Books 2013

January

  1. A Darcy Christmas by Amanda Grange
  2. Thank Heaven Fasting by E.M. Delafield
  3. The Brides of Rollrock Island – Margo Lanagan
  4. Comet in Moominland – Tove Jansson
  5. The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton
  6. Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

February

  1. The Library of Unrequited Love – Sophie Divry
  2. Cranford – Elizabeth Gaskell
  3. The Best of All Possible Worlds – Karen Lord
  4. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente
  5. Love Virtually – Daniel Glattauer
  6. Every Seventh Wave – Daniel Glattauer
  7. Quiet – Susan Cain
  8. The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton

March

  1. Thursday’s Children – Rumer Godden
  2. The Man Who Loved Pride and Prejudice – Abigail Reynolds
  3. Double Crossed – Ally Carter
  4. Little Boy Lost – Marghanita Laski
  5. The Exiles Return – Elisabeth de Waal
  6. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader – Anne Fadiman
  7. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie – Ayana Mathis
  8. Cleopatra’s Moon – Vicky Alvear Shecter (narrated by Kirsten Potter)
  9. Bitter Greens – Kate Forsyth
  10. Fables Vol 2: Animal Farm – Bill Willingham
  11. Possession – A.S. Byatt

April

  1. Ten White Geese – Gerbrand Bakker
  2. Love in a Cold Climate – Nancy Mitford
  3. Sorcery & Cecilia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot – Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
  4. Christine – Alice Cholmondeley (Elizabeth von Arnim)
  5. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. The Hours – Michael Cunningham
  7. The Folk Keeper – Franny Billingsley

May

  1. Irises – Francisco X. Stork
  2. The Thirteen Treasures – Michelle Harrison
  3. Christopher and Columbus – Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. Twerp – Mark Goldblatt
  5. The Thief – Megan Whalen Turner
  6. Around the World – Matt Phelan
  7. Rapunzel’s Revenge – Shannon Hale, Dean Hale & Nathan Hale
  8. Calamity Jack – Shannon Hale, Dean Hale & Nathan Hale
  9. The First Rule of Swimming – Courtney Angela Brkic
  10. Charlotte Temple – Susanna Rowson
  11. Saffy’s Angel – Hilary McKay
  12. The Dinner – Herman Koch

June

  1. Daddy Long Legs – Jean Webster
  2. Boven is het Still (The Twin) – Gerbrand Bakker
  3. Rituelen (Rituals) – Cees Nooteboom
  4. Chanda’s Secrets – Allan Stratton
  5. Oeroeg (Forever a Stranger) – Hella Haasse
  6. The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi – Arthur Japin
  7. Magic Flutes – Eva Ibbotson

July

  1. Alphabet of Thorn – Patricia A. McKillip
  2. Tales from the Arabian Nights – Andrew Lang, narrated by Toby Stephens
  3. Lady Audley’s Secret – Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  4. The Illusion of Separateness – Simon van Booy
  5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
  6. Aunt Maria – Diana Wynne Jones
  7. Ella Enchanted – Gail Carson Levine
  8. Wise Children – Angela Carter
  9. Beloved – Toni Morrison
  10. Winter Rose – Patricia A. McKillip

August

  1. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – E. Lockhart
  2. Heat Lightning – Helen Hull
  3. The Mysterious Howling (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #1) – Maryrose Wood, narrated by Katherine Kellgren
  4. Among Others – Jo Walton
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  6. The Lives of Christopher Chant – Diana Wynne Jones
  7. Rose Under Fire – Elizabeth Wein
  8. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
  9. This is Paradise: Stories – Kristiana Kahakauwila
  10. The Giver – Lois Lowry

September

  1. City of Bones – Cassandra Clare
  2. Suite Francaise – Irene Nemirovsky
  3. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  4. The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater (narrated by Will Patton)
  5. Heaven and Hell – Jón Kalman Stefánsson
  6. My Cousin Rachel – Daphne du Maurier

October

  1. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
  2. The Pursuit of Mary Bennet – Pamela Mingle
  3. The Goddess Inheritance – Aimee Carter
  4. The Squire – Enid Bagnold
  5. The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield
  6. The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides
  7. Shirley – Charlotte Brontë
  8. Kitchen – Banana Yoshimoto
  9. More Than This – Patrick Ness
  10. Sense and Sensibility – Joanna Trollope

November

  1. Roast Beef, Medium – Edna Ferber
  2. War and Peace –  Tolstoy
  3. Fairest – Gail Carson Levine
  4. Castle in the Air – Diana Wynne Jones
  5. The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett
  6. Henrietta Sees It Through – Joyce Dennys
  7. Girl Meets Boy – Ali Smith
  8. Etiquette & Espionage – Gail Carriger
  9. Sense and Sensibility (graphic novel) – Nancy Butler
  10. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets – Eva Rice
  11. The Absentee – Maria Edgeworth
  12. Slam – Nick Hornby

December

  1. Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor
  2. Princess Academy – Shannon Hale
  3. The Tiger’s Wife – Téa Obreht
  4. Curtsies & Conspiracies – Gail Carriger
  5. High Rising – Angela Thirkell
  6. Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont – Elizabeth Taylor
  7. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman
  8. The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman
  9. The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman
  10. Changeless – Gail Carriger

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