Sunday, January 10, 2016

Books Read in 2016

  1. Frisk Me by Lauren Layne
  2. Nobody but You by Jill Shalvis
  3. The Accidental Athlete: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age by John Bingham
  4. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  5. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  6. Cuff Me by Lauren Layne
  7. The Martian by Andy Weir
  8. Reckless by Kimberly Kincaid
  9. One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates
  10. Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
  11. Haunted Destiny by Heather Graham
  12. The Lake House by Kate Morton
  13. The Bride by Julie Garwood
  14. Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
  15. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Books Read in 2015

  1. Cowboys for Christmas by
  2. I've Got My Duke to Keep Me Warm by Kelly Bowen
  3. Christmas at Carriage Hill by Carla Neggers
  4. Echo Lake by Carla Neggers
  5. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mendel
  6. Something True by Karelia Stetz-Waters
  7. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Bosch
  8. The Man Who Killed Kennedy by Roger Stone
  9. Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson
  10. Fire Me Up by Kimberly Kincaid
  11. Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs
  12. The Cowboy's Valentine by Patricia Alward
  13. Tribute by Nora Roberts
  14. First Time in Forever by Sarah Morgan
  15. Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
  16. The Dead Play On by Heather Graham
  17. Still the One by Jill Shalvis
  18. Part Time Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  19. Brokedown Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  20. The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly by Matt McCarthy
  21. The Smartest Kids in the World
  22. Shoulda Been A Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  23. Summer on Lovers Island by Donna Alward
  24. What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam
  25. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  26. Just One Taste by Kimberly Kincaid
  27. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
  28. Phantom Evil by Heather Graham
  29. Head Case by Cole Cohen
  30. The Forgotten by Heather Graham
  31. The Silenced by Heather Graham
  32. First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
  33. Second Grave to the Left by Darynda Jones
  34. The Hidden by Heather Graham
  35. Blood on the Table by Colin Evans
  36. Forensics by Val McDermid
  37. My Year of Running Dangerously by Tom Foreman
  38. The Liar by Nora Roberts
  39. Bad News Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  40. Obsession in Death by JD Robb
  41. Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis
  42. The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone
  43. All I Want by Jill Shalvis
  44. Love Irresistibly by Julie James
  45. Some Kind of Wonderful by Sarah Morgan
  46. It Happened One Wedding by Julie James
  47. Heartsong Cottage by Emily March
  48. Christmas at Evergreen Inn by Donna Alward
  49. Suddenly One Summer by Julie James
  50. My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis
  51. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  52. You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
  53. When the Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare
  54. Steal Me by Lauren Layne
  55. Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Books Read in 2014

  1. The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn
  2. She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgewick
  3. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean
  4. Dark Tide by Susan Sleeman
  5. Delusion in Death by JD Robb
  6. Incognito by Andrea Raynor
  7. Her Rancher Rescuer by Donna Alward
  8. White Cat by Holly Black
  9. Delancey by Molly Wizenburg
  10. When We Met by Susan Mallery
  11. The House on Blackberry Hill by Donna Alward
  12. Struck by Genius by Jason Padgett
  13. Pope Awesome by Cari Donaldson
  14. Terese, Faustina and Bernadette by Elizabeth Ficocelli
  15. Calculated in Death by JD Robb
  16. Before We Kiss by Susan Mallery
  17. Suddenly Last Summer by Sarah Morgan
  18. The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner
  19. The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin 
  20. Her Kind of Trouble by Sarah Mayberry
  21. Train Like a Mother by Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea
  22. Run Like a Motherby Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea
  23. The Beekeeper's Ball by Susan Wiggs
  24. Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits by Mary Jane Hathaway
  25. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
  26. On Sunset Beach by Mariah Stewart
  27. Once Tasted by Laura Moore
  28. The Texan's Baby by Donna Alward
  29. The Texan's Cowgirl Bride by Trish Milburn
  30. Things a Little Bird Told Me by Biz Stone
  31. The Texan's Little Secret by Barbara White Daille
  32. It's In His Kiss by Jill Shalvis
  33. He's So Fine by Jill Shalvis
  34. The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
  35. One in a Million by Jill Shalvis
  36. The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman
  37. Think Like a Freak by by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  38. The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan
  39. Maybe This Christmas by Sarah Morgan
  40. Talk Sweetly to Me by Courtney Milan
  41. Burned by Sarah Morgan
  42. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
  43. The Texan's Twins by Pamela Britton
  44. Swan Point by Sherryl Woods
  45. The Texan's Surprise Son by Cathy McDavid
  46. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
  47. Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
  48. Christmas at Seashell Cottage by Donna Alward
  49. Night Marked by Patricia Briggs
  50. Flirting with French by William Alexander
  51. Stirring Up Trouble by Kimberly Kincaid
  52. What If? by Randall Munroe
  53. Merry Christmas Baby by Jill Shalvis
  54. Thankless in Death by JD Robb
  55. Blood Magick by Nora Roberts
  56. Concealed in Death by JD Robb
  57. Festive in Death by JD Robb
  58. Too Friendly to Date by Nicole Helm

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Books Read in 2013

  1. The Other Side of Us by  Sarah Mayberry
  2. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  3. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
  4. Wild For the Sheriff by Kathleen O'Brien 
  5. Zeus: King of the Gods by George O'Connor YA Graphic Novel
  6. Too Wicked to Wed by Cara Elliot 
  7. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
  8. South Dakota Outlaws & Scofflaws by John Andrews, Bernie Hunhoff
  9. The Lady Most Willing by Julia Quinn, Eloisa James and Connie Brockway 
  10. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  11. A Good American by Alex George
  12. All He Ever Desired by Shannon Stacey 
  13. Back to the Good Fortune Diner by Vicki Essex
  14. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  15. Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
  16. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  17. Marrying the Royal Marine by Carla Kelly
  18. The House on Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  19. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  20. Marrying the Captain by Carla Kelly
  21. The Surgeon's Wife by Carla Kelly 
  22. All He Ever Dreamed by Shannon Stacey 
  23. The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson 
  24. A Week to be Wicked by Tessa Dare
  25. American Savage by Dan Savage 
  26. A Lady by Midnight by Tessa Dare
  27. A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare
  28. Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa Dare
  29. Beauty and the Blacksmith by Tessa Dare
  30. Once Upon a Winter's Eve by Tessa Dare
  31. The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
  32. The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan
  33. A Kiss for Midwinter by Courtney Milan
  34. The World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Harnagrane
  35. Undone by Shannon Richard
  36. It Had to Be You by Jill Shalvis
  37. The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan
  38. This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
  39. Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols 
  40. Big Sky Christmas by C.J. Carmichael
  41. A Most Devilish Rogue by Ashlyn MacNamara
  42. Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts
  43. Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts
  44. A Weaver Beginning by Allison Leigh
  45. Always on my Mind by Jill Shalvis
  46. What Happens Between Friends by Beth Andrews 
  47. His Christmas Sweetheart by Cathy McDavid
  48. Face the Fire by Nora Roberts
  49. Louder Than Love by Jessica Topper 
  50. Always on My Mind by Jill Shalvis
  51. Vision in White by Nora Roberts
  52. Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts 
  53. Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
  54. Happily Ever After by Nora Roberts
  55. Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas
  56. Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi
  57. To All the Rakes I've Loved Before by Anne Barton 
  58. Once She Was Tempted by Anne Barton
  59. Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery
  60. A Fool's Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery
  61. The Conquest by Edith Layton
  62. Treachery in Death by JD Robb
  63. New York to Dallas by JD Robb
  64. Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas
  65. Just One Kiss by Susan Mallery
  66. A Christmas to Remember by Jill Shalvis, etc.
  67. Sleigh Bells in the Snow by Sarah Morgan
  68. His Uptown Girl by Liz Talley
  69. Two of a Kind by Susan Mallery
  70. The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan
  71. Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis
  72. Dark Witch by Nora Roberts
  73. Celebrity in Death by JD Robb

Books read in 2013- Mike's List

  1. Columbine by Dave Cullen
  2. The Amber Room by Steve Berry
  3. The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
  4. The Romanov Prophecy by Steve Berry 
  5. The Third Secret by Steve Berry
  6. The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry
  7. The Last Threshold by RA Salvatore
  8. The Alexandria Link by Steve Berry 
  9. The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry 
  10. The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry
  11. A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson 
  12. The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry
  13. The Emperor's Tomb by Steve Berry 
  14. The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry  
  15. The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry
  16. Bomb by Steve Sheinkin
  17.  Fragments by Dan Wells
  18. The Summer of Beer and Whiskey
  19. Breath of God
  20. Taken by Eric Bowman 
  21. The Companions by R.A. Salvatore

Friday, December 28, 2012

Books Read in 2006

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate new-to-me authors.

  1. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell*
  2. To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
  3. Marley and Me by John Grogan*
  4. The Secret by Julie Garwood
  5. Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres*
  6. Change Me into Zeus' Daughter by Barbara Robinette Moss*
  7. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp*
  8. Leave me Alone, I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan*
  9. Girl Meets God by Lauren Winner*
  10. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion*
  11. Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren Winner*
  12. Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Pubner*
  13. Memory in Death by JD Robb
  14. Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert*
  15. The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr
  16. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs*
  17. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
  18. Squeeze Play by Kate Angell*
  19. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris*
  20. Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner*
  21. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  22. I Do (But I Don't) by Cara Lockwood*
  23. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
  24. Save Karyn by Karyn Bosnak*
  25. The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio by Terry Ryan*
  26. On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn
  27. She's No Princess by Laura Lee Guhrke
  28. The Good, The Bad and the Undead by Kim Harrison
  29. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
  30. Bite by Laurell K Hamilton, et al.
  31. An Italian Affair by Laura Fraser*
  32. The Art of Undressing by Stephanie Lehmann*
  33. Holy Cow by Sarah MacDonald*
  34. Something Borrowed by Emily Griffin*
  35. The Wisdom of Big Bird by Caroll Spinney*
  36. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich
  37. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink*
  38. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
  39. Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
  40. A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi*
  41. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
  42. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison
  43. Shakespeare's Trollop by Charlaine Harris

Books Read in 2005

In April of 2005 my first child was born.

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. A Woman Scorned by Liz Carlyle*
  2. Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach*
  3. A Woman of Virtue by Liz Carlyle
  4. Hard Labor by Susan L Diamond*
  5. Stiff by Mary Roach*
  6. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder*
  7. Condensed Knowledge by Will Pearson
  8. Survivor in Death by JD Robb
  9. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell*
  10. Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison*
  11. Baby Laughs by Jenny McCarthy
  12. The Opposite of Fate by Amy Tan
  13. Lady in Red by Karen Hawkins
  14. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant*
  15. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
  16. The Outsiders by SE Hinton
  17. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro*
  18. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling
  19. It's in His Kiss by Julia Quinn
  20. Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
  21. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd*
  22. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
  23. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl*
  24. Origin in Death by JD Robb
  25. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  26. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini*
  27. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey*
  28. A Prayer for Owen Meany*
  29. The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J Maartin Troost*
  30. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier*
  31. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas
  32. A Dog Year by Jon Katz*

Books Read in 2004

In 2004 I got pregnant with my first child, and the fall of that year was full of a lot of nothing except napping.

Books listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. Key of Light by Nora Roberts
  2. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser*
  3. Key of Knowledge by Nora Roberts
  4. Key of Valor by Nora Roberts
  5. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown*
  6. Heartbreak Hotel by Anne Rivers Siddons
  7. Divided in Death by JD Robb
  8. The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas*
  9. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain*
  10. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
  11. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke*
  12. Guilty Pleasures by Laure Lee Guhrke
  13. The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare by Lilian Jackson Braun *
  14. Stress and the City by Stephanie Rowe*
  15. Hot Stuff by Elaine Fox*
  16. McCarthy's Bar by Pete McCarthy*
  17. Lady Whistledown Strikes Back by Julia Quinn, et all
  18. The Life of Reilly by Rick Reilly*
  19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling
  20. When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn
  21. Belly Laughs by Jenny McCarthy*
  22. Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism by Paul Collins*
  23. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden*
  24. Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
  25. Queen of the Turtle Derby by Julia Reed*
  26. Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince Hughes*
  27. Baby Catcher by Peggy Vincent*
  28. River of Fire by Mary Jo Putney*
  29. Kate Remembered by A Scott Berg*
  30. Visions in Death by JD Robb
  31. You Make Me Feel Like an Unnatural Woman by Judith Newman*
  32. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas
  33. His Every Kiss by Laura Lee Guhrke
  34. Saving Grace by Julie Garwood
  35. The Best American Travel Writing 2000 ed by Bill Bryson
  36. Afterwords: Stories from 9/11 and Beyond
  37. Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott
  38. The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine

Books Read in 2003

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. Milk and Honey by Faye Kellerman
  2. Day of Atonement by Faye Kellerman
  3. False Prophet by Faye Kellerman
  4. Survival of the Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman*
  5. Grievous Sin by Faye Kellerman
  6. The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown by Julia Quinn, et al.
  7. The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver*
  8. Portrait in Death by JD Robb
  9. The Coffin Dancer by Jeffrey Deaver
  10. Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypas
  11. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver*
  12. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K Hamilton
  13. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K Hamilton
  14. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K Hamilton
  15. Moonlit by Emma Jensen
  16. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  17. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K Hamilton
  18. Bloody Bones by Laurell K Hamilton
  19. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling
  20. To Sir Phillip with Love by Julia Quinn
  21. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg*
  22. Everything and the Moon by Julia Quinn
  23. Brighter than the Sun by Julia Quinn
  24. A Belated Bride by Karen Hawkins
  25. The Killing Dance by Laurell K Hamilton
  26. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus*
  27. Burnt Offerings by Laurell K Hamilton
  28. Imitation in Death by JD Robb
  29. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  30. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer*
  31. Beautiful Child by Torey Hayden
  32. The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston*
  33. Everything I Ever Wanted by Jo Goodman
  34. Witch's Sister by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor*
  35. The Summons by John Grisham
  36. Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich*
  37. The Best American Essays 2002 ed by Stephen Jay Gould
  38. Confederacy of Silence by Richard Rubin*
  39. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon*
  40. Murder Between the Covers by Elaine Viets*

Books Read in 2002

2002 was a life changing year for me. I got divorced and moved across the country. Mike and I moved in together in August 2002.

Books are listed in the order read. Asterisks indicate a new-to-me author.

  1. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  2. The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
  3. The Hours After: Letters of Love and Longing in War's Aftermath by Gerda Weissman Klein*
  4. Shelter in a Soldiers Arms by Susan Mallery
  5. The Abduction of Julia by Karen Hawkins*
  6. Reunion in Death by JD Robb
  7. Love Stories of WWII by Larry King*
  8. Couplehood by Paul Reiser*
  9. A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle*
  10. All About Passion by Stephanie Laurens
  11. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nash*
  12. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
  13. Sentimental Journey by Jill Barnett
  14. The Seduction of Sara by Karen Hawkins
  15. A Wolverine is Eating My Leg by Tim Cahill
  16. Naked Came the Phoenix by Marcia Talley, et al
  17. Entwined by Emma Jensen*
  18. Wild Thoughts from Wild Places by David Quammen*
  19. Unbreak My Heart by Teresa Hill
  20. Face the Fire by Nora Roberts
  21. The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
  22. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris*
  23. Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
  24. Of Cats and Kings by Clare de Vries*
  25. Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
  26. A Perfect Evil by Alex Kava*
  27. Touching Evil by Kay Hooper*
  28. The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman*
  29. Purity in Death by JD Robb
  30. Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris*
  31. Fallen by Emma Jensen
  32. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt*
  33. The Forgotten by Faye Kellerman*
  34. The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman
  35. Sacred and Profane by Faye Kellerman
  36. Void Moon by Michael Connelly*
  37. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story by Christopher Moore*
  38. Violets are Blue by James Patterson
  39. The Fabulous Girl's Guide to Decorum by Kim Izzo and Ceri Marsh*
  40. Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
  41. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  42. Another Fine Myth/ Myth Conceptions by Robert Asprin