Books

When I was 8, I regularly got in trouble for staying up too late reading. Then I studied English in college and forgot how to read for pleasure. In 2013, I read a book for myself for the first time in several years.

Current
Wind, Sand and Stars, Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
The Paris Review, issue 217, various

2017
1984, George Orwell
Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls
Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls, David Sedaris
The Paris Wife, Paula McLain
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick

2016
The Martian, Andy Weir
The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
The Light Between Oceans, M.L. Stedman
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple
In The Unlikely Event, Judy Blume
East of Eden, John Steinbeck
This One Is Mine, Maria Semple
Ready Player One, Ernest Cline
The People In The Trees, Hanya Yanagihara
Ghostwritten, David Mitchell
Never Let Me Go, Kazoo Ishiguro

2015
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
Along for the Ride, Sarah Dessen
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
Yes Please, Amy Poehler
The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card
Dark Places, Gillian Flynn
Water for Elephants, Sarah Gruen
Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
Fangirl: A Novel, Rainbow Rowell
The Age of Miracles: A Novel, Karen Thompson Walker
Redeployment, Phil Klay

2014
The Fault In Our Stars, John Green (YA)
The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
Every Day, David Levithan (YA)
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
Driving With Dead People: A Memoir, Monica Holloway
Room, Emma Donoghue
Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, Anton DiSclafani
The Other Typist, Suzanne Rindell
Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell (YA)

2013
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), Mindy Kaling
Cannery Row, John Steinbeck

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Books

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s