Books Read This Year

January

Linda Bamber, Taking What I Like
Colin Falconer, Isabella: Braveheart of France
J. Boyce Gleason, Anvil of God
Elaine Neil Orr, A Different Sun
Nicky Penttila, An Untitled Lady
Sam Thomas, The Midwife's Tale [reread]
Sam Thomas, The Harlot's Tale
Heather Webb, Becoming Josephine

February

Kim Cooper, The Kept Girl
Michelle Diener, Mistress of the Wind
Nancy Horan, Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Marci Jefferson, Girl on the Golden Coin
Nina Siegal, The Anatomy Lesson
Peter Swanson, The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
Michele Zackheim, Last Train to Paris

March

Ruth Hull Chatlien, The Ambitious Madame Bonaparte
Laurel Corona, The Mapmaker's Daughter
Nicole Dweck, The Debt of Tamar
Daniel Levine, Hyde
M.J. Neary, Never Be At Peace
Shannon Selin, Napoleon in America
Jan Shapin, A Snug Life Somewhere
Carol Strickland, The Eagle and the Swan

April

D.W. Bradbridge, The Winter Siege
Mario Giordano, 1,000 Feelings For Which There Are No Names
Sandra Gulland, The Shadow Queen
Violet Kupersmith, The Frangipani Hotel
Stephanie Thornton, Daughter of the Gods
Andra Watkins, To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis
Ann Weisgarber, The Promise

May

Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly, The Tilted World
Sally O'Reilly, Dark Aemilia
Lauren Owen, The Quick
Phyllis T. Smith, I Am Livia

June

Sally Beauman, The Visitors
Lynn Cullen, Mrs. Poe
Laura Purcell, Queen of Bedlam

July

Emma Campion, A Triple Knot
Jaime Lee Moyer, Delia's Shadow
Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation
Jeff VanderMeer, Authority

August

Marie-Helene Bertino, 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas
Megan Chance, Inamorata
Ned Hayes, Sinful Folk

September

Deborah Swift, Shadow on the Highway

October

Kari Edgren, Goddess Born
Lois Leveen, Juliet's Nurse
Deanna Raybourn, Night of a Thousand Stars

November

Mallory Ortberg, Texts from Jane Eyre
Various, A Day of Fire: A Novel of Pompeii