My 2010 Reads

I had one resolution for 2010:  READ MORE.

I did not exactly have a goal in mind, but I just knew I needed to stimulate my mind again.  US Weekly was not cutting it anymore.

Here is a list of my reads listed month by month.  I got off to a great start, but as you can see I lost all motivation by the year’s end.  For a list of my “TOP TEN” reads, click here.

January Reads:
1) The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
2) The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
3) What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
4) The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
5) A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller
6) The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

February Reads:
7) The Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
8 ) Inside Out by Larry Crabb
9) The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
10) Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
11) Plan B by Anne Lamott

March Reads:
12) The English American by Alison Larkin
13) Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
14) Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod
15) Letters to a Young Poet by Rilke
16) The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
17) When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park
18) Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
19) Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
20) The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
21) 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

April Reads:
22) Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder by Julie Fast
23) Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
24) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by M Haddon
25) Comfort Woman by Nora Okja Keller
26) Life of the Beloved by Henri Nouwen
27) The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
28) The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
29) If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland

May Reads:
30) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
31) For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn
32) Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
33) Velvet Elvis by Rob Bell
34) Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
35) The Giver by Lois Lowry

June Reads:
36) Night by Elie Wiesel
37) Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
38) The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
39) The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

July Reads:
40) Half the Sky by N. Kristof
41) Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
42) Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
43) The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr
44) Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art by Madeleine L’Engle

August Reads:
45) Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
46) The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
47) Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

September Reads:
48) Marley & Me by John Grogan

October Reads:
49) Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
50) Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist
51) Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
52) The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
53) Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist
54) Knocked Up, Knocked Down by Monica LeMoine

November Reads:
55) Dress Your Family in Corduroy & Denim by David Sedaris

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3 thoughts on “My 2010 Reads

  1. Wowowow! I knew you read a lot while you were actually reading all these books..but seeing them in a list is caaarayyzee!! 🙂

    And YAY to a new blog entry! 🙂

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