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List of Books Reviewed with Links to my posts about them

By Author
Abbott, Rachel - Stranger Child
Ahern, Cecilia - One Hundred Names 
Atkinson, Kate - Case Histories 
One Good Turn 
Atwood, Margaret - The Testaments 
Anthony, Kate - Beautiful Day
Backman, Fredrik - A Man Called Ove , Britt-Marie Was Here 
Balson, Ronald H - The Girl From Berlin 
Barnes, Julian - The Sense of An Ending 
Barnett, Laura - Greatest Hits  
Bauermeister, Erica - Joy for Beginners  The School of Essential Ingredients   ,
The Lost Art of Mixing
Belsky, RG - The Last Scoop 
Yesterday's News  
Berg, Elizabeth - The Story of Arthur Truluv 
Bignell, Meg - The Sparkle Pages
Bivald, Katarina - The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
Blackwell, Juliet - The Paris Key 
Bracewell, Patricia - Shadow on the Crown 
Branard, Lynne - Traveling Light
Brosh, Allie - Hyperbole & A Half 
Brown, Dan - The Da Vinci Code 
Brown, Karma - Recipe for a Perfect Wife
Burke, Alafair - The Better Sister 
Burnett, Frances Hodgson - A Little Princess  
Cabot, Meg - Royal Wedding  ;
Size 12 is not Fat 
The Boy is Back  

Center, Katherine - How To Walk Away  , Things You Save In A Fire 

Chadwick, Elizabeth - The Summer Queen , The Winter Crown , The Autumn Throne
Chamberlain, Diane - The Stolen Marriage 
 The Dream Daughter  Big Lies in a Small Town
Child, Lee - The Midnight Line, Blue Moon
Clark, Marcia - Guilt by Association
Colgan, Jenny - The Little Shop of Happy Ever After 
Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games ,Catching Fire  Mockingjay  , The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Connelly, Michael - The Lincoln Lawyer  

Cousens, Sophie - This Time Next Year  
Dave, Laura - Hello, Sunshine  

Dawson, Maddie - Matchmaking For Beginners    , The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness , A Happy Catastrophe 
Delargy, James - 55  
Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul - The Reader on the 6.27,
The Rest of Their Lives
Dobson, Melanie - Chateau of Secrets
Donati, Sara - The Gilded Hour  
Dugoni, Robert - The Eighth Sister 
My Sister's Grave 
Eberlen, Kate - Miss You 
Egan, Elisabeth -  A Window Opens 
Ephron, Nora - HeartBurn  
Evanovich, Janet -
Top Secret Twenty-One 
Tricky Twenty-Two
Turbo Twenty-Three   

Fortune and Glory (Tantalizing 27)
Evanovich, Janet & Peter - The Big Kahuna  
Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee - The Scam
The Job ,  

The Chase
Evanovich, Janet & Sutton, Phoef - Wicked Charms 
                                                  Curious Minds
Faulkes, Sebastian - Birdsong 

Feldman, Ellen - Paris Never Leaves You  
Fellowes, Julian - Belgravia 
Fforde, Katie - A Springtime Affair   
Fielding, Helen - Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy
Finder, Joseph - The Switch  
Fitzhenry, Amy - Cold Feet
Flynn, Gillian -  Gone Girl  
Flynn, Kathleen A - The Jane Austen Project 

French, Dawn - Because of You   
Gabaldon, Diana - Written in My Own Heart's Blood
Galbraith, Robert - The Silkworm
                         The Cuckoo's Calling , Lethal White ,
Troubled Blood  
Genova, Lisa - Every Note Played 
George, Nina - The Little Breton Bistro  
Gilbert, Elizabeth - City of Girls 
Gilley, Jane - The Woman Who Kept Everything  
Godden, Rumer - In This House of Brede  
Goldberg, Lee - Lost Hills  , Bone Canyon  
Golden, Arthur - Memoirs of a Geisha
Gregory, Philippa - The Taming of the Queen
                         - Three Sisters, Three Queens
The Kingmaker's Daughter  ,
The Last Tudor
Gruen, Sara - Water For Elephants  

Harmel, Kristin - The Book of Lost Names 

Harms, Kelly - The Overdue Life of Amy Byler  
Harris, Anstey - Goodbye, Paris 
Harris, Joanne - Peaches for Monsieur Le Cure
Hawley, Noah - Before The Fall  

Haywood, Sarah - The Cactus   
Hepworth, Sally - The Things We Keep  The Good Sister
Heyer, Georgette - Frederica 
Snowdrift , Bath Tangle  

Higgins, Kristan - Always the Last to Know 
Honeyman, Gail - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine  
Hornak, Francesca - Seven Days Of Us  
Humphreys, Helen - The Evening Chorus 
Hyde, Catherine Ryan - Allie and Bea  
James, Erica - The Dandelion Years 
Jewell, Lisa - The House We Grew Up In  
Johnson, Julia Claiborne - Be Frank With Me 
Johnson, Milly - The Magnificent Mrs Mayhew 
The Queen of Wishful Thinking 
Keyes, Marian - The Woman Who Stole My Life  , Grown Ups
Keirnan, Stephen P - The Baker's Secret  

King, Kerry Anne - A Borrowed Life , Closer Home 
Kinsella, Sophie - My (not so) Perfect Life
Kovac, Christina - The Cutaway  
Ladd, Sarah - The Heiress of Winterwood 
Larrson, Stieg - Girl with a Dragon Tattoo  
Laurain, Antoine - The Red Notebook  , 
The President's Hat 

Smoking Kills  
Lauren, Christina - Roomies 
Lee, Min Jin - Free Food For Millionaires  

Leigh, Judy - Heading Over The Hill , A Grand Old Time  
Loigman, Lynda Cohen - The Wartime Sisters 
Lundberg, Sofia - The Red Address Book  
Lynch, Sarah-Kate - The Wedding Bees
Manby, Chrissie - A Proper Family Holiday
Mansell, Jill - The Unpredictable Consequences of Love , Maybe This Time
Martin, Charles - The Mountain Between Us 
Mawer, Simon - Tightrope
McInerney, Monica - Hello From The Gillespies 
McTiernan, Dervla - The Ruin , The Scholar
Michaelides, Alex - The Silent Patient  
Moriarty, Laura - The Chaperone  

Moore Graham - The Holdout 
Moyes, JoJo - After You,The Ship of Brides,  Me Before You , Still Me
Nemirovsky, Irene - Suite Francaise  
Nixon, Rosie -  The Stylis
Noble, Elizabeth - Letters to Iris 
Norton, Graham - A Keeper  
Oakley, Colleen - Close Enough To Touch
O'Brien, Deborah - The Trivia Man 

Paolini, Christopher - To Sleep in a Sea of Stars 
Patrick, Phaedra - The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper  ,
Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone 
The Secrets of Love Story Bridge
Patterson, James & Clinton, Bill - The President is Missing 
Pearse, AJ - Dear Mrs Bird   
Pearson, Allison - I Don't Know How She Does It   How Hard Can It Be?
Pellegrino, Nicky - One Summer in Venice 
Penman, Sharon - The Land Beyond the Sea 
Piazza, Jo - Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win 
Picoult, Jodi - Small Great Things 
Potter, Alexandra - Love From Paris 
Prescott, Lara - The Secrets We Kept 
Quick, Matthew - The Silver Linings Playbook
Quindlen, Anna - Still Life with Breadcrumbs 
Quinn, Kate - The Alice Network 
Reid, Penny - Neanderthal Seeks Human 
Robinson, Tammy - Photos of You   
Robson, Jennifer -  Moonlight Over Paris  , Somewhere in France
Roland, Talli - The Pollyanna Plan  
Rosen, Renee - Park Avenue Summer 
Roth, Veronica - Divergent , Insurgent
Rowell, Rainbow - Eleanor & Park 
Rowland, Louise - The Girls' Book of Priesthood 
Rowling, JK - The Casual Vacancy 
Ryan, Jennifer - The Chilbury Ladies' Choir  
Sanderson, Jane - Mix Tape  
Schumacher, Julie - Dear Committee Members 
Semple Maria - Where'd You Go, Bernadette  ,Today Will Be Different
Shaffer, Mary Ann - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society 
Sharp, Margery - The Nutmeg Tree  
Shattuck, Shari - Invisible Ellen 
Shipman, Viola - The Summer Cottage , The Heirloom Garden
Shute, Nevil - No Highway 
Simons, Jake Wallis - The English German Girl
Simonson, Helen - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Simsion, Graeme - The Rosie Effect  The Rosie Project
Simsion, Graeme & Buist, Anne - Two Steps Forward  
Sparks, Nicolas - Every Breath You Take  
Spielman, Lori Nelsen - Sweet Forgiveness 
Spiers, Hilary -  Hester & Harriet,  
Love, Lies & Linguine
Stovall, Jim - The Ultimate Gift
Townsend, Sue - The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year 
Trollope, Joanna - Sense & Sensibility
Tunnicliffe, Hannah - Season of Salt & Honey
Tyler, Anne - Vinegar Girl ,    

Redhead by the Side of the Road
Digging to America 

Clock Dance  

Verant, Samantha - The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux 
Vincent, Bruno - Five Go On A Strategy Away Day , Five Go Parenting 
Wall, Cara - The Dearly Beloved
Watson, Winifred - Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day
Waxman, Abbi - The Garden of Small Beginnings , The Bookish Life of Nina Hill 
Weinstein, Rochelle B -
This Is Not How It Ends
Weir, Andy - The Martian   Artemis
White, Gillian -  Rich Deceiver
Wiehl, Lis - The Candidate 
Wilhide, Elizabeth - Ashenden 
Williams, TA - Dreaming of Venice 
Woods, Eva - Something Like Happy  , The Lives We Touch 

Youngson, Anne - The Narrowboat Summer 
Zimmerman, Vicky - The Woman Who Wanted More 
Zusak, Marcus - I Am The Messenger , 
The Book Thief

Albom, Mitch - Finding Chika

Alexander, William - Flirting with French
Anselmo,  Lisa - My (Part Time) Paris Life
Ansley, Bruce &  Ussher, Jane - Islands 
Bailey, Jake - What Cancer Taught Me  
Baines, Emily Ansara - The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook 
Barnes, Darlene - Hungry 
Barnes, Julian - The Pedant in the Kitchen 
Bogel, Anne - I'd Rather Be Reading  
Booth, Martin - Gweilo  
Borman, Tracy - The Private LIves of the Tudors
Bryson, Bill - The Road to Little Dribbling
                   At Home: A Short History of Private Life  
Bythell, Shaun - The Diary of a Bookseller  
Canora, Marco - Brodo 
Colwin, Laurie - Home Cooking
Crowe, Kelsey & McDowell, Emily - There is No Good Card For This: What to say and do when life is scary, awful, and unfair to people you love 
Duhigg, Charles - The Power of Habit 
Eger, Dr Edith Eva - The Choice 
Fechtor, Jessica - Stir 

Flanagan, Kitty - 488 Rules For Life   
Flinn, Kathleen - The Sharper the Knife the Less You Cry
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School  
Foley E & Coates B - What would Boudicca Do? 
Gay, Roxane - Hunger 
Gawande, Atul - Better , Being Mortal,
The Checklist Manifesto

Gilbert, Elizabeth -  Big Magic
Giramonte, Lisa Borgnes - Novel Interiors
Gladwell, Malcolm - David & Goliath Talking to Strangers  
Gleeson, Erin - The Forest Feast for Kids  
Gompertz, Will - What Are You Looking At?  
Gottlieb, Lori - Maybe You Should Talk To Someone 
Graham, Katherine - A Personal History
Hanagarne, Josh - The World's Strongest Librarian 
Hanff, Helene - 84 Charing Cross Road  ,The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
Harford, Tim - Fifty Inventions That Shaped The Modern Economy   
Hazan, Marcella - Ingredienti 
Henson, Emily - Be Bold: Interiors for the Brave of Heart  
Hood, Ann - Kitchen Yarns  
Jiang, Jia - Rejection Proof  
Johnson, Boris - The Churchill Factor   
Karbo, Karen - How Georgia Became O'Keefe , In Praise of Difficult Women
Kerman, Piper - Orange is the New Black
Keyes, Marian - Saved by Cake
Kondo, Marie - Spark Joy  
Lamott, Anne - Bird by Bird 

Langbein, Annabel - Bella   
Le, Stephanie - Easy Gourmet
LeClerc, Julie - Hot Pink Spice Saga 
Lende, Heather - Find The Good   
Martin, Sasha - Life From Scratch
Mathias, Peta - Hot Pink Spice Saga 
McKeown, Greg - Essentialism 
Mohannadi, Kamin - Bella Figura
Moran, Caitlin - Moranifesto  
Mustich, James - 1000 Books to Read Before You Die  
Nosrat, Samin - Salt Fat Acid Heat 

Pan, Jessica - Sorry I'm Late I Didn't Want to Come  
Pennac, Daniel - The Rights of the Reader 
Philpott, Mary Laura - I Miss You When I Blink  
Quindlen, Anna - Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir
Rajesh, Monisha - Around The World in 80 Trains  
Reichl, Ruth - My Kitchen Year
Delicious   , Save Me The Plums
Reilly, Winifred M - It Takes One To Tango 
Robertson, Nichole - Paris in Color 
Rosenberg, Liz - House of Dreams
Rubin, Gretchen - Happier At Home  , The Happiness Project
Ruhlman, Michael - Ruhlman's Twenty 

Russell, Helen - The Year of Living Danishly 
Sandberg, Sheryl - Lean In
Saunders, Jennifer -  Bonkers
Slater, Nigel - Toast 
Simmons, Sylvie - I'm Your Man   
Smillie, Justin - Slow Fires 
Stewart, Chris - Driving Over Lemons
Thorisson, Mimi - A Kitchen in France
Usher, Shaun - Lists of Note 
Usher, Shaun - More Letters of Note 
Verant, Samantha - Seven Letters from Paris, 
How To Make a French Family   
Walls, Jeannette - The Glass Castle 
Wax, Ruby - A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled
Weiss, Luisa - My Berlin Kitchen  
Westover, Tara - Educated  
Wizenberg, Molly - A Homemade Life  

Andersen, Sarah - Adulthood is a Myth
Apse, Andris -  Spirit of the South 
Bantock, Nick - Griffin & Sabine
Bornholdt, Jenny - A Book is a Book
Chast, Roz - Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? 
Going Into Town 
Chavouet, Florent - Tokyo on Foot 
Crouse, William - The Art Deco Poster  
De La Mare, Guinevere - I'd Rather Be Reading  
Dodd, Lynley - Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Dujardin, Helene - Plate to Pixel 
Feder, Tyler - Dancing at the Pity Party  
Friedlander, Marti - Self-Portrait   
Gaines, Julie - Minding The Store
Gleeson,Erin -
The Forest Feast Mediterranean
Green, Katie - Lighter Than My Shadow
Greenspan, Dorie - Around My French Table 
Grigson, Sophie - Spices  

Ha, Robin - Almost American , Cook Korean!
Hart, Tom - Rosalie Lightning 
Heald, Henrietta - La Vie Est Belle 
Hiassen, Carl -  Assume the Worst
Jaffrey, Madhur - Curry Easy  
James Martin's French Adventure 
Kalman, Maira - Ah-hA to Zig Zag , My Favorite Things , The Principles of Uncertainty,
Kitchen, Leanne & Suvalko, Antony - The Real Food of China 
Knisley, Lucy - Displacement: A Travelogue , An Age of License,
Something New    

Laing, Sarah - Mansfield and Me
Macdonald, Kate - The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook  
Mackesy, Charlie - The Boy, the Mole, the Fox & the Horse  
MacLeod, Janice - Paris Letters
A Paris Year   
Mount, Jane - Bibliophile 
Obata, Fumio - Just So Happens  
Pankhurst , Kate -  Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World
Patel, Meera Lee - My Friend Fear 

Pyle, Nathan W - Strange Planet 
Roux, Michel - Eggs  , Cheese 
Rowling JK - The Illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Risbridger, Ella - Midnight Chicken 
Ruhlman, Michael - Egg 

Sanders, Ella Frances - Lost in Translation 

Sweet, Melissa - Some Writer!  The Story of E.B. White  , The Right Word
Swift, Vivian - Le Road Trip 
Szymanik, Melinda - Clever Moo
Tuck, Sarah - Coming Unstuck 
Tung, Debbie - Quiet Girl in a Noisy World  , Book Love
Webster, Jane - French House Chic  , French Ties

By Title 
55 by James Delargy 

A Borrowed Life by Kerry Anne King

A Grand Old Time by Judy Leigh 

A Happy Catastrophe by Maddie Dawson
A Keeper by Graham Norton 
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 
A Proper Family Holiday by Chrissie Manby 
A Springtime Affair by Katie Fforde
A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan
After You by JoJo Moyes 
Allie and Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde 

Always the Last to Know by Kristan Higgins
Artemis by Andy Weir
Ashenden by Elizabeth Wilhide 
Bath Tangle by Georgette Heyer 
Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson
Beautiful Day by Kate Anthony 

Because of You by Dawn French
Before The Fall by Noah Hawley
Belgravia by Julian Fellowes 
Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulkes 
Blue Moon by Lee Child 

Bone Canyon by Lee Goldberg
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding 
Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman 
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win by Jo Piazza
Chateau of Secrets by Melanie Dobson 
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
Clock Dance  by Anne Tyler
Close Enough To Touch by Colleen Oakley  

Closer Home by Kerry Anne King
Cold Feet by Amy Fitzhenry 
Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich & Phoef Sutton 
Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher 
Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce
Digging to America by Anne Tyler 
Divergent by Veronica Roth 
Dreaming of Venice by TA Williams
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman 
Every Breath You Take by Nicolas Sparks
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Five Go On A Strategy Away Day by Bruno Vincent 
Five Go Parenting by Bruno Vincent 

Fortune and Glory (Tantalizing 27) by Janet Evanovich
Frederica by Georgette Heyer 
Free Food For Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Girl with a Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larrson
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 
Goodbye, Paris by Anstey Harris
Greatest Hits by Laura Barnett 
Grown Ups by Marian Keyes
Guilt by Association by Marcia Clark
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 

Heading Over The Hill by Judy Leigh
HeartBurn by Nora Ephron 
Hello From The Gillespies by Monica McInerney 
Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave 
Hester & Harriet by Hilary Spiers 
How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson 
How To Walk Away by Katherine Center
Hyperbole & A Half by Allie Brosh
I Am The Messenger  by Marcus Zusak 
I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson 
In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Invisible Ellen by Shari Shattuck
Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister 
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith 
Letters to Iris by Elizabeth Noble 
Lost Hills by Lee Goldberg
Love From Paris by Alexandra Potter 
Love, Lies & Linguine by Hilary Spiers
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson 

Matchmaking For Beginners by Maddie Dawson
Maybe This Time by Jill Mansell
Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden 
Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day by Winifred Watson 
Miss You by Kate Eberlen 
Mix Tape by Jane  Sanderson
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson 
My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella 
My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni
Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid 
No Highway by Nevil Shute 
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
One Hundred Names by Cecilia Ahern 
One Summer in Venice by Nicky Pellegrino 

Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman
Park Avenue Summer by Renee Rosen
Peaches for Monsieur Le Cure by Joanne Harris 
Photos of You by Tammy Robinson 
Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown 

Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
Rich Deceiver by Gillian White
Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick 
Roomies by Christina Lauren
Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot
Season of Salt & Honey by Hannah Tunnicliffe 
Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope 
Seven Days Of Us by Francesca Hornak 
Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell
Size 12 is not Fat by Meg Cabot 
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult 
Smoking Kills by Antoine Laurain
Snowdrift by Georgette Heyer
Something Like Happy by Eva Woods
Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson 
Still Life with Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlen 
Still Me by JoJo Moyes 
Stranger Child by Rachel Abbott
Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky 
Sweet Forgiveness by Lori Nelsen Spielman 
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn 

The Autumn Throne  by Elizabeth Chadwick
The Baker's Secret by Stephen P Kiernan 
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
The Better Sister by Alafair Burke
The Big Kahuna by Janet & Peter Evanovich 

The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
The Boy is Back by Meg Cabot 

The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
The Candidate by Lis Wiehl
The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling 
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty 
The Chase by Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by  Jennifer Ryan
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick 
The Cutaway by Christina Kovac
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 
The Dandelion Years by Erica James 
The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall
The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain 
The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni
The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons
The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys 
The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman
The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati 
The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H Balson 
The Girls' Book of Priesthood by Louise Rowland 

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah Ladd 
The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman 

The Holdout by Graham Moore
The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell 
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A Flynn
The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
The Kingmaker's Daughter by Phillippa Gregory 
The Land Beyond the Sea by Sharon Penman 
The Last Scoop by RG Belsky
The Last Tudor by Phillippa Gregory
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly 
The Little Breton Bistro by Nina George
The Little Shop of Happy Ever After by Jenny Colgan  
The Lives We Touch by Eva Woods 
The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister
The Magnificent Mrs Mayhew by  Milly Johnson
The Martian by Andy Weir  
The Midnight Line by Lee Child
The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin 

The Narrowboat Summer by Anne Youngson
The Nutmeg Tree  by Margery Sharp 

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms
The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell 
The Pollyanna Plan by Talli Roland 
The President is Missing by Bill Clinton & James Patterson
The President's Hat by Antoine Laurain 
The Queen of Wishful Thinking by Milly Johnson
The Red Notebook by  Antoine Laurain
The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald 
The Red Address Book by Sofia Lundberg
The Rest of Their Lives by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent
The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion 
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion 
The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
The Scam by Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg 
The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister 

The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Verant
The Secrets of Love Story Bridge by Phaedra Patrick
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes 
The Ship of Brides by JoJo Moyes 
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick  
The Sparkle Pages by Meg Bignell
The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain
The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
The Stylist by Rosie Nixon 
The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman 

The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick 

The Survivor's Guide to Family Happiness by Maddie Dawson
The Switch by Joseph Finder
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory 
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth 
The Trivia Man by Deborah O'Brien
The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall
The Unpredictable Consequences of Love by Jill Mansell 
The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman 
The Wedding Bees by Sarah-Kate Lynch 

The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick
The Woman Who Kept Everything by Jane Gilley
The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes 
The Woman Who Wanted More by Vicky Zimmerman
The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend 
Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center 
This Is Not How It Ends by Rochelle B Weinstein 

This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens
Three Sisters, Three Queens by Phillippa Gregory
Tightrope by Simon Mawer 

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini
Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple
Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich 
Traveling Light by Lynne Branard 
Tricky Twenty-Two  by Janet Evanovich 

Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith
Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich 
Two Steps Forward by Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler 
Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich & Phoef Sutton
Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon  
Yesterday's News by R G Belsky

Non- Fiction
84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff 

488 Rules For Life by Kitty Flanagan
1000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich 
A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg
A Kitchen in France by Mimi Thorisson
A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax 
A Personal History by Katherine Graham 
Around The World in 80 Trains by Monisha Rajesh
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson 
Be Bold: Interiors for the Brave of Heart by Emily Henson
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande 

Bella by Annabel Langbein
Bella Figura by  Kamin Mohammadi
Better by Atul Gawande 
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert 
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Bonkers by Jennifer Saunders
Brodo by Marco Canora 
David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
Delicious by Ruth Reichl 
Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart 
Easy Gourmet by Stephanie Le 
Educated by Tara Westover
Essentialism by Greg McKeown 
Fifty Inventions That Shaped The Modern Economy by  Tim Harford
Find The Good by Heather Lende 

Finding Chika by Mitch Albom

Flirting with French by William Alexander
Gweilo by Martin Booth 
Happier At Home by Gretchen Rubin 
Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin
Hot Pink Spice Saga by Peta Mathias and Julie LeClerc 
House of Dreams by Liz Rosenberg
How Georgia Became O'Keefe by Karen Karbo
How to be Parisian Wherever You Are  
How To Make a French Family by Samatha Verant 
Hunger by Roxane Gay
Hungry by Darlene Barnes 
I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott
I'd Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel
I'm Your Man by Sylvie Simmons 
In Praise of Difficult Women by Karen Karbo
Ingredienti by Marcella Hazan
Islands by Bruce Ansley and Jane Ussher   
It Takes One To Tango by Winifred M Reilly 
Kitchen Yarns by Ann Hood
Life From Scratch by Sasha Martin 
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg 
Lists of Note compiled  by Shaun Usher 
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir by Anna Quindlen 
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone by Lori Gottlieb 
Moranifesto by Caitlin Moran
More Letters of Note compiled by Shaun Usher 
My Berlin Kitchen by Luisa Weiss
My Kitchen Year by Ruth Reichl
My (Part Time) Paris Life by Lisa Anselmo
New Zealand Art: From Cook to Contemporary, Te Papa
Novel Interiors by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti 
Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman 
Paris in Color by Nichole Robertson 
Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang 
Ruhlman's Twenty by Michael Ruhlman 
Salt Fat Acid Heat by Samin Nosrat 
Save Me The Plums by Ruth Reichl
Saved by Cake by Marian Keyes 
Seven Letters from Paris by Samantha Verant 
Slow Fires by Justin Smillie 

Sorry I'm Late I Didn't Want to Come by Jessica Pan
Spark Joy by Marie Kondo
Stir by Jessica Fechtor 
Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande 
The Choice by Dr Edith Eva Eger
The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson 
The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell 
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helen Hanff
The Forest Feast for Kids by Erin Gleeson 
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn 
The Pedant in the Kitchen by Julian Barnes
The Power of Habit   by Charles Duhigg
The Private LIves of the Tudors by  Tracy Borman
The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac
The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson
The Sharper the Knife the Less You Cry by Kathleen Flinn 
The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook by Emily Ansara Baines
The World's Strongest Librarian by  Josh Hanagarne
Toast by Nigel Slater
There is No Good Card For This: What to say and do when life is scary, awful, and unfair to people you love by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell
What Are You Looking At? by Will Gompertz 
What Cancer Taught Me by Jake Bailey 
What would Boudicca Do? by E Foley & B Coates

A Book is a Book by Jenny Bornholdt 
A Paris Year by Janice MacLeod
Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
Ah-hA to Zig Zag by Maira Kalman 

Almost American by Robin Ha
An Age of License by Lucy Knisley 
Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan 
Assume the Worst by Carl Hiaasen 
Bibliophile by Jane Mount 
Book Love by Debbie Tung
Cake by Maira Kalman
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast 
Cheese by Michel Roux
Clever Moo by Melinda Szymanik 
Coming Unstuck by Sarah Tuck 

Cook Korean! by Robin Ha
Curry Easy by Madhur Jaffrey 
Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder
Displacement: A Travelogue  by Lucy Knisley
Egg by Michael Ruhlman 
Eggs by Michel Roux
Everyday Harumi  
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by  Kate Pankhurst
French House Chic by Jane Webster 
French Ties by Jane Webster 
Going Into Town by Roz Chast
Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock 
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson'sDairy by  Lynley Dodd
I'd Rather Be Reading by Guinevere De La Mare 
James Martin's French Adventure 
Just So Happens by Fumio Obata 
La Vie Est Belle by Henrietta Heald
Le Road Trip by Vivian Swift 
Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green 

Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders
Mansfield and Me by Sarah Laing  
Midnight Chicken by Ella Risbridger 
Minding The Store by Julie Gaines
My Favorite Things by Maira Kalman 
My Friend Fear by Meera Lee Patel
Paris Letters by Janice MacLeod
Plate to Pixel by Hélène Dujardin 
Quiet Girl in a Noisy World by Debbie Tung
Relish by Lucy Knisley 
Rosalie Lightning by Tom Hart
Self-Portrait by Marti Friedlander  

Some Writer!  The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet
Something New by Lucy Knisley 
Spices by Sophie Grigson
Spirit of the South by Andris Apse  

Strange Planet by Nathan W Pyle
The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook by Kate Macdonald 
The Art Deco Poster by William Crouse 
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox & the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
The Forest Feast Mediterranean by Erin Gleeson
The Illustrated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Rowling, JK
The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman
The Real Food of China by Leanne Kitchen & Antony Suvalko
The Really Quite Good British Cookbook   

The Right Word by Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweetman

The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell
Tokyo on Foot by Florent Chavouet  
Work It, Girl - JK Rowling


  1. This is a terrific idea.


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  2. Lily and the Octopus was supposed to be the hit of 2016 - did you not like it? I have a galley to review.

    1. I found it creepy and disturbing and decided not to finish it. Perhaps I just wasn't in the mood...


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