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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #400 on: April 19, 2017, 04:02:55 PM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #401 on: April 20, 2017, 05:46:05 PM »
1. Fasting by Jentezen Franklin
2. The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
3. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer
4. From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming
5. The Whistler by John Grisham
6. A measure of endurance: the unlikely Triumph of Steven Sharp by William Mishler
7. Unlucky 13 by James Patterson & Maxine Paetero
8. The couple next door by Sheri Lapena
9. The Gift by Louise Jensen
10. The Brethren by John Grisham
11. Bullseye by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
12. Vanished by Joseph Finder
13. The Girls He Adored by Jonathan Nasaw
14. Hidden by Kendra Elliott
15. The Charm School by Nelson Demille
16. Home by Harlan Coben
17. Stay Close by Harlan Coben
18. Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter
19. Insidious by Catherine Coulter

20. Alone by Lisa Gardner

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #402 on: April 20, 2017, 09:00:38 PM »
1. The Party (Christopher Pike)
2. The Dance (Christopher Pike)
3. The Graduation (Christopher Pike)
4. The Bookseller (Cynthia Swanson)
5. Die Softly (Christopher Pike)
6. Down a Dark Hall (Lois Duncan)
7. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
8. Stranger With My Face (Lois Duncan)
9. So Pretty It Hurts (Kate White)
10. A Body To Die For (Kate White)
11. Locked In Time. (Lois Duncan)
12. I Know what you did last summer (Lois Duncan)
13. Summer of Fear (Lois Duncan)
14. Paris in Love (Eloisa James)
15. Daughters of Eve (Lois Duncan)
16. Ransom (Lois Duncan)
17. The Valley of Amazement (Amy Tan)
18. Killing & Dying (Adrian Tomine)
19. The Third Eye (Lois Duncan)
20. Embroideries (Marjane Satrapi)
21. I Was the Cat (Tobin & Dewey)
22. Vacationers (Emma Straub)
23. Dead Until Dark (Charlaine Harris)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #403 on: April 21, 2017, 04:56:01 PM »
1. Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
2. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
3. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams
4. Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
5. Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott
6. The Gender Game by Bella Forrest
7. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip & Dan Heath
8. The Scavenger's Manifesto: A Guide to freeing yourself from the endless cycle of buying more and more new (though not necessarily improved) stuff, and discovering how salvaging, swapping, repurposing, reusing, and recycling can save the Earth, your money, and your soul by Anneli Rufus and Kristan Lawson (re-read).
9. The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
10. The Gender Secret by Bella Forrest
11. The Gender Lie by Bella Forrest
12. 1984 by George Orwell
13. Jack Reacher's Rules by Lee Child
14. The Gender War by Bella Forrest
15. Personal by Lee Child
16. Make Me by Lee Child

17. The Deep Blue Goodbye by John D. MacDonald

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #404 on: April 21, 2017, 09:51:18 PM »

1. Catch 22- Joseph Heller
2. Macbeth - Shakespeare
3. The Book Thief -Markus Zusak
4. Midnight's Children -Salman Rushdie
5. Ile - Eugene O'Neill
6. The Good Earth - Pearl S Buck ***
7. Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman - Lindy West ***
8. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Díaz ***
9. Tales of Beedle the Bard - JK Rowling
10. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky - Heidi W Durrow ***
11. No One Is Here Except All of Us - Ramona Ausubel
12. We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
13. Wanderlust: A History of Walking - Rebecca Solnit
14. M Train - Patti Smith
15. American Gods - Neil Gaiman

16. Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Jules Verne
17. The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest - Dan Buettner

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #405 on: April 22, 2017, 11:05:55 AM »
1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone- 1/5/17
2. Essentialism- 50%
3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- 1/9/17
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- 1/16/17
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire -2/6/17
6. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child- 2/8/17
7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix- 2/24/17
8. Geography of Bliss- 3/8/17
9. The Girl on the Train- 3/15/17
10. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince- 3/26/17

11. The Art of Happiness- 59%
12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- 90%

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #406 on: April 22, 2017, 02:45:55 PM »
1. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
2. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Maze Runner #1)
3. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
4. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (Maze Runner #2)
5. The Death Cure by James Dashner (Maze Runner #3)
6. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #1)
7. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #11)
8. Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #2)
9. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #12)
10. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #13)
11. A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse Short Stories)
12. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #3)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #1)
14. More Than This by Jay McLean (More Than #1)
15. More Than Her by Jay McLean (More Than #2)
16. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #2)
17. Wool by Hugh Howey (Silo #1)
18. Shift by Hugh Howey (Silo #2)
19. Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
20. Dust by Hugh Howey (Silo #3)
21. The Star Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #2)
22. The Sun Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #3)
23. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
24. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
25. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #407 on: April 22, 2017, 05:05:14 PM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #408 on: April 23, 2017, 08:25:01 AM »
I'm in, I expect I'll get past 100 for the year, lots of downtime at work.

1. When nobody was watching: my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world - Carli Llyod
2. Solo, A Memoir of Hope - Hope Solo
3. The Alchemist - Paul Coelho
4. Go Set a Watchmen - Harper Lee
5. Silence Fallen - Patricia Briggs
6. Closer to Home - Rachel Spangler
7. Scrappy Little Nobody - Anna Kendrick
8. Mine - Georgia Beers
9. Perfect Pairing - Rachel Spangler
10. Solve for i - A E Dooland
11. An infatuation - Jennifer Lyndon
12. The Gender Game - Bella Forrest
13. Chef's special - Susan x Meagher
14. Born out of Wedlock - Lynn Gardner
15. Tell me again how a crush should feel - Sara Farizan
16. Main Dish - J.A. Armstrong
17. No Strings attached - Harper Bliss
18. Talking as fast as I can - Lauren Graham
19. We Should all be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
20. The Magnolia Story - Chip & Johanna Gaines
21. Wonder Woman - A celebration of 75 years


Reading:
22. Yes, Please - Amy Poehler
23. Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


TBR:
 The Chemist - Stephanie Meyer
 The Boy is Back - Meg Cabot
 My Not so Perfect Life  - Sophie Kinsella
 Echoes in Death - JD Robb
 Ink and Bone - Rachel Caine
 Miranda and Caliban - Jacqueline Carey
 Crimson Death - Laurell K. Hamilton
 Between the world and me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
 Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness: the Nicci Chronicles - Terry Goodkind
 Someday, Someday, Maybe - Lauren Graham
 A vision of fire - Gillian Anderson

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #409 on: April 23, 2017, 03:46:42 PM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #410 on: April 23, 2017, 04:09:48 PM »
1. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
2. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Maze Runner #1)
3. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
4. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (Maze Runner #2)
5. The Death Cure by James Dashner (Maze Runner #3)
6. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #1)
7. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #11)
8. Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #2)
9. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #12)
10. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #13)
11. A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse Short Stories)
12. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #3)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #1)
14. More Than This by Jay McLean (More Than #1)
15. More Than Her by Jay McLean (More Than #2)
16. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #2)
17. Wool by Hugh Howey (Silo #1)
18. Shift by Hugh Howey (Silo #2)
19. Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
20. Dust by Hugh Howey (Silo #3)
21. The Star Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #2)
22. The Sun Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #3)
23. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
24. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
25. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
26. Bound by Donna Jo Napoli

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #411 on: April 23, 2017, 08:55:14 PM »
When I last updated on February 19, I'd read 11 books. I'm up to 30 now!
  • Consciousness Explained, Daniel Dennett
  • The Sellout, Paul Beatty
  • The TV Sutras, Dodie Bellamy
  • The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution & Future of the Human Animal, Jared Diamond
  • Selfish, Kim Kardashian West
  • Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel, Rebecca Goldstein
  • The Strange Library, Haruki Murakami
  • Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers, Leonard Koren
  • The Complete Cosmicomics, Italo Calvino
  • Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up, Marie Kondo
  • Dear White People, Justin Simien
  • Four Futures, Peter Frase
  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Carlo Rovelli
  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs
  • Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson
  • Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
  • Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism, David Harvey
  • Bluets, Maggie Nelson
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You, Cal Newport
  • Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits, Frances Bozelli
  • Self-Help, Lorrie Moore
  • The Master Algorithm, Pedro Domingos
  • Deep Work, Cal Newport
  • We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation, Jeff Chang
  • Debt: The First 5,000 Years, David Graeber
  • Doing Good Better, William Mac Askill
  • Weapons of Math Destruction, Cathy O'Neil
  • Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
  • The Utopia of Rules, David Graeber
  • Design and Violence, edited by Paola Antonelli and Jamer Hunt

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #412 on: April 24, 2017, 07:39:03 AM »
New year, new challenge :) Come and join us!

1. Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
2. Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett

3. Mindset: the New Psychology of Success (10%) by Carol S. Dweck
4. How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World   by Harry Browne (yes, I reread it!)
5. Lady in the Water: A Bedtime Story   by M. Night Shyamalan
6. The View from Saturday   by E.L. Konigsburg
7. White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India by William Dalrymple

8.   It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden
9.   Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide (Dictionary Phrasebook) edited by Lexus
10.   Places I Never Meant to Be (short stories) (50%) Edited by Judy Blume
11.   Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School by Andrew Hallam
12.   The Island of Doctor Moreau (10%) by H.G. Wells
13.   Captives of the Flame (10%) by Samuel R. Delany
14.   Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (10%) by Jules Verne
15.   Where Should You Invest? Answering the Biggest Questions in Personal Finance by Marvin Germo
16.   The 5 Minute Investor (50%) by Michael Craig
17.   How Full is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life  by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton
18.   Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
19.   Dewey: the Small by Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (ongoing) by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter

19-Dreamer of Dune: the Biography of Frank Herbert (10%)-Brian Herbert
20-Green Eggs and Ham-Dr. Seuss
21-A Series of Unfortunate Events Vol. 3: The Wide Window-Lemony Snicket
22-4,000 Questions for Getting to Know Anyone and Everyone (10%)-Barbara Ann Kipfer
23-Letters to a Young Contrarian-Christopher Hitchens
24-Shogun-James Clavell
25-The $100 Startup-Chris Guillebeau
26-The Gifts of Imperfection-Brené Brown
27-Hillbilly Elegy-J. D. Vance
28-What Should I Do With My Life?-Po Bronson
29-I Want That! How We All Became Shoppers (15%)-Thomas Hine
30-The Lexus and the Olive Tree (30%)-Thomas Friedman
31-When Breath Becomes Air-Paul Kalanithi
32-The Dilbert Future-Scott Adams
33-Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (15%)-Amy Chua
34-The Sparrow-Mary Doria Russell
35-Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife-Eben Alexander
36-Daring Greatly-Brené Brown
37-Your Money or Your Life-Joe Dominguez, Vicki Robin and Monique Tilford
38-Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy -Raghuram G. Rajan
39-The Simple Path to Wealth-J. L. Collins
40-Seven Brief Lessons on Physics-Carlo Rovelli
41-The Strange Library-Haruki Murakami
42-Grit: The Power of Passion and Perserverance-Angela Duckworth
43-The Slow Regard of Silent Things-Patrick Rothfuss
44-Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity (ongoing)-David Allen
45-Year One (ongoing)-Richard Reid

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #413 on: April 25, 2017, 01:21:34 AM »
1. How to stay de-junked forever by Dawna Walter (1/1/17)
2. The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey (6/1/17)
3. Spark Joy by Marie Kondo (20/1/17)
4. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (28/1/17) I had so many epiphanies reading this :)
5. Superfreakonomics by Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner (19/2/17)
6. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene (25/2/17)
7. The Listerdale Mystery by Agatha Christie (short stories) (9/3/17)
8. Animal Farm by George Orwell (25/4/17)
9. That Eye, the Sky by Tim Winton (25/4/17)


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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #414 on: April 25, 2017, 08:57:51 AM »
1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone- 1/5/17
2. Essentialism- 50%
3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- 1/9/17
4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- 1/16/17
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire -2/6/17
6. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child- 2/8/17
7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix- 2/24/17
8. Geography of Bliss- 3/8/17
9. The Girl on the Train- 3/15/17
10. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince- 3/26/17
11. The Art of Happiness- 59%

12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- 4/24/17
13. Yes Please- Amy Poehler - 0%
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #415 on: April 25, 2017, 09:28:23 AM »
1. Fasting by Jentezen Franklin
2. The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
3. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer
4. From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming
5. The Whistler by John Grisham
6. A measure of endurance: the unlikely Triumph of Steven Sharp by William Mishler
7. Unlucky 13 by James Patterson & Maxine Paetero
8. The couple next door by Sheri Lapena
9. The Gift by Louise Jensen
10. The Brethren by John Grisham
11. Bullseye by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
12. Vanished by Joseph Finder
13. The Girls He Adored by Jonathan Nasaw
14. Hidden by Kendra Elliott
15. The Charm School by Nelson Demille
16. Home by Harlan Coben
17. Stay Close by Harlan Coben
18. Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter
19. Insidious by Catherine Coulter
20. Alone by Lisa Gardner

21. The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #416 on: April 25, 2017, 06:34:14 PM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis
A Slip of the Keyboard -- Terry Pratchett
Griftopia -- Matt Taibbi
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #417 on: April 26, 2017, 06:21:52 AM »
1. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
2. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Maze Runner #1)
3. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
4. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (Maze Runner #2)
5. The Death Cure by James Dashner (Maze Runner #3)
6. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #1)
7. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #11)
8. Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #2)
9. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #12)
10. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #13)
11. A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse Short Stories)
12. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #3)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #1)
14. More Than This by Jay McLean (More Than #1)
15. More Than Her by Jay McLean (More Than #2)
16. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #2)
17. Wool by Hugh Howey (Silo #1)
18. Shift by Hugh Howey (Silo #2)
19. Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
20. Dust by Hugh Howey (Silo #3)
21. The Star Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #2)
22. The Sun Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #3)
23. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
24. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
25. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
26. Bound by Donna Jo Napoli
27. The Prestige by Christopher Quest (WOW, what an awesome ending!)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #418 on: April 26, 2017, 10:18:20 AM »
20. Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #419 on: April 26, 2017, 12:49:05 PM »
4. Arcanum Unbounded by Brandon Sanderson

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #420 on: April 27, 2017, 10:49:02 PM »
1. How to stay de-junked forever by Dawna Walter (1/1/17)
2. The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey (6/1/17)
3. Spark Joy by Marie Kondo (20/1/17)
4. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (28/1/17) I had so many epiphanies reading this :)
5. Superfreakonomics by Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner (19/2/17)
6. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene (25/2/17)
7. The Listerdale Mystery by Agatha Christie (short stories) (9/3/17)
8. Animal Farm by George Orwell (25/4/17)
9. That Eye, the Sky by Tim Winton (25/4/17)
10. Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford (28/4/17) I can't believe I haven't read this before, it's just my thing - 1930s Britain - but in a change from my usual George Orwell and the drudgery of the working classes this novel is about the silliness of the upper classes.

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #421 on: April 28, 2017, 07:22:41 AM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis
A Slip of the Keyboard -- Terry Pratchett
Griftopia -- Matt Taibbi
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency -- Douglas Adams
13 Reasons Why -- Jay Asher
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #422 on: April 28, 2017, 04:15:15 PM »
1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (excellent; page-turning, memorable, couldn't wait to get back to reading when I had to put it down)
2. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (one of the best memoirs I've read in a while. Also incidentally learned a lot about trees)
3. Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (eh. Good info, but could've been condensed to about 1/3 the length)
4. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
5. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
6.The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee (40% finished; loan expired)
7. You are Not So Smart by David McRaney - made it about 40% through this book before giving up. It's geared towards people who know nothing about psychology/research methods. I skimmed the table of contents and realized I wasn't missing much.
8. Black Water by Louise Doughty
9. A Criminal Defense by William Myers, Jr. (Kindle First book - I was pleasantly surprised. Much better than other Kindle First books I've tried)
10. Ghettoside by Jill Leovy

There is no way I'll hit 50 this year, but I'm enjoying playing along anyway. This challenge is definitely encouraging me to read more.

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #423 on: April 28, 2017, 06:01:28 PM »
An Untamed State (Gay)
Dangerous Women (Gay)
The Name of the Wind (Rothfuss)
Homegoing (Gyasi)
The Wise Man's Fear (Rothfuss)
Russian Winter (Kalotay)
Being of Power (Baptiste)
Commonwealth (Patchett)
Call the Midwife (Worth)
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (Lawson)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #424 on: April 28, 2017, 06:51:05 PM »
1. Mellon: An American Life - David Cannadine
2. The Way of Kings: The Stormlight Archive, Book 1 - Brandon Sanderson
3. Words of Radiance: The Stormlight Archive, Book 2 - Brandon Sanderson
4. Napoleon Hill in His Own Voice: Rare Recordings of His Lectures - Napoleon Hill
5. Big Sur - Jack Kerouac
6. Journeys Out of the Body - Robert Monroe
7. The Essence of Success - Earl Nightengale
8. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind - Dr. Joseph Murphy
9. The Secret of the Ages - Robert Collier
10. The Science of Getting Rich - Wallace D. Wattles
11. The Richest Man in Babylon - George S. Clason
12. The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer - Chris Blatchford
13. On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller - Richard Norton Smith
14. Inner Wisdom Volume 1 & 2 - Wayne Dyer
15. Telepsychics: Tapping Your Hidden Subconscious Powers - Dr. Joseph Murphy
16. Job Free: Four Ways to Quit the Rat Race and Achieve Financial Freedom on Your Terms - Jake Desyllas
17. Napoleon Hill Is on the Air!: The Five Foundations for Success - Napoleon Hill
18. Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators That Led to Lincoln's Death - Leonard F. Guttridge, Ray A. Neff
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #425 on: April 28, 2017, 06:51:49 PM »
1. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
2. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Maze Runner #1)
3. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
4. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (Maze Runner #2)
5. The Death Cure by James Dashner (Maze Runner #3)
6. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #1)
7. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #11)
8. Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #2)
9. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #12)
10. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #13)
11. A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse Short Stories)
12. Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg (Elmwood Springs #3)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #1)
14. More Than This by Jay McLean (More Than #1)
15. More Than Her by Jay McLean (More Than #2)
16. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (His Dark Materials #2)
17. Wool by Hugh Howey (Silo #1)
18. Shift by Hugh Howey (Silo #2)
19. Slumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup
20. Dust by Hugh Howey (Silo #3)
21. The Star Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #2)
22. The Sun Dwellers by David Estes (Dwellers #3)
23. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
24. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
25. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
26. Bound by Donna Jo Napoli
27. The Prestige by Christopher Quest
28. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #426 on: April 28, 2017, 07:34:10 PM »
Favourites are starred below.

1. Catch 22- Joseph Heller***
2. Macbeth - Shakespeare
3. The Book Thief -Markus Zusak
4. Midnight's Children -Salman Rushdie
5. Ile - Eugene O'Neill
6. The Good Earth - Pearl S Buck ***
7. Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman - Lindy West ***
8. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Díaz ***
9. Tales of Beedle the Bard - JK Rowling
10. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky - Heidi W Durrow ***
11. No One Is Here Except All of Us - Ramona Ausubel
12. We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
13. Wanderlust: A History of Walking - Rebecca Solnit ***
14. M Train - Patti Smith
15. Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Jules Verne***
16. The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest - Dan Buettner

Currently Reading:

17. Dracula - Bram Stoker
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #427 on: April 29, 2017, 08:56:01 AM »
1. Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
2. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
3. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams
4. Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
5. Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott
6. The Gender Game by Bella Forrest
7. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip & Dan Heath
8. The Scavenger's Manifesto: A Guide to freeing yourself from the endless cycle of buying more and more new (though not necessarily improved) stuff, and discovering how salvaging, swapping, repurposing, reusing, and recycling can save the Earth, your money, and your soul by Anneli Rufus and Kristan Lawson (re-read).
9. The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
10. The Gender Secret by Bella Forrest
11. The Gender Lie by Bella Forrest
12. 1984 by George Orwell
13. Jack Reacher's Rules by Lee Child
14. The Gender War by Bella Forrest
15. Personal by Lee Child
16. Make Me by Lee Child
17. The Deep Blue Goodbye by John D. MacDonald

18. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #428 on: April 29, 2017, 10:07:22 AM »
I use the Goodreads website to track my reading.  So far this year:  (Obviously, I need more hobbies.)

The Widow's House   Carol Goodman
The Franchise Affair (Inspector Alan Grant, #3)   Josephine Tey
Blacklight Blue (Enzo Files, #3)   Peter  May
Miss Pym Disposes   Josephine Tey
A French Country Murder   Peter Steiner
Murder on the Serpentine (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #32)   Anne Perry
Animal Farm   George Orwell
The Nest   Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose weight fast and reprogramme your body   Michael Mosley
The Low-Carb Diabetes Solution Cookbook: Prevent and Heal Type 2 Diabetes with 200 Ultra Low-Carb Recipes   Dana Carpender
The Inheritance (Charles Lenox Mysteries #10)   Charles Finch
Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies   Toby Smithson
Oath of the Renunciates (Darkover #10/13)   Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)   Lev Grossman
The Magician King (The Magicians, #2)   Lev Grossman
Excalibur (The Warlord Chronicles, #3)   Bernard Cornwell
Entry Island   Peter  May
The Magicians (The Magicians #1)   Lev Grossman
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus   Matt Taibbi
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness   Susannah Cahalan
Enemy of God (The Warlord Chronicles, #2)   Bernard Cornwell
Coffin Road   Peter  May
A Stir of Echoes   Richard Matheson
Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon   Lisa Goldstein
Runaway     Peter May
Revenge in a Cold River (William Monk, #22)   Anne Perry
Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3)   Maggie Stiefvater
Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)   Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)   Maggie Stiefvater
The Boston Stranglers   Susan Kelly
Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food   Megan Kimble
Mindhunter   John E. Douglas
Mommy's Little Girl   Diane Fanning
The Immaculate Deception (Jonathan Argyll, #7)   Iain Pears
Time to Depart (Marcus Didius Falco, #7)   Lindsey Davis
Poseidon's Gold (Marcus Didius Falco, #5)   Lindsey Davis
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors   Dan Jones
Crosstalk   Connie Willis
When the Devil Holds the Candle (Inspector Konrad Sejer, #4)   Karin Fossum
The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime   Judith Flanders
The Winter King (The Warlord Chronicles, #1)   Bernard Cornwell
The Critic (Enzo Files, #2)   Peter  May
Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History   Bryn Barnard
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History   John M. Barry
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic   David Quammen
Tomatoes: A Gardener's Guide   Simon Hart
Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives   Evelyn J. Hadden
Ebola: Story of an Outbreak   Laurie Garrett
Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest   Sandi Doughton
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #429 on: April 29, 2017, 10:25:24 AM »
My list so far:

1.   Flashman and the Angel of the Lord – George MacDonald Fraser
2.   Holidays on Ice – David Sedaris
3.   Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health – B.K.S. Iyengar
4.   Year of Yes – Shonda Rhimes
5.   Second Nature – Michael Pollan
6.   Wild Fermentation – Sandor Katz
7.   It Can’t Happen Here – Sinclair Lewis
8.   Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
9.   The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
10.   In the Garden of Beasts – Erik Larsen (ugh, hated)
11.   Independent People – Haldor Laxness
12.   Traveling to Work:  Diaries – Michael Palin
13.   The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
14.   Moonglow – Michael Chabon
15.   Evicted – Matthew Desmond
16.   Making It – Kelly Coyne & Erik Knutzen
17.   In Other Words – Jhumpa Lahiri
18.   Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
19.   Avid Reader – Robert Gottlieb
20.   The Argonauts – Maggie Nelson


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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #430 on: April 29, 2017, 10:22:08 PM »
1. How to stay de-junked forever by Dawna Walter (1/1/17)
2. The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey (6/1/17)
3. Spark Joy by Marie Kondo (20/1/17)
4. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (28/1/17) I had so many epiphanies reading this :)
5. Superfreakonomics by Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner (19/2/17)
6. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene (25/2/17)
7. The Listerdale Mystery by Agatha Christie (short stories) (9/3/17)
8. Animal Farm by George Orwell (25/4/17)
9. That Eye, the Sky by Tim Winton (25/4/17)
10. Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford (28/4/17)
11. Jack Maggs by Peter Carey (30/4/17)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #431 on: May 01, 2017, 07:11:59 AM »

1. The Churchhill Factor, Boris Johnson
2. Building Wealth One House at a Time, John Schaub
3. Shoe Dog, Phil Knight
4. Gospel, JD Greer
5. Trayvane, Robert Ludlum
6. Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek
7. Essentialism (for the 3rd time), Greg McKeown
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
9. The Girl on The Train
10. The 4 Hour Body (40%)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #432 on: May 01, 2017, 09:23:01 PM »
1. A Kiss of Shadows By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2. A Caress of Twilight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
3. The Prisoner of Zenda By Hope, Anthony (audiobook)
4. Pukka's Promise - The Quest for Longer-lived Dogs By Kerasote, Ted
5. The Broken Kingdoms By Jemisin, N. K.
6. The Golem's Eye By Stroud, Jonathan
7. The House of Mirth By Wharton, Edith (audiobook)
8. Babylon's Ashes By Corey, James S. A.
9. Seduced by Moonlight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
10. Treasure Island By Stevenson By Robert Louis (audiobook)
11. Vagabonding - An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-term World Travel By Rolf Potts
12. The Kingdom of Gods By Jemisin, N. K.
13. Ptolemy's Gate By Stroud, Jonathan (audiobook)
14. Crucible of Gold By Novik, Naomi
15. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain (audiobook)
16. Bird by Bird - Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Lamott, Anne
17. A Dog's Purpose - a Novel for Humans By Cameron, W. Bruce
18. The Time Traveler's Wife By Niffenegger, Audrey (audiobook)
19. How to Solar Power your Home - Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply By Maeda, Martha
20. Everest to Arabia - The Making of An Adventuresome Life By Clarke, Jamie
21. Wool By Howey, Hugh
22. Millionaire Teacher - The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School By Hallam, Andrew
23. Seveneves By Stephenson, Neal
24. Forty Chances: Finding Hope in A Hungry World By Buffett, Howard G.
25. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia By Hamid, Mohsin (audiobook)
26. A Stroke of Midnight By Hamilton, Laurell K.

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« Reply #433 on: May 02, 2017, 05:10:51 AM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis
A Slip of the Keyboard -- Terry Pratchett
Griftopia -- Matt Taibbi
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency -- Douglas Adams
13 Reasons Why -- Jay Asher
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
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« Reply #434 on: May 02, 2017, 06:24:00 AM »
1. A Kiss of Shadows By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2. A Caress of Twilight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
3. The Prisoner of Zenda By Hope, Anthony (audiobook)
4. Pukka's Promise - The Quest for Longer-lived Dogs By Kerasote, Ted
5. The Broken Kingdoms By Jemisin, N. K.
6. The Golem's Eye By Stroud, Jonathan
7. The House of Mirth By Wharton, Edith (audiobook)
8. Babylon's Ashes By Corey, James S. A.
9. Seduced by Moonlight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
10. Treasure Island By Stevenson By Robert Louis (audiobook)
11. Vagabonding - An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-term World Travel By Rolf Potts
12. The Kingdom of Gods By Jemisin, N. K.
13. Ptolemy's Gate By Stroud, Jonathan (audiobook)
14. Crucible of Gold By Novik, Naomi
15. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain (audiobook)
16. Bird by Bird - Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Lamott, Anne
17. A Dog's Purpose - a Novel for Humans By Cameron, W. Bruce
18. The Time Traveler's Wife By Niffenegger, Audrey (audiobook)
19. How to Solar Power your Home - Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply By Maeda, Martha
20. Everest to Arabia - The Making of An Adventuresome Life By Clarke, Jamie
21. Wool By Howey, Hugh
22. Millionaire Teacher - The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School By Hallam, Andrew
23. Seveneves By Stephenson, Neal
24. Forty Chances: Finding Hope in A Hungry World By Buffett, Howard G.
25. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia By Hamid, Mohsin (audiobook)
26. A Stroke of Midnight By Hamilton, Laurell K.


Have to ask... what did you think of Wool?

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #435 on: May 02, 2017, 05:49:15 PM »
PopSugar 2017 Challenge:.
1. A book with a subtitle: Waiting:  The True Confessions of a Waitress (Debra Ginsberg)
2. A book that's more than 800 pages: A Dance with Dragons (George R.R. Martin)
3. The first book in a series you haven't read before: A Darker Shade of Magic (Victoria Schwab)
4. A book with an unreliable narrator: The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins)
5. A book with an eccentric character: Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
6. A book with a cat on the cover: Dr. Sleep   (Stephen King)
7. An audiobook: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (Charles Duhigg)
8. A bestseller from 2016: A Gathering of Shadows (Victoria Schwab)
9. A book based on mythology: American Gods (Neil Gaimen)
10. A book that's published in 2017: A Conjuring of Light (Victoria Schwab)

20% of the way there with 25% of the year done--I better get hustling!

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« Reply #436 on: May 02, 2017, 07:58:41 PM »
1. A Blistered Kind of Love by Angela and Duffy Ballard (1/11)
2. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (1/19)
3. Flood by Stephen Baxter (1/23)
4. A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain (1/29)
5. Cyberstorm by Matthew Mather (2/1)
6. Doing Good Better by Will MacAskill (2/9)
7. Ark by Stephen Baxter (2/15)
8. This Perfect Day by Ira Levin (2/15)
9. On the Beach by Nevil Shute (2/25)
10. The Circle by Dave Eggers (3/6)
11. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid (3/9)
12. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (3/10)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (3/20)
14. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (3/29)
15. Proxima by Stephen Baxter (4/1)
16. The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman (4/8)
17. Ultima by Stephen Baxter (5/2)
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #437 on: May 03, 2017, 05:58:08 AM »
1. Fasting by Jentezen Franklin
2. The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
3. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer
4. From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming
5. The Whistler by John Grisham
6. A measure of endurance: the unlikely Triumph of Steven Sharp by William Mishler
7. Unlucky 13 by James Patterson & Maxine Paetero
8. The couple next door by Sheri Lapena
9. The Gift by Louise Jensen
10. The Brethren by John Grisham
11. Bullseye by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
12. Vanished by Joseph Finder
13. The Girls He Adored by Jonathan Nasaw
14. Hidden by Kendra Elliott
15. The Charm School by Nelson Demille
16. Home by Harlan Coben
17. Stay Close by Harlan Coben
18. Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter
19. Insidious by Catherine Coulter
20. Alone by Lisa Gardner
21. The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

22. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #438 on: May 04, 2017, 08:57:39 AM »
1. A Kiss of Shadows By Hamilton, Laurell K.
2. A Caress of Twilight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
3. The Prisoner of Zenda By Hope, Anthony (audiobook)
4. Pukka's Promise - The Quest for Longer-lived Dogs By Kerasote, Ted
5. The Broken Kingdoms By Jemisin, N. K.
6. The Golem's Eye By Stroud, Jonathan
7. The House of Mirth By Wharton, Edith (audiobook)
8. Babylon's Ashes By Corey, James S. A.
9. Seduced by Moonlight By Hamilton, Laurell K.
10. Treasure Island By Stevenson By Robert Louis (audiobook)
11. Vagabonding - An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-term World Travel By Rolf Potts
12. The Kingdom of Gods By Jemisin, N. K.
13. Ptolemy's Gate By Stroud, Jonathan (audiobook)
14. Crucible of Gold By Novik, Naomi
15. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain (audiobook)
16. Bird by Bird - Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Lamott, Anne
17. A Dog's Purpose - a Novel for Humans By Cameron, W. Bruce
18. The Time Traveler's Wife By Niffenegger, Audrey (audiobook)
19. How to Solar Power your Home - Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply By Maeda, Martha
20. Everest to Arabia - The Making of An Adventuresome Life By Clarke, Jamie
21. Wool By Howey, Hugh
22. Millionaire Teacher - The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School By Hallam, Andrew
23. Seveneves By Stephenson, Neal
24. Forty Chances: Finding Hope in A Hungry World By Buffett, Howard G.
25. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia By Hamid, Mohsin (audiobook)
26. A Stroke of Midnight By Hamilton, Laurell K.


Have to ask... what did you think of Wool?

I REALLY liked it! By the end I couldn't put it down. Reading Shift at the moment.

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« Reply #439 on: May 04, 2017, 06:05:39 PM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis
A Slip of the Keyboard -- Terry Pratchett
Griftopia -- Matt Taibbi
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency -- Douglas Adams
13 Reasons Why -- Jay Asher
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
39. Battle Royale
40. The Mind's Eye --Oliver Sacks
41. Amusing Ourselves to Death
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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #440 on: May 04, 2017, 06:29:59 PM »
21. Wool By Howey, Hugh
22. Millionaire Teacher - The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School By Hallam, Andrew
23. Seveneves By Stephenson, Neal
24. Forty Chances: Finding Hope in A Hungry World By Buffett, Howard G.
25. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia By Hamid, Mohsin (audiobook)
26. A Stroke of Midnight By Hamilton, Laurell K.[/b]

Have to ask... what did you think of Wool?

I REALLY liked it! By the end I couldn't put it down. Reading Shift at the moment.

I read these lists to get  ideas for my next book.  I wish more people commented on which books they really liked or disliked.  Thanks for you comment on Wool.  By the way I was really disappointed with Seveneves.  I did not like the way it ended, what a cop out.

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #441 on: May 06, 2017, 01:31:09 PM »
1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (excellent; page-turning, memorable, couldn't wait to get back to reading when I had to put it down)
2. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (one of the best memoirs I've read in a while. Also incidentally learned a lot about trees)
3. Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo (eh. Good info, but could've been condensed to about 1/3 the length)
4. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
5. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
6.The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee (40% finished; loan expired)
7. You are Not So Smart by David McRaney - made it about 40% through this book before giving up. It's geared towards people who know nothing about psychology/research methods. I skimmed the table of contents and realized I wasn't missing much.
8. Black Water by Louise Doughty
9. A Criminal Defense by William Myers, Jr. (Kindle First book - I was pleasantly surprised. Much better than other Kindle First books I've tried)
10. Ghettoside by Jill Leovy
11. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #442 on: May 06, 2017, 03:41:39 PM »
I'm in, I expect I'll get past 100 for the year, lots of downtime at work.

1. When nobody was watching: my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world - Carli Llyod
2. Solo, A Memoir of Hope - Hope Solo
3. The Alchemist - Paul Coelho
4. Go Set a Watchmen - Harper Lee
5. Silence Fallen - Patricia Briggs
6. Closer to Home - Rachel Spangler
7. Scrappy Little Nobody - Anna Kendrick
8. Mine - Georgia Beers
9. Perfect Pairing - Rachel Spangler
10. Solve for i - A E Dooland
11. An infatuation - Jennifer Lyndon
12. The Gender Game - Bella Forrest
13. Chef's special - Susan x Meagher
14. Born out of Wedlock - Lynn Gardner
15. Tell me again how a crush should feel - Sara Farizan
16. Main Dish - J.A. Armstrong
17. No Strings attached - Harper Bliss
18. Talking as fast as I can - Lauren Graham
19. We Should all be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
20. The Magnolia Story - Chip & Johanna Gaines
21. Wonder Woman - A celebration of 75 years



Reading:
Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


TBR:
 The Chemist - Stephanie Meyer
 The Boy is Back - Meg Cabot
 My Not so Perfect Life  - Sophie Kinsella
 Echoes in Death - JD Robb
 Ink and Bone - Rachel Caine
 Miranda and Caliban - Jacqueline Carey
 Crimson Death - Laurell K. Hamilton
 Between the world and me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
 Death's Mistress: Sister of Darkness: the Nicci Chronicles - Terry Goodkind
 Someday, Someday, Maybe - Lauren Graham
 A vision of fire - Gillian Anderson

22. Heart to Heart - Layce Gardner
23-32. Anne of Green Gables collection - LM Montgomery - missing 2 books which I didn't hunt up in preparation for the new Netflix "modernization"

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #443 on: May 06, 2017, 05:04:45 PM »
I'm in! Moving to within a stone's throw of our local public library in a couple of months, so hopefully I can stay on the wagon since I'll have no excuses!

No standard format it appears, so I guess I'll just post what I'm currently reading?

1. Building Construction Before Mechanization - John Fitchen

Updating with a hefty list, sorry I've been so busy I haven't been back to check in! Here we go:

2. Do-It-Yourself Hedge Funds, by Wayne P. Weddington III
3. The Rational Optimist, by Matt Ridley
4. The Investor’s Manifesto, by William J. Bernstein
5. The Affluent Investor, by Phil DeMuth, Ph.D.
6. An Embarrassment of Riches, by Alexander Green
7. Wealth Secrets of the Affluent: Keys to Fortune Building and Asset Protection, by Christopher Jarvis and David Mandell
8. Basic Elements of Landscape Architectural Design, by Norman K. Booth (read it cover to cover while preparing for a test, that counts right?!)
9. In The Company of Stone: The Art of the Stone Wall, by Dan Snow
10. The Art and Craft of Stonework, by David Reed
11. The Complete Tightwad Gazette, by Amy Dacyczyn

Working on Awaken the Giant Within, by Tony Robbins. Will check in when that's done. Also queued up - A Game of Thrones (George R.R. Martin), Zero to One (Peter Thiel), and a few others I have checked out of the library at the moment.

Happy page turning, all!

12. Awaken the Giant Within, by Tony Robbins
13. Zero to One, by Peter Thiel
14. A Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin (now I see what all the hype was about!)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #444 on: May 06, 2017, 06:17:30 PM »

1. The Party (Christopher Pike)
2. The Dance (Christopher Pike)
3. The Graduation (Christopher Pike)
4. The Bookseller (Cynthia Swanson)
5. Die Softly (Christopher Pike)
6. Down a Dark Hall (Lois Duncan)
7. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
8. Stranger With My Face (Lois Duncan)
9. So Pretty It Hurts (Kate White)
10. A Body To Die For (Kate White)
11. Locked In Time. (Lois Duncan)
12. I Know what you did last summer (Lois Duncan)
13. Summer of Fear (Lois Duncan)
14. Paris in Love (Eloisa James)
15. Daughters of Eve (Lois Duncan)
16. Ransom (Lois Duncan)
17. The Valley of Amazement (Amy Tan)
18. Killing & Dying (Adrian Tomine)
19. The Third Eye (Lois Duncan)
20. Embroideries (Marjane Satrapi)
21. I Was the Cat (Tobin & Dewey)
22. Vacationers (Emma Straub)
23. Dead Until Dark (Charlaine Harris)
24. Weetsie Bat (Francesca Lia Block)

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #445 on: May 07, 2017, 01:14:07 AM »
1)No Place to hide - Susan Lewis
2) And the mountains echoed - Khaled Hosseini
3) Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone - JK Rowling (Bracken_Joys fault!)
4) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - JK Rowling (Bracken_Joys fault! - 1 mention of Harry and I am doomed - what do you mean did I cook - no I was Reading Harry Potter!!!)
5) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - JK Rowling
6) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling
7) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - JK Rowling
8) Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - JK Rowling
9) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling
10) Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
11) Hostage - Paul and Rachel Chandler
12) Wild - Cheryl Strayed
13) HRH - Danielle Steel
14) Family Ties - Danielle Steel
15) The Glass Lake - Maeve Binchy

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #446 on: May 07, 2017, 07:54:55 AM »
The God Delusion
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
The Marriage Plot
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
La chica del tren
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
The Wild Duck
Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus
Mindset: The New Psychology Of Success [hated-- it's obvious and repetitive]
The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy in Just 3 Weeks [hated -- lots of long-winded fluff only to get to the pount in about two pages at the end]
Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food [hated -- not only is this repetitive within itself, it takes entire sections from her other book(s)]
Todas las hadas del reino
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas   
The Last Days of Magic
The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom [hated -- not enough science; not consistent; very bad writing; pushy, rude, and condescending; information could fit on one page]
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
Gone Girl
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
The Orphan Master's Son
A Streetcar Named Desire
In the Time of the Butterflies
Hamilton -- Rob Chernow
Gratitude -- Oliver Sacks
Dead Oak -- Jenny Mathis [hated -- awful stereotypes and an ending about as satisfying as Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull]
A Slip of the Keyboard -- Terry Pratchett
Griftopia -- Matt Taibbi
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency -- Douglas Adams
13 Reasons Why -- Jay Asher
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
39. Battle Royale
40. The Mind's Eye --Oliver Sacks
41. Amusing Ourselves to Death
42. The Miracle Morning -- hated  A HUGE and offensive* waste of time. I've been interested in adding meditation to my routine and this was recommended. It mentions meditation, but mostly it's a long, repetitive, poorly written, offensive sales pitch. I haven't been commenting on my books, but I don't want anyone to read this list and think, "Hey, that looks interesting." I'll add some more comments above for books I hated.

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #447 on: May 07, 2017, 09:37:45 AM »
26.  Shelley Gray, Secrets of Sloane House
27.  Julia Quinn, The Bridgertons:  Happily Ever After
28.  Wally Lamb, Wishin' and Hopin'
29.  Karen Harper, The Twylight Tower
30.  Terri Dulong, Postcards from Cedar Key

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Re: 50 Books in 2017!
« Reply #448 on: May 07, 2017, 01:20:02 PM »
1. A Blistered Kind of Love by Angela and Duffy Ballard (1/11)
2. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (1/19)
3. Flood by Stephen Baxter (1/23)
4. A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain (1/29)
5. Cyberstorm by Matthew Mather (2/1)
6. Doing Good Better by Will MacAskill (2/9)
7. Ark by Stephen Baxter (2/15)
8. This Perfect Day by Ira Levin (2/15)
9. On the Beach by Nevil Shute (2/25)
10. The Circle by Dave Eggers (3/6)
11. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid (3/9)
12. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (3/10)
13. The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (3/20)
14. The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman (3/29)
15. Proxima by Stephen Baxter (4/1)
16. The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman (4/8)
17. Ultima by Stephen Baxter (5/2)
18. Underground Airlines by Ben Winters (5/7)
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« Reply #449 on: May 07, 2017, 08:26:39 PM »


1. The Box by Marc Levinson- 1/15/17
2. The Theft by Swords by Michael J Sullivan- 1/19/17
3. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell- 1/25/17
4. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson- 1/25/17
5. Wild by Cheryl Strayed- 1/27/17
6. Means of Ascent by Robert Caro- 2-8-17
7. Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes- 2-10-17
8. Everybody Behaves Badly- 2/12/17
9. A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan- 2/16/17
10. Linchpin by Seth Godin- 2/16/17
11. No Man's Land by Aasif Mandvi- I think 2/17/17?
12. Write to Die by Charles Rosenberg

13. Night Bird by Freeman -2/23/17
14. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly- 2/25/17
15. Gunmetal Gray by Mark Grealey- 2/28/17

Tribes by Seth Godin-3/1/17
The Short Drop by Matthew FitzSimmons- 3/7/17
When the borough breaks- 03/15/17
Declutter your mind- 03/16/17
Stroke of Insight by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor- 3/18/17
Superforecasters 3/21/17
The tipping point by Malcom gladwell 3/22/17
The Dictator's Handbook by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita- 3/29/17
How make a good brain great-4/8/17
Traitor Baru Cormorant - 4/10/17
The ultramind solution by Dr Mark hyman- 4/13/17
The wright Brothers by David McCullough - 04/17/17
Happy city by Charles Montgomery - 04/18/17
Nudges by Richard thaler 04/18/17
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, PHD- 04/20/17
Night school by Lee Child 04/20/17
New confessions of an economic hit man by John Perkins 04/23/17
An accidental death 04/25/17
Playing for pizza by John Grisham 04/26/17
The Queens poisoner 04/28/17
36. A Criminal Defense by William Myers Jr- 05/01/17