75 Novels Read in 2016!

Looking back at the year and the books I’ve read (and re-read) is a bit of a tradition for me. Last year was a good year for reading — at least for me — there was only one month (June) in which I didn’t read at least one book. Not sure what happened in June, but I more than made up for it the rest of the year. I don’t keep track of the non-fiction books I read, because those are mostly for book research and many times I’m only skimming and reading passages, not the entire book.

When I look at the list I’m not too surprised by the genres read. I’m a cozy mystery, fantasy, and science fiction junkie, but I did make a point to read a lot more books in romance last year than in previous years.

Without further ado, here are the novels I read in 2016, listed in reading order by month: 

January
1. Murder with Puffins by Donna Andrews
2. Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz
3. Home for the Haunting by Juliet Blackwell
4. Keeper of the Castle by Juliet Blackwell
5. Murder in the Paperback Parlor by Ellery Adams
6. Give Up the Ghost by Juliet Blackwell
7. Mayhem at the Orient Express by Kylie Logan (re-read)
8. Guilty as Cinnamon by Leslie Budewitz
9. The Legend of Sleepy Harlow by Kylie Logan (re-read)

February
10. A Whisker of Trouble by Sofie Ryan
11. Memory of Fire by Holly Lisle
12. The Wreck of Heaven by Holly Lisle
13. Gods Old and Dark by Holly Lisle

March
14. The Zoo Job by Keith R.A. DeCandido
15. Chili Con Carnage by Kylie Logan
16. Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingoes by Donna Andrews

April
17. Snobbery With Violence by Marion Chesney
18. And Then There Were Nuns by Kylie Logan
19. Law and Author by Erika Chase
20. The Chocolate Clown Corpse by JoAnna Carl
21. A Cast-Off Coven by Juliet Blackwell
22. Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle
23. Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
24. Call Me Irresistible by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

May
25. Hexes and Hemlines by Juliet Blackwell
26. The Great Escape by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

June

July
27. Enchanted Warrior by Sharon Ashwood
28. My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas
29. The Bride Wore Red Boots by Lizbeth Selvig

August
30. Tailing a Tabby by Laurie Cass
31. We’ll Always Have Parrots by Donna Andrews
32. Copper Beach by Jayne Ann Krentz

September
33. Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver
34. Crystal Cove by Lisa Kleypas
35. White Lies by Jayne Ann Krentz
36. First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
37. This Heart of Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
38. Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower
39. Second Sight by Amanda Quick

October
40. The Chocolate Falcon Fraud by JoAnn Carl
41. Sizzle and Burn by Jayne Ann Krentz
42. A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
43. Books Can Be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay
44. Reining in Murder by Leigh Hearon
45. Dream Eyes by Jayne Ann Krentz
46. In a Witch’s Wardrobe by Juliet Blackwell
47. Pall in the Family by Dawn Eastman
48. State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy
49. Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay
50. The Third Circle by Amanda Quick
51. Running Hot by Jayne Ann Krentz
52. The Perfect Poison by Amanda Quick
53. Book, Line and Sinker by Jenn McKinlay

November
54. Murder Past Due by Miranda James (re-read)
55. Fired Up by Jayne Ann Krentz
56. Classified as Murder by Miranda James
57. Feint of Art by Hailey Lind
58. Paws and Effect by Sofie Kelly
59. The Whole Cat and Caboodle by Sofie Ryan (re-read)
60. Buy A Whisker by Sofie Ryan (re-read)
61. A Whisker of Trouble by Sofie Ryan (re-read)
62. Curiosity Thrilled The Cat by Sofie Kelly (re-read)
63. Copycat Killing by Sofie Kelly (re-read)
64. Cat Trick by Sofie Kelly (re-read)
65. Final Catcall by Sofie Kelly (re-read)
66. A Midwinter’s Tail by Sofie Kelly (re-read)
67. Faux Paw by Sofie Kelly (re-read)

December
68. Burning Lamp by Amanda Quick
69. Midnight Crystal by Jayne Castle
70. In Too Deep by Jayne Ann Krentz (re-read)
71. Quicksilver by Amanda Quick
72. Read It and Weep by Jenn McKinlay
73. Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
74. Shooting Gallery by Hailey Lind
75. Fast Women by Jennifer Crusie

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