Things I’ve read. Things that have crept into my dreams, stirred my thoughts, things that knocked on my head and moved into my mind. Some I am happy to have finally finished, some were a joy to read, and a few () I never wanted to put down.

This is just that list… in the order I read them.

Currently reading

Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird

Books I have read


Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Comac McCarthy, No country for old men

Cormac McCarthy, All the pretty horses

Paul Bowles, The sheltering sky

Henry James, Portrait of a Lady


Michelle Obama, Becoming

Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children

Leon Uris, Exodus: A Novel of Israel

Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Chinua Achede, No Longer at Ease

Háj János, Hozott Lélek

Chimamamda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

Chimamamda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun

Ursula K. Le Guin,  The Dispossessed

Kazuo Ishiguro, Remains of the day

Ursula K. Le Guin, The left hand of darkness

♥ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

♥ Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

dr. Susan Forward, Toxic Parents.

Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic

Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Gregory McGuire, Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker

Francesca Hornak, Seven Days of Us

Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist

Chinua Achede, Arrow of God


Chinua Achede, Things Fall Apart

Annie Proulx, Barkskins

Rene Denfeld, Az elvarázsoltak

(in English: Rene Denfeld, The Enchanted)

Sofi Oksanen, Tisztogatás

(in English: Sofi Oksanen, Purge.)

Julia Spencer-Fleming, Through the Evil Days

Julia Spencer-Fleming, One Was a Soldier

Julia Spencer-Fleming, I Shall Not Want

Julia Spencer-Fleming, All Mortal Flesh

Julia Spencer-Fleming, To Darkness and to Death

Julia Spencer-Fleming, Out of the Deep I Cry.

Sir Hustvedt, What I Loved.

Romesh Gunesekera, Heaven’s Edge.

Amit Chaudhuri, A New World.

♥  Sun-mi Hwang, The Hen Who Dreamed she Could Fly.

Nawal El Saadawi, Woman at Point Zero.

♥ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Purple Hibiscus.

♥ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Thing Around Your Neck.

Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman.

Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible.

John Jakes, Heaven and Hell.

John Jakes, Love and War.

Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train.

John Jakes, North and South.

Julia Spencer-Fleming, A Fountain Filled with Blood.


Mariam Petroszjan, Abban a házban…

(in English: Mariam Petrosyan, The Grey House.)

Julia Spencer-Fleming, In the Bleak Midwinter

Siri Hustvedt, The Summer Without Men.

Elif Shafak, The Fourty Rules of Love.

Sarah Knight, The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck.

Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Reykjavik Nights.

Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Calling.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Strange Shores.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Black Skies.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Outrage.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Hypothermia.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Arctic Chill.

Arnaldur Indriðason, The Draining Lake.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Voices.

Elif Shafak, The Flea Palace.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Silence of the Grave.

Arnaldur Indriðason, Jar City

Jo Nesbo, The bat.

and a couple of things I remember to have read on my Kobo, before it went to MB heaven…

Haruki Murakami, 1Q84.

♥  Terry Pratchett, The Discworld series

Sue Grafton, The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series (A – W)

Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe series

Lawrence Block, Bernie Rhodenbarr series

Rita Mae Brown, Mrs. Murphy mysteries

Spencer Quinn, The Chet and Bernie mystery series