I have chosen not to make reading resolutions or join challenges in 2009. I just want to read, and  I want to blog, and I want to enjoy both. On this page, I will be attempting to keep track of the books I read and review.

  1. Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle
  2. Lament by Maggie Stiefvater
  3. Wings by Aprilynne Pike
  4. Forever Princess by Meg Cabot
  5. Because I Am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas
  6. Beautiful Americans by Lucy Silag
  7. Cracked Up To Be by Courtney Summers
  8. Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
  9. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (english class)
  10. 1984 by George Orwell (english class)
  11. Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee
  12. Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols
  13. This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen (reread)
  14. Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
  15. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
  16. Bloomability by Sharon Creech (reread)
  17. A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn
  18. Animorphs #1: The Invasion by KA Applegate (reread)
  19. Animorphs #2: The Visitor by KA Applegate (reread)
  20. Animorphs #3: The Encounter by KA Applegate (reread)
  21. Animorphs #4: The Message by KA Applegate (reread)
  22. Animorphs #5: The Predator by KA Applegate (reread)
  23. Animorphs #6: The Capture by KA Applegate (reread)
  24. Animorphs #7: The Stranger by KA Applegate (reread)
  25. Animorphs: Megamorphs #1: The Andalite’s Gift by KA Applegate (reread)
  26. Animorphs #8: The Alien by KA Applegate (reread)
  27. Animorphs #9: The Secret by KA Applegate (reread)
  28. Animorphs #10: The Andriod by KA Applegate (reread)
  29. Animorphs #11: The Forgotten by KA Applegate (reread)
  30. Animorphs #12: The Reaction by KA Applegate (reread)
  31. Animorphs #13: The Change by KA Applegate (reread)
  32. Animorphs #14: The Unknown by KA Applegate (reread)
  33. Animorphs #15: The Escape by KA Applegate (reread)
  34. Animorphs #16: The Warning by KA Applegate (reread)
  35. Animorphs #17: The Underground by KA Applegate (reread)
  36. Animorphs #18: The Decision by KA Applegate (reread)
  37. Animorphs: Megamorphs #2: In The Time of Dinosaurs by KA Applegate (reread)
  38. Animorphs #19: The Departure by KA Applegate (reread)
  39. Animorphs #20: The Discovery by KA Applegate (reread)
  40. Animorphs #21: The Threat by KA Applegate (reread)
  41. Animorphs #22: The Solution by KA Applegate (reread)
  42. Animorphs #23: The Pretender by KA Applegate (reread)
  43. Animorphs #24: The Suspicion by KA Applegate (reread)
  44. Animorphs #25: The Extreme by KA Applegate (reread)
  45. Animorphs #26: The Attack by KA Applegate (reread
  46. Animorphs #27: The Exposed by KA Applegate (reread)
  47. Animorphs #28: The Experiment by KA Applegate (reread)
  48. Animorphs #29: The Sickness by KA Applegate (reread)
  49. Animorphs #30: The Reunion by KA Applegate (reread)
  50. Animorphs #31: The Conspiracy by KA Applegate (reread)
  51. Animorphs #32: The Separation by KA Applegate (reread)
  52. Animorphs #33: The Separation by KA Applegate (reread)
  53. Animorphs: Megamorphs #3: Elfangor’s Secret by KA Applegate (reread)
  54. Animorphs #34: The Prophecy by KA Applegate (reread)
  55. Animorphs #35: The Proposal by KA Applegate (reread)
  56. Animorphs #36: The Mutation by KA Applegate (reread)
  57. Animorphs #37: The Weakness by KA Applegate (reread)
  58. Animorphs #38: The Arrival by KA Applegate (reread)
  59. Animorphs #39: The Hidden by KA Applegate (reread)
  60. Animorphs #40: The Other by KA Applegate (reread)
  61. Animorphs: Megamorphs #4: Back To Before by KA Applegate (reread)
  62. Grendel by John Gardner (for English class)
  63. Animorphs #41: The Familiar by KA Applegate (reread)
  64. Animorphs #42: The Journey by KA Applegate (reread)
  65. Animorphs #43: The Test by KA Applegate (reread)
  66. Animorphs #44: The Unexpected by KA Applegate (reread)
  67. Animorphs #45: The Revelation by KA Applegate (reread)
  68. Animorphs #46: The Deception by KA Applegate (reread)
  69. Animorphs #47: The Resistance by KA Applegate (reread)
  70. Animorphs #48: The Return by KA Applegate (reread)
  71. Animorphs #49: The Diversion by KA Applegate (reread)
  72. Animorphs #50: The Ultimate by KA Applegate (reread)
  73. Animorphs: The Andalite Chronicles by KA Applegate (reread)
  74. Animorphs: Visser by KA Applegate (reread)
  75. Animorphs #51: The Absolute by KA Applegate (reread)
  76. Animorphs #52: The Sacrifice by KA Applegate (reread)
  77. Animorphs #53: The Answer by KA Applegate (reread)
  78. Animorphs: The Hork-Bajir Chronicles by KA Applegate (reread)
  79. Animorphs: The Ellimist Chronicles by KA Applegate (reread)
  80. Animorphs #54: The Beginning by KA Applegate (reread)
  81. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  82. The Terrorist by Caroline B. Cooney (reread)
  83. 13 Little Blue Envelopes  by Maureen Johnson (reread)
  84. The Road by Cormac McCarthy (for english class)
  85. Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
  86. Supergirls Speak Out: Inside the Secret Crisis of Overachieving Girls by Liz Funk
  87. The President’s Daughter by Ellen Emerson White (reread)
  88. White House Autumn by Ellen Emerson White (reread)
  89. Long Live The Queen by Ellen Emerson White (reread)
  90. Germany – Culture Smart!: A Quick Guide To Customs and Etiquette by Barry Tomalin
  91. Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (reread)
  92. First-Time Europe by Louis Casabianca
  93. Cathy’s Ring by Sean Stewart and Jordan Weisman
  94. Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn (reread)
  95. Better Than Running At Night by Hillary Frank
  96. Being Nikki by Meg Cabot
  97. The Girlo Travel Survival Guide by Anthea Paul
  98. Jessica’s Guide To Dating On The Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
  99. Bass Ackwards and Belly Up by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain (reread)

19 Responses to “Reading In 2009”

  1. madameotaku Says:

    Oh, a reccomendation (I wasn’t sure where else to put this… so here it is in your 2009 section.) If you haven’t already reviewed Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty, or read it, YOU SHOULD DO SO THIS MINUTE. :)

  2. jocelyn Says:

    I’ve read and loved all four of Megan McCafferty’s Jessica Darling books, and I’m eagerly looking forward to the fifth! If you’re interested in my reviews, I’ve reviewed Fourth Comings (https://teenbookreview.wordpress.com/2007/08/02/review-fourth-comings-by-megan-mccafferty/).

    If you want to contact me, you can email me at teenbookreview at gmail dot com. Thanks for the suggestion; they are great books!

  3. absters Says:

    I LOVE sarah dessen’s writing! ANYTHING by her is truly heart felt and original! i ecspecially loved Lock and Key

    1. sdts Says:

      i agree….my fav. was the truth about forever.

  4. Teena Says:

    I used to love and constantly read.
    Whenever the class took 3 months to read a book I would finish it in a day.
    Lately, I haven’t been reading anything.
    I’d like to start reading again soon

  5. Mary Says:

    So, which one would you recommend the most? Not an animorphs please and I’ve already read & enjoyed Nick & Nora.

    1. sdts Says:

      i would say any of sarah dessens books

  6. Lanlie Says:

    I’ve read three books that you might enjoy. “The Summoning” by Kelly Armstrong, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, and “The Glass Village” (sorry forgot authors name). Very good reads.

  7. amber Says:

    I absolutely loved 13 little blue envelopes. And a month later, I hear that my art teacher is inviting people to go to europe with her! So I am going to Italy and Greece in three weeks!

    Oh! Have you read Kevin Brooks’ “Candy” or “Lucas”? They are brilliant!

  8. Kim Vazquez Says:

    Hey Jocelyn

    I came across your book blog and I’m wondering if you read books that are memoirs written with teens in mind? I would love to reach this audience and if you read the book you will see why. I have a website you could check out some excerpts on to see if you would find it interesting. Also, while it seems that you are way busy, if you have an input on how I could reach teens better. I am all ears.

  9. Kim Vazquez Says:

    The book is called Living in the Rear View Mirror: From Substance Abuse to A Life of Substance. You can reach me at:

    Journeywithangels@yahoo.com if you are interested in a copy. Thanks!

  10. sdts Says:

    here are some books that you might want to check out; Lucas-Kevin Brooks;Eclipse-Stephanie Meyers; Truth about forever-sarah dessen;lock and key-sarah dessen; Elsewhere-??; Gone-??

  11. Courtnee Says:

    Hey, I’ve jusy noted down several of the books that you’ve reviewed so that I can read them this summer :)
    I’ve recently read a book called ‘Before I Die’ and although it may sound a bit depressing, I thought it was one of the best books I have read…ever! Its a touching story and once you begin, its very difficult to stop!…Definatly have a read. Courtnee x

  12. McKenna Says:

    hey, i just finished one of my fav. books of all time its called
    The Hunger Games
    by Suzzane Collins

    Also im a HUGE fan of anything by sarah dessen my fav. at the moment by her is The Truth About Forever

  13. anaritaaaa Says:

    I think you should read i heart you, you haunt me.
    It’s a beautiful book!
    It’s almost impossible to put down and made me cry about 8 different times!
    It’s also written in free verse poems so it’s an easy read :]

    1. Readbug Says:

      i love this book i just read it two days ago, i couldnt put it down i finished so quickly cause it was so intreging. i agree very beautiful <3

  14. halley Says:

    I read that book last summer. I found it very good. It mad me cry too! The author has another book out, but i haven’t read it……yet :)

    Before I Die is a amazing book about a girl who has cancer and she makes a list of things she wants to do befire she dies. It is very inspireing and deserves your time.

    Audrey, Wait! was also very good. It gave me a great laugh.

    I read a book every day, so if anyone wants I can suggest books. and if you have any books that you think I should read too!

    Thanks

  15. clemente Says:

    I read the “what’s the matter with kids today” essay, and I will write a respond to it in which I unfortunately disagree. However, I want to say that I really respect Amy Goldwasser, and that I think she is a great writter!!!

  16. Readbug Says:

    I dont know if you have read this but my favorite book is “Perfect Chemistry” by: Simone Elkeles. It is absolutly incredible. Great love story, very much like a modern day Romeo and Juliet.

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