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?