Books I Have Read Lately


Hey, Nerd Alert.

I started keeping a list of the books I’ve read lately.  Why?  I don’t know.  I love book lists, and book diaries, and, but I am always too lazy to keep up with them.  We’ll see if I can keep up my book diary here. And now, if anyone asks, Hey Katie, what are you reading these days?  Here’s the answer.  I’M READING ALL OF THE BOOKS.  (I wish.  Not enough lifetimes available.)

Aw, man. Totally dropped the ball during the Holiday season. Ok, back to keeping a book diary.

February 2017:

The Guineveres by Sarah Domet

The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

January 2017:

Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

Proof of Seduction by Courtney Milan

No Mistress of Mine by Laura Lee Guhrke

The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

Annals of Rome, by Tacitus


October 2016:

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Loving a Lost Lord by Mary Jo Putney

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

September 2016:

The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn

The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin

Waveland by Frederick Barthelme

The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

August 2016:

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

Encounters at the Heart of the World by Elizabeth A. Fenn

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Winter Palace by Eve Stachniak

July 2016:

Piano Rats by Franki Elliot

Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean

June 2016:

Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

Stone’s Fall by Iain Pears

Too Dangerous for a Lady by Jo Beverly

Aaaaaand I totally dropped the ball. I read in April and May, but I forgot to log them (which is the whole reason I started this!), so I will start again.

March 2016

Why I Write (collected essays), Will Blythe, editor

Ancillary Justice  by Ann Leckie

Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

February 2016

The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks

The Sounds of Poetry by Robert Pinsky

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (2nd read–for the learnings)

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

January 2016

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert (in progress)

At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

Braving Fate by Linsey Hall

December 2015

Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

November 2015

One Good Earl Deserves Another by Sarah MacLean

No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean

October 2015

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (debut novel)

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

I tweeted this at her. Non-hip person success!
I tweeted this at her. Non-hip person success!

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay (debut novel, and she retweeted my tweet!)



September 2015

Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

The Siege Winter by Ariana Franklin & Samantha Norman

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