Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Tally Over the Last Seven Years

I started keeping a list of the books I read in a given year in 2009.

I read:

40 Books in 2009,
52 Books in 2010,
67 Books in 2011,
68 Books in 2012,
69 Books in 2013,
58 Books in 2014,
44 Books in 2015.
My Year in Books, By the Numbers

Out of the 44 books I read in 2015, there were:

Books Written by Men: 15
Books Written by Women: 29

Fiction Books: 21
Nonfiction Books: 23

Graphic Novels: 8
Young Adult Books: 6

Audio Books: 0

Monday, January 4, 2016

Books Read in 2015

King Dork, Approximately by Frank Portman

History of the Rain by Niall Williams

As You Wish by Cary Elwes

Names For the Sea by Sarah Moss

Small Victories by Anne Lamott

The Carrier by Sophie Hannah

The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Revolution by Deborah Wiles

Walking Home by Simon Armitage

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby 

Four Letters of Love by Niall Williams

Stories of My Life by Katherine Paterson

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear

Mobile Library by David Whitehouse

The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Unabrow by Una Lamarche

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

March: Book One by John Lewis

March: Book Two by John Lewis

Displacement by Lucy Knisley 

Spinster by Kate Bolick

The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits

Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler

Find the Good by Heather Lende

The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

Meanwhile in San Francisco by Wendy MacNaughton

The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley 

Don't Pigeonhole Me! by Mo Willems

I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Then They Came For Me by Maziar Bahari 

The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

Woman With a Secret by Sophie Hannah

Art Before Breakfast by Danny Gregory

Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Top Books I Enjoyed in 2014
(in alphabetical order)

An Age of License

An Age of License

Being Mortal

The Big Tiny


Rose Under Fire

Tell the Wolves I'm Home

10% Happier

We Were Liars