2016 Reading Challenge

2016 Reading Challenge
Ricki has read 36 books toward her goal of 52 books.

Ricki's books

it was amazing
You've probably heard the butterfly effect theory: A butterfly who flaps its wings just so in New Mexico can cause a hurricane in China. This book reminds me of the butterfly effect, how one small action between two adults can continuall...
Named of the Dragon
really liked it
I love fiction that includes lore, and there's plenty of Welsh myth and folklore in this novel. Kearsley's descriptions of the Welsh villages and castles will take your breath away! Set in the village of Angle in Pembrokeshire near Pembr...
Natchez Burning
liked it
First of all, I need to begin my review with a disclaimer: I have read most of Greg Iles' books (I'm a huge fan) and all of his books with Penn Cage as the protagonist. Penn is one of my favorite characters in Southern fiction, and The Q...

Literary Friday

Every Friday, I write a "Literary Friday" post about a book I have read the previous week.  It is also now a link party, so I hope you will link-up every Friday and share your book love!  You can refer to my blog archive at the bottom of my sidebar to see previous posts.  On this page, I will have links of some of my favorite posts, and I hope to update it every month or so.

Here are some links for now:

Best Books of 2010

Best Books of 2011

Best Books of 2012

Best Books of 2013

Best Home Decorating Books of 2010

Best Home Decorating Books of 2011


The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

City of Fallen Angels


Beneath a Marble Sky

The Sugar Queen

The Language of Flowers


City of Lost Souls

The House of Velvet and Glass

A Discovery of Witches

Shadow of Night

The Book Thief

The Secret Keeper

The Stockholm Octavo

The Diviners

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Golem and the Jinni

Looking for Me

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

The Serpent of Venice

The Book of Speculation

Songs of Willow Frost

The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen

"She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain."

~Louisa May Alcott