I met my goal for this challenge. Below is the list of books I read, most of  which have links to my comments. My favorites for the year are listed on my sidebar.

  1. The Touchstone by Edith Wharton
  2. The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald
  3. Fired Up by Jayne Ann Krentz
  4. Rion by Susan Kearney
  5. 13 1/2 by Nevada Barr
  6. 101 Glam Girl Ways to an Ultra Chic Lifestyle by Dawn Del Russo
  7. The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun by Wendie Old
  8. The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley
  9. Still Life by Louise Penny
  10. The Girl who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton
  11. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  12. The Inimitable Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  13. The Bug Scientists by Donna M. Jackson
  14. Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep
  15. The Problem Child by Michael Buckley

  16. The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child
  17. The Vintage Caper by Peter Mayle
  18. The Mystery of Merlin and the Gruesome Ghost by Nate Evans, Paul Hindman, Vince Evans
  19. Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass
  20. My Heart Is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall
  21. We the Children by Andrew Clements
  22. Ashpet by Joanne Compton
  23. The Tao of Willie by Willie Nelson with Turk Pipkin
  24. To Sin with a Scoundrel by Cara Elliott
  25. Chickerella by Mary Jane and Herm Auch
  26. S Is for Shamrock by Eve Bunting
  27. Cotillion by Georgette Heyer
  28. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
  29. The Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill
  30. Secrets of Sound by April Pulley Sayre
  31. Montana Legacy by R. C. Ryan
  32. More than a Carpenter by Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell
  33. Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguié
  34. Flirting with Forever by Gwyn Cready
  35. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L . Konigsburg
  36. The Chatham School Affair by Thomas H. Cook
  37. Casey at the Bat by Ernest L. Thayer
  38. The Snow Day from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
  39. Why Mosquitoes Buss in People’s Ears by Verna Aaredema
  40. The Truth about Forever by Sarah Dessen
  41. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
  42. Green Like God by Jonathan Merritt
  43. Fancy Nancy at the Museum by Jane O’Connor
  44. Three Samurai Cats by Eric A. Kimmel
  45. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
  46. The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall
  47. Goldilocks and the Three Bears retold by Jim Aylesworth
  48. Donner the Western Dragon by Suzanne Davis Marion
  49. Favorite Tales o f Monsters and Trolls retold by George Jonsen
  50. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  51. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  52. The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
  53. The Journey that Saved Curious George by Louise Borden
  54. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
  55. Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
  56. Ouch! by Natalie Babbitt
  57. Soulless by Gail Carriger
  58. The Wolf Who Cried Boy by Bob Hartman
  59. Peach Boy retold by Gail Sakurai
  60. The Deepest Water by Kate Wilhelm
  61. Proust’s Overcoat by Lorenza Foschini
  62. Johnny Appleseed by Jane Yolen
  63. The Devil Amongst the Lawyers by Sharyn McCrumb
  64. The Time Pirate by Ted Bell
  65. Masked edited by Lou Anders
  66. The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
  67. The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
  68. The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
  69. The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket
  70. The Confident Woman by Joyce Meyer
  71. The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket
  72. A Horse Named Dragon created by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  73. A Maze of Grace by Trish Ryan
  74. The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket
  75. Heat Wave by Richard Castle
  76. Mommy Grace by Dr. Sheila Schuller Coleman
  77. Ely Plot by Joan Lennon
  78. Making a Family Home by Shannon Honeybloom
  79. The Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark
  80. Death Qualified by Kate Wilhelm
  81. Alice in Wonderland retold by Jane Carruth
  82. Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel
  83. The Ace of Spades by K. H. Koehler
  84. Fen Gold by Joan Lennon
  85. Where the Steps Were by Andrea Cheng
  86. Veil of Lies by Jeri Westerson
  87. Two Lethal Lies by Annie Solomon
  88. Ice Road by Joan Lennon
  89. Nobody Has Time for Me by Vladimir Skutina
  90. Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth
  91. The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket
  92. The Fran with Four Brains by Jim Benton
  93. Bayou (Vol 1) by Jeremy Love
  94. The Frandidate by Jim Benton
  95. The Musicians of Bremen by Jane Yolen
  96. Alphabet Woof! by Sherrie A. Madia
  97. What Good is God? by Philip Yancey
  98. I Am Going to Save a Panda! by Lauren Child
  99. The Case of the Howling Dog by Erle Stanley Gardner
  100. The Great Detective Race created by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  101. The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin
  102. The Bourbon Street Musicians by Kathy Price
  103. The Pet Shop Mystery created by Gertrude Stanley Warner
  104. A Season of Seduction by Jennifer Haymore
  105. The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie
  106. Do Witches Make Fishes? by Jason Mayo
  107. Boo! Made You Jump! created by Lauren Child
  108. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  109. Mr. Betts and Mr. Potts by Rod Hull
  110. The Turnip by Pierr Morgan
  111. Serpent in the Thorns by Jeri Westerson
  112. Acqua Alta by Donna Leon
  113. The Lighthouse of Mr. Tinfish by Chris Wardle
  114. Mr. Choli’s River Trip by Chris Wardle
  115. Mrs. Cat-biscuit’s Search for the Downward Land by Chris Wardle
  116. Mr. Ginger and the Disappearing Fish by Chris Wardle
  117. Esther’s Miracle at the Manger by Mitzi Probert
  118. Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
  119. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
  120. A Fatal Feast by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Blain
  121. An Outlaw Thanksgiving by Emily Arnold McCully
  122. Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop edited by Otto Penzler
  123. Stop Calling Him Honey and Start Having Sex by Maggie Arana and Julienne Davis
  124. Case Closed? by Susan Hughes
  125. Once Upon a Crime by Michael Buckley
  126. Escapade by Walter Satterthwait
  127. The Fat Man by Ken Harmon
  128. Merry Christmas, Princess Dinosaur! by Jill Kastner
  129. A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry
  130. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
  131. The Polar Express by Chris VanAllsburg
  132. India Black by Carol K. Carr
  133. Blue Christmas by Mary Kay Andrews
  134. The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore