Books Read in 2017


2017 Books Read

  1. Chocky; John Wyndham - 4/5 (my shelves) - Jan/2017
  2. The Seventh Day; Yu Hua; 3.5/5 (eGalley) - Jan/2017
  3. On Turpentine Lane; Elinor Lipman (eGalley) - 4.5/5 - Jan/2017
  4. The Leisure Seeker; Michael Zadoorian (my shelves) - 5/5 - Jan/2017
  5. The Marriage of Opposites; Alice Hoffman (eGalley-BookGroup pick) - 4/5 -Jan/2017
  6. Second Hand; Michael Zadoorian - (my shelves) 3.5/5 - Jan/2017
  7. Hospital Hill; Katherine Anderson - (library) - 3.5/5 - Jan/2017
  8. The Beautiful Dead; Belinda Bauer - (eGalley) - 3.5/5 - Jan/2017
  9. The Fifth Floor; Julie Oleszek - (library) - 4.5/5 - Feb/2017
  10. Excellent Women; Barbara Pym - (audio & my shelf) - 4/5 -Feb/2017
  11. The Impossible Fortress; Jason Rekuluk - (eGalley) 4/5 - Feb/2017
  12. Is This Tomorrow; Caroline Leavitt - (audio) - 4/5 Feb/2017
  13. Setting Free the Kites; Alex George - (arc) - 4/5 Feb/2017
  14. Being Mortal; Atul Gawande (book group) NF - 4.5/5 - Feb/2017
  15. Hillbilly Elegy; J.D. Vance - NF (audio) - 4/5 - Feb/2017
  16. How To Be a Bigger Bunny; Florence & Wendell Minor (print) - Feb/2017
  17. Behind Closed Doors; B.A. Paris (audio & eGalley) - 4/5 - 2/2017
  18. Everything Happens Today; Jess Browner - (arc) - 4.5/5 - 2/2017
  19. Agnes; Peter Stamm - (arc) - 4/5 - 2/2017
  20. Among the Lesser Gods; Margo Catts - (arc) - 4.5/5 - March/2017
  21. First Women; Kate Anderson Brower - (audio) - 3.5/5 - March/2017
  22. The Residence; Kate Anderson Brower (audio) - 4/5 - March/2017
  23. What I Know For Sure; Oprah Winfrey (NF) (Audio) - 5/5 - March/2017
  24. Books for Living; Will Schwalbe (NF) (audio) - 5/5 - March/2017
  25. Every Living Thing; Cynthia Ryland - (my shelves) - 4.5/5 - March/2017
  26. Ill Will; Dan Chaon (eGalley) - 4/5 - March/2017
  27. All the Stars in the Heavens; A. Trigiani (library) - 2/5 - March/2017
  28. The Widowmaker; Paul Dorion (audio) - 4/5 March/2017
  29. The Futures; Anna Pitoniak (arc) - 4/5 March/2017
  30. Green Pants; Kenneth Kraegel (my shelves) 5/5 March/2017
  31. Rain; Sam Usher (my shelves) 5/5 March/2017
  32. How To Be Human; Paula Cocozaza - 3.5/5 - April/2017
  33. The Inner Life of Cats; Thomas Macnamee - 4.5/5 - April/2017
  34. Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty; Ramona Ausubel - April/2017
  35. Born A Crime; Trevor Noah (NF) - (audio) 5/5 - April/2017
  36. White Fur; Jardine Libaire - (ARC) - 5/5 - April/2017
  37. Strays: A Lost Cat, a Homeless Man, and Their Journey Across America; Britt Collins - 4.5/5 - April/2017
  38. Everything I Never Told You; Celeste Ng - (audio) (book group) - 4.5/5 - April/2017
  39. Dark Flood Rises; Margaret Drabble - library - 4.5/5 - April/2017
  40. The Hideaway; Lauren Denton - (arc) - 4/5 April/2017
  41. The Fall of Lisa Bellow; Susan Perabow (audio) 3.5/5 - May/2017
  42. Anything is Possible; Elizabeth Strout (eGalley) - 4.5/5 - May/2017
  43. The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit; Michael Finkle - (audio) - 4/5 May/2017
  44. Her Every Fear; Peter Swanson (audio) - 3.5/5 - May/2017
  45. My Very Own Space; Pippa Goodhart - 3/5 - May/2017
  46. The Ocean at the End of the Lane; Neil Gaiman (book group/library) - 4/5 - May/2017
  47. The Book of Polly; Kathy Hepinstall (library) - 4/5 - May/2017
  48. Woman No. 17; Edan Lepucki - (arc) 4/5 - May/2017
  49. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions ; C. Adichie - (library) - 5/5 - May/2017
  50. Miss Rumphius; Barbara Cooney - 5/5 (library) - June/2017
  51. The Stars are Fire; Anita Shreve - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - June/2017
  52. The Breakdown; B.A. Paris - 4.5/5 (arc) - June/2017
  53. We Should All Be Feminists; C. Adichie (NF) - 4.5/5 (library) June/2017
  54. Dead Wake; Erik Larson (NF) - 4/5 (book group) June/2017
  55. The Yellow Wallpaper; Charlotte Perkins Gilman - 4.5/5 (eBook) June/2017
  56. Everybody's Son; Thrity Umrigar - 4.5/5 - June/2017
  57. Beautiful Animals; Lawrence Osborne - 4/5 (arc) June-2017
  58. The Leavers; Lisa Ko - 4/5 (library) July-2017
  59. The Lying Game; Ruth Ware - 4/5 - (eGalley) - July-2017
  60. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Gail Honeyman - 5/5 (audio) - July-2017
  61. The Best of Us: a memoir; Joyce Maynard - (eGalley) - 5/5 - July/2017
  62. Sea Change; Robert Parker - (audio) 2/5 - July/2017
  63. The Summer That Made Us; Robyn Carr - (eGalley) - 4/5 - July/2017
  64. I'll Take You There; Wally Lamb (arc) - 2/5 - July/2017
  65. Orhan's Inheritance; Aline Ohanesian (library-book group read) - 4/5 (August/2017)
  66. Papa: My Story; David Ortiz - 4/5 (library) (August/2017)
  67. Grief Cottage; Gail Godwin - 4.5/5 (eGalley) (August/2017)
  68. A Stranger in the House; Shari Lapena - 4/5 (audio) (August/2017)
  69. The Lauras; Sara Taylor - 4/5 (arc) (August/2017)
  70. Home going; Yaa Gyasi (reread-book group) 4.5/5 August/2017
  71. Before, During and After; Richard Bausch (ARC) 4/5 (Sept/2017
  72. Little Fires Everywhere; Celeste Ng (eGalley) 4.5/5 (Sept/2017)
  73. Death of a Busybody; George Bellairs - 4/5 (eGalley) Sept/2017
  74. The Old Man; Thomas Perry (audio) 4.5/5 - Sept/2017
  75. Almost Sisters; Joshilyn Jackson (audio) 3.5/5 (Sept/2017)
  76. The Deep Dark Descending; Allen Eskens - 4/5 (eGalley) Oct/2017
  77. Never Coming Back; Alison McGhee - (arc) 3.5/5 (Oct./2017)
  78. Camino Island; John Grisham (audio) 3.5/5 (October/2017)
  79. The Muralist; B.A. Shapiro - 4.5/5 book group (October)
  80. The Music Shop; Rachel Joyce - 4.5/5 (eGalley) (October/2017
  81. Ties; Domenico Starnone - 5/5 (library) November/2017
  82. Unraveling Oliver; Liz Nugent -  4.5/5 (library) November/2017
  83. Midwinter Break; Bernard MacLaverty; 4/5 (library) Nov/2017
  84. The Heart's Invisible Furies; John Boyne - 4.5/5 (eGalley)- Dec/2017
  85. Small Blessings; Martha Woodroof - 4/5 - (my shelves) - Dec/2017


DNF
  • Every Fifteen Minutes; Lisa Scottoline (audio) (Feb)
  • Swing Time; Zadie Smith (audio) (March)
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk; Kathleen Rooney (audio and print)(March)
  • You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (Memoir) ; Sherman Alexie
  • Forest Dark; Nicole Krauss (eGalley)
  • Turtles All the Way Down; John Green (library)

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