The 50 Books Challenge I Completed In 2014

You know when you are having a love affair with books? And would take them over the affection of any man? – you know you have a problem. This year I set a challenge for myself to read 50 books and I actually finished it! Hell, I’m at 52/50 right now. If you love books as much as I do and are a self-professed book nerd, check these titles out!

Here’s my list:

1. The Glass Castle – Jeanette Walls

2. Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

3. Generation A – Douglas Coupland

4. The Girls – Lori Lansens

5. Will Grayson, Will Grayson – John Green & David Levithan

6. Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn

7. The Swallows of Kabul – Yasmina Khadra

8. Lullabies for Little Criminals – Heather O’Neill

9. Being In Balance: 9 Principles for Creating Habits to Match Your Desires – Dr. Wayne Dyer

10. Who Will Cry When You Die? Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari – Robin Sharma

11. The Elementals – Francesca Lia Block

12. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff … and it’s all small stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life – Richard Carlson

13. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy #1 – Douglas Adams

14. Have a Little Faith: A True Story – Mitch Albom

15. Bodily Harm – Margaret Atwood

16. Dark Places – Gillian Flynn

17. The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde

18. Dancing Girls – Margaret Atwood

19. Divisadero – Michael Ondaatje

20. The Twelfth Insight: The Hour of Decision – James Redfield

21. Stillness Speaks – Eckhart Tolle

22. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote

23. Girlfriend in a Coma – Douglas Coupland

24. A Complicated Kindness – Miriam Toews

25. Why Is God Laughing?: The Path to Joy and Spiritual Optimism – Deepak Chopra

26. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

27. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

28. Discover Your Destiny With The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari – Robin Sharma

29. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry – Jon Ronson

30. What God Wants: A Compelling Answer to Humanity’s Biggest Question – Neale Donald Walsch

31. The Little Black Book of Stories – A.S. Byatt

32. Rooftops of Tehran – Mahbod Seraji

33. Prozac Nation – Elizabeth Wurtzel

34. Life After God – Douglas Coupland

35. Worst.Person.Ever. – Douglas Coupland

36. Girl, Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen

37. The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass – Mandy Hale

38. Player One: What Is to Become of Us – Douglas Coupland

39. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon

40. Floating – Robin Troy

41. Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan

42. How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age – Dale Carnegie

43. The Visible Man – Chuck Klosterman

44. Moral Disorder – Margaret Atwood

45. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove – Christopher Moore

46. Distrust That Particular Flavor – William Gibson

47. The Hours – Michael Cunningham

48. Blood Roses – Francesca Lia Block

49. Magical Thinking: True Stories – Augusten Burroughs

50. This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike – Augusten Burroughs Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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