Friday, December 31, 2010

Books of 2010

After all this talk of books, I feel the need to share my reads from this year. Some were profound, others trashy smut, but all were read, and all are recommended.  I'm very willing to do a review of any of these books. Just ask.

Without further ado (and in roughly the order they were read):

1. The Lost Symbol; Dan Brown
2. Simply Sexual; Kate Pearce
3. Three Cups of Tea; Greg Mortenson
4. Eat, Pray, Love; Elizabeth Gilbert
5. Katherine; Anya Seton
6. The Caligrapher's Daughter; Eugenia Kim
7. Committed; Elizabeth Gilbert
8. Her Fearful Symmetry; Audrey Niffeneger
9. A Mind of It's Own: A Cultural History of the Penis; David Friedman
10. The Pleasure of His Bed; Melissa McCaul, Donna Grant, Annalise Russell
11. The Thirteenth Tale; Diane Setterfield
12. Under the Banner of Heaven; Jon Krakauer
13. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls; Mary Pipher
14. Spycatcher; Peter Wright
15. Dilemmas of Desire; Debrah Tolman
16. World War: Tilting the Balance; Henry Turtledove
17. Scream My Name; Kimberly Kaye Terry
18. Ties that Bind; Kate Pearce
19. Brothers in Arms; Samantha Kane
20. Simply Shameless; Kate Pearce
21. Simply Insatiable; Kate Pearce
22. The Dark Queen; Susan Carroll
23. The Swan Thieves; Elizabeth Kostova
24. The Purity Myth; Jessica Valenti
25. Real Boys; William Pollack
26. Missing Sister; Gregory MacGuire
27. Street Corner Society; Bill Whyte
28. The New Male Sexuality; Bernie Zilbergeld
29. Interview With a Vampire; Anne Rice
30. The Secret Life of Bees; Sue Monk Kidd
31. Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy; Kristen Luker
32. My Life in France; Julia Child
33. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; J.K. Rowling (re-read)
34. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; J. K. Rowling (re-read)
35. The Town That Food Saved; Ben Hewitt
36. A Walk in the Woods; Bill Bryson
37. Stones into Schools; Greg Mortenson (actually, I read this awhile ago and forgot to put it in the list. Oops).

What have you read this year?

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