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I’m really looking forward to books I don’t even know about yet!

In no particularly order, here’s what I’ve read or am in the process of reading during 2010:

  • A Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
  • My Rotten Live:-Nathan Abercrombie Accidental Zombie by David Lubar
  • Harpers magazine (totally depresses me, but I can’t avert my gaze)
  • The Rising Tide by Jeff Schaara
  • Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
  • The New York Times (I love David Pogue and Paul Krugman. In that order.)
  • Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography by David Michaelis
  • Through a Narrow Gate by Karen Armstrong
  • A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
  • Looking for Alibrandi by Melinda Marchetta
  • 2010 American Girl of the Year books(Lanie) by Jane Kurtz
  • Bark magazine
  • Welcome to Camden Halls (Book 1 in the Main Street series) by Ann Martin
  • National Geographic Magazine (Did it get thinner this year?)
  • Howard Hughes Aviator by George Marrett
  • The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo
  • Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by Ted Orland & David Bayles
  • A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts by Andrew Chaikin


Also in no particular order, here’s what I might read before December 31:

  • The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski
  • anything and everything written by Francisco X. Stork
  • At least a couple Henre Nouwen books and/or lectures
  • Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Case for God By Karen Armstrong
  • Puppy Love by Bob Krech
  • All the rest of the Main Street series by Anne Martin
  • Book of Everything, by Guus Kuijer
  • 4 Gospels, Acts of Apostles and Pauline epistles
  • Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime ~ John Heilemann
  • I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay ~ John Lanchester John Lanchester
  • Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and His Revolutionary Comic Strip
  • Looking for Mary (or, the Blessed Mother and Me by Beverly Donofrio
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • The End of the World as We Know It By Ken Auletta
  • The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America By Steven Johnson  
  • Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The River Gods by Brian Kiteley
  • The secret circus by Johanna Wright
  • anything and everything written by Donna Freitas
  • When you Reach me by Rebecca Stead
  • Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  • The Dark Days of Hamburger by Josh Berk
  • Scott Westerfeld – please publish the follow up to Leviathan this year!
  • Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook by Ellen Potter & Anne Mazer
  • Stitches: A Memoir by David Small


What I’m really looking forward to are the books that I don’t know even about yet!


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