2014

Fiction

Bold – favorite books of the year
* – from my personal collection
  1. Graceling, Kristin Cashore
  2. Street Magic (The Circle Opens #2), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  3. *Agnes Grey, Anne Bronte
  4. Rose Under Fire, Elizabeth Wein
  5. *The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (re-read)
  6. Magyk (Septimus Heap #1), Angie Sage
  7. The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin (re-read, I think)
  8. Among the Betrayed (The Shadow Children #3), Margaret Peterson Haddix (re-read)
  9. A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
  10. The Folk Keeper, Franny Billingsley
  11. Cold Fire (The Circle Opens #3), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  12. The Buccaneers, Edith Wharton
  13. Passager, Jane Yolen
  14. All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot
  15. The Princess Bride, William Goldman
  16. Shatterglass (The Circle Opens #4), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  17. Flyte (Septimus Heap #2), Angie Sage
  18. Four Gardens, Margery Sharp
  19. Crewel, Gennifer Albin
  20. The Secret of Platform 13, Eva Ibbotson
  21. *Finn Family Moomintroll (Moomins #3), Tove Jansson
  22. A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple (Dear America), Kathryn Lasky (re-read)
  23. Among the Barons (The Shadow Children #4), Margaret Peterson Haddix
  24. Repeat It Today With Tears, Anne Peile
  25. Ingo, Helen Dunmore
  26. Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady (Dear America), Ellen Emerson White (re-read)
  27. A Woman's Guide to Adultery, Carol Clewlow
  28. The Maze Runner, James Dashner
  29. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Joan Aiken
  30. Well Wished, Franny Billingsley
  31. So Far from Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl (Dear America), Barry Denenberg (re-read)
  32. Dragon Slippers, Jessica Day George
  33. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell (Kindle; re-read)
  34. The Call of the Wild, Jack London (Kindle)
  35. A Dog of Flanders, Louisa de la Rame (using pseudonym Ouida) (Kindle)
  36. The Witches, Roald Dahl (re-read)
  37. The Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown (Kindle)
  38. Henry Huggins, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  39. Henry and Beezus, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  40. Henry and Ribsy, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  41. Beezus and Ramona, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  42. Ramona the Pest, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  43. Mr. Bliss, J.R.R Tolkien
  44. Ramona the Brave, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  45. Ramona and Her Father, Beverly Cleary (Kindle; re-read)
  46. Life After Life, Kate Atkinson (Kindle)
  47. The Penderwicks, Jeanne Birdsall (Kindle; re-read)
  48. South Riding, Winifred Holtby
  49. Lament, Maggie Stiefvater
  50. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, Jeanne Birdsall (Kindle; re-read)
  51. The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, Jeanne Birdsall (Kindle; re-read)
  52. Xingu, Edith Wharton (Kindle)
  53. Matched, Ally Condie (Kindle)
  54. The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells (Kindle)
  55. A Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs (Kindle; re-read)
  56. Consequences, E.M. Delafield (Kindle)
  57. The Tail of Emily Windsnap, Liz Kessler (Kindle)
  58. The Story of the Treasure-Seekers, E. Nesbit (Kindle)
  59. Crossed (Matched #2), Ally Condie (Kindle)
  60. Reached (Matched #3), Ally Condie (Kindle)
  61. My Man Jeeves, P.G. Wodehouse (Kindle)
  62. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon (Kindle)
  63. Lady Into Fox, David Garnett (Kindle)
  64. A Cathedral Courtship, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (Kindle)
  65. Chime, Franny Billingsley (Kindle)
  66. Seraphina, Rachel Hartman (Kindle)
  67. Three Tales of My Father's Dragon, Ruth Stiles Gannett (Kindle)
  68. Eon, Alison Goodman (Kindle)
  69. Eona, Alison Goodman (Kindle)
  70. The Game, A.S. Byatt (Kindle)
  71. Mr. Popper's Penguins, Richard and Florence Atwater (Kindle)
  72. The Fairy-Tale Detectives, Michael Buckley (Kindle)
  73. A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness (Kindle)
  74. The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan (Kindle)
  75. Harvest, Jim Crace (Kindle)
  76. Under the Egg, Laura Marx Fitzgerald (Kindle)
  77. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce (Kindle)
  78. The Diary of a Goose Girl, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (Kindle)
  79. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (Kindle)
  80. Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, Elizabeth von Arnim (Kindle)
  81. Gathering Blue, Lois Lowry (Kindle)
  82. Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater (Kindle)
  83. Three Men in a Boat, Jerome K. Jerome (Kindle)
  84. The Castle Behind Thorns, Merrie Haskell (Kindle)
  85. Around the World in 80 Days, Jules Verne (Kindle)
  86. The Lord of the Rings (and appendices!), J.R.R. Tolkien (Kindle; re-read)
  87. The Railway Children, E. Nesbit (Kindle)
  88. Living Alone, Stella Benson (Kindle)
  89. Life As We Knew It (The Last Survivors #1), Susan Beth Pfeffer (Kindle)
  90. The Dead and the Gone (The Last Survivors #2), Susan Beth Pfeffer (Kindle)
  91. Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, Mildred D. Taylor (Kindle)
  92. This World We Live In (The Last Survivors #3), Susan Beth Pfeffer (Kindle)
  93. The Shade of the Moon (The Last Survivors #4), Susan Beth Pfeffer (Kindle)
  94. Dear Enemy, Jean Webster (Kindle)
  95. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read) 
  96. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  97. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  98. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  99. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  100. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  101. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling (Kindle; re-read)
  102. *Finn Family Moomintroll (Moomins #3), Tove Jansson (re-read)
  103. *The Summer Book, Tove Jansson (re-read)
  104. The Tide Knot (Ingo #2), Helen Dunmore
  105. *The Unlit Lamp, Radclyffe Hall
  106. The Brides of Rollrock Island, Margo Lanagan
  107. *The Fly on the Wheel, Katherine Cecil Thurston
  108. Among the Brave (The Shadow Children #5), Margaret Peterson Haddix
  109. Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine (Kindle; re-read)
  110. Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins (Kindle)
  111. *The Fountain Overflows, Rebecca West
  112. Sorrow's Knot, Erin Bow
  113. Turtle Diary, Russell Hoban
  114. The False Prince, Jennifer A. Nielsen
  115. Volcano, Shusaku Endo
  116. The Forbidden Library, Django Wexler
  117. *Palladian, Elizabeth Taylor
  118. Spell Hunter (Faery Rebels #1), R.J. Anderson
  119. In This House of Brede, Rumer Godden
  120. Among the Enemy (The Shadow Children #6), Margaret Peterson Haddix
  121. *The Legend of Luke, Brian Jacques (re-read)
  122. Among the Free (The Shadow Children #7), Margaret Peterson Haddix
  123. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, Catherynne M. Valente
  124. *The Moorchild, Eloise McGraw (re-read)
  125. A Fine and Private Place, Peter S. Beagle
  126. *First Test (Protector of the Small #1), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  127. *Page (Protector of the Small #2), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  128. *Squire (Protector of the Small #3), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  129. A Certain Slant of Light, Laura Whitcomb
  130. *Lady Knight (Protector of the Small #4), Tamora Pierce (re-read)
  131. Ash, Malinda Lo
  132. Genesis, Bernard Beckett
  133. The Bees, Laline Paull
  134. 8 Animorphs books plus one companion book (finishing the series, begun last year), K.A. Applegate (Kindle)
  135. NPCs, Drew Hayes (Kindle)
  136. Obernewtyn, Isobelle Carmody
  137. Wheel of the Infinite, Martha Wells
  138. Briar Rose, Jane Yolen
  139. Evernight, Claudia Gray
  140. A Spell of Winter, Helen Dunmore
  141. *Comet in Moominland (Moomins #2), Tove Jansson
  142. Dawn (Xenogenesis #1), Octavia Butler
  143. Smith of Wootton Major, J.R.R. Tolkien
  144. A Curse Dark as Gold, Elizabeth C. Bunce
  145. *The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey (re-read)
  146. Letters From Father Christmas, J.R.R. Tolkien
  147. The Story of Holly and Ivy, Rumer Godden
  148. Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell
  149. *Little Witch, Anna Elizabeth Bennett (re-read)
  150. The Demon's Lexicon, Sarah Rees Brennan
  151. Heart Over Mind (HP fanfiction), Regann

Did not finish:
  1. Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Jean Kerr
  2. Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
  3. Ice Whale, Jean Craighead George
  4. Physik (Septimus Heap #3), Angie Sage
  5. Troll Fell, Katherine Langrish
  6. Practical Magic, Alice Hoffman
  7. Wayfarer (Faery Rebels #2), R.J. Anderson
  8. Palimpsest, Catherynne M. Valente

Non-Fiction
  1. Great With Child: Letters to a Young Mother, Beth Ann Fennelly
  2. The Open Door: Entering the Sanctuary of Icons and Prayer, Frederica Mathewes-Green
  3. Revelations of Divine Love (Short Text), Julian of Norwich
  4. Singing the Gospel: Lutheran Hymns and the Success of the Reformation, Christopher Boyd Brown
  5. The Non-Designer's Design Book, 3rd ed., Robin Williams
  6. Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
  7. John Tavener: Glimpses of Paradise, Geoffrey Haydon
  8. The Biography of John Tavener, Piers Dudgeon
  9. The Music of Silence: A Composer's Testament, John Tavener
  10. The Reformation in Rhyme, Beth Quitslund
  11. "On Fairy-Stories," J.R.R. Tolkien
  12. Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day, Joan Bolker
  13. How To Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation, David Sternberg
  14. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit, Walter Brueggemann
  15. The English Reformation, A.G. Dickens
  16. The Reformation and the English People, J.J. Scarisbrick
  17. Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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