Erika’s 2011 Books

Erika’s Books Read in 2011

After reading 60 books in 2010 (5 per month) I decided to up the ante and set a goal to read 100 books in 2011. As the list below shows, I happily met my goal! The titles in bold are books written for an adult audience, while the others are written for kids.

January
1. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
2. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
3. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
4. The Eternal Smile by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim
5. The Puzzling World of Winston Breen by Eric Berlin
6. Percy Jackson: Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
7. Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
8. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
9. Story of Rome
10. Greek Myths for Children
February
11. Percy Jackson: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
12. The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller
13. Tangerine by Edward Bloor
14. Julius Caesar by Philip Freeman
15. So You Want to be President by Judith St. George
16. Healthy Living  by Jackie Warner
17. Percy Jackson: The Battle of Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
18. Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers by Gary Paulsen
19. Percy  Jackson: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
20. Guts by Gary Paulsen
March
21. Live your Best Life by Bob Greene
22. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
23. Among the Imposters by Margaret Peterson Haddix
24. Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix
25. Among the Betrayed by Margaret Peterson Haddix
26. Among the Barons by Margaret Peterson Haddix
27. Among the Brave by Margaret Peterson Haddix
28. Among the Enemy by Margaret Peterson Haddix
29. To Dance by Siegel
30. Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix
31. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
32. Ghostopolis by Doug Tennapel
33. Sabotaged by Margaret Peterson Haddix
34. City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction by David Macaulay
35. Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
36. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
37. When you Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
38. Augustus by Anthony Everitt
39. Amulet by Kibuishi
40. The Mixed of Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
41. Ship Breaker by Paulo Bacigalupi
42. The Spark by Chris Downie
43. Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks
44. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
45. The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo
April
46. Grizzly Maze by Nick Jans
47. There’s a Girl in my Hammerlock by Jerry Spinelli
48. Elephant’s Magician by Kate DiCamillo
49. The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen by Geraldine McCaughrean
50. Eldest by Christopher Paolini
51. Catherine Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
52. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
53. Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo
54. Henry and Risby by Beverly Cleary
55. Brisinger by Christopher Paolini
May
56. Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest by Steve Jenkins
57. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
58. Shipwrecked: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy by Rhoda Blumberg
59. Avalon High by Meg Cabot
60. Getting Stoned With Savages by J. Maarten Troost
June
61. Sh*t My Dad Says
62. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost
63. Bossypants by Tina Fey
64. Dead Man’s Walk by Larry McMurty
65. Small Steps by louis Sachar
66. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
67. What is the What by Dave Eggers
68. Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
69. Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt
70.Stir It Up by Ramin Ganeshram
July
71. The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler
72. Until Tuesday
73. The Man in the Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal
74. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
75. The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
76. Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
77. Lost in ShangriLa by Mitchell Zuckoff
August
78. How Angel Peterson Got His Name by Gary Paulsen
79. Merle’s Door by Ted Kerasote 
September
80. The Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
81. Rules by Cynthia Lord
82. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Andersom
83. Escape Velocity
84. Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
85. Specials by Scott Westerfeld
86. Extras by Scott Westerfeld
87. The strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
88. Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
89. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
90. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
October
91. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
92. Mirror, Mirror by Marilyn Singer
93. Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash by Donald Graves
94. No More Homework, No More Tests by Bruce Lansky
95. Amulet Book Two by Kazu Kibuishi
96. The Hundred Dresses by Elenor Estes
97. Sold by Patricia McCormick
98. The Watsons Go To Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
99. Dexter the Tough by Margaret Peterson Haddix
100. The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
101. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
November
102. The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
103. The Year Of The Flood by Margaret Atwood 
104. A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck
105. Monarch and Milkweed by Helen Frost
106. Blood and Roses by Helen Castor 
107. The Sign of the beaver
108. Just Kids by Patti Smith
109. The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen
110. Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger
111. My Name Is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson
112. Superfreakonomics
113. Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
December
114. The Arrival by Shaun Tan
115. Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
116. Manhunt by James L. Swanson
117. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
118. Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Patterson
119. My Family For The War
120. Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool
121. Peak by Roland Smith
122. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
123. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
124. Anna and the French Kiss by Sarah Dessen
125. Scorched by James Dashner
126. the Death Cure by James Dashner
127. Looking For Alaska by John Green
128. Matched by Ally Condie
129. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
130. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
131. Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose
132. Everything On It by Shel Silverstein

 

 

 

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One Comment

  1. Mom
    January 4, 2012

    And your favorite book was????

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