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books of 2012

books of 2012

It is my mission for the year of 2012 to read 50 books. I'll list each of the 50 books here, in order of when I begin reading them, and I'll link them to my Goodreads review of them after I finish them. I love Goodreads friends! I'm at myproblematique.

1.) Death: The Time of Your Life by Neil Gaiman. (January)
2.) The Academic Self: An Owner's Manual by Donald E. Hall. (January)
3.) The Doll's House by Neil Gaiman. (January)
4.) Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde. (January)
5.) Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero by Chris Matthews. (January)
6.) Don't Breathe a Word: A Novel by Jennifer McMahon. (January)
7.) The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Reread in audio format. (January/February)
8.) Bossypants by Tina Fey. Audio format. (February)
9.) I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak. (January/February)
10.) The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. (February)
11.) Resilience by Elizabeth Edwards. Audio format. (February)
12.) Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott. (February)
13.) Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron. Audio format. (February)
14.) The Mind's Eye by Oliver Sacks. Audio format. (March)
15.) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Anne Barrows. (February/March)
16.) Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy by Bill Clinton. Audio format. (March)
17.) Merits of Mischief: The Bad Apple by T.R. Burns. (March)
18.) Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World At Large by (and read by) William Shatner. Audio format. (March)
19.) Franny and Zoey by J.D. Salinger. (March)
20.) Matched by Ally Condie. (March)
21.) Mastering Your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels. (March/April)
22.) Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer. (March/April)
23.) Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke. Audio format. (March/April/May)
24.) Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella. Audio format. (May)
25.) I've Got Your Number: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella. Audio format. (May)
26.) The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. (March/April/May)
27.) The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis. Audio format. (May)
28.) Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris. (May)
29.) The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister. (May)
30.) Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family by Condoleezza Rice. Audio format. (May/June)
31.) The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis. Audio format. (June)
32.) Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life by Jillian Michaels. (June)
33.) Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg. (May/June)
34.) Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis. Audio format. (June)
35.) The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America by Jonathan Kozol. (June)
36.) Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. (June)
37.) Seriously... I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres. Audio format. (June)
38.) Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov. Audio format. (June)
39.) It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell. (June)
40.) The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. (June/July)
41.) Great World Religions: Islam (The Great Courses) by John L. Esposito. Audio format. (June/July)
42.) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling. (June/July)
43.) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. (July)
44.) Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James. (July)
45.) God and Mankind: Comparative Religions - The Teaching Company (The Great Courses) by Robert A. Oden. Audio format. (July)
46.) The Teaching Company: Great World Religions Hinduism by Mark W. Muesse. Audio format. (July)
47.) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling. (July/August)
48.) Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson. Audio format. (August)
49.) Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James. (August)
50.) Great World Religions: Christianity (The Great Courses) by Luke Timothy Johnson. Audio format. (August)
51.) Why Our Health Matters by Dr. Andrew Weil. Audio format. (August/September)
52.) Feel-Bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling by Alfie Kohn. (August/September)
53.) Great World Religions: Judaism (The Great Courses by Isaiah Gafni. Audio format. (September)
54.) I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections by Nora Ephron. Audio format. (September)
55.) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. (August/September)
56.) A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard. Audio format. (September)
57.) Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan. (September/October)
58.) Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson. Audio format. (September/October)
59.) I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephron. Audio format. (October/November)
60.) The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing by Alfie Kohn. (October/November)
61.) Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? And Other Concerns by Mindy Kaling. Audio format. (November)
62.) Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury. (October/November)
63.) Writing With Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing by John R. Trimble. (August/November)
64.) Life and Writings of C.S. Lewis (The Great Courses) by Louis Markos. Audio format. (November)
65.) Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools by Jonathan Kozol. (November)
66.) The Naming of the Beasts by Mike Carey. (November/December)
67.) I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High by Tony Danza. Audio format. (November/December)
68.) Religion and Immigration: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Experiences in the United States edited by Haddad, Smith, and Esposito. (November/December)

Total : 68 books!
Tags: book list : 2012, books

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