Honest Bibliomania.

Book List from January 2010 to September 2013 (not including titles I forgot to write down in the moment) – – those in bold are ones I either currently possess or would unashamedly endorse, urging others to peruse the work at least once as well:

433 – History of Love, Nicole Krauss
432 – Blue Castle, L.M. Montgomery
431 – Mistress Pat, L.M. Montgomery
430 – Pat of Silver Bush, L.M. Montgomery
429 – Jane of Lantern Hill, L.M. Montgomery
428 – Iron House, John Hart
427 – Quatrain, Sharon Shinn
426 – Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery, Siddharth Kara
425 – Books of Great Alta, Jane Yolen
424 – Dark Moon Defender, Sharon Shinn

423 – The Quotidian Mysteries, Kathleen Norris
420 – New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander
419 – Global Woman: Nannies, Maids & Sex Workers in the New Economy, Barbara Ehrenreich
418 – Living by Fiction, Annie Dillard
417 – This Rough Magic, Mary Stewart
416 – Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford
415 – Pigs in Heaven, Barbara Kingsolver
414 – After the Rain, Karen White
413 – Falling Home, Karen White
412 – Strong Poison, Dorothy Sayers
411 – Only Necessary Thing, Henri Nouwen
410 – Painted Bird, Jerzy Kosinski
409 – Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Saijie
408 – Show Me the Way, Henri Nouwen
407 – Plum Tree, Ellen M. Wiseman
406 – Faces of Jesus: A Life Story, Frederich Buechner
405 – My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante
404 – Philokalia, Scott Cairns
403 – To Be Sung Underwater, Tom McNeal
402 – Mistress of Nothing, Kate Pullinger

401 – Newlyweds, Nell Freudenberger
400 – Lone Wolf, Jodi Picoult
399 – Whistling in the Dark, Lesley Kagen
398 – Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreaht
397 – Lake Shore Limited, Sue Miller
396 – Tiger Hills, Sarita Mandanna
395 – Patience Stone, Atiq Rahimi
394 – Behind the Burqa, Sulima & Hala
393 – A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear, Atiq Rahimi
392 – Second Nature, Jacquelyn Mitchard
391 – Thornspell, Helen Lowe
390 – Oh My Stars, Lorna Landvik
389 – Heir of Sea and Fire, Patricia McKillip
388 – Harpist in the Wind, Patricia McKillip
387 – Secret Keeper, Kate Morton
386 – Edge of Recall, Kristin Heitzmann
385 – When We Were Strangers, Pamela Schoenewaldt
384 – Full Disclosure, Dee Henderson
383 – May the Road Rise Up to Meet You, Peter Troy
382 – Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh
381 – 19th Wife, David Ebershoff
380 – Sandcastle Girls, Chris Bohjalian
379 – Falling Together, Marisa de los Santos
378 – Crown of Embers, Rae Carson
377 – Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson
376 – Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey
375 – Riddle-Master of Hed, Patricia McKillip
374 – Crimson Crown, Cinda Williams Chima
373 – Arrival City, Doug Sanders
372 – Year of Biblical Womanhood, Rachel Held Evans
371 – Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky
370 – Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom
369- Lovely Green Eyes, Arnost Lustig
368 – Journey, Ida Fink
367 – Wartime Lies, Luis Begley
366 – Before You Know Kindness, Chris Bohjalian
365 – Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver
364 – Law of Similars, Chris Bohjalian
363 – Sing Me Home, Jodi Piccoult
362 – In Sunlight and In Shadow, Mark Helprin
361 – Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis, Lauren Winner
360 – Invisible Bridge, Julie Orringer
359 – Making Room at the Table, Christine Pohl
358 – When the Emperor Was Divine, Julie Otsuka
357 – Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka
356 – Seer of Sevenwaters, Juliet Marillier
355 – First Truth, Dawn Cook
354 – Hidden Truth, Dawn Cook
353 – Forgotten Cook, Dawn Cook
352 – Lost Truth, Dawn Cook
351 – Heart’s Blood, Juliet Marillier
350 – One Good Knight, Mercedes Lackey
349 – Caleb’s Crossing, Geraldine Brooks
348 – Flight of Gemma Hardy, Margot Livesey
347 – Beauty and the Werewolf, Mercedes Lackey
346 – Snow Queen, Mercedes Lackey
345 – Garden Intrigue, Lauren Willig
344 – Mudbound, Hilary Jordan
333 – Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver
322 – For the Time Being, Annie Dillard
321 – A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson
320 – Thirst, Mary Oliver
319 – Sea Lady, Margaret Drabble
318 – Blackberry Wine, JoAnn Harris
317 – Lake of Dreams, Kim Edwards
316 – Man Walks Into a Room, Nicole Krauss
315 – Winter Vault, Anne Michaels
314 – Enemy Woman, Pauline Jiles
313 – Dew Breaker, Edwig Danticat
312 – As For Me and My House, Walter Wangerin, Jr
311 – Hungry Tide, Amitav Ghosh
310 – King of Lies, John Hart
309 – Fortune’s Wheel, Cynthia Voigt
308 – Jackaroo, Cynthia Voigt
307 – Let the Great World Spin, Callum McCann
306 – The Help, Kathryn Stockett
305 – I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
304 – Living More with Less, Doris Janzen Longacre
303 – Hummingbird’s Daughter, Luis Alberto Urrrea
302 – Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas
301 – I, Isaac, Take Thee, Rebekah, Ravi Zecharias
300 – New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
299 – Bitterblue, Kristin Cashore
298 – Welcoming the Stranger, Matthew Soerens
297 – Undomesticated Goddess, Sophie Kinsella
296 – Gap Creek, Robert Morgan
295 – Fierce Radiance, Lauren Belfer
294 – Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott
293 – Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller
292 – Theology of the Body, Christopher West & Pope John Paul II
291 – Welsh Girl, Peter Ho Davies
290 – Buffalo Soldier, Chris Bohjalian
289 – Door in the Hedge, Robin McKinley
288 – Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
287 – Maze Runner, James Dashner
286 – Jesus for President, Shane Claiborne
285 – East, Edith Pattou
284 – To Become One, Chris Seay & Chad Karger
283 – Graceling, Kristen Cashore
282 – Fire, Kristen Cashore
281 – When Helping Hurts, Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
280 – Justice for the Poor, Jim Wallis
279 – Poison Study, Maria V. Snyder
278 – Touch of Power, Maria V. Snyder
277 – Observations, Jane Harris
276 – White Tiger, Aravind Adiga
275 – Forest Born, Shannon Hale
274 – Dragonfly, Julia Golding
273 – Night Strangers, Chris Bohjalian
272 – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
271 – Beyond Sex Roles: What the Bible Says about a Woman’s Place in Church and Family, Gilbert Bilezikian
270 – River Secrets, Shannon Hale
269 – Love, Stargirl, Jerry Spinnelli
268 – Finding Our Way Again, Brian McLaren
267 – Heidegger’s Glasses, Thaisa Frank
266 – The Lacuna, Barbara Kingsolver
265 – School on Heart’s Content Road, Carolyn Chute
264 – Plainsong, Kent Haruf
263 – Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
262 – Midwives, Chris Bohjalian
261 – Skeleton in the Clock, J. D. Carr
260 – Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today, Ken Bales
259 – Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
258 – Taken, Edward Bloor
257 – Girls Like Us: Fighting a World Where Girls Are Not For Sale, Rachel Lloyd
256 – Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger
255 – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
254 – I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak
253 – Surrendered, Chang-Rae Lee
251 – After This, Anne McDermott
250 – Friendship at the Margins, Chris Heurtz & Christine Pohl
249 – Easy Labor: Every Woman’s Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy during Childbirth, William Cammann & Kathryn Alexander
248 – Invisible Mountain, Carolina de Robertis
247 – Doula Book: How A Trained Labor Companion Can Help You Have A Shorter, Easier, And Healthier Birth, Marshall Klaus
246 – Under the Overpass, Mike Yankoski
245 – Seeds of Contemplation, Thomas Merton
244 – Mystery of Grace, Charles de Lint
243 – Widdershins, Charles de Lint
242 – Solace of Leaving Early, Haven Kimmel
241 – Something Rising, Haven Kimmel
240 – Right of Thirst, Frank Huyler
239 – Following Jesus, N.T. Wright
238 – Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle
237 – Nocturnes, Kazuo Ishiguro
236 – Mystic and Rider, Sharon Shinn
235 – Thirteenth House, Sharon Shinn
234 – Small Wonder, Barbara Kingsolver
233 – Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol
232 – Lotus Eaters, Tatjana Soli
231 – God in a Brothel, Daniel Walker
230 – A Crime So Monstrous, E. Benjamin Skinner
229 – Skeletons at the Feast, Chris Bohjalian
228 – Fire, Kristin Cashore
227 – Incarceron, Catherine Fisher
226 – The Dead Lie Down, Sophie Hannah
225 – Double Bind, Chris Bohjalian
224 – Troubled Waters, Sharon Shinn
223 – Reader and Raelynx, Sharon Shinn
222 – Spy Glass, Maria V. Snyder
221 – Follow Me, Johanna Scott
220 – Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi
219 – Tamar, Mal Peet
218 – Dream-Maker’s Magic, Sharon Shinn
217 – Gateway, Sharon Shinn
216 – Princess Ben, Catherine Gilbert
215 – Heartless, Anne Elisabeth Stengl
214 – Inside Out, Maria V. Snyder
213 – Shadow, J. Moss
212 – Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Marquez
211 – Spellweaver, Lynn Kurland
210 – Back When We Were Adults, Anne Tyler
209 – Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
208 – Color Blind, Tim Wise
207 – Race Matters, Cornell West
206 – Strength to Love, Martin Luther King, Jr
205 – Beatrice and Virgil, Yann Martel
204 – Black Like Me, Howard Griffin
203 – Juliet, Anne Fortier
202 – House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
201 – Unburnable, Marie-Elena John
200 – Race Rules, Michael Eric Dyson
199 – One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Marquez
198 – Quiet Girl, Peter Hoeg
197 – Living in Color, Randy Woodley
196 – Seer of Sevenwaters, Juliet Marillier
195 – Thousand Splendid Suns, K. Hossein
194 – Stormchasers, J. Blum
193 – Catch-22, J. Heller
192 – Furious Longing, Brennan Manning
191 – Making Room at the Table, Christine Pohl
190 – Serve God, Save the Planet, M. Sleeth
189 – Hissy Fit, M. K. Andrews
188 – Power of One, B. Courtenay
187 – Bards of Bone Plain, Patricia McKillip
186 – Saint Maybe, Anne Tyler
185 – Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
184 – Flat Broke with Children, Sharon Hays
183 – Nemesis, Philip Roth
182 – Sidewalks in the Kingdom, Eric Jacobsen
181 – Practicing our Faith, Diane Bass
180 – Half the Sky, Nicolas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn
179 – Midsummer Night, Freda Warrington
178 – Collected Stories, Andre Dubus
177 – Sula, Toni Morrison
176 – Mercy, Toni Morrison
175 – Amazing Grace, Jonathan Kozol
174 – To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
173 – Jesus and the Disinherited, Howard Thurman
172 – A Student of Weather, Elisabeth Hay
171 – All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy
170 – The Immortal Story of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
169 – Hotel Alleluia, Lucinda Roy
168 – Inkheart, Cornelia Funke
167 – Last Child, John Hart
166 – Runaway, Alice Monroe
165 – When Mountains Walked, Kate Wheeler
164 – Home, Marilynne Robinson
163 – Concubine’s Daughter, Pai Kit Fai
162 – Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire
161 – Simple Spirituality, Christopher Heurtz
160 – Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
159 – Night Train to Lisbon, Pascal Mercier
158 – If Today Be Sweet, Thrity Umigar
157 – Mercy Seller, Brenda Rickman Vantrease
156 – Solstice Wood, Patricia McKillip
155 – Once the Shore, Paul Yoon
154 – On the Road, Jack Kerouac
153 – The Song and the Truth, Helga Ruebsamen
152 – Way of the Heart, Henri Nouwen
151 – Cybele’s Secret, Juliet Marillier
150 – Ragamuffin Gospel, Brennan Manning
149 – Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
148 – Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Beverly Tatum

147 – Restoring Communities, John Perkins
146 – Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard
145 – The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico, Sandra McCoy
144 – Vocabulary of Faith, Karen Norris
143 – The Living, Annie Dillard
142 – Angel Isle, Peter Dickinson
141 – American Childhood, Annie Dillard
140 – Unless, Carol Shields
139 – The Well of Shades, Juliet Marillier
138 – Blade of Fortriu, Juliet Marillier
137 – Naked, David Sedaris
136 – Sweet Hush, Deborah Smith
135 – Enna Burning, Shannon Hale
134 – Goose Girl, Shannon Hale
133 – River Secrets, Shannon Hale
132 – All Other Nights, Dara Horn
131 – The Red Thread, Ann Hood
130 – Invisible Bridge, Julie Orringer
129 – Lament, Maggie Stiefvater
128 – Map of True Place, Brunonia Barry
127 – Walking People, Mary Beth Keane
126 – Queen of Attolia, M.W. Turner
125 – King of Attolia, M. W. Turner
124 – Small Island, Andrea Levy
123 – Sworn to Silence, Linda Castillo
122 – Black Water Rising, Attica Locke
121 – Trickster’s Queen, Tamora Pierce
120 – Trickster’s Choice, Tamora Pierce
119 – My Abandonment, Peter Rock
118 – Mudhouse Sabbath, Lauren Winner
117 – Wildwood Dancing, Juliet Marillier
116 – Addition, Toni Jordan
115 – The Thief, M.W. Turner
114 – Asta in the Wings, J. E. Watson
113 – Heir to Sevenwaters, Juliet Marillier
112 – Heart’s Blood, Juliet Marillier
111 – Pigs in Heaven, Barbara Kingsolver
110 – Black Ships, Jo Graham
109 – Sometimes a Light Surprises, J. L. Turner
108 – Last Night in Montreal, Emily St. John
107 – After You’d Gone, Maggie O’Farrell
106 – What Was Lost, Catherine O’Flynn
105 – The True History of Paradise, Madeleine Cezair-Thompson
104- Away, Ann Bloom
103 – New Neighbor: An Invitation to Join Beloved Community, Leroy Barber
103 – Ruby, Anne Hood
102 – The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, Maggie O’Farrell
101 – The Postmistress, Sarah Blake
100 – Matters of Faith, Kirsten Kiernan
99 – Come Sunday, Inna Morley
98 – The Crimson Portrait, Jody Shields
97 – Catching Genius, Kirsten Kiernan
96 – Crazy Love, Francis Chan
95 – Ritual, Mo Hayder
94 – Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, Peter Manseau
93 – Love We Share Without Knowing, Christopher Barzak
92 – Maytrees, Annie Dillard
91 – Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese
90 – The Sheen on the Silk, Anne Perry
89 – Handful of Pearls, Shelly Bates
88 – The Hope of Mothers, Francine Rivers
87 – Irresistible Revolution, Shane Claiborne
86 – Rosie Dunne, Cecilia Ahern
85 – Thanks for the Memories, Cecilia Ahern
84 – There’s No Place Like Here, Cecilia Ahern
83 – Brava, Valentine, Adriana Trigiani
82 – Belong to Me, Marisa de los Santos
81 – The Gift of Rain, Twan Eng Tan
80 – Stories of God, Rainer Maria Rilke
79 – The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, Kate Summerscale
78 – Same Kind of Different As Me, Ron Hall & Denver Moore
77 – Rooftops of Tehran, Mahbod Seraji
76 – The House at Riverton, Kate Morton
75 – Sweeping Up Glass, Carolyn Wall
74 – Outlander, Gil Adamson
73 – Almost Perfect, Dianne Blacklock
72 – The Alchemist’s Daughter, Katharine McMahon
71 – Sunshine, Robin McKinley
70 – Souvenir, Teresa Fowler
69 – Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson
68 – The Girl on Legare St, Karen White
67 – The Stone Flower Garden, Deborah Smith
66 – When Venus Fell, Deborah Smith
65 – My Only Story, Monica Wood
64 – Before the Storm, Diane Chamberlain
63 – Secret Language, Monica Wood
62 – Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt
61 – Say You’re One of Them, Uwem Akpan
60 – Lent and Easter Wisdom, Henri Nouwen
59 – Stealing Home, Alison Pittman
58 – Charming Grace, Deborah Smith
57 – The River Wife, Jonis Agee
56 – Any Bitter Thing, Monica Wood
55 – The Calligrapher’s Daughter, Eugenia Kim
54 – The Girl from Junchow, Kate Furnivall
53 – My Enemy’s Cradle, Sara Young
52 – Noah’s Compass, Anne Tyler
51 – House Rules, Jodi Piccoult
50 – Orpheus Lost, J.T. Hospital
49 – On Bear Mountain, Deborah Smith
48 – Sex God, Rob Bell
47 – Antelope Wife, Louise Erdrich
46 – The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Juan Diaz
45 – Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
44 – Michael O’Halloran, Gene Stratton Porter
43 – Blade of Fortriu, Juliet Marillier
42 – Dark Mirror, Juliet Marillier
41 – Star of the Morning, Lynn Kurland
40 – The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver
39 – The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Jean-Dominique Bauby
38 – The Road, Cormac McCarthy
37 – March, Geraldine Brook
36 – Olive Kitteridge, Elisabeth Strout
35 – The Fall, Albert Camus
34 – Breathing Lessons, Anne Tyler
33 – Stone Diaries, Carol Shields
32 – The Lost Hours, Karen White
31 – Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
30 – The Counterfeit Guest, Rose Melikan
29 – The Little Stranger, Sharon Waters
28 – The House on Tradd Street, Karen White
27 – Hunting Unicorns, Belinda Pollen
26 – The Blackstone Key, Rose Melikan
25 – Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie
24 – The Eight, Katherine Neville
23 – Til We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis
22 – When Crickets Cry, Charles Martin
21 – Spindle’s End, Robin McKinley
20 – The Red Scarf, Kate Furnivall
19 – Sea Glass, Maria van Snyder
18 – Love Walked In, Marisa de los Santos
17 – Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
16 – Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
15 – The Messenger, Markus Zusak
14 – Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver
13 – Three Cups of Tea, Gerald Mortenson
12 – The Forgotten Garden, Karen Morton
11 – No Time to Wave Goodbye, Jacqueline Mitchard
10 – The Place of the Lion, Charles Williams
9 – When Christ and His Saints Slept, Sharon Kay Penman
8- Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, Annie Dillard
7 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
6 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
5 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
4 – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
3 – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
2 – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
1 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling

§ 2 Responses to Honest Bibliomania.

  • Emily says:

    Really, you don’t want to own the theif, the queen of attolia and the king of attolia?

    because i read them last year too and COULD NOT GET ENOUGH.

    the end. love you.

  • Ailie says:

    Kate:

    It’s _The Lacuna_, not _Lacuna Beach_. Are you thinking of _Laguna Beach_? Isn’t that a reality TV show?

    I love you.

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