reading list


In addition to the books I write, I’m an avid reader, often reading a few books a week. These are my reads for 2022.


  1. The Family Plot by Megan Collins
  2. This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens
  3. The Replacement Wife by Darby Kane
  4. Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  5. A Flicker in the Dark by Stacey Willingham


  1. How Your Book Sells Itself by Bethany Atazadeh and Mandi Lynn
  2. Grow Your Author Platform by Mandi Lynn and Bethany Atazadeh
  3. A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson
  4. Abandoned in Death by J.D. Robb
  5. You Are Not Alone by Geer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  6. Book Sales that Multiply by Mandi Lynn and Bethany Atazadeh
  7. Secrets to Selling Books on Social Media by Bethany Atazadeh and Mandi Lynn


  1. Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Brown
  2. Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Brown
  3. Plan a Profitable Book Launch by Mandi Lynn and Bethan Atazadeh
  4. Lies She Told by Cate Holahan
  5. Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque
  6. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave


  1. One by One by Ruth Ware
  2. It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey
  3. Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey
  4. Impostor Syndrome by Kathy Wang


  1. The Last Flight by Julie Clark
  2. Book Lovers by Emily Henry
  3. Atomic Habits by James Clear
  4. A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight
  5. Tell Me Lies by Carola Lovering
  6. We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz


  1. Malibu Rising by Taylor Reid Jenkins
  2. Lease on Love by Falon Ballard
  3. Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger
  4. The Club (audio book) by Ellery Llyod
  5. Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna
  6. Young, Rich Widows (Audible Exclusive) by Kimberly Belle, Layne Fargo, Cate Holahan, and Vanessa Lillie  (Author)
  7. Her Three Lives by Cate Holahan


  1. The Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka
  2. Something Wilder by Christina Lauren
  3. The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
  4. Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski, PhD and Amelia Nagoski, DMA
  5. The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager (audiobook)
  6. The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark
  7. One Little Secret by Cate Holahan
  8. A Promised Land by Barack Obama (audiobook)
  9. This Will Not Pass by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns


  1. Things We Do in the Dark by Jennifer Hillier
  2. Dating You/Hating You by Christina Lauren
  3. Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins
  4. The It Girl by Ruth Ware (audiobook)
  5. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
  6. The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren
  7. Too Good to be True by Carola Lovering
  8. All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers
  9. My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey
  10. Run Time by Catherine Ryan Howard
  11. My Summer Darlings by Meg Cobb (audiobook)
  12. The Last Housewife by Ashley Winstead


  1. Every Summer After by Carley Fortune
  2. The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
  3. Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren
  4. Desperation in Death by J.D. Robb
  5. The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren
  6. The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
  7. The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
  8. The Golden Couple by Geer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  9. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica (audiobook)
  10. The Lying Game by Annie Ward (audiobook)
  11. Good as Gone by Amy Gentry
  12. The Husbands by Chandler Baker


  1. The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Alarms
  2. I’ll Be You by Janelle Brown (audiobook)
  3. Love & Other Words by Christina Lauren
  4. Rock, Paper, Scissors by Alice Feeney
  5. My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren
  6. In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead
  7. Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister (audiobook)
  8. Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Rayborn
  9. The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse (audiobook)
  10. Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney
  11. The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna (audiobook)


  1. Love in the Time of Serial Killers by Alicia Thompson (audiobook)
  2. Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering
  3. The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher (audiobook)
  4. Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier
  5. The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich
  6. Going Rogue by Janet Evanovich
  7. Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six by Lisa Unger
  8. Rivals by Katharine McGee


  1. The Marriage by K.L. Slater (audiobook)
  2. You’re Invited by Amanda Jayatissa
  3. The Widow by K.L. Slater (audiobook)
  4. The Last Invitation by Darby Kane
  5. A Merry Little Meet Cute by Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone (audiobook)
  6. First Born by Will Dean
  7. Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner
  8. Holiday Romance by Catherine Walsh
  9. All I Want For Christmas by Maggie Knox
  10. All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham
  11. The Last Party by Clare Mackintosh

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