I've resumed my long-ago practice of updating my reading list here so I can keep track of my voracious habit. I always have one hard-copy and one audio book going at any given time.



Mickey 7 by Edward Ashton

Year One by Nora Roberts

Happy Places by Emily Henry


Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston (reread for book club)

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover


Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle


The Family Game by Catherine Steadman

Billy Summers by Stephen King

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

It's in His Kiss by Julia Quinn

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn


Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

To Sir Philip With Love by Julia Quinn

When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn


An Offer From a Gentleman by Julia Quinn

Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne

The Lefthanded Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

Roomies by Christina Lauren


Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

Ashfall Legacy by Pitticus Lore

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren


The Maid by Nita Prose

The People You Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

War of Two Queens by Jennifer Armentrout

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Educated by Tara Westover

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan



Playing Through the Turnaround by Mylisa Larsen

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Heat Wave by TJ Klune 

American Royals, and Majesty by Katharine McGee

Beach Read by Emily Henry


The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Don't Look Back by Achut Deng and Keely Hutton

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns

It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover


It's Not Summer Without You, and We'll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

Flash Fire by TJ Klune

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris


Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus


OCDaniel by Wesley King

Tweet Cute, and You Have a Match by Emma Lord

Jay's Gay Agenda by Jason June

Serpent & Dove, and Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin


November 9 by Colleen Hoover

PS I Still Love You, and Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

A Face for Picasso by Ariel Henley

This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron

All That Glitters by Gita Trelease

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover


Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han


The Queen's Thief Series by Megan Whalen Turner (actually took me a few months to read 5 of them)

Funny, You Don't Look Autistic by Michael McCreary

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

A Million Junes by Emily Henry


Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

A Complicated Love Story Set in Space by Shaun David Hutchinson

Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune

Verity by Colleen Hoover


The Problem With Forever by Jennifer Armentrout

How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood


The Simon Snow Trilogy by Rainbow Rowell (I had not yet read Fangirl!)

The Lost Book of the White by Cassandra Clare

Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare (now anxiously awaiting the 3rd book!)


Covenant Series by Jennifer Armentrout (5 books. I LOVE HER!)


Entries from long ago:



Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black


Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Saenz

Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor

Inside Out by Terry Trueman

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer  (I know, again)


Deserted by Deena Lipomi

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling

Four by Veronica Roth


Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

Opposition by Jennifer Armentrout


Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, and Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

City of Lost Souls, and City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare


Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

The Treatment by Suzanne Young


Double Helix by Nancy Werlin

One Moment by Kristina McBride


All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

The Impossibly Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Everbound by Brodi Ashton

In Darkness by Nick Lake

Eliza Bing is (Not) a Big Fat Quitter by Carmella Van Vleet

Gilded by Christina Farley

An Infidel in Paradise by Susan Laidlaw


Joey Pigza Loses the Key and Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos

Scintillate by Tracy Clark

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer


Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

The Name of the Star, and The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Punkzilla by Adam Rapp

Daughter of Smoke and Bone, and Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor




Parrot in the Oven by Victor Martinez

Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin

Shucked by Megg Jensen

Pandemonium, and Requiem by Lauren Oliver 

What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

Luna by Julie Anne Peters



Linked by Imogen Howson

All the Truth That's in Me by Julie Berry

Legend, Prodigy, and Champion by Marie Lu

Gravity, and Hover by Melissa West

Catching Fire, and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins 



You by Charles Benoit

Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld

Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan



The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Parallel by Lauren Miller

Origin by  Jennifer Armentrout

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna

The 39 Clues, Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan



Juliet Immortal and Romeo Redeemed by Stacey Jay

Theft of the Star Tracker by Lisa Tiffin

Blackout by Deena Lipomi

Awaken by Meg Cabot

The Loop by Shandy Lawson

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo



The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp



Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

Goblin Secrets by William Alexander

Starcrossed, Dreamless, and Goddess by Josephine Angelini



Stolen by Lucy Christopher

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischmann

The Marked Son by Shea Berkley

Gravity by Melissa West



Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going

Frozen Fire by Tim Bowler

Everneath and Everbound by Brodi Ashton

Delirium trilogy by Lauren Oliver



Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

Wonder by RJ Palacio

Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Reached by Ally Condie



Endure by Carrie Jones

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCammilo

Lux Series by Jennifer Armentrout (Obsidian, Onyx, and Opal)

There is No Dog by Meg Rosoff

Crossed by Ally Condie

The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci



Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

Tales of the Madman Underground by John Barnes

The Trylle Trilogy by Amanda Hocking

Firegirl by Tony Abbott

Infidel by Ted Dekker




The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

The Grey King by Susan Cooper

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (re-read for movie, with my kids) 



Divergence and Insurgence by Veronica Roth

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot

Breaking Dawn (re-read for movie) by Stephanie Meyer



Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt

Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai



Endlessly by Kiersten White

The Princess of Trelian by Michelle Knudsen

The Chosen by Ted Dekker

Honey, Baby, Sweetheart by Deb Caletti

Chime by Franny Billingsley



Breathing Room by Marsha Hayles

Rachel Spinelli Punched Me in the Face by Paul Acampora

Vanished by Sheela Chari

Around The World by Matt Phelan



Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer

Destined by Aprilynne Pike

Thumped by Megan McCafferty

M or F by Lisa Papademetriou and Chris Tebbetts



Bridge to Terabithia by Margaret Paterson

Before I Die by Jenny Downham

Green Angel and Green Witch by Alice Hoffman



City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Underworld by Cassandra Clare

Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer



The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott

Shug by Jenny Han



Sorry, I spent the month catching up on adult fiction and starting the Harry Potter series with my kids. :-)



Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt (I also highly recommend his books Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and The Wednesday Wars)

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney



The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

Another Faust by Daniel and Dina Nayeri




Swear by Nina Malkin

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma



Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future by Michael J. Fox

Fairest by Gail Carson Levine (listen to excellent full-cast audio production if possible)

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Dragon of Trelian by Michelle Knudsen



The Underneath by Kathy Appelt

Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan

Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant by Darren Shan

Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger

Forever by Maggie Stiefvater



Scrawl by Mark Shulman

Illusions by Aprilynne Pike

Supernaturally by Kiersten White

The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

The Help by Kathryn Stockett (not technically YA, but I think everyone should read this book)



Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

Wildefire by Karsten Knight

Entice by Carrie Jones

The Magicians by Lev Grossman



Monster Squad: The Slime That Would Not Die by Laura Dower

The Deadlies: Felix Saves the Day by Kathryn Lasky

House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Dragon Breath by Ursula Vernon



The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman

Many Stones by Carolyn Coman

Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith



Room by Emma Donoghue

Wings and Spells by Aprilynne Pike

Abandon by Meg Cabot

Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto by Eric Luper



Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Sacred Scars by Kathleen Duey

Eighth Grade Bites, the Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare



Skin Hunger by Kathleen Duey

Beautiful Creatures by Cami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Struts and Frets by Jon Skovron


February 2011

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

Matched by Allie Condie

Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin

Across the Universe by Beth Revis


January 2011

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Swoon by Nina Malkin


December 2010

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness

The Duff by Kody Keplinger

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

I Was a Teenage Fairy by Francesca Lia Block


November 2010

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel

The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

Guitar Boy by MJ Auch


October 2010

The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Cloaked in Red by Vivian Vande Velde

I took a sci-fi/fantasy workshop this month, so I read tons of wonderful stories written by my classmates.


September 2010

Personal Demons by Lisa Desrochers

The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins


August 2010

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

Fire by Kristin Cashore

Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer


July 2010

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Impossible by Nancy Werlin

I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone by Stephanie Kuehnert

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen


June 2010

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein


May 2010

Will Grayson & Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Devil's Kiss by Sarwat Chadda

The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. by Kate Messner

The Book of Tormod: A Templar's Apprentice by Kat Black

Lessons From a Dead Girl by Jo Knowles


April 2010

See You Down the Road by Kim Ablon Whitney

I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak

Tantalize and Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith


March 2010

Need and Captivate by Carrie Jones

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Flash Burnout by LK Madigan


February 2010

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog

If I Stay by Gayle Forman


January 2010

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Going Bovine by Libba Bray (I also love her Gemma Doyle series)

13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Armageddon Summer by Jane Yolen and Bruce Coville


Some books I read prior to 2010 but loved 

Feed by M.T. Anderson

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Nation by Terry Pratchett

Wake trilogy by Lisa McMann

White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

The Hunger Games and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan (I did not know of his Greek myth-inspired books until after I'd written mine--honest!)

Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess

Dairy Queen trilogy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

The Sloppy Firsts series by Megan McCafferty

Stuck in Neutral or anything else by Terry Trueman

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Speak, Wintergirls, or anything else by  Laurie Halse Anderson

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

The Graveyard Book, and Coraline by Neil Gaiman

The Giver, Number The Stars, or anything else by Lois Lowry

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien

Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

How to Ditch Your Fairy and Magic or Madness by Justine Larbalestier

Tithe and Ironside by Holly Black

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Wingnut by MJ Auch

Heir Apparent and Allison Who Went Away by Vivian Vande Velde

Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr

The Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly