Books to (Attempt) to Read in 2013

In order by author last name.
With more than one work by same author, titles are listed alphabetically
Books with a sequel are numbered.
Series are listed by series title, not by individual books.

A

Sam Capra’s Last Stand by Jeff Abbott
The Wit and Wisdom of Ted Kennedy by Bill Adler
A Death in the Family by James Agee
P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
Tuesday’s With Morrie by Mitch Albom
Little Women Series by Louisa May Alcott
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
100 Bullets Series #7-13 by Brian Azzarello

B

Me & Lee: How I Came to Know, Love and Lose Lee Harvey Oswald by Judyth Vary Baker
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
The Oz Series by L. Frank Baum
Mad About Madeline: The Complete Tales by Ludwig Bemelmans
The Fudge Series by Judy Blume
Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
The Last Summer (of You & Me) by Ann Brashares
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series by Ann Brashares
One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell

C

The Princess Diaries Series by Meg Cabot
The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie
The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
The Lost Children by Carolyn Cohagan
The Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer
The Vampire’s Promise Series by Caroline B. Cooney
The Janie Johnson Series by Caroline B. Cooney
Ageing Disgracefully by Colin Cotterill
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Airframe by Michael Crichton
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

D

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1) by Roald Dahl
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (2) by Roald Dahl
The Courtesan’s Daughter by Claudia Dain
Garfield’s Pet Force Series by Jim Davis
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

E

The Little Book by Selden Edwards
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erikson

F

The Concubine’s Daughter by Pai Kit Fai
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! by Fannie Flagg
The Nightrunner Series by Lynn Flewelling
Beastly by Alex Flinn
Beastly: Lindy’s Diary by Alex Flinn
A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

G

The Sandman Series by Neil Gaiman
The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner
Julie of the Wolves Series by Jean Craighead George
The Rizzoli & Isles Series by Tess Gerritsen
Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies
Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham
Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg
Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow by Kristiana Gregory
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
The Pelican Brief by John Grisham
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
A Little Girl is Dead by Harry Golden

H

Circle of the Moon (2) by Barbara Hambly
Sisters of the Raven (1) by Barbara Hambly
A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
Twin Sisters (1) by Janice Harrell
Twin Terror (2) by Janice Harrell
The Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Mysteries Series by Charlaine Harris
The Hannibal Series by Thomas Harris
The Clique Series by Lisi Harrison
Saving Max by Antoinette van Heugten
Hoot by Carl Hiassen
Nature Girl by Carl Hiassen
Sick Puppy by Carl Hiassen
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After by Steve Hockensmith
Daughter of Deceit by Victoria Holt
Snare of Serpents by Victoria Holt
The Iliad (1) by Homer
The Odyssey (2) by Homer
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hossini
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hossini
The Bunnicula Series by Deborah and James Howe
Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos and the Women Who Wear Them edited by Karen L. Hudson
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

I

J

The Friday Night Knitting Club Series by Kate Jacobs
Redwall Series by Brian Jacques
The Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries Series by P.D. James
Reposessed by A.M. Jenkins
Death and the Girl Next Door by Darynda Jones
The Mammoth Book of Killer Women edited by Richard Glyn Jones

K

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Meowmophosis by Franz Kafka & Coleridge Cook
The Blood of Eden Series by Julie Kagawa
The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Caroyln Keene
Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally
The League Series by Sherrilyn Kenyon
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
The Emily Windsnap Series by Liz Kessler
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Vampire Hunter D Series by Hideyuki Kikuchi
The Bachman Books by Stephen King
Misery by Stephen King
Thinner by Stephen King
Like Dandelion Dust by Karen Kingsbury
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Confessions of a Shopaholic Series by Sophie Kinsella
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
The View from Saturday by E.L. Koingsburg
Strangers by Dean Koontz
The Odd Thomas Series by Dean Koontz
Life Expectancy by Dean Koontz
The Good Guy by Dean Koontz

L

Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson
The Guardians of Ga’Hoole Series by Kathryn Lasky
True North by Kathryn Lasky
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Remedies by Kate Ledger
The Claidi Journals by Tanith Lee
Bizenghast Series by M. Alice LeGrow
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
The Time Quartet by Madeleine L’Engle
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
The Best Little Girl in the World by Steven Levenkron
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Stephen Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Gossamer by Lois Lowry
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
The Bourne Series by Robert Ludlum
Rx by Tracy Lynn

M

The Wicked Years Series by Gregory Maguire
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Babysitter’s Club Series by Ann M. Martin
Babysitter’s Club Friends Forever by Ann M. Martin
The Babysitter’s Club Mysteries by Ann M. Martin
The Babysitter’s Club Super Specials by Ann M. Martin
Babysitter’s Little Sister by Ann M. Martin
Babysitter’s Little Sister Super Specials by Ann M. Martin
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Vegas Vampires Series by Erin McCarthy
Cut by Patricia McCormick
Angela’s Ashes (1) by Frank McCourt
‘Tis (2) by Frank McCourt
Always and Forever by Lurlene McDaniel
Angels Trilogy by Lurlene McDaniel
Don’t Die, My Love by Lurlene McDaniel
For Better, For Worse, Forever (2) by Lurlene McDaniel
Mother, Please Don’t Die by Lurlene McDaniel
One Last Wish Series by Lurlene McDaniel
Saving Jessica by Lurlene McDaniel
Six Months to Live by Lurlene McDaniel
Somewhere Between Life and Death by Lurlene McDaniel
Till Death Do Us Part (1) by Lurlene McDaniel
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Wake Trilogy by Lisa McMann
Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead
The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer
The Evil That Men Do by Stephen G. Michaud with Roy Hazelwood
The Tristan and Isolde Trilogy by Rosalind Miles
All-Star Batman & Robin the Boy Wonder by Frank Miller
Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne
Anne of Green Gables Series by L.M. Montgomery
V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
Nefertiti by Michelle Moran
The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
Psychic Warrior by David Morehouse
Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

N

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The Keys to the Kingdom Series by Garth Nix

O

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brian
If I Did It by O.J. Simpson
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

P

Alex Cross Series by James Patterson
Witch and Wizard Series by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet
The Cooper Kids Adventure Series by Frank Peretti
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
The Circle Opens Series by Tamora Pierce
Final Friends Trilogy by Christopher Pike
The Midnight Club by Christopher Pike
His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman

Q

R

Emily the Strange Series by Rob Reger and Buzz Parker
The Mayfair Witches Series by Anne Rice
The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice
Light Before Day by Christopher Rice
Grandma’s Attic Series by Arleta Richardson
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities by Alexandra Robbins
Suspect by Michael Robotham
Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Empty Promises by Ann Rule
The End of the Dream by Ann Rule
A Fever in the Heart by Ann Rule
If You Really Loved Me by Ann Rule
The Lust Killer by Ann Rule
Possession by Ann Rule
Too Late to Say Goodbye by Ann Rule

S

Holes by Louis Sachar
Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger by Louis Sachar
Amy and Laura by Marilyn Sachs
Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers by Harold Schechter and David Everitt
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town by Lawrence Schiller
Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History by Richard Shenkman
Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Immortal Life of Herietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy by Maya Slater
Anatomy of a Boyfriend by Daria Snadowsky
A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
The Velvet Room by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Oedipus Cycle by Sophocles
At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks
The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks
True Believer by Nicholas Sparks
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
The Starr Report by Kenneth W. Starr
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine
Goosebumps by R.L. Stine
Fear Street Series by R.L. Stine
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

T

Kamikaze Girls by Novala Takemoto
The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan
Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
Vanity Fair by W.M. Thackeray
Hitler: The Pictoral Documentary of His Life by John Toland
The Lord of the Rings Series by J.R.R. Tolkien

U

The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike

V

W

Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends from Cleopatra to Princess Di by Kriss Waldherr
Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs by Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer
The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
The War of the Roses by Alison Weir
The Dark Disciple Trilogy by Margaret Weis
The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (1) by Rebecca Wells
Ya-Yas in Bloom (2) by Rebecca Wells
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Dear America: Voyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson White
The Chicago Fire Trilogy by Susan Wiggs
The Tudor Rose Trilogy by Susan Wiggs
The Occult: A History by Colin Wilson
The China Syndrome by Burton Wohl
John Dies at the End by David Wong
Slave Trade Trilogy by Susan Wright
The Pen Pals Series by Sharon Dennis Wyeth

X

Y

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

Z

Gossip Girl Series by Cecily von Ziegesar
Gossip Girl: The Carlyles Series by Cecily von Ziegesar

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