Booklist 2011



The goal this year is to read more fiction by new and different authors. Any nonfiction will continue to have its DD number added to the listing.

Green = Library books

Bold = Non-fiction


  1. 1-4-11 The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
  2. 1-7-11 Weddings from Hell by Maggie Shayne, Jeaniene Frost, Terri Garey and Kathryn Smith.
  3. 1-12-11 The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
  4. 1-14-11 Small Steps by Louis Sachar.
  5. 1-17-11 Desperation by Stephen King.
  6. 1-23-11 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
  7. 1-25-11 The Zombies of Lake Woebegotten by Harrison Geillor.
  8. 1-26-11 Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman.
  9. 1-31-11 Bone House by Betsy Tobin.
  10. 2-3-11 Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry.
  11. 2-9-11 The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan.
  12. 2-14-11 Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George.
  13. 2-19-11 Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George.
  14. 2-21-11 A Very Long Engagement by Sebastien Japrisot.
  15. 2-27-11 The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan, 978.032 E28W.
  16. 3-2-11 The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry.
  17. 3-4-11 Nothing to Do But Stay by Carrie Young, 978.400439 Y69N.
  18. 3-6-11 Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George.
  19. 3-9-11 Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry.
  20. 3-11-11 The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan.
  21. 3-19-11 Dead Man’s Song by Jonathan Maberry.
  22. 3-22-11 Bad Moon Riding by Jonathan Maberry.
  23. 3-28-11 American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
  24. 3-31-11 American Assassin by Vince Flynn.
  25. 4-2-11 Once Upon a Town — The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen by Bob Greene, 978.282 G79O.
  26. 4-3-11 The Makeup Girl by Andrea Semple.
  27. 4-9-11 Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman.
  28. 4-12-11 Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut.
  29. 4-14-11 Seducing Mr. Heywood by Jo Manning.
  30. 4-15-11 Zombie Tales, edited by Marshall Dillon.
  31. 4-18-11 Term Limits by Vince Flynn.
  32. 4-18-11 Zombie Tales — Oblivion by Joe Lansdale, Steve Niles and Kim Krizan.
  33. 4-19-11 Zombie Tales — Good Eating by William Messner-Loebs, Brian Augustyn and Ian Brill.
  34. 4-20-11 Bridge of Tears by Stan Sakai.
  35. 4-21-11 Zombie Tales — This Bites by John Fulz, Kim Krizan and Tom Peyer.
  36. 4-22-11 The Dirty Thirties by William H. Hull, 973.916 H91D.
  37. 4-23-11 Beasts of Burden — Animal Riles by Avan Dorkin and Jill Thompson.
  38. 4-24-11 The New Adventures of Jack and Jill by Bill Willingham.
  39. 4-27-11 Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn.
  40. 4-28-11 Cinderella by Chris Roberson and Shawn McManus.
  41. 4-29-11 The Return of the Black Soul by Stan Sakai.
  42. 4-29-11 How to Draw and Paint Dragons by Tom Kidd, 743.87 K46H.
  43. 05-02-11 Peter and Max by Bill Willingham.
  44. 5-04-11 A Matter of Class by Mary Balogh.
  45. 5-08-11 Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn.
  46. 5-09-11 Room & Boredom by by Matthew Sturges.
  47. 5-10-11 Love Stories for Dead People by Matthew Sturges.
  48. 5-12-11 The Space Between by Matthew Sturges.
  49. 5-13-11 The Beauty of Decay by Matthew Sturges.
  50. 5-15-11 The Fulminate Blade by Bill Willingham.
  51. 5-17-11 Ancient Rome by Mike Corbishley, 937 C79A.
  52. 5-19-11 Roma by Steven Saylor.
  53. 5-21-11 As the Romans Do by Alan Epstein, 937 E64A.
  54. 5-26-11 Daughters of Rome by Kate Quinn.
  55. 6-01-11 Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman.
  56. 6-05-11 Fables: Witches by Bill Willingham.
  57. 6-11-11 Absolute Sandman Volume 1 by Neil Gaiman.
  58. 6-13-11 Empire by Steven Saylor.
  59. 6-15-11 World’s End by Neil Gaiman.
  60. 6-17-11 Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman.
  61. 6-19-11 The Wake by Neil Gaiman.
  62. 6-21-11 The Kindly Ones by Neil Gaiman.
  63. 6-24-11 City of the Soul by William Murray, 914.563204 M98C.
  64. 6-26-11 The Furies by Mike Carey and John Bolton.
  65. 6-28-11 Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman.
  66. 6-30-11 Eyewitness Ttavel Rome by Dorling Kindersley, 914.563204 E65R.
  67. 7-02-11 Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day by Philip Matyszak, DG62 .M37.
  68. 7-03-11 Heroes Volume 1, Helix Comics.
  69. 7-04-11 Heroes Volume 2, Helix Comics.
  70. 7-04-11 The Triumphant Spirit by Nick Del Calzo, 940.5318 D34T.
  71. 7-06-11 Ancient Rome — From the Republic to the Empire by Duncan Hill.
  72. 7-06-11 Taller Tales by Bill Willingham.
  73. 7-11-11 Imperium by Robert Harris.
  74. 7-12-11 The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell.
  75. 7-13-11 Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman, Chris Bachalo, Mark Buckingham and Dave McKean.
  76. 7-15-11 The Last Temptation by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli.
  77. 7-15-11 Rome, Inc. — The Rise and Fall of the First Multinational Corporation by Stanley Bing , 937.00207 B61R.
  78. 7-17-11 Gladiator — The Roman Fighter’s Unofficial Manual by Philip Matyszak, GV 35.M37.
  79. 7-17-11 Pompeii by Peter Connolly, 937.7 C75P.
  80. 7-22-11 Mountain Man by Vardis Fisher.
  81. 7-24-11 The Mountain Men by George Laycock, 978.02 L24M.
  82. 7-26-11 Oh What a Slaughter by Larry McMurtry, 978.02 M16O.
  83. 7-26-11 Oregon Trail — A Photographic Journey by Bill & Jan Moeller, 978.020222 M69O.
  84. 7-28-11 Winter by Rick Bass, 978.6 B31WM69O.
  85. 7-31-11 101 Stories, edited by Ulrich Baker, 810.803274 O58.
  86. 8-4-11 Magicians by Lev Grossman.
  87. 8-9-11 The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett.
  88. 8-12-11 My Sixty Years on the Plains, by W. T. Hamilton, 591.H23.
  89. 8-12-11 Lost New York, by Nathan Silver, 917.8 GN48.
  90. 8-15-11 It’s Not the End of the Earth But You Can See it from Here — Tales of the Great Plains, by Roger Welsch, 978.2 W45I.
  91. 8-20-11 Legionary — The Roman Soldier’s Unofficial Manual by Philip Matyszak, U35.M38 2009.
  92. 8-28-11 A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome by Alberto Angela, DG78.A64513 2009.
  93. 9-01-11 Chalice by Robin McKinley.
  94. 9-05-11 Flanders by Patricia Anthony.
  95. 9-08-11 In the Garden of the Beasts — Lover, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson, 943.086 D63L.
  96. 9-10-11 Rose Red by Bill Willingham.
  97. 9-12-11 American Ground, by William Langewiesche, 974.71044 L27A.
  98. 9-18-11 Nine Months at Ground Zero, by Glenn Stout, Charles Vitchers, & Robert Gray, 974.71044 S88N.
  99. 10-2-11 Downtown, by Pete Hamill, 974.710092 H21D.
  100. 10-4-11 Fox Hunt by Stan Sakai.
  101. 10-6-11 Relax, It’s Only a Ghost, by Echo Bodine, 133.1 B66R.
  102. 10-10-11 Sahara Unveiled, by William Langewiesche, 916.604329 L27S.
  103. 10-15-11 Alfred & Emily by Doris Lessing.
  104. 10-25-11 Forever by Pete Hamill.
  105. 10-27-11 Sandman Mystery Theatre — The Scorpion by Matt Wagner, Steven T. Seagle and Guy Davis.
  106. 11-01-11 Over There! The American Soldier in World War I, by Jonathan Gawne, 940.41273 G28OS.
  107. 11-05-11 Alice in Sunderland by Bryant Talbot.
  108. 11-10-11 Low Life — Lures and Snares of Old New York, by Luc Sante, 974.710441 S23L.
  109. 11-17-11 Life of Pi by Yann Martel.
  110. 11-25-11 New York —An Illustrated Story, by Ric Burns and James Sanders, 974.71 N23.
  111. 11-25-11 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
  112. 11-28-11 Wolves at the Gate by Joss Whedon.
  113. 11-29-11 Predators and Prey by Joss Whedon.
  114. 12-02-11Alan’s War by Emmanual Guibert and Alan Cope.
  115. 12-05-11 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.
  116. 12-06-11 Castle Waiting by Linda Medley.
  117. 12-06-11 Time of Your Life by Joss Whedon.
  118. 12-07-11 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins.
  119. 12-08-11 The Officer’s Ward by Marc Dugain.
  120. 12-08-11 Castle Waiting Volume II by Linda Medley.
  121. 12-09-11 The Long Way Home by Joss Whedon.
  122. 12-12-11 How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates Gill.
  123. 12-13-11 Twilight by Joss Whedon.
  124. 12-16-11 Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham.
  125. 12-16-11 Dark Horse Presents edited by Scott Allie and Sierra Hahn.
  126. 12-17-11 Dark Horse Presents 2 edited by Scott Allie and Sierra Hahn.
  127. 12-18-11 Dark Horse Presents 3 edited by Scott Allie and Sierra Hahn.
  128. 12-24-11 Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher, 305.235 P66R.
  129. 12-24-11 Dark Horse Presents 4 edited by Sierra Hahn.
  130. 12-26-11 Nothing to Envy —Ordinary Lives in North Korea, by Barbara Demick, 951.93 D37N.
  131. 12-27-11 CBGB OMFUG edited by Ian Brill.
  132. 12-28-11 Jack of Fables — The End edited by Bill Willingham.