Monday, January 4, 2010

Books I Read in 2009

Here are the books I read in 2009. Those marked with double **'s were re-readings of an old favorite. My favorite "new" book of the year is marked with three ***'s, in red. Though I read more fiction than non-fiction, once again it was a non-fiction book that won the title of "favorite" for 2009.

The Great and Terrible: Clear As the Moon, by Chris Stewart (fiction/begun in December 2008)
The Death of a Squire: A Templar Mystery, by Maureen Ash (fiction)
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas (fiction)**
The Dark Lantern, by Gerri Brightwell (fiction)
Black Sheep, by Georgette Heyer (fiction)**
Mr. Monk Goes to Germany, by Lee Goldberg (fiction)
Catherine, Called Birdy, by Karen Cushman (fiction)**
Miss Delacourt Speaks Her Mind, by Heidi Ashworth (fiction)
Seeking Persephone, by Sarah M. Eden (fiction)
Messiah: The Little-known Story of Handel's Beloved Oratorio, by Tim Slover (non-fiction)***
Dogsbody, by Diana Wynne Jones (fiction)**
The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer (fiction)**
A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity, by Bill O'Reilly (non-fiction)

Arabella, by Georgette Heyer (fiction)**
The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan (fiction)
The Lives of Christopher Chant, by Diana Wynne Jones (fiction)**
Martha's Freedom Train, by C. Larene Hall (fiction)
Charmed Life, by Diana Wynne Jones (fiction)**
Spellbound, by Jaimey Grant (fiction)
The Stranger She Married, by Donna Hatch (fiction)**
By Love or By Sea, by Rachel Rager (fiction)
Marguerite Makes a Book, by Bruce Robertson and Kathryn Hewitt (fiction)
The Sister Pact, by Cami Checketts (fiction)
Trail of Storms, by Marsha Ward (fiction)
The Conqueror, by Georgette Heyer (fiction)**
The Ball's In Her Court, by Heather Justesen (fiction)
The Pinhoe Egg, by Diana Wynne Jones (fiction)
Esther, by Norah Lofts (fiction)**
Stolen Christmas & Other Stories of the Season, by misc authors (fiction)
There are no ordinary cats, a Rachael Hale book

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