Unread Library

I once committed to reading all the unread books in my library before I bought another book.

Hahahahahahaha!!!!

Here is how I’ve been doing.


Business Development + Blogging

  1. Blog, Inc: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community | Joy Deangdeelert Cho
  2. The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly | Seth Godin

Classic Literature

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn | Twain, Mark
  2. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | Doyle, Arthur Conan
  3. The Annotated Alice | Carroll, Lewis
  4. Don Quixote | Cervantes, Miguel de
  5. Great Expectations | Dickens, Charles
  6. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Stevenson, Robert Louis
  7. To the Lighthouse | Woolf, Virginia
    [11/27/10]
  8. Villette | Bronte, Charlotte

Collections + Short Stories + Literary Critics

  1. Inlandia: A literary Journey through California’s Inland Empire
  2. Twenty-Five Books That Shaped America | Thomas C. Foster

Fiction + Literature

  1. Bloodroot | Greene, Amy
    [12/08/10]
  2. The Burning Plain and Other Stories | Rulfo, Juan
  3. Catch-22 | Heller, Joseph
  4. Chronicle of a Death Foretold | Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
    [01/17/11]
  5. Concrete | Thomas Bernhard
  6. Daughter of Fortune | Allende, Isabel
    [11/24/11]
  7. Everything is Illuminated | Safran Foer, Jonathan
    [11/26/10]
  8. The Historian | Elizabeth Kostova
  9. The House of Tomorrow | Peter Bognanni
    [07/14/14]
  10. Invisible Cities | Calvino, Italo
  11. The Lacuna | Kingsolver, Barbara
  12. Laughable Loves | Kundera, Milan
  13. Mary Modern | Mary DeAngelis
  14. Old School | Tobias Wolff
    [11/25/11]
  15. The Passion | Jeanette Winterson
  16. Saturday | Ian McEwan
  17. Serendipities | Umberto Eco
  18. The Sisters Brothers | Patrick DeWitt
  19. Skippy Dies | Paul Murray
  20. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle | David Wroblewski
    [07/20/10]
  21. Water for Elephants | Gruen, Sara
    [07/24/10]
  22. The Witch of Portobello | Coelho, Paulo
    [01/03/11]

Inspirational

  1. Resurrection in May | Lisa Samson
  2. The Shack | Young, Wm. Paul

Memoir

  1. Night | Wiesel, Elie
    [11/26/11]
  2. True Story | Finkel, Michael

Mystery + Fantasy

  1. All Together Dead | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/20/10]
  2. Dead and Gone | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/24/10]
  3. Dead in the Family | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/26/10]
  4. Definitely Dead | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/23/10]
  5. From Dead to Worse | Harris, Charlaine
    [08/16/10]
  6. A Game of Thrones | George R.R. Martin

Parenting

  1. Boys Should Be Boys | Meg Meeker, M.D.
  2. Raising Boys | Steve Biddulph
  3. Raising Cain | Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

Poetry + Plays

  1. The Inferno of Dante: Bilingual Edition | Pinsky, Robert translation
  2. The Merchant of Venice | Shakespeare, William
  3. The Odyssey | Homer
  4. Poe: Major Tales and Poems | Poe, Edgar Allen
  5. Romeo and Juliet | Shakespeare, William
  6. The Tempest | Shakespeare, William

Reference

  1. Spunk & Bite | Plotnik, Arthur
  2. Bird by Bird | Anne Lamott

Simple Living

  1. 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess | Jen Hatmaker
  2. Almost Amish: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life | Nancy Sleeth
  3. Organized Simplicity | Tsh Oxenreider

Spirituality + Personal Development

  1. The Great Divorce | C.S. Lewis
  2. A Grief Observed | C.S. Lewis
  3. Mere Christianity | C.S. Lewis
  4. A New Earth | Eckhart, Tolle
  5. Miracles | C.S. Lewis
  6. The Problem of Pain | C.S. Lewis

Young Adult

  1. Anne Of Green Gables Collection | L.M. Montgomery
  2. [I’ve finished the first 3, but this links to a great $0.99 deal. When I’m done with the series, I’ll strike.]

  3. If I Stay | Forman, Gayle
  4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Stephen Chbosky
    [04/17/13]
  5. Wake | Amanda Hocking
  6. Wildwood | Colin Meloy