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2016 Reading Challenge

105/100 books read

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Fastest read in 2016

218 pages read in 1 days
The Story of My Teeth - Christina MacSweeney, Valeria Luiselli

Number of pages read in 2016

33217 pages read

2016 Challenge Books

105.
Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open... Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change - Frank Sesno, Wolf Blitzer
Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change
Read: 19 December 2016 - 30 December 2016
104.
The Difference: When Good Enough Isn't Enough - Subir Chowdhury
The Difference: When Good Enough Isn't Enough
Read: 27 December 2016 - 29 December 2016
103.
Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power - Eric Garton, Michael C. Mankins
Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power
Read: 27 December 2016 - 28 December 2016
102.
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh
I Let You Go
Read: 19 December 2016 - 26 December 2016
Review
101.
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel - Fredrik Backman
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel
Read: 14 November 2016 - 23 December 2016
Review
100.
The Girl in the Well Is Me - Karen Rivers
The Girl in the Well Is Me
Read: 17 December 2016 - 18 December 2016
Review
99.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon - Kelly Barnhill
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Read: 8 December 2016 - 16 December 2016
Review
98.
The One-in-a-Million Boy - Monica Wood
The One-in-a-Million Boy
Read: 30 November 2016 - 13 December 2016
97.
Rain Reign - Ann M. Martin
Rain Reign
Read: 20 September 2016 - 6 December 2016
96.
We Love You, Charlie Freeman: A Novel - Kaitlyn Greenidge
We Love You, Charlie Freeman: A Novel
Read: 27 November 2016 - 4 December 2016
Review
95.
I'll Give You the Sun - Jandy Nelson
I'll Give You the Sun
Read: 26 November 2016 - 28 November 2016
94.
Miller's Valley - Anna Quindlen
Miller's Valley
Read: 20 November 2016 - 25 November 2016
Review
93.
The Quality of Silence - Rosamund Lupton
The Quality of Silence
Read: 14 November 2016 - 19 November 2016
Review
92.
Tuesday Nights in 1980 - Molly Prentiss
Tuesday Nights in 1980
Read: 2 November 2016 - 14 November 2016
Review
91.
If You're in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth (Columbia Business School Publishing) - Sherman Leonard Syme
If You're in a Dogfight, Become a Cat!: Strategies for Long-Term Growth (Columbia Business School Publishing)
Read: 2 November 2016 - 10 November 2016
90.
The Flood Girls - Richard Fifield
The Flood Girls
Read: 22 October 2016 - 7 November 2016
Review
89.
Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos - Heidi K. Gardner
Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos
Read: 1 November 2016 - 4 November 2016
88.
SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success - Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch, Sean Lynch, Frederick W. Smith
SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success
Read: 27 October 2016 - 1 November 2016
87.
Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel - Fredrik Backman
Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel
Read: 20 October 2016 - 24 October 2016
86.
Stars Over Sunset Boulevard - Susan Meissner
Stars Over Sunset Boulevard
Read: 14 October 2016 - 22 October 2016
Review
85.
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations (TED Books) - Dan Ariely
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations (TED Books)
Read: 17 October 2016 - 20 October 2016
84.
Crooked Heart: A Novel - Lissa Evans
Crooked Heart: A Novel
Read: 11 October 2016 - 17 October 2016
83.
A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale - Liz Braswell
A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale
Read: 9 October 2016 - 12 October 2016
82.
The Story of My Teeth - Christina MacSweeney, Valeria Luiselli
The Story of My Teeth
Read: 9 October 2016 - 9 October 2016
81.
Everyone Brave is Forgiven - Chris Cleave
Everyone Brave is Forgiven
Read: 28 September 2016 - 9 October 2016
Review
80.
The Secret Chord: A Novel - Geraldine Brooks
The Secret Chord: A Novel
Read: 25 September 2016 - 4 October 2016
Review
79.
Summerlost - Ally Condie
Summerlost
Read: 19 September 2016 - 26 September 2016
78.
The Sympathizer - Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Sympathizer
Read: 11 September 2016 - 25 September 2016
Review
77.
Pretenders - Lisi Harrison
Pretenders
Read: 22 September 2016 - 24 September 2016
76.
A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman
A Man Called Ove
Read: 18 September 2016 - 22 September 2016
Review
75.
Raymie Nightingale - Kate DiCamillo
Raymie Nightingale
Read: 11 September 2016 - 15 September 2016
74.
Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng
Everything I Never Told You
Read: 6 September 2016 - 14 September 2016
73.
An Inheritance of Ashes - Leah Bobet
An Inheritance of Ashes
Read: 6 September 2016 - 11 September 2016
Review
72.
The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation - Vijay Govindarajan
The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation
Read: 22 August 2016 - 7 September 2016
Review
71.
When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi, Abraham Verghese
When Breath Becomes Air
Read: 4 September 2016 - 6 September 2016
70.
100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater - Sarah Ruhl
100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater
Read: 2 September 2016 - 4 September 2016
69.
The Portable Veblen: A Novel - Elizabeth Mckenzie
The Portable Veblen: A Novel
Read: 20 August 2016 - 2 September 2016
Review
68.
Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent - Sydney Finkelstein
Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent
Read: 28 August 2016 - 31 August 2016
Review
67.
The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great - Joel Peterson, Stephen M. R. Covey, David A. Kaplan
The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great
Read: 22 August 2016 - 27 August 2016
Review
66.
Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery - Paul Collins
Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Read: 16 August 2016 - 25 August 2016
65.
Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice - Curtis Sittenfeld
Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice
Read: 17 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
Review
64.
My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel - Elizabeth Strout
My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel
Read: 8 August 2016 - 18 August 2016
Review
63.
Dead Boy - Laurel Gale
Dead Boy
Read: 8 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
Review
62.
I WAS HERE - Rachel Kadish
I WAS HERE
Read: 14 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
61.
The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles - Katherine Pancol, William Rodarmor, Helen Dickinson
The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles
Read: 7 August 2016 - 13 August 2016
60.
A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast
Read: 5 August 2016 - 7 August 2016
59.
The Red House Mystery - A.A. Milne
The Red House Mystery
Read: 5 August 2016 - 7 August 2016
58.
Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes: Selected Poems - Billy Collins
Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes: Selected Poems
Read: 5 August 2016 - 5 August 2016
57.
Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom
Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House
Read: 29 July 2016 - 4 August 2016
Review
56.
Front Yard - Norman R. Draper
Front Yard
Read: 26 July 2016 - 1 August 2016
Review
55.
Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade - Robert Cialdini Ph.D.
Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
Read: 7 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
54.
Circling the Sun: A Novel - Paula McLain
Circling the Sun: A Novel
Read: 7 July 2016 - 25 July 2016
Review
53.
Tru and Nelle - G. Neri
Tru and Nelle
Read: 23 July 2016 - 24 July 2016
Review
52.
Goodbye Stranger - Rebecca Stead
Goodbye Stranger
Read: 12 July 2016 - 18 July 2016
Review
51.
Girl at War: A Novel - Sara Nović
Girl at War: A Novel
Read: 14 June 2016 - 14 July 2016
50.
Motherless Brooklyn - Jonathan Lethem
Motherless Brooklyn
Read: 28 June 2016 - 13 July 2016
49.
The Coincidence of Coconut Cake - Amy E. Reichert
The Coincidence of Coconut Cake
Read: 10 July 2016 - 11 July 2016
Review
48.
Fuzzy Mud - Louis Sachar
Fuzzy Mud
Read: 9 July 2016 - 10 July 2016
Review
47.
The Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel - Melanie Benjamin
The Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel
Read: 20 June 2016 - 3 July 2016
Review
46.
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future - Kevin Kelly
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Read: 28 June 2016 - 3 July 2016
Review
45.
The Flying Circus - Susan Crandall
The Flying Circus
Read: 30 June 2016 - 2 July 2016
Review
44.
The Great Gatsby (Easy Read Large Bold Edition) - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (Easy Read Large Bold Edition)
Read: 22 June 2016 - 27 June 2016
43.
Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends - Martin Lindstrom, Chip Heath
Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends
Read: 6 June 2016 - 27 June 2016
Review
42.
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend - Katarina Bivald
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
Read: 14 June 2016 - 20 June 2016
Review
41.
The Signature of All Things - Elizabeth Gilbert
The Signature of All Things
Read: 9 May 2016 - 19 June 2016
40.
The Sound of Glass - Karen White
The Sound of Glass
Read: 7 June 2016 - 13 June 2016
Review
39.
Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story: A Blind Broadcaster's Story of Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles - Ed Lucas, Christopher Lucas
Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story: A Blind Broadcaster's Story of Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles
Read: 4 June 2016 - 6 June 2016
Review
38.
Gone to Soldiers - Marge Piercy
Gone to Soldiers
Read: 27 April 2016 - 4 June 2016
Review
37.
House of Echoes: A Novel - Brendan Duffy
House of Echoes: A Novel
Read: 30 April 2016 - 25 May 2016
Review
36.
Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change: The Theory and Practice of Sustaining Change Through People - Julie Hodges
Managing and Leading People Through Organizational Change: The Theory and Practice of Sustaining Change Through People
Read: 29 April 2016 - 12 May 2016
Review
35.
Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts - Daniel Shapiro
Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts
Read: 3 May 2016 - 9 May 2016
Review
34.
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World - Cal Newport
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Read: 30 April 2016 - 1 May 2016
Review
33.
A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel - Anne Tyler
A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel
Read: 5 April 2016 - 28 April 2016
Review
32.
Chasing Secrets - Gennifer Choldenko
Chasing Secrets
Read: 24 April 2016 - 25 April 2016
Review
31.
Tolkien: How an Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit and Became the Most Beloved Author of the Century - Devin Brown
Tolkien: How an Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit and Became the Most Beloved Author of the Century
Read: 23 April 2016 - 23 April 2016
Review
30.
Shame and Wonder: Essays - David Searcy
Shame and Wonder: Essays
Read: 22 April 2016 - 23 April 2016
Review
29.
Serafina and the Black Cloak - Robert Beatty
Serafina and the Black Cloak
Read: 18 April 2016 - 22 April 2016
Review
28.
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights - Salman Rushdie
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
Read: 3 April 2016 - 19 April 2016
Review
27.
Recipe for a Beautiful Life: A Memoir in Stories - Rebecca Barry
Recipe for a Beautiful Life: A Memoir in Stories
Read: 12 April 2016 - 17 April 2016
Review
26.
Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth - Albert Podell
Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth
Read: 21 March 2016 - 10 April 2016
Review
25.
Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon
Everything, Everything
Read: 5 April 2016 - 6 April 2016
24.
Several Short Sentences About Writing - Verlyn Klinkenborg
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Read: 20 March 2016 - 2 April 2016
23.
The Miniaturist: A Novel - Jessie Burton
The Miniaturist: A Novel
Read: 1 March 2016 - 30 March 2016
22.
At the Water's Edge: A Novel - Sara Gruen
At the Water's Edge: A Novel
Read: 18 March 2016 - 23 March 2016
Review
21.
Dear Mr. You - Mary -Louise Parker
Dear Mr. You
Read: 2 March 2016 - 21 March 2016
Review
20.
Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols - Nancy Duarte, Patti Sanchez
Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols
Read: 12 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Review
19.
The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age (Columbia Business School Publishing) - David L. Rogers
The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age (Columbia Business School Publishing)
Read: 22 February 2016 - 10 March 2016
Review
18.
The Industries of the Future - Alec Ross
The Industries of the Future
Read: 4 March 2016 - 8 March 2016
Review
17.
Amherst: A Novel - William Nicholson
Amherst: A Novel
Read: 28 February 2016 - 3 March 2016
Review
16.
A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
A Tale for the Time Being
Read: 5 February 2016 - 1 March 2016
15.
Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator - Homer Hickam
Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator
Read: 31 January 2016 - 1 March 2016
14.
The Wednesday Wars - Gary D. Schmidt
The Wednesday Wars
Read: 15 February 2016 - 19 February 2016
13.
Walking on Trampolines - Frances Whiting
Walking on Trampolines
Read: 10 February 2016 - 15 February 2016
Review
12.
The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories - Anthony Marra
The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories
Read: 6 December 2015 - 9 February 2016
Review
11.
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novella - Rachel Joyce
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novella
Read: 31 January 2016 - 1 February 2016
Review
10.
The Jane Austen Book Club - Karen Joy Fowler
The Jane Austen Book Club
Read: 25 January 2016 - 29 January 2016
9.
The Story Hour - Thrity Umrigar
The Story Hour
Read: 14 January 2016 - 27 January 2016
8.
A Little Something Different - Sandy Hall
A Little Something Different
Read: 23 January 2016 - 24 January 2016
7.
We Are Pirates - Daniel Handler
We Are Pirates
Read: 15 January 2016 - 22 January 2016
Review
6.
Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction - Colum McCann
Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction
Read: 4 January 2016 - 13 January 2016
Review
5.
Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity - David Livermore Ph.D.
Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity
Read: 5 January 2016 - 13 January 2016
4.
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World - Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Read: 10 January 2016 - 13 January 2016
3.
Everybody Rise - Stephanie Clifford
Everybody Rise
Read: 22 December 2015 - 3 January 2016
Review
2.
Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World - Al Pittampalli
Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World
Read: 26 December 2015 - 3 January 2016
1.
The Witch of Napoli - Michael Schmicker
The Witch of Napoli
Read: 27 December 2015 - 1 January 2016
Review

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