The 2014 Book List

Because I don’t make enough in the way of lists, I thought I’d make a list of the books I’d like to read this year. I’m sure I will deviate and if I don’t get through this list of fifty books, I won’t cry, but I thought it would be nice to have a place to start.

Books I’ve read before are in italics

Junior Fiction

1. Anne of Green Gables
2. Bridge to Terebithia
3. A Wrinkle in Time
4. Jacob Have I Loved
5. Daughter of Smoke & Bone
6. The Secret Garden
7. The Wind in the Willows
8. Where the Red Fern Grows
9. Treasure Island
10. The Chocolate War

On the Shelves

11. Cloud Atlas
12. Lit
13. So Much for That
14. Skippy Dies
15. A Confederacy of Dunces
16. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
17. A Widow for One Year
18. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls
19. The Jungle
20. The Bean Trees


21. Tess of D’Ubervilles
22. Wuthering Heights
23. Mansfield Park
24. The Woman in White
25. Gone with the Wind
26. Frankenstein
27. The Grapes of Wrath
28. Rebecca
29. The Hobbit
30. The Awakening

Recently Published

31. We are Water
32. The Goldfinch
33. The Luminaries
34. And the Mountains Echoed
35. The Husband’s Secret
36. The Light Between Oceans
37. Defending Jacob
38. Shotgun Lovesongs
39. This is How You Lose Her
40. Something Like Normal


41. Lean In
42. Carry On, Warrior
43. Bad Mother
44. I Am Malala
45. Stitches
46. Jesus Feminist
47. Rose Kennedy: The Life & Times of a Political Matriarch
48. Reading in the Wild:
49. Real Food: What to Eat and Why
50.A Long Way Gone

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  • Wow! What a list… I need to add juvenile fiction to my list of books I'm reading. I think it would benefit me in many ways… as a reader, mom and woman.

    might I recommend The Perfume Collector? It's lovely!