  123. Seventeenth Summer, Maureen Daly
  124. Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery
  125. Anne of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  126. Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery
  127. Anne of Windy Poplars, L.M. Montgomery
  128. Anne's House of Dreams, L.M. Montgomery