Year-End Book Wrap-up: 2013

Here we go again. Almost-but-not-quite reached triple digits again this year. Just 4 books short.

Books Read in 2013:
1. Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman
2. The Devil and His Boy by Anthony Horowitz
3. The Fantasy Worlds of Peter S. Beagle
4. The Burning Time by J.G. Faherty
5. What Cats Teach Us by Glenn Dromgoole
6. The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen
7. Uglies: Shay’s Story by Scott Westerfeld, Devin Grayson, and Steven Cummings
8. The Manual of Aeronautics by Scott Westerfeld and Keith Thompson
9. Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Ron Currie Jr.
10. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
11. Marbles by Ellen Forney
12. The Dark Lady by Mike Resnick
13. English As She Is Spoke by José Da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino
14. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
15. There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself: Love Stories by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
16. Goblin Quest by Jim C. Hines
17. The Futurological Congress by Stanislaw Lem
18. Mrs. T’s Bedside Book
19. How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days or Less Using the Secrets of Professional Dog Trainers by Karen Salmansohn
20. Thwonk by Joan Bauer
21. Seahorse in the Sky by Edmund Cooper
22. Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
23. Harley Loco by Rayya Elias
24. God’s Gift by Lucie Cave
25. Home Protection: How to Make Your Home a Safe Place by
26. The Two Kings by A.J. Jacobs
27. It’s Nothing Personal by Kate O’Reilley
28. Leave of Absence by Tanya J. Peterson
29. Outside the Spotlight by Sophie Weeks
30. Movies in Fifteen Minutes by Cleolinda Jones
31. Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean by Justin Somper
32. If You Were Here by Jen Lancaster
33. Reader by Erec Stebbins
34. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
35. American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett
36. The Ghost from the Grand Banks by Arthur C. Clarke
37. Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
38. Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
39. Mr. Obvious by James Lileks
40. The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
41. The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse
42. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend
43. The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
44. I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
45. Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
46. Night Film by Marisha Pessl
47. The Book of Times by Lesley Alderman
48. The Hand of Osiris by Jim Mastro
49. The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
50. BUtterfield 8 by John O’Hara
51. French for Cats by Henri de la Barbe
52. xo Orpheus edited by Kate Bernheimer
53. Otherworld Tales: Demon Invasion by C.T. Markee
54. The De-Textbook by
55. Standing Up by Marion Grodin
56. Solomon the Peacemaker by Hunter Welles
57. Broken Allegiance by Mark Young

Books Listened to in 2013:
1. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
2. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
3. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
4. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
5. The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
6. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
7. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
8. Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
9. The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
10. The Fourth Bear by Jasper Fforde
11. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
12. Blue Moon by Alyson Noel
13. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
14. Every Day by David Levithan
15. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
16. Blackout by Connie Willis
17. All Clear by Connie Willis
18. Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman
19. Dragons of the Dwarven Depths by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
20. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
21. Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
22. Dragon’s Keep by Janet Lee Carey
23. And Another Thing… by Eoin Colfer
24. The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco
25. Gulp by Mary Roach
26. The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde
27. Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
28. Native Tongue by Carl Hiaasen
29. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
30. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
31. Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix
32. Feed by M.T. Anderson
33. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
34. City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
35. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
36. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
37. People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
38. Dragon Wing by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
39. Undead by Kirsty McKay

Books Started but not finished:
* Mr. Darwin’s Shooter by Roger McDonald (could not follow)
* The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo (bad translation)
* Wearing Dad’s Head by Barry Yourgrau (not my style)
* The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks (didn’t interest me)
* Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Muller (boring)

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