Monday, 2 January 2017

2016 Reading Recap

In January I pledged to read 50 books with the 50 Book Pledge. I ended up jumping into this pledge with every spare minute I could find because I have finished the year having read a total of 85 books!

Here's my year in books!


January
The Choice, Nicholas Sparks
The 5th Wave, Rick Yancey
The Infinite Sea, Rick Yancey (Book 2 of The 5th Wave trilogy)
Untamed, Nora Roberts

February
The Golden Son, Shilpi Somaya Gowda (full review here)
Something Like Love, Sara Richardson
The Mountain Story, Lori Lansens (Read this book!! It's so good!)
Emmy Nation, Lia Davis Munro (full review here)
UnSweetined, Jodie Sweetin

March
They Left Us Everything, Plum Johnson
Live With Intention, Mary Anne Radmacher
The Best of Me, Nicholas Sparks
Glory In Death, J. D. Robb
Somewhere in France, Jennifer Robson
In the Context of Love, Linda Sienkiewicz (full review here)

April 
When I'm Gone, Emily Bleeker (full review here)
Holiday With The Best Man, Kate Hardy
Stranded With the Rancher, Janice Maynard
The Husband's Secret, Liane Moriarty
Eleanor and Park, Rainbow Rowell
Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?, Timothy Caulfield

May
The O'Hurley Born - The Last Honest Woman/Dance to the Piper, Nora Roberts
Dear Emma, Katie Heaney
Rebel Sisters, Marita Conlon-McKenna (full review here)
The Last Star, Rick Yancey (Book 3 of The 5th Wave trilogy)
He Will Be My Ruin, K. A. Tucker (full review here)
The Widow, Fiona Barton
Connected Underneath, Linda Legters (full review here)

June
The Wife's Tale, Lori Lansens
The Quinn Legacy - Inner Harbor and Chesapeake Blue, Nora Roberts
Frosted Cowboy, Charlene Ross
Fatal Affair, Marie Force (full review here)
Sleepless in Manhattan, Sarah Morgan (full review here)



July (summer vacation!!)
With All Due Respect, Ronald G. Morrish
Neverwhere, Niel Gaiman
Dark Witch, Nora Roberts (Book 1 of The Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy)
Shadow Spell, Nora Roberts (Book 2 of The Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy)
Blood Magick, Nora Roberts (Book 3 of The Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy)
Cordina's Crown Jewel, Nora Roberts
Run the World, Becky Wade (full review here)
The Look of Love, Bella Andre
The Way You Look Tonight, Bella Andre
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
Mindset, Carol S. Dweck

August (more vacation!!)
Jane Steele, Lindsay Faye
Garden Spells, Sarah Addison Allen
The Peach Keeper, Sarah Addison Allen
The Sugar Queen, Sarah Addison Allen
Over Easy, Pamela Ford (full review here)
Fresh Brewed, Pamela Ford (full review here)
Fire Brand, Diana Palmer (full review here)
Come a Little Bit Closer, Bella Andre
Save the Date, Mary Kay Andrews
Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling

September
The Things We Wish Were True, Marybeth Mayhew Whalen (full review here)
Night Shield, Nora Roberts
All The Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
First Frost, Sarah Addison Allen
Coraline, Neil Gaiman



October
Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh
The Sapphire Affair, Lauren Blakely
The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness, Maddie Dawson (full review here)
Her Halloween Treat, Tiffany Reisz
The Choices We Make, Karma Brown
Sunset in Central Park, Sarah Morgan
The Light of Paris, Eleanor Brown

November
The Nest, Kenneth Oppel
Cowboy in the Making, Julie Benson
I Just Want to be Perfect - Anthology by so many amazing bloggers
Miracle on 5th Avenue - Sarah Morgan (full review here)
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend - Katarina Bivald
Can't Help Falling in Love, Bella Andre
Counting by 7s, Holly Goldberg Sloan
Come Away With Me, Karma Brown

December
Under the Influence, Joyce Maynard (full review here)
My Brown-Eyed Earl, Anna Bennett
Marlene, C. W. Gortner (full review here)
Sleigh Bells in the Snow, Sarah Morgan
The Taste of Air, Gail Cleare (full review here)
'Twas the Week Before Christmas, Olivia Miles
Hunted, Meagan Spooner
Kiss Me Like This, Bella Andre


Also - if you track your books on Goodreads, they create a funky infographic with all of your books at the end of the year. Here are my highlights!









Stay tuned for my 2017 reading goals soon. Rather than focusing on a number, I have a few series and authors I'm hoping to target.

xo
Jenn

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