Monday, December 13, 2010

UNITED STATES - Reading Around the World


Countries read are in bold blue. Potential books to be read are listed below each country. Once I've read a book, I will strike through it. An asterisk (*) indicates books I own but have not read yet.
1. Alabama
          *To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. Alaska
          Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
          *Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness by Robert Specht
3. Arizona
          The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
          Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
          *The Wood Wife by Terri Windling
4. Arkansas
          Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
5. California
          *East of Eden by John Steinbeck
          Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
          The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
          Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
          *Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
          The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
          The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
          *Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
6. Colorado
          Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson
          Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas
          *Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
7. Connecticut
          The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
8. Delaware
9. Florida
          Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
10. Georgia
          *Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
11. Hawaii
          *Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
          From Here to Eternity by James Jones
12. Idaho
          Rocky Mountain Oasis by Lynnette Bonner
13. Illinois
          The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
          Storm Front by Jim Butcher
14. Indiana
          Panther in the Sky by James Alexander Thom
15. Iowa
          *The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
16. Kansas
          *No Roof But Heaven by Jeanne Williams
17. Kentucky
          *The Dollmaker by Harriette Simpson Arnow
18. Louisiana
          The Awakening by Kate Chopin
          *Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
19. Maine
          *Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
          Need by Carrie Jones
20. Maryland
          Sea Swept by Nora Roberts
          The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
21. Massachusetts
          *Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
          Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
          Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
          *The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
          The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton
          *The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
          The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
22. Michigan
          Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
23. Minnesota
          Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson
          Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
          So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger
          *Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer
24. Mississippi
          A Time to Kill by John Grisham
25. Missouri
          The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
26. Montana
          Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
          The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig
27. Nebraska
          A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich
28. Nevada
29. New Hampshire
          *A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
30. New Jersey
          Three To Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
          *Washington's Crossing by David Hacket Fischer
31. New Mexico
          Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir by Natalie Goldberg
32. New York
          *Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
          The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
          When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
          The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
          The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
          Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
          The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
33. North Carolina
          The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
          The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
          *A Light in the Window by Jan Karon
34. North Dakota
          The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
35. Ohio
          I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
          And Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer
36. Oklahoma
          The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
          *Salvaged by Stefne Miller
37. Oregon
          Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey
          If I Stay by Gayle Forman
38. Pennsylvania
          Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara
          *Crestmont by Holly Weiss
          Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
          *Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos
39. Rhode Island
          Summer By the Sea by Susan Wiggs
40. South Carolina
          *The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
          Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
41. South Dakota
          In the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter Matthiessen
42. Tennessee
          The Color Purple by Toni Morrison
43. Texas
          The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
          Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson
          Holes by Louis Sachar
44. Utah
          *Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle by Spencer J. Condie
          *To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson by Heidi S. Swinton
          *Rumors of War by Dean Hughes
45. Vermont
          The Secret History by Donna Tartt
          Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
          House Rules by Jodi Picoult
46. Virginia
          Murder With Peacocks by Donna Andrews
          *Follow the River by James Alexander Thom
          The Known World by Edward P. Jones
47. Washington
          *The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
          *A Bride in the Bargain by Deeanne Gist
48. West Virginia
          *The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
49. Wisconsin
          Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbros One Siren at a Time by Michael Perry
          Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
50. Wyoming
          Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
          Cowboy: The Legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller
          The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich