2015 Read

Goodreads 52 Books in 2015 Challenge (x)

  1. Utopia – Thomas More (4/5, review)
  2. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens (3/5, review)
  3. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman* (4/5, review)
  4. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens (4/5, review)
  5. Richard III – William Shakespeare (3/5, review)
  6. Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell* (4/5, review)
  7. Tamburlaine – Christopher Marlowe (3/5)
  8. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – JK Rowling* (4/5, review)
  9. Scarlet – Marissa Meyer (4/5, review)
  10. Landline – Rainbow Rowell (4/5, review)
  11. The Witch of Edmonton – various (3/5)
  12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – JK Rowling* (4/5)
  13. The Casual Vacancy – JK Rowling (3.5/5, review)
  14. Edward IV Parts 1 + 2 – Thomas Heywood (3.5/5)
  15. Chew, Volume 1: Taster’s Choice – John Layman and Rob Guillory (4.5/5, review)
  16. Chew, Volume 2: International Flavor- John Layman and Rob Guillory (3/5)
  17. Soulless – Gail Carriger (4/5, review)
  18. Chew, Volume 3: Just Desserts – John Layman and Rob Guillory (4/5, review)
  19. Reading History in Early Modern England – Daniel R. Woolf (2/5, review)
  20. The Myth of the Golden Age in the Renaissance – Harry Levin (3/5)
  21. The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon (5/5, review)
  22. Directors and the New Musical Drama: British and American Musical Theatre in the 1980s and 90s – Miranda Lundskaer-Nielsen (2.5/5, review)
  23. You’ve Got To Have A Dream – Ian Bradley (2/5)
  24. Rethinking the Novel/Film Debate – Kamilla Elliott (4/5)
  25. The Uses of History in Early Modern England – ed. by Paulina Kewes (3.5/5)
  26. Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History – Marina Leslie (2/5)
  27. Utopia, Carnival, and Commonwealth in Renaissance England – Christopher Kendrick (2.5/5)
  28. The Mime Order – Samantha Shannon (4.5/5, review)
  29. Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor (4/5, review)
  30. We Were Liars – E. Lockhart (4.5/5, review)
  31. The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman (4/5, review)
  32. A Game of Thrones – George R.R. Martin (4/5, review)
  33. The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett (3.5/5, review)
  34. A Clash of Kings – George R.R. Martin (4/5, review)
  35. Hark! A Vagrant – Kate Beaton (4/5, review)
  36. A Certain Slant of Light – Laura Whitcomb (3.75/5, review)
  37. Ghostwritten – David Mitchell (4/5, review)
  38. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Saenz (4.5/5, review)
  39. The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman (4.5/5, review)
  40. The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket* (4/5, review)
  41. The Reptile Room – Lemony Snicket* (3.75/5, review)
  42. The Princess Diaries – Meg Cabot* (4/5, review)
  43. The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater (4.5/5, review)
  44. The Wide Window – Lemony Snicket* (3.5/5, review)
  45. The Opposite of Loneliness – Marina Keegan (5/5, review)
  46. A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab (4/5, review)
  47. Emotional Excess on the Shakespearean Stage – Bridget Escolme (4/5)
  48. Laughing and Weeping in Early Modern Theatre – Matthew Steggle (3/5)
  49. You – Caroline Kepnes (3.5/5, review)
  50. The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer (4/5)
  51. The Dream Thieves – Maggie Stiefvater (5/5, review)
  52. Armada – Ernest Cline (3.5/5, review)
  53. The Queen of the Tearling – Erika Johansen (4/5, review)
  54. Blue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater (5/5)
  55. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – E. Lockhart (4.5/5)
  56. An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir (4.75/5)
  57. Viper Wine – Hermione Eyre (5/5, review)
  58. Harry’s Last Stand – Harry Leslie Smith (4/5, review)
  59. Shadow and Bone/The Gathering Dark – Leigh Bardugo (3.75/5, review)
  60. The Magicians – Lev Grossman (3.5/5, review)
  61. Siege and Storm – Leigh Bardugo (4/5, review)
  62. Ruin and Rising – Leigh Bardugo (4.25/5)
  63. The Rest Of Us Just Live Here – Patrick Ness (3.5/5, review)
  64. The Sword of Summer – Rick Riordan (4/5)
  65. The Cuckoo’s Calling – Robert Galbraith (4/5)
  66. #Girlboss – Sophia Amoruso (3.5/5)
  67. The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith (4/5)
  68. Go Set A Watchman – Harper Lee (3/5)
  69. Reasons To Stay Alive – Matt Haig (5/5)
  70. The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson (4/5)
  71. Legend – Marie Lu (3.5/5)
  72. The Well of Ascension – Brandon Sanderson (4/5)
  73. The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick (4/5)
  74. *Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone [audiobook] – JK Rowling (4/5)
  75. Sally Heathcote: Suffragette –  Mary M. Talbot, Bryan Talbot, Kate Charlesworth (3/5, review)
  76. *Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [audiobook] – JK Rowling (4/5)
  77. In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom – Yeonmi Park (5/5)

Slightly more in-depth/nerdy reading log here

[re-reads are marked with a * ]

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