Sunday, January 15, 2012

The Fifth Annual Roxy Reads Blog

And here I go again!  Five years running, and not about to stop.  Just finished my first book of the year (yeah, it took a little bit).  The goal is the same as last year, only this time with a twist:  2 books per month but at least one of these two has to be a book that I own.  This should make things a little more interesting.

January (2)
The Cat Who Tailed a Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun
Healing the Child Within* by Charles L. Whitfield, MD

February (13)
The Cat Who Sang for the Birds by Lilian Jackson Braun
Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary
Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary
Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary
Ramona and her Father by Beverly Cleary
Ramona and her Mother by Beverly Cleary
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
Ramona Forever by Beverly Cleary
Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary
Patrick Troughton* by Michael Troughton
Geek Girls Unite by Leslie Simon
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

March (2)
The Fault in our Stars* by John Green
Doctor Who: The Many Hands by Dale Smith

April (5)
The Indian in the Cupboard* by Lynne Reid Banks
Doctor Who: The Story of Martha by Dan Abnett et al.
The Return of the Indian* by Lynne Reid Banks
Forest Born by Shannon Hale
The Secret of the Indian* by Lynne Reid Banks

May (2)
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

June (3)
The Mystery of the Cupboard* by Lynne Reid Banks
Hatchetby Gary Paulsen
Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle

July (2)
The Vivatera* by Candace J. Thomas
The Key to the Indian* by Lynne Reid Banks

August (5)
Princess of the Midnight Ball* by Jessica Day George
Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian* by Eoin Colfer
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Just Ella* by Margaret Petersen Haddix

September (7)
City of Bones* by Cassandra Clare
One for the Money* by Janet Evanovich
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

October (6)
Doctor Who: Made of Steel* by Terrance Dicks
Doctor Who: Code of the Krillitanes* by Justin Richards
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

November (2)
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George

December (3)
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
The Serpent's Shadow by Rick Riordan

Total for the year: 52
Re-reads: 15
New Reads: 37

* = book owned by Roxy (read 17)