Books read in 2009

130. “Unforgettable: My 10 Best Flights” by Lane Wallace

131. “Shut Up, Stop Whining and Get a Life: A Kick-Butt Approach to a Better Life” by Larry Winget

129. “He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know About” by Jessica Valenti

128. “Mary L. Jobe Akeley” by Dawn-Starr Crowther

127. “Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightening Thief” by Rick Riordan

126. “The Twelve Days of Christmas in Minnesota” by Constance Van Hoven and Mike Wohnoutka

125. “The 100 Best Poems of All Time” edited by Leslie Pockell

124. “You Wouldn’t Want to Sail on the Titanic! One Voyage You’d Rather Not Make” by David Stewart, David Antram and David Salariya

123. “Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present” by Deborah Willis

122. “Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms: by Michelle P. Brown

121. “The Flyers: In Search of Wilbur and Orville Wright” by Noah Adams

120. “The Chain Letter of the Soul: New and Selected Poems” by Bill Holm

119. “A Touch of Dead: Sookie Stackhouse: The Complete Stories” by Charlaine Harris

118. “Unseen Academicals” by Terry Pratchett

117. “Air: Flying Machine” by G. Willow Wilson and M.K. Perker

116. “The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire” by Jack Weatherford

115. “Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast” by Ian M. Thom

114. “The Sweet Smell of Home: The Life and Art of Leonard F. Chana” by Leonard F. Chana, Susan Lobo, and Barbara Chana

113. “Robbie: The Robinson Helicopter Experience” by Jon Davison

112. “Dead Over Heels” by Mary Janice Davidson

111. “The Nibble Theory and the Kernel of Power: A Book About Leadership, Self-Empowerment and Personal Growth” by Kaleel Jamison

110. “Dead and Loving It” by Mary Janice Davidson

109. “R22 Pilot’s Operating Handbook” by Robinson Helicopter Company

108. “Derik’s Bane” by Mary Janice Davidson

107. “The Indiana Jones Handbook: The Complete Adventure’s Guide!” by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese

106. “The Coronation: The Further Adventures of Erast Fandorin” by Boris Akunin

105. “The Letter and the Scroll: What Archaeology Tells Us About the Bible” by Robin Currie and Stephen Hyslop

104. “Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway

103. “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet” by Reif Larsen

102. “Robinson R22: A Pilot’s Guide” by John Swan

101. “You Don’t Look Like a Librarian: Shattering Stereotypes and Creating Positive New Images in the Internet Age” by Ruth Kneale

100. “Undead and Unwelcome” by Mary Janice Davidson

99. “Undead and Unworthy” by Mary Janice Davidson

98. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

97. “10-10-10, 10 Minutes, 10 Months, 10 Years: A Life-Transforming Idea” by Suzy Welch

96. “Sea Queens: Women Pirates Around the World” by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt

95. “The State Counsellor” by Boris Akunin, translated by Andrew Bromfield

94. “Yankee Doodle Gals: Women Pilots of World War II” by Amy Nathan

93. “Extraordinary Women From the Muslim World” by Natalie Maydell, Sep Riahi and Heba Amin

92. “Undead and Uneasy” by Mary Janice Davidson

91. “50 Architects You Should Know” by Isabel Kuhl, Kristina Lowis and Sabine Thiel-Siling

90. “Darfur” by Lucian Niemeyer

89. “Undead and Unpopular” by Mary Janice Davidson

88. “The Dragon’s Eye” by Dugald A. Steer

87. “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” by J. K. Rowling

86. “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them” by Newt Scamander and J. K. Rowling

85. “Quidditch Through the Ages” by Kennilworthy Whisp and J. K. Rowling

84. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J. K. Rowling

83. “Undead and Unreturnable” by Mary Janice Davidson

82. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J. K. Rowling

81. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” by J. K. Rowling

80. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J. K. Rowling

79. “Undead and Unappreciated” by Mary Janice Davidson

78. “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J. K. Rowling

77. “US Future States Atlas: An Atlas of Global Imperialism” by Dan Mills

76. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” by J. K. Rowling

75. “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J. K. Rowling

74. “Art at the End of Apartheid” by John Peffer

73. “The Devil You Dance With: Film Culture in the New South Africa” ed by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

72. “Art for a Modern India, 1947-1980” by Rebecca Brown

71. “Undead and Unemployed” by Mary Janice Davidson

70. “Practical Handbook of Bee Culture, with some Observations upon the Segregation of the Queen” by Sherlock Holmes

69. “The Language of Bees” by Laurie R. King

68. “Undead and Unwed” by Mary Janice Davidson

67. “Start Where You Are: Retirement Planning in a Changing World” by Ruth Hayden

66. “Vernacular Architecture” by Henry Glassie

65. “Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and Aesthetics” by Akel Ismail Kahera

64. “How to Turn Your Money Life Around: The Money Book for Women” by Ruth Hayden

63. “Dead and Gone” by Charlaine Harris

62. “Minaret: Symbol of Islam” by Jonathan Bloom

61. “Muslims in American: Seven Centuries of History (1312-2000): Collections and Stories of American Muslims” by Amir Nashid Ali Muhammad

60. “America’s Masjid & Islamic Centers: A Pictorial Account” by Amir N. Muhammad

59. “New York Masjid: the Mosques of New York City” by Jerrilynn D Dodds and Edward Grazda

58. “Peter Beard” by Christian Caujolle

57. “Painting a Hidden Life: The Art of Bill Traylor” by Mechal Sobel

56. “Churches of Minnesota” Photos and captions by Doug Ohman, text by Jon Hassler

55. “The Bellini Card” by Jason Goodwin

54. “Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes” Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley

53. “Air: Letters From Lost Countires” by G. Willow Wilson and M.K. Perker

52. “Death and the Penguin” by Andrey Kurkov, translated by George Bird

51. “Y: The Last Man: Whys and Wherefores” by Brian K. Vaughan

50. “Y: The Last Man: Motherland” by Brian K. Vaughan

49. “Y: The Last Man: Kimono Dragons” by Brian K. Vaughan

48. “Y: The Last Man: Paper Dolls” by Brian K. Vaughan

47. “Nat Turner” by Kyle Baker

46. “Y: The Last Man: Girl on Girl” by Brian K. Vaughan

45. “Y: The Last Man: Ring of Truth” by Brian K. Vaughan

44. “Twilight Directors Notebook” by Catherine Hardwicke

43. “Y: The Last Man: Safeword” by Brian K. Vaughan

42. “Y: The Last Man: One Small Step” by Brian K. Vaughan

41. “Y: The Last Man: Cycles” by Brian K. Vaughan

40. “The Wordy Shipmates” by Sarah Vowell

38. “The Snake Stone” by Jason Goodwin

37. “Muslim Religious Architecture: Part 1; The Mosque and its Early Development” by Dogan Kuban

36. “The Janissary Tree” by Jason Goodwin

35. “Y: The Last Man: Unmanned” by Brian K. Vaughan

34. “Trading in Memories: Travels Through a Scavenger’s Favorite Places” by Barbara Hodgson

33. “Vroom with a View: In Search of Italy’s Dolce Vita on a ’61 Vespa” by Peter More

32. “Take the Cannoli: Stories from the New World” by Sarah Vowell

31. “Assassination Vacation” by Sarah Vowell

30. “Once Upon Stilettos” by Shanna Swendson

29. “Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope” by Nikki Grimes & Bryan Collier

28. “08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail” by Michael Crowley & Dan Goldman

27. “Don’t Hex with Texas” by Shanna Swendson

26. “The Scholar and the Tiger: A Memoir of Famine and War in Revolutionary China” by David Wen-Wei Chang and Alden Carter

25. “Housework vs. the Dirt” by Nick Hornby

24. “Heavy Metal Islam: Rock, Resistance and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam” by Mark LeVine

23. “Barack Obama, The Inaugural Address 2009”

22. “Praise Song for the Day” by Elizabeth Alexander

21. “Damsel Under Stress”  by Shanna Swendson

20. “Extraordinary Women Explorers” by Frances Rooney

19.  “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight” by Kathleen Krull and Amy June Bates

18. “The Polysyllabic Spree” by Nick Hornby

17. “Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts” by Julian Rubinstein

16. “Enchanted Inc.” by Shanna Swendson

15. “ShanachieTour: A Library Road Trip Across America” by Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer, Photos by Geert van den Boogaard

14. “Real Murders” by Charlaine Harris

13. “Shakespeare Wrote for Money” by Nick Hornby

12. “Living Dead in Dallas” by Charlaine Harris

11. “Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850-2000” by Richard Steven Street

10. “From Dead to Worse” by Charlaine Harris

9. “All Together Dead” by Charlaine Harris

8. “Definitely Dead” by Charlaine Harris

7. “Dead as a Doornail” by Charlaine Harris

6. “Dead to the World” by Charlaine Harris

5. “Sovereign” by C.J. Sansom

4. “Rendered into Paradise” by Jean Feraca

3. “He’s Just Not that Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys” by Greg Behrendt & Liz Tuccillo

2. “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

1. “Sylvia Earle: Deep-Sea Explorer (Women Explorers)” by Susan Tyler Hitchcock