#BeatTheBacklist book9 2017 book 9 Format: Print (paperback) Length: 321 pages Published: 1997 I joined a women’s book club a few months ago. I have done book clubs in the past, but those were basically wine drinking clubs where a book may or may not … Continue reading The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
#BeatTheBacklist book 2 2017 book 2 Format: Print (paperback) Length: 455 pages I joined a book club a few months ago. This month we read The Grapes of Wrath. I don’t read many classics. I always mean to, but then a book with spaceships or … Continue reading The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
It seems like the thing to do right now is bemoan the awfulness of 2016, and believe me I could get on board with that. I was saddened by the loss of talented artists, I am still reeling from the awful truth that we elected … Continue reading 2017 Reading Goal #BeatTheBacklist
Way back in January I decided to list the books that I read in 2016 with links to my reviews and reactions when I bothered to record them. You can find them here.
Here are a few highlights.
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel
Best Time Travel Book: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
Worst Time Travel Book: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor
Most Likely to Be Made Into An Action Movie: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.
Most Likely to Give You Nightmares (in a good way): Heartbreaker by Maryse Meijer
Most Mindbending: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Books I Wish I Hadn’t Read:
The Vegetarian by Han King
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
Best Surprise Reads:
Dodgers by Bill Beverly
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick Dewitt
Let’s read some books n’at in 2017!
I read a lot of books in 2015 and I don’t remember most of them. It doesn’t really matter at all how many books I read in 2016, but I’m curious just the same. So, my plan is to keep a list here. I will … Continue reading 2016 Book List