Books Done Read

2023.007 / 100 goal
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currently reading:  . . . Nightcrawling, All Quiet on the Western Front
nonfiction:
currently listening:  . . . 2 A.M. in Little America

on tap: the Book of Goose, Mouth to Mouth
current poetry: . . . Morgan Parker
[Title / author book-type (pub yr, pgs/hrs) challenge if-π stars count]

2023 -Jan ()
All Quiet on the Western Front / EMRemarque Tb (1928,227) ***** 9
2 AM in Lil America / Ken Kalfus A (2022,6’25”) TOBx *** 8
Babel / RFKuang A (2022,21’46”) TOB9 π **** 7
Greenwich Park / Katherine eB (384,2021) Club π ** 6
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake / Anna Quindlen Tb (205,2012) ***** 5
EMR’s AQotWF / Harold Bloom H (224,2001) *** 4
Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance / Alison Espach H (2022,340) TOB8 π ***** 3
The Patron Saint of Liars / Ann Patchett eB (1992,402) CC π **** 2
The Passenger / Cormac McC eB (2022,385) TOB7 π *** 1

December (11,2557,22 – 102,27952,240) SUMMARY POST
Olive Kitteridge / Eliza.Strout Tb () 102
Bicycles & Love / Nikki Giovanni Tb (2009,91) *** 101
So This is Christmas / Jenny Holiday Tb (2022,384) ***** 100
Dinosaurs / Lydia Millet H (2022,245) ToB6 ***** 99
The Violin Conspiracy / Brendan Slocumb eB (2022,345) ToB5 98
The Neil Gaiman at the End of the Universe A (2022,29min) ***** 97
Didn’t Nobody Give…Carlotta / James Hannaham A (2022,9.317) 96
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow / Gabrielle Zevin H (2022,401) TOB4 π **** 95
Gator Pie / Louise Mathews H (1979,30) π **** 94
The Rabbit Hutch / Tess Gunty H (2022,338)ToB3 π **** 93
Remarkably Bright Creatures / Shelby Van Pelt A (2022,11.26) π ***** 92

November (5,1317,21.75 – 91,25775,217.8)
Into the Abyss / Carol Shaben A (2012,10) π **** 91
Still Just a Geek / Wil Wheaton A (2022,336) **** 89
Write for Your Life / Anna Quinland eB (2022,236) ***** 88
Mrs. Wickham / Sarah Page A (2022,2) **** 87
The Bodyguard / Katherine Center A (2022,9.75) **** 86

October (8,2740,25.78 – 86,24462,196.1)
Speaking Truth to Power / Tom Morello A (2020,115) 85
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox / Maggie O’Farrell A (2007) 84
Fidelity / Grace Paley Tb (2008,83) 83
The Last Flight / Julie Clark A (2020,311) 82
Address Unknown / Kathrine Kressman Taylor A (1938,64) 81
How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water / Angie Cruz A (2022,208) 80
World Piece / Beth Howard Tb (2022,317) 79
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek / Kim M Richardson Tb (2019,309) 78

September (5,1346,1 – 77, 22474, 170.3)
NightBitch / Rachel Yoder H (2021,256) 77 ****
Dispossession / Tayari Jones A (2022,1) 76 ****
Lucy By the Sea / Elizabeth Strout H (2022,304) 75 *****
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Tb (2017,389) 74 ****
Liars Club / Mary Karr Tb (1995,320) 73 ***

August (7,2740,28.5 – 72,21128,169.3) BEST PIE MONTH
Mercury Pictures Presents / Anthony Marra eB (2022,432) π 72 ***
Taste / Stanley Tucci A (2021,6.8) π 71 *****
Lessons in Chemistry / Bonnie Gaumus A (2022,11.9) π 70 ****
The Sum of Us / Heather McGhee H (2021,448) π 69 ****
brown girl dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson P (2014,366) π 68 *****
The Searcher / Tana French eB (2020,464) π 67 ***
Destiny of the Republic / Candice Millard A (2011,339) π 66 *****

July (5,1639,0 – 65,18388,140.8)
How the Word Was Passed / Clint Smith HB (2021,336) 65 ****
Trust / Hernan Diaz eB (2022,415) 64 *****
Autumn / Ali Smith Tb (2016,264) 63 *****
Tomorrow Will Be Different / Sarah McBride Tb (2018,) π 62 ****
This Time Tomorrow / Emma Straub H (2022,) π **** 61

June (11,2940,3.3 – 60,16749,140.8)
Think Again / Adam Grant HB (2021,) 60
24 Hours in Paris / Romi Moondi Tb (2022,) 59
Choice / Jodi Picoult A (2022, 2) 58
You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty / Akwaeke Ezemi HB (2022, ) 57
Hearts & Minds / Rosy Thornton Tb (2008,) 56
Sea of Tranquility / Emily St.John Mandel H (2022,255) Tob2 ***** 55
How How We Go In the Dark / Sequoio Nagamatsu Tb (2022,432) π 54
The Miranda Obsession / Jen Silverman A (2022,2.5) 53
True Biz / Sarah Novic H (2022,387) 52
I Was Anastasia / Ariel Lawhon eB (2018,240) 51
Either/Or / Elif Batuman H (2022,368) 50

MAY (7,2331,23.2 – 49,13809,137.5)
The Other Einstein / Marie Benedict A (2016, 49)
The Candy House / Jennifer Egan H (2022,334) π 48
Burning Questions / Margaret Atwood H (2022,) π 47
A View of the Harbour / Elizabeth Taylor Tb (1947,304) π 46
All Boys Aren’t Blue / Geo M Johnson A (2008,219) π 45
Bonk / Mary Roach A (2020, 9.5) 44
Devil House / John Darnielle eB (2022,416) 43

APR (10,2881,21.77 – 42,11478,114.32)
Apple of My Pie / Mika Song H (2021,128) π19 42
Chouette / Claire Oshetsky Tb (2021,239) π18 41
Easy Street / Ron Perlman A (2014,10.87) 40
City of Girls / Elizabeth Gilbert eB (2019,470) 39
The Last Thing He Told Me / Laura Dave eB (2021,320) π17 38
The Slow March of Light / Heather B Moore A (2021,10.9) 37
Truth & Beauty / Ann Patchett Tb (2004,257)) 36
Autobiography of a Face / Lucy Grealy eB (1994,260) 35
Things Are Against Us / Lucy Ellman H (2021,222) π16 34
The Midnight Library / Matt Haig eB (2020,289) 33

MAR (10,2759,31.55 – 32,8597,92.55)
Parnassus on Wheels / Christopher Morley A (1917,3.5) π15 32
The Stand-In / Lily Chu A (2022,10.92) **** 31
We Run the Tides / Vendela Vida eB (2021,333) π14 **** 30
Wintering / Katherine May eB (2020,241) *** 29
The Lost Apothecary / Sarah Penner A (2021,10.3) π12 ** 28
The Alchemy of Us / Ainissa Ramirez Tb (2020,308) π11 *** 27
Valentine / Elizabeth Wetmore A (2020,10.33) ***** 26
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks / ELockhart Tb (2008,345) π10 **** 25
My Darling From the Lions / Rachel Long Tb (2020,79) P ****24
Olga Dies Dreaming / Xóchitl González eB (2022,349) TOB1 **** 23

FEB (10,2551,30.2 – 22,5838,61)
March: Book One / John Lewis GN (2013,128) **** 22
The History of Love / Nicole Krauss eB (2005,256) ***** 21
The Optimist’s Daughter Tb (1969,180) π9 **** 20
Kismet / Lauren Blakely A (2022,6.8) **** 19
The Echo Wife / Sarah Gailey eB (2021,253) ** 18
The Confession of Copeland Cain / Keenan Norris A (2021,11.2) π8 **** 17
Subdivision / JRobt Lennon Tb (2021,231) π7 **** 16
They Were Sisters / Dorothy Whipple Tb (1943,455) π6 ***** 15
Libertie / Kathryn Greenidge (2021,336) ** 14
All’s Well / Mona Awad (2021,352) **** 13

JAN (12,3159,30.76)
The World Played Chess / Robt Dugoni (2021,400) *** 12
Intimacies / Katie Kitamura (2021,225) 11
Our Country Friends / Gary Shteyngart eB (2021,336) π5 *** 10
When We Cease to Understand the World / Benjamin Labatut A (2021,192) *** 9
Sonnets From the Portuguese / EBB pb (1850,96) P *** 8
Giovanni’s Room / James Baldwin Tb (1956,169) **** 7
Matrix / Lauren Groff A (2021,8’52”) π4 **** 6
In Concrete / Anne Garreta Tb (2021,185) π3 **** 5
The Sentence / Louise Erdrich eB (2021,416) π2 ***** 4
Five Tuesdays in Winter / Lily King A (2021,6.17) π1 ***** 3
Beautiful World, Where Are You / Sally Rooney A (2021,356) *** 2
The Mermaid Chair / Sue Monk Kidd HB (2005,336) *** 1

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