On Reserve

I am constantly coming across new books that intrigue me.  The list stems from articles, book reviews, news stories, podcasts, gifts, or even my own bookshelf.  Despite my fast-paced reading schedule, I cannot possibly keep up.  On that same note, since joining Goodreads, I update this list once a month*.  For the absolute latest list of what I am hoping to read, head over to my To-Read list on Goodreads.

After I Do - Taylor Jenkins Reid
American Gods - Neil Gaiman
Americanah - Chimamnda Ngozi Adichie
Among the Hidden - Margaret Peterson Haddix
And It Was Good - Madeliine L'Engle
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy

Beauty^ - Robin McKinley
Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Kate Atkinson
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Belly of Paris - Emile Zola Beloved - Toni Morrison
Bitter Greens - Kate Forsyth
The Black Lens - Christopher Stollar
The Blue Castle - L. M. Montgomery
Boundary - Heather Terrell
Brat Farrar - Josephine Tey
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Díaz

Caleb's Crossing - Geraldine Brooks
Caucasia - Denzy Senna
Charmed Life - Diana Wynne Jones 
Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
Consequences - Aleatha Romig
Consider Phlebas - Iain M. Banks
Crossing to Safety - Wallace Stegner
Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese

A Darker Shade of Magic - V. E. Schwab
Daughter of the Gods - Stephanie Thornton
The Deptford Trilogy - Robertson Davies

The Edible Woman - Margaret Atwood
Elantris - Brandon Sanderson
Emily Climbs - L. M. Montgomery
Emotionally Weird - Kate Atkinson
The Emperor's Children - Claire Messud
Enchanted Forest Chronicles^ - Patricia C. Wrede
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute - Grace Paley
Euphoria - Lily King
The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde

Faithful Place - Tana French
The Fifth Season - N. K. Jemisin
Find Me - Laura van den Berg
The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
Frost in May - Antonia White

The Gammage Cup - Carol Kendall
Gilead - Marilynne Robinson
Giraffe - J. M. Ledgard
The Girl Who Was Saturday Night - Heather O'Neill
Girls in White Dresses - Jennifer Close
The Glass Castle - Jeannette Walls
Glass Sword - Victoria Aveyard
Good as Gone - Amy Gentry
The Guineveres - Sarah Domet

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murakami
The Hating Game - Sally Thorne
Hold Me Like a Breath - Tiffany Schmidt
The Hopefuls - Jennifer Close
House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
Human Croquet - Kate Atkinson

I Am Pilgrim - Terry Hayes
I Am the Messenger - Markus Zusak
I'm Starved for You - Margaret Atwood
In a Dark, Dark Wood - Ruth Ware
In Sunlight and In Shadow - Mark Helprin
Ishmael - Daniel Quinn

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell - Susanna Clarke
The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan

The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson
Kitchens of the Great Midwest - Ryan J. Stadal

Lake Wobegon Days - Garrison Keillor
The Last Train to Paris - Michele Zackheim
Lessons in French - Hilary Reyl
The Lightkeepers - Abby Geni
London - Edward Rutherfurd
Looking for Alaska - John Green
Lucy - Jamaica Kincaid

Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
The Magician's Land - Lev Grossman
The Man Who Planted Trees - Jean Giono
Middlemarch - George Eliot
The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Monsters of Templeton - Lauren Groff
More Than This - Patrick Ness
Morning Star - Pierce Brown
Murder as a Fine Art - David Morrell
My Name is Lucy Barton - Elizabeth Strout
My Notorious Life - Kate Manning

The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
New York - Edward Rutherfurd
Not the End of the World - Kate Atkinson

The Once and Future King - T. H. White

Pawn - Aimee Carter
The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman - Denis Thériault
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
Pope Joan - Donna Woolfolk Cross
The Prince George Diaries - Clare Bennett

Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
Revenge Wears Prada - Lauren Weisberger
The Romanovs - Simon Sebag Montefiore

Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Sarum - Edward Rutherfurd
The Screwtape Letters - C.S. Lewis
Season of Storms - Susanna Kearsley
The Secret History - Stephanie Thornton
The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The Shell Seekers - Rosamunde Pilcher
The Small Backs of Children - Lidia Yuknavitch
The Smart One - Jennifer Close
The Solitude of Prime Numbers - Paolo Giordano
The Space Trilogy - C.S. Lewis
The Sparrow - Mary Doria Russell
Stolen - Lucy Christopher
Suite Française - Irène Némirovsky
The Summer Tree - Guy Gavriel Kay
Swimming Lessons - Claire Fuller 

Tarnished City - Vic James
This Present Darkness^ - Frank Peretti
The Thorn Birds - Colleen McCullough
The Thousandth Floor - Katharine McGee
The Three Body Problem - Liu Cixin
Timebound - Rysa Walker

An Uncommon Education - Elizabeth Percer
The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead
Unwind - Neal Shusterman

Vivian Versus the Apocalypse - Katie Coyle

We Never Asked for Wings - Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Widow - Fiana Barton
The Wild Shore - Kim Stanley Robinson
A Wrinkle in Time^ - Madeleine L'Engle

The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
Adopted for Life - Russell D. Moore
Alice, Let's Eat - Calvin Trillin
All About Love - Bell Hooks
All the President's Pastries - Roland Mesnier
Amazing Grace - Kathleen Norris
Arm Candy - Christopher Gaida
The Art of Eating - M.F.K. Fisher
Assimilate or Go Home - D. L. Mayfield

Bad Feminist - Roxane Gay
The Beginning and the End - Michael Pahl
Becoming Wise - Krista Tippett
Beneath the Surface - John Hargrove
Between Meals - A.J. Liebling
Bombshell - Mia Bloom
La Bonne Table - Ludwig Bemelmans
Born Round - Frank Bruni
Bread and Wine - Shauna Niequist

Changing Lenses - Howard Zehr
Christiana, Queen of Sweden - Veronica Buckley 
Cinderella Ate My Daughter - Peggy Orenstein
A Clearing of the Mists - Martin Haworth
Coming Apart - Charles Murray
Common Prayer - Shane Claiborne
Cooked - Michael Pollan
The Cross and the Lynching Tree - James H. Cone

The Daily Show - Chris Smith
Daring Greatly - Brené Brown
Date Night In - Ashley Rodriguez
Daughter of Empire - Pamela Hicks
Days of Fire - Peter Baker
Dead Men Walking - Helen Prejean
Dead Wake - Erik Larson
Dear Ijeawele - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 
Dear Leader - Jang Jin-sung
Divided by Faith - Michael O. Emerson
Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins - Miguel A. de la Torre 
Drop the Ball - Tiffany Dufu

Eating Viet Nam - Graham Holliday
The Element - Ken Robinson
Escape from Camp 14 - Blaine Harden 
Evolving in Monkey Town - Rachel Held Evans

Feminist Fight Club - Jessica Bennett
Fight - Preston Sprinkle
A Fighting Chance - Elizabeth Warren 
The Final Curtsy - Margaret Rhodes
Finding the Dragon Lady - Monique Brinson Demery
Forever Chic - Tish Jett
Forgive Us - Mae Elise Cannon
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Jennifer Lee
The 4-Hour Work Week - Timothy Ferriss
Freedom from Fear - Aung San Suu Kyi
The French Chef in America - Alex Prud'Homme
French Illusions - Linda Kovac-Skow
Fundamentalism and American Culture - George M. Marsden
Furiously Happy - Jenny Lawson

Garlic and Sapphires - Ruth Reichl
The Gastronomical Me - M.F.K. Fisher
Getting Lost - Orson Scott Card
Girl at the End of the World - Elizabeth Esther
Girls and Sex - Peggy Orenstein
Girls Like Us - Rachel Lloyd
Give Your Child the World - Jamie C. Martin
The Grace Awakening - Charles R. Swindoll

Hillbilly Elegy - J. D. Vance
A Home Companion - Wendyl Nissen
Home Cooking - Laure Colwin
Honey from a Weed - Patience Gray
Hope in the Dark - Rebecca Solnit
Hotel Bemelmans - Ludwig Bemelmans
How Queer - Faith Beauchemin
How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are - Anne Berest
How to Look Expensive - Andrea Pomerantz Lustig
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People - Toby Young
How to Survive a Shipwreck - Jonathan Martin

In Defense of the Fatherless - Sara Brinton

Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson

A Kim Jong-Il  Production - Paul Fischer
A Kitchen in France - Mimi Thorisson

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey - Fiona Carnarvon
The Last Chinese Chef - Nicole Mones
Less Medicine, More Health - Gilbert H. Welch
Let Nobody Turn Us Around - Manning Marable
The Library at Night - Alberto Manguel
Life From Scratch - Sasha Martin
Listening In - Ted Widmer
Liturgy of the Ordinary - Tish Harrison Warren
Living the Resurrection - Eugene H. Peterson

Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl
To Marry an English Lord - Gail MacColl
Men Explain Things to Me - Rebecca Solnit
Of Mess and Moxie - Jen Hatmaker
The Mother of All Questions - Rebecca Solnit
The Monarchy - Deborah Hart Strober
More than Just Race - William Julius Wilson
Mother Tongue - Christine Gilbert
My Father's Glory & My Mother's Castle - Marcel Pagnol
My Kitchen Year - Ruth Reichl
My Last Supper - Melanie Dunea
My Year with Eleanor - Noelle Hancock

The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander 
The Next Worship - Sandra Maria Van Opstal
Nine Parts of Desire - Geraldine Brooks
The Nonviolent Atonement - Denny J. Weaver
Not in Front of the Corgis - Brian Hoey

Off the Sidelines - Kirsten Gillibrand
The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollan
One Thousand Gifts - Ann Voskamp
Orange is the New Black - Piper Kerman
The Other Six Days - R. Paul Stevens
Our Queen - Robert Hardman

A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn
Picking Cotton - Jennifer Thompson-Cannino
Pilgrimage of a Soul - Phileena Heuertz
Pioneer Girl - Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Power of Habit - Charles Duhigg
Present Over Perfect - Shauna Niequist
Prince Charles - Sally Bedell Smith
Princess Ka'iulani - Sharon Linnea
Privilege - Michael S. Kimmel
The Pursuit of God - A. W. Tozer

The Quotidian Mysteries - Kathleen Norris

The Raw and the Cooked - Jim Harrison
Recovering from Un-Biblical Manhood and Womanhood - Susanna Krizo
The Righteous Mind - Jonathan Haidt

Scrappy Little Nobody - Anna Kendrick
The Second Shift - Arlie Russell Hoschschild
The Secretary - Kim Ghattas
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry - Kathleen Flinn
Shockaholic - Carrie Fisher
Stones Into Schools - Greg Mortenson 
Storyline - Donald Miller
Strangers in Their Own Land - Arlie Russell Hochschild

Ten Green Bottles - Vivian Jeanette Kaplan
Ten Letters - Eli Saslow
The Tenth Muse - Judith Jones
That's Not English - Erin Moore
32 Yolks - Eric Ripert
This is Awkward - Sammy Rhodes
A Tiger in the Kitchen - Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
Tiny Beautiful Things - Cheryl Strayed
Top of the Morning TV - Brian Stelter
Transforming a College - George Keller
Trouble I've Seen - Drew G. I. Hart
The Trouble with Women - Jacky Fleming
The Tummy Trilogy - Calvin Trillin

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking - Matt Kepnes
Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven - Susan Jane Gilman
Untangling My Chopsticks - Victoria Abbott Riccardi
The Unwinding - George Packer 

The Very Good Gospel - Lisa Sharon Harper
Very Married - Katherine Willis Pershey

Walking on Water - Madeleine L'Engle
The Warrior Queens - Antonia Fraser
Watching the English - Kate Fox
We Two - Gillian Gill
What a Thing To Say to the Queen - Thomas Blaikie
What the Church Won't Talk About - J. S. Park
When French Women Cook - Madeleine Kamman
When You Lunch with the Emperor - Ludwig Bemelmans
Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? - Alyssa Mastromonaco
Wild Swans - Jung Chang
Wishful Drinking - Carrie Fisher
The Witches - Stacy Schiff
WTF?! What the French? - Olivier Magny

The Year of Magical Thinking - Joan Didion
Yes, Chef - Marcus Samuelsson
You are a Badass - Jen Sincero

*List last updated on April 11, 2017
^Denotes a book I have previously read and want to read again

Future Goals:
-Read all Pulitzer Prize winners
-Read a biography of every U.S. President
-Read the 100 Best Children's Chapter Books of All Time
-Read a book from every country in the world