Tuesday, December 29, 2015

2015 Books by Genre

This is exactly what the title says.  I have divided my total books read for the year into different genres - 12 of them, to be exact.  Not surprisingly, the 2 largest groups are Mystery/Thriller/Suspense and Fiction & Literature.  But there are 6 other categories with at least 2 books read.  Take a look.

Spectrum - Alan Jacobson
The Stranger - Harlan Coben
Be Careful What You Wish For - Jeffrey Archer
The Given Day - Dennis Lehane
Boardwalk Beatdown - Steve Sporleder
Dismal Mountain - John Billheimer
Crash Landing -James Grippando
The Bone Tree - Greg Iles
Mightier than the Sword - Jeffrey Archer
The English Spy - Daniel Silva

Science Fiction
The Martian - Andy Weir

Ballad of the Whiskey Robber - Julian Rubinstein

Non-Fiction Memoir
Ordinary Light - Tracy K. Smith
Daring to Dream Once Again - Dinah Lin

Young Adult Fiction
We Were Liars - e. lockhart
Every Day - David Levithan
Sudden Secrets - C. Lee McKenzie

Fiction & Literature
A Sudden Light - Garth Stein
Orphan Train - Christina Baker Kline
Leaving Time - Jodi Picoult
Forward to Camelot - Susan Sloat & Kevin Finn
The Girl on the Train -Paula Hawkins
Electric City - Elizabeth Rosner
Dep't. of Speculation - Jenny Offill
The Children's Crusade - Ann Packer
Still Alice - Lisa Genova
The Last Bookaneer -Matthew Pearl
The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion
Private Offerings - Ann Bridges
A Tale for Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
Goodnight June - Sarah Jio
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty - Vendela Vita
The Museum of Extraordinary Things - Alice Hoffman
Some Other Town -Jan Collison
We Never Asked for Wings - Vanessa Diffenbaugh
San Francisco - Marian Lindner
To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Monsters of Templeton - Lauren Groff

Non-Fiction Trade
Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials - Tyler Draa

Love Caters All - Nicci Carrera
Ten Days in Paradise - Linda Abbott
Deadly Secret - Joy Brighton
Breathless in Love - Jennifer Skully & Bella Andre
Lawyer Up - Kate Allure

Pure & Sinful - Killian McRae
Niki's Discovery - Dick Yeager

Religious Fiction
Cross Roads - Wm. Paul Young
Herb of Grace - Adina Senft

Romantic Thriller
Lost in the Wake - Linda Gunther

Historical Fiction
Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett
The Race for Paris - Meg Waite Clayton
The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah


  1. I love that you read such a wide variety of genres.

    1. Thanks to the RBC, meeting local authors, and recommendations. How about you?