Reading Time: 5 minutes

Total books read: 171

Re-reads: 10% (17/171)
New books: 90% (154/171)
Female writers: 56% (96/171)
Pages: 44,600

January – 31

  1. RR David Levithan – The Lover’s Dictionary
  2. NEW Stephen King – Joyland
  3. NEW Douglas Coupland – Worst. Person. Ever.
  4. NEW Tom Holt – Someone Like Me
  5. NEW F Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby
  6. NEW Patrick Ness – The Crane Wife
  7. NEW William Gibson – Johnny Mnemonic
  8. NEW Haruki Murakami – The Elephant Vanishes
  9. NEW Neil Gaiman – The Graveyard Book
  10. RR Mitch Albom – Tuesdays with Morrie (30 for 30)
  11. RR Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 08 The Hostile Hospital
  12. NEW Jennifer E Smith – You Are Here (1)
  13. RR Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 09 The Carnivorous Carnival
  14. NEW Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 10 The Slippery Slope
  15. NEW Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 11 The Grim Grotto
  16. RR Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 12 The Penultimate Peril
  17. RR Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events: 13 The End
  18. RR Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveler’s Wife (30 for 30) (2)
  19. NEW Jon McGregor – This Isn’t The Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You
  20. NEW David Levithan – Every Day
  21. NEW Ernest Hemingway – Big Two-Hearted River
  22. NEW Matt Haig – The Dead Fathers Club
  23. NEW Janet Evanovich – Takedown Twenty (3)
  24. NEW John Steinbeck – The Pearl
  25. NEW Joe Hill & Stephen King – Throttle
  26. NEW Truman Capote – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  27. NEW Alice Munro – Away From Her (4)
  28. NEW Julie Otsuka – The Budhha in the Attic (5)
  29. NEW Muriel Spark – The Driver’s Seat (6)
  30. NEW Muriel Spark – The Abbess of Crewe (7)
  31. NEW Truman Capote – Summer Crossing

February -7

32. NEW Piper Kerman – Orange is the New Black (8)
33. NEW Danny Wallace – Random Acts of Kindness (30 for 30)
34. NEW Herman Koch – The Dinner (book club)
35. NEW JK Rowling – The Casual Vacancy (30 for 30) (9)
36. NEW George Pendle – Death: A Life (30 for 30)
37. NEW Haruki Murakami – 1Q84 (books 1 & 2)  (30 for 30)
38. NEW Haruki Murakami – 1Q84 (book 3)  (30 for 30)

March – 5

39. NEW Bruce Feiler – Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan  (30 for 30)
40. RR Haruki Murakami – The Wind Up Bird Chronicle (30 for 30)
41. NEW Muriel Spark – The Comforters (10)
42. NEW David Sedaris – Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls
43. NEW Lindsey Kelk – I Heart Christmas (11)

April -13

44. NEW Justin Cartwright – The Promise of Happiness (book club)
45. NEW Muriel Spark – Finishing School (12)
46. NEW Pleasefindthis – I Wrote This For You
47. NEW Ellen Degeneres – Seriously…I’m Kidding (13)
48. RR Sue Townsend – The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (14)
49. RR Sue Townsend – The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole (15)
50. NEW Sue Townsend – True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole (16)
51. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins (17)
52. NEW Sue Townsend – Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years (18)
53. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins Comes Back (19)
54. NEW Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the End of the Lane (book club)
55. NEW Bill Bryson – A Short History of Nearly Everything (30 for 30)
56. NEW David Sedaris – Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

May -17

57. NEW Steve Toltz – A Fraction of the Whole (30 for 30)
58. NEW Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express (20)
59. NEW Nora Ephron – I Remember Nothing (21)
60. NEW David Sedaris – Barrel Fever
61. RR Sue Townsend – Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years (22)
62. NEW Sue Townsend – The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole: 1999-2001 (23)
63. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins Opens a Door (24)
64. RR Sue Townsend – Adrian Mole & The Weapons of Mass Destruction (25)
65. RR Sue Townsend – Adrian Mole: The Prostate Years (26)
66. NEW Margaret Atwood – I’m Starved For You (27)
67. NEW Nora Ephron – Heartburn (28)
68. NEW Amor Towles – Eve in Hollywood
69. NEW Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch (book club) (29)
70. NEW Agatha Christie – And Then There Were None (30)
71. NEW Kaui Hart Hemmings – The Descendants (31)
72. NEW James Smythe – The Echo
73. NEW James Smythe – No Harm Can Come to a Good Man
74. NEW Rainbow Rowell – Eleanor & Park (32)

June -17
75. NEW Sun-Mi Hwang – The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (book club) (33)
76. NEW Agatha Christie – Hickory Dickory Dock (34)
77. NEW Nora Ephron – Wallflower at the Orgy (35)
78. NEW Chris Claremont – X-Men: Days of Future Past (graphic novel)
79. NEW Rainbow Rowell – Attachments (36)
80. NEW Brian Michael Bendis – All New X-Men: Yesterdays X-Men (graphic novel)
81. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins in The Park (37)
82. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (38)
83. NEW P L Travers – Mary Poppins & The House Next Door (39)
84. NEW Amy Tan – Rules for Virgins (40)
85. NEW Margaret Atwood – The Tent (41)
86. NEW Sue Townsend – The Woman Who Went to Bed For a Year (42)
87. NEW Brian Michael Bendis – All New X-Men: Here to Stay (graphic novel)
88. NEW Magaret Atwood – Good Bones (43)
89. NEW Rainbow Rowell – Fangirl (44)
90. NEW Agatha Christie – Evil Under the Sun (45)
91. NEW David Sedaris – Me Talk Pretty One Day (31 for 31)

July -9
92. NEW Rainbow Rowell – Landline (46)
93. NEW Katherine Dunn – Geek Love (31 for 31) (47)
94. NEW Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long Mars
95. NEW M R Carey – The Girl With All The Gifts
96. NEW Brian Michael Bendis – All New X-Men: Out of Their Depth (graphic novel)
97. RR J K Rowling – Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone (48)
98. NEW Mindy Kaling – Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (31 for 31) (49)
99. NEW Joan Didion – Blue Nights (31 for 31) (50)
100. NEW Janet Evanovich – Top Secret Twenty One (51)

August -6
101. NEW Shirley Jackson – The Haunting of Hill House (31 for 31) (52)
102. NEW Jeanette Winterson – Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit (31 for 31) (53)
103. NEW John Green – Paper Towns (31 for 31)
104. NEW Matthew Quick – The Silver Linings Playbook (31 for 31)
105. NEW Robin Sloan – Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore (31 for 31)
106. NEW Emma Kavanagh – Falling (book club) (54)

September -7
107. RR Ernest Cline – Ready Player One
108. NEW Stephen King – The Shining (31 for 31)
109. NEW Will Schwalbe – The End of Your Life Book Club (31 for 31)
110. NEW Ransom Riggs – Mrs Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (31 for 31)
111. NEW Maggie O’Farrell – After You’d Gone (31 for 31) (55)
112. RR JK Rowling – Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets (56)
113. NEW Cassandra Clare – City of Bones (57)

October -12
114 NEW Cassandra Clare – City of Ashes (58)
115. NEW Cassandra Parkin – The Summer We All Ran Away (59)
116. NEW Cassandra Clare – City of Glass (60)
117. NEW  Abigail Tarttelin – Golden Boy (61)
118. NEW Dani Atkins – Fractured (62)
119. NEW Jessica Park – Flat Out Love (63)
120. NEW Arthur C Clarke – 2001: A Space Odyssey
121. NEW James Dashner – The Maze Runner
122. NEW Mark Forsyth – The Etymologicon
123. NEW Kim Curran – GLAZE (64)
124. NEW Andrew Kauffman – All My Friends Are Superheroes
125. NEW Gillian Flynn – Dark Places (31 for 31) (65)

November -28
126. NEW Dodie Smith – I Capture The Castle (31 for 31) (66)
127. NEW Jodi Picoult – Where There’s Smoke (67)
128. NEW Margaret Atwood – Circle Game (68)
129. NEW David Sedaris – Dress Your Family in Corduroy & Denim
130. NEW Mitch Albom – The Time Keeper
131. NEW Alexandre Dumas – From Absinthe to Zest
132. NEW J R R Tolkien – Letters From Father Christmas (book club)
133. NEW Agatha Christie – The Unexpected Guest (69)
134. NEW Joe Dunthorne – Wild Abandon (31 for 31)
135. NEW Phillipa Pearce – Tom’s Midnight Garden (70)
136. NEW Muriel Spark – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (71)
137. NEW Sarah Waters – Tipping the Velvet (31 for 31) (72)
138. NEW Andy Weir – The Martian (31 for 31)
139. NEW James Smythe – Black Paintings
140. NEW Fiona Gibson – How the In-Laws Wrecked Christmas (73)
141. NEW Graeme Simsion – The Rosie Project (31 for 31)
142. NEW Margaret Atwood – Murder in the Dark (74)
143. NEW James Ward – Adventures in Stationery
144. NEW Sean Patrick – Nikola Tesla: The Man Who Invented the 20th Century
145. NEW Jill Mansell – Jill Mansell’s A-Z of Happiness (75)
146. NEW Arundhati Roy – The God of Small Things (31 for 31) (76)
147. NEW Jeff Noon – Automated Alice
148. NEW Alice Munro – Lives of Girls & Women (31 for 31) (77)
149. NEW E Lockhart – We Were Liars (78)
150. NEW Maria Semple – Where’d You Go, Bernadette (79)
151. NEW Arthur Miller – Death of a Salesman (31 for 31)
152. NEW Stephen King – UR
153. NEW Joe Hill – Thumbprint: A Story

December – 18
154. NEW Margaret Atwood – The Penelopiad (80)
155. NEW Lindsey Kelk – About a Girl (81)
156. RR JK Rowling – Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (82)
157. NEW Anita Diamant – The Red Tent (31 for 31) (83)
158. NEW Sophie Kinsella – Shopaholic to the Stars (84)
159. NEW Sophie Kinsella – Shopaholic Honeymoon (85)
160. NEW Lindsey Kelk – What a Girl Wants (86)
161. NEW Judy Blume – Fudge-A-Mania (87)
162. NEW Judy Blume – Double Fudge (88)
163. NEW Enid Blyton – The Adventurous Four (89)
164. NEW Enid Blyton – The Secret Seven (90)
165. NEW Nick Harkaway – Angelmaker (31 for 31)
166. NEW Enid Blyton – The Secret Seven #2 (91)
167. NEW Enid Blyton – The Secret Seven #4 (92)
168. NEW Amy Poehler – Yes Please (93)
169. NEW Various Authors – Naughty or Nice (94)
170. NEW Enid Blyton – The Secret Seven #5 (95)
171. NEW Frances Burnett Hodgson – The Secret Garden (96)

2 thoughts on “Books 2014

  1. This has to be one of the prettiest themes/blogs I have ever come across.

    Thanks for adding me on Literally.. I don’t know if I will be using it that much yet.. 🙂

    1. Aw, thanks Alex! I love this theme – it’s so clean and tidy! 🙂 I’m not sure if I’ll be using Literally much yet either, but it’s always fun to join a beta project and see what happens! 🙂

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