Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Books Read in 2012

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I can hardly bear to post something without a picture, so this is a picture of one of my bookshelves, with 2 of my beaded dolls and a woven basket from Panama.

I read quite a bit this year, and listened to a number of audio books, which I like to do while I paint. So here's my list!

Books Read 2012

1) The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure
2) Sybil Exposed by Debbie Nathan
3) The Little Book by Selden Edwards
4) The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
5) The Alice Behind Wonderland by Simon Winchester
6) Bloodshot by Cherie Priest
7) Hellbent by Cherie Priest
8) In The Shadow of the Dreamchild by Karoline Leach
9_ The Mystery of Lewis Carroll by Jenny Woolf
10) Sickened by Julie Gregory
11) Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
12) The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper, ed. By Maxim Jakubowski and Nathan Braund
13) Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch
14) Across the Great Barrier by Patricia Wrede
15) The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
16) The Butterfly Cabinet by Bernie McGill
17) Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
18) Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers
19) The Rainy Season by James P. Blaylock
20) Winter Tides by James P. Blaylock
21) All the Bells on Earth by James P. Blaylock
22) Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay
23) The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay
24) The Wandering Fire by Guy Gavriel Kay
25) The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter
26) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
27) Radiant Days by Elizabeth Hand
28) The Humming Room by Ellen Potter
29) Candy Girl by Cody Diablo
30) Cherry by Mary Karr
31) Riptide by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
32) Doctor Illuminatus : The Alchemist's Son by Martin Booth
33) The Moses Stone by James Becker
34) Olivia Kidney by Ellen Potter
35) Available Dark by Ellizabeth Hand
36) Floor Sample by Julia Cunningham
37) Nick of Time by Ted Bell
38) The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
39) The French Gardener by Santa Montefiori
40) Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James.
41) Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James.
42) Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
43) Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
44) The Perilous journey of the Donner Party by Marian Calabro
45) The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride by Daniel James Brown
46) Devil’s Gate : Brigham Young and the Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy by David Roberts
47) Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey by Lillian Schlissel
48) Starvation Heights by Gregg Olsen
49) Heart of Ice by Gregg Olsen
50) A Cold Dark Place by Gregg Olsen
51) Homer & Langley: A Novel by E.L. Doctorow
52) Ghostly Men: The Strange but true Story of the Collyer Brothers by Franz Lidz
53) 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson
52) Dandelion Fire by N.D. Wilson
53) The Secret Lives of Hoarders by Matt Paxton
54) Four Wagons West: The Story of Seattle byRoberta Frye Wat

55) The Chestnut King by N.D. Wildon
56) Hard Laughter by Anne Lamott
57) The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
58) Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
59) The Coldest March: Scott's Fatal Antarctic Expedition by Susan Solomon
60) Girl Giant by Kristen den Hartog
61) Neverland:J.M. Barrie, the du Mauriers, and the Dark Side of Peter Pan by Piers Dudgeon
62) The People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry
63) Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
64) The Reluctant Mr. Darwin by David Quammen
65) Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes
66) Generation Loss by Elizabeth Hand
67) Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper
68) Gibbon's Decline & Fall by Sheri S. Tepper

Audio Books Listened to 2012:

1) The Prestige by Christopher Priest
2) Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
3) Return to Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
4) The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes
5) The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
6) Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
7) The Clockwork Three by Matthew Kirby
8) The Game by A.S. Byatt
9) Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
10) Beggars and Choosers by Nancy Kress
11) Beggars Ride by Nancy Kress
12) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
13) The Stonehenge Gate by Jack Williamson
14) The Snow Spider by Jenny Nimmo
15) Emlyn’s Moon by Jenny Nimmo
16) The Chestnut Soldier by Jenny Nimmo
17) Charlie Bone and the Beast by Jenny Nimmo
18) The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
19) Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
20) The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
21) The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
22) The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
23) The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
24) Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo
25) Charlie Bone and the Time Twister
26) Welcome Chaos by Kate Wilhelm
27) The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh
28) The Family that Couldn’t Sleep by D.T. Max
29) Beating Back the Devil by Maryn McKenna
30) The Fatal Strain by Alan Sipress
31) Somewhere in Time by Richard Matheson
32) Charlie Bone and the Time Twister by Jenny Nimmo
33) Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy by Jenny Nimmo
34) Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
35) Little, Big by John Crowley
36) Skeletons by Kate Wilhelm
37) American Gods by Neil Gaiman
38) Time and Again by Jack Finney
39) The Great Failure by Natalie Goldberg
40) Long Quiet Highway by Natalie Goldberg
41) Grace Eventually by Ann Lamott
42) The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
43) The Mermaid Garden by Santa Montefiori
44) Helen Keller in Love by Rosie Sultan
45) Death is a Lonely Business by Ray Bradbury
46) One and the Same by Abigail Pogrebin
47) The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen
48) The Ghost in Love by Jonathan Carroll
49) A Wicked Snow by Gregg Olsen
50) Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
51) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
52) This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff
53) A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
54) The Worst Journey in the World by Cherry Apsley-Garrard
55) Scott’s Last Expedition by Robert Falcon Scott
56) The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
57) The Strange Affair of Spring-Heeled Jack by Mark Hodden
58) The Lost Hours by Karen White
59) Mariana by Susanna Kersley
60) Dr. Mary's Monkey by Edward Haslam
61) The Memory of Water by Karen White
62) Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
63) A Soldier in the Great war by Mark Helprin

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