1. Blood Ties, Lifetime Canceled 2. Rescue Me, FX 3. My Life on the D-List (Kathy Griffin), Bravo 4. Deadliest Catch , Discovery 5. Next Food Network Star, Food Network 6. Top Chef , Bravo 7. Iron Chef , Food Network 8. Ice Road Truckers , History 9. Book TV , CSPAN2 Weekends 10. Beat the Press (Greater Boston - Fridays), WGBH2-PBS 11. Washington Week, WGBH2-PBS 12. McLaughlin Group, WGBH2-PBS 13. Total Access, Replay, Gameday , NFL Network 14. NFL Football CBS, ABC, ESPN, Fox, NFLN
Books Read for 2009
1. X-Rated Blood Suckers by Mario Acevedo
Books Read for 2008
1. Death Du Jour by Kathy Reichs 2. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson 3. Sky Burial by Xinran Xue 4. Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux (NF) 5. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J.Maarten Troost (NF) 6. Eifelheim by Michael Flynn 7. Half the Blood of Brooklyn by Charlie Huston 8. Grayson by Lynne Cox (NF) 9. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich 10. Unquiet Dreams by Mark del Franco 11. The Dragon's Nine Sons by Chris Roberson 12. Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith 13. Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck 14. Into the Blue by Robert Goddard 15. The Mark of the Vampire Queen by Joey Hill 16. Nefertiti by Nick Drake 17. Dzur by Steven Brust 18. The Praxis by Walter Jon Williams 19. Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan 20. Consider This, Senora by Harriet Doerr 21. A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George 22. Undead and Uneasy by Mary Janice Davidson 23. A Death in The Venetian Quarter by Alan Gordon 24. Slipping into Paradise by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (NF) 25. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova 26. The Trouble with Magic by Madelyn Alt 27. The Next by Dan Vining 28. Berlin by Pierre Frei 29. Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan (Re-Read) 30. Broken Angels by Richard K. Morgan (Re-Read) 31. Woken Furies by Richard K. Morgan 32. The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak 33. Belshazzar's Daughter by Barbara Nadel 34. Death at the Crossroads by Dale Furutani 35. Jade Palace Vendetta by Dale Furutani 36. Kill the Shogun by Dale Furutani 37. Monstrocity by Jeffrey Thomas 38. The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason 39. When You are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (NF) 40. Shadows Return by Lynn Flewelling 41. Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann 42. The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox 43. Climbing the Mango Trees by Madhur Jaffrey (NF) 44. Bone Song by John Meaney 45. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich 46. Lucifer's Shadow by David Hewson 47. Nefertiti by Michelle Moran 48. Gunpowder Plot by Carola Dunn 49. The Princess of Burundi by Kjell Eriksson 50. The Go Go Girls of the Apocalypse by Victor Gischler 51. Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell 52. King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild (NF) 53. A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie 54. The Party of The Century by Deborah Davis (NF) 55. Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter 56. Red Poppies by Alai 57. Just Desserts by Mary Daheim 58. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham 59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon 60. Icarus Hunt by Timothy Zahn 61. Perfume by Patrick Suskind 62. Mahu Surfer by Neil S. Plakcy 63. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 64. Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason 65. In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez 66. Blood and Iron by Elizabeth Bear 67. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz 68. Every Last Drop by Charlie Huston 69. The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa 70. Mahu Fire by Neil Plakcy 71. The White Tiger by Aravinda Adiga 72. The Ladies From St. Petersburg by Nina Berberova 73. Murder in the Marais by Cara Black 74. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 75. The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill 76. Tengu by John Donohue 77. Ascendancy of Blood by Eugie Foster 78. Grendel by John Gardner 79. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (NF) 80. Interrupted Aria by Beverle Graves MYers 81. Truman Capote by George Plimpton (NF) 82. True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole by Sue Townsend 83. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh 84. The Nymphos of Rocky Flats by Mario Acevedo 85. Grimspace by Ann Aguirre 86. Wanderlust by Ann Aguirre 87. Casual Rex by Eric Garcia 88. The Poison in the Blood by Tom Holland 89. Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala 90. An Imaginary Life by David Malouf 91. Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan 92. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett 93. Hogfather by Terry Pratchett (Re-Read) 94. On Beauty by Zadie Smith 95. Ovid by David Wishart 96. Ronnie by Ronnie Wood (NF) 97. The Shack by William P. Young
Movies Seen in 2008
1. 300 2. Eastern Promises 3. The Doctor 4. Shrek #3 5. A Good Woman 6. Death at a Funeral 7. Shine A Light - IMAX 8. Must Love Dogs 9. The Incredibles 10. Margot at the Wedding 11. Winter Guest
Books Read for 2007:
1. Kitty Killer Cult by Nick Smith 2.The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates 3.The Big House by George Howe Colt (NF) 4. Shadow of the Lords by Simon Levack 5. Unshapely Things by Mark del Franco 6. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami 7. Children of Men by P.D. James 8. Through a Glass Darkly by Donna Leon 9. Rat Bastards by John 'Red' Shea (NF) 10. Night Train to Rigel by Timothy Zahn 11. Song of Kali by Dan Simmons 12. To Kingdom Come by Will Thomas 13. Sensei by John Donohue 14. Birds Beasts and Relatives by Gerald Durrell (NF) 15. The Fool's Tale by Nicole Galland 16. Black Juice by Margo Lanagan 17. The Trudeau Vector by Juris Jurjevics 18. Aztec: City of Spies by Simon Levack 19. Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin (NF) 20. The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones by Stanley Booth (NF) Re-Read 21. Heaven Lake by John Dalton 22. Quietly in Their Sleep by Donna Leon 23. Undead and Unpopular by Mary Janice Davidson 24. The Last Templar by Michael Jecks 25. Panic Snap by Laura Reese 26. Carrie's Story by Molly Weatherfield 27. Safe Word by Molly Weatherfield 28. Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton 29. Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton 30. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum 31. Diana by Sarah Bradford (NF) 32. Breaking the Girl by Kim Corum 33. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich 34. Peony in Love by Lisa See 35. The Caliph's House by Tahir Shah (NF) 36. The Traveler by John Twelve Hawks 37. Demon and the City by Liz Williams 38. Priest of Blood by Douglas Clegg 39. The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier 40. A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle 41. Insatiable by Gael Greene (NF) 42. Maledicte by Lane Robins 43. Shinju by Laura Joh Rowland 44. Alexander's Tomb by Nicholas J. Saunders (NF) 45. The Samurai's Wife by Laura Joh Rowland 46. The Concubine's Tatoo by Laura Joh Rowland 47. Black Lotus by Laura Joh Rowland 48. The Way of the Traitor by Laura Joh Rowland 49. The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria by Laura Joh Rowland 50. Lost and Found by Alan Dean Foster 51. The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom 52. The Perfumed Sleeve by Laura Joh Rowland 53. The Assassin's Touch by Laura Joh Rowland 54. The Dragon King's Palace by Laura Joh Rowland 55. Hiroshima by John Hersey (NF) 56. The Saint's Day Deaths by Albert Noyer 57. Undertow by Elizabeth Bear 58. The Candle of Distant Earth by Alan Dean Foster 59. The Light-Years Beneath My Feet by Alan Dean Foster 60. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai 61. The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar 62. The Skull Mantra by Eliot Pattison, Re-Read 63. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 64. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch 65. Night Passage by Robert B. Parker 66. The Blueprint by Christopher Price (NF) 67. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky 68. Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled by Dorothy Gilman 69. Island of Exiles by I. J. Parker 70. Recovery Man by Kristine Kathryn Rusch 71. Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon 72. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (NF) 73. The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos 74. Point of Honour by Madeleine Robins 75. Petty Treason by Madeleine Robins 76. Death on Demand by Carolyn G. Hart 77. The Blood Books, Volume Three by Tanya Huff (Short Story Section) 78. Smoke and Shadows by Tanya Huff 79. Smoke and Mirrors by Tanya Huff 80. Smoke and Ashes by Tanya Huff 81. The Vampire Queen's Servant by Joey W. Hill 82. Stadium Stories: New England Patriots by Jim Donaldson (NF) Re-Read 83. Carnival by Elizabeth Bear 84. Never Give Up by Tedy Bruschi (NF) 85. The Good Good Pig by Sy Montomery (NF) 86. City of the Horizon by Anton Gill 87. City of Dreams by Anton Gil 88. City of The Dead by Anton Gil 89. Night by Elie Wiesel (NF) 90. Soldier of Sidon by Gene Wolfe 91. Scar Night by Alan Campbell
Movies Seen in 2007:
1. Night at the Museum 2. Little Miss Sunshine 3. Ice Age: The Meltdown 4. The Devil Wears Prada 5. All The King's Men 6. Mississippi Burning 7. The Black Dahlia 8. Letters From Iwo Jima 9. The Other (1972) 10. A Prairie Home Companion 11. The Zodiac 12. The Illusionist 13. Pirates of the Caribbean #2 14. House of Sand 15. The Lost City 16. Idlewild 17. Infamous 18. This Movie Has Not Yet Been Rated (NF) 19. The Cooler 20. The Remains of the Day 21. Dear Frankie 22. Alexander Revisited 23. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 24. Deep Sea (NF) 25. Happy Feet 26. Flushed Away 27. Flesh and Blood (Unrated) 28. Junebug 29. Charlotte's Web 30. Eragon 31. Children of Men 32. The History Boys 33. Barnyard 34. Stranger Than Fiction 35. Blood Diamond 36. Ocean Wonderland (NF) 37. Casino Royale 38. Music and Lyrics 39. Last King of Scotland 40. The Painted Veil 41. The Good Shepherd 42. Pierrepoint 43. Cider House Rules 44. Peter's Friends 45. Marvin's Room 46. The Good German 47. Fur 48. The Sea 49. Elizabeth: The Golden Age 50. The Lives of Others 51. Mulholland Falls 52. Gone Baby Gone 53. Blade Runner: The Final Cut 54. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 55. Hogfather 56. Charlie Wilson's War
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