Read in 2017

Here is a list of all the books I’ve read in 2017 in chronological order. I have given each book a rating, with five stars being the highest (based purely on how much I enjoyed the book). I try to review every book I read, though not necessarily in the order that I finish reading them!

January

1. The Red Sphinx by Alexandre Dumas (1865) *****
2. The Merry Mistress by Philip Lindsay (1952) **
3. His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet (2015) *****
4. The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne (1922) *****
5. The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick (2016) *****
6. The Flowering Thorn by Margery Sharp (1933) ****
7. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (2017) ****
8. Fireside Gothic by Andrew Taylor (2016) ****
9. Lost Horizon by James Hilton (1933) *****
10. East of Eden by John Steinbeck (1952) *****
11. The Unseeing by Anna Mazzola (2016) ***
12. First of the Tudors by Joanna Hickson (2016) ****

February

13. The Echo of Twilight by Judith Kinghorn (2017) ****
14. Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier (1941) ****
15. The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham (1951) ****
16. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (2016) *****
17. The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne (2017) ****
18. The Muse by Jessie Burton (2016) ***
19. The Good People by Hannah Kent (2016) *****
20. Midnight Blue by Simone van der Vlugt (2017, English translation) ****
21. Fatal Rivalry by Mercedes Rochelle (2017) *****
22. Three Singles to Adventure by Gerald Durrell (1954) ****
23. Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell (1977) ***
24. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë – re-read (1847) *****
25. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford (2016) *****
26. Under the Hog by Patrick Carleton (1937) *****