Bethany’s 2015 Book List

My 2015 Book List

  1. Michel Faber, The Book of Strange New Things (my review)
  2. Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers (my review)
  3. Flannery O’Connor, Wise Blood (my review)
  4. James Agee, A Death in the Family (my review)
  5. Dorothy Baker, Cassandra at the Wedding (my review)
  6. Matthew Thomas, We Are Not Ourselves (my early thoughts) (my almost-final thoughts)
  7. Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (my review)
  8. A.H. Jones, Constantine and the Conversion of Europe (my review)
  9. Miranda July, The First Bad Man (my review)
  10. Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (my review)
  11. Joan Lindsay, Picnic at Hanging Rock (my review)
  12. Jennifer Miller, The Year of the Gadfly (my review) (Jill’s review)
  13. Kazuo Ishiguro, The Buried Giant (my thoughts on the first half) (my final thoughts)
  14. John Renehan, The Valley (my review)
  15. Jonathan Tropper, This is Where I Leave You (my review)
  16. George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones (my initial thoughts) (my further thoughts) (still more thoughts) (final thoughts)
  17. Ian McEwan, The Cement Garden (my review)
  18. Phil Klay, Redeployment (my initial thoughts) (my final thoughts)
  19. George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings (my initial thoughts). (my further thoughts)  (some brief thoughts) (my final thoughts)
  20. Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son (my thoughts on the first half) (my final thoughts)
  21. Déborah Lévy-Bertherat, The Travels of Daniel Ascher (my review)
  22. Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite, War of the Encyclopaedists (my review)
  23. George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords (my initial thoughts) (my essay “Rapio, Rapere, Raptus Sum”)
  24. Vendela Vida, The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty (my review)
  25. Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman (my review)
  26. Koethi Zan, The Never List (my review)
  27. Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (Jill’s final thoughts) (my review)
  28. Natalie Guenther, Kim Schenkelberg, and Celeste Snodgrass (editors), It’s Really Ten Months: A Collection of Stories from Girth to Birth (my Amazon review)
  29. William Maxwell, So Long, See You Tomorrow (my review)
  30. Jonathan Franzen, Purity (my review)
  31. James B. Woulfe, Into the Crucible: Making Marines for the 21st Century (my review)
  32. Celeste Ng, Everything I Never Told You (my review)
  33. Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train (my review)
  34. H.S. Cross, Wilberforce (my review)
  35. George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows (my initial thoughts) (my further thoughts) (my final thoughts)
  36. Nell Zink, Mislaid (my review)
  37. Thomas C. Foster, How to Read Novels Like a Professor (my review)
  38. James Shapiro, The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 (my review)
  39. William Harrison, The Theologian
  40. William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale (my initial thoughts) (my final thoughts)
  41. Margaret Atwood, The Heart Goes Last (my review)
  42. Paula Lichtarowicz, The First Book of Calamity Leek (my review)




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