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my currently-reading shelf: title="Sandie's book recommendations, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)">Sandie's book recommendations, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)

BBC Top 100 Reads - 37/100 (37%)
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die - 58/1001 (5.79%)[Original list]

Books I Read in 2012

1) The Radleys by Matt Haig

2) Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North

3) That's Me in the Corner by Andrew Collins

4) The Savage Garden by Mark Mills

5) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

6) Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

7) See How They Run by James Patterson

8) The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes by Jennifer Crusie, Eileen Dreyer & Anne Stuart

9) Ready or Not by Chris Manby

10) The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

11) The Kill Call by Stephen Booth

12) Blood and Stone by Suzanne Downes

13) The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritsen

14) Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

15) The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen

16) Four Play by Fiona Walker

17) A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes

18) A Scandalous Man by Gavin Esler

Books I Read in 2011

1) Dalek I Loved You by Nick Griffiths

2) The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Stieg Larsson
3) Daddy's Little Girl by Mary Higgins Clark

4) Kartography by Kamila Shamsie

5) My Life as a Traitor by Zarah Ghahramani

6) The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

7) Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss

8) A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
9) The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson

10) The Halo Effect by M J Rose

11) Passionate Heat by Rachel Kenley
12) Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett
13) Last Scene Alive by Charlaine Harris

14) Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King

15) Hanged at Auschwitz by Sim Kessel

16) Mouths of Babes by Stella Duffy

17) Single White E-mail by Jessica Adams

18) Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde

19) Primal Fear by William Diehl

20) Lone Star Trouble by Autumn Piper
21) I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
22) The Awakening by LJ Smith
23) The Struggle by LJ Smith
24) Unlacing the Innocent Miss by Margaret McPhee
25) Dancing in the Moonlight by RaeAnne Thayne
26) Saving Sophie by Elle Amery
27) The Fury by LJ Smith
28) The Reunion by LJ Smith
29) Wedding at King's Convenience by Maureen Child
30) Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris
31) An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears

32) The Mother-in-Law by Eve Makis

33) Toast by Nigel Slater

34) The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

35) Emergency: Wife Lost and Found by Carol Marinelli
36) The Hours by Michael Cunningham

37) Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
38) The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

39) The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie

40) A Bird in the House by Margaret Laurence

41) A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

42) Boiling a Frog by Christopher Brookmyre

43) The Big Love by Sarah Dunn

44) Room by Emma Donoghue
45) The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde

46) 4.50 From Paddington by Agatha Christie

47) BIG Temptation by Robin L. Rotham
48) The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
49) Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

50) Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
51) All the Right Reasons by Sandy James
52) A Room With a View by E. M. Forster
53) The Necropolis Railway by Andrew Martin

54) The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais

55) The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by G. W. Dahlquist

56) New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

57) The Tiger Ladies by Sudha Koul

58) Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

59) Mr Golightly's Holiday by Salley Vickers

60) Blind to the Bones by Stephen Booth

61) Scared to Live by Stephen Booth

62) Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

63) Black Dog by Stephen Booth
64) Amuse Bouche by Anthony Bidulka
65) Persuader by Lee Child
66) America Unchained by Dave Gorman
67) Enigma by Robert Harris

68) Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson

69) Cold in Hand by John Harvey

70) Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

71) Shoes, Chocs, Bags and Frocks by Edward Monkton

72) Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth

73) Full House by Janet Evanovich

74) The Dead Place by Stephen Booth

75) Eric by Terry Pratchett

76) Spies by Michael Frayn

77) The Bernini Bust by Iain Pears

78) The Black Echo by Michael Connelly

79) Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich

80) The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
81) Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson

82) Miracle on Regent Street by Ali Harris

83) Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith

84) I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
85) Eating for England by Nigel Slater

86) One Day by David Nicholls

87) Everything You Know by Zoe Heller

88) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
89) Kiss Me Deadly by Michele Hauf
90) Wonderful by Jill Barnett
91) The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Books I Read in 2010" target="buch">1) The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz" target="buch">2) Yankee Doodle Dead by Carolyn Hart

3) Supernatural: Origins by Peter Johnson
4) Supernatural: Rising Son by Peter Johnson
5) Supernatural: Bone Key by Keith R. A. DeCandido
6) The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman" target="buch">7) Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich" target="buch">8) Northern Lights by Nora Roberts" target="buch">9) Faintheart: An Englishman Ventures North of the Border by Charles Jennings" target="buch">10) Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith

11) The Princess Bride by William Goldman
12) The Outdoor Girls in a Winter Camp: Glorious Days on Skates and Ice Boats by Laura Lee Hope" target="buch">13) The Librarian's Passionate Knight by Cindy Gerard" target="buch">14) Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

15) The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle: The Girl Miner of Gold Run by Laura Lee Hope" target="buch">16) Walking With Ghosts by John Baker" target="buch">17) Cinderella's Millionaire by Katherine Garbera" target="buch">18) Expecting the Sheikh's Baby by Kristi Gold" target="buch">19) The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier" target="buch">20) Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie" target="buch">21) Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson" target="buch">22) Star People by Paul Burston" target="buch">23) Shadow of the Serpent by David Ashton" target="buch">24) Common Murder by Val McDermid" target="buch">25) Natural Selection by Bill Dare" target="buch">26) Dark Lady by Richard North Patterson" target="buch">27) The California Club by Belinda Jones" target="buch">28) The Information Officer by Mark Mills" target="buch">29) The Crush by Sandra Brown

30) Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Crusie
31) Dogs and Goddesses by Jennifer Crusie, Anne Stuart & Lani Diane Rich" target="buch">32) Moab is my Washpot by Stephen Fry

33) Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
34) It's Only a Movie: Reel Adventures of a Film Obsessive by Mark Kermode" target="buch">35) Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg

36) Club Dead by Charlaine Harris" target="buch">37) The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella

38) The Road by Cormac McCarthy" target="buch">39) Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s by Jennifer Worth

40) Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
41) Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
42) Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
43) All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
44) From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris" target="buch">45) Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark" target="buch">46) The Bag of Bones by Vivian French

47) Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday" target="buch">48) The Irresistible Inheritance of Wilberforce by Paul Torday" target="buch">49) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

50) The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood" target="buch">51) Bonecrack by Dick Francis" target="buch">52) Handbags and Halos by Bernadette Strachan" target="buch">53) Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky" target="buch">54) One Hit Wonderland by Tony Hawks" target="buch">55) 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

56) The Autistic Spectrum by Lorna Wing" target="buch">57) Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale" target="buch">58) Size 12 is not Fat by Meg Cabot" target="buch">59) Size 14 is not Fat Either by Meg Cabot" target="buch">60) Single Men by Dave Hill" target="buch">61) Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

62) Drop Dead Gorgeous by Linda Howard
63) The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver" target="buch">64) Shark Infested Waters by Michael Whitehall

65) Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin" target="buch">66) Grave Secrets by Kathy Reichs

67) Monkey Planet by Pierre Boulle" target="buch">68) Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie" target="buch">69) Espresso Tales: The Latest from 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

70) Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris" target="buch">71) The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta

72) The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie
73) Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett" target="buch">74) Drop Dead Gorgeous by Katie Agnew" target="buch">75) Back Spin by Harlan Coben" target="buch">76) Tell No One by Harlan Coben

77) Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
78) Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris" target="buch">79) Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

80) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson" target ="buch">81) The Discovery of Chocolate: A Novel by James Runcie" target="book">82) Siberia by Ann Halam

83) Mr Rosenblum's List by Natasha Solomons" target="book">84) The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler" target="book">85) Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

86) The Darkness and the Night: Blood and Coffee by Lisa Lane" target="book">87) The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

88) Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman

89) Black Market by James Patterson

90) The Other Hand by Chris Cleave
91) Shadows Still Remain by Peter de Jonge

92) The Whole Day Through by Patrick Gale

93) An Ice Cold Grave by Charlaine Harris
94) Mr Toppit by Charles Elton

95) The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

96) Sex in the City Paris edited by Maxim Jakubowski
97) Past Mortem by Ben Elton98) High Five by Janet Evanovich

99) Baby Proof by Emily Giffin

100) The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

101) The Zigzag Way by Anita Desai

102) Succubus in New York by Nina Harper

103) All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye by Christopher Brookmyre

104) I'm No Angel by Patti Berg

105) Rescuing Rose by Isabel Wolff

106) Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

107) Men in Shorts by Lori Perkins
108) Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen

109) Miracle on the 17th Green by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge

110) One Perfect Man by Judi McCoy

111) Longitude by Dava Sobel

112) Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

113) Making a Scene by Trudy Doyle
114) Love My Way by Bridget Midway
115) The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

116) Truckers by Terry Pratchett
117) The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

Books I Read in 2009

Books I Read in 2008

Books I Read in 2007

Books I Read in 2006

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