Books I Read in 2016

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We're still recovering from our feels about Jennifer Niven's All The Bright Places. Here are just a few reasons why...

Fandomly Bookish: Q & A with JENNIFER NIVEN, Author of All the Bright Places "Jennifer Niven was able to breathe life into these characters and at the same time slowly and carefully tread into issues that needs to be addressed in YA books too.

Not my favorite...The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Nest, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Medina March Brunswick Jan. 2017 A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.

When Breath Becomes Air — Paul Kalanithi

This was a beautifully written and poignant book written by a brilliant and sensitive man. He was also a man faced with a terrible diagnosis in the prime of his life yet the way he chose to live h…

READ. Three Wishes: A Novel by Liane Moriarty

"Three Wishes" -Liane Moriarty. A story of the life of triplets leading up to their birthday. Love all of her books that I've read so far.

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, Out Jan. 5

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, Out Jan. 5

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer winning author of Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys. Her new novel, My Name is Lucy Barton, may be her strongest work yet. I was lucky enough to get my DRC free.

My "London read"...I def recommend if you like detective/spy books!! The Expats: A Novel

The Expats: A Novel. My book of choice while in London. Written by my first cookbook editor Chris Pavone.its a spy Bourne Identity. Get any book for 99 cents.

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty. 09/03/16

This dramatic book is about several people and one crazy instance at a barbecue, where lives were put into danger. As the book continues the story unfolds and you discover exactly what happened that day.

Today Will Be Different Seattle Times recommendation

Maria Semple’s Today Will Be Different takes place on the one day animator…

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between): Lauren Graham: 9780425285176: Books

Gilmore Girls' actress Lauren Graham's memoir is to be released in just a few weeks and after her novel was a bestseller, fans are keen to grab this!

How far would you go to protect your child? That's the provocative question at the heart of William Landay's gripping new thriller, 'Defending Jacob.'

Defending Jacob

Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home… read more at Kobo.

Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House - by Kathleen Grissom. Literature & Fiction.

Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House - by Kathleen Grissom. Sequel to The Kitchen House. Cant wait to read this! If it's anything like the Kitchen House it will be amazing!

The Legend Series: Legend (Book One) | Marie Lu. One of the best books I have ever read. I think this rivals the Hunger Games.

The Legend Series: Legend (Book One). One of my favorite book series ever! It kept me reading until the end!


Marie Lu on 'Champion' cover!

Alan Bradley- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie Absolutely HOOKED on this series! Fantastic books

The Sweetness At the Bottom Of the Pie

"The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie (Flavia de Luce Series by Alan Bradley .