Book List 2012

Here are the books I’ll be reading in 2012, in no particular order:

1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Sloot (non-fiction) √ Finished 1/21/12
2. Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale by Frederick Buechner (non-fiction)
3. On Writing by Stephen King (non-fiction)
4. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen (fiction) (Started reading and it was so distasteful, I marked it off the list)
5. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (fiction)
6. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (fiction) √ Finished 5/13/12
7. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott (non-fiction)
8. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach (fiction)
9. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (fiction)
10. Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda Maddox (non-fiction)
11. Radioactive: Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss (non-fiction)
12. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (fiction) √ Finished 9/8/12
13. The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead by Paul Elwork (fiction) √ Finished 1/4/12
14. A Good Hard Look by Ann Napolitano (fiction)
15. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (fiction)
16. Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen (non-fiction) √ Finished 3/11/12
17. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (fiction)
18. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (fiction)
19. The Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich by Mark Kriegel (non-fiction)
20. Vanishing and Other Stories by Deborah Willis (fiction)
21. House Rules by Jodi Picoult (fiction)
22. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (fiction)
23. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (fiction)
24. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway (non-fiction)
25. Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen (fiction)
26. Persuasion by Jane Austen (fiction) √ Finished 6/9/12
27. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh (fiction)
28. The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English by Roy Peter Clark (non-fiction)
29. The Charlatan’s Boy by Jonathan Riggs
30. Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry √ Finished 4/12
31. The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bojhalian √ Finished 8/27
32. The Jane Austen Marriage Manual by Kim Izzou √ Finished Summer 2012
33. The House at Riverton by Kate Morton √ Finished November 2012


5 thoughts on “Book List 2012”

  1. So excited to have found your blog! I had no idea! Thank you for the book lists. I’m starting at the oldest because I am listening to audiobooks on my daily commute and I have a better chance of finding the older releases.

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