52+ Books to Read – 2012

My reading goal for 2012 is to read at least 52 books. Here goes:

January

  • 1/52 – Blood Read Road / Moira Young – Dystopia, YA – Passed B – 4/6
  • 2/52 – Surface Detail / Iain M. Banks – Science fiction – Passed B – 5/6
  • 3/52 – Embassytown / China Míeville – Science fiction – Passed B – 5/6

February

March

  • 8/52 – Breakfast of Champions / Kurt Vonnegut – Science fiction – Failed B – 5/6
  • 9/52 – Enchanted Glass / Diana Wynne Jones – Fantasy – Passed B – 5/6
  • 10/52 – Triggers / Robert J. Sawyer – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6

April

May

  • 15/52 – Grensen / Frank Schätzing – Science fiction, Crime – Passed B – 4/6

June

  • 16/52 – Dream War / Stephen Prosapio – Fantasy – Passed B – 3/6
  • 17/52 – The Revisionist / Thomas Mullen – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6

July

  • 18/52 – Song for Eirabu 2 : Vargtid / Kristine Tofte – Fantasy – Passed B – 6/6
  • 19/52 – The German / Lee Thomas – Fantasy, Crime – Failed B – 5/6
  • 20/52 – The Storm / Clive Cussler – Crime, Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 21/52 – Redshirts / John Scalzi – Science fiction, Funny – Passed B – 5/6
  • 22/52 – The Engines of Dawn / Paul Cook – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 23/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Homecoming / Jo Graham – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 24/52 – Stargate Atlantis : The Lost / Jo Graham – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 25/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Allegiance / Melissa Scott – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 26/52 – Stargate Atlantis : The Furies / Jo Graham – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 27/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Rising / Sally Malcolm – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 28/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Reliquary / Martha Wells – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 29/52 – Stargate Atlantis : The Chosen / Sonny Whitelaw – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6

August

  • 30/52 – Ghost Story (Dresden files #13) / Jim Butcher – Fantasy, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 31/52 – Soulless / Gail Carriger – Fantasy, Funny, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 32/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Halcyon / James Swallow – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 3/6
  • 33/52 – Whisper Under Ground (Peter Grant #3) / Ben Aaronovitch – Fantasy, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 34/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Exogenesis / Sonny Whitelaw – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 35/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Entanglement / Martha Wells – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 36/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Casualties of War / Elizabeth Christensen – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 37/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Blood Ties / Sonny Whitelaw – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 38/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Mirror, Mirror / Simone C. Bauer – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 39/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Nightfall / James Swallow – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 3/6
  • 40/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Angelus / Peter J. Evans – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 3/6
  • 41/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Dead End / Chris Wraight – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 42/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Hung and Run / Aaron Rosenberg – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 43/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Death Game / Jo Graham – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 5/6
  • 44/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Brimstone / David Niall Wilson – Science fiction, Suspense – Failed B – 3/6
  • 45/52 – Stargate Atlantis : Secrets / Jo Graham – Science fiction, Suspense – Passed B – 4/6
  • 46/52 – Six Metres of Pavement / Farzana Doctor – Relationships, Grief – Passed B – 5/6

September

October

  • 48/52 – Angelmaker / Nick Harkaway – Science fiction – Passed B – 5/6
  • 49/52 – Lost Things / Melissa Scott & Jo Graham – Fantasy – Passed B – 5/6
  • 50/52 – 21.12 / Dustin Thomas – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6
  • 51/52 – Side Jobs / Jim Butcher – Fantasy – Passed B – 4/6

November

  • 52/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Roswell / Sonny Whitelaw – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6
  • 53/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Transitions / Sabine C. Bauer – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 54/52 – Stargate SG-1 : The Drift / Diana Dru Botsford – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6
  • 55/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Trial by Fire / Sabine C. Bauer – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 56/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Sacrifice Moon / Julie Fortune – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 57/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Heart’s Desire / Amy Griswold – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 58/52 – Stargate SG-1 : The Barque of Heaven / Suzanne Wood – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 59/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Do No Harm / Karen Miller – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 60/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Alliances / Karen Miller – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 61/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Sunrise / J.F. Crane – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 62/52 – Isberg / Lars Ove Seljestad – Mainstream – Failed B – 4/6
  • 63/52 – Stargate SG-1 : City of the Gods / Sonny Whitelaw – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6
  • 64/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Survival of the fittest / Sabine C. Bauer – Science fiction – Passed B – 4/6
  • 65/52 – Stargate SG-1 : Hydra / Holly Scott – Science fiction – Passed B – 3/6
  • 66/52 – Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance / Lois McMaster Bujold – Passed B – 5/6
  • 67/52 – Stargate SG-1 : The Power behind the Throne / Steven Savile – Failed B – 2/6
  • 68/52 – Stargate SG-1 : A Matter of Honor / Sally Malcolm – Passed B – 5/6
  • 69/52 – Stargate SG-1 : The Cost of Honor /  Sally Malcolm – Passed B – 5/6
  • 70/52 – Venterommet i Atlanteren / Mona Høvring – Mainstream – Passed B – 4/6

Desember

  • 71/52 – Jewels / Lakisha Spletzer – Science fiction, Gooey romance – Passed B – 2/6
  • 72/52 – River of Smoke / Amitav Ghosh – Mainstream, Historical – Failed B – 5/6
  • 73/52 – Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless / Greta Christina – Non-fiction, Atheism – B N/A – 4/6
  • 74/52 – Lethal Affairs (Elite Operatives #1) / Kim Baldwin & Xenia Alexiou – Suspense, Romance – Passed B – 3/6

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Summary:

Female authors: 40
Male authors: 29

Authors from: Canada, Scotland, England, Australia, USA, Germany, Norway, India

Fiction: 73
– Short story collections: 2
Non-fiction: 1

Adult: 68
YA or children: 6

Passed my Bechdel-Test: 66
Failed my Bechdel-Test: 7
Bechdel-Test N/A: 1

Library books: 4
TBR-pile: 11
Kindle: 65

Countries:

  • Europe: Czech Republic, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Iceland, Crete
  • Asia: China, Yemen, Maldives, Singapore, Hong Kong
  • Africa: Morocco, Egypt, Mauritius
  • North America: United States, Canada
  • South- and Latin America: Bolivia, Guatemala
  • Oceania and Antarctica: Australia, Antarctica
  • Others: Moon, Milky Way Galaxy, Pegasus Galaxy, Other Galaxy, Fantasy World

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