Books Read: 2018

*Couldn’t finish the book.

** Read the book but did a lot of skipping or scanning. Won’t add the book to my permanent collection. Won’t search out other books by the author.

*** Enjoyable read. If nonfiction, will keep the book but won’t purchase if borrowed. If fiction won’t keep the book, won’t purchase if borrowed. Receptive to other works if they are recommended.

**** Liked the book a lot. If nonfiction, will keep or purchase if borrowed. If fiction, will keep the book but not purchase if borrowed. Will look for other works by the same author.

***** One of my all time favorites. If nonfiction, will keep or purchase to add to my collection. If fiction, will keep or purchase to add to my collection. Will actively search out other works by the same author.


  1. Anything is Possible***
  2. Behind Her Eyes***
  3. Brightfellow***
  4. Chemistry: A Novel***
  5. Durable Goods****
  6. Homegoing: A Novel***
  7. Lola***
  8. Mislaid***
  9. Never Change***
  10. Night of Miracles****
  11. NW*
  12. Once Upon a Time, There Was You***
  13. Parable of the Talents****
  14. Say When***
  15. Since We Fell***
  16. Solar*
  17. Standard Deviation****
  18. The Breadwinner Trilogy***
  19. The Burning Girl***
  20. The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted****
  21. The Dream Lover***
  22. The Handmaid and the Carpenter***
  23. The Power***
  24. The Pull of the Moon***
  25. The Real Boy***
  26. The Story of Arthur Truluv***
  27. The Vegetarian***
  28. Until the Real Thing Comes Along***
  29. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot***
  30. Wonderland***


  1. A Speck in the Sea**
  2. Attempting Normal***
  3. Bright Line Eating*****
  4. Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World*****
  5. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings*****
  6. Five Levels of Gifted: School Issues and Educational Option*****
  7. From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears****
  8. Gratitude***
  9. H is for Hawk****
  10. Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship***
  11. Living Paleo for Dummies***
  12. Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears****
  13. Nomadland: Surviving America in the 21st Century***
  14. Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon’s Relentless Madre de Dios***
  15. The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder****
  16. The Five Love Languages of Children: the Secret to Loving Children Effectively***
  17. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom***
  18. The Heart of Being: Moral and Ethical Teachings of Zen Buddhism*****
  19. The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to Be a Better Husband***
  20. The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids*****
  21. The Woman Who Wasn’t There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception**
  22. Touching the Void**
  23. Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood*****
  24. Your Ten to Fourteen Year Old***