Reading goals 2017

Here are my pyramid goals for 2017 – I do allow books to count in more than one column, so my overall goal is still only 48 books…

12 books: Started, never finished (these will all overlap)
Finished 1:
The Foundation by Peter Ackroyd (Read Jan. 2017)
Finished in 2018:
The Wine of Angels by Phil Rickman (Read Feb. 2018)
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra (Read Apr. 2018)

11 books: Historical fiction (can overlap, but not including Walter Scott nominees, below)
Finished 12:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Read Apr. 2017)
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain (Read Apr. 2017)
News of the World by Paulette Jiles (Read May 2017)
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner (Read May 2017)
At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen (Read May 2017)
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood (Read May 2017)
Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood (Read Jun. 2017)
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti (Read Jul. 2017)
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Read Aug. 2017)
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Read Sep. 2017)
The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (Read Sep. 2017)
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Read Nov. 2017)

10 books: Daytimer’s Book Club (this is a group I manage through the library and I pick all the titles we will read. We meet monthly, but I’ve already read two of the titles – that’s why it’s 10…)
Finished 10:
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (Read Feb. 2017)
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain (Read Apr. 2017)
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Read Apr. 2017)
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (Read Apr. 2017)
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (Read May 2017)
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Read Aug. 2017)
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult (Read Aug. 2017)
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Read Sep. 2017)
The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (Read Sep. 2017)
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Read Nov. 2017)

9 books: Next in series to read (but not including Mrs. Murphy rereads)
Finished 6:
Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon (Mitford #13) (Read Apr. 2017)
Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher #2) (Read Jun. 2017)
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith (Cormoran Strike #3) (Read Jul. 2017)
White Nights by Ann Cleeves (Shetland Island #2) (Read Oct. 2017)
Red Bones by Ann Cleeves (Shetland Island #3) (Read Oct. 2017)
Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves (Shetland Island #4) (Read Oct. 2017)

8 books: Newest TBR (Library books currently checked out, and any that catch my eye this year and add…)
Finished 11:
Upstream by Mary Oliver (Read Mar. 2017)
Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch (Read Mar. 2017)
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner (Read May 2017)
At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen (Read May 2017)
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood (Read May 2017)
Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams (Read Jun. 2017)
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti (Read Jul 2017)
Naked in Death by J.D. Robb (Read Sep. 2017)
A Weekend with Mr. Darcy by Victoria Connelly (Read Oct. 2017)
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown (Read Nov. 2017)
The Witch’s Daughter by Paula Brackston (Read Dec. 2017)

7 books: Oldest TBR
Finished 0

6 books: Mrs. Murphy rereads
Finished 4:
Pawing Through the Past (#8)
Claws and Effect (#9)
Catch As Cat Can (#10)
The Tail of the Tip-Off (#11)

5 books: Walter Scott nominees
Finished 0
Finished in 2018:
Conspirata by Robert Harris (Read Jan. 2018)
Dictator by Robert Harris (Read Jan. 2018)

4 books: Medieval non-fiction
Finished 1:
Foundation by Peter Ackroyd (Read Jan. 2017)

3 books: Leftovers from previous themes
Finished 2:
Pies and Prejudice by Ellery Adams (Pride and Prejudice) (Read Jun. 2017)
A Weekend with Mr. Darcy by Victoria Connelly (Pride and Prejudice) (Read Oct. 2017)
Finished in 2018:
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (Wife titles) (Read in May 2018)

2 books: Black Lives Matter (this is sort of a mini-theme for the Daytimer’s Book Club this year, so this is expanding on that theme and not including Daytimer’s books)
Finished 1:
An Untamed State by Roxane Gay (Read Jan. 2017)

1 book: Understanding Politics, or “How the Hell did Donald Trump get elected” (not something I want to read, but I feel I should)
Finished 0
Finished in 2018:
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (Read Jun. 2018)

Overall:
Read or reread 37 books out of a goal of 48…

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