Books Purchased in 2017


Readying my blog for the New Year, I have added pages for my bookshelves.  Here I will list my various purchases by month, and after I’ve read each book, I will link up to my reviews.


1.A Mother’s Confession (e-book), by Kelly Rimmer

2. Behind Her Eyes (e-book), by Sarah Pinborough

3.Being Queen Victoria, by Kate Williams- DNF

4.Best Awful, The, by Carrie Fisher

5.Dry, The (e-book), by Jane Harper

6.Futures, The (e-book), by Anna Pitoniak

7. Good Neighbor, The (e-book), by A. J. Banner

8.Idaho (e-book), by Emily Ruskovich

9.Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk (e-book), by Kathleen Rooney

10.Marriage Lie, The (e-book), by Kimberly Belle

11.Moral Defense, Book 2 (e-book), by Marcia Clark

12. My Husband’s Wife (e-book), by Jane Corry

13.Pretty Little World (e-book), by Melissa DePino

14.Rainy Day Women – Austin Starr Book 2 (e-book), by Kay Kendall

15. Right Behind You (e-book), by Lisa Gardner

16.Things We Didn’t Say (e-book), by Kristina Riggle

17.This Is How It Always Is (e-book), by Laurie Frankel

18.Twilight Wife, The (e-book), by A. J. Banner

19.Vanishing Year, The (e-book), by Kate Moretti



1. After She Fell (e-book), by Mary-Jane Riley

2.America’s Queen, by Sarah Bradford- DNF

3.A Piece of the World (e-book), by Christina Baker Kline

4.A Separation (e-book), by Katie Kitamura

5.Dead Letters (e-book), by Caite Dolan-Leach

6.Eeny Meeny (e-book, Book 1), by M. J. Arlidge

7. Fifth Letter, The (e-book), by Nicola Moriarty

8. Girl, The: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski, by Samantha Geimer

9.Good Daughter, The (e-book), by Alexandra Burt

10.Heartbreak Hotel (e-book), by Jonathan Kellerman

11.Mother’s Promise, The (e-book), by Sally Hepworth

12.Vivian in Red (e-book), by Kristina Riggle

13. Z:  A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, by Therese Anne Fowler


MARCH 2017:

1.All Grown Up (e-book), by Jami Attenberg

2.California Dreamin’, by Penelope Bagieu- DNF

3.Every Wild Heart (e-book), by Meg Donohue

4.Housekeeper, The (e-book), by Suellen Dainty

5.Never Change (e-book), by Elizabeth Berg

6.On Turpentine Lane (e-book), by Elinor Lipman

7.Roanoke Girls, The (e-book), by Amy Engel

8.Secrets You Keep, The (e-book), by Kate White

9.Swimming Lessons (e-book), by Claire Fuller

10.Widower’s Wife, The (e-book), by Cate Holohan

11.Widow’s House, The (e-book), by Carol Goodman


APRIL 2017:

1.Affair, The (e-book), by Amanda Brooke

2.All By Myself, Alone (e-book), by Mary Higgins Clark

3.Any Day Now (e-book), by Robyn Carr

4.Arrangement, The (e-book), by Sarah Dunn

5.Dark Flood Rises, The (e-book), by Margaret DrabbleDNF

6.Fallout (e-book), by Sara Paretsky

7.#GIRLBOSS (e-book), by Sophia Amoruso

8.Miss You (e-book), by Kate Eberlen

9.My Life To Live, by Agnes Nixon

10.Night the Lights Went Out, The (e-book), by Karen White

11.One Good Thing (e-book), by Wendy Wax

12.Red Hunter, The (e-book), by Lisa Unger

13.Widow of Wall Street, The (e-book), by Randy Susan Meyers


MAY 2017:

1.All the Best People (e-book), by Sonja Yoerg

2.Comfort of Others, The, by Kay Langdale

3.Dangerous Crossing, A, by Rachel Rhys

4.Fairy Tale Interrupted, by Rosemarie Terenzio

5.Good Me Bad Me, by Ali Land

6.How It All Began (e-book), by Penelope Lively

7.Into the Water (e-book), by Paula Hawkins

8.It’s Always the Husband (e-book), by Michele Campbell

9.People at Number 9, The (e-book), by Felicity Everett

10.Same Beach, Next Year (e-book), by Dorothea Benton Frank

11.Say You’re Sorry (e-book, Morgan Dane #1), by Melinda Leigh

12.Sycamore (e-book), by Bryn Chancellor

13.Watching the Detectives (e-book, Book 5), by Julie Mulhern

14.White Fur (e-book), by Jardine Libaire-DNF


JUNE 2017:

1.Bad Housekeeping (e-book), by Maia Chance

2.Bookshop on the Corner, The (e-book), by Jenny Colgan

3.Child, The (e-book), by Fiona Barton

4.Close Your Eyes & Hold Hands, by Chris Bohjalian

5.Here & Gone (e-book), by Haylen Beck

6.Heroes Are My Weakness, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips-DNF

7.Lost and Found Sisters (e-book), by Jill Shalvis

8.Purity (e-book), by Jonathan Franzen

9.Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, The (e-book), by Taylor Jenkins Reid

10.Summer House, The (e-book), by Hannah McKinnon

11.Sunshine Sisters, The (e-book), by Jane Green

12.You’ll Never Know, Dear (e-book), by Hallie Ephron


JULY 2017:

1.After Anna (e-book), by Alex Lake

2.Almost Sisters, The (e-book), by Joshilyn Jackson

3.Before We Were Yours (e-book), by Lisa Wingate

4.Bring Her Home (e-book), by David Bell

5.Lying Game, The (e-book), by Ruth Ware

6.Mrs. Saint & the Defectives (e-mail), by Julie Lawson Timmer – (324 pages) – (contemporary fiction) – 10/23/21

7.Secrets She Keeps, The (e-book), by Michael Robotham

8.Sunday Morning Coming Down (A Frieda Klein Novel), by Nicci French


AUGUST 2017:

1.Address, The (e-book), by Fiona Davis

2.A Stranger in the House (e-book), by Shari Lapena

3.Burning Girl, The (e-book), by Claire Messud

4.Come Sundown (e-book), by Nora Roberts

5.Crime Scene (e-book), by Jonathan Kellerman/Jesse Kellerman

6.Did You See Melody?, by Sophie Hannah -duplicate

7.Exposed (e-book), by Lisa Scottoline

8.Good Daughter, The (e-book), by Karin Slaughter

9.Identicals, The (e-book), by Elin Hilderbrand

10.Locals, The (e-book), by Jonathan Dee

11.My Absolute Darling (e-book), by Gabriel Tallent

12.Seeing Red (e-book), by Sandra Brown

13.Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell

14.Truth We Bury, The (e-book), by Barbara Taylor Sissel

15.Watch Me Disappear (e-book), by Janelle Brown

16.Y is for Yesterday (e-book), by Sue Grafton

17.Young Jane Young (e-book), by Gabrielle Zevin



1.Genuine Fraud (e-book), by e. lockhart-DNF

2.Heirs, The (e-book), by Susan Rieger

3.Her Last Goodbye (e-book, Morgan Dane #2), by Melinda Leigh

4.I’ll Have What She’s Having (e-book), by Erin Carlson

5.Keep Her Safe (e-book), by Sophie Hannah

6.Last Move, The (e-book), by Mary Burton

7.Lie to Me (e-book), by J. T. Ellison

8.Little Fires Everywhere (e-book), by Celeste Ng

9.Open House, by Amanda Pays & Corbin Bernsen

10.Our Souls at Night (e-book), by Kent Haruf

11.Sleep Like a Baby (e-book), by Charlaine Harris

12.Summer that Made Us, The (e-book), by Robyn Carr

13.Surrogate, The (e-book), by Louise Jensen

14.When We Were Worthy (e-book), by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

15.White Bodies (e-book), by Jane Robins



1.Best Day Ever (e-book), by Kaira Rouda

2.Cold as Ice (e-book, Country Club Murders), by Julie Mulhern

3.Cruelest Month, The (e-book), by Louise Penny

4.Even If It Kills Her (e-book), by Kate White

5.Last Mrs. Parrish, The (e-book), by Liv Constantine

6.Merry & Bright (e-book), by Debbie Macomber

7.Odd Child Out (e-book), by Gilly Macmillan

8.Play It As It Lays (e-book), by Joan Didion

9.Seven Days of Us (e-book), by Francesca Hornak

10.Sing, Unburied, Sing (e-book), by Jesmyn WardDNF

11.Without Merit (e-book), by Colleen Hoover

12.Unraveling Oliver (e-book), by Liz Nugent

13.Unremembered Girl, The (e-book), by Eliza Maxwell



1.A Bella Flora Christmas (e-book), by Wendy Wax

2.A Hundred Small Lessons (e-book), by Ashley Hay

3.A Season to Lie (e-book, Det. Gemma Monroe), by Emily Littlejohn4

4.Bonfire (e-book), by Krysten Ritter

5.Dead of Winter (e-book), by Wendy Corsi Staub

6.Every Breath You Take, by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke

7.Fragments of the Lost (e-book), by Megan Miranda

8.Little Broken Things (e-book), by Nicole Baart

9.Try Not to Breathe (e-book), by Holly Seddon

10.Unexpected Mother, The (e-book), by Susan A. Ring

11.What Happened, by Hilary Rodham Clinton

12.Wonder Valley (e-book), by Ivy Pochoda



1.An Early Wake (e-book, Book 3 County Cork), by Sheila Connolly

2.Cruel Winter (e-book, Book 4 County Cork), by Sheila Connolly

3.Eaves of Destruction (e-book, Fixer-Upper Mystery), by Kate Carlisle

4.Edible Woman, The, by Margaret Atwood

5.Fragments of the Lost (e-book), by Megan Miranda

6.Girl in Times Square, The (e-book), by Paullina Simons

7.I Am Watching You (e-book), by Teresa Driscoll

8.If You Only Knew (e-book), by Kristan Higgins

9.Now That You Mention It (e-book), by Kristan Higgins

10.Snap Judgment (e-book, Book 3 Samantha Brinkman), by Marcia Clark

11.These Violent Delights (e-book), by Victoria Namkung