Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Final book tally of 2012

I was disappointed I didn't make it to 100 yet again this year. Granted, I read over 300 books when you count picture books, but still. My goal is to always read 100 novel-length books. Anyway, here is my final tally:

93. The Reading Workshop: Creating Space for Readers by Frank Serafini
92. Phantoms in the Snow by Kathleen Benner Duble
91. Bossypants by Tina Fey*
90. My Stroke of Insight by Jill Taylor Bolte*
89. From What I Remember by Stacy Kramer and Valerie Thomas
88. Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral
87. Pray for Silence by Linda Castillo*
86. The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
85. Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
84. Just One Day by Gayle Forman
83. You Tell Your Dog First by Alison Pace
82. Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
81. Little White Duck: A Childhood in China by Andres Vera Martinez and Na Liu
80. Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead*
79. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels by Ree Drummond*
78. Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
77. Brixton Brothers: The Case of the Case of Missing Identity by Mac Barnett*
76. Fire in the Ashes by Jonathan Kozol
75. The Wanderer by Sharon Creech*
74. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett*
73. The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney
72. Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers by Penny Kittle
71. Teen Boat! by Dave Roman and John Green
70. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo*
69. Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
68. Guys Read: The Sports Pages edited by Jon Scieszka
67. Drama by Raina Telgemeier
66. Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick*
65. Swim the Fly by Don Calame*
64. The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
63. Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
62. Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson*
61. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos*
60. Bad Hair Day by Carrie Harris
59. Ten Things Every Writer Should Know by Jeff Anderson
58. Because It Is My Blood by Gabrielle Zevin*
57. Beautiful Days by Anna Godbersen*
56. Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson*
55. Deeper Reading by Kelly Gallagher
54. Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
53. Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
52. American Grown by Michelle Obama
51. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys*
50. Sugar and Ice by Kate Messner
49. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
48. Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson*
47. Split by Swati Avasthi*
46. The Literature Workshop by Sheridan D. Blau
45. Chime by Franny Billingsley*
44. Blind Spot by Laura Ellen
43. The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy*
42. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket*
41. Insurgent by Veronica Roth*
40. Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
39. A Wind in the Door by Madeline L'Engle*
38. Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm*
37. The Earth, My Butt and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler*
36. The Unseen Guest by Maryrose Wood*
35. When She Woke by Hillary Jordan*
34. Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton*
33. Cold Cereal by Adam Rex*
32. See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles
31. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare*
30. The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis*
29. Chomp by Carl Hiaasen*
28. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen*
27. Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber*
26. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins*
25. Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri
24. Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink*
23. Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi*
22. Naked Reading by Teri Lesesne
21. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson*
20. What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali
19. Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin
18. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness*
17. The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis*
16. Reading Ladders by Teri S. Lesesne
15. Wonder by RJ Palacio
14. Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel
13. The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide by Elisabeth Hasselbeck
12. Classics in the Classroom: Designing Accessible Literature Lessons by Carol Jago
11. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
10. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson*
9. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
8. The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin*
7. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
6. Matched by Ally Condie*
5. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
4. No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman*
3. This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel*
2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
1. Our Only May Amelia by Jenni Holm*

*Indicates audiobook


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    1. How did I miss that one?! It's in my "reviews by author" section. What was I thinking? ;)