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My '09 Reads

I hit 50 books in August, so I bumped by goal up to 60. Managed to make that one too, though only barely. I'm currently reading #62, which will become #1 for '10 very shortly.

Behind the cut, all of my '09 reads. Original goals were: 50 books; 20,000 pages; 25 new authors. Modified goals were: 60 books; 35,000 pages; 25 new authors.


1. The Innocent Man - John Grisham. Finished 1/3/09. 435 pages. 3/5 stars
2. Duma Key - Stephen King. Finished 1/10/09. 773 pages. 3/5 stars
3. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer. Finished 1/13/09. 498 pages. 5/5 stars
4. New Moon - Stephenie Meyer. Finished 1/18/09. 563 pages. 3/5 stars
5. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer. Finished 1/21/09. 629 pages. 2/5 stars
6. Breaking Dawn - Stephenie Meyer. Finished 1/26/09. 756 pages. 3/5 stars
7. The Testament - John Grisham. Finished 2/1/09. 533 pages. 4/5 stars
8. The Last Templar - Raymond Khoury. Finished 2/7/09. 523 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #1.
9. Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness - Peter Earley. Finished 2/10/09. 361 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #2.
10. Dracula - Bram Stoker. Finished 2/22/09. 444 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #3.
11. American Wife - Curtis Sittenfeld. Finished 2/27/09. 555 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #4.
12. Little Men - Louisa May Alcott. Finished 3/4/09. 329 pages. 4/5 stars.
13. Summer Sisters - Judy Blume. Finished 3/5/09. 399 pages. 3/5 stars
14. Confessions of a Shopaholic - Sophie Kinsella. Finished 3/6/09. 312 pages. 2/5 stars. New author #5.
15. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days - Michele Alexander & Jeannie Long. Finished 3/10/09 133 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #6.
16. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button & Other Jazz Age Tales - F. Scott Fitzgerald. Finished 3/16/09. 411 pages. 4/5 stars.
17. Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone - JK Rowling. Finished 3/23/09. 309 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #7.
18. Reading Lolita in Tehran - Azar Nafisi. Finished 3/30/09. 343 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #8.
19. Where Are You Now? - Mary Higgins Clark. Finished 4/2/09. 338 pages. 4/5 stars.
20. Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets - JK Rowling. Finished 4/12/09. 433 pages. 3/5 stars.
21. Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates. Finished 4/13/09. 463 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #9.
22. Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban - JK Rowling. Finished 4/13/09. 435 pages. 3/5 stars.
23. Out of Sync - Lance Bass. Finished 4/13/09. 195 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #10.
24. A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini. Finished 4/15/09. 415 pages. 5/5 stars.
25. Marley & Me - John Grogan. Finished 4/16/09. 295 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #11.
26. The Partner - John Grisham. Finished 4/21/09. 468 pages. 2/5 stars.
27. Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling. Finished 5/2/09. 734 pages. 3/5 stars
28. Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix - JK Rowling. Finished 5/11/09. 870 pages. 4/5 stars.
29. Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince - JK Rowling. Finished 5/19/09. 652 pages. 3/5 stars.
30. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling. Finished 5/22/09. 759 pages. 4/5 stars.
31. Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale & Improve Results - Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul and John Christensen. Finished 5/22/09. 107 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #12.
32. The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend & I Decided to Go Get Pregnant - Dan Savage. Finished 5/24/09. 246 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #13
33. She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb. Finished 5/28/09. 465 pages. 2/5 stars. New author #14.
34. The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage & My Family - Dan Savage. Finished 5/30/09. 291 pages. 3/5 stars.
35. The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd. Finished 6/4/09. 302 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #15
36. The Saving Graces - Patricia Gaffney. Finished 6/7/09. 394 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #16.
37. Prep - Curtis Sittenfeld. Finished 6/16/09. 372 pages. 2/5 stars.
38. My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult. Finished 6/19/09. 423 pages. 0/5 stars. New author #17.
39. Chasing Harry Winston - Lauren Weisberger. Finished 6/24/09. 278 pages. 3/5 stars.
40. The Stepford Wives - Ira Levin. Finished 6/25/09. 195 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #18.
41. A Walk to Remember - Nicholas Sparks. Finished 6/26/09. 240 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #19.
42. The Other Queen - Philippa Gregory. Finished 7/9/09. 438 pages. 4/5 stars.
43. Dead Until Dark - Charlaine Harris. Finished 7/14/09. 292 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #20
44. Living Dead in Dallas - Charlaine Harris. Finished 7/18/09. 291 pages. 3/5 stars.
45. PS I Love You - Cecelia Ahern. Finished 7/20/09. 470 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #21
46. Club Dead - Charlaine Harris. Finished 7/23/09. 292 pages. 3/5 stars.
47. Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss and the Musical RENT - Anthony Rapp. Finished 7/24/09. 309 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #22
48. The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger. Finished 8/4/09. 536 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #23
49. Dead to the World - Charlaine Harris. Finished 8/7/09. 291 pages. 3/5 stars.
50. Jo's Boys - Louisa May Alcott. Finished 8/27/09. 321 pages. 3/5 stars.
51. Where Are the Children, A Stranger is Watching, The Cradle Will Fall - Mary Higgins Clark. Finished 9/6/09. 506 pages. 3/5 stars.
52. A Prisoner of Birth - Jeffrey Archer. Finished 9/13/09. 501 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #24
53. I'll Be Seeing You - Mary Higgins Clark. Finished 9/23/09. 307 pages. 3/5 stars.
54. Stillwatch - Mary Higgins Clark. Finished 10/1/09. 356 pages. 3/5 stars.
55. The Princess Diaries - Meg Cabot. Finished 10/4/09. 283 pages. 3/5 stars. New author #25
56. The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster. Finished 10/7/09. 256 pages. 3/5 stars.
57. While My Pretty One Sleeps - Mary Higgins Clark. Finished 10/26/09. 318 pages. 3/5 stars.
58. Cross Country - James Patterson. Finished 11/14/09. 403 pages. 3/5 stars.
59. 1984 - George Orwell. Finished 11/16/09. 326 pages. 4/5 stars. New author #26.
60. A Twist at the End - Steven Saylor. Finished 11/28/09. 561 pages. 5/5 stars. New author #27
61. Blind Fall - Christopher Rice. Finished 11/29/09. 286 pages. 3/5 stars.
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