My 2011 Magnificent Book Filled Year

I’m pretty sure I mentioned posting about the books I read in 2011, if not well, SURPRISE I HAVE A LIST of all the books I read last year.

I thought I would break it down up here before you get scroll fatigue.

In 2011:

I read 261 books.
I read  83,420 pages.
Of those books, 69 came from my shelves. 142 were review copies.
I listened to 34 audiobooks.

What I Read In 2011:
1. The Color Of Magic by Terry Pratchett
2. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
3. Choker by Elizabeth Woods
4. I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson
5. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
6. Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
7. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
8. Vesper by Jeff Sampson
9. Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves
10. The Liar Society by Lisa And Laura Roecker
11. Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors
12. The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal
13. Bitter Melon by Cara Chow
14. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
15. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
16. Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
17. Angry Young Man by Chris Lynch
18. Where I Belong by Gwendolyn Heasley
19. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
19. Outside In by Maria V. Snyder
20. Tell Me A Secret by Holly Cupala
21. Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran
22. Jenna & Jonah’s Fauxmance by Brendan Halpin & Emily Franklin
23. Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty
24. Second Helpings by Megan McCafferty
25. Charmed Thirds by Megan McCafferty
26. Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper
27. Clarity by Kim Harrington
28. Fourth Comings by Megan McCafferty
29. Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
30. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
31. Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas
32. Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt
33. The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
34. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
35. Kick by Walter Dean Myers
36. The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
37. Stay by Deb Caletti
38. The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver by E. Lockhart
39. Bumped by Megan McCafferty
40. A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine
41. What Can’t Wait by Ashley Hope Perez
42. Sword-Dancer by Jennifer Roberson
43. The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn
44. My Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young
45. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
46. 10 Miles Past Normal by Frances O’Roark Dowell
47. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park
48. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
49. The Twits by Roald Dahl
50. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
51. The Wild Orchid: A Retelling of “The Ballad of Mulan” by Cameron Dokey
52. Carmen by Walter Dean Myers
53. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
54. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
55. Lovestruck Summer by Melissa C. Walker
56. Aya by Marguerite Abouet
57. Stopping for a Spell by Diana Wynne Jones
58. The Trouble With Chickens by Doreen Cronin
59. Enclave by Anne Aguirre
60. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
61. Graveminder by Melissa Marr
62. Strings Attached by Judy Blundell
63. The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen
64. Divergent by Veronica Roth
65. Abandon by Meg Cabot
66. Hourglass by Myra McEntire
67. Human.4 by Mike Lancaster
68. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
69. Between Here and Forever by Elizabeth Scott
70. Chime by Franny Billingsley
71. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson
72. Entwined by Heather Dixon
73. Blood & Flowers by Penny Blubaugh
74. The White Devil by Justin Evans
75. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
76. Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting
77. How Shakespeare Changed Everything by Stephen Marche
78. Steel by Carrie Vaughn
79. My Life, the Theater, and Other Tragedies by Allen Zadoff
80. Columbine by Dave Cullen
81. Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton
82. Go, Mutants!: A Novel by Larry Doyle
83. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente
84. Family by Micol Ostow
85. He’s So Not Worth It by Kieran Scott
86. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
87. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
88. A Need So Beautiful by Suzanne Young
89. Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma
90. Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
91. Tighter by Adele Griffin
92. Forgotten by Cat Patrick
93. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
94. Blood Red Road by Moira Young
95. Never Sit Down in a Hoopskirt and Other Things I Learned in Southern Belle Hell by Crickett Rumley
96. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
97. The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
98. Die for Me by Amy Plum
99. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
100. Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
101. Twice Tempted by a Rogue by Tessa Dare
102. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
103. Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
104. The Last Unicorn graphic novel by Peter S. Beagle
105. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
106. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong
107. Insatiable by Meg Cabot
108. Moonglass by Jessi Kirby
109. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman
110. Bossypants by Tina Fey
111. Eona: The Last Dragoneye by Alison Goodman
112. Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
113. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
114. Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
115. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
116. Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
117. The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
118. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
119. 7th Sigma by Stephen Gould
120. Angel Burn by LA Weatherly
121. Vanish by Sophie Jordan
122. Supernaturally by Kiersten White
123. The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
124. Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham
125. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
126. Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John
127. Tithe by Holly Black
128. Aftertime by Sophie Littlefield
129. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
130. The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern
131. The Dragon’s Eye: The Dragonology Chronicles, Volume 1 by Dugald A. Steer
132. Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson
133. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
134. Rotters by Daniel Kraus
135. Wicked Becomes You by Meredith Duran
136. I’ll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan
137. Fury by Elizabeth Miles
138. This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel
139. All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin
140. The Implosion of Aggie Winchester by Lara Zielin
141. Bluefish by Pat Schmatz
142. Ironside by Holly Black
143. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
144. The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson
145. Wicked in Your Arms by Sophie Jordan
146. Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay
147. Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
148. The Pledge by Kimberly Derting
149. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
150. A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare
151. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
152. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
153. Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey
154. Past Perfect by Leila Sales
155. Wildwood by Colin Meloy
156. Fateful by Claudia Gray
157. Heist Society by Ally Carter
158. Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer
159. Hearts Aflame by Johanna Lindsey
160. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
161. The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson
162. Bet Me by Jennifer Cruise
163. The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins
164. Sabriel by Garth Nix
165. The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
166. I Am the Messenger by Markcus Zusak
167. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
168. Audition by Stasia Ward Kehoe
169. The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman
170. Every You, Every Me by David Levithan
171. Hooked by Catherine Greenman
172. Tempest by Julie Cross
173. Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
174. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
175. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
176. Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala
177. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
178. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
179. The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
180. The Inquisitor’s Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
181. The Royal Treatment by Lindsey Leavitt
182. Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier
183. Guys Read: Thriller edited by Jon Scieszka
184. Troubletwisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
185. The Aviary by Kathleen O’Dell
186. The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
187. Young Fredle by Cynthia Voight
188. The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett
189. Torn by Margaret Peterson Haddix
190. Dragonbreath: Lair of the Bat Monster by Ursula Vernon
191. Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
192. Juniper Berry by MP Kozlowsky
193. The Unicorn’s Tale by RL LaFevers
194. Esio Trot by Roald Dahl
195. Return to Labyrinth, Vol. 1 by Jake T. Forbes
196. The Hidden Gallery (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #2) by Maryrose Wood
197. The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud
198. Cloaked by Alex Flinn
199. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
200. The Flash: Captain Boomerang’s Comeback! by Blake A. Hoena
201. Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
202. Sweethearts by Sara Zarr
203. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
204. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
205. Playground by 50 Cent
206. #1 Escape from Planet Yastol by Pamela F. Service
207. Fly Trap by Frances Hardinge
208. The Time-Traveling Fashionista by Bianca Turetsky
209. Drop in: Volume One by Donald B. Lemke
210. Crossed by Ally Condie
211. The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
212. Priscilla the Great by Sybil Nelson
213. A True Princess by Diane Zahler
214. The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True by Gerald Morris
215. Marcus and the Amazons by Geoffrey Phillip
216. A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Giddwitz
217. The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson
218. Fantasy: An Artist’s Realm by Ben Boos
219. The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill
220. Floors by Patrick Carmen
221. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
222. A World Without Heroes by Brandon Mull
223. Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis
224. Rip Tide by Kat Falls
225. The Mystic Phyles: Beasts by Stephanie Brockway
226. Hold Still by Nina LaCour
227. Return to Exile by EJ Patten
228. Ivy and the Meanstalk by Dawn Lairamore
229. Seven Sorcerers by Cairo King
230. The Blackhope Enigma by Therese Flavin
231. Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
232. Bigger than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder
233. A Year without Autumn by Liz Kessler
234. A Lady Awakened by Cecelia Grant
235. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
236. Without Tess by Marcella Pixley
237. The Boy at the End of the World by Greg Van Eekhout
238. Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
239. Caleb’s Wars by David L. Dudley
240. Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez
241. No Passengers Beyond This Point by Gennifer Choldenko
242. Noah Barleywater Runs Away by John Boyne
243. The Duke Is Mine by Eloisa James
244. Hallowed by Cynthia Hand
245. Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding
246. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
247. The Silver Bowl by Diane Stanley
248. Under the Same Sky by Genevieve Graham
249. Love & Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
250. Winterling by Sarah Prineas
251. Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
252. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
253. Possess by Gretchen McNeil
254. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
255. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
256. Gone by Michael Grant
257. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
258. Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
259. The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
260. The Host by Stephanie Meyer
261. Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

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April is in her 30s and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and toddler, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.
About April (Books&Wine)

April is in her 30s and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and toddler, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.


  1. You are totally my reading hero. I can only hope to achieve your level of awesome someday 🙂

  2. 261?! HOLY POOPBALLS!

    You’re a rockstar, April.

    Although my husband says to tell you that audiobooks don’t count. haha!

  3. 261!?! I am in awe. forever.

  4. 261 is a fabulous number! Awesome job, April. I suspect that this is what achieving baller status looks like.

  5. And how long did it take to type out that list and then link to all the reviews?! Wow. *shakes scroll fatigue off her hands*. 🙂

    Anyone who reads over say.. mmm, 100 books is like a hero to me. Ha! So you’re like hero times 2.61

    261 books.. wow. Did you do a best of post yet? Because I want to see what your faves were. With so much read, you must have some doozies on your list. *goes off to check if I missed it*.

  6. Wow. I am speechless. I don’t think I could ever come close to reading that many books if I tried. Please, do post a best of list, I’d love to see it!

    Like Janicu, my ultimate goal would be to reach 3 digits. I’m not sure if that will ever happen BUT I will still try. 🙂

  7. Holy crap April! I knew you were a reading machine but damn girl! That is freaken awesome!
    Hope your 2012 is equally as fabulous!

  8. 261 books read? Holy cannoli. Now that’s impressive.

  9. I am echoing everyone else when I say holy f*ck, that is a LOT of books read! Impressive indeed. Do you have a time-turner somewhere? 😉