A master list of all the books I’ve read this year so far. Check out last year’s!

This year’s goal: 50 books

Key: Italicized – Currently Reading

Bold – Completed



You Deserve a Drink by Mamrie Hart (started in 2015)

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler 



The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (started in 2015)

Outlaw Culture by bell hooks (started in 2015)

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri



Room by Emma Donoghue

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde



Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

The Sisters Are Alright by Tamara Winfrey Harris

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys



The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by e. lockhart

Negroland by Margo Jefferson

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Real Artists Have Day Jobs by Sara Benincasa

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister (did not finish) 


Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (finished in August)

The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic

The Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson (did not finish)

The Raven King by Nora Sakavic 


The King’s Men by Nora Sakavic

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (Book Club read)

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race edited by Jesmyn Ward

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: a play by Jack Thorne


Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam (finished in October)

Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman (Book Club read)

The Girls by Emma Cline  (finished in October)


The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Bloom by Esteé Lalonde

You Can’t Touch My Hair and Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

Going Out by Scarlett Thompson

The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton  (Book club read)


updated October 16th, 2016