Monday, January 07, 2013

2013 Reading List


A new year—

Another 365 days to read.

And a good thing too because my list is already three months long!

I'll be using the GoodReads tracker again this year. It works pretty well for me. If you'd like to join me, CLICK HERE to be my friend. Click the Widgets tab in your account to get to the 2013 Reading Challenge Widget.

So, here we go…

JANUARY
  1. Dark Memories — Jeffrey S. Savage; horror (5)
  2. City of the Saints — D.J. Butler; steampunk (3.5; the steampunk elements were too distracting)
  3. Flight from Blithmore — Jacob Gowans; fantasy (3)
  4. Thirty-Six — Daron D. Fraley; speculative (4)
  5. Gift of the Phoenix — Donna Cook; fantasy (3.5)
  6. The Penitent —C. David Belt; paranormal (4; but I have really mixed feelings)
  7. Dressing Your Truth: Discover Your Personal Beauty Profile – Carol Tuttle self-improvement (3; liked the concept, not well written)
  8. Double Crossed — Ally Carter; YA contemporary (5)
  9. Princess Academy: Palace of Stone – Shannon Hale; YA Fantasy (4)

  10. FEBRUARY
  11. The Avenues – Sheralyn Pratt; novella (5; loved it!)
  12. Hellhound On My Trail – D.J. Butler; paranormal (4)
  13. A Blind Eye – Julie Daines; YA suspense (5) [my review]
  14. After Hello – Lisa Mangum; YA contemporary (4)
  15. Code Word – Traci Hunter Abramson; action/suspense (4)
  16. The False Prince – Jennifer A. Nielsen; YA/MG fantasy but no magic (5)
  17. Line of Fire – Rachel Nunes; suspense with a little paranormal; good plot, slower paced. (3.5)
  18. Baked Alaska – Josi Kilpack; Sadie Hoffmiller #9, mystery (5)
  19. The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back – Sariah Wilson; YA contemporary (5)[my review]
  20. Demons – Heather Frost; YA paranormal (3)
  21. Espionage – A.L. Sowards; historical (4)
  22. My Loving Vigil Keeping – Carla Kelly; historical. Didn't like it as well as her others. (3)
  23. The Epic Tales of a Misfit Hero – Matt Peterson; Middle Grade. I'm not the target reader. (3)
  24. The 13th Day of Christmas – Jason F. Wright; general (3)
  25. Finding June – Shannen Camp Crane; YA contemporary (4)
  26. Twitterpated – Melanie Jacobson; contemporary romance (3)
  27. V is For Virgin – Kelly Oram; YA contemporary (4)

    MARCH
  28. The Host – Stephanie Meyer; sci-fi (5)
  29. Everneath – Brodi Ashton; YA paranormal (5)
  30. The Housekeeper's Son – Christopher Loke (4.5)
  31. Lady Outlaw – Stacy Henrie; historical romance (4.5)
  32. Edenbrooke – Julianne Donaldson; historical romance (4.5)
  33. Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson) – Patricia Briggs (4.5)
  34. Within the Dark Hills – Sian Ann Bessey; historical (4.5)
  35. Spinsters Folly – Marsha Ward; historical. (3.5)
  36. The Five Books of Jesus – James Goldberg; historical. Did not like the writing style. (2)
  37. The Rent Collector – Camron Wright; general, historical (5)
  38. A Night on Moon Hill – Tanya Parker Mills; general (3.5)
  39. Smart Move – Melanie Jacobson; contemporary romance (3.5)
  40. Dancing on Broken Glass – Ka Hancock; general (4.5)
  41. Deadly Undertakings – Gregg Luke; suspense. His best! (5)
  42. Feedback – Robison Wells; YA dystopian (4)

    APRIL
  43. The Space Between Us – Jessica Martinez; YA contemporary (4)
  44. Freakling – Lana Krumwiede; Middle Grade fantasy/scifi (4)
  45. Case File 13: Zombie Kid – J. Scott Savage; Middle Grade horror (but not too scary) (4.5)
  46. When the Butterflies Came – Kimberley Griffiths Little; Middle Grade (4.5) [my review]
  47. The Change – Teyla Branton; Paranormal (4.5)
  48. Destined (Desolation #3) – Ali Cross; YA Paranormal (4)
  49. Clockwork Princess – Cassandra Clare; YA Paranormal/Steampunk (4)

    MAY
  50. The Lost Curse – T. Lynn Adams; YA Mystery (4)
  51. Lair of the Serpent – T. Lynn Adams; YA Mystery (4.5) [read my review]
  52. Be Mine – Sandra Norton Flynn; Suspense (3.5)
  53. Fall of Night (Morganville Vamps #14) – Rachel Caine; YA Paranormal (4)
  54. The Cure (Unbounded #2) – Teyla Branton; Paranormal. (3.5)
  55. Poison Study – Maria V. Snyder (4)
  56. Fearless Auto Care – Donna & Warren McCord [read my review]

    JUNE
  57. The Magic Wakes – Charity Bradford (3.5)
  58. Life After Theft – Aprilynne Pike [read my review]
  59. Till Death Do Us Part – Tristi Pinkston (4) [read my review]
  60. An Abundance of Katherines – John Green (4)
  61. Glimmer of Hope – Sarah M. Eden (4)
  62. A Step of Faith – Richard Paul Evans (5) 
  63. Don't Make a Black Woman Take off Her Earrings – Tyler Perry (4)
  64. Divergent (#1) – Veronica Roth (4.5)
  65. Insurgent (#1) – Veronica Roth (4.5)
  66. World War Z – Max Brooks (3.5)

    JULY
  67. Mind Games – Kiersten White (5)
  68. The Cuckoo's Calling – Robert Galbraith (3.5)
  69. Mila 2.0 – Debra Driza (4)
  70. Origins: The Fire – Debra Driza (Mila novellette) – (4)
  71. On the Run (Ivy Malone #3) – Lorena McCourtney (4)
  72. Stranded (Ivy Malone #4) – Lorena McCourtney (4)

    AUGUST
  73. Descendant – Nichole Giles (4)
  74. Dying to Read (Cate Kinkaid Files #1) – Lorena McCourtney (5)
  75. Platform: Get Notices in a Noisy World – Michael Hyatt (5)
  76. A Timeless Romance: Autumn Collection (3.5) (some stories were 4+, others I didn't like as well)
  77. City of Bones (re-read) — Cassandra Clare(4)
  78. Thread On Arrival — Amanda Lee (4)
  79. Cross-Stitch Before Dying – Amanda Lee (4)
  80. Odd Interlude – Dean Koontz (4)
  81. Odd Apocalypse – Dean Koontz (4)
  82. Deeply Odd – Dean Koontz (4)
  83. Shannon's Hope (Newport Ladies Book Club #5) – Josi S. Kilpack (4)
  84. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green (5)
  85. The Rithmatist – Brandon Sanderson (5)

    SEPTEMBER
  86. Hadley-Hadley Benson — Jody Wind Durfee (4.5)
  87. Just Like Elizabeth Taylor – Lu Ann Brobst Staheli (4.5)
  88. FarWorld: Air Keep (#3) – J. Scott Savage (4.5)

    OCTOBER
  89. Allegiant (Divergent #3) – Veronica Roth (5)

    NOVEMBER
  90.  Daylighters (Morganville Vampires #15) – Rachel Caine (4)
  91. The Witnesses (sequel to The Believer) – Stephanie Black (4.5) [read my review]
  92. Rocky Road (Sadie Hoffmiller #10) – Josi S. Kilpack (5)
  93. Dead Girls Don't Lie – Jennifer Shaw Wolf (4.5)
  94. Going Vintage – Lindsay Leavitt (4)
  95. Mr. Nice Spy – Jordan McCollum (novella; 3.5)
  96. I, Spy – Jordan McCollum (4)

    DECEMBER
  97. Pwned – Shannen Crane Camp (4)
  98. Chasing June – Shannen Crane Camp (4)
  99. A Divine Inheritance – Emily Gray Clawson (3.5)
  100. Inevitable – Tamara Hart Heiner (3.5)
  101. The Avery Shaw Experiment — Kelly Oram 
  102. Hale's Storm – Alissa Bright
  103.  My Life As A Lumberjack – Sarah V. Olds
  104. All the Truth That's In Me —Julie Berry (5)

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