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Book List 2008

Posted by Em-, 02 January 2008 · 1 views

Reading
Books read/started/finished/etc. in 2008.

Read Entirely in 2008
1. Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out - McSweeney's YA Short Story Collection
2. Lunatic Cafe - Laurel K. Hamilton
3. M is for Magic - Neil Gaiman
4. Dead as a Doornail - Charlene Harris
5. For a Few Demons More - Kim Harrison
6. The Cat's Pajamas - Ray Bradbury
7. The Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost - John Bellairs
8. The Thief of Always - Clive Barker
9. Burnt Offerings - Laurel K. Hamilton
10. Blue Moon - Laurel K. Hamilton
11. Obsidian Butterfly - Laurel K. Hamilton
12. Train Man v1 (manga)
13. The Innocent Man - John Grisham
14. 6th Target - James Patterson/Maxine Gross
15. Narcissus in Chains - Laurel K. Hamilton
16. The Dark Secret of Whetherend - John Bellairs
17. Definitely Dead - Charlene Harris
18. Cerilean Sins - Laurel K. Hamilton
19. The Bloody Chamber - Angela Carter
20. Kushiel's Scion - Jacqueline Carey
21. Incubus Dreams - Laurel K. Hamilton
22. Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War - Clive Barker
23. Yuki Huma Dream Shoppe (manga)
24. Wild Ones v.1 (manga)
25. Not Safe After Dark - Peter Robinson
26. Micah - Laurel K. Hamilton
27. Friend of the Devil - Peter Robinson
28. Farewell Summer - Ray Bradbury
29. Serenity Rose Vol. 1 (graphic novel)
30. Mistral's Kiss - Laurel K. Hamilton
31. Grave Sight - Charlene Harris
32. Shakespeare's Landlord - Charlene Harris
33. Danse Macabre - Laurel K. Hamilton
34. Killing Yourself to Live - Chuck Klosterman
35. Roomates - Emily Chase
36. My Roomate is Missing - Emily Chase
37. Kushiel's Justice - Jacqueline Carey
38. Strange Candy - Laurel K. Hamilton
39. The 13th of Never (graphic novel)
40. Hellboy - Seed of Destruction - Mike Mignola (v. 1 graphic novel)
41. Justice Denied - J.A. Jance
42. Emerald Magic, Tales of Irish Fantasy - Andrew Greeley Ed.
43. The Harlequin - Laurel K. Hamilton
44. Nature Girl - Carl Haissian
45. 7th Heaven - James Patterson
46. Grave Surprise - Charlene Harris
47. The Outlaw Demon Wails - Kim Harrison
48. Dead as a Doornail - Charlaine Harris
49. You're No Friend of Mine - Emily Chase
50. My Dead Girlfriend (graphic novel)
51. Kushiel's Mercy - Jacqueline Carey
52. Keeping Secrets - Emily Chase
53. Hellboy - The Chained Coffin and Others - Mike Mignola (v. 3 graphic novel)
54. Hellboy - The Right Hand of Doom - Mike Mignola (v. 4 graphic novel)
55. An Ice Cold Grave - Charlaine Harris
56. Shakespeare's Champion - Charlaine Harris
57. Hellboy - Conqueror Worm- Mike Mignola (v. 5 graphic novel)
58. Hellboy - Strange....- Mike Mignola (v. 6 graphic novel)
59. Rose - Jeff Smith & Charles Vess (graphic novel)
60. Dark Side of the Moon - John Sanford
61. Stardust - Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess (reread of text, first time w/illustrations)
62. Lady Friday - Garth Nix
63. Watchman - Alan Moore (graphic novel)
64. Parable of the Sewer - Octavia Butler
65. From Dead to Worse - Charlaine Harris
66. Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
67. A Lick of Frost - Laurel K. Hamilton
68. Glasshouse - Charles Stross
69. Daughter of the Forest - Juliet Marillier
70. Hellboy - The Troll Witch and Other Stories - Mike Mignola (v. 7 graphic novel)
71. Son of the Shadows - Juliet Marillier
72. Persepolis 2 - Marjane Satrapi
73. Child of the Prophesy - Juliet Marillier
74. Storm Front - Jim Butcher
75. Maus I - Art Spiegelman
76. Maus II - Art Spiegelman
77. Kindred - Octavia Butler
78. Summer Blues - Emily Chase
79. Best Friends Forever - Emily Chase
80. Blood Noir - Laurel K. Hamilton
81. Wild Seed - Octavia Butler (in Seeds of Harvest)
82. Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
83. Invisible Prey - John Sandford
84. Hellboy - Wake the Devil - Mike Mignola (v. 2 graphic novel)
85. Hellboy - Darkness Calls - Mike Mignola (v. 8 graphic novel)
86. Mind of My Mind - Octavia Butler (in Seeds of Harvest)
87. Clay's Ark - Octavia Butler (in Seeds of Harvest)
88. Patternmaster - Octavia Butler (in Seeds of Harvest)
89. Twilight - Stephanie Meyer
90. The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
91. Parable of the Talents - Octavia Butler
92. The Host - Stephanie Meyer
93. Bloodchild and Other Stories - Octavia Butler
94. Lover Enshrined - J.R. Ward
95. Across the Wall - Garth Nix
96. Phantom Prey - John Sandford
97. Survivor - Octavia Butler
98. Winter Study - Nevada Barr
99. Bitten - Kelly Armstrong
100. Exit Wounds - J.A. Jance
101. Dead Wrong - J.A. Jance
102. Halting State - Charles Stross
103. Silver Screen - Justina Robson
104. Swallowing Darkness - Laurel K. Hamilton
105. Shakespeare's Trollop - Charlaine Harris
106. Scent of Shadows - Vicki Peterson
107. The Marriage of Sticks - Jonathan Carrol
108. Moon Called - Patricia Briggs
109. A Secret Rage - Charlaine Harris
110. Shakespeare's Counsler - Charlaine Harris
111. The Egypt Game - Zilpha Keatley Snyder
112. A Cristmas Carol - Charles Dickens (annual reread)
113. Angels and Other Strangers - Katherine Patterson (annual reread)
114. Outlaws of Sherwood - Robin McKinley
115. The Shining - Stephen King
116. The Final Death (Anita Blake Graphic Novel)
117. Tales of Beedle the Bard - J.K. Rowling (read stories to son as well)

Chapter books read with Son
1. Charlotte's Web - E.B. White (reread with son)
2. Stuart Little - E.B. White (reread with son)
3. Matilda - Roald Dahl (with son)
4. Trumpet of the Swan - E.B. White (reread w/son)
5. George's Marvelous Medicine - Roald Dahl (w/son)
6 - 45. The Magic Treehouse series (v. 1-40)
46. From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwiler - E.L. Koningsberg (reread with son)
47. The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling (abridged, w/son)
48. Who Really Killed Cock Robin - Jean Craighead George (reread w/son)
49-60. The Magic School Bus Chapter Books (v. 1-4, 6-9, 11-13, 17)
61. The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum (w/R)
62. Cam Janson an the Mystery of the Missing Dinosaur Bones - David Adler
63. Transformers: The Search for the Allspark

Started in 2007 or before, finished in 2008
Dead to the World - Charlene Harris (2007)
Les Mis - Victor Hugo (via LJ) (2007)

In progress (if not started in 2008, starting year in parens)
Divine Horsemen, The Living Gods of Haiti - Myra Deren(2006)
Ulysses - James Joyce (2005)
Jambalaya - L. Tisch (2007)
Who Let the Dogs In - Molly Ivins
Blood Lite (anthology)
Shakespeare's Christmas - Charlaine Harris

In progress with R
The Magic School Bus Chapter Books (v. 10, 14)

Island of the Could Not Finish
Death of a Darklord - Laurel K. Hamilton
Hand of Evil - J.A. Jance
Children of Chaos - John C. Wright
Black House - Steven King/Peter Straub (2007)
Artimis Fowl - Eoin Coifer
Fool Moon - Jim Butcher
Septimus Heap Book 1: Magyk - Angie Sage
Mr. Monk in Outer Space - Lee Goldberg
Inkspell - Cornelia Funke





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