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H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

It's Fine By Me by Per Petterson

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Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast

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The Party, After You Left by Roz Chast

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CollectionsYour library (944), Wishlist (193), All collections (1,134)

Reviews44 reviews

Tagsnon fiction (182), Canadian (158), mystery (106), read in 2017 (70), read in 2014 (70), read in 2019 (64), read in 2015 (63), read in 2018 (58), read in 2011 (52), read in 2016 (51) — see all tags

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About my libraryI borrow most books from the library. I LOVE the library! Library Thing is awesome too as it is great to see what others are reading and rating and thinking about and a great way to keep track of what I have read.

Welcome to my thread for 2018. Please come and visit!

Round House by Louise Erdrich
Life after Life by Kate Atkinson
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Where'd you go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Non fiction
Eating Dirt by Charlotte Gill
Holloway by Robert Macfarlane
VB6 by Mark Bittman
Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

Burial Rites Hannah Kent
Swamp Angel Ethel Wilson (Canadian)
The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
Elegance of the Hedgehog Muriel Barbery
The Signature of All Things Elizabeth Gilbert

Non Fiction
Five Days at Memorial Sheri Fink
The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion Elizabeth Cline
Eating on the Wild Side Jo Robinson

All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
Lila by Marilynne Robinson
The Jaguar's Children by John Vaillant
A tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Non fiction
Tracks by Robyn Davidson
Between the World and Me by Ta-Neshisi Coates
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
We should all be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
Bill Peet Autobiography by Bill Peet
Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz
10% Happier by Dan Harris

Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao- Junot Diaz
Hag-Seed Margaret Atwood
All Quiet on the Western Front-Erich Maria Remarque
My Name is Lucy Barton-Elizabeth Strout
English Creek-Ivan Doig

Non Fiction
Evicted Poverty and Profit in the American City- Matthew Desmond
Nordic Theory of Everything in Search of a Better Life-Anu Partanen
The River- Helen Humphreys
Big Magic- Elizabeth Gilbert
Toxic Oil- David Gillespie

News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Days without End by Sebastian Barry
The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield
The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Anderson

Non Fiction
Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini
March 3 books by John Lewis Graphic Novels
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks
The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

Best Cookbooks
Dorie's Cookies by Dorie Greenspan
Six Seasons by Joshua McFadden
A New Way to Bake by the Martha Stewart gang
Scratch: Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious by Maria Rodale
Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi

Very Honourable Mention
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions byChimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston biography
Women Talking by Miriam Toews fiction based on a true crime
I am I am I am by Maggie O'Farrell short stories, memoir
Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright non fiction
Educated by Tara Westover memoir
Born A Crime by Trevor Noah memoir
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie fiction
Dark Star Safari Paul Theroux travel writing

An honourable mention given for Bibliophile an Illustrated Miscellany by Jane Mount. What a great book this is giving endless ideas for a TBR pile.

Non fiction
Coddling of the American Mind by John Haigt and Greg Lukianoff
On the Plain of Snakes by Paul Theroux
The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami by Linden MacIntyre
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The Lost Words by Robert MacFarlane
Big Lonely Doug by Harley Rustad

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 75 Books Challenge for 2020, 75 Books Challenge for 2021, Booker Prize, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Literature, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Gardens & Books, The Prizes

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Sebastian Barry, Margaret Wise Brown, Roz Chast, Junot Díaz, Nora Ephron, Timothy Findley, Adam Gopnik, Jane Hamilton, Ernest Hemingway, Barbara Kingsolver, Colum McCann, Ian McEwan, Alice Munro, Per Petterson, Michael Pollan, Bill Richardson, Marilynne Robinson, Kathryn Schulz, David Sedaris, Alexander McCall Smith, William Steig, Elizabeth Strout, Scott Turow (Shared favorites)

Favorite lists1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2016 Tournament of Books, 2017 Tournament of Books, 2018 Tournament of Books, 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist, 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist, 2020 Notable Books for Adults, 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist, Amazon best fictional genre picks monthly for 2018, Best 21st Century Books (So Far), Best Books Set in London, Best Children's Books You've Read, The Best of Canadian Literature, Books Read in 2015, Books Read in 2017, Books Read in 2018, CBC Books - Canada's 100 (+ bonus 10): Which have you read?, Christmas Books, Favourite Books, Favourite Women's Prize for Fiction, Orange & Bailey's Prize contenders, Graphic Biographies of Women, The Guardian's 1000 Novels Everyone Must Read, Jordan B. Peterson's Recommended Books, Non-Fiction Worth Reading, A Novel Cure, Really Good Narrative Non-Fiction, Recommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years, Recommended Nature Writing, Top Five Books of 2013, Top Five Books of 2014, Top Five Books of 2016, Top Five Books of 2017, Top Five Books of 2018, Top Five Books of 2019, Top Five Books of 2020, Wordless Books

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LocationComox B.C.

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Member sinceJul 18, 2011

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