Books 2023

I am hoping to read 60 books this year and I’ll be keeping track of them here. You can follow along with my reading on Goodreads. I’m Sarah Parsons and my picture is me in a yellow striped top sitting on my parents’ glider with green cushions, reading of course. Enjoy!

1. Love Always, Christmas by Karen Schaler 🔆🔆🔆🔆

2. Bad Kitty Gets a Bath by Nick Brunel (kids)

3. One Last Gift by Emily Stone ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

4. The Key to My Heart by Lia Louis ☀️☀️☀️☀️

5. Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

6. Atomic Habits by James Clear (audio) ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

7. A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

8. Shark Summer by Ira Marcks

9. The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden ☀️☀️☀️☀️

10. The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School by Kristin Mahoney

11. Endless Summer: Stories from Days that Last Forever by Elin Hilderbrand ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

12. The Swedish Art of Aging Exuberantly: Life Wisdom from Someone Who Will Probably Die Before You by Margareta Magnusson ☀️☀️☀️☀️

13. Bird & Squirrel on the Edge! By James Burks

14. Five Winters by Kitty Johnson ☀️☀️☀️☀️

15. Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins ☀️☀️☀️

16. The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise by Colleen Oakley ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

17. Class Act by Jerry Craft (kids graphic novel)

18. The Authenticity Project by Claire Pooley ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

19. Schooled by Ted Fox ☀️☀️☀️☀️

20. The Ladies’ Midnight Swimming Club by Faith Hogan ☀️☀️☀️☀️

21. Anybody Here Seen Frenchie? by Leslie Connor (kids novel)

22. Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez & Gabriela Epstein (kids graphic novel)

23. How to Win a Slime War by Mae Respicio(kids novel)

24. The Secret Garden on 81st Street by Ivy Noelle Weir (kids graphic novel)

25. Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas (kids graphic novel)

26. The Rewind by Allison Winn Scotch ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

27. Just Right Jillian by Nicole D. Collier (kids novel)

28. Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo (kids graphic novel)

29. The Measure by Nikki Erlick ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

30. Frieren by Kanehito Yamada (kids graphic novel)

31. The Natural Genius of Ants by Betty Culley (kids novel)

32. The Spectacular by Fiona Davis ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

33. Garlic and the Witch by Bree Paulson (kids graphic novel)

34. Treasure in the Lake by Jason Pamment (kids graphic novel)

35. Once Upon a Tim by Stuart Gibbs (kids novel)

36. The Aquanaut by Dan Santat (kids graphic novel)

37. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (kids novel audio)

38. Yummy: A History of Desserts by Victoria Grace Elliott (kids graphic novel)

39. Odder by Katherine Applegate (kids novel)

40. Sort of Super by Eric Gapstur (kids graphic novel)

41. Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club by J. Ryan Stradal ☀️☀️☀️☀️

42. The Life Council by Laura Tremain ☀️☀️☀️☀️

43. Some Women by Emily Liebert ☀️☀️☀️☀️

44. Happy Place by Emily Henry ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

45. Meet Me at the Lake by Carley Fortune ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

46. My Magnolia Summer by Victoria Benton Frank ☀️☀️☀️

47. The Wife App by Carolyn Mackler ☀️☀️☀️☀️

48. Cookies & Milk by Shawn Amos (kids novel)

49. Before I Do by Sophie Cousens ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

50. Summer Stage by Meg Mitchell Moore ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

51. Coronation Year by Jennifer Robson ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

52. The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

53. Same Time, Next Summer by Annabel Monaghan ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

54. All the Days of Summer by Nancy Thayer ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

55. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (audio) ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

56. Hula by Jasmin Iolani Hakes ☀️☀️☀️☀️

57. The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. Smith ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

58. On Fire Island by Jane L. Rosen ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

59. The Summer Skies by Jenny Colgan ☀️☀️☀️☀️

60. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (audio) ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

61. Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

62. The Summer of Songbirds by Kristy Woodson Harvey ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

63. The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren ☀️☀️☀️☀️

64. The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

65. The Darlings by Hannah McKinnon ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

66. The Castaway by Stephanie Taylor ☀️☀️☀️☀️

67. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (audio) ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

68. There’s No Coming Back From This by Ann Givens ☀️☀️☀️☀️

69. Bomb Shelter by Mary Laura Philpott (audio) ☀️☀️☀️☀️

70. The Good Part by Sophie Cousens ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

71. The Comeback Summer by Ali Brady (out of reading order) ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

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