In My Library

WHAT I’VE READ THIS YEAR 2015 –

January
The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton
The Sweet Spot – Laura Drake
Divorce Horse – Craig Johnson (short story)
As The Crow Flies – Craig Johnson
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikrey – Gabrielle Zevin
Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

February
Deadline – John Sandford
Rogue Spy – Joanna Bourne
The Kitchen House – Kathleen Grissom
The Virgin of Small Plains – Nancy Pickard
The Messenger – Craig Johnson
Broken Monsters – Lauren Beukes

March
Bitter Greens – Kate Forsyth
Dark Places – Gillian Flynn
Crazy Thing Called Love – Molly O’Keefe
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton – Jane Smiley
Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
A Serpent’s Tooth – Craig Johnson
In Your Dreams – Kristin Higgins

April
Isaac’s Storm – Eric Larson
Who Buries the Dead – C.S. Harris
Still Alice – Lisa Genova
Just One Thing – Holly Jacobs
To Scotland With Love – Patience Griffin
Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins
Bellweather Rhapsody – Kate Racculis

May
Mr. Mercedes – Stephen King
My Lady, My Lord – Katherine Ashe
National Security – Marc Cameron
The Tenderness of Wolves – Stef Penny

June
Sous Chef – Michael Gibney
Where’d You Go, Bernadette – Maria Semple
Heat – Bill Buford
Blood, Bones and Butter – Gabrielle Hamilton
The Children Act – Ian McEwan

July
Personal – Lee Child
White Jacket Required – Jenna Weber
Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell
The Round House – Louise Erdrich
Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng
The Nightingale – Kristin Hannah
At The Water’s Edge – Sara Gruen

My favorites, so far, are Bitter Greens and The Nightingale. Both are superbly written, interesting and great diversions.