1. Down the Darkest Street by Alex Segura
  2. Die Easy by  Zoë Sharp
  3. Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole
  4. The Night Charter by Sam Hawken
  5. For Today I am a Boy by Kim Fu
  6. The Colorado Kid by Stephen King
  7. Criminal Element by Eric Beetner
  8. Let the Devil Out by Bill Loehfelm
  9. Kill Fee by Owen Laukkanen
  10. Electric Barracuda by Tim Dorsey
  11. Hostage by Robert Crais
  12. South Village by Rob Hart
  13. The Abandoned Heart by Laura Benedict
  14. Wonderland by Jennifer Hillier


  1. Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook by Helen Sedwick
  2. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn K. Glei (editor)
  3. Off Ramp: Adventures and Heartache in the American Elsewhere by Hank Stuever
  4. Janos Bolyai, Non-Euclidian Geometry, and the Nature of Space by Jeremy J. Gray
  5. Out of Her Mind: Women Writing on Madness by Rebecca Shannonhouse (editor)
  6. Take Off Your Pants!: Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing: Revised Edition by Libbie Hawker
  7. How to Write Fiction Sales Copy by Dean Wesley Smith
  8. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions of Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
  9. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
  10. Urban Watercolor Sketching: A Guide to Drawing, Painting, and Storytelling in Color by Felix Scheinberger
  11. The Successful Novelist: A Lifetime of Lessons About Writing and Publishing  by David Morrell
  12. Dada and Surrealism  by Matthew Gale
  13. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
  14. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
  15. You are a Badass by Jen Sincero
  16. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates


  1. In Green by Robin Blackburn
  2. Bipolar Cowboy by Noah Cicero



* Read-aloud-with-Hubby Books (“Reading with Lumpy”)