My Bookshelf

**I haven’t kept up with this list but didn’t want to take it down in case someeone was looking for a book to read.  A great place for book reviews is here**

So talking with my BFF she had a brillant thing going with keeping track of the books that she reads.  seriously genious. And although I will never be able to remember every single book I have ever read in my life I figured getting a list going would be a good start.  PLUS it would help me keep track of the 101 books I need to read for my 101 goals in 1001 days

Oh, and since I love to review things so much and give my thoughts on books I am going to rate them on a number scale.  0-4 star rating.  {0} = oh gosh I didn’t finish the book it was THAT bad. {1} I finished the book, but not before it took a piece of my soul! HA! {2} average book and it was somewhat enjoyable. plot, characters, or ending could have been better. {3} really enjoyed the book and would recommend it to someone looking for a new book to read {4} blew my socks off! Couldn’t put the book down and probably didn’t speak to my husband or go to bed until it was finished! fabulous!

NOTE: Just to get some background information of the type of reader that I am: I really enjoy romantic books that are lighter reads such as Nicholas Sparks, Nora Roberts, Jodi Picoult.  I also enjoy a good thriller, whodunit book from time to time.  Supernatural books, political books, and spy or war books are never really on my reading list–but I have been trying to diversify my reading.  oh and i hate history. {sad, but true}

* = stars

Read since Dec 2, 2009…

**** Unbearable lightness, Portia de Rossi

**** Happy Ever After, Nora Roberts

* Weight of Water, Anita Shreve

*** Belong to Me, Marisa de los Santos

**** Savor the Moment, Nora Roberts {Quartet Series}

** Knit Two, Kate Jacobs

**** Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

*** The American Wife, Curtis Sittenfeld

*** Firefly Lane, Kristin Hannah

**** Vision in White, Nora Roberts

**** Bed of Roses, Nora Roberts

**** Pilot’s Wife, Anita Shreve

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Read prior to Dec 2, 2009…

{no stars}  The Road, Cormac McCarthy

* Living History, Hilary Rodham Clinton

*** sTORI Telling, Tori Spelling

*** Mommywood, Tori Spelling

**** Lucky, Alice Sebold

**** The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold

*** We were the Mulvanneys, Joyce Carol Oates

 **Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama

*** Five People You Meet In Heaven, Mitch Albom

*** For One More Day, Mitch Albom

** Something Borrowed, Emily Griffin

*** Harvesting the Heart, Jodi Picoult

*** Change of Heart, Jodi Picoult

** Vanishing Act, Jodi Picoult

** Plain Truth, Jodi Picoult

**** The Pact, Jodi Picoult

**** Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult

**** My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult

*** Immediate Family, Eileen Gouge

**** Friday Night Knitting Club, Kate Jacobs

**** Beach House, Jane Green

** Sunday at Tiffany’s, James Patterson

**** Sam’s Letters to Jennifer, James Patterson

**** Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas, James Patterson

*** The Lucky One, Nicholas Sparks

*** The Choice, Nicholas Sparks

**** True Believer, Nicholas Sparks

**** At First Sight, Nicholas Sparks

*** Dear John, Nicholas Sparks

*** The Rescue, Nicholas Sparks

*** The Guardian, Nicholas Sparks

**** The Bend in the Road, Nicholas Sparks

**** The Wedding, Nicholas Sparks

*** Night in Rodanthe, Nicholas Sparks

**** Night, Elie Wiesel

** Good in Bed, Jennifer Weiner

*** Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

**** The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

 ** Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert

*** Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt

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