Favorite Books 2009

AUDIOBOOKS
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Kingsolver, Barbara (read by Barbara Kingsolver, Steven L Hopp, Camille Kingsolver)
Help, The Stockett, Kathryn (read by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, Cassandra Campbell)
Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Tolkien, J R R (read by Rob Inglis)
Prayers for Sale Dallas, Sandra (read by Maggi-Meg Reed)
Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The Wroblewski, David (read by Richard Poe)
Strain, The Del Toro, Guillermo and Chuck Hogan (read by Ron Perlman)
Tiffany Aching Series Pratchett, Terry (read by Stephen Briggs)
Wild Things, The Eggers, Dave (read by Dion Graham)
Zietoun Eggers ,Dave (read by Firdous Bamji)
BOOKS
American Salvage Campbell, Bonnie Jo
And Another Thing Colfer, Eoin
Await Your Reply Chaon, Dan
Blood Game Johansen, Iris
Blueberry Girl Gaiman, Neil and Charles Vess
Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The Kamkwamba, William and Brian Mealor
Cazalet Chronicle Quartet, The (starts with The Light Years) Howard, Elizabeth Jane
Cry of the Sloth, The Savage, Sam
Echo in the Bone, An Gabaldon, Diana
Elantris Sanderson, Brandon
Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Barbery, Muriel
Empire of Illusion Hedges, Chris
Essays Shawn, Wallace
Fire Cashore, Kristin
Food Matters Bittman, Mark
Forest of Hands and Teeth, The Ryan, Carrie
Gathering Storm, The Jordan, Robert and Brandon Sanderson
Geek Logic Sundem, Garth
Goat Song Kessler, Brad
Graceling Cashore, Kristin
Homer’s Odyssey Cooper, Gwen
Hunger Games Collins, Suzanne
Lieutenant, The Grenville, Kate
Lion and Mouse Pinckney, Jerry
Little Giant of Aberdeen County Baker, Tiffany
Lord of Death, The Pattison, Eliot
Love, Loss, and What I Wore Beckerman, Ilene
Lucky breaks Patron, Susan
Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventure, The Miller, Laura
Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffrey
Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffrey
My Life in France Child, Julia
Nocturne City novels Kittredge, Caitlin
Paradise Built in Hell, A Solnit, Rebecca
Parties and potions Mlynowski, Sarah
Physick Book of Deliverance Dane Howe, Katherine
Physick book of Deliverance Dane, The Howe, Katherine
Q Road Campbell, Bonnie Jo
Queen of Song and Souls Wilson, C L
Republican Gomorrah Blumenthal, Max
Secrets of a Lady Grant, Tracy
Something Wicked This Way Comes Bradbury, Ray
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate #1) Carriger, Gail
Sovereign Sansom, C J
Starfish Watts, Peter
Swampwalker’s Journal Carroll, David M
Team of Rivals Goodwin, Doris Kearns
That Summer in Sicily di Blasi, Marlena
Three cups of tea Mortenson, Greg
Tunnels Williams, Brian
Vampire Diaries, The Smith, L J
Vanishing Face of Gaia, The Lovelock, James
What the World Eats Menzel, Peter
When a Man Loves a Weapon Causey, Toni McGee
When You Reach Me Stead, Rebecca
While My Guitar Gently Weeps Grabien, Deb
Zeitoun Eggers, Dave
Zeitoun Eggers, Dave
Neil, Gaiman
Robb, J D
GRAPHIC NOVELS
Asterios Polyp Mazzucchelli, David
Bone (series) Smith, Jeff
Locke and Key Hill, Joe and Gabriel Rodriguez
RASL Smith, Jeff
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter Cooke, Darwyn
Stitches: a Memoir Small, David
MOVIES
Bright Star Campion, Jane (dir)
Capitalism: A Love Story Moore, Michael (dir)
Counterfeiters, The Ruzowitzky, Stefan (dir)
Gran Torino Eastwood, Clint (dir)
Inglourious Basterds Tarantino, Quentin (dir)
Julie & Julia Ephron, Nora (dir)
Lars and the Real Girl Gillespie, Craig (dir)
Moon Jones, Duncan (dir)
Paris 36 (aka Faubourg 36) Barratier, Christophe (dir)
Phoebe in Wonderland Barnz, Daniel (dir)
Revolutionary Road Mendes, Sam (dir)
Star Trek Abrams, J J (dir)
MUSIC
All Rebel Rockers Michael Franti and Spearhead
Bernstein’s Mass Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Burn it to the Ground Nickelback
Daugherty’s Metropolis Symphony Nashville Symphony
Fresh Horses Byrnes, Jim
House of Refuge Byrnes, Jim
Invisible Cities Nomo
Kuri Kuri Jassi, Jasbir
Middle Cyclone Case, Neko
Motions West, Matthew
My Walking Stick Byrnes, Jim
No Line on the Horizon U2
Petit Oiseau William Parker Quartet
Song of Songs Stile Antico
Strict Joy Swell Season
Welcome to Mali Amadou and Mariam
Zabalaza Thandiswa
Daughtry
Rascal Flatts
Opeth
POEM
Dancing on the Grave of a Son of a Bitch Wakoski, Diane
TV SHOW
CBS Sunday Morning
Defying Gravity
Dexter
House
House
Mad Men
Parks and Rec
Vampire Diaries, The
TV SHOW (WORST)
Star Wars Holiday Special, The

3 Responses

  1. Best I’ve read so far this year:

    The Black Tower, by Louis Bayard

    The Spellman Files (and sequels), by Lisa Lutz

  2. [...] Favorite Books 2009 [...]

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