2010 Reading List

The first half of 2010 was spent reading mostly technical material. At the beginning of June I started reading “normal” books again starting with The Sun Also Rises. I then devoured books one after another. Below is a list of the books I’ve read the last half of this year along with a list of the ones that were my favorites.

June

1. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
2. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
3. Lost Christianities by Bart Ehrman

July

4. God’s Problem by Bart Ehrman
5. Where the Sabots Clatter Again by Katherine Shortall
6. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim
7. Flatland by Edwin Abbott
8. Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

August

9. 1776 by David McCullough
10. The First Paul by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan
11. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
12. Endless Universe by Paul J. Steinhardt and Neil Turok
13. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
14. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
15. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

September

16. Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
17. Dracula by Bram Stoker
18. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
19. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

October

20. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
21. The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
22. Percy Jackson – The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
23. Shakespeare in an Hour by Christopher Baker
24. Harry Potter abd the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
25. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
26. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest by Stieg Larsson

November

27. Zen and the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
28. Juliet by Anne Fortier
29. Fragile by Lisa Unger
30. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

December

31. Three Seconds by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom
32. The Writing Circle by Corinne Demas
33. Night by Elie Wiesel
34. Charles Darwin the Concise Story of an Ordinary Man by Time Berra
35. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Favorites of 2010

The top books I rated equally well all have a ranking of 1. Books that I am not planning on reading again are not ranked.

Non-fiction

1. God’s Problem
    Lost Christianities
    Eat, Pray, Love
4. 1776
5. The First Paul
6. Endless Universe

Fiction

1. The Sun Also Rises
    Juliet
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
    The Enchanted April
    The Writing Circle
5. The Hunger Games
6. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
8. The Girl Who Played With Fire
9. Water for Elephants
10. Far From the Madding Crowd
11. Catching Fire
12. Fragile
13. The Moon is Down
14. Mockingjay
15. Timequake
16. Ethan Frome
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