This page is to keep track of the books I have read (and am reading at the moment – indicated by a star).  Although I originally said I’d review all the books I read, in practice I haven’t. I’ve added links to the ones I have reviewed.



Fractured by Dani Atkins*

China Lake by Meg Gardiner


The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


To Catch A Creeper by Ellie Campbell

Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver


The Gold Finch by Donna Tartt (reviewed on Novelkicks)

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Undreamed by Paul Western-Pittard (reviewed on )


Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Here’s Looking At You by Mhairi McFarlane


December 2013:

How To Look Like You by Rose McClelland

Talking it Over by Julian Barnes

The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes

November 2013:

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Woman Walks into a Bar by Rowan Coleman

October 2013:

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

Bridget Jones – Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding

The Nightmare Thief by Meg Gardnier (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

September 2013:

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Louise Marley

The Liar’s Lullaby by Meg Gardiner (Mystery/Crime Challenge) (TBR Pile Challenge)

Go Ask Alice by Anonomous

August 2013:

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (TBR Pile Challenge)

July 2013:

The Sea Sisters by Lucy Clarke (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

Cupidity by Holly Hepburn

Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

May/June 2013:

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The Rosie Challenge by Graeme Simsion

Say You’re Sorry by Michael Robotham (Mystery/Crime Challenge).

Men I’ve Loved Before by Adele Parks

Girl Gone by Gillian Flynn (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

April 2013:

Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (TBR Pile Challenge)

The Last Time I Saw You by Eleanor Moran

Leftovers by Stella Newman

Safe House by Chris Ewan (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

Build A Man by Talli Roland

March 2013:

For One More Day by Mitch Albom (unfinished)

Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Hana by Lauren Oliver (novella)

February 2013:

One Moment, One Morning by Sarah Rayner (TBR Pile Challenge)

Pearshaped by Stella Newman

Stalkers by Paul Finch (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

Build A Man by Tali Roland (TBR Pile Challenge)

January 2013:

Sister by Rosamund Lupton (Mystery/Crime Challenge)

Delirium by Lauren Oliver (TBR Pile Challenge)

NW by Zadie Smith (unfinished)

The Headhunters by Jo Nesbo (Mystery/Crime Reading Challenge)


December 2012:

You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi McFarlane (Chick Lit Challenge)

Members Only by Leonie Fox (TBR Pile Challenge)

The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall

November 2012:

Daniel Isn’t Talking by Marti Leimbach (TBR Pile Challenge)

Oh Dear Silvia by Dawn French

October 2012:

The Out of Office Girl by Nicola Doherty (chick lit challenge)

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

Case Histories by Kate Atkinson (Mystery and Suspense Challenge and TBR Pile Challenge)

September 2012:

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo (Mystery and Suspense Challenge)

All That Glitters by Ilana Fox (Chick Lit Reading Challenge)

The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes (Chick Lit Challenge and Mystery and Suspense Reading Challenge)

August 2012:

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Little Lady Agency by Hester Browne (TBR Pile Challenge)

July 2012:

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

The Patchwork Marriage by Jane Green (Chick Lit Challenge)

June 2012:

The Single Girl’s To Do List by Lyndsey Kelk (Chick Lit Challenge)

After the Party by Lisa Jewell (Chick Lit Challenge and TBR Challenge)

May 2012:

Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult (TBR Challenge)

Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay (Mysetery & Suspense Challenge)

About Last Night by Adele Parks (Mystery & Suspense Challenge and Chick Lit Challenge)

The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern

April 2012:

The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

The Woman Before Me by Ruth Dugdall (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

March 2012:

Goodnight, Sweetheart by Dorothy Koomson

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Green (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes (Chick Lit Challenge and TBR Challenge)

After The Snow by SD Crockett (Mystery & Suspense Callenge)

February 2012:

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (Chick Lit Challenge)

January 2012:

Between A Mother And Her Child by Elizabeth Noble (Chick Lit Challenge)

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest by Stieg Larsson (TBR Pile Challenge AND Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

Snapshot by Craig Robertson (Mystery & Suspense Challenge)

The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht

When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Petit Anglaise by Catherine Sanderson (TBR Pile Challenge)


December 2011:

The Gift by Cecelia Ahern*

Amrita by Banana Yoshimoto*

October/November 2011 (I got a little behind with this list, so am not sure what I read when)

Die for You by Lisa Unger

The Birthday Present by Barbara Vine

The Sculptress by Minette Walters

Lord of light by Roger Zelazny

Mitigating Circumstances by Nancy Taylor Rosenburg

September 2011

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin*

The Ugly Sister by Jane Fallon

Jessie Hearts NYC by Keris Stainton

Trans Am by Rob Ryan

August 2011:

Every Last One by Anna Quindlen

Still Thinking of You by Adele Parks

July 2011:

The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O’Farrell*

One Day by David Nicholls

June 2011:

Twilight: New Moon by Stephanie Meyer

Girl with a One Track Mind by Abby Lee*

The Ice Cream Girls by Dorothy Koomson

The Truth About Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell

Faking It by Lotte Daley

A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro

May 2011:

This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes

The Love Verb by Jane Green

Spotlight by Ilana Fox

From Notting Hill With Love… Acutally by Ali McNamara

April 2011:

Past Mortem by Ben Elton

March 2011:

Ex-Girlfiends United by Matt Dunn

The Famous Writer’s School by Stephen Carter

February 2011:

Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay

Fear No Evil by Allison Brennan

The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern

January 2011:

A Kiss Gone Bad by Jeff Abbott

On Writing by Stephen King

Meltdown by Ben Elton


December 2010 – Dying to Write – Judith Cutler

November/December 2010 – Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger

October 2010 – Love Letters by Jahana N Malcolm

October 2010 – Avalon High – Meg Cabot

October 2010 – Summer Dreams, Winter Love by Mary Francis Shura

August/September/October 2010 – Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella*

September 2010 – Husbands by Adele Parks

September 2010 – Foursome by Jane Fallon

September 2010 – The Wedding Party by Sophie King

August/September 2010 – Temptation Street by Shari Low

August 2010 – Poor Little Bitch Girl by Jackie Collins

August 2010 – Until It’s Over by Nicci French

August 2010 – Brown Owl’s Guide to Life by Kate Harrison

July/August 2010 – Girl Friday by Jane Green

July 2010 – The Happy Home For Broken Hearts by Rowan Coleman

July 2010 – Love in the Air by James Collins

July 2010 – The Baby Group by Rowan Coleman

July 2010 – The Memory Collector by Meg Gardiner

June/July 2010 – American Gods by Neil Gaiman

June 2010 – What My Best Friend Did by Lucy Dawson

May/June 2010 – 1984 by George Orwell

May 2010 – Love Lies by Adele Parks

May 2010 – Ralph’s Party by Lisa Jewell

May 2010 – Too Close to Home by Linwood Barclay

April 2010 – No Dress Rehearsal by Marian Keyes

April 2010 – Butterface by Gwen Hayes (online)

April 2010 – Woman Walks into a Bar by Rowan Coleman

April 2010 – An Offer You Can’t Refuse by Jill Mansell

April 2010 – Random by Craig Robertson

March/April 2010 – Addition by Toni Jordan

March 2010 – Forsaken by Shadow by Kait Nolan

March 2010 – Caves of Steel by Asimov

March 2010 – Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

March 2010 – Husband Material by Melissa McClone

March 2010 – The Man with the Improbable Leg by MCM & Andy Fanton

March 2010 – Standoff by Sandra Brown

February/March 2010 – The Girl who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson

February 2010 – Coming Home by Melanie Rose

February 2010 – 24 Hours by Kay David (online)

February 2010 – 31 Dream Street by Lisa Jewell

January/February 2010 – Destinations by Sheila O’Flanagan

January 2010 – Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

January 2010 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

(Would it be cheeky to add my novel’s 1st draft? )

January 2010 – Wedding in Venice by Lucy Gordon (online)

January 2010 – Doorstep Daddy by Shirley Jump

January 2010 – The Crush by Sandra Brown


December 2009 – The Chocolate Run by Dorothy Koomson

December 2009 – Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

December 2009 – Marriage for a Baby by Melissa McClone

December 2009 – Perfect: Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard

November 2009 – The boss’s Unconventional Assistant by Jennie Adams

October 2009 – One Summer in Italy by Lucy Gordon

October 2009 – Falling for the Frenchman by Claire Baxter

October 2009 – Thanks for the Memories by Cecelia Ahern

October 2009  – The Twenty Ton Chocolate Mountain by Helen Muir

October 2009 – The Lost Rabbit by Elizabeth Lindsay

September 2009 – The Dirty Secrets Club by Meg Gardiner

September 2009 – Mr Toppit by Charles Eaton

August 2009 – High Society by Ben Elton

July 2009 – Light as a Feather by Helen Dunne

June 2009 – Brown Girls by John Wesley Ireland (online)

June 2009 – heartbeat by Danielle Steel

June 2009 – Singletini by Amanda Trimble

May 2009 – Striking Out (Novella) by Matt Bloom (online)

May 2009 – Mercy by Jodie Picoult

April 2009 – This Charming Man by Marian Keyes

March 2009 – No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay


6 thoughts on “Reading/Read

  1. Haha, its the sort of sentimental stuff I can only stand in small doses. People (you know what kind of people) keep telling me to read it. And I have it on my bookshelf. But I’m taking it really really slowly. Forgive me for being male.

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