2017 Book Selections




At the start of the year, I set out to be in a book club with two of my close friends. Our goal was to keep it low stress which was great because it was for the first few months but then mid year we stopped meeting. Boo hoo! Here is a list of the goals we set out for the reading club.


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However, my reading kick didn’t stop. I kept on reading books to help me wind down after a long day or to spend a few quiet moments in the middle of the day with my youngest while he fell asleep for his nap (the snuggles were really worth it!!)

Here is a list of this year’s books read.

  1. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
  2. The Bones of You by Debbie Howells
  3. Only Love Today: Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less, and Choose Love by Rachel Macy Stafford
  4. The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz
  5. Mindfulness for Parents: Finding Your Way to a Calmer Happier Family by Amber Hatch
  6. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
  7. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
  8. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
  9. Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
  10. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins
  11. Relax Into Wealth: How to Get More by Doing Less by Alan Cohen
  12. Ripple by Heather Smith Meloche
  13. **Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  14. I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
  15. Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  16. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  17. No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Watts
  18. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  19. **It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
  20. Leave Me by Gayle Forman
  21. The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty
  22. Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner
  23. Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  24. **The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain
  25. **The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
  26. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  27. The Girl Before by JP Delaney
  28. **Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
  29. Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant
  30. **My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry
  31. I See You by Clare Mackintosh
  32. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  33. Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  34. A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
  35. The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki
  36. Wildflower by Drew Barrymore
  37. The Good Girl by by Mary Kubica

**My favorite books from the year have been highlighted with two **


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