Books Read: 2015

My goal is to read 52 books per year (roughly 1 per week). I list only books I’ve finished, and I don’t list books that I’ve read more than once. Here’s what I’ve read so far:

  1. Secrets & Wives: The Hidden World of Mormon Polygamy – Sanjiv Bhattacharya
  2. The Book of You – Claire Kendal
  3. The Gospel According to America – David Dark
  4. The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer
  5. What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too? – Pamela Fagan Hutchins
  6. I Am Charlotte Simmons – Tom Wolfe
  7. The Sword in the Stone – T.H. White
  8. How to Read Literature Like a Professor – Thomas C. Foster
  9. The Book of Merlyn – T.H. White
  10. Selected Poems – Rita Dove
  11. Look Homeward, Angel – Thomas Wolfe
  12. The Faith Explained – Leo J. Trese
  13. Doctor Sleep – Stephen King
  14. Great – Sara Benincasa
  15. I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This – Kate White
  16. The First Bad Man – Miranda July
  17. The Wild Baron – Catherine Coulter
  18. Belzhar – Meg Wolitzer
  19. I Was Here – Gayle Forman
  20. With You and Without You – Deborah J. Wolf
  21. The Country of Ice Cream Star – Sandra Newman
  22. Vivian Apple at the End of the World – Katie Coyle
  23. A Storm of Swords – George R.R. Martin
  24. We All Looked Up – Tommy Wallach
  25. The Amateur – Edward Klein
  26. Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis – Robert D. Putnam
  27. Be Happy Without Being Perfect – Alice D. Domar, Alice Lesch Kelly
  28. Normal – Graeme Cameron
  29. Party of One – Anneli Rufus
  30. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls – Mary Pipher
  31. Girl Underwater – Claire Kells
  32. No Place to Hide – Glenn Greenwald
  33. Quiet – Susan Cain
  34. The Unwelcomed Child – V.C. Andrews
  35. Slouching Towards Gomorrah – Robert H. Bork
  36. How to Be Bad – E. Lockhart, Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle
  37. All the Rage – Courtney Summers
  38. Justine – Lawrence Durrell
  39. The Sacrifice – Joyce Carol Oates
  40. Eternal Echoes – John O’Donohue
  41. The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande
  42. Suicide of a Superpower – Patrick J. Buchanan
  43. Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own – Kate Bolick
  44. Dreamfire – Kit Alloway
  45. Mugged – Ann Coulter
  46. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  47. Encountering Truth – Pope Francis
  48. Proof of Forever – Lexa Hillyer
  49. Take the Risk – Ben Carson
  50. Lord of the Isles – David Drake
  51. Writer with a Day Job – Aine Greaney
  52. Embrace Me – Lisa Samson
  53. Government Zero – Michael Savage
  54. Eyes of Integrity – Craig Gross
  55. The Weekend Novelist – Robert J. Ray
  56. The Last Unicorn – Peter S. Beagle
  57. Landline – Rainbow Rowell
  58. A Feast for Crows – George R.R. Martin
  59. A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
  60. The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace – Jeff Hobbs
  61. The Falls – Joyce Carol Oates
  62. Waiting – Debra Ginsberg
  63. Day of Reckoning – Pat Buchanan
  64. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

4 thoughts on “Books Read: 2015

  1. This is amazing! Are you on Goodreads? They do annual challenges. I think I signed up to read 30 books–something crazy and unrealistic like that. I like that you’re not just reading the fresh stuff.

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