The List – 2018

It’s hard to believe that this is the fifth year I’ve been keeping a list like this. Format is the same as normal – links are to blog post reviews, short stories are in a separate list lower down, and asterisks denote books I have read before.

  1. Long May She Reign – Rhiannon Thomas
  2. Everyday Sexism – Laura Bates
  3. One Small Act of Kindness – Lucy Dillon
  4. A Life Without You – Katie Marsh
  5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris
  6. The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain
  7. Apricots and Wolfsbane – KM Pohlkamp
  8. A Million Worlds With You (Firebird #3) – Claudia Gray
  9. The Time Machine – HG Wells
  10. To Kill A Kingdom – Alexandra Christo
  11. The Edge – Dick Francis*
  12. The Silent Sister – Diane Chamberlain
  13. Who Could That Be At This Hour? (All The Wrong Questions #1) – Lemony Snicket
  14. Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) – Tomi Adeyemi
  15. The Hypnotist’s Love Story – Liane Moriarty
  16. Leave Me – Gayle Forman
  17. Sunflowers in February – Phyllida Shrimpton
  18. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) – JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
  19. Hamlet – William Shakespeare
  20. Macbeth – William Shakespeare
  21. The Alphabet Sisters (The Alphabet Sisters #1) – Monica McInerney*
  22. The Names They Gave Us – Emery Lord
  23. Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie the Pooh #1) – AA Milne
  24. The House at Pooh Corner (Winnie the Pooh #2) – AA Milne*
  25. Following Ophelia (Following Ophelia #1) – Sophia Bennett
  26. The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) – Holly Black
  27. Wilde Like Me – Robin Pentland
  28. The Loneliest Girl in the Universe – Lauren James
  29. Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling! – Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen
  30. Motherfoclóir – Darach Ó Séaghdha
  31. Far From The Tree – Robin Benway
  32. Accidentally Married (Married #1) – Victoria E Lieske
  33. My Favourite Husband ( Romantic Comedy Duo #1) – Pam McCutcheon
  34. Golden Chances – Rebecca Hagan Lee
  35. The Fandom – Anna Day
  36. My True Love Gave To Me – (ed) Stephanie Perkins
  37. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
  38. Chance for Love (Colorado Blues #1, The Watson Brothers #1) – Ann B Harrison
  39. Her Favourite Cowboy (The Watson Brothers #4) – Ann B Harrison
  40. A Mail-Order Heart (Miners to Millionaires #1) – Janelle Daniels
  41. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  42. The Lottie Project – Jacqueline Wilson*
  43. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  44. Ink (Ink Trilogy #1) – Alice Broadway
  45. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame*
  46. Mine – Susi Fox
  47. Second Chances (Carver Ranch #1) – Heather Tullis
  48. Sam and Ilsa’s Last Hurrah – Rachel Cohn, David Levithan
  49. The Sheikh’s Twin Baby Surprise (The Sheikh’s Baby Surprise #1) – Holly Rayner
  50. Almost Love – Louise O’Neill
  51. King Lear – William Shakespeare
  52. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Fantastic Beasts #1) – JK Rowling
  53. Beside Myself – Anne Morgan
  54. Wonder – RJ Palacio
  55. Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) – Philip Pullman*
  56. What Fresh Hell – Lucy Vine
  57. The Astonishing Colour of After – Emily XR Pan
  58. Vox – Christina Dalcher
  59. Emma – Jane Austen
  60. Go, Set A Watchman (To Kill A Mockingbird #2) – Harper Lee
  61. Love, Hate & Other Filters – Samira Ahmed
  62. Stardust: Radio 4 Dramatisation – Neil Gaiman
  63. Forever in Love (Montana Brides #2) – Leeanna Morgan
  64. They Both Die At The End – Adam Silvera
  65. The Lost and the Found – Cat Clarke
  66. Forever After (Montana Brides #3) – Leeanna Morgan
  67. The Fire Sermon (The Fire Sermon #1) – Francesca Haig
  68. Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl #1) – Eoin Colfer*
  69. Safe Haven (The Protectors #1) – Leeanna Morgan
  70. After Alice – Gregory Maguire
  71. Moonrise – Sarah Crossan
  72. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
  73. The Monstrous Child – Francesca Simon
  74. Small Steps (Holes #2) – Louis Sachar
  75. Lola’s Secret (The Alphabet Sisters #2) – Monica McInerney
  76. The Second Child – Caroline Bond
  77. Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons #1) – Leigh Bardugo
  78. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  79. Killer T – Robert Muchamore
  80. Sightwitch (The Witchlands #0.5) – Susan Dennard
  81. Marrying his Best Friend (The McKinnon Brothers #3) – Jennifer Gracen
  82. Charmcaster (Spellslinger #3) – Sebastien de Castell
  83. Demonic and other Tales: The Short Fiction of Garon Cockrell – Garon Cockrell
  84. Thief’s Magic (Millenium’s Rule #1) – Trudi Canavan
  85. The Extinction Trials (The Extinction Trials #1) – SM Wilson
  86. The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials #2) – Philip Pullman*
  87. To Kill A Mockingbird (To Kill A Mockingbird #1) – Harper Lee*
  88. The Nowhere Girls – Amy Reed
  89. The Wrong Child – Patricia Kay
  90. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  91. Eve of Man (Eve of Man #1) – Giovanna & Tom Fletcher
  92. Much Ado About Nothing – William Shakespeare
  93. All of Me (The Bridesmaids Club #1) – Leeanna Morgan
  94. Holding – Graham Norton
  95. A Court of Frost and Starlight (ACOTAR #3.5) – Sarah J Maas
  96. The Singing (Pellinor #4) – Alison Croggon
  97. The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials #3) – Philip Pullman
  98. The Last Laugh – Tracy Bloom
  99. All Our Wrong Todays – Elan Mastai
  100. The Undomestic Goddess – Sophie Kinsella*
  101. The Parent Pact – Laurie Kellogg
  102. Alex and Eliza (Alex and Eliza #1) – Melissa de la Cruz
  103. When it’s Real – Erin Watt
  104. Yours Royally (Billionaires and Brides #3) – Krista Lakes
  105. Kiss the Bride (Montana Born Brides #5, The Davis Sisters #2) – Rachael Johns
  106. The Royal Companion (Companion Series #1) – Tanya Bird
  107. In Search of a Love Story (Love Story #1) – Rachel Schurig
  108. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
  109. La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust #1) – Philip Pullman
  110. Something in the Heir (It’s Reigning Men #1) – Jenny Gardiner
  111. Bride in Trouble (Bay of Islands Brides #1) – Serenity Woods
  112. The Power – Naomi Alderman
  113. The Children Act – Ian McEwan
  114. My Sister’s Secret – Tracy Buchanan
  115. Surprise Me – Sophie Kinsella
  116. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
  117. The Woman at 72 Derry Lane – Carmel Harrington
  118. Beyond Grace’s Rainbow – Carmel Harrington
  119. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli
  120. Letters to my Daughters – Emma Hannigan
  121. The Belles (The Belles #1) – Dhonielle Clayton
  122. Autoboyography – Christina Lauren
  123. A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle
  124. Save the Date – Morgan Matson
  125. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Anne Barrow
  126. Atonement – Ian McEwan
  127. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
  128. The Call of the Wild – Jack London
  129. Little Bones – Sam Blake
  130. Tash Hearts Tolstoy – Kathryn Ormsbee
  131. Around the World in Eighty Days – Jules Verne
  132. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Aline Sáenz
  133. Time Bomb – Joelle Charbonneau
  134. Beautiful Broken Things – Sara Barnard
  135. The You I’ve Never Known – Ellen Hopkins
  136. Clean – Juno Dawson
  137. Am I Normal Yet? (Spinster Club #1) – Holly Bourne
  138. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
  139. Thirteen (Eddie Flynn #4) – Steve Cavanagh
  140. The Next Together (The Next Together #1) – Lauren James
  141. Still Me (Me Before You #3) – Jojo Moyes
  142. Floored – Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson, Eleanor Wood
  143. About Last Night… – Catherine Alliott
  144. Undercover Princess – Lenora Worth
  145. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett*
  146. The Trip of a Lifetime (The Alphabet Sisters #3) – Monica McInerney
  147. The Last Beginning (The Next Together #2) – Lauren James
  148. Geek Girl (Geek Girl #1) – Holly Smale
  149. The Godfather – Mario Puzo
  150. Alex, Approximately – Jenn Bennett
  151. The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen #1) – Emily R King
  152. The Novice (Summoner #1) – Taran Matharu
  153. Cuckoo Song – Frances Hardinge
  154. Second Best Friend – Non Pratt
  155. A Midsummer Night #nofilter (OMG Shakespeare #4) – Brett Wright, William Shakespeare
  156. The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor #2) – Katharine McGee
  157. That’s Not What Happened – Kody Keplinger
  158. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne
  159. The Iron Chariot – Stein Riverton
  160. Sadie – Courtney Summers
  161. Don’t Close Your Eyes – Holly Seddon
  162. The Burning Maze (Trials of Apollo #3) – Rick Riordan
  163. Tradition – Brendan Kiely
  164. This Could Change Everything – Jill Mansell
  165. All Rights Reserved – Gregory Scott Katsoulis
  166. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) – Rick Riordan*
  167. One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns #2) – Kendare Blake
  168. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K Dick
  169. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) – Rick Riordan*
  170. The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3) – Rick Riordan*
  171. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4) – Rick Riordan*
  172. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5) – Rick Riordan*
  173. The Wish List – Jane Costello
  174. Peter Pan – JM Barrie
  175. The Summer Guest – Emma Hannigan
  176. Overheard in Dublin – Gerard Kelly
  177. You Only Live Once (Gracie Dart #1) – Jess Vallance
  178. The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds #1) – Alexandra Bracken
  179. Born a Crime – Trevor Noah
  180. Outside – Sarah Ann Juckes
  181. Slated (Slated #1) – Teri Terry
  182. How I Lost You – Jenny Blackhurst
  183. Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly
  184. The Fire Queen (The Hundredth Queen #2) – Emily R King
  185. Good Omens – Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  186. Summer’s Child – Diane Chamberlain
  187. Elena Vanishing – Elena & Claire B Dunkle
  188. Burned (Burned #1) – Ellen Hopkins
  189. Unwind (Unwind Dystology #1) – Neil Shusterman
  190. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Susanna Clarke
  191. Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) – Sarah J Maas *
  192. Suitcase Girl (Suitcase Girl #1) – Ty Hutchinson
  193. Turf Wars – Michael Dante DiMartino, Irene Koh
  194. North and South – Gene Luen Yang, Michael Dante DiMartino*
  195. More of Me – Kathryn Evans
  196. Soulbinder (Spellslinger #4) – Sebastien de Castell
  197. The Assassin’s Blade (Throne of Glass #0.5) – Sarah J Maas*
  198. Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) – Sarah J Maas*
  199. Sealed with a Kiss – Leanna Morgan
  200. The Story of Tracy Beaker – Jacqueline Wilson*
  201. Lost and Found Sisters (Wildstone #1) – Jill Shalvis
  202. Zombies vs Unicorns – Holly Black
  203. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
  204. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  205. How Do You Like Me Now? – Holly Bourne
  206. Double Act – Jacqueline Wilson*
  207. Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) – Sarah J Maas*
  208. Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4) – Sarah J Maas*
  209. Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) – Sarah J Maas*
  210. The Bride, The Best Man, and the Baby – Liz Fielding
  211. A Corner of White (The Colours of Madeleine #1) – Jaclyn Moriarty
  212. Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass #6) – Sarah J Maas*
  213. Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass #7) – Sarah J Maas
  214. The Sometime Bride – Ginny Baird
  215. How to Marry a Matador – Ginny Baird
  216. In. Secure – Andrew Pack
  217. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  218. Her Name Was Rose – Claire Allen
  219. I Have Lost My Way – Gayle Forman
  220. Red Clocks – Leni Zumas

Short Stories/Novellas/One-Shots

  1. The Text – Claire Douglas
  2. The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman
  3. Finding Cinderella (Hopeless #2.5) – Colleen Hoover
  4. The Friendship (Pellinor #0.6) – Alison Croggon
  5. The Island (Pellinor #4.1) – Alison Croggon
  6. Must-have husband – Ginny Baird
  7. His Blushing Bride (Montana Born Brides #3) – Dani Collins
  8. Another Beginning (The Next Together #2.5) – Lauren James
  9. Another Together (The Next Together #1.5) – Lauren James

 

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