2021 Completed Reads

 



10 x 10 Categories

  • Alternate realities (science fiction)
  • Around the world (exploring other cultures, translated books, etc) 
  • Be still my heart  (romance, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, etc)
  • Clocks and Corsets (Steampunk) 
  • Dragons and other fantastical beasts  (Dragons)
  • Fines and Misdemeanors (stories and crimes around libraries and bookstores)
  • Get thee to a nunnery  (involves nuns, priests, etc)
  • Into the past (historical fiction)
  • Magic and mystery (Fantasy)
  • Swashbucklers (daring adventures)


January

  1. And Then There Were Nuns - Jane Christmas (nonfiction, nunnery, silence; ntma; England - Isle of Wight, Whitby, e)
  2. Baking Bad (#1 Beaufort Scales)- Kim M Watt  (Dragons; England: Leeds, Skipton, ntma, e)
  3. Key Series 1 -3 -  Nora Roberts  (Reread, Romantic Fantasy, 358)
  4. My Christmas Number One - Leonie Mack  (Be Still my Heart, London/South America, ntma, e)
  5. Dragons of Dorcastle (#1 Pillars of Reality)- Jack Campbell  (Dragons, Alternate reality, ntma, e)
  6. Dirty Deeds: Urban Fantasy Collection - Faith Hunter, et al)    (Fantasy, Dragons, e)
  7. Ardmore Series (1 -3)  - Nora Roberts (Reread, Romantic Fantasy, Ireland, 
  8. Second Sight (#1 Arcane Society) - Amanda Quick  (Be Still My Heart, Victorian Romantic Fantasy, e)
  9. Born In Trilogy (1 -3) - Nora Roberts  (Reread, Romance, Ireland, 416)

February 

  1. Real Murders (#1 Aurora Teagarden)- Charlaine Harris    (Fictional Librarians, Fines and Misdemeanors, U.S., e)
  2. Three Sisters Island series (1 - 3)- Nora Roberts  (Reread,  Paranormal Romance,  Eastern U.S.
  3. A Cold Dark Place (#1 Cold Justice)- Toni Anderson  Be Still My Heart, Police Procedural, NTMA, Virginia U.S., e)
  4. Bear and the Nightingale - Katherine Arden  (Magic and Mystery, Russia, ntma, e)
  5. Breathless in Love - Bella Andre (Be Still my Heart, NTMA, e)
  6. Faithless in Death (#52 In death) - Nora Roberts  (Be Still my Heart, 400)
  7. Book of Secrets (#1 Oracle) - Melissa McShane (Fines and Misdemeanors, US, e)
  8. Dragons in the Earth - Judith Tar (Dragons, Arizona U.S., e)
  9. To Sleep in a Sea of Stars - Christopher Paolini (Science Fiction, 856)


March

  1. The Colour of Magic (#1 Discworld)  - Terry Pratchett  (Parallel Universe, Fictional Librarian, Fines and Misdemeanors,  Fantasy, e)
  2. Kingdom of Shadow and Light  (#11 Fever)  - Karen Marie Moning   (Romantic Fantasy, alternate reality, e)
  3. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue - V.E. Schwab   (Fantasy, France, Past 1700's to Present, e)
  4. Three Fates - Nora Roberts     (Action Adventure Romance, 384) 
  5. Tea with a Black Dragon - R.A. MacAvoy)     (Fantasy, Dragons, e)
  6. O'Hurley Born Anthology -  Nora Roberts      (Reread, Romance, The Last Honest Woman and Dance to the Piper, 464)
  7. O'Hurley's Return Anthology - Nora Roberts   (Reread, Romance, Skin Deep and Without a Trace, 491)
  8. Brighten Honeymoon (#2 Weaver)- Sheri Cobb Smith   Historical Romance, e) 
  9. Peculiar Pink Toes of Lady Flora - Jayne Fresina   (Historical fiction, Be Still My Heart, e)
  10. Elder Races series (1 - 8)  - Thea Harrison (Dragons,  e)
  11. Sanctuary - Nora Roberts (Romance reread)

April

  1. Bridgerton series (#1 - 8) - Julia Quinn (Historical Romance)
  2. Lost Plot (#4 Invisible Library) - Genevieve Cogman (Librarian and Dragons)
  3. The Mortal Word (#6 IL) - Genevieve Cogman
  4. Inn Boonsboro Trilogy - Nora Roberts (Romance, reread)
  5. Bride Quartet - Nora Roberts (Romance, reread) 
  6. From Blood and Ash (#1 Blood and Ash series) - Jennifer Armentrout
  7. A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (#2) - Jennifer Armentrout
  8. The Crown of Gilded Bones (#3) - Jennifer Armentrout
  9. Lover Unveiled (#19 BDB) - J.R. Ward (Paranormal Romance)

May

  1. Cousin's O'Dwyer Trilogy - Nora Roberts (Romance, reread)
  2. Book Charmer - Karen Hawkins (Magical realism)
  3. A Hidden Fire (#1 Elemental Mystery) - Elizabeth Hunter (Fictional Librarian)
  4. This Same Earth (#2 Elemental Mystery)
  5. The Force of Wind (#3 Elemental mystery)
  6. A Fall of Water (#4 Elemental Mystery) 
  7. Eyre Affaire (#1 Thursday Next) - Jasper Fford (Alternate history science fiction)
  8. Legacy - Nora Roberts (Literary romance)
  9. Secret Chapter (#6 Invisible Library) - Genevieve Cogman (Historical fantasy)

June

  1. Stars Uncharted  (#1 Stars uncharted) - S.K. Dunstall (Space opera)
  2. Phantom Evil (#1 Krewe of the Hunters) - Heather Graham (Paranormal detectives)
  3. Sworn Virgin - Kristopher Dukes (Historical Fiction) 
  4. Wayward Souls (#1 Souls of the Road) - Devon Monk (Fantasy)
  5. Halfway to the Grave (#1) - Jeaniene Frost (Paranormal Romance)
  6. Wild Sign (#6 Alpha and Omega) -  Patricia Briggs (Paranormal Romance)
  7. Spoiler Alert - Olivia Wade (Contemporary Romance)
  8. Driven to Distraction (#1 Road to Love) - Lori Foster (action and adventure Romance)

July

  1. Little Paris Bookshop - Nina George (Suspense)
  2. Case of the Missing Books (#1 Mobile Library) - Ian Sansom (Fictional Librarian)
  3. Bed and Breakfast on the Beach - Kat French (Cozy Romance)
  4. Dark Archive (#7 Invisible Library) - Genevieve Cogman (Historical fantasy)
  5. Hush - Cherry Adair (Romance reread)
  6. Fireborn (#1 Souls of Fire) - Keri Arthur (Paranormal romance reread)
  7. Last Guard (#5  psychangeling trinity) - Nalini Singh (Paranormal romance)
  8. Invisible Husband of Frick Island - Colleen Oakley (Southern Fiction)
  9. A Cup of Silver Linings (#2 Dove Pond) - Karen Hawkins (Southern Fiction)
  10. Midnight Library - Matt Haig (Time Travel Science Fiction, Librarian)




August 

  1. Books can be Deceiving (#1 Library Lovers) - Jen McKinley (Fictional Librarian)
  2. Claimed (#1 Wolven) - J.R. Ward (Paranormal)
  3. A Bad Day for Sunshine #1 Sunshine Vicram) - Darynda Jones (Detective Romance)
  4. A Borrowing of Bones (#1 Mercy Carr) - Paula Munier ( Cozy animal detective) 
  5. Blue Dahlia (#1 Garden Trilogy) - Nora Roberts (Romance Reread)
  6. Black Rose (#2 Garden Trilogy) - Nora Roberts (Romance Reread)
  7. Red Lily (#3 Garden Trilogy) - Nora Roberts (Romance reread)
  8. Cloudy with a Chance of Witchcraft (#1 Grimm Cove) - Mandy Roth (Paranormal Romance)
  9. Hexing with a Chance of Tornados (#2 Grimm Cove) - Mandy Roth
  10. Spellcasting with a Chance of Spirits (#3 Grimm Cove) - Mandy Roth
  11. The Madness of Crowds (#17 Armand Gamache) - Louise Penny (Detective)
September 







    

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