OK, let's get real. I'll read a LOT more than seven books in 2017. But here are ones currently on my "to read" list:
I & II
The God of the Hive and The Pirate King, both by Laurie R. King: these are volumes 10 and 11, respectively, in the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series that I've been devouring since I read the first one in October. Book number 12 is coming in the mail but hasn't arrived yet. So I guess that'll be book eight!
Commonwealth, by Ann Patchett: I love Ann's writing, and I'm excited to dive into this one since I've heard such good things.
The Alexander Hamilton biography by Ron Chernow that everyone is apparently reading. Also a Christmas gift.
Kim, by Rudyard Kipling. A book I haven't read, but am curious about. In that same vein...
The Forsythe Saga, by John Galsworthy. My friends have raved about this one and I keep trying to start it but this year I'm gonna do it. :) I feel like, as a person who majored in English literature with a concentration in Brit Lit, that I should be well-versed in All of the Oxford World Classic Brit Lit novels. So, this one is getting read.
Finally Fortune's Rocks, by Anita Shreve. Got it for a steal at one of my favorite independent bookstores, and it keeps sitting on the to-read pile. So I'll recuse it!
What about you? Any good books on your lists?