TBR

 

Oh the list. It grows each day- which is exciting, daunting, and at times depressing. I’ll never read them all, but it’s so worth trying! Here is a list of books I want to read and links to the reviews as I make my way through. Have a suggestion? Let me know, I’ll add it to the pile!

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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses (The 100 Words)
101 Theory Drive: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for Memory
13 Things That Don’t Make Sense
20 Times a Lady
5 Minute Mysteries

A

About a Mountain
About Writing: Seven Essays, Four Letters, & Five Interviews
Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self (The Terry Lectures Series)
Accordion Crimes
After This
All My Sons
All the King’s Men
All the Pretty Horses
All Whom I Have Loved: A Novel
Alphabetical Africa
Am I Thin Enough Yet?: The Cult of Thinness and the Commercialization of Identity
America and the pill : a history of promise, peril, and liberation
American Bracketology: The Final Four of Everything Red, White, and Blue
American Rust
American Subversive
American Wife
Amigoland: A Novel
Amy and Isabelle
An American Tragedy
An Education
An Ex to Grind
An Offering of Leaves
And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado
And Still We Rise: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students
And the heart says– whatever
And the Shofar Blew
Angela’s Ashes
Angle of Repose
Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
Animal Farm
Animal Husbandry
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Animals Make Us Human
Annabel
Anthem
Anthropology of an American Girl
Ape House
As I Lay Dying
Asterios Polyp
Asylum
At Home
Atlas Shrugged
Atmospheric Disturbances: A Novel
Atonement Child
Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
Await Your Reply
Azte

B

Back Roads
Backing Into Forward: A Memoir
Bad Haircut
Bailey’s Cafe
Bastard Out of Carolina
Beach Music
Beachcombing for a Shipwrecked God
Beat the Reaper
Beatrice and Virgil
Being Written: A Novel (P.S.)
Being Wrong
Beloved
Beside the Sea
Best Friends Forever
Between the Assassinations
Big Machine
Black and Blue
Black Boy
Black Water Rising
Blind Descent
Blink
Bloodroot
Blood’s a Rover
Bodies
Bonk
Book Lust
Book Lust Journal
Border Songs
Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It
Brave New World
Breakfast of Champions
Briar Rose
Bridge of Sighs
Bright-Sided
Bringing Down the House
Brooklyn
Bryson’s Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Burn
Burnt Shadows
Buyology
By Nightfal

C

Call Me by Your Name
Care of the Soul
Caribou Island
Carter Beats the Devil
Catching Fire
Caucasia
Challenging Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Charity Girl
Charlotte’s Web
ChiRunning
Chocolat
Choke
Chronic City
Cloud Atlas
Coal Black Horse
Cognitive Surplus
Cold Mountain
Color: A Natural History of the Palette
Come Closer
Commencement
Country Driving
Crazy for the Storm
Crazy in Alabama
Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips
Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney’s Humor Category (Vintage)
Crime and Punishment
Crossings: A White Man’s Journey into Black America
Crow Lake
Cry, the Beloved Country
Cutting for Sto

D

Darkness at Noon
Dear Emily
Dear John
Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park
Death of a Salesman
Death’s Acre
Denial
Diamond Hill: Memories of Growing Up in a Hong Kong Squatter Village
Dispatches
Dos and Taboos of Using English Around The
Dread
Drink, Play, F@#k
Drive
Dry

E

Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems
Eat, Pray, Love
Eating Animals
Eating the Dinosaur
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Eight White Nights
Einstein’s Dreams
Election
Eleven Minutes
Ella Minnow Pea
Elliot Allagash
Emergency
Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy
Endurance
Endymion Spring
Erasure
Even Silence Has an End
Even the Dogs: A Novel
Evening
Every Last One
Every Visible Thing: A Novel
Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume
Everything Matters!: A Novel
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned: Stories
Exley

F

Face of a Hero
Fade Away
Fahrenheit 451
Fair and Tender Ladies
Faithful Place
Fall of Giants
Fall on Your Knees
Far North
Far to Go
Farewell, I’m Bound to Leave You: Stories
Farmer
Fast Food Nation
Fasting Girls
Father Knows Less
Father of the Rain
Fear of Flying
Feed
Fellini 8 1/2
Fever Chart
Firefly Lane
First Family
Flashforward
Flipped
Floaters
Fly Away Home
Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times As a Weatherman
Forgetfulness
Founding Brothers
Fragile: Human Organs
Freakonomics
Freedom
Friday Night Lights
Friends Like Thes

G

Galveston
Geek Love
Generosity, An Enhancement
Gidget
Gilead
Girl in Translation
Girlfight
Go Ask Alice
God’s Lunatics: Lost Souls, False Prophets, Martyred Saints, Murderous Cults, Demonic Nuns, and Other Victims of Man’s Eternal Search for the Divine
Goldengrove
Gone with the Wind
GONZALEZ AND DAUGHTER E-BOOK
Good in Bed
Grange House
Great Expectations (A Norton Critical Edition)
Great House

H

Half a Life
Half Broke Horses
Handle with Care
Have a Little Faith
Head and Heart
Held Hostage: The True Story of a Mother and Daughter’s Kidnapping
Historical Viewpoints: Notable Articles from American Heritage, Volume I (9th Edition)
Holidays on Ice
Home
House of Leaves
House Rules
How Did You Get This Number
How Fiction Works
How I Became a Famous Novelist
How Life Imitates Chess
How Pleasure Works
How Sex Works: Why We Look, Smell, Taste, Feel, and Act the Way We Do
How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies
How to Live
How to Read Literature Like a Professor
How to Read the Air
How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It
How We Decide
Hurry Down Sunshine

I

I Am a Strange Loop
I Am Not Myself These Days
I Am Number Four
I Am One of You Forever: A Novel
I and Claudie (Double Mountain Books–Classic Reissues of the American West)
I Cannot Get You Close Enough : Three Novellas
I Curse the River of Time
I Don’t Know How She Does It
I Drink For A Reason
I Feel Bad About My Neck
I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar: A Collection of Egregious Errors, Inadvertent Bloopers, and Other Linguistic Slip-Ups
I Know This Much Is True
I Remember Nothing
I Swear To Good You Are God At This
I Was Told There’d Be Cake
I’d Know You Anywhere
If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This
If You Have to Cry, Go Outside
Ignorance
Ill Fares the Land
Ilustrado
I’m a Stranger Here Myself
I’m with the Band
Image Grammar
Imperium
Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry
In Cold Blood
In Defense of Food
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
In the Heart of the Sea
In the Land of No Right Angles
In the Valley of the Kings: Stories
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Inexcusable
Inkheart
Insatiable : a young mother’s struggle with anorexia
Into the Wild
Into Thin Air
Invisible
Isaac’s Storm
Island of Lost Girls
It’s Kind of a Funny Sto

J

Jazz
Jim the Boy
Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Jordi, Lisa and David
Journalistas: 100 Years of the Best Writing and Reporting by Women Journalists
Just Don’t Fall: How I Grew Up, Conquered Illness, and Made it Down the Mountain

K

Keeping Faith
Kings of the Earth

L

L.A. Candy
L.A. Requiem
Last Call
Last Night in Twisted River
Late Wife
Left Neglected
Legends of Our Time
Let the Great World Spin
Let’s Hear It: Stories by Texas Women Writers (Tarleton State University Southwestern Studies in the Humanities, No. 16)
Let’s Take the Long Way Home
Letter to a Christian Nation
Letters from a Nut
Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope
Liar’s Poker
Life From Scratch
Life of Pi
Linguistics for Teachers
Lit
Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction
Little Bee
Little Children
Little Women
Lolita
London Is the Best City in America
Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality
Look Me in the Eye
Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir
Love in Infant Monkeys
Love in the Time of Cholera
Love Is a Mix Tape
Love Will Tear Us Apart: A Novel
Loves Music, Loves to Dance
Loving Frank
Lowboy: A Novel
Lucky Jim
Lucky You
Lullaby

M

Machine of Death
Made in America
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
Making Rounds with Oscar
Mama Day
Man and Boy
Man in the Woods
Man’s Search for Meaning
March
Marley & Me
Matchless: A Christmas Story
Mathilda Savitch
Matterhorn
Matters of Chance: A Novel
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Memoirs of a Geisha
Memory Wall: Stories
Mercury Falls
Middlemarch
Middlesex
Midwives
Miles from Nowhere
Miracle in the Andes
Misquoting Jesus
Mississippi Sissy
Mockingjay
Moneyball
Montana 1948
Moonlight Mile
Moose
More Book Lust
Moth Smoke
Mothers and Sons
Mr. Peanut
Ms. Hempel Chronicles
Mt. Pleasant: My Journey from Creating a Billion Dollar Company to Teaching at a Struggling Public High School
Must You Go?
My Booky Wook
My Childhood
My Family and Other Animals
My Father at 100
My Hollywood
My Sister’s Keeper
My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, a Daughter, a Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence

N

Nectar in a Sieve
Nemesis
Netherland
Neuromancer
Never Let Me Go
Never Smile at a Monkey
News from Nowhere and Other Writings
Night Film
No Way Down
Nobody Move: A  Novel
Nocturnes
Noise
Normal Accidents
Nothing Feels Good
Nothing Happened and Then It Did
Nothing to Envy

O

O Pioneers!
Observatory Mansions
Occupied City
Of Love and Dust (Vintage Contemporaries)
Of Mice and Men
Off the Record: The Press, the Government, and the War over Anonymous Sources
Oh the Glory of It All
Old Men in Love: John Tunnock’s Posthumous Papers
Olive Kitteridge
On the Road
Once on a Moonless Night
One Day
Only Revolutions
Open City
Open Wide The Freedom Gates: A Memoir
Operation Mincemeat
Orion you came and you took all my marbles
Oryx and Crake
Other People’s Rejection Letters
Our Horses in Egypt
Our Kind of Traitor
Outlander

P

Packing for Mars
Parable of the Sower
Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages
Passion and Purity
Peace Like a River
PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2010
People of the Book
Perfect Life: A Novel
Perfect on Paper
Perfection
Persepolis
Phantoms in the Brain
Plain Truth
Plainsong
Play Their Hearts Out: A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine
Please Excuse My Daughter
Portofino
Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir
Precious: A Novel
Private Life
Promise Me
Proof : a play
Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror
Push
Pygmy

Q

R

Rabbit, Run
Rapt
Rat Girl
Reality Hunger: A Manifesto
Rebecca
Red Clay, Blue Cadillac: Stories of Twelve Southern Women
Red River
Redeeming Love
Remainder
Replay
Requiem for a Dream
Reservation Blues
Reviving Ophelia
Rework
Rick and Bubba’s Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage
Rising Up and Rising Down
Room
Rules for My Unborn Son
Run Silent, Run Deep
Running with Scissors

S

Safe from the Sea
Sag Harbor
Sammy’s Hill
Sarah’s Key
Savage lands
Say You’re One of Them
Say You’re One of Them
Scorched Earth
Seabiscuit
Secret Son
Setting the World in Order (The Walt Mcdonald First-Book Poetry Series)
Sex and the River Styx
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs
Shadow Song: Shadow Song
Shadow Tag
Shining Through
Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea (Vintage)
Shiver
Shoptimism : a journey into the heart and mind of the American consumer
Sick City: A Novel (P.S.)
Sing Them Home
Skippy Dies
Slaughterhouse-Five
Slow Fire
Small Wars
Small World
Smilla’s Sense of Snow
Snow Falling on Cedars
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
So Cold the River
So Much For That
Solar
Some Tame Gazelle
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
Something Blue
Something Borrowed
Something Red: A Novel
Somewhere Towards the End
Songs Without Words
Sons and Lovers
SoulPancake
Spook (aka “Six Feet Over”)
Spooner
Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes
Star Island
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
Steinbeck: Travels with Charley and Later Novels, 1947-1962
Still Missing
Stiltsville
Stitches
Stones from the River
Straight Man
Strange Bedfellows: Surprising Text Pairs and Lessons for Reading and Writing Across Genres
Strength in What Remains
Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
Suite Française
Summer
Summer House
Summer Sisters
Sunrise Over Fallujah
Sunset Park
Super Freakonomics
Super Sad True Love Story
Supreme Courtship
Survival of the Sickest
Survive the Savage Sea (Sheridan House)
Swamplandia!

T

Taking Woodstock : a true story of a riot, a concert, and a life
Teach like a champion : 49 techniques that put students on the path to college
Tears in the Darkness
Telex from Cuba
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage: America’s Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Tender at the Bone
Terms of Endearment
Testament of Youth
Thank You for Smoking
That Old Cape Magic

Three Cups of Tea
Three Women: A Novel
Through the Arc of the Rain Forest
Throw Like A Girl: Stories
Tinkers
To the End of the Land
To the Lighthouse
Toby Alone
Too Much Happiness
Touching the Void
Towelhead: A Novel
Townie
Transparency: Stories
Traveling Mercies
Traveling with Pomegranates
Tree of Smoke
Trespass
True Grit
Truth & Beauty
Tulia
Twelve

U

 

Ulysses
Unbearable Weight
Unbroken
Unclutter Your Life in One Week
Under the Feet of Jesus
Under the Volcano
Union Atlantic
Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing
Up in the Air

V

 

V for Vendetta
Valeria’s Last Stand: A Novel
Vernon God Little
Veronika Decides to Die
Victims of Justice Revisited: Completely Updated and Revised

W

 

Waiting for Autumn
Waiting for Columbus
Walking to Gatlinburg
Walks with Men
WAR
War Dances
War Trash
Washington Square
Watership Down
We Need to Talk About Kevin
West of Here
What Is Left the Daughter
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
What Was Lost
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
When Men Lost Faith in Reason: Reflections on War and Society in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Military History and International Affairs)
When You Reach Me
Where Men Win Glory
Where the God of Love Hangs Out
Whip It!
White Teeth
Why We Must Run With Scissors: Voice Lesson in Persuasive Writing
Wicked
Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath
Wishin’ and Hopin’
Without You
Wobegon Boy
Wolf Hall
Woman Hollering Creek
Women
Woodcuts of Women
Woodsburner: A Novel
World War Z
Worth Dying For
Writing a Woman’s Life
Wrong
Wuthering Heights

X

Y

 

You Are Not a Stranger Here
You Couldn’t Ignore Me If You Tried
You know when the men are gone
You Suck
Youth in Revolt

Z

 

Zeitoun
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Zodiac
100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses (The 100 Words)
101 Theory Drive: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for Memory
13 Things That Don’t Make Sense Brooks, Michael
20 Times a Lady Bosnak, Karyn
5 Minute Mysteries Weber, Kenneth J.

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