Monday, February 8, 2016

2015 books

Books I read in 2015:

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
Yes Please by Amy Poehler
Where She Went by Gayle Forman
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife by Peggy Vincent
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Rosie Effect by  Graeme Simsion
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedmen
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Travelling to Infinity by Jane Hawking
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Martian by Andy Weir
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
Station Eleven by Emily St.  John Mandel
Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Deenie by Judy Blume
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
Requiem by Lauren Oliver
The Beatles Anthology by the Beatles
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen
Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson
After the War is Over by Jennifer Robson
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Shout!: The Beatles in Their Generation by Philip Norman
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

It was a year of surprisingly few re-reads (I love re-reading books. My favorite Oscar Wilde quote: "If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.").

My favorites, not including ones I'd read before, in no particular order:
All the Light We Cannot See
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
Big Little Lies
The Night Circus
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
American Gods
Station Eleven
The Road

also, chapter books I read with Jamie in 2015:

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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