Books read in 2011

■ The Nest Home Design Handbook (Carley Roney)
■ Decorating Ideas That Work (Heather J. Paper)
■ Speed Decorating (Jill Vegas)
■ Flip! for Decorating (Elizabeth Mayhew)
■ Home Decor: A Sunset Design Guide (Kerrie L. Kelly)
■ Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Amy Chua; memoir, parenting)
■ Macbeth (William Shakespeare; play, classic)
■ The Other Side of the Island (Allegra Goodman; fiction)
■ A Lantern in Her Hand (Bess Streeter Aldrich; fiction)
■ Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Winifred Watson; fiction)
■ The Source of All Things: A Memoir (Tracy Ross; memoir, review copy)
■ Heaven Is for Real (Todd Burpo; memoir, religion)
■ Things a Brother Knows (Dana Reinhart; YA fiction)
■ Illyria (Elizabeth Hand; fiction)
■ The Merchant of Venice (William Shakespeare; play, classic)
■ Model Home (Eric Puchner; fiction)
■ Mouse Guard, Volume 1: Fall 1152 (David Petersen; graphic novel)
■ Mouse Guard, Volume 2: Winter 1152 (David Petersen; graphic novel)
■ The Worst Loss: How Families Heal from the Death of a Child (Barbara D. Rosof)
■ Beyond Tears: Living after Losing a Child (Ellen Mitchell)
■ Love Never Dies: A Mother’s Journey from Loss to Love (Sandy Goodman)
■ After the Death of a Child: Living with Loss through the Years (Ann K. Finkbeiner)
■ Trapped (Michael Northrop; YA fiction)
■ Sherlock Holmes: Short Stories (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; fiction)
■ The Colony (Jillian Marie Weise; fiction)
■ The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country (Neil Gaiman; graphic novel)
■ Daughters-in-Law (Joanna Trollope; fiction)
■ Sempre Susan (Sigrid Nunez; memoir)
■ Gardening Step by Step (Phil Clayton, et al.)
■ John Brookes’ Natural Landscapes (John Brookes)
■ Month-by-Month Gardening in Illinois (James A. Fizzell)
■ The New Gardener (Pippa Greenwood)
■ Glorious Gardens (Jacqueline Heriteau)
■ Midwest Top 10 Garden Guide (Bonnie Monte, ed.)
■ Midwest Gardens (Pamela Wolfe)
■ Low Maintenance Garden (Jenny Hendy)
■ The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Archery (Bernhard A. Roth)
■ Know the Sport: Archery (John Adams)
■ Sherlock Holmes: More Short Stories (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; fiction)
■ The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton; YA fiction)
■ The Raising (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ The Life before Her Eyes (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ No Time for Goodbye (Linwood Barclay; fiction)
■ Too Close to Home (Linwood Barclay; fiction)
■ The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth (Alexandra Robbins; non-fiction, education)
■ Confessions of a Prairie Bitch (Alison Arngrim; memoir)
■ Pitch Uncertain (Maisie Houghton; memoir)
■ The Silent Land (Graham Joyce; fiction)
■ A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare; play, classic)
■ The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; fiction)
■ Robopocalypse (Daniel H. Wilson; science fiction)
■ Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout (Lauren Redniss; graphic biography)
■ A Short Course in Canon PowerShot S5 IS Photography
■ Short Stories (Doyle, Henry, Poe; fiction)
■ The Winter’s Tale (William Shakespeare; classic, play)
■ Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card; science fiction)
■ The Sister Knot (Terri Apter; psychology)
■ My Man Jeeves (P.J. Wodehouse; fiction, audiobook)
■ Acceptance: A Legendary Guidance Counselor Helps Seven Kids Find the Right Colleges–and Find Themselves (Dave Marcus; non-fiction)
■ The Millionaire Next Door (Thomas Stanley; non-fiction, personal finance)
■ Fear the Worst (Linwood Barclay; fiction)
■ The Time Machine (H.G. Wells; classic science fiction)
■ Umbrella Summer (Lia Graff; YA fiction)
■ Sarah’s Key (Tatiana de Rosay; fiction)
■ Never Look Away (Linwood Barclay; fiction)
■ Blank Confession (Pete Hautman; YA fiction)
■ Joy for Beginners (Erica Bauermeister; fiction)
■ Boy Heaven (Laura Kasischke; YA fiction)
■ Feathered (Laura Kasischke; YA fiction)
■ Daytripper (Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon; graphic novel)
■ In a Perfect World (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (Alan Jacobs; non-fiction)
■ One Day (David Nicholls; fiction)
■ The Idle Parent (Tom Hodgkinson; non-fiction)
■ Drawing Birds (John Busby; non-fiction)
■ Be Mine (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ Suspicion River (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ White Bird in a Blizzard (Laura Kasischke; fiction)
■ Want to Go Private? (Sarah Littman; YA fiction)
■ Mid-Life (Joe Ollmann; graphic novel)
■ A Hope in the Unseen (Ron Suskind; non-fiction)
■ A New Culture of Learning (Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown; non-fiction)
■ The Accident (Linwood Barclay; fiction)
■ The Hypnotist (Lars Kepler; fiction)
■ This Beautiful Life (Helen Schulman; fiction)
■ Beginner’s Guide to Traditional Archery (Brian Sorrells; non-fiction)
■ This Girl Is Different (J.J. Johnson; YA fiction)
■ Before I Go to Sleep (S.J. Watson; fiction)
■ A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith; fiction)
■ 101 Things I Hate about Your House (James Swan; non-fiction)
■ DMZ: Volume 9: MIA (Brian Wood; graphic fiction)
■ The Leftovers (Tom Perrotta; fiction)
■ Barns of Illinois (Larry and Alaina Kanfer; non-fiction)
■ Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work (Tim Gunn; non-fiction)
■ The Sibling Effect (Jeffrey Kluger; non-fiction)
■ The Magic Flute (P. Craig Russell; graphic retelling)
■ Johnny Tremain (Esther Forbes; fiction)
■ Henry IV, Part I (William Shakespeare; classic, play)
■ The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry Prince of France (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1956; art)
■ Très Riches Heures: Behind the Gothic Masterpiece (Lillian Schachert; art)
■ The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor (Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga; fiction)
■ Feynman (Jim Ottaviani; graphic biography)
■ Blue Nights (Joan Didion; memoir)
■ Henry IV, Part II (William Shakespeare; play, classic)
■ Elizabeth Rex (Timothy Findley; play)
■ Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual (Michael Pollan; non-fiction)
■ Toxic Parents (Susan Forward; psychology)
■ DMZ: Volume 10: Collective Punishment (Brian Wood; graphic fiction)
■ The Schwa Was Here (Neal Shusterman; YA fiction)
■ My Lobotomy (Howard Dully; memoir)
■ World War Z (Max Brooks; fiction)
■ Mean Mothers (Peg Streep; psychology)
■ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs; fiction)
■ Twisted Summer (Willo Davis Roberts; YA fiction)
■ The Grounding of Group 6 (Julian F. Thompson; YA fiction)
■ Lord of the Flies (William Golding; fiction)
■ Brain Jack (Brian Falkner; YA fiction)
■ Tomorrow Code (Brian Falkner; YA fiction)
■ Missed Connections (Sophie Blackall; art)
■ Why We Broke Up (Daniel Handler; YA fiction)
■ Drawing from Memory (Allen Say; graphic biography)
■ Pilgrimage (Annie Leibowitz; photography)
■ The Heights (Peter Hedges; fiction)
■ The Creative Habit (Twyla Tharp; non-fiction)
■ The Kitchen Madonna (Rumer Godden; juvenile fiction)