Every bookworm needs her own reading log, right?


Best of April – October

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf.

Night and Day by Virginia Woolf.

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf.

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.

The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson, artist Adrian Alphona.

Pushout: the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris.

Career Transitions for Librarians: Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library edited by Davis Erin Anderson, Raymond Pun.

Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans by Roy Blount, Jr..

The Face: a Cartography of the Void by Chris Abani.

Zealot by Reza Aslan.


Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. Edith Grossman, HarperCollins, iBooks e-pub edition (in progress).

Computing: A Concise History by Paul E. Ceruzzi, The MIT Press.

The Call of the Wild by Jack London, ngims Publishing, iBooks e-pub edition.

The Crossing by Michael Connelly, Hachette, e-pub edition via Axis 360. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]

The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly, Hachette, e-pub edition via Axis 360.


Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Harper Perennial Modern Classics eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.

1984 by George Orwell, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf, Penguin Press.

The Best American Infographics 2015, edited by Gareth Cook, introduction by Maria Popova, Mariner Books eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.


Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg, Penguin Press eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.

The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett, iBooks e-pub editon. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]

50 Stories About Stopping Street Harassers by Holly Kearl, Self-Published, [proceeds to Stop Street Harassment 501(c)(3)].

The Elements of Content Strategy by Erin Kissane, A Book Apart publishers.

Radiance by Catherine M. Valente, Tom Doherty Associates [TOR] eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon. [in progress]



The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas, trans. by Sian Reynolds, Penguin Books. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]

Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: a Memoir by Carrie Brownstein, Riverhead Books.

In Persuasion Nation: Stories by George Saunders, Penguin eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.

Drupal 7 Bible by Ric Shreves and Brice Dunwoodie, Wiley Publishing, Inc.

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original by Robin D. G. Kelley, Free Press eBooks, iBooks e-pub editon.


Beyond the Pale: White Women, Racism, and History by Vron Ware, with a new introduction by Mikki Kendall (2015), Verso Books.

Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Why Women’s Lives Aren’t Getting Any Easier and How We Can Make Real Progress for Ourselves and Our Daughters by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Modern Times imprint of Rodale, Inc.

Fear and Clothing: Unbuckling American Style  by Cintra Wilson, W.W. Norton & Company.

The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector, trans. by Katrina Dodson, New Directions Publishers.

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle, Project Gutenberg e-Edition, iBooks e-pub editon. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]


To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.

Six Drawing Lessons: Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, 2012 by William Kentridge, Harvard University Press.

Near & Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel by Heidi Swanson, Ten Speed Press.

The Secret History of Las Vegas by Chris Abani, Penguin Books.

Hansel & Gretel by Neil Gaiman & Lorenzo Mattotti, TOON Graphics.

Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton, Minotaur Books, AdobeDigital e-pub edition. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]


Unexplained Presence by Tisa Bryant, Leon Works.

The Martian by Andy Weir, Random House,  iBooks e-pub edition.

Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern by Joshua Zeitz, Broadway Books.

The Chinese Gold Murders by Robert Van Gulik, Harper Perennial, iBooks e-pub edition. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys. by Viv Albertine, Thomas Dunne Books, iBooks e-pub edition.

Shocking Paris: Soutine, Chagall, and the outsiders of Montparnasse by Stanley Meisler, St. Martin’s Press.

Beginning Drupal 7 by Todd Tomlinson, Apress.

The Interrupted Moment: a View of Virginia Woolf’s Novels by Lucio P. Ruotolo, Stanford University Press.

Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman, HarperCollins. [read for library’s book club   -ed.]


The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, trans. by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, Penguin Books.

The Truth About Style by Stacy London, Plume (Penguin).

But I Could Never Go Vegan: 125 recipes that prove you can live without cheese, it’s not all rabbit food, and your friends will still come over for dinner by Kristy Turner, The Experiment, Adobe Editions e-pub (library checkout).

Get Down: stories by Asali Solomon, Farrar Straus & Giroux.

Dietland by Sarai Walker, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

El Deafo by CeceBell, FirstSecond Press.

VB6 by Mark Bittman, Clarkson/Potter Publishers.

Fashion is Spinach by Elizabeth Hawes, Random House, iBooks e-pub edition.


Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars by James Tracy, AK Press, iBooks e-pub edition.

Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon, Holt Paperbacks Reprint Edition.

I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier, Ember, iBooks e-pub edition.

The Metabarons by Alexandro Jodorowsky and Juan Gimenez, Humanoids.

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami, Knopf.

Big Brother by Lionel Shriver, HarperCollins.

Fairy Tales by Robert Walser, New Directions.

Once Upon a Time: a Short History of Fairy Tale by Marina Warner, Oxford University Press.


Disgruntled by Asali Solomon, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

She-Hulk Vol 1: Law and Disorder by Charles Soule and Javier Pulido, Marvel.

She-Hulk Vol 2: Disorderly Conduct by Charles Soule and Javier Pulido, Marvel.

If This Isn’t Nice, What Is? by Kurt Vonnegut, Seven Stories Press.

A Philosophy of Walking by Frederic Gros, illus. Clifford Harper, trans. John Howe, Verso.

Haiku World: An International Poetry Almanac by William J. Higginson, Kodansha International.

The New Republic by Lionel Shriver, HarperCollins.

The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis by Garry Wills, Viking.

Lone Wolf & Cub Omnibus Vol. 1: Assassin’s Road by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima, Dark Horse Manga.

Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My by Cassie Johnston, The Countryman Press.

Not Quite Nirvana: A Skeptic’s Journey to Mindfulness by Rachel Neumann, Parallax Press.


Sonata Mulattica by Rita Dove, W.W. Norton & Co.

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor reprint.

Bury This by Andrea Portes, Soft Skull Press.

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf.

Game Control by Lionel Shriver, Harper Perennial.

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi, Riverhead Books.


The Wicked + The Divine: The Faust Act by Gillen, McKelvie, Wilson, & Cowles, Image Comics.

In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang, First Second Comics.

The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 1 by Hergé, Little Brown Books for Young Readers (Hachette).

The Ongoing Moment by Geoff Dyer, Pantheon Books.

Cat Town by Sakutaro Hagiwara, ed. & trans. Hiroaki Sato, NYRB Poets, iBooks e-pub edition.


Now You See It by Stephen Few, Analytics Press.

Knowledge is Beautiful by David McCandless, HarperCollins.

Envisioning Information by Edward Tufte, Graphics Press.

Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information by Manuel Lima, Princeton Architectural Press.

Best American Infographics 2013 edited by Gareth Cook, introduction by David Byrne, Mariner Books.

Data Points: Visualization That Means Something by Nathan Yau, Wiley.


War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, trans. Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky, Vintage Publishers, iBooks e-pub edition (in progress).

Atlas of New Librarianship by R. David Lankes, MIT Press.

Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind by Sakyong Mipham, Harmony Press, iBooks e-pub edition.

Sit Like a Buddha: A Pocket Guide to Meditation by Lodro Rinzler, Shambhala Press.

Sleep Donation by Karen Russell, Atavist Books, iBooks e-pub edition.