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.


Medea, Euripedes (on deck)

Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger (on deck)

The Antelope Wife, Louise Erdrich (reading now)

*Testosterone Rex, Cordelia Fine (5/19)

The Language of Secrets, Ausma Zehanat Khan (5/19)

Beyond the Woods, Paula Guran, ed. (5/19)

In Our Strange Gardens, Michel Quint (5/19)

*Yellow Face, David Henry Hwang (5/19)

The Stone Sky, N.K. Jemisin (5/19)

Small World, David Lodge (5/19)

The Chaos, Nalo Hopkinson (4/19)

My Sister, the Serial Killer, Oyinkan Braithwaite (4/19)

*Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (4/19)

The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis (re-read, 4/19)

Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens (4/19)

Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson (4/19)

*All the Crooked Saints, Maggie Stiefvater (4/19)

The First Person, Ali Smith (4/19)

Go Tell It On the Mountain, James Baldwin (4/19)

Barking to the Choir, Gregory Boyle (4/19)

Anne of Green Gables series 1-4, L.M. Montgomery (re-read, 3/19)

What Katy Did, Susan Coolidge (re-read, 3/19)

The Talisman, Stephen King (re-read, 3/19)

The Stand, Stephen King (re-read, 3/19)

*The Bostonians, Henry James (3/19)

Eight Cousins, Louisa May Alcott (re-read, 3/19)

Malory Towers series 1-6, Enid Blyton (re-read, 3/19)

*The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck (3/19)

Britt-Marie Was Here, Frederik Backman (3/19)

Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy (3/19)

The Child From the Sea, Elizabeth Goudge (3/19)

Amazing Grace, Kathleen Norris (2/19)

Revenant Gun, Yoon Ha Lee (2/19)

An American Marriage, Tayari Jones (2/19)

The Obelisk Gate, N.K. Jemisin (2/19)

The Merlin Conspiracy, Diana Wynne Jones (2/19)

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, George Saunders (2/19)

*Secondhand Time, Svetlana Alexievich (2/19)

A Sudden Wild Magic, Diana Wynne Jones (1/19)

*There There, Tommy Orange (1/19)

*Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman (1/19)

Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle (1/19)

A Place for Us, Fatima Farheen Mirza (1/19)



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