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.

2015

The 100,000 Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (on deck)

Funeral Music, Morag Joss (reading now)

The Sagas of Icelanders (reading now)

Faithful Place, Tana French (8/15)

Single, Carefree, Mellow, Katherine Heiny (8/15)

All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr (8/15)

Oblivion, David Foster Wallace (8/15)

The Arrival, Shaun Tan (7/15)

The Paying Guests, Sarah Waters (7/15)

Gaby, Lost and Found, Angela Cervantes (6/15)

The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (6/15)

*Hard Times, Charles Dickens (6/15)

Finders Keepers, Stephen King (6/15)

*Consider the Lobster, David Foster Wallace (6/15)

The Replacement, Brenna Yovanoff (6/15)

*Little, Big, John Crowley (re-read, 6/15)

The Forest Horses, Byrna Barclay (abandoned, 5/15)

Summer Half, Angela Thirkell (5/15)

A Small Place, Jamaica Kincaid (5/15)

Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy (5/15)

The Cruelest Month, Louise Penny (5/15)

*In Persuasion Nation, George Saunders (5/15)

*Tigerman, Nick Harkaway (5/15)

L’homme a l’envers, Fred Vargas (re-read, 4/15)

The Darkest Jungle, Todd Balf (4/15)

Edie on the Warpath, E.C. Spykman (4/15)

The Middle Window, Elizabeth Goudge (4/15)

The Opposite of Spoiled, Ron Leiber (4/15)

Piège pour Cendrillon, Sébastien Japrisot (4/15)

Pioneer Girl, Laura Ingalls Wilder (4/15)

The Scorpio Races, Maggie Stiefvater (4/15)

*Can You Forgive Her?, Anthony Trollope (4/15)

The Law and the Lady, Wilkie Collins (3/15)

Grey Mask, Patricia Wentworth (3/15)

*Four Freedoms, John Crowley (3/15)

The Icarus Girl, Helen Oyeyemi (3/15)

The Bloodstone Papers, Glen Duncan (3/15)

Spy by Nature, Charles Cumming (3/15)

The Bones of Paris, Laurie King (3/15)

120, rue de la gare, Leo Malet (3/15)

All Our Names, Dinaw Mengestu (3/15)

The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, Vladimir Nabokov (2/15)

Le port des brumes, Georges Simenon (2/15)

*Every Man Dies Alone, Hans Fallada (2/15)

Arsene Lupin, gentleman cambrioleur, Maurice Leblanc (2/15)

Seabiscuit, Laura Hillenbrand (2/15)

7: A Mutiny Against Excess, Jen Hatmaker (2/15)

The World Beneath, Cate Kennedy (2/15)

*Lila, Marilynne Robinson (1/15)

The Glassblower’s Breath, Sunetra Gupta (abandoned, 1/15)

A Fatal Grace, Louise Penny (1/15)

The Family at One End Street, Eve Garnett (1/15)

August Folly, Angela Thirkell (1/15)

From Heaven Lake, Vikram Seth (1/15)

The Wilder Life, Wendy McClure (1/15)

The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls (1/15)

Revival, Stephen King (1/15)

The Great God Pan, Arthur Machen (1/15)

*Emma, Jane Austen (re-read, 1/15)

Fictitious Dishes, Dinah Fried (1/15)

*Solar Storms, Linda Hogan (1/15)

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