2016 Books

January

jurassic park the start of me and you 8496185 pride and prejudice and zombies made you up a study in charlotte

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (4/5)

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord (5/5)

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (3/5)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (4/5)

Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (4/5)

February

stars above the love that split the world dear emma a house to let wolf by wolf

me before you poe

Stars Above by Marissa Meyer (4.5/5)

The Love that Split the World by Emily Henry (2.5/5)

Dear Emma by Katie Heaney (3/5)

A House to Let conducted by Charles Dickens (4/5)

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin (5/5)

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (5/5)

Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy by Jeffrey Meyers (3/5)

March

the madwoman upstairs lady audley's secret the subversive copyeditor between shades of gray strange-ride the island of dr. moreau open road summer treasure island the infinite sea carmilla

The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell (4/5)

Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4/5)

The Subversive Copyeditor by Carol Saller (5/5)

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (4/5)

The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes by Rudyard Kipling (3/5)

The Island of Dr. Moreau (3/5)

Open Road Summer by Emery Lord (3.5/5)

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (4/5)

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey (2/5)

Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu (4/5)

April

three men in a boat girl with all the gifts calamity kindred spirits arthur gordon pym

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome (3/5)

The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey (4/5)

Calamity by Brandon Sanderson (4.5/5)

Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell (4/5)

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym by Edgar Allan Poe (2/5)

May

you were here the girl from everywhere the remedy the rose and the dagger epidemic

You Were Here by Cori McCarthy (4.5/5)

The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig (4.5/5)

The Remedy by Suzanne Young (Audio re-read 4/5)

The Rose and the Dagger by Reneé Ahdieh (4/5)

The Epidemic by Suzanne Young (3.5 Stars)

June

the night circus anne of avonlea the star-touched queen the storyspinner

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Audio re-read 5/5)

Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery (5/5)

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokski (2/5)

The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace (4/5)

July

rose under fire uprooted rest of us the last star girl against the universe my lady jane

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (4/5)

Uprooted by Naomi Novik (5/5)

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (4.5/5)

The Last Star by Rick Yancey (4/5)

Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes (4/5)

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows (5/5)

August

       

The Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (5/5)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne (3.5/5)

Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Penaflor (2/5)

The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate (5/5)

The Skylighter by Becky Wallace (4/5)

Night of Cake and Puppets by Laini Taylor (5/5)

Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery (5/5)

Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler (3/5)

September

     

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (5/5)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Re-read 5/5)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander aka J. K. Rowling (5/5)

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang (4/5)

Saints by Gene Luen Yang (4/5)

A Shadow Bright & Burning by Jessica Cluess (4.5/5)

October

     

Fall of the Dragon Prince by Dan Allen (5/5)

The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet by Natasha Farrant (4/5)

Lilo & Stitch: Collected Stories from the Film’s Creators by Hiro Wakabayshi (5/5)

Frankenstein: A Cultural History by Susan Hitchcock (3.5/5)

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll (5/5)

Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin (5/5)

November

The Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz (3/5)

Consider by Kristy Acevedo (5/5)

Seeking Mansfield by Kate Watson (5/5)

December

  

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz (4/5)

Heartless by Marissa Meyer (5/5)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Screenplay (5/5)

Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas (3.5/5)