2008 Book List

Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
Hood by Stephen R. Lawhead
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Something Fresh by P.G. Wodehouse
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Henry V by William Shakespeare
II Henry IV by William Shakespeare
I Henry IV by William Shakespeare
To Play the Fool by Laurie R. King
A Grave Talent by Laurie R. King
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling*
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann
Richard II by William Shakespeare
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Touchstone by Laurie R. King
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling*
Locked Rooms by Laurie R. King
Emma by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Nine Tailors by Dorothy Sayers
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Will in the World by Stephen Greenblatt
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling*
Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montogmery
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
The Game by Laurie R. King
Justice Hall by Laurie R. King
O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King
The Moor by Laurie R. King
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling*
A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King
The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Book of the Dead by Patricia Cornwell (I hesitated to even list this one, it was so bad; I thought “light summer reading” but I usually prefer complete sentences in my novels)
The Careful Use of Compliments by Alexander McCall Smith
Post Captain by Patrick O’Brian (kind of; I gave up & skimmed the last half)
The Right Attitude to Rain by Alexander McCall Smith
1984 by George Orwell
Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling*
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian
Maya Angelou poems
e.e. cummings poems
T.S. Eliot poems
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Gemini by Dorothy Dunnett
Caprice & Rondo by Dorothy Dunnett
Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
The Unicorn Hunt by Dorothy Dunnett
Scales of Gold by Dorothy Dunnett
Race of Scorpions by Dorothy Dunnett
The Spring of the Ram by Dorothy Dunnett
Niccolo Rising by Dorothy Dunnett
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Doing Things Right in Matters of the Heart by John Ensor
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Farrier’s Lane by Anne Perry
Belgrave Square by Anne Perry
Highgate Rise by Anne Perry
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Bethlehem Road by Anne Perry
Silence in Hanover Close by Anne Perry
Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
The Chosen by Chaim Potok
Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson


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