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Charity (charityross) BOOKS of 2017


JANUARY
1. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer - Fredrik Backman
2. Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
3. How to Be a Woman - Caitlin Moran
4. Heart of a Dog - Mikhail Bulgakov

FEBRUARY
5. The Death of Ivan Ilyich - Leo Tolstoy
6. It Can't Happen Here - Sinclair Lewis
7. The Running Man - Stephen King
8. The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
9. The Invention of Morel - Adolfo Bioy Casares
10. Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
11. Winter's Bone - Daniel Woodrell
12. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) - Mindy Kaling
13. The Illustrated Man - Ray Bradbury
14. Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse
15. Oblomov - Ivan Goncharov
16. Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn
17. Bel-Ami - Guy de Maupassant
18. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin - Erik Larson
19. Cannery Row - John Steinbeck

MARCH
20. Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
21. The Quiet American - Graham Greene
22. The Circle - Dave Eggers
23. The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
24. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban - Malala Yousafzai
25. Cranford - Elizabeth Gaskell
26. Bad Feminist - Roxane Gay
27. The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead
28. The Buddha in the Attic - Julie Otsuka
29. The Finishing School - Muriel Spark

APRIL
30. After Claude - Iris Owens
31. Beartown - Fredrik Backman
32. An Artist of the Floating World - Kazuo Ishiguro

MAY
33. Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari
34. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World - Greg Crister
35. It Was Me All Along - Andie Mitchell
36. The Executioner's Song - Norman Mailer

JUNE
37. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto - Michael Pollan
38. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
39. Annihilation - Jeff VanderMeer
40. Authority - Jeff VanderMeer
41. Acceptance - Jeff VanderMeer
42. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel García Márquez
43. Ask the Dust - John Fante
44. 20,000 League Under the Sea - Jules Verne
45. Kafka on the Shore - Haruki Murakami

JULY
46. The Mosquito Coast - Paul Theroux

AUGUST
47. Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
48. A Brief History of Seven Killings - Marlon James
49. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
50. The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson
51. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Stieg Larsson

SEPTEMBER
52. The Winners - Julio Cortázar
53. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis - J. D. Vance
54. When the Emperor Was Divine - Julie Otsuka
55. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin
56. The Professor's House - Willa Cather
57. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
58. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER
59. It - Stephen King

DECEMBER
60. Little Men - Louisa May Alcott
61. Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
62. The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware
63-66. The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume II - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Yearly Page Total: 20,783

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message 2: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

1. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman
Translated from the Swedish by Alice Menzies
Atria Books, 2016
76 p.
Read 1/23/17
4 Stars


message 3: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

2. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin
Vintage, 1987
293 p.
Read 1/26/17
4 Stars


message 4: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

3. How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
Harper Perennial, 2011
301 p.
Read 1/28/17
4 Stars


message 5: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov

4. Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated from the Russian by Mirra Ginsburg
Grove Press, 1923
123 p.
Read 1/31/17
3 Stars


message 6: by Elyse, Moderator (new)

Elyse (winesaboutbooks) | 7448 comments Mod
Charity wrote: "And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

1. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman
Translated from the Swedish by Alice Menzies
..."


I adored this sad little novella!


message 7: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy

5. The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
Translated from the Russian by Lynn Solotaroff
Bantam, 1886
134 p.
Read 2/1/17
4 Stars


message 8: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

6. It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
Signet, 1935
381 p.
Read 2/3/17
3 Stars


message 9: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Running Man by Richard Bachman

7. The Running Man by Stephen King (writing as Richard Bachman)
Signet, 1982
317 p.
Read 2/5/17
3 Stars


message 10: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

8. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
Mariner, 1962
274 p.
Read 2/7/17
3 Stars


message 11: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares

9. The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares
Translated from the Spanish by Ruth L. C. Simms
New York Review Books, 1940
103 p.
Read 2/8/17
3 Stars


message 12: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

10. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Amy Einhorn Books, 2014
458 p.
Read 2/9/17
5 Stars


message 13: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell

11. Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell
Back Bay Books, 2006
193 p.
Read 2/10/17
5 Stars


message 14: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

12. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
Three Rivers Press, 2011
219 p.
Read 2/12/17
4 Stars


message 15: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

13. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
Bantam, 1951
186 p.
Read 2/15/17
5 Stars


message 16: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

14. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Translated from the German by Rika Lesser
Barnes & Noble, 1922
118 p.
Read 2/16/17
3 Stars


message 17: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov

15. Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov
Translated from the Russian by Natalie Duddington
Everyman's Library, 1859
586 p.
Read 2/17/17
5 Stars


message 18: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

16. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
Shaye Areheart Books, 2006
252 p.
Read 2/18/17
1 Star


message 19: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Bel-Ami  by Guy de Maupassant

17. Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant
Translated from the French by Margaret Mauldon
Oxford World's Classics, 1885
290 p.
Read 2/19/17
3 Stars


message 20: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) In the Garden of Beasts Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson

18. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
Broadway, 2011
365 p.
Read 2/24/17
5 Stars


message 21: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

19. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
Bantam, 1945
123 p.
Read 2/27/17
3 Stars


message 22: by Elyse, Moderator (new)

Elyse (winesaboutbooks) | 7448 comments Mod
Charity wrote: "FEBRUARY


5. The Death of Ivan Ilyich - Leo Tolstoy
6. It Can't Happen Here - Sinclair Lewis
7. The Running Man - Stephen King
8. The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
9. The Invention of Mo..."


Winter's Bone was such a dull movie, how was the book? I love Mindy Kaling's books. Sharp Objects is my least favorite Gillian Flynn novel.


message 23: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

20. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
Crown Archetype, 2015
223 p.
Read 3/1/17
4 Stars


message 24: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Quiet American by Graham Greene

21. The Quiet American by Graham Greene
Vintage Classics, 1955
180 p.
Read 3/3/17
3 Stars


message 25: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Circle by Dave Eggers

22. The Circle by Dave Eggers
Vintage, 2013
497 p.
Read 3/6/17
4 Stars


message 26: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

23. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
HarperPerennial, 1965
152 p.
Read 3/7/17
1 Star


message 27: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) I Am Malala The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

24. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
Back Bay Books, 2013
313 p.
Read 3/13/17
5 Stars


message 28: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

25. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Transatlantic Press, 1953
215 p.
Read 3/18/17
3 Stars


message 29: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

26. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
HarperPerennial, 2014
318 p.
Read 3/20/17
5 Stars


message 30: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

27. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Doubleday, 2016
306 p.
Read 3/23/17
5 Stars


message 31: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

28. The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Anchor Books, 2011
129 p.
Read 3/27/17
4 Stars


message 32: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Finishing School by Muriel Spark

29. The Finishing School by Muriel Spark
Anchor Books, 2004
181 p.
Read 3/30/17
3 Stars


message 33: by Elyse, Moderator (new)

Elyse (winesaboutbooks) | 7448 comments Mod
Charity wrote: "MARCH


20. Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
21. The Quiet American - Graham Greene
22. The Circle - Dave Eggers
23. The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
24. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Educa..."


20. Mindy Kaling is hilarious. She needs to put out more books.
22. This looks so good.
23. I read this in college, hated it. lol
24. Amazing. Enough said.
26 & 27. In my TBR.


message 34: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) After Claude by Iris Owens

30. After Claude by Iris Owens
New York Review Books, 1973
206 p.
Read 4/9/17
3 Stars


message 35: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Beartown by Fredrik Backman

31. Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Atria, 2017
415 p.
Read 4/29/17
4 Stars


message 36: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

32. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
Vintage International, 1986
206 p.
Read 4/30/17
3 Stars


message 37: by Elyse, Moderator (new)

Elyse (winesaboutbooks) | 7448 comments Mod
Did you enjoy Beartown?


message 38: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

33. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
Penguin, 2015 (audiobook)
277 p.
Read 5/9/17
4 Stars


message 39: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Fat Land How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser

34. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Crister
Houghton Mifflin, 2003
184 p.
Read 5/23/17
3 Stars


message 40: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

35. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell
Clarkson Potter, 2015
227 p.
Read 5/25/17
4 Stars


message 41: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer

36. The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer
Warner Books, 1979
1,019 p.
Read 5/31/17
4 Stars


message 42: by Elyse, Moderator (new)

Elyse (winesaboutbooks) | 7448 comments Mod
Charity wrote: "MAY


33. Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari
34. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World - Greg Crister
35. It Was Me All Along - Andie Mitchell
36. The Executioner's Song - Norman..."


I enjoyed Modern Romance and am thankful I don't have to go through any of that!


message 43: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4070 comments Mod
Charity wrote: "It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

35. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell
Clarkson Potter, 2015
227 p.
Read 5/25/17
4 Stars"


Charity, I enjoyed this one too!


message 44: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) In Defense of Food An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan

37. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
Penguin, 2008
201 p.
Read 6/1/17
4 Stars


message 45: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

38. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Anchor, 1958
209 p.
Read 6/3/17
4 Stars


message 46: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1) by Jeff VanderMeer

39. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014
195 p.
Read 6/4/17
4 Stars


message 47: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Authority (Southern Reach, #2) by Jeff VanderMeer

40. Authority by Jeff VanderMeer
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014
340 p.
Read 6/6/17
2 Stars


message 48: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Acceptance (Southern Reach, #3) by Jeff VanderMeer

41. Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014
338 p.
Read 6/7/17
2 Stars


message 49: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

42. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman
Vintage International, 1988
348 p.
Read 6/18/17
5 Stars


message 50: by Charity (new)

Charity (charityross) Ask the Dust (Arturo Bandini, #3) by John Fante

43. Ask the Dust by John Fante
HarperPerennial, 1939
165 p.
Read 6/19/17
3 Stars


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