My Life in Books 2017

My Life in Books is a clever meme created by Adam at Roof Beam Reader. In order to participate, you simply answer the 14 questions using the titles of the books that you’ve read this year.

I though this was a great way to reflect on my 2017 reading year, and I simply couldn’t resist joining in on the fun. If you can’t either, please feel free to share your answers!



-In high school I was: (a) Bad Feminist (Roxane Gay)

-People might be surprised: (to hear about) The Essex Serpent (Sarah Perry)

-I will never be: The (strict) Vegetarian (Han Kang)

-My fantasy job is: (owner of) The Bookshop on the Corner (Jenny Colgan)

-At the end of a long day I need: The Silent Companions (Laura Purcell)

-I hate it when: (Women are dismissed as) Shrill (Lindy West)

-Wish I had: (More) Hamilton: The Revolution tickets (Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter)

My family reunions are: (a lovely) Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)

-At a party you’d find me with: The Paying Guests (Sarah Waters)

-I’ve never been to: The House Between Tides (Sarah Maine)

-A happy day includes: Jane Austen at Home (Lucy Worsley)

-Motto I live by: (Life is) A Tale for the Time Being (Ruth Ozeki)

-On my bucket list is: (an) Austen Escape in England (Katherine Reay)

-In my next life, I want to have: (The Lady’s) Guide to Vice and Virtue (Mackenzi Lee)


What was your life in books like in 2017?


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