Bailey reads 2011

I am often asked how many books I read in a year. To be honest, I have no idea. A ton. Several tons. So, following is a list of every book I have read this year. This is my attempt to, once and for all, have an answer to my most popular question.

I do often re-read books, so please know that not everything on the below list is a NEW read.

This list is organized as such: Title by Author. (Date Completed).


  1. Going Bovine by Libba Bray.  (1 January)
  2. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. (4 January)
  3. Jane by April Lindner (5 January)
  4. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman (11 January)
  5. The Demon’s Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan (13 January)
  6. The Demon’s Covenant by Sarah Rees Brennan (17 January)
  7. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson (26 January)


  1. The Kensei by Jon F. Merz (2 February)
  2. Annexed by Sharon Dogar (7 February)
  3. Heist Society by Ally Carter (8 February)
  4. Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith (12 February)
  5. The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart (15 February)
  6. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (17 February)
  7. Ill Wind by Rachel Caine (20 February)
  8. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (24 February)
  9. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (28 February)


  1. Red Spikes by Margo Lanagan (6 March)
  2. Unbelievable by Sara Shepard (8 March)
  3. Wicked by Sara Shepard (9 March)
  4. Killer by Sara Shepard (10 March)
  5. Heartless by Sara Shepard (11 March)
  6. Wanted by Sara Shepard (12 March)
  7. Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (14 March)
  8. Naomi & Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (16 March)
  9. Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher (20 March)
  10. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach (24 March)
  11. Iron Crowned by Richelle Mead (29 March)


  1. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare (20 April)
  2. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton (21 April)
  3. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (23 April)
  4. The Key to the Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson (24 April)
  5. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson (28 April)
  6. Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson (30 April)


  1. Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger (2 May)
  2. Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner (10 May)
  3. Wasteland by Francesca Lia Block (17 May)
  4. Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta (18 May)
  5. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (19 May)
  6. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger (23 May)


  1. Red Glove by Holly Black (3 June)
  2. Demon’s Surrender by Sarah Rees Brennan (17 June)
  3. Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter (22 June)


  1. Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (8 July)
  2. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (10 July)
  3. Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma (19 July)
  4. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter (26 July)


  1. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald (8 August)
  2. Hunger by Jackie Morse Kessler (14 August)
  3. Vampire Academy: Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead, Emma Vieceli, Leigh Dragoon (27 August)
  4. Spice & Wolf, Vol. 1: Manga by Isuna Hasekura (31 August)


  1. Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead (1 September)
  2. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (5 September)
  3. Macbeth by Shakespeare (11 September)
  4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (12 September)
  5. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (13 September)
  6. Richard II by Shakespeare (30 September)
  1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (16 October)
  2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (25 October)
  3. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson (27 October)
  4. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins (27 October)
  5. Native Son by Richard Wright (30 October)
  6. As You Like It by Shakespeare (31 October)
  1. Looking for Alaska by John Green (3 November)
  1. Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson (12 December)
  2. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney (28 December)
  3. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand (29 December)
  4. Ten Things We Did (and probably shouldn’t have) by Sarah Mlynowski

Total Read:  67

General Category Reads

  • YA Reads: 43
  • Adult Reads:18
  • Play: 3
  • Non-fiction Reads: 1
  • Graphic Novel & Manga: 2

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