Book List

I am an avid reader, and if I am not reading I am usually doing one of the following: Watching TV, Playing with S, Surfing the Web, or Blogging.  I read every night before I go to sleep basically until I can’t keep my eyes open any longer.  I also like to read while S is outside playing.  I climb in my hammock seat and swing away while S plays, swims or drives his vehicles around.  I seem to read through quite a few books and thought I would start making a list.  I usually search for authors who are similar to Mary Higgins Clark, Sue Grafton, or Janet Evanovich.  When I find an author I like I read an entire series.   Just so you know the lists are from newest to oldest.  So the first book in the series would be at the bottom and the most recent book would be at the top.  I like to read books on my Nook if they are available, and if not I go the old fashioned way and get them from the library.  So here goes nothing.

I am currently reading:

Paige Shelton-Farmer’s Market Murder Mystery Series

  • Fruit of all Evil

I have read the following in 2015:

These are organized by author and series.  They do not necessarily go in chronological order of how I read them.  I used to do them in chronological order, but it was confusing to try and keep track of the books from each author, so this year I am doing it by author, not order.  I do plan to read the books in order so the first book in a series will be the first book I read (get the idea?).  I am also going to note whether it was a paper book or ebook.

Denise Swanson-A Scumble River Mystery Series (18 books)

  • Murder of a Barbie and Ken-finished 03/16/2015, ebook
  • Murder of a Snake in the Grass-finished 03/13/2015, ebook
  • Murder of a Sleeping Beauty-finished 03/09/2015, paperbook
  • Murder of a Sweet Old Lady-finished 02/28/2015, ebook
  • Murder of a Small Town-finished 02/07/2015, ebook

Paige Shelton-Farmers’ Market Series (5 books)

  • Farm Fresh Market-finished 02/23/2015-paperbook

Paige Shelton-Gram’s Country Cooking School Series (4 books finished)

  • If Catfish had Nine Lives-finished 02/14/2015-paperbook
  • If Bread Could Rise to the Occassion-02/01/2015-ebook
  • If Mashed Potatoes Could Dance-01/27/2015-ebook
  • If Fried Chicken Could Fly-01/16/2015-ebook

Faye Kellerman-Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Series (2 more books to the series releases since I finished the series the first time)

  • Murder 101-finished 01/23/2015-ebook
  • The Beast-finished 01/20/2015-ebook

B.B. Haywood-Candy Holliday Mystery (5 books finished)

  • Town in a Strawberry Swirl-finished 01/10/2015-ebook

I have read the following in 2014:

B.B. Haywood-Candy Holliday Mystery

  • Town in a Pumpkin Bash-finished 12/29/2014
  • Town in a Wild Moose Chase-finished 12/11/2014
  • Town in a Lobster Stew-finished 11/16/2014
  • Town in Blueberry Jam-finished 10/26/2014

Christine Wenger-Comfort Food Mystery (2 books finished)

  • A Second Helping of Murder-finished 10/21/2014
  • Do or Diner-finished 10/16/2014

Lee Hollis-Haley Powell Food & Drinks (4 books finished)

  • Death of a Chocoholic-finished 09/26/2014
  • Death of a Coupon Clipper-finished 09/18/2014

Chris Cavender-Pizza Lover Series (6 books finished)

  • The Missing Dough-finished 09/10/2014

Took a break from reading because I went on vacation and then had surgery. 08/02/2014-09/02/2014

  • Killer Crust-finished 08/01/2014

Lee Hollis-Haley Powell Food & Cocktails

  • Death of a Country Fried Redneck-finished 07/21/2014
  • Death of a Kitchen Diva-finished 07/11/2014

Chris Cavender-Pizza Lovers Series

  • Rest in Pizza-finished 07/01/2014
  • A Pizza to Die For-finished 06/27/2014
  • Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder-finished 06/20/2014
  • A Slice of Murder-finished 06/10/2014

Taking a break from reading.  Not really a lot of time right now with a newborn and 4 year old.  I am starting to get that itch again to read, so I don’t think the break will be too long. 05/17/2014-06/01/2014

Currently taking a break.  The pregnancy is making it so uncomfortable that I just don’t feel like reading. 04/27/2014-05/16/2014

Laura Levine-Jaine Austen Series (15 Books finished)

  • Killing Cupid-finished 04/26/2014
  • Pampered to Death-finished 04/22/2014
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder-finished 04/19/2014
  • Death of a Trophy Wife-finished 04/16/2014
  • Killer Cruise-finished 04/13/2014
  • Killing Bridezilla-finished 04/10/2014
  • Nightmare on Elf Street (read out-of-order) (Secret Santa)-finished 04/07/2014
  • Death of a Neighborhood Witch (read out-of-order)-finished 04/05/2014
  • Death by Pantyhose-finished 04/02/2014
  • Dangers of Candy Canes (Candy Canes Murders)-finished 03/31/2014
  • PMS Murder-finished 03/26/2014
  • Shoes to Die for-finished 03/22/2014
  • Killer Blonde-finished 03/18/2014
  • Last Writes-finished 03/15/2014

Anne George-Southern Sisters Mysteries (8 books finished)

  • Murder Boogies with Elvis-finished 03/12/2014
  • Murder Carries a Torch-finished 03/09/2014
  • Murder Shoots the Bull-finished 03/07/2014
  • Murder Gets a Life-finished 03/05/2014
  • Murder on a Bad Hair Day (read out-of-order)-finished 03/02/2014

Laura Levine-Jaine Austen Series

  • This Pen for Hire-finished 02/28/2014

Anne George-Southern Sisters Mysteries

  • Murder Makes Waves-finished 02/25/2014
  • Murder Runs in the Family-finished 02/21/2014

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Blackberry Pie Murder-finished 02/18/2014

Anne George-Southern Sisters Mysteries

  • Murder on a Girls’ Night Out-finished 02/15/2014

Gillian Flynn (3 Books) finished

  • Dark Places-finished 02/12/2014
  • Sharp Objects-finished 02/09/2014

Joanne Pence-Angie Amafli Series (14 B0oks) finished

  • The DaVinci Cook-finished 02/06/2014

Gillian Flynn

  • Gone Girl-finished 02/04/2014

Joanne Pence-Angie Amafli Series

  • Red Hot Murder-finished 01/30/2014
  • Courting Disaster-finished 01/27/2014
  • Two Cooks A Killing-finished 01/24/2014
  • If Cooks Could Kill-fiisihed 01/21/2014
  • Bell, Cook & Candle-finished 01/18/2014
  • To Catch a Cook-finished 01/15/2014
  •  A Cook in Time-finished 01/13/2014
  • Cook’s Overboard-finished 01/10/2014
  • Cook’s Night Out-finished 01/08/2014
  • Cooking Most Deadly-finished 01/06/2014
  • Cooking Up Trouble-finished 01/04/2014
  • Too Many Cooks-finished 01/02/2014
  • Somethings Cooking-finished 12/30/2013

I have read the following in 2013:

Leslie Meier-Lucy Stone Series (21 Books) finished

  • St. Patrick’s Day Murder (read out of order)-finished 12/28/2013
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder (Gingerbread Cookies and Gunshots)-finished 12/24/2013
  • Christmas Carol Murder-finished 12/20/2013
  • Easter Bunny Murder-finished 12/16/2013
  • Chocoalte Covered Murder-finished 12/12/2013
  • English Tea Murder-finished 12/09/2013
  • Wicked Witch Murder-finished 12/6/2013
  • Mother’s Day Murder-finished 12/5/2013
  • Candy Cane Murders (Candy Cane of Christmas Past)-finished 12/3/2015
  • Bake Sale Murder-finished 12/1/2013
  • New Year’s Eve Murder-finished 11/28/2013
  • Star Spangled Murder-finished 11/25/2013
  • Father’s Day Murder-finished 11/22/2013
  • Birthday Cake Murder-finished 11/19/2013
  • Turkey Day Murder-finished 11/17/2013
  • Christmas Cookie Murder-finished 11/15/2013

Janet Evanovich-Stephanie Plum Series

  • Takedown Twenty-finished 11/14/2013

Leslie Meier-Lucy Stone Series

  • Trick or Treat Murder (read out-of-order)-finished 11/13/2013
  • Valentine Murder-finished 11/12/2013
  • Back to School Murder-finished 11/10/2013
  • Tippy Toe Murder-finished 11/07/2013
  • Mistletoe Murder-finished 11/03/2013

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series-20 books (finished)

  • Red Velvet Cupcake Murder-finished 11/1/2013
  • Cinnamon Roll Murder-finished 10/30/2013

Sue Grafton-Kinsey Millhone Series

  • V is for Vendetta-finished 10/28/2013

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Lake Eden Cookbook-finished 10/21/2013
  • Devil’s Food Cake Murder-finished 10/18/2013

Kathy Reichs-Temperance Brennan Series

  • Bones of the Lost-finished 10/12/2013

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Gingerbread Murder-finished 10/07/2013

Diane Mott Davidson

  • The Whole Enchilada-finished 10/06/2013

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Apple Turnover Murder-finished 10/02/2013
  • Plum Pudding Murder-finished 09/28/2013
  • Cream Puff Murder-finished 09/23/2013
  • Carrot Cake Murder-finished 09/18/2013
  • Candy Cane Murder-finished 09/15/2013
  • Key Lime Pie Murder-finished 09/13/2013

Collaborative effort by Fern Michaels (I will be reading her soon), Beverly Barton, Joanne Fluke, and Shirley Jump

  • Sugar and Spice (I only read the story by Joanne Fluke)-finished 09/10/2013

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Cherry Cheesecake Murder-finished 09/05/2013
  • Peach Cobbler Murder-finished 09/01/2013
  • Sugar Cookie Murder-finished 08/29/2013
  • Fudge Cupcake Murder
  • Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

Nancy Martin-Blackbird Sisters Series

  • Little Black Book of Murder

Joanne Fluke-Hannah Swenson Mysteries Series

  • Blueberry Muffin Murder
  • Strawberry Shortcake Murder
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

Faye Kellerman-Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Series-20 books (finished)

  • Gun Games
  • Hangman
  • Blindman’s Bluff
  • The Mercedes Coffin
  • The Burnt House
  • Street Dreams
  • Stone Kiss
  • The Forgotten
  • Stalker
  • Jupiter’s Bone
  • Serpent’s Tooth
  • Prayers for the Dead
  • Justice
  • Sanctuary
  • Grievous Sin
  • False Prophet
  • Day of Atonement
  • Milk & Honey
  • Sacred and Profane
  • The Ritual Bath

Kathy Reichs-Temperance Brennan Series (finished)

  • Bones are Forever
  • Flash and Bones
  • Spider Bones
  • 206 Bones
  • Devil Bones
  • Bones to Ashes
  • Break No Bones
  • Cross Bones
  • Monday Mornings
  • Bare Bones
  • Grave Secrets
  • Fatal Voyage
  • Deadly Decisions
  • Death du Jour
  • Deja Dead

Charlaine Harris-Lily Bard Series-5 books

  • Shakespeare Counselor
  • Shakespeare Trollop
  • Shakespeare Christmas
  • Shakespeare Champion
  • Shakespeare Landlord

Other Authors I have read the series (in no particular order):

  • Diane Mott Davidson-Goldy (Schultz) Bear Series
  • Nancy Martin-Blackbird Sisters
  • Janet Evanovich-Stephanie Plum series
  • Sue Grafton-Kinsey Millhone Series
  • JA Konrath-Jack Daniels Series

 

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