Thursday, December 31, 2009

blog #373 >> 2009 Books (in Review)

With the help of Multnomah County Library, I have read a great deal of books this past year. And if it hadn't been for Winston Churchill, which took me an immensely long time to read, they would have added up to about a book a week.

Listed below are my books in review:

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion Vol2.
William Manchester
12/09 *****

The New Arabian Nights
Robert Louis Stevenson
11/09 *****

The Arabian Nights
Sir Richard Burton
11/09 ****

A Wind in the Door
Madeleine L'Engle
11/09 ****

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion Vol1.
William Manchester
10/09 *****
(read review here.)

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
Jane Ausen and Ben H. Winters
9/09 *****

Robert Louis Stevenson
9/09 *****

A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens
8/09 *****

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
8/09 ****

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams
8/09 ****

A Room With A View
E. M. Forster
7/09 *****

George Orwell
7/09 **

Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe
7/09 *****

The Moonstone
Wilkie Collins
6/09 *****

Lord of the Flies
William Golding
5/09 **

A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle
5/09 *****

The Stars Are Ours
Andre Norton
5/09 ****

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Anne Brontë
4/09 *****

The Old Curiosity Shop
Charles Dickens
3/09 ****

Johanna Spyri
3/09 ****

The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
3/09 ****

A World Lit Only By Fire
William Manchester
2/09 *****

Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
2/09 ****

Peter Pan
J. M. Barrie
2/09 ****

Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury
1/09 *****

The Children of Húrin
1/09 ****

Wuthering Heights
Emily Brontë
1/09 *****
(read review here.)

The Time Machine
H.G. Wells
1/09 ***

Swiss Family Robinson
Johann Wyss
1/09 ***

The Phantom of the Opera
Gaston Leroux
12/08 ****

The Woman in White
Wilkie Collins
12/08 *****

Happy Reading!


Anonymous said...

Which book is your favorite? I need to try "The Last Lion" once more. LM

Theresa said...

I think "The Last Lion" was my favorite, but I just finished Vol. 2 so I'm still really excited about it.