2020 Reading List

Last year I set 52 books to read as my target for the year. I managed 61, which I was quite happy with. This year I’ll go for 52 again and see where that goes. Here are my competed books for 2020:

  1. The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding – Jennifer Robson (January 1)
  2. Failure to Appear : Resistance, Identity and Loss. A Memoir – Emily L. Quint Freeman (January 3)
  3. A Stranger’s Tale – Natasa Xerri (January 8)
  4. No One is Too Small to Make a Difference – Greta Thunberg (January 21)
  5. Nora & Kettle – Lauren Nicolle Taylor (January 29)
  6. Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded – Jim OttavianiLeland Purvis (Illustrations) (January 31)
  7. Unicorns 101 – Cale Atkinson (February 2)
  8. Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environments for Practical Learning – George M. Hillman, Jr. (February 13)
  9. I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks – Gina Sheridan (February 16)
  10. The Humans – Matt Haig (February 19)
  11. The Lost Path – Amélie Fléchais, Jonathan Garnier (February 25)
  12. 1996 – Kirsty McManus (February 29)
  13. A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying – Kelley Armstrong (March 5)
  14. How to Stop Time – Matt Haig (March 10)
  15. Elevation – Stephen King (March 10)
  16. Mr. Bliss – J.R.R. Tolkien (March 25)
  17. Small Surrenders: A Lenten Journey – Emilie Griffin (April 12)
  18. Me and Banksy – Tanya Lloyd Kyi (April 14)
  19. Half-Blood Blues – Esi Edugyan (May 3)
  20. 24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life – Matthew Sleeth (May 4)
  21. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – F. Scott Fitzgerald (May 6)
  22. Who is Bono? – Pam Pollack (May 13)
  23. Get Well Soon – Merri Maywether (June 11)
  24. Fraternity – Juan Diaz Canales (June 28)
  25. Five Little Indians – Michelle Good (July 24)
  26. Torn – Justin Lee (July 31)
  27. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto – Mitch Albom (August 3)
  28. Literary Starbucks: Fresh-Brewed, Half-Caf, No-Whip Bookish Humor – Nora Anderson Katz, Wilson Isaac Josephson, Jill Madeline Poskanzer, Harry Bliss (illustrations)(August 9)
  29. Imagine Wanting Only This – Kristen Radtke (August 9)
  30. The Fire Never Goes Out – Noelle Stevenson (August 14)
  31. The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life – Alex Trebek (September 13)
  32. We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson (September 19)
  33. The Way of Tea and Justice: Rescuing the World’s Favourite Beverage from Its Violent History – Becca Stevens (September 20)

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