Books Read in 2020


  1. The Guardians; John Grisham - 4/5 (audio/library/January)
  2. Surfside Sisters; Nancy Thayer - 4/5 (audio/library January)
  3. American Dirt; Jeanine Cummins - 5/5 (eGalley/January)
  4. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know; Malcolm Gladwell - 3.5/5 (audio/library)
  5. The Stars Are Fire; Anita Shreve - 4/5 (reread/book group/January)
  6. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone; Lori Gottlieb - 5/5 (library/print/January)
  7. The Secrets We Kept; Lara Prescott - 3.5/5 (audio/library/January)
  8. A Good Neighborhood; Therese Anne Fowler (4.5/5 - (eGalley/print/January)
  9. Olive Again; Elizabeth Strout - 5/5 (audio/January)
  10. Mr. Nobody; Catherine Steadman - 3.5/5 (eGalley/February))
  11. The Woman in Cabin 10; Ruth Ware - 4/5 (audio/reread/book group/February)
  12. The Winters; Lisa Gabriele - 3/5 - (ARC/February)
  13. Eat Right 4 Your Type: The Individualized Blood Type Diet Solution - 5/5 (reread  2008/Feb)
  14. A Hundred Small Lessons; Ashley Hays - 3.5/5 (audio/February)
  15. The Last Time I Saw You; Liv Constantine - 4/5 (ARC/audio/February)
  16. Such a Fun Age; Kiley Reid - 3/5 (audio/February)
  17. Long Bright River; Liz Moore - 4/5 (audio/March)
  18. The Best Sound in the World; Cindy Wume - 4/5 (print/March)
  19. Juniper Jupiter; Lizzy Stewart - 4/5 (print/March)
  20. The Nickel Boys; Colson Whitehead - 5/5 (eGalley/audio/eBook combo/March)
  21. Dandelion's Dream; Yoko Tanaka - 4/5 (print/March)
  22. Madame Badobedah; Sophie Dahl - 5/5 (print-March)
  23. Nothing More Dangerous; Allen Eskens - 5/5 (library/print/audio/March)
  24. Most Dangerous Place; James Grippando - 4/5 (audio/March)
  25. Animalkind; Ingrid Newkirk & Gene Stone - 4.5/5 (NF/print/library/March)
  26. A Perfect Alibi; Phillip Margolin - 2.5/5 (audio/March)
  27. The Library Book; Susan Orleans (NF) - 3.5/5 (audio/March)
  28. The Girls of Atomic City; Denise Kiernan (NF/Bookgroup) - 4/.55 (print/March)
  29. Sea Wife; Amity Gage - 4/5 - (eGalley/April)
  30. The Red Lotus; Chris Bohjalian - 4/5 (eGalley/audio combo - April)
  31. 142 Ostriches; April Davila - 4/5 - (eGalley/April)
  32. You Are Not Alone; Hendricks and Pekanhen - 4/5 - (audio-April)
  33. Weather; Jenny Offill -  4/5 (audio/April)
  34. Eight Perfect Murders; Peter Swanson - 5/5 (eGalley/audio combo/April)
  35. Kaia and the Bees; M. Boelts - 5/5 (print/May)
  36. The Nest that Wren Built; Sosenshine - 5/5 (print/May)
  37. Hike; Oswald - 4.5/5 - (print/May) - 4.5/5 (print/May)
  38. The Dilemma; B.A. Paris - 2.5/5 (eGalley/May)
  39. Wild Game; Adrienne Brodeur - NF - 4/5 (eGalley/May)
  40. Brother and Sister; Diane Keaton - 2/5 -(NF/Audio/May)
  41. Olive Kitteridge; Elizabeth Strout - 5/5 (reread/audio/May)
  42. My Dark Vanessa; Kate Elizabeth Russell - 5/5 - (eGalley/May)
  43. Redhead By the Side of the Road; Anne Tyler - 3.5/5 (audio/May)
  44. The Sun Down Motel; Simone St. James - 5/5 - (eGalley/May)
  45. Double Indemnity; James M. Cain - 4.5/5 (print/May)
  46. All Adults Here; Emma Straub - 4/5 - (audio/May)
  47. The New Husband; D.J. Palmer - 3.5/5 (audio/June)
  48. If it Bleeds; Stephen King - 4/5 (audio/June)
  49. A Week at the Shore; Barbara Delinsky - 4/5 (eGalley/June)
  50. Save Me the Plums: A food memoir  (NF) - 4.5/5 (audio/June)
  51. Girls of Summer; Nancy Thayer - 3.5/5 (eGalley/June)
  52. Death in Her Hands; Ottessa Moshfegh - 2.5/5 - (audio/June)
  53. A Good Marriage; Kimberly McCreight - 3.5/5 (eGalley/June)
  54. Malice Aforethought; Francis Iles 4.5/5 (print/June)
  55. Saint X; Alexis Schaitkin - 2.5/5 - (eBook/June)
  56. The Sea of Lost Girls; Carol Goodman - 3.5/5 (audio/ download/June)
  57. Tomorrow There Will Be Sun; Dana Reinhardt - 2.5/5 (print/June)
  58. Hidden Valley Road; Robert Kolker (NF) - 3.5/5 (eGalley/June)
  59. Home Before Dark; Riley Sager - 5/5 (eGalley/July)
  60. This Little Family; Ines Bayard - 4.5/5 - (ARC/July)
  61. Nothing to See Here; Kevin Wilson 4/5 - (audio/download/July)
  62. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; Agatha Christie 4.5/5 (print/audio/July)
  63. Writers and Lovers; Lily King - 4.5/5 - (audio/July)
  64. The Same but Different Too; Karl Newson - 4.5/5 (print/July)
  65. Incredible Jobs You (Probably) Never Heard Of; Natalie LaBarre (print/July)
  66. Where's Waldo? The Boredom Book; Martin Handford (print/July)
  67. A Little Bit of Grace; Phoebe Fox - 4.5/5 (eGalley/July) 
  68. What You Wish For; Katherine Center - 4/5 (audio/July)
  69. Our Fathers; Rebecca Wait - 5/5 (print/library/July)
  70. In Case of Emergency; E.G. Scott 4.5/5 - (eGalley/July)
  71. Anxious People; Fredrik Backman 5/5 - (eGalley/August)
  72. The Operator; Gretchen Berg - 3.5/5 - (audio/August)
  73. The Party Upstairs; Lee Conell - 3/5 (eGalley/August)
  74. The Caretakers; Eliza Maxwell - 4/5 - (print/library/August)
  75. The Giver of Stars; Jo Jo Moyes - 5/5 - (audio/library/August)
  76. Night Swim; Megan Goldin - 4/5 (eGalley/August)
  77. Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of John Lewis; Jabari Asim - 5/6 (library/print/August)
  78. When I Was You; Amber Garza - 5/5 - (eGalley/August)
  79. The End of Her; Shari Lapena - 1.5/5 (audio//August)
  80. 28 Summers; Elin Hilderbrand - 4.5/5 (combo/audio & print/August)
  81. Beneath the Scarlet Sky; Mark Sullivan 4/5 - (print/book group/August)
  82. Grow: The Secret of Our DNA; Nicola Davies - 5/5 (print/ September)
  83. Gustavo: The Shy Ghost; Flavia Drago - 4.5/5 (print/Sept)
  84. The Vanishing Half; Brit Bennett - 5/5 - (eBook/September)
  85. One By One; Ruth Ware - 3/5 (eGalley/Sept) 
  86. The Lying Life of Adults; Elena Ferrante - 3/5 stars (audio/Sept)
  87. The Answer Is: Reflections on My Life; Alex Trebek - 4/5 (audio/Sept)
  88. Unsheltered; Barbara Kingsolver - 3.5/5 (print/book group/Sept)
  89. The Yellow Bird Sings; Jennifer Rosner - 4/5 (audio/Sept)
  90. Daughters of Erietown; Connie Schultz - 4/5 (eGalley/audio/combo/Sept)
  91. Ghosts of Harvard; Francesca Serritella - 3.5/5 (eGalley/Sept)
  92. The Death of Vivek Oji; Akwaeke Emezi - (5/5 (audio/Oct.)
  93. Hieroglyphics; Jill McCorkle - 4.5/5 - (print/library/Oct)
  94. The Mothers; Brit Bennett - 3.5/5 - (eGalley/audio combo/Oct)
  95. Ghostology; Curtle & Steel - 5/5 (print/October)
  96. Where's Waldo? Spooky Spotlight Search; Martin Handford (print/October)
  97. Love is Powerful; Heather Dean Brewer - 5/5 (print/October)
  98. Fresh Water for Flowers; Valerie Perrin - 4.5/5 (print/library/Oct)
  99. Dear Edward; Ann Napolitano - 4/5 - (audio/October)
  100. His & Hers; Alice Feeney - 4/5 - (print/audio/October)
  101. Confessions on the 7:45; Lisa Unger - 2.5/5 (audio/October)
  102. Goodnight, Beautiful; Aimee Molloy - 3.5/5 (audio/October)
  103. White Ivy; Susie Yang - 4.5/5 - (eGalley/October)
  104. A Polar Bear in the Snow; Mac Barnett (Ill. Shawn Harris) - 4.5/5 - (print/Nov)
  105. Nursing Homes are Murder - Mike Befeler - 3.5/5 (Nov)
  106. Don't Look for Me; Wendy Walker - 4.5/5 (combo - audio/eGalley/Nov) 
  107. Summer Longing; Jamie Brenner - 4.5/5 (library/Nov)
  108. The Talented Miss Farwell; Emily Gray Tedrowe - 4/5 (eGalley/Nov)
  109. The Christmas Table; Donna Vanliere - 4/5 (eGalley/Nov)
  110. Snowflakes (Book 1-Hush Series); Ruth Ware - 3/5 (eBook/Nov)
  111. Treasure; O. Braithwaite (Book 2 Hush series) - 4/5 (eBook/Nov)
  112. Greenlights (Memoir); Matthew McConaughey - 2/5 (audio/Nov)
  113. Troubles in Paradise; Elin Hilderbrand - 2/5 (print/library/Nov)
  114. Good, Morning Monster: A Therapist Shares Five Heroic Stories of Emotional Recovery; Catherine Gildiner - NF - 4/5 - (eGalley/Nov)
  115. The Wrong Kind of Woman; Sarah McCraw Crow - 3.5/5 (eGalley/Nov)
  116. The Undoing; Jean Hanff Korelitz - 4/5 - (eBook/Nov)
  117. A Promised Land Barack Obama NF - in progress (audio)
DNF
  1. The Violent Bear it Away; Flannery O'Connor (January)
  2. The Illness Lesson; Claire Beams (May)
  3. Father Melancholy's Daughter; Gail Godwin (July)
  4. Murder of Cape Cod; Maddie Day (July)
  5. The Good Priest; Tina Beattie (July)
  6. Dept. of Speculation; Jenny Offill - (August)
  7. The Great Believers; Rebecca Makkai (August)
  8. Lady in the Lake; Laura Lippman (Oct)
  9. Disloyal (NF/Memoir; Michael Cohen - (November) - I couldn't stomach the thought more D.T.)

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