Past Book Lists

Books read in 2017
Star (*) indicates graphic novel
(re) indicates re-reading.

  1. Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart
  2. What’s Your Sign, Girl?* by Robert Kirby (Ed.)
  3. Legend & Lore of Cape Cod by Robin Smith-Johnson
  4. Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
  5. The Thief of Always by Clive Barker
  6. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  7. Tin House: Rehab
  8. A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
  9. A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
  10. Making Scents* by Arthur Yorinks, Braden Lamb, and Shelli Paroline
  11. A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
  12. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  13. The Other Side: An Anthology of Queer Paranormal Romance* 
  14. Henchgirl* by Kristen Gudsnuk
  15. Witchlight* by Jessi Zabarsky
  16. The Encyclopedia of Early Earth* by Isabel Greenberg
  17. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  18. The Last Halloween* by Abby Howard
  19. Swallow Me Whole* by Nate Powell
  20. Rice Boy* by Evan Dahm
  21. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
  22. Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
  23. Carrie by Stephen King
  24. Horns by Joe Hill
  25. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  26. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche – incomplete
  27. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn – incomplete

Books read in 2016.
Star (*) indicates graphic novel
(re) indicates re-reading.

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling (re)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling (re)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling (re)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling (re)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling (re)
  6. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (re)
  8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling (re)
  9. SuperMutant Magic Academy* by Jillian Tamaki
  10. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  11. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  12. Frost Bite by Richelle Mead
  13. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead
  14. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
  15. Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead
  16. Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
  17. Something New* by Lucy Knisley
  18. Summer Days and Summer Night edited by Stephanie Perkins
  19. Hellbound Lifestyle* by Alabaster Pizzo & Kaeleigh Forsyth
  20. Maus* by Art Spiegelman
  21. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne
  22. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  23. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
  24. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  25. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
  26. A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin – incomplete

Books read in 2015.
Star (*) indicates graphic novel.

  1. May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes
  2. Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley*
  3. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  4. Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley*
  5. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
  6. Kimmie66 by Aaron Alexovich*
  7. Serenity Rose: 10 Awkward Years by Aaron Alexovich*
  8. Ploughshares Winter 2014-15
  9. Boxers by Gene Luen Yang*
  10. Saints by Gene Luen Yang*
  11. City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
  12. Displacement by Lucy Knisley*
  13. IQ84 by Haruki Murakami
  14. A Matter of Life by Jeffrey Brown*
  15. Paying For It by Chester Brown*
  16. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  17. This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki*
  18. Love and Friendship by Jane Austen
  19. Radiator Days by Lucy Knisley
  20. The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  21. Lumberjanes (Vol. 1) by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Brooke A. Allen*
  22. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  23. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
  24. Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
  25. The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
  26. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  27. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. I: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson
  28. The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson
  29. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  30. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
  31. Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
  32. The Midas Flesh Vol. I by Ryan North
  33. Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  34. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  35. The Midas Flesh Vol. II by Ryan North
  36. Ploughshares Summer 2015
  37. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
  38. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson*
  39. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  40. My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories, edited by Stephanie Perkins

Books read in 2014
Star (*) Indicates graphic novel.

  1. Songbook by Nick Hornby
  2. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  3. The Shining by Stephen King
  4. Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon
  5. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
  6. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  7. Bone by Jeff Smith*
  8. Ready Player One by Ernest Clive
  9. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  10. Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel*
  11. The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson
  12. The Diviners by Libba Bray
  13. RASL by Jeff Smith*
  14. The Mindful Way through Depression by Mark Williams
  15. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
  16. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang*
  17. Shortcomings by Adiran Tomine*
  18. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  19. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  20. Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton
  21. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel*
  22. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  23. Summer Blonde by Adrian Tomine*
  24. Lint by Chris Ware*
  25. Dream of the Antique Dealer’s Daughter by Robin Smith-Johnson
  26. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
  27. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
  28. The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
  29. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  30. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  31. Clumsy by Jeffrey Brown*
  32. Ploughshares Fall 2014
  33. Funny Misshapen Body by Jeffrey Brown*
  34. The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
  35. An Age of License: A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley*
  36. The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien
  37. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh*
  38. Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety by Daniel B. Smith
  39. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  40. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  41. Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
  42. Confessions of a Blabbermouth by Mike Carey*
  43. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  44. May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes**