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Still Alice, finished August 2015. This was such an eye opening read. It scared me, but at the same time made me so much more aware of Alzheimers. An important read for those who aren't hypochondriacs.

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl, finished July 2015. This book completely lived up to it's name, and I devoured every bite! Best part: zero calories. ;)

The Beginner's Goodbye, finished July 2015. Hmm... for being on the NYT best seller's last and for winning a Pulitzer, I feel as though I missed something. I liked the story, but I guess I didn't find it outstanding. A decent summer read, but that was it for me.

Station Eleven, finished July 2015. I wasn't sure if I'd like another post apocalyptic novel, but I finished this in one weekend and was very entertained.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins, finished July 2015 -- A great psychological thriller that I couldn't put down.

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. Finished June 2015. A delightfully easy read set in the UK and told from the perspective of a retired Major.

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown. Finished June 2015. I'm a big fan of rowing, and got a chance to do so through a local rowing club. This book well captures the oars men spirit, while simultaneously telling an important story about WWII. I couldn't put it down.

The Boston Girl: A Novel by Anita Diamant, finished June 2015. An easy read. I didn't find there to be much of an arc in this story, put I enjoyed the telling of one woman's life.

A Vintage Affair by Isabel Wolff, finished May 2015. Read this for book club and enjoyed it. Loved the vintage clothing mentioned throughout.

Vintage by Susan Gloss, finished May 2015. A fun read about friendship, relationships, and vintage fashions. Set in Madison, WI, which is where I live. Loved all the mentions of nearby landmarks and businesses. A great summer vacation read.

The Bungalow: A Novel by Sarah Jio, finished May 2015. Such a touching and heartfelt love story set in the South Pacific during WWII.

The One and Only - Emily Giffin, finished May 2015. I'm not usually big I love stories, but add in football and I'm all in. I did through the second half of the book. Perfect summer read (even if I read it in spring).

I Am Malala, finished April 2015. A fascinating story of courage and activism made even more compelling by her young age.

All the Light we Cannot See, finished March 2015. Couldn't put it down, loved every bit of this book.

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Finished March 2015.

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, finished February 2015. A sweet romantic comedy that is based in science. An easy and entertaining read.

Yes Please, by Amy Poehler. Finished February 2015. This book isn't quite what I expected, but I almost love it more for that very reason. I expected to be laughing a lot, and there were some good laughs. However, I found that it was her advice that overtook the book. And it was good advice, delivered in a way I would expect to get it from a good friend. The structure of the book was a little wonky, but I take away such a good vibe from her words that I could care less about those details.

The Secrets Of Mary Bowser, finished February 2015. A slave turned Union spy during the Civil War makes for an interesting story. I don't often read historical fiction, but I enjoyed this so much that I might need to read more. Educational and entertaining.

What Alice Forgot by Lian Moriarty, finished February 2015. I read Big Little Secrets first, and this book reminded me very much of that style. Lots of funny, sad, and heart-touching moments. I ready enjoyed the memory-loss concept. It made for not only an interesting story, but for some great pondering when I wasn't reading. I would definitely recommend this title to others.

Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout, finished February 2015. I'm still trying to figure out if I liked this book or not. The story held my attention and I looked forward to reading it, but I found the characters interesting but hard to connect with. Overall, I would recommend it, but it's not on the top of my list.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, finished January 2015. I got completely wrapped up in this story. I laughed, dreamed, and cried throughout. So many good life lessons are waiting in this story. A must read.

The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen. Finished January 2015. I love this author so much, and this book doesn't disappoint. She has a wonderful way of weaving in a magical element into her stories that I can't just get enough of. This title combines suspense, friendship, and romance and makes for a well-told story.

Looking for Alaska, John Green, finished January 2015. It was an interesting YA read, but I didn't like it nearly as much as The Fault in Our Stars or Paper Towns. I think I never really clicked with the characters, and the story felt a little forced. I still liked Just not my fave.

Big Little Lies, finished January 2015. Just joined a new book club for 2015, and this was the first book assigned. It loved the mystery element to it and the characters were so easy to connect with. I couldn't put this down and I look forward to the author's other titles.

My Salinger Year, by Joanna Rakoff. Finished December 2014. A quick read that combined my love of JD Salinger with my obsession for book publishing and being an editor in NYC. An interesting read and a well-to-do memoir.