Monday, 31 December 2012

Books I Read In 2012.

Below is the list of books I read this year :

1. The Five People You Meet In Heaven By Mitch Alboom

2. The Lucky One By Nicholas Sparks

3. A Walk Across The Sun By Corban Addison 

4. Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen

5. Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte

6. Aleph By Paulo Coelho

My Book Shelf 
7. Last Man In Tower By Arvind Adiga

8. The Lord Of The Rings By J. J. R. Tolkien

9. Two Fates By Judy Balan 

10. The Sins Of My Father By Jeffrey Archer

11. By The River Piedra  I Sat Down And Wept By Paulo Coelho 

12. Once Upon A Groom By Mills And Boons 

13. The Laws Of The Spiritual World By Khorshed Bhavnagri 

14. The Best Of Me By Nicholas Sparks

15. Around The World In 80 Days By Julius Verne

16. Few Things Left Unsaid By Sudeep Nagarkar 

17. Can Love Happen Twice ? By Ravinder Singh

18. The Edge Of Desire By Tuhin A. Sinha

19. Life Of Pi By Yann Martel

20. Twenty Love Poems And A Song Of Despair By Pablo Neruda

21. Himalaya By Michael Palin

22. Superstar India By Shobhaa De

23. Autobiography of a Yogi By Parmahansa Yogananda 

24. Karma And Reincarnation By Yogananda 

25. How To Love And Be Loved By Yogananda

Best Books: 

1. Autobiography of a Yogi By Parmahansa Yogananda 
2. The Laws Of The Spiritual World By Khorshed Bhavnagri 
3. The Edge Of Desire By Tuhin A. Sinha
4. Superstar India By Shobhaa De

Worst Books: 

1. Few Things Left Unsaid By Sudeep Nagarkar 
2. Two Fates By Judy Balan 

Books I Started But Couldn't Finish: 

1. River Of Smoke By Amitav Ghosh
2. The Interpretation Of Dreams By Sigmund Freud 
3. That Calcutta ...Those Bongs! By Dipanwita Mukherjee

Books I Re Read:

1. Dear John By Nicholas Sparks
2. Anne Frank : The Diary Of A Young Girl 

My goal is to read at least 50 books in 2013. Do you love reading ? Let me know the best and worst books you read in 2012. 


  1. I like your list! I hear Paulo Coelho's By The River Piedra I Sat Down And Wept is a great read!


    1. Thanks, Jude! If you like Paulo Coelho,then you may enjoy reading “By the river Piedra….”It's about love and taking risk in love and life.

  2. Thank you for the follow! I love to read and find this list really interesting, your newest follower, Vanessa x

  3. wow! that reading list is very impressive! :D xx

  4. HAhahhaha, so many books dear
    happy new year :)
    x the cookies

  5. Hola Shainee!
    I love reading too, but your list is very, very impressive. One of my favorite authors is Nicholas Sparks! I really do have to get my game back on with my reading! Thanks for sharing! Happy New Year!
    ~SimplyyMayra :)

    1. Hola, Mayra !

      Thanks for liking my list :) you know what I am also a great fan of Nicholas sparks. Next on my list is "Safe Haven " by him. I think he is the most romantic author :-p Happy new year to you too dear !!! :)

      Stay Blessed and Happy Blogging !!! :)

      A piece of SHE...

  6. I love to read also :) That is a very long list! Happy New Year!

  7. Now you gave me some good inspiration for my leisure lecture!
    Very nice post! xx

  8. You had some good picks on books this year.. I hope you enjoyed reading them. 'Wuthering Heights' is my all time favorite just next to 'Gone with the Wind'. I am shortly starting a Book review section in my blog Please feel free to visit there and I would welcome your inputs any time. Have a Happy New year! oh, and I am your new follower! :)

    1. Thank you so much :) I enjoyed reading most of them. I would re read "wuthering Heights" this year. I so much enjoyed reading it. Unfortunately, I haven't read 'Gone with the wind' yet :( I will definitely visit your book review section and happy new year to you too :)

  9. I love when people write about books. I always start but can never finish most books. My favorite book I've read this year was Ava Gardners Autobiograpphy and Hunger Games lol. I know, random.

  10. hahaha...I haven't read those two books mentioned by you. Although, Hunger Games and Fifty shades series is on my " Books to read" list this year :-D