Saturday, December 28, 2013

Books I Read in 2013

The Third Son by Julie Wu
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Don't Ever Grow Old by Daniel Friedman
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Familiar by J. Robert Lennon
The Hobbit (read-aloud)
A Wrinkle in Time (read-aloud)
A Wind in the Door (read-aloud)
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (read-aloud)
River of Dust by Virginia Pye
Fantay Freaks and Gaming Geeks by Ethan Gilsdorf
The Hive by Gill Hornby
Fuse by Julianna Baggott
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan 
Hemingway's Girl by Erika Robuck
Let the Water Hold Me Down by Michael Spurgeon
The Wife, The Maid and The Mistress by Ariel Lawhon
Heaven Should Fall by Rebecca Coleman
The Golden Age by John C. Wright
The Phoenix Exultant by John C. Wright
The Golden Transcendence by John C. Wright
Wash by Margaret Wrinkle
The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets by Diana Wagman
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Small Blessings by Martha Woodruff
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
The Last Enchantments by Charles Finch
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Room by Emma Donoghue
The In-Between Hour by Barbara Claypole White
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Fightsong by Joshua Mohr
The Art of Floating by Kristin Bair O'Keeffe
Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
A Marker To Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik
How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
Alva and Irva by Edward Carey
The Giant's House by Elizabeth McCracken
Seven For a Secret by Lyndsay Faye
The Animals by Christian Kiefer
Run, Don't Walk by Adele Levine
Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Untold Damage by Robert K. Lewis
Heap House by Edward Carey
The Deepest Secret by Carla Buckley
YOU by Austin Grossman
The Year of the Gadfly by Jennifer Miller
The Future for Curious People by Gregory Sherl
Golden State by Michelle Richmond
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis
Budapest by Jessica Keener
World War Z by Max Brooks 
An Explanation for Everything by Lauren Grodstein
Cascade by Maryanne O'Hara
Field Guide for Lost Girls by Amy Franklin Willis
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 
Don't Ever Look Back by Daniel Friedman
A Highly Unlikely Scenario by Rachel Cantor

Still In Progress as of December 28:
The Moment of Everything by Shelly King
Where I Am Born by Michele Young-Stone
Melville Biography by Herschel Parker
Stupid Children Lenore Zion
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Story of Britain by Rachel Frasier

11 comments:

  1. Impressive list! I'm embarrassed to admit I'm unfamiliar with a lot of these.

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  2. Hello to every one out here, am here to share the unexpected miracle that happened to me three days ago, My name is lorient mack i live in United State,and I`m happily married to a lovely and caring husband, with two kids A very big problem occurred in my family seven months ago,between me and my husband so terrible that he took the case to court for a divorce he said that he never wanted to stay with me again,and that he did not love me anymore So he packed out of my house and made me and my children passed through severe pain. I tried all my possible means to get him back,after much begging,but all went avail and he confirmed it that he has made his decision,and he never wanted to see me again. So on one evening,as i was coming back from work,i met an old friend of mine who asked of my husband So i explained every thing to her,so she told me that the only way i can get my husband back,is to visit a spell caster because it has really worked for her too So i never believed in spell but i had no other choice than to follow her advice. Then she gave me the email address of the spell caster whom she visited (traditionalspellhospital@gmail.com} So the next morning i sent a mail to the address she gave to me and the spell caster assured me that i will get my husband back the next day what an amazing statement!! I never believed so he spoke with me and told me everything that i need to do. Then the next morning So surprisingly my husband who did not call me for the past seven {7}months gave me a call to inform me that he was coming back So Amazing!! So that was how he came back that same day with lots of love and joy and he apologized for his mistake and for the pain he caused me and my children. Then from that day,our relationship was now stronger than how it were before by the help of a spell caster. So, i will advice you out there to kindly visit the same website {traditionalspellhospital@gmail.com} if you are in any condition like this or you have any problem related to “bringing your ex back. So thanks to Dr ALUTA for bringing back my wife,and brought great joy to my family once again.traditionalspellhospital@gmail.com Thanks

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  3. PLEASE do nto spam the spellcaster comment. EVER.

    The husband becomes a wife in the last sentence. Many of the sentences make me so happy. This comment must be preserved.

    IN PROGRESS btw means? Are you reading 5 books at once?

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    1. I was figuring in progress meant reading all 5 books at once. I often have several books going at the same time...or else I'm so deeply engrossed that I am reading only only only that one book and nothing else and no eating and just JUST reading.

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  4. Hello to every one out here, am here to share the unexpected miracle that happened to me three days ago, I quit reading and discovered television. Yay me. I win!

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  8. I have a testimony to share with you only if you are willing to listen to me, My name is Williams Edwin from London. I have been having problems in some aspect of my life which almost led me to commit suicide, several time I applied for jobs and each time I was turn down, it come to a point that my Wife left me for another Man and this made me to have high blood pressure (B.P). One day as I was looking for job online in the internet I came across a testimony of a woman how a great spell caster called VOODOO help her with his spell to solve her problems so I decided to contact the Spell caster (Voodoo) by mail. I narrated all my story to him and the only thing he told me was don't worry because your problems are solve already. for you have made the right choice of contacting me. I filled his form and provide the item he requested from me for the preparation of the spell to get me a good job, bring my ex back and also to heal my high blood pressure (B.P) and today my brothers and sisters that are reading this I am very glad to say that Voodoo is a God on earth. I have a good Job now, My wife is back and I am healed of my High Blood Pressure (B.P). Do you have problems and you think all hope is gone, I advise you to contact VOODOO today and your problem will be solve just as he solve mine ok. Voodoo email is: voodoolovespelltemple@hotmail. com. this african temple is genuine I swear. WOW AM ON TOP YOU CAN BE TOO.INSTEAD OF FALLING FOR THOSE SCAMS THAT CALL THEIR SELF SPELL CASTERS, VOODOO YOU I WILL CONTINUE TO THANK YOUR TEMPLE.

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  9. Be careful here nobody can help you here or even suggest how you can get your ex or love back,any testimonies of most spell caster here must be ignore.because most of them are scam i mean real scam which i was a victim and i got ripped of thousands of dollars because i was so anxious to get my wife back after she left me for over 2 years with my 7 years old son jerry,i have applied to 7 different spell caster here and all to no avail they all ask for same thing send your name your ex name address and picture phone number etc which i did over and over again and most of them were from west Africa until i saw a post about mama Anita spell and i decided to gave her my last trail.she ask me four things my real name,my ex and my ex mother name and $180 and said my ex will come back in 24hours, i have paid over $3000 on spell casting and courier and nothing have work for me after 3 days i was thinking about how much i have lost so far so i said let me give her a try so i called her again and send my real name,my ex and my ex mother name and the $180 because i swear it was my last try so i was waiting as she told me to wait till next day and i could not sleep that night because i really love my wife and want her back at 9pm that day i saw my wife on line on face book and she said hi at first i was shock because she never talk with me for the past a year and 9 month now i did not reply again she said are you there? i quickly reply yes and she said can we see tomorrow i said yes and she went off-line i was confused i try to chat her again but she was no more on line i could not sleep that night as i was wondering what she is going to say, by 7.am the next morning she gave me a miss call i decided not to call back as i was still on shock again she call and i pick she said can we see after work today i said yes so she end the call immediately i got off work she call me and we meet and now we are back again i call mama anita the next day thanking her for what she has done in fact i still call her and thank her as my life was not complete without my wife please be careful here i have been scam thousands of dollars if you want a true love spell then contact mama Anita (mama.anitatruelovespell@gmail.com)

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