My Library at my first apartment.

My Library at my first apartment.

Here are all the books I read in 2015, with short reviews or summaries.

Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #10 Cast On, Kill Off even carefully laid plans can backfire
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #11 Close Knit Killer eh, no sympathy for murder victim
Lee Schnedbly Being Happy Being Married: a Guide to Building a Better Relationship every couple should read this
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #12 Yarn Over Murder as wildfires range, murder is solved
Maggie Sefton Knitting Mysteries #13 Purl Up and Die over-protective mothers don’t help children
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Pendergast Series #14: Blue Labyrinth couldn’t put it down
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #1 Last Wool and Testament irritating cops, mopy ghosts, granny’s a witch?
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #2 Dyeing Wishes annoying ghost, mom in denial, spiveys
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #3 Spinning in Her Grave embezzler, icky realtor, unwanted kiss, fire
Molly MacRea A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery #4 Plagued by Quilt no sympathy for murder victim-abuser
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #1 Books Can be Deceiving plagiarizing a*hole; crazed stalker; incompetent police captain
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #2 Due or Die obsessive stalker; theft of rare books; sniper shot’
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #3 Book, Line, and Sinker (Dec 2012) pirates, ex-fiance, awkwardness all around
Jenn McKinlay Library Lover’s Mysteries #4 Read It & Weep indecisive Sully, Munchausen’s, vindictiveness
David Allen Getting Things Done: the art to Stress-Free Productivity good ideas, kinda confusing at times
Shelia Connolly Museum Mysteries #1 Fundraising the Dead interesting from a library worker’s perspective
Marie Kondo The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: great advice, nice sound bites & quotes to live by
Michelle Knudsen Evil Librarian  
Janis Owens American Ghost small town secrets get dredged up
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee At Knit’s End: To be read over and over!
Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train Love Octagon gone wrong
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #1: The Christie Curse alright, hard to relate to protagonist
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #2: The Sayers Swindle interesting, mob related
Victoria Abbott A Book Collector Mystery #3: The Wolfe Widow did not see it coming
Kathy Reichs Temperance Brennan series #15.5 Bones in Her Pocket  

What did you read last year? (Can’t believe 2015 is over already!!!)

© Cori Large January 2, 2016


23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jen
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 09:40:46

    What a great list! Unfortunately I didn’t read much in 2015, which disappoints me. One of my intentions for 2016 is to read more…& I am reading each night in the tub 😉


    • caendicott
      Jan 09, 2016 @ 12:02:53

      You like to live dangerously then? (Meaning the reading in the tub) I was always afraid of dropping the book.


  2. Crystal // Dreams, etc.
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 09:44:15

    I also read The Girl on the Train and I loved your summary of it! So true. 🙂


    • caendicott
      Jan 09, 2016 @ 12:03:24

      I usually don’t read Best Sellers because they tend not to live up to the hype, but this one did.


  3. Michaela
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 13:24:17

    I’ll have to check these out!


  4. Dia@ All The Things I Do
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 16:49:22

    Wow you read a good amount of books this year. That is part of my goal in 2016 to read more. I’ve gotten more into autobiographies this past year. I like hearing about the things that made people who they are.
    One of the best books I read last year was Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari it really opens your eyes to the way the world is now days.


  5. Leslie
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 17:06:58

    Wow! What a great list! I’m hoping to tackle 8 or 9 books this year. Hah, I could do more if I didn’t have to work, blah. These look like some good ones, thanks for sharing.


    • caendicott
      Jan 09, 2016 @ 12:11:10

      The cozy corner mysteries (the themed ones) are quick reads. I like escapism, and these fill that need.


  6. Heather @ Simply Save
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 18:10:36

    Wow, you read a lot last year! That’s great! I love the short little reviews.


    • caendicott
      Jan 09, 2016 @ 12:13:46

      Thanks for stopping by! I used to write longer ones for blog posts, but it got tedious. The short ones I can keep in my excel spreadsheet as reminders as well.


  7. Victoria
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 21:58:52

    Thanks for this great list! I’ll be commuting via subway now, and I need some books!


    • caendicott
      Jan 09, 2016 @ 12:15:33

      I’ll be commuting to class this semester (1 hour away), and am planning on listening to audio books. That’s another option.


  8. Jen
    Jan 08, 2016 @ 22:53:35

    I like your list! I read several books last year but my most favorite two had to be The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom and The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore. I highly recommend checking those out!


  9. Leslie Rossi
    Jan 09, 2016 @ 13:38:20

    Loved Girl on the Train, can’t wait for the movie!


  10. Ariel @ Keys to My Life
    Jan 09, 2016 @ 19:32:07

    You read a lot of books! Great job!


  11. angie Scheie
    Jan 10, 2016 @ 02:37:52

    Ooh, these books look right up my alley. Looks like I’ll be checking out some new mysteries this year!


  12. Adrienne Leverone
    Jan 15, 2018 @ 07:25:04

    Pretty! This has been an incredibly wonderful post. Thank you for providing this info.


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