Books Read in 2015

My Library at my first apartment.

My Library at my first apartment.

Here are all the books I read in 2015, with short reviews or summaries.

Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #10 Cast On, Kill Off even carefully laid plans can backfire
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #11 Close Knit Killer eh, no sympathy for murder victim
Lee Schnedbly Being Happy Being Married: a Guide to Building a Better Relationship every couple should read this
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #12 Yarn Over Murder as wildfires range, murder is solved
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #13 Purl Up and Die over-protective mothers don’t help children
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Pendergast Series #14: Blue Labyrinth couldn’t put it down
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #1 Last Wool and Testament irritating cops, mopy ghosts, granny’s a witch?
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #2 Dyeing Wishes annoying ghost, mom in denial, spiveys
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #3 Spinning in Her Grave embezzler, icky realtor, unwanted kiss, fire
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #4 Plagued by Quilt no sympathy for murder victim-abuser
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #1 Books Can be Deceiving plagiarizing a*hole; crazed stalker; incompetent police captain
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #2 Due or Die obsessive stalker; theft of rare books; sniper shot’
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #3 Book, Line, and Sinker (Dec 2012) pirates, ex-fiance, awkwardness all around
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #4 Read It & Weep indecisive Sully, Munchausen’s, vindictiveness
David Allen Getting Things Done: the art to Stress-Free Productivity good ideas, kinda confusing at times
Shelia Connolly Museum Mysteries #1 Fundraising the Dead interesting from a library worker’s perspective
Marie Kondo The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: great advice, nice sound bites & quotes to live by
Michelle Knudsen Evil Librarian  
Janis Owens American Ghost small town secrets get dredged up
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee At Knit’s End: To be read over and over!
Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train Love Octagon gone wrong
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #1: The Christie Curse alright, hard to relate to protagonist
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #2: The Sayers Swindle interesting, mob related
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #3: The Wolfe Widow did not see it coming
Kathy Reichs Temperance Brennan series #15.5 Bones in Her Pocket  

What did you read last year? (Can’t believe 2015 is over already!!!)

Β© Cori Large January 2, 2016

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23 Responses to Books Read in 2015

  1. Jen says:

    What a great list! Unfortunately I didn’t read much in 2015, which disappoints me. One of my intentions for 2016 is to read more…& I am reading each night in the tub πŸ˜‰

  2. I also read The Girl on the Train and I loved your summary of it! So true. πŸ™‚

  3. Michaela says:

    I’ll have to check these out!

  4. Wow you read a good amount of books this year. That is part of my goal in 2016 to read more. I’ve gotten more into autobiographies this past year. I like hearing about the things that made people who they are.
    One of the best books I read last year was Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari it really opens your eyes to the way the world is now days.

  5. Leslie says:

    Wow! What a great list! I’m hoping to tackle 8 or 9 books this year. Hah, I could do more if I didn’t have to work, blah. These look like some good ones, thanks for sharing.

  6. Wow, you read a lot last year! That’s great! I love the short little reviews.

    • caendicott says:

      Thanks for stopping by! I used to write longer ones for blog posts, but it got tedious. The short ones I can keep in my excel spreadsheet as reminders as well.

  7. Victoria says:

    Thanks for this great list! I’ll be commuting via subway now, and I need some books!

    • caendicott says:

      I’ll be commuting to class this semester (1 hour away), and am planning on listening to audio books. That’s another option.

  8. Jen says:

    I like your list! I read several books last year but my most favorite two had to be The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom and The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore. I highly recommend checking those out!

  9. Leslie Rossi says:

    Loved Girl on the Train, can’t wait for the movie!

  10. You read a lot of books! Great job!

  11. angie Scheie says:

    Ooh, these books look right up my alley. Looks like I’ll be checking out some new mysteries this year!

  12. Pretty! This has been an incredibly wonderful post. Thank you for providing this info.

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