This list is now history. These are the books that I started in 2016, some of them I even finished and a couple of them I even read twice in 2016. It was a very booky year for me and hopefully I will be able to say the same for 2017.

 

 

 

  1. Bolt -- re-read
  2. Blood Sport -- re-read
  3. Black Sheep -- re-read
  4. Arabella --re-read
  5. The Day the Rabbi Left Town --71NEW
  6. The Secret Life of Pronouns -- re-read
  7. The Maltese Falcon -- re-read
  8. Stormy Weather -- re-read
  9. Stories I Only Tell My Friends --re-read
  10. Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry -- 70NEW
  11. Nicholas Nickleby -- not gonna finish
  12. The Other 1492 -- 69NEW
  13. The Lost Constitution -- re-read -- (DNF; I just got bored with the story)
  14. Murder on the Orient Express --re-read --
  15. The Big Sleep -- re-read --
  16. Naughty in Nice -- 68NEW
  17. The Hunt for Red October -- re-read --
  18. A Hole in Texas -- re-read
  19. Hopscotch --re-read 
  20. Friday The Rabbi Slept Late -- re-read --
  21. Behold, Here's Poison -- re-read
  22. Bath Tangle --re-read
  23. Banker -- re-read
  24. April Lady -- re-read  
  25. What's So Funny -- re-read 
  26. Somebody Owes me Money -- re-read
  27. Skin Tight -- re-read
  28. The Hot Rock --re-read
  29. Good Behavior -- re-read
  30. Get Real --re-read
  31. Bank Shot -- re-read
  32. Pastoral -- re-read
  33. Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist -- 67NEW
  34. Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage- 66NEW
  35. No Highway -- re-read
  36. Profiles in Courage -- 65NEW
  37. Precious and Grace -- 64NEW
  38. Lonely Road -- re-read 
  39. Landfall --re-read 
  40. In the Wet -- re-read
  41. The Far Country -- re-read
  42. This Just In -- re-read
  43. Failure Is Not an Option -- re-read
  44. The Chequer Board --re-read 
  45. The Breaking Wave -- re-read
  46. Beyond the Black Stump -- re-read
  47. Dead Heat -- re-read
  48. For Kicks -- re-read
  49. Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley --63NEW
  50. Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener -- 62NEW
  51. Skinny Dip -- re-read
  52. Agent to the Stars -- re-read
  53. Wonder Boys -- re-read
  54. Our man in Havana --re-read
  55. The Marriage Bureau for Rich People -- re-read
  56. The Dispatcher -- 61NEW
  57. Pietr the Latvian -- 60NEW
  58. Off to be the Wizard -- 59NEW
  59. Edward R. Murrow....  re-read  HISTORY10
  60. A Woman in Charge -- re-read  HISTORY9
  61. Excellent Women -- 55NEW
  62. Ready Player One --re-read
  63. Engines of Change --re-read HISTORY8
  64. Artemis Fowl -- re-read 
  65. Trustee from the Toolroom --re-read
  66. Ruined City --re-read

  67. Round the Bend -- re-read
  68. The Rainbow and the Rose -- re-read
  69. 10 LB Penalty -- re-read
  70. Whip Hand -- re-read
  71. Venetia -- re-read
  72. Razor Girl -- 54NEW
  73. Equal Rites -- 53NEW
  74. The Unknown Ajax - re-read
  75. Twice Shy -- re-read
  76. Drama --re-read
  77. Trial Run -- re-read
  78. John Quincy Adams -- 52NEW HISTORY7
  79. The Toll Gate -- re-read
  80. Design for Dying -- 51NEW
  81. To the Hilt -- re-read
  82. These Old Shades -- re-read
  83. Sylvester -- re-read
  84. Sprig Muslin -- re-read
  85. Smokescreen --re-read
  86. Shattered -- re-read
  87. Second Wind -re-read
  88. Risk -- re-read
  89. The Reluctant Widow -- re-read
  90. The Yiddish Policemen's Union -- 50NEW --Goal Reached: 50 New titles
  91. Shades of Grey --49NEW 
  92. As You Wish -- 48NEW
  93. Regency Buck -- re-read
  94. Reflex --re-read
  95. Britt-Marie Was Here--47NEW
  96. Scents and Sensibility -- 46NEW
  97. Rat Race -- re-read
  98. The Quiet Gentleman --re-read
  99. Proof -- re-read
  100. Powder and Patch -- re-read
  101. Turning Points in Modern History -- 45NEW -- HISTORY6 (Goal reached: 6 history books)
  102. Odds Against -- re-read
  103. The Secret Lives of Words--44NEW
  104. How to Read and Understand Shakespeare -- 43NEW
  105. Great World Religions: Judaism --42NEW
  106. Bunker Hill -- 41NEW -- HISTORY5
  107. Bricking It - 40NEW
  108. The Nonesuch -- re-read
  109. Nerve -- re-read
  110. The Masqueraders -- re-read
  111. Longshot --re-read
  112. Lady of Quality --re-read --
  113. In the Frame -- re-read
  114. Death of a Dreamer --39NEW
  115. Hot Money -- re-read
  116. Women of Will --38NEW --DNF
  117. High Stakes --re-read --
  118. The Grand Sophy --re-read
  119. Friday's Child -- re-read --
  120. The Day the World Came to Town --37NEW
  121. Pinpoint --36NEW
  122. You Shall Know Our Velocity -- 35NEW, Bucket List, EMH
  123. Frederica -- re-read
  124. The Foundling --re-read --
  125. Flying Finish -- re-read
  126. Faro's Daughter -- re-read
  127. False Colours -- re-read
  128. Even Money --re-read
  129. What We See When We Read --34NEW (started in 2014)
  130. Enquiry -- re-read --
  131. Driving Force -- re-read --
  132. The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax -- re-read --
  133. Drawing Conclusions -- 33NEW --
  134. The Vanishing Velazquez --32NEW --
  135. No Wind of Blame -- 31NEW
  136. The History of the Ancient World -- 30NEW --HISTORY4 --DNF
  137. Along the Way -- 29NEW
  138. The Sound and the Furry (not a typo) -- 28NEW
  139. A Doll House -- 27NEW --
  140. Destiny and Power -- 27NEW --HISTORY4
  141. Dick Francis's Bloodline --re-read --
  142. Devil's Cub -- re-read
  143. Decider --re-read
  144. A Red Death -- 26NEW
  145. Lost Horizons -- re-read
  146. How to Bake Pi -- 25NEW -- SCIENCE2
  147. Dinner with Buddha --24NEW
  148. The Fall of the Ottomans -- 23NEW -- HISTORY3 --DNF
  149. The Danger --re-read --
  150. Crossfire -- re-read --
  151. Cotillion -- re-read --
  152. The Corinthian --re-read --
  153. The Convenient Marriage -- re-read --
  154. They Found Him Dead --22NEW
  155. The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra -- 21NEW
  156. Groucho Marx, Private Eye --20NEW -- DNF
  157. Come to Grief --re-read --
  158. A Civil Contract -- re-read --
  159. Charity Girl -- re-read --
  160. Break-In -- re-read --
  161. Bolt -- re-read --
  162. Once a Crooked Man -- 19NEW
  163. Friends in High Places --18NEW
  164. Blood Sport --re-read --
  165. The Hirschfeld Century -- 17NEW --DNF
  166. Black Sheep -- re-read --
  167. The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine --16NEW
  168. The Year of Lear --15NEW -- HISTORY2
  169. Mrs. Queen Takes the Train -- 14NEW
  170. The Black Moth -- re-read --
  171. Bath Tangle -- re-read
  172. Ex Officio -- 13NEW --
  173. The Vital Question -- 12NEW - SCIENCE1
  174. Banker -- re-read --
  175. April Lady -- re-read --
  176. Shall We Tell the President? --re-read --
  177. The Roman Hat Mystery -- 10NEW --
  178. Comeback -- re-read
  179. Crucible of Command -- 9NEW -- HISTORY1
  180. The Rosie Project -- 8NEW --
  181. The Rolling Stones -- 7NEW -- (not about Mick Jagger)
  182. Great Courses: Language A to Z -- 6NEW
  183. Mrs. Polifax Unveiled -- re-read --
  184. Straight -- re-read -
  185. Etymologicon -- 5NEW --
  186. Crime and Punishment -- 4NEW (reading suspended indefinitely) -BucketList
  187. Breakfast of Champions -- 3NEW --
  188. Drowned Hopes --2NEW -- (started in 2015)
  189. A Woman in Charge -- 1NEW -- (started in 2015)