100+ Books Challenge 2012

Little Girl with a Big Pen set herself a 100+ Books Challenge, which means reading as many books between 1 January – 31 December 2012 as possible.

I’m up to the challenge. I don’t know whether I’ll exceed 100, but it will be nice to have a record of what I have read this year.

The rules set out by the Little Girl with a Big Pen can be found here.

Books I have read in 2012:

1. The Book is Dead: Long Live the Book – Sherman Young
2. Preincarnate: A Novella – Shaun Micallef
3. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer
4. A Beginner’s Guide to Acting English – Shappi Khorsandi
5. Eating the Cheshire Cat – Helen Ellis
6. The Debutante – Kathleen Tessaro
7. The Fault in our Stars – John Green
8. Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
9. Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami
10. An Abundance of Katherines – John Green
11. Mr Rosenblum’s List – Natasha Solomons
12. The Sisters Brothers – Patrick deWitt
13. Norma Jean: A Hollywood Love Story – Ted Jordan
14. The Emerging Writer: An Insider’s Guide to Your Writing Journey – Karen Pickering (ed.)
15. The Name of the Star – Maureen Johnson
16. Sloppy Firsts – Megan McCafferty
17. The Raven’s Gift – Don Rearden
18. Jasper Jones – Craig Silvey
19. The Year of the Gadfly – Jennifer Miller
20. Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination – Frank Partnoy
21. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards
22. Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
23. One Day – David Nicholls
24. The Messenger – Markus Zusak
25. Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
26. Faces in the Clouds – Matt Nable
27. F*ck! I’m in my Twenties – Emma Koenig
28. Air Kisses – Zoë Foster
29. Bonjour Tristesse & A Certain Smile – Françoise Sagan
30. The Circus of Ghosts – Barbara Ewing
31. Voiceworks #90: Copy/Paste – Kat Muscat (ed.)
32. My Brilliant Career – Miles Franklin
33. Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend – Matthew Green
34. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
35. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
36. Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady – Kate Summerscale

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