Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2008 in Review

♥ Sex and the City
♥ The Dark Knight
♥ The Secret Life of Bees

♥ Mariah Carey
♥ Estelle
♥ Ne-Yo
♥ Usher
♥ Lil Wayne in everyone's songs

New Addictions
♥ tivo (Jon & Kate Plus 8, Crash, etc.)
♥ anime/manga (Naruto and Bleach)
♥ Blogger

Books I Read

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (Vintage International) by Haruki Murakami

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel by Haruki Murakami
A Wild Sheep Chase: A Novel by Haruki Murakami

Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
A Wild Haruki Chase: Reading Murakami Around the World by Japan Foundation
Lucky: A Memoir by Alice Sebold
A Girl Becomes a Comma Like That: A Novel by Lisa Glatt
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
What Color Is Your Aura?: Personality Spectrums for Understanding and Growth by Barbara Bowers
How to Practice : The Way to a Meaningful Life by Dalai Lama
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (P.S.) by Francine Prose
Creative Writing Mfa Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students (Revised & Updated) by Tom Kealey, Seth Abramson, Erika Dreifus, and Adam Johnson
Sex Signs: Astrology Between the Sheets by Constance Stellas
The Everything Love Signs Book: Use Astrology to Find Your Perfect Mate (Everything Series) by Jenni Kosarin
Chinese Sexual Astrology: Eastern Secrets to Mind-Blowing Sex by Shelly Wu
Sextrology by Quinn Cox (Perfect Paperback - Mar 31, 2006)

It was one of my resolutions last year to read more books. I hope to read about one novel or collection of short stories (so one work of fiction) per month or even double in 'o9. I hope you all have a safe and memorable New Year!! Best wishes for making your dreams come true in 2009. ♥


  1. I quite like murakami's books. have you ever read shiseki endo's works? I think they are good too :)

  2. yay for reading!! i read lucky too!! it all started with lovely bones. love her :]

  3. Wow.. that's a lot of books!! I don't read as much as I used to, & I used to READ!! LOL!! I should get back into that too... HAPPY NEW YEARS!!

  4. go you!!! look at alllllllll those books, my lil pretty bookworm!

    feels like i was scrolling for days!! ahahhhah and now with your B&N gift card, and the amazon gift...MORE FOR YOU!

    Happy New Year Doll!

  5. You are a sexy book worm :D wow you read alot :)

  6. WOW! That's a lot of books. I need to get into the habit of reading for my courses! hehe. I'll have to start this good habit of yours! Happy New Year!

  7. Wow you've read so many books!! what was the best one of em all that you can recommend to me? ;]

    Happy new year!!!!

  8. I love how you Tivo Jon and Kate..I thought I was the only one. I hope I have a son like Aiden one day, he is t0o0 cuuute!

    Oh and for the New Years look I chose the red dress look and guess what? It still hasn't arrived! So I had to go with an alternative, which I didn't mind because it was 6 degrees last night.

    Happy New Years sweetie! Watch out 2009.

  9. happy new year! :D
    I couldn't finish no country for old men >.<

  10. wow that's a ton of books you read there...I couldn't even get through most of my texts in uni @__@
    I'm interested in reading The Secret, but haven't really had time to sit down to read.
    Hope you have a great year!

  11. Happy belated New Year! Wow you read a lot of books *mouth drops*! No wonder you're so smart... hehe~

    Yeah it's the same eyeshadow from Beauty Crunch. :)

  12. A friend of mine actually recommended that book to me as well when she knew I liked the five people you meet in heaven!! hahaha.

    I'm on right now, will prolly purchase 2 books. one would be the cosmo's sexiest beauty secrets LOL. I'm in dire need for new reads. Again, thank you Diana!!!!

  13. The Laneige prices varies from $20-200. The 1st one I got was the peel which is $20, then decided to try their pore line. I got the Refiner and Emulsion both for $57 then I exchanged it for the Basic ones, both refiner and emulsion only $45. i liked it better than the pore line. :p

  14. Murakami Murakami Murakami!! Haha Have you read any stuff by the other Murakami??

    Oh my days - you like Naruto and Bleach too?? Can you get any cooler Miss??? Can you??

  15. Im reading shusaku endo's short stories collection, called stained glass elgies. Im looking for his book with title "scandal" I've read some good reviews about it :)


    ok now you have inspired me to read...and of course magazine articles in playboy dont count eh...awww shucks...i need to get me on the book worm roll...reading makes you smarter...and i want to be smarter...heh i guess i should get reading for dummies...well anywho HOPE you had a wonderful new year bash...may your dreams and ambitions happen this year!


  17. I haven't read any of those books! I've been super into fantasy, mystery, and horror books lately haha.

    Those sexual astrology books look interesting!!!


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