Posts tagged ‘book list 2012’

January 1, 2013

Reading – The End of 2012

The final count for the year is 167. Here are the most recent 40+. I’ve bolded the ones I liked best, and made a few notes for fun.

The Next Accident by Lisa Gardner
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Lot’s Return to Sodom by Sandra Brannan
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux (translated by Lowell Bair) – so it turns out Lowell Bair is AWESOME. I got all the books he’s translated from French after I read this.
The Jupiter Myth by Lindsey Davis
Dragons of the Valley by Donita K. Paul
The Alexander Cipher by Will Adams
Widow’s Might by Sandra Brannan – one heck of a mystery novel. you want a strong female? you got it in this series. (this is book 3)
Gideon’s Corpse by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
The Drop by Michael Connelly
Dragons of the Watch by Donita K. Paul
The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafor
Broken Harbor by Tana French
Killing Calvinism: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside by Greg Dutcher
The Disappearance at Pere-Lachaise (Victor Legris #2) by Claude Izner
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Death in the Floating City by Tasha Alexander
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Killing Hour by Lisa Gardner
Dragonspell by Donita K. Paul
Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera & Bill Cleaver
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
Sandstorm by James Rollins
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
Gone by Lisa Gardner
The Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin
The Professor’s Assassin (short story) by Matthew Pearl
DragonQuest by Donita K. Paul
Silent Night (short story) by Deanna Raybourn
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir…of Sorts by Ian Morgan Cron
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling – yep, read the British version. really appreciate the Britishisms that didn’t make the cut in the US version.
Maniac McGee by Jerry Spinelli
The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
The House of the Wolfings by William Morris – this book was very influential for JRR Tolkein, and you can tell
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh
The Survivor’s Club by Lisa Gardner
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain