Reading Log 2017

Discussion in 'The Book Nook' started by happy2bme, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    New year, new books!!

    Let's share what we are reading.
  2. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    My first book of the year was The Dressmaker.

    I have never been so annoyed by a book EVER. I liked it and hated it all at the same time. I really enjoyed the ending and not because it meant I was done with the book.

    Has anyone read this book?
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2017
  3. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Well-Known Member

    Mel, "The Dressmaker" is a new title to me. I'm curious to hear what other's say.

    I'm currently reading "The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy." I love researching my family history because no one knew my family history until I researched it. :D I've ventured in DNA testing this year and this is helping me to understand the science aspect better. It is slow reading for me but I am enjoying it.
  4. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    I'll have to take a look at this book.

    I'm off to see if I can order the Dressmaker. My curiosity has been peaked.

    Oh, Mel, who's the author?
  5. MrsSoup

    MrsSoup Well-Known Member

    My first book for the year is Heaven Preserve Us by Cricket McRae. It's the second book in a series. I'm also about to start The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter for my book club and I have Redeemed by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast, the last one in the House of Night series, on ebook loan from the library as well.
  6. tanya

    tanya Well-Known Member

    I have just finished Mount by Jilly Cooper- complete trashy fiction- but great to enjoy on the beach. Not a single word of truth in the entire novel but easy to read and fun- no concentration required!
  7. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    Diedra - the author is Rosalie Ham

    Tanya - I like books like that!
  8. AuntJamelle

    AuntJamelle Well-Known Member

    Starting off this year with Portrait of a Lady by Henry James - only read a little so far but I like it. The writing is very well done!
  9. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    Thanks Mel. Have it ordered.
  10. JeniferDwn

    JeniferDwn Member

    I got several new books for Christmas.
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them - halfway through
    The 12 days of Christmas - Debbie Macomber - finished and loved!
    The Mistletoe Promise - Richard Paul Evans - finished and loved
    The Mistletoe Inn -- Richard Paul Evans - just started
    and I also got a "life Hacks" book that is fun to flip through
  11. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    JeniferDwn - I have read the Debbie Macomber and Richard Paul Evans books and loved them too!
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  12. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I read the Debbie Macomber book too. I love anything that she writes.
    I need to read more this year, I only read about 5 or 6 books last year. Time to put down the electronics at night and pick up a book.
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  13. p.a.

    p.a. Active Member

    I've been looking for a good book for a long time and downloaded The Nightingale. I saw a lot of you had read it,,,it got to the point I couldn't put it down and when I wasn't reading it I was thinking of it.
    I know it will be one of my top 5 books of all time.
  14. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    Patti - I just ordered The Nightingale from the library, can't wait to read it.
  15. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    I ordered the Nightingale from the library. Seems to very popular since I'm on a waiting list. Usually the e-books have smaller waiting list but not this time.
  16. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    I finished where would I be without you by Guillaume Musso. I like books by that author
  17. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Mel, who is the author please?
  18. happy2bme

    happy2bme Well-Known Member

    Katrina - the author is Kristin Hannah.
  19. winters momma

    winters momma Member

    I read Unwrapping Christmas by Lori Copeland. It was a good book. Very, very easy read. I read the book in about 2 hours. I read the Hexed by Heather Graham, also a good book. I started a second book by Graham, but I can't finish reading it.
  20. DahliaDoll

    DahliaDoll Well-Known Member

    Over the holidays I read "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger, which I really liked.
    Then "Winter Stroll" by Elin Hilderbrand. I usually like this author, but this book not so much.
    I'm currently reading "The Trespasser" by Tana French.

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