Books Read in 2018

January

The Sea of Tranquillity   Katja Millay    5 stars

The Promise Between Us  Barbara Claypole White 5 stars

Falling Upward    Richard Rohr    5 stars

Hearts of Resistance   Soraya M. Lane 4. 5 stars

Spring Forward   Catherine Anderson  4.5 stars

The Secret Hour   Luanne Rice   4.5 stars

Tempest   Beverly Jenkins   4 stars

Deep Work : Rules for Focussed Success in a Distracted World  Cal Newport   4 stars

Hold Your Breath  Katie Ruggle   4 stars

The Upside   Abdel Sellou  4 stars

A Grown Up Kind of Pretty   Joshilyn Jackson    4 stars

Promise Not to Tell   Jayne Ann Krentz   4 stars

The Tuscan Child  Rhys Bowen    4 stars

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work      Mason Currey  3 stars

The Duchess    Danielle Steele  3 stars

February

This Must Be the Place Maggie O’Farrell  4 stars

Still Me Jojo Moyes   4.5  stars

The Great Alone Kristin Hannah   5 stars

The Pearl Sister   Lucinda Riley    5 stars

The Memories That Make Us  Vanessa Carnvale   4 stars

The First Kiss of Spring   Emily March 4 stars

I’ll Be Your Blue Sky  Marissa de los Santos  4.5 stars

The Woman Left Behind Linda Howard 4 stars

The Week at the Lake   Wendy Wax   4 stars

The Good Liar   Catherine MacKenzie  4 stars

Fatal Chaos   Marie Force   3.5 stars


March

Death Below Stairs   Jennifer Ashley   4 stars

The Summer of New Beginnings   Bette Lee Crosby    4 stars

Blood Fury   J. R. Ward   4 stars

Mornings on Main   Jodi Thomas    4 stars

Devil in Spring   Lisa Kleypas   4 stars

Denim Blue Sea   Joanne DeMaio   4 stars

The Paris Seamstress   Natasha Lester   4 stars

Counting on a Countess  Eva Leigh  3.5 stars

Before I Let You Go   Kelly Rimmer    4.5 stars

The Thing About Love   Julie James  3.5 stars

The Family Gathering   Robyn Carr    4.5 stars

Hello Stranger   Lisa Kleypas   3.5 stars

When the Heart Cries   Cindy Woodsmall  3.5 stars


April

A Soft Place to Fall   Cindy Woodsmall   3 stars

Same Beach Next Year   Dorothea Benton Frank  4 stars

The Endless Beach   Jenny Colgan  5 stars (audio version)

Taste of Air Gail Cleare  4 stars

The Sunshine Sisters Jane Green 4 stars

This Could Change Everything   Jill Mansell 4.5 stars

The Storied Life of A J Fikery  Gabrielle Zevin  4 stars

Two Steps Forward  Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist    4.5 stars


May

The Secret to Southern Charm   Kristy Woodson Harvey   5 stars

The High Tide Club   Mary Kay Andrews    4 stars

You Belong to Me   Karen Rose    4 stars

Lighthouse Beach  Shelley Noble   4 stars

All Night With the Cowboy   Soraya Lane    3.5 stars

The Summer I Met Jack  Michelle Gable 3 stars

Someone to Love   Mary Balogh  4 stars

Herons Landing JoAnn Ross    4 stars

June

Ocean Light    Nalini Singh

Rainy Day Friends   Jill Shalvis

Promise Me Dad   Joe Biden    Audiobook 5 stars.

Wicked and the Wallflower  Sarah MacLean

The Bookshop of Yesterdays.  Amy Meyerson

Beard Science   Penny Reid   Audiobook 4 stars

Happiness For Beginners   Katherine Center

The Lost For Words Bookshop Stephanie Butland

The Cottages on Silver Beach  RaeAnne Thayne

Heaven Adjacent  Catherine Ryan Hyde

Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe    Jenny Colgan    5 stars  audiobook

The Art of Inheriting Secrets   Barbara O’Neal

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