Sunday, December 28, 2014

My year in books--2014 (The good, the bad and the ugly)

So, a while back I promised that I would share with you all the best and the worst of the books I've read in 2014. And, true to my word, here they are.

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Truth be told, I'm not sure if I should start with the best or the worst...


Let me see here...

Yeah, methinks I shall start with the worst. That would be 1-2 star ratings.


January 27th, 2014: Primitive Fix by Alicia Sparks

April 16th, 2014: "L _ _ _" A poetic study of relationships by Dane Swan

April 22nd, 2014: Terra's Nite Out by Quanah Edwards

May 13th, 2014: Heaven Sent by Tracey Dalziel-Bush

May 19th, 2014: Eleanor Roosevelt's Life of Soul Searching and Self-Discovery by Ann Atkins

June 8th, 2014: Phantasy by Marlow Sr.

August 13th, 2014: Taste of a Woman by Rigel Madsong

September 11th, 2014: First Light by Michelle Frost

October 7th, 2014: Elsbeth and the Pirate's Adventure, Book II of the Cape Cod Witch Series by J. Bean Palmer

October 7th, 2014: Where is Heaven by Phil Bowie

October 23rd, 2014: The Tower Alchemist by Alesha Escobar

November 11th, 2014: Dark Rift by Alesha Escobar

November 18th, 2014: Circadian Circle by Alesha Escobar


Following are the good books I've read throughout the year--that would be 4-5 star ratings.


January 3rd, 2014: The Lost King by Devorah Fox

January 13th, 2014: The Kings Ransom by Devorah Fox

February 5th, 2014: Night Dreams 2, Andrea's Demons by A. Lopez Jr.

February 17th, 2014: Angel Avenue by Sarah Michelle Lynch

February 21st, 2014: Blood in the Paint by Jordanna East

March 1st, 2014: The Escape of Princess Madeline by Kirstin Pulioff

March 29th, 2014: The Abyss 2 by John Emil Augustine

March 31st, 2014: Kona by Synful Desire

April 24th, 2014: A Tragedy, The Short Story of Fox and Tango by C. Desert Rose

May 14th, 2014: Red Desert by Rita Carla Montecelli

May 19th, 2014: Delectable Things by Synful Desire

May 20th, 2014: Handy by Synful Desire

May 26th, 2014: Song of Simon by C. A. Sanders

May 28th, 2014: Taint of Religion by Queen of Spades

June 8th, 2014: If Death Should Love Me by C. Desert Rose

June 22nd, 2014: Crimson on a Black Rose by C. Desert Rose

July 1st, 2014: Patriot's Point by Douglas Boren

July 8th, 2014: Ty the Bull by Brenda Perlin

July 8th, 2014: Soccer Tommies, Baseball Mommies by G. Mitchell Baker

July 15th, 2014: Simi's Komma by Da'Kharta Rising

July 17th, 2014: Vocal Remedy by Da'Kharta Rising

July 19th, 2014: Future Prometheus by J.M. Erickson

July 21st, 2014: Mr. Bradley's Garden by Queen of Spades

August 5th, 2014: Try Not to Die at Grandma's House by Mark Tullius

September 14th, 2014: The Coal Elf by Maria DeVivo

September 29th, 2014: Falling Up by Brain Bromberg

November 12th, 2014: Continuous Drips by The Collective

November 12th, 2014: Fade to Gray by S.A. Molteni

November 16th, 2014: Campanelli: Sentinel by Frederick H. Crook

November 19th, 2014: The Ice Woman by M.H. Newhouse

November 24th, 2014: The Youth Prescription by Laura Flynn

December 5th, 2014: Her Unwelcome Inheritance by Aleksandr Wooton


Following are the books that I read that I considered so-so. This would be 3 star ratings.


January 15th, 2014: The Pool Theory by Alexa Nazzaro

February 27th, 2014: Love Lost by Love Belvin

March 3rd, 2014: The Garden: The Unauthorized Biography of Adam and Eve by Paul T. Harry

April 16th, 2014: Love Sex Repeat by Alessandra Torre

April 29th, 2014: Chill Run by Russle Brooks

May 4th, 2014: The Stable House by Laura Smith

May 29th, 2014: the daily THANKS: A daily reminder of the countless blessings in our lives by Zen Thai

June 24th, 2014: Death is Overrated by Jeffery Perren

September 2nd, 2014: The Fourth Season by Dorothy Johnston


Now, in retrospect, my year in reading wasn't as bad as I thought. I truthfully felt like there was more bad than good, but looking at it now, it's about even if you include the 3 star books (which I do since I was unimpressed by them).

Well, fingers crossed, 2015 will be better.



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