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Book List 2008

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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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