2016 Reading Challenge: 55 books in 52 weeks!

“I read, I travelled, I became.”

Target 2016: Read one book a week (52 books)
Achieved: 55

2016 had been an amazing year for my reading. I managed to read more than one book a week πŸ˜€
I tried to read new authors, new genres, and even picked a few favorites along the way.
Here’s hoping 2017 will be even better!
Here is my book wrap-up for the year gone by.



The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty
Oleander Girl – Chitra Banerjee Devakaruni
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
The Class – Erich Segal
The Kitchen God’s Wife – Amy Tan
Garden Spells (Waverley Family #1)- Sarah Addison Allen
The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas
Midwives – Chris Bohjalian
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
A Million Little Pieces – James Frey
The Perks of being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky
Perfect Peace – Daniel Black
The Palace of Illusions – Chitra Banerjee Devakaruni
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
The Trial – Franz Kafka


Crime & Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Lowland – Jhumpa Lahiri
Rush Home Road – Lori lansens
The Sugar Men – Ray Kingfisher
Dreamology – Lucy Keating
We Need to talk about Kevin – Lionel Shriver
The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls
Atonement – Ian McEwan
The Color Purple – Alice Walker
Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami
The Clash of the Kings (Game of Thrones #2) – George R. R. Martin
My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings #1) – J. R. R. Tolkien
Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty
A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving (Review here)


The Various Flavours of Coffee – Anthony Capella
Safe Haven – Nicholas Sparks
Life of Pi – Yann Martel
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
Daddy Long legs – Jean Webster

The End of the Affair – Graham Greene
Handle with Care – Jodi Picoult
The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins
Harry Potter & the Cursed Child – J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany (Review here)

Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
Everything We Keep – Kerry Lonsdale
The Things We Wish Were True –Β Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
The Man in the High Castle – Philip K. Dick
Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov



Change your life in 7 days – Paul McKenna
Act like a lady, think like a man – Steve Harvey
Hero – Rhonda Byrne
The Success Principles – Jack Canfield
Reflections of a Man – Amari Soul
I Will Go With You – Priya Kumar
Love Yourself – Kamal Ravikant
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience –Β Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
I am Another You – Priya Kumar

How many of these have you read?
Have any recommendations? Please leave a comment – I would love to discuss books with you!






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