2:00 AM Book Club

As if us parents of children with diabetes have the extra time or the energy to actually read a book, I’m giving it my best shot to read (or “read”) 50 25 books in 2011.

Current Count: 24

Books I’ve Read


Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse / Southern Vampire Series #9) by Charlaine Harris (audiobook; January ’11)
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse / Southern Vampire Series #10) by Charlaine Harris (audiobook; March ’11)
Dead Reckoning: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris (audiobook; October ’11)
My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares (audiobook; January ’11)
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok (audiobook; February ’11)
Last Night at Chateau Marmont: A Novel by Lauren Weisberger (audiobook; February ’11)
Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen (audiobook; February ’11)
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards (April ’11, audiobook)
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez (May ’11, audiobook)
The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares (June ’11, audiobook)
I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman (September ’11; audiobook)
I Am Legend by Richard Matheson (September ’11; audiobook)
Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez (audiobook; October ’11)
The Help by Kathryn Stockett (audiobook; October ’11)
Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan (November ’11; audiobook)
Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan (November ’11; audiobook)
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games Series #1) by Suzanne Collins (November ’11; audiobook)


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson (April ’11, audiobook)
When did I get like this? : the screamer, the worrier, the dinosaur-chicken-nugget-buyer, and other mothers I swore I’d never be by Amy Wilson (June ’11)
Bossypants by Tina Fey (October ’11; audiobook)


Your Diabetes Science Experiment* by Ginger Vieira (March ’11; diabetes) Look for a more thorough book review soon!
Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle* by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg (April ’11, diabetes) Read my review.
Not Dead Yet: My Race Against Disease: From Diagnosis to Dominance* by Phil Southerland and John Hanc (September ’11; diabetes) Read my review.
A Cure for Emma* by Julie Colvin

Books On My List


Ape House by Sara Gruen (audiobook)
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, Book 2) by Diana Gabaldon (audiobook)
Three to Get Deadly (a Stephanie Plum Novel) by Janet Evanovich (audiobook)
A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (audiobook)
Zorro by Isabel Allende (audiobook)
Amaryllis in Blueberry by Christina Meldrum
Skipping a Beat : a novel by Sarah Pekkanen
Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner (audiobook)
The Hours by Michael Cunningham (audiobook)


How Can You NOT Laugh at a Time Like This?: Reclaim Your Health with Humor, Creativity, and Grit by Carla Ulbrich
The Self-Aware Parent: Resolving Conflict and Building a Better Bond with Your Child* by Fran Walfish
The Dirty Life : on farming, food, and love by Kristin Kimball
Growing at the Speed of Life* Graham Kerr
Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing by Mignon Fogarty (audiobook)
Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions* by Guy Kawasaki


The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries* by Sam Talbot
The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook* by Robyn Webb

Monthly Book Recaps

January ’11
February ’11
March ’11
April ’11
May ’11
June ’11
September ’11
October ’11
November ’11 (coming soon!)
December ’11 (coming soon!)

*I received these titles free of charge for review consideration. Please read the disclosure statement regarding affiliate links.

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