2013 Book-Learning

January (6)
The Tall Stranger by Louis L'Amour (library)
The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew #1) by Carolyn Keene (library)
The Mystery at the Ski Jump (Nancy Drew #29) by Carolyn Keene (library)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Phillip K. Dick (Kindle app)
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde (re-read)
The Mysterious Mannequin (Nancy Drew #47) by Carolyn Keene (library)

February (2)
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (second-hand/Value Village)
The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (Nancy Drew #36) by Carolyn Keene (library)

March (8)
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain (non-fiction, library)
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen (re-read, e-book)
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies by Naomi Klein (non-fiction)
Kidnapped in the Yukon by Lucy Burton Woodward (second-hand/Nicole)
Opus 100 by Isaac Asimov (non-fiction, second-hand/Value Village)
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (library)
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (re-read, e-book)
Beowulf (library)

April (4)
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (e-book)
David Starr, Space Ranger by Isaac Asimov (second-hand/Value Village)
Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids by Isaac Asimov (second-hand/Value Village)
Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus by Isaac Asimov (second-hand/Value Village)

May (2)
Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury by Isaac Asimov (second-hand/Value Village)
Your Call Is Important To Us: The Truth About Bullshit by Laura Penny (non-fiction, borrowed from Dan)

June (6)
Hondo by Louis L'Amour (second-hand)
More Money Than Brains: Why Schools Suck, College is Crap and Idiots Think The're Right by Laura Penny (non-fiction, borrowed from Dan)
Total Recall by Philip K. Dick (Kindle app)
Android Karenina by Leo Tolstoy & Ben H. Winters (second-hand/Junque Cellar)
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick (Kindle app)
Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything by Steve D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner (non-fiction, borrowed from Dan)

July (4)
The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out The Window & Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (library)
The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood (second-hand)
Fantastic Voyage II by Isaac Asimov (second-hand)
No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy (second-hand, Value Village)

August (5)
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde (re-read)
The Stars, Like Dust by Isaac Asimov (second-hand, Value Village)
Sourcery, a Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett (second-hand, Wee Book Inn)
Winnowed Wisdom by Stephen Leacock (borrowed from Dan)
The Currents of Space by Isaac Asimov (second-hand, Value Village)

September (1)
MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

October (7)
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte (second hand)
Persuasion by Jane Austen (re-read)
Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. LeGuin (YA, library)
I Know Who You Remind Me Of: Stories by Naomi K. Lewis (library)
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (YA, library)
Stardust by Neil Gaiman (library)
Neil Gaiman's Make Good Art Speech by Neil Gaiman & Chip Kidd (library, non-fiction - but I'm not counting it as such!)

November (5)
Cricket in a Fist by Naomi K. Lewis (library)
Coraline, the graphic novel by Neil Gaiman & (YA, library)
Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton (non-fiction)
Odd & The Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman (YA, library)
Flint by Louis L'Amour (eBook)

Wuthering Heights by Anne Bronte (secondhand)
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (secondhand)
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (YA, library)
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (YA, library)

GOAL: 52
        15 must be library books = 19 so far
        15 must be borrowed/second hand = 22 so far
        3 must be non-fiction =  7

For more on this year's goal, please check out this post.
And here are my previous lists:
2011 Book-Learning
2012 Book-Learning


  1. You've read 5 books already... you're amazing.

  2. Is your summer reading lighter reading? Like....easier for your brain while imbibing gin and getting sun stroke kinda fiction?

    Xo edmlaurie


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