ANNOUNCEMENT
After a lot of thought, I've decided to take a break from blogging for the foreseeable future. With my little C creeping its way back into my life and possible long term treatment now, I need to take a couple of things off my plate for the time being, and the blog is going to be one of those things. As it is, it felt like it was becoming more of a chore than anything else. I need my reading time to be more enjoyable right now, more of the escape that I really need, and what I don't need is the little voice in the back of my head telling me how many reviews I'm behind and trying to come up with what I need to say about the book.

I simply want to read.

I'll more than likely occasionally post on here what I've been reading, and if there is something that really blows my mind, I'll probably have more to say about it and may write up a proper post, but for right now, things are going to be very quiet around here.

As always, happy reading!
2017 edit
I will continue to blog according to my health and ability, and connecting my posts thru Goodreads, so please be patient if things get quiet around here again this year.

2017 edit #2
I am happy to report that my bone marrow transplant was a success and that I'm feeling more like myself everyday. That said, I'm going to try to start blogging a little more frequently, but please bare with me as I still continue to recover.

2009

Favorites of 2009
January - Castle Waiting by Linda Medley
February - Coraline by Neil Gaiman
March - Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
April - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
May - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
June - Nothing but Ghosts by Beth Kephart
July - The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips
August - The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
September - Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
October - The Maze Runner by James Dashner
November - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
December - A Dog at Sea by J.F. Englert

  1. Castle Waiting by Linda Medley
  2. Perfect... on Paper by Maria Murnane
  3. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  4. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. Amulet, Book 1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
  6. The Meaning of Night: A Confession by Michael Cox
  7. Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean
  8. Lobo's Tale/Red's Tale by Christopher Kastensmidt & Jim C. Hines
  9. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  10. The Common Bond by Donigan Merritt
  11. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  12. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  13. Getting Along Famously by Melissa Hellstern
  14. Within the Fairy Castle by Terry Ann R. Neff, photographs by Barbara Karant
  15. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  16. The Believers by Zoe Heller
  17. Aunt Dimity's Death by Nancy Atherton
  18. Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
  19. The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie
  20. The 13 Clocks by James Thurber
  21. Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman
  22. The Love Potion Murders in the Museum of Man by Alfred Alcorn
  23. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  24. Behind the Mask... No More by Byron Nease
  25. The Book of Ballads by Charles Ves, et al.
  26. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
  27. X-Men: Endangered Species by Mike Carey, et al.
  28. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  29. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  30. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  31. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
  32. The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
  33. The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
  34. Midnight Pearls by Debbie ViguiƩ
  35. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
  36. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  37. A Guide to the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 by David C. Brown
  38. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
  39. The Demigod Files by Rick Riordan
  40. Nothing but Ghosts by Beth Kephart
  41. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
  42. The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips
  43. Isis by Douglas Clegg
  44. Flawed Dogs by Berkeley Breathed
  45. Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? by Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert, et al.
  46. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Sir John Tenniel
  47. Flawed Dogs, the Novel: The Shocking Raid on Westminster by Berkeley Breathed
  48. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Taback
  49. After by Amy Efaw
  50. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  51. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  52. Death Note, Volume 1 by Tsugumi Ohba & Takeshi Obata
  53. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
  54. And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, illustrated by Henry Cole
  55. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  56. Dracula, the Un-Dead by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
  57. Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann
  58. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  59. Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
  60. Mars Needs Moms! by Berkeley Breathed
  61. M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman
  62. Simon Snootle and OTHER small stories by Lorin Morgan-Richards
  63. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
  64. The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
  65. Seeing Redd by Frank Beddor
  66. ArchEnemy by Frank Beddor
  67. Uncanny X-Men: Rise & Fall of the Shi'Ar Empire by Ed Brubaker, et al.
  68. X-Men: Supernovas by Mike Carey, et al.
  69. Uncanny X-Men: The Extremists by Ed Brubaker, et al.
  70. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  71. X-Men: Blinded by the Light by Mike Carey, et al.
  72. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
  73. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
  74. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  75. A Dog at Sea by J.F. Englert