Top 10 Books to Read in 2017

I will be studying every semester of 2017 so my goal for 2017 will be 40-50 books. As long as I’m in that bracket I will be happy. So what do I want to read most that are NOT in a series? Here we go!

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The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
I want to really read this fiction biopic for Black History Month and having read the first chapter I think I’m going to love Hill’s writing.

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Arcadia by Iain Pears
One with mixed reviews which I was originally STOKED to read but that want waned and now I own it and want to form my own opinion. Let us see…

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The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
I wanted to read this one so bad last Summer but I never got to it so I’m looking forward finally picking up this sci-fi literary fiction.

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Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
I’ve said it before in this blog but I am just dying to start Scalzi’s work and the premise of this book is so interesting to me.

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
My Eleanor, this book has been in my ‘to read’ shelf since I was a teenager and I decided that this year I need to stop being worried about reading Dickens and just fucking read David Copperfield!

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The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The entire premise of secret societies is one of my absolute favorite and I am so excited about this, it’s a bit long but again so are most books in this list!

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
My one young adult in this list, this is WW2 historical fiction filled with lady-friendships from what I understand. I am very excited to read this!

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
I’ve never read Atwood which is disgraceful! I need to remedy this ASAP and so I picked up her most famous novel, we shall see how I enjoy it.

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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
Immigration and America – massive topic which I would like to read about.

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Another Country by James Baldwin
I have adored Baldwin’s work in the past and I bought this one because I think it’s high-time that I work my way through his anthology.

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