2017 Literary Pursuits

Books Read as of 1/1/2017

  1. Rediscover Catholicism: A Spiritual Guide to Living With Passion and Purpose by Matthew Kelly
  2. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston
  3. Getting Past Perfect: How to Find Joy and Grace in the Messiness of Motherhood by Kate Wicker
  4. All In: Why Belonging to the Catholic Church Matters by Pat Gohn
  5. Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm by Terry Williams
  6. Lists to Love by for Busy Wives by Mark and Susan Merrill
  7. Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman
  8. Human Acts by Han Kang
  9. The H Spot by Jill Filipovic
  10. Beyond Mars and Venus by John Gray
  11. Praying the Angelus by Jared Dees
  12. 101 Places to Pray Before You Die: A Roamin’ Catholic’s Guide by Thomas J. Craughwell
  13. Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez
  14. Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren
  15. Everything Reminds You of Something Else by Elana Wolff
  16. Kinder Than Solitude by Yiyun Li
  17. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  18. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  19. The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  20. Airportness: The Nature of Flight by Christopher Schaberg
  21. Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate by Sue Scheff and Melissa Schorr
  22. Push by Sapphire
  23. A Heart for Freedom: The Remarkable Journey of a Young Dissident, Her Daring Escape, and Her Quest to Free China’s Daughters by Chai Ling
  24. The Drive to Learn: What the East Asian Experience Tells Us about Raising Students Who Excel by Cornelius N. Grove
  25. Approval Junkie: My Heartfelt (and Occasionally Inappropriate) Quest to Please Just About Everyone, and Ultimately Myself by Faith Salie
  26. Silence by Shusaku Endo
  27. 1001 Reasons Why It’s Great to be Catholic by Robert M. Haddad
  28. Sky Burial by Xinran
  29. My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth by Wendy E. Simmons
  30. The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
  31. The Only Girl in the World by Maude Julien
  32. Chemistry by Weike Wang
  33. A Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin
  34. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  35. Final Girls by Riley Sager
  36. The Electric Shadows of Shanghai by Clare Kane
  37. The Spirit Cathches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
  38. Lucky by Alice Sebold
  39. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  40. Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang
  41. Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism by Scott and Kimberly Hahn