It is time to post the first book report of 2017, now that three months are already behind us. My goal this year is to read 50 books, 20 of which from shelves at home. I only finished 11 in Q1 , a little behind schedule. I am quite optimistic about reaching the goal though, considering how many ‘currently-reading’ ones I have at the moment.
Here are the books I finished in the first quarter:
- Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie
- Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel & Blake Masters
- The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel
- The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun by Paul Hattaway & Brother Yun
- Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
- Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
- The Leopard by Jo Nesbø
- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
- Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership by John Maxwell
- Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Four of these books are from shelves at home (behind the goal of 20 as well). As usual, the books on this list are quite diverse in terms of genre, time frame, and author’s nationality. My two favorites are #6 and #8 – truly outstanding and highly recommend. I don’t like #1 and #10, while all the others are good in one way or another.
Keep reading… till the next report. 🙂