Reading List 2017

classics

Here is a list of the books I read in 2017.  Click on the title to read my review.

  1. The Good People by Hannah Kent (5 out of 5)    NetGalley 2017 Challenge
  2. Lady Susan  by Jane Austen (3 out of 5)               Classics Club Challenge/From Page to Screen Challenge
  3. Meeting with my Brother by Yi Mun-yol (3 out of 5)  NetGalley Challenge 2017
  4. Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor (4 out of 5)                       NetGalley Challenge 2017
  5. My Husband the Stranger by Rebecca Done (3 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  6. In a German Pension: 13 Stories  by Katherine Mansfield  Classics Club Challenge
  7. Nelly Dean: A Return to Wuthering Heights by Alison Case by Alison Case
  8. The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman by Mindy Mejia (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  9. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (4 out of 5)
  10. The Executioner Weeps by Frederic Dard (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  11. Saying Goodbye (Part 1) by Abigail Drake (3.5 out of 5)
  12. Saying Goodbye (Part 2) by Abigail Drake (4 out of 5)
  13. Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves by Rachel Malik (4.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  14. The Promotion by Christopher K. Michael (2 out of 5) Not reviewed
  15. The Light Between Oceans by  M.L. Stedman (4 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  16. At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier (4 out of 5)
  17. The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers (3.5 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  18. Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  19. Indignation by Philip Roth (4 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  20. Home by Kate Hughes (3.5 out of 5)
  21. Book Blogger Survey by Barb Drozdowich (4 out of 5)
  22. If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  23. The Somme Legacy by M.J. Lee (4 out of 5)
  24. In the Eyes of an Angel by Kimberly Livingston (2.5 out of 5)
  25. Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  26. Final Girls by Riley Sager (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  27. Runaway by Alice Munro (3.5 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  28. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (5 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  29. Poor Boy Road by James L. Weaver (4.5 out of 5)
  30. In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  31. His Whole Life by Elizabeth Hay (3.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  32. No Ordinary Killing by Jeff Dawson (4 out of 5)
  33. Brake Failure by Alison Brodie (4 out of 5)
  34. Duels & Deception by Cindy Anstey (4 out of 5)
  35. Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma (3 out of 5)
  36. Gone Without A Trace by Mary Torjussen (4 out of 5)
  37. Shelter by Sarah Franklin (4.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  38. The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  39. Ares Road by James L. Weaver (5 out of 5)
  40. These Dividing Walls by Fran Cooper (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  41. The Du Lac Devil by Mary Anne Yarde (3.5 out of 5)
  42. Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  43. Faithless by Kjell Ola Dahl (4 out of 5)
  44. Sanctuary by T.M. Brown (3 out of 5)
  45. Across Great Divides by Monique Roy (3.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  46. Gravel Heart by Abdulrazak Gurnah (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  47. Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto (3 out of 5)
  48. Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift (5 out of 5) The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  49. The 7th Function of Language by Laurent Binet (3 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  50. The X-Variant by Rosemary Cole (4 out of 5)
  51. The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain (4 out of 5) The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  52. City of Masks by S. D. Sykes (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  53. The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  54. The King’s Jew: In the Shadow of the King by Darius Stransky (4 out of 5)
  55. Crimson & Bone by Marina Fiorato (4.5 out of 5)
  56. A Tapestry of Tears by Gita V. Reddy (4 out of 5)
  57. Vindolanda by Adrian Goldsworthy (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  58. The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway (3.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  59. Fata Morgana by Stephen R. Boyett & Ken Mitchroney (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  60. Widdershins by Helen Steadman (4 out of 5)
  61. A Countess in Limbo: Diaries in War and Revolution by Olga Hendrikoff & Sue Carscallen (5 out of 5)
  62. The Former Chief Executive by Kate Vane (4 out of 5)
  63. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry (5 out of 5) The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  64. More Than A Soldier by D. M. Annechino (4 out of 5)
  65. A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker (4.5 out of 5) The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  66. Under A Tuscan Sky by Karen Aldous (3 out of 5)
  67. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017, The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  68. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (4 out of 5) From Page to Screen Challenge
  69. Exquisite by Sarah Stovell (4 out of 5)
  70. The Vanishing Futurist by Charlotte Hobson (4 out of 5) The Walter Scott Prize 2017
  71. The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Fremantle (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  72. Broken Branches by M Jonathan Lee (4 out of 5)
  73. Wolves in the Dark by Gunnar Staalesen (4 out of 5)
  74. Wake Me When I’m Gone by Odafe Atogun (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  75. House of Names by Colm Toibin (3.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  76. Dark Dawn over Steep House by M. R. C. Kasasian (4.5 out of 5)
  77. The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West (3.5 out of 5) Classics Club Challenge
  78. Did You Whisper Back? by Kate Rigby (3.5 out of 5)
  79. Citizen Kill by Stephen Clark (3.5 out of 5)
  80. A Reluctant Warrior by Kelly Brooke Nicholls (4.5 out of 5)
  81. Revenants: The Odyssey Home by Scott Kauffman (4 out of 5)
  82. Court of Lions by Jane Johnson (4 out of 5)
  83. The Dream Shelf by Jeff Russell (3.5 out of 5)
  84. The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde by Eve Chase (4.5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  85. The Yellow Wall-Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (4 out of 5) Classics Club Challenge 
  86. The Room by the Lake by Emma Dibdin (4 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  87. The Watch House by Bernie McGill (5 out of 5) NetGalley Challenge 2017
  88. The Virgin of the Wind Rose by Glen Craney (3.5 out of 5)
  89. It Was Only Ever You by Kate Kerrigan (4 out of 5)
  90. The Other Twin by L. V. Hay (4 out of 5)
  91. The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross (4 out of 5)
  92. In Shadowland by Timothy Ashby (4 out of 5)
  93. Catherine Dickens: Outside the Magic Circle by Heera Datta (4.5 out of 5)
  94. The Sixteen Trees of the Somme by Lars Mytting (5 out of 5) ARC August Challenge/NetGalley Challenge 2017
  95. The Scribe’s Daughter by Stephanie Churchill (4 out of 5)
  96. The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz (4.5 out of 5) ARC August Challenge/NetGalley Challenge 2017
  97. Path of Lucas: The Journey He Endured by Susanne Bellefeuille (3 out of 5)
  98. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (5 out of 5) Classics Club

 

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