Sunday, February 10, 2008

Juli's List for 2008

I have the following books already on my shelves and I’ll choose from these for this year. I'm not a super fast reader (compared to some of you!) so with all my other challenges my goal this year will be two books. Hopefully I'll be able to read more.

2006: The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss
2005: We Need to Talk About Kevin, by Lionel Shriver – WINNER
2002: Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett- WINNER
2001: The Blind Assassin, by Margaret Atwood
1999: The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolve
1999: Paradise, by Toni Morrison

Long Lists

2005: Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson
2004: Brick Lane, by Monica Ali
2004: The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri
2004: The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
2001: The Bonesetter's Daughter, by Amy Tan
1997: Fall On Your Knees, by Ann-Marie MacDonald
1997: The Mistress of Spices, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
1996: Mother of Pearl, by Mary Morrissy

Books I’ve Read

It turns out I’ve read none of the winners or anything from the short lists. I’ll need to work on that.

From the Long Lists

2007: The Girls, by Lori Lansens (Personal Rating 4/5: Review Here)
2006: The Constant Princess, by Philippa Gregory
2004: Notes on a Scandal, by Zoe Heller
2003: Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
2002: The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk
2000: Girl With A Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier

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