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2012 books and films

This year I've read these books and watched the following films at the cinema.  A brand new read is [B] and a book I've read before is denoted with a [R]. I can definitely say that my Kindle is the reason that I've read more in 2012!

Books: 
  1.  A Handful of Dust - Evelyn Waugh [B] 
  2. The Alchemyst - Michael Scott [B]  
  3. The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov [B]
  4. The Boy in the Dress - David Walliams [B] 
  5. Catch Me If You Can - Frank W. Abagnale [R] 
  6. Passenger 13 - Scott Mariani [B] 
  7. The Chocolate Run - Dorothy Koomson [R]
  8. Six Geese a-Laying - Sophie Kinsella [B]
  9. Clockwork Angel - Cassandra Clare [B]
  10. Pretty Little Liars - Sara Shepard [B]
  11. Dating A Cougar - Donna McDonald [B]
  12. Flawless - Sara Shepard [B]
  13. Beautiful Creatures - Lulu Taylor [B]
  14. Perfect - Sara Shepard [B]
  15. Unbelievable - Sara Shepard [B]
  16. Abandon - Meg Cabot [B]
  17. The Cross - Scott G Mariani [B]
  18. Suffer A Witch - Morgana Gallaway [B]
  19. Build A Man - Talli Roland [B]
  20. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux [B]
  21. Clockwork Prince - Cassandra Clare [B]
  22. Afterwards - Rosamund Lupton [B] 
  23. Wicked - Sara Shepard [B]
  24. Killer - Sara Shepard [B]
  25. Heartless - Sara Shepard [B]
  26. Wanted - Sara Shepard [B]
  27. Boys Don't Cry - Malorie Blackman [B] 
  28. Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo [B] 
  29. The Hating Game - Talli Roland [B]
  30. Watching Willow Watts - Talli Roland [B] 
  31. Before I Go To Sleep - S.J. Watson [B]
  32. Dirty Tricks - Jo Carnegie [B] 
  33. Girl - Blake Nelson [B] 
  34. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings [B] 
  35. The Lying Game - Sara Shepard [B] 
  36. Never Have I Ever - Sara Shepard [B]  
  37. The Woman in Black - Susan Hill [B] 
  38. Delirium - Lauren Oliver [B] 
  39. How to be a Woman - Caitlin Moran [B] 
  40. Dead Reckoning - Charlaine Harris [B] 
  41. The Wicked Games - Alex Marwood [B] 
  42. Miracle at the Museum of Broken Hearts - Talli Roland [B] 
  43. Fortune - Megan Cole [B] 
  44. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Deborah Moggach [B] 
  45. The Fallen Star - Jessica Sorensen [B] 
  46. Into the Darkest Corner - Elizabeth Haynes [B]
  47. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins [R]
  48. Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts [B] 
  49. The Declaration - Gemma Malley [B] 
  50. Mortal Chaos - Matt Dickinson [B] 
  51. Nine Uses for an Ex-boyfriend - Sarra Manning [B] 
  52. One Night Only - Sue Welfare [B]
  53. The Darker Side of Love - Jessica Ruston [B]
  54. Shakespeare's Landlord - Charlaine Harris [B]
  55. Pear Shaped - Stella Newman [B]
  56. The Making of Modern Britain - Andrew Marr [B] 
  57. The Sky is Everywhere - Jandy Nelson [B] 
  58. The Girl in the Mask - Marie-Louise Jensen [B] 
  59. Riders - Jilly Cooper [B] 
  60. Two Truths and a Lie - Sara Shepard [B]
  61. Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein [B] 
  62. The Kindest Thing - Cath Staincliffe [B] 
  63. Outrageous Fortune - Lulu Taylor [B] 
  64. Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins [R]
  65. A Vision of Loveliness – Louise Levene [B]
  66. Mum on the Run - Fiona Gibson [B]
  67. Babies in Waiting - Rosie Fiore [B]
  68. Heist Society - Ally Carter [B]
  69. Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins [R] 
  70. Divergent - Veronica Roth [R]
  71. Insurgent - Veronica Roth [B]
  72. Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson [B] 
  73. America Unchained - Dave Gorman [B] 
  74. The Gift of Rain - Tan Twan Eng [R] 
  75. Outside - Shalini Boland [B] 
  76. How to Thrive in the Digital Age - Tom Chatfield [B]
  77. Hidden - Shalini Boland [B] 
  78. Thicker than Blood - Shalini Boland [B] 
  79. Truth Dare Kill - Gordon Ferris [B]
  80. Marked - Kim Richardson [B] 
  81. The Diamond Queen - Andrew Marr [B]
  82. Fifty Shades of Grey - E. L. James [B] 
  83. Fifty Shades Darker - E. L. James [B]
  84. Londoners - Craig Taylor [B] 
  85. Fallen Idols - Neil White [B] 
  86. Fifty Shades Freed - E. L. James [B]
  87. The Resistance - Gemma Malley [B] 
  88. Adorkable - Sarra Manning [B]
  89. Angelfall - Susan Ee [B] 
  90. Yesterday's Gone: Season One - Sean Platt and David W. Wright [B] 
  91. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver [B] 
  92. Legacy of Blood - Alex Connor [B]
  93. First Bitten - Samantha Towle [B] 
  94. Yesterday's Gone: Season Two - Sean Platt and David W. Wright [B]
  95. Here Be Sexist Vampires - Suzanne Wright [B]
  96. Mr China: A Memoir - Tim Clissold [B]
  97. The Immortalists - Kyle Mills [B]
  98. The Bringer - Samantha Towle [B] 
  99. The Garden of Evening Mists - Tan Twan Eng [B]
  100. Drive - James Sallis [B]
  101. Aleph - Paulo Coelho [B]
  102. The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness [B] 
  103. The Secret of Happy Ever After - Lucy Dillon [B]
  104.  The Ask and the Answer - Patrick Ness [B] 
  105. Construct A Couple - Talli Roland [B]
  106. Monsters of Men - Patrick Ness [B]
  107. The New World - Patrick Ness [B]
  108. Monday to Friday Man - Alice Peterson [B] 
  109. A Shirtful of Frogs - Shalini Boland [B] 
  110. Switched - Amanda Hocking [B] 
  111. Torn - Amanda Hocking [B] 
  112. Ascend - Amanda Hocking [B]
  113. Partitions - Amit Majmudar [B] 
  114. Bronson - Charles Bronson [B] 
  115. An Idiot Abroad - Karl Pilkington [B] 
  116. Perfect People - Peter James [B]
  117. At the Sign of the Sugared Plum - Mary Hooper [B] 
  118. The Saturday Supper Club - Amy Bratley [B] 
  119. Lizzy Harrison Loses Control - Pippa Wright [B]
  120. The Private Life of Palaces - Julian Humphrys [B]
  121. The Beach Cafe - Lucy Diamond [B] 
  122. The Child Who - Simon Lelic [B]
  123. Hide and Seek - Sara Shepard [B] 
  124. A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness [B]
  125. L.A. Candy - Lauren Conrad [B] 
  126. Revenge of the Tide - Elizabeth Haynes [B]
  127. The Book of Lies - Mary Horlock [B] 
  128. From Rags - Suzanne Wright [B]
  129. Sweet Little Lies - Lauren Conrad [B] 
  130. Sugar and Spice - Lauren Conrad [B] 
  131. The Stepford Wives - Ira Levin [B]
  132. Unsuitable Men - Pippa Wright [B]
  133. Hollowland - Amanda Hocking [B] 
  134. Pretty Twisted - Gina Blaxill [B] 
  135. Id - Paul Craig [B] 
  136. Playground - 50 Cent [B]
  137. Little Girl Lost - Brian McGilloway [B]
  138. Watch Over Me - Daniela Sacerdoti [B] 
  139. The Happiness Trap - Russ Harris [B]
  140. Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane [B] 
  141. Wannabe a Writer? - Jane Wenham-Jones [B] 
  142. Beautiful Disaster - Jamie McGuire [B] 
  143. How Many Friends Does One Person Need? - Robin Dunbar [B]
  144. The Moth Diaries - Rachel Klein [B]
  145. The Uiverse Inside You - Brian Clegg [B] 
  146. Among the Living - Timothy W. Long [B]
  147. The Unquiet Heart - Gordon Ferris [B]
  148. Mockingbird - Kathryn Erskine [B] 
  149. The Proof of Love - Katherine Hall [B]
  150. The Sacred Sword - Scott Mariani [B] 
  151. Bared to You - Sylvia Day [B] 
  152. Einstein's Dreams - Alan Lightman [B]
  153. The Little Book of London - David Long [B] 
  154. Mountains of the Mind - Robert Macfarlane [B]
  155. City of Bones - Cassandra Clare [B]
  156. The Rock Star's Daughter - Caitlyn Duffy [B] 
  157. A Kind of Loving - Stan Barstow [B] 
  158. Fantastic Mr Dahl - Michael Rosen [B]
  159. The Wife Who Ran Away - Tess Stimson [B] 
  160. Yours Truly - Kirsty Greenwood [B]
  161. All That Glitters - Ilana Fox [B] 
  162. What I Did On My Holidays - Chrissie Manby [B]
  163. Pursued by Love - Georgia Hill [B] 
  164. The Expats - Chris Pavone [B] 
  165. VII - H M Castor [B]
  166. The Casual Vacancy - J.K. Rowling [B]
  167. A History of Modern Britain - Andrew Marr [B]  
  168. Fracture - Megan Miranda [B] 
  169. When Lightning Strikes - Meg Cabot [B]
  170. Code Name Cassandra - Meg Cabot [B]
  171. Safe House - Meg Cabot [B]
  172. Sanctuary - Meg Cabot [B] 
  173. Talent is Overrated - Geoff Colvin [B] 
  174. The Woman He Loved Before - Dorothy Koomson [B]
  175. The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum [B] 
  176. Fifth Avenue - Christopher Smith [B]
  177. Your Writing Coach - Jurgen Wolff [B] 
  178. The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern [B] 
  179. Perfect Alibis - Jane Wenham-Jones [B] 
  180. The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt [B]
  181. The Rose Petal Beach - Dorothy Koomson [B] 
  182. Reflected in You - Sylvia Day [B]
  183. Millie and the American Wedding - Anna Bell [B]
  184. A Study in Scarlet - Arthur Conan Doyle [B]
  185. One Perfect Summer - Paige Toon [B] 
  186. Thank you for Smoking - Christopher Buckley [B] 
  187. Devilish - Maureen Johnson [B]
  188. The White Lie - Andrea Gillies [B] 
  189. Pushing the Limits - Katie McGarry [B]
  190. Life of Pi - Yann Martel [B]
  191. The Blessing - Nancy Mitford B]
  192. Time's Echo - Pamela Hartshorne [B]
  193. The Midwife's Confession - Diane Chamberlain [B] 
  194. This Thirtysomething Life - Jon Rance [B]
  195. The Secret Keeper - Kate Morton [B]
  196. Thursdays in the Park - Hilary Boyd [B] 
  197. The Half-life of Hannah - Nick Alexander [B]
  198. 1,227 QI Facts to Blow your Socks off - John Lloyd [B]
  199. The Island of Adventure - Enid Blyton [R]
  200. The Legacy - Gemma Malley [B] 
  201. Blood and Snow, Volumes 1-4 - RaShelle Workman [B]
  202. Street Duty, Case One: Knock Down - Chris Ould [B] 
  203. Safe House - Chris Ewan [B]
  204. Blood and Snow, Volume 5 - RaShelle Workman [B]
  205. The Siren - Tiffany Reisz [B] 
  206. The Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins [B]  
  207. The Last Telegram - Liz Trenow [B]
  208. The Villa Triste - Lucretia Grindle [B] 
  209. The Men Who Stare at Goats - Jon Ronson [B] 
  210. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud - Ben Sherwood [B] 
  211. The Night Before Christmas - Clement Clark Moore [B] 
  212. The Blackhouse - Peter May [B] 
  213. 600 Hours of Edward - Craig Lancaster [B]
  214. The Nightmare Stone - Finian Black [B] 
  215. Somewhere to Hide - Mel Sherratt [B] 
  216. Behind A Closed Door - Mel Sherratt [B] 
  217. Taunting the Dead - Mel Sherratt [B]  
  218. Little Red Riding Crop - Tiffany Reisz [B] 
  219. Fighting for Survival - Mel Sherratt [B] 
  220. Me Before You - JoJo Moyes [B] 
  221. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - Stephenie Meyer [B] 
  222. Camp David - David Walliams [B]
  223. The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky [B] 
 Did not finish: The Golden Notebook - Doris Lessing


Cinema:
  1.  The Iron Lady - Seen on 09/01 - Meryl was marvellous, but portrayal of an alive modern-day Maggie makes for uncomfortable viewing. 8/10
  2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Seen on 20/01 - Fab remake that made a long film not seem *that* long. Not sure why they changed the ending though. 9/10 
  3. Shame  - Seen on 24/01 - Pointless drawn-out scenes; little plot. 3/10
  4. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - Seen on 25/01 - OTT, yet enjoyable. 7/10
  5. The Artist - Seen on 03/02 - Charming at first, but grows a little old. 6/10 
  6. The Descendants - Seen on 29/02. 8/10 
  7. The Hunger Games - Seen on 22/03 - A great adaptation. 8/10 
  8. Avengers Assemble IMAX 3D - Seen on 02/05. 6/10 
  9. The Dictator - Seen on 06/06. How does he get away with it! Very short, but very enjoyable. 7/10 
  10. The Amazing Spiderman 3D - Seen on 10/7. 7/10 
  11. The Dark Knight Rises - Seen on 20/7. 9/10 
  12. Magic Mike - Seen on 24/7. 4/10
  13. Skyfall - Seen on 1/11. 8/10
  14. Breaking Dawn - Part 2 - Seen on 4/12 - Dreadful. 2/10
  15. Life of Pi - Seen on 28/12. 9/10

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