2013 reading list

2013_reading_listFiction:
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James

The Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell

The Divergent Series {Divergent, Insurgent, & Allegiant} by Veronica Roth

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Inferno by Dan Brown

The King’s Jar by Susan C. Shea

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Morning Glory by Sarah Jio

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Overseas by Beatriz Williams

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler

Non-fiction:
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah” by Alan Light

The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You by Jessica Alba

Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult’s Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It’s Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner by Jen Lancaster

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Over the Rhine: When Beer Was King by Michael Morgan

The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious – and Perplexing – City by David Lebovitz

The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin

What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage: Lessons for People from Animals and Their Trainers by Amy Sutherland

Please note: The titles that are unlinked are books I read, but didn’t blog about. Chances are, I wrote a short review of these over on my Goodreads page, but didn’t have much more to say here on the blog. If you’d like me to write reviews or would like to chat about them, let me know!

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