2013 Book List

  1. Go Tell It on the Mountain, James Baldwin — 1/2/13
  2. Carrie, Stephen King — 1/2/13
  3. Bluebeard’s Egg, Margaret Atwood — 1/5/13
  4. The Campaign of the Century, Greg Mitchell — 1/7/13
  5. ‘Salem’s Lot, Stephen King — 1/8/13
  6. Report from Planet Midnight, Nalo Hopkinson — 1/9/13
  7. The Wind Through the Keyhole (Dark Tower #4.5), Stephen King — 1/11/13
  8. Rage, Richard Bachman — 1/12/13
  9. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood — 1/14/13
  10. Just Kids, Patti Smith — 1/14/13
  11. The Tell, Hester Kaplan — 1/15/13
  12. The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #1), Jasper Fforde — 1/17/13
  13. Damascus, Joshua Mohr — 1/17/13
  14. How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Thomas C. Foster — 1/20/13
  15. Proof of Guilt, Charles Todd — 1/22/13
  16. How to Read Novels Like a Professor, Thomas C. Foster — 1/24/13
  17. Fight Song, Joshua Mohr — 1/26/13
  18. The Promise of Stardust, Priscille Sibley — 1/27/13
  19. Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next #2), Jasper Fforde — 1/28/13
  20. A Pretty Mouth, Molly Tanzer — 1/29/13
  21. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault — 2/5/13
  22. The Black Muslims in America, C. Eric Lincoln — 2/6/13
  23. The Shining, Stephen King — 2/6/13
  24. The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next #3), Jasper Fforde — 2/11/13
  25. Night Shift, Stephen King — 2/12/13
  26. Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood — 2/13/13
  27. Little Brother, Cory Doctorow — 2/15/13
  28. No Mark Upon Her, Deborah Crombie — 2/16/13
  29. The Middlesteins, Jami Attenberg — 2/17/13
  30. The Round House, Louise Erdrich — 2/19/13
  31. Les Misérables, Victor Hugo — 2/21/13
  32. The Stand, Stephen King — 2/24/13
  33. Pepper Girl, Jonterri Gadson — 2/24/13
  34. The Space Between Us, Thrity Umrigar — 2/26/13
  35. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple — 2/27/13
  36. The Long Walk, Richard Bachman — 3/1/13
  37. The Tale of Lucia Grandi, Susan Speranza — 3/3/13
  38. Quiet, Susan Cain — 3/4/13
  39. A Boy’s Own Story, Edmund White — 3/8/13
  40. The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller — 3/10/13
  41. História, História, Eleanor Stanford — 3/11/13
  42. The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro — 3/12/13
  43. In the Woods, Tana French — 3/14/13
  44. Blasphemy, Sherman Alexie — 3/14/13
  45. Wilderness Tips, Margaret Atwood — 3/15/13
  46. Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness, Rebecca Walker (editor) — 3/16/13
  47. The Orchardist, Amanda Coplin — 3/19/13
  48. The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, Jonathan Evison — 3/19/13
  49. The Fridgularity, Mark A. Rayner — 3/24/13
  50. Strong Motion, Jonathan Franzen — 3/26/13
  51. The Dead Zone, Stephen King — 3/27/13
  52. Bleak House, Charles Dickens — 3/29/13
  53. Seating Arrangements, Maggie Shipstead — 3/31/13
  54. The Liars’ Gospel</em>, Naomi Alderman — 4/1/13
  55. Firestarter, Stephen King — 4/6/13
  56. The Missing File, D.A. Mishani — 4/9/13
  57. Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl — 4/12/13
  58. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier — 4/13/13
  59. Wolves of the Calla, Stephen King — 4/13/13
  60. The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crimes #1), Jasper Fforde — 4/15/13
  61. The Age of Miracles, Karen Thompson Walker — 4/16/13
  62. Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, Danielle Evans — 4/17/13
  63. Roadwork, Richard Bachman — 4/18/13
  64. The Beautiful Room is Empty, Edmund White — 4/19/13
  65. Amity & Sorrow, Peggy Riley — 4/22/13
  66. Deadly Harvest, Michael Stanley — 4/25/13
  67. May We Be Forgiven, A.M. Homes — 4/30/13
  68. The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris (editors) — 5/1/13
  69. Danse Macabre, Stephen King — 5/4/13
  70. Frozen in Time, Mitchell Zuckoff — 5/6/13
  71. The Roving Tree, Elsie Augustave — 5/8/13
  72. Immortal Bird, Doron Weber — 5/9/13
  73. Fight for Your Long Day, Alex Kudera — 5/11/13
  74. A Virtual Love, Andrew Blackman — 5/12/13
  75. The Flame Alphabet, Ben Marcus — 5/13/13
  76. Famous Drownings in Literary History, Kevin Haworth — 5/13/13
  77. The Black Country, Alex Grecian — 5/16/13
  78. The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker — 5/18/13
  79. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, Katherine Howe — 5/19/13
  80. Cujo, Stephen King — 5/20/13
  81. Bayou, Vol. 1, Jeremy Love — 5/20/13
  82. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro — 5/21/13
  83. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams — 5/22/13
  84. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams — 5/23/13
  85. Life, the Universe, and Everything, Douglas Adams — 5/25/13
  86. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, Douglas Adams — 5/26/13
  87. Mostly Harmless, Douglas Adams — 5/27/13
  88. Instructions for a Heatwave, Maggie O’Farrell — 5/28/13
  89. The Running Man, Richard Bachman — 5/29/13
  90. Sight Reading, Daphne Kalotay — 5/31/13
  91. The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crimes #2), Jasper Fforde — 6/5/13
  92. The Robber Bride, Margaret Atwood — 6/5/13
  93. Every Boy Should Have a Man, Preston L. Allen — 6/5/13
  94. Still Midnight, Denise Mina — 6/9/13
  95. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey — 6/10/13
  96. The Water Sign, C.S. Samulski — 6/11/13
  97. Creepshow, Stephen King — 6/15/13
  98. The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler — 6/15/13
  99. The Family Mansion, Anthony C. Winkler — 6/15/13
  100. Farewell, My Lovely, Raymond Chandler — 6/17/13
  101. Dracula, Bram Stoker — 6/17/13
  102. You Are Free, Danzy Senna — 6/18/13
  103. The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines, Shohreh Aghdashloo — 6/20/13
  104. Watership Down, Richard Adams — 6/20/13
  105. Orleans, Sherri L. Smith — 6/21/13
  106. Different Seasons, Stephen King — 6/23/13
  107. Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs — 6/25/13
  108. Door Wide Open, Joyce Johnson — 6/28/13
  109. The Firebird, Susanna Kearsley — 6/30/13
  110. Mudbound, Hillary Jordan — 7/1/13
  111. Off the Road, Carolyn Cassady — 7/1/13
  112. The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler — 7/8/13
  113. The End of the Wasp Season, Denise Mina — 7/8/13
  114. Shine, Lauren Myracle — 7/11/13
  115. The Leftovers, Tom Perrotta — 7/12/13
  116. Christine, Stephen King — 7/13/13
  117. The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery — 7/15/13
  118. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley — 7/17/13
  119. Drift, Jon McGoran — 7/18/13
  120. The White Queen, Phillippa Gregory — 7/21/13
  121. Moby-Dick, Herman Melville — 7/21/13
  122. The Illusion of Separateness, Simon Van Booy — 7/23/13
  123. Third Girl from the Left, Martha Southgate — 7/25/13
  124. White Out, Michael W. Clune — 7/28/13
  125. Pet Sematary, Stephen King — 7/29/13
  126. The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson — 7/30/13
  127. Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell — 7/31/13
  128. Wild Seed, Octavia Butler — 8/3/13
  129. The Perfume Collector, Kathleen Tessaro — 8/4/13
  130. So You Want to Be a Wizard, Diane Duane — 8/6/13
  131. In the Land of the Living, Austin Ratner — 8/9/13
  132. The Heroine’s Bookshelf, Erin Blakemore — 8/11/13
  133. Deep Wizardry, Diane Duane — 8/11/13
  134. The Quiet American, Graham Greene — 8/12/13
  135. Race Across the Sky, Derek Sherman — 8/15/13
  136. The Sexy Part of the Bible, Kola Boof — 8/16/13
  137. Gods and Beasts, Denise Mina — 8/17/13
  138. Sugar in My Bowl, Erica Jong (editor) — 8/18/13
  139. The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells — 8/20/13
  140. The Panopticon, Jenni Fagan — 8/22/13
  141. Mystery Girl, David Gordon — 8/24/13
  142. Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy — 8/24/13
  143. The Secret History, Donna Tartt — 8/25/13
  144. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene — 8/27/13
  145. Mind of My Mind, Octavia Butler — 8/28/13
  146. Cycle of the Werewolf, Stephen King — 8/29/13
  147. The Explorer, James Smythe — 8/29/13
  148. The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene — 9/2/13
  149. Haven, Kay Hooper — 9/8/13
  150. The Explanation for Everything, Lauren Grodstein — 9/8/13
  151. The Talisman, Stephen King & Peter Straub — 9/9/13
  152. The Street Sweeper, Elliot Perlman — 9/12/13
  153. Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace — 9/15/13
  154. Mother, Mother, Koren Zailckas — 9/16/13
  155. Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor — 9/22/13
  156. The Returned, Jason Mott — 9/23/13
  157. The Black Count, Tom Reiss — 9/23/13
  158. Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell — 9/30/13
  159. Seven for a Secret, Lyndsay Faye — 9/30/13
  160. HHhH, Laurent Binet — 9/30/13
  161. Clay’s Ark, Octavia Butler — 10/3/13
  162. Fireproof, Alex Kava — 10/4/13
  163. The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova — 10/5/13
  164. The Girl You Left Behind, Jojo Moyes — 10/5/13
  165. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King — 10/6/13
  166. High Wizardry, Diane Duane — 10/7/13
  167. Joyland, Stephen King — 10/8/13
  168. A Wizard Abroad, Diane Duane — 10/10/13
  169. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Robin Sloan — 10/11/13
  170. Citrus County, John Brandon — 10/11/13
  171. The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty — 10/13/13
  172. I’m Starved for You, Margaret Atwood — 10/13/13 (Kindle short)
  173. Choke Collar, Margaret Atwood — 10/13/13 (Kindle short)
  174. Erase Me, Margaret Atwood — 10/13/13 (Kindle short)
  175. The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood — 10/14/14 (Kindle short)
  176. I Dream of Zenia with the Bright Red Teeth, Margaret Atwood — 10/14/13 (Kindle short)
  177. The Dinner, Herman Koch — 10/16/13
  178. Thinner, Richard Bachman — 10/18/13
  179. The Wizard’s Dilemma, Diane Duane — 10/24/13
  180. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford — 10/25/13
  181. A Wizard Alone, Diane Duane — 10/27/13
  182. Alias Grace, Margaret Atwood — 10/29/13
  183. The Expats, Chris Pavone — 10/30/13
  184. Patternmaster, Octavia Butler — 11/1/13
  185. Someone Else’s Love Story, Joshilyn Jackson — 11/6/13
  186. Skeleton Crew, Stephen King — 11/7/13
  187. I Remember You, Yrsa Sigurdardottir — 11/8/13
  188. Video Kill, Joanne Fluke — 11/9/13
  189. The House of Rumour, Jake Arnott — 11/17/13
  190. The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins — 11/18/13
  191. The Red Queen, Philippa Gregory — 11/18/13
  192. Blindness, José Saramago — 11/18/13
  193. Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafón — 11/24/13
  194. It, Stephen King — 12/4/13
  195. Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein — 12/6/13
  196. Murder of a Stacked Librarian, Denise Swanson — 12/6/13
  197. The Eyes of the Dragon, Stephen King — 12/8/13
  198. Winter Solstice, Rosamunde Pilcher — 12/11/13
  199. World War Z, Max Brooks — 12/12/13
  200. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin — 12/13/13
  201. Once We Were Brothers, Ronald H. Balson — 12/18/13
  202. We Are Water, Wally Lamb — 12/21/13
  203. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt — 12/23/13
  204. This House is Haunted, John Boyne — 12/29/13