Books Read 2015

Clearly I need to start keeping track of the books I’ve read – but as I only really started doing that at the end of April (and a lot of the reading before that was dipping in and out of re-read’s for PhD application quote picking) it’s going to be a bit vague before then: 

Books read before May:


  1. Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (Re-read)
  2. Moonlight over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch (Re-read)
  3. Whispers Underground by Ben Aaronovitch (Re-read)
  4. Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch (Re-read)
  5. Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch (First time read)
  6. Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo (Re-read)

Non Fiction:

  1. In Her Own Words: Women Talking Poetry and Wales by Alice Entwistle (First time read)




  1. A Fold in the River by Phillip Gross and Valerie Coffin Price (First time read)
  2. The Art of Falling by Kim Moore (First time read)


  1. The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale (Re-read)
  2. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale (First time read)
  3. The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher (First time read)
  4. House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz (First time read)
  5. Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz (First time read)
  6. The Bone Season by Samatha Shannon (First time read)
  7. The Miniaturist by Jess Burton (First time read)
  8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (First time read)




  1. Sabriel by Garth Nix (Re-read)
  2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer (First time read)
  3. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (First time read)
  4. Cress by Marissa Meyer (First time read)
  5. Uprooted by Naomi Novik (First time read)
  6. Touch of Power by Maria V Snyder (First time read/DNF)
  7. Grave Mercy by Robin La Fevers (First time read)
  8. The Enchantment Emporium by Tanya Huff (First time read)
  9. Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (First time read)



  1. The Silversmith’s Daughter by Sophie Tobin (First time read)
  2. The Copper Promise by Jen Williams (First time read)
  3. The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman (First time read)
  4. Not Forgetting the Whale by John Ironmonger (First time read)
  5. City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (First time read)
  6. Temeraire by Naomi Novik (First time read)
  7. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (First time read)
  8. Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik (First time read)



  1. The Kingdom and After by Megan Fernandez (First time read)
  2. My Family and Other Superheroes by Jonathan Edwards (First time read)


  1. Howl’s Moving Castle by Dianne Wynne Jones (First time read)
  2. A Thousand Nights by EK Johnston (First time read/ARC)
  3. The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg (First time read)
  4. The Glass Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg (First time read)
  5. The Deathsniffers Assisstant #1 Faraday Files by Katie McIntyre (First time read/ARC Copy)




  1. The Antigone Poems by Marie Slaight and Terrence Tasker (First time read/ ARC Copy)


  1. How To Be A Heroine by Samantha Ellis (First time read)


  1. The Coincidence Authority by John Ironmonger (First time read)
  2. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (First time read/ARC Copy)
  3. The Treemakers by Christina L Rozelle (First time read/ARC Copy/DNF)



  1. Natural Histories by Emily Hasler (First time read)


  1. The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (Re-read)
  2. A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett (Re-read)
  3. Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett (Re-read)
  4. I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett (Re-read)
  5. The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett (First time read)
  6. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (First time read)
  7. The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan (First time read)
  8. Dominion by C.J. Sansom (First time read)
  9. The Martian by Andy Weir (First time read)
  10. Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray (First time read)
  11. The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison (First time read)
  12. Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho (First time read) ARC Copy




  1. The Golden Mean by John Glenday (First time read)


  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling and Jim Kay (Re-read/First time read of this edition)
  2. Winter: #4 The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer (First time read)
  3. The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell (First time read)
  4. The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes (First time read/ARC)
  5. The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher #1 The Cinder Spires (First time read)
  6. Ancillary Justice by Anne Leckie (First time read)
  7. Simon vs.The Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli (First Time Read)



  1. Teaching my mother how to give birth by Warsan Shire (First Time Read)
  2. Her Blue Body by Warsan Shire (First Time Read)
  3. Kissing the Bone by Maura Dooley (First Time Read)
  4. Ship of the Line by Penny Boxall (First Time Read)


  1. The Diviners by Libba Bray (First Time Read)
  2. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (First Time Read)
  3. The Paradox by Charlie Fletcher (First Time Read)
  4. The Prophecy Con by Patrick Weekes (First Time Read/ARC)
  5. The Paladin Caper by Patrick Weekes (First Time Read/ARC)
  6. Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl by David Barnett (First Time Read/DNF)
  7. Splintered Souls by Erica Lucke Dean (First Time Read/ARC/DNF)

Reading in progress:


Witch by Damian Walford Davies (First Time read)

Judas by Damian Walford Davies (First Time read)

Paper Aeroplanes by Simon Armitage (First Time Read)


Star Shot by Mary-Ann Constantine (First Time Read/ARC)

The Edge of the World by Michael Pye (First Time Read)

Dune by Frank Herbert (First Time Read)

The House on Falling Star Hill by Michael Molloy (Re-read)

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (First Time Read)

Lirael by Garth Nix (Re-read)

The Once and Future King by T.H. White (First Time Read)

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange ed. by Malcolm C Lyons (First Time Read)

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