Friday, December 20, 2013

Books Read in 2013

Everyone, here is a mostly accurate list of what I read in 2013. Its missing December. But 11 out of 12 months is good enough that I can live with it. If you want to see what I read in December check out Goodreads. Apologies for any misspellings or transpositions!If anyone has any questions about any of them, or wants to hear more about them let me know!

20-Something, 20-Everything: A Quarter-Life Woman's Guide
to Balance and Direction - Christine Hessler

7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess - Jen Hatmaker

A German Requiem (Bernard Gunther, #3)- Philip Kerr

A Gracious Plenty - Sheri Reynolds

A Quiet Flame (Bernard Gunther, #5) - Philip Kerr

A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots,
and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History - Michael Farquhar

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World - Tony Horwitz

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail - Bill Bryson

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

American Psycho - Brett Easton Ellis

An Exclusive Love: A Memoir - Johanna Adorjan

Angry Conversations with God: A Snarky but
Authentic Spiritual Memoir - Susan E Isaacs

Around the World in 80 Dates - Jennifer Cox

Article 5 (Article 5, #1) - Kristen Simmons

Baghdad without a Map and Other Misadventures in Arabia - Tony Horwitz

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress - Sijie Dai

Beneath the Metropolis: The Secret Lives of Cities - Alex Marshall

Beneath the Sands of Egypt: Adventures of an Unconventional
Archaeologist - Donald P Ryan

Bill Bryson's African Diary- Bill Bryson

Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality - Donald Miller

Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm - Mardi Jo Link

Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It - Peggy Klaus

Carrie - Stephen King

Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed - Glennon Melton

City of Women - David R Gillham

Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein

Company Of Liars - Karen Matiland

Countdown City (The Last Policeman, #2) - Ben Winters

Dad Is Fat - Jim Gaffigan

Don't Worry, It Gets Worse - Alida Nugent

Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends,
From Cleopatra to Princess Di - Kriss Waldherr

Eccentrics: A Study of Sanity and Strangeness - David Weeks

Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) - Orson Scott Card

Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day: 
One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide- Doug Mack

Eva Moves the Furniture - Margot Livesey

Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things - Laurence Gonzalez

Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader - Anne Fadiman

Faces from Dante's Inferno:
Who they are, what they say, and what it all means - Peter Celano

Fever (The Chemical Garden, #2) - Lauren DeStefano

Firestarter - Stephen King

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores
 the Hidden Side of Everything - Steven D. Levitt

From the Earth to the Moon - HG Wells

Fuse (Pure #2) - Julianna Baggot

Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters,
and a Midlife Miracle - Rachel Dratch

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies
 of Agnes Nutter, Witch - Neil Giaman

Grendel - John Gardner

Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles,
 and So-Called Hospitality - Jacob Tomsky

How to Be a Woman - Caitlan Moran

Howards End Is on the Landing: A Year of Reading from Home - Susan Hill

Hugh and Bess: A Love Story - Susan Higginbotham

I'm Perfect, You're Doomed:
Tales From A Jehovah's Witness Upbringing - Kyria Abrahams

In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson

In the Devil's Garden:
 A Sinful History of Forbidden Food - Stewart Lee Allen

In the Shadow of Blackbirds - Cat Winters

Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) - Dan Brown

Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents - Jim Malusa

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) - Mindy Kaling

Jungleland: A True Story of Adventure, Obsession,
 and the Deadly Search for the Lost White City - Christopher S. Stewart

Last Train From Liguria - Christine Dwyer Hickey

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir - Jenna Lawson

Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home
 the Lost Children of Nepal - Connor Grenan

London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets - Peter Akroyd

Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family - Najla Said

March - Geraldine Brooks

March Violets (Bernard Gunther, #1) - Philip Kerr

Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall:
 How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at It for a Year - Kjersten Gruys

Mistress Of Nothing - Kate Pullinger

Montana 1948 - Larry Watson

More Than This - Patrick Ness

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe - Bill Bryson

Not My Blood - Barbara Cleverley

Notes from a Small Island - Bill Bryson

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are - Ann Voskamp

Pagan Holiday: On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists - Tony Perrottet

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer - Patrick Suskind

Plane Insanity - Eliott Hester

Prague Fatale (Bernard Gunther, #8) - Philip Kerr

Ragtime in Simla (Joe Sandilands, #2) -Barbara Cleverly

Round the Moon - Jules Verne

Running the Books: The Adventures of an
 Accidental Prison Librarian - Avi Steinberg

Sever (The Chemical Garden, #3) - Lauren DeStefano

Sky on Fire (Monument 14, #2) - Emmy Laybourne

Slave - Mende Nazer

Sober Mercies: How Love Caught Up with a Christian Drunk
 - Heather Hopham Kopp

Stalin's children : three generations of love and betrayal - Owen Matthews

Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator - Gary Noesner

Strange Images of Death (Joe Sandilands, #8) - Barbara Cleverly

Superman: Red Son - Mark Millar

The Astronomer - Lawrence Goldstone

The Bee's Kiss (Joe Sandilands, #5) - Barbara Cleverly

The Bite of the Mango - Mariatu Kamara

The Blood Royal - Barbara Cleverley

The Book of Madness and Cures - Regina O'Melvenely

The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit - Jen Adams

The Butterfly Cabinet - Bernie Mcgill

The Children of Men - P.D. James

The Damascened Blade (Joe Sandilands, #3) - Barbara Cleverly

The Dark Heart of Italy - Tobias Jones

The Elite (The Selection, #2) - Kiera Cass

The End of Your Life Book Club - Will Schwalbe

The Flanders Panel - Arturo Perez-Reverte

The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1) - Carrie Ryan

The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets,
Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun - Gretchen Rubin

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide, #1) - Douglas Adams

The J.M. Barrie Ladies' Swimming Society - Barbara J Zitwer

The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest
 to Become the Smartest Person in the World - AJ Jacobs

The Kommandant's Girl (The Kommandant's Girl, #1) - Pam Jenoff

The Last Kashmiri Rose (Joe Sandilands, #1) - Barbara Cleverly

The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap: A Memoir
of Friendship, Community, and the Uncommon Pleasure of a Good Book - Wendy Welch

The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Lost Garden - Helen Humphreys

The Magician's Wife - Brian Moore

The Man in the Picture - Susan Hill

The Monks of Tibhirine:
 Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria - John W Kiser

The Morning Star (Katerina, #3) - Robin Bridges

The Night Strangers - Chris Bohjalian

The Obituary Writer - Ann Hood

The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

The One from the Other (Bernard Gunther, #4) - Philip Kerr

The Orphanmaster - Jean Zimmerman

The Palace Tiger (Joe Sandilands, #4) - Barbara Cleverly

The Pale Criminal (Bernard Gunther, #2) - Philip Kerr

The Peshawar Lancers - S.M. Stirling

The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels - Ree Drummond

The Plot Against America - Philip Roth 

The Righteous: 
The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust - Martin Gilbert

The Road of Lost Innocence:
 The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine - Somaly Mam

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman #1) - Neil Gaiman

The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll's House (The Sandman #2)

The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country (The Sandman #3) -Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4) - Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5) - Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections (The Sandman #6) -Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives  (The Sandman #7) - Neil Gaiman

The Sea Captain's Wife - Beth Powning

The Selection (The Selection, #1) - Kiera Kass

The Skies Belong to Us:
 Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking - Brendan I Koerner

The Storm - Margriet de Moor

The Twelfth Department  (Captain Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev, #3) - William Ryan

The Unfailing Light (Katerina, #2) - Robin Bridges

The Very Thought of You - Rosie Alison

Tony Wheeler's Bad Lands - Tony Wheeler

Tug of War (Joe Sandilands, #6) - Barbara Cleverly

Uncorked: My Journey Through the Crazy World of Wine - Marco Pasanella

Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith,
 Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land - Nina Burliegh

Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip-Confessions of a Cynical Waiter - Steve Dublainica

Waltz With Bashir: A Lebanon War Story - Ari Folman

We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses
Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese - Elizabeth M Norman

Whatever You Do, Don't Run:
True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide - Peter Alison

Who the Hell Is Pansy O'Hara?: The Fascinating Stories
 Behind 50 of the World's Best-Loved Books - Jenny Bond

Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the
 Battle for France's Greatest Treasure - Don Kladstrup

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1) - Lauren DeStefano

Yes, Chef: A Memoir - Marcus Samuelsson

You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage,
 Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations - Michael Ian Black

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