Books (2011)

I usually keep a list for myself of what I’ve read each year just for myself really. But since I have a blog I thought I would post it on here as a way to keep track in a more public forum. You can see that whilst I’ve been at home in March because of my dislocated knee my read has increased exponentially!

When I’m at work full time I try to read on the train going to and from work and can generally finish about one book a week.


Matched: Ally Condie

An Infinity of Little Hours: Nancy Klein Maguire

The Chalk Circle Man: Fred Vargas

The Great Gatsby: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Handmaid’s Tale: Margaret Atwood


The Corporation: Joel Bakan

Soulless: Gail Carriger

Topside: J. B. Priestly

Nothing Left Over: Toinette Lippe


The Shelters of Stone: Jean M Auel

The Plains of Passage: Jean M Auel

The Mammoth Hunters: Jean M Auel

The Valley of the Horses: Jean M Auel

Surprised by Joy: CS Lewis

The Clan of the Cave Bear: Jean M Auel

Talon: Janet Lee Carey

Looking for Alaska: John Green


How to be Good: Nick Hornby

The Skull Beneath the Skin: P.D. James


PCGE Survival Guide: Tim Handley


The Captive Queen: Alison Weir

Listening to God: Joyce Huggett

A Beginner’s Guide to Reality: Jim Baggott

Spider Bones: Kathy Reichs


Room: Emma Donoghue

Grave Secrets: Kathy Reichs

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: J K Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone: J K Rowling

Teach Like Your Hair is on Fire: Rafe Esquith

Death in Holy Orders: P.D James


The Hound of the Baskervilles: Arthur Conan Doyle

King James: Antonia Fraser

Murder on the Orient Express: Agatha Christie

Why Men don’t have a Clue and Woman always need more Shoes: Allan and Barbara Pease


Six Questions of Socrates: Christopher Phillips

The Great Divorce: C S Lewis

Bad Thoughts: James Whyte

Kraken: China Mieville

Murder is Easy: Agatha Christie

The Invisible Man- The life and Liberties of H.G. Wells: Michael Coren

The Redemption of Althalus: David and Leigh Eddings


Cold Mountain: Charles Frazier

Paper Towns: John Green

Belgarath the Sorcerer: David Eddings

Pawn of Phrophesy: David Eddings

Queen of Sorcery: David Eddings

Magicians Gambit: David Eddings

Castle of Wizardry: David Eddings

Enchanters Endgame: David Eddings

Guardians of the West: David Eddings

King of Murgos: David Eddings

Demon Lord of Karanda: David Eddings

Sorceress of Darshiva: David Eddings

The Seeress of Kell: David Eddings

Belgarath the Sorcerer: David Eddings

Sunken Treasure: Wil Wheaton

Just a Geek: Wil Wheaton (Audio Book)

Break No Bones: Kathy Reichs


Looking for Alaska: John Green

Tuesdays with Morrie: Mitch Albom

The Various: Steve Augrade

Ps I Love You: Cecelia Ahern

The Kings Speech: Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

The Fry Chronicles: Stephen Fry


The Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire: Suzanne Collins

Mocking Jay: Suzanne Collins

Little Women: Louisa May Alcott

We Need to Talk About Kelvin: Marcus Chown


7 responses to “Books (2011)

  1. I love your eclectic mix of classics (Lewis and Alcott), Agatha Christie mysteries, fantasy, Stephen Fry, Suzanne Collins, and contemporary literary fiction like Room. You’re my type of reader. 🙂

  2. How did you like Teach Like Your Hair is on Fire? Rafe’s the man. Masses of little kids reciting Shakespeare from heart AND they love it – now that’s teaching.

  3. Though you probably won’t finish it in a week, you should read The Count of Monte Cristo. I just finished it and absolutely loved it! Check out an excerpt of it on my blog at Sounds like you’re having fun reading!

  4. I love your list of books! So well-rounded!

  5. I like really like the photo because I love old books. I think i’ll use the list like a shopping list…to the library ^^

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