2012 Reading Challenges

Total pages read this year (not including graphic novels and text books): 15,012
Books in turquoise are ebooks.

50 Book Challenge
(Goal of 40 books)
January
1. The Book of Spells (A Private Prequel) – Kate Brian
2. The Day of Small Things – Vicki Lane
3. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
February
4. A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness
March
5. Magyk – Angie Sage
6. Dreams of the Dead – Thomas Randall
April
7. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
8. Magical Stew – Barbara M. Hodges
9. In the Middle Kira Tregoning (This is my dear friend and I read a draft of her novel which is to be published in Dec 2012)
10. The Magician – Michael Scott
11. The Glassheart Chronicles – Anthology of a bunch of writers
12. Short Stories: Mermaid, Maybe – Eric Wilder, (February for these three)The Walker – Christine Sutton, The Death of Joan of Arc & Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas – Michael Scott
May
13. The Sorceress – Michael Scott
14. Wolf Tower – Tanith Lee
15. Wolf Star – Tanith Lee
16. Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen
June
17. A Northern Light – Jennifer Donnely
18. Doctor Who: Dead of Winter – James Goss
19. Night – Elie Wiesel
20. Dawn – Elie Wiesel
July
21. The Hunter – L. J. Smith
22. The Chase – L. J. Smith
23. The Kill – L. J. Smith
24. The Necromancer – Michael Scott
25. Day – Elie Wiesel
26. Drawn – Marie Lamba
27. Short Stories: A Space Between – Scott Fitzgeral Gray, Angela of Troy – S. J. B. Gilmour, The Way Life Was Forever – Carey Corp
August
28. Grave Memory – Kalayna Price
29. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
September
30. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
31. Cleopatra VII (Royal Diaries) – Kristiana Gregory
32. The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson
33. Eucalyptus – Murray Bail
October
34. The Casual Vacancy – J. K. Rowling
35. Auralia’s Colors – Jeffrey Overstreet
36. A Game of Thrones – George R. R. Martin
November
37. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
38. The Warlock – Michael Scott
39. Clockwork Angel – Cassandra Clare
December
40. Dungeon Brain – Benjamin Kane Ethridge
41. Heat Wave – Richard Castle
42. Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
43. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
44. The Enchantress – Michael Scott

A-Z Reading Challenge
In no particular order (16/26):
ATWOOD, Margaret – The Handmaid’s Tale
BRIAN, Kate – The Book of Spells (A Private Prequel)
COLLINS, Suzanne – Mockingjay
DONNELY, Jennifer – A Northern Light
ETHRIDGE, Benjamin Kane – Dungeon Brain
F
GRUEN, Sara – Water for Elephants
HARKNESS, Deborah – A Discovery of Witches
I
JACKSON, Shirley – The Haunting of Hill House
K
LANE, Vicki – The Day of Small Things
MARTEL, Yann – Life of Pi
N
OVERSTREET, Jeffrey – Auralia’s Colors
PRICE, Kalayna – Grave Memory
Q
ROWLING, J. K. – The Casual Vacancy
SAGE, Angie – Magyk
TREGONING, Kira – In the Middle
U
V
WIESEL, Elie – Night
X
Y
Z

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