A slight obsession with books

Reading and Fibrecrafts

Books read

2017

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow –
Books from the 1001 list in blue –
L = borrowed from local library –
K = read on Kindle – 23
A = Audio books – 3
TBR pile -4

Total books read = 30

March:
The Boleyn King – Laura Andersen
The something girl – Jodi Taylor – K
The nothing girl – Jodi Taylor – K
Date night on Union Station – E.M. Foner – K
The chronicles of Marr-nia – Karen Cantwell – K
My name is Markham – Jodi Taylor – K
A very distant shore – Jenny Colgan – K
Lies, damned lies & history – Jodi Taylor – K
What could possibly go wrong – Jodi Taylor – K
No time like the past – Jodi Taylor – K

February: 10
A trail through time – Jodi Taylor – K
A second chance – Jodi Taylor – K
A symphony of echoes – Jodi Taylor – K
Just one damned thing after another – Jodi Taylor – K
Waylaid – Kim Harrison – K
The turn – Kim Harrison – K
Lock in – John Scalzi – A
The summer seaside kitchen – Jenny Colgan – K
Armada – Ernest Cline – A
Sideways and backwards – Heather Teysko – K

January: 10
My tomorrow, your yesterday – Jason Ayres – K
24/7 – Jim Brown – K
Once upon a curse – Yasmine Galenorn – K
Wicked appetite – Janet Evanovich
Dying in the wool – Frances Brody
Leaving time – Jodi Picoult – A
Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children – Ransom Riggs – K
Hard landing – Stephen Leather – K
Short fuses – Stephen Leather – K
Alone in the dark – Karen Rose

2016

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow –
Books from the 1001 list in blue –
L = borrowed from local library – 2
K = read on Kindle – 59
A = Audio books – 12
TBR pile -33

Total books read = 106

December:
Dead lions – Mick Heron – K
Where there’s smoke – Jodi Picoult – K
Masks – Karen Chance – K
Zombie’s bite – Karen Chance – K
Night school – Lee Child – A
Tricky twenty-two – Janet Evanovich – K
Here be dragons – Sharon Bolton – K
Doctor Who: The legends of River Song – Jenny Colgan – K
Wasteland (surviving the evacuation) – Frank Tayell – K
The quality of silence – Rosamund Lupton
London (surviving the evacuation) – Frank Tayell – K
Slow horses – Mick Heron – K
Short stories from Hogwarts – J. K. Rowling – K
Little black lies – Sharon Bolton – K

November: 8
Ready player one – Ernest Cline – A
King and Maxwell – David Baldacci – K
The sixth man – David Baldacci – K
Daisy in chains – Sharon Bolton – K
Practically perfect – Katie Fforde – K
While my eyes were closed – Linda Green – K
Hogwarts: an incomplete and unreliable guide – K
Splinter the silence – Val McDermid – K

October: 8
Carpe Jugulum – Terry Pratchett – K
End of watch – Stephen King – A
Lord of the wings – Donna Andrews
There goes the bride – M. C. Beaton
Darned if you do – Monica Ferris
The drowning spool – Monica Ferris
The return of the king – J.R.R. Tolkien – A
A spoonful of poison – M. C. Beaton

September: 2
Kissing Christmas goodbye – M. C. Beaton
Alan Turing: unlocking the Enigma – David Boyle – K

August: 10
Dust – Hugh Howey – A
The last Englishman: A thru-hiking adventure on the PCT – Keith Foskett – K
The chocolate lovers’ club – Carole Matthews – K
The sister – Louise Jenson – K
The husband’s secret – Liane Moriarty
Love, lies and liquor – M. C. Beaton
The Martian – Andy Weir – K (re-read)
The perfect paragon – M. C. Beaton
Shift – Hugh Howey – A
The deadly dance – M.C. Beaton

July: 9
Room – Emma Donaghue – K
The haunted house – M. C. Beaton
The curious curate – M. C. Beaton
The day the floods came – M. C. Beaton
Mystery writers of America presents Vengeance – Lee Child – K
Wool – Hugh Howey – A
You and me, always – Jill Mansell – K
The list – J. A. Konrath – K
Finders keepers – Stephen King – K

June: 9
The brightest star in the sky – Marion Keyes
The road to little dribbling – Bill Bryson
The ocean at the end of the lane – Neil Gaiman
Murray Walker: The last word – Christopher Hilton
Sing you home – Jodi Picoult
I shall wear midnight – Terry Pratchett – K
Wintersmith – Terry Pratchett – K
A hat full of sky – Terry Pratchett – K
The wee free men – Terry Pratchett – K

May: 8
The two towers – J. R. R. Tolkien – A
Life after life – Kate Atkinson (re-read)
Last days of the bus club – Chris Stewart – K
Arrow’s fall – Mercedes Lackey (re-read)
Arrow’s flight – Mercedes Lackey (re-read)
Arrows of the queen – Mercedes Lackey (re-read)
The love from hell – M. C. Beaton
The last continent – Terry Pratchett – K

April: 4
Jingo – Terry Pratchett – K
Agatha Raisin and the fairies of Fryfam – M. C. Beaton
The girl with all the gifts – M. R. Carey
Career of evil – Robert Galbraith – L

March: 8
The revenant – Michael Punke – A
The witch with no name – Kim Harrison – K
A summer at sea – Katie Fforde – L
The undead pool – Kim Harrison – K
Three ways to capsize a boat – Chris Stewart – K
The fellowship of the ring – J. R. R. Tolkien – A
Grave visions – Kalayna Price – K
Ever after – Kim Harrison – K

February: 17
Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden
Starter for ten – David Nicholls – K
Mr Mercedes – Stephen King – K
The Christmas surprise – Jenny Colgan – K
The little shop of happy ever after – Jenny Colgan – K
The collected short stories – Dana Stabenow – K
The wizard of Evesham – M. C. Beaton
The wellspring of death – M. C. Beaton
The terrible tourist – M. C. Beaton
Better to rest – Dana Stabenow – K
Nothing gold can stay – Dana Stabenow – K
So sure of death – Dana Stabenow – K
Fire and ice – Dana Stabenow – K
Vengeance is mine – Mickey Spillane
The murderous marriage – MC Beaton
Alaska traveller: dispatches from America’s last frontier – Dana Stabenow – K
Dead men stalking – Karen Cantwell – K

January: 9
The walkers of Dembley = MC Beaton – K
The potted gardener – MC Beaton – K
By its cover – Donna Leon – K
Inked – Karen Chance/other authors – K
After the crash – Michael Bussi – K
The tales of Max Carrados – Ernest Bramah – A
The silence – Alison Bruce – K
Make me – Lee Child – A
The Winter Garden – Jane Thynne

2015

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow –
Books from the 1001 list in blue –
L = borrowed from local library – 32
K = read on Kindle – 33
TBR pile – 29

Total books read = 94

December: 2
Bradley Wiggins: Tour de Force – John Deering – K
After Anna – Alex Lake – K

November: 9
Never coming back – Tim Weaver
The nightingale before Christmas – Donna Andrews
The curious case of the copper corpse – Alan Bradley – K
Angels twice defending – Cassandra Clare – K
Little house in the big woods – Laura Ingalls Wilder
Reap the wind – Karen Chance
Duck the halls – Donna Andrews
As chimney sweepers come to dust – Alan Bradley – K
First family – David Baldacci – K

October: 5
Born to endless night – Cassandra Clare
A perfect blood – Kim Harrison – K
Pale demon – Kim Harrison
The Quarry – Iain Banks
Black magic sanction – Kim Harrison

September: 15
White witch, black curse – Kim Harrison – K
The fiery trial – Cassandra Clare – K
The return – Michael Siemsen – K
Matty – Michael Siemsen – K
The clockwork princess – Cassandra Clare – L
The clockwork prince – Cassandra Clare – L
Bitter of tongue – Cassandra Clare – K
Pale kings and princes – Cassandra Clare – K
The evil we love – Cassandra Clare – K
Nothing but shadows – Cassandra Clare – K
The Whitechapel fiend – Cassandra Clare – K
The lost Herondale – Cassandra Clare – K
Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy – Cassandra Clare – K
Small wars – Lee Child – K
The clockwork angel – Cassandra Clare – L

August: 4
The bone season – Samantha Shannon – L
The Opal – Michael Siemsen – K
City of heavenly fire – Cassandra Clare
The library of shadows – Mikkel Birkegaard

July: 8
City of lost souls – Cassandra Clare
City of fallen angels – Cassandra Clare
Chatty cat – Suzan Collins – K
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury – L
Red rising – Pierce Brown – L
The buried giant – Kazuo Ishiguro – L
The first fifteen lives of Harry August – Claire North – L
A God in ruins – Kate Atkinson – L

June: 11
The story of us – Dani Atkins – K
The siren – Alison Bruce – K
Bad blood – Dana Stabenow – K
Feet of clay – Terry Pratchett – K
11.59 – David Williams – K
A shiver of light – Laurell K. Hamilton
Cross-stitch before dying – Amanda Lee
The long stitch good night – Amanda Lee
Last man in tower – Aravind Adiga
Beyond the limit – Professor Sid Watkins
The dig – Michael Siemson – K

May: 6
The French lieutenant’s woman – John Fowles
The girl on the train – Paula Hawkins – L
The good, the bad, and the emus – Donna Andrews
Restless in the grave – Dana Stabenow – K
On what grounds – Cleo Coyle
Stonemouth – Iain Banks

April: 9
Mrs. Hemingway – Naomi Wood – L
A letter of Mary – Laurie R. King
A vintage wedding – Katie Fforde – L
Where demons dare – Kim Harrison
A monstrous regiment of women – Laurie R. King
Thread reckoning – Amanda Lee
Ritual – Mo Hayder – L
Summer at Little Beach Street bakery – Jenny Colgan – L
Second life – S. J. Watson – L

March: 7
The eye of Zoltar – Jasper Fforde – L
Galina Petrovna’s three-legged dog story – Andrea Bennett – L
Bird box – Josh Malerman – L
Interesting times – Terry Pratchett – K
The beekeeper’s apprentice – Laurie R. King
The twins – Saskia Sarginson
Unknown – Rachel Caine

February: 9
Undone – Rachel Caine
Three amazing things about you – Jill Mansell – L
Black roses – Jane Thynne – L
The politics of washing: real life in Venice – Polly Coles – K
When it’s a jar – Tom Holt – L
Wild: A journey from lost to found – Cheryl Strayed – K
The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt – L
The secret life of Bletchley Park – Sinclair McKay – K
Trustee from the toolroom – Nevil Shute – L

January: 9
Die again – Tess Gerritsen
Closer than you think – Karen Rose – L
Last to die – Tess Gerritsen – L
The silent girl – Tess Gerritsen – L
The killing place – Tess Gerritsen – L
The Mephisto club – Tess Gerritsen – L
Vanish – Tess Gerritsen – L
The paying guests – Sarah Waters – L
The woman who stole my life – Marion Keyes – L

2014

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow –
Books from the 1001 list in blue –
L = borrowed from local library – 52
K = read on Kindle – 58
TBR pile – 17

Total books read = 127

December: 8
The future falls – Tanya Huff – K
A Christmas feast – Katie Fforde
Agatha Raisin and the vicious vet – M. C. Beaton – K
Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death – M.C. Beaton – K
The skeleton road – Val McDermid – L
Bright young things – Scarlett Thomas – K
Not a drill – Lee Child (short story) – K
Simple genius – David Baldacci – K

November: 12
The Magpies – Mark Edwards – K
The golden egg – Donna Leon – K
Rose under fire – Elizabeth Wein – K
The little old lady who broke all the rules – Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg – K
One summer: America 1927 – Bill Bryson – K
The children act – Ian McEwan – L
Double indemnity – James M. Cain – L
Well read, then dead – Terrie Farley Moran
Spider web – Earlene Fowler
Mister Teacher – Jack Sheffield – L
Personal – Lee Child – L
The one you really want – Jill Mansell – K

October: 9
Snow White must die – Nele Neuhaus – K
Fractured – Dani Atkins – K
NanoSwarm: Extermination day book 2 – William Turnage – K
Extermination day – William Turnage – K
Shopaholic to the stars – Sophie Kinsella – L
Cambridge Blue – Alison Bruce – K
Moving pictures – Terry Pratchett – K
Though not dead – Dana Stabenow – K
A night too dark – Dana Stabenow – K

September: 10
Whisper to the blood – Dana Stabenow – K
Nearest thing to crazy – Elizabeth Forbes – L
Baltimore blues -Laura Lipman – L
Bomb girls – Jacky Hyams – K
Silkworm – Robert Galbraith – L
Gone – Michael Grant – L
The facts of life and death – Belinda Bauer – L
City of glass – Cassandra Clare
The Chrysalids – John Wyndham – L
Wolf – Mo Hayder – L

August: 9
City of Ashes – Cassandra Clare
And then you dye – Monica Ferris
Little Beach Street bakery – Jenny Colgan – L
Precious thing – Colette McBeth – L
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ sweet shop – Jenny Colgan – L
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ sweet shop of dreams – Jenny Colgan – L
Broken Monsters – Lauren Beukes – L
Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe – Jenny Colgan – L
The girl who saved the king of Sweden – Jonas Jonasson – L

July: 12
Eeny Meeny – M. J. Arlidge – L
Skin game – Jim Butcher – K
Cold days – Jim Butcher – K
Meet me at the cupcake cafe – Jenny Colgan – L
Ghost story – Jim Butcher – K
State fair – Earlene Fowler
The last town – Blake Crouch – K
Changes – Jim Butcher – K
Top secret twenty-one – Janet Evanovich – L
Turncoat – Jim Butcher – K
A dark and twisted tide – Sharon Bolton – L
Like this, for ever – Sharon Bolton – L

June: 15
Small favour – Jim Butcher – K
White night – Jim Butcher – K
A dance of dragons: pt two, After the feast – George R. R. Martin – K
High rollers – Jack Bowman – K
Dead scared – Sharon Bolton – L
Proven guilty – Jim Butcher – K
Dead beat – Jim Butcher – K
Perfect match – Katie Fforde – L
Blood rites – Jim Butcher – K
Death masks – Jim Butcher – K
The square root of murder – Ada Madison
Tumbling blocks – Earlene Fowler
Summer knight – Jim Butcher – K
Grave peril – Jim Butcher – K
The Martian – Andy Weir – K

May: 11
Hour game – David Baldacci – K
The hen of the Baskervilles – Donna Andrews
The second life of Amy Archer – R.S. Pateman – L
Threadbare – Monica Ferris
Poppet – Mo Hayder – L
The Farm – Tom Rob Smith – L
Ender’s game – Orson Scott Card – L
A dance of dragons: pt. one, Dreams and Dust – George R.R. Martin – K
Timesmudger – Gillian Smellie – K
A Feast for Crows – George R.R. Martin – K
A Storm of Swords: pt two Blood & Gold – George R.R. Martin -K

April: 9
A Storm of Swords: pt one Steel & Snow – George R.R. Martin -K
Split second – David Baldacci – K
It’s a Dunder-Bull wife – Karen Cantwell – K
Beastly things – Donna Leon – K
A clash of kings – George R.R. Martin – K
A French affair – Katie Fforde – L
The dead in their vaulted arches – Alan Bradley – L
Mr Penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore – Robin Sloan – L
Night Film – Marisha Pessl – L

March: 8
Never go back – Lee Child – L
The unpredictable consequences of love – Jill Mansell – L
Fool Moon – Jim Butcher – K
Storm Front – Jim Butcher – K
And the mountains echoed – Khaled Hosseini – L
The cuckoo’s calling – Robert Galbraith – L
The human game – Simon Read – L
The shock of the fall – Nathan Filer – L

February: 7
The silent wife – A. S. A. Harrison – L
I am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes – L
The real macaw – Donna Andrews
The other typist – Suzanne Rindell – L
The ruby slippers – Keir Alexander (ARC)
Takedown Twenty – Janet Evanovich – L
Deadly Heat – Richard Castle – L

January: 17
A stitch in time – Amanda James – K
A deeper sleep – Dana Stabenow – K
Apple Tree Yard – Louise Doughty – L
If snow hadn’t fallen – S. J. Bolton – K
The deep blue goodbye – John D. MacDonald – K
Delectable mountains – Earlene Fowler
Dirty secrets – Karen Rose (novella) – K
Buttons and Bones – Monica Ferris
Now you see me – S. J. Bolton – L
Frozen heat – Richard Castle – L
The stupidest angel – Christpher Moore – L
A game of thrones – George R. R. Martin – K
Amaryllis – Carrie Vaughn (short story) – K
Cross and burn – Val McDermid – L
The lust lizard of Melancholy Cove – Christopher Moore – L
The devil’s star – Jo Nesbo
Stitch me deadly – Amanda Lee

2013

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow – 2
Books from the 1001 list in blue – 7
L = borrowed from local library – 36
K = read on Kindle – 47

Total books read = 156

December: 18
Gone girl – Gillian Flynn
Books can be deceiving – Jenn McKinlay
Speaking from among the bones – Alan Bradley – L
Birdman – Mo Hayder – L
Allegiant – Veronica Roth – L
Broken dishes – Earlene Fowler
The devotion of suspect X – Keigo Higashino – L
The Twelve – Justin Cronin – K
The colour war – Jodi Picoult (single) – K
The graveyard book – Neil Gaiman – K
Saturday night cleaver – Karen Cantwell – K
I just made the tea – Di Spires – L
Wayward – Blake Crouch – K
Pines – Blake Crouch – K
How to be a woman – Caitlin Moran – L
Some like it hawk – Donna Andrews
I am half-sick of shadows – Alan Bradley – L
Notorious nineteen – Janet Evanovich – L

November: 16
Daylighters – Rachel Caine
44 – Jools Sinclair – K
Sharp objects – Gillian Flynn – K
Thread on arrival – Amanda Lee
A taint in the blood – Dana Stabenow – K
The girl who ruled Fairyland- for a little while – Catherynne M Valente – K
A grave denied – Dana Stabenow – K
Maskerade – Terry Pratchett – K
The quick and the thread – Amanda Lee
Deja view – Ian Hocking – K
Don’t want to miss a thing – Jill Mansell – K
Broken silence – Karen Rose – K
Stories from a theme park insider – Robert Niles – K
Eric – Terry Pratchett – K
A fistful of charms – Kim Harrison – K
Badwater – Toni Dwiggins – K

October: 5
Tempt the stars – Karen Chance
Border crossings – Michael L Weems – K
One more bite – Jennifer Rardin
A fine and bitter snow – Dana Stabenow – K
The shining girls – Lauren Beukes

September: 10
Boy meets girl – Meg Cabot
One Salt Sea – Seanan McGuire
Late Eclipses – Seanan McGuire
An Artificial Night – Seanan McGuire
The Winter Witch – Paula Brackston
Lords and Ladies – Terry Pratchett – L
The particular sadness of lemon cake – Aimee Bender
A red herring without mustard – Alan Bradley – L
The weed that strings the hangman’s bag – Alan Bradley – L
Pyramids – Terry Pratchett – L

August: 14
Eiger Dreams – Jon Krakauer
This charming man – Marion Keyes
The Help – Kathryn Stockett – L
Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein – K
The Fourth Hand – John Irving
Terminated – Rachel Caine
Perfect – Rachel Joyce – L
Daisy Fay and the miracle man – Fannie Flagg
High Heat – Lee Child – K (novella)
The singing of the dead – Dana Stabenow – K
Life after life – Kate Atkinson – L
Lost & Found – Tom Winter
Midnight come again – Dana Stabenow – K
Hunter’s moon – Dana Stabenow – K

July: 17
The Night Watch – Sarah Waters – L
City of Bones – Cassandra Clare
The Paradise Guest House – Ellen Sussman
Sweet tooth – Ian McEwan – L
Real murders – Charlaine Harris (reread)
Shakespeare’s landlord – Charlaine Harris (reread)
Her fearful symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger – L
The little stranger – Sarah Waters
Wedding night – Sophie Kinsella – L
Change of heart – Jodi Picoult
Evermore – Alyson Noel
Ten out of ten – Meg Cabot
To the nines – Meg Cabot
Killing grounds – Dana Stabenow – K
Breakup – Dana Stabenow – K
A whiff of scandal – Carole Matthews
Every which way but dead – Kim Harrison – K

June: 11
Buying trouble – Karen Chance – K
Beautiful creatures – Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Fury’s kiss – Karen Chance
Barefoot soldier – Johnson Beharry – L
Dead ever after – Charlaine Harris
Life at the limit – Professor Sid Watkins
After eight – Meg Cabot
Girls in Tears – Jacqueline Wilson
The White Queen – Philippa Gregory
Clockwise – Elle Strauss – K
The Passage – Justin Cronin

May: 15
Gone – Mo Hayder
Cherchez la femme – Dana Stabenow – K
Wreck rights – Dana Stabenow – K
Blood will tell – Dana Stabenow – K
The Chessmen – Peter May – L
A wanted man – Lee Child
Sourcery – Terry Pratchett
Surface detail – Iain M. Banks
Play with fire – Dana Stabenow – K
Chocolate wishes – Trisha Ashley
A cold blooded business – Dana Stabenow – K
House rules – Jodi Picoult
Skios – Michael Frayn
Fall of night – Rachel Caine
Doughnut – Tom Holt

April: 13
Two weeks’ notice – Rachel Caine
The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry – Rachel Joyce
Did you miss me? – Karen Rose
The loveliest chocolate shop in Paris – Jenny Colgan
Deadlocked – Charlaine Harris
Grave memory – Kalayna Price – K
Heat rises – Richard Castle – L
Nooses give – Dana Stabenow – K (short story)
Dead in the water – Dana Stabenow – K
A fatal thaw – Dana Stabenow – K
Dead case in Deadwood – Ann Charles – K
Rubbernecker – Belinda Bauer – L
The case of the flashing fashion queen – Heather Doherty – K

March: 10
Encore Valentine – Adriana Trigiani – L
Life, liberty and the pursuit of sausages – Tom Holt
Blonde bombshell – Tom Holt
The Unconsoled – Kazuo Ishiguro – L
Very Valentine – Adriana Trigiani
Slow man – J. M. Coetzee – L
Dangerous alterations – Elizabeth Lynn Casey
Cold days – Jim Butcher – L
The Vanishing Point – Val McDermid
11.22.63 – Stephen King

February: 15
Deadly Notions – Elizabeth Lynn Casey
Between the lines – Victoria Pendleton (with Donald McRae)  – L
The Water room – Christopher Fowler
The hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared – Jonas Jonasson – L
Moonlighting in Vermont – Kate George – K
Pinned for murder – Elizabeth Lynn Casey
Recipe for love – Katie Fforde – L
Steamed – Jessica Conant-Park
The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a ship of her own making – Catherynne M. Valente
Stranger in a strange land – Robert Heinein – L
The Song of the Quarkbeast – Jasper Fforde – L
Operation Shylock – Philip Roth – L
Death threads – Elizabeth Lynn Casey
The Collector – John Fowles – L
Girls in love – Jacqueline Wilson

January: 12
Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut – L
Burmese days – George Orwell – L
Grave Dance – Kalayna Price – K
No Angel – The secret life of Bernie Ecclestone – Tom Bower
Sew deadly – Elizabeth Lynn Casey
The sweetness at the bottom of the pie – Alan Bradley
Mistress of the art of death – Ariana Franklin
The Lewis Man – Peter May – K
Grave witch – Kalayna Price – K
Children of the night – Mercedes Lackey
Children of the fog – Cheryl Kaye Tardif – K
Under the dome – Stephen King

2012

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow – 2
Books from the 1001 list in blue – 80
1001 = 1001 library – 8
BR = Book ring, ray or spiral – 8
L = borrowed from local library – 59
K = read on Kindle – 42

Total books read = 205

December:
Out of Africa – Karen Blixen
The talk of the town – Ardal O’Hanlon – 1001
The death of Ivan Ilych – Leo Tolstoy – K
The life of Lazarillo of Tormes – Anonymous – K
Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo – Heather Wardell – K
Ashlyn’s radio – Heather Doherty & Norah Wilson – K
The good, the bad, and the undead – Kim Harrison – K
Devil’s bargain – Rachel Caine
Home and the world – Rabindra Nath Tagore – K
Sunshine and shadow – Earlene Fowler
The wild ways – Tanya Huff
The Casual Vacancy – J.K. Rowling – L
The mystery of Mercy Close – Marion Keyes – L
Insurgent – Veronica Roth – L
The Human Stain – Philip Roth – L

November: 10
Keep the aspidistra flying – George Orwell – L
The cat manual – Michael Ray Taylor – K
Nemesis – Philip Roth – L
Waiting for the barbarians – J.M. Coetzee – L
Bitter blood – Rachel Caine
There but for the – Ali Smith – L
Memento Mori – Muriel Spark – L
Coming up for air – George Orwell – L
Steps to the altar – Earlene Fowler
Naked Heat – Richard Castle – L

October: 19
Revenge of the cootie girls – Sparkle Hayter
Friend request – David Wailing – K
The black house – Peter May
Arkansas traveler – Earlene Fowler
Gabriel’s gift – Hanif Kureishi
Seven sisters – Earlene Fowler
The end of the affair – Graham Greene – 1001
Oranges are not the only fruit – Jeanette Winterson
The Vesuvius Club – Mark Gatiss
Carry on, Jeeves – P. G. Wodehouse – (L)
Joy in the morning – P. G. Wodehouse – (L)
Mariner’s compass – Earlene Fowler
Dove in the window – Earlene Fowler
Drawing conclusions – Donna Leon
Right Ho, Jeeves – P. G. Wodehouse – L
Franny and Zooey – J. D. Salinger – L
Odd Apocalypse – Dean Koontz – L
The safety net – Heinrich Boll – L
The little village school – Gervase Phinn – L

September: 19
The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien (re-read)
Don’t run, whatever you do – Peter Allison – K
Odd interlude part three – Dean Koontz – K
Odd interlude part two – Dean Koontz – K
Odd interlude part one – Dean Koontz – K
Beloved – Toni Morrison – L
I, Robot – Isaac Asimov – L
I’ve got your number – Sophie Kinsella – L
The woman who died a lot – Jasper Fforde – L
The elegance of the hedgehog – Muriel Barbery – L
Foe – J. M. Coetzee – L
Bloodstone – Barbra Annino – K
White noise – Don DeLillo – L
Opal Fire – Barbra Annino – K
The book of illusions – Paul Auster – L
Mrs Harris goes to New York – (L)
Mrs Harris goes to Paris – Paul Gallico – L
Under the skin – Michael Faber – L
Explosive Eighteen – Janet Evanovich – L

August: 18
The ravishing of Lol Stein – Marguerite Duras
Mort – Terry Pratchett
The remains of the day – Kazuo Ishiguro – L
The country girls – Edna O’Brien – L
Thank you, Jeeves – P. G. Wodehouse – L
For whom the bell tolls – Ernest Hemingway – L
Equal Rites – Terry Pratchett
How to watch the Olympics – David Goldblatt and Johnny Acton – K
Woman at point zero – Nawal El Saadawi – BR
The life of insects – Victor Pelevin – BR
The Affair – Lee Child
Total Eclipse – Rachel Caine
Cape Storm – Rachel Caine
Gale Force – Rachel Caine
There’s no toilet paper… on the road less traveled
Optical delusions in Deadwood – Ann Charles – K
A question of belief – Donna Leon
Nice girls finish last – Sparkle Hayter

July: 14
A walk in the park – Jill Mansell
What’s a girl gotta do? – Sparkle Hayter
To hell and back – Lilith Saintcrow
In session: Dr. Morgan Snow – M. J. Rose – K
Deep down – Lee Child – K
Second glance – Jodi Picoult
My gun is quick – Mickey Spillane
The Watchers – Jon Steele
Invisible – Paul Auster – L
Silenced by the yams – Karen Cantwell – K
The Night Strangers – Chris Bohjalian – L
In the forest – Edna O’Brien – L
Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami – L
Smokin’ seventeen – Janet Evanovich – L

June: 19
Home – Marilynne Robinson – L
Cannery Row – John Steinbeck – L
Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut – L
The Redbreast – Jo Nesbo
Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell
Divergent – Veronica Roth – L
Surfacing – Margaret Atwood – L
Affinity – Sarah Waters
Making money – Terry Pratchett
Citizen Insane – Karen Cantwell – K
The sense of an ending – Julian Barnes – L
Take the monkeys and run – Karen Cantwell – K
Black Water – Joyce Carol Oates (re-read)
Awakening – S. J. Bolton
Nearly departed in Deadwood – Ann Charles – K
Spring Flowers, Spring Frost – Ismail Kadare
The nose – Nikolai Gogol – K
At the mountains of madness – H. P. Lovecraft – K
A million shades of green – Sean Black – K

May: 17
American Rust – Philipp Meyer
Fifty shades freed – E. L. James – K
Cocaine nights – J. G. Ballard
Fifty shades darker – E. L. James – K
The accidental woman – Jonathan Coe – L
Fifty shades of grey – E. L. James – K
The Gathering – Anne Enright – L
The thing around your neck – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – L
The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid – L
Black Dawn – Rachel Caine
Fear of flying – Erica Jong
Working stiff – Rachel Caine
The maintenance of headway – Magnus Mills
Cost – Roxana Robinson – L
Matter – Iain M. Banks
A dead red cadillac – R. P. Dahlke – K
In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan – 1001

April: 13
The Retribution – Val McDermid
Group portrait with lady – Heinrich Boll – L
Troubles – J. G. Farrell – 1001
To have and have not – Ernest Hemingway – L
High Rise – J. G. Ballard – BR
Last breath – Rachel Caine
In memory of greed – Al Boudreau – K
The Penal Colony – Richard Herley – K
The afterparty – Leo Benedictus – L
Blackwork – Monica Ferris
Thai die – Monica Ferris
Dead Reckoning – Charlaine Harris
Novel with cocaine – M. Ageyev – BR

March: 19
Sizzling Sixteen – Janet Evanovich – L
The robber bride – Margaret Atwood – L
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games: Catching fire – Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
The plot against America – Philip Roth – 1001
Season of migration to the North – Tayeb Salih – BR
Tipping the velvet – Sarah Waters
Under the volcano – Malcolm Lowry – L
When in Rome – Ngaio Marsh
Thin air – Rachel Caine
Vile bodies – Evelyn Waugh – BR
Burning water – Mercedes Lackey
Fire and Ice – Dana Stabenow – K
Firestorm – Rachel Caine
Oroonoko or, The Royal Slave – Aphra Behn – BR
Hollow Earth – John & Carol Barrowman – K
Windfall – Rachel Caine
Summer of love – Katie Fforde

February: 14
A farewell to arms – Ernest Hemingway
Goose in the pond – Earlene Fowler
The cat who had 60 whiskers – Lilian Jackson Braun
A confederacy of dunces – John Kennedy Toole – L
Assault with a deadly glue gun – Lois Winston – K
The Bone Garden – Tess Gerritsen
Knitting bones – Monica Ferris
The Twins – Tessa de Loo – L
2666 – Roberto Bolano – L
The Calling – Alison Bruce – K
Les enfants terribles – Jean Cocteau – 1001
James Penney’s new identity / Guy walks into a bar – Lee Child – K
Sins and needles – Monica Ferris
Kansas troubles – Earlene Fowler

January: 28
Bleak House – Charles Dickens – K
Freaks – Tess Gerritson – K
Hit List – Laurell K. Hamilton
A cold day for murder – Dana Stabenow – K
The Breast – Philip Roth – BR
Fiesta – The sun also rises – Ernest Hemingway – L
Embroidered truths – Monica Ferris
Finders keepers – Belinda Bauer – L
A dry white season – Andre Brink
The Devil and Miss Prym – Paulo Coelho – L
The cat who dropped a bombshell – Lilian Jackson Braun
The truth about sharks and pigeons – Matt Phillips – K
Crewel Yule – Monica Ferris
Martin Eden – Jack London – K
Veronika decides to die – Paulo Coelho – L
Irish chain – Earlene Fowler
Closely observed trains – Bohumil Hrabil – L
Cutwork – Monica Ferris
Vanished – Liza Marklund
Fool’s puzzle – Earlene Fowler
The gravedigger’s daughter – Joyce Carol Oates
After the quake – Haruki Murakami
Annie John – Jamaica Kincaid
The Kingdom of this world – Alejo Carpentier – 1001
Secrets – Jacqueline Wilson
The Power and the Glory – Graham Greene – 1001
Dead Witch Walking – Kim Harrison – K
The Cat, the Quilt and the Corpse – Leann Sweeney

 2011

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow – 46
Books from the 1001 list in blue – 34
1001 = 1001 library – 1
BR = Book ring, ray or spiral – 17
L = borrowed from local library – 43
K = read on Kindle – 7

Total books read – 162

December: 15
Haven – Justin Kemppainen – K
PopCo – Scarlett Thomas
Finger lickin’ fifteen – Janet Evanovich – L
Warm bodies – Isaac Marion – L
Snow – Orhan Pamuk – BR
Six geese a-laying – Sophie Kinsella – K
Rosemary and Rue – Seanan McGuire – L
The mage in black – Jaye Wells
Red-headed stepchild – Jaye Wells
Kafka on the shore – Haruki Murakami – BR
Plum spooky – Janet Evanovich – L
Stork raving mad – Donna Andrews
Swan for the money – Donna Andrews
Before I go to sleep – S. J. Watson – K
Dreamer’s cat – Stephen Leather – K

November:11
Full dark house – Christopher Fowler
Dustbin baby – Jacqueline Wilson
Vicky angel – Jacqueline Wilson
The unbearable lightness of being – Milan Kundera
 – L
Clutch of constables – Ngaio Marsh
Just after sunset – Stephen King
Prime time – Liza Marklund – L
Darkside – Belinda Bauer – L
Once bitten – Stephen Leather – K
Sons and Lovers – D. H. Lawrence – K
Second Son – Lee Child – K

October: 11
The Enchantment Emporium – Tanya Huff
Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh – L
Exposed – Liza Marklund – L
Fearless fourteen – Janet Evanovich – L
Plum lucky – Janet Evanovich – L
A fine balance – Rohinton Mistry
The bomber – Liza Marklund
The poisonwood bible – Barbara Kingsolver
The Watchtower – Lee Carroll – L
Crime and punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Hunt the moon – Karen Chance

September: 11
The woman in white – Wilkie Collins
Hanging by a thread – Monica Ferris – BR
Death Sentence – Mikkel Birkegaard
House of leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski – L
Fever of the bone – Val McDermid
One day – David Nicholls
Skin – Mo Hayder
Mini shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella
I can see you – Karen Rose
A perfect proposal – Katie Fforde
Worth dying for – Lee Child

August: 10
To the moon and back – Jill Mansell
The private patient – P D James
Teacher, Teacher! – Jack Sheffield
Seventh heaven – Meg Cabot
Three men in a boat – Jerome K Jerome
Ghost story – Jim Butcher – L
Black Swan Rising – Lee Carroll
The bride that time forgot – Paul Magrs – BR
The Graduate – Charles Webb – BR
The house in Paris – Elizabeth Bowen
 – BR

July: 16
Transition – Iain Banks
Girl Friday – Jane Green
Agent 6 – Tom Rob Smith – L
Afterwards – Rosamund Lupton – L
Awakened – P.C. and Kristin Cast
The Pigeon – Patrick Suskind – BR
The girl who kicked the hornet’s nest – Stieg Larsson
Lean mean thirteen – Janet Evanovich – L
Master & Commander – Patrick O’Brien  – L
Saint City sinners – Lilith Saintcrow
Small Gods – Terry Pratchett – L
Flirt – Laurell K. Hamilton
Magic bites – Ilona Andrews
Silas Marner – George Eliot
Started early, took my dog – Kate Atkinson
Papillon – Henri Charriere

June: 13
The last concubine – Lesley Downer – L
Bullet – Laurell K. Hamilton
Sixsational – Meg Cabot
Give me five – Meg Cabot
River God – Wilbur Smith – L
Plum lovin’ – Janet Evanovich – L
The last dragonslayer – Jasper Fforde – L
Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov – L
Witches abroad – Terry Pratchett – L
The far pavilions – M. M. Kaye – L
Six geese a-slaying – Donna Andrews
Mia goes forth – Meg Cabot
Magician – Raymond E. Feist – L

May: 15
Third time lucky – Meg Cabot
The castle of crossed destinies – Italo Calvino – BR
The Godfather – Mario Puzo – L
Size 14 is not fat either – Meg Cabot
Size 12 is not fat – Meg Cabot
Take two – Meg Cabot
Bite Club – Rachel Caine
Thief of time – Terry Pratchett – L
Tarka the otter – Henry Williamson – 1001
Twelve sharp – Janet Evanovich – L
The cruel sea – Nicholas Monsarrat – L
Uprising – Scott G. Mariani
Cakes and Ale – Somerset Maughan – BR
Chill factor – Rachel Caine
Another one bites the dust – Jennifer Rardin

April: 24
May contain traces of magic – Tom Holt
61 hours – Lee Child
Cockatiels at seven – Donna Andrews
The penguin who knew too much – Donna Andrews
No nest for the wicket – Donna Andrews
Sunset song – Lewis Grassic Gibbon – L
Divine Misdemeanors – Laurell K. Hamilton
The color purple – Alice Walker – L
Pereira maintains – Antonio Tabucchi – BR
Schooling – Heather McGowan
 – BR
Possession – A. S. Byatt
Side jobs – Jim Butcher
How I got my shrunken head – R. L. Stine
Sleepovers – Jacqueline Wilson
The Witches – Roald Dahl
Skeleton Key – Anthony Horowitz
Point Blanc – Anthony Horowitz

The Passion – L. J. Smith
The Possessed – L. J. Smith
Bodies in a bookshop – R. T. Campbell
Eleven on top – Janet Evanovich – L
The hand of Ethelberta – Thomas Hardy – BR
Dead in the family – Charlaine Harris
The Truth – Terry Pratchett – L

March: 13
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
One of our Thursdays is missing – Jasper Fforde – L
A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
Ghost town – Rachel Caine
Kiss of death – Rachel Caine
Owls well that ends well – Donna Andrews
The sorrows of young Werther – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Heat Wave – Richard Castle
Claire de Lune – Christine Johnson
The cat who went bananas – Lilian Jackson Braun
Cross Stitch – Diana Gabaldon – L
Echoes from the dead – Johan Theorin
Shogun – James Clavell – L

February: 13
Ten big ones – Janet Evanovich – L
The BFG – Roald Dahl
The power of one – Bryce Courtenay
 – L
The chemistry of death – Simon Beckett
On the road – Jack Kerouac – L
We’ll always have parrots – Donna Andrews
The little prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis

Moon Palace – Paul Auster – BR
Sacrifice – S. J. Bolton
Shades of Grey – Jasper Fforde
East of Eden – John Steinbeck – L
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon – Donna Andrews

January: 10
The Princess Diaries – Meg Cabot
When will there be good news? – Kate Atkinson
One good turn – Kate Atkinson
Katherine – Anya Seton – L
The Fifth elephant – Terry Pratchett – L
Mr. Vertigo – Paul Auster – BR
Revenge of the wrought-iron flamingos – Donna Andrews
Hell’s Belles – Paul Magrs – BR
Cigarettes – Harry Mathews – BR
Soul music – Terry Pratchett – L

2010

Books from The Big Read highlighted in yellow – 36
Books from the 1001 list in blue – 100
1001 = 1001 library – 4
BR = Book ring, ray or spiral – 59
L = borrowed from local library – 24

Total books read = 222

December: 16
The girl who played with fire – Stieg Larsson
The death of grass – John Christopher
Heat Stroke – Rachel Caine
Ill Wind – Rachel Caine
Icy Sparks – Gwyn Hyman Rubio
Murder with Puffins – Donna Andrews
The Black Ice – Michael Connelly
A Christmas carol – Charles Dickens
Kim – Rudyard Kipling
The secret history – Donna Tartt
Holes – Louis Sachar – L
Men at arms – Terry Pratchett – L
The music of chance – Paul Auster – BR
Reaper man – Terry Pratchett – L
Love in the time of cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The snowman – Jo Nesbo

November: 11
The last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper – BR
Atonement – Ian McEwan
I capture the castle – Dodie Smith
Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz
Conjugal rites – Paul Magrs – BR
Great Apes – Will Self – BR
Grave Secret – Charlaine Harris
Murder with Peacocks – Donna Andrews
Rumour has it – Jill Mansell
Chasing the dead – Tim Weaver
Picture perfect – Jodi Picoult

October: 12
Operation Sunshine – Jenny Colgan
West End girls – Jenny Colgan
Ready or not – Chris Manby
Fear the worst – Linwood Barclay
Love letters – Katie Fforde
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
Sister – Rosamund Lupton
Something borrowed – Paul Magrs – BR
Don’t move – Margaret Mazzantini – BR
Wise children – Angela Carter – BR
The heart of the matter – Graham Greene – BR
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

September: 19
Ruined City – Nevil Shute
The picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
The English patient – Michael Ondaatje
August is a wicked month – Edna O’Brien
Lorna Doone – R. D. Blackmore
The last September – Elizabeth Bowen
Tender is the night – F. Scott Fitzgerald
Theft – Peter Carey
Fade out – Rachel Caine
Carpe Corpus – Rachel Caine
The girls of slender means – Muriel Spark – BR
Lord of Misrule – Rachel Caine
A touch of dead – Charlaine Harris
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz – BR
A murderous yarn – Monica Ferris – BR
Story of the eye – Georges Bataille – BR
Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture – Apostolos Doxiadis – BR
Cold Warriors – Rebecca Levene – L
Erewhon – Samuel Butler – BR

August: 24
Angelology – Danielle Trussoni – L
Agnes Grey – Anne Brontë
The Angel’s Game – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Falling man – Don DeLillo – BR
Middlemarch – George Eliot
Things fall apart – Chinua Achebe – BR
Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
Jude the obscure – Thomas Hardy
Less than zero – Bret Easton Ellis– BR
Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse – BR
Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
Never the bride – Paul Magrs – BR
Unraveled sleeve – Monica Ferris – BR
The strange power – L. J. Smith
To the nines – Janet Evanovich – L
Behind the scenes at the museum – Kate Atkinson
Cry Wolf – Tami Hoag
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
The Curse of the Pharaohs – Elizabeth Peters – L
Visions of Sugar Plums – Janet Evanovich – L
The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler
Moby Dick – Herman Melville
Schindler’s Ark – Thomas Keneally
Chess – Stefan Zweig – BR

July: 20
Crocodile on the Sandbank – Elizabeth Peters – L
The Island – Victoria Hislop
Vampirates: Demons of the ocean – Justin Somper

Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen

The Mayor of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy
The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

The Waves – Virginia Woolf

Geisha of Gion – Mineko Iwasaki
Hard eight – Janet Evanovich – L
The shipping news – Annie Proulx

The Beach – Alex Garland

The Matisse stories – A. S. Byatt
Gods behaving badly – Marie Philips

The Bell – Iris Murdoch
 – BR
Seven up – Janet Evanovich – L
Measuring the world – Daniel Kehlmann
 – BR

Hogfather – Terry Pratchett

The Children’s Book – A. S. Byatt

Shout at the devil – Wilbur Smith

Silk – Alessandro Baricco
 – BR

June: 25
A tale of two cities – Charles Dickens
Gil’s all fright diner – A. Lee Martinez

Girl with green eyes – Edna O’Brien

Feast of fools – Rachel Caine

American pastoral – Philip Roth
 – BR
Hot six – Janet Evanovich – L
Changes – Jim Butcher – L
One lonely night – Mickey Spillane
Let the right one in – John Ajvide Lindqvist

The great Indian novel – Shashi Tharoor
 – BR
Guards! Guards! – Terry Pratchett – L
High five – Janet Evanovich – L
Turn coat – Jim Butcher
Small favour – Jim Butcher
Four to score – Janet Evanovich – L

Crash – J. G. Ballard
 – BR
The Crossroads – Niccolo Ammaniti
Midnight Alley – Rachel Caine
The dead girl’s dance – Rachel Caine
And another thing – Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer– L
Night watch – Terry Pratchett– L

The glass key – Dashiell Hammett – BR

All quiet on the western front – Erich Maria Remarque
 – BR
A pale view of hills – Kazuo Ishiguro – BR

May: 17
Glass houses – Rachel Caine
Burned – P.C. and Kristin Cast
Undead and Unwelcome – MaryJanice Davidson
David Copperfield – Charles Dickens – L
The Sea – John Banville – BR
If on a winter’s night a traveler – Italo Calvino – BR
Hideous Kinky – Esther Freud – BR
Three to get deadly – Janet Evanovich – L
Nights at the circus – Angela Carter – BR
About face – Donna Leon
Absolute beginners – Colin MacInnes – BR
Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton – BR
White night – Jim Butcher
Proven guilty – Jim Butcher
Dead Beat – Jim Butcher
Portnoy’s complaint – Philip Roth – BR
Felicia’s journey – William Trevor – BR

April: 20
Emma – Jane Austen
Everything is illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer – BR
The Old Devils – Kingsley Amis – BR
Two for the dough – Janet Evanovich – L
Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery – Richard Brautigan – BR
The Reader – Bernhard Schlink – BR
Hunger – Knut Hamsun – BR
Blood and guts in high school – Kathy Acker
 – BR
Witchlight – L. J. Smith
Black dawn – L. J. Smith
Huntress – L. J. Smith
Between the assassinations – Aravind Adiga
The book of laughter and forgetting – Milan Kundera– 1001
Good Omens -Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
What a carve up – Jonathan Coe – BR
Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys
 – BR
You suck – Christopher Moore
Blood rites – Jim Butcher
Death masks – Jim Butcher
Summer knight – Jim Butcher

March: 18
Grave peril – Jim Butcher
Fool moon – Jim Butcher
Never let me go – Kazuo Ishiguro – BR
Neuromancer – William Gibson
Kitchen – Banana Yoshimoto – BR
Around the world in eighty days – Jules Verne
Breakfast of champions – Kurt Vonnegut

Great expectations – Charles Dickens – L
Don’t tell – Karen Rose
Death’s mistress – Karen Chance
The Black Dahlia – James Ellroy
Storm front – Jim Butcher
The white tiger – Aravind Adiga
The Green Man – Kingsley Amis

The girl with the dragon tattoo – Steig Larsson
Disgrace – J. M. Coetzee – BR
The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas – Gertrude Stein – BR

Vanity Fair – William Thackeray (e-book)

February: 17
One for the money – Janet Evanovich – L
A darker domain – Val McDermid
Keeping the dead – Tess Gerritsen
Relentless – Dean Koontz
Farewell, my lovely – Raymond Chandler
Blacklands – Belinda Bauer
Gone tomorrow – Lee Child
Soulmate – L. J. Smith
The chosen – L. J. Smith
Dark angel – L. J. Smith
Gone with the wind – Margaret Mitchell– 1001
Cutter and Bone – Newton Thornburg – BR
Timbuktu – Paul Auster – BR
Mother’s milk – Edward St Aubyn – BR
The siege of Krishnapur – J. G. Farrell – BR
I’m not scared – Niccolo Ammaniti
– BR
A prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving – L

January: 23
On Chesil Beach – Ian McEwan
The heart of the dales – Gervase Phinn
The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Tempted – P.C. and Kristin Cast
Once bitten, twice shy – Jennifer Rardin
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
Your heart belongs to me – Dean Koontz
Twenties girl – Sophie Kinsella
The Rapture – Liz Jenson
Silks – Dick Francis
The Jungle – Upton Sinclair – 1001
My love lies bleeding – Alyxandra Harvey (borrowed from Heidi)
The Ghost road – Pat Barker
The eye in the door – Pat Barker
Eternal – Cynthia Leitich Smith (borrowed from Heidi)
Regeneration – Pat Barker
Handle with care – Jodi Picoult
She – H. Rider Haggard – BR
Embers – Sandor Marai – BR
Quicksand – Nella Larsen – BR

Enchantress – L. J. Smith
Fingersmith – Sarah Waters – 1001
A tale of a tub – Jonathan Swift
– BR

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