The Full List

Here’s the full list of books I read in 2016. 83 in total.  I was sure I’d make 90 and hoped I’d hit 100, but an international move and a new job (plus two colds) slowed me down in the last quarter of the year.  Some great books on this list!

2016 – 83

Fiction (54)

The Nature of the Beast – Louise Penny (4)

Funny Girl – Nick Hornby (4)

The Bone Clocks – David Mitchell (3)

Millones Cajones – Rob Bell (4)

Euphoria – Lily King (4 1/2)*

Mosquitoland – David Arnold (3 1/2)*

And When She Was Good – Laura Lippman (3 1/2)

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend – Katarina Bivald (4)*

Heart of the Matter – Emily Giffin (3)

The Martian – Andy Weir (4 1/2)*

To Have and to Hold – Jane Green (4)

Three Junes – Julia Glass (4)

My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout (3)

The Beach House – Jane Green (3 1/2)

The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith (4)

The Last Runaway – Tracy Chevalier (4)*

Me Before You – Jojo Moyes (4 1/2)*

The Disappeared – Kim Echlin (4 1/2)*

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats – Jan-Philipp Sendker (4 1/2)*

King and Maxwell – David Baldacci (3 1/2)

The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club – Gil McNeil (4)*

Room – Emma Donoghue (4)*

Me and Mr. Darcy – Alexandra Potter (3)

The Vacationers – Emma Staub (3 1/2)

What Alice Forgot – Liane Moriarty (3 1/2)*

Night Road – Kristin Hannah (3 1/2)

Dune Road – Jane Green (3 1/2)

Love May Fail – Matthew Quick (3)

The Love Season – Elin Hilderbrand (3 1/2)

Hotel du Lac – Anita Brookner (?)

Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng (3 1/2)

Winter Street- Elin Hilderbrand (3 1/2)

Saving Faith – David Baldacci (1)

Requiem – Frances Itani (4 1/2)*

The Heart Goes Last – Margaret Atwood (4 1/2)*

Summer Breeze – Nancy Thayer (4)

Late Nights on Air – Elizabeth Hay (4 1/2)*

Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler (3 1/2)

If I Stay – Gayle Forman (4)*

The Light Between Oceans (4 1/2)*

Eligible – Curtis Sittenfeld (2 1/2)

The Cat’s Table – Michael Ondaatje (3 1/2)

Something Borrowed – Emily Giffin (3)

Circling the Sun – Paula McClain (4)*

Bookends – Jane Green (4)

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee (4 1/2)*

The One You Really Want – Jill Mansell (3)

Winter Garden – Kristin Hannah (4)

Memory Man – David Baldacci (2 1/2)

Between Sisters – Kristin Hannah (3)

After You – Jojo Moyes (3 1/2)

The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (4)

A Great Reckoning – Louise Penny (4)

The Illegal – Lawrence Hill (3 1/2)

Non-Fiction (29)

#GIRLBOSS – Sophia Amoruso*

the life-changing magic of tidying up – marie kondo

Redesigning America’s Community Colleges – Bailey & Jaggers*

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass – Frederick Douglass*

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed – Jon Ronson*

Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson*

Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

How to Be Here – Rob Bell* x 2

Concussion – Jeanne Marie Laskas

Academic Advising Approaches – Drake, Jordan & Miller*

1776 – David McCullough

How to Lie with Statistics – Darrell Huff

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me – Mindy Kaling

The Audacity of Hope – Barack Obama*

Creativity, Inc. – Ed Catmull*

Superbosses – Sydney Finkelstein*

Primates of Park Avenue – Wednesday Martin*

Busted – Ruderman & Laker

The Sabbath – Abraham Joshua Heschel

All The Single Ladies – Rebecca Traister*

Evicted – Matthew Desmond*

The Zimzum of Love – Rob and Kristen Bell*

Grit – Angela Duckworth*

The Funny Thing Is – Ellen Degeneres

You are a Badass – Jen Sincero

Being Mortal – Atul Gawande*

When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi*

Smarter Faster Better – Charles Duhigg*

* highly recommended

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