Reading List

April 2017
The Art of Writing: Lu Chi’s Wen Fu by Lu Chi
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
The Chaos Protocols: Magical Techniques for Navigating the New Economic Reality by Gordon White
The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson

March 2017
In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney
A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic #2) by V.E. Schwab
Persona (Persona #1) by Genevieve Valentine

February 2017
And I Darken (The Conqueror’s Saga #1) by Kiersten White
Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Pretty Deadly: The Bear (Pretty Deadly, Volume 2) by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Emma Ríos
Roses and Rot by Kat Howard
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4) by Maggie Stiefvater

January 2017
Passing Strange by Ellen Klages
Pretty Deadly: The Shrike (Pretty Deadly, Volume 1) by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Emma Ríos
House of Penance by Peter J. Tomasi & Ian Bertram
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire
Binti (Binti #1) by Nnedi Okorafor
Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny
Drawing Blood by Molly Crabapple
Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) by Leigh Bardugo

December 2016
Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality by Lasara Firefox Allen
Astrological Transits: The Beginner’s Guide to Using Planetary Cycles to Plan and Predict Your Day, Week, Year (or Destiny) by April Elliott Kent
God Herself: Feminine Roots of Astrology by Geraldine Thorsten

November 2016
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West

September 2016
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) by Hal Elrod

August 2016
Astrology, A Cosmic Science: The Classic Work on Spiritual Astrology by Isabel M. Hickey
Astrological Keywords by Manly Palmer Hall
Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton

July 2016
Bitchcraft – The Book of Lilith: Sex, Money & Power Astrology – A Thoroughly Modern Take On An Ancient Goddess by Mystic Medusa
Radical Self Love: A Guide to Loving Yourself and Living Your Dream by Gala Darling
The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology by April Elliott Kent
Herb Gardening: How to Prepare the Soil, Choose Your Plants, and Care For, Harvest, and Use Your Herbs by Melissa Snyder
Edible Spots and Pots: Small-Space Gardens for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers, Raised Beds, and More by Stacey Hirvela
Elemental Astrology by Amelia Quint
The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
The Astrology Workbook: Understanding the Art of Natal Interpretation by Cordelia Mansall

May 2016
You Are A Badass: How to Start Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

April 2016
The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water by Pam Penick
A Desert Gardener’s Companion by Kim Nelson
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes with Joe Laydon

March 2016
Saga (Volume 5) by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

January 2016
Power Mudras: Yoga Hand Postures for Women by Sabrina Mesko
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa
You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening by Gayla Trail

December 2015
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
The Carnival at Bray by Jesse Ann Foley

November 2015
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
Liar by Justine Larbalestier
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
The Easy Way to Stop Smoking by Allen Carr
Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin

September 2015
The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier

July 2015
Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay
Ms. Marvel Volume #1: No Normal by G Willow Wilson & Adrian Alphona
The Book of Flying by Keith Miller
Wylding Hall by Elizabeth Hand
Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction by Jeff VanderMeer
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

June 2015
The Fever by Megan Abbott
Uprooted by Naomi Novik

May 2015
Boring Girls by Sara Taylor
The Wicked + The Divine: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie & Matt Wilson
Take Off Your Pants!: Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing by Libbie Hawker
Structuring Your Novel Workbook: Hands-On Help for Building Strong and Successful Stories by K.M. Weiland
Outlining Your Novel Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises for Planning Your Best Book by K.M. Weiland

April 2015
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success by K.M. Weiland
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K.M. Weiland
Conquering Writer’s Block and Summoning Inspiration by K.M. Weiland
Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

March 2015
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
Shadow Scale (Seraphina #2) by Rachel Hartman

February 2015
Live It!: Achieve Success By Living with Purpose by Jairek Robbins
Sass & Sorcery (Rat Queens, Vol. 1) by Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch
A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab
Get in Trouble: Stories by Kelly Link

January 2015
Stories: All-New Tales edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio (editors)
Mr. Kiss and Tell (Veronica Mars #2) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Locke & Key: Clockworks by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key #5)
Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key #4)
Saga (Volume 4) by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus & Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn K. Glei

December 2014
The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick

November 2014
Captain Marvel (Volume 1): Higher, Further, Faster, More by Kelly Sue DeConnick & David Lopez
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

October 2014
The End of the Sentence by Maria Dahvana Headley & Kat Howard

September 2014
Saga (Volume 3) by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater

August 2014
The Rook (The Checquy Files #1) by Daniel O’Malley
Saga (Volume 2) by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
Saga (Volume 1) by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

July 2014
The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black by E.B. Hudspeth
Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy #1) by Jeff VanderMeer
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy #1) by Pierce Brown
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
Just One Year (Just One Day #2) by Gayle Forman
Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #3) by Laini Taylor
Dirty Wings (All Our Pretty Songs #2) by Sarah McCarry

June 2014
All Our Pretty Songs (All Our Pretty Songs #1) by Sarah McCarry
Bitten: Dark Erotic Stories edited by Susie Bright
Inside Man (The Unwritten #2) by Mike Carey & Peter Gross
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

March 2014
God’s War (Bel Dame Apocrypha #1) by Kameron Hurley
Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity (The Unwritten #1) by Mike Carey & Peter Gross

February 2014
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

January 2014
Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler
Dead Set by Richard Kadrey
World After (Penryn & the End of Days #2) by Susan Ee
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days #1) by Susan Ee
“The Too-Clever Fox” (The Grisha #2.5) by Leigh Bardugo
“The Witch of Duva” (The Grisha #0.5) by Leigh Bardugo
The Tattered Banner (Society of the Sword #1) by Duncan M. Hamilton

December 2013
Don’t Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon
Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #1.5) by Laini Taylor
Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key #3)
Locke & Key: Head Games by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key #2)
The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

November 2013
Three Parts Dead (Craft Sequence #1) by Max Gladstone
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

September 2013
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman
Siege and Storm (The Grisha #2) by Leigh Bardugo
The Woken Gods by Gwenda Bond

August 2013
“Warm Up” by V.E. Schwab
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
The Republic of Thieves (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #3) by Scott Lynch

July 2013
The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2) by Maggie Stiefvater
Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

June 2013
The Tyrant’s Law (The Dagger and the Coin #3) by Daniel Abraham

April 2013
The Madness Underneath (Shades of London #2) by Maureen Johnson
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments #4) by Cassandra Clare
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments #3) by Cassandra Clare
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments #2) by Cassandra Clare

March 2013
Writing the Other: A Practical Approach by Nisi Shawl & Cynthia Ward
Throne of Jade (Temeraire #2) by Naomi Novik

February 2013
The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy #2) by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Just One Day (Just One Day #1) by Gayle Forman
Between Two Fires by Christopher Buehlman
Of Blood and Honey (The Fey and the Fallen #1) by Stina Leicht
“The Spring Before I Met You” (The Lynburn Legacy #0.25) by Sarah Rees Brennan
“The Summer Before I Met You” (The Lynburn Legacy #0.5) by Sarah Rees Brennan

January 2013
A Madness of Angels (Matthew Swift #1) by Kate Griffin
Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) by Kristin Cashore
Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
His Majesty’s Dragon (Temeraire #1) by Naomi Novik
The Darkangel (The Darkangel Trilogy #1) by Meredith Ann Pierce
Tithe (Modern Faerie Tales #1) by Holly Black
A Shadow In Summer (The Long Price Quartet #1) by Daniel Abraham

December 2012
The Diviners (The Diviners #1) by Libba Bray
The Golden Lily (Bloodlines #2) by Richelle Mead
Grave Mercy (Her Fair Assassin #1) by R.L. LaFevers
Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms #1) by Morgan Rhodes
Blackwood by Gwenda Bond
Seraphina (Seraphina #1) by Rachel Hartman
Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan
A Conspiracy of Kings (The Queen’s Thief #4) by Megan Whalen Turner
Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #2) by Laini Taylor

November 2012
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

October 2012
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
The Chains That You Refuse by Elizabeth Bear
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key #1)
The Broken Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy #2) by N.K. Jemisin

September 2012
The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin
Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake
Love You To Death – Season 3: The Unofficial Companion to The Vampire Diaries by Crissy Calhoun
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
Black Heart (Curse Workers #3) by Holly Black
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1) by Patrick Rothfuss
The Fallen Blade (The Assassini #1) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti

August 2012
The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1) by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Thieftaker (Thieftaker Chronicles #1) by D.B. Jackson
The King of Attolia (The Queen’s Thief #3) by Megan Whalen Turner
Retribution Falls (Tales of the Ketty Jay #1) by Chris Wooding
The Queen of Attolia (The Queen’s Thief #2) by Megan Whalen Turner
Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad #3) by Tana French
The Thief (The Queen’s Thief #1) by Megan Whalen Turner
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #1) by Michelle Hodkin
The King’s Blood (The Dagger and the Coin #2) by Daniel Abraham
The Dragon’s Path (The Dagger and the Coin #1) by Daniel Abraham

July 2012
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson
The Mystery Knight (The Tales of Dunk and Egg #3) by George R.R. Martin
The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones
The Sworn Sword (The Tales of Dunk and Egg #2) by George R.R. Martin
The Last Four Things (The Left Hand of God #2) by Paul Hoffman
The Hedge Knight (The Tales of Dunk and Egg #1) by George R.R. Martin
The Steel Remains (A Land Fit for Heroes #1) by Richard K. Morgan
The Company by K.J. Parker
Red Seas Under Red Skies (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #2) by Scott Lynch
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy #1) by N.K. Jemison

June 2012
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan
The Lies of Locke Lamora (The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1) by Scott Lynch
Magic Study (Study #2) by Maria V. Snyder
Poison Study (Study #1) by Maria V. Snyder
Anna Dressed In Blood (Anna #1) by Kendare Blake
The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

March 2012
The Keep by Jennifer Egan
Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie
Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice #1) by Joseph Delaney

February 2012
The Name of the Star (Shades of London #1) by Maureen Johnson
Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1) by Laini Taylor

January 2012
Lust, Caution: The Story by Eileen Chang
The Left Hand of God (The Left Hand of God #1) by Paul Hoffman
Swordspoint (Riverside Series #1) by Ellen Kushner
A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5) by George R.R. Martin