Books Read in 2007 part 1

A Listmania! list by SoMisguided.com "somisguided" (Vancouver, BC)
 
Run
1.  Run by Ann Patchett
The list author says:
  "Novel: fantastic author, really well written story about 2 black boys growing up in a white family"
CDN$ 21.11   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Soucouyant
2.  Soucouyant by David Chariandy
The list author says:
  "Novel: David Chariandy's first novel and hopefully not his last. Story of a son who returns home to take care of his mother who is suffering from dementia."
CDN$ 14.40   Used & New from: CDN$ 6.12
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Maltese Goddess An Archaelogical Mystery
3.  Maltese Goddess An Archaelogical Mystery by Lyn Hamilton
The list author says:
  "Novel: A Dan Brown-esque look at goddess worship in Malta. Good holiday read.  A murder-mystery."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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De Niro's Game
4.  De Niro's Game by Rawi Hage
The list author says:
  "Novel: George and Bassam's story about growing up in Beirut during the war. Rawi Hage is a pleasure."
Used & New from: CDN$ 2.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls
5.  Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls by Danielle Wood
The list author says:
  "Short stories: Certainly cautionary tales. Great, quick read. A lot of the stories will stick with me."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Turpentine: A Novel
6.  Turpentine: A Novel by Spring Warren
The list author says:
  "Novel: Edward Turrentine Bayard III is a bit of a rascal who is trying to make it in the wild west. I liked this book but it's not a title I would have picked up on my own. A literary western."
CDN$ 13.14   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Convictions of Leonard McKinley
7.  The Convictions of Leonard McKinley by Brendan McLeod
The list author says:
  "Novel: This 3-day novel winner is a winner, although the story gets a tad bizarre toward the end."
CDN$ 10.91   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Jumping the Queue
8.  Jumping the Queue by Mary Wesley
The list author says:
  "Novel: Matilda has had it with life. She is old and doesn't want to be a burden. This is a very funny novel about age, love and death. I'd love to read more Wesley."
CDN$ 21.95   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.98
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Book of Stanley
9.  The Book of Stanley by Todd Babiak
The list author says:
  "Novel: Todd Babiak is one of my favourite authors. The novel is a humorous account of Stanley's rise to fame (as god) and his fall from the faith."
CDN$ 26.39   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.13
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Beyond Buzz: The Next Generation of Word-of-Mouth Marketing
10.  Beyond Buzz: The Next Generation of Word-of-Mouth Marketing by Lois Kelly
The list author says:
  "Non-fiction: Word of mouth marketing and the best book I've read on how to generate interesting topics of conversation about products and services."
CDN$ 26.00   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

I Have the Right to Destroy Myself
11.  I Have the Right to Destroy Myself by Young-ha Kim
The list author says:
  "Short stories: Young-Ha Kim is a master of short stories. This is definitely a creepy book but the writing is very strong."
Used & New from: CDN$ 4.24
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Suite Francaise
12.  Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
The list author says:
  "Novel: Irene Nemirovky was clearly an accomplished writer. In many ways I loved Suite Francaise for the story behind the story."
CDN$ 15.88   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

A Crooked Kind of Perfect
13.  A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
The list author says:
  "Novel: Perfect for teens and adults who still remember what it's like to have fun. Zoe Elias dreams of playing the piano. Her father buys her a Perfectone D-60, a vinyl-seated, wheeze-bag organ."
CDN$ 16.06   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)
14.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Novel: No other book has had me in tears and on the edge of my seat. I've totally fallen for these characters."
Used & New from: CDN$ 9.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

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Town House
15.  Town House by Tish Cohen
The list author says:
  "Novel: Jack is afraid to leave the house. This is a madcap adventure about a boy and his father who's living in the past and after to leave the house."
CDN$ 13.10   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Falling Sideways
16.  Falling Sideways by Tom Holt
The list author says:
  "Novel: Science fiction is never my first choice, but this was a very funny mystery about a man turned frog."
CDN$ 12.27   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Lullabies For Little Criminals: A Novel
17.  Lullabies For Little Criminals: A Novel by Heather O'Neill
The list author says:
  "Novel: A strange look inside the mind of a young girl who is very smart but born on the wrong side of the tracks and raised by a druggie father. Sounds depressing, but it's a spectacular read."
CDN$ 12.64   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable
18.  The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable by The Group of 33
The list author says:
  "Nonfiction: One-page case studies that are inspirational beyond belief."
CDN$ 17.24   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Line Painter
19.  The Line Painter by Claire Cameron
The list author says:
  "Novel: Fun read, bit of a mystery, not sure if there's going to be a murder at the end. Good fun read."
CDN$ 12.96   Used & New from: CDN$ 3.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Runnerland
20.  Runnerland by John Burns
The list author says:
  "Novel: Another good teen/adult cross over. This one is about Peter, who runs away from home and how he survives on the street."
Used & New from: CDN$ 1.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Divisadero
21.  Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
The list author says:
  "Novel: Ondaatje has 2 interconnected stories here that are a pleasure to read."
Used & New from: CDN$ 1.89
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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If Minds Had Toes
22.  If Minds Had Toes by Lucy Eyre
The list author says:
  "Novel: Ben Wagner is unknowingly invited to participate in a philosophy experiment. The World of Ideas is a fun place to visit, for Ben and the reader."
CDN$ 18.87   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.39

Grrrrowlicious Food for Hungry Dogs
23.  Grrrrowlicious Food for Hungry Dogs by Jamie Young
The list author says:
  "Non-fiction: Make your own dog food. Be careful of the raw food though, make sure you consult your vet about changes to your dog's diet. Once you've done that, check out this book of easy recipes."
CDN$ 12.31   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.59

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive: The New Novel in the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series
24.  The Good Husband of Zebra Drive: The New Novel in the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series by Alexander McCall Smith
The list author says:
  "Novel: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is a hoot."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Sunday List of Dreams
25.  The Sunday List of Dreams by Kris Radish
The list author says:
  "Novel: Bringing sexy back to books. If you're prudish, this is the book you should read."
CDN$ 12.60   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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