Bookshelf

Every year I participate in the Reading Challenge on Goodreads. I increase my goal by 5 books every two years to add a little fun. Click here to see what titles I currently have in progress.

2018 (31/30)

  • Inferno, Dante Alighieri
  • The Dressage Chronicles: Rings of Fire, Karen McGoldrick
  • The Dressage Chronicles: The Right Girl for the Job, Karen McGoldrick
  • Oedipus the King, Sophocles
  • King Lear, William Shakespeare
  • Beatrice and Virgil, Yann Martel
  • Mercy in the City, Kerry Weber
  • The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, Alan Garner
  • The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Once Upon a Time in the North, Philip Pullman
  • The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Dark is Rising, Susan Cooper
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman
  • The Dressage Chronicles: A Matter of Feel, Karen McGoldrick
  • The Last Battle,C.S. Lewis
  • The Magician’s Nephew,C.S. Lewis
  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
  • Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon
  • The Bondwoman’s Narrative, Hannah Crafts
  • The Lamplighter, Maria Susanna Cummins
  • The Dressage Chronicles, Karen McGoldrick
  • Still Me, Jojo Moyes
  • The Wide, Wide World, Susan Warner
  • Origin, Dan Brown
  • Hope Leslie, Catharine Maria Sedgwick
  • The Coquette, Hannah W. Foster
  • Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff, Chip Gaines
  • Young Once, Patrick Modiano

2017 (38/30)

  • Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Lisa Randall
  • Morning Star, Pierce Brown
  • Lucky Charming, Kate Chastain
  • The Horse Dancer, Jojo Moyes
  • Remainder, Tom McCarthy
  • The Martian, Andy Weir
  • The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis
  • So Long, See You Tomorrow, William Maxwell
  • The Art of Time in Fiction, Joan Silber
  • Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  • Emma, Jane Austen
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
  • A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, George R.R. Martin
  • Perfect Little World, Kevin Wilson
  • Dante: A Life, R.W.B. Lewis
  • Paradiso, Dante Alighieri
  • Purgatorio, Dante Alighieri
  • Inferno, Dante Alighieri
  • Vita Nuova, Dante Alighieri
  • The Haunting of Hill HouseShirley Jackson
  • Hag-seed, Margaret Atwood
  • A Tempest, Aime Cesaire
  • The Sea Voyage, John Fletcher
  • The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island, William Davenant
  • New Pompeii, Daniel Godfrey
  • Miranda and Caliban, Jacqueline Carey
  • Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlowe
  • Louder than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic, Matthew Leonard
  • A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness
  • After You, Jojo Moyes
  • The Grownup, Gillian Flynn
  • The Tempest, William Shakespeare
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler
  • Conclave, Robert Harris
  • Reached, Ally Condie
  • You Will Know Me, Megan Abbott
  • The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien

2016 (35/25)

  • Good as Gone, Amy Gentry
  • And Again, Jessica Chiarella
  • Me Before You, Jojo Moyes
  • Playing with Fire, Tess Gerritsen
  • The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware
  • The Lost Empire of Atlantis, Gavin Menzies
  • A Dance with Dragons, George R.R. Martin
  • Left to Tell, Immaculee Ilibagiza
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne
  • Disturbing the Universe: Power and Repression in Adolescent Literature, Roberta Seelinger Trites
  • Ten, Gretchen McNeil
  • Coraline, Neil Gaiman
  • Sleeping Giants, Sylvain Neuvel
  • The Secret of the Old Clock, Carolyn Keene
  • The Girl Sleuth, Bobbie Ann Mason
  • A Sicilian Romance, Ann Radcliffe
  • The Art and Adventure of Leadership: Understanding Failure, Resilience, and Success, Warren G. Bennis
  • Golden Son, Pierce Brown
  • The Veins of the Ocean, Patricia Engel
  • Red Rising, Pierce Brown
  • You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living and Awesome Life, Jen Sincero
  • Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory, Ben Macintyre
  • A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry
  • A Passage to Shambhala, Jon Baird
  • The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner
  • A Feast for Crows, George R.R. Martin
  • Four, Veronica Roth
  • Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann
  • Micro, Michael Crichton
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
  • Imperium, Robert Harris
  • Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  • Outlander, Diana Gabaldon
  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Hollow City, Ransom Riggs

2015 (26/25)

  • A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin
  • The Pearl, John Steinbeck
  • The Lost Books of the Odyssey, Zachary Mason
  • Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee
  • The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Austenland, Shannon Hale
  • Crossed, Ally Condie
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare
  • American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang
  • The Power of the Powerless: A Brother’s Legacy of Love, Christopher de Vinck
  • The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, Wes Moore
  • The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, James McBride
  • Matched, Ally Condie
  • Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue
  • A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin
  • Fifty Shades Darker, E.L. James
  • The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole
  • Tabula Rasa, Kristen Lippert-Martin
  • Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Allegiant, Veronica Roth
  • Killer Instinct, Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Insurgent, Veronica Roth
  • Caucasia, Danzy Senna
  • Flight, Sherman Alexie
  • White Noise, Don DeLillo