My Year in Reading – 2011

Top ten books read(in no particular order)

  • The Radleys – Matt Haig
  • Warm Bodies – Isaac Marion
  • Fifth Witness – Micheal Connelly
  • Zombie Wasteland Spaceship – Patton Oswalt
  • Buried Prey – John Sandford
  • President’s Vampire – Christopher Farnsworth
  • The Five – Robert McCammon
  • Feed – Mira Grant
  • 11/22/63 – Stephen King

Honorable Mentions

  • Shit My Dad Says – Justin Halpern
  • Queen of the Dead – Stacey Kade
  • The Dead – Charlie Higson
  • Gentlemen’s Hour – Don Winslow
  • Plugged – Eoin Colfer

Book I Would Most Recommend

  • The Five – Robert McCammon

Worst Books I Read – Two tied this time

  • Such a Pretty Face – Cathy Lamb
  • XVI – Julia Karr

Books I Fed to the Dust Bunnies – both by a favorite author

  • Satori – Don Winslow
  • Quest for Anna Klein – Thomas H Cook

Total number of books read – 120

Pages read – 35,370 plus some unpaged graphic novels

 

My Year in Reading – 2010

Top Ten Books Read(in no particular order)

  • Free Range Kids – Lenore Skenazy
  • I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President – Josh Lieb
  • Chronicles of Nick: Infinity – Sherlynn Kenyon
  • Horns – Joe Hill
  • The Enemy – Charlie Higson
  • The Passage – Justin Cronin
  • Carter Finally Gets It – Brent Crawford
  • The Reversal – Michael Connelly
  • The Fall – Chuck Hogan & Guillermo Del Toro
  • Full Dark, No Stars – Stephen King

Honorable Mention

  • Sleepless – Charlie Huston
  • Blood Oath – Christopher Farnsworth
  • Ordinary Thunderstorms – William Boyd

Books I Dustbunnied(stopped reading)

  • None this year

Books I Didn’t Dusbunny, But Wish I Had

  • I Drink For a Reason – David Cross

Book I Would Most Recommend

  • The Passage – Justin Cronin

Number of Books Read – 101

Number of Pages Read – 27,326 plus several un-paged graphic novels

My Year in Reading 2009

Top Ten Books Read(in no particular order)

  • Gang Leader for a Day  – Sudhir Venkatesh
  • Mystic Art of Erasing l Signs of Death – Charlie Huston
  • Fool – Christopher Moore
  • Charnel Prince – Gregory Keyes
  • The Leper – Steve Thayer
  • My Dead Body – Charlie Huston
  • Under the Dome – Stephen King
  • Beat the Reaper – Josh Bazell
  • The Strain – Chuck Hogan & Guillermo Del Toro
  • Jelly’s Gold – David Housewright

Honorable Mention

  • The Scarecrow – Michael Connelly
  • Until it Hurts – Mark Hyman
  • Front and Center – Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Books I Dustbunnied(stopped reading)

  • Necrophenia – Robert Rankin
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Jane Austin & Seth Grahame-Smith

Books I Didn’t Dusbunny, But Wish I Had

  • None this year

Book I Would Most Recommend

  • The Leper – Steve Thayer

Number of Books Read – 78

Number of Pages Read – 25889