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Milda-TX 2018

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2018 Reading Log
1) Gilead Robinson 4 Jan
2) March: Book One Lewis 5 Jan
3) The Stranger Camus 6 Jan
4) Bad Feminist Gay 6 Jan
5) March: Book Two Lewis 14 Jan
6) March: Book Three Lewis 24 Jan
7) Little Fires Everywhere (audio) Ng 26 Jan
8) Artemis Weir 29 Jan
9) Age Of Miracles 4 Feb
10) Flower Confidential Stewart 9 Feb
11) Lincoln in the Bardo (audio) Saunders 20 Feb
12) The Eyre Affair Fforde 25 Feb
13) Bonk (audio) Roach 5 Mar
14) Fahrenheit 451 (audio) Bradbury 19 Mar
15) Fives and Twenty-fives Pitre 19 Mar
16) Barrel Fever Sedaris 27 Mar
17) Salt to the Sea Sepetys 1 Apr
18) Ready Player One (audio) 20 Apr
19) Milk and honey 21 Apr
20) Half of a Yellow Sun 21 Apr
21) Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish 22 Apr
22) The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning 22 Apr
23) On Chesil Beach (audio) 25 Apr
24) Glacier National Park 5 May
25) Hillbilly Elegy Vance 18 May
26) The Flight Attendant Bohjalian 20 May
27) I Remember Nothing Ephron 4 Jun
28) The Tower, The Zoo, and the Tortoise Stuart 28 Jun
29) 1984 Orwell 7 Jul
30) Of Mice and Men (audio) Steinbeck 15 Jul
31) To Rise Again at a Decent Hour Ferris 21 Jul
32) The Female Persuasion 3 Sep
33) Less 4 Sep
34) The Gnawer of Rocks 6 Sep
35) Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History (audio) 8 Sep
36) Exit West (audio) 9 Sep
37) Yes We (Still) Can 20 Sep
38) The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (audio) 9 Dec
39) The 100-Year-Old Man 9 Dec
40) Calypso Sedaris 22 Dec
41) My Brilliant Friend Ferrante 28 Dec
42) Fear Trump in the White House Woodward 31 Dec

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Categories for library challenge:
X1. Book by a favorite author - Barrel Fever
X2. 1st in series not read before - The Eyre Affair
x3. Adapted into movie - Of Mice and Men
X4. On must-read list - Half of a Yellow Sun
X5. 2018 libraryreads list - The Female Persuasion
X6. Under 150 pages - Love, Dishonor, etc
x7. Published in 2018 - Flight Attendant
X8. Graphic novel - The Gnawer of Rocks
X9. Biography or memoir - Hillbilly Elegy
X10. Current NYT bestseller list -Ready Player One
X11. A classic -1984
X12. Banned book - Fahrenheit 451
X13. Book I can read in one day -Fives and Twenty-fives
X14. Set someplace I’d like to travel -Tower Zoo Tortoise
X15. YA/teen - Age of Miracles
X16. Poetry - milk and honey
X17. Book with title that describes my life -I Remember Nothin
X18. Self-help - Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
X19. Audio book -Lincoln in the Bardo
X20. True story - Unbelievable
X21. About science - Bonk
X22. Ocean on cover - Salt to the Sea
X23. Red spine - Flower Confidential
X24. With pictures -Glacier National Park
X25. Set in a hotel/motel - On Chesil Beach

Feb. 5, 2018, 3:26am

Welcome! Nice list; I really want to read March, was contemplating buying the set, but $$, lol. I'm also interested in Bad feminist. You should share your thoughts on what you've finished. :)

Feb. 5, 2018, 2:14pm

Yes, don't hesitate to share your thoughts, even with a few words!

What did you think of The stranger? This is a book that really struck me. Actually I think I should read it again sometime...

Feb. 5, 2018, 11:10pm

Hi Monkey,
The March set was available at our library. It is gorgeous - you really should look to borrow it, at least
Sad to say I didn’t enjoy Bad Feminist all that much. Did love the pieces about competitive Scrabble, of all things.

I thought the stranger was interesting even just on the surface... I’ve never studied philosophy so I have no idea what deeper meanings I’m supposed to find in it.

Feb. 6, 2018, 3:31am

>5 Milda-TX: I would, they'd probably have it (they have a large GN section, even for English), but libraries here aren't free, you have to pay an annual fee, and since I have so very many books that need reading on my shelves, I decided to stop renewing several years ago. We do still have my husband's alumnus access for the uni library, different selection, no GNs, haha, but it works. ;) It's on my wishlist, though, John Lewis is amazing.

Feb. 6, 2018, 2:40pm

>5 Milda-TX: I haven't studied philosophy either but remember just being swept by The Stranger. So you don't need specific knowledge to appreciate it. Maybe this wasn't the right book for you.

This makes me more curious to read it again...

Apr. 22, 2018, 12:03pm

I’ve read 20 books so far this year! Woot!

Sept. 9, 2018, 12:47am

I did it! Finished my library’s Ultimate Book Nerd Challenge!