Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Patti's Picks of 2012


Patti’s Picks:Favorites of 2012

The following is a list of books I enjoyed reading the most in 2012. Happy Reading in 2013!!!

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim (fiction)

In a Witch’s Wardrobe by Juliet Blackwell (mystery with witches)

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore (YA fantasy)

So Damn Lucky by Deborah Coontz (mystery)

Necessary as Blood (bk 13) and No Mark Upon Her (bk 14) by Deborah Crombie (English mysteries)

Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie (screwball romance)

My Lady Judge by Cora Harrison (1500s Irish mystery)

A Discovery of Witches (bk 1) and Shadow of Night (bk 2)  by Deborah Harkness (fantasy)

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn (fiction)

Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elias MacNeal (1940s English mystery)

Fatal Winter by G. M. Maillet (English mystery)

The Buzzard Table by Margaret Maron (mystery)

Red Velvet Revenge by Jenn McKinlay (mystery)

A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny (Quebec mystery)

Redshirts by John Scalzi (humorous science fiction)

Restless in the Grave by Dana Stabenow (Alaskan mystery)

A Lonely Death by Charles Todd (1920s English mystery)

Blackout by Connie Willis (time travel)

Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear (1930s English mystery)

Nonfiction:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

The Truth About Style by Stacy London

In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero 
by Otto Penzler

1 comment:

lifemerging.com said...

So many good books! I loved Quiet...it made for a very interesting audio book. My list is here: Best Books of 2012