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Books Read (and Re-Read) in 2021

1. Conquistadora by Esmeralda Santiago
2. Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire by Andrea Stuart
3. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
4. Any Wednesday I'm Yours by Marya Santos-Febres
5. R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Čapek
6. The Sellout by Paul Beatty
7. Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico by Ed Morales
8. The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifert by Jaroslav Seifert
9. Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
10. Havel: A Life by Michael Zantovsky
11. Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon by Jeffrey Kluger
12. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
13. Meadowlands by Louise Glück
14. Sounder by William H. Armstrong
15. Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal
16. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
17. Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder
18. The Unloved (From the Diary of Perla S.) by Arnošt Lustig
19. The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg*

Bold = Reading Challenge
* = Re-Read
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Books Read (and Re-Read) in 2020

1. Red Queen by Christina Henry
2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
3. 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King
4. The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
5. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
6. Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
7. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
8. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
9. Black Girl Dangerous: On Race, Queerness, Class and Gender by Mia McKenzie
10. When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago
11. Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley
12. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
13. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
14. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
15. War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony by Nelson A. Denis
16. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
17. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton*
18. In the Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes*
19. Demon in My View by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
20. Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
21. The Riddle of the Wren by Charles de Lint
22. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
23. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
24. Anna of Byzantium by Tracy Barrett
25. Out of Oz by Gregory Maguire
26. More by Austin Clarke
27. Much Ado in the Moonlight by Lynn Kurland

Bold = Reading Challenge
* = Re-Read

Books Read (and Re-Read) in 2019

1. Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
3. The Very Thought of You by Lynn Kurland
4. American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan Taylor
5. Colonial North America and the Atlantic World: A History in Documents by Brett Rushforth
6. My Heart Stood Still by Lynn Kurland
7. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
8. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
9. Alice by Christina Henry
10. The Giver by Lois Lowry
11. Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake
12. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
13. Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
14. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
15. A Garden in the Rain by Lynn Kurland
16. The Traitor's Wife by Allison Pataki
17. A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire
18. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry*

* = Re-read
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Books Read in 2018

1. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby
2. Russia and the Golden Horde: The Mongol Impact on Medieval Russian History by Charles J. Halperin
3. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
4. The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
5. The Fever Code by James Dashner
6. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
7. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
8. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
9. Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein
10. The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
11. The End of Oz by Danielle Paige
12. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
13. An Earthly Knight by Janet McNaughton
14. Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War by Bruce Levine
15. What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War by Chandra Manning
16. Matilda by Roald Dahl
17. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
18. The Plague by Albert Camus
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Books Read (and Re-Read) in 2017

1. The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
2. Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare
3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
4. The Passage by Justin Cronin
5. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
6. The Shining by Stephen King
7. Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige
8. Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
9. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
10. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder*
11. The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
12. Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
13. The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer
14. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erick Larson
15. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
16. The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
17. Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie
18. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
19. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
20. Carrie by Stephen King
21. On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
22. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
23. By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
24. The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
25. Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
26. Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
27. These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
28. The Sons by Franz Kafka
29. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
30. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
31. Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
32. Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout
33. The Kill Order by James Dashner
34. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

* = Re-read