Bookish Resolutions 2015: Books I need to read!

1. Christmas/Birthday books

  1. What If? by Randall Monroe
  2. Wonder by R. J. Palacio
  3. The Crash of Hennington by Patrick Ness
  4. The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide
  5. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  6. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  7. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
  8. Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
  9. Marly’s Ghost by David Levithan
  10. All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
  11. My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins
  12. The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
  13. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber
  14. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
  15. The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
  16. Among Others by Jo Walton
  17. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  18. The Outlaw Varjak Paw by S. F. Said
  19. The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry
  20. Splintered by A. J. Howard
  21. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  22. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
  23. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson & Sarah Rees Brennan
  24. The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry

2. Review Copies

  1. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
  2. Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
  3. Girl with a White Dog by Anne Booth
  4. Cow Girl by G. Gemin
  5. Young Houdini: The Magician’s Fire by Simon Nicholson
  6. A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson
  7. The Forever Watch by David B. Ramirez
  8. Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blackman
  9. The Oyster Catcher by Jo Thomas
  10. The Copper Promise by Jen Williams
  11. I Can’t Begin to Tell You by Elizabeth Buchan

3. University Required Reading

  1. A Kind of Loving by Stan Barstow
  2. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  3. The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  4. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louise Stevenson
  5. Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  6. The Outsider by Albert Camus
  7. Look Back in Anger by John Osborne
  8. The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter
  9. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
  10. The French Lieutenant’s Woman  by John Fowles
  11. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  12. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  13. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  14. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  15. The Iliad by Homer
  16. The Odyssey by Homer
  17. The Book of Sand by Jorge Luis Borges
  18. Labyrinth by Jorge Luis Borges
  19. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  20. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

4. Books I want to get to

  1. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  2. Atlantis by David Gibbins
  3. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  4. A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
  5. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  6. Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
  7. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
  8. The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

5. Rereads

  1. Varjak Paw by S. F. Said
  2. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  4. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
  5. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  6. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

So here are all of the books that I would love to get to in 2015! I know there are a lot, 69 actually, but with the ‘read 10, buy 1’ challenge, should be attainable.


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