Sunday, December 31, 2006

2006 Book List

In 2006 I read 100 books.

55 are non-fiction.
6 are adult fiction.
22 are junior fiction.
17 are graphic novels.

100. The Know-it-All by A.J. Jacobs

99. The House Without a Christmas Tree by Gail Rock

98. Goodbye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson

97. Brainiac by Ken Jennings

96. The Museum of Hoaxes by Alex Boese

95. An Underground Education by Richard Zacks

94. Instant Knowledge by Will Pearson

93. Condensed Knowledge by Will Pearson

92. Forbidden Knowledge by Will Pearson

91. My Secret by Frank Warren

90. Black Hole by Charles Burns

89. The Thanksgiving Treasure by Gail Rock

88. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

87. The Homecoming by Earl Hamner, Jr.

86. The Dead Beat by Marilyn Johnson

85. Carnet de Voyage by Craig Thompson

84. Sleepwalk and Other Stories by Adrian Tomine

83. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

82. Monopoly by Philip Orbanes

81. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

80. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

79. Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

78. Don’t get too Comfortable by David Rakoff

77. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

76. Maus II by Art Spiegelman

75. Maus by Art Spiegelman

74. Blankets by Craig Thompson

73. Summer Blonde by Adrian Tomine

72. My New York Diary by Julie Doucet

71. Wanderlost by Ben Olson

70. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi

69. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

68. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

67. In the Shadow of No Towers by Art Spiegelman

66. The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket

65. V for Vendetta by Alan Moore

64. The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket

63. The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket

62. World War Z by Max Brooks

61. The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks

60. Maybe Baby by Lori Leibovich

59. Why do Men Fall Asleep After Sex by Mark Leyner and Billy Goldberg

58. Why do Men have Nipples by Mark Leyner and Billy Goldberg

57. A Round-Heeled Woman by Jane Juska

56. The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket

55. The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket

54. The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket

53. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

52. Becoming Myself by Willa Shalit

51. The Fatal Bullet by Rick Geary

50. Dirty Sugar Cookies by Ayun Halliday

49. Knitticisms by Kari Cornell

48. When you Ride Alone, you Ride with bin Laden by Bill Maher

47. New Rules by Bill Maher

46. Nothing’s Sacred by Lewis Black

45. Dispatches from the Edge by Anderson Cooper

44. An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore

43. Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado

42. Aquamarine by Alice Hoffman

41. Princess in Pink by Meg Cabot

40. Project Princess by Meg Cabot

39. Princess in Waiting by Meg Cabot

38. Princess in Love by Meg Cabot

37. Princess in the Spotlight by Meg Cabot

36. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

35. How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life by Kaavya Viswanathan

34. Wayside School is Falling Down by Louis Sachar

33. Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

32. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

31. Fired! by Annabelle Gurwitch

30. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

29. Before the Mortgage by Christina Amini and Rachel Hutton

28. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

27. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

26. My Horizontal Life by Chelsea Handler

25. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

24. Braving Home by Jake Halpern

23. Star-Spangled Men: America’s 10 Worst Presidents by Nathan Miller

22. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell

21. Secret Lives of U.S. Presidents by Cormac O’Brien

20. The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell

19. Take the Cannoli by Sarah Vowell

18. The President’s House by Margaret Truman

17. How to be President by Stephen P. Williams

16. Baby Catcher by Peggy Vincent

15. Brothel by Alexa Albert

14. Like Family by Paula McLain

13. Bold Spirit by Linda Lawrence Hunt

12. Idaho Loners: Hermits, Solitares, and Individualists by Cort Conley

11. A Day in the Life: Diaries from Women Across America by Joni Cole

10. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

9. Post Secret by Frank Warren

8. This Day: Diaries from American Women by Joni Cole

7. Cell by Stephen King

6. Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

5. Booty: Girl Pirates of the High Sea by Sara Lorimer

4. I am Spock by Leonard Nimoy

3. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio

2. Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx

1. Mothers Who Think by Camille Peri and Kate Moses

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