Books I read in 2006

A Listmania! list by Gina deJong (Michigan)
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The list author says: "I am really branching out reading a bit of different authors, lots of good books out there!"
The Vine of Desire: A Novel
1.  The Vine of Desire: A Novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The list author says:
  "this was a sequel to sister of my heart. I enjoyed it too!"
$13.10   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

And the Shofar Blew
2.  And the Shofar Blew by Francine Rivers
The list author says:
  "I was hoping this was so much more, a little too tidy and predictable! but a really good book, I was just hoping for so much more depth!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (277 customer reviews)

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
3.  Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
The list author says:
  "I actually didn't finish this. I think I built it up too much before I started. I expected it to blow me away. After about 150 pages..it just wasn't grabbing me, the characters were all over the place. I expected more book club relationship and less propaganda!"
$12.82   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (539 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Million Little Pieces
4.  A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
The list author says:
  "had to see what it was all about! I actually thought it was a great story, fiction or not ~ doesn't matter to me!"
$9.49   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,122 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

The Birth of Venus: A Novel (Reader's Circle)
5.  The Birth of Venus: A Novel (Reader's Circle) by Sarah Dunant
The list author says:
  "I really like this book, I loved reading about the era!!"
$12.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (443 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Valley of Horses: Earth's Children, Book Two
6.  The Valley of Horses: Earth's Children, Book Two by Jean M. Auel
The list author says:
  "this book was very page turning, I read this at a fast pace!!!! I am going to love this series!"
$12.71   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (549 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Last Chance Saloon
7.  Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes
The list author says:
  "Really enjoyed the story and the author - I look forward to more of her!!!"
$13.17   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (548 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
8.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "this was good, a unique type of story!"
$7.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,846 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, Book 1)
9.  The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, Book 1) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "Really wanted to read this series, book 1 - so far so good!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

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Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans
10.  Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans by Jane Green
The list author says:
  "I thought this book was fabulous, for chick lit that is always about the same thing, this was really well written and had me reading in a flurry!!!!"
$12.47   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (865 customer reviews)

Speak
11.  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
The list author says:
  "this was okay!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,774 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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The Pact: A Love Story
12.  The Pact: A Love Story by Jodi Picoult
The list author says:
  "My 3rd picoult book. It was okay. Picoult certainly has a way of writing that makes anything very intriguing. I thought it was a bit weird and the end left me wanting more! I guess I was looking for the super twist!"
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,317 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Summons
13.  The Summons by John Grisham
The list author says:
  "classic Grisham! great!"
$15.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (982 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Friend Leonard
14.  My Friend Leonard by James Frey
The list author says:
  "I actually liked this book twice as much as the first!!"
$12.01   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (471 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Good in Bed
15.  Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
The list author says:
  "Another great book by Weiner, I really enjoyed the story!"
$11.97   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,020 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Shopaholic & Sister
16.  Shopaholic & Sister by Sophie Kinsella
The list author says:
  "book #4, nice to keep up with the series!"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (322 customer reviews)

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Second Helpings (Jessica Darling, Book 2)
17.  Second Helpings (Jessica Darling, Book 2) by Megan McCafferty
The list author says:
  "a great sequel!"
$12.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews)

The Other Boleyn Girl
18.  The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The list author says:
  "One of the best books of all time! I loved how the author kept it fast paced and I was enthralled!!!"
$11.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,445 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

The Dive From Clausen's Pier: A Novel
19.  The Dive From Clausen's Pier: A Novel by Ann Packer
The list author says:
  "this was good, a nice story."
$12.20   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (449 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love, Rosie
20.  Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern
The list author says:
  "I loved her debut novel, this second one was good too!"
$8.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (341 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Queen's Fool: A Novel (Boleyn)
21.  The Queen's Fool: A Novel (Boleyn) by Philippa Gregory
The list author says:
  "Very good!!! I love this era!"
$14.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (410 customer reviews)

The Undomestic Goddess
22.  The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
The list author says:
  "A bit predictable, but cute and fun!"
$12.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (613 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Falling Angels: A Novel
23.  Falling Angels: A Novel by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "after reading girl with a pearl earring, I was anxious to read more of the author, this one fell a little flat!"
$13.87   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews)

Where or When
24.  Where or When by Anita Shreve
The list author says:
  "this was just okay!"
$11.87   Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia)
25.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) by Paul McCusker
The list author says:
  "definitely for elementary kids!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,861 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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The Black Echo (A Harry Bosch Novel)
26.  The Black Echo (A Harry Bosch Novel) by Michael Connelly
The list author says:
  "good thriller!! I like the main character!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (998 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Something Borrowed
27.  Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
The list author says:
  "This book was fantastic!!! I was really rooting for them!!! and I love books with sequels!"
$11.47   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,187 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Vanishing Acts: A Novel
28.  Vanishing Acts: A Novel by Jodi Picoult
The list author says:
  "I thought this was just okay. I almost quit reading it about half way through, I just wasn't into the story! But I kept on because I do love Picoult!"
$14.62   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (379 customer reviews)

Something Blue
29.  Something Blue by Emily Giffin
The list author says:
  "this sequel was good too, not as good as the first!! But I enjoyed it!"
$12.53   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (854 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Cat's Eye
30.  Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "only got 150 pages, I just wasn't into it!"
$12.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (194 customer reviews)

Dead Ringer
31.  Dead Ringer by Ken Douglas
The list author says:
  "this was a pretty basic mystery! nothing special!"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel
32.  The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel by Kim Edwards
The list author says:
  "I know this was loved by many, I thought it was okay, I guess I hyped it up too much in my head! I was wanting more, but a good story!"
$12.36   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,244 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions