So – I’ve been a bit off the grid lately what with the holidays and our family cruise to the Bahamas; but I’ve been reading more than ever!
Before we move on to 2017, though, I want to share my favorite books of 2016. I read well over 100 books, with my favorite genres being historical fiction, mystery, fiction, and YA.
Here, in no particular order, are my top personal reads of last year:
THE VATICAN PRINCESS by C.W. Gortner
THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE by Melanie Benjamin
FLIGHT OF DREAMS by Ariel Lawhorn
LILAC GIRLS by Martha Hall Kelly
GIOCONDA by Lucille Turner
PROMISED TO THE CROWN series by Aimie Runyan
PORTRAIT OF A CONSPIRACY by Donna Russo Morin
THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS by Juliette Fay
THE TEA PLANTER’S WIFE by Dinah Jefferies
THE GERMAN GIRL by Armando Lucas Correa
THE GIRL FROM VENICE by Martin Cruz Smith
MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON by Elizabeth Strout
ONE IN A TOWN CALLED MOTH by Trilby Kent
THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING by Fannie Flagg
THE MURDER OF MARY RUSSELL by Laurie R. King
I LET YOU GO by Claire Macintosh
THE QUEEN’S ACCOMPLICE by Susan Elia MacNeal
THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR by Shari Lapena
ELEANOR AND PARK by Rainbow Rowell
WOLF HOLLOW by Lauren Wolk
GOLDFISH by Nat Luurtsema
TELL ME THREE THINGS by Julie Buxbaum
All these books are reviewed on my blog, along with many others that I enjoyed!
What was on your favorite list this year?
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