The books I read in 2012….


Listed in chronological order of having been read, and scored out of 5 where 5 is the highest score. Only a few got the top marks:
1. In A Dark Wood, by Marcel Moring = 2
2. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal, by Jeanette Winterson = 2
3. Player One, by Douglas Coupland = 3
4. The Tigers Wife, by Tea Obreht = 1
5. A Darker Domain, by Val McDermid = 4
6. Zone One, by Colson Whitehead = 3
7. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins = 5
8. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins = 4
9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins = 5
10. World War Z, by Max Brooks = 5*
11. The Necessary Aptitude, by Pam Ayres = 3
12. You Are Not A Stranger Here, by Adam Haslett = 3 ½
13. A Cry In The Jungle Bar, by Robert Drewe = 1 ½
14. Union Atlantic, by Adam Haslett = 3 ½
15. Ed King, by David Guterson = 3
16. The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows = 4 ½
17. 11.22.63, by Stephen King = 4
18. The Leftovers, by Tom Perotta = 4
19. In One Person, by John Irving = 3
20. The Boy In The Suitcase, by L. Kaaberbol & A. Friis = 4
21. So You’re Going To Be A Dad, by Peter Downey = 4
22. Age Of Miracles, by Karen Walker = 4
23. My Life In France, by Julia Child = 3
24. Dirt Music, by Tim Winton = 4
25. Life Of Pi, by Yann Martel = 4
26. The Married Man, by Edmund White = 1
27. Then, by Julie Myerson = 4
28. Holes, by Louis Sachar = 4 ½
29. Fear Of Flying, by Erica Jong = 3 ½
30. Fear Not, by Ann Holt = 3
31. The Twelve, by Justin Cronin = 5

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4 Responses to “The books I read in 2012….”

  1. Lord Norton Says:

    Clearly a need to a get a copy of ‘Emininent Parliamentarians’ to you as soon as possible.

  2. macarthursmutterings Says:

    Lord Norton I would love to read Eminent Parliamentarians, I hear it is a rollicking good read 😉

  3. Lord Norton Says:

    Oh yes, a 5* – at least.

  4. The Books I Read In 2013…. | MacArthur's Mutterings Says:

    […] of them all up, which is two more than in 2012. If I had to recommend any overall it would be the trilogy by Hugh Howey, starting with Wool. If […]

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