Top Books for 2016

2016 was a great year for books and we had a hard time narrowing down all the genres to only 10 total.  So we decided we didn’t have to.  Instead we are doing our top 10% books for the year.  Happy Reading!



Top Pick

The Progeny by Tosca Lee

This was by far our favorite book of the year.  Read it and you will find out why.

Read the full review.






Dark matter



Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Fast paced and mind bending, this will keep you thinking.

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Jake Palmer


The Long Journey to Jake Palmer by James L. Rubart

Another book that will keep you thinking.

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The Alliance

The Alliance by Jolina Petersheim

Amish fiction with a dystopian twist?  Did she just create a new genre?

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There Will Be Stars


There will be Stars by Billy Coffey

We haven’t found a Billy Coffey book that we haven’t loved, but this one dives even deeper.

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A torch against the night

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

We love this book, series, and author.  You’ll see why it was our top YA pick.

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Ninja's Daughter


The Ninja’s Daughter by Susan Spann

Who doesn’t love a great police procedural set in Samurai Japan?  If you find you love this book, check out the entire series.

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Remnants: Season of Glory

The only thing that made us sad about this book was that it closes the trilogy.  I once heard someone say the best trilogies have four books.

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Everything we keep


Everything we Keep by Kerry Lonsdale

Probably our favorite debut novel of the year.  Great contemporary with a little supernatural mix.

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Ringmasters wife

The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron

Cambron has never let us down and throwing in the Ringling Brothers made it that much more exciting.

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Curse by Steven James

Need a good YA thriller?  Steven James will make sure you are beyond satisfied.

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In the Clearing

In the Clearing by Robert Dugoni

The Tracy Crosswhite series is one of the best detective series out there.  Dugoni is a master storyteller in this series.

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The Whiskey Sea by Ann Howard Creel

This book was a surprise to us, but it was a very good surprise.

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Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig

In the market for a good military thriller?  Look no further.

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Child of the River by Irma Joubert

Great historical fiction that makes it feel personal.

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Panacea by F. Paul Wilson

Medical thriller?  This is the cure!

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Wild Montana Skies by Susan May Warren

Western romance craving?  Here’s your fix.

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