My Favorite Things

Books

Non-fiction

The War of Art, Steven Pressfield

Start, Jon Acuff

The Secrets of Happy Families, Bruce Feiler

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius, Kristine Barnett

What Happy Women Know, Dan Baker

About Alice, Calvin Trillin

Funny in Farsi, Firoozeh Dumas

The Butterfly Mosque, G.Willow Wilson

The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared, Alice Ozma

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran, Denise Spellberg

A Path Appears, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin

The Cow in the Parking Lot, Leonard Scheff and Susan Edmiston

In the Absence of the Sacred, Jerry Mander

 

Fiction

What do you do with an Idea, Kobi Yamada (Picture Book)

A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman

Flavia de Luce series, Alan Bradley

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra

The Bear, Claire Cameron

The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt

New York, Edward Rutherford

Paris, Edward Rutherford

The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

Middlemarch, George Eliot

The Cellist of Sarajevo, Steven Galloway

The Memory Palace, Mira Bartok

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, Jacqueline Kelly

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Laurie King

Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury

The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton

The Princess Bride, William Goldman

The Submission, Amy Waldman

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore, Robin Sloan

I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde

Daddy-Long-Legs, Jean Webster

Bloodroot, Amy Greene

My Family and Other Animals, Gerald Durrell

The Crucible, Arthur Miller

Vanity Fair, William Thackeray

State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis