Monday, January 1, 2018

Julie's Year in Review - 2017

It's everyone's favorite time of the year! You know, where everyone comes out with their favorite books of the year and why break the tradition, so here is my list:

My Goodreads Challenge Goal: 85 Books
Books Read: 88!! (Through 12/31/2017)

2017 was yet another year where I had more than a handful of 5/5 books! So, here is the break down by category for my favorites (not in a specific order).  

Contemporary Fiction:
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Setting Free the Kites by Alex George
Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Light We Lost by Jill Santapolo

Historical Fiction:
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Historical Fiction/Contemporary Fiction:
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Mystery/Crime/Thriller/Suspense:
Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle
Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian
Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen
The Good Widowby Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke
The Wife Between Us by Sarah Pekkannen and Greer Hendricks
Dont Let Go by Harlan Coben
Unsub by Meg Gardiner
Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda
 
Women's Fiction:
Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
Light We Lost by Jill Santapolo
Slightly South of Simple by Kristy Woodson Harvey
Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner
Everything We Left Behind by Kerry Lonsdale

Fantasy/Magical Realism:
The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
The Girl in the Tower: Winternight Trilogy #2 by Katherine Arden

Non-Fiction:
Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders & the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Sisters First Stories from Our Wild & Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush

I am hoping that 2018 is as wonderful of a reading year as 2017! Happy Reading!




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