13/13 :: the wrap up.

Well, another year over and done with, and a new one stretching ahead. Which means our 13 Books in 2013 challenge is all over red rover. Did everyone have fun? Did you get lots of reading done? I know I did! And it was fabulous. I do have another, different 2014 challenge I’ll be posting about tomorrow, but first I need to take a moment to wind up last year.


1. Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
2. Anne of Avonlea – LM Montgomery
3. The Brethren – John Grisham
4. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson
5. The Red Queen – Phillipa Gregory
6. The White Queen – Phillipa Gregory
7. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak (NEW)
8. The Partner – John Grisham
9. PS I Love You – Cecilia Ahern
10. Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
11. Restaurant at the end of the Universe – Douglas Adams
12. Life, The Universe and Everything – Douglas Adams
13. So Long and Thanks for all the Fish – Douglas Adams
14. Mostly Harmless – Douglas Adams
15. Change in Altitude – Anita Shreve (NEW)
16. Change Baby – June Spence (NEW)
17. The Life and Times – via ff.net, Marauders-era HP fanfic (which I feel justified in including – at 577k+ words it’s nearly THREE times longer than the Deathly Hallows) (NEW)
18. Death Comes to Pemberley – PD James (NEW)
19. Unlocked
20. Unveiled
21. Unraveled
22. Unclaimed
23. The Heiress Effect
24. A Kiss for Midwinter
25. The Governess Affair
26. The Duchess War
27. Broken Promises – Dawn Pendleton (NEW)
28. Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor (NEW)
29. Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen
30.Solving for Ex – Leigh Ann Kopans (NEW)
31. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen (NEW)
32. Unclaimed – Courtney Milan
33. Unraveled – Courtney Milan
34. Unveiled – Courtney Milan

In Progress:
The List of My Desires

Giving me a total to 34 books read, 17 of them re-reads, and 17 of them new-to-me, which I found a good balance. I’m a habitual re-reader, as you can see by the last three titles on my list – we were away camping, and I had no new books, so I burned through a few on my iPad and iPhone (especially handy in the middle of the night with no other source of light. Or source of entertain-me-so-I-stay-awake). I’ve really loved this challenge, and it’s been fabulous to get back in the reading groove.

Our 13/13 reading challengers:

How’d your 2013 reading go? Did you get as much done as you’d hoped?

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