2011 Booklist

It looks like I’m getting to this a whole month earlier than last year!  Here’s what I read in 2011, excluding business books, cookbooks, magazines and other research materials. (nf) is non-fiction.

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights—Jessica Kerwin Jenkins (nf)

Curiosa: Celebrity Relics, Historical Fossils & Other Metamorphic Rubbish –Barton Lidice Benes (nf)

The Electric Michelangelo—Sara Hall

Astrid and Veronika—Linda Olsson

A Reliable Wife: a novel –Robert Goolrick

Green Angel –Alice Hoffman

The Red Garden –Alice Hoffman

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle—Barbara Kingsolver (nf)

Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America’s Soul—(nf) Karen Abbott

The Kingdom of Ohio—Matthew Flaming

The River Wife—Jonis Agee

Her Fearful Symmetry—Audrey Niffenegger

Riding Lessons—Sarah Gruen

Ms. Hempel Chronicles—Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

Touch: a novel –Alexi Zentner

The River King—Alice Hoffman

The White Garden: A Novel of Virginia Woolf —Stephanie Barron

Eccentric Glamour—Simon Doonan (nf)

The Weird Sisters—Eleanor Brown

A Very Modest Cottage — Tereasa Suratt (nf)

The Oracle of Stanbul— Michael Davis Lukas

Eat. Pray. Love—Elizabeth Gilbert (nf)

Death Masks—Jim Butcher

Pontoon—Garrison Keillor

A Discovery of Witches—Deborah Harkness

The World Beneath—Cate Kennedy

Birth of  a Killer—Darren Shan

The Witch’s Daughter—Paula Brackston

Boneshaker—Cherie Priest

The Help—Kathryn Stockett

The Day the Falls Stood Still—Cathy Marie Buchanan

Correspondence: An adventure in letters—N. John Hall

Dracula the Un-Dead—Dacre Stoker

The Little Stranger—Sarah Waters

Impatient with Desire—Gabrielle Burton

Among the Wonderful—Stacy Carlson

The Time Traveller’s Wife- Audrey Niffenegger

Bloodroot–  Amy Greene

The Gargoyle—Andrew Davidson

Ecstasia—Francesca Lia Block

The Dovekeepers—Alice Hoffman

Speakeasy Dollhouse, vol.1—Cynthia von Buhler (graphic novel based on nf)

The Hangman’s Daughter—Oliver Potzsch

What have YOU been reading? Anything amazing that you would suggest?


2 thoughts on “2011 Booklist

    • Thank you! Don’t be shamed, I have always been a fast and voracious reader; also known to have missed entire earthquakes due to Nancy Drew novels. True story.

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