Here is what my year looked liked when it came to reading. If you take a closer look, you will notice Harry Potter appearing several times (it was a stressful year) and you will also notice that of my 100 books in a year goal, I basically came 2/3 to the finish line (luckily that’s not how I run). 😉
I keep thinking that the fact that I read every day if I can (and I usually can, as I schedule my time in such manner), I would be able to get two books read in a week (on average) but no. Well, a part was really my fault because I got hooked on Vampire Diaries and while watching all 4 seasons in the time allotted to reading, no books were added to my list.
Generally though, I’m very happy with what I’ve read in 2013 and I highlighted my favorites.
Who knows, maybe next year is the year I hit 100. 😉
1. Justin Cronin: The Passage
2. J. Rollins & R. Cantrell: The Blood Gospel
3. Chris Ashbrook: A Darker Gold
4. Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl: Beautiful Creatures
5. Shannon Delaney: Weather Witch
6. Melissa Marr: Carnival of Souls
7. Julie Kagawa: The Eternity Cure
8. Steven Brust: Dragon
9. Steven Brust: Issola
10. Steven Brust: Dzur
11. Robert Masello: The Romanov Cross
12. Mia Thompson: Stalking Sapphire
13. James M. Tabor: Frozen Solid
14. Eloisa James: Desperate Duchesses
15. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
16. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
17. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
18. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
19. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix
20. Kim Harisson: Once dead, twice shy
21. Stephanie Laurens: And then she fell
22. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
23. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
24. Dan Brown: Inferno
25. Claudia Dain: Daring a Duke
26. Sam Cabot: Blood of the Lamb
27. P. Briggs: River Marked
28. P. Briggs: Frost Burned
29. Kate Elliott: Cold Magic
30. Kate Elliott: Cold Steel
31. Kate Elliott: Cold Fire
32. James Rollins: The Eye of God
33. Kresley Cole: MacRieve
34. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
35. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
36. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
37. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
38. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix
39. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
40. Cinda Williams Chima: The Enchanter Heir
41. Alex Connor: The Rembrandt Secret
42. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
43. John Oehler: Aphrodesia
44. Cristin Terrill: All Our Yesterdays
45. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
46. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
47. JK. Rawling: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
48. Jennifer Lynn Barnes: The Naturals
49. Kresley Cole: Endless Knight (The Arcana Chronicles)
50. Lindsey Fairleigh & Lindsey Pogue: After The Ending (The Ending Series)
51. Nigel McCrery: Silent Witness
52. Lindsey Farleigh: Echo Prophecy (Echo Trilogy, #1)
53. J. Carson Black: The Survivors Club
54. Lizzy Ford: Cursed (Voodoo Nights, #1)
55. Lindsey Fairleigh & Lindsey Pogue: Into the Fire (The Ending Series #2)
56. Molly Harper: How to Run with a Naked Werewolf
57. Julianna Scott: The Holders
58. Lizzy Ford: Hear no Evil (Hidden Evil, #1)
59. Susan Isaacs: Compliments of a Friend
60. Sabrina Jeffries: When the Rogue Returns
61. Lisa Jackson: Sinister
62. Deb Marlowe: An Unexpected Encounter
63. Sarah Morgan: Sleigh Bells in the Snow
64. Veronica Roth: Divergent (Divergent series #1)
65. N.K. Jemisin: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
66. Isabella Bradford: A Wicked Pursuit
67. Scott Lynch: The Republic of Thieves
68. Jennifer Lynn Barnes: The Naturals
Tagged: 100+ challenge, books, Reading
WOW, Ines, that is a lot of reading! I thought I read a lot – you have me beat. And we didn’t read any of the same books! You have inspired me to post my list on my home/craft/other blog – I think I only read 50 or so.
Bloodyfrida, if you are at 50 you are not that far behind. 🙂 Besides it’s obvious you have other hobbies taking up your time. If you post your list, I look forward to checking it out.
It’s up ! http://taraegon.blogspot.com/2014/01/books-i-read-in-2013.html
Enjoyed reading your list of books for last year, Ines.
I’ve started reading a few fantasty book lately, The Enchantress and Poison Study were good. Going to start reading Angelfall soon. I was thinking of Divergent but think it might be a bit dark for me. I loved The Hunger Games but found it stressful at times!
Currently reading The Rosie Project about a guy with Asperger’s Syndrome who starts a project to find a wife. It’s early days but very sweet and funny so far.
Tara, thank you for the suggestions! 🙂 Aside from Hunger Games, I only read Divergent from those you mentioned. I don’t want to sound mean, but it’s more like HG wannabe, I didn’t find it as gripping. But I only read the first book and I plan on writing about it. I’m still debating reading on, the reviews on Amazon didn’t sound promising…
Thanks for the tip about Divergent, Ines. That’s kind of what I suspected so I appreciate it being confirmed by you. I tend to like the more magical stuff anyway.
I’m saving Neil Gaiman’s Ocean at the End of the Lane to cheer me up through Jan. If you’ve never read Neverwhere, I highly recommend it.
Thank you for the Gaiman recommendation – he’s been on my list of authors I should try for quite some time.
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Wow! Great list, Ines! I hope 2014 brings you even more reading pleasure!
Thank you Lindsey!
Some of that reading pleasure in 2014. should rest on your shoulders as well. 😉