Category Archives: Books Read in 2011

Books Read by Author

A Addiego, John – Tears of the Mountain  Ahern, Cecelia – The Book of Tomorrow Albin, Gennifer – Crewel Alger, Christina – The Darlings Allende, Isabel – Maya’s Notebook Allison, Rosie – The Very Thought of You Angelini, Josephine – Starcrossed Anonymous – The Mistress Contract Appanah, Nathacha – The Last Brother Appelt, Kathi –…

Books Read by Title

3:10 to Yuma by Elmore Leonard 11/22/63 by Stephen King 12.21 by Dustin Thomason 31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan A Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Across the Endless River by Thad Carhart Across the Universe by Beth Revis The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle…

Mini-review Saturday – Cemetery Girl and Bad Marie

Title: Cemetery GirlAuthor: David BellISBN: 9780451234674 No. of Pages: 400Genre: Mystery, SuspenseSynopsis: “Four years after Tom and Abby’s 12-year-old daughter vanishes, she is found alive but strangely calm. When the teen refuses to testify against the man connected to her disappearance, Tom decides to investigate the traumatizing case on his own. Nothing can prepare him…

Review – Puddn’head Wilson by Mark Twain

Title: Puddn’head WilsonAuthor: Mark TwainISBN: 9780393925357No. of Pages: 488Genre: ClassicsSynopsis: “Puddn’head Wilson (1894), written in a more sombre vein than his other Mississippi writings, was Mark Twain’s last serious work of fiction. It reveals the sinister forces that, towards the end of his life, Twain thought to be threatening the American dream. The central plot revolves…

Mini-review Saturday – Wake and Envy

Title: WakeAuthor: Lisa McMannISBN: 9781416974475No. of Pages: 224Synopsis: “For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody- notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime. She can’t tell anybody about what she does — they’d never believe her,…

Mini-review Saturday – Death Watch, The Name of the Star, and The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Title: Death WatchAuthor: Ari BerkISBN: 9781416991151No. of Pages: 544Synopsis: “They say the dead should rest in peace. Not all the dead agree. One night, Silas Umber’s father Amos doesn’t come home from work. Devastated, Silas learns that his father was no mere mortician but an Undertaker, charged with bringing The Peace to the dead trapped…

Mini-review Saturday – Perfect and Speak

Title: PerfectAuthor: Ellen HopkinsISBN: 9781442423572No. of Pages: 640Genre: Young AdultSynopsis: “Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they’d rather be. For four high-school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there. Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For…

Mini-review Saturday: Mockingbird and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Title: MockingbirdAuthor: Katherine ErskineISBN: 9780399252648No. of Pages: 235Genre: Young AdultSynopsis: “In Caitlin’s world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. That’s the stuff Caitlin’s older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon’s dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it,…

Books Read by Author

A Addiego, John – Tears of the Mountain  Ahern, Cecelia – The Book of Tomorrow Albin, Gennifer – Crewel Alger, Christina – The Darlings Allison, Rosie – The Very Thought of You Angelini, Josephine – Starcrossed Anonymous – The Mistress Contract Appanah, Nathacha – The Last Brother Appelt, Kathi – Keeper Applegate, Katherine and Michael…

Books Read by Title

3:10 to Yuma by Elmore Leonard 11/22/63 by Stephen King 12.21 by Dustin Thomason 31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan A Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Across the Endless River by Thad Carhart Across the Universe by Beth Revis The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson The Age of Desire by Jennie…