Bookcentric reading challenge


January 2021

A Book With the Word "Life" in its Title

As we wrap up the year that has put so many lives on hold, Bookcentric’s first reading challenge of 2021 celebrates the small and big things in life. Here is a list of all the books with the word “Life” in its title.
Bookcentric suggests:
  1. The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
  2. The Invisible Life of Addie La Rue by V. E. Schwab
  3. The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
  4. Maybe In Another Life by Taylor Jenkin Reids
  5. The Life- Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
  6. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  7. Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life by Christie Tate
  8. Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia Puigcerver, Francesc Miralles
  9. Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom
  10. The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeyseyy by Annie Lyons
  11. Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life by Lulu Miller
  12. Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies: And Other Rituals to Fix Your Life, from Someone Who's Been There by Tara Schuster
  13. Word By Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper
  14. The Answer Is... Reflections on My Life by Alex Trebek
  15. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire, Douglas Smith
  16. Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
  17. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  18. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
  19. Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  20. At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
  21. My Life in France by Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
  22. Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
  23. The Life We Bury (Joe Talbert, #1; Max Rupert, #1) by Talia Hibbert
  24. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate- Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery, Jane Billinghurst
  25. Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner
  26. Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff
  27. Life Will Be The Death of Me:... and You Too! by Chelsea Handler
  28. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik
  29. Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
  30. The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
  31. Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson
  32. This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life by David Foster Wallace
  33. Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed- A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings by Michelle Knight, Michelle Burford
  34. Never Cry Wolf: The Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves by Farley Mowat
  35. Boy's Life by Robert R. McCammon
  36. High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life by Tiffany Jenkins
  37. Psycho-Cybernetics, A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life by Maxwell Maltz
  38. The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams
  39. I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel
  40. Life and Times of Michael K. by J. M. Coetzee
  41. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
  42. My Notorious Life by Kate Manning
  43. Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
  44. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen
  45. Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song by Sara Bareilles
  46. The Life That Mattered (Life, #1) by Jewel E. Ann
  47. A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss, E. G. Keller
  48. An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
  49. Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
  50. Dark Life by Kat Falls
  51. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs
  52. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber
  53. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
  54. The Other Side of Life by Andy Kutler
  55. Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
  56. Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robiso
  57. Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters, #1) by Talia Hibbert