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25 Books, 10 TV Seasons in 2009


25 Books


01. » Difficult to read but bearable
» Catherine isn't the best heroine
» Not enough lovey-dovey-ness between Catherine & Henry
» I wish there were more of Henry
» Isabella wasn't as mean as they make her out, but Eleanor = ♥
Northanger Abbey (1798)
Jane Austen
01/01 - 01/14
★★
02. » Becky will never learn/stop shopping but that's her charm
» I still want to marry Luke Brandon
» Jess isn't that bad. I like her
» Becky should stop fibbing
» I am officially more excited for this movie now! I ♥ Hugh Dancy!
Shopaholic and Sister (2004)
Sophie Kinsella
01/20 - 01/28
★★★★
03. » Way easier to read than N. Abbey
» Col. Brandon >> Mr. Ferrars
» Cannot believe Marianne is 17
» The Dashwoods vacation lasted forever! Didn't they do anything?!
» Willoughby, I don't pity you
» Elinor is one repressed girl
Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Jane Austen
01/29 - 02/11
★★★
04. » First venture outside chick-lit
» Confusing cause it was in the Scottish colloquial speaking
» Was hoping for a Martin/Karen
» I so imagined Cook as Robbie!
» Surprised by the great reveal
» Not sure if I can read again
A Tale Etched In Blood And Hard Black Pencil (2006)
Christopher Brookmyre
02/12 - 02/28
★★★
05. » Fitzwilliam Darcy destroys all boys for anybody. I wannabe Lizzy!
» Lydia's a ho & deserves Wickham
» Jane is the sweetest older sis
» Caroline & Lady De Bourgh can go DIAF together. I hate 'em
» I wanna read what happens after
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Jane Austen
03/01 - 05/04
★★★★★
06. » Didn't think I'd get into it but did
» Jace/Clary = ♥ Why are they siblings?! Valentine is an asshole
» Simon = Jacob Black - Wolf part
» Luke = Charlie - badge/mustache
» Hints of Twilight but so different. Complicated but easy to understand
City of Bones (2007)
Cassandra Clare
05/05 - 05/06
★★★★
07. » Mrs. Norris needs to die in a fire
» Julia & Maria are so evil to Fanny
» Sir Thomas is a sweet old man! ♥
» Edmund is kinda flaky with Ms. Crawford & then with Fanny! WTF
» Henry was bad > good > horrible
» Fanny is just a martyr. Poor girl.
Mansfield Park (1814)
Jane Austen
05/07 - 05/11
★★★★
08. » Why can't Valentine just die now?
» Simon can't die! I'd die if he did
» Jace! Clary does not want you to be JUST her brother! Take a hint!
» Magnus/Alec = I'm really liking it!
» Maryse/Inquisitor need to chillax!
» Jocelyn hast to wake up for Luke
City of Ashes (2008)
Cassandra Clare
05/11 - 05/12
★★★★★
09. » Mr. Knightley suddenly trumps all
» I feel for Ms. Bates. Mrs. Elton? Not at all. Mr. E? Hate even more
» Thank god for early admission of feelings! Got some sweet moments!
» So many secret engagements!
» Papa Woodhouse is a sweetie
Emma (1815)
Jane Austen
05/13 - 05/21
★★★★★
10. » Isabelle/Simon should have been
» Magnus/Alec are too cute! ♥
» Poor Max. Still hate Valentine
» Luke/Jocelyn! Finally! So sweet
» Jonathan/Sebastian = CREEPY.
» Jace/Clary ♥ is WIN. You're not siblings! Thank god for kissing! »
City of Glass (2009)
Cassandra Clare
05/21 - 05/23
★★★★
11. » Easiest to read of all! 297 pages
» Capt. Wentworth's such an emo dude while Anne is such a martyr!
» Mr. Elliot should be castrated
» The Elliot sisters are mean :\
» Lady Russel/Mrs. Smith = WIN
» Frederick's love letter? I love it!
Persuasion (1816)
Jane Austen
05/24 - 05/26
★★★★
12. » Bett/Jane ♥ Who knew there was so much romance here? Dies!!!
» Lex and Ross could so work out!
» I need fanfic/a sequel for this!
» The way Bett was looking out for Jane & how he got jealous was ♥
» I want to be part of Bett's team
All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye (2005)
Christopher Brookmyre
05/27 - 06/06
★★★★★
13. » The most EPIC & my favorite series hands down EVER read
» Marcus/Jessica = OTP ♥ forever
» I wish there were more of their whatever, You.Yes.You. Me.Yes.Me. relationship to read. Need 6th book
» I swear I bow at McCaffertys feet
Perfect Fifths (2009)
Megan McCafferty
06/11 - 06/12
★★★★★
14. » NEED MOAR SHOPAHOLIC PLEASE
» Though I feel frustrated with Becky's shopping addiction, I can't help but love her. So adorable
» Luke Brandon though, I love the MOST. Definitely one of my favorite fictional men. Need one now
Shopahoilc and Baby (2007)
Sophie Kinsella
06/15 - 06/17
★★★★
15. » Clare waiting & Henry wanting to stay just breaks my heart. True ♥
» Henry knowing he was going to die & not telling Claire was sad
» Ironic how Clare wanted Alba to have a piece of Henry stay & yet Alba's a CDP too. Cryfest '09
The Time Traveler's Wife (2004)
Audrey Niffenegger
07/02 - 07/05
★★★★★
16. » I totally relate to Emma in a failing at life sort of way
» I however, have yet to meet my Jack Harper! Where are you?!
» I now want to move to Maide Valle just because I'll be living in the same block as Luke Brandon as well
Can You Keep a Secret? (2005)
Sophie Kinsella
07/06 - 08/13
★★★★
17. » Not my typical genre but so freaking moving. Brilliant!
» I totally felt for Balram Halwai even if he did murder his boss who was also so human! Mr. Ashok! I feel you! Pinky Madam's a bitch!
» Balram deserves good fortune
The White Tiger (2008)
Aravind Adiga
08/14 - 08/26
★★★★★
18. » If I totally act like 'myself' then I end up homeless and alone after Willoughby swindles me
» But if I think like an Austen character, I end up rich and in love with Darcy happily ever after
» Amazingly fun! Must re-read!!!
Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure (2007)
Emma Campbell Webster
08/27 - 08/31
★★★★★
19. » Superbly well written! So funny!
» Ginger is so relatable and flawed and yet so loveable and endearing
» I kinda dig Robert Kingsley/Coco!
» Tom Carpenter is a total sweetie
» Tara can go DIAF! I ♥ Ralph
» BRB enrolling in stripper class
The Art of Undressing (2005)
Stephanie Lehmann
09/01 - 09/04
★★★★★
20. » Pee/Niss own me. I literally could not put down this book because it was too too good to be true
» I love how clever the games are and how Katniss found her way around the silly rules
» The ending wins at cliffies.
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
10/06 - 10/06
★★★★★
21. » I HATE THEM for sending them in again. How could they? You SUCK
» And Gale, GTFO, I want Pee/Niss to be happy even for a while
» I see you ultra creative arena
» Can't wait for last book. PeeNiss better not be apart for long »
Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins
10/07 - 10/10
★★★★★
22. » Not bad for something I wasn't too keen on reading in the first place. Fallen Angels? Not bad
» Patch, you're a really hot angel
» I have zero casting in mind, but I was still giddy over Patch/Nora
» Sequel perhaps? Please Becca?
Hush Hush (2009)
Becca Fitzpatrick
12/22 - 12/24
★★★★
23. » Mega easiest read ever and a really fab modern day retelling
» Enjoyable from a male POV
» Though a little on the cheesy side, I just kept thinking ALEX PETTYFER and everything was well
» Movie, I'm looking for you
Beastly (2007)
Alex Flinn
12/24 - 12/24
★★★★
24. » Well I totally didn't see the vampire thing coming. For serious
» How can I NOT fall for Lucas, right? But I gotta say Balthazar is a damn great competitor. Lucky girl
» Raquel has a (gossip girl) book!vanessa abrams vibe
Evernight (2008)
Claudia Gray
12/25 - 12/25
★★★★
25. » I'm Lucas/Bianca all the way, but I want Balthazar for myself
» Charity needs to DIAF like NOW
» Vic deserves more girl ♥
» Bianca's parents & Mrs. Bethanny need to come clean
» I can't wait for Afterlife!
Stargazer (2009)
Claudia Gray
12/26 - 12/26
★★★★



10 TV Seasons


01. » Don Draper is THE Man. Only he can make smoking look that hot.
» Misogynism has never been so attractive! Women can't do anything!
» The sets and feel are just amazing! The wardrobe divine!
Mad Men
Season 1
01/03
★★★★★
02. » Still want to be Draper's mistress
» Campbell > Duck. Fuck Duck.
» Peggy gets annoying, but ahead
» Salvatore should come out
» Poor Joanie. Still hot.
» Sterling, don't marry Jane!
» Betty, please smile more often
Mad Men
Season 2
01/09
★★★★★
03. » This show is the shit! It's gritty, real & uncensored. Suck it, GG!
» Cassie + Sid = ♥ they belong
» Chris, Anwar, Maxxie = WIN!
» I can't hate on Tony. He rules.
» Effy is one hot druggie. So young.
» Jal&Michelle need to bond more
Skins
Series 1
01/20
★★★★★
04. » Why that open freaking ending?!
» Chris totally grew on me. Tearz
» Tony softened my heart! Effy really ♥ him. Best siblings ever.
» Sid&Cassie need to be happy
» Michelle is meh. Whoa Mama Jal.
» I need more Maxxie/Anwar!!!
Skins
Series 2
01/28
★★★★
05. » Freddie/Effy owns my ♥!!!
» JJ wins at life no matter what
» Naomi is officially my idol & I want to give Cook some love
» Ass2Ass is my new anthem! ♥
» The Fitch Twins make me NOT want to have a twin sister.
Skins
Series 3
03/26
★★★★
06. » Bones/Booth are so much love
» Zack + Hodgins = So FUNNY
» I wanna be Angela's best friend! Or Bones's best friend! Or Booth's!
» I wanna be a squint!!! Or FBI
» Guest stars are love!!! Rachelle! Adam! Fandoms collide »
Bones
Season 1
04/21
★★★★★
07. » Dr. Saroyan is bad ass! I ♥ her
» I wish Bones/Booth would have more physical contact though!!!
» Vegas episode for the win!
» Booth > Sully any freaking day
» Bones/Booth hugging? LOVE ♥
» Angela+Hodgins = TOO SWEET »
Bones
Season 2
04/23
★★★★★
08. » I love the Gormogon case!
» The mistletoe kiss makes me all giddy inside! More of this please!
» Still can't believe Zac is the apprentice! Don't take him away!
» Dr. Sweets is a real sweetheart
» Squint+Wonder Woman=Perfect »
Bones
Season 3
04/25
★★★★★
09. » Best Season 2 ever! Go Schwartz!
» Chuck/Sarah is love forever
» Col. Casey loves Chuck too!
» Daddy Bartowski is too cute
» Jill Roberts!!! I heart you!
» Chuck fucking knows kung-fu!
» NBC, RENEW ME PLEASE!!!»
Chuck
Season 2
04/28
★★★★★
10. » B/B amping the loving! iLike!
» Angela/Hodgins NEED to get back together now! Not fun apart at all!
» All the assistants are too cute! I can't choose! Nigel!Wendell!
» Saroyan/Jared? Why not! Let's go!
» Sweets is always ♥! Too cute!
Bones
Season 4
05/15
★★★
11. » S needs a better storyline.
» C/B need to stay together next
season. We waited long enough
» N needs to stop being a whore
» D needs to get dirtier. So boring
» Little J should always be nice
» Lily better not divorce Rufus
Gossip Girl
Season 2
05/19
★★★★★
12. » Navid/Adriana FOREVER! Too cute
» Naomi is the HBIC & should tell Jen to GTFO! We want more Liam!!!
» Annie:act better; Ethan:less blah
» Dixon/Silver please don't record yourselves having sex ever again
» We want more Ryan & Tabitha
90210
Season 1
05/20
★★★★
13. » I love anything by BBC add to that it's a Jane Austen mash up and I'm totally sold on it
» Add time traveling and red haired girls and it can't go wrong
» I would love it if it had a sequel. Can't leave it like that
Lost In Austen
Miniseries
09/06
★★★★
14. » This is why it keeps winning awards. It's fucking brilliant.
» I loved all the characters, even Don, when he's dicking around, I feel for him. Also, Pete/Trudy ♥
» Here's to more Sterling-Cooper-Draper-Price next season!
Mad Men
Season 3
11/09
★★★★★
15. » Why is everyone on this show so freaking adorable and shippable together?! I ship EVERYONE with EVERYONE. No joke!
» Morgana/Arthur are adorable but Arthur/Merlin win at life more
» Merlin needs more lady love »
Merlin
Season 1
12/03
★★★★★
16. » Slightly more jumpy than season 1 but half!naked Arthur totally makes up for it. More please.
» And the bromance lives on and gets stronger. I love me some Arthur/Merling loving. Bring it on.
» I kinda dig Gwen/Arthur ♥
Merlin
Season 2
12/19
★★★★★
17. » Who knew Jonny Lee Miller still had it in him? I was getting really giddy. Good job, sexy nobleman
» Frank Churchill, I see you being adorably cute. I approve
» Never thought I'd like Romola Garai. I do now. She is Emma
Emma
Mini Series
12/21
★★★★★
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