Books Read 2012

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January 2012

How Reading Changed My Life, by Anna Quindlen – 1/1/2012
River in the Sea, by Tina Boscha – 1/5/2012
Scarlet, by A.C. Gaughen – 1/7/2012
War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo – 1/8/2012
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green – 1/10/2012
Emotional Geology, by Linda Gillard – 1/11/2012
I Am Not a Serial Killer, by Dan Wells – 1/16/2012
Jellicoe Road, by Melina Marchetta – 1/18/2012
Persuasion, by Jane Austen – 1/21/2012
Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen – 1/23/2012
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson – 1/26/2012
Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler – 1/26/2012
Paranormalcy, by Kiersten White – 1/27/2012
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, by Gary D. Schmidt – 1/30/2012
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia – 1/31/2012

January Total = 15
Year-to-Date Total = 15

February 2012

A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle – 2/2/2012
When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead – 2/3/2012
First Light, by Rebecca Stead – 2/5/2012
If I Stay, by Gayle Forman – 2/10/2012
The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio) – 2/13/2012
Atonement, by Ian McEwan – 2/16/2012
The Queen of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio) – 2/23/2012
The Princess Bride, by William Goldman – 2/26/2012

February Total = 8
Year-to-Date Total = 23

March 2012
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks – 3/4/2012
The King of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio) – 3/6/2012
Clair de Lune, by Jetta Carleton – 3/6/2012
Shadow Tag, by Louise Erdrich – 3/9/2012
Story of a Girl, by Sara Zarr – 3/12/2012
The Getaway Car, by Ann Patchett – 3/17/2012
M.C. Higgins, the Great, by Virginia Hamilton – 3/19/2012
Moon over Manifest, by Clare Vanderpool (Audio) – 3/20/2012
Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White – 3/22/2012
A Conspiracy of Kings, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio) – 3/31/2012

March Total = 10
Year-to-Date Total = 33

April 2012

Petronella Saves Nearly Everyone, by Dene Low – 4/2/2012
First Love, Last Rites, by Ian McEwan – 4/3/2012
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner (Audio) – 4/12/2012
Watership Down, by Richard Adams – 4/18/2012
Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See – 4/23/2012
The Sisters Brothers, by Patrick deWitt – 4/26/2012
Snow in April, by Rosamunde Pilcher – 4/27/2012
Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, by Ben Loory – 4/30/2012

April Total = 8
Year-to-Date Total = 41

May 2012

The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner (Audio) – 5/4/2012
The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg – 5/4/2012
City of Thieves, by David Benioff – 5/7/2012
Divergent, by Veronica Roth – 5/9/2012
Precious Bane, by Mary Webb – 5/12/2012
The Death Cure, by James Dashner (Audio) – 5/17/2011
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy – 5/21/2012 (Reread)
About a Boy, by Nick Hornby – 5/27/2012
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James – 5/30/2012

May Total = 9
Year-to-Date Total = 50

June 2012

The World Without You, by Joshua Henkin – 6/1/2011
Ninepins, by Rosy Thornton – 6/6/2012
Fifty Shades Darker, by E.L. James – 6/14/2012
Fifty Shades Freed, by E.L. James – 6/16/2012
Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card – 6/20/2012
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak (Audio) – 6/28/2012
Insurgent, by Veronica Roth – 6/28/2012
Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos – 6/30/2012

June Total = 8
Year-to-Date Total = 58

July 2012

How To Save a Life, by Sara Zarr – 7/5/2012
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair, by Nina Sankovitch – 7/15/2012
Emma, by Jane Austen – 7/23/2012
For Darkness Shows the Stars, by Diana Peterfreund – 7/27/2012
Refuge, by Terry Tempest Williams – 7/29/2012
Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine (Audio) – 7/31/2012

July Total = 6
Year-to-Date Total = 64

August 2012

When Women Were Birds, by Terry Tempest Williams – 8/3/2012
Once was Lost, by Sara Zarr – 8/4/2012
Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians, by Brandon Sanderson (Audio) – 8/14/2012
The Book of Mormon Girl, by Joanna Brooks – 8/15/2012
Palace of Stone, by Shannon Hale – 8/17/2012
My Ridiculous Romantic Obsessions, by Becca Wilhite – 8/18/2012
Edenbrooke, by Julianne Donaldson – 8/18/2012
Enna Burning, by Shannon Hale (Audio) – 8/22/2012
The Hollow City, by Dan Wells – 8/24/2012
Things I Learned About My Dad (in Therapy), edited by Heather B. Armstrong – 8/27/2012
Rapunzel’s Revenge, by Shannon & Dean Hale – 8/31/2012

August Total = 11
Year-to-Date Total = 75

September 2012

Food Rules, by Michael Pollan – 9/4/2012
Crossed, by Ally Condie (Audio) – 9/5/2012
The Giver, by Lois Lowry (Audio) – 9/13/2012
Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell – 9/18/2012
Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh (Audio) – 9/20/2012
The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins – 9/25/2012
Something Blue, by Emily Giffin – 9/27/2012

September Total = 7
Year-to-Date Total = 82

October 2012

Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn – 10/1/2012
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky – 10/5/2012
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry – 10/9/2012
Judging a Book by Its Lover, by Lauren Leto – 10/9/2012
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern – 10/14/2012
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman (Audio) – 10/16/2012
The Witch of Portobello, by Paulo Coelho – 10/22/12
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling (Audio) – 10/26/2012

October Total = 8
Year-to-Date Total = 90

November 2012

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling (Audio) – 11/7/2012
The Middlesteins, by Jami Attenberg – 11/9/2012
Mrs. Mike, by Benedict & Nancy Freedman – 11/12/2012
Sweet Tooth, by Ian McEwan – 11/20/2012
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling (Audio) – 11/26/2012
The Mansion, by Henry Van Dyke – 11/26/2012
Astray, by Emma Donoghue – 11/28/2012

November Total = 7
Year-to-Date Total = 97

December 2012

The Secret Keeper, by Kate Morton – 12/10/2012
Unwind, by Neal Shusterman – 12/18/2012
Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein – 12/20/2012
Someone Like You, by Sarah Dessen – 12/22/2012
Hope was Here, by Joan Bauer – 12/28/2012
Sulan, by Camille Picott – 12/28/2012
Flat Out Love, by Jessica Park – 12/29/2012
Someone to Love, by Addison Moore – 12/30/2012

December Total = 8
Year-to-Date Total = 105

2012 Summation & Stats
2012 Top 10 List