Books I read in 2012

The idea was to read an equal number of current fiction, classics and non-fiction books.


  1. Relic by Douglas Preston and Lee Child (finished 1/6/12)
  2. The Queen’s Fool by Philippa Gregory (finished 1/25/12)
  3. Empress of Eternity by L.E. Modesitt, Jr. (finished 2/18/12)
  4. Dragongirl by Todd J. McCaffrey (finished 3/9/12)
  5. Oath of Fealty  by Elizabeth Moon (finished 3/24/12)
  6. Kings of the North by Elizabeth Moon (finished 4/10/12)
  7. Long Time Gone by J.A. Jance (finished 4/14/12)
  8. Killer Dreams by Iris Johansen (finished 4/15/12)
  9. On the Run by Iris Johansen (finished 4/21/12)
  10. Tripwire by Lee Child (finished 4/22/12)
  11. The Power of Blackness by Jack Williamson (finished 5/24/12)
  12. Nothing to Lose by Lee Child (finished 6/28/12)
  13. Between Assassinations by Aravind Adiga  (finished 7/7/12)
  14. Soul of the Fire by Terry Goodkind  (finished 7/10/12)
  15. The Collectors by David Baldacci (finished 7/29/12)
  16. The Rift by Walter J. Williams (finished 8/11/12)
  17. The Fourth Wall by Walter Jon Williams (finished 8/22/12)
  18. The Heretic by Joseph Nassise (finished 9/4/12)
  19. Winter World by CJ Mills (finished 9/18/12)
  20. Pocho by José Antonio Villareal (finished  (10/16/12)
  21. Simple Genius by David Baldacci (finished 11/15/12)
  22. Legion by Brandon Sanderson – a novella (finished 11/18/12)
  23. Reflex by Steven Gould (finished 12/6/12)


  1. Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein (finished 1/25/12)
  2. At Home in the World: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Rosemary Radford Ruether edited by Mary Tardiff (finished 2/26/12)
  3. Feudalism in Japan by Peter Duss (finished 3/31/12)
  4. The South Pole by Roald Amundsen (finished 4/16/12)
  5. Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from the New York Times (finished 5/16/12)
  6. The Writer’s Little Helper by James V. Smith, Jr. (finished 5/31/12)
  7. Come On, People by Bill Cosby and Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D. (finished 6/5/12)
  8. Share or Die edited by Malcolm Harris with Neal Gorenflo (finished 7/18/12)
  9. The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mother Jones (finished 8/18/12)
  10. The Art of War by Sun Tzu (finished 8/31/12)
  11. Virtual Justice by Greg Lastowka (finished 9/9/12)
  12. A  Cynic Looks at Life by Ambrose Bierce (finished 9/23/12)
  13. No Red Pen – Writers, Writing Groups and Critique by  Victoria A. Hudson (finished 9/25/12)
  14. Content by Cory Doctorow (finished 10/13/12)
  15. Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (finished 10/30/12)
  16. Context by Cory Doctorow (finished 11/23/12)
  17. People of the Abyss by Jack London (finished 12/20/12)
  18. The Edupunks’ Guide to a DIY Credential by Anya Kramenetz (finished 12/25/12)
  19. First and Last Things by HG Wells (finished 12/27/12)


  1. Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (finished 2/2/12)
  2. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (finished 3/13/12)
  3. The Time Machine by HG Wells (finished 3/19/12)
  4. Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville (finished 5/16/12)
  5. Emma by Jane Austen (finished 6/3/12)
  6. Oil! by Upton Sinclair (finished 6/23/12)
  7. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (finished 7/31/12)
  8. The Island of Doctor Moreau by HG Wells (finished 8/26/12)
  9. Dracula by Bram Stoker (finished 9/17/12)
  10. Lady Susan by Jane Austen – novella (finished 9/30/12)
  11. The Man Who Knew Too Much by GK Chesterton (finished 11/6/12)
  12. Persuasion by Jane Austen (finished 11/29/12)
  13. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome (finished 12/10/12)
  14. The Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs – novella (finished 12/14/12)
  15. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte (finished 12/17/12)
  16. The Professor by Charlotte Bronte (finished 12/19/12)
  17. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (finished 12/24/12)
  18. The Mysterious Key and What It Unlocked by Louisa May Alcott (finished 12/24/12)
  19. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (finished 12/29/12)

3 thoughts on “Books I read in 2012

  1. kfinnerty565 says:

    If you like the dystopian novels some good ones to read are Divergent, Insurgent(its the sequel to Divergent) Dilerium, Pandamonium(its the sequel to delirum), and Birthmarked which I think its sequel is coming out soon. Thanks for giving me some good book ideas!

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