Books I Want to Read in 2017

A lot of these are library books because I plan on doing my ‘read from home’ in March. It’s also a much shorter list on what I want to read from the library PDQ

Fiction

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
I don’t know why but this one is seriously piquing my interest.

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
I didn’t even know she was coming out with a new book but I can’t wait to get my hands on it.

Underground Airlines by Ben Winters and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Both unique takes on the underground railroad that have received an insane amount of praise.

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer
A literary one trick pony wrote a spy novel? This oughta be good.

Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein
I ran out of time to read it this year and have a feeling I’m going to adore this book.

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
I missed the hypexplosion when this first came out but better late than never.

Mash-Up edited by Gardender Dozois
An anthology I helped talk my library into getting

Nonfiction

The Secret Language of Dogs by Victoria Stilwell
I adore Victoria Stilwell’s method of training and really respect what she has to say.

Being a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz
I think this will be very informative on my quest to work with dogs.

A Matter of Breeding by Michael Brandow
Different dog breeds have occurred fairly recently in the history of the species. This delves more into how that came to be.

Secrets of a Dog Trainer by Victoria Schade
I think the title says it all

Sleeping with Dogs by Lindsey Grant
A memoir of an animal nanny.

Extracts from The Second Sex and The Beauty Myth
I was able to score two short versions of these classic feminist texts.

Negroland by Margo Jefferson
A perfect read for black history month.

A Thousand Naked Strangers
Remember, I love other people’s drama.

The Big Tiny by Dee Williams
I have a curious love of tiny houses and would like to see one woman’s journey into making it part of her life.

In Order to Life by Yeonmi Park
North Korea absolutely fascinates me and I have heard amazing things about this memoir.

The Real Thing by Ellen McCarthy
I love reading about other people’s drama and what generates more drama than a wedding?

Born with Teeth by Kate Mulgrew
She was my first and favorite Star Trek captain. I want to hear about the rest of her life.

No Baggage by Clara Bensen
The ultimate minimalist travel memoir

Teen/YA

Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
My library finally decided to get this. She hasn’t gotten a movie yet but let’s see what she does with her own book.

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Everyone raves about it and if I love it, the sequel is already out.

On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis
An autistic teen must try to save herself and her family from certain annihilation

Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined
I can’t wait to see how this goes.

Graphic Novels

Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales: Africa
I discovered this series and was able to get my hands on all of the editions. This one intrigues me the most because I know the least about Africa’s various fables.

Prison Island by Colleen Frakes
A graphic memoir about growing up on a prison island in Washington state.

Posehn’s Deadpool series starting with Dead Presidents
I want to reread the entire series from the beginning and get to the stuff I haven’t finished yet

Deadpool Classics Vol 1
I have the first one and would like to get started on that series. I’ve enjoyed some of the newer stuff but let’s see where this mad man came from.

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