Previous Years

The 2015 List

  1. The Floatplane Notebooks – Clyde Edgerton
  2. Those Girls – Chevy Stevens
  3. Station Eleven- Emily St. John Mandel 
  4. The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins
  5. The Invasion of the Tearling – Erika Johansen
  6. Recipe for Disaster – Stacey Ballis
  7. A Place for Us – Harriet Evans
  8. Fish – Stephen Lunden
  9. The Haunting of Sunshine Girl – Paige McKenzie
  10. Inside the O’Briens – Lisa Genova
  11. The Guest Cottage – Nancy Thayer 
  12. Beach Town – Mary Kay Andrews
  13. The Precious One – Marisa de los Santos
  14. The Way of Kings – Brandon Sanderson 
  15. At The Waters Edge – Sara Gruen 
  16. The Summers End – Mary Alice Monroe
  17. The Nightingale – Kristen Hannah
  18. The Royal We – Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan 
  19. All the Single Ladies – Dorthea Benton Frank 
  20. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend – Katarina Bivald 
  21. The Lord of the Flies – William Golden 
  22. I Regret Nothing – Jen Lancaster 
  23. Morning Glory – Lavyrle Spencer 
  24. In the Unfortunate Event- Judy Blume 
  25. The Status of All Things – Liz Fenton 
  26. The Paying Guests – Sarah Waters 
  27. Eight Hundred Grapes – Laura Dave 
  28. This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance – Jonathan Evison 
  29. The Truth According to Us – Annie Barrows 
  30. The Rumor – Elin Hildebrand 
  31. The Book of Speculation – Erika Swyler 
  32. Who Do You Love – Jennifer Weiner
  33. Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan 
  34. China Rich Girlfriend – Kevin Kwan 
  35. In a Dark, Dark Wood – Ruth Ware 
  36. A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman 
  37. These Shallow Graves – Jennifer Donnelly 
  38. We Are Not Ourselves – Matthew Thomas 
  39. The Sword of Summer – Rick Riordan 
  40. The Guest Room – Chris Bohjalian 
  41. The Gap of Time – Jeanette Winterson 
  42. Opening Belle – Maureen Sherry 
  43. Road to Little Dribbling – Bill Bryson 
  44. Tess of the D’urbervilles – Thomas Hardy 
  45. Little Paris Bookshop – Nina George 
  46. Fourth of July Creek – Smith Henderson 
  47. The Nest – Cynthia d’aprix- Sweeny
  48. Me After You – Jojo Moyes 
  49. Norwegian by Night – Derek Miller 
  50. Eligible – Curtis Sittenfeld

 

The 2014 List
1. Catching Air – Sarah Pekkanen

2. The Good Luck of Right Now – Matthew Quick

3. The Valley of Horses – Jean Auel

4. Independent Study – Joelle Charbonneau

5. Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night – Mark Haddon

6. Eleanor & Park – Rainbow Rowell

7. Twisted Sisters – Jen Lancaster

8. Confederates in the Attic – Tony Horwitz

9. How to Be an American Housewife – Margaret Dilloway

10. The One & Only – Emily Giffin

11. Vintage – Susan Gloss

12. Save the Date – Mary Kay Andrews

13. Summer Wind – Mary Alice Monroe

14. The Queen of the Tearling – Erika Johansen

15. The Vacationers – Emma Straub

16. All Fall Down – Jennifer Weiner

17. The Merciless – Danielle Vega

18. Gulp – Mary Roach

19. The Sweet Spot – Stephanie Evanovich

20. Graduation Day – Joelle Charbonneau

21. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands – Chris Bohjalian

22. My Antonia – Willa Cather

23. This Is Where I Leave You – Jonathan Tropper

24. The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

25. Landline – Rainbow Rowell

26. Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty

27. The Martian – Andy Weir

28. All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doer

29. Leaving Time – Jodi Picoult

30. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Caitlin Doughty

31. The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey * In fairness, this is a re-read because I didn’t remember the plot enough to just pick up the sequel.

32. The Infinite Sea – Rick Yancey

33. The Edge of Eternity – Ken Follett

34. The Blood of Olympus – Rick Riordan

35. One Plus One – Jojo Moyes

36. The Blood Gospel -James Rollins

37. Things You Won’t Say – Sarah Pekkanen

38. The Book of Strange New Things – Michel Faber

    The 2013 List

  1. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  2. Fall of Giants – Ken Follett
  3. Winter of the World – Ken Follett
  4. Big Girl Panties – Stephanie Evanovich
  5. Fin & Lady – Cathleen Schine
  6. Jane Austen Marriage Manual – Kim Izzo
  7. Best of Us – Sarah Pekkanen
  8. Swimming at Night – Lucy Clarke
  9. The Smart One – Jennifer Close
  10. The Death of Bees – Lisa O’Donnell
  11. Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
  12. A Week In Winter – Maeve Binchy
  13. Wedding Night – Sophie Kinsella
  14. Safe  Haven – Nicholas Sparks 
  15. The Interestings – Meg Wollitzer
  16. The Last Original Wife – Dorthea Benton Frank
  17. The Fifth Wave – Rick Yancey 
  18. Time Flies – Clarie Cook 
  19. Sisterland – Curtis Sittenfeld
  20. One Thousand White Women – Jim Fergus
  21. The Tao of Martha – Jen Lancaster
  22. The Testing – Joelle Charbonneau
  23. Island Girls – Nancy Thayer 
  24. Some Day My Prince Will Come – Jerramy Fine
  25. World War Z – Max Brooks 
  26. The Engagements – J. Courtney Sullivan 
  27. Ladies Night – Mary Kay Andrews
  28. The Summer Girls – Mary Alice Monroe
  29. Far, Far Away – Tom McNeal
  30. Beautiful Creatures – Kami Garcia 
  31. Night Film – Marisha Pessi
  32. Chose the Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger – Beth Harbison 
  33. Divergent – Veronica Roth 
  34. Insurgent – Veronica Roth 
  35. The Never List – Koethi Zan
  36. Mrs. Queen Takes the Train – William Kuhn
  37. Tempting Fate – Jane Green 
  38. Si-Cology – Si Robertson 
  39. Roses – Leila Meecham
  40. The Husband’s Secret – Lianne Moriarty
  41. The Cuckoos Calling – Robert Galbraith 
  42. Not Without You – Harriet Evans
  43. We are Water – Wally Lamb 
  44. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls – Anton DiSclafani
  45. The Valley of Amazement – Amy Tan 
  46. The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon 
  47. Sea Swept – Nora Roberts *** It should be worth nothing that I only read this and the next two because I work in a bookstore and these books are set local to where I live. People kept buying them and telling me to give them a chance and I finally caved. 
  48. Rising Tide – Nora Roberts 
  49. Inner Harbor – Nora Roberts
  50. House of Hades – Rick Riordan
  51. 11-22-63 – Stephen King 
  52. Allegiant – Veronica Roth 

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