2008 Books Read

Here’s the link to the 2008 Year in Review

79. After Dark by Haruki Murakami
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 191
Publisher: Knopf
Read For: Japanese Reading Challenge, Dewey’s Books Reading Challenge, Countdown Challenge

78. A Jolly Good Fellow by Stephen V. Masse
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 203
Publisher: Good Harbor Press
Read For: A to Z Reading Challenge

77. Zanna’s Gift by Orson Scott Card
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 144
Publisher: Forge
Read For: Countdown Challenge, A to Z Reading Challenge, Cardathon Challenge

76. For the Love of St. Nick by Garasamo Macagnone
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 44
Publisher: ??

75. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 134
Publisher: Little Brown Books

74. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 233
Publisher: First Second
Read For: A to Z Challenge, Countdown Challenge, Graphic Novel Challenge

73. Paper Towns by John Green
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 305
Publisher: Dutton

72. Fables Vol. 2 – Animal Farm by Bill Willingham
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 127
Publisher: Vertigo

November Totals: 6 Books, 1517 Pages

71. Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 314
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Read For: 42 Challenge

70. Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 377
Publisher: TOR
Read For: 42 Challenge, Cardathon Challenge, A to Z Challenge

69. Life Among the Dead by Lisa Williams
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 241
Publisher: Simon Spotlight Entertainment
Read For: Countdown Challenge

68. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Publisher: Picador
Read For: A to Z Reading Challenge, The Countdown Challenge

67. Dream Homes: From Cairo to Katrina, an Exile’s Journey by Joyce Zonana
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 223
Publisher: The Feminist Press
Read For: A to Z Challenge, What’s in a Name Challenge

66.The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 242
Publisher: Soft Skull Press

October Totals: 9 Books, 1759 Pages

65. The Thief of Always by Clive Barker
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 213
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Read For: 24 Hour Read-a-Thon, Young Adult Challenge, RIP III Challenge

64. Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 169
Publisher: TOR
Read For: 24 Hour Read-a-Thon, RIP III Challenge

63. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 83
Publisher: Harcourt
Read For: 24 Hour Read-a-Thon

62. In The Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 217
Publisher: Penguin
Read For: 24 Hour Read-A-Thon, RIP III Challenge

61. Nation by Terry Pratchett
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 367
Publisher: Harper Collins
Read For: 24 Hour Read-a-Thon

60. The Secret Lives of People in Love by Simon Van Booy
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 155
Publisher: Turtle Point Press

59. Madapple by Christina Meldrum
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 410
Publisher: Knopf
Read For: What’s In A Name Challenge, RIP III Challenge

58. Veins by Lawrence Connolly
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 248
Publisher: Fantasist Enterprises
Read For: A to Z Reading Challenge, RIP III Challenge

57. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Illustrations by Dave McKean
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 307
Publisher: Harper Collins
Read For: RIP III Challenge

September Totals: 6 Books, 1192 Pages

56. The Bat Poet by Randall Jarrell
Illustrations by Maurice Sendak
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 43
Publisher: Harper Trophy
Read For: A to Z Reading Challenge, RIP III Challenge

55. The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 303
Publisher: Prime
Read For: RIP III Challenge, What’s in a Name Challenge

54. Mateki: The Magic Flute by Yoshitaka Amano
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 127
Publisher: Radical Books
Read For: RIP III Challenge, 2008 Japanese Reading Challenge

53. A Soul in a Bottle by Tim Powers
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 83
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Read For: RIP III Challenge

52. I’ll be Watching You by Charles de Lint
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 351
Publisher: Orb
Read For: RIP III Challenge, A to Z Challenge

51. Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Cherie Priest
Series: Book 1 in the Eden Moore Series
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 285
Publisher: TOR
Read For: RIP III Challenge, What’s in a Name Challenge

August Totals: 6 Books, 1447 Pages

50. Gossamer by Lois Lowry
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 140
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Read For: RIP III Challenge

49. Skeletons by Ray Bradbury
Binding: Softcover Chapbook
Pages: 44
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Read For: RIP III Challenge

48. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 319
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Read For: A to Z Challenge, Irresistible Review Challenge

47. Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 294
Publisher: Vintage
Read For: What’s in a Name Challenge

46. When Twilight Burns by Colleen Gleason
Series: Book 4 of the Gardella Vampire Chronicles
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 354
Publisher: Signet Eclipse

45. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Publisher: Lippincott
Read For: Southern Reading Challenge

July Totals: 5 Books, 1664 Pages

44. Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Petersen
Binding: Softcover Graphic Novel
Pages: 200
Publisher: Villard
Read for: Irresistible Review Challenge, Bonus for Graphic Novel Challenge, A to Z Challenge

43. Looking for Alaska by John Green
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 221
Publisher: Dutton
Read For: Irresistible Review Challenge

42. The Translator by Daoud Hari
Binding: Trade Paperback ARC
Pages: 200
Publisher: Random House
Read For: Irresistible Review Challenge

41. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Publisher: Little, Brown
Read For: 42 Challenge, Becky’s Book Club

40. Farworld: Water Keep by J. Scott Savage
Series: Farworld, book 1
Binding: Trade Paperback (ARC)
Pages: 419
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Read For: Author Blog Tour

June Totals 4 Books, 1324 Pages

39. This is What I Did by Ann Dee Ellis
Binding: Trade Paperback ARC
Pages: 157
Publisher: Little, Brown
Read For: Irresistible Review Challenge

38. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 323
Publisher: Little, Brown

37. Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic ed. by F. Brett Cox and Andy Duncan
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 381
Publisher: TOR
Read For: Irresistible Review Challenge, Once Upon a Time Challenge

36. The Worthing Saga by Orson Scott Card
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 463
Publisher: TOR
Read For: Cardathon Challenge, Becky’s Online Reading Club

May Totals: 7 Books, 2165 Pages

35. The Folk of the Fringe by Orson Scott Card
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 306
Publisher: TOR
Read For: Cardathon Challenge, End of the World Challenge, Margaret Edwards Challenge

34. The Book of Ballads by Charles Vess
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: Tor
Read For: Graphic Novels Challenge, Once Upon a Time Challenge

33. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 321
Publisher: Harcourt
Read For: It’s The End of the World Challenge, Irresistible Review Challenge, 42 Challenge

32. The Bone Doll’s Twin by Lynn Flewelling
Series: Book 1 in the Tamir Triad
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 524
Publisher: Bantam
Started: May 12th
Finished: May 18th
Read For: Once Upon a Time II, Cardathon Challenge

31. Life as we Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 337
Publisher: Harcourt
Started: ?
Finished: May 11th
Read For: Becky’s Book Club

30. I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 165
Publisher: Yearling
Started: May 5th
Finished: ?
Read For: Bonus for Once Upon a Time

29. The Wood Wife by Terri Windling
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 320
Publisher: Orb
Started: May 1st
Finished: May 6th
Read For: Mythopoeic Challenge, Once Upon a Time Challenge

April Totals: 9 Books, 2282 Pages

28. The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman
Illustrated by Grim Grisly
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Publisher: Harper Childrens
Started: April 30th
Finished: April 30th

27. Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen
Series: Book 1 of The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 326
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Started: April 25th
Finished: April 30th
Read For: Cardathon Challenge, Once Upon a Time Challenge, Young Adult Challenge

26. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
Series: Book 2 of The Chronicles of Narnia
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 238
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Started: April 19th
Finished: April 24th
Read For: Lewis & Tolkien Challenge, Series Challenge, Once Upon A Time Challenge Bonus Read

25. Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham
Binding: Graphic Novel Trade
Pages: 128
Publisher: Vertigo
Started: April 18th
Finished: April 18th
Read For: Once Upon A Time Challenge Bonus Read

24. The Book of Flying by Keith Miller
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 262
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Started: April 12th
Finished: April 17th
Read For: Once Upon a Time Challenge

23. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Series: Book One of The Chronicles of Narnia
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 206
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Started: April 9th
Finished: April 10th
Read For: Tolkien & Lewis Challenge, Series Challenge, OUaT Bonus Read

22. The Raven by John Lawson
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 618
Publisher: Publish America
Started: April 8th
Finished:April 22nd
Read For: Review, Once Upon a Time Challenge

21. Gifts by Ursula LeGuin
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 274
Publisher: Orion
Started: April 5th
Finished: April 8th
Read For: Once Upon a Time Challenge, Margaret A. Edwards Challenge

20. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 198
Publisher: Anderson
Started: April 2nd
Finished: April 12th
Read For: Cardathon Challenge, Becky’s Book Club

March Totals: 9 Books, 2420 Pages

19. The Blue Girl by Charles de Lint
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 368
Publisher: Firebird Fantasy
Started: March 26th
Finished: March 29th
Read For: Once Upon a Time Challenge, A to Z Challenge, Young Adult challenge, What’s In A Name Challenge

18. Tamsin by Peter S. Beagle
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 275
Publisher: ROC Fantasy
Started: March 17th
Finished: March 24th
Read For: Mythopoeic Challenge, Young Adult Challenge, A to Z Challenge, Once Upon A Time Challenge Bonus Read

17. At the Firefly Gate by Linda Newbery
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 152
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Started: March 16th
Finished: March 17th

16. The Books of Magic by Neil Gaiman
Binding: Graphic Novel Paperback
Pages: 190
Publisher: Vertigo
Started: March 15th
Finished: March 15th
Read For: Graphic Novels Challenge

15. Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 325
Publisher: Atheneum
Started: March 14th
Finished: March 25th

14. The Sister by Poppy Adams
Binding: Trade Paperback ARC
Pages: 275
Publisher: Knopf
Started: March 12th
Finished: March 14th

13. Persuasion by Jane Austen
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 249
Publisher: Barnes and Noble Classics
Started: March 9th
Finished: March 11th
Read For: Jane Austen Challenge, A to Z Challenge

12. Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 97
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Started: March 1st
Finished: March 1st

11. Witch Ember by John Lawson
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 489
Publisher: AmErica House
Started: February 21st
Finished: March 9th

February Totals: 6 books, 1874 Pages

10. Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
Series: Book 1 of The Dragonriders of Pern
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 189
Publisher: Doubleday
Started: February 18th
Finished: February 20th
Read For: Margaret A. Edward Challenge, AtoZ reading Challenge

9. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 219
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Started: February 18th
Finished: February 26th
Read For: Becky’s Book Club

8. Four Letter Word: Invented Correspondence from the Edge of Modern Romance ed. by Joshua Knelman and Rosalind Porter
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 259
Publisher: Free Press
Started: February 15th
Finished:February 17th

7. Amberlight by Sylvia Kelso
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 260
Publisher: Juno
Started: February 12th
Finished: February 14th

6. Watership Down by Richard Adams
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 476
Publisher: Scribner
Started: February 6th
Finished: February 11th
Read for: Four Legged Friends Challenge, A-Z Challenge, Mythopoeic Challenge

5. Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull
Series: Fablehaven Book 3
Interview with Author
Binding: ARC
Pages: 471
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Started: February 1st
Finished: February 5th
Read For: Young Adult Challenge, A to Z Challenge

January Totals: 4 Books, 1262 Pages

4. The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World by Harry Harrison
Series: The Stainless Steel Rat
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 127
Publisher: ACE
Started: January 25th
Finished: January 31st
Read For: Sci-fi Experience 2008

3. The Stainless Steel Rat’s Revenge by Harry Harrison
Series: The Stainless Steel Rat
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 146
Publisher: ACE
Started: January 22nd
Finished: January 24th
Read For: Sci-fi Experience 2008

2. First Snow on Fuji by Yasunari Kawabata
Translated by Michael Emmerich
Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 227
Publisher: Counter Point
Started: January 18th
Finished: January 21st
Read For: Japanese Literature Challenge

1. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
Series: A Song of Ice and Fire Book 2
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 762
Publisher: Bantam
Started: December 28th
Finished: January 17
Read For: 2nds Challenge, Series Challenge, A to Z Challenge

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