52/52 Reading Challenge

D: diverse books**
C: classics (pre-1920)
N: Nonfiction


  1. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
  2. Hungry Demigods by Andrea Tang D
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins D
  4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins D
  5. The Price of Meat by K.J. Charles D
  6. Kitty’s Big Trouble by Carrie Vaughn
  7. Stella by Starlight by Sharron M. Draper D
  8. The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking N
  9. Drink Deep by Chloe Neil


10. Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton
11. And I Darken by Kiersten White
12. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
13. Biting Cold by Chloe Neill
14. Aspergirls: Empowering females with Asperger Syndrome by Rudy Simone DN



15. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher
16. Asperger’s on the Job by Rudy Simone DN
17. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell D


18. Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang
19. The Alienist by Caleb Carr
20. Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard
21. The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas
22. Pretending to be Normal by Liane Holliday Willey ND
23. The Perilous Sea by Sherry Thomas
24. The Eterna Solution by Leanna Renee Hieber D


25. The Immortal Heights by Sherry Thomas
26. Cold Days by Jim Butcher
27. Odd Girl Out by Laura James ND


28. A Dawn Most Wicked by Susan Dennard
29. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
30. The Minister’s Wooing by Harriet Beecher Stowe C
31. Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cory O’Brien DN
32. A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett C
33. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon D
34. Meet Felicity by Valerie Tripp
35. Felicity Learns a Lesson by Valerie Tripp
36. Happy Birthday Felicity by Valerie Tripp


37. Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen N


38. The Moonstone Castle Mystery C
39. The Giver C


40. The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming DN
41. Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo DN
42. Yesternight by Cat Winters
43. Panic in Level 4 by Richard Preston N
44. Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton N
45. The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas CD


46. Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
47. Dead Wake by Erik Larson N
48. The Invention of Murder by Judith Flanders N
49. Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow
50. Tell No One Who You Are by Walter Buchignani ND
51. Outbreak! by Bryn Barnard N
52. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland D
53. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett C


54. A Different Mirror for Young People by Ronald Takaki ND

Currently reading: 

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
The Blue Tattoo by Margot Mifflin
Hocus Pocus by A.W. Jantha

**For the sake of my list, diverse books include: author and/or main character of color; set in a country that is not US, Canada, or England; history of foreign country; LGBTQ+ main character and/or author; disabled author and/or main character; author or main character practice marginalized faith


2012 List
1) Broken–Karin Slaughter
2) Jane–April Lindner
3) Kitty Raises Hell–Carrie Vaughn
4) Fables for Our Time–James Thurber
5) Kitty’s House of Horrors–Carrie Vaughn
6) Son of Neptune–Rick Riordan
7) Around the World in 80 Days–Jules Verne
8) Raven Calls–C.E. Murphy
9) Conquering Gotham–Jill Jonnes
10) Timeless–Gail Carriger
11) Little Women–Louisa May Alcott
12) Deathwish–Rob Thurman
13) The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker–Leanna Renee Hibber
14) The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker–Leanna Renee Hibber
15) The Serpent’s Shadow–Rick Riordan
16) Manga Shakespeare: Twelfth Night–Nana Li
17) Laced with Magic–Barbara Bretton
18) Spun by Sorcery–Barbara Bretton
19) The Girl in the Steel Corset–Kady Cross
20) The Fallen–Celia Thomson
21) The Stolen–Celia Thomson
22) The Chosen–Celia Thomson
23) The Help–Katheryn Stockett
24) The Mark of Athena–Rick Riordan

…and that’s where I lost track.

2011 List
1) Foundation–Mercedes Lackey
2) Summer Knight–Jim Butcher
3) The Lost Hero–Rick Riordan
4) Touch the Dark–Karen Chance
5) Claimed by Shadow–Karen Chance
6) Home for a Spell–Madelyn Alt
7) Yellow–Makoto Tateno (4 volumes of manga)
8) Assorted standalone comics, graphic novels, and manga
9) Kitty and the Dead Man’s Hand–Carrie Vaughn
10) Embrace the Night–Karen Chance
11) Who moved my Cheese?–Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard
12) Death masks–Jim Butcher
13) Curse the Dawn–Karen Chance
14) Casting Spells–Barbara Bretton
15) Ghost Shadow–Heather Graham
16) The Poisoner’s Handbook–Deborah Blum
17) Ghost Night–Heather Graham
18) The Return of Bruce Wayne–Grant Morrison
19) The Golden Fleece and the Heroes that Lived before Achilles–Padraic Colum
20) The Water Mirror–Kai Meyer
21) Dracula–Bram Stoker
22) Ghost Memory–Heather Graham
23) The Canterville Ghost–Oscar Wilde
24) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow–Washington Irving
25) The Throne of Fire–Rick Riordan
26) Spirit Dances–C.E. Murphy
27) Midnight’s Daughter–Karen Chance28) Blood Rites–Jim Butcher
29) World Textiles: A Concise History–Mary Schoeser
30) Ghost Moon–Heather Graham
31) Blood Rites–Jim Butcher
32) Dead Beat–Jim Butcher
33) Proven Guilty–Jim Butcher
34) The Hanged Man’s Ghost–Missouri Dalton
35) Death’s Mistress–Karen Chance
36) Heartless–Gail Carriger
37) Hunt the Moon–Karen Chance
38) A Good Yarn–Debbie Macomber
39) Brave New Knits–Julie Turjoman
40) Princess Princess (en français)–Mikiyo Tsuda
41) Treasure Island–Robert Louis Stevenson
42) Women’s Work–Elizabeth Wayland Barber
43) Irish Ghost Stories–Padraic O’Farrell
44) The Enchanted Typewriter–John Kendrick Bangs
45) Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light–Tanya Huff
46) Peter Pan and Wendy–J. M. Barrie
47) The Fire’s Stone–Tanya Huff
48) The Typewriter Girl–Olive Pratt Rayner
49) Dead in the Family–Charlaine Harris
50) The Night Shift–Missouri Dalton

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