2015 - 2010 Book Lists

Currently Reading:

Madame Picasso by Anne Girard
Susanna Moore:   The Life of Objects
John Updike: The Maple Stories
Daniel A Smith:  Storykeeper
Donna Tartt:  Little Friend
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's Cross Creek Sampler [book of quotations]

Read in 2015:

Celeste Ng:   Everything I Never Told You (Really really good ... )
Alice Hoffman:  The River King
Alice Hoffman:  Probable Future
Liane Moriarty:  Big Little Lies
Sarah Waters:  The Paying Guests
I am Madam X by gioia diliberto
Anne Tyler:  A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler:  Ladder of Years
Kate Alcott:  A Touch of Stardust
Sara Gruen:  At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen:  Riding Lessons
Elin Hilderbrand:  The Matchmaker
Elin Hilderbrand:  The Rumor
Maggie Sefton:  Purl up and Die
Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon
Lauren Groff:  Fates and Furies

Also in my book bag:
Stealing the Mystic Lamb by Noah Charney
Susan Vreeland: Luncheon of the Boating Party
Sue Roe The Private Lives of the Impressionists
Nicholas Sparks: Safe haven
Nicole Krauss:  The Great House
 Lauren Weisberger: Chasing Harry Winston
 Louisa May Alcott: A Long Fatal Love Chase
T. Davis Bunn: The Quilt
Jane Johnson: The Tenth Gift
   Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera and 100 Years of Solitude
The Dog by Kerstin Ekman
Fifty Shades of Grey (trilogy - erotic literature)
Stitches in Air by Liane Ellison Norman
The Lacemaker by Janine Montupet
READ IN 2014:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt --EXCELLENT Book.
Peter heller:  The Painter
Lisette's list : a novel / Susan Vreeland

 Barbara Kingsolver: The Lacuna

Frog Music by 

Kate Alcott:   The Daring Ladies of Lowell
Jenny Colgan:  Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe
Alice Hoffman:  Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Munro:  Dear Life
Saints of the Shadow Bible - Ian Rankin
Chestnut Street - Maeve Binchy
Alice Hoffman - Survival Lessons
Naked by Betsy Franco
Maggie Sefton:  Yarn over Murder
Lauren Graham:  Someday, Someday, maybe
Janet Evanovich:   Takedown Twenty
Still Life /with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
Stella Bain by Anita Shreve
Liane Moriarty:  The Husband's Secret
The Modern Cookbook by Mary Ann Caws
Delicious by Ruth Reichl
Nancy Horan:  Under the wide and starry sky
Sarah Dunn:  The Secrets to happiness
Jodi Picoult:  Leaving Time
Jan Karon:  Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

Read in 2013:
Mark Twain:  Diaries of Adam + Eve
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell
Tarkington:  Magnificent Ambersons
Madonnas of Lenningrad by Debra Dean
William Coles:  The Necklace +  other stories
Susan Vreeland:   Clara + Mr. Tiffany
The News from Spain by Joan Wickersham
One Day by David Nicholls
Ruins of Lace by Iris Anthony
Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey [excellent book]
Maggie Sefton:   Close Knit Killer
The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Read in 2012:
Janet Evanovich:  Notorious Nineteen
Marie Bostwick:  A Single Thread
The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Calico Joe by John Grisham
Jennifer Chiaverini:  The Giving Quilt
Beth Hoffman:  Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
  Kate Morton: The House at Riverton
Katie Ward Girl Reading 
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Jennifer Chiaverini: Sonoma Rose
Maggie Sefton:  Cast On, Kill Off
Sarah Addison Allen:  Garden Spells
Jennifer Chiaverini: The Wedding Quilt
Anita Shreve: The Last Time They Met

2011: Read in 2011:
Colum McCann: Let the Great World Spin
 Stephen Chbosky: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Union Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverinni
Janet Evanovich: Smokin' Seventeen
Heather BarbieriThe Lace Makers of Glenmara
Noah Charney: The Art Thief
Robert Goolrick: Reliable Wife
Garth Stein: The Art of Racing in the Rain
Maggie Sefton:Unraveled (knitting series continues)


2010 Finished Reading:
Jennifer Egan A Visit from the Goon Squad
Elizabeth Kostova Swan Thieves Really enjoyed this novel - maybe my favourite one this year
Madeleine Albright: Read My Pins
Jodi Picoult: My Sister's Keeper
Kate Collins Mum's the Word
Mary Jane Auch: Ashes of Roses
Colleen McCullough: The Ladies of Missalonghi
L. M. Montgomery: The Blue Castle
Stieg larsson: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Tatiana de Rosnay Sarah's Key***** (awesome)
Ian Rankin: Doors Open (an excellent suspense - I really enjoyed this book)
Meacham, Leila: Roses
Blake, Sarah The Postmistress
Maggie Sefton: Skein of the crime
Kathryn Stockett: The Help (Audio Book - outstanding)
Anne Tyler: Noah's Compass
Jennifer Chiaverini: A Quilter's Holiday
Jennifer Chiaverini The Aloha Quilt
Alice Munro: Too Much Happiness
Anita Shreve: Body Surfing
Elizabeth Robards: With Violets (historical fiction)
Michelle Huneven: Blame
Audrey Niffenegger: Her Fearful Symmetry (This book is so twisted!, such a creative story line, wish she could develop the characters - give us readers something to make this a 5-star)
Cathleen Schine: The New Yorkers
Ian McEwan: On Chesil Beach
Jodi Picoult: House Rules 
Jodi Picoult: The 10th Circle
Jodi Picoult: Change of Heart
Kim Edwards: The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Jodi Picoult: The Pact
Janet Evanovich: Sizzling Sixteen
Janet Evanovich: Wicked Appetite

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