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Wrapping Up Cannonball Read III: Everybody Wins!

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Best Books of Cannonball Read III

The Christmas Cookie Sprinkle Snitcher by Robert Kraus (and Other Reviews from Our Junior Cannonballers)

Don't Call Me Ishmael by Michael Girard Bauer

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

Cannonball Read IV - What Do You Want to Read Before the Apocalypse?

Cannonball Read IV - A Changing of the Guard

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway

Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky

V for Vendetta by Alan Moore

Room by Emma Donoghue

The Prometheus Deception by Robert Ludlum

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

The Food Matters Cookbook by Mark Bittman

King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes

A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch

Pursuit by Karen Robards

Spoiled by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

The Strong Shall Live by Louis L'Amour

The Nymphos of Rocky Flats by Mario Acevedo

The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill

This Is Your Brain On Music by Daniel Levitin

The Pittsburgh Cocaine Seven: How a Ragtag Group of Fans Took the Fall for Major League Baseball by Aaron Skirboll

Your Three-Year-Old: Friend or Enemy by Louise Bates Ames

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Riding Rockets by Mike Mullane

Lady Susan by Jane Austen

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

What Is the What by Dave Eggers

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World by Jenna and Bob Torres

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Among Other Things, I've Taken Up Smoking by Aoibheann Sweeney

That Day in September by Artie Van Why

At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley

The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Juliet by Anne Fortier

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

The Ultimate History of Video Games by Steven L. Kent

Brave New Worlds edited by John Joseph Adams

City of Dreams & Nightmare by Ian Whates

A Lady's Lesson in Scandal by Meredith Duran

The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure

The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nicholas Meyer

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler

Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Just Kids by Patti Smith

Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes by Elizabeth Bond

Cannonball Read III Presents: Summer Reads

Summary Reviews of the Shortlisted Books for the 2011 Carnegie Medal

Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, and Erin Torneo

Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton

Little Children by Tom Perrotta

The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

Papillon by Henri Charriere

Anagrams by Lorrie Moore

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Walking In Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe

Bossypants by Tina Fey

The Gospel According to Coco Chanel by Karen Karbo

The Bourne Series: From Identity to Deception by Robert Ludlum and Eric Van Lustbader

Wake series by Lisa McMann

Cannonball Read III: And the Winner Is...

Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century by Sam Kashner & Nancy Schoenberger

The New Kings of Non-Fiction edited by Ira Glass

American Pastoral by Philip Roth

Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything For American Women by Rebecca Traister

It Gets Better edited by Dan Savage and Terry Miller

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

The Baseball: Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches by Zack Hample

Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen

Judi Dench: With a Crack in Her Voice by John Miller

Apathy and Other Small Victories by Paul Neilan

In The Aeroplane Over the Sea by Kim Cooper

One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde

Early Bird: A Memoir of Premature Retirement by Rodney Rothman

Here's the Situation: A Guide to Creeping on Chicks, Avoiding Grenades, and Getting in Your GTL on the Jersey Shore by Mike Sorentino with Chris Millis

A Shore Thing by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

Deus ex Machina by Andrew Foster Altschul

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Traitors' Gate by Kate Elliott

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Player One: What Is to Become of Us by Douglas Coupland

In Defense of Tolkien: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Big Machine by Victor LaValle

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike Brown

Trickster: An Anthropological Memoir by Eileen Kane

Lost and Found: An Afternoon Comment Diversion

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan

Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America by Kate Zernike

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Corey Doctorow

Book Review: Carry Me Home by Sandra Krig

A Body to Die for by Kate White

PopCo by Scarlett Thomas

Electric Literature No. 1 Stories from Michael Cunningham, Jim Shepard, T Cooper, Lydia Millet, Diana Wagman

Sliver by Ira Levin

HELP! A Bear is Eating Me! By Mykle Hansen

Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

The Gunslinger by Stephen King

City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende

Beach Music by Pat Conroy

Being Wrong by Katheryn Schulz

Vampire Hunter D Vol 6: Pilgrimage of the Sacred and the Profane

Journey into America by Akbar Ahmed

Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? by Charlise Lyles

The Greatest Gift Is a Passion for Reading

Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X with Alex Haley

The Body Shop by Paul Solotaroff

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

The Passage by Justin Cronin

I Don't: A Contrarian History of Marriage by Susan Squire

I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb

Hater by David Moody

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

The Constant Princess by Phillipa Gregory

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Cold Magic by Kate Elliott

For All the Tea in China by Sarah Rose

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

My Life in France by Julia Child and Alex Prud'Homme

Derby Girl by Shauna Cross

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

How to Cook Like a Top Chef

The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

Just In Case by Meg Rosoff

Auschwitz: A New History by Laurence Rees

H. P. Lovecraft: The Fiction: Complete and Unabridged by

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne with Chris Ayres

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Book Review: "The Time of the Hero" by Mario Vargas Llosa

And They're Off!