lists etc.

My literary junk drawer, this is where I keep all those lengthy lists that didn't have any other home.

The TBR Shelf (books on my TBR shelf for 1 year or more)

Pultizer Prize Winners: Fiction

Newbery Medal Books

Willa Cather's Published Works (a chronological list with links to my reviews)

The Classics Club


Yearly Summaries: (links go to detailed posts)
Books Read in 2014: 69 books total (12 NF, 5 Classics, 21 JF, 31 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye
  - The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  - I Shall Be Near to You by Erin Lindsay McCabe
  - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Books Read in 2013: 79 books total (11 NF, 12 Classics, 15 JF, 41 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy
  - The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
  - Whose Names are Unknown by Sanora Babb
  - My Mortal Enemy by Willa Cather
  - The Beginner's Goodbye by Anne Tyler

Books Read in 2012: 95 books total (14 NF, 17 Classics, 20 JF, 44 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese
  - A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness
  - Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
  - How Green Was My Valley, Richard Llewellyn
  - Hell and Ohio, Chris Holbrook

Books Read in 2011: 126 books total (18 NF, 37 Classics, 26 JF, 45 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - A Long Long Way, Sebastian Barry
  - Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
  - Tales of Belkin, Alexander Pushkin
  - Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates
  - The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald

Books Read in 2010: 120 books total (25 NF, 12 Classics, 47 JF, 36 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  - Star of the Sea, Joseph O'Connor
  - The Lacuna, Barbara Kingsolver
  - Mansfield Park, Jane Austen
  - Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut

Books Read in 2009: 110 books total (17 NF, 17 Classics, 53 JF, 23 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough
  - To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  - War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
  - The Song of the Lark, Willa Cather
  - Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout

Books Read in 2008: 110 books total (29 NF, 8 Classics, 59 JF, 14 Adult Fiction)
TOP 5:
  - The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson
  - Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
  - Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen
  - Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  - Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Jules Verne
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