The Book List 2020

Ok folks, 2020 has arrived and I’ve started putting together the book list for this year. There’s a mix of classic and contemporary fiction and as always, more can be added as the year goes on. Always opened to suggestions as well. As usual, I’ll highlight as I read them. Happy reading!

  1. Rosewater – Tade Thompson
  2. The Institute – Stephen King
  3. House of Leaves – Mark Z Danielewski
  4. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  5. Annihilation – Jeff Vandermeer
  6. The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula LeGuin
  7. The Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst
  8. What is an Apparatus and other Essays – Georgia Agamben
  9. The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson
  10. Frankenstein – Mary Shelly
  11. The Outsider – Stephen King
  12. Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardino Evaristo
  13. The Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula LeGuin
  14. Delirium – Lauren Oliver
  15. The Whale Rider – Witi Ihimaera
  16. The Buried Giant – Kazuhiro Ishiguro
  17. Doctor Sleep – Stephen King
  18. Company of Liars – Karin Maitland
  19. Bird Box – Josh Malerman
  20. A Judgement in Stone – Ruth Rendell
  21. Anansi Boys – Neil Gaiman
  22. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maguire
  23. Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  24. The Flatshare – Beth O’Leary
  25. Castle of Blood – C. L. Werner
  26. My Exorcism Killed Me – Rick Wood
  27. Our Endless Numbered Days – Claire Fuller
  28. Close to Death – Rick Wood
  29. The Sensitives – Rick Wood
  30. Hidden Company – S. E. England
  31. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires – Grady Hendrix
  32. Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun – Sarah Ladipo Manyika
  33. Elegance – Kathleen Tessaro
  34. Circe – Madeline Miller
  35. The Vegetarian – Han Kang
  36. All Grown Up – Jami Attenberg
  37. Blaze – Richard Bachman
  38. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness
  39. My Dark Vanessa – Kate Elizabeth Russell
  40. The End of the World Running Club – Adrian J. Walker
  41. Horns – Joe Hill
  42. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
  43. Company of Liars – Karen Maitland
  44. The Facts of Life – Paula Knight
  45. Blonde Roots – Bernardino Evaristo
  46. Candied – Voltaire
  47. Childhood’s End – Arthur C. Clarke
  48. SCUM Manifesto – Valerie Solanas
  49. Witch Hunter – C.L. Werner
  50. The Art of Peace
  51. Elegant Enigmas – Edward Gorie
  52. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

Bonus

1. Wolf Hall – Hillary Mantel

2. Pump Six and other Stories – Paolo Bagigalupi

3. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell – Susanna Clarke

4. All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

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