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Reading List

It is proving to be a nearly impossible task to read books now that most of my "free time" goes into doing laundry and cleaning baby bottles, but I have a terrible memory so I want to keep track of the books I read somewhere.  Here's good as any I suppose.  Plus I kind of love the book list sections on other blogs I read because once I find a great suggestion off someone else's list, I can usually trust them to recommend others I'll like.  So here's my contribution.  Below are the books that I have read in previous years, with the ones that I would highly recommend in bold italics.  Enjoy or ignore, either works for me.

Note: At some point a few years back I decided to make these lists backwards.  I have no idea why I did this but I'm too lazy to change it now.  Also, all links are affiliate.

Got a recommendation for me?  Let me know in the comments section below or email me!  

2016 READING LIST
1. Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
2. The Husband's Secret - Liane Moriarty
3. What Alice Forgot - Liane Moriarty
4. Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
5. Is Everybody Hanging Out Without Me? - Mindy Kaling
6. The Last Anniversary - Liane Moriarty
7. The Whole Golden World - Kristin Riggle
8. Descent - Tim Johnston
9. Luckiest Girl Alive - Jessica Knoll
10. Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
11. While the City Slept - Eli Sanders
12. Three Wishes - Liane Moriarty
13. The Hypnotist's Love Story - Liane Moriarty
14. Certain Girls - Jennifer Weiner
15. Fly Away Home - Jennifer Weiner
16. The Widow - Fiona Barton
17. The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
18. The Good Neighbor - A.J. Banner

2015 READING LIST
You try staying at home with two kids and finding time to read.  Also, we're going with the normal way of writing lists from here on out.
1. Yes Please - Amy Poehler
2. Waiting for Birdy: A Year of Frantic Tedium, Neurotic Angst, and the Wild Magic of Growing a Family - Catherine Newman
3. The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) - Justin Cronin
4. Fangirl- Rainbow Rowell
5. Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
6. In a Dark Dark Wood - Ruth Ware


2014 READING LIST
Leave me alone I'm pregnant.
6. The Interestings - Meg Wolitzer
5. The Shining Girls - Lauren Beukes
4. Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell
3. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? - Maria Semple
2. Defending Jacob - William Landay
1. The Wicked Girls - Alex Marwood

2013 READING LIST
4. Dark Places - Gillian Flynn (at least, this was my fav of the three)
3. Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn
2. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
1. Allegiant - Veronica Roth (could not finish this damn book.  3rd in the series, soooo... that's bad)

2012 READING LIST
5. Divergent - Veronica Roth
4. Fifty Shades of Grey- EL James
3. Insurgent - Veronica Roth
2. Still Missing - Chevy Stevens
1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Stieg Larsson



2011 READING LIST
Had a baby so if 84 books about how to make your baby sleep count, then... those.
4. The Little Book - Selden Edwards
3. The Girl Who Played with Fire  - Stieg Larsson
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
1. A Tale of Two Cities  - Charles Dickens

2010 READING LIST
20. The Scorch Trials - James Dashner
19. The Corrections- Jonathan Franzen
18. On Becoming Baby Wise (yes, baby books count)- Gary Ezzo
17. Life As We Knew It - Susan Beth Pfeffer
16. The Maze Runner - James Dashner
15. Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
14. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
13. The Vintage Caper- Peter Mayle
12. Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert
11. The Ghost Orchid - Carol Goodman
10. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
9. The Magicians - Lev Grossman
8. The Monster of Florence- Douglas Preston
7. The Lace Reader- Brunonia Barry
6. The Hour I First Believed - Wally Lamb
5. The Picture of Dorian Gray- Oscar Wilde
4. The Red Tent- Anita Diamant
3. The Lost Symbol- Dan Brown
2. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
1. The Finder- Colin Harrison

2009 READING LIST
16. The Abstinence Teacher - Tom Perrotta
15. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
14. Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes
13. Twilight - Stephanie Meyer
12. New Moon - Stephanie Meyer
11. Eclipse - Stephanie Meyer
10. Breaking Dawn - Stephanie Meyer
9. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
8. The House of Mondavi - Julia Flynn Siler
7. Lord of the Flies - William Golding
6. Playing for Pizza - John Grisham
5. The Almost Moon - Alice Sebold
4. Loving Frank - Nancy Horan
3. Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
2. Best Friends Forever - Jennifer Weiner
1. Firefly Lane - Kristin Hannah

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