Here is my to-read pile for the next 12 months, some books will be added, and I am sure that some will be taken away. I won't necessarily follow this particular list in order, and will read what takes my fancy at the time. 

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling
2. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War - Max Brooks
3. Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
4. Company of Liars - Karen Maitland
5. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murakami
6. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
7. The Shining - Stephen King
8. The L-Shaped Room - Lynne Reid Banks
9. Some Prefer Nettles - Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
10. The Stand - Stephen King
11. On Writing - Stephen King (Non-Fiction)
12. Property - Valerie Martin
13. The Quiet American - Graham Greene
14. Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi
15. The Seance - John Harwood
16. Brighton Rock - Graham Greene
17. The Winter Sea - Susanna Kjearsley
18. Unwind - Neal Shusterman
19. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
20. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson
21. The Century Trilogy - Ken Follet
22. The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
23. Wool - Hugh Howey
24. Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
25. The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters
26. The Confidant - Helene Gremillon
27. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
28. How to be a Woman - Caitlin Moran
29. Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma - Kerry Hudson
30. Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
31. The Watcher - Charles MacClean
32. Bitter Seeds - Ian Tregillis
33. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox - Maggie O'Farrell
34. A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
35. Revenge - Yoko Ogawa
36. The Orphan Trilogy - James Morcan
37. The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel - Adam Johnson
38. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
39. The Heresy of Dr Dee - Phil Rickman
40. Macbeth: A Novel - A J Hartley  and David Hewson
41. Wrong About Japan - Peter Carey (Non-Fiction)
42. The Adjacent - Christopher Priest
43. I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith

No doubt the above list will get longer and longer, but I am always welcoming of guest-posts and so if you'd like to contribute a review about any of the above books - I would happily read and consider publishing what you have to say. Just contact me through Twitter @OrisiB

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