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


13. Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10). Agatha Christie (1934; fiction; 256 pages, e-book)
14. The Secret Room (Zoe Goldman #3). Sandra Block (2017; fiction; 368 pages ARC, e-book)
15. The Fix (Amos Decker #3). David Baldacci (2017; fiction; 432 pages ARC, e-book)
16. Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night. Joyce Sidman; illus. by Rick Allen (2010; poetry and nonfiction for children; 32 pages)


17. The Fifth Petal. Brunonia Barry (2017; fiction; 432 pages ARC)


18. Adventures of Frog and Toad. Arnold Lobel (2013; children's fiction; 192 pages)
19. The Arnold Lobel Treasury. Arnold Lobel (2014; children's fiction; 144 pages)


20. Our Spoons Came from Woolworths. Barbara Comyns (1950; fiction; 224 pages, e-book)




21. An Echo of Murder (William Monk #23). Anne Perry (2017; fiction; 320 pages, ARC)
22. Tell Me How This Ends Well. David Samuel Levinson (2017; fiction; 416 pages, ARC)


23. The Body in the Library (Miss Marple #3). Agatha Christie (1942; fiction; 224 pages)
24. The Graveyard Apartment. Mariko Koike, trans. by Deborah Boliver Boehm (2016/1988; fiction; 325 pages, e-book)
25. See What I Have Done. Sarah Schmidt (2017; fiction; 324 pages, ARC)
26. Anything Is Possible. Elizabeth Strout (2017; fiction; 254 pages, ARC)


27. Over My Dead Body (Nero Wolfe #7). Rex Stout (1940; fiction; 271 pages, e-book)


28. The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes (Stewart Hoag #9). David Handler (2017; fiction; 291 pages, e-book)
29. The Rules of Magic. Alice Hoffman (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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