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Continuing the trend of:
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
(been going for 5 years now!?!)

#. Title by Author. Commentary. (r= reread, e=ebook)
1. (early Jan 2012) Anne of the Island by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (e,r)
2. (early Jan 2012) Tiassa by Stephen Brust. Still digesting.
3. (~10.1.2012) Anne of Windy Willows by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (r)
4. (~11.1.2012) Anne's House of Dreams by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (r)
5. (mid Jan 2012) Anne of Ingleside by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (r)
6. (mid Jan 2012) Rilla of Ingleside by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (r)
7. (26.1.2012) Jane of Lantern Hill by L M Montgomery. Comfort reread. (r)
(gap for CF etc)
8. (11.2.2012) Oh Baby... birth, babies and motherhood uncensored by Kathy Fray. Interesting read. Will have to try a few things and ignore a few others.
9. (15.2.2012) The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko. A good read. Movie was good and the book is even better. (r)
10. (18. 2.2012) The Day Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko. A good read. (r)
11. (late Feb 2012) The Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko. A good read. (r)
12. (late Feb 2012) The Last Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko. A good read. Hope they translate more of his stuff. (r)
13. (3.3.2012) An Unwilling Bride by Jo Beverley. Good brainless fluff. (e)
14. (6.3.2012) The Womanly art of breastfeeding by LaLeche League. Bit dated, but some sensible info. Recommended by [livejournal.com profile] basal_surge's mum.
15. (~March 2012) Forbidden by Jo Beverley. Good brainless fluff. (e)
16. (~March 2012) The devil's heiress by Jo Beverley. Good brainless fluff. (e)
17. (~March 2012) The Duchess by Jude Deveraux. Okish popcorn, but a bit naff.
18. (30.3.2012) The Jennifer Morgue by Charles Stross. Fun as always. (r)
19. (1.4.2012) The Magic of Recluse by L.E. Modesitt. (r)
20. (3.4.2012) Changes by Jim Butcher. Dresden files #12. That was a bit of a shock (narrativewise).
21. (5.4.2012) Ghost Story by Jim Butcher. Dresden files #13. Ditto.
(Started Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay. Gave birth 2 days later. Bit quiet on the reading front due to sleep having priority for a while)
22. (~21.4.2012) Pawn of Prophesy by David Eddings. Belgariad #1. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
23. (~21.4.2012) Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings. Belgariad #2. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
24. (~22.4.2012) Magician's Gambit by David Eddings. Belgariad #3. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
25. (late April) Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings. Belgariad #4. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
26. (late April) Enchanters end game by David Eddings. Belgariad #5. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
27. (early May) Succubus nights by Richelle Mead. #2. Entertaining series - need to chase down rest.
28. (10.5.2012) Rule 34 by Charles Stross. Good/heavy though gets confusing in last 3rd. Still digesting and need a unicorn/fluffy kitten chaser.
29. (early May) Guardian of the West by David Eddings. Mallorean #1. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
30. (early May) King of the Murgos by David Eddings. Mallorean #2. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
31. (18.5.2012) Demon Lord of Karanda by David Eddings. Mallorean #3. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
32. (18.5.2012) Sorceress of Darshiva by David Eddings. Mallorean #4. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
33. (19?.5.2012) Seeress of Kell by David Eddings. Mallorean #5. Been about a decade since rereading these. (r)
34. (late May) Storm Winds by Iris Johansen. (r)
35. (29.5.2012) Wet Grave by Barbara Hambly. Ben January novel - a good series.
36. (early June) Blood Maidens by Barbara Hambly. #3 of her vampire novels. Good, no sparkles.
37. (6.6.2012) Succubus dreams by Richelle Mead. #3. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read.
38. (early June) Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead. #4. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read cont.
39. (8.6.2012) Succubus shadows by Richelle Mead. #5. Cont entertaining popcorn paranormal read.
40. (11.6.2012) Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read. Bit of a cliffhanger ending - want the next one.
41. (11.6.2012) No Humans Involved by Kelley Armstrong. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read. Want more by the author.
42. (12.6.2012) The Shirt on His Back by Barbara Hambly. Ben January novel - a good series.
43. (14.6.2012) Ran Away by Barbara Hambly. Ben January novel - a good series.
44. (17.6.2012) The Wind Dancer by Iris Johansen. (r)
45. (19.6.2012) The Magistrates of Hell by Barbara Hambly. #4 of her vampire novels. Good, no sparkles.
46. (20.6.2012) Foundation by Mercedes Lackey. #1 Collegium Chronicles. Not nearly so good as her earlier stuff, but ok fluff.
47. (21.6.2012) Personal Demon by Kelley Armstrong. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read.
48. (23.6.2012) Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong. Entertaining popcorn paranormal read. Have run out again and want more by the author.
49. (27.6.2012) Moon Sworn by Keri Arthur. Riley Jenson #9. Novelty of Australian paranormal still there, but a certain degree of superpower escalation going on. Need to read some of the earlier ones.
50. (4.7.2012) The Bards of Bone Plain by Patricia McKillip. Gorgeous language as always. Still digesting.
51. (5.7.2012) Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg. Not bad but much of the stuff covered in Oh Baby. Apparently A is between Angel and Textbook.
52. (6.7.2012) Brain Child by Tony Buzan. Quick skim through. Some good ideas but an irritating writing style (can we say "synergistic" 3 times in two paragraphs) with too heavy a reliance on argument from anecdote rather than data.
53. (7.7.2012) Intrigues by Mercedes Lackey. #2 Collegium Chronicles. Not nearly so good as her earlier stuff, but ok fluff.
54. (8.7.2012) Changes by Mercedes Lackey. #3 Collegium Chronicles. Not nearly so good as her earlier stuff, but ok fluff.
55. (10.7.2012) First Lord's Fury by Jim Butcher. Book 6 of Codex Alera. Not a bad end to series.
56. (13.7.2012) Storm Born by Richelle Mead. #1 of series. Not bad urban fantasy.
57. (17.7.2012) Embraced by Darkness by Keri Arthur. Riley Jenson #5. Was worth going earlier in the series.
58. (18.7.2012) The Darkest Kiss by Keri Arthur. Riley Jenson #6. Was worth going earlier in the series.
59. (late July 2012) The Dragon Keepers by Robin Hobb. #1. Okish.
60. (late July 2012) Valor's Choice by Tanya Huff. Valor #1. Space marines vs dinosaurs always good. (r)
61. (late July 2012) The Better Part of Valor by Tanya Huff. Valor #2. Good reread. (r)
62. (30 July 2012) The Heart of Valor by Tanya Huff. Valor #3. Good reread. (r)
63. (~4 Aug 2012) Valor's Trial by Tanya Huff. Valor #4. Good reread. (r)
64. (~6 aug 2012) The Truth of Valor by Tanya Huff. Valor #5. Good series continued.
65. (8.8.2012) Dangerous Games by Keri Arthur. Riley Jenson #4. Ok AU paranormal cont.
66. (early Aug 2012) Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead. #6 and final of series. A fun read.
67. (11.8.2012) Beauty and the Werewolf by Mercedes Lackey. Ok ish.
68. (Mid Aug 2012) Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay. Good, but not as good as his earlier stuff.
69. (late aug 2012) First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh. Ok popcorn.
70. (3.9.2012) Welcome to your Child's Brain by Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang. Very good book on baby and child brain developement. Worth reading.
71. (11.9.2012) My Lady Notorious by Jo Beverley. Historical bodice ripper popcorn. Not as good as some of her other stuff - too large an ensemble cast lining up for future romances. (e)
72. (16.9.2012) Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey. Elemental Masters #7. Ok popcorn.
73. (17.9.2012) Phoenix and Ashes by Mercedes Lackey. Elemental Masters #4. Ok popcorn.
74. (midish Sept) Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh. Ok popcorn.
75. (27.9.2012) Sunshine by Robin McKinley. Favourite reread. Vampires dealt with well. (r)
76. (30.9.2012) Spellbound by Kelley Armstrong. Good series continued, though not as complete a novel as others of the series. Want to read the next one though.
77. (5.10.2012) At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh. Ok popcorn.
78. (6.10.2012) An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn. Ok popcorn.
79. (8.10.2012) The Ideal Wife by Mary Balogh. Okish popcorn.
80. (11.10.2012) The Gates of Sleep by Mercedes Lackey. Elemental Masters #3. Ok popcorn.
81. (17.10.2012) Twilight's Dawn by Anne Bishop. Not bad but not as good as the original series.
82. (30.10.2012) The Shadow Queen by Anne Bishop. Not bad but not as good as the original series.
83. (1.11.2012) Shalador's Lady by Anne Bishop. Not bad but not as good as the original series.
(Mercedes Lackey short story collection I didn't finish)
84. (12.11.2012) The Sleeping Beauty by Mercedes Lackey. Ok ish.
85. (16.11.2012) One Good Knight by Mercedes Lackey. Ok ish.
86. (23.11.2012) Redoubt by Mercedes Lackey. #4 Collegium Chronicles. Not nearly so good as her earlier stuff, but ok fluff.
87. (29.11.2012) Fortunes Fool by Mercedes Lackey. Ok ish.
88. (late Dec 2012) Shards of Honour by Lois McMasters Bujold. Good reread. (e,r)

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