2015 – 2017 Reviews

2017

Pages read: 10,418

  1. Cozy Christmas Shorts (Tahoe Tessie #1.5, Greatest Hits #8, Amelia Grace #2.5, , Franki Amato #2.5, Southern Pasta Shop #1.5, Working Stiff Mysteries #2.5, Culinary Competition #2.5, Helen Binney Mysteries #3.5, Jamie Winters #1.5, Gianna Mancini Mysteries #1.5) by Gemma Halliday, Leslie Langtry, Kelly Rey, Jennifer L. Hart, Gin Jones, T. Sue VerSteeg, Traci Andrighetti, Anna Snow, Jennifer Fischetto, Janel Gradowski
  2. Stiletto (The Checquy Files #2) by Daniel O'Malley
  3. Two Days Gone (Ryan DeMarco #1) by Randall Silvis
  4. Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff
  5. Game of Mirrors (Commissario Montalbano #18) by Andrea Camilleri
  6. The Patience of the Spider (Commissario Montalbano #8) by Andrea Camilleri
  7. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  8. The Girl with Ghost Eyes (Xian Li-lin #1) by M. H. Boroson
  9. In the Bag (Celeste Eagan Mysteries #2) by Emery Harper
  10. Motion for Murder (Jamie Winters #1) by Kelly Rey
  11. A Fistful of Divas (Mick and Casey McKee) by Camille LaGuire
  12. Baseball Faith: 52 MLB Stars Reflect on Their Faith by Rob Maaddi
  13. Good Morning, Superman! by Michael Dahl
  14. The Little Mermaid by Metaphrog
  15. Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau
  16. Kill and Run (Thorny Rose Mysteries #1) by Lauren Carr
  17. Earthly Remains (Commissario Brunetti #26) by Donna Leon
  18. A Fine Year for Murder (Thorny Rose Mysteries #2) by Lauren Carr
  19. Of Books and Bagpipes (Scottish Bookshop Mystery #2) by Paige Shelton
  20. Penance by Kanae Minato
  21. The Secrets of Wishtide (Laetitia Rodd Mysteries #1) by Kate Saunders
  22. Wooing the Wedding Planner by Amber Leigh Williams
  23. The End of the Day by Claire North
  24. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  25. Dead Tide (Blackmoore Sisters Mysteries #3) by Leighann Dobbs
  26. A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes #1) by Brittany Cavallaro
  27. The Freedom Broker (Thea Paris #1) by K.J. Howe
  28. Around the World in 80 Days (Extraordinary Voyages #11) by Jules Verne
  29. The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency #1) by John Scalzi
  30. WTF (Geek Actually #1.1) by Cathy Yardley
  31. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers
  32. Cinderella and the Furry Slippers by Davide Cali
  33. The Invisible Woman (Geek Actually #1.2) by Rachel Stuhler
  34. Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty
  35. The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2) by Brittany Cavallaro
  36. Scattershot (Nameless Detective #8) by Bill Pronzini
  37. The Little Red Hen (Little Golden Book) by Golden Books Staff
  38. A Voice in the Night (Commissario Montalbano #20) by Andrea Camilleri
  39. Tangled (Disney Manga) by Shiori Kanaki
  40. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  41. The Dance of the Seagull (Commissario Montalbano #15) by Andrea Camilleri
  42. All Signs Point to Murder (Zodiac Mystery #2) by Connie Di Marco
  43. Brave Red, Smart Frog by Emily Jenkins
  44. Persons Unknown (DS Manon #2) by Susie Steiner
  45. Beauty and the Goblin King (Fairy Tale Heat #1) by Lidiya Foxglove
  46. For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards by Jen Hatmaker
  47. Thornhill by Pam Smy
  48. The Dream Dragon by Kathryn England
  49. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
  50. The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant #5) by Josephine Tey
  51. Glass Houses (Inspector Gamache #13) by Louise Penny
  52. Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10) by Agatha Christie
  53. The Haunted Season (Max Tudor Mysteries #5) by G. M. Malliet
  54. Death at Breakfast (Maggie Detweiler and Hope Babbin #1) by Beth Gutcheon
  55. Scared to Death (Cherringham #27) by Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
  56. Slade House by David Mitchell
  57. The Case of the Cursed Dodo (The Endangered Files #1) by Jake G. Panda
  58. Santa, Please Bring Me a Gnome by An Swerts
  59. Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
  60. Bones to Pick (Brie Hooker Mystery #1) by Linda Lovely
  61. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
  62. Double Deck the Halls (Bellissimo Casino Crime Caper, Davis Way Crime Caper) by Gretchen Archer
  63. Killer Holiday (Killer WASPS #4) by Amy Korman
  64. Murder for Christmas (Mordecai Tremaine #2) by Francis Duncan
  65. A Christmas Peril (Theater Cop Mystery #1) by J.A. Hennrikus
  66. Heart Note (Spritzer Chicks #1) by Cassandra O'Leary
  67. I'm Scheming of a White Christmas by Kate O'Keeffe
  68. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  69. Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney Manga) by Jun Asuka
  70. Twelve Slays of Christmas (Christmas Tree Farm Mystery #1) by Jacqueline Frost
  71. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by R. D. Carstairs
  72. Slay Bells Ring (Caprice De Luca Home Staging Mystery #7) by Karen Rose Smith
  73. Once Upon a Christmas Eve (Maiden Lane #12.6) by Elizabeth Hoyt
  74. The Peace of Christmas: Quiet Reflections with Pope Francis by Diane M. Houdek
  75. 'Twas the Nightcap Before Christmas by Katie Blackburn
  76. The Snowy Day (Peter #1) by Ezra Jack Keats
  77. The Biggest Snowman Ever by Steven Kroll
  78. The Littlest Christmas Tree by R.A. Herman
  79. The Body in the Casket (Faith Fairchild #24) by Katherine Hall Page

2016

Pages read: 7,151

  1. A Highland Christmas (Hamish Macbeth) by M.C. Beaton
  2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  3. Serafina and the Black Cloak (Serafina #1) by Robert Beatty
  4. All the Old Knives by Olen Steinhauer
  5. Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist
  6. Phoenix Rising (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #1) by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
  7. "A" Is for Asshat (Malibu Mystery #1) by Rebecca Cantrell, Sean Black
  8. Dead & Buried (Blackmoore Sisters Mysteries #2) by Leighann Dobbs
  9. Magic Words: From the Ancient Oral Tradition of the Inuit by Edward Field
  10. City of Blades (The Divine Cities #2) by Robert Jackson Bennett
  11. Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song by Sara Bareilles
  12. The Bughouse Affair (Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery #1) by Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini
  13. Ivy in Bloom: The Poetry of Spring from Great Poets and Writers from the Past by Vanita Oelschlager
  14. Arcadia by Iain Pears
  15. Arena by Holly Jennings
  16. Buried Threads (Threads #2) by Kaylin McFarren
  17. "B" Is for Bad Girls (Malibu Mystery #2) by Rebecca Cantrell, Sean Black
  18. The Janus Affair (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #2) by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris
  19. Healthy Speedy Suppers: Quick, Healthy and Delicious Recipes for Busy People by Katriona MacGregor
  20. Little Chickies by Susie Jaramillo
  21. Hinterkind Vol. 1: The Waking World by Ian Edginton
  22. Cat's Paw (Nameless Detective) by Bill Pronzini
  23. The Heiress of Linn Hagh (Detective Lavender Mysteries #1) by Karen Charlton
  24. The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery #1) by Paige Shelton
  25. Night Shift (Midnight Texas #3) by Charlaine Harris
  26. The Pot Thief Who Studied Georgia O'Keeffe (The Pot Thief Mysteries #7) by J. Michael Orenduff
  27. Death in a White Tie (Roderick Alleyn #7) by Ngaio Marsh
  28. Night Night, Sleep Tight by Hallie Ephron
  29. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
  30. The Serpent (The Gameshouse #1) by Claire North
  31. The Thief (The Gameshouse #2) by Claire North
  32. The Master (The Gameshouse #3) by Claire North
  33. Murder Al Dente (Southern Pasta Shop #1) by Jennifer L. Hart
  34. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  35. King Garnet Stories by Marianne Parry
  36. Day of the Dragonking (The Last American Wizard #1) by Edward B. Irving
  37. The Witch Who Came In From The Cold: Season One by Lindsay Smith, Max Gladstone, Ian Tregillis, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Michael Swanwick
  38. The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North
  39. The Pursuit (Fox and O'Hare #5) by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
  40. Bookburners: Badge, Book, and Candle (Bookburners #1.1) by Max Gladstone
  41. Bookburners: Anywhere But Here (Bookburners #1.2) by Brian Francis Slattery
  42. The Sans Pareil Mystery (Detective Lavender Mysteries #2) by Karen Charlton
  43. Missing, Presumed (DS Manon #1) by Susie Steiner
  44. A Midsummer's Equation (Detective Galileo #6) by Keigo Higashino
  45. Murder in a Wish-Book House (Sam Jenkins) by Wayne Zurl
  46. The Boscombe Valley Mystery (Sherlock Holmes) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  47. Curious Minds (Knight and Moon #1) by Janet Evanovich, Phoef Sutton
  48. Death Likes It Hot (Peter Cutler Sargeant II #3) by Edgar Box
  49. The Rook (The Checquy Files #1) by Daniel O'Malley
  50. Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon by Torben Kuhlmann
  51. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  52. Murder in G Major (Gethsemane Brown Mysteries #1) by Alexia Gordon
  53. The Terra-Cotta Dog (Commissario Montalbano #2) by Andrea Camilleri
  54. A Great Reckoning (Inspector Gamache #12) by Louise Penny
  55. Bangkok 8 (Sonchai Jitpleecheep #1) by John Burdett
  56. The Dying Alderman by Henry Wade
  57. The Dying Alderman by Henry Wade
  58. The Bay - The Tenderloin (Inspector Cole Hoffer #1) by Trent Kennedy Johnson
  59. Newspaper Hats by Phil Cummings
  60. IQ (IQ #1) by Joe Ide
  61. Arsène Lupin, The Gentleman Burglar (Arsène Lupin #1) by Maurice Leblanc
  62. On Our Way to Oyster Bay: Mother Jones and Her March for Children's Rights by Monica Kulling
  63. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Brash Blonde (Marty Hudson Mystery #1) by Gemma Halliday, Kelly Rey
  64. Bangkok Tattoo (Sonchai Jitpleecheep #2) by John Burdett
  65. The Sculthorpe Murder (Detective Lavender Mysteries #3) by Karen Charlton
  66. Friend of the Devil by Mark Spivak
  67. The Corn People: An Aztec and Mayan folktale by Jose Carlos, Kelly Carlos
  68. The Girl of His Dreams (Commissario Brunetti #17) by Donna Leon
  69. Mystery in White by J. Jefferson Farjeon
  70. Told After Supper by Jerome K. Jerome
  71. Through a Glass, Darkly (Commissario Brunetti #15) by Donna Leon
  72. Mistletoe Mysteries: Tales of Yuletide Murder by Charlotte MacLeod
  73. The Santa Klaus Murder by Mavis Doriel Hay
  74. Holiday with a Twist by Shannon Stacey
  75. Rest You Merry (Peter Shandy #1) by Charlotte MacLeod

2015

Pages read: 6,588

  1. The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer
  2. Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn
  3. Light Thickens (Roderick Alleyn #32) by Ngaio Marsh
  4. A Colder War (Amelia Levene #2) by Charles Cumming
  5. Beastly Things (Commissario Brunetti #21) by Donna Leon
  6. When in Rome (Roderick Alleyn #26) by Ngaio Marsh
  7. Good Health, Good Life: 12 Keys to Enjoying Physical and Spiritual Wellness by Joyce Meyer
  8. The Ice Queen (Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #3) by Nele Neuhaus
  9. The Shell Game (Fox and O'Hare #0.25) by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
  10. The Corsican Caper (Sam Levitt #3) by Peter Mayle
  11. Macbeth: The Graphic Novel by John McDonald, William Shakespeare
  12. Night Film by Marisha Pessl
  13. Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters Mysteries #1) by Leighann Dobbs
  14. Cockroaches (Harry Hole #2) by Jo Nesbø
  15. Murder at the Book Group (Book Group Mysteries #1) by Maggie King
  16. Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track #1) by Erin McCarthy
  17. The Case of the Glamorous Ghost (Perry Mason #47) by Erle Stanley Gardner
  18. Love in a Nutshell (Culhane Family #1) by Dorien Kelly, Janet Evanovich
  19. 7 Simple Choices for a Better Tomorrow by Bob Merritt
  20. Shadow and Light (Berlin Trilogy #2) by Jonathan Rabb
  21. The Dentist from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #16) by Mike Thaler
  22. Gorky Park (Arkady Renko #1) by Martin Cruz Smith
  23. Othello (Graphic Shakespeare) by Vincent Goodwin, William Shakespeare
  24. The Autumn Republic (Powder Mage Trilogy #3) by Brian McClellan
  25. Killer Dolphin (Roderick Alleyn #24) by Ngaio Marsh
  26. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  27. Day Shift (Midnight Texas #2) by Charlaine Harris
  28. Watchmen by Alan Moore
  29. Rungle in the Jungle by Robert Logan Rogers
  30. The Whole30 by Dallas Hartwig, Melissa Hartwig
  31. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
  32. Elvis Sightings by Ricardo Sanchez
  33. Natchez Burning (Penn Cage #4, Natchez Burning #1) by Greg Iles
  34. The Fold by Peter Clines
  35. Once Upon a Scandal (Once Upon a Wager #2) by Julie LeMense
  36. Pride, Prejudice, and Cheese Grits by Mary Jane Hathaway
  37. Bigfoot Blues by Ricardo Sanchez
  38. Malice (Kyoichiro Kaga Series #4) by Keigo Higashino
  39. Intimations of Austen by Jane Greensmith
  40. First Impressions by Charlie Lovett
  41. All In by Joel Goldman, Lisa Klink
  42. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
  43. The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
  44. The Scam (Fox and O'Hare #4) by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
  45. The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
  46. Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs by Erik Didriksen
  47. The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan Chance
  48. The Quick by Lauren Owen
  49. Candy Corn Murder (Lucy Stone #22) by Leslie Meier
  50. Wicked Charms (Lizzy and Diesel #3) by Janet Evanovich, Phoef Sutton
  51. Untimely Death (Shakespeare in the Catskills Mystery #1) by Elizabeth J. Duncan
  52. Gingerbread Kisses by Beate Boeker
  53. Morning in the Burned House by Margaret Atwood
  54. Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3) by Robert Galbraith
  55. Happy and Merry: Seven Heartwarming Holiday Essays by Lisa Scottoline, Francesca Serritella
  56. Tied Up in Tinsel (Roderick Alleyn #27) by Ngaio Marsh
  57. The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  58. Gold, Frankincense and Murder by Barbara Early
  59. Early Bird Special by Tracy Krimmer
  60. The Gates of Evangeline (Charlie Cates #1) by Hester Young
  61. Advent Illustrated: A Bible Journaling Challenge by Sara Laughed
  62. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  63. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
  64. City of Stairs (The Divine Cities #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett

 

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