2018 Reading List

Winter TBR (ARCs) – I have a lot and I mean a lot of ARCs that I procured from work and I need to get them read over the next 3 months.

  1. Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  2. Amatka by Karin Tidbeck
  3. The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang
  4. Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica
  5. American War by Omar El Akkad (read 1/24/2018)
  6. The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
  7. Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
  8. The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille
  9. A Twist of the Knife by Becky Masterman
  10. The Fallen by Ace Atkins
  11. Lies She Told by Cate Holahan

2018 Official TBR Challenge

  1. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  2. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  3. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  4. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  5. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
  6. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  7. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
  8. Waiting by Ha Jin
  9. Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  10. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  11. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
  12. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Back to Classics – I’ve attempted this the last two years and have yet to finish it; so I’m going to give it another go.

  1. A 19th century classic
    Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  2. A 20th century classic
    1984 by George Orwell
  3. A classic by a woman author
    I Know Why the Caged Bird by Maya Angelou
  4. A classic in translation
    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
  5. A children’s classic
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  6. A classic crime story, fiction or non-fiction
    The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  7. A classic travel or journey narrative, fiction or non-fiction
    Beowulf translate by Seamus Heaney
  8. A classic with a single-word title
    Candide by Voltaire
  9. A classic with a color in the title
    The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  10. A classic by an author that’s new to you
    Rosanna by Maj Sjowall
  11. A classic that scares you
    Ulysses by James Joyce
  12. Re-read a favorite classic
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Also read in 2018

  1. When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Kahn-Cullors (read 1/27/2018)
  2. Dear Martin by Nic Stone