2018 Reading Log

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2018 FICTION
Heather Abel
The Optimistic Decade (audiobook)

Aimee Agresti
Campaign Widows (paperback)

Becky Albertalli
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (audiobook via Libby)


Gretchen Anthony
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners (library book)

Jane Austen
Emma: An Audible Original Drama (audiobook)
Persuasion (audiobook)

David Baldacci
The Christmas Train (audiobook via Hoopla)

Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Little White Lies (audiobook via Hoopla)

Emily Belden
Hot Mess (audiobook via Hoopla)

Dianne Blacklock
Wife for Hire (ebook)

Amy Bloom
White Houses (audiobook via Libby)


Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The War I Finally Won (audiobook via Libby)

Emma Burstall
Tremarnock Summer (ebook)

Jake Burt
Greetings from Witness Protection! (audiobook via Libby)

Patti Callahan
Becoming Mrs. Lewis (audiobook via Hoopla)



Katherine Center
How to Walk Away (hardcover)

Mary H.K. Choi
Emergency Contact (audiobook via Hoopla)

Jenny Colgan
Christmas at the Little Beach Street Bakery (audiobook via Hoopla)
Christmas on the Island (audiobook via Hoopla)
The Endless Beach (paperback)

Liv Constantine
The Last Mrs. Parrish (audiobook via Hoopla)

Paula Daly
Open Your Eyes (audiobook via Hoopla)
The Mistake I Made (audiobook via Hoopla)

Patrick deWitt
French Exit (audiobook via Libby)


Kathleen A. Flynn
The Jane Austen Project (audiobook via Hoopla)

Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol (audiobook via Hoopla)

Abby Fabiaschi
I Liked My Life (audiobook via Hoopla)

A.J. Finn
The Woman in the Window (hardcover)

Michelle Frances
The Girlfriend (audiobook)

Heather Vogel Frederick
The Mother-Daughter Book Club (paperback)

Robert Galbraith
Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4) (audiobook)

Emily Giffin
All We Ever Wanted (audiobook)

Karina Yan Glaser
The Vanderbeekers of 131st Street (hardcover)

Kate Greathead
Laura & Emma (audiobook)

Hank Green
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (audiobook) 

Andrew Sean Greer
Less (audiobook)


Jasmine Guillory
The Proposal (library book)
The Wedding Date (library book)

Jane Harper
The Dry (Aaron Falk #1) (audiobook via Libby)
Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) (audiobook via Libby)

Sarah Haywood
The Cactus (audiobook via Hoopla)   

Kristan Higgins
Good Luck with That (library book)
Now That You Mention It (ebook)

Elin Hilderbrand
The Perfect Couple (audiobook)

Winter in Paradise (library book)

Helen Hoang
The Kiss Quotient (hardcover)

Ruth Hogan
The Keeper of Lost Things (audiobook via Libby)



K.A. Holt
House Arrest (ebook)

Balli Kaur Jaswal
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (audiobook via Hoopla)

Lisa Jewell
After the Party (audiobook via Hoopla)
The Girls in the Garden (audiobook via Hoopla)
Then She Was Gone (audiobook via Hoopla)
The Third Wife (audiobook via Hoopla)

Sandie Jones
The Other Woman (audiobook via Libby) 

Tayari Jones
An American Marriage (hardcover)


Kazuki Kaneshiro
Go: A Coming of Age Novel (ebook)


Brigid Kemmerer
More Than We Can Tell (library book)

Eliza Kennedy
Do This For Me (library book)

Kathleen Anne Kenney
Girl on the Leeside (audiobook)
Marian Keyes
The Break (paperback) 

Sophie Kinsella
Surprise Me (audiobook via Libby)

Wedding Night (audiobook via Libby)

T.E. Kinsey
A Quiet Life in the Country (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #1) (audiobook)

Jessica Knoll
The Favorite Sister (audiobook via Libby)

Terri Libenson
Invisible Emmie (ebook)

Stephen McCauley
My Ex-Life (audiobook)

 
Sarah McCoy
Marilla of Green Gables (audiobook via Hoopla)

Emer McLysaght
Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling (paperback)

Dervla McTiernan
The Ruin (Cormac Reilly #2) (audiobook)

Christine Mangan
Tangerine (audiobook via Hoopla)

Jill Mansell
This Could Change Everything (ebook)

Carol Mason
After You Left (audiobook)
Jillian Medoff
This Could Hurt (audiobook via Hoopla)

Randy Susan Meyers
The Widow of Wall Street (audiobook via Hoopla)

Jonathan Miles
Anatomy of a Miracle (audiobook)


Lydia Millet
Fight No More: Stories (audiobook via Hoopla)

Elsie Milligan
Tennis Champion (hardcover)

Emma Mills
First & Then (library book)

Goldy Moldavsky
No Good Deed (audiobook via Hoopla)

L.M. Montgomery
Emily of New Moon (Emily #1) (audiobook via Hoopla)
Emily Climbs (Emily #2) (audiobook via Hoopla)
Emily's Quest (Emily #3) (audiobook via Hoopla)

Liane Moriarty
Nine Perfect Strangers (audiobook)

Ottessa Moshfegh
My Year of Rest and Relaxation (audiobook)
 
Jojo Moyes 
Still Me (hardcover)

Sayaka Murata
Convenience Store Woman (audiobook via Hoopla)

Julie Murphy
Puddin'  (library book)

Celeste Ng
Little Fires Everywhere (audiobook via Libby)

Maggie O'Farrell
This Must Be the Place (ebook)

Lara S. Ormiston
Unequal Affections: A Pride and Prejudice Retelling (ebook)

Delia Owens
Where the Crawdads Sings (audiobook)

Allison Pearson
How Hard Can It Be? (hardcover)

Louise Penny
A Trick of the Light (Chief Inspector Gamace #7) (audiobook via Libby)
The Beautiful Mystery (Chief Inspector Gamache #8) (audiobook via Libby)
How the Lights Gets In (Chief Inspector Gamache #9) (audiobook via Libby)
The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Gamache #10) (audiobook via Libby)
The Nature of the Beast (Chief Inspector Gamache #11) (audiobook via Libby)
The Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Gamache #12) (audiobook via Libby)
Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Gamache #13) (audiobook via Libby)

Jo Piazza
Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win (audiobook)

Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar (audiobook via Libby)

Amy Poeppel
Limelight (library book)

Caroline Preston
The War Bride's Scrapbook (library book)

Miss Read
Thrush Green (Thrush Green #1) (ebook)

Winter in Thrush Green (Thrush Green #2) (ebook)

Penny Reid
Neanderthanl Seeks Human (ebook)

Sally Rooney
Conversations with Friends (audiobook via Libby)

Margery Sharp
Cluny Brown (ebook)

Samantha Silva
Mr. Dickens and His Carol (audiobook via Hoopla)

Josie Silver
One Day in December (audiobook)

Graeme Simsion
Two Steps Forward (audiobook)

Curtis Sittenfeld
You Think It, I'll Say It (hardcover)

D.E. Stevenson
The Musgraves (audiobook)
The Young Clementina (audiobook)

Angela Thirkell
Growing Up (paperback)


Anne Tyler
Clock Dance (audiobook via Libby)

Rachel Vail
Well, That Was Awkward (audiobook via Libby)

Lara Vapnyar
Still Here (ebook)

Rosie Walsh
Ghosted (hardcover) 

Jennifer Wang
The Prince and the Dressmaker (library book)

Ruth Ware
The Death of Mrs. Westaway (audiobook via Libby)

Lauren Weisenberger
The Singles Game (audiobook via Libby)
When Life Gives You Lululemons (audiobook via Libby)

Julia Whelan
My Oxford Year (ebook)

Cherise Wolas
The Family Tabor (audiobook)

Meg Wolitzer
The Female Persuasion (audiobook)

Harold Bell Wright
The Shepherd of the Hills (ebook) 

Samantha Young
Fight or Flight (audiobook)

2018 MEMOIRS, ESSAYS, and OTHER NON-FICTION
Alan Arkin
Out of My Mind (audiobook)

Clare Balding
My Animals and Other Family (audiobook)
Walking Home: My Family and Other Rambles (audiobook)

Anne Bogel
I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life (hardcover)

Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Small Fry (audiobook)

Jessica Bruder
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century (audiobook)

Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods (audiobook)

Gail Caldwell
New Life, No Instructions (ebook)

Leslie Cohen
This Love Story Will Self-Destruct (library book)

Kelly Corrigan
Tell Me More: Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say (hardcover)

Kristi Coulter
Nothing Good Can Come from This (library book)

Sloane Crosley
Look Alive Out There (library book)

Anthony Doerr
Four Seasons in Rome: On twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World (audibook via Hoopla)

Elizabeth Esther
Girl at the End of the World: My Escape from Fundamentalism in Search of Faith with a Future (ebook)

Tom Farley, Jr.
The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts (audiobook)

Beth Ann Fennelly
Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs (library book)


Timothy Ferriss
Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World (ebook)

Jenna Fischer
The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide (audiobook)

Cait Flanders
The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store (audiobook via Hoopla)

Jennifer Fulwiler
One Beautiful Dream: The Rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them Both (hardcover)

Steven Gaines
One of These Things First (audiobook) 

Brittany Gibbons
The Clothes Make the Girl (Look Fat?): Adventures and Agonies in Fashion (library book)


Lauren Graham
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It (library book)

Carl Hiaasen
Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear (library book) 

Amy Hollingsworth
The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers: Spiritual insights from the World's Most Beloved Neighbor (audiobook via Hoopla)

Rachel Hollis
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be (audiobook via Hoopla)

Hannah Howard
Feast: True Love in and out of the Kitchen (ebook)

Mary Karr
The Art of Memoir (ebook)

Ellie Kemper
My Squirrel Days (library book)

Bob Newhart
Hi Bob! (audiobook)

Sarah Millican
How to be Champion (ebook)

Haruki Murakami
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (audiobook)

Liz Rosenberg
House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery (hardcover)

Helen Russell
The Year of Living Dangerously: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country (audiobook)

Richard Russo
The Destiny Thief:  Essays on Writing, Writers and Life (hardcover) 

Terry Ryan
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less (ebook)

Faith Sallie
Approval Junkie: My Heartfelt (and Occasionally Inappropriate) Quest to Please Just About Everyone, and Ultimately Myself (audiobook via Libby)

Fumio Sasaki
Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism (audiobook via Hoopla)

Eve O. Schaub
Year of No Clutter (ebook)

Ted Scheinman
Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan (library book)

David Sedaris
Calypso (audiobook)

David Spade
Almost Interesting (audiobook via Hoopla)
A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World (audiobook)

Paul V. Stutzman
Hiking Through: Finding Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail (audiobook via Hoopla)

Gary Vaynerchuk
#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness (ebook)

Stephanie Wittels Wachs
Everything is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love and Loss (audiobook via Hoopla)

Ali Wentworth
Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (library book)

Tara Westover
Educated (audiobook)


Shelley Wilson
How I Changed My Life in a Year (audiobook via Hoopla)

Dana K. White
Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff (library book)

Harris Wittels
Humblebrag: The Art of False Modesty (audiobook via Hoopla)
 
An (*) indicates a reread.  All ebooks are purchased on sale via the Kindle Store or checked out from the e-offerings of the Elmhurst Public Library.  All audiobooks are from Audible.com or the Elmhurst Public Library's e-offerings (Hoopla and Libby Apps).





1 comment:

  1. Our tastes clearly overlap a lot--thanks so much for this list, which introduced me to a number of titles not on my radar. (And thanks for your kind words about Brothers at Bat, too.)

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