2008 in Review Part Two: Books Read

    Posted by Charity, 7 years ago

    Sadly this list is shorter than the first. There were several books over the course of the year that I did not finish. I will be listing those in the group, "So Many Books, So Little Time".

    Books Read in January
    The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory
    Fallen Angel: To Serve in Heaven – P. David & J. Woodward
    Crooked Little Vein – Warren Ellis
    Tales of Innocence & Experience – Eva Figes
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Volume 3
    How to Breathe Underwater – Julie Orringer
    Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

    Books Read in February
    Ella Minnow Pea – Mark Dunn
    Other Side of the Mirror – Jo Chen
    The Learners – Chip Kidd
    Zombies Calling – Faith Erin Hicks
    Book of Ballads – Charles Vess
    The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick

    Books Read in March
    The Game – Diana Wynne Jones
    Blankets – Craig Thompson

    Books Read in April
    Milkweed – Jerry Spinelli
    Coraline – Neil Gaiman
    The Sandman Preludes & Nocturnes – Neil Gaiman
    Footfree and Fancyloose – Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain
    X-Men Endangered Species – Marvel

    Books Read in May
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Volume 4
    Secret Wars – Brian Michael Bendis
    My French Whore – Gene Wilder
    If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler – Italo Calvino
    The New Avengers Illuminati – Bendis, Reed and Cheung

    Books Read in June
    Odd Thomas – Dean Koontz
    In Odd We Trust – Dean Koontz
    Once Upon a Time in the North – Philip Pullman
    The Gospel According to Jesus Christ – Jose Saramego

    Books Read in July
    Coyote Blue – Christopher Moore
    Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
    The Death of Captain America
    Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America
    Watchmen – Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

    Books Read in August
    The Impact of a Single Event – R.L. Prendergast
    Hercules Barefoot – Carl-Johan Vallgren
    Shadow of Malabron – Thomas Wharton
    Incompetence – Rob Grant
    The City of Ember – Jeanne DuPrau
    The People of Sparks – Jeanne DuPrau

    Books Read in September
    The Prophet of Yonwood – Jeanne DuPrau
    Windflower – Nick Bantock & Edoardo Ponti
    The Diamond of Darkhold – Jeanne DuPrau
    Word Nerd – Susin Nielsen
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Kevin Cornell

    Books Read in October
    MySpace Dark Horse Presents Volume One – ed. Scott Allie
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Volume 5
    The Grand Inquisitor’s Manual – Jonathan Kirsch
    The Eight – Katherine Neville

    Books Read in November
    The Looking Glass Wars – Frank Beddor
    The Infinite Wisdom of Harriet Rose – Diane Janney
    Fallen Angel: Down to Earth – David, Lopez, Blanco
    Fallen Angel: Back in Noire – David, Woodward, Donaldson
    Four Letter Word: Invented Correspondence from the Edge of Modern Romance – e. Knelman & Porter

    Books Read in December
    The Tales of Beedle the Bard – J.K. Rowling
    3 Willows – Ann Brashares
    Outlander – Diana Gabaldon
    The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
    Blood Red Snow White – Marcus Sedgwick

    I made it to 59 this year. I am aiming for 60-65 next year. But of course I am also aiming for quality too.

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