Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2008 Books

Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley. I don't usually make comments on the books I read, but DAMN this book sucked.
The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier.
Me and Mr Darcy by Alexandra Potter.
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl.

It Ain't All About the Cookin' by Paula Deen.
Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes From the World's Greatest Chefs by Kimberly Witherspoon and Andrew Friedman.

The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter by Peter Singer, James Mason.
Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich.
The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck.
The Town That Forgot How To Breathe by Kevin J Harvey.


The China Study
Playing For Pizza by John Grisham.
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.
Angels and Demons By Dan Brown.


Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs.
Anyone But Him by Sheila O'Flanagan.
The Public Confessions of a Middle Aged Woman by Sue Townsend.
The Divide by Nicholas Evans.
Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes.


The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory.
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult.
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs.


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.
The Host by Stephanie Meyer.


The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi.
Cooking for Mr. Right by Susan Volland.
Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer.
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer (hangs head in shame).


Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer.
Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer. (head still hung in shame)
Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States by Pete Jordan.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith


Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest To Discover if Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, Or Why Pie is Not The Answer by Jen Lancaster
Left Bank by Kate Muir.
i like it like that by Claire Calman.
Ecoholic by Adrai Vasil.
The Chocolate Run by Dorothy Koomson.


Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult.
The Pilots Wife by Anita Shreve.
The Ruins by Scott Smith.
Leisureville: Adventures in America's Retirement Utopias by Andrew Blechman.
Paradise House by Erica James.
No! I don't want to join a bookclub by Virginia Ironside.


Knit Two by Kate Jacobs.
Working Stiff: The Misadventures of an Accidental Sexpert by Grant Stoddard.
Five Men Who Broke My Heart: A Memoir by Susan Shapiro.
Seaweed Under Water by Stanley Evans.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowling.
Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl.