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From Sedalia, Missouri USA
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Joined Thursday, April 03, 2003
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I love reading so much, I'm sort of fierce about it.

BOOKS READ IN 2007: 61
1. The Human Stain -Philip Roth (fiction)
2. A Town Like Alice -Nevil Shute (fiction)
3. The Two Of Us: My Life With John Thaw -Sheila Hancock (nonfiction)
4. My Sister's Keeper -Jodi Picoult (fiction)
5. Crime and Punishment -Fyodyr Dostoyevsky (fiction)
6. Cravan -Mike Richardson & Rick Geary (graphic novel)
7. Gilead -Marilynne Robinson (fiction)
8. The Glass Castle -Jeannette Walls (nonfiction)
9. Clara Callan -Richard B. Wright (fiction)
10.The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay -Michael Chabon (fiction)
11.Appointment In Samarra -John O'Hara (fiction)
12.Twilight of the Superheroes -Deborah Eisenberg (short stories)
13.One! Hundred! Demons! -Lynda Barry (graphic novel)
14.Nana -Emile Zola (fiction)
15.Owen and Mzee (children's nonfiction book)
16.Independence Day -Richard Ford (fiction)
17.Sputnik Sweetheart -Haruki Murakami (fiction)
18.Party of One: The Loner's Manifesto -Anneli Rufus (nonfiction)
19.Empire Falls -Richard Russo (fiction)
20.Prep -Curtis Sittenfeld (fiction)
21.Girl With A Pearl Earring -Tracy Chevalier (fiction)
22.The Water-Method Man -John Irving (fiction)
23.The Bonesetter's Daughter -Amy Tan (fiction)
24.Ego & Hubris: The Michael Malice Story -Harvey Pekar (graphic novel)
25.Life of Pi -Yann Martel (fiction)
26.Them: A Memoir of Parents -Francine du Plessix Gray (nonfiction)
27.Bitter Harvest -Ann Rule (nonfiction)
28.The Year Of Magical Thinking -Joan Didion (nonfiction)
29.Last Train To Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley -Peter Guralnick (nonfiction)
30.The Color Of Water -James McBride (nonfiction)
31.Mail Order Bride -Mark Kalesniko (graphic novel)
32.Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley -Peter Guralnick (nonfiction)
33.Digging To America - Anne Tyler (fiction)
34.Culture Shock! Korea -Sonja Vegedahl Hur & Ben Seunghwang Hur (nonfiction)
35.King Rat -James Clavell (fiction)
36.The Book Thief -Markus Zusak (fiction)
37.Things Seen and Unseen: A Year Lived In Faith -Nora Gallagher (nonfiction)
38.From The Terrace -John O'Hara (fiction)
39.Encyclopedia Of An Ordinary Life -Amy Krouse Rosenthal (nonfiction)
40.The Falls -Joyce Carol Oates (fiction)
41.Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading -Maureen Corrigan (nonfiction)
42.The Devil In The White City -Erik Larson (nonfiction)
43.Chronicles, Volume One -Bob Dylan (nonfiction)
44.Never Cry Wolf -Farley Mowat (nonfiction)
45.Breakfast After Noon - Andi Watson (graphic novel)
46.The Beguiled -Thomas Cullinan (fiction)
47.Teacher Man -Frank McCourt (nonfiction)
48.Me Talk Pretty One Day -David Sedaris (nonfiction)
49.The Position -Meg Wolitzer (fiction)
50.Toast -Nigel Slater (nonfiction)
51.March -Geraldine Brooks (fiction)
52.The Dogs of Babel -Carolyn Parkhurst (fiction)
53.My Left Foot -Christy Brown (nonfiction)
54.The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford -Ron Hansen (fiction)
55.Fingersmith -Sarah Waters (fiction)
56.Best American Short Stories 2005 -Michael Chabon, editor (fiction)
57.All Things Bright And Beautiful -James Herriot (memoir)
58.Ugly Koreans, Ugly Americans -Min Byoung-Chul (nonfiction)
59.The Plot Against America -Philip Roth (fiction)
60.Memoirs of a Geisha -Arthur Golden (fiction)
61.Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close -Jonathan Safran Foer (fiction)
62.Passing -Nella Larsen (fiction)
63.All Things Wise And Wonderful -James Herriot (nonfiction)
64.Follow The River -James Alexander Thom (fiction)
65.Marley And Me -John Grogan (nonfiction)
66.Wonder Boys -Michael Chabon (fiction)
1. Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling (fiction)
2. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott (fiction)
3. Rabbit Redux - John Updike (fiction)
4. Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix-J.K. Rowling (fiction)
5. Here on Earth - Alice Hoffman (fiction)
6. Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk (fiction)
7. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (fiction)
8. Summer - Edith Wharton (fiction)
9. Writing A Woman's Life - Carolyn G. Heilbrun (non-fiction)
10.Amish Society - John Hostetler (non-fiction)
11.The Botany of Desire - Michael Pollan (non-fiction)
12.The Vagabond - Colette (fiction)
13.Evening Class - Maeve Binchy (fiction)
14.Positively Fifth Street - James McManus (non-fiction)
15.Mistress Masham's Repose - T.H. White (fiction)
16.A Walk In The Woods - Bill Bryson (non-fiction)
17.By Heart: The Life of Elizabeth Smart -Rosemary Sullivan (non-fiction)
18.The Last Time They Met -Anita Shreve (fiction)
19.House of Sand and Fog -Andre Dubus III (fiction)
20.Crazy In Love -Luanne Rice (fiction)
21.At Home In Mitford -Jan Karon (fiction)
22.Blue Diary -Alice Hoffman (fiction)
23.The Great Brain -John D. Fitzgerald (juv. fiction)
24.Notes From A Small Island -Bill Bryson (nonfiction)
25.The Killer Angels -Michael Shaara (fiction)
26.Quicksand -Nella Larsen (fiction)
27.Dragon's Halloween -Dav Pilkey (juv. fiction)
28.The Archivist -Martha Cooley (fiction)
29.I'm A Stranger Here Myself -Bill Bryson (nonfiction)
30.By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept -Elizabeth Smart (fiction)
31.The Grass Arena -John Healy (memoir)
32.I Know This Much Is True -Wally Lamb (fiction)
33.Double Indemnity -James M. Cain (fiction)
34.Mildred Pierce -James M. Cain (fiction)
35.The Butterfly -James M. Cain (fiction)
36.Serenade -James M. Cain (fiction)
37.The Jane Austen Book Club -Karen Joy Fowler (fiction)
38.The Geography Of Thought -Richard Nisbett (nonfiction)
39.Sister Carrie -Theodore Dreiser (fiction)
40.Seek My Face -John Updike (fiction)
41.Into Thin Air -Jon Krakauer (nonfiction)
42.In A Sunburned Country -Bill Bryson (nonfiction)
43.The Damage Done -Warren Fellows (nonfiction)
44.First They Killed My Father -Loung Ung (nonfiction)
45.The Sorrow Of War -Bao Ninh (fiction)
46.The Hours -Michael Cunningham (fiction)
47.The Four Feathers -A.E.W. Mason (fiction)
48.Howard Hughes: The Untold Story - P.H. Brown and P. Broseke (nonfiction)
49.Close Range: Wyoming Stories -Annie Proulx (fiction)
50.The Ivankiad -Vladmir Voinovich (nonfiction)
51.So, You Want To Be Canadian -Kerry Colburn and Rob Sorensen (nonfiction)
52.Naked -David Sedaris (nonfiction)
53.Fight & Kick & Bite: The Life and Work of Dennis Potter -W. Stephen Gilbert(nonfiction)
54.Cod -Mark Kurlansky (nonfiction)
55.Speak -Laurie Halse Anderson (novel)
56.The Historian -Elizabeth Kostova (novel)
57.Why Do Men Have Nipples? (nonfiction) -Mark Leyner & Billy Goldberg, M.D.
58.Arrowsmith (fiction) -Sinclair Lewis
59.Song of Solomon (fiction) -Toni Morrison
60.A Million Little Pieces (nonfiction) -James Frey
61.Seesaw Girl (juvenile fiction) -Linda Sue Park
62.The Know-It-All (nonfiction) -A.J. Jacobs
63.Nilda (fiction) -Nicholasa Mohr
64.Jennie Gerhardt (fiction) -Theodore Dreiser
65.The Quitter (graphic novel) -Harvey Pekar
66.Best Of American Splendor (graphic novel) -Harvey Pekar
67.Vernon God Little (fiction) -DBC Pierre
68.Honkytonk Man (fiction) -Clancy Carlile
69.Gone With The Wind (fiction) -Margaret Mitchell
70.Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim (nonfiction)-David Sedaris
71.Patrick White: A Life (nonfiction) -David Marr
72.The Time Traveler's Wife (fiction) -Audrey Niffenegger

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