January 2, 2012

2011 Wrap-Up

Wow, 2011 was a great year! I finished grad school, started working full-time, and got married! My husband joined the military, and we bought our first house. Life has been pretty good! 

I signed up for a lot of blog challenges last year! Here's how I did: 

Harry Potter Challenge - completed 

YA Historical Fiction Challenge - 4/6 books read

2011 Debut Author Challenge - 3/12 books read 

Support Your Local Library Challenge - completed (51+ books read)

111 in 2011 Challenge - completed

Here's the full list of what I read this year! 
1. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen (audiobook)
2. Glass by Ellen Hopkins
3. Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life by Jillian Michaels
4. The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
5. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich (audiobook)
6. Seeing Red by Susan Crandall
7. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (audiobook)
8. Vision in White by Susan Crandall
9. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (audiobook)
10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (re-read)
11. A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane
12. Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson (audiobook)
13. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
14. Building Treehouses for Learning: Technology in Today's Classroom by Annette Lamb
15. The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction by Joyce G. Saricks
16. Impossible by Nancy Werlin (audiobook)
17. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (re-read)
18. Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going (audiobook)
19. Night Hawk by Stephen Overholser
20. The Spark: The 28-Day Breakthrough Plan for Losing Weight, Getting Fit, and Transforming Your Life by Chris Downie
21. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff (audiobook)
22. Making the Corps by Thomas E. Ricks
23. All-American Girl by Meg Cabot (audiobook)
24. What They Don't Teach You in Library School by Elisabeth Doucett
25. I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schroeder
26. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer (audiobook)
27. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (re-read)
28. Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonya Sones
29. The Day Before by Lisa Schroeder 
30. The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People by Stephen R. Covey
31. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (re-read)
32. Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson (audiobook)
33. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
34. Bossypants by Tina Fey
35. Matched by Ally Condie (audiobook)
36. Stitches by David Small
37. The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill (ARC)
38. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
39. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson (audiobook)
40. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
41. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley
42. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
43. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World by Bryan Lee O'Malley
44. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (audiobook)
45. Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness by Bryan Lee O'Malley
46. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (audiobook)
47. Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
48. Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together by Bryan Lee O'Malley
49. Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe by Bryan Lee O'Malley
50. Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O'Malley
51. The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler (audiobook)
52. Harry Potter Film Wizardry by Brian Sibley
53. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin (audiobook, re-read)
54. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (audiobook)
55. Nocturne by Christine Johnson (ARC)
56. Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me by Chelsea Handler (audiobook)
57. The Neil Gaiman Audio Collection by Neil Gaiman (audiobook)
58. Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWI Invasion by Samantha Seiple (ARC)
59. Columbine by Dave Cullen
60. Delirium by Lauren Oliver (audiobook)
61. Workplace Learning and Leadership by Paul Signorelli and Lori Reed
62. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
63. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray (audiobook)
64. Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
65. Valentine Princess by Meg Cabot
66. Sweet Sixteen Princess by Meg Cabot
67. Princess on the Brink by Meg Cabot
68. Princess Lessons by Meg Cabot
69. Perfect Princess by Meg Cabot
70. The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder
71. Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen (audiobook)
72. Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
73. Overbite by Meg Cabot
74. Ready or Not by Meg Cabot (audiobook)
75. Princess Mia by Meg Cabot
76. Heaven Is For Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
77. Forever Princess by Meg Cabot
78. Virals by Kathy Reichs (audiobook)
79. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (audiobook)
80. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
81. Holiday Princess by Meg Cabot
82. The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning (audiobook, re-read)
83. The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen (audiobook)
84. Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller (audiobook, re-read)
85. Other Words for Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
86. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
87. Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am  by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis (ARC)
88. UnChristian by David Kinnaman (audiobook)
89. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (audiobook)
90. Croak by Gina Damico (ARC)
91. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (audiobook)
92. Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen Degeneres (audiobook)
93. Hate List by Jennifer Brown
94. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
95. Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe (audiobook)
96. Something Blue by Emily Giffin
97. Stiff: The Curious Live of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (audiobook)
98. If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) by Betty White (audiobook)
99. Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton (audiobook)
100. The Total Money Makeover (3rd edition) by Dave Ramsey
101. My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster (audiobook)
102. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (re-read)
103. The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life by Gary Small, M.D. and Gigi Vorgan
104. The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
105. Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
106. Wicked by Gregory Maguire (audiobook)
107. Strange Bedpersons by Jennifer Crusie
108. Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift by Carolyn and Sean Savage (audiobook)
109. Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgess
110. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
111. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (audiobook)

I also challenged myself to read more classics, local authors, and YA award winners in 2011. I read a handful of books in each category, but I would have liked to read more. How was your 2011? Did you meet your goals?  

1 comments:

Jennie said...

You did awesome! Love seeing these lists.

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