Read (2013)

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January

—> To Be Read List
001. Shards of Honor – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★★ e
002. Barrayar – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★★½ e
003. The Warrior’s Apprentice – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★½ e
004. Time Traders – Andre Norton ★★ e
005. The Princess and the Goblin – George MacDonald ★★★ e*
006. Anne of Avonlea – L.M. Montgomery ★★ e
007. Makers – Cory Doctorow e
008. Mechanicals – Jordan Stratford ★★★ e
009. The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater ★★★★★
010. Half Magic – Edward Eager ★★★ *
011. April Lady – Georgette Heyer ★★★★
012. Adaptation – Malinda Lo ★★★★
013. The Liar Society – Laura and Lisa Roecker ★★★
014. Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief – Wendelin van Draanen ★★★★ *
015. Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man – Wendelin van Draanen ★★★★ *
016. Sammy Keyes and the Sisters of Mercy – Wendelin van Draanen ★★★★ *
017. War for the Oaks – Emma Bull ★★★ *
018. Julie & Julia – Julie Powell ★★★
019. Dealing with Dragons – Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★★ *
020. Sushi For Beginners – Marian Keyes ★★★ *
021. Firebird – Mercedes Lackey ★★ e
—> Monthly Wrap-Up (stats/thoughts)

February

—> To Be Read List
022. Dig – C.R. Corwin ★★ e
023. Abhorsen – Garth Nix ★★★★ e
024. The Vor Game – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★★ e
025. Cetaganda – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★ e
026. Ethan of Athos – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★ e
027. Second Star – Dana Stabenow ★★ e
028. The Westing Game – Ellen Raskin ★★★★★ *
029. The Black Moth – Georgette Heyer ★★★ e
030. Also Known As – Robin Benway ★★★★ eR
031. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) – Jenny Lawson ★★★★★ R
—> Monthly Wrap-Up (Stats / Thoughts)

March

—> To Be Read List
032. Hexwood – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
033. Poison – Bridget Zinn ★★★
034. House of Many Ways – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
035. The Merlin Conspiracy – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★
036. Brothers in Arms – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★
037. March Upcountry – David Weber & John Ringo ★★★ *
038. The Game – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★
039. The Dark Lord of Derkholm – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
040. Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
041. Moods of Future Joys – Alastair Humphreys ★★★ e
042. Waiting – Debra Ginsberg ★★★ *
043. Castle in the Air – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★½ *
044. Which Witch? – Eva Ibbotson ★★★ *
045. The Secret of Platform 13 – Eva Ibbotson ★★★★ *
046. The House With a Clock in Its Walls – John Bellairs ★★★★½ *
047. A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan ★★★★
048. Guards! Guards! – Terry Pratchett ★★★★
049. Rescuing the Spectacled Bear – Stephen Fry ★★★★ a
050. Holes – Louis Sachar ★★★★ a*
051. Monstrous Regiment – Terry Pratchett ★★★★★
052. A Tale of Time City – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★
053. When You Are Engulfed in Flames – David Sedaris ★★★★ a
054. A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki ★★★★★ R
055. The Five Red Herrings – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★
056. Murder Must Advertise – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★
—> Monthly Wrap-Up (Stats / Thoughts)

April

057. Only Pack What You Can Carry – Janice Holly Booth ★★★★½
058. In the City of Bikes – Pete Jordan ★★★★ R
059. Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts – Stacy A. Cordery ★★★★
060. Faerieground: Wish – Beth Bracken & Kay Fraser ★★ R
061. Strong Poison – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★★
062. Bloodsucking Fiends – Christopher Moore ★★½
063. Tales of the Arabian Nights – Andrew Lang (read by Toby Stephens) ★★★★ a
064. The Whale Rider – Witi Ihimaera (read by Jay Laga’aia) ★★★★½ a
065. Everyone Says That at the End of the World – Owen Egerton ★★★★ R
066. Wednesdays in the Tower – Jessica Day George ★★★ eR
067. River of Stars – Guy Gavriel Kay ★★★★ eR
068. My Life in France – Julia Child ★★★★
069. The Thin Man – Dashiell Hammett ★★★★½
070. ‘Salem’s Lot – Stephen King ★★★½
071. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre [DNF]
072. The Rose Throne – Mette Ivie Harrison ★★★½
073. Pale Blue Dot – Carl Sagan [DNF]
—> Monthly Wrap-Up (Stats / Thoughts)

May

074. Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi ★★★★
075. Portlandtown: A Tale of the Oregon Wyldes – Rob DeBorde ★★★½
076. Little House in the Big Woods – Laura Ingalls Wilder ★★★ *
077. Magic or Not? – Edward Eager ★★★★
078. Naked – David Sedaris ★★★½ *
079. Island of the Aunts – Eva Ibbotson ★★★½
080. The Resurrectionist – E.B. Hudspeth ★★★½ R
081. A Girl Named Disaster – Nancy Farmer ★★★
082. Not Just a Witch – Eva Ibbotson ★★½
083. Seven-Day Magic – Edward Eager ★★★★½
084. Year of the Griffin – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★
085. Embroideries – Marjane Satrapi ★★★★
086. The Well-Wishers – Edward Eager ★★★★★
087. The Running Dream – Wendelin Van Draanen ★★★½
088. Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder ★★★
089. Grim Tuesday – Garth Nix ★★★★
090. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children – Kirstin Cronn-Mills ★★★★
091. Charmed Life – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★ *
092. The Lives of Christopher Chant – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★ *
093. Hidden Talents – Dave Lubar ★★ *

June

094. The Magician’s Nephew – C.S. Lewis ★★★ *
095. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis ★★★½ *
096. The Horse and His Boy – C.S. Lewis ★★★★ *
097. The Universe Versus Alex Woods – Gavin Extence ★★★★
098. Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis ★★★
099. Enchanted – Alethea Kontis ★★★½
100. Ghost Time – Courtney Eldridge ★★★★★
101. The Witches of Worm – Zilpha Keatley Snyder ★★½
102. Rude Bitches Make Me Tired – Celia Rivenbark ★★★ eR
103. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – C.S. Lewis ★★★½
104. Blaze – Laurie Boyle Crompton ★★
105. Breaking Glass – Lisa Amowitz ★★½
106. A Tale Dark and Grimm – Adam Gidwitz ★★★
107. Ella Enchanted – Gail Carson Levine ★★★★★ *
108. Daddy Long-Legs – Jean Webster ★★★★★ *e
109. Spies and Prejudice – Talia Vance [DNF]
110. The Ogre Downstairs – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★
111. Witch’s Business – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★
112. Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman ★★★★★
113. The Last Policeman – Ben H. Winters ★★★★
114. Sprig Muslin – Georgette Heyer ★★★½ e

July

115. This is W.A.R. – Lisa Roecker & Laura Roecker ★★
116. Truckers – Terry Pratchett ★★★★ *
117. Diggers – Terry Pratchett ★★★★ *
118. Wings – Terry Pratchett ★★★★½
119. Going Postal – Terry Pratchett ★★★½
120. Mirror Dance – Lois McMaster Bujold ★★★★ e
121. The Time Garden – Edward Eager ★★½
122. March to the Sea – David Weber & John Ringo ★★½
123. Cotillion – Georgette Heyer ★★★★★ e
124. Making Money – Terry Pratchett * ★★★★
125. Soul Music – Terry Pratchett * ★★½
126. False Colours – Georgette Heyer ★★★★
127. The Dark is Rising – Susan Cooper * ★★★★★
128. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH – Robert C. O’Brien * ★★★★½
129. Watership Down – Richard Adams * ★★★★★
130. Magyk – Angie Sage ★★★ *

August

131. Ballet Shoes – Noel Streatfeild * ★★★★★
132. Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her – Melanie Rehak ★★★★
133. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman * ★★★
134. Flyte – Angie Sage ★★★ *
135. The Gods of Gotham – Lyndsay Faye ★★★★★
136. Lookaway, Lookaway – Wilton Barnhardt ★★★½
137. Death in the Clouds – Agatha Christie ★★★
138. Cart and Cwidder – Diana Wynne Jones * ★★★★½
139. For Love of Mother-Not – Alan Dean Foster ★★★ *e
140. Hemlock Grove – Brian McGreevy ★★★½
141. Drowned Ammet – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★½
142. The Borrowers – Mary Norton ★★★★ *
143. The Ear, The Eye, and the Arm – Nancy Farmer * ★★★★
144. The View From Saturday – E.L. Konigsburg * ★★★★
145. The War Between the Pitiful Teachers and the Splendid Kids – Stanley Kiesel ★★★★★ *
146. The Egypt Game – Zilpha Keatley Snyder ★★★★★ *
147. Jingo – Terry Pratchett ★★★½
148. Men at Arms – Terry Pratchett ★★★½
149. A Bad Day for Sorry – Sophie Littlefield ★★★
150. The Last Unicorn – Peter S. Beagle [DNF]
151. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie [DNF]
152. Thud! – Terry Pratchett * ★★★★½
153. Snuff – Terry Pratchett ★★★ *
154. The Spellcoats – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★½
155. The She-Hulk Diaries – Marta Acosta ★★½
156. The Crown of Dalemark – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★
157. Fangirl! – Angel Lawson [DNF]

September

158. The Magicians of Caprona – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
159. Artichoke Tales – Megan Kelso ★★★
160. Remember Me? – Sophie Kinsella ★★
161. Mercury – Hope Larson ★★
162. Small Gods – Terry Pratchett ★★★★★
163. Searching for Dragons – Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★ *
164. Calling on Dragons – Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★ *
165. Talking to Dragons – Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★ *
166. The Diamond Age – Neal Stephenson ★★★★
167. Well Witched – Frances Hardinge ★★★★ *
168. The Children of Green Knowe – L.M. Boston ★★★ *

October

169. The City of Fire – Laurence Yep ★★★½
170. Dial-a-Ghost – Eva Ibbotson ★★★½
171. Treasure Of Green Knowe – L.M. Boston ★★½ *
172. The Ruby in the Smoke – Phillip Pullman ★★★★½
173. Pandemonium – Daryl Gregory ★★★★
174. Mort – Terry Pratchett ★★½ a
175. 14 – Peter Clines ★★★★ a
176. Sideways Stories From Wayside School – Louis Sachar ★★★½ *
177. Chicken with Plums – Marjane Satrapi ★★★★
178. Uzumaki vol. 1 – Junji Ito ★★★
179. Making Masterpiece – Rebecca Eaton ★½ R
180. Small Steps – Louis Sachar ★★★
181. Sparks – S.J. Adams ★★★★
—> Monthly Wrap-Up

November

182. The Sylvia Game – Vivian Alcock ★★★★½*
183. Power of Three – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
184. Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain ★★★★ e*
185. Have His Carcase – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★ e
—> Monthly Wrap-Up

December

186. March to the Stars – John Ringo & David Weber ★★★ e
187. To the Moon and Timbuktu – Nina Sovich ★★★★ e
188. The Wright 3 – Blue Balliett ★★★½ *
189. Sourcery – Terry Pratchett ★★½ a*
190. The Nonesuch – Georgette Heyer ★★★½ e
191. The Last Detective – Peter Lovesay ★★½ e
192. The Dead of Winter – Lee Collins ★★★ e
193. The Nine Tailors – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★★ e
194. The Thief – Megan Whalen Turner ★★★★½ *
195. Fortunately, The Milk – Neil Gaiman ★★★★
196. (George) – E.L. Konigsburg ★★½
197. Good-bye Geist – Ryo Hanada ★★★½
198. Kamen vol. 1 – Gunya Mihara ★★★
199. The Indian in the Cupboard – Lynne Reid Banks ★★½ *
200. The Opera House Murders – Kanari Yozaburo ★★★ *
—> Yearly Wrap-ups: Part 1 (Books) | Part 2 () | Part 3 (Goals) | Part 4 (Stats)