2017 BOOKS READ

+ quotes i liked/related to from the books
  1. january
  2. 1. 1Q84, haruki murakami
    🌕🌕🌕🌕 | "reality was utterly coolheaded and utterly lonely."
  3. 2. fight club, chuck palahniuk
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  4. 3. the handmaid's tale, margaret atwood
    🌕🌕🌕| "all i can hope for is a reconstruction. the way love feels is always only approximate."
  5. february
  6. 4. the adventures of huckleberry finn, mark twain
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  7. 5. room, emma donoghue
    🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 | "the world is always changing brightness and hotness and soundness. i never know how it's going to be the next minute."
  8. 6. bossypants, tina fey
    🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 | "the most important rule of beauty if you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty. "who cares?" "yes, we don't fucking care if you like it."
  9. 7. the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde, robert louis stevenson
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  10. 8. breaking the tongue, vyvyane loh
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  11. 9. talking as fast as i can, lauren graham
    🌕🌕🌕 | i kinda expected more about the cast in gg but it was still a good book! | the kitchen timer tip for writer's block 👍
  12. march
  13. 10. the importance of being earnest, oscar wilde
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  14. 11. the autobiography of an ex-colored man, james weldon johnson
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  15. 12. inheritance, balli kaur jaswal
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  16. 13. the day of the locust, nathanael west
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  17. 14. the widower, mohamed latiff mohamed
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  18. 15. mrs dalloway, virginia woolf
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  19. 16. the last star (5th wave trilogy), rick yancey
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  20. april
  21. 17. the fire next time, james baldwin
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  22. 18. the shining, stephen king
    🌕🌕🌕🌕 | wasn't as scary as i thought it would be?
  23. 19. dreams from my father, barack obama
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  24. 20. the crimson skew (mapmakers trilogy #3), s. e. grove
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  25. 21. the world and other places, jeanette winterson
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  26. may
  27. 22. afterworlds, scott westerfeld
    🌕 | this book was the biggest disappointment in my entire history of reading (the premise was good but writing was...???)
  28. 23. life: an exploded diagram, mal peet
    🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 | "history is the heavy traffic that prevents us from crossing the road. we're not especially interested in what it consists of. we wait, more or less patiently, for it to pause so that we can get to the liquor store or the laundromat or the burger bar."
  29. 24. endgame, james frey
    🌕🌕🌕 | good storyline and all but doubt i will continue with the series.
  30. 25. all the birds in the sky, charlie jane andrews
    🌕🌕🌕🌕 | "but maybe our whole universe was just a speck, too. And it was all part of nature, all of it - every universe and all the spaces in between - as much nature as this Tree in front of her."
  31. june
  32. 26. here i am, jonathan safran foer
    🌕🌕🌕 | "sometimes feelings are like that - not positive, not negative, just a lot."
  33. 27. passenger, alexander braken
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  34. 28. the ship beyond time, heidi hellig
    🌕🌕 | a bit of a disappointment since i really liked the first in this series
  35. 29. riders, veronica rossi
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  36. july
  37. 30. the sellout, paul beatty
    🌕🌕🌕🌕 | - from the last paragraph onwards -
  38. 31. whistling past the graveyard, susan crandall
    🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕 | i had to hold on to the mad so the sad didn't drown me." | one of my favs this year
  39. 32. the secret ingredient of wishes, susan bishop crispell
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  40. august
  41. 33. we are all completely beside ourselves, karen joy fowler
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  42. 34. what i didn't see: and other stories, karen joy fowler
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  43. 35. the comet seekers, helen sedgwick
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