In 2017 I Read 27,562 Pages

I am an avid reader.  And let me tell you, when Todd bought me my first Nook it totally saved our marriage.  I've since graduated from the Nook to an iPad Mini, and being able to read in bed without a light on is amazing.  Also, being able to go on vacation and not lug my weight in books is also amazing.  There was one 2 week sailing trip where I read 7 books in 2 weeks.  Over our vacation in Turks and Caicos last summer I read 5, you can see what I read here.  It's so awesome to be able to fit my iPad into my purse and not have to carry around some whomper of a book.  

At any rate, I beat my 2016 record.  Last year I read only 22,043 pages.  Only.  Ha!  This year I read 27,562.  Here's the list of everything I've read in 2017.  However I do post a blog each month about my top 3 that I read for that month, so stay tuned for that one, but you can see the old ones on my blog page.  


Title Author
Every Last Lie  Mary Kubica
Close Enough to Touch  Colleen Oakley
The Reminders  Val Emmich
What Was Mine  Helen Klein Ross
Necessary Lies  Diane Chamberlain
Will You Won't You Want Me  Nora Zelevansky
Kicking and Dreaming  Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson
It's Always the Husband  Michele Campbell
Sex, Drugs, Ratt and Roll  Stephen Pearcy
The Handmaid's Tale  Margaret Atwood
Along the Infinite Sea  Beatriz Williams
The Garden of Small Beginnings  Abbi Waxman
Born to Run  Bruce Springsteen
#girlboss  Sophia Amoruso
The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett  Chelsea Sedoti
Something Borrowed  Emily Giffin
Perfectly Negative  Linda Carvelli
The Littlest Bigfoot  Jennifer Weiner
Girls on Fire  Robin Wasserman
Flight Patterns  Karen White
The Circle  Dave Eggers
The Sound of Gravel  Ruth Wariner
The Radium Girls  Kate Moore
Rumble Fish  SE Hinton
Ellen the Harpist  Diane Michaels
The Hopefuls  Jennifer Close
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things  Bryn Greenwood
That Was Then This is Now  SE Hinton
The Two Family House  Lynda Cohen Loigman
Modern Lovers  Emma Straub
The Marriage Lie  Kimberly Belle
Little Yellow Stickies  Rachael McIntosh
What We Left Behind  Robin Talley
The Book of Joan  Melissa Rivers
This Time Together  Carol Burnett
Little Black Lies  Tish Cohen
Secondhand Purses  Elizabeth Butts
Little Gray Dress  Aimee Brown
The Mosquito Hours  Melissa Corliss Delorenzo
Queen of the Universe  Gerilyn Corcillo
Lily and the Octopus  Steven Rowley
Somewhere Out There  Amy Hatvany
Pretending to Dance  Diane Chamberlain
American Heiress  Jeffrey Toobin
The Couple Next Door  Shari Lapena
The Passenger  Lisa Lutz
Truly Madly Guilty  Liane Moriarty
The Guest Room  Chris Bohjalian
The Woman in Cabin 10  Ruth Ware
Firefly Lane  Kristin Hannah
The Year We Turned Forty  Liz Fenton
Don't You Cry  Mary Kubica
Evil Harvest  Rod Colvin
Pretty Baby  Mary Kubica
Domestic Violets  Matthew Norman
The Girls  Emma Cline
The Outsiders  SE Hinton
Behind Closed Doors  BA Paris
I Let You Go  Claire Mackintosh
Where They Found Her  Kimberly McCreight
Girl in a Band  Kim Gordon
The Street or Me  Judith Glynn
Black Eyed Susans  Julia Heaberlin
Falling  Jane Green
The Lost Wife  Alyson Richman
Frozen Voices  Lynne Heinzmann
Be Frank with Me  Julia Claiborne Johnson
Wilde Lake  Laura Lippman
Come Away with Me  Karma Brown
Cruel Beautiful World  Caroline Leavitt
Singleish  Elizabeth Butts
Solo  Hope Solo
Missing Pieces  Heather Gudenkauf
Where I lost Her  T. Greenwood
Room  Emma Donoghue
Maybe in Another Life  Taylor Jenkins Reid
Wool  Hugh Howey
Circling the Sun  Paula McLain
Fangirl  Rainbow Rowell
Attachments  Rainbow Rowell
The Nest  Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney 
Most Wanted  Lisa Scottoline

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added on 01.08.18

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