Books Read in 2015

books read - 2015

Check out my titles, authors, and details of the books read each month for 2015.

JANUARY 2015:

1.     After Birth, by Elisa Albert – 194 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 1/30/15

2.   All Day and a Night, by Alafair Burke – 350 pages – (murder mystery/legal thriller) – 1/28/15

3.   Betrayed (e-book), by Lisa Scottoline – 343 pages – (mystery/legal thriller) – 1/10/15

4.   Call Me Zelda, by Erika Robuck – 319 pages – (historical fiction) 1/18/15

5.   Catch Me, by Lisa Gardner – 385 pages – (murder mystery/series) – 1/27/15

6.   Cinderella Murder, The, by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke – 303 pages – (murder mystery) – 1/1/15 (First Book of 2015)

7.   Escape Artist, The (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain – 391 pages -(contemporary fiction) – 1/29/15

8.   I Love You More (e-book), by Jennifer Murphy – 297 pages – (mystery/murder) – 1/5/15

9.   Look of Love, The (e-book), by Sarah Jio – 286 pages – (romance) – 1/12/15

10. Murderer’s Daughters, The (e-book), by Randy Susan Meyers – 310 pages – (historical fiction) – 1/20/15

11. One Step Too Far, by Tina Seskis – 285 pages – (psychological thriller) – 1/2/15

12. Perfect Mother, The (e-book), by Nina Darnton – 239 pages – (murder mystery) – 1/15/15

13.  Small Indiscretion, A, by Jan Ellison – 318 pages – (historical fiction) – 1/7/15

14.  Still Life (e-book), by Louise Penny – 312 pages – (murder mystery) – 1/22/15

15. Tempting Fate (e-book), by Jane Green – 343 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 1/14/15

16. Trust No One (e-book), by Jayne Ann Krentz – 327 pages – (romantic suspense) – 1/24/15

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BOOKS READ IN JANUARY 2015 –   16

PAGES READ IN JANUARY 2015 –   5002

BOOKS READ YTD:                               16

FAVORITE FICTION READ:  Catch Me, by Lisa Gardner

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FEBRUARY 2015:

1.     After the Party (e-book), by Lisa Jewell – 445 pages – (contemporary romance) – 2/18/15

2.    Copper Beach, by Jayne Ann Krentz – 324 pages – (romantic suspense/dark legacy) – 2/5/15

3.    Day We Met, The, by Rowan Coleman – 322 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/24/15

4.   Fangirl (e-book), by Rainbow Rowell – 438 pages – (NA/Contemporary fiction) – 2/1/15

5.    Girl on the Train, The (e-book), by Paula Hawkins – 326 pages – (psychological thriller) – 2/7/15

6.     Nell (e-book), by Nancy Thayer – 386 pages – (women’s fiction) – 2/14/15

7.    One Plus One (e-book), by JoJo Moyes – 369 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/11/15

8.    Second Life, by S. J. Watson – 415 pages – (psychological thriller) – 2/25/15

9.    Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes, The (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain – 490 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 2/9/15

10.  Three Days to Forever, by Lauren Carr – 461 pages – (murder mystery/political thriller) – 2/16/15

11.    Victims, by Jonathan Kellerman – 419 pages  – (mystery) – 2/3/15

12.  Way Life Should Be, The, (e-book), by Christina Baker Kline – 261 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/27/15

13. Wednesday Group, The, by Sylvia True – 278 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/6/15

14.  What the Dead Know (e-book), by Laura Lippman – 370 pages – (suspense/murder mystery) – 2/22/15

15.  You Can Trust Me, by Sophie McKenzie – 326 pages – (thriller/murder mystery) – 2/20/15

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BOOKS READ IN FEBRUARY 2015 –   15

PAGES READ IN FEBRUARY 2015 –   5,630

BOOKS READ YTD:                              31

FAVORITE FICTION READ: The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes, by Diane Chamberlain

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MARCH 2015:

1.     Amherst, by William Nicholson – 283 pages – (historical fiction) – 3/3/15

2.     Baltimore Blues (e-book), by Laura Lippman – 369 pages – (mystery) – 3/3/15

3.    Crazy Love You (e-book), by Lisa Unger – 336 pages – (contemporary thriller) – 3/1/15

4.     Fear Nothing (e-book), by Lisa Gardner – 407 pages – (psychological suspense thriller) – 3/6/15

5.     First Wife, The (e-book), by Erica Spindler – 341 pages – (suspense thriller) – 3/18/15

6.     Hush Hush (e-book), by Laura Lippman – 293 pages – (suspense/mystery) – 3/14/15

7.     In the Blood (e-book), by Lisa Unger – 340 pages – (suspense thriller) – 3/20/15

8.     My Dearest Friend (e-book), by Nancy Thayer – 352 pages – (women’s fiction) – 3/7/15

9.     One That Got Away, The, by Bethany Chase – 312 pages – (romance) – 3/31/15

10.   Someone Is Watching, by Joy Fielding – 364 pages – (suspense thriller) – 3/25/15

11.   Summer Secrets, by Jane Green – 308 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/27/15

12.    Ugly Love (e-book), by Colleen Hoover – 322 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/29/15

13.   Under a Silent Moon (e-book), by Elizabeth Haynes – 352 pages – (mystery/suspense) – 3/12/15

14.    What I Remember Most, by Cathy Lamb – 486 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/24/15

15.   What You Left Behind, by Samantha Hayes – 309 pages- (psychological thriller) – 3/10/15

16.    Where They Found Her, by Kimberly McCreight – 324 pages – (mystery) – 3/15/15

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BOOKS READ IN MARCH 2015 –   16

PAGES READ IN MARCH 2015 –   5,498

BOOKS READ YTD:                            47

FAVORITE FICTION READ:   Hush Hush, by Laura Lippman

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APRIL 2015:

1.      Blueprints, by Barbara Delinsky – 405 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/6/15

2.     Children’s Crusade, The (e-book), by Ann Packer, 448 pages – (historical fiction) – 4/15/15

3.     Comfort of Lies, The (e-book), by Randy Susan Meyers – 323 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/1/15

4.     Daughter, The (e-book), by Jane Shemilt – 341 pages – (contemporary fiction/suspense) – 4/28/15

5.     Denim Blue Sea, The, by Joanne DeMaio – 359 pages –  (contemporary fiction) – 4/4/15

6.     Did You Ever Have a Family, by Bill Clegg – 293 pages – (literary fiction) – 4/8/15

7.      Goldberg Variations, by Susan Isaacs – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/18/15

8.      Guest Cottage, The, by Nancy Thayer – 336 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/21/15

9.      How to Start a Fire, by Lisa Lutz – 337 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 4/13/15

10.    Idea of Love, The, by Patti Callahan Henry – 239 pages – (romance) – 4/25/15

11.    Inside the O’Briens (e-book), by Lisa Genova – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/17/15

12.    Lacy Eye, by Jessica Treadway – 339 pages – (psychological study/mystery) – 4/11/15

13.     Last One Home, by Debbie Macomber – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/21/15

14.    Night Night, Sleep Tight (e-book), by Hallie Ephron – 304 pages – (thriller) – 4/27/15

15.   Precious Thing (e-book), by Colette McBeth – 300 pages – (mystery/thriller) – 4/9/15

16.    Royal We, The (e-book), by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan – 464 pages (contemporary fiction) – 4/20/15

17.    Spool of Blue Thread, A (e-book), by Anne Tyler – 358 pages – (literary fiction) – 4/24/15

18.    Wife-in-Law, by Haywood Smith – 369 pages – (Southern fiction) – 4/29/15

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BOOKS READ IN APRIL 2015 –   18

PAGES READ IN APRIL 2015 –   6,207

BOOKS READ YTD:                 65

FAVORITE FICTION READ:   Tied:   Lacy Eye, by Jessica Treadway; A Spool of Blue Thread, by Anne Tyler

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MAY 2015:

1.    As Night Falls (e-book), by Jenny Milchman – 384 pages – (suspense thriller) – 5/5/15

2.    Bittersweet, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore – 381 pages – (literary fiction) – 5/18/15

3.    Black-Eyed Susans (e-book), by Julia Heaberlin – 368 pages – (suspense thriller) – 5/22/15

4.   Daughters-in-Law , by Joanna Trollope – 319 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/28/15

5.    Eat the Document (e-book), by Dana Spiotta – 289 pages – (historical fiction) – 5/10/15

6.    Every Fifteen Minutes (e-book), by Lisa Scottoline – 432 pages – (suspense thriller) – 5/19/15

7.    Guilt, by Jonathan Kellerman – 378 pages – (mystery) – 5/15/15

8.    Hypnotist’s Love Story, The (e-book) 414 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/27/15

9.    Lake Season, The (e-book), by Hannah McKinnon – 384 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/25/15

10.  Liar, The (e-book), by Nora Roberts – 501 pages – (romantic suspense) – 5/23/15

11.  Life You’ve Imagined, The, by Kristina Riggle – 334 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/8/15

12.  Little Black Lies (e-book), by Sandra Block – 329 pages – (suspense/mental illness) – 5/16/15

13.  Never Tell a Lie (e-book), by Hallie Ephron – 276 pages – (suspense thriller) – 5/2/15

14.  Secrets She Keeps, The (e-book), by Deb Caletti – 352 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 5/12/15

15.  Shore, The, by Sara Taylor – 304 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 5/21/15

16. Sound of Glass, The (e-book), by Karen White – 432 pages – (Southern Fiction) – 5/1/15

17. Third Wife, The (e-book), by Lisa Jewell – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/3/15

18.  Those Girls (e-book), by Chevy Stevens – 384 pages – (contemporary fiction/suspense) – 5/7/15

19.   Woman Upstairs, The (e-book), by Claire Messud – 301 pages – (literary fiction) – 5/30/15

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BOOKS READ IN MAY 2015 –   19

PAGES READ IN MAY 2015 –    6,914

BOOKS READ YTD:     84

FAVORITE FICTION READ:   Tied:  Black-Eyed Susans & The Sound of Glass

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JUNE 2015:

1.    Ana of California (e-book), by Andi Teran – 368 pages – (coming-of-age story) – June 28, 2015

2.  Before We Met ( e-book), by Lucie Whitehouse – 276 pages – (psychological suspense thriller) – June 22, 2015

3.   Bones of You, The (e-book), by Debbie Howells – 320 pages – (psychological suspense) – June 19, 2015

4.   Crash & Burn (e-book), by Lisa Gardner – 399 pages  – (suspense thriller) – June 1, 2015

5.   Crooked Little Lies (e-book), by Barbara Taylor Sissel – 346 pages – (suspense thriller) – June 8, 2015

6.   Cry, The (e-book), by Helen Fitzgerald – 320 pages – (psychological suspense) – June 10, 2015

7.    Eight Hundred Grapes, by Laura Dave – 260 pages – (contemporary fiction) – June 11, 2015

8.    Golden State (e-book), by Stephanie Kegan – 288 pages – (family drama) – June 13, 2015

9.   Monday’s Lie (e-book), by Jamie Mason – 283 pages – (psychological suspense) – June 3, 2015

10.  Neighbors, The (e-book), by Ania Ahlborn – 223 pages – (horror) – June 23, 2015

11.  New Neighbor, The (e-book), by Leah Stewart – 304 pages – (suspense/family drama) – June 26, 2015

12.Rocks, The , by Peter Nichols – 414 pages – (historical fiction) – June 4, 2015

13. Things You Won’t Say (e-book), by Sarah Pekkanen – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – June 7, 2015

14.  Three Wishes (e-book), by Liane Moriarty – 375 pages – (contemporary fiction) – June 15, 2015

15.   Week at the Lake, A, by Wendy Wax – 349 pages – (contemporary fiction) – June 21, 2015

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BOOKS READ IN JUNE 2015 –   15

PAGES READ IN JUNE 2015 –    4,877

BOOKS READ YTD:    99

FAVORITE FICTION READ:   Tied:  Crash & Burn; The New Neighbor

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JULY 2015:

1.    Blood Red, by Wendy Corsi Staub – 389 pages – (mystery/thriller) – July 1, 2015

2.     Freedom’s Child, by Jax Miller – 308 pages – (suspense) – July 20, 2015

3.     Hour of Need (e-book), by Melinda Leigh – 327 pages – (romantic suspense) – July 18, 2015

4.     It’s You (e-book), by Jane Porter – 321 pages – (contemporary fiction) – July 31, 2015

5.     Murderer’s Daughter, The (e-book), by Jonathan Kellerman – 352 pages – (mystery/suspense) – July 23, 2015

6.     Pretty Baby (e-book), by Mary Kubica – 384 pages – (psychological thriller) – July 6, 2015

7.     Rumor, The (e-book), by Elin Hilderbrand – 369 pages – (contemporary fiction) – July 26, 2015

8.    Those Secrets We Keep, by Emily Liebert – 311 pages – (contemporary fiction) – July 4, 2015

9.    Watermelon (e-book), by Marian Keyes – 417 pages – (family drama/women’s fiction) – July 15, 2015

10.  Wrong Man, The (e-book), by Kate White – 336 pages – (suspense thriller) – July 28, 2015

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BOOKS READ IN JULY 2015:  10

PAGES READ IN JULY 2015:   3,514

BOOKS READ YTD:  109

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN JULY:  Tied:  Pretty Baby and The Murderer’s Daughter

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AUGUST 2015:

1.  Apple & Rain (e-book), by Sarah Crossan – 329 pages – (coming-of-age fiction) – 8/12/15

2.  At Risk (e-book), by Alice Hoffman – 274 pages – (historical fiction) – 8/8/15

3.  A Window Opens (e-book), by Elisabeth Egan – 384 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/4/15 (NetGalley)

4.  Before the Storm (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain – 437 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/31/15

5.   Cold Spring Harbor (e-book), by Richard Yates – 178 pages – (literary fiction) – 8/17/15

6.   Friday on My Mind, by Nicci French – 375 pages – (suspense thriller/mystery) – 8/10/15

7.   In the Unlikely Event (e-book), by Judy Blume – 397 pages – (historical fiction) – 8/30/15

8.  Lost Lake (e-book), by Sarah Addison Allen – 294 pages – (fantasy/contemporary fiction) – 8/7/15.

9.   Mistake I Made, The (e-book), by Paula Daly – 368 pages – (suspense thriller) – 8/24/15- (NetGalley)

10. My Real Children (e-book), by Jo Walton – 320 pages – (historical fiction) – 8/22/15

11. One Moment, One Morning (e-book), by Sarah Rayner – 416 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/26/15

12.  Summer Girls, The (e-book), by Mary Alice Monroe – 380 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/20/15

13.  We Never Asked for Wings, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh – 294 – (literary fiction) – 8/15/15 (Amazon Vine)

14.  X (Kinsey Millhone #24) (e-book), by Sue Grafton – 416 pages – (suspense/mystery) – 8/14/15 (NetGalley)

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BOOKS READ IN AUGUST 2015:  14

PAGES READ IN AUGUST 2015:   4,862

BOOKS READ YTD:  123

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN AUGUST –  Tied:   The Mistake I Made & The Summer Girls

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SEPTEMBER 2015:

1.    All the Summer Girls (e-book), by Meg Donohue – 264 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/14/15

2.    Dance Begins, The (e-book, prequel), by Diane Chamberlain – 47 pages – (historical fiction) – 9/29/15

3.   Driving Lessons (e-book), by Zoe Fishman – 311 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/2/15

4.   Good Neighbor, The (e-book), by Amy Sue Nathan – 272 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/27/15 – (NetGalley)

5.   House of Glass (e-book), by Sophie Littlefield – 287 pages – (thriller/family drama) – 9/26/15

6.   Hurricane Sisters, The (e-book), by Dorothea Benton Frank – 317 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/5/15

7.   In-Between Hour, The – by Barbara Claypole White – 357 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/10/15 (Amazon Vine)

8.   My Salinger Year (e-book), by Joanna Rakoff – 248 pages – (memoir) – 9/18/15

9.   Pretending to Dance (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/24/15 – (NetGalley)

10. Pretty Girls, by Karin Slaughter – 388 pages – (murder mystery/suspense) – 9/21/15 – (Amazon Vine)

11.   Scared Scriptless (e-book), by Alison Sweeney – 304 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/20/15

12.   Spectacular Now, The (e-book), by Tim Tharp – 294 pages – (YA fiction) – 9/29/15

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BOOKS READ IN SEPTEMBER 2015:  12

PAGES READ IN SEPTEMBER 2015:   3441

BOOKS READ YTD:  135

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN SEPTEMBER 2015: – Pretending to Dance, by Diane Chamberlain

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OCTOBER 2015:

1.   Catching Air, by Sarah Pekkanen – 328 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/16/15

2.    Cop Town (e-book), by Karin Slaughter – 398 pages – (suspense thriller) – 10/31/15

3.   Corrupted (e-book), by Lisa Scottoline – 432 pages – (legal thriller) – 10/21/15

4.   Forever (e-book), by Judy Blume, 203 pages – (YA Fiction) –  (for Banned Book Week) – 10/3/15

5.  Good Goodbye, The, by Carla Buckley – 342 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/9/15

6.  House of Memories, The (e-book), by Monica McInerney – 472 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/7/15

7.   Lake House, The (e-book), by Kate Morton – 512 pages – (historical fiction) – 10/14/15

8.  Nesting Place, The, by Myquillyn Smith – 189 pages – (Nonfiction) – 10/5/15

9.  Perfect Stranger, The (e-book), by Wendy Corsi Staub – 383 pages – (suspense thriller) – 10/29/15

10. Place We Knew Well, A, by Susan Carol McCarthy – 272 pages – (historical fiction) – 10/27/15

11. Rainy Day Sisters (e-book), by Kate Hewitt – 368 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/4/15

12. Smoke (e-book), by Catherine McKenzie – 370 page – (contemporary fiction) – 10/20/15

13.  Snow Deer & Cocoa Cheer, by Joanne DeMaio – 292 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/19/15

14.   Who Do You Love (e-book), by Jennifer Weiner – 380 pages- (contemporary fiction) – 10/24/15

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BOOKS READ IN OCTOBER 2015:  14

PAGES READ IN OCTOBER 2015:  4,941

BOOKS READ YTD:  149

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN OCTOBER 2015: Smoke and Corrupted

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NOVEMBER 2015:

1.      Admissions, The (e-book), by Meg Mitchell Moore – 299 pages – (contemporary fiction), 11/22/15

2.    After I Do (e-book), by Taylor Jenkins Reid – 333 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 11/13/15

3.    All the Houses, by Karen Olsson – 402 pages – (historical fiction) – 11/29/15

4.     Broken Homes & Gardens (e-book), by Rebecca Kelley – 268 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 11/15/15

5.    Girl with No Past, The (e-book), by Kathryn Croft – 299 pages – (psychological thriller) – 11/14/15

6.    Ice Cold (e-book, Rizzoli & Isles), by Tess Gerritsen – 432 pages – (suspense thriller) 11/4/15

7.    Maybe in Another Life (e-book), by Taylor Jenkins Reid – 332 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 11/2/15

8.    Perfect Son, The (e-book), by Barbara Claypole White – 369 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 11/19/15

9.    Snow Angel Cove (e-book), by RaeAnne Thayne – 382 pages – (romance) – 11/27/15

10.  Three Story House (e-book), by Courtney Miller Santo – 416 pages -(historical fiction) – 11/9/15

11.   Truth Be Told (e-book), by Hank Phillippi Ryan – 299 pages – (suspense thriller) – 11/26/15

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BOOKS READ IN NOVEMBER 2015:  11

PAGES READ IN NOVEMBER 2015:  3,831

BOOKS READ YTD:  160

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN NOVEMBER 2015:  The Perfect Son

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DECEMBER 2015:

1.  A Slight Change of Plan (e-book), by Dee Ernst – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/30/15

2.  All the Stars in the Heavens, by Adriana Trigiani – 442 pages – (historical fiction) – 12/1/15

3.  Angels Burning (e-book), by Tawni O’Dell – 298 pages – (mystery/murder) – 12/7/15 (NetGalley)

4.   Forever, Interrupted (e-book), by Taylor Jenkins Reid – 322 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/11/15

5.   Guest Room, The (e-book), by Chris Bohjalian – 336 pages – (suspense, murder) – 12/5/15 – (NetGalley)

6.   Here, Home, Hope (e-book), by Kaira Rouda – 303 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/26/15

7.    House of Wonder, by Sarah Healy – 319 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/17/15

8.     In the Mirror (e-book), by Kaira Rouda – 200 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/29/15

9.     Like Family:  Growing up in Other People’s Houses (e-book), by Paula McLain – 260 pages – (memoir) – 12/31/15

10.    November 9 (e-book), by Colleen Hoover – 320 pages – (romantic fiction) – December 22, 2015

11.  Out of Orange (e-book), by Cleary Wolters – 300 pages – (memoir) – 12/19/15

12.  Straight from the Heart (e-book), by Barbara Delinsky – 328 pages – (romance) – 12/28/15

13.  Things We Keep, The (e-book), by Sally Hepworth – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/21/15- (NetGalley)

14.  What She Knew (e-book), by Gilly MacMillan – 496 pages – (psychological thriller) – 12/15/15

15.  Where We Belong (e-book), by Catherine Ryan Hyde – 400 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 12/10/15

16.   Wildflower, by Drew Barrymore – 273 pages – (nonfiction/memoir) – 12/13/15

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BOOKS READ IN DECEMBER 2015:  16

PAGES READ IN DECEMBER 2015:  5,301 pages

BOOKS READ YTD:  176

FAVORITE FICTION READ IN DECEMBER 2015:  The Guest Room

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