What I'm Reading


  1. The Emotional Wound Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi


  1. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  2. A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet
  3. The Grownup by Gillian Flynn
  4. The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
  5. Promise by KJ Jackson
  6. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  7. Texas Destiny by Lorraine Heath
  8. This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
  9. Behind Her Eyes by Sara Pinborough
  10. One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  11. Midtown Masters by Cara McKenna
  12. I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil
  13. Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
  14. Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell
  15. Send by Patty Blount
  16. Must Love Cowboys by Cheryl Brooks
  17. Brokedown Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  18. Bad News Cowboy by Maisey Yates
  19. Status Update by Annabeth Albert
  20. Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance
  21. Fearless Writing by William Kenower
  22. The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
  23. The Hot Shot by Kristen Callihan
  24. Every Wild Heart by Meg Donahue
  25. The Dry by Jane Harper
  26. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking
  27. Servants of the Storm by Delilah Dawson
  28. Reset Your Child's Brain by Victoria Dunkley
  29. Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras
  30. Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  31. The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn
  32. Still Writing by Dani Shapiro
  33. What Falls From the Sky by Esther Emery
  34. The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey
  35. The Power of Off by Nancy Colier
  36. Deep Work by Cal Newport (reread)
  37. The End of Absence by Michael Harris
  38. Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage by Dani Shapiro
  39. Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle
  40. Around the Writer's Block by Rosanne Bane
  41. Someday Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham
  42. The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
  43. The Story Genius by Lisa Cron
  44. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
  45. A Mother's Reckoning by Sue Klebold
  46. Hamlet's Blackberry by William Powers
  47. Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
  48. The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin
  49. My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
  50. Food Rules by Michael Pollan
  51. Love Real Food by Kathryne Taylor
  52. Sourdough by Robin Sloan
  53. So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
  54. Minimalism for Families by Zoe Kim
  55. Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki
  56. Unstuffed by Ruth Soukup
  57. The Girl Before by JP Delaney
  58. Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
  59. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
  60. A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean
  61. The Wellness Project by Phoebe Lapine
  62. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind by Dana K. White
  63. One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean


  1. The Twisted Road to You by Barbara Longley
  2. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
  3. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
  4. Mr. and Mr. Smith by Helen Kay Dimon
  5. One Wish by Robyn Carr
  6. A Match Made in Montana by Joanna Sims
  7. With or Without Him by Barbara Elsborg
  8. Signs of Life by Melanie Hansen
  9. Act Like It by Lucy Parker
  10. This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
  11. One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates
  12. Tempting Fate by Jane Green
  13. American Girls by Allison Umminger
  14. Always on My Mind by Jill Shalvis
  15. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell
  16. The Madness of Lorn Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley
  17. Better When It Hurts by Skye Warren
  18. The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women by Dr. Valerie Young
  19. True North by Tamsen Parker
  20. Columbine by Dave Cullen
  21. Deep Work by Cal Newport
  22. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  23. Sex, Lies, and Online Dating by Rachel Gibson
  24. Misfits by Garrett Leigh
  25. The Courage of Eli Jackson by Kelly Hunter
  26. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood
  27. Essentialism by Greg Keown
  28. Real Men Will by Victoria Dahl
  29. Her Halloween Treat by Tiffany Reisz
  30. How Not to Die by Michael Greger
  31. 10% Happier by Dan Harris
  32. Again the Magic by Lisa Kleypas
  33. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  34. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
  35. Her Naughty Holiday by Tiffany Reisz
  36. Daring Fate by Megan Erikson
  37. Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan
  38. One Hot December by Tiffany Reisz
  39. Holiday with a Twist by Shannon Stacey
  40. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  41. The More of Less by Joshua Becker
  42. The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte


  1. Glitterland by Alexis Hall
  2. Forbidden by Charlotte Stein
  3. Be My Reason by Samantha Christy
  4. Pride Mates by Jennifer Ashley
  5. Super Structure by James Scott Bell
  6. Looking for Trouble by Victoria Dahl
  7. Spirited by Mary Behre
  8. On the Way Home by Skye Warren
  9. The First 50 Pages by Jeff Gerke
  10. The Companion Contract by Solace Ames
  11. Hold by Claire Kent
  12. Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
  13. No Such Thing by A.M. Arthur
  14. Curious by R.G. Alexander
  15. The Other Brother by Lauren Hawkeye and Tawny Stokes
  16. Diary of a Submissive by Sophie Morgan
  17. Power Exchange by A.J. Rose
  18. Safeword by A.J. Rose
  19. The Mane Squeeze by Shelley Laurenston
  20. Reawakening by Charlotte Stein
  21. Taken by Charlotte Stein
  22. Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan
  23. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  24. Fly With Me by Chanel Cleeton
  25. Stepbrother Dearest by Penelope Ward
  26. Special Delivery by Heidi Cullinan
  27. Wanderlust by Skye Warren
  28. The Hostage Bargain by Annika Martin
  29. One Cut Deeper by Joely Sue Burkhart
  30. Falling by Barbara Elsborg
  31. Every Day by David Levithan
  32. The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre
  33. Asking For It by Lilah Pace
  34. Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
  35. Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg
  36. Begging For It by Lilah Pace
  37. Theirs to Cherish by Shayla Black
  38. Trust the Focus by Megan Erickson
  39. One Sweet Ride by Jaci Burton
  40. The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
  41. The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
  42. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
  43. Love the Way You Lie by Skye Warren
  44. Sutphin Boulevard by Santino Hassell
  45. Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD by Susan Pinsky
  46. Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
  47. Serving Pleasure by Alisha Rai
  48. On a Night Like This by Barbara Freethy
  49. Static by L.A. Witt
  50. Tempting Meridith by Samantha Ann King
  51. Crosstown Crush by Cara McKenna
  52. Voice by James Scott Bell
  53. VB6: Vegan Before Six by Mark Bittman
  54. Off the Ice by Julie Cross
  55. Thug Kitchen
  56. The Land of the Beautiful Dead by R. Lee Smith
  57. One for the Money by Janet Evanovitch
  58. Obsession Falls by Christina Dodd


  1. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins 
  2. Danse Macabre by Stephen King 
  3. The Dom Project by Heloise Belleau and Solace Ames 
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  5. My Heartache Cowboy by Z.A. Maxfield 
  6. Love and Other Scandals by Caroline Linden 
  7. Lethal Pursuit by Kaylea Cross 
  8. Take Me On by Cherrie Lynn
  9. Once She Was Tempted by Anne Barton
  10. Linger by Lauren Jameson (Read ARC for cover quote)
  11. Poe by J. Lincoln Fenn
  12. Telling Tales by Charlotte Stein
  13. Addicted by Charlotte Stein
  14. Master of the Island (Invitation to Eden) by Lauren Hawkeye
  15. Uninvited by Sophie Jordan
  16. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead 
  17. Spin by Catherine McKenzie 
  18. Third Degree by Julie Cross 
  19. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry 
  20. Writing From the Middle by James Scott Bell
  21. Hard Time by Cara McKenna
  22. The Gentleman and the Rogue by Bonnie Dee and Summer Devon
  23. Winter: The Haunted Heart by Josh Lanyon
  24. Foreplay by Sophie Jordan
  25. Before You Break by Christina Lee
  26. Possess Me by R.G. Alexander
  27. Archetype by M.D. Waters
  28. Darkening Around Me by Barbara Hancock
  29. Fire in Fiction by Donald Maass
  30. The Joy of Less by Francine Jay
  31. 600 Hours of Edward by Craig Lancaster
  32. Outlining Your Novel by K.M. Weiland
  33. Story Trumps Structure by Steven James
  34. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
  35. Tear You Apart by Megan Hart
  36. Wallbanger by Alice Clayton
  37. It's So Easy: And Other Lies by Duff McKagan
  38. Six Years by Harlan Coben
  39. Sea Swept by Nora Roberts
  40. Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally
  41. Control by Charlotte Stein
  42. The Saint by Tiffany Reisz
  43. The Duff by Kody Keplinger
  44. Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
  45. Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean
  46. Take by Ella Frank
  47. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  48. Blue Notes by Shira Anthony
  49. Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
  50. Geography Club by Brent Hartinger
  51. Cost of Repairs by A.M Arthur
  52. Rough Justice by Sarah Castille (Read ARC for quote)
  53. The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan
  54. Blindfolded Innocence by Alessandra Torre
  55. The Headmaster by Tiffany Reisz
  56. Bonds of Trust by Lynda Aicher
  57. Escorted by Claire Kent
  58. Prisoner by Annika Martin and Skye Warren
  59. The Flame by Christopher Rice
  60. Whatever Life Throws at You by Julie Cross
  61. Intrusion by Charlotte Stein
  62. Creed by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie
  63. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  64. 100 Days of Real Food by Lisa Leake
  65. The King by Tiffany Reisz
  66. Mimi-Missions for Simplicity by Courtney Carver
  67. Simplify by Joshua Becker


  1. Enslaved by Shoshanna Evers
  2. Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
  3. Rush by Maya Banks
  4. On Her Side by Beth Andrews
  5. Moonglow by Kristen Callihan
  6. Painted Faces by L.H. Cosway
  7. Miracle In New Hope by Kaki Warner
  8. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  9. Jackson Hole Valentine by Cindy Kirk
  10. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  11. Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin
  12. A Knight In Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux
  13. Sinful by Charlotte Featherstone
  14. A Taste of You by Sorcha Grace
  15. The Other Woman by Hank Phillipi Ryan
  16. Fever by Maya Banks
  17. Perfect by Judith McNaught
  18. The Art of War for Writers by James Scott Bell
  19. After Hours by Cara McKenna
  20. Halfway Perfecy by Julie Cross and Mark Perrini (ARC read for endorsement quote)
  21. All of You by Christina Lee (ARC read for endorsement quote)
  22. Ours to Love by Shayla Black
  23. My Story Can Beat Up Your Story by Jeffrey Alan Schechter
  24. Secret Sex Lives: A Year on the Fringes of American Sexuality by Suzy Spencer
  25. The Seduction Hypothesis by Delphine Dryden
  26. Anna Dressed In Blood by Kendare Blake
  27. This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
  28. The Mistress Files by Tiffany Reisz
  29. Sin and Syntax by Constance Hale
  30. The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz
  31. Games People Play by Shelby Reed
  32. Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon
  33. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  34. Frat Boy & Toppy by Anne Tenino
  35. Aftermath by Cara Dee
  36. Consequences by Aleatha Romig
  37. Burn by Maya Banks
  38. 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  39. Parenting book
  40. On the Island by Tracy Garvis Graves
  41. A Little Too Far by Lisa Desrochers
  42. Bad Company by K.A. Mitchell
  43. Rules of Entanglement by Gina Maxwell
  44. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  45. Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard
  46. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
  47. The Last Hour of Gann by R. Lee Smith 
  48. Unbound by Cara McKenna
  49. Addicted to You by Krista and Becca Ritchie
  50. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
  51. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  52. Never Enough by Lauren Dane
  53. A Little Too Much by Lisa Desrochers
  54. Try by Ella Frank
  55.  My Cowboy Heart by Z.A. Maxfield


  1. Dark Citadel by Cherise Sinclair
  2. Desire's Edge by Eve Berlin
  3. The Principal's Office by Jasmine Haynes
  4. Immersed in Pleasure by Tiffany Reisz
  5. Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors by Alexandra Sokoloff
  6. Saddled and Spurred by Lorelei James
  7. An Ordinary Girl by Barbara Elsborg
  8. Cowboys Down by Barbara Elsoborg
  9. The Gift of Fear by Gavin DeBecker
  10. Bared to You by Sylvia Day
  11. The Reason Is You by Sharla Lovelace
  12. The Dark Garden by Eden Bradley
  13. Sheltered by Charlotte Stein
  14. Willing Victim by Cara McKenna
  15. The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff
  16. Mine to Hold by Shayla Black
  17. Restraint by Charlotte Stein
  18. Sweet Addiction by Maya Banks
  19. Yours to Take by Joely Sue Burkhart
  20. The Theory of Attraction by Delphine Dryden
  21. Collision Course by K.A. Mitchell
  22. Hot Head by Damon Suede
  23. Wife for Hire by Christine Bell
  24. Defying the Odds by Kele Moon
  25. Because You Are Mine by Beth Kery
  26. More Like Her by Liza Palmer
  27. What Happened to Cass McBride? by Gail Giles
  28. On Dublin Street by Samantha Young
  29. Beyond Shame by Kit Rocha
  30. Laid Open by Lauren Dane
  31. Ten by Gretchen McNeil
  32. Easy by Tammara Webber
  33. Deep Desires by Charlotte Stein
  34. The Angel by Tiffany Reisz
  35. Captive in the Dark by C. J. Roberts
  36. Seduced in the Dark by C. J. Roberts
  37. Losing It by Cora Carmack
  38. The Prince by Tiffany Reisz
  39. Between by Jessica Warman
  40. Reflected in You by Sylvia Day
  41. Flat Out Love by Jessica Park
  42. Breath on Embers by Anne Calhoun


1. Behind the Duke's Door by Lynne Silver

2. Strange Attractions by Emma Holly

3. Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly

4. Beyond Eden by Kele Moon

5. Undercover by Lauren Dane

6. Smash Cut by Sandra Brown

7. By the Book by Scarlett Parrish

8. Naked by Megan Hart

9. The Dom's Dungeon by Cherise Sinclair

10. Trial by Fire by Jo Davis

11. Sweet Possession by Maya Banks

12. Surrender to Me by Shayla Black

13. Corralled by Lorelei James

14. Copping to It by Ava Meyers

15. Falling Under by Gwen Hayes

16. Three to Tango by Lauren Dane, Megan Hart, Emma Holly, and Bethany Kane

17. Are You There Blog? It's Me, Writer by Kristen Lamb

18. The Siren by Tiffany Reisz

19. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

20. Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder

21. Save the Cat Strikes Back by Blake Snyder

22. Pleasure's Edge by Eve Berlin

23. Finding Eden by Kele Moon

24. Romancing the Countess by Ashley March

25. Goodnight Tweetheart by Teresa Medeiros

26. Haunting Beauty by Erin Quinn

27. 50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James

28. Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

29. Sweet Surrender by Maya Banks (reread)

30. Sweet Persuasion by Maya Banks (reread)

31. Belong to Me by Shayla Black