2016 Book Log

Kester’s 2016 Reading Goal Log

64/52 (Challenge Completed!)

I log all books that are recognized by Goodreads on this list. Any that haven’t yet been recognized will be a .5 book until Goodreads recognition. DNF’s do not count.

Bolded are my favorites!

1. Straight Flush: The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire– and How It All Came Crashing Down, by Ben Mezrich

2. Life Hacks, by Keith Bradford

3. All My Life: A Memoir, by Susan Lucci

4. Bossypants, by Tina Fey

5. Yes Please, by Amy Poehler

6. I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, by Martin Short

7. Wicked Business, by Janet Evanovich

8. Wicked Charms, by Janet Evanovich

9. One for the Money, by Janet Evanovich

10. Hot Six, by Janet Evanovich

11. Is There an Engineer Inside You?: A Comprehensive Guide to Career Decisions in Engineering, by Celeste Baine

12. First Among Sequels, by Jasper Fforde

13. One of Our Thursdays is Missing, by Jasper Fforde

14. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle

15. Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys

16. Mosquitoland, by David Arnold

17. These Gentle Wounds, by Helene Dunbar

18. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

19. The Rapture of Canaan, by Sheri Reynolds

20. City of Thieves, by David Benioff

21. Lincoln’s Grave Robbers, by Steve Sheinkin

22. The Firm, by John Grisham

23. Typee, by Herman Melville

24. Invisible Monsters, by Joshua McCune

25. Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes

26. Success for Teens: Real Teens Talk About Using the Straight Edge, by the Editors of the SUCCESS Foundation

27. My Senior Year of Awesome, by Jennifer DiGiovanni

28. Sky Jumpers, by Peggy Eddleman

29. All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven

30. Naked and Far from Home, by J.P. Grider

31. Corridors of My Mind, by Angel M. B. Chadwick

32. St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, by Fr. Raymond de Thomas de Saint-Laurent

33. Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen

34. Knack, by Tom Twitchel

35. Mr. Boots Sifting Time: Modern Day Poetry that Teaches the Power of Positive Thought: Motivation for Personal Development & Mindfulness, by Alex Abaz

36. Sleight, by Tom Twitchel

37. St. Thomas Aquinas in 50 Pages: The Layman’s Quick Guide to Thomism, by Taylor R. Marshall, Ph.D.

38. Even if the Sky Falls, by Mia Garcia

39. Davenport House, by Marie Silk

40. Meet the Witnesses of the Miracle of the Sun, by John M. Haffert

41. Grim Nora and the Secret of the Skull, by A. M. Albaugh

42. Just Like Me, by Nancy J. Cavanaugh

43. Enoch and the Stars Above, by Rich Paz

44. Alibi Interrupted: Time Travel Always Has Its Consequences, by J. L. Pattison

45. The Visitor, by J. L. Pattison

46. Sarah’s Key, by Tatiana de Rosnay

47. Doctors of the Church, Vol. 1, by John L. Fink

48. We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart

49. A Time to Die, by Nadine Brandes

50. The Scapular of Mount Carmel, by A Monk of St. Joseph Abbey

51. Found, by Margaret Peterson Haddix

52. The Thinking Dilemma: A Manifesto on Living a Life of Happiness, Satisfaction, and Purpose, by Kyle Willkom

53. Confidence in God, Words of Encouragement by Rev. Daniel Considine, S.J.

54. What’s Next?, by Alex Abaz

55. The Dark Unwinding, by Sharon Cameron

56. The 13th Continuum, by Jennifer Brody

57. The Book of Confidence, by Fr. Thomas de Saint-Laurent

58. The Return of Continuums, by Jennifer Brody

59. Prisoner B-3087, by Alan Gratz

60. Eden’s Wish, by M. Tara Crowl

61. Rome Sweet Rome: Our Journey to Catholicism, by Scott and Kimberly Hahn

62. If You’re Gone, by Brittany Goodwin

63. The Age of Corruption, by Melanie Ifield

64. Detour, by Devorah Fox