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"WHAT WE THINK IS MORE IMPORTANT IN LIFE, IS JUST AN EXCUSE FOR NOT TRYING HARD ENOUGH FOR WHAT IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF US... "
by: DONNA M. ZADUNAJSKY



Friday, January 1, 2016

A look at 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

Here are the Goodread Winners for my novel FAMILY SECRETS.

Joanne Holland
Thomas Barrington
Ann Neza
Cheryl Bruder
Susan Csoke

Congratulations on winning a signed copy of my book!



Honorable Mentions:
I'm also thrilled to share that my novel FAMILY SECRETS "Secrets and Second Chances", Book 1; received honorable mentions in the Florida Book Festival I entered earlier this year!



Books I read in 2015:

         1: Still Alice
         2: Barely Breathing
         3: Out of Breath
         4: Waterproof Mascara
         5: Forbidden
         6: Sharp Objects
         7: Look Again
         8: Insurgent
         10: Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes
         11: From a Buick 8
         12: I Was Here
         13: The Witness
         14: What Alice Forgot
         15: UR
         16: The Nightingale
         17: The Girl in the Green Raincoat
         18: Mile 81
         19: Fear the Worst
         20: Winter's Tale
         21: The List
         22: Three Wishes
         23: The Great Gatsby
         24: Dargo Island
         25: Tell Me Lies
         26: The Touch
         27: Gone Too Far
         28:  Mr. Mercedes
         29: Gone
         30: Breaking Rules
         31: Held
         32: Over
         33: Not a Drill
         34: The Last Anniversary
         35: The Child
         36: Liars, Inc.
         37: Dark Places
         38: Not Forgotten
         39: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
         40: The Girls of Mischief Bay
         41: Bone Dust White
         42: Three Wishes
         43: Look Behind You
         44: Every Fifteen Minutes
         45: Help for the Haunted
         46: 14
         47: One Tuesday Morning
         48: The Silkworm
         49: Pines
         50: Beyond Tuesday Morning
         51: Broken Promises
         52: The Girl on the Train
         53: The Escape
         54: The Chance
         55: Every Now & Then
         56: One Breath Away
         57: Another Thing to Fall
         58: How to Fall
         59: Stroke of Innocence!
         60: Some Girls are
         61: Paper Towns
         62: Chasing Sunsets
         63: Mile 81
         64: Everything I Never Told You
         65: Cracked Up to Be
         66: The Hypnotist's Love Story
         67: Never Knowing
         68: Rain Girl
         69: The Good Girl
         70: Bet Your Life
         71: Collision
         72: Cold Fear
         73:  I Am Legend
         74: Always Watching
         75: Clouded Vision
         76: Innocence
         77: Sarah's Key
         78: Saving Grace
         79: Killing Floor
         80: A Killing at the Creek
         81: Drunken Fireworks
         82: Let the Right One In
         83: And Then She Was Gone
         84: Big Little Lies
         85: Confessions Of A Cutter
         86: Flowers in the Attic
         87: Accused
         88: Sunset Kisses
         89: Daddy's Little Girl
         90: Shutter Island
         91: The Boston Girl: A Novel
         92: Absolute Power
         93: The One That Got Away
         94: Where She Went
         95: The Best of Me
         96: The Family of Jesus
         97: The Friends of Jesus
         98: See Me
         99: Broken Harbour
         100: Lone Wolf
         101: The Girls of Mischief Bay
         102: Petals on the Wind
         103: Croak
         104: Go Set a Watchman
         105: My Sister's Grave
         106: My Dirty Confession
         107: Baltimore Blues
         108: Left Drowning
         109: The Girl on the Train
         110: The Stationary Bike
         111: Second Life
         112: Wintergirls
         113: The Fifth Floor
         114: Pretty Baby
         115: Gone Again
         116: The Grownup
         117: Torn Away
         118: Finders Keepers
         119: The Half Life
         120: If You Find Me
         121: The Murder House
         122: Bitter End
         123: Still
         124: Perfect Escape
         125: 11 Birthdays
         126: Trust Your Eyes
         127: HELP ME!

         128: Blackberry Winter


This year I introduced myself to Audible.com and found that listening to a book while doing work around the house was very convenient. I have highlighted the books in red from Audible; the rest I read.

HAPPY 2016!