The Full List

2015 was a busy year for reading.  I read so many great books this year and many I might never have picked up, thanks to a great library a few doors up the hall at work.  Here it is, the full list of books I read last year.  Here’s to another great year of reading in 2016.

Fiction (50)

Landline – Rainbow Rowell (3 1/2)

The Lowland – Jhumpa Lahiri (3 1/2)

Three Day Road – Joseph Boyden (4)*

And the Dark and Sacred Night – Julia Glass (4)*

The Signature of All Things – Elizabeth Gilbert (4)

The Beautiful Mystery – Louise Penny ( 3 1/2)

Saving Grace – Jane Green ( 3 1/2)

Orphan Train – Christina Baker Kline (4)*

The Boston Girl – Anita Diamant (3 1/2)

The Rosie Effect – Graeme Simsion (3 1/2)

Lila – Marilynne Robinson (4)*

All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr (4)

Swindle – Gordon Korman (4)

The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins (4)

The Story Hour – Thrity Umrigar (4)

Heat Wave – Nancy Thayer (4)

Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel (4 1/2)*

The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt (4)

A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler (3 1/2)

Swapping Lives – Jane Green (4)

Tempting Fate – Jane Green (3)

We Are Called to Rise – Laura McBride (3)

Colorless Life of Tsukuru Tazaki – Haruki Murakami (3 1/2)

Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty (4)*

Family Pictures – Jane Green (3)

At The Water’s Edge – Sarah Gruen (3 1/2)

God Help the Child – Toni Morrison (3 1/2)

A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki (4 1/2)*

The Bookseller – Cynthia Swanson (3 1/2)

The Nightingale – Kirstin Hannah (4 1/2)*

The Beach Club – Elin Hilderbrand (4)

The Rumor – Elin Hilderbrand (3 1/2)

We Were Liars – E. Lockhart (4)*

Something Blue – Emily Giffin (3 1/2)

China Dolls – Lisa See (4)

My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante (4)

Dear Life – Alice Munro (4 1/2)*

The Silver Star – Jeannette Walls (3 1/2)

Second Chance – Jane Green (3 1/2)

The Stranger – Albert Camus (3 1/2)

Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan (3 1/2)

A God in Ruins – Kate Atkinson (4)

The Dinner – Herman Koch (4)

The Island – Elin Hilderbrand (4)

The Penelopiad – Margaret Atwood (?)

The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty (4)

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress – Dai Sijie (4)*

The Cuckoo’s Calling – Robert Galbraith (4)*

An Island Christmas – Nancy Thayer (3 1/2)

Up and Down – Terry Fallis (4)

Non-Fiction (30)

Long Mile Home – Helman & Russell

This Is The Story Of A Happy Marriage – Ann Patchett*

Stitches – Anne Lamott

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg*

Yes Please – Amy Poehler*

Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck – Michael Rubin*

Searching for Sunday – Rachel Held Evans

Simplicity – Richard Rohr*

My Big Bottom Blessing – Teasi Cannon

Every Day I Fight – Stuart Scott

My Beloved World – Sonia Sotomayor*

Storm Surge – Adam Sobel

Still Foolin’ ‘Em – Billy Crystal

Who Moved My Cheese? – Spencer Johnson*

Do Over – Jon Acuff*

The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg*

Dead Wake – Erik Larson

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie*

Assholes: A Theory – Aaron James

Leaving Church – Barbara Brown Taylor*

The Achievement Habit – Bernard Roth

The Speechwriter – Barton Swaim

A Fighting Chance – Elizabeth Warren*

I Am Malala – Malala Yousafzai*

Unprocessed – Megan Kimble

Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin

If You Ask Me – Betty White

Completing College – Vincent Tinto

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert*

* highly recommended

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