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Waiting for Time/Bernice Morgen
An Audience of Chairs/Joan Clark

* bookrings/bookboxs/trades
** bookrings/boxbooks not yet in my hands

Books Read 2010

1. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star/ Paul Theroux
2. Izzy and Lenore/ Jon Katz
4. The Dogs of Bedlam Farm/ Jon Katz
5. Dog Days/ Jon Katz
6. Honolulu/ Alan Brennert
7. Coyotes/ Ted Conover*
8. Creole Folktales/ Patrick Chamoiseau*
10. The Moon in the Mango Tree/ Pamela Binnings Ewen
11. Soul of a Dog/ Jon Katz
12. Stones Into Schools/ Greg Mortenson
13. The Gardens of Kyoto/ Kate Walbert
14. Animal Magnetism/ Rita Mae Brown
15. The Longest Trip Home/ John Grogan
16. The Last Chinese Chef/ Nicole Mones
17. Free for All/ Don Borchert
18. Breath, Eyes, Memory /Edwidge Danticat*
19. Ireland /Frank Delaney
20. The Secret Scripture/ Sebastian Barry*
21. Pomgranate Soup/ Marsha Mehran*
22. The Happy Isles of Oceania/ Paul Theroux
23 Indian Givers/ Jack Weatherford*
24 Rosewater and Soda Bread/ Marsha Mehran
25 Holy Cow/ Sarah Macdonald*
26 Dragon House/John Shors
27 A Dog Year/Jon Katz
28 Cat of the Century/Rita Mae Brown
29 Eat, Pray, Love/ Elizabeth Gilbert*
30 The Weight of Water/ Anita Shreve
31 The Other Side of the Bridge/ Mary Lawson
32 Steve & Me/ Terri Irwin
33 Winding Ways Quilt/ Jennifer Chiaverini
34 Pearl of China/ Anchee Min
35 Double Comfort Safari/ Alexander McCall Smith
36 Good to a Fault/ Marina Endicott*
37 Homestead/ Annick Smith
38 Stay a Little Longer/ Dorothy Garlock
39 Scent of the Missing:Love & Partnership with a search-and-rescue dog
40 Noah's Compass/ Anne Tyler
41 Fool's Paradise/ Dale Walker*
42 The Red Thread/ Ann Hood
43 In Bolivia/ Eric Lawlor*
44 One Hundred Million Hearts/ Kerri Sakamoto*
45 An Embarrassment of Mangoes/ Ann Vanderhoof*
46 The Geography of Bliss/ Eric Weiner*
47 House in Fez/ Suzanna Clarke
48 A Three Dog Life/ Abigail Thomas
49 Spice Necklace/ Ann Vanderhoff
50 Riding Lessons/ Sara Gruen
51 Flying Changes/ Sara Gruen
52 The Love of a Good Woman/ Alice Munro
53 Dog On It/ Spencer Quinn
54 Rachel's Garden/ Marta Perry
55 Kitchen Chinese/ Ann Mah
56 The White/ Deorah Larsen*
57 A Small Furry Prayer/ Steven Kotler
58 Homer's Odyssey/ Gwen Cooper
59 A Nose for Justice/ Rita Mae Brown
60 An Irish Country Girl/ Patrick Taylor
61 A Secret Kept/Tatiana De Rosnay
62 Neither Here Nor There/ Bill Bryson
63 Shanghi Girls/ Lisa See
64 Distant Hours/ Kate Morton
65 Whiteman/Tony D'Souza
66 Are You Somebody/ Nuala O'Faolain
67 A Blade of Grass/ Lewis DeSoto*
68 Soucouyant/ David Chariandy*

Books Read 2009

1. Knit Two/Kate Jacobs*
2. Nine Bells for a Man/Peter Unwin*
3. Someone Knows My Name/Lawrence Hill
4. Cure for Death by Lightning/ Gail Andrson-Dagatz*
5. Purple Hibiscus/Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie*
6. Two Women/Marianne Fredriksson
7. Dragon Bones/Lisa See*
8. Michelle/Liza Mundy
9. Tales of a Female Nomad/Rita Golden Gelman*
10.The Lucky One/Nicholas Sparks
11.The Reader/Bernhard Schlink
12.Unaccustomed Earth/Jhumpa Lahiri
13 Snow Country/Yasunari Kawabata
14 Butterfies Dance in the Dark/Beatrice MacNeil*
15 Lost & Found/Jacqueline Sheehan
16 Dreams from My Father/Barack Obama
17 Angels and Demons/Dan Brown
18 Good Dog. Stay./Anna Quindlen
19 The Wedding/Nicholas Sparks
20 Women of the Silk/Gail Tsukiyama*
21 Kabul Beauty School/Deborah Rodriguerz
22 To Siberia/Per Petterson
23 A Good Woman/Danielle Steel
24 Multiple Blessings/Kate G osslin
25 Foreign Correspondence/Geraldine Brooks
26 Sylvanus Now/Donna Morrissey*
27 Sarah's Key/Tatiana de Rosnay
28 Blood River/Tim Butcher*
29 The Alchemist/Paulo Coelho
30 Letters from the Country/Marsha Boulton
31 Day of the Dog-tooth Violets/Christina Kilbourne
32 The Language of Threads/Gail Tsukiyama
33 Hearing Birds Fly/Louisa Waugh*
34 Aisha/Ahadaf Soueif
35 Rockbound/Frank Parker Day
36 What My Dog Has Taught Me About Life/Gary Stanley
37 Tea Time for the Traditionally Built/Alexander McCall Smith
38 Stern Men/Elizabeth Gilbert
39 Song Yet Sung/ James McBride
40 The Art of Racing in the Rain/Garth Stein
41 Wesley the Owl/Stacey O'Brien
42 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society/Mary Ann Shaffer
43 Scratch the Surface/Susan Conant
44 Being Caribou/Karsten Heuer
45 Casting Off/Nicole Dickenson
46 The Forgotten Garden/Kate Morton
47 Brooklyn/Colm Toibin
48 Apart From the Crowd/Anna McPartlin
49 The Stone Angel/Margaret Laurence
50 The Road Home/Rose Tremain
51 My Life in France/Julia Child
52 The Inscrutable Americans/ Anurag Mathur
53 The House at Riverton/Kate Morton
54 Kangaroo Dreaming/Edward Kanze
55 The Importance of a Piece of Paper/Jimmy Santiago Baca
56 The Stone Carvers/Jane Urquhart
57 A Dog Named Christmas/Greg Kincaid
58 The Help/Kathryn Stockett
59 Kit's Law/Donna Morrissey
60 Paula/Isabel Allende
61 The View from Castle Rock/Alice Monroe
62 The Lighthousekeeper's Daughter/Iain Lawrence
63 Jungle Child/Sabine Kuegler
64 Rooftops of Tehran/Mahbod Seraji
65 Tales from the Expat Harem/edited by Anastasia Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gokmen

Books read 2008

1 Out of Canaan/Jan Karon
2 The Gathering/Anne Enright
3 Thunderstruck/Erik Larson
4 Be The Pack Leader/Cesar Millan
5 Three Cups of Tea/Greg Mortenson
6 The Custodian of Paradise/Wayne Johnston
7 The Inheritance of Loss/Kiran Desai
8 Cape Random/Bernice Morgan
9 The Backwoods of Canada/Catherine Parr Traill
10 The Templar Legacy/Steve Berry
11 Prisoner of Tehran/Marina Nemat
12 Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?/Anita Rau Badami
13 The Memory Keepers Daughter/Kim Edwards
14 Merle's Door/Ted Kerasote
15 Tamarind Woman/Anita Rau Badami
16 Sweetness in the Belly/Camilla Gib
17 The Purrfect Murder/Rita Mae Brown
18 Late Nights on Air/Elizabeth Hay
19 The Tenderness of Wolves/Stef Penney
20 People of the Book/Geraldine Brooks
21 The Camel Bookmobile/Masha Hamilton
22 The Zookeepers Wife/Diane Ackerman
23 Rockbound/Frank Parker Day
24 Back on Blossom Street/Debbie Mecomber
25 Scribbling The Cat/Alexandra Fuller
26 Sunrise on Kusatsu Harbor/Dan Maloney
27 S'pose I Die/Hector Holthouse
28 How to Make an American Quilt/Whitney Otto
29 An Irish Country Doctor/ Patrick Taylor
30 Into Thin Air/Jon Krakauer
31 Anna's Boys/Bill Pezza
32 Suzannah's Garden/Debbie Macomber
33 The Amber Room/Steve Berry
34 Middlesex/Jeffrey Eugenides
35 An Irish Country Village/Patrick Taylor
36 The News From Paraguay/Lily Tuck
37 The Good Husband from Zebra Drive/Alexander McCall Smith
38 The Miracle at Speedy Motors/Alexander McCall Smith
39 Ursula Under/Ingrid Hill
40 A House in Sicily/Daphne Phelps
41 Mosaics a Chinese Legacy/Bette Bao Lord
42 The Penelopiad/Margaret Atwood.
43 Funny in Farsi/Firoozeh Dumas
44 Out Stealing Horses/Per Petterson
45 The Outport People/Claire Mowat
46 Last Quadrant/Meira Chand
47 A Long Way Gone/Ishmael Beah
48 Fear and Trembling/Amelie Nothomb
49 The Friday Night Knitting Club/Kate Jacobs
50 Le Petit Garcon/Philippe Labro
51 The Boat That Wouldn't Float/Farley Mowat
52 Dewey The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World/Vicki Myron
53 Learning to Breathe/Alison Wright
54 Murder in the East Room/Elliott Roosevelt
55 Cry,The Beloved Country/Alan Paton
56 Coventry/Helen Humphreys
57 The Outlanders/Gil Adamson
58 Latitudes of Melt/Joan Clark
59 Shepherds Abiding/Jan Karon

Notable books from 2007

Suite Francaise/ Irene Nemirovsky
Never Cry Wolf/ Farley Mowat
The Glass Palace/ Amitav Ghosh
The Hungry Tide/ Amitav Ghosh
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn/ Bette Smith
The Lyre of Orpheus/ Robertson Davies
A Fine Balance/ Rohinton Mistry
Opening to the Invitation/ Oriah Mountain Dreamer
The Mapmaker's Opera/ Bea Gonzalez
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon/ Billie Letts
The Diviners/ Margaret Laurence
A Thousand Splendid Suns/ Khaled Hossein
Talon/ Paulette Dube
Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw/ Will Ferguson
A Bird in the House/ Margaret Laurence
Expat:Women's True Tales of Life Abroad
Thunder Bay/William Kent Krueger
Three Day Road/Joseph Boyden
Voyageurs/Margaret Elphinstone
Water for Elephants/ Sara Gruen
River Thieves/ Michael Crummey
The Dog Who Wouldn't Be/ Farley Mowat
All That Matters/ Wayson Choy
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle/ Barbara Kingsolver
The Birth House/Ami McKay (from peace-filled)
From These High Green Hills/Jan Karon
Atonement/Ian McEwan
Love in the Tempest of History/Aude Yung-de Prevaux
The Rescue/ Nicholas Sparks
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town/Stephen Leacock

Some of my all time favorites

The Kite Runner/Khaled Hosseini
The Bookseller of Kabul/Asne Seierstad
Waiting for Snow in Havana/ Carlos Eire
No Great Mischief/ Alistair MacLeod
Angela's Ashes/Frank McCourt
Looking for Alaska/Peter Jenkins
Walk Across America/Peter Jenkins
Confederates in the Attic/Tony Horwitz
Riding the Iron Rooster/Paul Theroux
The Old Patagonian Express/Paul Theroux
Shipping News/Annie Proulx
Eleni/Nicholas Gage
The English Patient/Michael Ondaatje
Corelli's Mandolin/Louis DeBernieres
Hungry Ocean/Linda Greenlaw
The Lobster Chronicles/Linda Greenlaw
The DaVinci Code/Dan Brown
The Color of Water/James McBride
Snow in August/Pete Hamill
No Ordinary Time/Doris Kearns Goodwin
I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings/Maya Angelou
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams/Wayne Johnson
The Shell Seekers/ Rosamund Pilcher
Spring Moon/Bette Bao Lord
Chesapeake/ James Michener

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