2013 Reading Challenge

Louize's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (2013 shelf)
  • January
  1. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (Lit award)
  2. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (F2F)
  3. Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli (random)
  4. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson (series)
  5. No Strings Attached by Mina V. Esguerra (Fil lit)
  6. Grave Goods by Ariana Franklin (series)

  • February
  1. The Dracula Dossier: A Novel of Suspense by James Reese (random)
  2. Dead Stars Paz Marquez Benitez (F2F / Fil Lit)
  3. The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan (challenge)
  4. Attachments by 
  5. The Audition (Seraphina 0.5) by 
  6. Power Study by Maria V. Snyder (series)
  7. The History of Love by 
  • March
  1. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak (F2F)
  2. Ice Study (Study, #3.6) by Maria V. Snyder (SS)
  3. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Lit Award)
  • April
  1. A Sense Of An Ending by Julian Barnes (Lit Award)
  2. A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman (SS)
  3. My Imaginary Ex by Mina Esguerra
  4. Smaller, Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan (F2F)

  • May
  1.  The Wolves in the Wall by Neil Gaiman (SS)
  2. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke (challenge)
  3. What the Darkness Brings (Sebastian St. Cyr #8) by C.S. Harris (series)
  4. The Testing Guide (The Testing, #0.5) by Joelle Charbonneau (SS)
  5. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau (ARC)
  6. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by EL Konigsburg
  7. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz (Lit Award)
  8. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (Lit Award)
  9. Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer
  10. 11th Hour (Women's Murder Club, #11) by James Patterson
  11. Mga Kwentong Paspasan by Vicente Garcia Groyon
  12.  A Calendar of Tales by Neil Gaiman (SS)
  • June
  1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon (F2F)
  2. The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster (Lit Award)
  3. Robert Ludlum's The Janus Reprisal (Covert-One #9) by Jamie Freveletti (series)
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (random)
  5. Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #2) by Joanne Fluke
  6. The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Caleb Carr

  • July
  1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  2. Love in the Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (F2F)
  3. Small Memories by Jose Saramago
  4. Bulalo Soup for the Sole by Theresa R. Lariosa (Fil Lit)
  5. Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) by Elizabeth Wein
  • August
  1.  The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler (ARC)
  2.  A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin (buddy read/ series)
  3.  Tall Story by Candy Gourlay (F2F)
  4.  Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
  5.  Love Your Frenemies by Mina V. Esguerra (Fil Lit)
  6.  That Kind of Guy by Mina V. Esguerra (Fil Lit)
  7.  All's Fair in Blog and War by Chrissie Peria
  8.  Rage (Riders of the Apocalypse, #2) by Jackie Morse Kessler
  9.  The Lost Soul (666 Park Avenue, #3) by Gabriella Pierce
  10.  In the Forests of the Night(Goblin Wars, #2) by Kersten Hamilton
  11.  The New International Lesson Annual 2012-2013: September - August by Abingdon Press
  12.  The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
  13.  The Dark River (Fourth Realm, #2) by John Twelve Hawks
  • September
  1.  The Golden City (Fourth Realm, #3) by John Twelve Hawks
  2.  The Falling Away by T.L. Hines (random)
  3.  Noah's Rainy Day (A Liv Bergen Mystery, #4) by Sandra Brannan (ARC)
  4.  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (F2F)
  5.  Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield (ARC)
  • October
  1.  People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  2.  Fortunately, the Milk by Neila Gaiman (SS)
  3.  Guardians of Tradition: The Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan by Mae Astrid Tobias (ARC)
  4.  A Storm of Swords by George RR Martin (buddy read/ series)
  5.  Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay (F2F)
  6.  A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff 
  7.  The Name of This Book Is Secret (Secret, #1) by Pseudonymous Bosch
  8.  Navigating Early by Claire Vanderpool
  • November
  1.  Claus: The Legend of the Fat Man by Tony Bertauski(ARC)
  2.  His First, Her Last (ARC)
  3.  Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1) by Paolo Bacigalupi
  4.  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  5. The Naturals (The Naturals, #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  6.  The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall
  • December
  1.  Hunted (The Profiler, #1) by Elizabeth Heiter
  2.  A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4) by GRRM
  3.  Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson (series)
  4.  Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
  5.  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling  (F2F)(reread)

*TFG = The Filipino Group
*ARC= Advanced Reader's Copy
*BBW= Banned Books Week
*SS= Short Story