52 Books (2016)

In the end of 2014 I set a goal to read 26 books by the end of 2015, it’s now mid-November 2015 and it’s clear that I’m not going to get anywhere close to that, so I’m setting a new goal of 52 books by the end of 2016 (26 for 2015 & 26 for 2016 which would have been my goal had I succeeded in the original goal)

Currently reading:

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

Read in 2015/2016:

  1. All You Could Ask For: A Novel by Mike Greenberg
  2. Some Like It Lethal by Nancy Martin
  3. Summer Desserts by Nora Roberts
  4. *Rooms by Lauren Oliver
  5. *Yes Please by Amy Poehler (I love this one so much – I made notes while reading it. I never take notes while reading, so that’s saying something.)
  6. Drinking & Dating by Brandi Glanville
  7. Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill (unfinished, I rarely give up on a book without finishing it but I just could not get into this one)
  8. *Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Technically an YA novel, but it’s also pretty deep. I really need to read this again, and wanted to the minute I finished it – I bet there’s deepness I missed and could use in my life)
  9. This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
  10. Veronica Mars: An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
  11. The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year by Andy Cohen
  12. How to Murder a Millionaire by Nancy Martin
  13. Just One Day by Gayle Forman
  14. Just One Year by Gayle Forman (this is a follow up to Just One Day)
  15. Just One Night, a short story follow up to complete the Just One Day/Just One Year story
  16. Dead Girls Don’t Wear Diamonds by Nancy Martin
  17. Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die by Nancy Martin
  18. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  19. We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist
  20. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
  21. Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie
  22. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
  23. I Was Here by Gayle Forman
  24. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  25. The Cinderella Deal by Jennifer Crusie
  26. Have Your Cake and Kill Him Too by Nancy Martin
  27. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  28. A Crazy Little Thing Called Death by Nancy Martin
  29. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
  30. Murder Melts in Your Mouth by Nancy Martin
  31. No Way to Kill a Lady by Nancy Martin
  32. Trust Me on This by Jennifer Crusie
  33. Little Black Book of Murder by Nancy Martin
  34. Summer Breeze by Nancy Thayer
  35. Slay Belles by Nancy Martin
  36. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  37. All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner
  38. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  39. The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  40. Mick Abruzzo’s Story by Nancy Martin
  41. Mick Abruzzo: The Second Wire by Nancy Martin
  42. *Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
  43. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  44. Pretty Girls by Karen Slaughter
  45. Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
  46. What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
  47. *Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
  48. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me by Mindy Kailing

Well, I didn’t reach my goal, but I got close. I had been on track to be done early (November?) but then mom was diagnosed and life turned upside down.
I’m still proud of what I did accomplish, though.

(* = books I recommend, and I don’t recommend everything I enjoy so these are special)