• 1. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • 2. My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
  • 3. Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
  • 4. The Bathroom Chronicles:100 Women, 100 Images, 100 Stories edited by Friederike Schilbach
  • 5. Educated by Tara Westover
  • 6. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • 7. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • 8. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • 9. The Opposite of Loneliness Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan
  • 10. Frida Kahlo An Illustrated Life by Maria Hesse translated by Achy Obejas
  • 11. Heartburn by Nora Ephron
  • 12. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • 13. We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
  • 14. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
jan 18 2019 ∞
dec 31 2019 +
  • 1. Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine (graphic novel)
  • 2. Wacky Chicks by Simon Doonan
  • 3. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • 4. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • 5. On Cats by Charles Bukowski
  • 6. The First Bad Man: A Novel by Miranda July
  • 7. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  • 8. The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip by George Saunders
  • 9. 5,000 km per second by Manuele Fiore (graphic novel)
  • 10. Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt by Kristin Hersh
  • 11. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  • 12. Everything is Teeth by Evie Wyld (graphic novel)
jan 2 2016 ∞
jan 1 2017 +
  • 1. Sign Painters by Faythe Levine, Sam Macon, and Ed Ruscha
  • 2. An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider by Stephanie LaCava
  • 3. Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl
  • 4. Rat Girl: A Memoir by Kristin Hersh
  • 5. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
  • 6. Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • 7. Swimming Studies by Leanne Shapton
  • 8. Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
  • 9. The Bitch Posse by Martha O'Connor
  • 10. Diane Von. Furstenberg and the tale of The Empress's New Clothes by Camilla Morton
  • 11. Tender Buttons Objects by Gertrude Stein ill. By Lisa Congdon
  • 12. Raven Girl by Audrey Niffenegger
jan 4 2013 ∞
dec 31 2013 +
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  • read 52 books in 52 weeks
  • go swimming at least once a week
  • have homemade bread every day
  • take more walks
  • take a picture a day for 365 days
  • document a day a month with the camera
  • make more interesting dinners
  • make macaroons
  • repaint furniture
  • make a storage bench with room for books/records
  • redo the liquor storage area
  • make nippy sacks for the kitties
  • make my own cookie cutters
  • knit something other than a scarf
  • knit a scarf for mom with her white yarn
  • organize the bookshelf in the 2nd bedroom
  • organize my craft supplies
  • get passports
dec 27 2010 ∞
dec 25 2019 +
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  • braised brussel sprouts
  • soft pretzels
  • macaroons
  • croissants
  • heavenly potatoes
  • apple gallette
  • apple jellies
  • holiday sangria
  • indian spiced chickpea stew
  • fruit leather
  • bagels
  • sourdough starter
  • chai concentrate
  • granola
  • baked oatmeal
  • sea salt caramels
  • rosemary loaf cake
  • carrot cake from Breakfast Lunch Tea cookbook
jan 6 2008 ∞
dec 2 2012 +
  • 1. My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 2. Trick Mirror Reflections on Self Delusion by Jia Tolentino
  • 3. A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum
  • 4. Topics of Conversation by Miranda Popkey
  • 5. The Holdout by Graham Moore
  • 6. After Dark by Haruki Murakami
  • 7. You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
  • 8. Writers & Lovers by Lily King
  • 9. Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi
  • 10. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • 11. Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
  • 12. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • 13. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
  • 14. Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
  • 15. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
dec 31 2019 ∞
dec 30 2020 +
  • 1. The Folded Clock: A Diary by Heidi Julavits
  • 2. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
  • 3. The Beach at Night by Elena Ferrante
  • 4. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • 5. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  • 6. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
  • 7. Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
  • 8. The Clasp by Sloane Crosley
  • 9. The Dinner: A Novel by Herman Koch
  • 10. Salvador by Joan Didion
  • 11. The Worst Years of Your Life: Stories for the geeked-out, angst-ridden, lust-addled, and deeply disturbed adolescent in all of us. Edited by Mark Jude Poirier
  • 12. A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • 13. Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
  • 14. I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Th...
jan 22 2017 ∞
dec 28 2017 +
  • 1. Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  • 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • 3. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • 4. La boutique obscure:124 dreams by George's perec
  • 5. The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie
  • 6. Food Rules by Michael Pollan
  • 7. Directing Herbert White by James Franco
  • 8. Alone Forever by Liz Prince
  • 9. #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso
  • 10. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
jan 18 2014 ∞
nov 17 2014 +
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  • 1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • 2. Take Ivy
  • 3. Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
  • 4. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffery Eugenides
  • 5. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
  • 6. Tristessa by Jack Kerouac
  • 7. As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto by Joan Reardon
  • 8. Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss
  • 9. The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal by Laurie Notaro
  • 10. The Seven Lady Godivas: The True Facts Concerning History's Barest Family by Dr. Suess
jan 17 2011 ∞
jan 15 2012 +
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  • cigar boxes for file
  • wool sweaters
  • shot glasses for candles
  • wire baskets for wall/purses
  • old suitcase
  • wooden crates for record storage
  • old funky records
  • cashmere sweaters for hot water bottle cover
  • books from my wish list
  • baskets
  • low wide pasta bowls
jan 6 2008 ∞
jul 10 2019 +
  • 1. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
  • 2. A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight
  • 3. Outlawed by Anna North
  • 4. Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
  • 5. Let Me Tell You What I Mean by Joan Didion
  • 6. Infinite Country by Patricia Engel
  • 7. The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
  • 8. Nevada by Imogen Binnie
  • 9. The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
  • 10. Pond by Claire Louise Bennett
  • 11. Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante
  • 12. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • 13. The Removed by Brandon Hobson
  • 14. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
  • 15. World of Wonders In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
jan 2 2021 ∞
sep 2 2021 +
  • 1. The Mothers by Brit Bennett
  • 2. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • 3. the witch doesn’t burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace (poetry)
  • 4. Going into Town A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast (graphic novel)
  • 5. The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
  • 6. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
  • 7. Calypso by David Sedaris
  • 8. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • 9. The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
  • 10. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • 11. The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager
  • 12. The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
  • 13. Bicycles Love Poems by Nikki Giovanni (poetry)
  • 14. Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
mar 17 2018 ∞
dec 29 2018 +
  • 1. Delancey by Molly Wizenberg
  • 2. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
  • 3. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • 4. Landline by Rainbow Rowell
  • 5. The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
  • 6. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • 7. The Boys of My Youth by Jo Ann Beard
  • 8. The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
  • 9. In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  • 10. Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Mohsin Hamid
  • 11. Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer by Sylvie Rancourt
  • 12. How To Be Happy by Eleanor Davis
  • 13. VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave by Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn with Gavin Edwards
jan 14 2015 ∞
jan 2 2016 +
jan 16 2012 ∞
feb 13 2017 +
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  • Portland, OR
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Seattle, WA
  • Paris
  • London
  • Spain
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • take the Lake Express Ferry
  • Apostle Islands
mar 28 2009 ∞
apr 26 2011 +