2016 Book List

My goal is to read 100 books again this year.  I also am challenging myself to read 16 in 16 this year – it should be a fun challenge and you can read more about it here.

If you are interested in the books I’ve been reading, here is my 2016 book list.  Books with * are some of my favorites.



  1. My Fair Gentleman, Nancy Campbell Allen *

2. Design Your Day, Clair Diaz-Ortiz

3. Tell Your Time, Amy Lynn Andrews

4. The 5am Miracle, Jeff Sanders

5. Broken Things To Mend, Karey White

6. One Last Spring, Sian Ann Bessey

7. Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible, Ursula Vernon *

8. No One Can Take Your Place, Sheri Dew

a night divided


9. A Night Divided, Jennifer Nielsen  * (audio book)

10. The War that Saved My Life, Kimberley Brubaker Bradley * (16 in 16 Book Challenge book)

11. By the Stars, Lindsay B. Ferguson * (16 in 16 Book Challenge book)

12. And It Was Beautiful, Kara Tippetts

13. Elegant Entrepreneur, Dainelle Tate

14. The Nesting Place, Myquillyn Smith *

15. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

16. Tailor Made, Annette Lyon

17. Eat that Frog,Brian Tracy

18. Me Before You, JoJo Moyes*

19. After You, JoJo Moyes

20. Not Always Happenstance, Rachael Anderson

21. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah * (audio book)

22. The Memoirs of Mayhem, Amber Christensen *



23. To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee * (audio book)

24. Mothers of the Village, C J Schneider

25. Three Little Words, Jennie Hansen, KC Grant, Aubrey Mace

26. A Chosen Life, K.A.Parkinson

27. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen *(audio book)

28. The Cenote, Chelsea Dyreng*

29. The Lake House, Kate Morton

30. More than the Tattooed Mormon, Al Carraway*

31. If We Were A Movie, Kelly Oram

32. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly*

33. The Holy Week, Wendee Wilcox Rosborough

34. 30 Days to a Stronger Child, Educate and Empower Kids

35. Brooklyn, Colm Toibin (audio book)

forever and forever

36. A Lady’s Favor, Josi Kilpack

37. Forever and Forever, Josi Kilpack *

38. Love is Come, Heather B. Moore

39. The Busy Mom’s Guide to Slow Cooker Freezer Meals, Melissa Griffiths

40. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Chris Grabenstein (audio book)

41. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr (audio book) *

42. The Bronte Plot, Katherine Reay

43. Painting Rain, Annette K. Larsen

44. The Spider and the Sparrow, A. L. Sowards

the power of habit


45. The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg

46. The Miracle Morning for Network Marketing, Hal Enlod, Pat Petrini, Honoree Corder

47. Retire Your Husband, Denise Walsh

48. Rock Your Network Marketing Business, Sarah Robbins

49. Lady Helen Finds Her Song, Jennifer Moore

50. Four Chambers, Julie Wright

51. The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin (audio book)

dawn at emberwilde


52. Dawn at Emberwilde, Sarah E. Ladd

53. The Essential 55, Ron Clark

54. 7 Habits of Highly Effective Networking Marketing Professionals, Steven R. Covey

55. The Boys Who Challenged Hitler, Phillip Hoose

56. O’re the River Liffey, Heidi Ashworth

57. Summerlost, Ally Condie

58. The Earl’s Betrothal, Karen Tuft



59. Corporate Husband, Beverly Farr

60. Chasing Fireflies, Taylor Dean

61. I Have People, Taylor Dean

62. The Happiness Effect, Donna Frietas

63. The Sheriffs of Savage Wells, Sarah M. Eden *



64. Beauty and the Clockwork Beast, Nancy Campbell Allen

65. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowlings, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany *

66. The Last Messager of Zitol, Chelsea Dyreng *

67. Move Your Bus, Ron Clark

68. The Excellent 11, Ron Clark

69. Between Heaven and Earth, Michele Paige Holmes

70. I Can Forgive with God, Ganel-Lyn Condie *

71. The Beautiful Balance, Michelle Wilson

72. The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown *

73. The Light Between Oceans, M.L. Stedman *

74. The Heir of Brownlie Manor, Anita Stansfield



75. The Rose Garden, Susanna Kearsley

76. Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton*

76. Make a Choice, Jeff Benedict

77. King of the Friend Zone, Sheralyn Pratt



78. Presence, Amy Cuddy*

79. To Move the World, Regina Sirois

80. Get Over Your Damn Self, Romi Neustadt*

81. You are a Badass, Jen Sincero*

82. Painting Kisses, Melanie Jacobson

83. Present over Perfect, Shauna Niequist

84. Power Your Happy, Lisa Sugar

85. Miss Perigrine’s Home for Peculiar, Children, Ransom Riggs

86. Finding Sleeping Beauty, Tarrah Montgomery



87. A Place for Miss Snow, Jennifer Moore

88. The Energy Bus, Jon Gordon*

89. Living Joyfully in Troubled Times, Toni Sorenson

90. The Chemist, Stephanie Meyer*

91. How I Know if I Know, John Bytheway

92. A Portrait of Emily Price, Katherine Reay



93. Willowkeep, Julie Daines

94. The Storyteller, Jodi Picoult*

95. Carry On Warrior, Glennon Doyle Melton*

96. Number the Stars, Lois Lowry*

97. Fish in a Tree, Lynda Hunt*

98. The Reformer, Jaima Fixsen

99. How I Met Your Brother, Jannette Rallison

100. Rescuing Rapunzel, Tarrah Montgomery

101. For the Love, Jen Hatmaker*

102. The Language of Letting Go, Melody Beattie*

103. The Lady of the Lakes, Josi Kilpack*

104. The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna Gaines*

105. Living a Life that Matters, Val Hale