What I read in 2017: a list.

Because my list for 2018 is growing already- here’s the complete list from 2017… I’ll highlight the absolute recommends, the you should read this whatever ones (there are other gems in there but probably for more specific groups of people…)

1.What falls from the sky- Esther Emery
2. Bel Canto- Ann Patchett.
3. Ink- Alice Broadway
4. Hurrah for Gin- Katie Kirkby
5.State of Wonder- Ann Patchett
6. Bridget Jones’s Baby- Helen Fielding
7. Soul Bare- Cara Sexton
8. Cheer Up Love- Susan Calman
9. Present over Perfect – Shauna Niequist.
10. Behind Closed Doors- BA Paris.
11.The Broken Way – Ann Voskamp.
12. Reasons to Stay Alive- Matt Haig.
13. Spectacles- Sue Perkins
14. The Course of Love- Alain de Botton
15. Faithful- Alice Hoffman.
16. Wonder- RJ Palacio
17. The Muse- Jessie Burton
18. The Trouble with Goats and Sheep- Joanna Cannon
19. We are all Completely Beside Ourselves- Joy Fowler.
20. Wild – Cheryl Strayed
21. Fun Science- Charlie McDonnell.
22. Perfect- Rachel Joyce
23. A Praying Life- Paul Miller.
24. Operating Instructions- Anne Lamott
25. Grace Eventually, Thoughts on Faith- Anne Lamott.
26. The Gingerbread House- Kate Beaufoy
27. Good me, Bad me- Ali Land
28. On the Road with Kids- John Ahern
29. Boys Don’t Cry- Malorie Blackman.
30. Chasing the Stars: Malorie Blackman
31. The Highly Sensitive Child- Elaine N Aron
32. Walking Home – Clare Balding
33. Commonwealth- Ann Patchett.
34. Into the Water- Paula Hawkins
35. I See You- Clare MacKintosh.
36. When the Floods Came- Clare Morrall
37. Jesus, Safe, Tender, Extreme- Adrian Plass
38. SevenEves- Neal Stephenson (the only one I would say- don’t even go there…)
39. A Kind Man- Susan Hill.
40. Holding- Graham Norton
41. 15 Minutes to Wake the Dead- David Bracewell.
42. The House at the End of Hope Street- Menna Vaan Praag
43. I let you go- Clare McIntosh.
44. Home- Jo Swinney.
45. Faithful Families- Traci Smith.
46. My Family and Other Disasters- Lucy Managan
47. Underground Airlines- Ben Winter.
48. The Wonder- Emma Donoghue
49. The Missing Wife- Shelia O’Flanagan
50. Walking Home- Simon Armitage.
51. Those who Wait- Tanya Marlow.
52. The Museum of You- Carys Bray
53. Disobedience – Naomi Alderman
54. The Hate yoU Give- Angie Thomas
55. Robert Webb- How not to be a Boy
56. Knife Edge- Malorie Blackman
57. Checkmate- Malorie Blackman
58. Double Cross- Malorie Blackman
59. The Circle- Dave Eggers
60. The Rosie Project- Graeme Simison
61. Daring Greatly- Brene Brown.
62. The Keeper of Lost Things- Ruth Hogan

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