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Monday, December 31, 2007

Books 2007

My goal for 2007 was to read 12 books. Today I reached that goal! I read 4 memoirs, a general fiction book, but the rest were mysteries.

1. Bad Boy Brawly Brown: An Easy Rawlins Novel -- Walter Mosley (Feb.)
2.Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress Tales of Growing Up Groovy and Clueless -- Susan Jane Gilman (March)
3. Crow Lake -- Mary Lawson (April)
4. Mountains Beyond Mountains - Tracy Kidder (May - August)
5. Con Ed -- Matthew Klein (June)
6. Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund The Second Dixie Hemingway Mystery -- Blaize Clement (July)
7. The Good Daughter: An Angela Matelli Mystery -- Wendi Lee (July)
8. Skinny Dip -- Carl Hiaasen (August)
9. Little Chapel On The River A Pub, A Town, And the search for what matters most -- Gwendolyn Bounds (Sept.)
10. Ultraviolet -- Nancy Bush (Oct.)
11. Eat, Pray, Love One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia -- Elizabeth Gilbert (Oct. - Dec.)
12. The Ice House -- Minette Walters (Dec.)

Also read chapters of --

We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People by Dan Gillmor

The Dog Whisperer A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training by Norma Eckroate, Paul Owens

My goal for next year is to stay in the 10 - 12 range, with an increase in total pages.


Sybok despises non-fiction and believes it is merely badly written fiction that is embarrassed for itself. He encourages you in your readerly trends.

Are you insulting me?! Well I am not not insulted because I think your comment about non-fiction is pure crap.

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