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Books I Read in 2016

Not a bad year for reading, but as I look at this list, not too many great reads, either.  Some of them were read for the “sake of reading,” trying to overcome a slump.   Lots of book club choices (starred here) and I’m glad that book club has become more intentional!  Here’s to more BETTER books in 2017!

*The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Flirting with Felicity by Gerri Russell

Promises to Keep (Love in Provence #2) by Patricia Sands

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

I Promise You This (Love in Provence 3) by Patricia Sands

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

Life’s a Beach by Claire Cook

*Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank

*Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani

*Where’d you Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

*The Blue Notebook by James Levine

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amu Schumer

Newport by Jill Morrow

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Very Merry Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn

*Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome by Robby Novak

Favorites overall are below:

The Ship of BridesThe Girl on the TrainCircling the SunLilac GirlsAll the Stars in the HeavensWhere'd You Go, BernadetteNewportA Man Called OveKid President's Guide to Being Awesome