Give me books, fruit, french wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors. --John Keats

Books Kathy Read During The Lost Years

Here's a list of the 54 books I read in 2012, 2013, and early 2014, alphabetically by title:

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
The Best American Short Stories of 2013 edited by Elizabeth Strout
Bluebird, or The Invention of Happiness by Shelia Kohler
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
The Cat-Nappers by P.G. Wodehouse
The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
The Darling Buds of May by H.E. Bates
The Doom of the Haunted Opera by John Bellairs
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Faces of Evil by Lois Gibson and Deanie Francis Mills
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
HHhH by Laurent Binet
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
In the Woods by Tana French
Lady Audley's Secret by M.E. Braddon
The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
The Melting Season by Jami Attenberg
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
My Cousin Rachel  by Daphne du Maurier
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel
Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
Rebel Without a Cause by Robert M. Lindner
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Silk by Alessandro Baricco
Single White Female by John Lutz
Somewhere in Time by Richard Matheson
Spoiled: Stories by Caitlin Macy
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
Under the Skin by Michel Faber

I haven't bothered linking these to my blog posts about them, because most of them are in my worthless multi-book posts that I wrote in order to get caught up. I'll do better with 2014 . . .

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