Books Read 2015

This is everything I read in 2015, labeled with the challenge they meet.

W-Women Authors, M-Cloak & Dagger, HF-Historical Fiction

JANUARY – 11 books

Angels by Marian Keyes W
To Shield the Queen by Fiona Buckley W, M, HF
One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern W
The Spinster Sisters by Stacey Ballis W
Crewel by Gennifer Albin W
Tales from the Yoga Studio by Rain Mitchell W
Desert Run by Betty Webb W
Feels Like Family by Sherryl Woods W
Greenglass House by Kate Milford W, M
A Traitor’s Tears by Fiona Buckley W, M, HF
Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Rayburn W, M, HF

FEBRUARY – 15 books

The Beekeeper’s Ball by Susan Wiggs W
Finding Colin Firth by Mia March W
Casting About by Terri DuLong W
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty W
A Wedding in Provence by Ellen Sussman W
I Heart Bloomberg by Melody Carlson W
Along Came Trouble by Sherryl Woods W
Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline W, M
Searching for Captain Wentworth by Jane Odiwe W, HF  (Free Download)
Saving Grace by Jane Green  W
The Burning Wire by Jeffrey Deaver  M
Mermaids in the Basement by Michael Lee West  W
A Death in the Small Hours by Charles Finch  M
Altered by Gennifer Albin  W
Welcome to Harmony by Jodi Thomas  W

MARCH – 15 books

The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly   M, W
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister  W
A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear   M, W, HF
The Goddesses of Kitchen Avenue by Barbara Samuel  W
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie   M, W
Sandpiper Island by Donna Kaufmann  W
Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women’s Literary Society by Amy Hill Hearth  W, HF
A Murder at Rosamund’s Gate by Susanna Calkins  W, HF
The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson  W, HF
Knots & Crosses by Ian Rankin   M
Amherst by William Nicholson  HF
Love, Lucy by April Lindner   W
The Shepherdess of Siena by Linda Lafferty  W, HF, ARC
Queen of Hearts by Rhys Bowen  M, W, HF
Bird’s Eye View by Elinor Florence W, HF, ARC

APRIL – 17 books

Creature Comforts by Trisha Ashley ARC, W
Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn  HF, W
A Night Like This by Julia Quinn  HF, W
The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari ARC, M
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald W, M
The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent Susan Elia MacNeal  HF, W, M
The Andy Cohen Diaries: a deep look at a shallow year by Andy Cohen (memoir)
The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki  HF, W
The Alchemist’s Daughter by Mary Lawrence  ARC HF, W
The Art of Baking Blind by Sarah Vaughan  ARC, W
Making Your Mind Up by Jill Mansell ARC, W
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikrey by Gabrielle Zevin W
The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna von Praag W
The Rosary Girls by Richard Montanari (Balzano & Byrnes #1) M
One More Thing: Stories and More Stories by B. J. Novak (short stories)
The Prodigal Sister by Laura Elliot ARC, W

MAY – 16 books

Happiness Key by Emilie Richards W
The Amazing Journey by Grady Hicks ARC
The Canterbury Sisters by Kim Wright ARC, W
Sea Glass Sunrise by Donna Kauffman ARC, W
One Murder More by Kris Calvin ARC, W, M
Sweet Forgiveness by Lori Nelson Spielman ARC, W
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes ARC, W
The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows ARC, W, HF
The Kill Room by Jeffrey Deaver M
The Black Box (Harry Bosche #18) by Michael Connelly M
Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky ARC, W
The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler ARC, W
The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn W, HF
The Liar by Nora Roberts W
Solitude Creek (Kathryn Dance #4) by Jeffrey Deaver ARC, M
The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy W, HF

JUNE – 15 books

The Guest Cottage by Nancy Thayer W, prize
That Chesapeake Summer by Mariah Stewart W, ARC
The Blood-Stained Pavement by Agatha Christie W, M
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe W, HF
One Plus One by JoJo Moyes W
Storm Rising by Rachael Richey W, ARC
The Case of the Dotty Dowager by Cathy Ace (WISE Enquiries #1) W, M, ARC
Beachcombers by Nancy Thayer W
Anatomy of Murder by Imogen Robertson W, HF, M
The Burning Room by Michael Connelly M
Hearse and Buggy by Laura Bradford M, W
A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan W, ARC
There Was a Little Girl by Brooke Shields (memoir) W
The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig ARC, HF, W
The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen W

JULY – 15 books

Dead Man’s Island by Carolyn G. Hart M, W
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham ARC, HF
Murder to Go by Chloe Kendrick M, own
First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen W
Mrs. Hudson & the Spirits’ Curse by Martin Davies HF, M, ARC
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll M, won
Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave W
The Selection by Kiera Cass W
Bodice of Evidence by Nancy J. Parra won, M, W
A Pledge of Better Times by Margaret Porter won, HF, W
Baker’s Blues by Judith Ryan Hendricks ARC, W
The Secrets of Lake Road by Karen Katchur ARC, M, W
The Murderer’s Daughter by Jonathan Kellerman ARC, M
Starlight on Willow Lake by Sussan Wiggs ARC, W
The Elite by Kiera Cass W

AUGUST –  13 books

Don’t Get Me Wrong by Marianne Kavanagh ARC, W
Death On Demand by Carolyn G. Hart M, W
Broken Homes and Gardens by Rebecca Kelley ARC, W, M
Unleashed by Eileen Brady ARC, W, M
The Sisters of Versailles by Sally Christie ARC, W, HF
The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs by Matthew Dicks ARC
Miss Dreamsville and the Lost Heiress of Collier County by Amy Hill Hearth ARC, W
Death on the Prairie by Kathleen Ernst ARC, M, W
Island of Bones by Imogen Robertson M, W, HF
Charm City by Laura Lippman M, W
From the Charred Remains by Susannah Calkins M, W, HF
Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal M, W, ARC
Knock on Wood by Linda O. Johnston M, W, ARC

SEPTEMBER – 14  books

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling W
Snowflake Bay by Donna Kauffmann W, ARC
Little Woman in Blue by Jeannine Atkins W, HF, ARC
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins W, M
The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryan W, M
Fear of Dying by Erica Jong W
The Good Neighbor by Amy Sue Nathan W
The Apothecary Rose by Candace Robb W, M, HF
It Ended Badly by Jennifer Wright W
Nora Roberts’ Land by Ava Miles W
Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle W, HF
Water on the Moon by Jean P. Moore W
Rhythm of Deceit by Rachael Richey W
A Wedding on Ladybug Farm by Donna Ball W


What You See by Hank Phillippi Ryan W, M
The Santa Klaus Murder by Mavis Doriel Hay W, M
Merry Mistletoe by Emma Davies W
Death in August by Marco Vichi M
The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay W
The Golem of Paris by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman M

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