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The Best Books You Read Last Year

For the past few weeks, you've been listing the best books you read last year on the Embrace Beauty bulletin board. Here's the finished list!

Here are Amazon links to all the books. See what other UBCers are reading!

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean
Elegy on Kinderklavier by Arna Bontemps Hemenway
Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis (x2)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (x2)
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone (x2)
The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy
The Unvanquished by William Faulkner
The Christian World of the Hobbit by Devin Brown
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle
Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
Scary Close by Donald Miller
The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Dork Diaries by Rachel Rene Russell
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Pastrix- Nadia Bolz-Weber (x2)
Moo, Boo, La La La by Sandra Boynton
The Bible by (Various)
So, Anyway... by John Cleese
Act of War by Brad Thor
Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Treehouse Series) by Mary Pope Osborne
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me by Elen Forney
Evangelical Theology by Karl Barth
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Fearless by Eric Blehm
The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller
Night by Elie Wiesel
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff
Understanding Power by Noam Chomsky
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Stranger by Albert Camus
The Witness by Dee Henderson
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Carry On, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Bonhoeffer (No book was specified. SO HERES A LINK TO EVERYTHING THE MAN WROTE)
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Did you forget to add a book? Feel free to post yours in the comments on this page.