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.


Ruth, Elizabeth Gaskell (on deck)

The Trespasser, Tanya French (on deck)

The Fireman, Joe Hill (on deck)

The Shadow Speaker, Nnedi Okorafor (reading now)

Emily’s Quest, L.M. Montgomery (5/17)

Trigger Warning, Neil Gaiman (4/17)

Emily Climbs, L. M. Montgomery (4/17)

Emily of New Moon, L,M. Montgomery (4/17)

Essays, George Orwell (3/17)

The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (3/17)

Ordinary Grace, William Kent Krueger (3/17)

The Poisoned Chocolates Case, Anthony Berkeley (2/17)

Country Driving, Peter Hessler (2/17)

*Stories, Anton Chekhov (2/17)

The Truth About Small Towns, David Baker (2/17)

Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (2/17)

Proof, Dick Francis (re-read, 2/17)

Turning to One Another, Margaret Wheatley (2/17)

The Gold Bug Variations, Richard Powers (abandoned, 2/17)

The Girl Who Wrote in Silk, Kelli Estes (1/17)

The Discoverers, Daniel Boorstin (1/17)

Lanterns Across the Snow, Susan Hill (1/17)

Playing in the Dark, Toni Morrison (1/17)

Peacekeeper, Christopher Bryan (1/17)

A Prayer Journal, Flannery O’Connor (1/17)

Runaway, Alice Munro (1/17)

Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death, James Runcie (1/17)

A Season of Gifts, Richard Peck (1/17)

A Long Way from Chicago, Richard Peck (1/17)

The Tijuana Book of the Dead, Luis Alberto Urrea (1/17)

Stoner, John Williams (1/17)

The Way to Rainy Mountain, N. Scott Momaday (1/17)


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