I stopped writing reviews pretty early, and I don’t know if I’ll remember everything, but this is what I can think of now. In the order I pulled them off the shelves– not necessarily the order in which I read them.
At least some are re-reads: (R), and I refrained from listing the (probably numerable, but only with too much work) children’s picture books I read.
- A Mom Just Like You
- Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath— You Can Do This!
- Home by Choice
- Fire-Hunter (R)
- Coraline (Gaiman)
- Sport (Fitzhugh) (R)
- Perilous Gard (Pope) (R)
- On Writing (Stephen King)
- Stein on Writing (Sol Stein)
- Becoming a Writer (Brande)
- The Bridge (Massi) (R)
- Swan Sister (ed. Datlow/Windling)
- The Princess and the Hound (Harrison)
- East (Pattou)
- A Well-Timed Enchantment (Velde)
- Russian Tales of Fabulous Beasts and Marvels (Wyndham)
- Cinderellis and the Glass Hill (Levine)
- Dream or Destiny (Ammann)
- The Book of Dragons (Hague)
- The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (R) to the kids
- The Horse and His Boy (R) to the kids
- I started a number of other chapter books, and while the kids will sit and listen, they never really got into any of these. I’ve mostly stopped attempts for now, realizing I could run out of good reads too early if I start them too young. There are too many *excellent* picture books (requiring more of their readers) to urge them quickly into chapter books.
I was going to do a short series on reading, but ended up making a 2009 Books page instead. With my decision to stop buying (which I hope to better on this year than last) I descided to try my first reading challenge and am looking at my un-read collection with anticipation.