I love to read.
Each year I keep track of all of the books that I read. My minimum goal is to read 24 books each year – or two per month. I was pleased that in 2017, I was able to exceed that goal by reading a grand total of 34 books. For a guy as active and busy as I am, that’s pretty good. I also don’t count my own books in that total. Any writer can share that they read their own drafts countless times as they write, revise, edit, again and again.
Now that 2017 is coming to a close, I’ll share the books I enjoyed the most this year with a quick note about each. This isn’t the complete list of the books I read, but the ones that struck me, for varied reasons, as the ones I enjoyed the most.