My Year in Books – Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge

If you don’t know about Goodreads, check it out! Anyone can post reviews of any books, like quotes, join forums, and more. But my favorite is the yearly reading challenge!

In 2012, I only read 17 books.
But this year, I managed to read over ten more, and beating last years goal was a motivator.

The books I read this year were:

“The Hippocrates Diet” by Ann Wigmore

“DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner” by Betsy Matheson

“Essential Soil Science” by Mark Ashman

“The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe” by Lynne McTaggart

“Visualizing Geology” by Barbara W. Murck

“The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman

“Natural Resource Economics” by Barry C. Field

“State of Fear” by Michael Crichton

“Off On Our Own” by Ted Carns

“Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman

“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho

“Self- Reliance and Other Essays” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert M. Pirsig

“Looking for Alaska” by John Green

“The Fault in our Stars” by John Green

“Rocket Mass Heaters” by Ianto Evans

“Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems” by National Research Council

“Introduction to Botany” by Murray Nabors

“The Fifty Dollar and Up Underground House Book” by Mike Oehler

“Freakonomics” by Steven D. Levitt

“Nancy Clark’s Sport Nutrition Guidebook” by Nancy Clark

“Compact Cabins” by Gerald Rowan

“Introduction to Forestry Science” by Lawrence DeVere Burton

“The Believing Brain” by Michael Shermer

“The Earth-Sheltered Solar Greenhouse Book” by Mike Oehler

“Mini-Farming: Self- Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre” by Brett L. Markham

“Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert

“Handmade Houses” by Richard Olsen

“Yoga Sequencing” by Mark Stephens

“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle

“Divergent” by Veronica Roth

“Insurgent” by Veronica Roth

“Allegiant” by Veronica Roth

“Farmacology” by Daphne Miller

I read a total of 34 books this year. Based on this, I’m going to go for 40 books next year! 🙂

How many books have you read?

& Happy New Year to all!