Books Read in 2008

1. “You’re Not You” by Michelle Wildgen

2. “Paint It Black” by Janet Fitch

3. “Fairest” by Gail Carson Levine (Mother/Daughter Book Club)

4. “Cell” by Stephen King

5. “Embers” by Sandor Marai

6. “Divisadero” by Michael Ondaatje

7. “Her Last Death” by Susanna Sonnenberg

8. “The Ghost of Cutler Creek” by Cynthia DeFelice (Mother/Daughter Book Club)

9. “Bang Crunch” stories by Neil Smith

10. “Rabbit Punches” stories by Jason Ockert

11. “The Soul Thief” by Charles Baxter

12. “What You Have Left” by Will Allison

13. “The Pesthouse” by Jim Crace

14. “Exit Ghost” by Philip Roth

15. “Candy Girl” by Diablo Cody

16. “The Best Day the Worst day” by Donald Hall

17. “My Lost and Found Life” by Medodie Bowsher

18. “The End of the World As We Know It” by Robert Goolrick

19. “Write is a Verb” by Bill O’Hanlon

20. “The Liar’s Diary” by Patry Francis

21. “No Country for Old Men” by Cormac McCarthy

22. “Wintering- A Novel of Sylvia Plath” by Kate Moses

23. “The Last Chicken in America” a novel in stories by Ellen Litman

24. “Olive Kitteridge” a novel in stories by Elizabeth Strout

25. “The Fiction Class” a novel by Susan Breen

25. “The Book of Dahlia” a novel by Elisa Albert

26. “World Made By Hand” a novel by James Howard Kunstler

27. “Up High in the Trees” a novel by Kiara Brinkman

28. “The Mind of Your Story: Discover What Drives your Fiction” by Lisa Lenard-Cook

29. “Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave” edited by Ellen Sussman

30. “Ron Carlson Writes a Story” by Ron Carlson (re-read)

31. “So B. It” young adult novel by Sarah Weeks (Mother/Daughter book club)

32. “Unaccustomed Earth” stories by Jhumpa Lahiri

33. “The Untelling” a novel by Tayari Jones

34. “God is Dead” fiction by Ron Currie, Jr.

35. “Red Ant House” stories by Ann Cummins

36. “The Dead and the Gone” Susan Beth Pfeffer

37. “A Peculiar Grace” a novel by Jeffrey Lent

38. “Dancing After Hours” stories by Andre Dubus

39. “Stop that Girl” fiction by Elizabeth McKenzie

40. “Comfort- A Journey Through Grief” a memoir by Ann Hood

41. “Georgia Under Water” stories by Heather Sellers

42. “How the Light Gets In” a novel by M.J. Hyland

43. “The Doctor’s Daughter” a novel by Hilma Wolitzer

44. “Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper” by Sark

45. “The Diamond of Darkhold” a novel by Jeanne duPrau

46. “Ms. Hempel Chronicles” a novel by Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

47. “The Abstinence Teacher” a novel by Tom Perotta

48. “Keeping Score” a young adult novel by Linda Sue Park

49. “The Boat” stories by Nam Lee

50. “The Ten Year Nap” a novel by Meg Wolitzer (her mother wrote #43 on my list)

51. “The Cry of the Dove” a novel by Fadia Faqir

52. “The Story of Forgetting” a novel by Stefan Merrill Block

53. “Man in the Dark” a novel by Paul Auster

54. “Not Buying It- My Year Without Shopping” by Judith Levine

55. “Prescription for a Superior Existence” a novel by Josh Emmons

56. “More Than It Hurts You” a novel by Darin Strauss

57. “Breakfast of Champions” a novel by Kurt Vonnegut

58. “Iodine” a novel by Haven Kimmel

59. “The Sory of Edgar Sawtelle” a novel by David Wroblewski

60. “The Penderwicks on Gardam Street” a YA novel by Jeanne Birdsall

61. “The Year of Fog” a novel by Michelle Richmond

62. “A Better Angel” stories by Chris Adrian

63. “Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him” a novel by Danielle Ganek

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