Jaded Optimist

Mothering, making, and generally blathering on

Books read 2014 January 16, 2014

# for reading for bookclub, ** for really liked and would recommend to anyone

  1. Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore (hardback, library)
  2. #Power of One by Bryce Courtenay (Kindle and paperback, library)—er, read the condensed children’s one first by accident, then read the full version 🙂
  3. **Teach Your Children Well by Madeline Levine (paperback, library)
  4. #**The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence (Kindle, library)
  5. 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher (Kindle, library)
  6. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (paperback, library)
  7. Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell (Kindle, library)
  8. #**Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple (Kindle, library)—reread
  9. NW by Zadie Smith (paperback, library)
  10. #The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida (Kindle, library)
  11. The House on Crash Corner…And Other Unavoidable Calamities by Mindy Greenstein (Kindle, library)
  12. **The Call: A Novel by Yannick Murphy (Kindle, library)
  13. This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel by Jonathan Tropper (Kindle, library)
  14. #The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith (Kindle, library)
  15. The Goldfinch by Dona Tartt (Kindle, library) (** for the first 4.5 or so…but the end is such a let down. Um, congrats on the pulitzer though!)
  16. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut (Kindle, library)
  17. Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny (Kindle, purchased)
  18. The Dinner by Herman Koch (paperback, library)
  19. The Children of Men by P.D. James (paperback, library)
  20. The Liar’s Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr (Kindle, library)
  21. Fahrenheit 451: A Novel by Ray Bradbury (Kindle, library)
  22. **Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (Kindle, library)
  23. #**Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Kindle, library)
  24. #**The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (hardback, library)
  25. **The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Kindle, library)
  26. **Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham (Kindle, library)
  27. #**The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick (Kindle, purchased)
  28. When I Found You by Catharine Ryan Hyde (Kindle, Amazon library)
  29. The Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell (paperback, library)
  30. How Did You Get This Number by Sloane Crosley (Kindle, library)

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