Books Read in 2017

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I love listing the books I’ve read, and in my blogging tradition here, I will add them by month, in alphabetical order, and they will have links to my reviews.

 

JANUARY 2017:

1.Always (e-book), by Sarah Jio – 320 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 1/18/17 – (NetGalley – 2/7/17)

2.Claiming Noah, by Amanda Ortlepp (374 pages) – (contemporary fiction) – 1/12/17 (Amazon Vine)

3.Desolation Row (e-book), by Kay Kendall- 310 pages – (historical fiction) – 1/3/17

4.Dry, The (e-book), by Jane Harper – 336 pages – (suspense thriller) – 1/30/17

5.Faultlines (e-book), by Barbara Taylor Sissel – 304 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 1/28/17

6.Marriage Lie, The (e-book), by Kimberly Belle- 352 pages – (suspense thriller) – 1/25/17

7.Missing, Presumed (e-book), by Susie Steiner – 369 pages – (literary mystery) – 1/7/17

8.Never Alone (e-book), by Elizabeth Haynes – 352 pages – (psychological thriller) – 1/20/17

9.Orphan’s Tale, The, by Pam Jenoff – 342 pages – (historical fiction) – 1/1617 (Amazon Vine Review)

10.Other Widow, The (e-book), by Susan Crawford – 334 pages – (suspense thriller) – 1/11/17

11.Red Car, The (e-book), by Marcy Dermansky – 206 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 1/29/17

12.Sleeping Beauty Killer, The (e-book), by Mary Higgins Clark/Alafair Burke – 320 pages – (mystery) – 1/1/17. (First Book Read in 2017)

13.Stepmother, The (e-book), by Claire Seeber – (355 pages) – (psychological thriller) – 1/14/17

14.Sweet Lake, by Christine Nolfi – 332 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 1/23/17 (Author Review Request)

15.Twilight Wife, The (e-book), by A. J. Banner – 304 pages – (psychological thriller) – 1/26/17

16.Woman in Cabin 10, The (e-book), by Ruth Ware – 352 pages – (suspense thriller) – 1/8/17

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN JANUARY 2017:         16

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN JANUARY 2017:    5,262

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                  16

FAVORITE FICTION:  The Orphan’s Tale, by Pam Jenoff

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FEBRUARY 2017:

1.Bad Things, The (e-book), by Mary-Jane Riley – 332 pages – (suspense thriller) – 2/3/17

2.Behind Her Eyes (e-book), by Sarah Pinborough – 308 pages – (psychological thriller) – 2/10/17

3.Best Awful, The, by Carrie Fisher – 269 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/23/17

4.How Will I Know You?, by Jessica Treadway – 405 pages – (mystery/suspense) – 2/28/17 – (Amazon Vine Review)

5.Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk (e-book), by Kathleen Rooney – 284 pages – (historical fiction) – 2/2/17

6.My Husband’s Wife (e-book), by Jane Corry – 373 pages – (suspense thriller) – 2/14/17

7.Never Let You Go (e-book), by Chevy Stevens – 384 pages – (suspense thriller) – 2/26/17 (NetGalley – 3/14/17)

8.Pretty Little World (e-book), by Melissa DePino, et. al. – 320 pages -(contemporary fiction) – 2/7/17

9.Rainy Day Women (e-book, Book 2), by Kay Kendall – 278 pages – (historical mystery) – 2/25/17

9.Right Behind You (e-book), by Lisa Gardner – 386 pages – (suspense thriller) – 2/19/17

11.Things We Didn’t Say, (e-book), by Kristina Riggle – 333 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 2/10/17

12.Trophy Child, The (e-book), by Paula Daly – 386 pages – (mystery/suspense thriller) – 2/20/17 – (NetGalley – 3/7/17)

13.Vanishing Year, The (e-book), by Kate Moretti – 304 pages – (suspense thriller) – 2/16/17

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN FEBRUARY 2017:         13

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN FEBRUARY 2017:     4,362

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                    29

FAVORITE FICTION:   Never Let You Go, by Chevy Stevens

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MARCH 2017:

1.Almost Missed You (e-book), by Jessica Strawser – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/3/17 – (NetGalley- 3/28/17)

2.Bridges (e-book), by Maria Murnane – 194 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/23/17 – (NetGalley – 4/4/17)

3.Cutaway, The, by Christina Kovac – 308 pages – (thriller, mystery) – 3/30/17 – (Amazon Vine Review)

4.Fifth Letter, The (e-book), by Nicola Moriarty – 288 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/10/17

5.Futures, The (e-book), by Anna Pitoniak – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/15/17

6.Good Daughter, The (e-book), by Alexandra Burt – 367 pages – (mystery/family saga) – 3/7/17

7.Good Neighbor, The (e-book), by A. J. Banner – 198 pages – (suspense thriller) – 3/1/17

8.Idaho (e-book), by Emily Ruskovich – 320 pages – (literary fiction) – 3/17/17

9.Idea of You, The (e-book), by Amanda Prowse – 338 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/21/17 – (NetGalley – 3/21/17)

10.It Happens All the Time (e-book), by Amy Hatvany – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/9/17 – (NetGalley – 3/28/17)

11.Mother’s Promise, The (e-book), by Sally Hepworth – 384 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 3/13/17

12.Never Change (e-book), by Elizabeth Berg – 353 pages – (literary fiction) – 3/19/17

13.Persons Unknown, by Susie Steiner – 316 pages – (mystery/crime fiction) – 3/27/17- (Amazon Vine)

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN MARCH 2017:         13

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN MARCH 2017:     4,026

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                    42

FAVORITE FICTION:   ALMOST MISSED YOU; NEVER CHANGE

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APRIL 2017:

1.Arrangement, The (e-book), by Sarah Dunn – 368 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/21/17

2.Beach Breeze, by Joanne DeMaio – 322 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/8/17 – (Author Review Request)

3.Housekeeper, The (e-book), by Suellen Dainty – 320 pages – (psychological thriller) – 4/23/17

4.I Found You, by Lisa Jewell – 448 pages – (mystery) – 4/26/17

5.One Perfect Lie (e-book), by Lisa Scottoline – 368 pages – (suspense fiction) – 4/6/17 – (NetGalley – 4/11/17)

6.Perfect Stranger, The (e-book), by Megan Miranda – 352 pages- (mystery/thriller) – 4/9/17 – (NetGalley – 4/11/17)

7.Princess Diarist, The, by Carrie Fisher – 256 pages – (memoir) – 4/24/17

8.Secrets You Keep, The (e-book), by Kate White – 368 pages – (mystery/murder) – 4/18/17

9.Slightly South of Simple, by Kristy Woodson Harvey – 368 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/11/17 – (Author Review Request)

10.Small Hours, by Jennifer Kitses – 275 pages – (literary fiction) – 4/2/17 –  (Amazon Vine)

11.Sweet William (e-book), by Beryl Bainbridge – 136 pages – (literary fiction) – 4/28/17

12.Wait for the Rain (e-book), by Maria Murnane – 270 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 4/27/17 – (Author Request)

13.Widow’s House, The (e-book), by Carol Goodman – 352 pages – (thriller) – 4/16/17

14.Widower’s Wife, The (e-book), by Cate Holahan – 293 pages – (thriller) – 4/13/17

15.Woman No. 17, by Edan Lepucki – 305 pages – (literary fictiion) – 4/21/17 – (Amazon Vine)

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN APRIL 2017:         15

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN APRIL 2017:     4,801

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                    57

FAVORITE FICTION:  The Perfect Stranger

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MAY 2017:

1.A Mother’s Confession (e-book), by Kelly Rimmer – 349 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/7/17

2.A Separation (e-book), by Katie Kitamura – 229 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/2/17

3.Breakdown, The (e-book), by B. A. Paris – 336 pages – (mystery) – 5/30/17 – (NetGalley – 6/20/17)

4.#GIRLBOSS (e-book), by Sophia Amoruso – 239 pages – (memoir) – 5/24/17

5.He Said, She Said (e-book), by Erin Kelly – 400 pages – (suspense/violence) – 5/19/17 – (NetGalley – 6/6/17)

6.Hot Milk (e-book), by Deborah Levy – 230 pages – (literary fiction) – 5/4/17

7.How It All Began (e-book), by Penelope Lively – 229 pages – (literary fiction) – 5/29/17

8.Into the Water (e-book), by Paula Hawkins – 386 pages – (mystery) – 5/23/17

9.Night the Lights Went Out, The (e-book), by Karen White – 406 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/13/17

10.Not a Sound (e-book), by Heather Gudenkauf – 352 pages – (suspense/murder mystery) – 5/10/17 – (NetGalley – 5/30)

11.Roanoke Girls, The (e-book), by Amy Engel – 274 pages – (family drama/suspense) – 5/1/17

12.Secrets in Summer, by Nancy Thayer – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/20/17 – (Amazon Vine)

13.Vivian in Red (e-book), by Kristina Riggle – 352 pages – (literary fiction) – 5/6/17

14.What’s Become of Her, by Deb Caletti – 355 pages – (mystery) – 5/9/17 – (Amazon Vine)

15.Widow of Wall Street, The (e-book), by Randy Susan Meyers – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 5/16/17

16.Wildling Sisters, The, by Eve Chase – 320 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 5/27/17 – (Amazon Vine Review)

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN MAY 2017:         16

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN MAY 2017:       5,129

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                    73

FAVORITE FICTION:  The Night the Lights Went Out

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JUNE 2017:

1.Any Day Now (e-book, Book Two), by Robyn Carr – 336 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 6/29/17

2.Beach House for Rent (e-book), by Mary Alice Monroe (416 pages) – 6/3/17 – (NetGalley – 6/20)

3.Beach Inn, The, by Joanne DeMaio – 294 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 6/17/17 – (Author Review Request)

4.Every Last Lie (e-book), by Mary Kubica – 336 pages – (thriller) – 6/11/17 – (NetGalley – 6/27)

5.Fairy Tale Interrupted, by RoseMarie Terenzio – 256 pages – (memoir) – 6/20/17

6.Good Me, Bad Me, by Ali Land – 338 pages – (psychological thriller) – 6/23/17

7.It’s Always the Husband (e-book), by Michele Campbell – 326 pages – (mystery) – 6/1/17

8.One Good Thing (e-book), by Wendy Wax – 349 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 6/9/17

9.Red Hunter, The (e-book), by Lisa Unger – 368 pages – (suspense thriller) – 6/15/17

10.Sunshine Sisters, The (e-book), by Jane Green – 371 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 6/25/17

11.Swallow’s Nest, The, by Emilie Ricards – 504 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 6/7/17 – (Author Review Request)

12.  Talking as Fast as I Can, by Lauren Graham – 205 pages – (memoir) – 6/27/17

13.Watching the Detectives (e-book, Book 5), by Julie Mulhern – 210 pages – (cozy mystery) – 6/26/17

14.What Remains, by Carole Radziwill – 264 pages – (memoir) – 6/30/17 – (A 2014 TBR book)

15.You’ll Never Know, Dear (e-book), by Hallie Ephron – 304 pages – (suspense thriller) – 6/19/17

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN JUNE 2017:         15

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN JUNE 2017:       4,877

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                                    88

FAVORITE FICTION:  Every Last Lie, by Mary Kubica

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JULY 2017:

1.Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson – 170 pages – (literary fiction) – 7/8/17

2.Bad Housekeeping (e-book), by Maia Chance – 304 pages- (cozy mystery) – 7/27/17

3.Best of Us, The (e-book), by Joyce Maynard – 432 pages – (memoir) – 7/18/17 – (NetGalley – 9/5)

4.Bookshop at Water’s End, The (e-book), by Patti Callahan Henry – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 7/4/17 – (NetGalley – 7/11)

5.Child, The (e-book), by Fiona Barton – 364 pages – (suspense thriller) – 7/14/17

6.Comfort of Others, The, by Kay Langdale – 230 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 7/13/17

7.Comfort of Secrets, The (e-book), by Christine Nolfi – 318 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 7/7/17 – (NetGalley – 7/18)

8.Emma in the Night (e-book), by Wendy Walker – 320 pages – (suspense thriller) – 7/29/17 – (NetGalley – 8/8/17)

9.Every Wild Heart (e-book), by Meg Donohue – 304 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 7/21/17

10.Girl in Snow (e-book), by Danya Kukafta – 368 pages – (thriller) – 7/25/17 – (NetGalley – 8/1/17)

11.Girl, The:  Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski, by Samantha Geimer – 273 pages – (memoir) – 7/9/17

12.Love Letters, by Debbie Macomber – 320 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 7/5/17

13.Marriage Pact, The (e-book), by Michelle Richmond – 432 pages – (suspense) – 7/17/17 –(NetGalley – 7/25)

14.Mrs. Fletcher (e-book), by Tom Perrotta – 320 pages- (family drama) – 7/23/17 – (NetGalley – 8/1/17)

15.My Life to Live, by Agnes Nixon – 234 pages – (memoir) – 7/16/17

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN JULY 2017:         15

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN JULY 2017:     4,741

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                      103

FAVORITE FICTION:  Marriage Pact, The (e-book), by Michelle Richmond – 432 pages – (suspense) – 7/17/17 -(NetGalley – 7/25);

Emma in the Night (e-book), by Wendy Walker – 320 pages – (suspense thriller) – 7/29/17 – (NetGalley – 8/8/17)

FAVORITE NONFICTION: Best of Us, The (e-book), by Joyce Maynard – 432 pages – (memoir) – 7/18/17 – (NetGalley – 9/5)

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AUGUST 2017:

1.After She Fell (e-book), by Mary-Jane Riley – 323 pages – (psychological thriller) – 8/26/17

2.Before We Were Yours (e-book), by Lisa Wingate – 352 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 8/12/17

3.Bookshop on the Corner, The (e-book), by Jenny Colgan – 331 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/3/17

4.Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, by Chris Bohjalian – 266 pages – (literary fiction) – 8/7/17

5.Good Daughter, The (e-book), by Karin Slaughter – 528 pages – (suspense thriller) – 8/28/17

6.Here & Gone (e-book), by Haylen Beck – 288 pages – (suspense thriller) – 8/18/17

7.Home, by Harlan Coben – 385 pages – (mystery) – 8/30/17

8.Identicals, The (e-book), by Elin Hilderbrand – 418 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 8/17/17

9.Lying Game, The (e-book), by Ruth Ware – 384 pages – (mystery) – 8/24/17

10.Other Girl, The (e-book), by Erica Spindler – 256 pages – (mystery/thriller) – 8/4/17 – (NetGalley – 8/22/17)

11.Secrets She Keeps, The (e-book), by Michael Robotham – 367 pages – (mystery) – 8/15/17

12.Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, The (e-book), by Taylor Jenkins Reid – 400 pages – (historical/contemporary fiction) – 8/21/17

13.Sunday Morning Coming Down, by Nicci French – 406 pages – (suspense thriller) – 8/1/17

14.Swimming Lessons (e-book), by Claire Fuller – 356 pages – (literary fiction) – 8/8/17

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NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN AUGUST 2017:         14

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN AUGUST 2017:     5060

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                      117

FAVORITES:  The Good Daughter and Sunday Morning Coming Down

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SEPTEMBER 2017:

1.A Stranger in the House (e-book), by Shari Lapena – 305 pages – (thriller) – 9/16/17

2.Best Kind of People, The (e-book), by Zoe Whittall – 448 pages (contemporary fiction) – 9/13/17 (NetGalley – 9/19)

3.Blackbird Season, The (e-book), by Kate Moretti – 352 pages – (mystery) – 9/19/17 – (NetGalley – 9/26/17)

4.Burning Girl, The (e-book), by Claire Messud – 248 pages – (coming-of-age tale) – 9/10/17

5.Dangerous Crossing, A, by Rachel Rhys – 360 pages – (historical fiction) – 9/30/17

6.Happy People Read & Drink Coffee, by Agnes Martin-Lugand – 200 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 9/22/17 – (Amazon Vine)

7.Heartbreak Hotel (e-book), by Jonathan Kellerman – 368 pages – (mystery) – 9/1/17

8.Heirs, The (e-book), by Susan Rieger – 254 pages – (contemporary/historical fiction) – 9/23/17

9.I’ll Have What She’s Having (e-book), by Erin Carlson – 300 pages – (nonfiction) – 9/26/17

10.Lies She Told (e-book), by Cate Holahan – 288 pages – (mystery/suspense thriller) – 9/6/17 – (NetGalley – 9/12)

11.Open House, by Amanda Pays & Corbin Bernsen – 176 pages – (nonfiction) – 9/24/17

12.Our Souls at Night (e-book), by Kent Haruf – 180 pages – (literary fiction) – 9/20/17

13.Stolen Marriage, The (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain – 384 pages – (historical fiction) – 9/28/17 – (NetGalley – 10/3)

14.Truth We Bury, The (e-book), by Barbara Taylor Sissel – 286 pages – (contemporary fiction/mystery) – 9/4/17

15.Z:  A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, by Therese Anne Fowler – 371 pages – (historical fiction) – 9/8/17

 

NUMBER OF BOOKS READ IN SEPTEMBER 2017:         15

NUMBER OF PAGES READ IN SEPTEMBER 2017:     4,520

BOOKS READ YTD:                                                      132

FAVORITE FICTION:  The Stolen Marriage (e-book), by Diane Chamberlain

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OCTOBER 2017:

1.Cardinal Cabin, by Joanne DeMaio – 249 pages – (contemporary romance) – 10/10/17 -(Author Review Request)

2.Her Last Goodbye (e-book, Book 2 Morgan Dane), by Melinda Leigh – 324 pages – (mystery) – 10/15/17

3.Lie to Me (e-book), by J. T. Ellison – 416 pages – (suspense thriller) – 10/18/17

4.Little Fires Everywhere (e-book), by Celeste Ng – 352 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/3/17

5.Rules of Magic, The (e-book), by Alice Hoffman – 384 pages – (historical fiction) – 10/6/17 – (NetGalley – 10/10)

6.Say You’re Sorry (e-book, Book One Morgan Dane), by Melinda Leigh – 326 pages – (mystery)-10/13/17

7.When We Were Worthy (e-book), by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen – 260 pages – (contemporary fiction) – 10/9/17

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