Book log

2017 (393/5000)

  1. The History of Love, Nicole Krauss
  2. Sunshine, Nicholas Richards
  3. Death Comes to Pemberley, P.D. James (audiobook)
  4. Yes Please, Amy Poehler (audiobook)
  5. Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher
  6. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, Trevor Noah (audiobook)
  7. Golden Son (Red Rising Book 2), Pierce Brown
  8. Hamilton: The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter (audiobook)
  9. Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys
  10. You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost), Felicia Day (audiobook)
  11. In the Unlikely Event, Judy Blume (audiobook)
  12. Red Rising (Red Rising Book 1), Pierce Brown
  13. Choose Your Own Autobiography, Neil Patrick Harris (audiobook)
  14. The Monogram Murders, Sophie Hannah
  15. The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides [book club]
  16. Go Set A Watchman, Harper Lee (audiobook)
  17. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman
  18. 11/22/63, Stephen King (audiobook)
  19. The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, Vol. 2), Stephen King
  20. Saga Vol. 3, Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples
  21. Predator Cities (Mortal Engines Book 1), Philip Reeve
  22. Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow
  23. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance (audiobook) [book club]
  24. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride, Cary Elwes and Joe Layden (audiobook)
  25. Saga Vol. 2, Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples
  26. Saga Vol. 1, Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples
  27. Maybe Someday, Colleen Hoover [book club]
  28. The Fate of the Tearling, Erika Johansen
  29. The Woman in Blue, Elly Griffiths
  30. Forever, Judy Blume [book club]
  31. The Ghost Fields, Elly Griffiths
  32. The Outcast Dead, Elly Griffiths
  33. The Dying Fall, Elly Griffiths

2016 (360/5000)

  1. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz [book club]
  2. A Room Full of Bones, Elly Griffiths
  3. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware
  4. The House at Sea’s End, Elly Griffiths
  5. The Trespasser, Tana French
  6. The Janus Stone, Elly Griffiths
  7. The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss
  8. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  9. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Douglas Adams
  10. Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake, Sarah MacLean
  11. The Crossing Places, Elly Griffiths
  12. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot [book club]
  13. Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  14. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware
  15. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
  16. The Secret Place, Tana French
  17. Broken Harbor, Tana French
  18. Faithful Place, Tana French
  19. The Likeness, Tana French
  20. In the Woods, Tana French
  21. The Things We Wish Were True, Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
  22. Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery
  23. The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss
  24. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss
  25. The Cursed Child, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling
  26. Career of Evil, Robert Galbraith
  27. The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, Vol. 1), Stephen King
  28. Full Fathom Five, Max Gladstone
  29. The Invasion of the Tearling, Erika Johansen
  30. A Kiss At Midnight, Eloisa James
  31. A Week to be Wicked, Tessa Dare
  32. Lord Dashwood Missed Out, Tessa Dare
  33. Pleasure for Pleasure, Eloisa James
  34. Romancing the Duke, Tessa Dare
  35. A Lady by Midnight, Tessa Dare
  36. Once Upon a Winter’s Dare, Tessa Dare
  37. Seduced by a Pirate, Eloisa James
  38. When a Scot Ties the Knot, Tessa Dare
  39. When Beauty Tamed the Beast, Eloisa James
  40. The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood
  41. Two Serpents Rise, Max Gladstone

2015 (319/5000)

  1. Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
  2. A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent, Marie Brennan
  3. The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
  4. The Queen of the Tearling, Erika Johansen
  5. Identity Crisis, Brad Meltzer
  6. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
  7. Dealing with Dragons, Patricia Wrede
  8. Dark Places, Gillian Flynn

2014 (311/5000)

  1. Three Parts Dead, Max Gladstone
  2. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  3. Divergent, Veronica Roth
  4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman
  5. The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy, Anne Rice
  6. The Fracking King, James Browning
  7. The Paper Magician, Charlie N. Holmberg
  8. The Innocence of Father Brown, G.K. Chesterton
  9. Tunnel Vision, Aric Davis
  10. The Cuckoo’s Calling, Robert Galbraith
  11. The Silkworm, Robert Galbraith
  12. The Maze Runner, James Dashner
  13. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon
  14. Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon
  15. The Old Man’s War, John Scalzi

2013 (296/5000)
I had a terrible record-keeping year in 2011 (pregnant, newborn), then I did ok in 2012… but then went back to horrendous in 2013. I did start my sewing blog at the beginning of 2013 so that (and sewing) took up most of my very limited time. Sorry, books 😦 I will try to fill this list in if I come across any record of books I’ve read in 2013!

  1. The Magician King, Lee Grossman
  2. The Apothecary’s Daughter, Julie Klassen
  3. Matched, Ally Condie
  4. Crossed, Ally Condie
  5. World War Z, Max Brooks
  6. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

2012 (290/5000)
I know I read more but I stopped keeping track at one point. Maybe all that smut at the end sucked my brain out.

  1. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  4. A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin
  5. A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin
  6. A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin
  7. A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin
  8. A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin
  9. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
  10. 30 Pieces of Silver, Carolyn McCray
  11. The Magicians, Lev Grossman
  12. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
  13. Ilustrado, Miguel Syjuco
  14. The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  15. The Lions of Al-Rassan, Guy Gavriel Kay
  16. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, Seth Grahame-Smith
  17. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  18. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams
  19. The Life, the Universe, and Everything, Douglas Adams
  20. Fifty Shades of Grey, E.L. James
  21. Fifty Shades Darker, E.L. James
  22. Fifty Shades Freed, E.L. James
  23. Bared to You, Sylvia Day
  24. Reflected in You, Sylvia Day
  25. Entwined With You, Sylvia Day

2011 (265/5000)
I’m pretty sure I didn’t read ZERO books in 2011, but in my defense I was pregnant or mothering a newborn for all of 2011… so I’m not too upset. My record-keeping was just atrocious that year.

2010 (265/5000)

  1. Dumb Witness, Agatha Christie
  2. The Big Four, Agatha Christie
  3. The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, Agatha Christie
  4. The Mystery of the Blue Train, Agatha Christie
  5. Taken at the Flood, Agatha Christie
  6. The ABC Murders, Agatha Christie
  7. The Labours of Hercules, Agatha Christie
  8. Sad Cypress, Agatha Christie
  9. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Agatha Christie
  10. Five Little Pigs, Agatha Christie
  11. Murder on the Links, Agatha Christie
  12. Peril at End House, Agatha Christie
  13. After the Funeral, Agatha Christie
  14. Cards on the Table, Agatha Christie
  15. Death in the Clouds, Agatha Christie
  16. Evil Under the Sun, Agatha Christie
  17. The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Agatha Christie
  18. Death on the Nile, Agatha Christie
  19. And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie
  20. Secret Adversary, Agatha Christie
  21. The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver
  22. The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Agatha Christie
  23. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
  24. Ender’s Shadow, Orson Scott Card
  25. A War of Gifts, Orson Scott Card
  26. Children of the Mind, Orson Scott Card
  27. Xenocide, Orson Scott Card
  28. Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
  29. Magic Kingdom for Sale – SOLD! – Terry Brooks
  30. Ilustrado, Miguel Syjuco
  31. Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman
  32. The Castle in the Forest, Norman Mailer
  33. Sophie’s Choice, William Styron
  34. Dune, Frank Herbert
  35. Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein
  36. The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
  37. Lady Audley’s Secret, Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  38. The Dispossessed, Ursula LeGuin
  39. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson
  40. The Girl Who Played with Fire, Stieg Larsson
  41. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson

2009 (224/5000)

  1. Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice
  2. The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood
  3. The World According to Garp, John Irving
  4. The Saga of Darren Shan: Sons of Destiny (Book 12), Darren Shan
  5. The Saga of Darren Shan: Lord of the Shadows (Book 11), Darren Shan
  6. The Saga of Darren Shan: The Lake of Souls (Book 10), Darren Shan
  7. The Saga of Darren Shan: Killers of the Dawn (Book 9), Darren Shan
  8. The Saga of Darren Shan: Allies of the Night (Book 8), Darren Shan
  9. The Saga of Darren Shan: Hunters of the Dusk (Book 7), Darren Shan
  10. The Saga of Darren Shan: The Vampire Prince (Book 6), Darren Shan
  11. The Saga of Darren Shan: Trials of Death (Book 5), Darren Shan
  12. The Saga of Darren Shan: Vampire Mountain (Book 4), Darren Shan
  13. The Saga of Darren Shan: Tunnels of Blood (Book 3), Darren Shan
  14. The Saga of Darren Shan: The Vampire’s Assistant (Book 2), Darren Shan
  15. The Saga of Darren Shan: Cirque du Freak (Book 1), Darren Shan
  16. The Road, Cormac McCarthy
  17. Between Planets, Robert Heinlein
  18. The Persian Boy, Mary Renault
  19. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  20. The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
  21. Fanny Hill, John Cleland
  22. The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood
  23. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood
  24. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  25. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
  26. The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown
  27. Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
  28. Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede, Bradley Denton
  29. Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein
  30. Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk
  31. Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card
  32. Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  33. Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman
  34. The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje
  35. The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood
  36. The Reader, Bernhardt Schlink
  37. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
  38. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
  39. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
  40. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
  41. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
  42. Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
  43. The Arabian Nights, Andrew Lang
  44. The Lost World, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  45. My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult
  46. The Legend of King Arthur and His Knights, Sir James Knowles
  47. The Prophet, Khalil Gibran
  48. The Art of War, Sun Tzu
  49. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
  50. The Food of the Gods and How It Came To Earth, H.G. Wells
  51. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  52. The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
  53. The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain
  54. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
  55. The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
  56. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
  57. Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens
  58. The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux
  59. Barks and Purrs, Colette
  60. Glory Road, Robert Heinlein
  61. El filibusterismo, José Rizal
  62. Advertising 2.0: Social Media Marketing in a Web 2.0 World, Tracy L. Tuten
  63. Noli me tangere, José Rizal
  64. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
  65. His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman
  66. His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman
  67. His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman
  68. Ballistics, Billy Collins
  69. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
  70. The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
  71. This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  72. The Sorrows of Young Werther, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  73. I, Robot, Cory Doctorow
  74. P.S. I Love You, Cecelia Ahern
  75. The Island of Doctor Moreau, H.G. Wells
  76. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving
  77. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  78. Atonement, Ian McEwan

2008 (146/5000)

  1. Emma, Jane Austen
  2. Persuasion, Jane Austen
  3. Pygmalion, Bernard Shaw
  4. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  5. The Watchmen, Alan Moore
  6. The Inheritance Cycle: Brisingr (Book 3), Christopher Paolini
  7. A Problem from Hell, Samantha Power
  8. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling
  9. En attendant Godot, Samuel Beckett
  10. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  11. Les belles images, Simone de Beauvoir
  12. Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  13. Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Richard & Florence Atwater
  14. Olive’s Ocean, Kevin Henkes
  15. Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell
  16. Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer
  17. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer
  18. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer
  19. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
  20. Fatal Distraction, Emmi Fredericks
  21. The Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo
  22. The Witches, Roald Dahl
  23. Damage, Josephine Hart
  24. Everyone Worth Knowing, Lauren Weisberger
  25. The Lost Diary of Don Juan, Douglas Carlton Abrams
  26. The Creator’s Map, Emilio Calderon
  27. Sold, Patricia McCormick
  28. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
  29. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah
  30. The Intuitionist, Colson Whitehead
  31. Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman
  32. American Gods, Neil Gaiman
  33. In the Company of the Courtesan, Sarah Dunant
  34. Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne
  35. The Sandman: Endless Nights (Vol. 11), Neil Gaiman
  36. The Sandman: The Wake (Vol. 10), Neil Gaiman
  37. The Sandman: The Kindly Ones (Vol. 9), Neil Gaiman
  38. The Sandman: Worlds’ End (Vol. 8), Neil Gaiman
  39. The Sandman: Brief Lives (Vol. 7), Neil Gaiman
  40. The Sandman: Fables and Reflections (Vol. 6), Neil Gaiman
  41. Mansfield Park, Jane Austen
  42. Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams
  43. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
  44. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher & William Ury
  45. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, Lewis Carroll
  46. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  47. Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence
  48. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien
  49. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien

2007 (97/5000)

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. The Confession, James E. McGreevey
  3. Politics and Process at the United Nations, Courtney B. Smith
  4. Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development, Chad Holliday et. al.
  5. Green Planet Blues: Environmental Politics from Stockholm to Johannesburg, Ken Conca
  6. Rosemary’s Baby, Ira Levin
  7. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
  8. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
  9. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
  10. Delta of Venus, Anais Nin
  11. Saga of the Swamp Thing, Alan Moore
  12. The Sandman: A Game of You (Vol. 5), Neil Gaiman
  13. The Sandman: Season of Mists (Vol. 4), Neil Gaiman
  14. The Sandman: Dream Country (Vol. 3), Neil Gaiman
  15. The Sandman: The Doll’s House (Vol. 2), Neil Gaiman
  16. The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes (Vol. 1), Neil Gaiman
  17. The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
  18. Mr. Darcy Takes A Wife, Linda Berdoll
  19. The Inheritance Cycle: Eldest (Book 2), Christopher Paolini
  20. The Inheritance Cycle: Eragon (Book 1), Christopher Paolini
  21. Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
  22. The Alchemist, Paul Coelho
  23. Stardust, Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
  24. The Trial, Franz Kafka
  25. Red Azalea, Anchee Min
  26. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez
  27. The Wars, Thomas Findley
  28. Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
  29. Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
  30. Life in the Iron Mills, Rebecca Harding Davis
  31. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  32. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
  33. Lord of the Flies, William Golding
  34. Matilda, Roald Dahl
  35. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The End (Book 13), Lemony Snicket
  36. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Penultimate Peril (Book 12), Lemony Snicket
  37. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Grim Grotto (Book 11), Lemony Snicket
  38. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope (Book 10), Lemony Snicket
  39. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Carnivorous Carnival (Book 9), Lemony Snicket
  40. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Hostile Hospital (Book 8), Lemony Snicket
  41. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Vile Village (Book 7), Lemony Snicket
  42. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Ersatz Elevator (Book 6), Lemony Snicket
  43. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Austere Academy (Book 5), Lemony Snicket
  44. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Miserable Mill (Book 4), Lemony Snicket
  45. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window (Book 3), Lemony Snicket
  46. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room (Book 2), Lemony Snicket
  47. A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning (Book 1), Lemony Snicket
  48. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

2006 (49/5000)

  1. Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi
  2. Tales from the Bully Pulpit, Benito Cereno
  3. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
  4. The Passion of Artemisia, Susan Vreeland
  5. Diplomacy, Sir Harold Nicolson
  6. The Neverending Story, Michael Ende
  7. For One More Day, Mitch Albom
  8. The Marriage of Figaro, Beaumarchais
  9. The Barber of Seville, Beaumarchais
  10. The Virtuoso, Thomas Shadwell
  11. The Birth of Venus, Sarah Dunant
  12. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards
  13. The Forged Note, Leo Tolstoy
  14. The Awakening, Kate Chopin
  15. The Chocolate War, Robert Cormier
  16. The Devil Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger
  17. Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
  18. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  19. When The Lion Feeds, Wilbur Smith
  20. The Gun Seller, Hugh Laurie
  21. Grendel, John Gardner
  22. The Last Battle, C.S. Lewis
  23. The Silver Chair, C.S. Lewis
  24. Voyage of The Dawn Treader, C.S. Lewis
  25. Prince Caspian, C.S. Lewis
  26. The Horse’s Boy, C.S. Lewis
  27. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
  28. The Magician’s Nephew, C.S. Lewis
  29. Empress of a Splendid Season, Oscar Hijuelos
  30. Geisha, A Life, Mineko Iwasaki
  31. Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  32. Candide, Voltaire
  33. The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels & Martin Malia
  34. Night, Elie Wiesel
  35. The Inferno, Dante Alighieri
  36. The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
  37. Secretum, Francesco Petrarca, trans. J.G. Nichols
  38. Canzoniere, Francesco Petrarca, trans. J.G. Nichols
  39. Beowulf, unknown, trans. Seamus Heaney
  40. The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
  41. Bhagavad Gita, trans. Stephen Mitchell
  42. The Princess Bride, William Goldman
  43. Brokeback Mountain, Anne Proulx
  44. The Stranger, Albert Camus
  45. Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
  46. Lucky, Alice Sebold
  47. The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli
  48. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard
  49. Alias Grace, Margaret Atwood
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