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
58. Difficult Women, Roxane Gay*****
57. Survival Rout, Ana Mardoll****
56. Swing Time, Zadie Smith*****
55. Hot Milk, Deborah Levy*****
54. We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie****
53. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty****
52. The Mothers, Brit Bennett****
51. Eileen, Otessa Moshfegh****
50. Hag-Seed, Margaret Atwood*****
49. Ghost Market, Angela Roquet****

November

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March
15. Malinche, Laura Esquivel***
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****