Carpe Good Books

Welcome to the Official Carpe Keyboard Reading List. This is simply a running list of the books I'm reading. No reviews, no ratings...just titles and authors. Need an idea for a MG, YA or plain old fiction book to read? Check here regularly!

January 2011 Reads
  • Nation by Terry Pratchett
  • Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
  • Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher* (See Carpe Keyboard interview!)
  • Falling in Love with English Boys by Melissa Jensen
  • Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (I'll give away a whole set of this series soon!)
  • The Staircase by Ann Rinaldi
  • Oh...what to choose next?
  • (I know I missed a few in here...I'll have to backtrack and see if I can figure out which stack I was reading from at the end of Jan/beginning of Feb!)
February 2011 Reads

  • The Last Oracle by James Rollins
  • Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Ash by Malinda Lo
  • Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
  • Leaving the Bellweathers by Kristin Clark Venuti
  • I know there were more...I'm just not good at writing them down here!!

March 2011 Reads

  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  • Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
  • Hidden by Tomas Mournian
  • The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  • River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (I'm re-reading this one. Read it first about 3 years ago and have been waiting ever since for the sequel. Finally -- Wise Man's Fear came out this month, and I thought I'd better refresh my memory of Kvothe's story before diving into the second volume.)
April 2011 Reads
  • Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (sequel to The Name of the Wind)
  • Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Berry and Ridley Pearson (book one)
  • Bobby the Brave (Sometimes) by Lisa Yee
  • The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (Look for a give-away of this book on CK!)
  • Among the Imposters by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
  • If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • Feed by M.T. Anderson
  • Spanking Shakespeare by Jake Wizner
May thru June 2011 Reads
Holy cow, folks! I've been busy starting a new job -- not so busy updating this page. Sorry! I'll bundle May and June together in the interest of trying to get caught up!
  • The Foretelling by Alice Hoffman
  • Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  • The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
  • Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
  • Th1rteen R3asons Why by Jay Asher
  • More to come...