Read in 2012

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  1. January
  2. [4/5] Selected Tales, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  3. [5/5] L.A. Confidential, James Ellroy

  4. February
  5. [2/5] Where's Wally? The Incredible Paper Chase, Martin Handford
  6. [1/5] Where's Wally? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, Martin Handford
  7. [4/5] Look-Alikes, Joan Steiner
  8. [4/5] Coraline, Neil Gaiman and Philip Craig Russell
  9. [4/5] Rhinoceros, Eugène Ionesco
  10. [2/5] (lit. Man of Color!), Jérôme Ruillier
  11. [5/5] The Story of "Japanese Military Sex Slaves", Jung Kyung-a
  12. [2/5] (lit. (I'm Little, but) My Tree is Tall), Christine Beigel and Rébecca Dautremer
  13. [3/5] (lit. Silent Witnesses), Éric Gorski
  14. [4/5] From Hell, Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell

  15. March
  16. [5/5] Betty Blue, Philippe Djian

  17. April
  18. [4/5] The Hunger Games #1, Suzanne Collins
  19. [3/5] The Hunger Games #2: Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
  20. [4/5] The Hunger Games #3: Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  21. [3/5] The Zombie Survival Guide, Max Brooks

  22. May
  23. [4/5] Persuasion, Jane Austen *
  24. [3/5] The Weight of Water, Anita Shreve
  25. [3/5] (lit. The Flying Canoe), Roch Carrier and Sheldon Cohen
  26. [3/5] (lit. The Flying Canoe), Madeleine Chénard and France Lebon
  27. [5/5] A Wonder-Book, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  28. [4/5] Tanglewood Tales, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  29. [5/5] (lit. Mythology Told by Painters), Marie Bertherat
  30. [3/5] (lit. Stories and Legends of the Vikings), Lars Haraldson

  31. June
  32. [5/5] (lit. Legends of Norse Mythology), Jean Mabire
  33. [4/5] The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
  34. [4/5] Selected Poems, Thomas Stearns Eliot
  35. [5/5] Batman: The Killing Joke, Alan Moore and Brian Bolland
  36. [3/5] (lit. Dwarves, Leprechauns and Other Gnomes), Michel Bonnet and Caroline Picard
  37. [3/5] A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift
  38. [5/5] (lit. Macabre's Tales), Edgar Allan Poe and Benjamin Lacombe
  39. [4/5] (lit. Silence), Didier Comès
  40. [3/5] The Fountain, Darren Aronofsky and Kent Williams

  41. July
  42. [5/5] Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm and Benjamin Lacombe
  43. [4/5] (lit. The Tree), Marc Daniau
  44. [5/5] People, Peter Spier
  45. [1/5] Lord of the Cranes, Kerstin Chen and Jian Jiang Chen
  46. [2/5] (lit. The Snow Queen), Hans Christian Andersen and Christian Birmingham
  47. [3/5] Cleopatra, Adèle Geras and M.P. Robertson
  48. [2/5] (lit. Theseus and the Minotaur), Pan Bouyoucas and Stéphane Jorisch
  49. [4/5] (lit. An Egyptian Artisan Village Under Ramesses IV: Deir El-Medina), Viviane Koenig and Michel Jay
  50. [2/5] The Silverskin Legacy #1: Escape from Arylon, Jo Whittemore
  51. [4/5] Batman: Year One, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli
  52. [5/5] Batman: Arkham Asylum, Grant Morrison and Dave McKean
  53. [5/5] Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll and Rébecca Dautremer
  54. [5/5] The Herbarium of the Fairies, Benjamin Lacombe and Sébastien Perez

  55. August
  56. [4/5] The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi
  57. [5/5] Batman: Long Halloween, Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale
  58. [1/5] The Silverskin Legacy #2: Curse of Arastold, Jo Whittemore
  59. [2/5] The Silverskin Legacy #3: Onaj's Horn, Jo Whittemore
  60. [3/5] Celebrated Crimes: The Borgias, Alexandre Dumas

  61. September
  62. [2/5] Sleeping Murder, Agatha Christie
  63. [4/5] (lit. The Encyclopedia of Relative and Absolute Knowledge), Bernard Werber *
  64. [2/5] (lit. The New Encyclopedia of Relative and Absolute Knowledge), Bernard Werber
  65. [4/5] (lit. Operation Spring Breeze #1), Philippe Richelle and Pierre Wachs
  66. [4/5] (lit. Operation Spring Breeze #2), Philippe Richelle and Pierre Wachs
  67. [5/5] (lit. Jason and the Golden Fleece), Christine Palluy and Giorgio Baroni
  68. [3/5] (lit. In Time of Castles), Julia Bruce and Peter Dennis
  69. [4/5] (lit. The Atlas of Castles), Brigitte Coppin
  70. [3/5] (lit. Algeria from Above), Yann Arthus-Bertrand
  71. [3/5] France from the Air, Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Patrick Poivre d'Arvor
  72. [2/5] Borgia #1: Blood for the Pope, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Milo Manara
  73. [2/5] Borgia #2: Power and Incest, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Milo Manara
  74. [1/5] Borgia #3: Flames From Hell, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Milo Manara
  75. [1/5] Borgia #4: The Price of Vanity, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Milo Manara
  76. [2/5] (lit. Odysseus and the Trojan Horse), Christine Palluy and Aurélie Guillerey

  77. October
  78. [3/5] The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli
  79. [1/5] Reports on the Affairs of France, Niccolò Machiavelli
  80. [2/5] Selected Letters, Niccolò Machiavelli
  81. [4/5] Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell
  82. [3/5] The Book of Snobs: by One of Themselves, William Makepeace Thackeray
  83. [2/5] (lit. Professions of the Cinema), Vincent Pinel
  84. [4/5] The False Servant, Pierre de Marivaux
  85. [4/5] Lydie, Jordi Lafebre and Zidrou

  86. November
  87. [4/5] The Family, Mario Puzo
  88. [3/5] (lit. Half-Turn), Benoît Peeters and Frédéric Boilet
  89. [4/5] Little Nemo in Slumberland, Winsor McCay
  90. [1/5] Little Nemo in the Land of Wonderful Dreams, Winsor McCay
  91. [5/5] The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

  92. December
  93. [4/5] (lit. The Ultimate Challenge of Sherlock Holmes), Olivier Cotte and Jules Stromboni
  94. [5/5] (lit. Sandcastle), Pierre-Oscar Lévy and Frederik Peeters
  95. [2/5] Death Comes to Pemberley, Phyllis Dorothy James
  96. [3/5] (lit. Bitter Fables), Christophe Chabouté
  97. [2/5] (lit. All the Dust of the Road), Wander Antunes and Jaime Martin

Author Comments: 

Read in 2012. I've read all of these in french language, but I wrote the titles in engligh for a better understanding.
I hope I didn't forget anything.
[-/5] My appreciation out of 5
(lit.) means literally.
[] are read in english language.
* re-read.

Favorite new readings 2012:
Documentary: (lit. Legends of Norse Mythology), Jean Mabire
Novel: L.A. Confidential, James Ellroy
Short Story or Collection: A Wonder-Book, Nathaniel Hawthorne
Poem or Poetic Work: Selected Poems, Thomas Stearns Eliot
Play: Rhinoceros, Eugène Ionesco
Comic or Graphic Novel: Batman: The Killing Joke, Alan Moore and Brian Bolland
Album: The Herbarium of the Fairies, Benjamin Lacombe and Sébastien Perez