Friday, July 3, 2009

Better Late than Never - May and June update

For my previous progress reports, check out April and everything before April. Perhaps having May and June together will be a happy medium:

Award winners/honors:
  1. The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde
  2. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson
  3. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
  4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  5. Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox
  6. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
  7. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley (05/10/09)
  8. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (05/16/09)
New to Me Authors
  1. The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman
  2. Wicked by Gregory Maguire
  3. Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox
  4. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  5. Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
  6. Blood and Iron by Elizabeth Bear
  7. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  8. The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Books about Books, Reading, and Writing
  1. 1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die edited by Peter Boxall
  2. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  3. The Pleasure of Reading edited by Antonia Fraser
  4. Housekeeping vs. The Dirt by Nick Hornby
  5. Shakespeare Wrote for Money by Nick Hornby
  6. Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen by Fay Weldon
  7. Slow Reading by John Miedema (05/03/09)
  8. The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff (06/14/09)
Nonfiction (COMPLETE)
  1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  2. Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
  3. Levels of the Game by John McPhee
  4. The Cross by Arthur Blessitt
  5. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  6. Krakatoa by Simon Winchester
  7. Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults edited by Naomi J. Miller
  8. As They See 'Em by Bruce Weber (05/20/09)
  9. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (06/30/09)
Audiobooks (COMPLETE)
  1. Anne's House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery
  2. Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson
  3. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
  4. Then She Found Me by Elinor Lipman
  5. 16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber
  6. Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
  7. My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
  8. Monstrous Regiment by Terry Prachett
  9. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (05/24/09)
Graphic Novels (COMPLETE)
  1. Maus and Maus II by Art Spiegelman
  2. The Sandman by Neil Gaiman
  3. Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
  4. Watchmen by Alan Moore
  5. Good as Lily by Derek Kirk Kim (05/13/09)
  6. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi (05/14/09)
  7. Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon Hale (05/25/09)
  8. Three Shadows by Cecil Pedrosa (06/03/09)
  9. Hatter M: The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor (06/17/09)
  1. Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde
  2. The Shack by W.P. Young
  3. Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde
  4. Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher
  5. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (05/24/09)
  6. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson (05/27/09)
  7. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (06/09/09)
YA/Children's (COMPLETE)
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  2. The Last Knight by Hilari Bell
  3. Rogue's Home by Hilari Bell
  4. In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
  5. Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
  6. The Alchemyst by Michael Scott (05/05/09)
  7. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (05/13/09)
  8. The Magician by Michael Scott (05/26/09)
  9. Heroes of the Valley by Jonathan Stroud (06/09/09)
Lost Book Club
  1. Bad Twin by Gary Troup
  2. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  3. Walden Two by B.F. Skinner
  4. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  5. The Little Prince by Antoine St. Exupery (05/26/09)
  6. Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (06/02/09)
  7. The Pearl by John Steinbeck (06/16/09)
  8. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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