Books I Read in 2009

2009 Books

Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
Black Juice by Margo Lanagan
Flashforward by Robert J. Sawyer
Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
My Brother’s Keeper: The official Bra Boys story by Sean Doherty
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer
Lost Star of Myth and Time by Walter Cruttenden (115 pages)
Haunted Animals by Allan Zullo
What’s Happening to our Girls? by Maggie Hamilton
The Only Girl in the Car by Kathy Dobie
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Bag of Bones by Stephen King
Balsamic Dreams by Joe Queenan
The Eccentric Mr Wienholt by Rosamond Siemon
Away by Michael Gow
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Henson Case David Marr
Vitamin Q: a temple of trivia lists and curious words by Roddy Lumsden
The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Safe House by Nicci French
Grim Crims & Convicts by Jackie French
Haunted Australia by John Heffernan
The Haunting by Margaret Mahy
The Best Poems Ever: a collection of poetry’s greatest voices edited by Edric S. Mesmer
Luci in the Sky by Chris Fox
Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight & Vickie Taylor
The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth by The Earthworks Group
Nothing to Lose by Lee Child
How to be Comfy by Shannon Lush & Jennifer Fleming
Illustrated Anthology of Sorcery, Magic and Alchemy by Emile Grillot de Givry
The Encyclopedia of Immaturity: How to Never Grow Up, The Complete Guide by Klutz
The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke
Trapped by Edmund Plante
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
Echoes by Maeve Binchy (53 pages)
Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf by Richard D. Lewis
Replay by Ken Grimwood
The Plague by Albert Camus (207 pages)
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Lockie Leonard: Human Torpedo by Tim Winton
Christianity: An Ancient Egyptian Religion by Ahmed Osman
An Obedient Father by Akhil Sharma
Splinter by Adam Roberts
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron
A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Annunciate by Severna Park
The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
Needful Things by Stephen King
When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS by James Cross Giblin
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Nightbloom by Herbert Lieberman
The Life of Riley by Steve Wright
Shadows by John Saul
Stone Cold by Robert Swindells
The Waitress by Sinclair Smith
Mummies: Unwrapping the Past by Rosalie David
The Way-Paver by Anne Devlin
The Gold Coast by Kim Stanley Robinson
The World’s Greatest Secrets by Allan Hall
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft (Second Edition) by Denise Zimmerman and Katherine A. Gleason
The Dark Room by Minette Walters
Gerald’s Game by Stephen King (50 pages)
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner
The World’s Greatest Crimes of Passion by Tim Healey
The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve
The Sense of Being Stared At And Other Aspects of the Extended Mind by Rupert Sheldrake
The Great Plague: The Story of London’s Most Deadly Year by A. Lloyd Moote & Dorothy C. Moote
Selling Sickness: How Drug Companies Are Turning Us All Into Patients by Ray Moynihan & Alan Cassels
The Darwin Awards: 180 Bizarre True Stories of How Dumb Humans Have Met Their Maker by Wendy Northcutt
This is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow
The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
The Ghost of Flight 401 by John G. Fuller
The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman (175 pages)
Virus by Sarah Langan
The Wish Kin by Joss Hedley
Gun Alley: Murder, Lies and Failure of Justice by Kevin Morgan
Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult (50 pages)
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
He’ll Be OK: Growing Gorgeous Boys Into Good Men by Celia Lashlie
Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World’s Most Seductive Sweet by Carol Off
Never to be Released by Paul B. Kidd
Debrett’s Etiquette for Girls by Fleur Britten
A Short History of Nearly Everything (Illustrated Edition) by Bill Bryson
A Paranormal File: An Australian Investigator’s Casebook by John Pinkney
Hamlet: a novel by John Marsden
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Breath by Tim Winton
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

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