Read (2012)

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Key
* = reread
R = book gotten for review from author/publisher
T = book read for a tour
e = ebook
a = audiobook

Ratings are out of five total possible stars. DNF = I didn’t finish it but I read more than 50%.

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January

001. New Girl – Paige Harbison ★★★★ e R
002. Tooth and Claw – Jo Walton ★★★½ e
003. The Green Man – Michael Bedard ★★★ eR
004. Graffiti Moon – Cath Crowley ★★★★ eR
005. A Greyhound of a Girl – Roddy Doyle ★★½ eR
006. Street Dreams – Tama Wise ★★ eR
007. I Want it Now! A Memoir of Life on the Set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Julie Dawn Cole & Michael Esslinger ★★ e
008. Lies Beneath – Anne Greenwood Brown ★★ eR
009. Ghost College – Scott Nicholson & J.R. Rain ★★½ e
010. The Art of Money Getting – P.T. Barnum ★★ e
011. Planet Janet – Dyan Sheldon ★★★
012. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte ★★★★ e
013. Withering Tights – Louise Rennison ★★ e
014. The Giver – Lois Lowry ★★★ e
015. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green ★★★
016. ttyl – Lauren Myracle ★★★
017. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants – Ann Brashares ★★½
018. Vesper – Jeff Sampson ★★★ e
019. Dramarama – E. Lockhart ★★★★
020. Boy Meets Girl – Meg Cabot ★★★½
021. Wanderlove – Kirsten Hubbard ★★★★★ eR
022. The Wizard, the Witch and Two Girls from Jersey – Lisa Papademetriou ★★★
023. Stupid Fast – Geoff Herbach ★★★★ e

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February

024. The Unidentified – Rae Mariz ★★★★ e
025. Entwined – Heather Dixon ★★★★★ e
026. Shades of Simon Gray – Joyce McDonald ★★★
027. The Wander Year: One Couple’s Journey Around the World – Mike McIntyre ★★★ e
028. Flawless – Lara Chapman ★★ e
029. A Drowned Maiden’s Hair – Laura Amy Schlitz ★★★★½ e
030. American Gods: 10th Anniversary Edition – Neil Gaiman ★★★★★ e *
031. Five Tomorrows – Sarah A. Hoyt ★★★ e
032. Wolf Brother – Michelle Paver ★★★½
033. Fame Fatale – Wendy Holden ★★½
034. Dust – Arthur Slade ★★★★ e
035. My Fair Godmother – Janette Rallison ★★★ e
036. Wish – Alexandra Bullen ★★★½ e
037. Who What Wear: The Allegra Biscotti Collection – Olivia Bennett ★★★½ e
038. Goy Crazy – Melissa Schorr ★★★★ e
039. My Lunatic Life – Sharon Sala ★★ e
040. What Would Jane Austen Do? – Laurie Brown ★★★½ e
041. Haint Misbehavin’ – Maureen Hardegree ★★★★ e

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March

042. The Tail of Emily Windsnap – Liz Kessler ★★★ e
043. Ordinary Magic – Caitlen Rubino-Bradway ★★★½ eR
044. Pizzicato – Rusalka Reh ★★★ e
045. Death of an Obnoxious Tourist – Maria Hudgins ★★★ e
046. Shadows on the Moon – Zoe Marriott ★★★★★ eR
047. Penumbra – Carolyn Haines ★★★★ e
048. Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain ★★★★★ e
049. The Poison Diaries – Maryrose Wood ★★★½ e
050. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer ★★★★★ e
051. Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer ★★★★★ e*
052. The Arctic Incident – Eoin Colfer ★★★★★ e*
053. Burn Mark – Laura Powell ★★★★ eR
054. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins ★★★½ e
055. Lord of the Changing Winds – Rachel Neumeier ★★★ e
056. Land of the Burning Sands – Rachel Neumeier ★★★★ e
057. The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness ★★★★★ e
058. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins ★★★★½ e
059. Law of the Broken Earth – Rachel Neumeier ★★★★ e
060. Vodnik – Bryce Moore ★★★ eR
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April

061. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins ★★★½ e
062. Sabriel – Garth Nix ★★★★★ e*
063. Diary of a Witchcraft Shop – Liz Williams & Trevor Jones ★★★ e
—> I forgot to mark down this book! So while I’ve now (in June) added it in and have fixed the numbering for subsequent books, the books’ numbers in the reviews will be off by one until book #87. Hope that makes sense! (I don’t think anyone really cares, anyway.)
064. Six Against the Stars – Stephen Hunt [DNF] e
065. The Ask and the Answer – Patrick Ness ★★★★½ e
066. Crocodile on the Sandbank – Elizabeth Peters ★★★★ e*
067. The Making of a Trade School – Mary Schenck Woolman ★★★ e
068. Morgue Mama – C.R. Corwin ★★★ e
069. A Spark of Death – Bernadette Pajer ★★½ e
070. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great – Judy Blume ★★★½ e*
071. Lirael – Garth Nix ★★★★ e

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May

072. So You Want to Be a Wizard – Diane Duane ★★★★★ *
073. The Spy Lady and the Muffin Man – Sesyle Joslin ★★★★ *
074. Deep Wizardry – Diane Duane ★★★★★ *
075. High Wizardry – Diane Duane ★★★★
076. Equal Rites – Terry Pratchett ★★★½ *
077. Carpe Jugulum – Terry Pratchett ★★★★ *
078. Thief of Time – Terry Pratchett ★★★★ *
079. Charmed Life – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★ *
080. The Lives of Christopher Chant – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★ *
081. The Magicians of Caprona – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★ *
082. Witch Week – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★ *
083. Conrad’s Fate – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★ *
084. The Pinhoe Egg – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★½ *
085. Operation Red Jericho – Joshua Mowll ★★★★ *
086. Operation Typhoon Shore – Joshua Mowll ★★★★
087. Uglies – Scott Westerfeld ★★★ *
088. Pretties – Scott Westerfeld ★★★ *
089. Specials – Scott Westerfeld ★★★ *
090. Extras – Scott Westerfeld ★★★½
091. Evil Genius – Catherine Jinks ★★★½ *
092. Genius Squad – Catherine Jinks ★★★½
093. Robopocalypse – Daniel H. Wilson ★★★★
094. Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert ★★★★ a
095. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim – David Sedaris ★★★★★ a
096. The Fry Chronicles – Stephen Fry ★★★★ a

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June

097. Nightshifted – Cassie Alexander ★★★½ eR
098. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents – Terry Pratchett ★★★★½ *
099. Fracture – Megan Miranda ★★★½
100. Legend – Marie Lu ★★★
101. The Carter Girls’ Mysterious Neighbors – Nell Speed ★½ e
102. The Red House Mystery – A.A. Milne ★★★★ e
103. Heaven – Mur Lafferty ★★ e
104. For the Win – Cory Doctorow ★★★ e
105. Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery ★★★★ e
106. The Princess Dehra – John Reed Scott ★★★★½ e
107. Dreams in the Golden Country – Kathryn Lasky ★★★½ *
108. On Writing – Stephen King ★★★★ *
109. Spirited (anthology) ★★ e
110. Spellwright – Blake Charlton ★★★★
111. Quarantine: The Loners – Lex Thomas ★★½ eR

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July

112. Summerland – Michael Chabon ★★★★★ *
113. Clouds of Witness – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★
114. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club – Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★
115. The Mysterious Affair at Styles – Agatha Christie ★★★ *
116. The Coney Island Fakir – Gary Brown ★★★ e
117. How Not to Run a B&B – Bobby Hutchison ★★½ e
118. Appointment with Death – Agatha Christie ★★★★ *
119. The Golden Queen – Dave Wolverton ★★★ e
120. Lucky Fools – Coert Voorhees ★★½
121. The Devil’s Whisper – Miyuki Miyabe ★★★½
122. The Little Woods – McCormick Templeman ★★★ eR
123. Lost Girls – Ann Kelley ★★★
124. The City’s Son – Tom Pollock ★★★★½ eR
125. Poison Tree – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes ★★★½ eR
126. The Haunting of Tabitha Grey – Vanessa Curtis ★★★½ e
127. Picture the Dead – Adele Griffin & Lisa Brown ★★★½
128. The Daffodil Mystery – Edgar Wallace ★★ e
129. The Silent Speaker – Rex Stout ★★★
130. Lord Darcy – Randall Garrett ★★★★ e*
131. Carter Beats the Devil – Glen David Gold ★★★★½ *
132. The Wednesdays – Julie Bourbeau ★★★
133. Mr Midshipman Hornblower – C.S. Forester ★★★½ *
134. Freaks Like Us – Susan Vaught ★★★
135. Lieutenant Hornblower – C.S. Forester ★★★★
136. Hornblower and the Atropos – C.S. Forester ★★★★
137. Nerd Girls: A Catastrophe of Nerdish Proportions – Alan Lawrence Sitomer ★★½
138. I Am Not a Serial Killer – Dan Wells ★★★
139. Tales of a Female Nomad – Rita Golden Gelman ★★★½ *
140. False Memory – Dan Krokos ★★½
141. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece – Annabel Pitcher ★★★★
142. Skulduggery Pleasant – Derek Landy ★★★½ *
143. In a Glass Grimmly – Adam Sidwitz ★★★★½
144. Bossypants – Tina Fey ★★★½ a
145. One Piece vol. 1 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★ *
146. One Piece vol. 2 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★ *
147. One Piece vol. 3 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★ *
148. One Piece vol. 4 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★ *
149. One Piece vol. 5 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★
150. One Piece vol. 6 – Eiichiro Oda ★★★

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August

151. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Susanna Clarke ★★★★ *
152. In Memory Yet Green – Isaac Asimov ★★★½
153. Undead – Kirsty McKay ★★★
154. The Last Dragonslayer – Jasper Fforde ★★★★
155. Mira’s Diary: Lost in Paris – Marissa Moss ★★
156. Privateer’s Apprentice – Susan Verrico ★★★½
157. The Paladin Prophecy – Mark Frost ★★★½
158. Unspoken – Sarah Rees Brennan ★★★★ eR
159. The Happy Medium – Janice Tarver [DNF] e
160. Scaramouche – Rafael Sabatini ★★★½ e
161. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Baroness Orczy ★★★ e
162. The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas ★★★★ e
163. Not in Kansas Anymore – Christine Wicker ★★
164. The Diviners – Libba Bray ★★★

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September

165. Sorcery & Cecelia – Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer ★★½
166. Rot & Ruin – Jonathan Maberry ★★★
167. The Infects – Sean Beaudoin ★★
168. Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie (read by Jim Dale) ★★★½ a
169. Deadline – Mira Grant ★★★
170. Making Money – Terry Pratchett ★★★
171. Princess Academy – Shannon Hale ★★
172. Night Watch – Sergei Lukyanenko ★★½
173. Gifts – Ursula K. Le Guin ★★½
174. Voices – Ursula K. Le Guin ★★★
175. Powers – Ursula K. Le Guin ★★
176. The Snow Spider – Jenny Nimmo ★★★
177. Emlyn’s Moon – Jenny Nimmo ★★

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October

178. Unseen Academicals – Terry Pratchett ★★★
179. Night Watch – Terry Pratchett ★★★★½
180. Thud! – Terry Pratchett ★★★★
181. Snuff – Terry Pratchett ★★★★
182. The Big Over Easy – Jasper Fforde ★★★★
183. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll (read by Jim Dale) ★★★ a
184. The Long Earth – Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter ★★★½
185. The Eyre Affair – Jasper Fforde [DNF]
186. A Hat Full of Sky – Terry Pratchett ★★★
187. Wintersmith – Terry Pratchett ★★
188. A Confusion of Princes – Garth Nix ★★
189. The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books – Walter Moers ★★★

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November

190. Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism – Barbara Weisberg [DNF]
191. Plain Kate – Erin Bow ★★★
192. The House of Dead Maids – Clare B. Dunkle ★★
193. Dogsbody – Diana Wynne Jones ★★★
194. Wicked Plants – Amy Stewart ★★★★
195. Iron Hearted Violet – Kelly Barnhill ★★★
196. The House of the Seven Librarians – Ellen Klages (read by ?) ★★★★★
197. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan ★★★★
198. Rootless – Chris Howard ★★½
199. Mike and Psmith – P.G. Wodehouse ★★★★ *

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December

200. Turn Right at Machu Picchu – Mark Adams ★★★★
201. The Art Forger – Barbara Shapiro [DNF]
202. Psmith in the City – P.G. Wodehouse ★★★★ *
203. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ★★★½ a
204. Olof the Eskimo Lady – Inga Dora Bjornsdottir ★★★
205. Psmith, Journalist – P.G. Wodehouse ★★★ e
206. Mister Monday – Garth Nix ★★★★ e
207. Ask Jackie: Food Storage – Jackie Clay-Atkinson ★★★
208. The Prince Commands – Andre Norton ★★★★

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