Books Read in 2014

  1. Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life; Marta McDowell - 5/5 (Library)
  2. Sycamore Row; John Grisham - 4/5 (library - audio) Jan
  3. The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly; S Mi-Hwang 5/5 (eGalley) Jan
  4. Life After Life; Jill McCorkle - 4/5 (eGalley/ARC) Jan
  5. Jacob's Eye Patch; Beth Kobliner Shaw - 3.5/5 (library) Jan
  6. Five Days at Memorial; Sheri Fink - 4.5/5 (NFic)(arc/audio) Jan
  7. The Good Luck of Right Now; Matthew Quick - 4,5/5 (arc - eGalley) 
  8. The Bird Skinner; Alice Greenway - 3.5/5 (arc - eGalley) Jan
  9. The Dalia Lama's Cat and the Art of Purring; D. Michie - 4.5/5 (arc-eGalley) Jan
  10. Gemini; Carol Cassella - 4.5/5 (arc/eGalley)  - Jan
  11. Palisades Park;Alan Brennert - 4/5 (audio) - Feb
  12. Mercy Snow; Tiffany Baker - 4/5 (arc & audio) Feb
  13. First Phone Call From Heaven; Mitch Albom 2/5 (audio) - Feb 
  14. Ordinary Grace; William Kent Krueger 4/5 (audio) Feb
  15. A Marker to Measure Drift; Alexander Maksik - 4.5/5 (arc) - Feb
  16. Me Before You; Jojo Moyes - 5/5 (audio & eGalley) - Feb
  17. Perfect; Rachel Joyce - 4/5 (audio & eGalley) - Feb
  18. Baby Bear; Kadir Nelson - 5/5 - (library) - Feb
  19. You Disappear; Christian Jungersen - 4.5/5 (eGalley) Feb
  20. Still Life with Bread Crumbs; Anna Quindlen - 3.5/5  (library) March
  21. The Signature of All Things; Elizabeth Gilbert - 4.5/5 (audio) March
  22. The Bear; Claire Cameron - 4/5 (audio) March 
  23. The Winter People; Jennifer McMahon - 3.5/5 (audio & eGalley) March 
  24. Nest; Jorey Hurley - 5/5 stars (library) March 
  25. Someday; Alison McGhee - 5/5 (personal copy) March
  26. All Our Names; Dinaw Mengestu - 4/5 (eGalley) March 
  27. Fear Nothing; Lisa Gardner 4.5/5 (audio)  (March)
  28. Coincidence; JW Ironmonger - 4/5 (arc) March
  29. The Apartment; Greg Baxter - 3.5/5 (eBook) March
  30. My Dad Thinks He's Funny; Katrina Germein - 4/5 (library) March 
  31. Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?; Gray and Pak - 5/5 (print - library) March 
  32. Standup Guy; Stuart Woods - 3.5/5 (audio-library) March
  33. The Road Home; Rose Tremain - 3.5/5 (audio)  March
  34. Visible City; Tova Mirvis - 5/5 (eGalley) - March
  35. Alice Close Your Eyes; Averil Dean - 2/5 - (arc) (April)
  36. King and Maxwell; David Baldacci (audio) - 4.5/5 (April)
  37. Cell; Robin Cook (audio) 4/5 (April)
  38. New Life, No Instructions; Gail Caldwell (eGalley)- 4/5 (April)
  39. Trespass; Rose Tremain (audio) - 4/5 April
  40. The Little Ted Hen and the Passover Matzah; Kimmelman - (library) 5/5
  41. Where'd You Go, Bernadette; Maria Semple (audio) 3/5 April
  42. Our Deepest Secrets; Carla Buckley (audio/eGalley) -  4/5 April
  43. The Weight of Blood; Laura McHugh (audio/eGalley) - 4.5/5 April 
  44. Dept of Speculation; Jenny O'fill (arc) - 4.5/5 April 
  45. Shotgun Lovesongs; Nickolas Butler (eGalley) 4/5 - April
  46. Cambridge; Susanna Kaysen (arc) 3.5/5 - April
  47. The Land of Steady Habits; Ted Thompson - (audio) 5/5 - May 
  48. North of Boston; Elisabeth Elo (audio) 3.5/5 - May
  49. Frog Music; Emma Donoghue (audio and eBook) - 4/5 - May
  50. You Should Have Known; Korelitz (arc/audio) - 3.5/5 - May
  51. Mr. Lynch's Holiday; Catherine O'Flynn - (arc) 5/5 - May
  52. Bark: Stories; Lorrie Moore (eGalley) - 3/5 - May 
  53. Ruin Falls; Jenny Milchman (audio) - 3/5 - May
  54. The Painter; Peter Heller - 3.5/5 stars (arc) - May
  55. Mambo in Chinatown; Jean Kwok - 4/5 (arc) - May 
  56. Seven Lives and One Great Love: Memoirs of a Cat; Divani - 4/5 (personal copy) May
  57. The Accident; Chris Parvone - 3.5/5 (audio) - May
  58. Summer House With Swimming Pool; Herman Koch - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - June 
  59. Picnic; John Burningham - 4.5/5 (print) - June  
  60. The Way to the Zoo; John Burningham - 5/5 (print) - June
  61. Be Safe, I Love You; Cara Hoffman - 4/5  (eGalley) - June
  62. The Book of You; Claire Kendal - 4/5/5 (eBook) - June
  63. Among the Missing; Morag Joss - 4/5 (audio) - June 
  64. All the Birds, Singing; Evie Wyld - 2.5/5 (arc) - June 
  65. The Book of Unknown Americans; Christina Henriquez - 5/5 (audio) - June 
  66. The Vacationers; Emma Straub - 3.5/5 - (audio and eBook) - June 
  67. The Greek Yogurt Kitchen; Toby Amidor - 4.5/5 (eBook) - June 
  68. What Strange Creatures; Emily Arsenault - 4.5/5 (review copy) - June 
  69. The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price Purveyor of Funerals; Wendy Jones - 5/5 (eGalley) - June 
  70.  The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook: A Complete Nutritional and Cooking Guide for Healthy Living; Tom Malterre and Alissa Segersten - 5/5 (eGalley) - June
  71. This is the Story of a Happy Marriage; Ann Patchett (audio) - 4.5/5 - June
  72. The Transcriptionist;  Amy Rowland - (eBook) - 4.5/5 - July 
  73. The Highway; C.J. Box (audio) - 3.5/5 - July
  74. Mr. Tiger Goes Wild ; Peter Brown - (library) - 5/5 -July
  75. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands; Chris Bohjalian (audio and eGalley) - 4.5/5 (July)
  76. The Storied Life of AJ Fikry; Gabrielle Zevin - (audio and eBook) - 5/5 (July)
  77. The From-Always; CJ Hauser (arc) - 3/5 (July)
  78. A Man Called Ove; Fredrik Backman - (arc/eGalley) - 5/5 (July) 
  79. My Gentle Barn; Ellie Laks (NF) - (eGalley/audio) - 4/5 (July) 
  80. The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing; Mira Jacob - 4/5 - (eGalley) July 
  81. Elizabeth is Missing; Emma Healey - 4.5/5 - (eGalley and audio) July
  82. The Maytrees; A. Dillard - 4/5 - (audio) July
  83. Mr. Mercedes; Stephen King - 4/5 (audio) August
  84. The Girls From Corona del Mar; Rufi Thorpe - 4/5 (audio & eGalley) August 
  85. The Marrying of Chani Kaufman; Eve Harris - 4/5 (eGalley) August
  86. The Conditions of Love; Dale M Kushner - 5/5 (eGalley) August 
  87. The Story Hour; Thrity Umrigar - 4/5 (eGalley) August 
  88. Colorless Tsukuro Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage; Haruki Murakami  - 5/5 (audio/eGalley)
  89. All Fall Down; Jennifer Weiner - 4/5 (audiobook) August 
  90. California; Edan Lepucki - 3/5 (audiobook) August
  91. We Are Not Ourselves; Matthew Thomas - 4.5/5 (eBook) August
  92. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour; Joshua Ferris - 3.5/5 (audio) - August)
  93. A Sudden Light; Garth Stein - 3.5/5 (arc/eGalley) August
  94. The Arsonist; Sue Miller - 2.5/5 (audio) August
  95. The Secret Place; Tana French - 4.5/5 (HC) (August)
  96.  Dear Daughter; Elizabeth Little - 4/5 (HC) (Sept)
  97. The Paying Guests; Sarah Waters - 5/5 (arc) (Sept) 
  98. Road Ends; Mary Lawson - 4.5/5 (arc) (Sept)
  99. Landline; Rainbow Rowell - 3.5/5 (audio) (Sept)
  100. The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress; Ariele Lawhon - 4/5 (audio) Sept
  101. The Virtues of Oxygen; Susan Schoenberger - 4/5 (arc) Sept
  102. We Are Called To Rise; Laura McBride- 4.5/5 (arc) Sept
  103. The Way Inn; Will Wiles - 2.5/5 (arc) Sept
  104. One Kick; Chelsea Cain - 3/5 (audio) Sept
  105. The Removers: A Memoir; Andrew Meredith - 4/5 (library) Sept
  106. 2 a.m at the Cat's Pajamas; 4/5 (audio) Sept
  107. A Good Marriage; Stephen King - 4/5 (audio) Sept
  108. The Make-Ahead Cook; America's Test Kitchens - 5/5 (Sept) 
  109. And Then There Were None; Agatha Christie - 3.5/5 (pb) (Sept)
  110. My Education; Susan Choi - 4/5  (eGalley) (Oct)
  111. The Farm; Tom Rob Smith - (audio & eGalley - 4/5 (Oct) 
  112. That Night; Chevy Stevens (audio & eBook) - 3.5/5  (Oct)
  113. Leaving Time; Jodi Picoult (eGalley/audio) 5/5  - (Oct)
  114. Memories of a Marriage; Louis Begley (eGalley) - 4/5 (Oct)
  115. A Dog's Journey; W. Bruce Cameron (audio) - 4/5 (Oct) 
  116. Five Days Left; Julie Lawson Timmer (audio and print) - 4.5/5 (Oct)
  117. Purr Therapy: What Timmy & Marina Taught Me About Life, Love and Loss; Kathy McCoy PhD - (eBook) - 3/5 (Oct)
  118. Sam and Dave Dig a Hole; Mac Barnett; Jon Klassen - 3/5 (Oct)
  119. I'm My Own Dog; David Ezra Stein - 5/5 (Oct)
  120. How to Be a Good Wife;  Emma Chapman - 4/5 (Oct)
  121. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky; Heidi Durrow - 4/5 audio (Nov) 
  122. The Remedy for Love; Bill Roorbach - 1.5/5 - eGalley (Nov)
  123. The Snow ChildEowyn Ivey -3.5/5 (audio) (Nov)
  124. Nora Webster; Colm Toibin - 4/5 (audio) (Nov)
  125. A Cupboard Full of Coats; Yvvette Edwards - 3.5/5 (audio) (Nov)
  126. A Visit From the Goon Squad; Jennifer Egan -  1/5 (audio) (Nov)
  127. Winter Street; Elin Hilderbrand - 1.5/5 (audio) (Nov)
  128. Crooked River; Valerie Geary -  4/5 (review copy) (Nov)
  129. The Animal's Santa; Jan Brett - 5/5 (personal copy) (Nov) 
  130. A Short Guide to a Long Life; Dr. David Augus - 3.5/5 (audio) (Nov)
  131. Belzhar; Meg Wolitzer - 3.5/5 (audio) (Nov)
  132. Florence Gordon; Brian Morton (eGalley) - 4.5/5 (Nov)  
  133. The Strange Library; Haruki Murakami - (audio) - 4/5 (Nov) 
  134. Revival; Stephen King - (audio/ebook) - 3.5/5 (Dec)
  135. The Jaguar's Children; John Vaillant (eGalley) - 4/5 (Dec)
  136. The Collector; Nora Roberts (audio) - 4/5 (Dec)
  137. The Christmas Light; Donna VanLiere (eGalley) - 3.5/5 (Dec)   
  138. The Boy Who Drew Monsters; Keith Donohue - (library) - 4/5 (Dec)
  139. The Children Act; Ian McEwan  (audio) - 4/5 (Dec)
  140. The Mountain Story; Lori Lansens (arc) - 4/5 (Dec)
  141. Andrew's Brain; E.L Doctrow  - (audio & print) - 3.5/5 (Dec)
  142. It Was Me All Along (memoir); Andie Mitchell  (audio and eGalley) - 4/5 (Dec)

3 comments:

  1. I love this hand-made book/journal. Did you make it, Diane? Just beautiful!

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  2. No sorry, I can't take credit for it --found it on the web.

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  3. What a truly impressive list. I only read 40 books in 2014 but my dyslexia slows me down - along with my day job. However, with my reducing my hours next year, I might be able to get up to 50 next year.

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