Happy holidays to everyone who checks in here at Thoughts on This ‘n That! Soon we’ll be saying goodbye to 2015 and welcoming in 2016. Care to share some of the favorite books you’ve read this year? I’ve got two gift boxes of books I’ve reviewed on this blog over the past year that I’m giving away December 31st. Just tell us which books you’re excited to read in 2016.

I’m looking forward to, among many others, Tessa Hadley’s, THE PAST, Elizabeth La Ban’s, THE RESTAURANT CRITIC’S WIFE and Melanie Benjamin’s, THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE.

Leave your answers in the comment area. Wishing everyone a blessed and healthy 2016!

(If you’ve already entered, you don’t have to again.)



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31 thoughts on “MY PRESENT TO YOU – SOME BOOKS!

  1. I am looking forward to reading The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton, The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear. Thanks for this lovely giveaway. Happy Holidays.

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  2. Looking forward to Laura McNeill’s new one. Excited and awaiting Leila Meacham’s upcoming book Titans. Laura Lane McNeal has a new one coming with the setting in New Orleans. Thanks for the chance to win this generous giveaway. Happy New Year !

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  3. There are so many books to choose from. Am looking forward to reading much fiction and non-fiction. Am looking forward to finding new authors in 2016.

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  4. Happy Holidays. The books I am looking forward to in 2016 are: The Dirt on Ninth Grave by Darybda Jones, A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir, In Another Life by Julie Christine Johnson and As Death Draws Near by Anna Lee Huber.

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  5. So many exciting ones coming in 2016! The new ones topping my list are from Mary Kubica, Laura McNeill, Joshilyn Jackson, Lisa and Liz, and Beatriz Williams! 🙂

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  6. I am definitely looking forward to more of Beatriz Williams books, and The Forgotten Room with Karen White, Barbara Claypole White’s newest, Laura Lane McNeal ‘s book, and Mary Kubica. Wonderful giveaway, Thanks!

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  7. The Year I Turned Forty by Liz and Lisa, Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany, Sister Dear by Laura McNeill, the new one by Laura L. McNeal, a new book by Kevin O’Brien, Diane Chamberlain, Flight Pattern by Karen White, the few books by Anita Hughes and Jane Green! Thanks for the chance! You rock, Cindy!

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  8. “Three Weeks to Wed” – Ella Quinn
    “Fortune Favors the Wicked” – Theresa Romain
    “How to Manage a Marquess” – Sally MacKenzie
    “How to Please a Lady” – Jane Goodger
    “Because of Miss Bridgeton” – Julia Quinn
    “The Viscount Needs a Wife” – Jo Beverley
    “I Thee Wed” – Celeste Bradley
    “The Midwife’s Tale” – Delia Parr
    “Heir to the Duke” – Jane Ashford
    “The Infamous Heir” – Elizabeth Michels
    “To Catch a Rake” – Sally Orr
    “Six Degrees of Scandal” – Caroline Linden

    As you see my list is long and goes on with more and more books. I love to read and would be delighted to give a good home to your 2015 books.

    Thanks for the fun and generous giveaway!

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  9. Mary kubicas Don’t you cry Lucy Barton, American Housewife Helen Ellis Karma Brown Anna Quinlen Joyce Maynard’s new books to name a few.should be a great book year.

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  10. Good heavens! You expect a reader like me to list what I’m looking forward to!!!! All my favorite authors newest releases and I have many: Faith Hunter, Diane Kelly, Stuart Woods, Randy Wayne White, Jill Shalvis, Linda Lael Miller, Kristen Ashley, Yasemyn Galenorn, Robert B. Warren11 and soo many more…..not to mention all the to be discovered!

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  11. I a looking forward to reading Raised By Strangers by Brooke Lynn, Doll Baby by by Laura Lane McNeal, Finding Emma by Steena Holmes, The Pecan Man
    by Cassie Dandridge Selleck, Before I Go by Colleen Oakley, Uncomplicated Life, An: A Father’s Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter by Paul Daugherty, A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler, The Resurrection of Tess Blessing by Lesley Kagen, Crooked River by Valerie Geary, When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde, Southern as a Second Language by Lisa Patton, A Different Kind of Normal by Cathy Lamb, Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman….shall I go on???? 😉

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  12. Books being released in 2016 that I am looking most forward to are The Forgotten Room by White, Williams, and Willig, I’ll See You In Paris by Michelle Gable, Sisi by Allison Pataki, Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubrica and many others. I’ve enjoyed reading about everyone’s selections and have added several to my TBR list. Thanks very much!

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