Monday, January 1

Books read in 2017

I've never listed or totaled the books I've read in a year but today it felt like an interesting exercise. Given the constraints of listening to books in the car or while doing chores or reading before bed, I was surprised by how many books I got through this year! My life was greatly enriched by the starred ones.

Adult Novel
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
* Peace Like a River by Leif Eager
* The Color Purple by Alice Walker
* Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Adult Non-Fiction
* The Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute
* Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings

* Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
Revolution is not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine
** The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
* The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Abrams
I am Malala (repeat) by Malala Yousafzai
* Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
* Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
* The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy by Carol Lynn Pearson

Chick Lit
Home Front and Fly Away by Kristin Hannah
Maybe in Another Life and After I do by Taylor Reid
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
* Love Anthony by Lisa Genova

Youth Fiction
* The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
* Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
* Matilda by Roald Dahl
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
* Half Magic by Edward Eager
Otherwise Known as Shiela the Great by Judy Blume
Wayside Stories Collection by Louis Sachar
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
The Cat of Bubastes by G. A. Henty
* My Antonia by Willa Cather
The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements
* The Best/Worst Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
* The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton