Books Read

This list was started with books that I have read since starting this Blog in November of 2012.  Since I don’t always review evey book I read, though I list every book I read (in case you want a recommendation), the books reviewed include a link to the review.

Happy Reading!

November and December 2012

The Book Thief    by Markus Zusak

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments, book 1)    by Cassandra Clare

Iced (Dani O’Malley Series 1) by Karen Marie Moning

Island of the Blue Dolphins     by Scott O’Dell

The Kingmaker’s Daughter (The Cousins War, book 4)   By Philippa Gregory (Audio Book)

The Perfect Hope  by Nora Roberts (read the first 2 books prior to starting blog, all 3 are reviewed here)

2013 Reading Challenge: 52 books in a year.

1. Witch by Christopher Pike

2. Time of Death by J.D. Robb

3. Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr

4. The Last Lion 1: Visions of Glory 1874-1932 by William Raymond Manchester

5. The Last Christmas Card  by Laura Briggs

6. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

7. Morrigan’s Cross by Nora Roberts

8. Dance of the Gods by Nora Roberts

9. Valley of Silence by Nora Roberts

10. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson

11. The Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts

12. Tears of the Moon by Nora Roberts

13. A Year in the Village of Eternity by Tracey Lawson

14. the Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots by Carolly Erickson

15. The Secret Lives of Dresses by Erin McKean

16. Heart of the Sea by Nora Roberts

17. Night and Day by Robert B. Parker

18. Kiss of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning

19. Dies the Fire by S.M Sterling

20. Delusion in Death by J.D.Robb

21. Where’d ya go, Bernadette  by Maria Semple

22. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

23. the Dark Highlander by Karen Marie Moning

24. Keeping Bees by Ashley English

25. City of Ashes  (Mortal Instruments book 2) by Cassandra Clare

26. A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodwiss

27. The Botticelli Secret by Marina Fiorta

28. Naked in Death by J.D. Robb

29. Glory in Death by J.D. Robb

30. Rapture in Death by J.D Robb

31. Holiday in Death by J.D Robb

32. Born in Death by J.D. Robb

33. All Roads Lead to Austen: A Yearlong Journey with Jane by Amy Elizabeth Smith

34. Immortal in Death by J.D.Robb

35. Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

36. The Great Gatsby  by F.Scott Fitzgerald

37. Vampire Diaries: The Awakening and The Struggle  by L.J. Smith

38. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Audio Book

39. Leaving Blue Bayou by JoAnn Ross

40. Everybody’s Daughter  by Michael John Sullivan

41. Napoleon’s Privates by Tony Perrottet

42. Cruising Altitude by Heather Poole

43. Vampire Diaries: The Fury and Dark Reunion by L.J. Smith

44. City of Glass (Mortal Instruments 3) by Cassandra Clare

45. Raising Dairy Goats by Storey’s Guide

46. Before Versailles: A Novel of Louis XIV by Karleen Koen

47. The Trolley Car Family

48. Romeo Redeemed by Stacey Jay

49. UnEnchanted: An Unfortunate Fairy Tale by Chanda Hahn

50. William Shakespeare’s Star War: Verily, A New Hope by Ian Doescher

51. The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride by Daniel James Brown

52. Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

53. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

54. The Witches Daughter by Paula Brackston

55. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

56. Night of Cake and Puppets by Laini Taylor  (Novella, tie in with the The Daughter of Smoke and Bone)

57. Dark Witch: Book one of the Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy by Nora Roberts

58. Home in Time for Christmas by Heather Graham

59. Sad Santa by Tad Carpenter

60. Confessions of Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey

2014 unoffically attempting 75 books

1-4. The Bride Quartet Series by Nora Roberts (for the second time)

5. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

6. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke (January book club selection)

7. The Midwife’s Here; the Enchanting Story of Britain’s Longest Serving Midwife by Linda Fairly

8. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

9. Divergent (book 1) by Veronica Roth

10. 1000 White Woman: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus

11. Pivot Point (#1) by Kasie West

12. Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin

13. Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgergald by Therese Ann Fowler (February’s Book Club Selection)

14. Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth

15. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind (Miss Julia #1) by Ann B. Ross

16. Without You By Nora Roberts (two books from the 80’s republished)

17. Twilight with the Infamous Earl by Alexandra Hawkins

18. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (March Book Club Selection)

19. Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

20. Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman  (April Book Club Selection)

21. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

22. White Horses by Alice Hoffman

23. Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

24. The Forgoten Garden by Kate Morton  (May Book Club Selection)

25. Shadow Queen By Sandra Gulland

26. Life of the Party: Stories of A Perpetual Man Child by Bert Kreischer (audio)

27. Allegiant (book 3 of Divergent series) by Veronica Roth

28. Let’s Pretend this Never Happened by Jenny Lawson (June Book Club Slection)

29.Shadowspell (Book 2 in the Cousin O’Dwyer Series) by Nora Roberts

30. The Secret Life of William Shakespeare by Jude Morgan

31. Days of Blood and Starlight (Book #2) by Laini Taylor

32. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page

33.The Midnight Witch by Paula Brackston

34. Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Book #3) by Laini Taylor

35. The Time Travelers (Book 1) by Linda Archer-Buckley

36. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

37. If I Stay by Gayle Forman

38. Where She Went by Gayle Forman

39.Concealed in Death by JD Robb

40. The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer by Lucy Weston

41. What a Girl Wants (Audio Book) by Lindsey Kelk

42. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

43. Kiss of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning

44. The Dark Highlander by Karen Marie Moning

45. A Little Night Magic by Lucy March

46. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

47. Dear Lizzie by Annie Lyons

48. Dying to Forget by Trish Marie Dawson

49. Dyingto Remember by Trish Marie Dawson

50. Blood Magick (book 3 of Cousin O’Dwyer) by Nora Roberts

51. Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

52. Holiday in Death by JD Robb

53-56. reread of the Bride Quartet by Nora Roberts

57. Everything I Needed to Know I learned From a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow

58. 13 Little Blue Envelopes

59. The Night Before Christmas

60. The Highland Dragon’s Lady by Isabel Cooper


2015 PopSugar Reading Challenge  and Other Books I read this Year

1. Strong Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty #1) By Alice Duncan

2. Fine Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty #2) By Alice Duncan

3. The Union Street Bakery by Mary Ellen Taylor

4. City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments #4) By Cassandra Clare

5. Memory in Death JD Robb

6. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

7. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson

8. The Sum of All Kisses By Julia Quinn

9. Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall

10. The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy by Julia Quinn







One thought on “Books Read

  1. […] that regard?  This gal is on book 12 at the 10 week mark. You can check out my list of read books here.  Honestly that’s farther than I thought that I would be, since I mostly read on my lunch […]

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