Thursday, January 8, 2015

"Books Read In 2015"

My goal this year is to try to read 110+ books.

7. Fonseca's Fury* Hated this book, no review. I could find nothing redeemable about this book.
14. Falling For Denver***(Nook)
15. The Last Page***(Kindle)
19. Having Faith** 
21. Emmy-Lou****
27. Jane Fairfax*****
33. Mail Order Bride: Westward Winds #1***
34. ROD: The Autobiography**
36. Ming Tea Murder*****
37."Finding Home"***
38. Murder, She Wrote Aloha Betrayed****
39. Family Pictures***
40. The Beach House**
41. First Love**
42. Sam's Letters to Jennifer**
43. Last One Home****
44. The Pepper In The Gumbo****
45. How Sweet The Sound (Mail Order Bride)****  
46. The Key***
47. Cart Before the Horse***
48. To The Moon and Back***
49. The Silence of the Library****
50. Arsenic and Old Books****
51. Tab Hunter, Confidential***
52. A Wedding On Primrose Street*****
53. Nellie***
54. What She Really Wants***
55. One True Heart***
56. Reflections of Yesterday***
57. Little White Lies***
58. Jeannie Out of the Bottle***
59. Mail Order Bride-Charlotte's Summer***
60. Larkin***
61. Jesus The Way, The Truth, The Life *****
62. Lady Maybe****
63. Mr. Darcy's Dogs***
64. Ransom Canyon****
65. The Dancing Master***
66. Go Set A Watchmen**
67. Mail Order Bride:Opel***
68. Midnight Bet***
69. Blossom Street Brides****
70. Mail Order Brides, Frontier Heart***
71. Forever In Love (Montana Brides, Book 2)***
72. Reluctantly Married***
73. Winter Camp***
74. When Love Calls***
75. The Rival Bride (Book 1)***
76. Letters of Love (Book 2)***
77. Mail Order Husband (Book 3)***
78. The Japanese Bride (Book 4)***
79. Baggage Claim***
80. "Julia"***
81. Mr. Darcy and the Space-time Continuum***
82. The Dance Begins****
83. Taking Love in Stride****
84. The Army Doctors New Year's Baby***
85. I'm No Angel***
86. Her Heart's Desire***
87. Heads or Tails****
88. Emma (Audio) *****
89. A Little Princess (Audio)****
90. To Wed The Widow***
91. Benefit From TMS Education*****
92. The Bridges of Madison County**
93. Desperate Cowboy-Mailorder Bride*
94. Gone With the Wind (Audio)****
95. Heart-Shaped Hack*(I didn't finish this book.)
96. Reflections of Yesterday***(2nd time I read this book.)
97.  My Life Bill Clinton** (Audio) OK, but to me it was a bit boring.
98. Bluebells in the Mourning*****
99. Love Muffin & Chai Latte* I really tried to like this book, but it was so boring. I read 51% of the story and it only got worse. It was not my cup of tea.
100. Demise in Denim*** This would have been so much better if it wasn't so full of goofy, crazy things, used for filler words. It really made the story drag on, and on, and on....
101. Return to Sender***(Audio)
102. The Chef's Mail-order Bride****
103. Place Your Betts**
104. Can't Stop Believing****
105. Mail Order Mama***
106. Rose Harbor in Bloom****
107. I Really Do Miss Your Smile****
108. Buckingham Palace Gardens**
109. The Mail Order Brides & Husbands***
110. Pretending to Dance***
111. Summer Fury***
112. A Ready Made Family***
113. Dying to Read***
114. Pieces of Happily Ever After***
115. To Catch A Spinster***
116. Hope's Spring***
117. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder***
118. A Bargain For A Bride***
119. Wildflower, by Drew Barrymore****
120. The Sun Also Shines for me****
121. Deaf Bride & Her Sensible Teacher**
122. Make 'Em Laugh****
123. Organized to Do Jehovah's Will*****
124. The Verbena Bride***
125. His Turquoise Bride****
126. Dead With the Wind****
127. My First Five Husbands* (Couldn't stomach this autobiography by Rue McClanahan and never finished reading it.)

Monday, December 8, 2014

"Where Are You Reading in 2015?"

This is a "Reading Challenge" hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. It challenges us to keep track of where in the world  the book we are reading takes us. 
1. Alabama
2. Alaska
3. Arizona..."Murder and Moonflowers" by Leslie Leigh
4. Arkansas
5. California..."The Cinderella Murder" by Mary Higgins Clark..."You Must Remember This" by Robert J. Wagner...
6. Colorado..."Dropped Dead Stitch" by Maggie Sefton
7. Connecticut
8. Delaware..."Taking Love In Stride" by Donna Fasano
9. Florida
10. Georgia..."Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell
11. Hawaii..."Murder, She Wrote: Aloha Betrayed" by Donald Bain
12. Idaho
13. Illinois
14. Indiana
15. Iowa..."When Love Calls" by Lorna Seilstad
16. Kansas
17. Kentucky
18. Louisiana..."The Pepper In the Gumbo" by Mary Jane Hathaway
19. Maine
20. Maryland..."Following His Heart" by Donna Fasano
21. Massachusetts..."Having Faith" by Barbara Delinsky
22. Michigan
23. Minnesota..."Heart-Shaped Hack" by Tracey Garvis Graves
24. Mississippi..."Bless Her Dead Little Heart" by Miranda James
25. Missouri
26. Montana..."The Sweetest Thing" by Lilian Darcy
27. Nebraska
28. Nevada
29. New Hampshire
30. New Jersey..."Confession Is Murder" by Pat Cochran
31. New Mexico
32. New York..."A Question of Class" by Julia Tagan
33. North Carolina..."Pretending to Dance" by Diane Chamberlain
34. North Dakota
35 Ohio
36. Oklahoma
37. Oregon..."The Trouble With Cassi" by Debbie Macomber
38. Pennsylvania
39. Rhode Island
40. South Carolina..."Ming Tea Murder" by Laura Childs
41. South Dakota..."Never Trust a Cowboy," by Kathleen Eagle
42. Tennessee..."Snowed In With Her Ex" by Andrea Laurence
43. Texas..."Be My Texas Valentine" by Jodi Thomas
44. Utah
45. Vermont
46. Virginia
47. Washington..."Last One Home" by Debbie Macomber
48. West Virginia
49. Wisconsin
50. Wyoming
51. Washington D.C.

Other Countries
1. England..."The Girl In The Gatehouse" by Julie Klassen
"Buckingham Palace Gardens" by Anne Perry
2. France..."I Heart Paris" by Lindsey Kelk
3. Dominican Republic..."Yearbook of Jehovah's Witnesses"