The List









Join me in reading more books this year than you did last year! The readers of Jumping Tandem recommend the books on this list. Believe me - there is something for everyone! So jump right in, and feel free to add the 25 in 2012 badge to your own blog!

Be sure to check back on the last Monday of each month, when I'll post an update on the 25 in 2012 project.

In no particular order:
1. The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver *
2. Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding and Tara McPherson
3. Blue Eyed Devil - Lisa Kleypas
4. Fidelity - Wendell Berry
5. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John LeCarre
6. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (tried, and failed)
7. Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien
8. Anatomy of the Spirit - Carline Myss
9. A New Earth - Eckhart Tolle
10. Life of Pi - Yann Martell *
11. A Pair of Blue Eyes - Thomas Hardy
12. Tess of the D'Ubervilles - Thomas Hardy
13. The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
14. The Man In The Iron Mask - Alexandre Dumas
15. Watership Down - Richard Adams
16. Tigana - Guy Gavriel Kay
17. Thorn in My Heart - Liz Curtis Higgs
18. Fair Is The Rose - Liz Curtis Higgs
19. Healing Waters - Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn
20. The Stepmother - Carrie Adams
21. Hinds Feet On High Places - Hannah Hurnard *
22. Odd Thomas - Dean Koontz
23. Outlander (series) - Diana Gabaldon
24. Harry Potter (series) - J. K. Rowling
25. Awakening Mercy - Angela Benson
26. The Irrational Season - Madeleine L'Engle
27. Dakota - Kathleen Norris *
28. Team of Rivals - Doris Kearns Goodwin
29. One Basket - Edna Ferber
30. Provenance - Laney Salisbury
31. The 12th Imam - Joel Rosenburg
32. The Giving Tree - Shel Siverstein *
33. Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpra Lahiri
34. The Red Tent - Anita Diamant *
35. Property - Valerie Martin
36. Distant View of a Minaret - Alifa Rifaat
37. The Bookseller of Kabul - Asme Seoerstad
38. Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
39. A Long Obedience in the Same Direction - Eugene Peterson
40. Village School - Miss Read
41. The Christmas Mouse - Miss Read
42. No Holly For Miss Quinn - Miss Read
43. Glittering Images - Susan Howatch
44. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot
45. Not A Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus - Kyle Idleman
46. The Happiness Project - Gretchen Rubin
47. Living Artfully - Sandra Magsamun
48. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee *
49. Radical - David Platt
50. The Hunger Games (series) - Suzanne Collins *
51. Beautiful In God's Eyes - Elizabeth George
52. The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger *
53. Bel Canto - Ann Patchett *
54. On The Occasion Of My Last Afternoon - Kaye Gibbons
55. The Promise - Chaim Potok
56. The Chosen - Chaim Potok
57. Summer of the Monkeys - Wilson Rawls
58. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
59. How to Breathe Underwater - Julie Orringer
60. The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
61. March - Geraldine Brooks
62. The Help - Kathryn Stockett *
63. Knowledge of the Holy - A. W. Tozer
64. The Rest of God - Mark Buchanan
65. Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
66. State of Wonder - Ann Patchett
67. Peace Like a River - Leif Enger
68. Gilead - Marilynne Robinson *
69. Lying Awake - Mark Salzman
70. Dancing Priest - Glynn Young
71. The Greater Journey - David McCullough
72. Jane of Lantern Hill - L. M. Montgomery
73. One Thousand Gifts - Ann Voskamp *
74. When Wall Flowers Dance - Angela Thomas
75. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East - Sandy Tolan
76. The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
77. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (series) - Stieg Larsson *
78. Spying In High Heels - Gemma Halliday
79. Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese *
80. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading - Nina Sankovitch
81. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
82. The Unlkely Missionary - Dan King *
83. The Glass Castle - Walls
84. The Last American Man - Gilbert
85. A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin
86. All Together in One Place - Elyse Fitzpatrick
87. Captivating - Stasi Eldredge
88. My Wife, My Kids, My God! - David Asbery
89. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows *
90. The #1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith *
91. Turn of the Screw - Henry James
92. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
93. Arcadia - Tom Stoppard (play)
94. Vagina Monologues - Eve Ensler (play)
95. A Long Fatal Love Chase - Louisa May Alcott
96. Years of Wonder - Geraldine Brooks
97. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck *
98. To The Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
99. Peace Like a River - Leif Enger
100. House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
101. Persuasions - Jane Austen
102. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
103. Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen
104. Emma - Jane Austen
105. Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
106.In The Arena - Isobel Kuhn
107.Girl of the Limberlost - Gene Stratton-Porter

*books I've read
*books I've read this year
For books I've read this year that are not on this list, search the archives, using the tag "25 in 2012."