Books Read 2016

Newest on top, aka reverse chronological order 😉
Also, I only count books I’ve read in full. Any that I didn’t finish (which happens very rarely) or that I read only selections from (like short story collections) don’t get added. My star system is explained here.

December
51. The Mothers, Brit Bennett****
50. Eileen, Otessa Moshfegh****
49. Hag-Seed, Margaret Atwood*****
48. Ghost Market, Angela Roquet****

November

47. Death Wish, Angela Roquet***
46. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware***
45. Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates*****
44. The BFG, Roald Dahl***
43. Wench, Dolen Perkins-Valdezs****

October
42. Nejma, Nayyirah Waheed***
41. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins***
40. Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel García Márquez
39. The Maze Runner, James Dashner**
38. This is Where it Ends, Marieke Nijkamp**
37. Ready Player One, Ernest Cline***
36. The Nest, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
35. Forward, Abby Wambach***
34. Daring Greatly, Brené Brown****
33. Here I Am, Jonathan Safran Foer****

September
32. Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler****
31. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes**
30. Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee***
29. Prayers the Devil Answers, Sharyn McCrumb***
28. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead*****

August
27. Come as You Are, Emily Nagoski****
26. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling***
25. The Year of Necessary Lies, Kris Radish**

July
24. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur****

June
23. My Beloved World, Sonia Sotomayor***
22. What I Know for Sure, Oprah Winfrey***
21. The Beginner’s Goodbye , Anne Tyler****
20. Elegy for Eddie, Jacqueline Winspear***
19. Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel****
18. The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón***

May
17. While the World is Still Asleep, Petra Durst-Benning***
16. Down the Darkest Street, Alex Segura****

April
15. All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, Rebecca Traister****

March
14. The Lost World, Arthur Conan Doyle***
13. Poison Kiss, Ana Mardoll****

February
12. MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood*****
11. The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood****
10. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood*****
9. May the Road Rise up to Meet You, Peter Troy***
8. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr***

January
7. There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya****
6. The Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hoffman***
5. Gathering of Waters, Bernice L. McFadden**
4. My Year of Meats, Ruth Ozeki****
3. The White Dragon, Anne McCaffrey***
2. Dragonquest, Anne McCaffrey***
1. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut****

 

3 thoughts on “Books Read 2016

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  3. Can I say how much I love that you have authors from all sorts of nationalities? (Or at least it’s how it appears from my judging of last names, which of course proves nothing). I recently wrote a post about how I felt I primarily read UK and US authors and how I wanted to break out of that, so it’s refreshing to see a list like this! You are inspiration, I say.

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