2009 Reading


  1. Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
  2. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell


  1. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
  2. The Love Academy by Belinda Jones
  3. North by Brian Martin
  4. The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  5. Cafe Tropicana by Belinda Jones
  6. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy


  1. The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall
  2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


  1. PopCo by Scarlet Thomas


  1. The Book with No Name by Anonymous
  2. Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
  3. Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  4. Hades’ Daughter by Sara Douglass


  1. Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
  2. I Want to Go Home by Gordon Korman
  3. Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve
  4. Kushiel’s Avatar by Jacqueline Carey
  5. Camelot’s Shadow by Sarah Zettel


  1. The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
  2. The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson


  1. Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro
  2. Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
  3. Heir to the Shadows by Anne Bishop
  4. Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop
  5. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
  6. The Wedding Girl by Madeline Wickham
  7. The Alchemist’s Daughter by Katharine McMahon


  1. Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
  2. The Peachgrowers’ Almanac by Elaine di Rollo
  3. Showdown by Tilly Bagshawe
  4. The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
  5. Changing Grooms by Sasha Wagstaff
  6. Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier


  1. The Comort of Strangers by Ian McEwan
  2. Chocolat by Joanne Harris
  3. Hunting Unicorns by Bella Pollen
  4. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  5. The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  6. The Dragon Lord’s Daughters by Beatrice Small
  7. Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima


  1. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by G. W. Dahlquist
  2. The Queen’s Man by Sharon Penman
  3. Abhorsen by Garth Nix
  4. Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks as Ian Flemming
  5. Left Bank by Kate Muir


  1. Skulduggery Pleasant
  2. Vernon God Little by D. B. C. Pierre