Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Between the Pages - Books I Read in 2012




According to my book database's stats, I read 210 books in 2012, whereas my Goodreads Challenge total was 218. Although, with all of the re-reads my actual total was nearer to 250! 

To further show my love to the remarkable romance books I read (that were published in 2012) I've designated my favorites in the following personally selected categories. 

Favorite Mainstream - The Witness by Nora Roberts (reviewed here)
Favorite Contemporary Romance - The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski (reviewed here)
Favorite Historical Romance - Defiant (MacKinnon's Rangers #3) by Pamela Clare
Favorite Romantic Suspense - Fatal Deception (Fatal Series #5) by Marie Force
Favorite Inspirational Romance - Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
Favorite Paranormal Romance - (tie) The Force of Wind (Elemental Mysteries #3) and A Fall of Water (Elemental Mysteries #4) by Elizabeth Hunter
Favorite Celebrity Romance - Love Unrehearsed (Love Series #2) by Tina Reber
Favorite Mature Teen Romance - Easy (Contours of the Heart #1) by Tammara Webber (reviewed here)
Favorite Young Adult Romance - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (reviewed here)
Favorite Romantic Novella - Naked (The Blackstone Affair #1) by Raine Miller

Favorite Romantic Hero - Landon Lucas Maxfield - Easy by Tammara Webber
Favorite Romantic Heroine - Faye Goodknight - Breathe by Kristen Ashley
Favorite Romantic Couple - Sam Holland and Nick Cappuano - Fatal Deception (Fatal Series #5) by Marie Force  
Favorite Debut Author - J.A. Redmerski for The Edge of Never (reviewed here)

Most Luscious - Gabriel's Rapture (Gabriel's Inferno #2) by Sylvain Reynard (reviewed here)
Most Erotic - This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas
Most Heartrending - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green ( reviewed here
Most Humorous - Seduction and Snacks (Chocolate Lovers #1) by Tara Sivec
Most Tormented Hero - Gabriel Emerson - Gabriel's Rapture (Gabriel's Inferno #2) by Sylvain Reynard (reviewed here)
Most "Kick-Ass" Heroine - Sam Holland - Fatal Deception (Fatal Series #5) by Marie Force
Most Guilty Pleasure - Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades Series #3) by E.L. James {which I read SEVEN TIMES!} (reviewed here)

Very Honorable Mentions (those I've designated BEYOND AMAZING!)

Bared to You and Reflected in You by Sylvia Day (read TWICE each!)
Barely Breathing by Rebecca Donovan 
Coming Home (Treading Water Series #4) by Marie Force
Slammed and Point of Retreat by Colleen Hoover
If I Were You (Inside Out Trilogy #1) by Lisa Renee Jones (read TWICE!)
Leave Me Breathless (Ross Siblings #3) by Cherrie Lynn
All In (The Blackstone Affair #2) by Raine Miller (read TWICE!) 
Come Away With Me (With Me in Seattle #1) and Fight With Me (With Me in Seattle #2) by Kristen Proby 

Books I Read in 2012
Books I Read in 2012
(Rating "0" = Defies Rating)

Author Title Publication Year Reading Date My Rating
Adams, Dee J. Dangerous Race 2011 8/9/2012 8
Adams, Dee J. Danger Zone 2012 8/11/2012 8
Adams, Dee J. Dangerously Close 2012 8/8/2012 8
Ashley, Kristen The Gamble 2011 8/23/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Sweet Dreams 2011 8/25/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Lady Luck 2011 8/26/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Breathe 2012 7/30/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Mystery Man 2011 9/9/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Wild Man 2011 9/10/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Law Man 2012 9/13/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Motorcycle Man 2012 9/16/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Heaven and Hell 2011 11/15/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Play It Safe 2012 9/18/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick 2011 11/25/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Rescue 2011 11/27/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Redemption 2011 12/4/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Renegade 2011 12/6/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Revenge 2011 12/17/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Reckoning 2011 12/20/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Rock Chick Regret 2011 12/27/2012 0
Ashley, Kristen Knight 2012 11/9/2012 0
Baker, Miranda Solo Play 2011 12/1/2012 6
Bowen, Rhys Hush Now, Don't You Cry 2012 3/16/2012 8
Brown, Sandra Low Pressure 2012 9/24/2012 8
Cameron, Chelsea M. My Favorite Mistake 2012 11/19/2012 8
Campbell, Steph; Reinhardt, Liz Lengths 2012 9/1/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Virgin River 2008 3/13/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Shelter Mountain 2010 3/18/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Whispering Rock 2010 3/19/2012 6
Carr, Robyn A Virgin River Christmas 2010 3/19/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Second Chance Pass 2010 3/22/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Temptation Ridge 2010 3/23/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Paradise Valley 2010 3/24/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Angel's Peak 2010 5/5/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Moonlight Road 2010 5/25/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Sheltering Hearts 2010 6/15/2012 4
Carr, Robyn Promise Canyon 2010 6/16/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Wild Man Creek 2011 6/20/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Harvest Moon 2011 6/21/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Hidden Summit 2011 6/29/2012 6
Carr, Robyn Redwood Bend 2012 8/16/2012 8
Carr, Robyn Sunrise Point 2012 8/19/2012 6
Carr, Robyn My Kind of Christmas 2012 12/5/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Extreme Exposure 2005 5/21/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Heaven Can't Wait 2010 6/21/2012 10
Clare, Pamela Hard Evidence 2006 6/7/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Unlawful Contact 2008 6/9/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Naked Edge 2011 6/13/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Breaking Point 2011 6/14/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Skin Deep 2012 6/22/2012 6
Clare, Pamela Sweet Release 2011 7/9/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Carnal Gift 2011 7/11/2012 8
Clare, Pamela Surrender 2011 7/6/2012 10
Clare, Pamela Untamed 2012 7/7/2012 10
Clare, Pamela Defiant 2012 7/8/2012 10
Clayton, Alice Wallbanger 2012 12/18/2012 8
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games Trilogy 2011 3/11/2012 8
Connelly, Michael The Black Ice 2002 2/28/2012 8
Cunning, Olivia Try Me 2012 11/23/2012 6
Cunning, Olivia Backstage Pass 2010 12/19/2012 10
Day, Sylvia Bared to You 2012 7/12/2012 10
Day, Sylvia Reflected in You 2012 10/2/2012 10
Donovan, Rebecca Reason to Breathe 2011 10/1/2012 10
Donovan, Rebecca Barely Breathing 2012 10/3/2012 10
Evanovich, Janet Explosive Eighteen 2011 1/6/2012 6
Fairstein, Linda Night Watch 2012 10/7/2012 8
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl 2012 8/14/2012 8
Force, Marie Everyone Loves a Hero 2011 2/23/2012 8
Force, Marie The Fall 2010 2/23/2012 6
Force, Marie Fatal Affair 2010 2/14/2012 10
Force, Marie Fatal Justice 2011 2/17/2012 10
Force, Marie Fatal Consequences 2011 2/19/2012 10
Force, Marie Fatal Destiny 2011 2/19/2012 10
Force, Marie Fatal Flaw 2012 2/20/2012 10
Force, Marie Fatal Deception 2012 11/12/2012 10
Force, Marie Georgia on My Mind 2011 2/5/2012 6
Force, Marie Line of Scrimmage 2008 2/22/2012 8
Force, Marie Love at First Flight 2009 2/4/2012 8
Force, Marie Maid for Love 2011 1/24/2012 6
Force, Marie Fool for Love 2011 2012 6
Force, Marie Ready for Love 2011 1/27/2012 6
Force, Marie Falling for Love 2012 1/28/2012 6
Force, Marie Hoping for Love 2012 3/9/2012 8
Force, Marie Season for Love 2012 6/8/2012 6
Force, Marie Longing for Love 2012 10/4/2012 8
Force, Marie Treading Water 2011 1/30/2012 10
Force, Marie Marking Time 2011 1/31/2012 8
Force, Marie Starting Over 2011 2/2/2012 10
Force, Marie Coming Home 2012 12/13/2012 10
Force, Marie True North 2010 2/4/2012 6
Force, Marie The Wreck 2011 2/12/2012 8
Foster, Lori Caught In The Act 2001 4/24/2012 4
Fowler, Earlene Spider Web 2011 8/7/2012 8
Gaskell, Elizabeth North and South 2006 7/3/2012 8
Gerritsen, Tess Freaks 2011 2/2/2012 6
Gerritsen, Tess Last to Die 2012 9/7/2012 8
Glines, Abbi Breathe 2011 8/26/2012 4
Glines, Abbi Because of Low 2012 8/28/2012 4
Glines, Abbi While It Lasts 2012 8/29/2012 6
Glines, Abbi Fallen Too Far 2012 12/28/2012 8
Green, John The Fault in Our Stars 2012 8/16/2012 10
Grey, S.R. Harbour Falls 2012 11/11/2012 6
Hale, Shannon Austenland 2010 2/24/2012 6
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the d'Urbervilles 2003 5/27/2012 10
Hart, Megan Broken 2012 10/14/2012 8
Hart, Megan Dirty 2012 10/11/2012 10
Hart, Megan Reason Enough 2008 10/12/2012 8
Hoover, Colleen Hopeless 2012 12/21/2012 10
Hoover, Colleen Slammed 2012 10/24/2012 10
Hoover, Colleen Point of Retreat 2012 10/24/2012 10
Howard, Linda Prey 2011 11/28/2012 6
Hunter, Elizabeth A Hidden Fire 2011 12/29/2012 10
Hunter, Elizabeth This Same Earth 2012 12/29/2012 10
Hunter, Elizabeth The Force of Wind 2012 12/30/2012 10
Hunter, Elizabeth A Fall of Water 2012 12/31/2012 10
James, E.L. Fifty Shades of Grey 2011 3/24/2012 10
James, E.L. Fifty Shades Darker 2011 3/25/2012 10
James, E.L. Fifty Shades Freed 2012 3/26/2012 10
James, Julie Something About You 2010 4/23/2012 6
James, P.D. Death Comes to Pemberley 2011 1/21/2012 4
Jones, Lisa Renee If I Were You 2012 9/28/2012 10
Jones, Lisa Renee Secrets Exposed 2011 10/16/2012 6
Jones, Lisa Renee Hot Secrets 2012 10/17/2012 8
Jones, Lisa Renee Dangerous Secrets 2012 10/19/2012 8
Jones, Lisa Renee One Dangerous Night 2012 10/19/2012 6
Kaye, Laura Her Forbidden Hero 2012 11/10/2012 6
Kaye, Laura One Night With a Hero 2012 11/9/2012 10
Kery, Beth Exposed to You 2012 11/8/2012 8
Kery, Beth Wicked Burn 2008 10/10/2012 6
King, Stephen 11/22/63 2011 4/5/2012 8
Kleypas, Lisa Sugar Daddy 2007 1/22/2012 8
Kleypas, Lisa Blue-Eyed Devil 2009 1/22/2012 8
Kleypas, Lisa Smooth Talking Stranger 2010 1/23/2012 8
Leighton, M. Down to You 2012 10/7/2012 8
Leighton, M. The Wild Ones 2012 8/15/2012 8
Lynn, Cherrie Unleashed 2009 8/2/2012 6
Lynn, Cherrie Rock Me 2010 7/30/2012 10
Lynn, Cherrie Leave Me Breathless 2012 11/7/2012 10
Mallery, Susan Chasing Perfect 2010 8/18/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Almost Perfect 2010 9/12/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Finding Perfect 2010 9/12/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Only Mine 2011 9/12/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Only Yours 2011 9/17/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Only His 2011 9/20/2012 6
Mallery, Susan Only Us 2012 9/20/2012 8
Mallery, Susan Almost Summer 2012 9/20/2012 6
Mallery, Susan Summer Days 2012 9/20/2012 4
Mallery, Susan Summer Nights 2012 9/22/2012 6
Mallery, Susan All Summer Long 2012 9/22/2012 8
Mallery, Susan A Fool's Gold Christmas 2012 9/29/2012 8
Malpas, Jodi Ellen This Man 2012 11/17/2012 10
Mathewson, R.L. Playing For Keeps 2011 12/23/2012 6
Maxwell, Gina L. Seducing Cinderella 2012 10/13/2012 8
McGuire, Jamie Beautiful Disaster 2012 7/27/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Behind Closed Doors 2004 7/15/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Standing in the Shadows 2004 7/17/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Out of Control 2006 7/17/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Edge of Midnight 2009 7/19/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Extreme Danger 2010 7/20/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Ultimate Weapon 2011 7/21/2012 8
McKenna, Shannon Fade to Midnight 2011 7/23/2012 6
McKenna, Shannon Return To Me 2005 7/26/2012 8
Miller, Raine Naked 2012 9/27/2012 10
Miller, Raine All In 2012 11/9/2012 10
Patterson, James; Gross, Andrew 2nd Chance 2002 4/20/2012 8
Patterson, James; Gross, Andrew 3rd Degree 2004 4/25/2012 8
Patterson, James; Paetro, Maxine 4th of July 2005 4/25/2012 8
Patterson, James; Paetro, Maxine The 5th Horseman 2006 5/5/2012 8
Phillips, Susan Elizabeth The Great Escape 2012 7/14/2012 6
Probst, Jennifer The Marriage Bargain 2012 8/12/2012 6
Proby, Kristen Come Away With Me 2012 11/15/2012 10
Reber, Tina Love Unscripted 2011 7/24/2012 10
Reber, Tina Love Unrehearsed 2012 9/15/2012 10
Redmerski, J.A. The Edge of Never 2012 12/2/2012 10
Reichs, Kathy Bones are Forever 2012 8/31/2012 8
Reinhardt, Liz Fall Guy 2012 10/9/2012 6
Reynard, Sylvain Gabriel's Inferno 2011 7/28/2012 10
Reynard, Sylvain Gabriel's Rapture 2012 7/29/2012 10
Roberts, Nora The Art of Deception 2011 6/19/2012 6
Roberts, Nora The Last Boyfriend 2012 5/3/2012 8
Roberts, Nora The Perfect Hope 2012 11/6/2012 10
Roberts, Nora The Witness 2012 4/19/2012 10
Roth , Kate The Low Notes 2012 10/21/2012 8
Ryan, Kendall Unravel Me 2012 10/10/2012 6
Ryan, Kendall Make Me Yours 2012 11/18/2012 8
Sheehan, Madeline UnDeniable 2012 11/18/2012 6
Sinclair, Cherise Club Shadowlands 2013 6/22/2012 4
Sinclair, Cherise Dark Citadel 2009 6/23/2012 4
Sinclair, Cherise Breaking Free 2009 8/3/2012 4
Sinclair, Cherise Lean on Me 2010 8/5/2012 3
Sinclair, Cherise Make Me, Sir 2011 8/19/2012 4
Sinclair, Cherise To Command and Collar 2011 8/20/2012 3
Sivec, T.E. Seduction and Snacks 2012 8/13/2012 8
Snow, Emily Devoured 2012 11/22/2012 8
Snow, Emily Tidal 2012 12/24/2012 8
Stedman, M.L. The Light Between Oceans 2012 8/22/2012 8
Stevens, Amanda The Abandoned 2012 2/15/2012 8
Stevens, Amanda The Kingdom 2012 4/3/2012 6
Stevens, Amanda The Prophet 2012 6/11/2012 8
Trigiani, Adriana The Shoemaker's Wife 2012 4/22/2012 10
Vaughn, Rachelle Submersed 2012 11/14/2012 8
Vaz, Mark Cotta The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 2011 1/14/2012 8
Ward, J.R. Dark Lover 2005 9/26/2012 6
Ward, J.R. Lover Eternal 2006 9/30/2012 6
Ward, J.R. Lover Awakened 2007 10/27/2012 6
Ward, J.R. Lover Revealed 2008 12/1/2012 6
Webber, Tammara Between the Lines 2011 7/31/2012 6
Webber, Tammara Where You Are 2011 8/2/2012 6
Webber, Tammara Good For You 2011 8/3/2012 8
Webber, Tammara Easy 2012 7/30/2012 10
Young, Samantha On Dublin Street 2012 9/27/2012 8

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