Books to Read in 2011

Cross-posted to LiveJournal

And, as promised, here is the list of all the books I want to read in this upcoming year.  Remember, my book goal is at least 75 books off of this list.

In alphabetical order by author last name.  In case of multiple works by one author, titles are listed alphabetically.

Some books are rereads.


Lost Girls Adrift (1) by Linda Williams Aber
Lost Girls Alone (2) by Linda Williams Aber
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters


The Oz Series by L. Frank Baum
The Fudge Books by Judy Blume
Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd
Cinderella by Titian Beresford
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series by Ann Brashers
World War Z by Max Brooks
The Robert Langdon Novels by Dan Brown
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett


Driver’s Ed by Caroline B. Cooney
Emergency Room by Caroline B. Cooney
The Janie Johnson Series by Caroline B. Cooney
The Terrorist by Caroline B. Cooney
Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman


Danny, Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
Matilda by Roald Dahl
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl
Garfield’s Pet Force Series by Jim Davis
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
The Twisted Window by Lois Duncan



The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Slow Death by Jim Fielder
Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Neil Gaiman
Sandman Series by Neil Gaiman
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Julie of the Wolves Trilogy by Jean Craighead George
The Rizzoli and Isles Series by Tess Gerritsen (Books 1-4 read last year)
The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg
Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
Queen, Empress, Concubine: 50 Women Rulers from the Queen of Sheba to Catherine the Great by Claudia Gold
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
A Little Girl is Dead by Harry Golden


Circle of the Moon (2) by Barbara Hambly
Sisters of the Raven (1) by Barbara Hambly
Twin Sisters (1) by Janice Harrell
Twin Terror (2) by Janice Harrell
The Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampires Series by Charlain Harris (Books 1-3 read last year)
The Hannibal Series by Thomas Harris
The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith
Snare of Serpents by Victoria Holt
The Iliad (1) by Homer
The Odyssey (1) by Homer
Bunnicula Series by Deborah & James Howe
Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos – and the Women Who Wear Them edited by Karen L. Hudson



A Taste for Death by P. D. James
The Mammoth Book of Killer Women edited by Richard Glyn Jones


The League Novels by Sherrilyn Kenyon
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
Vampire Hunter D Series by Hideyuki Kikuchi (Books 1-5 read last year)
Thinner by Stephen King
The Odd Series by Dean Koontz
The Good Guy by Dean Koontz


The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
The Claidi Journals by Tanith Lee
Bizenghast by M. Alice LeGrow
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
The Time Quartet by Madeleine L’Engle
The Best Little Girl in the World by Steven Levenkron
The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis


Wicked by Gregory Maguire
The Babysitter’s Club by Ann M. Martin
The Babysitter’s Club Mystery by Ann M. Martin
Babysitter’s Little Sister by Ann M. Martin
Babysitter’s Club Friends Forever by Ann M. Martin
Angela’s Ashes (1) by Frank McCourt
‘Tis (2) by Frank McCourt
Don’t Die, My Love by Lurlene McDaniel
One Last Wish Series by Lurlene McDaniel
Saving Jessica by Lurlene McDaniel
Six Months to Live by Lurlene McDaniel
Till Death Do Us Part by Lurlene McDaniel
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Evil That Men Do by Stephen G. Michaud with Roy Hazelwood
The Guenevere Trilogy by Rosalind Miles
The Tristan and Isolde Trilogy by Rosalind Miles
Anne of Green Gables Series by L.M. Montgomery
The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
Nefertiti by Michelle Moran
Psychic Warrior: The True Story of America’s Foremost Psychic Spy and the Cover-up of the CIA’s Top-Secret Stargate Program by David Morehouse
The Limousine by N. T. Morley


Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Lisa, Bright and Dark by John Neufeld


Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brian


The Cooper Kids Adventure Series by Frank Peretti
The Circle of Magic Quartet by Tamora Pierce
The Circle Opens Quartet by Tamora Pierce
Final Friends Trilogy by Christopher Pike
His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman



Emily the Strange: The Lost Days by Rob Reger and J:essica Gruner
The Mayfair Witches Series by Anne Rice
The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice
Light Before Day by Christopher Rice
The Grandma’s Attic Series by Arleta Richardson
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan
Suspect by Michael Robotham
Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
Empty Promises and Other True Cases by Ann Rule
The End of a Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up and Other True Cases by Ann Rule
A Fever in the Heart and Other True Cases by Ann Rule
The Lust Killer by Ann Rule
Possession by Ann Rule
Too Late to Say Goodbye by Ann Rule


Holes by Louis Sachar
Amy and Laura by Marilyn Sachs
The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers by Harold Schechter and David Everitt
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town by Lawrence Schiller
Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
The Velvet Room by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Oedipus Cycle by Sophocles
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
The Starr Report by Kenneth W. Starr
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Bad Moonlight by R.L. Stine
The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine


Kamikaze Girls by Novala Takemoto
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Vanity Fair by W. M. Thackeray
Hitler: The Pictorial Documentary of His Life by John Toland
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien




The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
The Dark Disciple Trilogy by Margaret Weis
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady by Ellen Emerson White
The Occult: A History by Colin Wilson
The Slave Trade Trilogy by Susan Wright
Pen Pals Series by Sharon Dennis Wyeth




The books are being read in no particular order.

The list does include Graphic Novels and Manga.

Since this list is also on my LiveJornal, you can head there at any time to find out how I’m doing.

The Book List on LJ

There is where I keep track of how I’ve been doing.  I’ll bold out any title I finish reading and put the date of finishing right next to the book.  (In the case of books in a series, the book number and then the date will appear.)


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