Kat (artykat) wrote in bookish,

2008 Reads

I started the year with a goal of 50. I read 51 books, but really should have included The Story of Edgar Sawtelle as I listened to 20 hours and only have about an hour or two to go. The ones with (*) in front, I have rated a 10.

I read a lot of series books this year

Agatha Raisin Series by MC Beaton:
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
*AR and the Vicious Viet
*AR and the Potted Gardener
AR and the Walkers of Dembley
AR and the Murderous Marriage
AR and the Terrible Tourist
AR and the Wellspring of Death
AR adn the Wizard of Evesham
AR and the Witch at Wyckhadden
AR and the Fairies of Fryfam
AR and the Love from Hell
AR and the Day the Floods Came
AR and the case of the Curious Curate
AR and the Haunted House
*The Deadly Dance
The Perfect Paragon
Love, Lies, and Liquor
(I have 2 more to read in the series)

Hamish Macbeth series by MC Beaton:
Death of a Gossip
*Death of a Cad
(lots more to read!)

Margaret Maron's Deborah Knott series:
*Book legger's Daughter
*Southern Discomfort
Shooting at Loons
*Up Jumps the Devil
*Killer Market

The Cliff Janeway series by John Dunning:
*Booked to Die

Lily Bard (Shakespeare) series by Charlaine Harris:
*Shakespeare's Landlord
*Shakespeare's Champion

Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris:
*Dead Until Dark

Passport to Peril series by maddy Hunter
Top O' the Mournin'
Pasta Imperfect

Grey Whale Mystery series by Karen MacInerney:
*Murder on the Rocks
*Dead and Berried

Knitting Book series by Debbie Macomber:
The Shop on Blossom Street

And these stand-alones:
*The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
The Mercy of Thin Air by Ronlyn Domingue
Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg
Comfort: A Journey through Grief by Ann Hood
*Land of a Hundred Wonders by Lesley Kagen
The Sound of Language by Amulya Malladi
Prey by Lurlene McDaniel
The Tea House on Mulberry Street by Sharon Owens
The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
*Tear Soup by Pat Schwiebert
*The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold
*The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
*Fair and Tender Ladies by Lee Smith
*The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
*Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
*Any Bitter Thing by Monica Wood

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