Posted by: istop4books | January 6, 2008

2007 in Review

A Few Bookcrossing Stats

Books Read: 80

The Breakdown:Fiction: 60; Non-fiction: 20; TBRs: 35; Rings and Rays: 23

RABCKS sent out: 29

RABCKS received: 10


Books Read in 2007
1. The Audacity of Hope, Barak Obama (non-fiction)
2. Running with Scissors, Augusten Burroughs(allegedly non-fiction)BC
3. The Log of the Skipper’s Wife by James Balano (non-fiction)TBR-1
4. Loving Women, Pete Hamill (fiction)ray it forward
5. The Caliph’s House, a Year in Casablanca by Tahir Shah (non-fiction)
6. Siberian Huskies, by Ken Kern (non-fiction)
7. Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris (non-fiction)TBR-2
8. The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver (fiction) book swap
9. Bush at War, Bob Woodward (audio, non-fiction)
10. Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck (fiction)TBR-3
11. The Reading Group by Elizabeth Noble (fiction)book ring
12. Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald (fiction)
13. Richard III, by William Shakespeare (readalong – play)TBR-4
14. The Pursuit of Happyness, By Chris Gardner (memoir)BC
15. The Pickup, by Nadine Gordimer (Nobel Prize winner – fiction)TBR-5
16. When the Emperor was Divine, Julie Otsuka (fiction)book ring
17. Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran (fiction)book ring
18. Seductive Poison by Deborah Layton (memoir) BC
The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay – (fiction) unfinished TBR-6
19. The Last Days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant – (fiction) TBR -7
20. Total Money Makeover by David Ramsey non-fiction
21. Comedy of Error by William Shakespeare, readalong -TBR 8
22. Cronica de una Muerte Anunciada, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez TBR-9
23. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie fiction/bookring
24. Tha Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri fiction/bookring
25. Gypsy Marsala by Preethi Nair fiction/bookring
26. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence fiction/ BC
27. Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck memoir bookring
28. Inherit the Wind, J. Lawrence and R. Lee (play)
29. Bel Canto by Anne Prachett tbr#10 (fiction)
30. Titus Andronicus by W. Shakespeare, (play) readalong TBR 11
31. Cinnamon City By Miranda Innes (non-fiction), TBR 12
32. The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll (fiction) bookring
33. Inside the Kingdom, My Life in Saudi Arabia by Carmen Bin Ladin
(memoir) for book club
34. The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid (fiction) bookring
35. seven types of ambiguity by elliot perlman (fiction) tbr 13
36. Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult (fiction)for book ring
37. Ojo de Buey by Jose Marzo, (short stories) tbr 14
38. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham (fiction) tbr 15
39. The Road by Cormac McCarthy (fiction) book club
40. The Red Moon by Kuwana Haulsey (fiction) tbr 16
41. Knitting Under the Influence by Claire LaZebnik fiction (loaned)
42. The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs by Alexander McCall Smith audio
43. The Confessor by Daniel Silve (fiction) audio
44. Lifeguard by James Patterson (fiction) audio
45. The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
by J. Maarten Troost (tbr17)
46. The Life and Times of Michael K, by J.M.Coetzee (fiction) bookring
47. Leeway Cottage by Beth Gutcheon tbr 18 (fiction)
48. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (fiction) bookclub
49. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini(fiction) tbr 19 loan
50. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (fiction) tbr 20
51. The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith by Irshad Manji (non fiction) TBR 21
52. Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver (fiction) 22
53. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (fiction) tbr 23
54. Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult (fiction) bookclub
55. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (non-fiction) bookring
56. The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare (play) readalong tbr24
57. The Pact by Jodi Picoult (fiction) bookring
58. Marley and Me by John Grogan (memoir) bookring
59. El Tunel by Ernesto Sabato (fiction) bookring
60. Abundance by Sena Jeter Naslund (fiction) bookclub tbr25
61. Othello by William Shakespeare for readalong (play) tbr 26
62. A Heart of Stone by Renate Dorrestein (fiction) bookring
63. Jesus for the Non-Religious by John Shelby Spong (nonfiction) tbr 27
64. Alentejo Blue by Monica Ali (fiction) tbr 28
65. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (fiction) bookring
66. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugidines (fiction) book club tbr 29
67. The Shadow of the Wind (fiction) bookring
68. The Constant Princess (fiction) bookring
69. Sarah’s Quilt (fiction) bookring
70. Atonement (fiction) tbr 30
71. Chasing the Devil’s Tail by David Fulmer (fiction) bookclub
72. Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos (fiction) bookclub
73. Glasgow and Clyde Valley by Callum Dalziel Cochrane
74. Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap (short stories) bookring
75. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (fiction) tbr 31
76. In the Country of Men by Hirsham Matar (fiction) bookring
77. Sunrise on Kusatsu Harbor by Dan Maloney (fiction) tbr32
78. Three to get Ready by Janet Evanovich (fiction) tbr 33
79. Afrodita by Isabel Allende (non fiction) tbr 34
80. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare (play) tbr 35



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