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2017
January:
1. Among the Lost (In Dante’s Wake) by Seth Steinzor
2. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom**

February:
3. 200 Fun Things to Crochet: Decorative Flowers, Leaves, Bugs, Butterflies, and More! **

March:
4.Things We Lost in the Fire Stories by Mariana Enríquez
5. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins **

April:
Where did April go?

May:
6. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
7. Sunset in Central Park (From Manhattan with Love #2) by Sarah Morgan

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2016
January:
1. Sweet Bliss by Helena Rac
2. How to Seduce a Scot by Christy English (read in 2015, reviewed in 2016)
3. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain **(read in 2015, reviewed in 2016)

February:
4. Freefall Into Us by Tess Rosa Ruiz

March:
5. Married Sex: A Love Story by Jesse Kornbluth

April:
6. 24-Hour Crochet Projects by Rita Weiss
7. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

May:
8. The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton **
9. Carrie by Stephen King **
10. Stars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner
11 and 12. Jane’s Melody and Jane’s Harmony by Ryan Winfield

June:
13. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
14. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks**

July:
15. Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss

August:
uh oh

September:
16. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

October:
17. Listen to Me by Hannah Pittard
18. Every Which Way Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman **
19. Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

November:
20. Mandalas to Crochet: 30 Great Patterns by Haafner Linssen**
21. A Week to Be Wicked Book 2 of 5 in the Spindle Cove Series by Tessa Dare

Films:
The Babadook

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2015
January:
1. Joyland by Stephen King
2. Then and Always by Dani Atkins

February:
3. Kissing: A Field Guide by Violet Blue
4. As Long As You Love Me by Ann Aguirre
5. Beneath the Surface by John Hargrove **
6. My Sweetest Escape (My Favorite Mistake Book 2) by Chelsea M. Cameron

March:
7. The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott
8. Adultery by Paulo Coelho

April:
9. A Bad Character by Deepti Kapoor
10. Isabella’s Heiress by N.P. Griffiths

May:
11. Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey **
12. Dawn of the Algorithm by Yann Rousselot
13. Back to You by Priscilla Glenn
14. 15. 16. 17. The Siren (The Original Sinners) by Tiffany Reisz and thoughts on the rest of this series (The King, The Virgin, The Saint) **

June:
18. The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

July:
19. Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser **
20. Sweet Forgiveness by Lori Nelson Spielman **

August:
21. The Toy Taker (D.I. Sean Corrigan #3) by Luke Delaney
22. Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
23. It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History by Jennifer Wright

September:
Nil. Zip. Nada. Zilch.

October:

November:
24. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
25. A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison

December:
26. The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
27. The Unidentified Redhead (Redhead Series #1) by Alice Clayton
28. Crochet Stories: E. T. A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker by Lindsay Smith
29. How to Seduce a Scot by Christy English (read in 2015, reviewed in 2016)
30. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (read in 2015, reviewed in 2016)
Films:
1. The Visit

Short Stories:
1. Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe
2. In the Tall Grass by Stephen King and Joe Hill

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