Reading

**books in italics were read on the Kindle, those in green were book club choices, those in bold were an audio-book**
 2017 Books
  1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (4/5)
  2. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight (3/5)
  3. Beard Science by Penny Reid (3/5)
  4. Rift by Andreas Christensen (3/5)
  5. I am Malala by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai (4/5)
2016 Books
  1. The Martian by Andy Wier (5/5)
  2. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (3.5/5)
  3. Hacking Assessment by Starr Sackstein (3/5)
  4. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (4/5)
  5. The Stand by Stephen King (4/5)
  6. The Firm by John Grisham (4.5/5)
  7. The Client by John Grisham (4/5)
  8. The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt (3/5)
  9. Where we Belong by Emily Giffin (3/5)
  10. All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner (4/5)
  11. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (2/5)
  12. Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella (3/5)
  13. Wild by Cheryl Strayed (5/5)
 
2015 Books
  1. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachael Joyce (3.5/5)
  2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (4.5/5)
  3. The Wonder Weeks by van de Rijt and Plooij (2.5/5)
  4. Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden (3/5)
  5. Creating Innovators by Tony Wagner (4.5/5)
  6. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson (1/5)
  7. Love is the Drug by by Alaya Dawn Johnson (3/5)
  8. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (4/5)
  9. The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Wiener (3/5)
  10. The Learning Brain by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (3/5)
2014 Books
  1. Knit the Season: A Friday Night Knitting Club Novel by Kate Jacobs (3.5/5)
  2. Love the One You’re With by Emily Giffin (3.75/5)
  3. Your Three Year Old: Friend or Enemy by Ames and Ilg (4/5)
  4. The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, and Amanda Pressner (4/5)
  5. Love in Mid Air by Kim Wright (3/5)
  6. Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs (2.5/5)
  7. Things I Learned From Knitting… by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (4/5)
  8. Ask the Passengers by A. S. King (3/5)
  9. The Language of Flowers: A Novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (4/5)
  10. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis (3/5)
2013 Books
  1. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt (2.5/5)
  2. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck (2.5/5)
  3. Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin (4/5)
  4. Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner (3/5) 
  5. Dear Life by Alice Munro (2.5/5) 
  6. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (3.5/5)
  7. Bossypants by Tina Fey (4/5)
  8. Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult (2/5)
  9. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult  (4/5)
  10. Hypnobirthing by Marie Mongan (did not complete – didn’t suit me)
  11. The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (3/5) 
  12. Inferno by Dan Brown (3.5/5)
2012 Books
  1. Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda (3.5/5)
  2. Keeping Faith by Jodi Picoult (4/5)
  3. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (4.75/5) 
  4. Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson (3.5/5) 
  5. All Wound Up by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (4/5)
  6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson (3.5/5)
  7. Irma Voth by Miriam Toews (2.5/5) 
  8. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (4/5)
  9. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (4/5)
  10. The Lost City of Z by David Grann (3.5/5)
  11. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (4/5)
  12. What the Most Successful People do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam (4/5)
  13. Baby Proof by Emily Giffin (4/5)
  14. Swim by Jennifer Weiner (3/5) 
  15. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (4/5) 
2011 Books
  1. Still Alice by Lisa Genova (5/5)
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (3.5/5)
  3. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (4/5)
  4. Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter, by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (4/5)
  5. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson (4/5)
  6. Baby-Led Weaning by Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett (3.5/5)
  7. The Reading Group by Elizabeth Noble (2/5)
  8. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (4/5)
  9. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards (2.5/5)
  10. Motorcycles & Sweetgrass by Drew Hayden Taylor (4/5)
  11. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (0.5/5)
  12. House Rules by Jodi Picoult (4/5)
  13. Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue (4/5)
  14. Something Blue by Emily Giffin (4/5)

2010 Books

  1. Knit Two by Kate Jacobs (3/5)
  2. Mercy by Jodi Picoult (2.5/5)
  3. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner (3.5/5)
  4. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (3.5/5)
  5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (3.5/5)
  6. Fashionably Late by Nadine Dajani (3/5)
  7. I See Rude People by Amy Alkon (3.5/5)
  8. Honeymoon in Purdah (An Iranian Journey) by Alison Wearing (4/5)
  9. The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger (3.5/5)
  10. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (4.5/5)
  11. Mama PhD, edited by Elrena Evans & Caroline Grant (3/5)
  12. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (4/5)
  13. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (4/5)
  14. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett (4/5)
  15. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin (4/5)
  16. Your Best Birth by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (2.5/5)
  17. Crucial Confrontations by Kerry Patterson et al. (2/5)
  18. Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent (4/5)
  19. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (4/5)
  20. Things I Want My Daughters to Know by Elizabeth Noble (3.5/5)
  21. I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids by Trisha Ashworth and Amy Nobile (4/5)

2009 Books

  1. The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
  2. The Thirteenth Tale by Dianne Setterfield
  3. Motherhood: The Elephant in the Laboratory by Emily Monosson
  4. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  5. The Graduate by Charles Web
  6. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  7. Harvesting the Heart by Jodi Picoult
  8. The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
  9. The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine
  10. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  11. The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olsen Laney
  12. Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
  13. The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
  14. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  15. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  16. Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult
  17. The Pact by Jodi Picoult

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