Books 2012


1. The Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
2. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee
3. I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson
4. City of Tranquil Light by Bo Caldwell
5. An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Aduradha Roy
6. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
7. Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl (Audiobook)
8. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
9. The Ten Year Nap by Meg Wolitzer (Audiobook)
10. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
11. The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
12. The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
13. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
14. Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
15. The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones
16. No One Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel
17. The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger
18. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
19. The Secrets of Mary Bowser by Lois Leveen
20. Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey
21. In the Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda
22. The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
23. How It All Began by Penelope Lively
24. When It Happens to You by Molly Ringwald
25. Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan


1. Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
2. The Most Dangerous Thing by Laura Lippman
3. Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George
4. Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
5. Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson
6. A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
7. Sister: A Novel  by Rosamond Lupton
8. A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd
9. An Impartial Witness by Charles Todd
10. A Study in Sherlock ed. Laurie King
11. A Thousand Cuts by Simon Lelic
12. The Bitter Truth by Charles Todd
13. The St. Zita Society by Ruth Rendall

Middle Grade/Young Adult Fiction

1. The Rise and Fall of Mt. Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
2. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
3. Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (Poetry)
4. Feed by M.T. Anderson (YA)
5. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (YA/Audiobook)
6. Wildwood by Colin Meloy
7. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (YA/Audiobook)
8. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
9. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume
10. Stand in the Wind by Jean Little
11. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
12.  They Never Came Home by Lois Duncan
13. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
14. Jacob I Have Loved by Katherine Paterson
15.  Bridge to Terebithia by Katherine Paterson
16. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
17. Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo David Roberts
18. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (YA)
19. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (YA)
20. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (YA)
21. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (YA)
22. Dear Ellen Bee by Mary E. Lyons and Muriel Branch
23. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
24. The Watsons Go to Birmingham- 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
25. Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
26. Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng
27. Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms by Lissa Evans
28. The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
29. Wonder by R. J. Palacio
30. Horten’s Incredible Illusions by Lissa Evans
31. What Came From the Stars by Gary D. Schmidt
32. Island of Silence by Lisa McMann
33. Dragon’s Gate by Laurence Yep
34. Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull
35. Harry Potter 1-7 by J. K. Rowling (Audiobooks)

Non-Fiction (General)

1.The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
2. The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure
3. Make the Butter, Buy the Bread by Jennifer Reese
4. The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
5. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
6. The Heroine’s Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore
7. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs
8. Shelf Discovery by Lizzie Skurnick
9. On Rereading by Patricia Meyer Spacks

Non-Fiction (Biography/Memoir)

1.Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir that Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey by Margaret Powell
2.Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim
3. The Narnian by Alan Jacobs
4. The Journal of Best Practices by David Finch
5. The Receptionist by Janet Groth


1. Still by Lauren Winner
2. Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Leigh DeMoss
3. Made to Crave by Lyssa TerKeurst

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