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Ramblings by Year

2011 Books

 

In 2010 I read 120 books – not counting the ones I didn’t finish! I beat my number of books read in 2009 by 29! I don’t have a number goal for this year, I would like to keep my books read around the 100 mark though. Let’s see how this year goes!

As I did in my 2010 Books I will be keeping track of my books read per month this year (TY) versus last year (LY).

January (TY: 15 | LY: 11)

  1. Darklight (Wondrous Strange, #2) – Lesley Livingston
  2. Ballads of Suburbia – Stephanie Kuehnert
  3. The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere, Vol. 1) – Jacqueline West
  4. Rise of the Darklings (Invisible Order, #1) – Paul Crilley
  5. Choker – Elizabeth Woods – 2011 Debut
  6. Purge – Sarah Darer Littman
  7. Reckless – Cornelia Funke
  8. The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
  9. Seven Sorcerers – Caro King
  10. Shadow Spell – Caro King
  11. Ash – Malinda Lo
  12. Wintercraft (Book 1) – Jenna Burtenshaw
  13. XVI – Julia Karr – 2011 Debut
  14. Wildthorn – Jane English
  15. Tempestuous (Wondrous Strange, #3) – Lesley Livingston

February (TY: 13 | LY: 4)

  1. Friday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires, #2) – Chloe Neill
  2. Twice Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires #3) – Chloe Neill
  3. Tempest’s Legacy (Jane True, #3) – Nicole Peeler
  4. The Girl Who Chased the Moon – Sarah Addison Allen
  5. The Iron Witch – Karen (Kaz) Mahoney – 2011 Debut
  6. Arrow (Faery Rebels, #3) – R.J. Anderson
  7. Wither (Chemical Garden #1) – Lauren DeStefano – 2011 Debut
  8. Entangled – Cat Clarke – 2011 Debut
  9. Outside In (Inside Out #2) – Maria V. Snyder
  10. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson #5) – Rick Riordan
  11. Silver Borne (Mercedes Thompson, #5) – Patricia Briggs
  12. Sizzling Sixteen (A Stephanie Plum Novel) – Janet Evanovich
  13. Pale Demon (Rachel Morgan, #9) – ? Kim Harrison ?

March (TY: 12 | LY: 8 )

  1. The 13 Secrets – Michelle Harrison
  2. Ballad – Maggie Stiefvater
  3. Get Well Soon – Julie Halpern
  4. Into the Wild Nerd Yonder – Julie Halpern
  5. The Bone Magician – F. E. Higgins
  6. The Eyeball Collector – F.E. Higgins
  7. Angelfire (Book 1) – Courtney Allison Moulton – 2011 Debut
  8. Fragile Eternity (Wicked Lovely #3) – Melissa Marr
  9. Demonglass (Hex Hall, #2) – Rachel Hawkins
  10. The Cabinet of Wonders (The Kronos Chronicles, #1) – Marie Rutkoski
  11. Poison – Chris Wooding
  12. River Secrets (Books of Bayern, #3)Shannon Hale

April (TY: 11 | LY: 13)

  1. Forest Born (The Books of Bayern, #4) – Shannon Hale
  2. Tyger Tyger (Goblin Wars, #1) – Kersten Hamilton
  3. The Prince of Neither Here Nor There – Seán Cullen
  4. Broken (Grant County, #7) – Karin Slaughter
  5. Where She Went (If I Stay, #2) – Gayle Forman
  6. Blackwatch (Wintercraft #2) – Jenna Burtenshaw
  7. Ondine: The Summer of Shambles – Ebony McKenna
  8. The Celestial Globe (The Kronos Chronicles, #2) – Marie Rutkoski
  9. Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate #1) – Gail Carriger
  10. Sophomore (Class of ’89) – Linda A. Cooney
  11. Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate, #2) – Gail Carriger

May (TY: 17 | LY: 13)

  1. Blameless (The Parasol Protectorate, #3) – Gail Carriger
  2. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon #1) – Alison Goodman
  3. Eona (Eon #2) – Alison Goodman
  4. Through Her Eyes – Jennifer Archer – 2011 Debut
  5. Never Sit Down in a Hoopskirt and Other Things I Learned in Southern Belle Hell – Cricket Rumley – 2011 Debut
  6. Wake Unto Me – Lisa Cach – 2011 Debut
  7. Impossible – Nancy Werlin
  8. Other – Karen Kincy
  9. Elixir – Hilary Duff
  10. Something Deadly This Way Comes (Madison Avery, #3) – Kim Harrison
  11. The Doll People – Ann M. Martin
  12. Gimme a Call – Sarah Mlynowski
  13. It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Ned Vizzini
  14. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac – Gabrielle Zevin
  15. Nightshade (Book 1) – Andrea Cremer
  16. Haunting Violet – Alyxandra Harvey
  17. The Nancy Drew Files: Case #66 – Tall, Dark and Deadly – Carolyn Keene

June (TY: 8 | LY: 12)

  1. Wolfsbane (Nightshade, #2) – Andrea Cremer
  2. The Books of Elsewhere, Vol. 2 – Spellbound – Jacqueline West
  3. Junior (Class of ’89) – Linda A. Cooney
  4. The Demon’s Surrender (Demon’s Lexicon, Book 1) – Sarah Rees Brennan
  5. Indulgence in Death (Eve Dallas, #31) – J.D. Robb
  6. The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2) – Rick Riordan
  7. Starcrossed (Book 1) – Josephine Angelini – 2011 Debut
  8. Knightly Academy (Book 1) – Violet Haberdasher

July (TY: 18 | LY: 17)

  1. Heartless (Parasol Protectorate #4) – Gail Carriger
  2. Once Every Never – Lesley Livingston
  3. ForgottenCat Patrick – 2011 Debut
  4. Cheat the Grave: The Fifth Sign of the Zodiac – Vicki Pettersson
  5. Ultraviolet – R.J. Anderson
  6. The Neon Graveyard: The Final Sign of the Zodiac – Vicki Pettersson
  7. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making – Catherynne M Valente
  8. Witchlanders – Lena Coakley – 2011 Debut
  9. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer – Michelle Hodkin – 2011 Debut
  10. The Jewel of the Kalderash (Kronos Chronicles, Book 3) – Marie Rutkoski
  11. Blood Magic – Tessa Gratton – 2011 Debut
  12. The Goddess Test – Aimée Carter – 2011 Debut
  13. The Crowfield Curse – Pat Walsh
  14. Supernaturally (Paranormalcy, #2) – Kiersten White
  15. Small Town Sinners – Melissa Walker
  16. Misfit – Jon Skovron
  17. Divergent – Veronica Roth – 2011 Debut
  18. Want to Go Private? – Sarah Darer Littman

August (TY: 12 | LY: 13)

  1. Prophecy of Days – Book 2: The Serpent’s Coil– Christy Raedeke
  2. Ruined: A Novel – Paula Morris
  3. Dark Souls: A Novel – Paula Morris
  4. Eye of the Tempest (Jane True, #4) – Nicole Peeler
  5. Queste (Septimus Heap, #4) – Angie Sage
  6. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs – 2011 Debut100th book!!
  7. Treachery in Death (An Eve Dallas Novel) – J.D. Robb
  8. Circle of Fire (Prophecy of the Sisters, #3) – Michelle Zink
  9. Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, #4) – Chloe Neill
  10. Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes – Jonathan Auxier – 2011 Debut
  11. Perfect – Ellen Hopkins
  12. Virtuosity – Jessica Martinez – 2011 Debut

September (TY: 11 | LY: 12)

  1. Fiendish Deeds: The Joy of Spooking #1 P. J. Bracegirdle
  2. Total Eclipse (Weather Warden, #9) – Rachel Caine
  3. Under the Green Hill – Laura L. Sullivan
  4. Dark Inside (Book 1) – Jeyn Roberts – 2011 Debut – review in October 2011
  5. Shadowfever (Fever , #5) – Karen Marie Moning
  6. High King’s Tomb (Green Rider, #4)  – Kristen Britain
  7. Witch Eyes – Scott Tracey – 2011 Debut
  8. So Silver Bright (Théâtre Illuminata, Act III) – Lisa Mantchev
  9. The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)  – Rae Carson – 2011 Debut
  10. The Apothecary – Maile Meloy – 2011 Debut
  11. The Lunatic’s Curse (Tales of the Sinister City, #4) – F. E. Higgins

October (TY: 9 | LY: 4)

  1. Dragon Keeper (Rain Wilds Chronicles, Volume One) – Robin Hobb
  2. The Demon Trapper’s Daughter (Demon Trappers, #1) – Jana Oliver
  3. Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories – edited by Megan Kelley Hall & Carrie Jones
  4. Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger
  5. Dreaming Anastasia – Joy Preble
  6. The Near Witch – Victoria Schwab – 2011 Debut
  7. Shine – Lauren Myracle
  8. Beautiful Chaos (Caster Chronicles, #3) – Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
  9. Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1) – c.c. hunter – 2011 Debut

November (TY: 9 | LY: 3)

  1. The Last Dragonslayer – Jasper Fforde
  2. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
  3. First Day on Earth – Cecil Castellucci
  4. Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, #1) – Jennifer Estep
  5. The Faerie Ring (Faerie Ring, #1) – Kiki Hamilton
  6. Prized (Birthmarked, #2) – Caragh M. O’Brien
  7. Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray – Nick Bruel
  8. The Placebo Effect – David Rotenberg – review to come January 2012
  9. The Future of Us – Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler

Did Not Finish: Devoted (Elixir, #2) – Hilary Duff

 December (TY: ? | LY: 8 )

  1. The Mane Squeeze (Pride, #4) – Shelly Laurenston
  2. A Bad Kitty Christmas – Nick Bruel
  3. Disposable Minds, Expendable PeopleC. G. Rossi
  4. Unearthly (Book 1) Cynthia Hand – 2011 Debut
  5. The Autumn Palace (Ondine #2) – Ebony McKenna

Did Not Finish: Cast in Chaos (Chronicles of Elantra, #6) – Michelle Sagara

TOTAL: 140 books!

1 comment to 2011 Books

  • All4Paws

    G-day Cat,i have stumbled apone this site, and i’m wondering if you could be of some help 😉 my 7year old son love anything to do with machinary (digger’s, cranes, ect) I have just bought 2 of the Beyond the spiderwick chronicles books number 1 the Nixies song and 2 the Giant Problem, i’m going to try to read these to him these school holiday’s over christmas. I’m just wondering how do you encourage boy’s to read? could you sergest any books that i could try to introduce him too. i have been a bookworm (joined a book club last year) for the past two years. but i do struggle to read my book with in a month i’m a slow reader but i try. I love fairy tale, fantasy, animal book’s. My DS has a great imagination and so do i.
    thank you for taking the time to read this note.
    Hooroo from Australia Sylvia and the boy’s ( one boy is fur less son the other 2 boy’s have wet noses and waggy tail’s) 😆