2012 Reading List

2012 Goals


January

1 – Snuff – Terry Pratchett (OtS #1)
2 – The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins (OtS #2)
3 – Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins (OtS #3)
4 – Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins (OtS #4)
5 – How to Practice – The Dalai Lama (OtS #5)
6 – Anne of Green Gables – L.M.Montgomery (B #1)
7 – A Different Kind of Teacher – John Taylor Gatto

February

8 – The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham (B #2 & 1001 #1)
9 – The Penelopiad – Margaret Atwood
10 – Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro
11 – A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole (B #3 & 1001 #2)
12 – The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy (1001 #3)

March

13 – Between Parent and Child – Dr Haim Ginnott
14 – The Tent – Margaret Atwood
15 – Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck (B #4 & 1001 #4)
16 – Kim – Rudyard Kipling (B #5 & 1001 #5)

April
17 – Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde (OtS #6, B #6 & 1001 #6)
18 – The Wizard of Oz – L. Frank Baum (OtS #7)
19 – The Puzzle of Left-handedness – Rik Smits
20 – Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier (B #7 & 1001 #7)

May
21 – Monkey: A Journey to the West (OtS #8 & 1001 #8)
22 – The Forgotten Affairs of Youth – Alexander McCall Smith (OtS #9)
23 – The Midwich Cuckoos – John Wyndham (Audiobook) (1001 #9)
24 – Solaris – Stanislaw Lem (1001 #10)

June
25 – The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
26 – Murder Must Advertise – Dorothy L. Sayers (1001 #11)
27 – Stuart Little – E.B.White
28 – The Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle (OtS #10, B #8 & 1001 #12)

July
29 – Chocky – John Wyndham (1001 #13)
30 – Fantastic Mr Fox – Roald Dahl (OtS #11 & B #9) Feels like cheating adding a kids book, but I hadn’t read it before doing it with my daughter. 🙂
31 – Precious and the Monkeys – Alexander McCall Smith (#1 Ladies Detective for kids)
32 – Oranges are not the only fruit – Jeanette Winterson (1001 #14)
33 – Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual – Michael Pollan

August
34 – The Bone People – Keri Hulme (B #10)
35 – The Lazy Millionaire – Marc Fisher
36 – The Driver’s Seat – Muriel Spark (1001 #15)

September
37 – The Kraken Wakes – John Wyndham
38 – How to Read a Novel: A User’s Guide – John Sutherland
39 – Aesop’s Fables – Aesop (OtS #12 & 1001 #16)
40 – The Saturday Big Tent Wedding – Alexander McCall Smith

October
41 – U is for Undertow – Sue Grafton
42 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre (1001 #17)
43 – The Well Educated Mind – Susan Wise Bauer
44 – Storm Front – Jim Butcher
45 – Teach Your Children Well – Choon Tan
46 – Charlotte’s Web – E.B.White (OtS #13 & B #11)

November
47 – The 13 Clocks – James Thurber (1001 #18)
48 – The Twits – Roald Dahl (with my daughter) (OtS #14 & B #12)
49 – The Princesse de Cleves – Madame de Lafayette (1001 #19)
50 – The Wonderful O – James Thurber (1001 #20)
51 – The BFG – Roald Dahl (OtS #15 & B #13)

December
52 – Martin Hawes’ Investment Guide – Martin Hawes

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