Reading List

Reading. I have loved it since I was a kid. I cannot begin to remember everything I have ever read, but I am working on compiling a list (or should I say lists).

Currently reading:
The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Giver by Lois Lowry (September book club)

On my shelf to be read:
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
Dorothy Parker: What fresh hell is this? by Marion Meade
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Where'd you go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
Open House by Elizabeth Berg
The Smoke Jumper by Nicholas Evans
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
I Thought My Father Was God by Paul Auster
Daring Greatly: How the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love parent and lead by Brene Brown
Teach like your hair's on fire by Rafe Esquith
At Home by Bill Bryson
The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Visionary Christian by C. S. Lewis
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R.R. Martin
---A Game of Thrones
White Oleander by Janet Finch
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
These Is My Words by Nancy E Turner
The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
1984 by George Orwell
Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Nineteenth Wife by David Ebershoff
The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard
On Writing by Stephen King
Unchristian by Kinnaman and Lyons
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
True North by Bill George
Introverts in the Church by McHugh
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Want to read - but don't own:
The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani​
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of marriage, sex, death and other humiliations by Michael Ian Black
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel
The Ruining by Anna Collomere
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Girl Stolen by April Henry
Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by AJ Jacobs
We are all in this Together by Owen King
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
11/22/63 by Stephen King
Til We Have Faces by CS Lewis
How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn
The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart
Sex Drugs and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
Lies my Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The Boat by Nam Le
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Tampa by Alissa Nutting
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
​Freeman by Leonard Pitts, Jr.
My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinners semester at America's Holiest University by Kevin Roose
Serena by Ron Rash
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Sparkly Green Earrings by Melanie Shankle
As a Drive Lead by Milton Steinberg
The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman
The Shoemakers Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
What Dies in Summer by Tom Wright
True Crime To reads:
(Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi
Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss
Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano
The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
For the Thrill of It by Simon Baatz
Columbine by Dave Cullen
A Mind for Murder by Alston Chase
The Last Victim by Jason Moss)

Books I have read (The running list of what I have read and when I finished):
Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson (8/2014)
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown (8/2014)
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie (August book club)
The Power of Full Engagement (8/2014)
Green River Running Red by Ann Rule (8/2014)
My Side of the Mountain (July book club)
If I Stay by Gayle Forman (6/2014)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie (6/2014)
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell (6/2014)
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (5/2014)
Beach Music by Pat Conroy (5/2014)
Decisive: How to make better choices in life and work by Chip and Dan Heath (May boo k club)
Hollow City by Ransom Riggs (4/2014)
Lord of the Flies by William Golding (4/2014)
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (Reread 4/2014)
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier (4/2014)
The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks (3/2014)
Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (3/2014)
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline (3/2014)
Adrift: Seventy six days lost at sea by Steven Callahan (3/2014)
Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James (2/2014)
The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (February book club)
Fifty Shades Darker by James (2/2014)
Fifty Shades Freed by James (2/2014)
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks (2/2014)
The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman (2/2014)
Switch: How to change things when change is hard by Chip and Dan Heath (2/2014)
Insurgent by Veronica Roth (1/2014)
Alllegiant by Veronica Roth (1/2014)
The Violent Bear it Away by Flannery O'Connor (1/2014)
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (12/2013)
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (12/2013)
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (12/2013)
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson (12/2013)
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver (12/2013)
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls (11/2013)
Divergent by Veronica Roth (11/2013)
Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking by Susan Cain (11/2013)
Paper Towns by John Green (10/2013)
The Seed: Finding Purpose and Happiness in Life and Work by Jon Gordon (10/2013)
A Town Called Alice by Nevile Shute (10/2013)
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (10/2013)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer - (9/2013)
Getting Things Done by David Allen (9/2013)
Bridge of Signs by Richard Russo - didn't finish
Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo (8/2013)
Wild by Cheryl Strayed (8/2013)
South of Broad by Pat Conroy (8/2013)
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (8/2013)
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks (8/2013)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling (8/2013)
Naked by David Sedaris (8/2013)
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving (7/2013)
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (7/2013)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (6/2013)
Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews (6/2013)
Firefly Lane by Kristen Hannah (6/2013)
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway (6/2013)
Moloka'i by Alan Brennert (5/2013)
Mudbound by Hillary Jordan (5/2013)
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (5/2013)
The Violets of March by Sarah Jio (5/2013)
Looking for Alaska by John Green (5/2013)
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (5/2013) *hated it
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (4/2013)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky (4/2013)
The Fault in Our Starts by John Green (4/2013)
The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe (4/2013)
Wallbanger by Alice Clayton (3/2013)
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (3/2013)
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz (3/2013)
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (3/2013)
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (3/2013)
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean (2/2013)
Way off the Road by Bill Geist (2/2013)
Peace like a River by Leif Enger (1/2013)
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (1/2013)
Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs (1/2013)
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey (1/2013)
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival (12/2012)
No Easy Day by Mark Owen (12/2012)
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson (12/2012)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (11/2012)
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards (11/2012)
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand (11/2012)
The Cider House Rules by John Irving (10/2012)
Wait til Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin (10/2012)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (10/2012)
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kathleen Jacobs (9/2012)
Complete Sherlock Holmes Vol 1 (8/2012)
The Nanny Diaries by Kraus and McLaughlin (8/2012)
Love Does by Bob Goff (7/2012)
The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks (7/2012)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok (6/2012)
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (6/2012)
Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (6/2012)
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (6/2012)
Sarah's Key by de Rosnay (5/2012)
Let's Pretend this Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (4/2012)
The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs (5/2012)
Prague Winter by Madeline Albright (5/2012)
Baby Proof by Emily Griffin (4/2012)
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junior Diaz (4/2012)
Love the One You're With by Emily Griffin (4/2012)
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (4/2012)
A Separate Peace by John Knowles (3/2012)
The Hot Zone by Richard Preston (3/2012)
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith (2/2012)
The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith (2/2012)
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith (2/2012)
The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith (2/2012)
The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith (1/2012)
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht (1/2012)
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein (12/2011)
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (12/2011)
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy (12/2011)
Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (12/2011)
How to be Lost by AmandaWard (12/2011)
The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks (12/2011)
Something Blue by Emily Griffin (11/2011)
West with the Night by Beryl Markham (11/2011)
A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard (10/2011)
Travels with Charley by Steinbeck (9/2011)
Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (9/2011)
The Hangman's Daughter by Joseph Pozysch (9/2011)
Charming Billy by Alice McDermott (8/2011)
Stillpoint by Pat Kowal (8/2011)
Time is a River by Mary Alice Monroe (8/2011)
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese (8/5/11)
Shoeless Joe by WP Kinsella (7/21/11)
Mockingjay (3rd in Hunger Games Series) (7/10/11)
Catching Fire (2nd in Hunger Games Series) (7/9/11)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (7/7/11) (Reread in 5/2012)
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (7/5/11)
The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick (6/29/11)
Bossy Pants by Tina Fey (6/14/2011)
Something Borrowed by Emily Griffin (5/2011)
Sweet Little Lies by Lauren Conrad
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
Freedom: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen
The Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
Empire Falls by Russo
Mohawk by Russo
The Risk Pool by Russo
Nobody's Fool by Russo
Straight Man by Russo
The Four Corners of the Sky by Michael Malone
Handling Sin by Malone
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Erik Larsson
The Girl who Played with Fire by Larsson
The Girl who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Larsson
Room by Emma Donoghue
Game Change by Heilemann and Halperin
I am America and So Can You by Stephen Colbert
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
The Color of Water by James McBride
Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
Life of Pi by Martel
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Into Thin Air by Krakauer
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Night by Elie Wiesel
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
LA Candy by Lauren Conrad
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Tess of the d'Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
Nothing's Sacred by Lewis Black
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
How To Be Good by Hornby
The Polysyllabic Spree by Hornby
Slam by Hornby
A Long Way Down by Hornby
Broken Things by Andrea Boeshaar
A Night Without Armor by Jewel
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
A Tree Grows in Booklyn by Betty Smith
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
In The Presence of My Enemies by Gracia Burnham
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
For One More Day by Mitch Albom
Shopgirl by Steve Martin
Born Standing Up by Martin
Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
Neither Here Nor There by Bryson
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bryson
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bryson
The Lost Continent by Bryson
Three Junes by Julia Glass
Brighten the Corner Where You Are by Fred Chappell
Keeping Faith by Jodi Picoult
My Sister's Keeper by Picoult
Vanishing Act by Picoult
My Life As An Experiment by Jacobs
A Year Living Biblically by Jacobs
Table for One by Camerin Courtney
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller
Blue Like Jazz by Miller
None of Your Business by Valerie Block
Killing Time by Linda Howard
Mr. Perfect by Howard
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Scarlett Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Rowling
Miles from Nowhere by Nami Mun
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks
At First Sight by Sparks
The Notebook by Sparks
Two Weeks with my Brother by Sparks