Blue in the Sky

A lesbian wife and mother tries her hand at something new. Surely there is a hat that fits out there somewhere!

Bookshelf 2011 Wednesday August 26, 2009

FICTION

We Were the Mulvaneys Joyce Carol Oates – January 29 ****

A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan – January 16 ***

Getting Rid of Matthew Jane FallonJanuary 17 **

As Husbands Go Susan Isaacs – January 27 ****

Fragile Lisa Unger – January 25 *

The Confession John Grisham – February 7 *

A Reliable Wife Robert Goolrick – February 6 ****

Freedom Jonathan Frantzen – February 15 ***

This is Where I Leave You Jonathan Tropper – February 20 ****

Playing the Game Barbara Taylor Bradford – March 12 ***

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Aimee Bender – March 20 ***

Cutting for Stone Abraham Verghese – March 31 ****

Misery Stephen King – April 8 ***

Swim Back to Me Ann Packer – April 11 **

The Fates Will Find Their Way Hannah Pittard – April 14 **

I Still Dream About You Fannie Flagg – April 16 ***

Picture Perfect Jodi Picoult- April 26 ***

Sweetheart Chelsea Cain – May 1 **

Harvesting the Heart Jodi Picoult – May 12 ***

The Lonely Polygamist Brady Udall – June 3 ****

The Unnamed Joshua Ferris – May 30 **

Every Last One Anna Quindlen – June 8 ***

Faith Jennifer Haigh – June 10***

A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan (again) – June 22 ***

The Passage Justin Cronin – July ? **

The Wife’s Tale Lori Lansens – August 15**

Lipshitz 6 or Two Angry Blondes T Cooper – August 21***

The Long Fall Walter Mosely –

The White Queen Philippa Greggory –

NON-FICTION

The 21 Day Consciousness Cleanse Debbie Ford – January 25 ***

In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church Gina Welch – August 15 ****

My Nest Isn’t Empty it Just Has More Closet Space Lisa Scottoline – March 2 **

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary David Sedaris – March 7 **

Why My Third Husband Will be a Dog Lisa Scottoline – March 12 **

Too Late to Say Goodbye Ann Rule – March 30 *

Revision & Self-Editing James Scott Bell – April 10 ****

Story Engineering Larry Brooks – May 16 ****

A Return to Love: Reflections on A Course in Miracles Mariane Williamson – April 20 ****

Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations about Food and Money Geneen Roth – May 9 ***

Realizing the Power of Now Eckhart Tolle – May 10 ****

My Life in Books Pat Conroy – May 20 ****

Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses Claire Dederer – June 15**

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Gabrielle Hamilton – June 20****

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot – July ? **

Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women Rebecca Traister – August 15****

Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children – August 28*****

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times Pema Chodoron – August 23***

Disaster Preparedness: A Memoir Heather Havrilesky – August 25****

Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship Gail Caldwell – August 24**

ABANDONED BOOKS (aka The Life is Too Short list)

Never Tell our Business to Strangers Jennifer Mascia

The Girl Who Stopped Swimming Joshilyn Jackson

Night Road Kristin Hannah

CandyFreak Steve Almond

Beach Music Pat Conroy

The Memory Palace Mira Bartok

The Snowball: Warren Buffet and the Business of Life Alice Schroeder

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One Response to “Bookshelf 2011”

  1. Desaray Says:

    this is totally bad ass


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