Books Read

Life without electricity while living amongst a culture lacking the concept of punctuality means that I spend a good chunk of time reading. I’ve decided to keep a running list of the books I read/re-read (such as the Harry Potter books - I had to re-read them all before the last movie!) during my time as a Peace Corps Volunteer:

Books read:
  1. The Help (Kathryn Stockett)
  2. The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
  3. Twilight (Stephanie Meyer)
  4. New Moon (Stephanie Meyer)
  5. Eclipse (Stephanie Meyer)
  6. Breaking Dawn (Stephanie Meyer)
  7. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time (Mark Harron)
  8. People are unappealing (Sara Barrons)
  9. Eat, Pray, Love (Elizabeth Gilbert)
  10. The Overachievers (Alexandra Robbins)
  11. Crystal Singer (Anne McCaffrey)
  12. Killashandra (Anne McCaffrey)
  13. Crystal Line (Anne McCaffrey)
  14. First comes love, then comes malaria (Eve Brown-Waite)
  15. Wickett’s Remedy (Myla Goldberg)
  16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (JK Rowling)
  17. The impenetrable forest: my gorilla years in Uganda (Thor Hanson)
  18. Abyssinian Chronicles (Moses Isegawa)
  19. Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
  20. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  21. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  22. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  23. Three Cups of Tea (Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin)
  24. Pride & Prejudice (Jane Austen)
  25. Deception Point (Dan Brown)
  26. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
  27. What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng (Dave Eggers)
  28. Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
  29. Daughter of the Blood (Anne Bishop)
  30. Heir to the Shadows (Anne Bishop)
  31. The Girl Who Played with Fire (Stieg Larsson)
  32. Queen of the Darkness (Anne Bishop)
  33. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Stieg Larsson)
  34. The Horse Whisperer (Nicholas Evans)
  35. Dragonflight (Anne McCaffrey)
  36. Dragonquest (Anne McCaffrey)
  37. White Dragon (Anne McCaffrey)
  38. The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
  39. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
  40. The Blind Side (Michael Lewis)
  41. The Catcher in the Rye (JD Salinger)
  42. Never let me go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
  43. The Host (Stephanie Meyer)
  44. The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  45. Don't let's go to the dogs tonight: an African childhood (Andrea Fuller)
  46. The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  47. Slaughterhouse Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
  48. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (JK Rowling)
  49. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (JK Rowling)
  50. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (JK Rowling)
  51. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (JK Rowling)
  52. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (JK Rowling)
  53. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (JK Rowling)
  54. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (JK Rowling)
  55. The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
  56. Catching Fire (Suzanne Collins)
  57. Mockingjay (Suzanne Collins)
  58. The Bean Trees (Barbara Kingsolver)
  59. Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
  60. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Junot Diaz)
  61. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
  62. When We Were Orphans (Kazuo Ishiguro)
  63. From the Center of the Earth: Stories out of the Peace Corps (Ed. Geraldine Kennedy)     
  64. Dead Until Dark (Charlaine Harris)         
  65. Living Dead in Dallas (Charlaine Harris)
  66. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)
  67. Cutting for Stone (Abraham Verghese)
  68. Club Dead (Charlaine Harris)
  69. Dead to the World (Charlaine Harris)
  70. Dead as a Doornail (Charlaine Harris)
  71. Definitely Dead (Charlaine Harris)
  72. All Together Dead (Charlaine Harris)
  73. From Dead to Worse (Charlaine Harris)
  74. Dead and Gone (Charlaine Harris)
  75. Dead in the Family (Charlaine Harris)
  76. Dead Reckoning (Charlaine Harris)
  77. White Oleander (Janet Fitch)
  78. Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village (Sarah Erdman)
  79. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer)
  80. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
  81. Boy Meets Girl (Meg Cabot)
  82. Shopaholic & Baby (Sophie Kinsella)
  83. Bossypants (Tina Fey)
  84. Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton)
  85. Austenland (Shannon Hale)
  86. Mini Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
  87. Wench (Dolen Perkins-Valdez)
  88. Shanghai Girls (Lisa See)
  89. Ape House (Sara Gruen)
  90. The 19th Wife (David Ebershoff)
  91. Teen Idol (Meg Cabot)
  92. Avalon High (Meg Cabot)
  93. Blackout (Connie Willis)
  94. All Clear (Connie Willis)
  95. Twenties Girl (Sophie Kinsella)
  96. The Magicians (Lev Grossman)
  97. The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
  98. The Art of Racing in the Rain (Garth Stein)
  99. The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To (DC Pierson)
  100. The Tiger's Wife (Tea Obreht)
  101. The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
  102. Every Boy's Got One (Meg Cabot)
  103. Stern Men (Elizabeth Gilbert)
  104. Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa (Dambisa Moyo)
  105. Aboke Girls (Els De Temmerman)
  106. Dark Star Safari (Paul Theroux)
  107. State of Fear (Michael Crichton)
  108. The Last King of Scotland (Giles Foden)
  109. The Book of Negroes (Lawrence Hill)
  110. Red Azalea (Anchee Min)
  111. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families (Philip Gourevitch)
  112. Lucky Girl (Mei-Ling Hopgood)
  113. Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
  114. Say You're One of Them (Uwem Akpan)
  115. The Invisible Ring (Anne Bishop)
  116. A Case of Need (Michael Crichton)
  117. Veronika Decides to Die (Paulo Coelho)
  118. The Bonesetter's Daughter (Amy Tan)