Read in 2012

Books read in 2012

I review every book I read, but not necessarily in the order that I finish them. Books that I particularly loved are marked with a *.

January

1. The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King *
2. The Professor by Charlotte Bronte
3. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters *
4. Treason by Meredith Whitford *
5. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
6. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen *
7. Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
8. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith *
9. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
10. The Last Summer by Judith Kinghorn *

February

11. Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton
12. A Small Circus by Hans Fallada
13. Dead Scared by S.J. Bolton
14. Mariana by Susanna Kearsley *
15. The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen
16. The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett *
17. The Virgin Queen’s Daughter by Ella March Chase *
18. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
19. Macbeth by William Shakespeare *

March

20. The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau *
21. The Hunger Trace by Edward Hogan
22. Queens’ Play by Dorothy Dunnett *
23. The Glovemaker by Stacia Brown
24. Three Men on the Bummel by Jerome K. Jerome
25. Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin
26. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
27. The Disorderly Knights by Dorothy Dunnett *
28. The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye *

April

29. Pawn in Frankincense by Dorothy Dunnett *
30. The Secret Life of William Shakespeare by Jude Morgan
31. The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich
32. The Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett *
33. Checkmate by Dorothy Dunnett *
34. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

May

35. Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman *
36. The Deathly Portent by Elizabeth Bailey
37. Towards Zero by Agatha Christie
38. Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini *
39. Niccolò Rising by Dorothy Dunnett *
40. Sacrilege by S.J. Parris
41. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

June

42. The Sultan’s Wife by Jane Johnson *
43. The Bull of Mithros by Anne Zouroudi *
44. The Adventures of Alianore Audley by Brian Wainwright
45. Lion of Alnwick by Carol Wensby-Scott *
46. Every Secret Thing by Susanna Kearsley
47. Wonder Girls by Catherine Jones
48. The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay
49. The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr by Sandra Byrd

July

50. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell *
51. The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart
52. The Second Empress by Michelle Moran *
53. To Defy a King by Elizabeth Chadwick *
54. River of Destiny by Barbara Erskine
55. Miss Buncle’s Book by D.E. Stevenson
56. In Her Shadow by Louise Douglas *
57. The Spring of the Ram by Dorothy Dunnett *

August

58. Seventy-Seven Clocks by Christopher Fowler *
59. In a Treacherous Court by Michelle Diener
60. Emma by Jane Austen
61. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy *
62. The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
63. The Princess of Cleves by Madame de Lafayette
64. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
65. Race of Scorpions by Dorothy Dunnett *

September

66. The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory
67. The Conductor by Sarah Quigley *
68. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
69. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel *
70. The Quarry by Johan Theorin
71. The Autobiography of Mrs Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin *
72. The Seance by John Harwood *
73. Scales of Gold by Dorothy Dunnett *

October

74. The Queen’s Promise by Lyn Andrews *
75. Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers *
76. The English Monster by Lloyd Shepherd *
77. The Queen’s Confidante by Karen Harper
78. Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers *
79. The Light Behind the Window by Lucinda Riley
80. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
81. The Oracle Glass by Judith Merkle Riley *
82. Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

November

83. The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin *
84. The Specimen by Martha Lea
85. Jasmine Nights by Julia Gregson
86. The Unicorn Hunt by Dorothy Dunnett *
87. Madensky Square by Eva Ibbotson *
88. The Nightingale Girls by Donna Douglas *
89. A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott *
90. The Beggar King by Oliver Pötzsch

December

91. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood *
92. Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer *
93. The Beacon by Susan Hill
94. Clarissa by Samuel Richardson
95. To Lie with Lions by Dorothy Dunnett *
96. The Master of Verona by David Blixt *
97. Caprice and Rondo by Dorothy Dunnett *
98. Goodbye for Now by Laurie Frankel
99. For One More Tomorrow by Elizabeth Bailey

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