Mini Shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella
This was the only one of the Shopaholic books I hadn’t read. It was cute. Now there’s new one.
Austenland – Shannon Hale
I loved, loved, loved the movie, so I thought I’d give the book a go, and it’s a cute, fun read. Love the movie more.
The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith
Even better than The Cuckoo is Calling, which I enjoyed very much.
Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
Want to cry forever? Read this.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer – Patrick Süskind
So good, so dark, makes you want to shower.
Fifty Shades of Grey – EL James
This made me want to die because it’s just SO. AWFUL. I have a blog post about just how much I wanted to die queued for when the movie comes out.
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
It’s a good thing I enjoy reading about fucked up people so much because so many people hate reading books with unlikable characters.
Attachments – Rainbow Rowell
Can she write books that are less adorable? Let’s hope not.
Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
Pretty sure I got dehydrated from crying about this book.
The Giver – Lois Lowry
Never read this in school, but wanted to read it incase I got around to seeing the movie. I think I might be over the dystopian thing for a while.
Landline – Rainbow Rowell
Nope, she’s incapable to writing things that are not adorable.
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? – Mindy Kaling
The references to weight are witty and funny, the internalized racism and rape references are not.
If I Stay – Gayle Forman
The end was so disappointing it ruined what was only an okay book.
We Were Liars – E. Lockhart
Very good, tight mystery. Glad I went into it spoiler free.
Frog Music – Emma Donoghue
I actually didn’t like this until I found out it was loosely based on real people.
American Gods – Neil Gaiman
I read it because almost everyone I know loves it, but I didn’t. Not that it was bad, but it’s not the Gaiman I enjoy reading.
The Girls From Corona del Mar – Rufi Thorpe
It started out beautifully, and then… it got bogged down in convolution. An interesting look at female friendships.
Beloved – Toni Morrison
Beautiful and haunting and difficult to read.