2015’s Reading Log 2016-03-04T17:37:19+00:00

Allen, Moira The Writer’s Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals (2010)
Allende, Isabel Eva Luna (Trans. Margaret Sayers Peden 1987)
Apostolides, Marianne Voluptuous Pleasure (2012)
Aquin, Hubert Next Episode (Trans. Sheila Fischman 1965)
Ariyoshi, Sawako The Doctor’s Wife (Trans. Wakako Hironaka and Ann SillerKostant 1966)
Armstrong, Kelley Broken (2006)
Atwood, Margaret Alias Grace (1996)
Atwood, Margaret The Heart Goes Last (2015)
Atwood, Margaret In Other Worlds (2011)

Badami, Anita Rau The Hero’s Walk (2000)
Baldwin, Shauna Singh The Tiger Claw (2004)
Barry, Lynda Syllabus (2014)
Barry, Lynda What It Is (2008)
Barton, Fiona The Widow (2016)
Bates, Judy Fong Midnight at the Dragon Café (2004)
Beach, Megs Go Home Lake (2015)
Blume, Judy In the Unlikely Event (2015)
Boyden, Joseph Through Black Spruce (2008)
Brin, David The Transparent Society (1998)
Brown, Monica Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match (Illus. Sara Palacios Trans. Adriana Dominquez 2012)
Burden, Jean Journey toward Poetry (1966)
Burrows, Steve A Siege of Bitterns (2014)
Butler, Robert Olen From Where You Dream (2005)
Byatt, A.S. Angels & Insects (1992)

Caldwell, Claire Invasive Species (2014)
Cameron, Eleanor A Room Made of Windows (1971)
Carlson, Natalie Savage The Family Under the Bridge (Illus. Garth Williams 1958)
Chabon, Michael Maps and Legends (2008)
Childress, Alice A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ But a Sandwich (1973)
Cho, Michael Shoplifter (2014)
Choi, Ins Subway Stations of the Cross (Illus Guno Park 2015)
Choi, Ins Kim’s Convenience (2012)
Clark, Joan The Birthday Lunch (2015)
Clarke, Austin The Meeting Point (1967)
Cleary, Beverly Fifteen (1956)
Coates, Ta-Nehisi Between the World and Me (2015)
Colapinto, John Undone (2015)
Collins, Carolyn Strom and Christin Wyss Eriksson The Anne of Green Gables Treasury (1991)
Comeau, Joey Lockpick Pornography (2012)
Conway, Jill Ker The Road from Coorain (1989)
Creelman, Libby Split (2015)
Crosbie, Lynn Where Did You Sleep Last Night (2015)
Crowe, Dan How I Write The Secret Lives of Authors (2007)
Crozier, Lorna The Wrong Cat (2015)
Currey, Mason Daily Rituals How Artists Work (2013)
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bud, Not Buddy (1999)
Cusk, Rachel Outline (2014)

Daly, Maureen Seventeenth Summer (1942)
Davis, Lydia Samuel Johnson Is Indignant (2002)
Davis, Lauren B. Against a Darkening Sky (2015)
DeForge, Michael First Year Healthy (2014)
DeLadebat, Monique P. The Village that Slept (Illus. Margery Gill Trans. Thelma Niklaus 1961)
Delporte, Julie Everywhere Antennas (2014)
DeSalvo, Louise The Art of Slow Writing (2014)
Dillard, Annie The Writing Life (1989)
Dobson, Kit and Smaro Kamboureli Producing Canadian Literature (2013)
Douglas, Rhonda Welcome to the Circus (2015)
Douglas, Rhonda Some Days I Think I Know Things (2008)
Drabble, Margaret Jerusalem the Golden (1967)
Dumont, Claudine Captive (Trans. David Scott Hamilton 2015)
Dunn, Mark Ella Minnow Pea A Novel in Letters (2001)

Endicott, Marina Close to Hugh (2015)
Eso, David and Jeanette Lynes Where the Nights are Twice as Long (2015)
Estes, Eleanor Miranda the Great (Illus. Edward Ardizzone 1967)
Estes, Eleanor The Lost Umbrella of Kim Chu (Illus. Jacqueline Ayer 1978)

Faruqi, Reem Lailah’s Lunchbox (Illus. Lea Lyon 2015)
Fay, Simon Bulk (2015)
Field, Joanna (Marion Milner) A Life of One’s Own (1934)
Fitzhugh, Louise Harriet the Spy (1964)
Forbes, Elena Die With Me (2007)
Forbes, Elena Jigsaw Man (2015)
Franzen, Jonathan Purity (2015)
Fuller, Claire Our Endless Numbered Days (2015)

Gaiman, Neil The Sleeper and the Spindle (Illus. Chris Riddell 2014)
Galchen, Rivka American Innovations (2014)
Galeano, Eduardo Open Veins of Latin America (Trans. Cedric Belfrage 1973)
Gerke, Jeff Write Your Novel in a Month (2013)
Girard, Pascal Petty Theft (Trans. Helge Dascher 2014)
Godden, Rumer The Mousewife (Illus. William Pene Du Bois 1951)
Godden, Rumer Miss Happiness and Miss Flower (Illus. Jean Primrose 1961)
Goldberg, Bonni Beyond the Words (2002)
Graham, Genevieve Tides of Honour (2015)
Grant, Jessica Making Light of Tragedy (2004)
Grossman, Lev The Magicians (2009)
Gunn, Carla Amphibian (2009)

Hall, Sarah The Wolf Border (2015)
Hamilton, Virginia M.C. Higgins the Great (1974)
Hamilton, Virginia Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush (1982)
Hannaford, Susan Doherty A Secret Music (2015)
Hannaham, James Delicious Foods (2015)
Harbach, Ed. Chad MFA vs NYC The Two Cultures of American Fiction (2014)
Harris, Charlaine Dead as a Doornail (2005)
Harris, Charlaine Definitely Dead (2006)
Harris, Charlaine All Together Dead (2007)
Hartas, Leo Haunted Castle (1997)
Healey, Emma Elizabeth is Missing (2014)
Highway, Tomson The (Post) Mistress (2013)
Highway, Tomson A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance (2015)
Hoeling, A.A. Women Who Spy (1967)
Holdstock, Pauline Mortal Distractions (2004)
Holdstock, Pauline The Hunter and the Wild Girl (2015)
Hoogland, Cornelia Marrying the Animals (1995)
Hough, Robert The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan (2015)
Howard, Elizabeth Jane Slipstream (2002)
Howey, Hugh Wool Omnibus (2011)
Hughes, Molly A London Child of the 1870s (1934)
Hull, David The Man Who Remembered the Moon (2015)
Humphreys, Jessica Dee and Michel Chikwanine Child Soldier When Boys and Girls Are Used in War (2015)
Hyde, Lewis The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property (1979)

Inman, Keith The War Poems: Screaming at Heaven (2014)

Jackman, Clifford The Winter Family (2015)
Jarman, Mark Anthony Knife Party at the Hotel Europa (2015)
Jennings, Sharon Connecting Dots (2015)
Juby, Susan Republic of Dirt (2015)

Kang, Han The Vegetarian (Trans. Deborah Smith 2015)
Kaslik, Ibi Skinny (2004)
Kearsley, Susanna A Desperate Fortune (2015)
Kennedy, A.L. On Writing (2013)
Kerz, Anna The Mealworm Diaries (2009)
Knight, Lynn Infinite Riches (1993)
Kusama, Yayoi I Who Have Arrived in Heaven (2013)
Kwan, Kevin Crazy Rich Asians (2013)
Kwan, Kevin China Rich Girlfriend (2015)

Lakshmi, Piepzna-Samarasinha Leah Bodymap (2015)
Lamb, Wally I Know This Much is True (1998)
Lang, Sarah For Tamara (2014)
Lappin, Linda The Soul of Place (2015)
Latosik, Jeff Tiny, Frantic, Stronger (2010)
Leblanc, Perrine The Lake (2015)
Leggett, Julia Gone South and Other Ways to Disappear (2014)
Lemire, Jeff and Mike McKone Justice Leage Canada (2015)
Lively, Penelope City of the Mind (1988)
Lopate, Phillip To Show and To Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction (2013)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Krupnik (Illus. Diane deGroat 1979)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Again (Illus. Diane deGroat 1981)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia At Your Service (Illus. Diane deGroat 1982)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia Ask Your Analyst (Illus. Diane deGroat 1984)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia on Her Own (Illus. Diane deGroat 1985)
Lowry, Lois Anastasia’s Chosen Career (Illus. Diane deGroat 1987)
Lui, Elaine Listen to the Squawking Chicken (2014)
Lurie, Alison Boys and Girls Forever (2003)
Luzzi, Joseph In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love (2015)

Maclear, Kyo The Good Little Book (Illus. Marion Arbona 2015)
Maclear, Kyo Julia, Child (Illus. Julie Morstad 2014)
MacLeod, Alistair Island (2001)
Maggs, Sam The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy A Handbook for Girl Geeks (2015)
Magorian, Michelle Goodnight Mister Tom (1981)
Maisel, Eric A Writer’s Space (2008)
Mandel, Emily St. John Station Eleven (2014)
Mankell, Henning The Dogs of Riga (Trans. Laurie Thompson 2001)
Mann, Sally Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs (2015)
Martin, G.R.R. A Storm of Swords (2000)
Mayr, Suzette Moon Honey (1995)
McCluskey, Elaine Hello, Sweetheart (2014)
McDougall, Bruce The Last Hockey Game (2014)
McIntyre, John, Ed Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps (2010)
McWatt, Tessa Higher Ed: A Novel (2015)
Merasty, Joseph Auguste with David Carpenter The Education of Augie Merasty (2015)
Miller, Laura The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia (2008)
Min, Anchee Red Azalea (1993)
Minnema, Cheryl Hungry Johnny (Illus. Wesley Ballinger 2014)
Mitchell, Gilaine The Breaking Words (2015)
Mitchell, Judith Claire A Reunion of Ghosts (2015)
Mitchell, David Ghostwritten (1999)
Mockler, Kathyn Purpose Pitch (2015)
Montgomery, L.M.M. Anne of Green Gables (1908)
Montgomery, L.M.M. Anne of Avonlea (1909)
Montgomery, L.M. Anne’s House of Dreams (1922)
Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Ingleside (1939)
Montgomery, L.M. Rilla of Ingleside (1920)
Morrison, Toni The Bluest Eye (1970)
Morrison, Toni Song of Solomon (1977)
Munday, Evan The Dead Kid Detective Agency (2011)
Munday, Evan Dial M for Morna (2013)
Munro, Alice The View from Castle Rock (2006)
Munro, Alice Too Much Happiness (2009)
Murakami, Haruki The Strange Library (Trans. Ted Goossen 2014)
Myers, Walter Dean Jazz (Illus. Christopher Myers 2006)

Naifeh, Ted The Night Things (2012)
Naifeh, Ted The Coven of Mystics (2012)
Naifeh, Ted The Twilight Kingdom (2013)
Naifeh, Ted Monstrous Holiday (2013)
Naifeh, Ted The Witch Next Door (2014)
Naifeh, Ted The Final Spell (2014)
Naifeh, Ted Tales of a Warlock (2015)
Niedzviecki, Hal The Peep Diaries (2009)
Nielsen, Susin We Are All Made of Molecules (2015)
Noteboom, Erin Seal up the Thunder (2005)
Noteboom, Erin The Mongoose Diaries (2007)
Novik, Naomi His Majesty’s Dragon (2006)
Nowak, Peter Humans 3.0: The Upgrading of the Species (2015)

Obioma, Chigozie The Fishermen (2015)
O’Brien, Edna The Love Object (2015)
O’Hara, Mary My Friend Flicka (1941)
Ondaatje, Michael Divisadero (2007)
Ondaatje, Michael Running in the Family (1982)
Ondaatje, Griffin The Mosquito Brothers (Illus. Erica Salcedo 2015)

Park, Linda Sue The Third Gift (Illus. Bagram Ibatoulline 2011)
Pawagi, Manjusha The Girl Who Hated Books (Illus. Leanne Franson 1998)
Payne, Kim John Simplicity Parenting (2009)
Pelley, Chad Every Little Thing (2013)
Pick, Alison Question & Answer (2003)
Pick, Alison Between Gods (2015)
Picoult, Jodi and Samantha Van Leer Between the Lines (2012)
Picoult, Jodi and Samantha Van Leer Off the Page (2015)
Powell, Dawn The Diaries of Dawn Powell (1995)
Powning, Beth A Measure of Light (2015)
Pratchett, Terry The Colour of Magic (1983)
Pratchett, Terry The Light Fantastic (1986)
Pressfield, Steven The War of Art (2012)

Rakoff, David Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish (2013)
Ramnanan, Sabrina Nothing Like Love (2015)
Reid, Raziel When Everything Feels Like the Movies (2014)
Rendell, Ruth A Judgement in Stone (1977)
Ricci, Nino Sleep (2015)
Richards, David Adams Nights Below Station Street (1988)
Richards, David Adams Evening Snow Will Bring Such Peace (1990)
Roy, Gabrielle Where Nests the Water Hen (Trans. Harry L. Binsse1951)
Roy, Gabrielle The Cashier (1954)
Roy, Gabrielle Street of Riches (1957)
Roy, Gabrielle The Hidden Mountain (Trans. Henry L. Binsse 1961)
Roy, Gabrielle The Road Past Altamont (Trans. Joyce Marshall 1966)
Roy, Gabrielle The Tortoiseshell and the Pekinese (Trans. Patricia Claxton Illus. Jean-Yves Ahern 1986)
Roy, Gabrielle Enchanted Summer (Trans. Joyce Marshall 1972)
Rubin, Gretchen Happier at Home (2012)

Sachs, Marilyn The Bears’ House (1971)
Sakamoto, Kerri The Electrical Field (1998)
Samuel, Sigal The Mystics of Mile End (2015)
Saucier, Jocelyne And the Birds Rained Down (Trans. Rhonda Mullins 2011)
Saucier, Jocelyne Twenty-One Cardinals (Trans. Rhonda Mullins 2015)
Schrag, Ariel Adam (2014)
Senior, Jennifer All Joy and No Fun (2014)
Senior, Olive Birthday Suit (2012)
Senior, Olive Gardening in the Tropics (1994)
Stern, Madeleine Louisa May Alcott (1975)
Sherry, Miranda Black Dog Summer (2015)
Shields, Carol Swann (1987)
Simmie, Lois Mister Got to Go: The Cat That Wouldn’t Leave (Illus. Cynthia Nugent 1995)
Simmie, Lois Mister Got to Go and Arnie (Illus. Cynthia Nugent 2000)
Simmie, Lois Mister Got to Go, Where Are You? (Illus. Cynthia Nugent 2014)
Simpson, Jon Chan Chinkstar (2015)
Simpson, Helen Hey Yeah, Right, Get a Life (2000)
Smiley, Tavis with David Ritz My Journey with Maya (2015)
Smith, Neil Boo (2015)
Sok-yong, Hwang Princess Bari (Trans. Sora Kim-Russell 2015)
Steinbeck, John Working Days: The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath (1989)
Strube, Cordelia The Barking Dog (2000)
Sutherland, Suzanne Something Wiki (2014)
Sweetland, Darlene Teaching Kids to Think (2015)
Syms, Shawn Nothing Looks Familiar (2014)

Tamaki, Mariko Emiko Superstar (Illus. Steve Rolston 2008)
Taylor, Timothy Stanley Park (2001)
Tomine, Adrian New York Drawings (2012)

Urrea, Luis Alberto The Water Museum: Stories (2015)

Van Camp, Richard The Moon of Letting Go (2009)
Vanderhaeghe, Guy The Englishman’s Boy (1996)
Vassanji, M.G. No New Land (1991)
Vaughan, Brian K. Saga: Volume One (Illus. Fiona Staples 2013)
Vaughan, Brian K. Saga: Volume Two (Illus. Fiona Staples 2013)
Vaughan, Brian K. Saga: Volume Three (Illus. Fiona Staples 2014)
Vaughan, Brian K. Saga: Volume Four (Illus. Fiona Staples 2014)
Verhoeven, Kat Towerkind (2015)

Walbert, Kate The Sunken Cathedral (2015)
Wangerin Jr., Walter The Book of the Dun Cow (1978)
Weich, Dave The powells.com Interviews (2000)
Weinzweig, Helen Basic Black with Pearls (1980)
Weir, Andy The Martian (2011)
West, Dorothy The Living is Easy (1948)
Whiting, Frances Walking on Trampolines (2013)
Whittall, Zoe Holding Still for As Long As Possible (2009)
Wiebe, Kurtis J. Rat Queens: Sass and Sorcery (2014)
Wiebe, Kurtis J. The Far-Reaching Tentacles of N’rygoth (2015)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House in the Big Woods (Illus. Garth Williams 1932)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House on the Prairie (Illus. Garth Williams 1935)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Farmer Boy (Illus. Garth Williams 1933)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls On the Banks of Plum Creek (Illus. Garth Williams 1937)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls By the Shores of Silver Lake (Illus. Garth Williams 1939)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls The Long Winter (Illus. Garth Williams 1940)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little Town on the Prairie (Illus. Garth Williams 1941)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls These Happy Golden Years (Illus. Garth Williams 1943)
Wilder, Laura Ingalls The First Four Years (Illus. Garth Williams 1971)
Williams, Ian Not Anyone’s Anything (2011)
Williams, Joy Honored Guest (2004)
Winter, Kathleen The Freedom in American Songs (2014)
Wolitzer, Hilma The Company of Writers Fiction Workshops and Thoughts on the Writing Life (2001)
Wolitzer, Meg The Position (2005)
Woodson, Jacqueline Brown Girl Dreaming (2015)
Wright-McLeod, Brian Red Power A Graphic Novel (2011)

Yolen, Jane Briar Rose (1992)
Yoon, Nicola Everything, Everything (2015)
Young, Suzanne The Program (2013)
Young, Suzanne The Treatment (2014)
Young, Suzanne The Remedy (2015)