Thursday, December 31, 2015

reading list

It's a good day to read or sew or knit or more likely a little of each..............
    My final list of books for 2015
  1. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik for book club, we each read a different book by the author
  2. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  3. The Lucky One by Nicolas Sparks
  4. The Shepherdess of Siena by Linda Lafferty
  5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot  book club
  6. bird in hand by Christina Baker Kline
  7. Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger book club
  8. The Girl Who Came Home By Hazel Gaynor  a Titanic story
  9. Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon time travel in Scotland
  10. The Jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall about Russian nobility at the beginning of the revolution
  11. The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall continuation of previous story in China and rise of communism
  12. The Girl From Junchow by Kate Furnivall 3rd book about Lydia returning to Russia to find her father 
  13. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline for book club I read this book again for book club and enjoyed it as much the second time.
  14. Glad Tidings by Debbie Macomber
  15. Out of Sorts by Aurelie Valognes
  16. Can This be Christmas by Debbie Macomber 
  17. Vintage by Susan  Gloss about a women who sells vintage clothing
 ....and the year in numbers.  I read 40 some books, I know there were a couple short books that didn't get on the list,  I knit 9 pairs of socks,  3 sweaters,  18 pairs of reading mitts and gloves, 8 pairs of slippers 6 of them felted, I lost count of bottle socks but I used up a bunch of short balls of yarn, Yippee!!  I finished 8 quilts and I visited 5 countries: Italy, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Canada.  I wrote 228 posts and received 120 great comments thank you readers!  It was a great year and looking foreword to lots of fun things in 2016.  Wishing everyone the best for the new year!
Happy New Year  --Ann-- 

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