Last weekend I hit 25, which means I am 11 books behind my target of 100. I am still having fun, and have enjoyed all the books on one level or another, brain-candy or bubble-gum.
Here be the first quarter, in reading order:
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver
The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas
A Very Private Gentleman: A Novel – Martin Booth
I Was Amelia Earhart – Jane Mendelsohn
Warm Bodies – Isaac Marion
Summer Crossing – Truman Capote
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency – Alexander McCall Smith
The Help – Kathryn Stockett
Aloft – Chang-rae Lee
Northline – Willy Vlautin
Body Surfing – Anita Shreve
The Snowman – Jo Nesbø
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union – Michael Chabon
The Piano Teacher – Janice Y.K. Lee
The Hours – Michael Cunningham
The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman
Room – Emma Donoghue
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake – Aimee Bender
The Devil’s Star – Jo Nesbø
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, #1) – Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) – Suzanne Collins
Submarine – Joe Dunthorne
The Autobiography of Alice B.Toklas – Gertrude Stein
Working on 26-30!
Other 100 Books posts of mine can be found here.
What have you read this year?