July 2016

Obviously, I was all over the map in the month of July when it came to reading preferences:

The Murder House by James Patterson

Ripper by Isabel Allende

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani

The 100 by Kass Morgan

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

Dark Shimmer by Donna Jo Napoli

Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz

The Wedding Bees: A Novel of Honey, Love and Manners by Sarah-Kate Lynch

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

The 500 by Matthew Quirk

Revived by Cat Patrick

The Lake House by Kate Morton



June 2016

I listen to audio books while sitting at my desk at work or driving in my car. I recently discovered that I enjoy listening to books that I never would have liked to read. Mystery, present day crime drama, even some horror. This opens up a whole bunch of books that I heretofore had ignored!

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Timeless by Gail Carriger

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Finders Keepers by Stephen King

666 Park Avenue by Gabriella Pierce

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson

The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum

Private by James Patterson

The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng



May 2016

Sometimes I feel bad for the amount of time an author has to spend laboring over their creation and then I plow through it in record time.

Him Her Him Again the End of Him by Patricia Marx

Soulless by Gail Carriger

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson

The Abortionist’s Daughter by Elisabeth Hyde

One Plus One by JoJo Moyes

Disclaimer by Renee Knight

Changeless by Gail Carriger

Blameless by Gail Carriger

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

Heartless by Gail Carriger


April 2016

April seemed to be a month consisting of a lot of series — either beginning or ending them.

The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare by M.G. Buehrlen

Symbiont by Mira Grant

Chimera by Mira Grant

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Where There’s Smoke by Jodi Picoult

Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz

March 2016

March was a pretty light reading month for me:

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Scowler by Daniel Kraus

Lucky Us by Amy Bloom

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

Rotters by Daniel Krauss

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George

February 2016

According to my Book Book, here are the books I finished in February:

In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin

The Burning Air by Erin Kelley

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

Blood of My Blood by Barry Lyga

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

All Fall Down by Ally Carter

The Kings and Queens of Roam by Daniel Wallace

Bliss House by Laura Benedict

January 2016

I keep a book with the titles, authors and blurbs for each book I read. I call it my Book Book (real original, I know). I categorize them by the day that I finish, so here they are for the month of January:

My Life Among the Serial Killers: Inside the Minds of The World’s Most Notorious Murderers by Helen Morrison

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore

Winter by Marissa Meyer

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

No Doors, No Windows by Joe Schreiber

Red Moon by Benjamin Percy

Game by Barry Lyga

The House of Lost Souls by F.G. Cottam

Invisible City by Julia Dahl

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Slade House by David Mitchell

Shutter by Courtney Alameda