50 Book Challenge #5

50 Book Challenge #5

This was my fifth attempt at the 50 Book Challenge. I went ‘back to basics’ and aimed to read 50 books (including 12 classics, indicated by an asterisk), but ended up reading 63.

CHALLENGE #5 (January 1st 2013 – December 31st 2013)

January 2013
01. Requiem by Lauren Oliver
02. 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off edited by John Lloyd & John Mitchinson
03. Vortex by Julie Cross

February 2013
04. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde*
05. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (re-read)
06. Geek Girl by Holly Smale
07. Fuse by Julianna Baggott

March 2013
08. Prodigy by Marie Lu
09. The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
10. Life of Pi by Yann Martel*
11. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
12. Genus by Jonathan Trigell

April 2013
13. The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham*
14. Anthem for Jackson Dawes by Celia Bryce
15. Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
16. The Sea Sisters by Lucy Clarke

May 2013
17. Paper Aeroplanes by Dawn O’Porter
18. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith*
19. This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
20. Angelfall by Susan Ee
21. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (re-read)
22. Follow Me Down by Tanya Byrne
23. Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder

June 2013
24. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie*
25. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
26. The Savages by Matt Whyman
27. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

July 2013
28. Heart-Shaped Bruise by Tanya Byrne
29. Speechless by Hannah Harrington
30. Rules of Summer by Jordan Philbin
31. Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill

August 2013
32. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote*
33. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
34. Cruel Summer by James Dawson

September 2013
35. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (read as part of #readchaos)
36. Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
37. Matilda by Roald Dahl*
38. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (read for #reblogbookclub)
39. Fearsome Dreamer by Laure Eve

October 2013
40. Every Day by David Levithan
41. Model Misfit by Holly Smale
42. Esio Trot by Roald Dahl*
43. More Than This by Patrick Ness
44. World After by Susan Ee
45. The Twits by Roald Dahl*
46. The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

November 2013
47. Mary-Mary by Joan G. Robinson*
48. The Isobel Journal by Isobel Harrop
49. Under My Hat edited by Jonathan Strahan
50. The Sea Change by Joanna Rossiter
51. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck*
52. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

December 2013
53. Trouble by Non Pratt
54. Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff
55. Stay Where You Are And Then Leave by John Boyne
56. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
57. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (re-read for Christmas Jumper Day)
58. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
59. Round the Christmas Fire: Festive Stories by Various*
60. The Lost Daughter by Diane Chamberlain
61. The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
62. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
63. The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead

63/50 books read for 50 Book Challenge #5.