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Last year, I started keeping track of what books I read. If you have a book to recommend, let me know via the Contact option in the menu!

2022 Reading List

  1. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware, thriller
  2. Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  3. The Village Online, mystery
  4. How to Snare a Dodgy Heir by Eliza Watson, cozy mystery
  5. The Other Family by Wendy Corsi Staub, domestic thriller
  6. Death Washes Ashore (Myrtle Beach Mystery #2)
  7. The Foundling by Paul Fronczak
  8. Stay Awake by Megan Goldin, thriller
  9. Run Rose Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson, thriller
  10. Things We Do In the Dark by Jennifer Hillier, thriller
  11. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black, YA fantasy
  12. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty, literary fiction 
  13. Just One Look by Harlan Coben, Thriller/Mystery
  14. How to Trace a Cold Case by Eliza Watson, cozy mystery
  15. The Resemblance by Lauren Nossett, thriller
  16. Fallen Fate (Keepers of New Haven Book 1) by Indigo Leigh, urban fantasy
  17. The Layover by David Bell, thriller
  18. A Body In the Attic by Elizabeth Spann Craig, cozy mystery
  19. Fallen Fury by Indigo Leigh, fantasy/urban fantasy
  20. Murder On the Ballot by Elizabeth Spann Craig, cozy mystery
  21. The Ravaged by Norman Reedus, literary fiction
  22. Fatal Feud by Indigo Leigh, fantasy/urban fantasy
  23. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, literary fiction
  24. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, literary fiction
  25. Kill All Your Darlings by David Bell, thriller
  26. Real Bad Things by Kelly J. Ford, thriller
  27. Coffee and Calicos by Rosie Pease, cozy mystery
  28. Deer Duplicity by Molly Fitz, cozy mystery
  29. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris, domestic thriller
  30. True Crime Addict by Jeremy Renner, true crime
  31. Death on the Golden Mile by Caleb Wygal, mystery
  32. Death of a Suitor by Elizabeth Spann Craig, cozy mystery
  33. Fallen Feud by Indigo Leigh, urban fantasy
  34. The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson, literary fiction
  35. Vanishing Triangle: The Murdered Women Ireland Forgot by Claire McGowan, true crime
  36. The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris, literary fiction
  37. Blood Tithe by Ross Tuohy, horror short story
  38. What’s Left Unsaid by Emily Bleeker, Women’s Fiction 
  39. Space Dragons: The MomQuest Demo by Bokerah Brumley, urban fantasy
  40. Exiled by Rosalind Tate, time travel romance
  41. Abandoned Prayers by Gregg Olsen, true crime
  42. How to Pursue a DNA Clue by Eliza Watson, cozy mystery
  43. The Hike by Susi Holliday, Thriller
  44. Someone Else’s Secret by Julia Spiro, suspense
  45. Court of Shadows by C.N. Crawford, fantasy
  46. The Merry by Kelly Utt, family drama
  47. Court of Darkness by C.N. Crawford, fantasy
  48. Court of Night by C.N. Crawford, fantasy
  49. Court of Dreams by C.N. Crawford, fantasy
  50. The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate, literary fiction
  51. The Bookstore Sisters by Alice Hoffman, women’s fiction
  52. The Brass Key by Caleb Wygal (cozy mystery)
  53. A Killing on Hardee Street by VS Gardner, mystery
  54. Love Is Messy by Callie Sutcliffe, romance
  55. All Night Long He Heard You Scream by Ross Tuohy, Horror
  56. Letters from Kansas by Karen Lopez, historical fiction
  57. All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda, thriller
  58. Working Fires by Emily Bleeker, thriller/women’s fiction
  59. Moment in Time by Suzanne Redfern, thriller
  60. Resting Scrooge Face by Meghan Quinn, romance
  61. What Child Is This by Rhys Bowen, historical holiday story
  62. A Trail of Vengeance by Marvin Levine, thriller
  63. Letters from Washington by Stefanie Bridges-Mikota, historical fiction
  64. Letters from Georgia by Vickie Carroll, historical fiction
  65. Such a Beautiful Family by T.R. Ragan, thriller
  66. Queen of the Island by Bokerah Brumley, mermaid romance


2023 Reading List

  1. I Know You by Claire McGowan, thriller
  2. The Block Party by Jamie Day, domestic thriller
  3. The Village by Caroline Mitchell, thriller
  4. A Brick to Remember by VS Gardner, mystery
  5. The Summer Kitchen by Lisa Wingate, literary fiction
  6. Someone Else’s Life: A Thriller by Lyn Liao Butler, thriller
  7. Deconstructed by Liz Talley, a cross between chick lit and cozy mystery
  8. If the Dress Fits by Liz Talley, a cross between chick lit and cozy mystery
  9. A Likely Story by Leigh McMullan Abramson, literary fiction
  10. The Island Mother by Jon Cohn, supernatural horror
  11. The Fall Before by Indigo Leigh, fantasy romance
  12. Mr. Wrong Number by Lynn Painter, steamy romantic comedy
  13. The Other Mrs by Mary Kubica, thriller
  14. The Lost Sister by M.L Rose, thriller
  15. The Maid’s Dairy by Loreth Anne White, psychological thriller
  16. What the Neighbors Saw by Melissa Adelman, psychological thriller
  17. The Family Secret by Kiersten Modglin, domestic thriller
  18. The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth, thriller
  19. Dirty Laundry by Disha Bose, thriller
  20. Firefly Rain by Richard Dansky, paranormal horror
  21. Pinion: New Haven City Origins by Indigo Leigh, urban fantasy
  22. In a Book Club Far Away by Tif Marcelo, women’s fiction
  23. Someone We Know by Shari Lapena, thriller
  24. Don’t Look by Molly Black, thriller
  25. Mansplainer by Avery Flynn, steamy romcom
  26. The Housemaid’s Secret by Freida McFadden, domestic thriller
  27. Hell Hath No Fury by Kathleen Fair, historical romance
  28. It Started with a Secret by Jill Mansell, romantic comedy
  29. Lie or Die by Colleen Helme, mystery
  30. Desecrate the Darkness by A. K. Hughey, thriller
  31. Catfished by Stella Bixby, cozy mystery
  32. Sea of Memories by Fiona Valpy, women’s historical fiction
  33. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult, literary-ish fiction
  34. Ghosted by Rosie Walsh, sweet romance
  35. Something Bad Wrong by Eryk Pruitt, mystery
  36. I’ll Stop the World by Lauren Thoman, YA time travel mystery
  37. The Recruits by David Bell, thriller
  38. Say My Name by Joe Clifford, thriller
  39. The Echo of Old Books: A Novel by Barbara Davis, romance
  40. A Dash of Murder by Elizabeth Spann Craig, cozy mystery
  41. If at First You Don’t Succeed, Fly Again by Eliza Watson, cozy mystery
  42. The Road Towards Home by Corinne Demas, Women’s Fiction
  43. Death on the Causeway by Caleb Wygal, Mystery
  44. The Forgetting by Hannah Beckerman, Suspense
  45. The Resort by MJ Hardy, Mystery/Suspense
  46. Charmingly Yours by Liz Talley, contemporary romance
  47. Keeper of the Stars by Buck Turner, romance
  48. You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao, YA romance
  49. Perfectly Charming by Liz Talley, romance
  50. The Lake Never Tells by Alex Tully, YA suspense
  51. Zenith by Indigo Leigh, urban fantasy
  52. Not Tonight, Josephine by George Mahood, memoir
  53. Call the Canaries Home by Linda Barrow, women’s fiction
  54. Love Comes to Cooper’s Cove by Maggie Finn, sweet romance
  55. Three Sons & Flower Moon by Indigo Leigh, YA reverse harem fantasy
  56. When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O’Neal, women’s fiction
  57. The Wife Lie by Anya Mora, domestic suspense
  58. Seeking Jake Ryan Book by Jessica Bucher and M. F. Lorson, YA Romance
  59. The Lost Girls of Devon by Barbara O’Neal, women’s fiction
  60. Irish Stones: A Raven Hill Farm Mystery by Jane E. Drew, mystery
  61. There’s No Coming Back from This by Ann Garvin, romantic suspense
  62. The Freedom Summer Murders by Don Mitchell, true crime
  63. That Self-Same Metal by Brittany N Williams, historical fantasy
  64. The Prince of Prohibition by Marilyn Marks, historical fantasy
  65. The Magic of Sea Glass: by Jenny Hale, sweet romance
  66. The Boy Who Lost His Fart by Dana Moss McAllister, Ann Langman, Katherine Leyton, children’s book
  67. Crazy Bao You by Lyn Liao, rom-com
  68. Seven Ways to Start a Fire by Rachael Mahood, thriller
  69. Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree, fantasy
  70. Role Playing by Cathy Yardley, geeky romantic comedy
  71. The Starfish Sisters by Barbara O’Neal, women’s fiction
  72. La Vie, According to Rose by Lauren Parvizi, women’s fiction
  73. Life, Unscheduled by Kristin Rockaway, romance
  74. Seven Nights in Paris by Tasmina Perry, mystery
  75. In the Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune, fantasy
  76. Hanging by a Thread by Liz Talley, cozy mystery
  77. Death at a Diner by Elizabeth Spann Craig, cozy mystery
  78. Just Stay Away by Tony Wirt, psychological thriller
  79. All Who Wander by Joe Clifford, psychological thriller
  80. The Coworker by Freida McFadden, mystery/thriller
  81. Come Home to Me by Liz Talley, contemporary romance
  82. Destiny’s Window by JoLynn Kerr, historical romance
  83. The Witch of Tin Mountain by Paulette Kennedy, historical LGTB fiction
  84. The Clinic by Cate Quinn, psychological thriller

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