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These are the books I read in the past two months. My thoughts on them can be found at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Very Hard Choices, Spider Robinson
.357 Vigilante #1, Ian Ludlow (Lee Goldberg)
Springblade 2: Machete, Greg Walker
Dagger 1: The Centaur Conspiracy, Carl Stevens
Dear Dumb Diary, School. Hasn't This Gone on Long Enough?; Jim Benton
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead, James Lee Burke
The Art of Murder, Jose Carlos Somoza translated by Nick Caistor
Tentacles, Roland Smith
Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
Edge of Dark Water, Joe R. Lansdale
After the Apocalypse, Maureen F. McHugh
Something Nasty in the Woodshed, Kyril Bonfiglioli
The Martian Child, David Gerrold
Size 12 is Not Fat, Meg Cabot
Shock Value, Jason Zinoman
Fiction Ruined My Family, Jeanne Darst
You're Not Doing it Right, Michael Ian Black
Death of an Artist, Kate Wilhelm
Black Angel, John Connolly
Size 14 is Not Fat Either, Meg Cabot
Close to Famous, Joan Bauer
Cold Cereal, Adam Rex
Sanctuary Hill, Kathryn R. Wall
Mortdecai's Endgame, Kyril Bonfiglioli
For Fear of Little Men, John Blackburn

Today the librarian who helped me said she was always amazed at what I fit in my book bag. "It's like a TARDIS in there," I believe were her words.
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Here are most of the books I read in February. You can find my thoughts on these books at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Sybil Exposed, Debbie Nathan
A Season for Slaughter, David Gerrold
The Day's Play & Once A Week, A.A. Milne
The Hell Of It All, Charlie Brooker
Cradle to Grave, Susan Claudia
The Book of the Damned, D.A. Fowler
Hey Dollface, Deborah Hautzig
Dear Dumb Diary, ME! (Just Like You, Only Better); Jim Benton
Magic, William Goldman
The Blue Djinn of Babylon, P.B. Kerr
Savage Night, Jim Thompson
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Except comic books, this is what I read in January. You can find my thoughts on these books in twelve entries I wrote today, at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Mortal Stakes, Robert B. Parker
Billy Bones, Christopher Lincoln
The Book of Lists: Horror
The Last Days, Scott Westerfield
The Future of Us, Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
Buried in Books: A Reader's Anthology
Screen Burn, Charlie Brooker
A Day for Damnation, David Gerrold
A Rage for Revenge, David Gerrold
The White People and Other Stories, Arthur Machen
Dawn of the Dumb, Charlie Brooker
Demon Seed, Dean Koontz
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Here's a list of most everything I read last year.

And here's a list of the best things I read for the first time last year. My reviews of these books can be found here, in reverse chronological order.

Lost in the Labyrinth, Patrice Kindl
Black Juice, Margo Lanagan
Picture This, Lynda Barry
The Disappearance, Bentley Little
Hyenas, Joe R. Lansdale
The Ogre of Oglefort, Eva Ibbotson
Midnight Movie, Tobe Hooper & Alan Goldsher
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Here are the books I managed to get through in December--most of them, anyway. My thoughts on them are at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

The Infernals, John Connolly
Every Thing On It, Shel Silverstein
Haunted Legends
Zoo City, Lauren Beukes
Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher
He Is Legend
Very Bad Deaths, Spider Robinson
A Matter for Men, David Gerrold
Friday the 13th: Road Trip, Eric Morse
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Here are most of the books I read this month. My thoughts on them can be found at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog. I also read Joe Bob Goes to the Drive-in and Joe Bob Goes Back to the Drive-in again, but they're not on the blog. Because it's at least the third time I read them.

Drive, James Sallis
5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth, the Oatmeal
Crashed, Robin Wasserman
The Hellhound Project, Ron Goulart
The Grave, Christopher Pike
Horror Show, Greg Kihn
The Magicians, Lev Grossman
Television Without Pity, Tara Ariano & Sarah D. Bunting
V: The Original Miniseries, Kenneth Johnson & A.C. Crispin
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I barely finished anything I started last month. Here's the list of what I did get through. You can find my thoughts on these books at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Midnight Movie, Tobe Hooper & Alan Goldsher
Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, Patton Oswalt
Squelch, John Halkin
Friday the 13th: The Carnival, Eric Morse
Mr. Hands, Gary A. Braunbeck
Tigerlily's Orchids, Ruth Rendell
Hooked on Horror, Anthony J. Fonseca & June Michele Pulliam
Way to Go, Smith!; Bob Smith
The Involuntary Human, David Gerrold
Buffalo Brenda, Jill Pinkwater
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Here's the stuff I read in September. You can find my thoughts on these books at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Bill Bryson's African Diary
This World We Live In, Susan Beth Pfeffer
Ritual, David Pinner
Halloweeen III: Season of the Witch, Jack Martin
The House of Lost Souls, F.G. Cottman
Undateable, Ellen Rakieten & Anne Coyle
All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky, Joe R. Lansdale
Sh*t My Dad Says, Justin Halpern
The Ogre of Oglefort, Eva Ibbotson
Sophie, Guy Burt
House of Holes, Nicholson Baker
Where There's a Will, Rex Stout
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Here are most of the books I read in August. You can find my thoughts on them at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

The Year of the Angry Rabbit, Russell Braddon
Storky, D.L. Garfinkle
Official Book Club Selection, Kathy Griffin
The Minus Man, Lew McCreary
The Dead of Night, John Marsden
Friday the 13th: Jason's Curse, Eric Morse
Blood Worm, John Halkin
The Brightonomicon, Robert Rankin
The Empress of Mars, Kage Baker
Slither, John Halkin
The True Meaning of Smekday, Adam Rex
Among the Dolls, William Sleator
The Hole, Guy Burt
The Unholy, John Halkin
The Wicker Man, Robin Hardy & Anthony Shaffer
V: the Second Generation, Kenneth Johnson
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010

July reads

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These are the books I read in July. My thoughts on them can be found at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma, Trenton Lee Stewart
The Ruins, Scott Smith
Beggars in Spain, Nancy Kress
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, Ellen Emerson White
The Nobodies Album, Carolyn Parkhurst
Darling Jim, Christian Moerk
Friday the 13th: Mother's Day, Eric Morse

Yeah, it was a sparse month. Kept picking up things that didn't hold my attention.

book list

Jul. 7th, 2011 05:07 am
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Here's most of what I read in June. My thoughts on these books are here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Long May She Reign, Ellen Emerson White
Let the Right One in, John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated by Ebba Segerberg
The White Road, John Connolly
Fugue State, Brian Evenson
Leaving a Trace, Alexandra Johnson
An Idiot Girl's Christmas, Laurie Notaro
Amelia Rules!: True Things (Adults Don't Want Kids to Know), Jimmy Gownley
Hyenas, Joe R. Lansdale
Demon Night, J. Michael Straczynski
Enchanted Glass, Diana Wynne Jones
Zombie Vs. Unicorn
Buried, Robin Merrow MacCready
The Club Dumas, Arturo Perez-Reverte, translated by Sonia Soto
Humble Pie, Ann Dimock
Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal, Russell Brand
Jack: Secret Circles, F. Paul Wilson
Spilling Ink, Anne Mazer & Ellen Potter
Cryptid Hunters, Roland Smith
Dramarama, E. Lockhart

May reads

May. 31st, 2011 11:29 pm
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This is a list of the stuff I read in May.. most of it. Thoughts on these books can be found at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

The Disappearance, Bentley Little
Too Many Curses, A. Lee Martinez
The Barrens and Others, F. Paul Wilson
The Dead & the Gone, Susan Beth Pfeffer
Measle and the Dragodon, Ian Ogilvy
The Name of This Book is Secret, Pseudonymous Bosch
The Book of the Unknown, Jonathan Keats
Forever Princess, Meg Cabot
Who am I Anyway?, Barbara Corcoran
Hellboy: On Earth as It is in Hell, Brian Hodge
The Searing, John Coyne
Man with a Maid omnibus
We Need to Talk About Kevin, Lionel Shriver
A Sudden Wild Magic, Diana Wynne Jones
Writing Down the Days: 365 Creative Journaling Ideas for Young People, Lorraine M. Dahlstrom
Ju-On, Kei Ohishi, translated by Joe Swift
Deeper, James A. Moore

April books

May. 9th, 2011 05:57 am
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Here's a list of most of the books I read in April. My thoughts on them can be found here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

The New Dead
Stop in the Name of Pants!, Louise Rennison
Angst! Teen Verses from the Edge
Wizard's Hall, Jane Yolen
Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly, Joyce Hansen
Attaboy, Sam!; Lois Lowry
Into the Wild, Sarah Beth Durst
Picture This, Lynda Barry
Stickers: Stuck Up Pieces of Crap
Shadow, K.J. Parker
Tomorrow, When the War Began; John Marsden
Wildside, Steven Gould
Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan
This Place has No Atmosphere, Paula Danziger
The Illumination, Kevin Brockmeier
G-Man: Learning to Fly, Chris Giarrusso
Jack: Secret Histories, F. Paul Wilson
Nanny McPhee: The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda, Christianna Brand
Nightmare Man, Tessa Krailing
The Christmas Killer, Patricia Windsor
The Watcher in the Woods, Florence Engel Randall
All on a Winter's Day, Lisa Taylor
Trial by Journal, Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise
Accomplice, Eireann Corrigan
Changing Pitches, Steve Kluger
The Gates, John Connolly
Running With Scissors, Augusten Burroughs
Bullpen, Steve Kluger
Essential The Punisher Vol. 2
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Here's the stuff I read in March.. most of it, anyway. You can find my thoughts on this stuff here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Moby Dick, Herman Melville & Bill Sienkiewicz
Perverse and Foolish, L.M. Boston
The Ghost, Robert Harris
Dear Dumb Diary, Okay, So Maybe I Do Have Superpowers; Jim Benton
Red Spikes, Margo Lanagan
Too Many Cooks, Rex Stout
The Boy Book, E. Lockhart
Female Serial Killers, Peter Vronsky
Over My Dead Body, Rex Stout
Ceremony, Robert B. Parker
Don't Sleep With Your Drummer, Jen Sincero
Blacksad, Juan Diaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido
How to Grow Up and Rule the World, Scott Seegert
Devil Red, Joe R. Lansdale
Princess Mia, Meg Cabot
Long Live the Queen, Ellen Emerson White
Wild Robert, Diana Wynne Jones
Life as We Knew It, Susan Beth Pfeffer
Exposed, Susan Vaught
Plot it Yourself, Rex Stout
Last Wave, Paul Hayden
Masterpiece Comics, R. Sikoryak
Mary Anne Saves the Day, Raina Telgemeier & Anne M. Martin
Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, Max Brooks & Ibraim Roberson
Funny Misshapen Body, Jeffrey Brown
Super Human, Michael Carroll


Mar. 1st, 2011 07:37 am
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These are the books I read in February. My thoughts on them can be found here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Britten and Brülightly, Hannah Berry
The Big Book of Top Gear 2010
Slave Day, Rob Thomas
Treasure of Greene Knowe, L.M. Boston
At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream, Wade Rouse
Heaven is High, Kate Wilhelm
White Time, Margo Lanagan
Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
The Descent, Jeff Long
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte & Rick Geary
United Tates of America, Paula Danziger
The Merlin Conspiracy, Diana Wynne Jones
The River at Green Knowe, L.M. Boston
Fly on the Wall, E. Lockhart
A Catskill Eagle, Robert B. Parker
The Night Bookmobile, Audrey Niffenegger
Princess on the Brink, Meg Cabot
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Here are the books I read in January--mostly. You can find my thoughts on them here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Eddy Deco's Last Caper, Gahan Wilson
Literary Lives, Edward Sorel
Omega the Unknown
Bad Movies We Love, Edward Margulies & Stephen Rebello
Party Princess, Meg Cabot
Profoundly Erotic, Joe Bob Briggs
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder, Julie Halpern
All About Sam, Lois Lowry
Lost in the Labyrinth, Patrice Kindl
The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry
Black Juice, Margo Lanagan
The Drowned World, J.G. Ballard
White House Autumn, Ellen Emerson White
Aunt Maria, Diana Wynne Jones
I Can't Tell You, Hilary Frank
The Lyrics of Tom Waits: the Early Years
The Old Dark House, J.B. Priestley
The Wind from Nowhere, J.G. Ballard
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Here are most of the books I read in December. My thoughts on them are at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Monster Zoo, Doug TenNapel
Sweet Sixteen Princess, Meg Cabot
Role Models, John Waters
Our Lady of Pain, John Blackburn
Ghostopolis, Doug TenNapel
My Little Red Book
Ace of Cakes, Duff Goldman & Willie Goldman
Bloom County the Complete Library Volumes 2 & 3, Berkely Breathed
The Complete Peanuts: 1977 to 1978, Charles Schulz
Cancer on $5 a Day*, Robert Schimmel with Alan Eisenstock
Smile, Raina Telgemeier
Showcase Presents: The House of Secrets Volume One
The Cleft and Other Odd Tales, Gahan Wilson
Blade: Black and White
500 Essential Cult Books
French Postcards: an Album of Vintage Erotica
Showcase Presents: Secrets of Sinister House
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These are the books I read in November, my thoughts on them can be found here: [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Valentine Princess, Meg Cabot
Purple and Black, K.J. Parker
Jaws, Peter Benchley
Big Fat Manifesto, Susan Vaught
The Lady Grace Mysteries: Assassin by Patricia Finney writing as Grace Cavendish
Measle and the Wrathmonk, Ian Ogilvy
From Bed to Worse or, Comforting Thoughts about the Bison; Robert Benchley
The Shadow in the North, Phillip Pullman
Amelia Rules: The Tweenage Guide to Not Being Unpopular, Jimmy Gownley
Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever; Joel Derfman
Deadman's Road, Joe R. Lansdale
The Rescuers, Margery Sharp
Strange Tales
Frights of Fancy, J.N. Williamson
Compound, S.A. Bodeen
The President's Daughter, Ellen Emerson White
Headlong, Kathe Koja
The House of a Million Pets, Ann Hodgman
Hell House, Richard Matheson
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These are the books I read in October. My thoughts on them can be found at [livejournal.com profile] bookfrog.

Get Well Soon, Julie Halpern
No Blade of Grass, John Christopher
Free for All, Don Borchert
Anastasia Again, Lois Lowry
The Buzzing, Jim Knipfel
Seven Footprints to Satan, A. Merritt
Hey, Day!, Clea Hantman & Keva Marie
Son of Interflux, Gordon Korman
one of those hideous books where the mother dies, Sonya Sones
Contents Under Pressure, Lara M. Zeises
Superf*ckers, James Kochalka
The Complete Peanuts, 1975 to 1976; Charles Schulz
Alien Sex
The Portable Dad, Steve Elliot
Outside the Dog Museum, Jonathan Carroll
Love is a Many Trousered Thing, Louise Rennison
Set to Sea, Drew Weing
Modesty Blaise, Peter O'Donnell
The Dreamers, Roger Manvell
Last Days of Summer, Steve Kluger
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I got a liitle carried away with the library requests, I think. Here's what I brought home today (copied from e-mail notification):

30 days to finding and keeping sassy sidekicks and BFFs : a friendship field guide
Modesty Blaise
Artist's photo reference : Reflections, textures & backgrounds
Read responsibly : an Unshelved collection (I may have already read this)
Rosie's mouse
Ruggles of Red Gap
The dreamers
The Kingfisher book of scary poems
Best foot forward
Cat dreams
Innocents aboard (think I ordered this before I knew I don't like Wolfe)
Mythago wood
Painted shadow : the life of Vivienne Eliot, first wife of T.S. Eliot, and the long-suppressed truth
Science, fresh squeezed! : 41 thirst-for-knowledge-quenching poems
Set to sea
Shivers V
The amazing life of birds : (the twenty-day puberty journal of Duane Homer Leech)
The Brinkley girls : the best of Nell Brinkley's cartoons from 1913-1940
The journey is the destination : the journals of Dan Eldon
The murder of Bindy MacKenzie
Topper : a ribald adventure
Will Storr vs. the supernatural : one man's search for the truth about ghosts

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