2018 Reading List

2018 Reading List

No real numerical goal for this year’s list- just want to let you all know what I’m reading, what I’m liking, and want to hear your recommendations as well!
Previous Years: 20172016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
(1) Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
(2) Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
(3) The Secret Life of Introverts by Jen Granneman
(4) The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
(5) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
(6) The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish
(7) Seinfeldia by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
(8) Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
(9) Monster by Walter Dean Myers
(10) Deenie by Judy Blume
(11) A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
(12) When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele
(13) Simon versus the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
(14) An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
(15) Courage to Soar by Simone Biles
(16) The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
(16) The Wangs versus the World by Jade Chang
(17) The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
(18) Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
(19) Your Story Is Your Power by Elle Luna and Susie Herrick
(20) Failing Up by Leslie Odom, Jr.
(21) Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? by Alyssa Mastromonaco
(22) You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
(23) Unsuccessful Thug by Mike Epps
(24) Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
(25) The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance–What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
(26) Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang
(27) Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy by Hallie Lieberman
(28) This Is Me by Chrissy Metz
(29) Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett
(30) In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
(31) Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper
(32) So Close to Being the S***, Y’all Don’t Even Know by Retta
(33) Dietland by Sarai Walker
(34) Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memories and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey
(35) Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love, and Loss by Stephanie Wittels Wachs
(36) The Leavers by Lisa Ko
(37) Hey Ladies! The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails
Book by Caroline Moss and Michelle Markowitz
(38) Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
(39) This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins
(40) Just the Funny Parts by Nell Scovell
(41) The Simple Faith of Mr. Rogers by Amy Hollingsworth
(42) Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang
(43) The Not-So-Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl by Tess Holliday
(44) The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
(45) Sick by Porochista Khakpour
(46) The Reason Why I Jump by Naoki Higashida
(47) Any Man by Amber Tamblyn
(48) GLOW: The Autobiography of Rick James
(49) Dear Martin by Nic Stone
(50) American Like Me, edited by America Ferrara
(51) Uncensored by Zachary R. Wood
(52) Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
(53) Nappily Ever After by Trisha Thomas
(54) Courage Is Contagious, and Other Reasons to be Grateful for Michelle Obama
(55) Unfuck Your Brain by Faith G. Harper
(56) Here to Stay by Sara Farizan
(57) Modern HERstory by Blair Imani
(58) Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and Other Concerns by Mindy Kaling
(59) After the Fall by Kate Hart
(60) Minority Leader by Stacy Abrams
(61) Lady Killers by Tori Telfer
(62) Now Reading: Maeve in America by Maeve Higgins