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Ramblings by Category

Ramblings by Year

2012 Books

Welcome to another year of reading! I have no idea if I’ll be able to compete with my 2011 reading total (140 books) or not, but I’m still keeping track of what I read because I like to know these things (and I’ll compare This Year (TY) versus Last Year (LY) again).

All books will be linked to their reviews as they go up. Happy reading everyone!

January (TY: 12 | LY: 15)

  1. Geist (Book One of the Order) – Philippa Ballantine
  2. Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) – Marissa Meyer – 2012 Debut
  3. Kiss of Frost (Mythos Academy, #2) – Jennifer Estep
  4. Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires, #5) – Chloe Neil
  5. Kat, Incorrigible (The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson, #1) – Stephanie Burgis
  6. The Fire King (Invisible Order, #2) – Paul Crilley
  7. The Peach Keeper – Sarah Addison Allen
  8. Fever (The Chemical Garden, #2) – Lauren DeStefano
  9. Hallowed (Unearthly, #2) – Cynthia Hand
  10. Smokin’ Seventeen (A Stephanie Plum Novel) – Janet Evanovich
  11. Alice I Have Been – Melanie Benjamin
  12. Spin – Catherine McKenzie

February (TY: 11 | LY: 13)

  1. Blood Song (Lharmell, #1) – Rhiannon Hart
  2. Cracked – K.M. Walton – 2012 Debut
  3. Graveminder – Melissa Marr
  4. Dead to You – Lisa McMann
  5. Daughter of Smoke & Bone – Laini Taylor
  6. Clarity (Clarity, #1) – Kim Harrington
  7. Perception (Clarity, #2) – Kim Harrington
  8. A Perfect Blood (The Hollows, #10) – Kim Harrison
  9. Only the Good Spy Young (Gallagher Girls, #4) – Ally Carter
  10. Truth (XVI, #2) – Julia Karr
  11. River Marked (Mercedes Thomson, #6) – Patricia Briggs

March (TY: 4 | LY: 12)

  1. Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles) – Jessica Spotswood – 2012 Debut
  2. The Cabinet of Earths – Anne Nesbet – 2012 Debut
  3. Dark Mirror (Dark Mirror, #1) – M. J. Putney
  4. Dark Passage (Dark Mirror, #2) – M. J. Putney

April (TY: 9 | LY: 11)

  1. New York to Dallas (In Death, #33) – J.D. Robb
  2. Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) – Gail Carriger
  3. 419Will Ferguson
  4. A Temptation of Angels – Michelle Zink
  5. Swift – R.J. Anderson
  6. Arranged – Catherine McKenzie
  7. The Flight of Gemma Hardy – Margot Livesey
  8. Spell Bound (Hex Hall, #3) – Rachel Hawkins
  9. Unrest – Michelle Harrison

May (TY: 11 | LY: 17)

  1. Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3) – Jaye Wells
  2. Insurgent (Divergent, #2) – Veronica Roth
  3. The Hunger Games (Book 1) – Suzanne Collins
  4. The Humming Room – Ellen Potter
  5. A Witch in Winter (Winter Trilogy, #1) – Ruth Warburton – 2012 Debut
  6. Poison Heart – S. B. Hayes
  7. Forgotten – Catherine McKenzie
  8. The Book of Blood and Shadow – Robin Wasserman
  9. Explosive Eighteen (A Stephanie Plum Novel) – Janet Evanovich
  10. The False Prince – Jennifer Nielsen
  11. Zoe Letting Go – Nora Price – 2012 Debut

June (TY: 5 | LY: 8 )

  1. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  2. Unbreak My Heart – Melissa Walker
  3. The Vindico – Wesley King – 2012 Debut
  4. Wintercraft: Legacy (Wintercraft, #3) – Jenna Burtenshaw
  5. Shadow and Bone (book 1) – Leigh Bardugo – 2012 Debut

July (TY: 8.5 | LY: 18 )

  1. The Serpent’s Shadow (Kane Chronicles, #3) – Rick Riordan
  2. Renegade Magic (The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson, #2) – Stephanie Burgis
  3. Dark Frost (Mythos Academy, #3) – Jennifer Estep
  4. Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) – Sarah J Maas – 2012 Debut
  5. Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1) – Brandon Sanderson
  6. Green (Green Universe, #1) – Jay Lake
  7. Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
  8. Endlessly (Paranormalcy, #3) – Kiersten White
  9. The Assassin and the Pirate Lord (Throne of Glass, Novella #0.1) – Sarah J Maas

August (TY: 12 | LY: 11)

  1. Seraphina (Book 1) – Rachel Hartman – 2012 Debut
  2. The BlessedTonya Hurley
  3. The Assassin and the Underworld (Throne of Glass, #0.3) – Sarah J Maas
  4. Dragonswood – Janet Lee Carey
  5. Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34) – J.D. Robb
  6. Janes in Love – Cecil Castellucci
  7. The Wishing Spell (Land of Stories, #1) – Chris Colfer – 2012 Debut
  8. Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, #6) – Chloe Neill
  9. The Second Spy (The Books of Elsewhere, vol. 3) – Jacqueline West
  10. Anna Dressed in Blood – Kendare Blake
  11. Wintergirls – Laurie Halse Anderson
  12. 34 Pieces of You – Carmen Rodrigues
September (TY: 6 | LY: 11)
  1. Burn for Burn – Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian
  2. Scars  – Cheryl Renfield
  3. Sleuth or Dare Book 1: Partners in Crime – Kim Harrington
  4. The Other Normals – Ned Vizzini
  5. Sleuth or Dare Book 2: Sleepover Stakeout – Kim Harrington
  6. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
October (TY: 9 | LY: 9)
November (TY: 3 | LY: 9)
  1. Polterheist (Esther Diamond, #5) – Laura Resnick
  2. Blood Storm (Lharmell, #2) – Rhiannon Hart
  3. The Aviary  – Kathleen O’Dell
December (TY: 4 | LY: 5)
  1. This Dark Endeavour (The Apprenticeship of Frankenstein, #1) – Kenneth Oppel
  2. Every Day – David Levithan
  3. Enchanted (Woodcutter Series, #1) – Alethea Kontis
  4. The Painted Girls – Cathy Marie Buchanan – review to come January 2013
 Total: 95 

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