# Title Author Genre Year Favorite?
1 The Desert Spear Peter V. Brett Fantasy
2 Home Marilynne Robinson Fiction
3 A Great and Monstrous Thing Jerry White History
4 Beautiful Creatures Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl YA
5 14 Peter Clines Sci-Fi
6 A Perfect Spy John LeCarré Fiction
7 Quiet Susan Cain Sociology
8 The Daylight War Peter V. Brett Fantasy
9 The Testament of Jesse Lamb Jane Rogers YA
10 The Sisters Brothers Patrick DeWitt Fiction  Y
11 The Good House Ann Leary Fiction
12 Lost at Sea Jon Ronson Non-Fiction
13 Penpal Dathan Auerbach Horror
14 Anne of Green Gables* Lucy M. Montgomery YA
15 Anne of Avonlea* Lucy M. Montgomery YA
16 Anne of the Island* Lucy M. Montgomery YA
17 The Queen’s Gambit Walter Tevis Fiction  Y
18 Anne’s House of Dreams* Lucy M. Montgomery YA
19 The Mapmaker’s War Ronlyn Domingue Fantasy
20 The Land of Decoration Grace McCleen Fiction
21 I Can Barely Take Care of Myself Jen Kirkman Non-fiction
22 Drood* Dan Simmons Fiction
23 Dead Ever After Charlaine Harris Fantasy
24 Watership Down* Richard Adams Fiction/Fantasy
25 Mansfield Park* Jane Austen Fiction
26 The River of No Return Bee Ridgway Fantasy
27 The Woman Upstairs Claire Messud Fiction  Y
28 Lean In Sheryl Sandberg Non-Fiction
29 Eleanor and Park Rainbow Rowell YA  Y
30 The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope Fiction  Y
31 We Need to Talk About Kevin Lionel Shriver Fiction
32 How to Read Literature Terry Eagleton Non-Fiction
33 Literary Theory Terry Eagleton Non-Fiction
34 Anne of Windy Poplars* Lucy M. Montgomery Fiction
35 Flight Behavior Barbara Kingsolver Fiction
36 Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman Fantasy
37 The Asylum John Harwood Fiction
38 The Other Typist Suzanne Rindell Fiction
39 Play it as it Lays Joan Didion Fiction
40 Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein YA
41 Shadowplasty (pre-publication) Phil Jason Fiction
42 Canada Richard Ford Fiction  Y
43 Lexicon Max Barry Sci Fi
44 On the Noodle Road Jen Lin-Liu Non-Fiction
45 The House of the Scorpion* Nancy Farmer YA
46 The Age of Miracles Karen Thompson Walker Sci-Fi
47 Among the Janeites Deborah Yaffe Non-Fiction
48 Duplex Kathryn Davis Fiction
49 Sister Outsider Audre Lorde Non-Fiction
50 Bellefleur Joyce Carol Oates Fiction
51 The Name of the Wind* Patrick Rothfuss Fantasy
52 Night Film Marisha Pessl Mystery
53 The Lord of Opium Nancy Farmer YA
54 The Distancers Lee Sandlin Non-Fiction
55 The Secret History Donna Tartt Fiction
56 The Hired Man Aminatta Forna Fiction
57 Mother, Mother Koren Zailckas Fiction
58 The Wise Man’s Fear* Patrick Rothfuss Fantasy
59 The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion Non-Fiction
60 Krabat Otfried Preußler Fantasy
61 Wanderer in Unknown Realms John Connolly Mystery
62 The Little Friend Donna Tartt Fiction
63 The Goldfinch Donna Tartt Fiction
64 Fangirl Rainbow Rowell YA
65 Shift II Hugh Howey Sci-Fi
66 Shift III Hugh Howey Sci-Fi
67 After Dead Charlaine Harris Fantasy
68 Dust Hugh Howey Sci-Fi
69 Levels of Life Julian Barnes Non-Fiction
70 How to Be a Good Wife Emma Chapman Mystery
71 Howard’s End E.M. Forster Fiction
72 The Child Thief Brom Fantasy
73 Go Tell it on the Mountain James Baldwin Fiction
74 The Tell Matthew Hertenstein Non-Fiction
75 The Drowning Girl Caitlin Kiernan Fiction
76 Without Conscience Robert D. Hare Non-Fiction
77 Full Dark, No Stars Stephen King Horror
78 Doctor Sleep Stephen King Horror
79 Hyperbole and a Half Allie Brosh Graphic/Comedy
80 The Luminaries Eleanor Catton Fiction
81 The Testing Joelle Charbonneau Sci-Fi
82 The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky Fiction

     *Previously Read


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