2009 Books Read

January

1. Comic Book Tattoo – Edited by Rantz A. Hoseley, 2008, 480 pgs., 4.25/5
2. A Fine and Private Place by Peter Beagle, 1960, 264 pgs., 5/5
3. Enslaved by Ducks by Bob Tarte, 2003, 308 pgs., 4.25/5
4. Blood Harvest by Brant Randall, 2008, 286 pgs., 3.75/5
5. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, 2005, 498 pgs., 4.0/5
6. Fables Volume 3: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham, 2004, 190 pgs., 4.0/5
7. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi, 2005, 320 pgs., 5/5
8. The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2008, 530 pgs., 3.25/5

January Totals: 8 Books, 2,876 Pages

February

9. The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman, 1991, 235 pgs., 4.25/5
10. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, 2005, 288 pgs., 5/5
11. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby, 2004, 143 pgs., 4.5/5
12. The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shaun Tan, 2004, 32 pgs., 5/5
13. The Lost Thingby Shaun Tan, 2004, 32 pgs., 4/5
14. The Red Tree by Shaun Tan, 2003, 32 pgs., 5/5
15. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockheart, 2008, 345 pgs., 4.75/5
16. The Suburban Dragon by Garassamo Macagnone, 1992, 50 pgs., 2/5

February Totals: 8 Books, 1,157 Pages

March

17. Voices by Ursula K. LeGuin, 2006, 341 pgs., 4.25/5
18. Alice in Sunderland: An Entertainment by Bryan Talbot, 2007, 319 pgs., 4/5
19. Pobby and Dingan by Ben Rice, 2003, 112 pgs., 4.75/5
20. As Shadows Fade by Colleen Gleason, 2009, 342 pgs., 5/5
21. Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess, 2009, 32 pgs., 5/5
22. Sorrow: A Witch Ember Tale by John Lawson, 2009, 239 pgs., 5/5
23. Little (Grrl) Lost by Charles De Lint, 2007, 271 pgs., 4.5/5
24. Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary, 2009, 535 pgs., 4.5/5
25. The Latent Powers of Dylan Fontaine by April Lurie, 2008, 224 pgs., 5/5
26. Hey Nostradamus! by Douglas Coupland, 2003, 244 pgs., 5/5

March Totals: 10 Books, 2,659 Pages

April

27. Antediluvian Tales by Poppy Z. Brite, 2007, 114 pgs., 2/5
28. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, 2008, 374 pgs., 4.5/5
29. Every Man For Himself: Ten Short Stories About Being a Guy ed. by Nancy Mercado, 2005, 154 pgs., 4.25/5
30. The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin, 2007, 112 pgs., 2.75/5
31. Embryoyo by Dean Young, 2007, 105 pgs., 2/5
32. We Never Talk About My Brother by Peter Beagle, 2009, 219 pgs., 3.5/5
33. The Horse Boy by Rupert Isaacson, 2009, 357 pgs., 5/5
34. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson, 2009, 278 pgs., 5/5
35. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix, 1998, 153 pgs., 4.5/5
36. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, 2005, 199 pgs., 3.75/5
37. Skim by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki, 2008, 143 pgs., 5/5
38. Silk by Alessandro Baricco, 1996, 91 pgs., 3/5
39. Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork, 2009, 312 pgs., 4.75/5
40. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, 2004, 341 pgs., 5/5
41. Wetlands by Charlotte Roche, 2008, 229 pgs., 4.75/5
42. Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist, 2004, 472 pgs., 5/5
43. Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan, 2008, 96 pgs., 3.75/5
44. The Tale of One Bad Rat by Bryan Talbot, 1995, 136 pgs., 4.5/5

April Totals: 18 books,  3,885 pages

May

45. The Eternal Smile by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim, 2009, 170 pgs., 4.75/5
46. The Screwed Up Life of Charlie the Second by Drew Ferguson, 2008, 263 pgs., 5/5
47. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, 2009, 320 pgs., 4.5/5
48. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine, 2006, 256 pgs., 3.75/5
49. Voodoo Season by Jewell Parker Rhodes, 2005, 275 pgs., 4/5
50. Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, 2009, 32 pgs., 4/5
51. Starfinder by John Marco, 2009, 326 pgs., 4.5/5

May Totals: 7 Books, 1,642 Pages

June

52. The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer, 2007, 180 pgs., 4/5
53. Love Begins in Winter by Simon Van Booy, 2009, 256 pgs., 4/5
54. Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2004, 168 pgs., 5/5
55. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2005, 200 pgs., 5/5
56. Willow by Julia Hoban, 2009, 336 pgs., 4.5/5
57. The Dead Girls Dance by Rachel Caine, 2007, 256 pgs., 4/5
58. Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2006, 192 pgs., 5/5
59. Scott Pilgrim Gets it Together by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2007, 216 pgs., 5/5
60. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Universe by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2009, 184 pgs., 5/5
61. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, 2009, 391 pgs., 5/5
62. Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger, 2001, 224 pgs., 5/5
63. Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley, 2005, 160 pgs., 5/5

June Totals: 12 Books, 2,763 Pages

July

64. Robot Dreams by Sara Varon, 2007, 208 pgs., 4/5
65. Who Killed Amanda Palmer? by Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, 126 pgs., 2009, 5/5
66. Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader by Neil Gaiman and Andy Kupert, 2009, 128 pgs., 4/5

July Totals: 3 Books, 462 Pages

August

67. Undiscovered Gyrl by Allison Burnett, 2009, 293 pgs., 3.75/5
68. My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger, 2008, 403 pgs., 4.5/5
69. Bone Volume 1: Out From Boneville by Jeff Smith, 2005, 138 pgs., 5/5
70. Bayou Volume 1 by Jeremy Love, 2009, 160 pgs., 5/5

August Totals: 4 books, 994 Pages

September

71. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, 2002, 582 pgs., 5/5
72. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr, 2007, 328 pgs., 3/5
73. Bone Vol. 2 by Jeff Smith, 2005, 132 pgs., 4.5/5
74. The Purloined Boy by Mortimus Clay, 2009, 249 pgs., 4.5/5
75. The Haunted Playground by Shaun Tan, 1998, 73 pgs., 2/5
76. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, 2008, 479 pgs., 5/5
77. Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror by Chris Priestly, 2007, 239 pgs., 4.5/5

September Totals: 7 Books, 2,082 pgs.

October

78. Breathers by S.G. Browne, 2009, 320 pgs., 4.75/5
79. Normal by Amy Bloom, 2002, 140 pgs., 4/5
80. Between Mom and Jo by Julie Anne Peters, 2006, 240 pgs., 5/5
81. Rose by Jeff Smith, 2000, 138 pgs., 3/5
82. Sometimes My Heart Pushes My Ribs by Ellen Kennedy, 2009, 64 pgs., 4/5
83. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling, 2008, 111 pgs., 4/5
84. The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, 2009, 201 pgs., 5/5
85. Fables Vol. 4 – March of the Wooden Soldiers by Bill Willingham, 2004, 231 pgs., 4.5/5
86. Pictures for Sad Children by John Campbell, 2009, 197 pgs., 3.5/5

October Totals: 9 Books, 1,642 Pages

November

87. The Wild Things by Dave Eggers, 2009, 300 pgs., 5/5
88. Native by Mona Kuhn, 2009, 88 pgs., 4.5/5
89. Atlas: Poems by Katrina Vandenberg, 2004, 128 pgs., 5/5
90. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, 2009, 416 pgs., 4.75/5

November Totals: 4 Books, 932 Pages

December

91. A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote, 1996, 128 pgs., 5/5
92. The Fir-Tree by Hans Christian Andersen adapted by Lilli Carre, 2009, 72 pgs., 4/5
93. Clay by David Almond, 2008, 272 pgs., 4.75/5
94. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, 1987, 32 pgs., 4.75/5
95. Matchless by Gregory Maguire, 2009, 112 pgs., 4.5/5
96. Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle, 2009, 368 pgs, 4.5/5

December Totals: 6 Books, 984 Pages

2009 Totals: 96 Books, 22,078 Pages

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