Books I’ve Read

This year, I made a resolution to read 100 books, with 10 of those books nonfiction, 10 by women writers and 10 by nonwhite writers. Here’s the listing of what I’ve read so far, what I’m still reading, what I plan to read, and links if you want to read them too:

*denotes nonfiction book
-denotes female writer
+denotes nonwhite writer

  1. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin
  2. A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin
  3. A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin
  4. A Feast of Crows, George R.R. Martin
  5. Dance of Dragons, George R.R. Martin
  6. My Name is Lucy Barton, Elizabeth Strout-
  7. The Future of the Mind, Michio Kaku*+
  8. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon-
  9. Ross Poldark, Winston Graham
  10. Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel, Carl Safina*
  11. The Sisterhood, Helen Bryan-
  12. The Burgess Boys, Elizabeth Strout-
  13. The Last Days of Magic, Mark Tompkins
  14. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
  15. Ape House, Sara Gruen-
  16. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Bryn Greenwood-
  17. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling-+
  18. Six Characters in Search of an Author, Luigi Pirandello
  19. Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff-
  20. The Mountain Giants, Luigi Pirandello
  21. The Nix, Nathan Hill
  22. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead+
  23. The Trespasser, Tana French-
  24. All the Missing Girls, Megan Miranda-
  25. When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi+*
  26. Swing Time, Zadie Smith-+ (reading now)
  27. In the Land of Invisible Women, Qanta A. Ahmed*+- (on deck)
  28. Death at Breakfast, Beth McGutcheon- (on deck)
  29. Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, Lynn Sherr*- (on deck)
  30. The Pier Falls, Mark Haddon (on deck)
  31. Just Life, Niel Abramson (on deck)
  32. Spoon River Anthology, Edgar Lee Masters (on deck)
  33. What is Not Yours is Not Yours, Helen Oyeyemi-+ (wish list)
  34. IQ, Joe Ide+ (wish list)

(Note: I link to Barnes & Noble because I’ve worked for the company off and on for over a decade and they have always been wonderful to me. I am currently employed there as a barista on the weekends, but they have no idea I’m linking to them and I receive no compensation for it.)