Books I’ve Read in 2015

(in red: I really enjoy it!)

January 2015
1. LEGO: A Love Story – Jonathan Bender
2. The Sacrifice – Kathleen Benner Duble
3. Aaron’s Crossing – Linda Alice Dewey
4. Beyong Anger – Ogyen Trinley Dorje
5. Bringing Up Bebe – Pamela Druckerman
6. The Saffron Kitchen – Yasmin Crowther
7. And Eternity – Piers Anthony
8. Wave – Sonali Deraniyagala
9. The Gate Thief – Orson Scott Card
10. The Painted Girls – Cathy Marie Buchanan

February 2015
11. Strange Foods – Jerry Hopkins
12. A Man Without a Country – Kurt Vonnegut
13. The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman
14. Gideon the Cutpurse – Linda Buckley-Archer
15. Italian Neighbours – Tim Parks
16. The Language of Baklava – Diana Abu-Jaber
17. Second Suns – David Oliver Relin
18. The Character of Rain – Amelie Nothomb
19. Wandering Home – Bill McKibben
20. There But For The – Ali Smith
21. The Chaperone – Laura Moriarty

March 2015
22. Shades of Grey – Jasper Fforde
23. Remarkable Creatures – Sean B. Carroll
24. Doing What Matters – James M. Kilts
25. The Ungarnished Truth – Ellie Mathews
26. The Great Typo Hunt – Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson
27. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? – Mindy Kaling
28. The Forgotten Garden – Kate Morton
29. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much – Allison Hoover Bartlett
30. China Road – Rob Gifford
31. Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William Mckinley, And Me, Elizabeth – E.L. Konigsburg

April 2015
32. Demon Ex Machina – Julie Kenner
33. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
34. Funny Cide – Sally Jenkins
35. A tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki
36. The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse – Robert Rankin
37. And The Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini
38. Apricots on the Nile – Colette Rossant
39. The Art of Travel – Alain De Botton
40. The Essential Kipling – Rudyard Kipling
41. Tone Deaf in Bangkok – Janet Brown
42. Brewing up a Business – Sam Calagione
43. The Tent – Margaret Atwood
44. Earth and Ashes – Atiq Rahimi
45. We Were There Vol 1-4 – Yuki Obata
46. The View from Saturday – E. L. Konigsburg
47. The God of Animals – Aryn Kyle

May 2015
48. Ecological Intelligence – Daniel Goleman
49. The Mercy of Thin Air – Ronlyn Domingue
50. Mom – StoryCorps
51. Bella Tuscany – Frances Mayes
52. Fantasy Gone Wrong – Martin H. Greenberg
53. Tongue – Kyung-Ran Jo
54. Secondhand Spirits – Juliet Blackwell
55. The Reader – Bernhard Schlink
56. A Dog’s Life – Ann M. Martin
57. The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived – Dan Karlan, Allan Lazar, Jeremy Salter
58. For the Benefit of All Beings – H.H. the Dalai Lama
59. All the Flowers in Shanghai – Duncan Jepson
60. Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro

June 2015
61. The Crazed – Ha Jin
62. The Painter from Shanghai – Jennifer Cody Epstein
63. Motoring With Mohammed – Eric Hansen
64. Venice Against the Sea – John Keahey
65. In the Lion’s Den – Mitsuaki Iwago
66. Snowboarding to Nirvana – Frederick Lenz
67. Humble Table, Wise Fare – Hsing Yun
68. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet – David Mitchell
69. Familiar Strangers – Gotham Chopra
70. The Buddha from Brooklyn – Martha Sherrill
71. Make your mind an ocean – Lama Yeshe
72. The Feminine Face of Buddhism – Gill Farrer-Halls
73. The Color of Earth – Dong Hwa Kim
74. The Tale of the Rose – Consuelo de Saint-Exupery
75. Florence, A Delicate Case – David Leavitt
76. Rich Brother, Rich Sister – Emi Kiyosaki, Robert T. Kiyosaki |
77. French Lessons – Peter Mayle
78. Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
79. Yotsuba&! vol 9-12 – Kiyohiko Azuma
80. The Last Olympian – Rick Riordan

July 2015

82. Shanghai Tango – Jin Xing
83. The 19th Wife – David Ebershoff
84. Beyond the mirror: Reflections on death and life – Henri J. M Nouwen
85. The Commoner – John Burnham Schwartz
86. Promise of the Wolves – Dorothy Hearst
87. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet – Jamie Ford
88. Madame Sadayakko – Lesley Downer
89. The Price of a Child – Lorene Cary
90. Bread and Roses, Too – Katherine Paterson
91. The Children’s Blizzard – David Laskin

August 2015

91. Snow Angels – Stewart O’Nan
92. Trains & Buttered Toast – John Betjeman
93. Skating to Antarctica – Jenny Diski
94. A Good Dog – Jon Katz
95. The Winner Stands Alone – Paulo Coelho
96. Born to Run – Christopher McDougall
97. Bootstrapper – Mardi Jo Link
98. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
99. The Widow Clicquot – Tilar J. Mazzeo
100. The Note – Angela Elwell Hunt
101. The Lady and the Monk – Pico Iyer
102. The Geography of Wine – Brian J. Sommers

September 2015

103. A Great and Terrible Beauty – Libba Bray
104. Tales of the Fish Patrol – Jack London
105. After Dark – Haruki Murakami
106. The Noodle Maker – Ma Jian
107. Bite Me – Christopher Moore
108. How to Retire the Cheapskate Way – Jeff Yeager
109. Ubuntu! – Bob Nelson
110. Gulp. – Mary Roach
111. Cat Selfies – Charlie Ellis
112. PetCam – Chris Keeney
113. Snow Country – Yasunari Kawabata
114. The Complete Joy of Homebrewing – Charlie Papazian
115. The Ballad of Frankie Silver – Sharyn McCrumb
116. A Fine and Private Place – Peter S Beagle
117. Godmother – Carolyn Turgeon
118. The Last Unicorn – Peter S Beagle

October 2015

119. Invisible Trade – Gerrie Lim
120. Plain and Simple – Sue Bender
121. Audrey Hepburn’s Neck – Alan Brown
122. Bite Me If You Can – Lynsay Sands
123. Voices from WahKon-Tah – Robert K Dodge
124. Heroine’s Bookshelf – Erin Blakemore
125. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future – Michael J Fox
126. Christie Malry’s Own Double-entry – B.S. Johnson
127. Tilt: A Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa – Nicholas Shrady
128. Royal Flush – Rhys Bowen
129. Sour Sweet – Timothy Mo
130. Peach Girl vol 1- 8  – Masami Tsuda
131. The Inheritance – Louisa May Alcott
132. National Geographic Moments: Hats – Leah Bendavid Val
133. Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains – Susan Elderkin
134. Systems Thinking – Chun-Leung Sit
135. Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel
136. Just My Type – Simon Garfield
137. Colibri – Ann Cameron

November 2015

138. Ourika – Claire de Duras
139. The Tattooed Map – Barbara Hodgson
140. Vitamania – Catherine Price
141. Cat O’Nine Tales – Jeffrey Archer
142. Monday Mornings – Sanjay Gupta
143. My Abandonment – Peter Rock
144. The Inheritance of Loss – Kiran Desai
145. Dancing on the Grave – Nigel Barley
146. Girl in Landscape – Jonathan Lethem

December 2015

147. The Almond – Nedjma
148. Morning Girl – Michael Dorris
149. The Accidental Time Machine – Joe Haldeman
150. The Lost Hero – Rick Riordan
151. The Founding Fish – John McPhee
152. Chi Running – Danny Dreyer
153. Don’t Bite the Hook – Pema Chodron
154. A Breath of Fresh Air – Amulya Malladi
155. Where the Red Fern Grows – Wilson Rawls
156. Absolute Boyfriend – Yuu Watase
157. Oddly Normal – John Schwartz
158. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
159. Library Wars – Kiiro Yumi & Hiro Arikawa
160. The Rug Merchant – Meg Mullins

 

 

My Top Ten of 2015

(in no strict order):

Promise of the Wolves
Absolute Boyfriend
A Tale for the Time Being
Born to Run
The Painted Girls
The Color of Earth
Gulp.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Second Suns
Station Eleven

Some Useless Statistics:
Total Books read in 2015 – 160
Bookcrossing Books: 96 Non-BC Books: 64
Fiction: 82 Non Fiction: 78


					
Advertisements
Published on January 9, 2015 at 12:39 pm  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://azukibc.wordpress.com/books-ive-read-in-2015/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: