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final book list, 2006

1. *Nancy Pearl – Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason
2. Vladimir Nabokov – Lolita
3. Terry Pratchett – The Unadulterated Cat
4. *F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby
5. Andre Norton – Three Against the Witch World
6. Lian Hearn – Grass for His Pillow: Tales of the Otori Book Two
7. Tom Piazza – Why New Orleans Matters
8. Terry Pratchett – The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
9. Greg Keyes – The Briar King
10. Elaine Pagels – Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas
11. *Michael Cunningham – The Hours
12. Greg Keyes – The Charnel Prince
13. Pearl S. Buck – The Good Earth
14. Jack Schaefer – Shane
15. Margaret Atwood – Oryx and Crake
16. Diane Wynne Jones – Howl’s Moving Castle
17. Martha Wells – The Wizard Hunters: Book One of the The Fall of Ile-Rien
18. Elizabeth Kostova – The Historian (audio CD)
19. Martha Wells – The Ships of Air: Book Two of The Fall of Ile-Rien
20. Martha Wells – The Death of the Necromancer
21. Stephen King – The Dark Tower V: The Wolves of the Calla
22. Lian Hearn – Brilliance of the Moon: Tales of the Otori Book Three
23. Jan Karon – These High, Green Hills
24. Jonathan Lethem – As She Climbed Across the Table
25. Andre Norton – Warlock of the Witch World
26. Ichiro Sakaki – Scrapped Princess: A Tale of Destiny (uncorrected proof)
27. Sara Douglass – The Wayfarer Redemption
28. Stephen King – The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah
29. Francine Prose – Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People who love books and for those who want to write them (uncorrected proof)
30. *John Wood – Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children (advanced reading copy)
31. Sebastian Junger – The Perfect Storm
32. Sara Douglass – Enchanter
33. Anderson Cooper – Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
34. Margaret Atwood – The Robber Bride
35. *Margaret Shepherd – The Art of Civilized Conversation
36. Elizabeth Haydon – Prophecy
37. Stephen King – The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower
38. Martha Wells – The Gate of Gods: Book Three of the Fall of Ile-Rien
39. *Steve Leveen – The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life: How to get more books in your life and more life from your books
40. *Patricia A. McKillip – Alphabet of Thorn
41. Andre Norton – Sorceress of the Witch World
42. Patricia A. McKillip – Od Magic
43. Diana Wynne Jones - The Chronicles of Chrestomanci: volume 1 (Charmed Life / The Lives of Christopher Chant
44. Patricia A. McKillip – Winter Rose
45. Chris Baty – No Plot? Not Problem!
46. Diana Wynne Jones – The Chronicles of Chrestomanci: volume 2 (The Magicians of Caprona / Witch Week)
47. David Mitchell – Black Swan Green (audio CD)
48. Patricia A. McKillip – Solstice Wood
48. Jan Karon – Out to Canaan
49. Nick Hornby – The Polysyllabic Spree
50. Diana Wynne Jones – Castle in the Air
51. Kate Wilhelm – Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 years of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop
52. *Connie Willis – Doomsday Book
53. Nina Kiriki Hoffman – A Fistful of Sky
54. Patricia A. McKillip – The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
55. Terry Pratchett – Wintersmith
56. Simon Winchester – A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the great California Earthquakes of 1906 (audio CD)

*denotes a book I'd recommend for one reason or another, mostly because I liked them ;)