Books Read 2012

Total for the year: 112

January (13)
A Writer's House in Wales - Jan Morris
Outsider in Amsterdam - Janwillem van de Wetering
French Ways and Their Meaning - Edith Wharton
Mr. Jefferson's University - Garry Wills
Into a Paris Quartier - Diane Johnson
Killed at the Whim of a Hat - Colin Cotterill
Framed - Frank Cottrell Boyce
18 Bookshops - Anne Scott
Appointment with Death - Agatha Christie
Slash and Burn - Colin Cotterill
Mrs. Daffodil - Gladys Taber
Millions - Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Happiness Project - Gretchen Rubin

February (7)
The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime - Michael Sims, editor
Mr. g - Alan Lightman
Envious Casca - Georgette Heyer
Journeys - Jan Morris
A Lighthearted Quest - Ann Bridge
The Greater Journey - David McCullough
The Leavenworth Case - Anna Katherine Green

March (9)
Living Alone - Stella Benson
The Body in the Belfry - Katherine Hall Page
The Black Widow Agency - Felicia Donovan
Breakfast with Socrates - Robert Rowland Smith
Balzac's Omelette - Anka Muhlstein
The Story of Charlotte's Web - Michael Sims
Wicked Autumn - G.M. Malliet
Under the Tuscan Sun - Frances Mayes
Bella Tuscany - Frances Mayes

April (4)
Death of a Cozy Writer - G.M. Malliet
The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim
Every Day in Tuscany - Frances Mayes
One Writer's Beginnings - Eudora Welty

May (4)
Loose Diamonds - Amy Ephron
State of Wonder - Ann Patchett
Derby Day and Other Adventures - A. Edward Newton
V is for Vengeance - Sue Grafton

June (8)
The Amenities of Book-Collecting - A. Edward Newton
What Now? - Ann Patchett
How Reading Changed My Life - Anna Quindlen
Small Wonder - Barbara Kingsolver
Crome Yellow - Aldous Huxley
Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne
The Beach House - James Patterson and Peter De Jonge
All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren

July (11)
Frost at Christmas - R.D. Wingfield
Eye of the God - Ariel Allison
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern - Stephen Greenblatt
The Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway
Paris Was Ours - Penelope Rowlands, editor
Maigret and the Millionaires - Georges Simenon
Death and the Lit Chick - G.M. Malliet
Maigret on the Riviera - Georges Simenon
Paris Was A Woman - Andrea Weiss
Touch of Frost - R.D. Wingfield
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas

August (15)
Night Frost - R.D. Wingfield
The Unfinished Clue - Georgette Heyer
Second Reading - Jonathan Yardley
Death at the Alma Mater - G.M. Malliet
Simple Pleasures: Little Things That Make Life Worth Living - Ivo Dawnay, editor
My Life and Hard Times - James Thurber
Watercolor: A step-by-step guide - Phillip Berrill
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader - Anne Fadiman
At Large and At Small - Anne Fadiman
The Elements of Style - William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
Endangered Pleasures - Barbara Holland
Antiques Roadkill - Barbara Allan
Create Your Own Artist's Journal - Erin O'Toole
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection - Alexander McCall Smith

September (9)
One Man's Meat - E. B. White
A Pocket Full of Rye - Agatha Christie
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (These Foolish Things) - Deborah Moggach
Notes From a Small Island - Bill Bryson
Mrs. P's Journey - Sarah Hartley
Hard Frost - R.D. Wingfield
Merry Hall - Beverley Nichols
A Dream of Death - Harrison Drake
Laughter on the Stairs - Beverley Nichols

October (8)
Cards on the Table - Agatha Christie
Sunlight on the Lawn - Beverley Nichols
Down the Garden Path - Beverley Nichols
Calico Joe - John Grisham
The Murder Room - P.D. James
Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety - Daniel Smith
Grandad, There's a Head on the Beach - Colin Cotterill
Happier at Home - Gretchen Rubin

November (11)
Billy Boyle - James R. Benn
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
Read This! Handpicked Favorites From America's Indie Bookstores
The Private Patient - P.D. James
The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever - Molly Caldwell Crosby
Every Day by the Sun - Dean Faulkner Wells
Death by a HoneyBee - Abigail Keam
Shrinking Violet - Karina Lickorish Quinn
Lanterns and Lances - James Thurber
Iced Chiffon - Duffy Brown
Mrs. Queen Takes the Train - William Kuhn

December (13)
Shoofly Pie - Tim Downs
My Ears Are Bent - Joseph Mitchell
Death in August - Marco Vichi
The Queen of Kentucky - Alecia Whitaker
Never Buried - Edie Claire
The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
The Hot Rock - Donald Westlake
Jimmy the Kid - Donald Westlake
The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from The New Yorker - Maeve Brennan
Writers of the American South: Their Literary Landscapes - Hugh Howard
Life Among the Savages - Shirley Jackson 
Peril at End House - Agatha Christie
The Provincial Lady in America - E.M. Delafield