2011

Books Read in 2011

+ read for a university class
# did not review

  1. An Earthly Crown by Kate Elliott #
  2. Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal #
  3. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon #
  4. Seer of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
  5. Law of the Broken Earth by Rachel Neumeier
  6. The Corpse Walker by Liao Yiwu +#
  7. Dream of Ding Village by Yan Lianke +#
  8. Dictionary of Maqiao by Han Shaogong +#
  9. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card #
  10. The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke
  11. Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
  12. Cleopatra by Stacey Schiff
  13. The City in the Lake by Rachel Neumeier
  14. The Last Page by Anthony Huso
  15. Song of Scarabaeus by Sara Creasy
  16. Deadly by Julie Chibbaro
  17. The Returning by Christine Hinwood
  18. The Wind Up Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
  19. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
  20. Lavinia by Ursula K. le Guin
  21. Room by Emma Donoghue
  22. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  23. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  24. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  25. Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
  26. Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
  27. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  28. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  29. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
  30. Man Crazy by Joyce Carol Oates
  31. The Rhino with Glue-On Shoes edited by Lucy Spelman
  32. The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
  33. In His Majesty’s Service (Temeraire #1-3) by Naomi Novik
  34. This is for the Mara Salvatrucha: Inside the MS-13, America’s Most Violent Gang by Samuel Logan
  35. Abandon by Meg Cabot
  36. Mistwood by Leah Cypess
  37. Stolen by Lucy Christopher
  38. Steel by Carrie Vaughn
  39. Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  40. In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  41. Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater
  42. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (re-read)
  43. Nightspell by Leah Cypess
  44. The Lovers by Vendela Vida
  45. The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta
  46. The Floating Islands by Rachel Neumeier
  47. Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta (re-read)
  48. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley (re-read)
  49. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
  50. Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
  51. Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs
  52. Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs
  53. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
  54. River Marked by Patricia Briggs
  55. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
  56. Shut Out by Kody Keplinger
  57. Eve by Anna Carey
  58. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
  59. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  60. The Smoke Thief by Shana Abe (re-read)
  61. The Hollow Kingdom by Clare B. Dunkle (re-read)
  62. Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
  63. Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
  64. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  65. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  66. The Overlord by Susanna Firth
  67. Immortal City by Scott Speer
  68. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
  69. For Keeps by Natasha Friend
  70. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  71. Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
  72. The Blind Contessa’s New Machine by Carey Wallace
  73. Blood Song by Rhiannon Hart
  74. The Hedgewitch Queen by Lilith Saintcrow
  75. Unsticky by Sarah Manning
  76. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  77. Hunting Party (Herris Serrano #1) by Elizabeth Moon
  78. Sporting Chance (Herris Seranno #2) by Elizabeth Moon
  79. Winning Colors (Herris Serrano #3) by Elizabeth Moon

Best Books Read in 2011 (no ranking order)

  • The Returning by Christine Hinwood
  • All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • Stolen by Lucy Christopher

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