I read a lot of books this year.  I can only remember a few of them right now.

  • The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins) (twice)
  • Catching Fire (Suzanne Collins) (twice)
  • Mockingjay (Suzanne Collins)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
  • The Girl who Played with Fire (Stieg Larsson)
  • The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Steig Larsson)
  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity (Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn)
  • Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (Barbara Demick)
  • The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag (Chol-hwan Kang)
  • The Vagina Monologues (Eve Ensler)
  • American Wife (Curtis Sittenfeld) (for a second time)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon)
  • Walks with Men (Ann Beattie)
  • The Kind Diet (Alicia Silverstone)
  • Infidel (Ayaan Hirsi Ali)
  • My Horizontal Life (Chelsea Handler)
  • Are You There Vodka?  It’s me, Chelsea (Chelsea Handler)
  • Chelsea, Chelsea, Bang, Bang (Chelsea Handler)
  • The Memory Keeper’s Daughter (Kim Edwards)
  • The Luxe (Anna Godberson) (second time)
  • Rumors (Anna Godberson)
  • Envy (Anna Godberson)
  • Splendor (Anna Godberson)
  • Nightlight (The Harvard Lampoon)
  • The Magic Tree House: Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Mary Pope Osborne
  • Hatchet (Gary Paulsen)
  • The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food (Amy Cotler)
  • Push (Sapphire)
  • The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
  • Memoirs of a Geisha (Arther Golden) (fourth or fifth time)
  • The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
  • Animal Farm (George Orwell) (80th time)
  • The Color Purple (Alice Walker)

I don’t really do resolutions for New Years, but I do have a little goal: to do a very short book review on this blog after I finish each book I read.  Here’s to you, 2011, and all the books I hope to read (and finish).

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