2013 Book Log

Year two of tracking my reading journey. Unlike 2012, I have no numerical goal in mind — only a notion to enjoy every single minute I can read. (The following are in alpha order, not in order that I have read them) Would love to hear what you are reading, too!

Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky
Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln & the Chase for Jefferson Davis by James L. Swanson
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, A by Mark Twain
Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty
Future of Us, The by Jay Asher
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Herzog by Saul Bellow
House of Mirth (The) by Edith Wharton
Howards End by E.M. Forster
Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
King’s Row by Henry Bellamann
Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandburg
Life in a Jar, The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Mayer
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
Man Who Knew Too Much (The) by GK Chesterton
Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl
My Antonia by Willa Cather
Nanny Diaries, The by Emma McLaughlin
One for the Books by Joe Queenan
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Peter Pan by JM Barrie
Picture of Dorian Gray, The by Oscar Wilde
Place at the Table, A: The Crisis of 49 Million Hungry Americans and How to Solve It Edited by Peter Pringle
Return of the Soldier (The), by Rebecca West
Room with a View (A) by E.M. Forester
Scarlett Letter (The) by Nathanial Hawthorne
Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Sula by Toni Morrison
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Way of All Flesh, The by Samuel Butler

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. marlajayne
    Apr 11, 2013 @ 18:28:36

    Confession: I’ve only read four of the above. However, I recently read and loved The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Recent reads include The Book Thief, Cutting for Stone, and Strength in What Remains. At the moment I’m reading a fun book called The Wisdom of Hair by Kim Boykin.


    • playfulmeanderings
      Apr 14, 2013 @ 20:30:21

      Cutting for Stone keeps being one that is in my top “To Read” I’m also looking for some FUN books, I’ll be checking out Wisdom of Hair. Thank you for the recommends!


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