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Books From 2017

Updated: Feb 21, 2019


Time for the annual Books-I-Read-This-Year post.


Recommend (good writing, enjoyed, memorable, etc.): Books I Finished -

Hope Unfolding, Becky Thompson

Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen

I Liked My Life, Anna Fabiaschi

A Study in Scarlet Women, Sherry Thomas

The Bookshop on the Corner, Jenny Colgan

Meet Me At the Cupcake Cafe, Jenny Colgan

The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen, Syrie James

Moolight Over Paris, Jennifer Robson

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Ann Brashares

Second Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares

Girls in Pants, Ann Brashares

Forever in Blue, Ann Brashares

After the War Is Over, Jennifer Robson

Somewhere in France, Jennifer Robson

Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon

Bamboo and Lace, Lori Wick

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Barbara Robinson


Books I Didn't Finish But Still Recommend -

Tum Tum and Nutmeg: Adventures At Nutmouse Hall

Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and The Great War, Jennifer Robson

Truly Madly Pizza, Suzanne Lenzer


Don't Recommend (bad writing, didn't enjoy, not memorable, etc.): Books I Finished -

Noble Beginnings, L.T. Ryan

The Boy Is Back, Meg Cabot

First and Then, Emma Mills

Glimpses of Grace, Gloria Furman

Me, Earl and the Dying Girl, Jesse Andrews


Books I Didn't Finish and Still Don't Recommend-

The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha

The Island, Olivia Levez

The Keeper of Lost Things, Ruth Hogan

The Finisher, David Baldacci


And this year, I'm adding a list of books I would like to read (in no particular order):

Emily of New Moon, L.M. Montgomery

Emily Climbs, L.M. Montgomery

A Year in the World, Frances Mayes

Shepherding a Child's Heart, Tripp

Loving Jesus, Mother Teresa

One Heart Full of Love, Mother Teresa

Heart of Joy, Mother Teresa

Jesus the Word to be Spoken, Mother Teresa

Boston Jane: An Adventure, Holm

Goodnight from London, Jennifer Robson

The Fairy Godmother, Mercedes Lackey

The Treasury of Religious Verse, Kauffman

Sparkly Green Earrings, Shankle

Exploring Nature with Your Child, Dorothy Edwards Shuttlesworth

Total Surrender, Mother Teresa

best-ever Curry Cookbook, Baljekah

Hour Game, David Baldacci

The Women Who Made the West, The Western Writers of America

Thanks for Being Late, Thomas Friedman

The Modern Mother's Handbook, A Modern Old-Fashioned Mom

more Dirk Pitt adventures, Clive Cussler


Photo by Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

the next one by Sherry Thomas


For more book recommendations, visit the book page or these other annual listicles: 2018, 2015, 2014.