Books I've read in 2006

A Listmania! list by BLG (Melrose, MA)
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time
1.  Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson
The list author says:
  "Exciting and inspirational...a great read!  The writing could have used just a bit more polish, but the subject and story made up for it.  BEST BOOK OF 2006 FOR ME!!"
$16.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,852 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Education of a Coach
2.  The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam
The list author says:
  "The Man is a football GENIUS.  Go PATS!!"
$18.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Snow
3.  Snow by Orhan Pamuk
The list author says:
  "Poetic, loaded with imagery, timely....and a bit challenging."
$10.57   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
4.  Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card
The list author says:
  "I've never read sci-fi...this was a fantastic intro to the genre!"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,776 customer reviews)

The Innocent
5.  The Innocent by Harlan Coben
The list author says:
  "My favorite Harlan Coben book so far"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)

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The Thirteen-Gun Salute: Aubrey/Maturin
6.  The Thirteen-Gun Salute: Aubrey/Maturin by Patrick O'Brian
The list author says:
  "I don't want these to end!!"
$12.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Just One Look
7.  Just One Look by Harlan Coben
The list author says:
  "Another great Coben!!"
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tell No One
8.  Tell No One by Harlan Coben
The list author says:
  "Exciting mystery...maybe a bit far-fetched, but great characters.  A speed read!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (861 customer reviews)

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Living Buddha, Living Christ
9.  Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh
The list author says:
  "Intriguing and fulfilling spiritual read.  Some great practices to work on."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

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Ordinary Heroes
10.  Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow
The list author says:
  "Excellent book...WWII, love-story, suspense"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Avenger
11.  Avenger by Frederick Forsyth
The list author says:
  "A bit heavy on background, but the last third of the book flew!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)
12.  A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail) by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "2nd time reading this.  Not as hysterical in the first part, but not as slow in the second.  Excellent book."
$12.90   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,253 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Barrytown Trilogy
13.  The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle
The list author says:
  "Very good...but watch your language while reading!!"
$15.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Dead Men Tapping : The End of the Heather Lynn II
14.  Dead Men Tapping : The End of the Heather Lynn II by Kate Yeomans
The list author says:
  "Some great parts and some slow parts (courtroom repetition)"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf
15.  Who's Your Caddy?: Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf by Rick Reilly
The list author says:
  "A fun read with some decent golf tips within it."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

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Life on the Outside : The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett
16.  Life on the Outside : The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett by Jennifer Gonnerman
The list author says:
  "Very interesting read.  Not sure if I ended up feeling as bad for her as I started out, though"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coaching Youth Soccer
17.  The Complete Idiot's Guide to Coaching Youth Soccer by Michael Muckian
The list author says:
  "Not bad, but needed some more specifics on how to teach skills (ie throw-ins, positions, etc)."
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2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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My Struggle with Faith
18.  My Struggle with Faith by Stephanie A. Stanley
The list author says:
  "Interesting insights into one priest's spiritual journey.  (Need to read Joshua series.)"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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What Is Six Sigma?
19.  What Is Six Sigma? by Peter S. Pande
The list author says:
  "Good intro.  We'll see how well it helps when the 6 sigma effort really kicks in."
$11.22   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Nicolae: The Rise of Antichrist (Left Behind No. 3)
20.  Nicolae: The Rise of Antichrist (Left Behind No. 3) by Jerry B. Jenkins
The list author says:
  "These are still terrible, but I'm still reading them."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (567 customer reviews)

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