2013

January

  • An Abundance of Katherines (John Green) ★★★★★
  • Manipulating the List (K.B.Lever) ★★★★★
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go (Patrick Ness) ★★★★★
  • Eric (Terry Pratchett) ★★★☆☆
  • A Tale Dark & Grimm (Adam Gidwitz) ★★★★☆
  • Harry Potter: The Prequel (J.K.Rowling) ★★★☆☆

Book of the Month – An Abundance of Katherines/The Knife of Never Letting Go

February

  • Dead Famous (Ben Elton) ★★★★☆
  • Fixing Freddie (Mona Ingram) ★★☆☆☆
  • The Ring Sets Out (J.R.R.Tolkien) ★★★★☆
  • Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – The Ring Sets Out

March

  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) ★★★★★
  • Reckless (Cornelia Funke) ★★★★☆
  • I Am Scrooge (Adam Roberts) ★★★★☆
  • The Curse of Europa (Brian P. Kayser)★★★★★
  • The Sweet Smell of Pine Needles – Aaron Saylor ★★☆☆☆
  • Executing the List (K.B.Lever) ★★★★☆
  • The Amanda Project (Melissa Kantor) ★★★★☆
  • Wishing For Spiders (J. Mark Miller) ★★★★★
  • Club Monstrosity (Jesse Petersen) ★★★★★
  • Mars Attacks IDW ★★★★☆
  • Untimed (Andy Gavin) ★★★★★
  • The Shock of the Fall (Nathan Filer) ★★★★★
  • The S-Word (Chelsea Pitcher) ★★★★☆
  • Fight Club (Chuck Palahnuik) ★★★★★
  • The Facebook Diet (Gemini Adams) ★★★★★
  • Witch Child (Celia Rees) ★★★★★
  • The Ring Goes South (J.R.R.Tolkien) ★★★★★
  • Killing Nazis (Nikos Kalpakis) ★★★★☆
  • The Look Glass Wars (Frank Beddor) ★★★★☆
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (L.Frank Baum) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Club Monstrosity/The Shock of the Fall/Witch Child

April

  • Capable of Murder (Brian Kavanagh) ★★★★☆
  • Holes (Louis Sachar) ★★★★☆
  • A Job From Hell (Jayde Scott) ★★☆☆☆
  • World on a String (Larry Phifer) ★★★★★
  • Skeeter: A Cat Tale (Anne L. Watson) ★★★☆☆
  • The Memory of a Salt Shaker (Bernard M. Cox) ★★★★★
  • Larklight (Philip Reeve) ★★★★☆
  • Snapdragon Alley (Tom Lichtenberg) ★★★★★
  • Identity (Ted Dekker) ★★★★☆
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • Burning Embers (Hannah Fielding) ★★★★☆
  • The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde) ★★★★★
  • Ghosts of the Great Ocean Road (Jan Hawkins) ★☆☆☆☆
  • A Study in Scarlet (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) ★★★★★
  • How Would You Fight A Lion? (Jasmine Schwartz) ★★★☆☆
  • The Lieutenant (Kate Grenville) ★★★★☆
  • The Lover’s Dictionary (David Levithan) ★★★★★
  • Half Blood Blues (Esi Edugyan) ★★★★★
  • Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (Bryan Lee O’Malley) ★★★★★
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Rachel Joyce) ★★★★☆
  • Run Rabbit Run (Barbara Mitchelhill) ★★★★☆
  • 13 Little Blue Envelopes (Maureen Johnson) ★★★★☆
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Mitch Albom) ★★★★★
  • Peregrine Harker and the Black Death (Luke Holland) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Half Blood Blues/The Five People You Meet in Heaven/The Eyre Affair

May

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky) ★★★★☆
  • Gone (Michael Grant) ★★★★☆
  • Once Upon A Tag (Anna Adams) ★★★★★
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde) ★★★★★
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter (Jennifer Mallone Wright) ★★★☆☆
  • Before the Crash (Jasmine Schwartz) ★★★☆☆
  • A Zombie Christmas (Anthony Renfro) ★★★★☆
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • The Treason of Isengard (J.R.R.Tolkien) ★★★★★
  • Goblet of Fire (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • Doctor Who and the Cybermen (Gerry Davis) ★★★★☆
  • Skinny Bitch in Love (Kim Barnouin) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – The Importance of Being Earnest/Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

June

  • The Monsters in Your Neighborhood (Jesse Petersen) ★★★★★
  • Mrs Fry’s Diary (Mrs Stephen Fry) ★★★★★
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties (Neil Gaiman) ★★★☆☆
  • Clockwork Angel (Cassandra Clare) ★★★★★
  • Lingerie Wars (Janet Elizabeth Henderson) ★★★★☆
  • The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins) ★★★★★
  • Star Wanderers (Joe Vasicek) ★★★★☆
  • The Shameless Diary of a Hopeless Romantic (Suzi Case) ★★★☆☆
  • The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Douglas Adams) ★★★★★
  • Cupidity (Holly Hepburn) ★★★★☆
  • Double Crossed (Ally Carter) ★★★★★
  • Stormbreaker (Anthony Horowitz) ★★★★☆
  • It’s Not Me, It’s You (Jon Richardson) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – The Hunger Games/Clockwork Angels

July

  • I Am Legend (Richard Matheson) ★★★★★
  • Attachments (Rainbow Rowell) ★★★★☆
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • The Seeing Stone (Kevin Crossley-Holland) ★★★☆☆
  • Catching Fire (Suzanne Collins) ★★★★★
  • Geek Girl (Holly Smale) ★★★★☆
  • Going Vintage (Lindsey Leavitt) ★★★★☆
  • The Ask and the Answer (Patrick Ness) ★★★★☆
  • The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Terry Pratchett) ★★★★☆
  • Professor Gargoyle (Charles Gilman) ★★★★★
  • The Slither Sisters (Charles Gilman) ★★★★☆
  • Six Geese A-Laying (Sophie Kinsella) ★★★☆☆
  • An Idiot Abroad – The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington (Karl Pilkington) ★★★★★
  • Teacher’s Pest (Charles Gilman) ★★★★★
  • Adorkable (Sarra Manning) ★★★★☆
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares (Rachel Cohn & David Levithan) ★★★★★
  • Mockingjay (Suzanne Collins) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares/An Idiot Abroad/Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

August

  • Cold Fusion 2000 (Karl Drinkwater) ★★★★★
  • Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen (Terrance Dicks) ★★★★☆
  • Let it Snow (John Green, Maureen Johnson & Lauren Myracle) ★★★★★
  • The Night Circus (Erin Morgenstern) ★★★★★
  • The Tiny Wife (Andrew Kaufman) ★★★★☆
  • A Modest Proposal (Jonathan Swift) ★★★☆☆
  • Monsters of Men (Patrick Ness) ★★★★★
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) ★★★★☆
  • The Christmas Spirits (Whitley Strieber) ★★☆☆☆
  • Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage (David Gibbins) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage/The Night Circus/Cold Fusion 2000

September

  • Clockwise (Elle Strauss) ★★★☆☆
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Bryan Lee O’Malley) ★★★★☆
  • No Sex in the City (Randa Abdel-Fattah) ★★★★☆
  • Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness (Bryan Lee O’Malley) ★★★★☆
  • He’s Just Not That Into You (Greg Behrendt) ★☆☆☆☆
  • The Key to the Golden Firebird (Maureen Johnson) ★★★★★
  • Star Trek: Ongoing Vol. 1 (Mike Johnson) ★★★☆☆
  • Chocolat (Joanne Harris) ★★★★★
  • Jack and Yani Love Harry Potter (Mary E. Twomey)  ★★★★☆
  • Substitute Creature (Charles Gilman) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Chocolat/The Key To The Golden Firebird

October

  • Devilish (Maureen Johnson) ★★★★☆
  • The City of Ember (Jeanne DuPrau) ★★★★☆
  • The New World (Patrick Ness) ★★★★★
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Mohsin Hamid) ★★★★☆
  • Boy Meets Boy (David Levithan) ★★★★☆
  • The Time Keeper (Mitch Albom) ★★★★★
  • Kellie’s Diary (Thomas Jenner & Angeline Perkins) ★★★★☆
  • Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury) ★★★★★
  • Familiar Territory (Barry Durham) ★★★★☆
  • The Legend of Arthur King (Barry Durham) ★★★★★
  • The Christmas Bake-Off (Abby Clements) ★★★☆☆
  • Wonderstruck (Brian Selznick) ★★★★☆
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Neil Gaiman) ★★★☆☆
  • Are We There Yet? (David Levithan) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – Fahrenheit 451

November

  • Boys That Bite (Mari Mancusi) ★★★☆☆
  • Anna Dressed in Blood (Kendare Blake) ★★★★☆
  • Model Misfit (Holly Smale) ★★★★★
  • Anatomy of a Boyfriend (Daria Snadowsky) ★★★★★
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (J.K.Rowling) ★★★★★
  • Shimmerspell (Kimberly Spencer) ★★☆☆☆

Book of the Month – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows/Anna Dressed in Blood

December

  • How I Live Now (Meg Rosoff) ★★★★☆
  • My Swordhand is Singing (Marcus Sedgwick) ★★★★★
  • Symposium (Muriel Spark) ★★★★☆
  • Varjak Paw (S.F.Said) ★★★★★
  • Anatomy of a Single Girl (Daria Snadowsky) ★★★★★
  • The Counsellor (Cormac McCarthy) ★★☆☆☆
  • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Agatha Christie) ★★★★★
  • The Kiss of Death (Marcus Sedgwick) ★★★★☆
  • Every Day (David Levithan) ★★★★★
  • Uglies (Scott Westerfeld) ★★★★☆

Book of the Month – The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

146 books in total!

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