Past Reads & Fictional Places

The 2017 List:

Reading through Colombia & beyond – December 23, 2016 – 

– All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation – Rebecca Traister

– Lovers At The Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 – Francine Prose

– One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (in homage to my new Colombian Home)

– An Unnecessary Woman – Rabih Alameddine

– The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature In A Men’s Prison – Mikita Brottman

– The Kid Stays in the Picture – Robert Evans

– The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton

– The Muse – Jessie Burton

The 2016 List:

Reading through my year in Southeast Asia – December 25, 2015 – December 22, 2016

– Harry Potter Books #1-7 (again…)

– The Beach – Alex Garland

– The Storied Life of A.J Fikry – Gabrielle Zevin

– Kindness of Strangers – Mike McIntyre

– Wander Year -Mike McIntyre

– The Distance Between -Mike McIntyre

– Room – Emma Donaghue

– A Moveable Feast (Lonely Planet) – Don George

– Bossypants – Tiny Fey

– Yes Please! – Amy Poehler

– Amie – Lucinda Clarke

– Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins

– Man in the High Castle – Phillip K Dick

– Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

– The Winds of War – Herman Wouk

– War & Remembrance – Herman Wouk

– The Revenant – Michael Punke

– Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 1, 2, 3 – Ransom Riggs

– The Book of Lost Things – John Connolly

– Edge of Eternity (Century 3) – Ken Follett

– Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne

– The Casual Vacancy – JK Rowling

– Where’d You Go Bernadette – Maria Semple

– Turn Right at Machu Picchu – Mark Adams

– The Paper Magician (Glass, Master – books 1-3) – Charlie N Holmberg

– Letters From The Loony Bin – Thatcher C Nalley

– Legendarium – Michael Bunker

– I’m With The Band: Confessions of a Groupie – Pamela Des Barres

– Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Me – Pattie Boyd

– Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll (all books)

– The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling

– The Museum of Literary Souls – John Connolly

– Once Upon a Rockstar – Rita Rae Roxxx

– Take a Little Piece of My Heart – Pamela Des Barres

– Weedmonkey – Lisa Proulx

– Off the Beaten Track: My Crazy Year in Asia – Frank Kusy

– The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco

– Peacocks, Apes, and Ivory: Animals, Adventure, and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa – Alan Root

– Harry Potter and the  Cursed Child – JK Rowling

– The Einstein Prophecy – Robert Masello

– Brunette Ambition – Lea Michele

– Virgin Suicides – Jeff Eugenides

– The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People

– The Magicians – Lev Grossman

– A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail – Bill Bryson

– The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo – Amy Schumer

– I’m a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years – Bill Bryson

– Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up – Naya Rivera

– Slade House – David Mitchell

– “Pottermore Presents” – Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable History, Short Stories from Hogwarts: Of Heroism, Hardship, and Dangerous Hobbies, and Short Stories from Hogwarts: Of Power, Politics, and Pesky Poltergeists – JK Rowling

– The Magician King – Lev Grossman

– 99 Thoughts on Ganesha – Devdutt Pattanaik

– The Sacred Bones – Michael Byrnes

– Today Will Be Different – Maria Semple

– The Stand – Stephen King

– The Magician’s Land – Lev Grossman

– Marching Powder – Rusty Young

– Orange Is The New Black – Piper Kerman

– Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – JK Rowling (screenplay)

– Scar Tissue – Anthony Kiedis

– I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban – Malala Yousafzai

– People of the Book – Geraldine Brooks

– Just Kids – Patti Smith

– How To Build A Girl – Caitlin Moran

– Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef – Gabrielle Hamilton

2016 Total: 77 books; 362 days

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