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My Bookshelves

Do you ever run your hand down the most important spines?

This list only constitutes what I own at the present time.  Not everything that I've read.  I'd need half of the www to list that!  I try to recycle as I go, but some just hang around because they are keepers!

in order by title

A certain age - Tama Janowitz

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers

A Night without Armour - Jewel

A rock against the wing - (poetry)

A Secret Affair - Barbara Taylor Bradford

A trip to the Beach - Melinda and Robert Blanchard

A widow for one year - John Irving

A Year by the Sea - Joan Anderson

About a Boy - Nick Hornsby

A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess

ALOUD : Voices from The Nuyorican Poets Café- Albanin/Homes

America the Beautiful - Moon Unit Zappa

Amy and Isabelle - Elizabeth Strout

An Invisible Sign of my Own - Amie Bender

An Italian affair - Laura Fraser

Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt

Angelhead - Greg Bottoms

Animal Husbandry - Laura Zigman

Aqua Erotica

Bad Heir Day - Wendy Holden

Being Dead - Jim Crace

Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott

Blast from the Past - Ben Elton

Blood Sugar - Nicole Blackman

Body for Life - Bill Phillips

Bridget Jones Diary - Helen Fielding

Candy - Luke Davies

Chemical Pink - Katie Arnoldi

Chicken Soup for the Womans Soul

Chocolate Chilli Pepper Love - Becky Freeman

Codependent No More - Melody Beattie

Come Together - Josie Lloyd & Emlyn Reese

Confessions of a Shopaholic - Sophie Kinsella

Confessions of an Ex-Girlfriend - Lynda Curnyn

Cranberry Queen - Kathleen DeMarco

Cunt: A declaration of independence - Inga Muscio

Dale loves Sophie to Death - Robb Foreman Dew

Dali - Genius Obsession and Lust - Ralf Schiebler

Daliy Meditations for Dieters

Dark Fields of the Republic - Adreinne Rich

Dating Without Novocaine - Lisa Cach

Divorce, How to feel it, live it, and let go

Dogrun - Arthur Nersesian

Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution - Dr Atkins

Duh - votions - Sue Buchanan

Eat Me -Linda Jaivin

Escaping into the Open - Elizabeth Berg

Evening - Susan Minot

Evening News - Marly Swick

Eve's Apple - Jonathan Rosen

Extra Virgin - Annie Hawes

Eye Scream Henry Rollins

Fake Liar Cheat - Tod Goldberg

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas -Hunter S. Thompson

Four Blondes - Candace Brushnell

Full Frontal Fiction - The best of Nerve.com -Jack Murninghan and Genevieve Field

Gap Creek - Robert Morgan

Generation X - Douglas Copeland

Glamorama - Bret Easton Ellis

Going Down - Jennifer Belle

Gold by the Inch - Lawrence Chua

Good Hair - Benide Little

Good in Bed - Jennifer Weiner

Harvesting the Heart - Jodi Picoult

Heights of the Marvelous - Todd Colby

High Fidelity - Jennifer Belle

High Infidelity - Nick Hornby

Holidays on Ice - David Sedaris

Hope - Glen Duncan

How to Heal the Hurt by Hating - Anita Liberty

Hungry for the World - Kim Barnes

I was a teenage Dominatrix - Shawna Kenney

Icy Sparks - Gwyn Hyman Rubio

I'd Rather Laugh - Linda Richman

In the Palm of Your Hand (poetry workshop) - Steve Kowit

Inspired Sleep - Robert Cohen

Intimacy and Midnight All Day - Hanif Kureishi

Irresistable Forces - Danielle Steel

Kiss me Judas - Will Christopher Baer

Kiss my Tiara - Susan Jane Gilman

Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto

Koolaids: The Art of War - Rabih Alameddine

Laura - Larry Watson

Leaving Alva - Vicotira Lipman

Lip Service - M.J. Rose

Living Dead Girl - Tod Goldberg

Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

Loose Woamn - Sandra Cisneros

Love is Hard Work - Miquel Algarin

Love Warps the Mind a Little - John Dufresne

Lunch - Karen Moline

Meetings with the Archangel - Stephen Mitchell

Memoirs of an Ex - Prom Queen - Alix Kates Shulman

Microserfs - Douglas Copeland

Midnight Butterfly - Joan Elizabeth Lloyd

Midwives - Chris Bohjalian

Milkrun - Sarah Mlynowski

Miss Wyoming - Douglas Copeland

More, Now, Again - Elizabeth Wurtzel

Music Minus One - Jane Shore

My Therapist Said - Hal Sirowitz

Naked Lunch - William S. Burroughs

On Rue Tatin - Susan Herrmann Loomis

On The Road - Jack Kerouac

On Writing - Stephen King

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey

Open House - Elizabeth Berg

Other Peoples Dirt - Louise Rafkin

Our Noise - Jeff Gomez

Pencil Dancing - Mari Messer

Poemcrazy - Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge

Poesessions - Angela Ball

Point Last Seen - Hannah Nyala

Positively Yours - Jinger Heath

Prozac Nation - Elizabeth Wurtzel

Ragamuffin Prayers - Jimmy Abegg

Reckless Driver - Lisa Vige

Reflections for Ragamuffins - Brennan Manning

Remembering Blue - Connie May Fowler

Rescue Me - Gigi Levangie Grazer

Ringing for You - Anouchka Grose Forrester

Road Fever - Tim Cahill

Run Catch Kiss - Amy Sohn

Run with the Hunted Charles Bukowski

Runaway (diary of a street kid) - Evelyn Lau

Savage Love - Dan Savage

Scream when you burn - (an anthology from the editor of caffeine magazine)

Secrets of a Very Good Marriage - Sherry Suib Cohen

See Jane Run - Melissa Senata

Sex and Sunsets - Tim Sandlin

Sex and the City - Candace Brushnell

She - Saul Williams

She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb

Skin - Kathe Koja

Skin Deep - Diana Wagman

Slam -(poetry anthology) - Alloy Books

Slave to Fashion - Rebecca Campbell

Slaves of New York - Tama Janowitz

Slightly Single - Wendy Markham

Slow Dancing - Joan Elizabeth Lloyd

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend - Robert James Waller

Spanish Lessons - Derek Lambert

Speaking with the angels - Nick Hornby

Suicide Blonde - Darcey Steinke

Summer Sisters - Judy Blume

Swimming Sweet Arrow - Maureen Gibbon

Tell Me No Lies - Jennifer Cruise

The answer is yes - Sara Lewis

The Art of Drowning - Billy Collins

The bachelors Cat - L.F.Hoffman

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

The Blessing - Jude Deveraux

The Body - Laurel Doud

The Broke Diaries - Angela Nissel

The Bullfighter Checks her Makeup - Susan Orlean

The Cigarette Girl - Carol Wolper

The collect call of the wild - Bob Holman

The Courage to be a Single Mother - Sheila Ellison

The Creativity Book - Eric Maisel, Ph.D.

The Edge of Reason - Helen Fielding

The Enchantment of Lily Dahl - Siri Hastvedt

The End of an Affair - Graham Greene

The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje

The Erotica Project - Lillian Ann Slugocki and Erin Cressida Wilson

The Eye of the Tiger - Wilbur Smith

The Feast of Love - Charles Baxter

The Fifth Child - Doris Lessing

The Foreigner - Meg Castaldo

The Four Agreements - Don Miquel Ruiz

The Ghost - Danielle Steel

The Girl in the Flammable Skirt - Aimee Bender

The Good Mother - Sue Miller

The Good People of New York - Thisbe Nissen

The Haiku Year

The Heart Reader - Anonymous

The Hottest State - Ethan Hawke

The Informers - Bret Easton Ellis

The Kiss - Kathryn Harrison

The Language of Goodbye - Maribeth Fischer

The Liars Club - Mary Karr

The Lies that Bind - Edward DeAngelo

The Light of Falling Stars - J. Robert Lennon

The Long Road Home - Danielle Steel

The Marriage Sabbatical - Cheryl Jarvis

The Most Wanted - Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Perfect Elizabeth- Libby Schmais

The Perks of being a wallflower - Stephen Chobsky

The Pilots Wife - Anita Shreve

The Ragamuffin Gospel - Brennan Manning

The Red Devil - Katherine Russell Rich

The Red Devil - Katherine Russell Rich

The Rich Part of Life - Jim Kokoris

The Road Home - Eliza Thomas

The Rules of Attraction - Bret Easton Ellis

The Rules of Seduction- Daniel L. Magda

The Scoundrel - Stephan Jaramillo

The Screaming Room - Barbara Peabody

The Trials of Tiffany Trott - Isabel Wolff

The Underachievers Diary - Benjamin Anastas

The Vagina Monolouges - Eve Ensler

The Vanishing Tim Krabbe

The Wishbones - Tom Perrotta

They Whisper - Rovert Olen Butler

This Place you return to is home - Kirsty Gunn

Too Much Temptation - Lori Foster

Tunnel Vision - Keith Lowe

Under the Tuscan Sun - Frances Mayer

Valentine Place - Daivd Lehman

Verses that Hurt - (the Poemfone Poets) - Jordan and Amy Trachetenberg

Void of Course - Jim Carrol

Watermelon - Mirian Keyes

What are you like? - Anne Enright

What We Don't Know About Children - Simona Vinci

Where Love Goes - Joce Maynard

Where You Belong - Barbara Taylor Bradford

While I was Gone - Sue Miller

White Oleander - Janet Fitch

Winging it ( A Tale of Turning Thirty) - Elizabeth Tippens

Without Reservations - Alice Steinbach

Writing to Save Your Life - Michelle Weldon

You Can Heal Your Life - Louise L. Hay

I thank each and every author I've listed for their contribution to my brain!