Cannonball Read III

  1. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook – Ben Mezrich (***)
  2. Earth: The Book – Jon Stewart and the Daily Show writers (****)
  3. Much Obliged, Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse (*****)
  4. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood – Rebecca Wells (****)
  5. Ella Enchanted – Gail Carson Levine (***1/2)
  6. Packing for Mars – Mary Roach (****1/2)
  7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot (****1/2)
  8. The Bullpen Gospels – Dirk Hayhurst (****)
  9. Lord Edgware Dies – Agatha Christie (***)
  10. At Home: A Short History of Private Life – Bill Bryson (****)
  11. Wishful Drinking – Carrie Fisher (***1/2)
  12. I Know I Am, But What Are You? – Samantha Bee (***1/2)
  13. Carry On, Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse (***1/2)
  14. The World of Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse (****)
  15. Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert (***1/2)
  16. Absurdistan – Gary Shteyngart (***1/2)
  17. This is Your Brain on Music – Daniel Levitan (****)
  18. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling (****)
  19. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling (***1/2)
  20. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling (*****)
  21. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling (****1/2)
  22. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – J.K. Rowling (****)
  23. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling (****)
  24. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling (****)
  25. Harry Potter and the Supplementary Readings (The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Quidditch Through the Ages) – J.K. Rowling (***1/2)
  26. The Iliad – Homer (-)
  27. Cake Wrecks Books (Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Horribly Wrong and Wreck the Halls: Cake Wrecks Gets “Festive”) (***1/2)
  28. The Odyssey – Homer (-)
  29. The Aeneid
  30. Gabby (****)
  31. Unbearable Lightness – Portia de Rossi (****)

Legend:

* = irredeemably awful
** = middling
*** = decent; has value (of some sort)
**** = very good
***** = amazingly fantastic
****** = almost never used; the perfect book

Read Bill Moyer

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Posted on January 11, 2011, in 100 things in 1000 days, Book Reviews, Books, Cannonball Read 3, Lists and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Yeeee! You are up to the Harry Potter books!

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