Books Read in 2009

  1. The House on Mango Street—Sandra Cisneros (reread/school)
  2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao—Junot Diaz (school)
  3. Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature (school)
  4. Classical Myth (school)
  5. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning
  6. Coraline—Neil Gaiman
  7. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room
  8. Night—Elie Wiesel
  9. The Meaning of Night—Michael Cox
  10. Island of the Blue Dolphins—Scott O’Dell
  11. A Ring of Endless Light—Madeleine L’Engle
  12. Tuesdays with Morrie—Mitch Albom
  13. The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (school)
  14. A Great and Terrible Beauty—Libba Bray (reread)
  15. The Time Traveler’s Wife—Audrey Niffenegger (reread)
  16. Rebel Angels—Libba Bray (reread)
  17. The Sweet Far Thing—Libba Bray
  18. The Tragedy of Mariam—Elizabeth Tanfield Cary (school)
  19. The Blazing World—Margaret Cavendish (school)
  20. Sociable Companions—Margaret Cavendish (school)
  21. The Widow Ranter—Aphra Behn (school)
  22. Oroonoko—Aphra Behn (school)
  23. Freedom Writers Diary—Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell (internship)
  24. The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless—Eliza Haywood (school)
  25. The Soloist—Steve Lopez
  26. A Simple Story—Elizabeth Inchbald (school)
  27. A Bold Stroke for a Wife—Susanna Centlivre (school)
  28. Sense and Sensibility—Jane Austen (school)
  29. Making the Journey: Being and Becoming a Teacher of English Language Arts—Leila Christenbury (school)
  30. Thirteen Reasons Why—Jay Asher
  31. The Incredible Journey—Shelia  Burnford
  32. To Kill a Mockingbird—Harper Lee
  33. The Last Song—Nicholas Sparks

Short Stories (school)

  1. Young Goodman Brown—Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. The Cask of Amontillado—Edgar Allan Poe
  3. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge—Ambrose Bierce
  4. The Necklace—Guy De Maupassant
  5. The Story of an Hour—Kate Chopin
  6. The Yellow Wallpaper—Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  7. The Rocking-Horse Winner—D.H. Lawrence
  8. Hills Like White Elephants—Ernest Hemingway
  9. The Lottery—Shirley Jackson
  10. Sonny’s Blues—James Baldwin
  11. A Good Man is Hard to Find—Flannery O’Connor
  12. The Shawl—Cynthia Ozick
  13. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings—Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  14. A&P—John Updike
  15. Where Are You going, Where Have You Been?—Joyce Carol Oates
  16. Death by Landscape—Margaret Atwood
  17. Everyday Use—Alice Walker
  18. The Things They Carried—Tim O’Brien
  19. How to Become a Writer—Lorrie Moore
  20. Winter Dreams—F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    1. Young Goodman Brown—Nathaniel Hawthorne
    2. The Cask of Amontillado—Edgar Allan Poe
    3. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge—Ambrose Bierce
    4. The Necklace—Guy De Maupassant
    5. The Story of an Hour—Kate Chopin
    6. The Yellow Wallpaper—Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    7. The Rocking-Horse Winner—D.H. Lawrence
    8. Hills Like White Elephants—Ernest Hemingway
    9. The Lottery—Shirley Jackson
    10. Sonny’s Blues—James Baldwin
    11. A Good Man is Hard to Find—Flannery O’Connor
    12. The Shawl—Cynthia Ozick
    13. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings—Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    14. A&P—John Updike
    15. Where Are You going, Where Have You Been?—Joyce Carol Oates
    16. Death by Landscape—Margaret Atwood
    17. Everyday Use—Alice Walker
    18. The Things They Carried—Tim O’Brien
    19. How to Become a Writer—Lorrie Moore
    20. Winter Dreams—F. Scott Fitzgerald

end of the year list

Paige View All →

I'm 30. When did that happen?

I don't feel 30, so I guess this is my attempt to figure out who I am at this point in my life that has snuck up on me oh-so-quickly.

4 Comments Leave a comment

  1. The Yellow Wallpaper—Charlotte Perkins Gilman – equals awesome. I must have read it 10 years ago and I still remember how much I enjoyed it.

    I like that your have such a good mix of genres too.

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