My Reading Year 2017

My life is moving by at the speed of page-turns …

Kate Atkinson / A God in Ruins / LF

Rhys Bowen / Her Royal Spyness / GF

James Lee Burke / The Glass Rainbow / GF

Thomas Cahill / Heretics and Heroes / NF

Beverly Cleary / Ramona Quimby, Age 8 / YF

Ta-Nehisi Coates / We Were Eight Years in Power / ESS

Jenny Colgan / The Bookshop on the Corner / RO

Pia de Jong / Saving Charlotte / MEM

Tracee de Hahn / Swiss Vendetta / GF

Frank Delaney / The Last Storyteller / LF

Patrick DeWitt / The Sisters Brothers / LF

Patricia M. Gaitely / Robicheaux’s Roots / NF

Amy Gentry / Good As Gone / GF

Adam Gopnik / Angels and Ages: … Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life / ESS

John Green / Turtles All the Way Down / YA

Vicky Halls / How to Be a Cat Detective / NF

Kent Haruf / Plainsong / LF

Kent Haruf / Eventide / LF

Felicity Hayes-McCoy / The Library at the Edge of the World / LF

Amy Herrick / The Time Fetch / MG

Georgette Heyer / These Old Shades / RO

Georgette Heyer / Devil’s Cub / RO

Georgette Heyer / The Corinthian / RO

Georgette Heyer / The Talisman Ring / RO

Georgette Heyer / The Grand Sophy / RO

Georgette Heyer / The Foundling / RO

Gail Honeyman / Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine / LF

Kara Isaac / Then There Was You / RO (don’t bother, it was crap)

Margo Jefferson / Negroland / MEM

Jenny B. Jones / A Sugar Creek Christmas / RO

Bernard MacLaverty / Midwinter Break / LF

Hilary Mantel / How Shall I Know You? / SS (1)

Peter Mayle / The Vintage Caper / GF

Alice McDermott / The Ninth Hour / LF

Celeste Fletcher McHale / The Secret to Hummingbird Cake / WF

David McRaney / You Are Now Less Dumb / NF

Denise Mina / Field of Blood / GF

Liane Moriarty / Three Wishes / WF

Sheila Nevins / You Don’t Look Your Age & Other Fairy Tales / ESS

Trevor Noah / Born a Crime / MEM

Edna O’Brien / The Country Girls / LF

George Packer / The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America / NF

Nancy Peacock / The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson / LF

Stacia Pelletier / The Half Wives / LF

Louise Penny / Glass Houses / GF

Sara Pennypacker / Pax / MG

Rainbow Rowell / Attachments / WF

Emily Ruskovich / Idaho / LF

Karen Russell / Vampires in the Lemon Grove / SS

Maria Semple / Today Will Be Different / LF

Graeme Simsion / The Rose Project / LF

Curtis Sittenfeld / Eligible / LF

Curtis Sittenfeld / Sisterland / LF

Kimberly Stuart / Sugar / LF

J. Courtney Sullivan / Saints for All Occasions / LF

Sarah Loudin Thomas / Miracle in a Dry Season / LF

Ted Thompson / The Land of Steady Habits / LF

Sallie Tisdale / The Best Thing I Ever Tasted / NF

Armor Towles / A Gentleman in Moscow / LF

Armor Towles / Rules of Civility / LF

Abigail Tucker / The Lion in the Living Room / NF

Kali VanBaale / The Good Divide / LF

J. D. Vance / Hillbilly Elegy / NF

Aaron van Voorhis / A Survival Guide for Heretics / NF

John Williams / Stoner / LF

#MyReadingYear

Total = 65

NF = 13

F = 52

Pace = 5.61

Did Not Finish, No

Sally Bradley / Kept / WF

Paula McClain / The Paris Wife / LF

Category Key

ESS = essays

FA = fantasy

GF = genre fiction

GN = graphic novel (or graphic nonfiction GNF)

HUM = humor

LF = literary fiction [very loosely defined]

MEM = memoir

MG = middle grade

NF = nonfiction

RO = romance

SS = short stories

WF = women’s fiction

YA = young adult fiction

YF = youth fiction

Just keeping my pledge to #ShowYourWork by showing #MyReadingYear !

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2 Comments

  1. Diana says:

    Great to have you back!!

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