Books I've Read

2017

1. Alphabetical - Michael Rosen (started middle of 2016)
2. The Fry Chronicles - Stephen Fry
3. The Point of Rescue - Sophie Hannah
4. The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language - Mark Forsyth                                                                                                        




2016

1. The Mill on the Floss - George Elliot
2. Where Rainbows End - Cecilia Ahearn
3. The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
4. The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks
5. Fall of Giants - Ken Follett

2015

1. The Resurrectionist - James Bradley
2. The House at Riverton - Kate Morton
3. Commercial Creatives - Mike Carthew, Anna Ward
4. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce
5. Peaches for Monsieur le Cure - Joanne Harris
6. The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton
7. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
8. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Steig Larsson
9. Howards End is on the Landing - Susan Hill
10. A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian - Marina Lewycka
11. The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Barry
12. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time - Mark Hadden
13. Eye of the Needle - Ken Follett




2014

1. The Book Lover's Tale - Evo Stourton
2. Pure - Andrew Miller
3. The Accidental Tourist - Anne Tyler
4. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
5. The Postmistress - Sarah Blake
6. The Angel's Game - Carlos Ruiz Zaphon
7. Day After Night - Anita Diamant
8. Why the Whales Came - Michael Morpurgo
9. If you could see me now - Cecelia Ahern
10. Crafting a Small Business - Joanne Dewberry


2013

1. Love Life, Live Life - Sue Stone
2. An Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnem
3. Triskillion - Will Peterson
4. Far from the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
5. Year of Wonders (A novel of the plague) - Geraldine Brooks
6. The Pianist - Wladislaw Szpilman
7. Lie Down with Lions - Ken Follett
8. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Anne Shaffer, Annie Barrows
9. Sheltering Rain - Jojo Moyes
10. After Auschwitz - Eva Schloss
11. Inferno - Dan Brown
12. Wait for the Dawn - Jess Foley
13. The Christmas Box - Richard Paul Evans
14. A Christmas Tree - Charles Dickens

2012

1. An Angel Saved My Life - Jacky Newcomb (started 2011)
2. The Poe Shadow - Matthew Pearl (started 2011)
3. An Equal Music - Vikram Seth
4. The Brave - Nicholas Evans
5. Her Fearful Symmetry - Audrey Niffenegger.
6. The Dust Diaries - Owen Sheers.
7. Turn Your Talent into a Business - Emma Jones
8. The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
9. Beyond Words - John Humphrys
10. Dandelion Soup - Babs Horton
11. Green is the New Black - Tamsin Blanchard
12. Made it Thru the Rain - Beverley Jones
13. A Circle of Sisters - Judith Flanders

 2011

1. Handmade Marketplace - Kari Chapin
2. The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
3. On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan
4. The Rescue - Nicolas Sparks
5. Resistance - Owen Sheers
6. A Slice of the Good Life - Sheherazade Goldsmith
7. A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini
8. The Secret - Rhonda Byrne
9. Live More, Spend Less - Sarah Flower
10. Getting a Life: Real Lives Transformed by Your Money or Your Life - Blix, Jacqueline, and Heitmiller, David 
11. Acting Up - Libby Purves
12. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
13. Mansfield Park - Jane Austin
14. The Two of Us: My Life With John Thaw - Sheila Hancock

2010

1.  The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (started 2009)
2.  Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
3.  The Fatal Englishman (Three Short Lives) - Sebastian Faulks
4.  These Foolish Things - Deborah Moggach
5.  The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
6.  The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
7.  Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austin
8.  Voluntary Simplicity - Duane Elgin
9.  Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day - Winifred Watson
10. The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands - Mary Seacole
11. A Special Relationship - Douglas Kennedy
12. Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
13. Your Money or Your Life - Vicki Robin & Joe Dominguez
14. Thanks for the Memories - Cecilia Ahearn


Previous to 2010 in no particular order

1. Life of Pi - Yann Martell
2. Good Harbour - Anita Diamant
3. The Red Tent - Anita Diamant
4. Devine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood - Rebecca Wells
5. Human Traces - Sebastian Faulks
6. The Witch of Portobello - Paulo Coelho
7. The Ship of Brides - Jojo Moyes
8. The Peacock Emporium - Jojo Moyes
9. Dawn French - Alison Bowyer
10. White Teeth - Zadie Smith (read somewhere in 2011/12 but forgot to add)
11. Firefly Summer - Maeve Binchy
12. The Hobbit - J R R Tolkein
13. Lord of the Rings - J R R Tolkein
14. The Full Harry Potter series - J K Rowling
15. The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks
16. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
17. Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier
18. No Name - Wilkie Collins
19. Digital Fortress - Dan Brown
20. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
21.Deception Point - Dan Brown
22. Strange Fits of Passion - Anita Shreve
23. The Choir - Joanna Trollope
24. Empress Orchid - Anchee Min
25. Firefly Summer - Maeve Binchy
26. The Queen's Fool - Phillipa Gregory
27. Charlotte Gray - Sebastian Faulks
28. Chocolat - Joanne Harris
29. McCarthy's Bar - Pete McCarthy
30. Still Here - Linda Grant
31. Mary Reilly - Valerie Martin
32. Canal Dreams - Iain Banks
33. Fair Exchange - Michelle Roberts
34. The Queen of the Tambourine - Jane Gardam
35. Breaking the Trust - Lucy Clare
36. Where or When - Anita Shreve
37. Tears of the Giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith
38. Wilderness Tips - Margaret Atwood
39. Disgrace - J M Coetzee
40. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
41. The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins

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