Keep track of what I’m reading this year! I’ll still be doing more detailed updates monthly, but here’s my definitive list of 2017 books. Read along with me!

This list is subject to change frequently, so keep an eye on it!

January
  1. The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, story by J.K. Rowling, screenplay by Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
  3. WildCheryl Strayed
  4. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg (in part)
February
  1. The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (in part)
  2. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Screenplay), by J.K. Rowling
  4. A selection of African American poetry, various authors
March
  1. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  2. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg (in part)
  3. Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg
  4. The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (in part)
  5. Uncanny X-Men Omnibus, Vol. 1, see link for various authors and illustrators
  6. Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay
  7. King Lear, William Shakespeare
  8. Tiny Beautiful Things, Cheryl Strayed
  9. Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami (in part)
  10. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J.K. Rowling
April
  1. Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami (finish)
  2. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  3. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
  4. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling
  5. The Fire This Time, Jesmyn Ward
  6. Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson
  7. The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien (finish)
  8. Selected Sonnets of William Shakespeare
  9. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin (in part)
May
  1. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin (finish)
  2. The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. 1984, George Orwell
  4. Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
  5. Quidditch Through the Ages, J.K. Rowling
  6. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg (in part)
  7. Shrill, Lindy West
  8. Othello, William Shakespeare
  9. The Home Place, J. Drew Lanham
June
  1. Othello, William Shakespeare
  2. A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin (in part)
  3. Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide, J.K. Rowling
  4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, illustrated edition, J.K. Rowling (first few chapters for the Wizarding World Book Club, hosted by Pottermore)
July
  1. Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes
  2. Who is the Black Panther?, Reginald Hudlin
  3. Attack on Titan, vol. 1, Hajime Isayama
  4. The Saga of the Swamp Thing, vol. 1, Alan Moore
  5. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas
  6. The Woodcutter, Kate Danley
  7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
  8. Ms. Marvel, by G. Willow Wilson
  9. The Saga of the Swamp Thing, vol. 2, by Alan Moore
  10. The Saga of the Swamp Thing, vol. 3, by Alan Moore
  11. Lumberjanes, by  Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters
  12. Committed, Elizabeth Gilbert
  13. Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin
  14. Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies, by J.K. Rowling
  15. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare
  16. Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert
August
  1. Cork Dork, Bianca Bosker
  2. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
  3. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss
  4. The Tempest, William Shakespeare
  5. Basic Witches, Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman (in part)
September
  1. The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern
  2. Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists, J.K. Rowling
  3. Hamlet, William Shakespeare
  4. Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (in part)
  5. This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald (in part)
October
  1. Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (finished)
  2. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
  3. Basic Witches, Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman (finished)
  4. Dracula, Bram Stoker
  5. selection of short stories, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Macbeth, William Shakespeare
  7. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
November
  1. The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell
  2. A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn (started)
  3. White Trash, Nancy Isenberg (finished)
  4. The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking
  5. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur (in part, already read and finished earlier this year)
  6. The Sun and Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur
  7. Upstream, Mary Oliver (started)
December