Books of 2018

I’ve taken a break from blogging for the holidays, but I couldn’t resist posting my book list for 2018!


I will bold the books that I loved the most.

In order read, starting from January 1st:

  • Swimming Lessons
  • 3 Sleuths, 2 Dogs, 1 Murder
  • Murder in the Boonies
  • The Murder Pit
  • A High End Finish
  • Cappuccinos, Cupcakes and a Corpse
  • Anne of Green Gables (Audio) I loved this audio version!

  • The Cracked Spine
  • I Know a Secret
  • Commonwealth
  • Sleuthing at Sweet Springs
  • A Murder of Magpies
  • The Quick of Death
  • Every Crooked Nanny
  • Today Will Be Different (Audio) I laughed out loud listening to this.  I tried to read this book and put it down. Glad I listened to it instead-was a fun book.

  • The Girl Who was Taken
  • The Woman Next Door
  • The Immortalists
  • Sleep Like a Baby
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows
  • The Wright Brothers (Audio) LOVED this audio book.  I learned a great deal and definitely want to go to the Smithsonian to see their plane.

  • The Vegetarian
  • The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Such a charming book!

  • If I Understood You, Would I Have this Look on my Face?
  • The Book of Speculation
  • A Piece of the World  Couldn’t wait for my work day to end so I could read this book.

  • Eat, Drink, and be Wary

  • News of the World Different choice for me and I enjoyed it!

  • Dark Matter
  • Bundle of Trouble
  • The Story of Arthur Truluv  Charming!  The sequel will be one of my first reads of 2019

  • The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
  • Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
  • The Secret Book and Scone Society
  • Where Hope Begins
  • My Southern Journey
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Audio)  LOVED!

  • Unsub

  • A Scone to Die For
  • Something in the Water
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street  Charming for kids and adults

  • Life Golden Ticket: A Story About Second Chances
  • A Place for Us
  • American Housewife
  • Single Malt Murder
  • The Lido I loved this book!

  • Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for Ultra Human Protection (Audio) For me, the best audio listen of the year!  Suspend rational thinking and go along for the ride!

  • The Widows of Malabar Hill

  • The Accidental Beauty Queen
  • Death Overdue
  • If the Coffin Fits
  • The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
  • The Rules of Magic
  • 1776
  • Now That You Mention It Started my love of Kristan Higgins!

  • Man Hands
  • On Second Thought
  • How to Find Love in a Bookstore A sweet read!

  • Good Luck With That
  • Small Town Rumors
  • Look Alive Twenty Five
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  • The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden
  • Murder in Her Stocking  The biggest surprise read, was not what I was expecting and I simply loved this book!

  • Just Deserts
  • Bitter Sweets
  • What Child is This

I’m still deciding which book from my TBR book will be my first book of the year.

I surpassed my 2018 Good Reads Challenge number…what number to pick for 2019???

Have a great week and wonderful Holiday!

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