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My Life in Books (2017 Edition)

So, here’s a little year-end fun, because why not? I first completed this back in 2010 and thought I would bring it back as a sort of review of this year’s completed reading. The rules? Pretty simple: answer the questions with books you read this year!

  • In high school I was: One of the Boys (Daniel Magariel)
  • People might be surprised (by): The Inexplicable Logic of My Life (Benjamin Alire Saenz)
  • I will never be: Slapstick, or Lonesome No More! (Kurt Vonnegut)
  • My fantasy job is: American Studies (Mark Merlis)
  • At the end of a long day I need: Letters to a Young Writer (Colum McCann)
  • I hate it when: Death Comes for the Archbishop (Willa Cather)
  • Wish I had: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue (Mackenzi Lee)
  • My family reunions are: The Art of Being Normal (Lisa Williamson)
  • At a party you’d find me with: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J.K. Rowling)
  • I’ve never been to: The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
  • A happy day includes: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
  • Motto I live by: Love is Love (Marc Andreyko)
  • On my bucket list is: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Neil deGrasse Tyson)
  • In my next life, I want to have: The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)

That’s it!  My Life in Books! Want to play along? Share yours (or your link!) in the comments. 🙂

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37 thoughts on “My Life in Books (2017 Edition)

  1. Here’s mine:

    • In high school I was: [Johannes Cabal] the Detective (Jonathan L. Howard)
    • People might be surprised: When the Sea Turned to Silver (Grace Lin)
    • I will never be (the): Murderer’s Choice (Anna Mary Wells)
    • My fantasy job is (on): Star Trek: [The Art of Juan Ortiz] (Juan Ortiz)
    • At the end of a long day I need: Thrilling Stories of the Railway (Victor L. Whitechurch)
    • I hate it when (there’s): Death in the Wrong Room (Anthony Gilbert)
    • Wish I had (a): Ghost of a Chance (Kelley Roos)
    • My family reunions are (a): Maniac Rendezvous (Marc Brandel)
    • At a party you’d find me with: Mr. & Mrs. North and the Poisoned Playboy (Frances & Richard Lockridge)
    • I’ve never been to: The Hidden Planet (Donald A Wollheim)
    • A happy day includes: Mistletoe & Mayhem (Richard Dalby, ed.)
    • Motto I live by: Let Dead Enough Alone (Frances & Richard Lockridge)
    • On my bucket list is: I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today (Dr. Seuss)
    • In my next life, I want to have: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! (Agatha Christie)

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