2014 in Review pt. 1 (Jan-June)

December 30, 2014

Oh, my goodness! 2014 has just about wrapped up. It is crazy to think that we are about to jump into 2015. Where has the year gone. This past month has just flown by.

I can't kick 2014 to the curb till I've had a look back on the year. So, here is the year in review. I'm breaking it up into two parts, so y'all don't have to scroll forever. All the books are broken down by the month. The books listed are all the ones I really enjoyed. They will be from 4 to 5 in their ratings.

The Sentinels of Andersonville by Tracy Groot
Outcasts by Jill Williamson
A Promise Kept by Robin Lee Hatcher
 Luminary by Krista McGee
Rules of Murder by Julianna Deering
A Marriage Carol by Chris Fabry & Gary Champman
Her Holiday Fireman by Kathleen Y'Barbo
Captives by Jill Williamson
With Autumn's Return by Amanda Cabot
 Merlin's Blade by Robert Treskillard

 Where Courage Calls by Janette Oke & Laurel Oke Logan
All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson & Kimberley Woodhouse
The Heart's Pursuit by Robin Lee Hatcher
Friend Me by John Faubion
Sadie's Secret by Kathleen Y'Barbo
Isle of Shadow by Tracy L. Higley
In the Shadow of Jezebel by Mesu Andrews
Distortion by Terri Blackstock
The Thief by Stephanie Landsem
The Dream Dress by Janice Thompson

 Wildwood Creek by Lisa Wingate
Caught in the Middle by Regina Jennings
Merlin's Shadow by Robert Treskillard
Echoes of Mercy by Kim Vogel Sawyer
London Dawn by Murray Pura
The Queen's Handmaid by Tracy L. Higley
Dancing with Fireflies by Denise Hunter
Whatever You Grow Up to Be by Karen Kingsbury

For Such a Time by Kate Breslin 
Healer of Carthage by Lynn Gentry
A Sensible Arrangement by Tracie Peterson
Silenced by Tracie Peterson
Mark of Distinction by Jessica Dotta
Dead Man's Switch by Sigmund Browuer
Gun Powder Tea by Margaret Brownley
Claiming Mariah by Pam Hillman
A Broken Kind of Beautiful by Kate Ganshert
Fatal Exchange by Lisa Harris

 Through the Deep Waters by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Meant to Be Mine by Becky Wade
Out of the Ruins by Karen Barnett
Though My Heart is Torn by Joanne Bischoff
Read for the Inspy's, so no review on the blog.
The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg
Duchess by Susan May Warren
Read for the Inspy's, so no review on the blog.
Daises are Forever by Liz Tolsma
One More Last Chance by Cathleen Armstrong
Here to Stay by Melissa Tagg

 The Hatmaker's Heart by Carla Stewart
Circle of Spies by Roseanna M. White
I Need Some Help Here! by Kathi Lipp
Full Steam Ahead by Karen Witemeyer
A Moment in Time by Tracie Peterson
Four Weddings and a Kiss by Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, 
Mary Connealy, & Robin Lee Hatcher
All My Belongings by Cyntha Ruchti
Body & Soul by Bethany Hamilton 
Life Behind the Wall by Robert Elmer

There is the first part of my year, and I have to say it was quite enjoyable! There have just been so many wonderful books this past year. Part 2 will be up tomorrow, so come back and see how the year ended.


  1. Absolutely LOVED your reviews of ''In the Shadow of Jezebel'' and ''30 Days to a More Beautiful You''. Just read them. Bring on part two of this nice post!

  2. Fabulous post, Kate. You put a lot of work into this... will be on the watch for part two.

    You read a lot this year! :)

  3. Ganise, Thank you! They were both good books. :-)

  4. Rissi, Thank you! I was a bit amazed at the amount I read. This has been the biggest year to date. :-)


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