Books Read in 2023

  1. The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell, B
  2. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson, B
  3. Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne, A+
  4. Thornyhold by Mary Stewart; good as always
  5. Magician: Apprentice by Raymond E. Feist, good as always
  6. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, A-
  7. Magician: Master by Raymond E. Feist, good as always
  8. The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander, A-
  9. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls, C-
  10. Fairy Tale by Stephen King, B-
  11. Emily Wilde’s Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett, A
  12. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, A
  13. Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary, A
  14. Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary, A-
  15. The Magician King by Lev Grossman, B+
  16. The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb, B-
  17. Lockwood & Co. by Jonathan Stroud, A-
  18. The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks A-
  19. The Grace of Wild Things by Heather Fawcett, A-
  20. Musical Tables by Billy Collins
  21. The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co. 2) by Jonathan Stroud, A-
  22. The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander, A
  23. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Sharp, A
  24. The Steps up the Chimney (The Magician’s House Quartet #1) by William Corlett, B+
  25. The Magician of Hoad by Margaret Mahy, B+
  26. Comet in Moominland by Tove Jansson, B+
  27. The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander, A
  28. Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie, A-
  29. A Crossword to Die For by Nero Blanc, B
  30. Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander, A
  31. This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, A
  32. The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co. 3) by Jonathan Stroud, A
  33. The High King by Lloyd Alexander, A-
  34. Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary, A
  35. Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary, A-
  36. This Must Be the Place by Kate Racculia, B
  37. How to Write One Song by Jeff Tweedy, A-
  38. A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck, A
  39. The Creeping Shadow (Lockwood & Co. 4) by Jonathan Stroud, A-
  40. The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. 5) by Jonathan Stroud, A
  41. Marple: Twelve New Mysteries by Agatha Christie, Naomi Alderman, et al., B+
  42. The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis, A-
  43. To Ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey (reread)
  44. Pegasus in Flight by Anne McCaffrey (reread)
  45. Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace, A-
  46. The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman, A-
  47. Pegasus in Space by Anne McCaffrey, B