Read in 2013

1. Beautiful Children – Charles Bock
2. Three Strong Women – Marie Ndiaye (Global Women of Colour Challenge)
3. The Uninvited Guests – Sadie Jones (TLC Book Tour)
4. The Messenger (The Giver, #3) – Lois Lowry
5. Under heaven – Guy Gavriel Kay (What’s in a Name Challenge)
6. The cookbook collector – Allegra Goodman (What’s in a Name Challenge)
7. Scent of darkness – Margot Berwin ( TLC Book Tour)
8. Obernewtyn – Isobelle Carmody
9. Sold – Patricia McCormick
10. If you lived here, I’d know your name: News from small-town Alaska – Heather Lende
11. 84, Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff (Read for Postal Reading Challenge)
12. The Worst Journey in the World – Apsley Cherry-Garrard
13. Water baby – Ross Campbell
14. Gen13. Superhuman like you – Adam Warren
15. Waterwise – Joel Orff
16. The Umbrella Academy Vol 1: Apocalypse Suite – Gerard Way, Gabriel Ba
17. Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale – Belle Yang (Read for Global Women Challenge)
18. American Widow – Alissa Torres
19. Habibi – Craig Thompson
20. The song of everlasting sorrow: a novel of Shanghai – Wang Anyi (Global Women of Color challenge)
21. The Secret of Nightingale Palace – Dana Sachs
22. The mysterious Benedict Society – Trenton Lee Stewart
23. Bel-Ami – Guy de Maupassant
24. Happy birthday Turke!: A Kayankaya thriller – Jakob Arjouni
25. Lost souls – Poppy Z Brite
26. The house I loved – Tatiana de Rosnay (Postal Reading Challenge)
27. Malinche – Laura Esquivel (Global Women of Color challenge)
28. The Mayor of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy
29. The magician’s elephant – Kate DiCamillo
30. Stories: All-New Tales – Neil Gaiman (ed)
31. Sky Burial: an epic love story of Tibet – Xinran (Global Women of Color challenge)
32. The princess bride – William Goldman
33. Zeina – Nawal El Saadawi (Global Women of Color challenge)
34. The best exotic Marigold Hotel – Deborah Moggach
35. The red badge of courage – Stephen Crane
36. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl – Li Yiyun
37. Industrial magic (Women of the Otherworld #4) – Kelley Armstrong
38. Empress – Shan Sa(Global Women of Color challenge)
39. Maisie Dobbs – Jacqueline Winspear
40. Thirty Three Teeth – Colin Cotterill
41. Thunderhead Underground Falls – Joel Orff
42. The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) – Kazu Kibuishi
43. Daybreak – Brian Ralph
44. The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Amulet #2) – Kazu Kibuishi
45. Red scarf girl – Jiang Ji-li (Global Women of Color challenge)
46. A spy in the house (The Agency #1) – Y.S. Lee (Global Women of Color challenge)
47. Horseradish: Bitter truths you can’t avoid – Lemony Snicket
48. Real World – Natsuo Kirino (Global Women of Color challenge)
49. The daughter of time – Josephine Tey
50. Red Poppies – Alai
51. Monday Mornings – Sanjay Gupta
52. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
53. Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking – Susan Cain
54. The Thief – Fuminori Nakamura
55. Feed – MT Anderson
56. Revenge – Yoko Ogawa (Global Women of Color challenge)
57. More baths, less talking – Nick Hornby
58. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster – Jon Krakauer
59. The last letter from your lover – Jojo Moyes
60. The 8:55 to Baghdad – Andrew Eames
61. The Bird King: an Artist’s Notebook – Shaun Tan
62. Griffin & Sabine – Nick Bantock (Postal Reading Challenge)
63. Beautiful ruins – Jess Walter
64. The boy in the striped pajamas – John Boyne
65. Anthropology – Dan Rhodes
66. Houdini: The Handcuff King – Jason Lutes
67. The squirrel mother – Megan Kelso
68. Witness: one of the great correspondents of the twentieth century tells her story – Ruth Gruber
69. But I really wanted to be an anthropologist – Margaux Motin
70. Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America – Firoozeh Dumas (Global Women of Color challenge)
71. A doll’s house – Henrik Ibsen
72. Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1) – Dan Simmons
73. Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me – Ellen Forney
74. Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie
75. Three Shadows – Cyril Pedrosa
76. Wide Awake (Fairest #1) – Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
77. Regeneration – Pat Barker
78. A prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
79. Mirror of the World: A New History of Art – Julian Bell
80. The year of pleasures – Elizabeth Berg
81. Birds of a feather (Maisie Dobbs #2) – Jacqueline Winspear
82. Alif the Unseen – G. Willow Wilson
83. Late For Tea At The Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family – Tamara Chalabi (Global Women of Color challenge)
84. Nick and Norah’s infinite playlist – Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
85. The elephant’s journey – Jose Saramago
86. What was lost – Catherine O’Flynn
87. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
88. Sabine’s Notebook – Nick Bantock
89. Heidegger’s glasses – Thaisa Frank
90. Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales #1) – Holly Black
91. Have mother, will travel – Claire and Mia Fontaine (TLC Book Tour)
92. Dreaming in Hindi – Katherine Russell Rich
93. The eye in the door – Pat Barker
94. Murder in Mesopotamia – Agatha Christie
95. Dark lord of Derkholm (Derkholm #1) – Dianna Wynne Jones
96. The Ghost Road – Pat Barker
97. A different sky – Meira Chand (Global Women of Color challenge)
98. The magic toyshop – Angela Carter
99. Travels with Charley: In Search of America – John Steinbeck
100. The republic of love – Carol Shields
101. Maya’s Notebook – Isabelle Allende (Global Women of Color challenge and TLC Book Tour)
102. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #1) – Alexander McCall Smith
103. Blue nights – Joan Didion
104. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain – Oliver Sacks
105. Swamplandia! – Karen Russell
106. Fear of flying – Erica Jong
107. The thorn birds – Colleen McCullough
108. The prince of tides – Pat Conroy
109. The red chamber – Pauline A Chen (Global Women of Color challenge)
110. The Paris wife – Paula McLain
111. Flight behavior – Barbara Kingsolver (TLC Book Tour)
112. Graceling – Kristin Cashore
113. Bridge to Terabithia – Katherine Paterson
114. Away – Amy Bloom
115. The space between us – Thrity Umrigar (Global Women of Color challenge)
116. Among others – Jo Walton
117. To the people, food is heaven: Stories of food and life in a changing China – Audra Ang
118. Black boy – Richard Wright
119. Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet – Jamie Ford
120. Girls in white dresses – Jennifer Close
121. Shades of milk and honey – Mary Robinette Kowal
122. Dragonflight – Anne McCaffrey
123. The leftovers – Tom Perrotta
124. Tales of the jazz age – F Scott Fitzgerald
125. MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search For A New Best Friend – Rachel Bertsche
126. The Best American Travel Writing 2012 – Jason Wilson (Editor), William T. Vollmann (Editor)
127. Outlander – Diana Gabaldon
128. My life in France – Julia Child and Alex Prud’Homme
129. Speaking from among the bones – Alan Bradley
130. Breasts: A natural and unnatural history – Florence Williams
131. The end of your life book club – Will Schwalbe
132. Attachments – Rainbow Rowell
133. The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer
134. Jane and Prudence – Barbara Pym
135. A letter of Mary (Mary Russell #3) – Laurie R King
136. Cod: A biography of the fish that changed the world – Mark Kurlansky
137. Glamour in glass – Mary Robinette Kowal
138. The Last Council (Amulet #4) – Kazu Kibuishi
139. The Cloud Searchers (Amulet, #3) – Kazu Kibuishi
140. The girl with the dragon tattoo – Stieg Larsson
141. A natural history of the senses – Diane Ackerman
145. Tiny beautiful things: advice on life and love from Dear Sugar – Cheryl Strayed
146. The wind in the willows – Kenneth Grahame
147. Price of salt – Patricia Highsmith
148. The whole fromage – Kathe Lisson
149. The orphan master’s son – Adam Johnson
150. Queen of the air: A true story of love and tragedy at the circus – Dean Jensen
151. Five Star Billionaire – Tash Aw (Reading Southeast Asia in August)
152. The strange files of Fremont Jones (Fremont Jones #1) – Dianne Day
153. Loki’s wolves – K.L. Armstrong, M.A. Marr
154. Bangkok 8 (Sonchai Jitpleecheep #1) – John Burdett (Reading Southeast Asia in August)
155. Crazy rich asians – Kevin Kwan (Reading Southeast Asia in August)
156. The bones of Paris (Harris Stuyvesant #2) – Laurie R King
157. Disco for the departed (Dr Siri Paiboun #3) – Colin Cotterill
158. Fire from heaven – Mary Renault
159. Harriet the spy – Louise Fitzhugh
160. The Headmaster’s wager – Vincent Lam
161. Case histories – Kate Atkinson
162. The name of the wind (The Kingkiller chronicle #1) – Patrick Rothfuss
163. Human remains – Elizabeth Haynes (TLC Book Tour)
164. Raising a Reader: A Mother’s Tale of Desperation and Delight – Jennie Nash
165. The Lizard Cage – Karen Connelly (Reading Southeast Asia in August)
166. The rose garden – Susanna Kearsley
167. Wildwood – Colin Meloy
168. Iggie’s House – Judy Blume
169. Aunty Lee’s Delights: A Singaporean Mystery – Ovidia Yu (Reading Southeast Asia in August)
170. A grave talent (Kate Martinelli #1) – Laurie R King
171. The Cutting Season – Attica Locke (TLC Book Tour)
172. Relish: My life in the kitchen – Lucy Knisley
173. Heart shaped box – Joe Hill
174. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4) – Agatha Christie
175. The wise man’s fear (Kingkiller Chronicle #2) – Patrick Rothfuss
176. Tales of terror from the tunnel’s mouth – Chris Priestley
177. Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing – Anya Von Bremzen
178. Before I go to sleep – S.J. Watson
179. Mrs Queen takes the train – William Kuhn
180. This Earth of Mankind – Pramoedya Ananta Toer
181. Haunted (Women of the Otherworld #5) – Kelley Armstrong
182. A monster calls – Patrick Ness
183. Save yourself – Kelly Braffet
184. The Accursed – Joyce Carol Oates
185. The thin man – Dashiell Hammett
186. How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm: And Other Adventures in Parenting (from Argentina to Tanzania and Everywhere in Between) – Mei-Ling Hopgood
187. Boxers – Gene Luen Yang; Lark Pien
188. Saints – Gene Luen Yang; Lark Pien
189. The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer
190. The Willoughbys – Lois Lowry
191. The Death of Bees – Lisa O’Donnell (TLC Book Tour)
192. Hikikomori and the rental sister – Jeff Bauhaus
193. NOS4A2 – Joe Hill (TLC Book Tour)
194. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 1 – Hayao Miyazaki
195. Touch not the cat – Mary Stewart
196. My ideal bookshelf – Thessaly La Force (editor); Jane Mount (illustrator)
197. Touchstone – Laurie R King
198. The last policeman – Ben H Winters
199. The House Girl – Tara Conklin
200. The Middlesteins – Jami Attenburg
201. The long earth – Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
202. Princess Academy – Shannon Hale
203. Every day – David Levithan
204. Orange is the new black: my year in a woman’s prison – Piper Kerman
205. The long war (The Long Earth #2) – Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett
206. Flora and Ulysses: the illustrated adventures – Kate diCamillo and KG Campbell
207. Longbourn – Jo Baker
208. The tale of Despereaux – Kate DiCamillo
209. Letters from Skye – Jessica Brockmole
210. The jungle book – Rudyard Kipling
211. The Alchemyst (The secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel #1) – Michael Scott
212. It’s not the end of the world – Judy Blume
213. The Museum at Purgatory – Nick Bantock
214. Foreign student – Susan Choi
215. The elegance of the hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
216. Last night at the lobster – Stewart O’Nan
217. A great and terrible beauty – Libba Bray
218. Enna Burning – Shannon Hale
219. Guarding the moon: a mother’s first year – Francesca Lia Block
220. A rogue by any other name (The rules of scoundrels #1) – Sarah McLean
221. Consider the fork: how technology transforms the way we cook and eat – Bee Wilson
222. Adrian Mole: the prostrate years – Sue Townsend
223. Tell the wolves I’m home – Carol Rifka Brunt
224. At the mouth of the river of bees – Kij Johnson
225. Joyland – Stephen King
226. Imaginary Friends – Melanie Lee