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Someone on my LJ friendslist posted a list of all the books she'd read during 2012, and it occurred to me that I can't remember most of the books I've read this year. I know they include the Millennium trilogy, a couple of Alex Riders, several of Robert Muchamore's Cherub and Henderson's Boys series, all seven Harry Potters, Pratchett's Wintersmith and Maskerade, half a dozen random supermarket novels, Stranded by Emily Barr, Room by Emma O'Donoghue, a couple of Sophie Hannah's books, the Hunger Games trilogy and the four "Boy Soldier" books by Andy McNab. Most of these weren't the first reading.

So anyway, I thought I'd start a list for 2013, beginning with the books I finished and started today. Titles with an asterisk are ones I haven't read before. These are going to be in a minority, as I don't get round to going to the library very often and it's difficult to justify spending loads of money on new books. I'm also trying to get rid of stuff rather than adding to it, so I'm reluctant to go to the charity shop because I'll end up coming out with a bagful and there's simply no room for another pile.

We're now in April, and I keep forgetting to update this list. I've got a feeling there's at least half a dozen books I've read over the past month or two that I've completely forgotten to add to the list.

(1) *Half of the Human Race - Anthony Quinn

(2) The Crystal Singer - Anne McCaffrey

(3) The Lost Continent - Bill Bryson

(4) Daughters-in-Law - Joanna Trollope

(5) The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kit - Bill Bryson

(6) Waterproof - Chris Crowther

(7) The Latchkey Kid - Helen Forrester

(8) Started Early, Took My Dog - Kate Atkinson

(9) Water Under the Bridge - Chris Crowther

(10) *The Beach Café - Lucy Diamond

(11) Once in a Lifetime - Cathy Kelly

(12) Dialogues of the Dead - Reginald Hills

(13) *Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn

(14) The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins

(15) Girl on Fire - Suzanne Collins

(16) Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins

(17) Woman to Woman - Cathy Kelly

(18) ~A Deniable Death - Gerald Seymour

(19) Still Waters - Chris Crowther

(20) Snakehead (Alex Rider) - Anthony Horowitz

(21) *Any Way You Want Me - Lucy Diamond

(22) *The Soldier's Wife - Joanna Trollope

(23) *An Inspector Calls - J.B.Priestley

(24) Timescape - Gregory Benford

(25) The Recruit (Cherub) - Robert Muchamore

(26) The House Husband - Owen Whittaker

(27) Fever - A Story From a Devon Churchyard - Liz Shakespeare

(28) *Scorched Earth (Henderson’s Boys) - Robert Muchamore

(29) The Making of the English Landscape - W.G.Hoskins

(30) *The Unlikely Pilgimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce

(31) *The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson

(32) The Turning of the Tide - Liz Shakespeare

(33) Mad Dogs - Robert Muchamore

(34) *Remember Me? - Sophie Kinsella

(35) Divine Madness - Robert Muchamore

(36) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J.K.Rowling

(37) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K.Rowling

(38) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K.Rowling

(39) *Good Husband Material - Trisha Ashley

(40) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K.Rowling

(41) The Beach Café - Lucy Diamond

(42) Sushi for Beginners - Marian Keyes

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Boy Soldier - Andy McNab and Robert Rigby

Payback - (Boy Soldier 2) - Andy McNab and Robert Rigby

Avenger (Boy Soldier 3) - Andy McNab and Robert Rigby

Meltdown (Boy Soldier 4) - Andy McNab and Robert Rigby
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