The Turning of the Year

 

 Mixed feelings about 2015. Always have mixed feelings at the change of the year. May this be a very good year for everyone I know and love. Merry and bright.

 

2014 List:

54. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin
53. Endurance, Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Albert Lansing\
52. Fallen Giants, Maurice Isserman, Stewart Weaver
51. The Infatuations, Javier Marias
48-50. The Iron King, The Iron Daughter, Julia Kagawa
48. Greenglass House, Kate Milford
47. Ghost in the Canteen, Jen Rasmussen
46. Quiet, Susan Kain
43-45. Delirium, Pandemonium, Requiem, Lauren Oliver
42. Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
39-41. Mistborn, Well of Ascension, Hero of Ages, Brandon Sanderson
37. The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson
36. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler
35. Seraphina, Rachel Hartmann
34. Under Magnolia, Frances Mayes
33. A Natural History of Dragons, Marie Brennan
32. Old Filth, Jane Gardam
31. Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline
30. Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
29. Our Mutual Friend, Charles Dickens
28. Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
27. The Gift of Wings, Mary Henley Rubio
26. Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age, Bohumil Hrabal
20-25. The Comfort of Muddy Saturdays, The Lost Art of Gratitude, The Charming Quirks of Others, The Forgotten Affairs of Youth, The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds, Alexander McCall Smith
19. The Homesman, Glendon Swarthout
18. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
17. The Hollow Hills, Ransom Riggs
14-16. Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Veronic Roth
8-13   44 Scotland Street, The Sunday Philosophy Club, Friends, Lovers, Chocolate, The Right Attitude to Rain, The Careful Use of Compliments, Alexander McCall Smith
7. The Blythes Are Quoted, L.M. Montgomery
6. Moonkind, Sarah Prineas
5. The Goldfinch, Donna Tart
4. The Golden Day, Ursala Dubosarsky
2-3. The Haunted Hotel, The Queen of Hearts, Wilkie Collins
1. The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton

Re-read:
 5. The Fellowship of the Ring, JRR Tolkein
1-4. Anne of the Island, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne’s House of Dreams, Rilla of Ingleside, LM Montgomery

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