Sunday, December 30, 2012

Books Read in 2012

(Archive of books read in 2012, in order by rating)

 Rating: * (Outstanding)
Levithan, David - Every Day (2012) - Fiction (YA)
McCoy, Sarah - The Baker's Daughter (2011) - Fiction
Morgenstern, Erin - Night Circus (2011) - Fiction/Speculative Fiction


Rating: * (Very Good +)
Alexie, Sherman - The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian (2007) - Fiction (YA)
Crombie, Deborah - No Mark Upon Her (2012) - Crime Fiction
Harris, Oliver - The Hollow Man (2012) - Crime Fiction
Heaberlin, Julia - Playing Dead (2012) - Crime Fiction
Moning, Karen Marie - Darkfever (2007) - Speculative Fiction (Urban Fantasy)
Penny, Louise - A Trick of the Light (2011) - Crime Fiction (Detective)
Soli, Tatjana - The Forgetting Tree (2012) - Fiction


Rating:  * (Very Good)
Ashworth, Trisha & Amy Nobile - I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids: Reinventing Modern Motherhood (2007) - Nonfiction
Butcher, Jim - Storm Front (1997) - Speculative Ficton (Urban Fantasy)
Cross, Ethan - The Prophet (2012) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Fairstein, Linda - Night Watch (2012) - Crime Fiction
Fairstein, Linda - Silent Mercy (2011) - Crime Fiction
Fairstein, Linda - Hell Gate (2010) - Crime Fiction
Harkness, Deborah - A Discovery of Witches (2011) - Speculative Fiction
Kearsley, Susanna - Shadowy Horses (2012) - Fiction
Lawson, Jenny - Let's Pretend This Never Happened (2012) - Nonfiction
Lutz, Lisa - The Spellman Files (2007) - Fiction/Crime Fiction
MacNeal, Susan Elia - Mr. Churchill's Secretary (2012) - Crime Fiction
Massie, Robert K. - Catherine the Great: A Portrait of a Woman (2011) - Nonfiction
Mendez, Antonio with Malcolm McConnell - The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA (2000) - Nonfiction
Nabokov, Vladimir - Lolita (1958) - Fiction
O'Donnell, Lisa - The Death of Bees (2013) - Fiction
Robinson, Peter - Before the Poison (2012) - Crime Fiction
Sakey, Marcus - The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes (2011) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Strange, Liz - A Fresh Set of Eyes (2012) - Crime Fiction (P.I.)
Strange, Liz - Missing Daughter, Shattered Family (2011) - Crime Fiction (P.I.)
Swierczynksi, Duane - Fun & Games (2011) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Thompson, Craig - Blankets (2003) - Nonficton (Memoir/Graphic Novel)
Todd, Charles - An Unmarked Grave (2012) - Crime Fiction
 Zuckoff, Mitchell - Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Mission Rescue of World War II (2011) - Nonfiction


Rating: * (Good +)
Brown, Sandra (ed) - Thriller 3: Love is Murder (2012) - Crime Fiction (Short Stories)
Chase, Erika - A Killer Read (2012) - Crime Fiction (Cozy)
Connolly, Tina - Ironskin (2012) - Speculative Fiction (Steampunk)
Fairstein, Linda - Legal Legacy (2009) - Crime Fiction
Gilleo, Mark - Sweat (2012) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Harkness, Deborah - Shadow of Night (2012) - Speculative Fiction
MacNeal, Susan Elia - Princess Elizabeth's Spy (2012) - Crime Fiction
Madison, Shawntelle - Kept (2012) - Speculative Fiction (Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance)
Madison, Shawntelle - Coveted (2012) - Speculative Fiction (Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance)
Nolan, Terri - The Burden of Truth (2013) - Crime Fiction 
Pelecanos, George - The Cut (2011) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Plum, Amy - Die For Me (2011) - Speculative Fiction/Paranormal Romance (YA)
Plum, Amy - Until I Die (2012) - Speculative Fiction/Paranormal Romance (YA)
Swain, James - Dark Magic (2012) - Speculative Fiction (Urban Fantasy)
Verdon, John - Think of a Number (2010) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Verdon, John - Shut Your Eyes Tight (2011) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Wahab, Saima - In My Father's Country (2012) - Nonfiction


Rating: * (Good)
Banks, Dakota - Dark Time (2009) - Speculative Fiction (Urban Fantasy)
Benulis, Sabrina - Archon: The Books of Raziel (2012) - Speculative Fiction (YA)
Chast, Roz - Childproof: Cartoons About Parents & Children (1997) - Comics
Gottfried, Susan Helene - Shapeshifter: The Demo Tapes, Year 1 (2008) - Fiction
Gottfried, Susan Helene - Trevor's Song (2008) - Fiction
Hamilton, Rebecca - The Forever Girl (2012) Paranormal Romance
Howard, Cori (ed) - Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood (2008) - Nonfiction
King, Stephen - The Stand (1978, 1990) - Speculative Fiction (Horror)
Newman, Susan - The Case for the Only Child (2011) - Nonfiction
Verdon, John - Let the Devil Sleep (2012) - Crime Fiction (Thriller)
Wells, Dan - The Hollow City (2012) - Fiction/Crime Fiction/Science Fiction
The New Yorker Magazine Book of Mom Cartoons (2008) - Comics


Rating:   (Fair +)
Hill, Sandra - Kiss of Surrender (2012) - Paranormal Romance


Rating: (Fair)
Faber, Michel - Under the Skin (2001) - Science Fiction
Hill, Sandra - Kiss of Pride (2012) - Paranormal Romance


Rating: (Poor)
James, E.L. - Fifty Shades of Grey (2012) - Romance/Erotica
James, E.L. - Fifty Shades Darker (2012) - Romance/Erotica


Not Rated:
Sebastian, Linda - Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety (1998) - Nonfiction




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3 comments:

  1. What an amazing list! I'm going to peruse some of your titles now!

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    1. Thanks, Sarah! I did a lot of comfort reading this year, but I am happy with my choices overall. It was a good year.

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  2. What an intensive list this is, my dear!!!

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