What I’m Reading

(beginning July 28, 2012, last updated on March 1, 2015)

Hopefully I remembered most of the books for 2013 and 2014. If you’ve read a good book recently, or want to share a particular favorite, recommendations are absolutely welcome.

  1. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green (recommended)
  2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green & David Levithan (it was ok)
  3. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (sure, read it)
  4. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan (sure, read it)
  5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (August 1, 2012) (sure, read it)
  6. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein (August 9, 2012, at the hospital) (read it!)
  7. The Game by Neil Strauss (Oct 13, 2012) (hahahahaha)
  8. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl (Sept 14, 2012, finished in two days, along with a whole lot of food)
  9. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Oct 14, 2012 I NEED TO READ THE NEXT BOOKS)
  10. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  11. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  12. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
  13. In Memoriam A.H.H. by Lord Alfred Tennyson (to be acquired)
  14. The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer
  15. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  16. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  17. The Gathering by Anne Enright
  18. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (will rummage sister’s shelves)
  19. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  20. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  21. Harry Potter books 5-7 by J.K. Rowling (will borrow first)
  22. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell (as recommended by mom)
  23. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (to be acquired)
  24. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (to be acquired)
  25. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  26. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  27. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  28. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  29. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  30. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  31. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  32. Why Does the World Exist? by Jim Holt
  33. Persuasion (the annotated edition) by Jane Austen
  34. Steinbeck: A Life in Letters by John Steinbeck
  35. Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom by Ursula Nordstrom
  36. Writing That Works; How to Communicate Effectively by Kenneth Roman
  37. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach (sure, read it, you nerd)
  38. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach (sure, read it, you nerd)
  39. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
  40. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
  41. Ender’s Game by Scott Orson Card
  42. Ender’s Shadow by Scott Orson Card
  43. The Silo Saga by Hugh Howey
  44. The Defining Decade by Meg Jay (sure, read it with a grain of salt)
  45. The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
  46. Brave New World by Alduos Huxley
  47. Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl (yes, read it!)
  48. The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller (definite read for anyone who wants more insight into good marriages)
  49. Quiet by Susan Cain (a good read for introverts and extroverts)
  50. Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton (strongly recommended! favorite book of 2015 so far) (first book for 2015)
  51. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell (sure, read it)
  52. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell (currently reading)
  53. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (currently reading)
  54. Bossypants by Tina Fey (currently reading)
  55. The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey (currently reading)
  56. The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis
  57. The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
  58. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  59. Fear and Trembling by Soren Kierkegaard
  60. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  61. Redeployment by Phil Klay
  62. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  63. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

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