Wednesday, December 28, 2011

My 2011 Reads

Not quite the 75 books that I hoped to read in 2011, but that was probably unrealistic to begin with. :) Next year I'm going to aim for 52.

  1. The Soldiers' Wife by Margaret Leroy
  2. The Slap by Chistos Tsiolkas*
  3. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  4. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
  5. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
  6. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
  7. Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  8. Room by Emma Donoghue
  9. Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life by Sandra Beasley
  10. One Day by David Nicholls
  11. When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenwaldt
  12. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
  13. Gap Creek by Robert Morgan
  14. Around the Bloc: My life in Moscow, Beijing and Havana by Stephanie Elizondo Griest
  15. Female Nomad and Friends by Rita Golden Gelman
  16. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
  17. Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by Maarten J Troost
  18. Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why by Tim Cahill
  19. Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
  20. The Risks of Sunbathing Topless: And Other Funny Stories from the Road by Kate Chynoweth
  21. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen*
  22. On the Beach by Nevil Shute
  23. Ape House by Sara Gruen
  24. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  25. Band of Angels by Julia Gregson
  26. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
  27. Lost on Planet China: Or How I Learned to Love Squid by Maarten J Troost
  28. The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010 edited by Stephanie Elizondo Griest
  29. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

* The two best books I read this year:

What are the best books you read? What should I read in 2012?