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Book Log

1999
67 books

2000
77 books
2001
77 books
2002
92 books
2003
101 books
2004
106 books
2005
137 books
2006
143 books
2007
128 books
2008
140 books
Please visit www.spjg.com/reading-books/log/ for more and better versions of my book logs.


*I tried to read a bunch of non-fiction books in January, February, and March.
~Yes, books 6 and 10 are the same book.  I read it twice.
%These are Princeton (or California) University Press books.

# Title Author Started Finished Pages
1 Beast Donna Jo Napoli 12/30 1/2 255
2 *What Do You Care What Other People Think? Richard P. Feynman 1/1 1/2 248
3 *The Intelligent Investor Benjamin Graham 1/3 5/1 328
4 *A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking 1/3 1/20 187
5 *When Do Fish Sleep? David Feldman 1/22 1/30 245
6 ~The Dream of Scipio Iain Pears 1/23 2/1 396
7 *The World Encyclopedia of Flags Alfred Znamierowski 2/1 2/22 256
8 *The Miracle of Language Richard Lederer 2/7 2/12 254
9 *Who Put the Butter in Butterfly? David Feldman 2/12 2/14 198
10 ~The Dream of Scipio Iain Pears 2/16 3/3 396
11 (*)October Sky Homer H. Hickam, Jr. 2/20 2/23 428
12 *Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne David Starkey 2/23 3/12 323
13 *Rocks and Minerals Herbert S. Zim and Paul R. Shaffer 3/4 3/8 155
14 Zits Supersized Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman 3/7 3/7 262
15 *The Story of My Life Helen Keller 3/8 3/17 406
16 His Own People Booth Tarkington 3/9 3/9 150
17 *A World Lit Only by Fire William Manchester 3/17 3/25 296
18 *The Art of Deception Nicholas Capaldi 3/29 4/4 213
19 Crystal Singer Anne McCaffrey 4/3 4/5 311
20 Killashandra Anne McCaffrey 4/5 4/7 373
21 Crystal Line Anne McCaffrey 4/8 4/11 313
22 Wish, Come True Mary Q. Steele 4/16 4/17 115
23 Witches Abroad Terry Pratchett 4/17 4/18 350
24 Lords and Ladies Terry Pratchett 4/18 4/20 281
25 Interesting Times Terry Pratchett 4/20 4/24 368
26 The Book of Assassins George Fetherling 5/1 5/22 385
27 Calvin and Hobbes: Sunday Pages 1985-1995 Bill Watterson 5/14 5/14 96
28 Eric Terry Pratchett 5/14 5/15 197
29 The Last Continent Terry Pratchett 5/15 5/17 412
30 The Witch's Buttons  Ruth Chew 5/20 5/20 108
31 The Thief Lord Cornelia Funke 5/22 5/24 345
32 The Everyday Witch Sandra Forrester 5/24 5/25 185
33 The Linguist and the Emperor Daniel Myerson 5/25 5/28 271
34 Krakatoa Simon Winchester 5/28 6/6 401
35 Still Pumped from Using the Mouse Scott Adams 5/29 5/29 128
36 Shave the Whales Scott Adams 5/29 5/31 128
37 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Newt Scamander 5/31 5/31 42
38 Quidditch Through the Ages Kennilworthy Whisp 5/31 5/31 56
39 The Witches of Friar's Lantern Sandra Forrester 6/2 6/3 225
40 %The Company of Strangers Paul Seabright 6/6 6/12 257
41 Inkheart Cornelia Funke 6/12 6/14 534
42 Jingo Terry Pratchett 6/14 6/18 323
43 %Devil in the Mountain Simon Lamb 6/18 6/23 335
44 The Fantasy Worlds of Peter Beagle Peter Beagle 6/24 6/27 429
45 Just Ella Margaret Peterson Haddix 6/27 6/28 218
46 The Field Guide Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black 6/28 6/28 107
47 Lyra's Oxford Philip Pullman 6/28 6/28 49
48 The Diamond Throne David Eddings 6/29 7/2 435
49 The Ruby Knight David Eddings 7/2 7/3 372
50 The Sapphire Rose David Eddings 7/3 7/6 502
51 Domes of Fire David Eddings 7/11 7/17 484
52 The Shining Ones David Eddings 7/17 7/29 470
53 Get Thee to a Punnery Richard Lederer 7/22 7/28 149
54 The Treasure Seekers E. Nesbit 7/25 7/27 208
55 The Hidden City David Eddings 7/29 8/4 457
56 The Bad Beginning Lemony Lnicket 8/4 8/4 162
57 Cinderellis and the Glass Hill Gail Carson Levine 8/5 8/5 104
58 Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep Gail Carson Levine 8/5 8/5 107
59 To Kill a King Madeleine Polland 8/6 8/7 187
60 The Railway Children E. Nesbit 8/7 8//8 240
61 Briar Rose Robert Coover 8/8 8/8 86
62 Dragons and Unicorns Paul and Karin Johnsgard 8/8 8/9 163
63 The Fracture Zone Simon Winchester 8/10 8/13 255
64 Caesar Colleen McCullough 8/13 8/21 910
65 The October Horse Colleen McCullough 8/21 9/13 1110
66 Eats, Shoots & Leaves Lynne Truss 9/13 9/16 209
67 The Chronicles of Chrestomanci Volume 1: Charmed Life; The Lives of Christopher Chant Diana Wynne Jones 9/18 9/22 598
68 The Magicians of Caprona Diana Wynne Jones 9/22 9/24 223
69 Witch Week Diana Wynne Jones 9/24 9/27 211
70 Cart and Cwidder Diana Wynne Jones 9/27 9/28 222
71 Drowned Ammet Diana Wynne Jones 9/28 10/1 324
72 The Spellcoats Diana Wynne Jones 10/1  10/4 289
73 The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson 10/2  10/8 316
74 The Crown of Dalemark Diana Wynne Jones 10/4  10/7 486
75 A Tale of Time City Diana Wynne Jones 10/9 10/10 285
76 Eragon Christopher Paolini 10/10 10/16 497
77 Curses, Inc. Vivian Vande Velde 10/16 10/16 226
78 Brunelleschi Enzo Carli 10/17 10/17 <75
79 A Passage to India CS Forrester 10/17 10/20 362
80 A Geological Miscellany Craig & Jones 10/20 11/13 195
81 The Eternal Champion Michael Moorcock 10/21 11/3 484
82 Book of Enchantments Patricia C. Wrede 10/23 10/24 234
83 ESP TV Mary Rodgers 10/24 10/24 216
84 The Amulet of Samarkand Jonathan Stroud 10/27 10/31 462
85 The Last Hero Terry Pratchett 11/3 11/4 160
86 Fantasy Stories ed. Diana Wynne Jones 11/4 11/6 255
87 No Flying in the House Betty Brock 11/6 11/6 157
88 Mr. Popper's Penguins Richard and Florence Atwater 11/6 11/7 139
89 Shadow Castle Marian Cockrell 11/7 11/8 143
90 %Chinese Oliver Moore 11/8 11/9 80
91 Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Gross 11/10 11/10 112
92 King Arthur: His Knights and Their Ladies Johanna Johnston 11/10 11/10 122
93 Escape to Witch Mountain Alexander Key 11/10 11/11 180
94 Return from Witch Mountain Alexander Key 11/11 11/12 152
95 %A Tribble's Guide to Space Alan C. Tribble 11/12 11/17 168
96 %What We Owe Iraq Noah Feldman 11/17 11/18 148
97 %Zhuangzi Speaks Trans. Brian Bruya 11/19 11/23 142
98 The Saint of Dragons Jason Hightman 11/19 11/23 291
99 %The Story of Mathematics Richard Mankiewicz 11/24 11/26 187
100 %8 Preposterous Propositions Robert Ehrlich 11/27 12/5 309
101 Dogsbody Diana Wynne Jones 12/4 12/5 261
102 %From Hand to Mouth Corballis 12/5 12/15 272
103 The Golem's Eye Jonathan Stroud 12/6 12/10 574
104 Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey 12/16 12/21 286
105 Dragonquest Anne McCaffrey 12/21 12/25 333
106 The White Dragon Anne McCaffrey 12/25 12/29 445

 

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