The Books I Read This Year!

Books Read in 2011


“Mercy Blade” by Faith Hunter

“Destiny Kills” by Keri Arthur

“From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler” by E. L. Konigsburg

“Scent of the Missing” by Susannah Charleson

“Night of the Loving Dead” by Casey Daniels


“House Rules” by Jodi Picoult

“What the Night Knows” by Dean Koontz

“To the Power of Three” by Laura Lippman


“Baltimore Blues” by Laura Lippman

“Step on a Crack” by James Patterson

“Run for Your Life” by James Patterson

“Charm City” by Laura Lippman

“Worst Case” by James Patterson

“The Five People you Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom

“The Skin Map” by Stephen R. Lawhead

“Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes


“The Lincoln Lawyer” by Michael Connelly

“Toys” by James Patterson

“Virals” by Kathy Reichs

“Butchers Hill” by Laura Lippman

“Tick Tock” by James Patterson


“River Marked” by Patricia Briggs

“Burned” by P. C. Cast

“I’ll Walk Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark

“The Help” by Kathryn Stockett

“Learning to Swim” by Sara J. Henry

“Sing You Home” by Jodi Picoult

“When We Were Friends” by Elizabeth Joy Arnold


“Jane Slayre” by Sherri Browning Erwin

“Mermaids in the Basement” by Michael Lee West

“Mercy Burns” by Keri Arthur

“The Brass Verdict” by Michael Connelly

“The Passage” by Justin Cronin

“Now You See Her” by Joy Fielding

“The Night Season” by Chelsea Cain

“The Dead Town” by Dean Koontz

“Vampire Hunter D” by Hideyuki Kikuchi

“Ape House” by Sara Gruen

“Before I Go To Sleep” by S. J. Watson

“The Book Club” by Mary Alice Monroe

“The Priest’s Graveyard” by Ted Dekker

“If I Am Missing or Dead” by Janine Latus


“Eragon” by Christopher Paolini

“Eldest” by Christopher Paolini

“Kiss of Shadows” by Laurell K. Hamilton

“The Chase” by Clive Cussler

“The Reversal” by Michael Connelly

“A Caress of Twilight” by Laurell K. Hamilton

“The Wrecker” by Clive Cussler

“The Raw Shark Texts” by Steven Hall

“Alphabet Weekends” by Elizabeth Noble

“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

“The Divide” by Nicholas Evans


“The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake

“The Raising” by Laura Kasischke

“Hit List” by Laurell K. Hamilton

“Imperfect Endings” by Zoe FitzGerald Carter

“Life of Pi” by Yann Martel

“Riding Lessons” by Sara Gruen

“Little Bee” by Chris Cleve

“Across the Nightingale Floor” by Lian Hearn

“The Four Agreements” by Miguel Ruiz

“The Fairy-Tale Detectives” by Michael Buckley and Peter Ferguson

“My Name is Not Angelica” by Scott O’Dell

“Hunting Fear” by Kay Hooper

“Chill of Fear” by Kay Hooper

“Unbearable Lightness” by Portia de Rossi


“The Magicians” by Lev Grossman

“Miss Julia Speaks her Mind” by Ann B. Ross

“Julia’s Hope” by Leisha Kelly

“Miss Julia Takes Over” by Ann B. Ross

“Miss Julia Throws a Wedding” by Ann B. Ross

“Save Me” by Lisa Scottoline

“The Gift” by James Patterson

“Miss Julia Hits the Road” by Ann B. Ross

“The Walk” by Richard Paul Evans

“Now You See Her” by James Patterson

“Miles to Go” by Richard Paul Evans

“Miss Julia Meets Her Match” by Ann B. Ross

“Nineteen Minutes” by Jodi Picoult

“Never Knowing” by Chevy Stevens

“Miss Julia’s School of Beauty” by Ann B. Ross


“The Leftovers” by Tom Perrota

“Emma’s Gift” by Leisha Kelly

“Tolstoy and the Purple Chair” by Nina Sankovitch

“Skinwalker” by Faith Hunter

“Kill Me If You Can” by James Patterson

“Blood Cross” by Faith Hunter

“The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” by Laurie R. King

“Happens Every Day” by Isabel Gillies

“The Borrower” by Rebecca Makkai

“Miss Julia Stands Her Ground” by Ann B. Ross

“The Power of Six” by Pittacus Lore

“Graveminder” by Melissa Marr

“Pathfinder” by Orson Scott Card

“Miss Julia Strikes Back” by Ann B. Ross

“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

“Revenge of the Witch” by Joseph Delaney

“The Story of Beautiful Girl” by Rachel Simon

“Graceling” by Kristin Cashore

“Katie’s Dream” by Leisha Kelly

“The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

“Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosney


“Fire” by Kristin Cashore

“Dead Reckoning” by Charlaine Harris

“Life on the Refrigerator Door” by Alice Kuipers

“Bitten” by Kelley Armstrong

“Greywalker” by Kat Richardson

“Escape” by Barbara Delinsky

“Grave Sight” by Charlaine Harris

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry

“Grave Surprise” by Charlaine Harris

“Seizure” by Kathy Reichs

“An Ice Cold Grave” by Charlaine Harris

“The Christmas Wedding” by James Patterson

“Grave Secret” by Charlaine Harris

“Real Murders” by Charlaine Harris

“Stolen” by Kelley Armstrong

“Dead of Night” by Jonathon Maberry

“Grayson” by Lynne Cox

“The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern

“Theodore Boone, Kid Lawyer” by John Grisham

“The Litigators” by John Grisham

“When She Woke” by Hillary Jordan


“Miss Julia Paints the Town” by Ann B. Ross

“The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers” by Thomas Mullen

“Museum of Thieves” by Lian Tanner

“The Abduction” by John Grisham

“Seriously,…I’m Kidding” by Ellen Degeneres

“Miss Julia Delivers the Goods” by Ann B. Ross

“Clara and Mr. Tiffany” by Susan Vreeland

“Vanishing Acts” by Jodi Picoult

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs

“The Pact” by Jodi Picoult

“The Gathering” by Kelley Armstrong

“South of Superior” by Ellen Airgood

“Handle with Care” by Jodi Picoult

“The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka

“Red Helmet” by Homer Hickam

“Till Morning is Nigh” by Leisha Kelly

“The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom

“The Magician King” by Lev Grossman

I met and passed my goal of 100 books this year – next year I’ll have to aim for 150!


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