2018 reading

This year – the year that I turn 50 – my goal is to read 50 books, mostly from my own shelves. Here’s how it’s going so far:

JANUARY

  1. This Must Be the Place: A Novel – Maggie O’Farrell
  2. Young Jane Young – Gabrielle Zevin
  3. Delores Claiborne – Stephen King
  4. How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem – Rod Dreher
  5. The Temptation of Adam – Dave Connis

FEBRUARY

  1. Death Comes for the Deconstructionist– Daniel Taylor
  2. In Fairleigh Field – Rhys Bowen
  3. The Whole30 Day By Day – Melissa Hartwig
  4. Not Perfect – Elizabeth LaBan
  5. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro

MARCH

  1. Fates and Furies – Lauren Groff
  2. Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line – Michael Gibney

APRIL

  1. My Berlin Kitchen: Adventures in Love & Life – Luisa Weiss
  2. Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits– Gretchen Rubin
  3. An American Marriage – Tayari Jones
  4. Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight – Alexandra Fuller
  5. Columbine – Dave Cullen
  6. The Dry – Jane Harper
  7. Then She Was Gone – Lisa Jewell

MAY

  1. Last Train to Istanbul – Ayse Kulin
  2. The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness – Jerry Bridges
  3. A Week in Winter -Maeve Binchy

JUNE

  1. The Dinner – Herman Koch
  2. Rainbirds – Clarissa Goenawan
  3. The Relationship Cure – John M. Gotten
  4. The Lake House – Kate Morton
  5. The Lola Quartet – Emily St. John Mandel
  6. Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

JULY

  1. Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan
  2. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry – Jon Ronson
  3. This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel
  4. Sunburn – Laura Lippman
  5. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption – Bryan Stevenson

AUGUST

  1. My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante
  2. Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results – Robern D. Lupton
  3. Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America – Michael Ruhlman
  4. Visible Empire – Hannah Pittard
  5. The Supper of the Lamb – Robert Farrar Capon
  6. The Paris Wife – Paula McLain
  7. Off Season – Anne Rivers Siddons
  8. The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street – Karina Yan Glaser
  9. Snap Judgment (Samantha Brinkman Book 3) – Marcia Clark
  10. The Widows of Malabar Hill – Sujata Massey

SEPTEMBER

  1. An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew – Anejet van der Zijl
  2. China Rich Girlfriend – Kevin Kwan
  3. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI – David Grann
  4. The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row – Anthony Ray Hinton
  5. The Means – Douglas Brunt
  6. Love and Ruin – Paula McLain
  7. The End of the Affair – Graham Greene

OCTOBER

  1. Suicide of the West – Jonah Goldberg
  2. I’d Rather Be Reading – Anne Bogel

 

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