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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J. K. Rowling (reread)

The Most of P. G. Wodehouse, by P. G. Wodehouse




Practical Magic, by Alice Hoffman


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McKays Used Books & More (My favorite book source, located in NC)

The Free Rice Site (Take vocabulary quiz - earn rice for needy people!) is hilarious and informative!

1. The Terminal Man, by Michael Crichton
2. The Ridge, by Michael Koryta
3. The Keep, by Jennifer Egan
4. Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild, by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
5. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, by Anton Disclafani
6. Booked to Die, by John Dunning
7. Hearse of a Different Color, by Tim Cockey
8. Alex and Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process, by Irene Pepperberg
9. What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained, by Robert L. Wolke
10. The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder, by Rebecca Wells
11. This One is Mine, by Maria Semple (going to mrsjones in the wish list tag game)
12. Started Early, Took My Dog, by Kate Atkinson
13. The Biggest Game in Town, by A. Alvarez
14. The Future of Us, by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
15. Transcription, by Kate Atkinson
16. The $64 Tomato, by William Alexander
17. Human Croquet, by Kate Atkinson
18. My Backyard Jungle, by James Barilla
19. I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears, and Other Intriguing Idioms from around the World, by Jag Bhalla
20. Bitter Blood, by Jerry Bledsoe
21. Floodmarkers, by Nic Brown
22. The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck
23. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul, by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
24. In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote
25. The Devil's Teeth, by Susan Casey
26. Bangkok 8, by John Burdett
27. The Angel of Darkness, by Caleb Carr
28. Seventh Son, by Orson Scott Card
29. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, by Michael Chabon
30. Animals Make Us Human, by Temple Grandin
31. Unlikely Friendship: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom, by Jennifer S. Holland
32. Animals in Translation, by Temple Grandin
33. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann
34. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2006, edited by Brian Greene
35. White Ghost Girls, by Alice Greenway
36. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff
37. The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family, by Josh Hanagarne
38. Heart-Shaped Box, by Joe Hill
29. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
30. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
31. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling (reread)

1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, by Michael Chabon
2. Yearning: Living Between How It Is & How it Ought to Be, by M. Craig Barnes
3. A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, by Julian Barnes
4. Peter Pan, by J. M. Barrie
5. The Feast of Love, by Charles Baxter
6. How to Be Lost, by Amanda Eyre Ward
7. Test Your Wits, by Sheila Anne Barry
8. Yiddish with Dick and Jane, by Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman
9. Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab The Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales, by Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson
10. Peter and the Starcatchers, by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
11. How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read, by Pierre Bayard
12. Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, by Sandra Beasley
13. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
14. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
15. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, and J. K. Rowling
16. Animal Dreams, by Barbara Kingsolver
17. Arcadia, by Lauren Groff
18. The Book of Virtues for Young People, by William J. Bennett
19. Last Chapter and Worse, by Gary Larson
20. The Pull of the Moon, by Elizabeth Berg
21. Quentins, by Maeve Binchy
22. Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex, by Olivia Judson
23. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne
24. Kate Remembered, by A. Scott Berg
25. The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, by Bill Bryson
26. In a Sunburned Country, by Bill Bryson
27. Father and Son, by Larry Brown
28. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery, by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Patty Hansen
29. Almost History: Close Calls, Plan B's, and Twists of Fate in America's Past, by Roger Bruns
30. The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake
31. A Second Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul, by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, and Marci Shimoff
32. Southern Discomfort, by Rita Mae Brown
33. Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History, by Fawn M. Brodie
34. The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury
35. East is East, by T. C. Boyle
36. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy
37. America Unchained, by Dave Gorman
38. Review of My Cat, by Tanner Ringerud and Jack Shepherd
39. Disclosure, by Michael Crichton
40. Providence of a Sparrow: Lessons from a Life Gone to the Birds, by Chris Chester
41. Home from the Vinyl Café, by Stuart McLean
42. The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware
43. Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor, edited by Roy Blount
44. In Dark Water, by Mermer Blakeslee
45. Transgressions, edited by Ed McBain
46. All That Remains, by Patricia Cornwell
47. Beyond Eden, by Catherine Coulter
48. Free Fall, by Robert Crais
49. The Cat Who Went to Heaven, by Elizabeth Coatsworth
50. Jerusalem Gap, by T. R. Pearson
51. The Final Solution, by Michael Chabon
52. Prey, by Michael Crichton
53. The Forgotten Man, by Robert Crais
54. The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane
55. Mortification: Writers' Stories of their Public Shame, edited by Robin Robertson
56. Eaters of the Dead (The Thirteenth Warrior), by Michael Crichton
57. Lincoln, by Gore Vidal
58. Lethal White, by Robert Galbraith
59. Awkward Situations for Men, by Danny Wallace
60. The Sociopath Next Door, by Martha Stout
61. A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles
62. My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises, by Fredrik Backman
63. Low Lords, by T. R. Pearson
64. Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection, by A. J. Jacobs
65. Keeping Faith, by Jodi Picoult
66. Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era, by K. M. Kostyal


1. Moby Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea, by Donovan Hohn
2. Graverobbers Wanted: No Experience Necessary, by Jeff Strand
3. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
4. The Séance, by John Harwood
5. The Secret of Raven Point, by Jennifer Vanderbes
6. A Street Cat Named Bob, by James Bowen
7. Just My Type: A Book about Fonts, by Simon Garfield (going to GoryDetails in the Wish List Tag game)
8. Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers, by Jo Hammett
9. The Glory Field, by Walter Dean Myers
10. American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why, by Mark Stein (gave up after about 2/3 through)
11. Career of Evil, by Robert Galbraith
12. The Magic of Ordinary Days, by Ann Howard Creel
13. Hospital: An Oral History of Cook County Hospital, by Sydney Lewis
14. The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food, by Jennifer 8. Lee
15. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings, by Oscar Wilde
16. Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women, by Geraldine Brooks
17. Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey
18. The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, A History, by Lewis Buzbee
19. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins
20. The World According to Bob, by James Bowen
21. Six Years, by Harlan Coben
22. Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity, by Joel Stein
23. Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler
24. The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett
25. Pop Goes the Weasel: The Secret Meanings of Nursery Rhymes, by Albert Jack
26. The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett
27. 50 Short Science Fiction Tales, edited by Isaac Asimov and Geoff Conklin
28. Vinegar Hill, by A. Manette Ansay
29. Wesley the Owl: A Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl, by Stacy O'Brien
30. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War, by Nathaniel Philbrick
31. Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, by Jen Campbell
32. A Good House, by Bonnie Burnard
33. Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man, by Tom Cox
34. Change of Heart, by Jodi Picoult
35: Stupid and Contagious, by Caprice Crane
36. The Diviners, by Libba Bray
37. Because the Cat Purrs: How We Relate to Other Species and Why It Matters, by Janet Lembke
38. They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? by Patrick McManus
39. 12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time, by Mark Jacobson
40. The Blind Assassin, by Margaret Atwood
41. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, by Julie Andrews
42. Dancing with GIs: A Red Cross Club Worker in India, World War II, by Libby Chitwood Appel
43. Best. State. Ever. by Dave Barry
44. The Last One Home, by Annette Appollo
45. Please Look After Mom, by Kyung-Sook Shin
46. Four-Letter Words: And Other Secrets of a Crossword Insider, by Michelle Arnot
47. The Hugo Winners (Vol. 1), edited by Isaac Asimov
48. When Will There Be Good News, by Kate Atkinson
49. Surfacing, by Margaret Atwood
50. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life, by Scott Adams
51. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson
52. While I Was Gone, by Sue Miller
53. Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon, by Jane Austen
54. The Pig, the Prince, and the Unicorn, by Karen A. Brush
55. The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton
56. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks
57. The Black Flower, by Howard Bahr
58. A Hummingbird in My House: The Story of Squeak, by Arnette Heidcamp
59. Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
60. Saving Faith, by David Baldacci
61. John Dies at the End, by David Wong


1. Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson
2. Roger Caras' Treasury of Classic Nature Tales, edited by Roger Caras
3. If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor, by Bruce Campbell
4. The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien
5. The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic, by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny (going to tabby-cat-owner in the Wish List Tag game)
6. The Compleat Cockroach, by David George Gordon
7. Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider (on the Nook)
8. A Banquet of Consequences, by Elizabeth George
9. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, by Mary Roach
10. Cat's Eye, by Margaret Atwood
11. My Old True Love, by Sheila Kay Adams
12. Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom
13. Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus, by Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy
14. Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
15. Garden Spells, by Sarah Addison Allen
16. American Dervish, by Ayad Akhtar
17. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
18. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
20. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. by. J. K. Rowling (reread)
21. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
22. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline
23. Do Cats Think? by Paul Corey
24. The Lake, The River & The Other Lake, by Steve Amick
25. God's Messengers: What Animals Teach Us about the Divine, by Linda Anderson, Allen Anderson, and Allen Schoen
26. The Museum of Extraordinary Things, by Alice Hoffman

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