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Estelle’s 2011 Reads

Thanks to the lovely Bookworm Wife, I was inspired to try to read 100 books this year. While I always read plenty of books in a year, I haven’t been so great at keeping track of my progress. (Yay for Goodreads!) I did get a late start though. I officially began my quest in the late spring, and while it seemed impossible for awhile, I’ve actually upped my goal to 110 books. As of the day of our launch, I’m 95 books in and I still have a solid two months left of reading before 2012 begins!

Most importantly, I’ve been able to save a lot of money after finally getting a library card at my neighborhood library and discover a ton of amazing new writers!

Books Read in 2011

All book titles are linked to Goodreads so you can read descriptions and add them to your list, too.  If I reviewed a book on Goodreads, I included a link to my specific Goodreads review. Once you reach the end of the list, you’ll see the links change to what I’ve written on our blog.

  1. Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
  2. Water for Elephants, Sarah Gruen
  3. One Day, David Nicholls
  4. Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks
  5. The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World, Susan Veness
  6. Dirty Sexy Politics, Megan McCain
  7. Something Borrowed, Emily Giffin
  8. Something Blue, Emily Giffin, reviewed on Goodreads
  9. How to Kill a Rock Star, Tiffanie DeBartolo
  10. Love, Lucy, Lucille Ball
  11. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  12. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
  13. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  14. Love the One You’re With, Emily Giffin, reviewed on Goodreads
  15. Unbearable Lightness, Portia de Rossi, reviewed on Goodreads
  16. The Last Song, Nicholas Sparks
  17. Elixir (Elixir, #1), Hilary Duff
  18. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
  19. Fly Away Home, Jennifer Weiner
  20. Black and Blue, Anna Quindlen
  21. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Ann Brashares
  22. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares
  23. Girls in Pants, Ann Brashares
  24. Forever in Blue, Ann Brashares
  25. The Last Summer, Ann Brashares
  26. Blues for Hannah, Tim Farrington
  27. Here Today, Ann M. Martin
  28. Second Chance, Jane Green
  29. Dune Road, Jane Green
  30. The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, E.L. Konigsburg
  31. Because of Winn-Dixie, Katie DeCamillo
  32. Anastasia Krupnik, Lois Lowry, reviewed on Goodreads
  33. Sisterhood Everlasting, Ann Brashares
  34. Baby Proof, Emily Giffin
  35. Heart of the Matter, Emily Giffin
  36. Married to the Mouse: Walt Disney World and Orlando, Richard E. Foglesong
  37. Anna and the French Kiss, Stephanie Perkins, reviewed on Goodreads
  38. November 22, 1963, Adam Braver
  39. 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows, Ann Brashares
  40. 13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1), Maureen Johnson
  41. The Last Little Blue Envelope(Little Blue Envelope, #2), Maureen Johnson
  42. All But Alice (Alice, #4), Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  43. Alice in April (Alice, #5), Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  44. Moonwalk, Michael Jackson, reviewed on Goodreads
  45. Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld, reviewed on Goodreads
  46. Sloppy Firsts (Jessica Darling, #1), Megan McCafferty
  47. Second Helpings (Jessica Darling, #2), Megan McCafferty, reviewed on Goodreads
  48. Charmed Thirds (Jessica Darling, #3), Megan McCafferty
  49. Jim Henson, Deanne Durrett
  50. Fourth Comings (Jessica Darling, #4), Megan McCafferty, reviewed on Goodreads
  51. Perfect Fifths (Jessica Darling, #5), Megan McCafferty, reviewed on Goodreads
  52. Celebration U.S.A : Living In Disney’s Brave New Town, Douglas Frantz, reviewed on Goodreads
  53. Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks, Lauren Myracle, reviewed on Goodreads
  54. Anastasia Again! (Anastasia Krupnik, #2), Lois Lowry, reviewed on Goodreads
  55. The Summer I Turned Pretty(Summer, #1), Jenny Han, reviewed on Goodreads
  56. 10th Grade: A Novel, Joseph Weisberg, reviewed on Goodreads
  57. The Secret Life Of CeeCee Wilkes, Diane Chamberlain, reviewed on Goodreads
  58. April & Oliver, Tess Callahan, reviewed on Goodreads
  59. It’s Not Summer Without You(Summer, #2), Jenny Han
  60. We’ll Always Have Summer(Summer, #3), Jenny Han, reviewed on Goodreads
  61. My Name Is Memory, Ann Brashares, reviewed on Goodreads
  62. The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott, Kelly O’Connor McKnees, reviewed on Goodreads
  63. Bumped (Bumped, #1), Megan McCafferty, reviewed on Goodreads
  64. Going Too Far, Jennifer Echols
  65. On Michael Jackson, Margo Jefferson
  66. Alice in Charge (Alice, #22), Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, reviewed on Goodreads
  67. Suite Scarlett (Scarlett, #1), Maureen Johnson, reviewed on Goodreads
  68. Scarlett Fever (Scarlett, #2), Maureen Johnson, reviewed on Goodreads
  69. Keeping the Moon, Sarah Dessen
  70. The Accidental Virgin, Valerie Frankel, reviewed on Goodreads
  71. North of Beautiful, Justina Chen Headley, reviewed on Goodreads
  72. Fringe Girl (Fringe Girl, #1), Valerie Frankel, reviewed on Goodreads
  73. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life, Donald Miller
  74. Nothing Like You, Lauren Strasnick, reviewed on Goodreads
  75. Twenties Girl, Sophie Kinsella, reviewed on Goodreads
  76. It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Ned Vizzini, reviewed on Goodreads
  77. Ten Things We Did, Sarah Mlynowski
  78. An American Daughter, Wendy Wasserstein
  79. Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher, reviewed on Goodreads
  80. Not That Kind Of Girl, Siobhan Vivian
  81. One Night That Changes Everything, Lauren Barnholdt
  82. Lola and the Boy Next Door, Stephanie Perkins, BOOK REPORT with Magan
  83. Avalon High, Meg Cabot, reviewed on Goodreads
  84. Will Grayson, Will Grayson, John Green
  85. Lock and Key, Sarah Dessen, Rather be Reading Review
  86. Fringe Girl in Love (Fringe Girl, #2), Valerie Frankel, Rather be Reading Review
  87. American Fringe (Fringe Girl, #3), Valerie Frankel
  88. Fringe Benefits (Fringe Girl, #4), Valerie Frankel
  89. The Gap Year, Sarah Bird, Rather be Reading Review
  90. This Lullaby, Sarah Dessen
  91. What Happened to Lani Garver, Carol Plum-Ucci, Rather be Reading Review
  92. Twenty Boy Summer, Sarah Ockler, BOOK REPORT with Magan
  93. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour, Morgan Matson, Rather be Reading Review
  94. Stealing Heaven, Elizabeth Scott, Rather be Reading Review
  95. The Murderer’s Daughters, Susan Randy Meyers, Rather be Reading Review
  96. How to Say Goodbye in Robot, Natalie Standiford, Rather be Reading Review
  97. The Boyfriend List:, E. Lockhart
  98. Love Story, Jennifer Echols, Rather be Reading Review
  99. Mostly Good Girls, Leila Sales
  100. The Housekeeper and the Professor, Yoko Ogawa, Rather be Reading Review
  101. Searching for David’s Heart: A Christmas Story, Cherie Bennett
  102. Between Here and Forever, Elizabeth Scott
  103. Moonglass, Jessi Kirby
  104. Forget You, Jennifer Echols
  105. Bloom, Elizabeth Scott, Rather be Reading Review
  106. Love is the Higher Law, David Levithan, Rather be Reading Review
  107. Story of a Girl, Sara Zarr
  108. Sometimes it Happens, Lauren Barnholdt, Rather be Reading Review
  109. The Princess Diaries #1, Meg Cabot, Rather be Reading Review
  110. The One That I Want, Jennifer Echols, Rather be Reading Review
  111. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares, Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Rather be Reading Review
  112. The Twelve Dates of Christmas, Catherine Hapka, Rather be Reading Review
  113. Let it Snow, John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle, Rather be Reading Review
  114. Catching Jordan, Miranda Kenneally, BOOK REPORT with Magan
  115. Flat Out Love by Jessica Park, Rather be Reading Review

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