Books of 2012

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This is my reading list for 2012. I post links from here to my so-called reviews on Goodreads. I keep a library of the books I actually own on LibraryThing. My goal this year is 52 books.

Cover, The Faulty in Our StarsCover, Angel: After the Fall, Vol. 1Cover, The DoorCover, BitterblueCover, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own MakingCover, The Killing MoonCover, All ClearCover, Code Name VerityCover, AngelmakerCover, UnspokenCover, Diviners

  1. Tigana – Guy Gavriel Kay
  2. Goliath – Scott Westerfeld
  3. Mastiff – Tamora Pierce
  4. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  5. The Kingdom of Gods – NK Jemisin
  6. Scored – Lauren McLaughlin
  7. The Red Wolf Conspiracy – Robert Redick
  8. White Cat – Holly Black
  9. Journey to a Revolution – Michael Korda
  10. Midnight in Austenland – Shannon Hale
  11. Skylark – Dezső Kosztolány
  12. 13 Little Blue Envelopes – Maureen Johnson
  13. Kornél Esti – Dezső Kosztolányi
  14. Angel: After the Fall, Vol. 1 – Joss Whedon
  15. Fatelessness – Imre Kertész
  16. The Door – Magda Szabó
  17. Rick Steves’ Budapest – Rick Steves
  18. Embers – Sándor Márai
  19. Bitterblue – Kristin Cashore
  20. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making – Catherynne M Valente
  21. Arcadia – Lauren Groff
  22. The Last Little Blue Envelope – Maureen Johnson
  23. Chime – Franny Billingsly
  24. Prospero Regained – L Jagi Lamplighter
  25. The Killing Moon – NK Jemisin
  26. Blackout – Connie Willis
  27. Beauty Queens – Libba Bray
  28. All Clear – Connie Willis
  29. Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives – David Eagleman
  30. Doomsday Book – Connie Willis
  31. The Shadowed Sun – NK Jemisin
  32. Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
  33. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  34. Predators and Prey (Buffy 8.5) – Jane Espenson
  35. Retreat (Buffy 8.6) – Jane Espenson
  36. Angelmaker – Nick Harkaway
  37. Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the 20th Century – Justine Larbalestier
  38. Unspoken – Sarah Rees Brennan
  39. The Rook – Daniel O’Malley
  40. Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman – Robert K Massie
  41. Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher
  42. The Telling – Ursula K. Le Guin
  43. The Diviners – Libba Bray
  44. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer – Lish McBride
  45. The Casual Vacancy – JK Rowling
  46. Ash – Malinda Lo
  47. Behind the Beautiful Forevers – Katherine Boo
  48. Days of Blood and Starlight – Laini Taylor
  49. Sula – Toni Morrison
  50. Angel: First Night (After the Fall #2) – Joss Whedon
  51. Dr. Sketchy’s Official Rainy Day Coloring Books – Molly Crabapple
  52. Divergent – Veronica Roth

 
End of the Year Update: I managed to finish up right on schedule. I read 5 non-fiction books this year, which was better than previous years, believe it or not. I want to read more in-translation after reading and enjoying a lot of Hungarian literature for my trip.

Favorites of the Year: The Fault in Our Stars, Code Name Verity, Angelmaker, Blackout/All Clear, The Diviners, Kornel Esti