I fell a little behind in my book reading this year. I managed to read 47 books, about 20 behind what I normally read. There are many reasons for that (having a toddler, working two jobs for a few months, having my own book come out and promoting it, and lots of reading time devoted to my editorial duties), but I don’t like to make excuses (Hah! Even though I just listed all my excuses out!).
My full list of books is on my Shelfari sidebar (just look to your right…you may have to scroll down a little) and on my Goodreads page. Still I wanted to highlight a handful of the books I found noteworthy and some I’m looking forward to reading this year.
Let’s start with books from authors I personally know (either in person or through the interweb). In the order I read them:
Okay, now some from authors I don’t personally know (except for maybe stalking them on the Interweb), but that I wish I personally knew. In the order I read them:
And finally some titles I’m looking forward to reading in 2013 (okay, the first two I’ve already finished and the third one I’m currently reading, but the rest I’m still looking forward to reading). In random order:
I know there are a lot more books I want to read, and even more that will pop up as the years goes on, but I included a sampling here. What were your best reads of 2012 and what are looking forward to reading this year?