Books Read By Year

Books Read in 2009:

The Other Boleyn Girl- Philippa Gregory-started in 2008

1. Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
2. New Moon- Stephenie Meyer
3. Eclipse- Stephenie Meyer
4. Breaking Dawn- Stephenie Meyer
5. Confessions of a Shopaholic- Sophie Kinsella
6. Shopaholic Takes Manhattan- Sophie Kinsella
7. Shopaholic Ties the Knot- Sophie Kinsella
8. Shopaholic and Sister- Sophie Kinsella
9. Shopaholic and Baby-Sophie Kinsella
10. Cyber Cinderella- Christina Hopkinson
11. The Second Virgin Birth- Tommy Taylor
12. I Sold My Soul on eBay: Viewing Faith through an Atheist’s Eyes – Hemant Mehta
13. Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip–Confessions of a Cynical Waiter )- Steve Dublanica
14. Roasting in Hell’s Kitchen: Temper Tantrums, F Words, and the Pursuit of Perfection – Gordon Ramsay
15. My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith – Benyamin Cohen
16. The Guy I’m Not Dating- Trish Perry
17. Fifteen Minutes of Shame- Lisa Daily
18. The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University- Kevin Roose
19. Twenties Girl- Sophie Kinsella
20. Blind Dates Can Be Murder- Mindy Starns Clark
21. Elementary My Dear Watkins- Mindy Starns Clark
22. Best Friends Forever- Jennifer Weiner
23. The Trouble with Tulip- Mindy Starns Clark
24. Shepherd’s Fall- Wanda Dyson
25. Dead Until Dark- Charlaine Harris
26. House of Evil- House of Evil: The Indiana Torture Slaying- John Dean
27. Living Dead in Dallas- Charlaine Harris
28. Club Dead- Charlaine Harris
29. Dead to the World- Charlaine Harris
30. Dead as a Doornail- Charlaine Harris

Definitely Dead- Charlaine Harris- Started in 2009

Books Read in 2010:

Definitely Dead- Charlaine Harris- started in 2009

1. All Together Dead- Charlaine Harris
2. From Dead to Worse- Charlaine Harris
3. A Touch of Dead- Charlaine Harris
4. Dead and Gone- Charlaine Harris
5. The Lost Symbol- Dan Brown
6. Your Own Jesus: A God Insistent on Making it Personal- Mark Hall
7. The Lovely Bones- Alice Sebold
8. Fallen- Lauren Kate
9. Hush, Hush- Becca Fitzpatrick
10. Around the World in 80 Dates- Christa Ann Banister
11. Blessed Are the Meddlers-Christa Ann Banister
12. Indestructible- Aislin Keeley
13. Ransomed Dreams- Amy Wallace
14. Dead in the Family- Charlaine Harris
15. Heavenly- Jennifer Laurens
16. Too Good to be True- Trish Perry
17. Secrets in the Cellar- John Glatt
18. Healing Promises- Amy Wallace
19. Penitence- Jennifer Laurens
20. Enduring Justice- Amy Wallace
21. Absolution- Jennifer Laurens
22. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter- Seth Grahame-Smith
23. Torment- Lauren Kate
24. Grave Sight- Charlaine Harris
25. Grave Surprise- Charlaine Harris

Books Read in 2011:

1. An Ice Cold Grave- Charlaine Harris (280 pages) Paperback
2. Grave Secret- Charlaine Harris (274 pages) Paperback
3. Crescendo- Becca Fitzpatrick (427 pages) Hardback
4. The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins (374 pages) Hardback
5. Catching Fire- Suzanne Collins (391 pages) Hardback
6. Mockingjay- Suzanne Collins (390 pages) Hardback
7. Overprotected- Jennifer Laurens (243 pages) Paperback
8. Climbing Higher- Montel Williams (182 pages) Paperback
9. If I Stay- Gayle Forman (234 pages) Hardback
10. Before I Fall- Lauren Oliver (470 pages) Hardback
11. Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back- Todd Burpo (157 pages) Paperback
12. Bloodthirsty- Flynn Meaney (234 pages) Hardback
13. Mini Shopaholic- Sophie Kinsella (418 pages) Paperback
14. 13 Little Blue Envelopes- Maureen Johnson (368 pages) Kindle
15. Dead Reckoning- Charlaine Harris (325 pages) Hardback
16. Elisha’s Bones- Don Hoesel (336 pages) Kindle
17. Dark Mirror- M.J. Putney (304 pages) Paperback
18. The Last Little Blue Envelope- Maureen Johnson (280 pages) Hardback
19. The Help- Kathryn Stockett (451 pages) Hardback
20. Confessions of a Call Center Gal- Lisa Lim (296 pages) Kindle
21. A Stolen Life- Jaycee Dugard (288 pages) Kindle
22. Passion- Lauren Kate (420 pages) Hardback
23. Warm Bodies- Isaac Marion AUDIO BOOK
24. Jemima J- Jane Green (416 pages) Paperback
25. Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope- Mary Beth Chapman (288 pages) Kindle
26. Dracula, My Love- Syrie James (457 pages) Paperback
27. Matched- Ally Condie (384 pages) Kindle
28. Crossed- Ally Condie (367 pages) Kindle
29. Shade’s Children- Garth Nix (345 pages) Paperback

Books Read in 2012:

1. Something Blue- Emily Giffin (348 pages) Paperback
2. Bumped- Megan McCafferty (324 pages) KINDLE- (Book Club)
3. The Girl Who Was On Fire- Leah Wilson (210 pages) Paperback
4. Delirium- Lauren Oliver (394 pages) KINDLE (Book Club)
5. The Five Love Languages: Singles Edition- Gary Chapman (249 pages) Paperback
6. The Stoning of Soraya M: A Story of Injustice in Iran – Freidoune Sahebjam; Richard Seaver (translator) (160 pages) KINDLE
7. The Pregnancy Project- Gaby Rodriguez (218 pages) Hardback
8. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo- Stieg Larsson (590 pages) Paperback (Book Club)
9. Silence- Becca Fitzpatrick (438 pages) Hardback
10. Pandemonium- Lauren Oliver (384 pages) KINDLE (Book Club)
11. Uglies- Scott Westerfeld AUDIO BOOK
12. 11/22/63- Stephen King (849 pages) Hardback (Book Club)
13. Pretties- Scott Westerfeld AUDIO BOOK
14. The Shack- William Paul Young (250 pages) Paperback
15. Specials- Scott Westerfeld AUDIO BOOK
16. Extras- Scott Westerfeld AUDIOBOOK
17. The Marriage Pact- MJ Pullen (268 pages) KINDLE (Book Club)
18. The Sookie Stackhouse Companion- Charlaine Harris (461 pages) Hardback
19. The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption- Jim Gorant AUDIOBOOK
20. Deadlocked- Charlaine Harris (327 pages) Hardback
21. The Weight of Silence-Heather Gudenkauf- AUDIOBOOK
22. Thumped- Megan McCafferty (290 pages) Hardback
23. Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy- Donald Kraybill, Steven M Nolt, Devid L Weaver-Zercher AUDIOBOOK
24. These Things Hidden- Heather Gudenkauf AUDIOBOOK
25. Size 12 is Not Fat- Meg Cabot- AUDIOBOOK
26. Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married- Gary Chapman (161 pages) Paperback
27. Size 14 is Not Fat Either- Meg Cabot- AUDIOBOOK
28. Big Boned- Meg Cabot- AUDIOBOOK
29. All Dressed in White: The Irresistible Rise of the American Wedding- Carole McD. Wallace (311 pages) Paperback
30. The Leftovers- Tom Perrotta- AUDIOBOOK
31. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War- Max Brooks- AUDIOBOOK
32. Mr and Miss Anonymous- Fern Michaels- AUDIOBOOK
33. Gone Girl- Gillian Flynn (432 pages) KINDLE (Book Club)
34. Size 12 and Ready to Rock- Meg Cabot (361 pages) Paperback
35. Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope- Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly- AUDIOBOOK
36. Legend- Marie Lu- AUDIOBOOK
37. Robopocalypse- Daniel H. Wilson- AUDIOBOOK
38. The Countess: A Novel of Elizabeth Bathory- Rebecca Johns (284 pages) Paperback
39. Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money- Dave Ramsey (325 pages) Hardback
40. I am the Messenger- Markus Zusak- AUDIO BOOK
41. Love the One You’re With- Emily Giffin- AUDIOBOOK
42. Wedding Cake for Breakfast- various authors- Paperback (244 pages)
43. Wither- Lauren DeStefano- AUDIOBOOK
44. Fever- Lauren DeStefano- AUDIOBOOK
45. Raising Stony Mayhall- Daryl Gregory-Paperback (403 pages)
46. Where We Belong- Emily Giffin- AUDIOBOOK
47. Never Knowing- Chevy Stevens- AUDIOBOOK

The Welsh Healer: A Novel of 15th Century England- Ginger Myrick- KINDLE- Started in 2012

Books Read in 2013:

The Welsh Healer: A Novel of 15th Century England- Ginger Myrick- KINDLE- Started in 2012

1. The Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey- AUDIOBOOK
2. Still Missing- Chevy Stevens- AUDIOBOOK
3. Room- Emma Donoghue- AUDIOBOOK
4. The Last Policeman- Ben H. Winters- Paperback- 316 pages
5. Some Kind of Fairy Tale- Graham Joyce- AUDIOBOOK
6. Remember Me?- Sophie Kinsella- AUDIOBOOK
7. Sever- Lauren DeStefano- Hardback- 371 pages
8. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister- Paperback 368 pages (Book Club)
9. Devastation: Built on Fear 1- Shandy Kurth- KINDLE- 256 pages
10. Heart of the Matter- Emily Giffin- AUDIOBOOK
11. The Eleventh Victim- Nancy Grace- AUDIOBOOK
12. Identical- Ellen Hopkins- AUDIOBOOK
13. Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited- Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein- AUDIO BOOK
14. Inferno- Dan Brown- KINDLE- 480 pages (Book Club)
15. Life Expectancy- Dean Koontz- AUDIOBOOK
16. The Cuckoo’s Calling- Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)- KINDLE- 464 pages (Book Club)
17. The Husband’s Secret- Liane Moriarty- KINDLE- 416 pages (Book Club)
18. Isolation: Built on Fear 2- Shandy Kurth- KINDLE- 252 pages
19. The Maze Runner- James Dashner AUDIOBOOK
20. Alas, Babylon- Pat Frank- AUDIOBOOK
21. Work of Art: Love and Murder in 19th Century New York- Ginger Myrick KINDLE
22. Bringing Elizabeth Home: A Journey of Faith and Hope- Ed and Lois Smart, Laura Morton- AUDIOBOOK
23. Dead Ever After- Charlaine Harris- Hardback- 338 pages
24. Divergent- Veronica Roth- AUDIOBOOK
25. After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse- Hardback- 195 pages
26. Insurgent- Veronica Roth- AUDIOBOOK/KINDLE
27. Sharp Objects- Gillian Flynn- AUDIOBOOK
28. The Last Unicorn- Peter S Beagle- Paperback- 212 pages

Started  in 2013:
The Fifth Wave- Rick Yancey- AUDIOBOOK
How to Study the Bible for Yourself- Tim LaHaye Paperback- 173 pages

Books Read in 2014:

Started in 2013-
The Fifth Wave- Rick Yancey- AUDIOBOOK
How to Study the Bible for Yourself- Tim LaHaye Paperback- 173 pages

1. Night- Elie Weisel- AUDIOBOOK
2. Nelson’s Student Bible Dictionary- A Complete Guide to Understanding the World of the Bible- various authors- Paperback- 275 pages
3. The Chosen One- Carol Lynch Williams- AUDIOBOOK
4. Allegiant- Veronica Roth- KINDLE- 545 pages
5. The Rosie Project- Graeme Simison- KINDLE- 305 pages
6. Hush Little Baby- Suzanne Redfearn- Paperback- 357 pages
7. The Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey- AUDIOBOOK
8. Bridget Jones’s Diary- Helen Fielding- Paperback- 271 pages
9. Matched- Ally Condie- AUDIOBOOK
10. Crossed- Ally Condie- AUDIOBOOK
11. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason- Helen Fielding- Paperback- 337 pages
12. Reached- Ally Condie- AUDIOBOOK
13. Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy- Helen Fielding- Hardback- 386 pages
14. Teardrop- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
15. But For the Grace of God: A Novel of Compassion in a Time of War- Ginger Myrick- KINDLE- 423 pages
16. Type N- Michelle Onuorah- KINDLE 153 pages
17. Defending Jacob- William Landay- AUDIOBOOK
18. Insatiable- A Macabre History of France~ L’Amour: Marie Antoinette- Ginger Myrick- KINDLE- 402 pages
19. Fallen- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
20. The Fault in our Stars-John Green- KINDLE- 337 pages
21. Torment- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
22. Passion- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
23. Indestructible- Aislin Keeley- KINDLE- 307 pages
24. The Story of My Life- Helen Keller- KINDLE-??? Pages
25. Rapture- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
26. Taking Names- Michelle Onuorah- KINDLE- 149 pages
27. Fallen in Love- Lauren Kate- AUDIOBOOK
28. Yellow Star- Jennifer Roy- AUDIOBOOK
29. The Johnstown Girls- Kathleen George-Paperback 335 pages
30. The Lincoln Myth- Steve Berry- AUDIOBOOK
31. Remember Me- Michelle Onuorah- KINDLE- 208 pages
32. I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban- Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb –AUDIOBOOK

Longest Book Read: Allegiant- Veronica Roth- 545 pages

Top Five Books I read in 2014:
1. Type N- Michelle Onuorah
2. Taking Names- Michelle Onuorah
3. Hush Little Baby- Suzanne Redfearn
4. The Fault in Our Stars- John Green
5. The Chosen One- Carol Lynch Williams

Books Read in 2015:

1. The Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey- AUDIOBOOK
2. The Rosie Effect- Graeme Simison- Kindle- 415 pages
3. Winds of Salem- Melissa de la Cruz- AUDIOBOOK
4. Child 44 (Leo Demidov #1)- Tom Rob Smith- Hardback- 436 pages
5. ****15 W. Gibson- Aubree Lane-Kindle- 47 page novella
6. Love Finds You (Helena’s Grove #1)- Ivy Alexander- Kindle- 176 pages
7. The Choice- Robert Whitlow- AUDIOBOOK
8. Jane- Michelle Onuorah- Kindle- 412 pages
9. The Secret Speech (Leo Demidov #2)- AUDIOBOOK
10. Love For Hire (Helena’s Grove #2)- Ivy Alexander- Kindle- 163 pages
11. Love Takes Hold (Helena’s Grove #3)- Ivy Alexander- Kindle- 143 pages
12. Love is Strong (Helena’s Grove #4)- Ivy Alexander- Kindle- 114 pages
13. Love Lives On (Helena’s Grove #5)- Ivy Alexander- Kindle- 102 pages
14. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption- Laura Hillenbrand- AUDIOBOOK
15. The Woman Upstairs- Claire Messud- AUDIOBOOK
16. Agent 6 (Leo Demidov #3) Tom Rob Smith- Hardback- 467 pages
17. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail- Cheryl Strayed- AUDIOBOOK
18. Secrets of a Charmed Life- Susan Meissner- Paperback- 398 pages
19. ****Ruined Sacrifice- Paul Kohler- Kindle- 32 page novella
20. The Last Time We Say Goodbye- Cynthia Hand- Hardback-390 pages
21. The Perfect Witness- Iris Johansen- AUDIOBOOK
22. The Girl on the Train- Paula Hawkins-Kindle- 326 pages
23. Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money- Dave Ramsey- Hardback- 325 pages
24. Save the Date- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK
25. The Pull- Sara V. Zook- Kindle- 130 pages
26. Four: A Divergent Story Collection- Veronica Roth- AUDIOBOOK
27. As Good as Dead- Elizabeth Evans- Hardback- 258 pages (Won on Goodreads)
28. On the Right Side of the Line- Shandy Kurth- Kindle- 176 pages
29. Kitty Genovese- The Murder, The Bystanders, The Crime that Changed America- Kevin Cook- Hardback- 223 pages
30. Shopaholic to the Stars- Sophie Kinsella- AUDIOBOOK
31. Go Set a Watchman- Harper Lee- AUDIOBOOK
32. Atlas Died- Michelle Onuorah- KINDLE- 310 pages
33. Flesh and Blood- Patricia Cornwell- AUDIOBOOK (Won on Book Riot)
34. ****The Okapi Society- R M Lee- KINDLE- 66 pages
35. Sisters In Law: Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the Friendship That Changed Everything – Linda Hirshman- Paperback- 320 pages (Won on Goodreads)
36. The Silkworm- (Cormoran Strike #2)- Robert Galbraith- AUDIOBOOK
37. ****Drunken Fireworks- Stephen King- AUDIOBOOK (novella)
38. Zoo- James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge- Kindle- 417 pages
39. ****Slipping- Shandy Kurth- KINDLE- 59 page novella
40. ****Reading Between the Lines- Anna J. Stewart- Kindle-77 page novella
41. Dead Wake- The Last Crossing of the Lusitania- Erik Larson AUDIOBOOK
42. The Ocean at the End of the Lane-Neil Gaiman- AUDIOBOOK
43. Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3)- Robert Galbraith- Kindle- 512 pages
44. That Night- Chevy Stevens- AUDIOBOOK
45. The New Neighbor- Leah Stewart- Hardback- 288 pages (Won on Goodreads)
46. Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family- Amy Ellis Nutt- Hardback- 279 pages
47. Ladies Night- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK
48. ****The Watcher: Sweet Revenge- Adam Mason- Kindle- 23 pages

Short Stories/novellas read: 7 (one on audio book; they are marked with ****)
Audio Books: 19

Longest Book Read: Career of Evil- Robert Galbraith- 512 pages

Top Books Read (Ones I gave 5 stars):
1. Secrets of a Charmed Life- Susan Meissner
2. Child 44 (Leo Demidov #1)- Tom Rob Smith
3. The Last Time We Say Goodbye- Cynthia Hand
4. Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family- Amy Ellis Nutt
5. Kitty Genovese- The Murder, The Bystanders, The Crime that Changed America- Kevin Cook
6. Jane- Michelle Onuorah

Books read in 2016:

1. ****Yet to Be Determined- John Meany- Kindle- 16 pages
2. Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey- AUDIOBOOK- 3 Discs- 220 minutes
3. The Good Girl- Mary Kubica- Kindle- 352 pages
4. If You Could Be Mine- Sara Farizan- AUDIOBOOK- 5 Discs- 315 minutes
5. Pretty Baby- Mary Kubica- Kindle- 381 pages
6. The Help- Kathryn Stockett- AUDIOBOOK- 15 discs- 18 hours
7. The Weight of Silence- Heather Gudenkauf- Hardback- 373 pages
8. ****Bridget Jones’s Guide to Life- Helen Fielding- Paperback- 55 pages
9. Spring Fever- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK- 12 Discs- 15 hours 30 minutes
10. These Things Hidden- Heather Gudenkauf- Paperback- 337 pages
11. Christmas Bliss- Mary Kay Andrews-AUDIOBOOK- 6 Discs- 7.5 hours
12. One Breath Away- Heather Gudenkauf- Paperback- 370 pages
13. Midnight Clear- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK- 9 Discs- 11 hours
14. ****Little Lies- Heather Gudenkauf- Kindle- 45 pages
15. Little Mercies- Heather Gudenkauf- Paperback- 304 pages
16. Beach Town- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK- 12 discs- 14 hours
17. Change of Scene (prequel to Beach Town)- Mary Kay Andrews- Kindle- 144 pages
18. ****Six Days- Theresa Kay-Kindle- 23 pages
19. ****The Grownup- Gillian Flynn-on phone- 66 pages
20. The Millionaire Mind- Thomas J. Stanley- AUDIOBOOK- 10 discs- 12 hours
21. Missing Pieces- Heather Gudenkauf- Hardback-284 pages
22. Summer Rental- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK- 12 discs- 15 hours
23. Dinner with a Perfect Stranger: An Invitation Worth Considering- David Gregory- Hardback- 100 pages
24. A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy- Sue Klebold- Hardback- 284 pages
25. Deep Dish- Mark Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK- 12 discs- 13.75 hours
26. No Ordinary Life- Suzanne Redfearn- Paperback- 365 pages
27. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender- AUDIOBOOK- 7 discs- 8 hours 36 minutes
28. The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost- Donna Freitas- Kindle- 352 pages
29. The Devil’s Labyrinth- John Saul- AUDIOBOOK- 9 discs- 11 hours
30. Thirteen Reasons Why- Jay Asher- AUDIOBOOK- 5 Discs- 6 hrs 25 min
31. Me Before You- Jojo Moyes- Paperback- 409 pages
32. ****The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card- R Weir- Kindle- 27 pages
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder- Joanne Fluke- AUDIOBOOK- 9 discs- 9 hrs 45 min
34. After You- Jojo Moyes- 352 pages- Paperback
35. Most Wanted- Lisa Scottoline- AUDIOBOOK- 10 discs- 12 hours 30 min
36. My Girl-Jack Jordan- Kindle- 248 pages
37. Now That It’s You- Tawna Fenske- Kindle -314 pages
38. Still Missing- Chevy Stevens- AUDIOBOOK- 8 Discs- 9 hours 13 min
39. Tracking a Shadow: A Jarvis Mann Detective Novel- R Weir- Kindle- 212 pages
40. The Middle Place- Kelly Corrigan- Paperback- 272 pages
41. The Woman in Cabin 10- AUDIOBOOK
42. Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days: Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie- Will Bashor-Kindle- 392 pages
43. The Husband- Dean Koontz- AUDIOBOOK- 8 Discs- 9.5 hours
44. For the Love- Jen Hatmaker- Hardback
45. ****Find Me- E.J. Bennett- Kindle-33 pages
46. The Girls- Emma Cline- AUDIOBOOK- 8 discs- 9 hours 44 min
47. SMAFU: Situation Married All F$” Up- EM Bosso- Kindle 281 pages
48. ***Special Delivery- Lia Fairchild- Kindle- 24 pages
49. Twice as Fatal- R. Weir- Kindle- 232 pages
50. There is Freedom and Power in Transparency- Natalie Thomas- Paperback- 110 pages
51. ***Astray: When Adventure Leads to Horror- Ginny Clyde- Kindle 32 pages
52. The Wonder- Emma Donoghue- AUDIOBOOK- 10 discs- 13 hours
53. The Queen of Blogging- Therese Loreskar – Kindle- 192 pages
54. Always Watching- Chevy Stevens- AUDIOBOOK- 10 Discs- 12 hours 16 minutes
55. Separate Lives – Kathryn Flett- Kindle- 401 pages
56. Room- Emma Donoghue- AUDIOBOOK- 9 discs- 10 hours 52 minutes
57. His Kidnapper’s Shoes- Maggie James- Kindle- 284 pages
58. Happiness is a Commodity- The Behrg- Kindle- 108 pages
59. The Girl With All The Gifts- M.R. Carey- AUDIOBOOK- 13 hours 6 minutes
60. The Second First Time- Elisa Lorello- Kindle- 224 pages
61. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett- Chelsea Sedoti- Kindle- 400 pages
62. In a Dark, Dark Wood- Ruth Ware- AUDIOBOOK- 9.5 hours
63. Operating on Faith- Matt Weber- Kindle- 168 pages
64. My Dad the Magician- Damian Powell- Paperback- 68 pages (children’s book)

Began in 2016: Stop the World- Sherry Mayes

Audio books: 24
Short Stories (****): 9

Book I awarded 5 Stars:

1. My Girl- Jack Jordan
2. Me Before You- Jojo Moyes
3. Still Missing(Audiobook version)- Chevy Stevens
4. The Weight of Silence- Heather Gudenkauf
5. These Things Hidden- Heather Gudenkauf
6. Room (Audiobook version)- Emma Donoghue
7. The Help (Audiobook version)- Kathryn Stockett
8. Missing Pieces- Heather Gudenkauf
9. The Girl with all the Gifts- M.R. Carey
10. The Queen of Blogging- Therese Loreskar
11. SMAFU: Situation Married All F$” Up- EM Bosso
12. His Kidnapper’s Shoes- Maggie James
13. The Happiness Effect- Donna Freitas

Children’s Book- My Dad the Magician- Damian Powell

Books Read in 2017:
The short stories are marked with ****

Started in 2016: Stop the World- Sherry Mayes- Kindle- 216 pages

  1. ****The Caretaker- Dan Klefstad- short story
  2. If I was Your Girl- Meredith Russo- AUDIOBOOK- 6 Discs- 7 hours
  3. Total Money Makeover- Dave Ramsey- AUDIOBOOK- 3 Discs- 220 minutes
  4. Duplicity- Sibel Hodge- Kindle- 316 pages
  5. Ghost Boy- Martin Pistorious- AUDIOBOOK- 6 Discs-7 hours 18 minutes
  6. Behind Her Eyes- Sarah Pinborough- Paperback 306 pages
  7. ****Asteroid Riders: Breaking Hearts and Making Moons-M.R. Pritchard – Kindle- 20 pages
  8. ****Invisible- Billy McLaughlin- Kindle- 31 pages
  9. You Will Know Me- Megan Abbott- AUDIOBOOK- 8 Discs- 9 hours 11 minutes
  10. ****House of Horror- E.J. Bennett- Kindle 28 pages
  11. In Farleigh Field- Rhys Bowen- Paperback-379 pages
  12. ****Where There’s Smoke- Jodi Picoult- Kindle- 40 pages
  13. The Weekenders- Mary Kay Andrews- AUDIOBOOK-12 Discs- 15 hours 25 minutes
  14. Never Let You Go- Chevy Stevens- Hardback- 406 pages
  15. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- Mark Haddon- AUDIOBOOK- 5 discs- 6 hours 15 min
  16. I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend- Martin Short- AUDIOBOOK- 7 discs-8 hours 42 minutes
  17. Tattletale- Sarah J Naughton- Kindle- 336 pages
  18. Zenn Diagram- Wendy Brant- Paperback- 315 pages
  19. Before the Fall-Noah Hawley-AUDIOBOOK- 10 discs- 12 hours 57 minutes
  20. Just a Normal Tuesday- Kim Turrisi- Paperback- 250 pages
  21. Woman of God- James Patterson and Maxine Paeto- AUDIOBOOK- 8 discs- 9 hours 16 minutes
  22. The Best of Adam Sharp- Graeme Simsion- Kindle- 352 pages
  23. Everything Everything- Nicola Yoon- AUDIOBOOK- 6 discs- 6 hours 45 minutes
  24. Textrovert- Lindsey Summers- Paperback- 234 pages
  25. Damaged (Rosato and DiNunzio #4)- Lisa Scottoline- AUDIOBOOK-11 discs-13.5 hours
  26. He Said/She Said- Erin Kelly- Paperback- 390 pages
  27. Accused (Rosato and DiNunzio) #1- Lisa Scottoline- AUDIOBOOK- 9 discs- 11 hours
  28. The Fourth Monkey- J.D. Barker- Paperback-412 pages
  29. The Couple Next Door-Shari Lapena-AUDIOBOOK-7 discs- 8.5 hours
  30. The Chosen One- Carol Lynch Williams- AUDIOBOOK- 5 discs-5.5 hours
  31. One Perfect Lie- Lisa Scottoline- Hardback
  32. Behind Closed Doors- B.A. Paris- Hardback- 293 pages
  33. The Breakdown- B.A. Paris- Paperback- 328 pages
  34. Fight Club- AUDIOBOOK- 5 Discs
  35. The Queen of New Beginnings- Therese Loreskar- Kindle- 271 pages
  36. See What I Have Done- Sarah Schmidt- Kindle- 324 pages
  37. Isolation Junction- Jennifer Gilmour- Paperback- 126 pages
  38. Every Last Lie- Mary Kubica- AUDIOBOOK- 10 discs- 12 hours
  39. The Lost Causes- Alyssa Embree Schwatrz & Jessica Koosed Etting- Paperback- 341 pages
  40. Exposed- Lisa Scottoline- AUDIOBOOK- 8 discs- 9 hours
  41. Letters to the Pianist- S.D. Mayes-Kindle-487 pages
  42. Wonder- R.J. Palacio- AUDIOBOOK- 7 discs- 8 hours 12 min
  43. Kiss Me in New York- Catherine Rider- Paperback 200 pages
  44. Love and Laughter in the time of Chemotherapy- Manjusha Pawagi- Kindle- 288 pages
  45. The Lying Game- Ruth Ware- AUDIOBOOK-11 discs- 13.5 hours
  46. El Deafo- Cece Bell- Graphic Novel-233 pages
  47. Last Call- Jerry Herships- Kindle- 192 pages
  48. ****Dear Aylissa- E.J. Bennett- 5000 word short story
  49. The Radium Girls- Kate Moore- Kindle- 399 Pages
  50. Perfect Imperfections- Taryn Leigh- Paperback- 289 pages
  51. Clipped Wings: Hear Some Stories of Survival- Jennifer Gilmour- Kindle- 148 pages
  52. My Best Friend’s Exorcism- Grady Hendrix- AUDIOBOOK- 10 hours 12 minutes
  53. The Magnolia Story- Chip and Joanna Gaines-AUDIOBOOK-5 hours
  54. The Memory Watcher- Minka Kent-AUDIOBOOK- 8 Hours 47 minutes
  55. The Sisters of Blue Mountain- Karen Katchur- Hardback- 320 pages
  56. The Haunting of Hattie Hastings- Kindle- 90 pages
  57. Tails of Friendship- Sally Grace- photo book-124 pages
  58. ***Solstice-Dan Klefstad- 1600 word short story
  59. The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas- AUDIOBOOK
  60. Anatomy of a Scandal- Sarah Vaughn- Paperback- 394 pages
  61. A Christmas Carol- Charles Dickens- AUDIOBOOK- 3 hours 31 minutes
  62. Jacob T. Marley- R William Bennett- AUDIOBOOK- 4 hours 10 minutes
  63. Santa Claus is for Real- Charles Edward Hall-AUDIOBOOK- 2 hours 28 minutes
  64. Sticky Fingers- JT Lawrence- AUDIOBOOK-4 hours 40 minutes
  65. The Wife Between Us- Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen- Paperback- 352 Pages
  66. Sisters First-Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life- Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush- AUDIOBOOK- 5 discs 6.5 hours

These were the books I awarded 5 stars to in order of preference:

  1. Just A Normal Tuesday- Kim Turrisi
  2. The Fourth Monkey- J.D. Barker
  3. The Couple Next Door- Shari Lapena
  4. Behind Closed Doors- B.A. Paris
  5. The Chosen One- Carol Lynch Williams
  6. Zenn Diagram- Wendy Brant
  7. Perfect Imperfections- Taryn Leigh
  8. Never Let You Go- Chevy Stevens
  9. Clipped Wings- Jennifer Gilmour
  10. Letters to the Pianist- S.D. Mayes
  11. Stop the World- Sherry Mayes (finished in 2017)
  12. If I Was Your Girl- Meredith Russo
  13. The Wife Between Us-Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  14. The Lost Causes- Alyssa Embree Schwatrz & Jessica Koosed Etting
  15. Radium Girls- Kate Moore
  16. The Memory Watcher-Minka Kent
  17. Sisters First-Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life- Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
  18. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime- Mark Haddon
  19. The Queen of New Beginnings-Therese Loreskar

Books read in 2018:
The short stories are marked with ****

  1. Two From the Heart- James Patterson- Audiobook- 5 hours 30 minutes
  2. Grist Mill Road- Christopher J Yates- Paperback- 340 pages
  3. The Sun is also a Star- Niccola Yoon-Audiobook-8 hours
  4. The Mother’s Promise- Sally Hepworth- Paperback- 286 pages
  5. Year One- Nora Roberts- Audiobook- 12 hours 20 minutes
  6. Surprise Me- Sophie Kinsella- Kindle- 432 pages
  7. **The Big Flood (children’s picture book) Paul and Delores Gulley-32 pages
  8. **A Giant Headache (children’s picture book-) Paul and Delores Gulley-32 pages
  9. The One-John Marrs- Paperback- 412 pages
  10. Warcross- Marie Lu- Audiobook- 11 hours 47 minutes
  11. An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division- Dalai Lama XIV- Hardback-113 pages
  12. The Princess Diarist- Carrie Fisher- Audiobook- 5 hours 11 minutes
  13. The Family Next Door- Sally Hepworth-Hardback – 352 pages
  14. Diary of an Adorable Fat Girl- Bernice Bloom- 206 pages
  15. The Dispatcher- John Scalzi- Audible- 2 hours 18 minutes
  16. The Haunting of Hattie Hastings Part 2- Audrey Davis- Kindle- 95 pages
  17. Rebel with a Cupcake- Anna Mainwaring- Paperback- 208 pages
  18. Still Me- Jojo Moyes-AUDIOBOOK-
  19. Someday, Somewhere- Lindsay Champion- Paperback- 270 pages
  20. The Underachieving Ovary- JT Lawrence- Audible- 7 hours 10 minutes
  21. Summer Constellations- Alisha Sevigny
  22. The Space Adventurer’s Guide (children’s picture book)
  23. The Cat Who Ate Christmas (children’s picture book)
  24. Save the Date- Mary Kay Andrews-Audiobook
  25. Whisper-Lynette Noni-Paperback- 312 pages
  26. The Forever Night Stand- Bena Roberts
  27. Scythe- Neal Schusterman-Audiobook
  28. London Hat Hunting Mission(children’s picture book)
  29. Project Semicolon- Amy Bleuel- Paperback-
  30. How to Walk Away- Katherine Center-Paperback- 320 pages
  31. Bring Me Back-B.A. Paris- Paperback -304 pages
  32. Chilling Tales of the Unexpected- Ann Girdharry-Kindle- 200 pages
  33. The Note- Andrew Barrett- Kindle- 80 pages
  34. Ivan:  The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla- Katherine Applegate- Children’s Hardback- 40 pages
  35. Thunderhead- Neal Schusterman-Audiobook- 13 hours 2 minutes
  36. The Lost for Words Bookshop- Stephanie Butland- Paperback-343 pages
  37. The One and Only Ivan- Katherine Applegate- Audiobook-
  38. The Haunting of Hattie Hastings Part 3- Audrey Davis- Kindle-101 pages
  39. Loved Baby-Sarah Philpott- Kindle- 176 pages
  40. Baby Teeth- Zoje Stage- Audiobook
  41. I See Life Through Rose Colored Glasses-Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella –Kindle-352 pages
  42. The Fifth to Die- JD Barker- paperback-544 pages
  43. The Death of Mrs. Westaway- Ruth Ware- Audiobook
  44. Dear Martin- Nic Stone- Audiobook
  45. She was the Quiet One- Michele Campbell- 342 pages
  46. After Nightfall- AJ Banner- Audiobook
  47. I Give You My Heart- Sarah Jane Ford- 314 pages
  48. Evie’s Little Black Book- Hannah Pearl
  49. The Other Woman- Sandie Jones- Audiobook
  50. The Leading Edge of Now- Marci Lyn Curtis- 336 pages
  51. The Little Gate Crasher- Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer- 110 pages
  52. Kiss Me in Paris- Catherine Rider- 216 pages
  53. The Fixer Upper- Mary Kay Andrews- Audiobook
  54. Sadie – Courtney Summers-paperback-311 pages
  55. Me and Me- Alice Kuipers-Paperback- 248 pages
  56. The Flight Attendant- Chris Bohjalian- Audiobook
  57. **Magic O’Clock- L.S.Fellows-Kindle- 16 Pages
  58. **Magical Memories- LS Fellows –Kindle- 27 Pages
  59. Till it Stops Beating- Hannah R Goodman- 216 Pages
  60. Dear Mr Pop Star- Derek and Dave Philpott- 416 Pages
  61. Sticky Fingers 2- JT Lawrence- Audiobook
  62. The Last Wish of Sasha Cade- Cheyanne Young- 312 Pages
  63. **Him with the Beard- Pernille Meldgaard Pedersen- 42 Pages
  64. Sticky Fingers 3- JT Lawrence- Audiobook
  65. **A Very Coco Christmas- Robert Bryndza- 82 Pages
  66. **Lullabye- (Short Story) Audiobook
  67.  **Do Bugs Wear Shoes? And Other Silly Questions- Addie Broussard- 36 pages (children’s picture book)
  68. **A Spooky Tale- Sue Wickstead- 40 pages (children’s picture book)
  69. **Christmas Spirit- Nicola May- 58 pages
  70. Coco Pinchard’s Must-Have Toy Story- Robert Bryndza- Kindle- 144 pages
  71. Wildcard- Marie Lu- Hardback- 352 pages
  72. A Good Night for Shooting Zombies- Jaco Jacobs- Kindle- 160 pages
  73. **Harold and the Poopy Little Puppy-Ellie Crowe- 26 pages (children’s book)
  74. Kids, Camels, & Cairo- Jill Dobbe- Kindle- 168 pages
  75. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine- Gail Honeyman-Audiobook
  76. Time to Refresh: a 21 Day Devotional to Renew Your Mind After Being Laid Off, Fired, or Sidelined- Karen Brown Tyson- Kindle- 78 pages
  77. The Gift that I can Give- Kathie Lee Gifford- 26 pages (children’s picture book)
  78. Dumplin’- Julie Murphy- AUDIOBOOK
  79. Gather -Round the Sound- complication- AUDIOBOOK
  80. Adorable Fat Girl and the Mysterious Invitation- Bernice Bloom- Kindle- 175 Pages
  81. An American Family- Jackson Baer- Audiobook
  82. Capital Gaines- Chip Gaines- Audiobook
  83. Life After Death- Jackson Baer- Audiobook
  84. The Worst Class Trip Ever- Dave Berry-Audiobook
  85.  Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda- Becky Albertalli- Audiobook
  86. An Anonymous Girl- Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen- arc- 384 pages
  87. The Lock- Andrew Barrett- Kindle- 122 Pages

My top 10 reads of 2018:

  1. Scythe/Thunderhead- Neal Schusterman
  2. The One- John Marrs
  3. Year One-Nora Roberts
  4. The Sun is also a Star- Nicola Yoon
  5. How to Walk Away- Katherine Center
  6. Warcross- Marie Lu
  7. Dear Martin- Nic Stone
  8. The Last Wish of Sasha Cade- Cheyenne Young
  9. The Underachieving Ovary- JT Lawrence
  10. I Give You My Heart-SarahJane Ford

Longest Book Read: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman- 504 pages

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