Thursday, December 27, 2012

Books Read in 2012


Ellis Avery, The Last Nude
Alex Gilvarry, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant
Theodora Goss, The Thorn and the Blossom
Jane Harris, Gillespie and I
Rashad Harrison, Our Man in the Dark
Melissa Marr, Graveminder
Sandra Newman, The Western Lit Survival Kit: An Irreverent Guide to the Classics, from Homer to Faulkner
Dubravka Ugrešić, Thank You for Not Reading: Essays on Literary Trivia


Anne Clinard Barnhill, At the Mercy of the Queen
Nancy Bilyeau, The Crown
Christine Blevins, The Turning of Anne Merrick
Jennifer Haigh, Baker Towers
Jennifer Haigh, Faith
Sarah McCoy, The Baker’s Daughter
Donna Russo Morin, The King's Agent
Matthew Pearl, The Technologists
Mary Roberts Rinehart, When A Man Marries
Vatsyayana, Kama Sutra
S.J. Watson, Before I Go To Sleep
Lauren Willig, The Garden Intrigue


Eleanor Hallowell Abbott, Molly Make-Believe
Jetta Carleton, Clair de Lune
Jennifer Chiaverini, Sonoma Rose
Jennifer duBois, A Partial History of Lost Causes
Tan Twang Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists
Kathryn Harrison, Enchantments
Ryan David Jahn, The Dispatcher
Margot Livesey, The Flight of Gemma Hardy
Kristina McMorris, Bridge of Scarlet Leaves
Susie Moloney, The Thirteen
Sophie Perinot, The Sister Queens
Daniel Pyne, A Hole in the Ground Owned by a Liar
M.J. Rose, The Book of Lost Fragrances
Jacqueline Winspear, The Mapping of Love and Death


April Bernard, Miss Fuller
D.L. Bogdan, The Sumerton Women
DeAnna Cameron, Dancing at the Chance
Angela Davis-Gardner, Butterfly’s Child
Francine du Plessix Gray, The Queen’s Lover
C.S. Lewis, Out of the Silent Planet
Elizabeth Loupas, The Flower Reader
Rosamund Lupton, Afterwards
Kristine Ong Muslim, We Bury the Landscape
Rachael Pruitt, The Dragon's Harp
Michel Stone, The Iguana Tree
Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons
Saima Wahab, In My Father’s Country: An Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate


Melanie Dugan, Dead Beautiful
Nicole Galland, I, Iago
Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal
Bruce Holbert, Lonesome Animals
Sadie Jones, The Uninvited Guests
Lois Leveen, The Secrets of Mary Bowser
Anouk Markovits, I Am Forbidden
Jennifer Miller, The Year of the Gadfly
Ann Patchett, State of Wonder
Elizabeth Percer, An Uncommon Education
Carolina De Robertis, Perla
K. Hollan Van Zandt, Written In the Ashes
Steve Wiegenstein, Slant of Light


Anita Amirrezvani, Equal of the Sun
Kishwar Desai, Witness the Night
Sara Foster, Beneath the Shadows
Janet Groth, The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker
Renee James, Coming Out Can Be Murder
Suzanne Joinson, A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar
Stephen King, The Colorado Kid
Ami McKay, The Virgin Cure
Katherine Webb, The Unseen
Jean Zimmerman, Love, Fiercely: A Gilded Age Romance


Michael Boccacino, Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling
Michael Chabon, Telegraph Avenue
Karen Harper, Mistress of Mourning
Victoria Hislop, The Thread
D. B. Jackson, Thieftaker
David John, Flight From Berlin
Sheila Kohler, The Bay of Foxes
Peter Leonard, All He Saw Was the Girl
Doug Magee, Darkness All Around
Emily Jeanne Miller, Brand New Human Being
Rachel Neumeier, House of Shadows
Ann Patchett, The Magician's Assistant
Karen Thompson Walker, The Age of Miracles
Louisa Young, My Dear I Wanted To Tell You


Emily Arsenault, Miss Me When I’m Gone
Alex Bledsoe, The Sword-Edged Blonde
Alex Bledsoe, Wake of the Bloody Angel
Debra Dean, The Mirrored World
Jennie Fields, The Age of Desire
Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master's Son
Giles Kristian, Blood Eye (Raven, Book 1)
Bianca Lakoseljac, Summer of the Dancing Bear
David LeRoy, The Siren of Paris
Maryanne O'Hara, Cascade
Emily Perkins, The Forrests
Julie K. Rose, Oleanna
Luisita López Torregrosa, Before the Rain
Lucy Wood, Diving Belles


S.G. Browne, Lucky Bastard
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes
Clare Clark, Beautiful Lies
Andrew Goldstein, The Bookie’s Son
Janice Law, Fires of London
E. J. Levy, Love, in Theory
Deborah Swift, The Gilded Lily
Peter M. Wheelwright, As It Is On Earth
Mingmei Yip, Skeleton Women


Tina Connolly, Ironskin
Louise Erdrich, The Round House
Sarah Jio, Blackberry Winter
Vincent Lam, The Headmaster’s Wager
Susan Elia MacNeal, Mr. Churchill’s Secretary
Robin Maxwell, Jane
B.A. Shapiro, The Art Forger
V.E. Ulett, Captain Blackwell’s Prize
Marilyn Yalom, How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance


Jill Dawson, Lucky Bunny
Lawrence Durrell, Judith
Joan Frank, Because You Have To
Tessa Hadley, Married Love: And Other Stories
Carolle Jean-Murat, Voodoo in My Blood: A Healer's Journey From Surgeon to Shaman
Barbara Kingsolver, Flight Behavior
Susan Elia MacNeal, Princess Elizabeth’s Spy
Timothy L. O'Brien, The Lincoln Conspiracy
Mary Sharratt, Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen
Laryssa Wirstiuk, The Prescribed Burn


Jesse Blackadder, The Raven's Heart
Stephanie LaCava, An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris
Lev Raphael, Rosedale the Vampyre
Mark Spivak, Iconic Spirits
Michael Williams, Vine: An Urban Legend


  1. Damn, that's quite impressive--not only that you read so much, but that you took the time to list and link to them all!

  2. I joined the 100 Books in a Year Reading Challenge again as it helps me keep track of the books I read through the year.

  3. neat! you will find my list in this post: