Sunday, January 01, 2017

Books Read in 2017

Cumulative Reading List

Here's where I'll be tracking my reading in 2017.

My goal for this year, as usual, is 50 books. In 2016 I didn't even make it to 40, but I'm hoping for a much better showing in 2017.


1. Faithful. Alice Hoffman (2016; fiction; 272 pages, e-book)
2. Smooth Talker: Trail of Death. Steve Jackson (2016; true crime; 190 pages, e-book)
3. As Good As Gone. Larry Watson (2016; fiction; 341 pages)
4. The Ballad of Peckham Rye. Muriel Spark (1960; fiction; 138 pages)
5. The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. Chris Van Allsburg (1979; children's fiction; 32 pages)


6. Devil Sent the Rain (Detective Billy Able #3). Lisa Turner (2016; fiction; 352 pages, ARC)
7. The Roanoke Girls. Amy Engel (2017; fiction; 288 pages, ARC)
8. Time of Wonder. Robert McCloskey (1957; children's fiction; 64 pages)
9. Millions of Cats. Wanda Gág (1928; children's fiction; 32 pages)
10. The Fur Person. May Sarton (reading now)


11. Rosemary's Baby. Ira Levin (1967; fiction; 218 pages) (re-read)
12. Magic by the Lake (Tales of Magic #3). Edward Eager (1957; children's fiction; 190 pages)
13. The Blazing World. Siri Hustvedt (2014; fiction; 320 pages, e-book)


14. Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10). Agatha Christie (1934; fiction; 256 pages, e-book)
15. The Secret Room (Zoe Goldman #3). Sandra Block (2017; fiction; 368 pages ARC, e-book)
16. The Fix (Amos Decker #3). David Baldacci (2017; fiction; 432 pages ARC, e-book)
17. The Fifth Petal. Brunonia Barry (reading now)
18. The Bell at Sealey Head. Patricia A. McKillip (reading now)


















  1. I am looking at that Brunonia Barry title as well. I think it comes out mid-January. You are much more organized that I am. I am just grabbing what I see that looks good -- mostly what I already own! We will see how my year of non-challenge reading goes.

    1. Well, I'm usually really organized at the beginning of the year. But that won't last very long!


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