2012 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. Three Men in a Boat – Jerome K Jerome ****

2. Several Perceptions – Angela Carter ***

3. I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith [RR] *****

4. The Shipping News – Annie Proulx ***

5. Return of the Soldier – Rebecca West *****

6. La’s Orchestra Saves the World – Alexander McCall Smith **

7. The Angel’s Game – Carlos Ruiz Zafon ***

8. Definitely Dead – Charlaine Harris **

9. Atonement – Ian McEwan ****

10. All Together Dead – Charlaine Harris **

11. The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl **

12. Bonjour Tristesse – Francoise Sagan ****

13. The White People – Frances Hodgson Burnett ***

14. The Birds & Other Stories – Daphne du Maurier ***

15. The Virgin Blue – Tracy Chevalier ***

16. Blameless – Gail Carriger **

17. Fever Pitch – Nick Hornby **

18. About a Boy – Nick Hornby ***

19. A Long Way Down – Nick Hornby **

20. Jamaica Inn – Daphne du Maurier ****

21. Disgrace – J.M.Coetzee *****

22.Before I go to Sleep – S.J.Watson ****

23. The Sisters Brothers – Patrick deWitt ***

24. Jamrach’s Menagerie – Carol Birch **

25. Becoming Jane Eyre – Sheila Kohler ***

26. A Kiss Before Dying – Ira Levin ****

27. The Well of Loneliness – Radclyffe Hall ***

28. The Way we Live Now – Anthony Trollope *****

29. How to be Good – Nick Hornby **

30. My Cousin Rachel – Daphne du Maurier *****

31. Slam – Nick Hornby **

32. Fifty Shades of Grey – E.L.James **

33. The Grand Sophy – Georgette Heyer ***

34. In Chancer (Forsyte Saga #2) – John Galsworthy ****

35. The Awakening & The Struglle – L.J.Smith *

36. The White Queen – Phillippa Gregory ***

Currently reading…. The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo¬†

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