Read in 2016

Here’s a chronological list of what I read (or rather, finished) in 2016. 75 books… The highest number since I’ve started tracking my reading. Woo hoo! I also started, but didn’t complete (with the full intention to this year), at least 9 books, and I had several DNF books (with no intention of ever finishing), as well. Happy New Year!

1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
2. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
3. The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin, illustrated by Luis Royo
4. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
5. The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
6. The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas
7. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
8. Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
9. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
10. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
11. The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
12. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
13. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
14. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
15. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
16. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
17. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
18. Midnight Sun draft by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
19. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer     (re-read)
20. Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined by Stephenie Meyer
21. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide by Stephenie Meyer
22. Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
23. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
24. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling     (re-read)
25. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
26. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
27. The Tailor by Leigh Bardugo     *
28. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
29. The Demon in the Wood by Leigh Bardugo     *
30. The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson
31. The Offering by Kimberly Derting
32. Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
33. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson     (re-read)
34. The Girl Who Fell by S. M. Parker
35. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
36. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling, narrated by Jim Dale     **
37. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
38. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
39. The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
40. The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
41. The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski
42. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling, narrated by Jim Dale     **
43. Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
44. Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes
45. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
46. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
47. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
48. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
49. Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
50. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
51. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas     (re-read)
52. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
53. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
54. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
55. City of Thieves by David Benioff
56. Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
57. Iron to Iron by Ryan Graudin     *
58. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
59. Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
60. The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
61. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne
62. One Direction: Who We Are by One Direction
63. Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes
64. Germans as Victims? by Robert G. Moeller     *
65. The Question of German Guilt by Karl Jaspers     *
66. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling, narrated by Jim Dale     **
67. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
68. A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
69. The Reader by Bernard Schlink
70. On the Natural History of Destruction by W. G. Sebald
71. Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas
72. Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi
73. In My Brother’s Shadow: A Life and Death in the SS by Uwe Timm
74. Crabwalk by Günter Grass
75. Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston     (re-read)

* Novella, thesis/long essay, or short story
** Audiobook

Thanks for reading.


Read in 2015

In chronological order, here is a list of books, novellas, and short stories that I finished reading in 2015.

1. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson
2. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
3. Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
4. Evertrue by Brodi Ashton
5. The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
6. Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes
7. Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway
8. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
9. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
10. I Was Here by Gayle Forman
11. Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
12. The Meaning of Shit: A Scatalogicon by Summersdale
13. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
14. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
15. Bridge of Snow by Marie Rutkoski
16. The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski
17. Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
18. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
19. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
20. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
21. Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan
22. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
23. The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson
24. The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
25. Manga Classics: Emma by Jane Austen, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, Po Tse
26. Manga Classics: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, Nokman Poon
27. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
28. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
29. How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
30. Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
31. The Lottery by Shirley Jackson     (re-read)
32. A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner     (re-read)
33. The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant
34. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
35. The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara
36. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
37. 100 Successful College Application Essays Compiled and Edited by Members of the Staff of The Harvard Independent
38. The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
39. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley     (re-read)
40. The Martian by Andy Weir
41. Benediction by F. Scott Fitzgerald
42. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
43. Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Read in 2014

I read 70 books this year, just shy of my 75-book goal. Here’s the list of what I read in chronological order.

1. Fracture Me by Tahereh Mafi  *
2. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead
3. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
4. Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead
5. Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
6. United We Spy by Ally Carter
7. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
8. The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead
9. The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
10. The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead
11. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas   (reread)
12. Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken
13. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
14. My Favorite Mistake by Chelsea M. Cameron
15. Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
16. Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
17. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
18. The Goddess Hunt by Aimee Carter  *
19. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
20. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
21. Assassin Study by Maria V. Snyder  *
22. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
23. Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
24. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
25. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling   (reread)
26. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling   (reread)
27. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling   (reread)
28. Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder
29. The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal
30. Panic by Lauren Oliver
31. Maus I by Art Spiegelman  **
32. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
33. Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor
34. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor
35. Maus II by Art Spiegelman  **
36. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
37. Venom by Fiona Paul
38. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
39. A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
40. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
41. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
42. City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
43. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
44. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
45. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
46. The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd
47. Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shepherd
48. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
49. Just One Day by Gayle Forman
50. Just One Year by Gayle Forman
51. Just One Night by Gayle Forman  *
52. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
53. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
54. One Direction: Where We Are: Our Band, Our Story: 100% Official by One Direction
55. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
56. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
57. Silver Shadows by Richelle Mead
58. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
59. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
60. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
61. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
62. The Young Elites by Marie Lu
63. The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
64. The Hidden Ivies by Howard Greene, M.A., M.Ed., and Matthew Greene, Ph.D.
65. Beloved by Toni Morrison
66. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
67. The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
68. The Demigod Files by Rick Riordan     (reread)
69. 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts by R.J. Palacio
70. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson     (reread)

* Novella
** Graphic Novel