2011 Reading List

A running list of all the books I have consumed this year… (with marks out of five); [RR] denotes a re-read…

I like to read a wide variety of genres, especially classic literature (Victorian novels being my absolute favourite!), science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction and contemporary stuff (so practically anything really..!) Any recommendations are gratefully received!

1. Dissolution – C.J.Sansom   ****

2. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro ****

3. Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi ***

4. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – Winifred Watson ****

5. Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger **

6.Beasts of No Nation – Uzodinma Iweal ***

7. The Rector’s Daughter – F.M.Mayor *****

8. Lady Anna- Anthony Trollope ***** [RR]

9. Cursed: A Werewolf’s Tale – David Wellington **

10. The Passion of New Eve – Angela Carter ****

11. Marked (House of Night 1) – P.C & Kristin Cast **

12. Life of Pi – Yann Martel *****

13. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens ****

14.The Road – Cormac McCarthy *****

15. Soulless – Gail Carriger ***

16.Brighton Rock – Graham Greene ****

17. Betrayed (House of Night 2) – P.C & Kristin Cast **

18. Dead to the World – Charlaine Harris **

19. Room – Emma Donaghue ****

20. Little Lord Fauntleroy – Frances Hodgson Burnett ***

21. Carmilla – Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ***

22. Hauntings – Vernon Lee ***

23. The Abbot’s Ghost, or Maurice Treherne’s Temptation- Louisa May Alcott ****

24. Moods – Louisa May Alcott ***

25. Daisy Miller – Henry James ****

26. The Mysterious Key and What it Opened – Louisa May Alcott ****

27. Treasure Island – R.L.Stevenson [RR]  ***

28. The Other Queen – Phillippa Gregory ***

29. The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart #1) – Philip Pullman ****

30. The Castle of Otranto – Horace Walpole ***

31. The Declaration – Gemma Malley ****

32. The Lifted Veil & Brother Jacob – George Eliot ****

33. An Eye for an Eye – Anthony Trollope ***

34. Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth **

35. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving ***

36. Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekhov *****

37. The Canterville Ghost – Oscar Wilde ***

38. Mathilda Savitch – Victor Lodato ***

39. High Fidelity – Nick Hornby ****

40. Dead as a Doornail – Charlaine Harris **

41. Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires #10) **

42. Charlotte Temple – Susanna Haswell Rowson ***

43. The Third Miss Symons – F.M.Mayor ****

44. The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman *****

45. Finding Sky – Joss Stirling ***

46. Herland-Charlotte Perkins Gilman ****

47. Emily Fox-Seton- Frances Hodgson Burnett ****

48. Esmeralda – Frances Hodgson Burnett **

49.  A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes #1)- Arthur Conan Doyle ***

50. The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes #2) – The Sign of Four ***

51. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #3) – Arthur Conan Doyle ****

52. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #4) – Arthur Conan Doyle  ****

53. The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes #5) – Arthur Conan Doyle  ****

54. The Great Gatsby – F S Fitzgerald ***

55. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess ****

56. The Last September – Helen Hull **

57. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #6) – Arthur Conan Doyle ****

58. The Valley of Fear (Sherlock Holmes # 7) – Arthur Conan Doyle ***

59. Witness The Night – Kishwar Desai ***

60. The Heart of the Matter – Graham Greene ****

61. The Boys from Brazil – Ira Levin ****

62. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy *****

63. Red April – Santiago Roncaglio ***

64. The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman – Angela Carter ***

65. The Custom of the Country – Edith Wharton ****

66. Mathilda – Mary Shelley ***

67. The Stepford Wives – Ira Levin ***

68. Tanglewreck – Jeanette Winterson **

69. Florence & Giles – John Harding ****

70. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen [RR] *****

71. Sense & Sensibility – Jane Austen [RR] *****

72. Rosemary’s Baby – Ira Levin ****

73. Oryx & Crake – Margaret Atwood ***

74. The Well Beloved (& Alicia’s Diary) – Thomas Hardy ***

75. The Woodlanders – Thomas Hardy ****

76. Chosen (House of Night #3) – P.C Cast **

77. The Time Machine – H.G.Wells ***

78. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Baroness Orczy ***

79. A Fair Barbarian – Frances Hodgson Burnett ***

80. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley [RR] *****

81. The Season of the Beast (Agnes de Souarcy Chronicles #1) - Andrea H Japp ***

82. The Breath of the Rose (Agnes de Souarcy Chronicles #2) – Andrea H Japp ***

83. The Magic Toyshop – Angela Carter *****

84. Untamed – P.C & Kristin Cast **

85. American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis ****

86. Lady Audley’s Secret – Mary Elizabeth Braddon ****

87. The Turn of the Screw – Henry James *****

89. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini ***

90. The Collector – John Fowles *****

91. An Old Man’s Love – Anthony Trollope ***

92. Cranford – Elizabeth Gaskell ****

93. Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K.Rowling ****

94. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets – J.K.Rowling ***

95. Hide & Seek – Wilkie Collins ***

96. Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K.Rowling *****

97. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens ****

98. The Aspern Papers – Henry James ****

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