Books 2008-2013


The following is a list of books I read from 2008 through 2011.  Those in bold are specifically YA lit- many of which I have reviewed on this site.

2008

1. Water for Elephants- Sara Gruen
2. Titus Andronicus- Shakespeare
3. The Revenger’s Tragedy- Thomas Middleton
4.Cut- Patricia McCormick

5. Out of the Dust- Karen Hess
6. Leaving Fischers- Margaret Haddix
7. A Hero Ain’t Nothing But a Sandwich- Alice Childress
8. The Pigman- Paul Zindel

9. Kira Kira- Kadahota
10. Romiette and Julio- Sharon Draper
11. I Am The Cheese- Robert Cormier
12. Looking for Alaska- John Green
13. Susannah- Janet Hickmann

14. Seek- Paul Fleischman
15. London Bridges-James Patterson
16. Mary Mary- James Patterson
17. Pop Goes the Weasel- James Patterson
18. Step on a Crack- James Patterson
19. House of the Scorpion- Nancy Farmer
20. The Last Lecture- Randy Pausch
21. Monster- Walter Dean Myers
22. Twisted- Laurie Halse Anderson
23. Vampireville: Vampire Kisses- Schreiber, Ellen
24. Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment- James Patterson
25. Maximum Ride: Schools Out Forever- James Patterson
26. Whale Talk-Chris Crutcher

27. Scorpions- Walter Dean Meyers
28. Copper Sun- Sharon Draper

29. Not Quite What I was Planning: Six Word Memoirs from Writers Famous and Obscure – Larry Smith
30. I Am The Messenger- Markus Zusak

2009

31. Slam- Nick Hornby
32. Judge and Jury- James Patterson
33. Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports- James Patterson
34. Maximum Ride: The Final Warning- James Patterson (see above link)
35. An Abundance of Katherines- John Green

36. Things Fall Apart- Chinua Achebe
37. Cuba 15– Nancy Osa
38. Bullyville– Francine Prose
39. Tangerine– Edward Bloor
40. Wintergirls- Laurie Halse Anderson
41. How Ya Like Me Now– Brendan Halpin
42. Beauty Shop for Rent– Laura Bowers

43. Storm Runners- T. Jefferson Parker
44. Boy Proof– Cecil Castellucci
45. Room in the Heart– Sonia Levitin
46. Confessions of a Not It Girl– Melissa Kantor
47. The White Darkness– Geraldine McCaughrean
48. American Born Chinese– Gene Luen Yang
49. Nation– Terry Pratchett
50. The Battle of Jericho– Sharon M. Draper

51.  Persepolis– Marjane Satrapi
52. A Step From Heaven- An Na
53. Kit’s Wilderness– David Almond
54. Being Nikki– Meg Cabot
55. The Chocolate War– Robert Cormier

56. Dead is the New Black– Marlene Perez
57. Jellicoe Road– Melina Marchetta
58. Tears of A Tiger– Sharon Draper

59. The House on Mango Street-Sandra Cisneros
60. Ghostgirl– Tonya Hurley
61. Max– James Patterson
62. The Hunger Games– Suzanne Collins
63. So Not the Drama– Paula Chase
64. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes– Chris Crutcher

65. The Quickie- James Patterson
66. Ghostgirl: Homecoming- Tonya Hurley
67. Josef Jaeger- Jere Fishback.
68. Sold- Patricia McCormick
69. Twilight- Stephenie Meyer

2010

70. New Moon– Meyer
71. Eclipse– Meyer
72. Of Mice and Men- Steinbeck
73. Push– Sapphire
74. How I Live Now– Meg Rosoff
75. Speak– Laurie Halse Anderson
76. Postcards From No Man’s Land– Aidan Chambers
77. Breaking Dawn– Stephenie Meyer
78. Number the Stars– Lois Lowry
79. Double Dutch- Sharon Draper
80. The Lost Symbol- Dan Brown
81. Catching Fire– Suzanne Collins
82. Mockingjay– Suzanne Collins

2011

83. The First Part Last- Angela Johnson
84. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo- Stieg Larsson
85. Rock Star Superstar- Blake
86. November Blues- Sharon Draper

87. The Sickness- Steve Fuller
88. The Girl Who Played With Fire- Stieg Larson
89. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- Haddon
90. Out of My Mind- Sharon Draper

91. The Battle of Jericho – Sharon Draper
92. See No Evil- Diane Young 
93. Winter Town- Stephen Emond 
94. Dear America: Behind the Masks The Diary of Angeline Brody- Susan Patron
95. The Mockingbirds- Daisy Whitney

96. The Rivals- Daisy Whitney

2012

97. Paper Towns- John Green
98. Catalyst- Laurie Halse Anderson
99. Bad Boy- Walter Dean Meyers
100. Mockingbird- Kathryn Erskine
101. The Bully- Paul Langan
102. Holes- Louis Sachar
103. Perfect Escape- Jennifer Brown
104. 13 Reasons Why- Jay Asher
105. Tears of a Tiger- Sharon Draper
106. The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald
107. The Outsiders- S.E. Hinton
108. Forge- Laurie Halse Anderson

2013

109. Just Another Hero -Sharon Draper
110. The List -Siobhan
111. The Maze Runner -Dashner
112. Beauty queens -Libba Bray
113. Divergent- Roth
114. Think Like A Man Act Like A Lady- Harvey
115. Code Name Verity- Elizabeth Wein
116. Absolute True Diary of a Part Time Indian- Sherman Alexie

Books on Tape in 2008

1. Big Bad Wolf- James Patterson
2. Visions of Sugar Plums- Janet Evanovich

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