2011 Book Challenge Completed!

I’m proud to announce that I have successfully completed my 2011 Reading Challenge! Yay, I challenged myself to read 70 books in 2011.

Books Read (by genre)


The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick*

Shopgirl by Steve Martin

72 Hour Hold by Bebe Moore Campbell

Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson

Damned by Chuck Palahniuk

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Lost by Gregory Maquire*

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Little Children by Tom Perrotta*

Just a Nice Guy by Phil Torcivia

Second Chance by Jane Green

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield


Science Fiction/Fantasy:

Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

Day Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling*

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin*

This Perfect Day by Ira Levin*

Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin*

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness*

World War Z by Max Brooks

Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

Son of Rosemary by Ira Levin

If You Could See What I See by Sylvia Browne*

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Handling the Undead by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman*


Graphic Novels:

Fables: Wolves - Vol 8*

Fables: Arabian Nights (and Days) Vol 7*

Fables: Homelands Vol 6*

Fables: The Mean Seasons Vol 5*

Fables: March of the Wooden Soldiers Vol 4*

Fables: Storybook Love Vol 3*

Fables: Animal Farm Vol 2*

Fables: Legends in Exile Vol 1*

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi*

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi*

The Long Way Home (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8, Vol. 1) *

No Future For You (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 2)*

Wolves at the Gate (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 3)*

Time of Your Life (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8, Vol. 4)*

Predators and Prey (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Vol. 5)*

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season Eight Volume 6: Retreat*

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight Volume 7: Twilight*

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight Volume 8: Last Gleaming*

The Guild by Felicia Day

The Guild: Bladezz by Felicia Day

Serenity: Float Out by Patton Oswalt*

Batman: Joker's Asylum

The Walking Dead Compendium One by Robert Kirkman*

Serenity, Volume 2: Better Days by Joss Whedon*

Serenity: Those Left Behind by Joss Whedon*



Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

Bosspants by Tina Fey*

Secret Diary of a Call Girl by Belle de Jour

The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee by Sarah Silverman

Chelsea, Chelsea, Bang, Bang by Chelsea Handler*

American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot by Craig Ferguson*

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner*

My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands by Chelsea Handler*

The Fat Girl's Guide to Life by Wendy Shanker

Ricky Gervais Presents the World of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington*

Naked by David Sedaris


* denotes library book

Bold denotes genre favorite