Zenith Man - Jennifer Haigh
So in doing this goal, I am both avoiding reading reading another book by female authors I've already read and also deliberately favouring genres and subjects I don't habitually visit.
These are all on my "Want to Read" list at GoodReads but they're possibly outliers compared to my usual diet of light mysteries, music memoirs and criticism and music nonfiction in general, chick lit and Young Adult dystopian fiction.
Susan Jane Gilman
Kate Mascarenhas: The Psychology of Time Travel
How to be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery
The Warrior's Apprentice (Vorkosigan Saga, #2) by Lois McMaster Bujold
"Murder on the Orient Express" by Agatha Christie
Field Notes from a Hidden City: an urban nature diary by Esther Woolfson https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19547819-field-notes-from-a-hidden-city a nature diary following a year in Aberdeen. Gorgeous book
The Hunger Games by Susanne Collins
Shirley; Charlotte Bronte
The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
EAT PRAY LOVE by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner
The Privilege of the Sword, by Elen Kushner
The Fall of the Kings, by Delia Sherman and Ellen Kushner
Termontaine, a Serial Box Production, by Ellen Kushner and Friends (Season 1 complete) - this one's a prequel.
All of the Barrayar series by Lois McMaster Bujold.
Non-Fiction that will seduce you by the sheer beauty of the language:
A Natural History of the Senses, by Diane Ackerman
1. Shopaholic & baby - Sophie Kinsella
Kathryn Lasky's Guardians of Ga'Hoole: The Rise of a Legend (I'm not counting it though because I counted that book elsewhere in this challenge)
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy - Helen Fielding
A Year of Biblical Womanhood
I usually don't like forensic type books, but this one seems to really gotten a hold of me.
Murder Most Unladylike (A Wells & Wong Mystery) by Robin Stevens.
The Raven Boys - Maggie Steifvater
All the way through reading this book I felt as if Stiefvater had continuously thought "What would Imre like?" This book was perfect for me, and I'm so glad I decided to buy the series.
The Illustrated Mum - Wilson Jacqueline
Never Fade - Alexandra Bracken
Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam, Amélie Nothomb