Saturday, December 31, 2011

What I read in 2011


Taunting the Dead by Mel Sherratt
Tears and Laughter and Happy Ever After by many talented writers!
Daughters-in-law by Joanna Trollope
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath*
The Association of Foreign Spouses by Marilyn Heward Mills
Hens Dancing by Raffaella Barker
Home for Christmas by Cally Taylor
The Devil's Music by Jane Rusbridge
Disgrace by J M Coetzee
The Extra Large Medium by Helen Slavin
Tender by Mark Illis
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Write To Be Published by Nicola Morgan
The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday*
The Point of Rescue by Sophie Hannah
TigerLily's Orchids by Ruth Rendell
Hurry Up and Wait by Isabel Ashdown
Below Stairs by Margaret Powell
A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French
Bombsites and Lollipops by Jacky Hyams
The Beauty Chorus by Kate Lord Brown
When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
And The Band Played On by Christopher Ward
West End Girls by Barbara Tate
Getting Away With It by Julie Cohen
The Novel in the Viola by Natasha Solomons
The Art of Losing by Rebecca Connell
Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton
Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
The London Train by Tessa Hadley
Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson
Cold Light by Jenn Ashworth
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones*
Janice Gentle Gets Sexy by Mavis Cheek
Sex and Stravinsky by Barbara Trapido
Blame My Brain by Nicola Morgan
Naked by David Sedaris*
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
Mathematics of Love by Emma Darwin
Bestseller by Alessandro Gallenzi
Told in Silence by Rebecca Connell
Days of Grace by Catherine Hall
The Secret of Lost Things by Sheridan Hay*
Everything We Ever Wanted by Sara Shepard
Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown
The Blasphemer by Nigel Farndale
Orchid Fever by Eric Hansen*
You Don't Have to be Good by Sabrina Broadbent
Crow Stone by Jenni Mills
Not So Perfect by Nik Perring
Mousetrapped: A Year and a Bit in Orlando by Catherine Ryan Howard
Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Ghost Lover by Gillian Greenwood
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams

*Book Club choices

3 comments:

Suzanne Jones said...

Some great book on that list.

Happy New Year.

X

Jenny Beattie said...

Thanks Suzanne. Happy new year to you too.

DOT said...

I recently came across Margaret Powell's very modest house on what is now a major dual carriageway leaving Hove for the west.

Had I been her, I'd have saddled up my horse and ridden in that direction.

Happy New Year x