Books I’ve Read in 2018

(in red: I really enjoy it!)

January 2018
1. Before We Were Yours – Lisa Wingate
2. Trickster – Matt Dembicki
3. The House of Hades – Rick Riordan
4. Mr Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
5. To Cork or Not To Cork – George M Taber
6. Wise Women – Joyce Tenneson
7. A Wine Miscellany – Graham Harding
8. Swamplandia! – Karen Russell

February 2018
9. Uncommon Type – Tom Hanks
10. The Letter Writer – Ann Rinaldi
11. Tongues of Serpents – Naomi Novik
12. The Blood of Olympus – Rick Riordan
13. The Little Book of Hygge – Meik Wiking
14. Chomp – Carl Hiaasen
15. Pennies for Hitler – Jackie French
16. Cross Lines – Maeve Binchy
17. My Cat Spit McGee – Willie Morris
18. Hunger – Knut Hamsun
19. The Twelve Clues of Christmas – Rhys Bowen

March 2018
20. In Bear Country – Brian Payton
21. Ballpoint – Gyoergy Moldova
22. Call of the Wild – Jack London
23. Skink – No Surrender – Carl Hiaasen
24. How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Neil Gaiman
25. Lakota Woman – Mary Crow Dog
26. Love: Ten Poems – Pablo Neruda
27. Flight – Sherman Alexie
28. A Separate Peace – John Knowles
29. Stories From The Vinyl Cafe – Stuart McLean
30. Wickedly Charming – Kristine Grayson
31. Sleepaway – Eric Simonoff
32. Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman
33. Wine and War – Don & Petie Kladstrup

April 2018
34. Blackbird House – Alice Hoffman
35. I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: The Legacies – Pittacus Lore
36. The Summer They Came – William Storandt
37. Revolutionary Road – Richard Yates
38. Pumpkin Pumpkin – Jeanne Titherington
39. Birthday Parties in Heaven – Ana Veciana-Suarez
40. I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Secret Histories – Pittacus Lore
41. Ray Bradbury Chronicles #1 – Ray Bradbury
42. A Poke in the I – Paul Janesczko, Chris Raschaka
43. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder – Jo Nesbo
44. From Eroica with Love – vol 1 – Yasuko Aoike
45. Fried Eggs with Chopsticks – Polly Evans
46. Sky Burial – Xinran
47. Entangled Circumstances – Kikuko Kikuya
48. Instead of Three Wishes – Megan Whalen Turner
49. George’s Marvellous Medicine – Roald Dahl
50. The Murderess – Alexandros Papadiamantis
51. Organ Music – Margaret Mahy
52. The Sweet Life in Paris – David Lebovitz
53. Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit – Leslie Marmon Silko

May 2018
54. Truth & Beauty – Ann Patchett
55. We Bought a Zoo – Benjamin Mee
56. Specials – Scott Westerfeld
57. Fortunately, the Milk – Neil Gaiman
58. Siberian Dream – Irina Pantaeva
59. Fat Vampire – Adam Rex
60. Bram Stoker’s Dracula: Graphic Novel – Matt Pagett
61. The Scalpel and the Silver Bear – Lori Arviso Alvord, Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt
62. A Quick Bite – Lynsay Sands
63. Extras – Scott Westerfeld
64. A Secret Kept – Tatiana de Rosnay
65. An Inconvenient Truth – Al Gore
66. The Devil’s Highway – Luis Alberto Urrea
67. Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians – Brandon Sanderson
68. Being Jazz – Jazz Jennings
69. Vampires Are Forever – Lynsay Sands
70. When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon
71. Embracing Fry Bread – Roger L. Welsch

June 2018
72. Bones of the Master – George Crane
73. Brick Lane – Monica Ali
74. One of Our Thursdays is Missing – Jasper Fforde
75. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – Barbara Kingsolver
76. Love and First Sight – Josh Sundquist
77. Baker’s Magic – Diane Zahler
78. Come August, Come Freedom – Gigi Amateau
79. Tales of the City – Armistead Maupin
80. More Tales of the City – Armistead Maupin
81. Expats: Travels in Arabia, from Tripoli to Teheran – Christopher Dickey
82. Masked Ball at Broxley Manor – Rhys Bowen

July 2018
83. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith
84. The Road to McCarthy – Pete McCarthy
85. Succulent Container Gardens – Debra Lee Baldwin
86. My Mercedes is Not for Sale – Jeroen van Bergeijk
87. Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things – Gary Geddes
88. The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
89. Wild – Cheryl Strayed
90. The Outsiders – S. E. Hinton
91. The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place – Jennifer McCartney
92. Hatchet – Gary Paulsen

August 2018
93. Gutenberg’s Appentice – Alix Christie
94. The Help – Kathryn Stockett
95. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning – Margareta Magnusson
96. Raiser of Gales (Vampire Hunter D, Vol. 2) – Hideyuki Kikuchi
97. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
98. The River – Gary Paulsen
99. Artemis – Andy Weir
100. Palace of Stone – Shannon Hale
101. Men Without Women – Haruki Murakami
102. The Nigerian Letter – Patrick Alexander
103. Zamba: The True Story of the Greatest Lion That Ever Lived – Ralph Helfer

September 2018
104. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
105. The Dirty Guide to Wine – Alice Feiring
106. The Vampire’s Betrayal – Raven Hart
107. Hidden in Plain View – Jacqueline L. Tobin, Raymond G. Dobard
108. Heirs and Graces – Rhys Bowen
109. Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng
110. Hurry Down Sunshine – Michael Greenberg
111. All of Us in Our Own Lives – Manjushree Thapa
112. We Fed an Island – Jose Andres

October 2018
113. A Guide to Wine – Julian Curry
114. No Dogs in Heaven? – Robert T. Sharp
115. The Rogue Hunter – Lynsay Sands
116. Lighter Than My Shadow – Katie Green
117. The Immortal Hunter – Lynsay Sands
118. The Girl with Seven Names – Hyeonseo Lee
119. Wine on the Run – Deaver Brown
120. Around the World in Eighty Wines – Mike Veseth
121. The Yogi Code – Yogi Cameron
122. Dandelion Wine – Ray Bradbury
123. Queen of Hearts – Rhys Bowen
124. Unsaid – Neil Abramson
125. Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat – John McQuaid
126. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
127. Hexes and Hemlines – Juliet Blackwell
128. Liesl & Po – Lauren Oliver

November 2018
129. Michael Tolliver Lives – Armistead Maupin
130. When – Victoria Laurie
131. In a Witch’s Wardrobe – Juliet Blackwell
132. Ironhand – Charlie Fletcher

December 2018
133. Great Wine – Rob Geddes
134. The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb – Melanie Benjamin

My Top Ten of 2018 (in no strict order):

Some Useless Statistics:
Total Books read till November 2018 –
Bookcrossing Books: 82 Non-BC Books: 48
Fiction: 84 Non Fiction: 46


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Published on April 11, 2018 at 3:19 pm  Comments Off on Books I’ve Read in 2018  
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