2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge!

Austine over at NovelKnight is hosting an epic Beat the Backlist Hogwarts House challenge. You should totally join us, but I will warn you I plan to rack up a TON of points for Team Hufflepuff! This will be a great way to finally catch up on all those books that I am SO far behind the curve on. I’m sure I will add more to this list as the year goes, but here is what I’m thinking for now. You can check out my Goodreads list too!

Here’s my backlist:

  1. Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
  2. Anacaona by Edwidge Danticat
  3. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  4. I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
  5. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  6. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  7. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
  8. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  9. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  10. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
  11. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  12. The Secret History by Donna Tartt — DNF
  13. Z by Therese Anne Fowler
  14. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
  15. The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
  16. The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
  17. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simison
  18. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
  19. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  20. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
  21. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  22. Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
  23. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Did Not Review)
  24. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
  25. Vampire Academy by Rachelle Mead
  26. The Selection by Keira Cass
  27. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
  28. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  29. Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
  30. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  31. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  32. In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis
  33. Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley
  34. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
  35. Vicious by VE Schwab
  36. The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige
  37. The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez
  38. Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
  39. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  40. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  41. My Drunk Kitchen by Hannah Hart (Did not review)
  42. This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl
  43. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  44. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
  45. Panic By Lauren Oliver
  46. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
  47. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman
  48. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  49. Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson
  50. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Did Not Review)
  51. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  52. The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
  53. Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  54. Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
  55. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink
  56. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
  57. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  58. Redshirts by John Scalzi
  59. The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
  60. The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury
  61. Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
  62. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  63. The Diviners by Libba Bray
  64. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  65. Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
  66. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
  67. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  68. The Golem and the Jinni by Aimie Runyan
  69. Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
  70. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn
  71. The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
  72. The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
  73. Dune by Frank Herbert
  74. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (Did not review, but did finish!)
  75. The Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien
  76. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  77. Song of Solomon by Toni MorrisonĀ (Did not review, but did finish!)
  78. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
  79. Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
  80. An Old Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott
  81. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

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