Books read, 2015

Collection by Susan Demaray


Not my best year for reading. Too many distractions getting in the way.

Susan Demaray
A Thriller all right! I could not stop reading this book! THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins -- A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people’s lives. Paula Hawkins, Up Book, Book Club Books, This Book, Book Clubs, Book Bar, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Books

The Girl On The Train

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people''s lives, from the author of Into the Water . “Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train. ”— Vanity Fair “ The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl . . . . [It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership.”— The New…

"Terry Fallis is fast becoming a master of fiction writing. What delightful lunacy Fallis has concocted here, with a dollop of intrigue and even romance. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Fiction Writing, Writing A Book, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Penguin Random House, So Little Time

No Relation (2014)

Book Trailer "Terry Fallis is fast becoming a master of fiction writing. Once again in No Relation, Fallis

School is just like a film set: there's The Crew, who make things happen, The Extras who fill the empty desks, and The Movie Stars, whom . Ya Books, Free Books, Good Books, Ya Novels, Fiction And Nonfiction, Books For Teens, Children's Literature, Everyone Knows, Award Winner

When Everything Feels Like the Movies

WINNER, Governor General''s Literary Award CBC Canada Reads 2015 Runner-up An edgy and extravagant YA novel about a glamorous boy named Jude. School is just like a film set: there''s The Crew, who make things happen, The Extras who fill the empty desks, and The Movie Stars, whom everyone wants tagged in their Facebook photos. But Jude doesn''t fit in. He''s not part of The Crew because he isn''t about to do anything unless it''s court-appointed; he''s not an Extra because nothing about him…

Shopaholic To The Stars by Sophie Kinsella. Read May through July First time I really, really, really didn't enjoy a silly Shopaholic book. It took me forever to finish it as a result. Finding Audrey, Gillian Flynn, British Accent, Random House, New Career, Two Year Olds, Date, Book Lists, Bestselling Author

Shopaholic To The Stars: A Novel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A witty novel with the twists of a soap and the laughs of a rom-com.”— InTouch Sophie Kinsella returns to her beloved Shopaholic series with Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky’s husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can’t wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga…

Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald. Fall On Your Knees, The Spectre, Her World, Domestic Violence, Bestselling Author, Good Books, The Neighbourhood, The Cure, Parenting

Adult Onset

From the acclaimed, bestselling author of two beloved classics, Fall On Your Knees and The Way the Crow Flies , Adult Onset is a powerful drama that makes vividly real the pressures of life and love, and the undercurrents that run deep through even the most devoted families. Mary Rose MacKinnon--nicknamed MR or "Mister"--is a successful author who has opted to put aside her career in her 40s and devote herself to her young family. She lives in a comfortable urban neighbourhood with…

The Rosie Effect - by Graeme Simsion - The Wife Project is complete and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But theyre about to face a new challenge. The Rosie Project, Best Romantic Comedies, Books To Read, My Books, Becoming A Father, Getting Him Back, Reading Challenge, Best Selling Books, Paperback Books

The Rosie Effect

Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back. If you were swept away by Graeme Simsion''s international smash hit The Rosie Project , you will love The Rosie Effect. The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they''re about to face a new challenge. Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer…

Angel Square by Brian Doyle - Read December Great little story about my Ottawa neighbourhood in the Humour And Wisdom, Ebook Pdf, The Neighbourhood, Mystery, I Am Awesome, Best Friends, Bring It On, Angel, Humor

Angel Square

A Phoenix Honor Award Book Young Tommy is seeing Angel Square through new eyes since his best friend''s father was beaten up just because he''s Jewish. Brian Doyle brings his award-winning blend of humor and wisdom to bear in this mystery that confronts the issue of racial hatred.

And the Birds Rained Dwon - Jocelyne Saucier, Trans by Rhonda Mullins - New Books Section - 2012 Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Book Club Books, Book Lists, Turning Pages, Modern Books, Self Determination, One Summer

And the Birds Rained Down

A CBC Canada Reads 2015 Selection! Finalist for the 2013 Governor General''s Literary Award for French-to-English Translation Deep in a Northern Ontario forest live Tom and Charlie, two octogenarians determined to live out the rest of their lives on their own terms: free of all ties and responsibilities, their only connection to civilization two pot farmers who bring them whatever they can''t eke out for themselves. But their solitude is disrupted by the arrival of two women. The first is a…

The Dinner, by Herman Koch (adult fiction). Our August, 2013 online book club choice. A darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives -- all over the course of one meal. Book Club Books, Book Lists, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Book Clubs, Music Books, Book Art, This Is A Book

The Dinner

Now a major motion picture starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, and Chloë Sevigny "A European Gone Girl ." — The Wall Street Journal An internationally bestselling phenomenon, the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives—all over the course of one meal. It''s a summer''s evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. Between mouthfuls of food and over…

Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography. Choose Your Own Autobiography. Neil Patrick Harris, beloved star of How I Met Your Mother and Doogie Howser MD takes readers on an entertaining and original adventure through his life and career. Neil Patrick Harris, Choose Your Own Adventure Books, New Books, Books To Read, Scott Caan, Cinema, Thing 1, How I Met Your Mother, What Is Like

Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography ! In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based-life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born to New Mexico. You will get…

Listen to Where'd You Go, Bernadette Audiobook by Maria Semple, narrated by Kathleen Wilhoite Top Ten Books, Books To Read, My Books, Kathleen Wilhoite, Whered You Go Bernadette, Good New Books, Beach Reading, Happy Reading, Reading Material

Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel

A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this "whip-smart and divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett ( New York Times ). Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she''s a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she''s a disgrace; to design mavens, she''s a revolutionary architect; and to 15-year-old Bee, she is her best friend and, simply, Mom. Then…

Piper Kerman Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison Best Biographies and Memoirs to read in a lifetime. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Orange Is The New Black, This Is A Book, The Book, Anne Lamott, Netflix Original Series, Shows On Netflix

Orange Is The New Black: My Year In A Women's Prison

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187–424—one of the millions of people who disappear “down the…

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. June I hadn't read this book since high school. Definitely took more away from it this time round than I did as a Timeless classic for a reason. I Love Books, Good Books, Uncle Toms Cabin, The Scarlet Letter, One Hit Wonder, Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, Best Novels, First Novel

To Kill a Mockingbird

Voted America''s Best-Loved Novel in PBS''s The Great American Read Harper Lee''s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of…