My Reading List


  1. A Game of Thrones (George R. R. Martin)
  2. A Clash of Kings (George R. R. Martin)
  3. A Storm of Swords (George R. R. Martin)



9. After You (Jojo Moyes)
10. Big Magic (Elizabeth Gilbert)
35. Backyard Brawl: Inside the Blood Feud Between the University of Texas and Texas A&M University (W.K. Stratton)
16. The Coincidence of Coconut Cake (Amy E. Reichert)
32. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
49. Conversations With God (Book One) (Neale Donald Walsch)
13. Diana (Her True Story) (Andrew Morton)
37. The Difference Maker (John C. Maxwell)
19. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
51. E-Cubed (Pam Grout)
11. First Date (Krista McGee)
45. 41: A Portrait of My Father (George W. Bush)
21. The Gun Seller (Hugh Laurie)
38. Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)
3. The Heir and The Spare (Emily Albright)
27. How The Secret Changed My Life (Rhonda Byrne)
39. The Hidden Messages in Water (Masaru Emoto)
2. It Ends With Us (Colleen Hoover)
42. The Ideal Man (Julie Garwood)
26. Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton) 
47. Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way (Ryan White)
8. The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar (Robert Alexander)
4. Lessons My Father Taught Me: The Strength, Integrity, and Faith of Ronald Reagan
(Michael Reagan)
33. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
7. Me Before You (Jojo Moyes)
36. Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
43. The Martian (Andy Weir)
52. Miracle on 5th Avenue (Sarah Morgan)
5. Nerve (Jeanne Ryan)
29. The Night Circus (Erin Morganstern)
12. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Ken Kesey)
24. The Power of I AM (Joel Osteen)
20. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (Susan Cain) 
14. The Running Man (Stephen King)
28. Romancing the Throne (Nadine Jolie Courtney) 
18. Shaken (Time Tebow)
31. Shiloh (Phyllis Reynolds Naylor)
41. The Stepford Wives (Ira Levin)
17. Through My Eyes (Tim Tebow)
50. Thoughts Are Things (Bob Proctor)
22. The Undomestic Goddess (Sophie Kinsella)
6. The Vow (Kim & Krickitt Carpenter) 
44. Valley of the Dolls (Jacqueline Susann)

1. The Wave (Todd Strasser)
30. The Wish List (Jane Costello)
40. The Western Star (Craig Johnson)
46. Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
48. Wonder (R.J. Palacio)
25. X (Sue Grafton)
15. You are a Badass (Jen Sincero)
23. Zodiac (Robert Graysmith)

“The Year of Series”
My goal for 2016 was to read a minimum of six series. I met that goal and read the newest additions to some of my favorite series (Longmire and Enchanted Inc.), along with some classics and part of Ian Fleming’s James Bond series.
You can see my full reviews/recommendations write up here.
48 books. 16,348 pages.

  1. Pretty Little Liars (Sara Shepard)
  2. Flawless (Sara Shepard)
  3. Perfect (Sara Shepard)
  4. Unbelievable (Sara Shepard)
  5. Wicked (Sara Shepard)
  6. Killer (Sara Shepard)
  7. Heartless (Sara Shepard)
  8. Wanted (Sara Shepard)
  9. Twisted (Sara Shepard)
  10. Ruthless (Sara Shepard)
  11. Stunning (Sara Shepard)
  12. Burned (Sara Shepard)
  13. Crushed (Sara Shepard)
  14. Deadly (Sara Shepard)
  15. Toxic (Sara Shepard)
  16. Vicious (Sara Shepard)
  17. Hannibal Rising (Thomas Harris)
  18. Red Dragon (Thomas Harris)
  19. The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
  20. Hannibal (Thomas Harris)
  21. Divergent (Veronica Roth)
  22. Insurgent (Veronica Roth)
  23. Allegiant (Veronica Roth)
  24. Four (Veronica Roth)
  25. Casino Royale (Ian Fleming)
  26. Paradise Lost (John Milton)
  27. Utopia (Sir Thomas More)
  28. The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli)
  29. Once Upon a Prince (Rachel Hauck)
  30. Princess Ever After (Rachel Hauck)
  31. How to Catch a Prince (Rachel Hauck)
  32. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J.K. Rowling)
  33. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (J.K. Rowling)
  34. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J.K. Rowling)
  35. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (J.K. Rowling)
  36. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (J.K. Rowling)
  37. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (J.K. Rowling)
  38. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (J.K. Rowling)
  39. Live and Let Die (Ian Fleming)
  40. The Highway Man (Craig Johnson)
  41. An Obvious Fact (Craig Johnson)
  42. A Royal Christmas Wedding (Rachel Hauck)
  43. Moonraker (Ian Fleming)
  44. Night (Elie Wiesel)
  45. Dawn (Elie Wiesel)
  46. The Accident (later published as Day) (Elie Wiesel)
  47. Diamonds are Forever (Ian Fleming)
  48. Frogs and Kisses (Shanna Swendson)

My reading goal for 2015 was to read 36 books… I surpassed that. I completed 46 books.
Below is the list of books I read, you can see my full reviews/recommendations write up here.

  1. What a Girl Needs – Ashley Stockingdale #4 (Kristin Billerbeck)
  2. War of Wings (Tanner McElroy)
  3. American Sniper (Chris Kyle)
  4. The Power (Rhonda Byrne)
  5. May Cause Miracles (Gabrielle Bernstein)
  6. Wicked (Gregory Maguire)
  7. The Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum)
  8. Chess for Beginners (I.A. Horowitz)
  9. My Man Jeeves (P.G. Wodehouse)
  10. unPHILtered: The Way I See It (Phil Robertson)
  11. When the King was Carpenter (Maria von Trapp)
  12. The Magic (Rhonda Byrne)
  13. Raylan (Elmore Leonard)
  14. As You Wish (Cary Elwes)
  15. Unbroken (Laura Hillenbrand)
  16. Hero (Rhonda Byrne)
  17. Devil At My Heels (Louis Zamperini)
  18. Dont Give Up, Don’t Give In (Louis Zamperini)
  19. Dry Bones (Craig Johnson)
  20. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (Jenny Lawson)
  21. Shutter Island (Dennis Lehane)
  22. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
  23. Bossypants (Tina Fey)
  24. The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
  25. To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
  26. Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee)
  27. Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
  28. The Finishing Touches (Hester Browne)
  29. Maybe Someday (Colleen Hoover)
  30. Confess (Colleen Hoover)
  31. Why Quantum Physicists Don’t Get Fat (Greg Kuhn)
  32. Saint Anything (Sarah Dessen)
  33. Everything, Everything (Nicola Yoon)
  34. Trouble from the Start (Rachel Hawthorne)
  35. If I Stay (Gayle Forman)
  36. Where She Went (Gayle Forman)
  37. Good Call (Jase Robertson)
  38. Dumplin’ (Julie Murphy)
  39. Dreaming in Black and White [a phoebe grant novel] (Laura Jensen Walker)
  40. Dreaming in Technicolor [a phoebe grant novel] (Laura Jensen Walker)
  41. Blessed, Blessed… Blessed (Missy Robertson)
  42. A Little Princess (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
  43. The Royal We (Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan)
  44. E Squared ( Pam Grout)
  45. The Stand (Stephen King)
  46. The Way Living Bible

My reading goal for 2014 was to read 30 books… I surpassed that. I completed 35 books.
Below is the list of books I read, you can see my full reviews/recommendations write up here.

  1. Kate: The Future Queen (Katie Nicholl)
  2. SiCology 101 (Si Robertson)
  3. I Am John Galt:Today’s Heroic Innovators Building the World and the Villainous Parasites Destroying It (Donald Luskin, Andrew Greta)
  4. Kate: A Biography (Marcia Moody)
  5. Yesterday, Today and Forever (Maria von Trapp)
  6. She’s All That (Kirstin Billerbeck)
  7. A Girl’s Best Friend (Kirstin Billerbeck)
  8. Cool, Calm and Adjusted (Kirstin Billerbeck)
  9. The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  10. I am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose, and #bethatgirl (Alexis Jones)
  11. The Happiness Project (Gretchen Rubin)
  12. LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  13. LOTR: The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  14. LOTR: The Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  15. Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
  16. Split Ends (Kirstin Billerbeck)
  17. I Was Told There’d Be Cake (Sloane Crosley)
  18. Be A Direct Selling Superstar (Mary Christensen)
  19. The Ultimate Guide To Blogging (Mike Fishbein)
  20. The Secret (Rhonda Byrne)
  21. Dream More (Dolly Parton)
  22. Three Blind Mice (Agatha Christie)
  23. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers (Maria Trapp)
  24. Unwind (Michael Olpin and Sam Braken)
  25. I’ve Never Been to Vegas But My Luggage Has (Mandy Hale)
  26. A Cold Dish (Craig Johnson)
  27. Death Without Company (Craig Johnson)
  28. Kindness Goes Unpunished (Craig Johnson)
  29. Another Man’s Moccasins (Craig Johnson)
  30. The Dark Horse (Craig Johnson)
  31. Junkyard Dogs (Craig Johnson)
  32. Hell Is Empty (Craig Johnson)
  33. As The Crow Flies (Craig Johnson)
  34. A Serpent’s Tooth (Craig Johnson)
  35. Any Other Name (Craig Johnson)


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