2020 reading list

Having read over 80 books last year, my goal for 2020 isn’t necessary to read more, just to read a wide variety.

Books I’ve Finished:

January

  • The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch – 1/2
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby – 1/5
  • Ties that Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of Storycorps – David Isay, et all. – 1/8
  • Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

February

  • The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
  • It’s Not About You by Tom Rath
  • Sucker’s Portfolio by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Genius and the Goddess by Aldous Huxley
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Truth is in the Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman

March

  • Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
  • The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King

Currently Reading:

  • Mirrormask by Neil Gaiman
  • The Artists Way by Julia Cameron
  • Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
  • Not So Much, Said the Cat by Michael Swanwick

Current Audiobook Podcasts:

Books suggested to me:

  • Something Wicked Comes This Way by Ray Bradbury
  • Howl and Other Poems* by Allen Ginsberg
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  • The Wonderful Visit by H. G. Wells
  • Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  • Human Cuisine by Albala & Allen
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
  • Foundation by Isaac Asimov
  • The Beginning Place by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Beloved or The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Carrie by Stephen King
  • IT by Stephen King
  • The Folk of the Air by Peter S. Beagle
  • The Inkeepers Song by Peter S. Beagle
  • Small Gods by Terry Pratchett
  • The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
  • Everything’s Eventual* by Stephen King
  • Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Frogs by Aristophanes
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  • The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss
  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but It Isn’t) by Brené Brown
  • Gerald’s Game by Stephen King
  • Sophie’s Choice
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—joanielspeak

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