Friday, January 19, 2018

Books Read in 2017


1. Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now - Maya Angelou
2. Leopard at the Door - Jennifer McVeigh
3. Yesternight - Cat Winters
4. Faithful - Alice Hoffman
5. We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
6. The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah
7. The Wars of the Roosevelts - William J. Mann
8. The Little Book of Hygge - Meik Wiking
9. March, Book One - John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
10. March, Book Two - Lewis, Aydin, and Powell


11. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
12. March, Book Three - Lewis, Aydin, and Powell
13. Geekerella - Ashley Poston
14. Dragon Springs Road - Janie Chang
15. In Farleigh Field - Rhys Bowen
16. The Possessions - Sara Flannery Murphy
17. Survivors Club - Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat


18. The Last One - Alexandra Oliva
19. The Almost Sisters - Joshilyn Jackson
20. You'll Grow Out of It - Jessi Klein
21. A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman
22. A Piece of the World - Christina Baker Kline
23. The Mermaid's Daughter - Ann Claycomb
24. Big Little Hippo - Valeri Gorbachev
25. Hoot and Honk Just Can't Sleep - Leslie Helakoski
26. The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart - Stephanie Burgis


27. Momotaro: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters - Margaret Dilloway
28. Elly and the Smelly Sneaker - Leslie Gorin and Lesley Vamos
29. The Rain in Portugal - Billy Collins
30. Tequila Mockingbird - Leo Cullum
31. Sammy's Broken Leg and the Amazing Cast that Fixed It - Judith Wolf Mandell
32. The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains - Jon Morris
33. The Day I Died - Lori Rader-Day
34. Little Known Tales of Oklahoma - Alton Pryor
35. The Plague - Albert Camus
36. My Life on the Road - Gloria Steinem
37. Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast - Josh Funk and Brendan Kearney
38. Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast: The Case of the Stinky Stench - Funk and Kearney
39. Caring for Your Lion - Tammi Sauer and Troy Cummings
40. Mister Monkey - Francine Prose


41. The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors - Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex
42. Ella Who? - Linda Ashman and Sara Sanchez
43. Dance is for Everyone - Andrea Zuill
44. The Marriage Bureau - Penrose Halson
45. No Man's Land - Simon Tolkien
46. We're All Damaged - Matthew Norman
47. Almost Everybody Farts - Marty Kelley
48. Same Beach, Next Year - Dorothea Benton Clark
49. Some Girls, Some Hats, and Hitler - Trudi Kanter
50. Shadow Man - Alan Drew
51. 5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior - Siegel, Siegle, Bouma, Rockefeller, and Sun


52. On Tyranny - Timothy Snyder
53. The Baker's Secret - Stephen P. Kiernan
54. Shrill - Lindy West
55. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli
56. World Pizza - Cece Meng and Ellen Shi
57. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows - Balli Kaur Jaswal
58. The Explorers: The Door in the Alley - Adrienne Kress
59. Bellwether - Connie Willis (link to review written in 2010; brief notes on 2017 reading, here)
60. Whatever You Do, Don't Run - Peter Allison
61. Goodnight from London - Jennifer Robson


62. Afterlife - Marcus Sakey
63. Exit, Pursued by a Bear - E. K. Johnston
64. Just Fly Away - Andrew McCarthy
65. More Was Lost - Eleanor Perenyi
66. The Hidden Light of Northern Fires - Daren Wang
67. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig
68. The Punch Escrow - Tal M. Klein
69. Brave Deeds - David Abrams
70. Another Brooklyn - Jacqueline Woodson
71. Woman at Point Zero - Nawal El Saadawi and Sherif Hetata (translator)


72. The River at Night - Erica Ferencik
73. The Woman Next Door - Yewande Omotoso
74. Searching for Sunday - Rachel Held Evans
75. The Salt Line - Holly Goddard Jones
76. Amazing Animal Friendships: Odd Couples in Nature - P. Hanackova and Linh Dao
77. Cap'n Rex and His Clever Crew - Henry L. Herz and Benjamin Schipper
78. Ally-saurus and the Very Bossy Monster - Richard Torrey
79. Pretty Girls - Karin Slaughter
80. Reincarnation Blues - Michael Poore


81. Defining Moments in Black History - Dick Gregory
82. The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way) - Patrick McDonnell
83. Noor's Story - Noor Ebrahim
84. The Way to London - Alix Rickloff
85. Snowspelled - Stephanie Burgis
86. An American Family - Khizr Khan
87. Alan Cole is Not a Coward - Eric Bell


88. Iowa: Poems - Lucas Hunt
89. My Little Cities: London - Jennifer Adams and Greg Pizzoli
90. My Little Cities: New York - J. Adams and G. Pizzoli
91. My Little Cities: Paris - J. Adams and G. Pizzoli
92. My Little Cities: San Francisco - J. Adams and G. Pizzoli
93. Goodnight, Little Bot - Karen Kaufman Orloff and Kim Smith
94. Dough Knights and Dragons - Dee Leone and George Ermos
95. Rufus Blasts Off - Kim Griswell and Valeri Gorbachev
96. Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things - Simon Van Booy
97. Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
98. The Boat Runner - Devin Murphy
99. A Bigger Table - John Pavlovitz
100. The Goddess of Mtwara and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing, 2017
101. Bonaparte Falls Apart - Margery Cuyler and Will Terry
102. Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code - Laurie Wallmark and Katy Wu
103. The Cottingley Secret - Hazel Gaynor
104. We Wish for a Monster Christmas - Sue Fliess and Michael Michell
105. The Bear Who Didn't Want to Miss Christmas - Marie Tibi and Fabien Ockto Lambert
106. Mice Skating - Annie Silvestro and Teagan White


107. Blackout - Marc Elsberg
108. The Secret of Nightingale Wood - Lucy Strange
109. The Underground River - Martha Conway
110. The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
111. Inky's Great Escape - Casey Lyall and Sebastia Serra
112. Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
113. The Lost Words - Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris
114. Future Home of the Living God - Louise Erdrich
115. The Heart's Invisible Furies - John Boyne
116. Quackery - Lydia Kang and Nate Pederson
117. Animal Expressions - Judith Hamilton


118. When They Call You a Terrorist - Patrisse Kahn-Cullors and Asha Bandele
119. A Christmas to Remember - L. Kleypas, L. Heath, M. Frampton and V. Lorretj
120. Spies in the Family - Eva Dillon
121. The Last Mrs. Parrish - Liv Constantine
122. The Power - Naomi Alderman
123. The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper
124. A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles
125. Magnolia Mudd and the Super Jumptastic Launcher Deluxe - K. Howes and V. Fabbretti
126. Marigold and Daisy - Andrea Zuill
127. Walkabout - James Vance Marshall
128. Odd Child Out - Gilly Macmillan

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  1. Wow! I know you read a lot but just seeing them all listed like this is so impressive!

  2. You do so well on the blogging thing!


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