Books I read in 2010

  1. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  2. The Ghost in the Tokaida Inn by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (YA)
  3. The Demon in the Teahouse by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (YA)
  4. In Darkness, Death by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (YA)
  5. The Sword that Cut the Burning Grass by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (YA)
  6. A Samurai Never Fears Death by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (YA)
  7. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
  8. Death is a Lonely Business by Ray Bradbury
  9. Careless in Red by Elizabeth George
  10. The Lost Art of Gratitude by Alexander McCall Smith
  11. 100 Things Every Writer Should Know by Scott Edelstein
  12. 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith
  13. Death in Holy Orders by P. D. James
  14. Terraforming Earth by Jack Williamson
  15. Magic, The Gathering:  Arena by William  R  Forstchen
  16. Playing for Pizza by  John  Grisham
  17. Ghost Riders by Sharyn McCrumb
  18. Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter
  19. If I’d Killed Him When I Met Him by Sharyn McCrumb
  20. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  21. Finding the Center by VS Naipaul
  22. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  23. Dress Your Family in Corduroy  and  Denim by  David Sedaris
  24. Prayer: A Baha’i Approach by William and Madeline Hellaby
  25. A Certain Justice by P. D. James
  26. Skeleton Canyon by J.A. Jance
  27. The Year of the Whale by Victor B. Scheffer
  28. Lucky’s Lady by Tami Hoag
  29. Wild Seed by Octavia E. Butler
  30. Shakespeare’s Landlord by Charlaine Harris
  31. A Theory of Almost Everything by Robert  Barry
  32. The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
  33. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  34. The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke
  35. Tree of Heaven by R.C. Binstock
  36. Solomon vs. Lord by Paul Levine
  37. The All-True Travels and  Adventures of  Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
  38. Desert Heat by J.A. Jance
  39. A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin
  40. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  41. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
  42. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
  43. Reading Lolita in Tehran by  Azar  Nafisi
  44. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  45. Teaching the New Writing edited by  A. Herrington,  K. Hodgson and  C. Moran
  46. The New Moon’s Arms by Nalo  Hopkinson
  47. Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
  48. American Fuji by Sara Backer
  49. The Plot Thickens: 8 Ways to Bring Fiction to Life by Noah Lukeman
  50. Code of the Samurai translated by Thomas Cleary
  51. The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith
  52. This Body of Death by Elizabeth George
  53. Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
  54. Grass for His Pillow by Lian Hearn
  55. Ideals of the Samurai: Writings of Japanese Warriors translated by William Scott Wilson
  56. Brilliance of the Moon by Lian Hearn
  57. The Harsh Cry of the Heron by Lian Hearn
  58. Swan Peak by James Lee Burke
  59. The Way of the Traitor by Laura Joh Rowland
  60. Worlds Asunder by Kirt Hickman
  61. Keys to Writing by Stephen Wilbers
  62. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  63. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  64. The New Space Opera edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan
  65. An Ice Cold Grave by Charlaine Harris
  66. The Dark Tide by Andrew Gross
  67. Jumper by Steven Gould
  68. Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  69. The Private Patient by PD James
  70. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
  71. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
  72. Floating in My Mother’s Palm by Ursula Hegi
  73. Retro Spec: Tales of Fantasy and Nostalgia edited by Karen A. Romanko
  74. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning
  75. Breakthroughs: Classroom Discoveries About Teaching Writing edited by Amy Bauman and Art Peterson
  76. The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Tales from Africa by Alexander McCall Smith
  77. Blue Highways: A Journey Into America by William Least Heat Moon
  78. The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumb
  79. Born Naked by Farley Mowat
  80. Foggy Mountain Breakdown by Sharyn McCrumb
  81. Don’t Look Twice by Andrew Gross
  82. Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
  83. Metaphysics in the Midwest by Curtis White
  84. Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris
  85. The Job by Sinclair Lewis
  86. The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke
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7 thoughts on “Books I read in 2010

  1. jaxibella says:

    I’m curious – what did you think of Jumper? I read Jumper after I saw the movie, and I personally preferred the movie (a rare occurrence, but it happens now and then). The book just felt so complex that it became difficult to follow.

    • Nancy McKeand says:

      I haven’t seen the movie, so I can’t compare it. I really liked the book. Even my husband, who normally would never read a book like that, liked it a lot!

  2. dedc79 says:

    How did you like A Moveable Feast? I enjoyed the stories he told about other famous authors, but it was a bit of a guilty pleasure since some of it was quite mean and seemed unfair.

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