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2010 Books

I read 75 books in 2010, much less than I would have liked. There were a couple of months that I only read 4 books, which is unusual for me. But I did have some stressful times at work, and for some reason, I read less when I'm stressed. Here's my 2010 list:

JANUARY:
Trial by Fire - J.A. Jance
Bed of Roses - Nora Roberts
Forbidden Falls - Robyn Carr
Vanishing Act - Fern Michaels
Not My Daughter - Barbara Delinsky
No Time for Goodbye - Linwood Barclay
Blindman's Bluff - Faye Kellerman
Angel's Peak - Robyn Carr

FEBRUARY:
Bad Move - Linwood Barclay
Bad Guys - Linwood Barclay
Lone Wolf - Linwood Barclay
Stone Rain - Linwood Barclay
Poor Little Bitch Girl - Jackie Collins
Winter Garden - Kristin Hannah

MARCH:
Sacred Sins - Nora Roberts
Moonlight Road - Robyn Carr
Big Girl - Danielle Steel
Worst Case - James Patterson w/Michael Ledwidge
The Inn at Eagle Point - Sherryl Woods
Flowers on Main - Sherryl Woods
Harbor Lights - Sherryl Woods
Too Close to Home - Linwood Barclay

APRIL:
Deeper than the Dead - Tami Hoag
Take Three - Karen Kingsbury
Never Look Away - Linwood Barclay
This Time Together-Laughter & Reflection - Carol Burnett
Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay
The Last Surgeon - Michael Palmer
Midnight Sons, Vol. 3 - Debbie Macomber
Waking Up in Charleston - Sherryl Woods

MAY:
Savor the Moments-#3 Bride's Quartet - Nora Roberts
Hannah's List - Debbie Macomber
Finding Jeena - Miralee Ferrell
Home in Carolina - Sherryl Woods


JUNE:
Sweet Tea at Sunrise - Sherryl Woods
Honeysuckle Summer - Sherryl Woods
Evidence - Jonathan Kellerman
Caught - Harlen Coben
Treasure Hunt - John Lescroart
Is your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten - Audrey Vernick with Daniel Jennewein, illustrator
Family Ties - Danielle Steel


JULY:
Broken - Karin Slaughter
Take Four-Above the Line Series - Karen Kingsbury
The 9th Judgment - James Patterson w/Maxine Paetro
I Just Want You to Know - Kate Gosselin
One Night - Debbie Macomber
The Search - Nora Roberts


AUGUST:
A Summer in Sonoma - Robyn Carr
The Shadow of your Smile - Mary Higgins Clark
Who Loves You Best - Tess Stimson
Game Over - Fern Michaels
Private - James Patterson
The Vigilante's Bridge - Yvonne Harris


SEPTEMBER:
Open-An Autobiography - Andre Agassi
1022 Evergreen Place - Debbie Macomber
From my Perspective - Joseph S. Bonsall
Dream Mender - Sherryl Woods
Stay - Allison Leigh
Orchard Valley Grooms - Debbie Macomber
An Amish Christmas - Cynthia Keller
Tough Customer - Sandra Brown


OCTOBER:
The House on Olive Street - Robyn Carr
Little Girl Blue-The Life of Karen Carpenter - Randy L. Schmidt
Live to Tell - Lisa Gardner
With Love & Laughter, John Ritter - Amy Yasbeck


NOVEMBER:
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas - Sherryl Woods
Safe Haven - Nicolas Sparks
Happy Ever After (Bride's Quarter #4) - Nora Roberts
Capture the Rainbow - Iris Johansen
Postcard Killers - James Patterson w/Liza Marklund
A Plain & Simple Christmas - Amy Clipston
Home at Rose Cottage - Sherryl Woods


DECEMBER:
Ice Cold - Tess Gerritsen
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Hide in Plain Sight - Michelle Albert
Crossfire - James Patterson


TOTALS:
55 books by female authors
20 books by male authors


FAVORITE NEW (TO ME) AUTHORS:
MALE: Linwood Barclay
FEMALE: Sherryl Woods
Funny how these are the same authors that were my year's MOST READ...


MOST READ:
FEMALE AUTHOR - Sherryl Woods
MALE AUTHOR - Linwood Barclay


FIVE BIOGRAPHIES:
1) This Time Together-Laughter & Reflection - Carol Burnett
2) Open-An Autobiography - Andre Agassi
3) From my Perspective - Joseph S. Bonsall
4) Little Girl Blue-The Life of Karen Carpenter - Randy L. Schmidt
5) With Love & Laughter, John Ritter - Amy Yasbeck


My hope is to read at least 100 books in 2011. And with my TBR (to be read) stack, it shouldn't be hard...



Comments

Lenore said…
75 is great! I've read 4 on your list. How did you like THE HELP?
Amy Clipston said…
Thank you for reading a Plain & Simple Christmas. Happy New Year!
Linda said…
Lenore, I really liked The Help, though it took a couple of chapters to get into the writing style.

Amy, loved your book! Happy New Year to you also!

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