What am I reading?

Currently Reading

see sidebar or Goodreads …. I will keep a comprehensive log of my readings for the 2017 reading challenge here. For all other reads, please see my Goodreads profile or specific write-ups here on my blog.

2016 Popsugar Reading Challenge

This is the Reading Challenge List. My Goodreads ‘Currently Reading’ includes other books as well.

  1. After Alice (Gregory Maguire) a book based on a fairy tale
  2. Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee) a book with a blue cover
  3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) a book that’s becoming a movie this year
  4. The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) a book you haven’t read since high school
  5. The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd) a book that takes place during the summer
  6. Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden) a book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with
  7. The Book Thief (Markus Zusak) a book set in Europe
  8. Eleanor & Park (Rainbow Rowell) a YA bestseller
  9. The Time Keeper (Mitch Albom) a science-fiction novel
  10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky) a New York Times bestseller
  11. The Shining (Stephen King) a book from the library
  12. Heroes Are My Weakness (Suzan Elizabeth Philipps) a book that takes place on an island
  13. The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Volume 1 & 2 (Neil Gaiman, Craig Russell) a graphic novel
  14. Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman) a book recommended by someone you’ve just met
  15. As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner) a classic from the 20th century
  16. Middlesex  (Jeffrey Eugenides) a book from Oprah’s book club
  17. All The Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr) a book set in your home state
  18. A Monster Calls (Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd, Jim Kay) a book you can finish in a day
  19. Station Eleven (Emily St. John Mandel) a dystopian novel
  20. Santa, Honey (Kate Angell, Sandra Hill, Joy Nash) the first book you see in a bookstore
  21. The Gunslinger, The Dark Tower series (Stephen King) a book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy
  22. Mr. Mercedes (Stephen King) a murder mystery
  23. Eligible (Curtis Sittenfeld) a book published in 2016
  24. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams) a satirical book
  25. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Lewis Carroll) a book at least 100 years older than you (reading it cause I haven’t done so in English)
  26. Die Chemie des Todes/ The Chemistry of Death (Simon Becket) a book recommended by a family member
  27. #Girlboss (Sophia Amoruso) an autobiography
  28. Young Widow (Clarissa Fairchild Cushman) a book with a protagonist who has your occupation
  29. Legend (Marie Lu) a romance set in the future
  30. The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories (Tim Burton) a book of poetry
  31. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future … Twists, and Turns, and Lessons Learned (Michael J Fox) a book that’s under 150 pages
  32. The Round House (Louise Erdrich) a National Book Award winner
  33. The Little Paris Bookshop (Nina George) a book translated to English (I feel kinda silly reading this in English, since it’s originally written in German but I wanted to read this book and needed to fulfill this category)
  34. Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates) a political memoir
  35. Shopgirl (Steve Martin) a book written by a comedian
  36. The Selection (Kiara Cass) and The Prince (Kiara Cass) a book and its prequel
  37. Someday, Someday, Maybe (Lauren Graham) a book written by a celebrity
  38. 11/22/63 (Stephen King) a book that’s more than 600 pages
  39. American Gods (Neil Gaiman) a book about a road trip
  40. The Gifts of Imperfection (Brené Brown) a self-improvement book