Book List: Jenny

A list of the books I’ve read, along with the month and year in which I finished each one. An asterisk indicates it is a “best of” book: one of the very best I read that year. “a” means audiobook.


The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Laurie King (reading now)

The Beet Queen, Louise Erdrich (re-read, 5/22, reading now)

What Angels Fear, C.S. Harris (5/22)

Foxglove Summer, Ben Aaronovitch (5/22)

Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell (5/22)

By the Shores of Silver Lake, Laura Ingalls Wilder (re-read, 5/22, a)

*His Majesty’s Dragon, Naomi Novik (5/22, a)

*Absalom, Absalom!, William Faulkner (5/22)

Cold Earth, Ann Cleeves (5/22)

Wylding Hall, Elizabeth Hand (4/22)

Taste, Stanley Tucci (4/22, a)

Butter Honey Pig Bread, Francesca Ekwuyasi (4/22)

Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells (4/22, a)

The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden (DNF, 4/22, a)

These Happy Golden Years, Laura Ingalls Wilder (re-read, 4/22, a)

*Consequences, Penelope Lively (4/22)

Artificial Conditions, Martha Wells (4/22, a)

*The Living Mountain, Nan Shepherd (4/22)

Broken Homes, Ben Aaronovitch (4/22, a)

*The City of Good Death, Priyanka Champaneri (4/22)

Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, Danielle Evans (4/22)

A Memory Called Empire, Arkady Martine (4/22)

*Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro (4/22, a)

The Prettiest Star, Carter Sickels (4/22)

*The Autobiography of Malcolm X (3/22)

*We All Hear Stories in the Dark, Robert Shearman (3/22)

*Things We Lost in the Fire, Mariana Enriquez (3/22, a)

*Mrs. Caliban, Rachel Ingalls (3/22)

Whispers Underground, Ben Aaronovitch (3/22, a)

All Over Creation, Ruth Ozeki (3/22)

Rattlesnake Ridge, Phil Simmons (DNF)

Moon Over Soho, Ben Aaronovitch (3/22, a)

Quartet in Autumn, Barbara Pym (3/22)

Harrow the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (3/22)

The Devotion of Suspect X, Keigo Higashino (3/22)

*Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch (2/22)

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion (2/22)

How Long ‘Til Black Future Month, NK Jemisin (2/22)

Starlight, Stella Gibbons (2/22)

Bottom Liner Blues, K.C. Constantine (1/22)

Our Lady of the Nile, Scholastique Mukasonga (1/22)

The Odd Women, George Gissing (1/22)

Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde (1/22)

*Whiskey When We’re Dry, John Larison (1/22)

The Golem and the Jinni, Helen Wecker (1/22)

La gangrène et l’oubli, Benjamin Stora (1/22)

All Systems Red, Martha Wells (1/22)

Hotel du Lac, Anita Brookner (1/22)

Zami, Audre Lorde (1/22)

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