Monday, January 01, 2024

2024 Books

City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty (8)

The Wishing Game by Meg Shaffer (7)

Kingdom of Copper by. S.A. Chakraborty (8)

The Fever Code by James Dashner (read with boys - 6)

Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty (8)

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (7)

Defy the Night by Brigid Kemmerer (8)

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey (6)

Defend the Dawn by Brigid Kemmerer (8)

Destroy the Day by Brigid Kemmerer (8)

The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay

Thursday, January 05, 2023

2023 Books

Isn't It Bromantic by Lyssa Kay Adams (6)

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (7)

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout (6)

Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout (6)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (reread with the boys)

Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout (7)

A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny (8)

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver (8)

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (7)

Stuck With You by Ali Hazelwood (7)

Now What? by Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers (7)

Radical Friendship by Kate Johnson (7)

Jayber Crow by William Berry (8)

The Measure by Nikki Erlick (8)

The Bodyguard by Katherine Center (7)

Olympus, TX by Stacey Swann (8)

Can't Even: How Millenials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen (7)

Shiner: A Novel by Amy Jo Burns (7)

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas (8)

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas (8)

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas (8)

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt (7)

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness: The Wingfeather Saga Book 1 (with boys)

A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas (7)

A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas (7)

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (6)

Good Boundaries and Goodbyes by Lysa TerKeurst (7)

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (with boys)

All My Knotted-Up Life by Beth Moore (7)

The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen (7)

The Traitor Queen by Danielle L. Jensen (7)

The Inadequate Heir by Danielle L. Jensen (7)

Happy Place by Emily Henry (7)

Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood (7)

Summer Reading by Jen McKinlay (7)

A Ruin of Roses by KF Breene (5)

A Throne of Ruin by KF Breene (5)

A Kingdom of Ruin by KF Breene (6)

A Queen of Ruin by KF Breene (5)

Homecoming by Kate Morton (8)

Lady Tan's Circle of Women by Lisa See (8)

The Humans by Matt Haig (7)

Spare by Prince Harry the Duke of Sussex (7)

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See (7)

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane (7)

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (7)

Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah (8)

Reign: American Royals IV by Katharine McGee (8)

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (7)

Pax by Sara Pennypacker (with the boys)

Counting the Cost by Jill Duggar (7)

Maze Runner by James Dashner (reread with the boys)

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore (7)

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (8)

A Rogue of One's Own by Evie Dunmore (7)

Portrait of a Scotsman by Evie Dunmore (7)

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert (8)

Accidentally Amy by Lynn Painter (7)

Drama Free by Nedra Glover Tawwab (9)

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (reread with boys)

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson (7)

Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn (7)

The Death Cure by James Dashner (reread with boys)

Have I Told You This Already? by Lauren Graham (7)

Bright Lights, Big Christmas by Mary Kay Andrews (7)

The Kill Order by James Dashner (read with boys - 7)

Holiday Romance by Catherine Walsh (7)

Snowed In by Catherine Walsh (7)

An Unexpected Boyfriend for Christmas by Janette Rallison (5)

The Gentleman's Gambit by Evie Dunmore (7)

Lovelight Farms by B.K. Borison (7)

The Woman in Me by Britney Spears (7)

Monday, January 03, 2022

2022 Books

Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham (6)

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon (8)

Fable by Adrienne Young (7)

Namesake by Adrienne Young (7)

The Cheat Sheet by Sarah Adams (7)

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry (6)

Here We Go Again by Betty White (6)

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (8)

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir (8)

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (reread with boys)

A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir (8)

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (reread with boys)

A Sky Beyond the Storm by Sabaa Tahir (8)

Much Ado About You by Samantha Young (8)

Love at First Spite by Anna E. Collins (6)

It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey (6)

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover (6)

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (8)

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab (8)

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (8)

The War of Two Queens by Jennifer Armentrout (7)

How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith (8)

A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (reread with boys)

Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown (6)

The War of Two Queens by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

Voices in Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher (7)

Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren (7)

Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

Rage and Ruin by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

Grace and Glory by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (8)

Book Lovers by Emily Henry (8)

Verity by Colleen Hoover (6)

Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez (7)

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn (7)

Winter's Fury by A. E. Rayne (6)

The Burning Sea by A.E. Rayne (7)

Night of the Shadow Moon by A.E. Rayne (7)

Where the Crawdad's Sing by Delia Owens (8)

Hallow Wood by A.E. Rayne (7)

The Raven's Warning by A.E. Rayne (7)

Vale of the Gods by A.E. Rayne (7)

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (7)

Below Zero by Ali Hazelwood (6)

American Royals III: Rivals by Katharine McGee (7)

Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey (7)

Caraval by Stephanie Garber (7)

The Last Rose of Shanghai by Weina Dai Randel (7)

Legendary by Stephanie Garber (7)

Finale by Stephanie Garber (7)

Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood (6)

Fairy Tale by Stephen King (8)

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill (7)

Cursed by Marissa Meyer (7)

A Very Merry Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams (7)

Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams (7)

Friends, Lovers and The Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry (7)

Window Shopping by Tessa Bailey (6)

Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams (7)

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

2021 Books

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn (6)

An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn (6)

Greenlights by Matthew McConaghey (6)

Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (7)

To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn (6)

When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn (7)

Stuart Little by E.B. White (with the boys)

It's In His Kiss by Julia Quinn (7)

On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn (7)

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (with the boys)

The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd (7)

The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker (6)

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory (7)

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory (6)

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory (7)

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory (6)

Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory (7)

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner (8)

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow (8)

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (with boys)

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (7)

Olive Again by Elizabeth Strout (7)

The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher (7)

Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo (with boys)

Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab (9)

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah (8)

Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo (8)

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

Love at First by Kate Clayborn (8)

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier (8)

Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (7)

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston (6)

The Survivors by Jane Harper (7)

The Great Sex Rescue by Sheila Wray Gregoire, Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach, Joanna Sawatsky (10)

From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout (6)

A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

The Crown of Gilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout (7)

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (7)

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer (7)

A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer (7)

A Vow So Bold and Deadly by Brigid Kemmerer (8)

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan (7)

The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry (6)

Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne (7)

Furyborn by Claire Legrand (7)

Kingsbane by Claire Legrand (8)

Lightbringer by Claire Legrand (8)

After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid (6)

The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny (8)

The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan (7)

The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan (7)

Christmas on the Island by Jenny Colgan (7)

The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez (7)

Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo (7)

Serpent and Dove by Shelby Mahurin (8)

Blood and Honey by Shelby Mahurin (8)

Gods and Monsters by Shelby Mahurin (8)

Gregor and the Marks of Secret by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry (6)

Jesus and John Wayne by Kristin Kobes Du Mez (7)

The Rose Code by Kate Quinn (8)

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne (6)

The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley (7)

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger (8)

The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang (7)

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (7)

Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (7)

Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong (7)

Wholehearted Faith by Rachel Held Evans (8)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (reread - with boys)

A Princess for Christmas by Jenny Holiday (7)

Duke, Actually by Jenny Holiday (7)

Gilded by Marissa Meyer (8)

The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas (7)

The Hunger Games (reread) by Suzanne Collins (with boys)

Friday, January 03, 2020

2020 Books

I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening) by Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers (9)

Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini (7)

Moloka'i by Alan Brennert (7)

Call of the Wild by Jack London (with the boys)

Jane of Lantern Hill by L.M. Montgomery (8)

Meet Cute by Helen Hunting (6)

Know My Name by Chanel Miller (9)

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein (with the boys)

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (7)

The Wicked King by Holly Black (8)

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black (8)

Trouble I've Seen by Drew G.I. Hart  (8)

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (with the boys)

The Breakout by Rachelle Harp (7)

Untamed by Glennon Doyle (8)

The Last Wish by Andrezj Sapowski (7)

Season of Storms by Andrezj Sapowski (7)

Sword of Destiny by Andrezj Sapowski (7)

Good Luck Charm by Helena Hunting (6)

Don't Overthink It by Anne Bogel (8)

Possession by A.S. Byatt (6)

Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire by Jen Hatmaker (8)

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn (8)

All Things Reconsidered by Knox McCoy (7)

Native by Kaitlin B. Curtice (8)

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb (7)

Finnikin of the Rock: The Lumatere Chronicles by Melina Marchetta (8)



The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See (8)

Beach Read by Emily Henry (8)

The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan (7)

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (7)

American Royals by Katharine McGee (7)

Majesty by Katharine McGee (7)

Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer (6)

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (8)

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake (7)

One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake (7)

Open Book by Jessica Simpson (8)

Ember's End by S.D. Smith (with the boys)

Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker (7)


Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake (7)

Five Dark Fates by Kendare Blake (7)

Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky (7)

The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt (with the boys) (8)

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier (7)

Thursdays with the Crown by Jessica Day George (with the boys)

Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston (7)

Ghosted by Rosie Walsh (7)

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa K. Adams (6)

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (7)

Lady Smoke by Laura Sebastian (7)

Ember Queen by Laura Sebastian (7)

Too Much and Never Enough by Mary Trump (7)

Fridays with the Wizards by Jessica Day George (with the boys)


Beginner's Luck by Kate Clayborn (7)

Luck of the Draw by Kate Clayborn (7)

Best of Luck by Kate Clayborn (7)

Bridgerton: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn (7)

Saturdays at Sea by Jessica Day George (with boys)

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

2019 Books

Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny (8)

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas (8)

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas (8)

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (6)

I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown (9)

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (8)

Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken (7)

In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken (8)

The Darkest Legacy by Alexandra Bracken (8)

Bring: The Last Beholder by Megan Beam and Erin Hicks (7)

Gather: The Last Beholder by Megan Beam and Erin Hicks (7)

Ember Rising by S.D. Smith (with the boys) (8)

The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson (6)

Educated by Tara Westover (8)

Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley (8)

The Selection by Kiera Cass (7)

The Elite by Kiera Cass (7)

The One by Kiera Cass (7)

The Heir by Kiera Cass (6)

The Crown by Kiera Cass (6)

Happily Ever After (novellas) by Kiera Cass (6)

Red Queen (reread) by Victoria Aveyard (7)

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (7)

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (8)

The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan (with Ethan)

King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard (7)

War Storm by Victoria Aveyard (7)

Shameless: A Sexual Reformation by Nadia Bolz-Weber (8)

Inheritance: A Memoir by Dani Shapiro (6)

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (8)

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness (8)

The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning by Chris Colfer (with boys)

The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan (with Ethan)

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness (7)

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness (7)

A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa (7)

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (7)

North of Normal by Cea Sunrise Person (7)

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne (7)

Dangerous Territory by Amy Peterson (8)

Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery (8)

Emily Climbs by L.M. Montgomery (8)

Emily's Quest by L.M. Montgomery (8)

Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I've Loved by Kate Bowler (8)

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer (with the boys)

The Naked Now by Richard Rohr (7)

The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett (7)

Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor (8)

The Birth Order Book by Kevin Leman (7)

Longbourn by Jo Baker (7)

Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan (7)

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang (7)

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren (7)

The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan (7)

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (6)

An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor (7)

Everything We Keep by Kerry Lonsdale (7)

Everything We Left Behind by Kerry Lonsdale (7)

Everything We Give by Kerry Lonsdale (7)

The River by Peter Heller (7)

How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry (6)

The Good Widow by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke (6)

My Glory Was I Had Such Friends by Amy Silverstein (6)

Unleashing Mr. Darcy by Teri Wilson (7)

The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey by Chris Colfer (with boys)

The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary (7)

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen (7)

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali (8)

A Better Man by Louise Penny (8)

The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide by Christ Colfer (with boys)

Well Met by Jen DeLuca (7)

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (8)

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (7)

The One in a Million Boy by Monica Wood (7)

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman (7)

Miracles and Other Reasonable Things by Sarah Bessey (8)

The Path Between Us by Susan Stabile (8)

Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith (7)

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (7)

Girl Meets God by Lauren F. Winner (6)

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez (6)

The Only Girl in the World by Maude Julien (6)

Playing House by Ruby Lang (6)

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon (8)

Not Counting Women and Children by Megan McKenna (6)

One Day in December by Josie Silver (7)

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan (7)

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (7)

Monday, January 01, 2018

2018 Books

The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny (8)

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown (8)

Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith (7)

Still Me by Jojo Moyes (8)

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid (8)

Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend (8)

Church of the Small Things by Melanie Shankle (8)

This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith (7)

Happy Again (novella) by Jennifer E. Smith (6)

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum (7)

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith (7)

Half the Church by Carolyn Custis James (8)

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (7)

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (8)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (8)

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas (8)

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (8)

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis (6)

The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas (7)

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller (6)

Circe by Madeline Miller (8)

As Good As True by Cheryl Reid (6)

Drop the Stones by Carlos A. Rodriguez (8)

Paris for One by Jojo Moyes (7)

The Third Reconstruction by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (8)

That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam (7)

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (7)

Emmy and Oliver by Robin Benway (7)

Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan (7)

Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (8)

A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (8)

Inspired by Rachel Held Evans (9)

My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan (8)

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (with the boys) (8)

The Very Worst Missionary by Jamie Wright (8)

Belleweather by Susanna Kearsley (7)

Jesus, My Father, The CIA and Me by Ian Morgan Cron (7)

Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams (7)

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (7)

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (8)

I'd Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel (8)

Wednesdays in the Tower by Jessica Day George (with the boys) (8)

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (8)

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (8)

Learning to Speak God From Scratch by Jonathan Merritt (7)

First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen (8)

September by Rosamunde Pilcher (8)

The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile (9)

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton (8)

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (8)

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (8) (with the boys)

The Antelope in the Living Room by Melanie Shankle (7)

Windfallen by Jojo Moyes (6)

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult (7)

The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns by Chris Colfer (with the boys) (8)

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by RicK Riordan (with Ethan)

The Wondering Years by Knox McCoy (7)

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (with the boys) (8)

Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah (7)

Glass Houses by Louise Penny (8)

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard (6)