Books Read in 2017

Happy New Year! 2017 was a year filled with some awesome books! Many include links to my reviews (without spoilers). I read a total of 102 books, so my 2018 goal will be 103. Thanks for reading and following my blog. Blessings to all of you for 2018!




  1. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
  2. Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu
  3. The Captain’s Kid by Liz Coley
  4. The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff
  5. Stitches by David Small
  6. The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg


  1. One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
  2. The River at Night by Erica Ferencik
  3. Welcome to the Slipstream by Natalka Burian


  1. Map of the Heart by Susan Wiggs
  2. The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  3. The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith
  4. Starr Fallby Kim Briggs
  5. What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum
  6. The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
  7. Saving Red by Sonia Sones
  8. The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel
  9. Mischling by Affinity Konar
  10. Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent


  1. Saving Sophie by Sam Carrington
  2. A List of Cages by Robin Roe
  3. I Found You by Lisa Jewell
  4. The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green
  5. Part of the Silence by Debbie Howells
  6. Blood and Ink by Stephen Davies


  1. The Girl Before by JP Delaney
  2. Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer
  3. To Stay Alive by Skila Brown
  4. Up From the Sea by Leza Lowitz
  5. The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand
  6. Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles
  7. As She Fades by Abbi Glines
  8. The Lost & Found by Katrina Leno
  9. The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu
  10. The Map That Leads to You by JP Monninger
  11. Come Sundown by Nora Roberts
  12. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
  13. All We Have Left by Wendy Mills
  14. Sweet by Emmy Laybourne


  1. Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina
  2. People Who Knew Me by Kim Hooper
  3. Nantucket Nights by Elin Hilderbrand
  4. The Choices We Make by Karma Brown
  5. All the Summer Girls by Meg Donahue
  6. The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand
  7. Summer People by Elin Hilderbrand
  8. The Love Season by Elin Hilderbrand
  9. Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
  10. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
  11. The Long Road Home by Tawni Waters
  12. Camino Island by John Grisham
  13. Here and Gone by Haylen Beck
  14. The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore
  15. Summer Secrets by Jane Green
  16. Home Again by Kristin Hannah
  17. Saving Grace by Jane Green
  18. The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs


  1. What She Knew by Gilly McMillan
  2. The Girl in Times Square by Paullina Simons
  3. Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown
  4. Once and For All by Sarah Dessen
  5. Love and Other Alien Experiences by Kerry Winfrey
  6. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
  7. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  8. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  9. Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner
  10. Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave
  11. Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner
  12. The Summer House by Hannah McKinnon
  13. The Snowman by Jo Nesbo
  14. Unsub by Meg Gardiner
  15. Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven
  16. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf
  17. Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica


  1. Phantom Instinct by Meg Gardiner
  2. Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben
  3. Give Me The Child by Mel McGrath
  4. A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann
  5. Dan vs. Nature by Don Calame
  6. Crisis Shot by Janice Cantore


  1. Where I Live by Brenda Rufener
  2. I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda
  3. Without Merit by Colleen Hoover
  4. Ghosts in the Fog by Samantha Seiple
  5. The Demon Crown by James Rollins
  6. Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand
  7. Confess by Colleen Hoover


  1. Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
  2. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  3. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
  4. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  5. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks
  6. November 9 by Colleen Hoover


  1. The Magnificent Life of Esme Wells by Adrienne Sharp
  2. The Rooster Bar by John Grisham
  3. There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
  4. Always, Forever, Maybe by Anna Mrose Rissi
  5. Fifteen Words by Monika Jephcott Thomas
  6. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover


  1. My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd
  2. Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
  3. Love Songs & Other Lies by Jessica Pennington

Books Read in 2016

Here’s a look at what I’ve read over the past year. Reviews for most of these books can be found on this blog. What were some of your favorite reads of 2016? Please leave a comment to share!

Happy New Year!


  1. Two if by Sea by Jacquelyn Mitchard
  2. Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  3. The Song of Hartgrove Hall by Natasha Solomons
  4. Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica
  5. Leave Me by Gayle Forman
  6. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben


  1. Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf
  2. The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay
  3. Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
  4. Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman
  5. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi


  1. The Beginning of Everything by Robin Schneider
  2. The Assistants by Camille Perri
  3. First Comes Love by Emily Giffen
  4. Family Tree by Susan Wiggs
  5. I Let You Go by Clare MacIntosh


  1. Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand
  2. Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
  3. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  4. Most Wanted by Lisa Scottoline


  1. At the Edge of Summer by Jessica Brockmole
  2. The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter
  3. The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
  4. Falling by Jane Green


  1. Truly, Maly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty
  2. The Love that Split the World by Emily Henry
  3. The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood
  4. Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates
  5. Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
  6. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
  7. Everyone Brave is Forgotten by Chris Cleave


  1. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
  2. The Memory Book by Lara Avery
  3. The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood
  4. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
  5. Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven


  1. The Mothers by Britt Bennett
  2. My Seventh Grade Life in Tights by Brooks Benjamin
  3. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  4. The Summer Before Forever by Melissa Chambers


  1. Wait for Me by Caroline Leech
  2. Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand
  3. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  4. The Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff
  5. A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell


  1. The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson
  2. What Light by Jay Asher
  3. The Seventh Plague by James Rollins


  1. The Heartbeats of Wing Jones by Katherine Webber
  2. Pretty Girl-13 by Liz Coley
  3. Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt


  1. The Baker’s Secret by Stephen P. Kiernan
  2. A Boy Named Christmas by Matt Haig
  3. The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion