2019 Reading Challenge

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Time travel, magical realism, and dystopias are current faves.

My challenge for 2019 is 52 books. Completed 7/10/19

January 2019

  1. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty [About | My Review]
  2. Becoming by Michelle Obama [About | My Review] ❣️
  3. An Anonymous Girl by Hendricks and Pekkanen [About | My Review]
  4. The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington [About | Review]
  5. My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite [About | Review]
  6. Spoken in Darkness by Ann E. Imbrie [About | Review]
  7. Vengeance of the Cat Goddess by Jennifer Stephens [About | Review]
  8. The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff [About | Review]
  9. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik [About | My Review]

February 2019

  1. The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker [About | My Review]
  2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [About | My Review] re-read
  3. Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill [About | My Review]
  4. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen [About | My Review]
  5. The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish [About | My Review]
  6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [About | My Review] re-read
  7. Immunity to Change by Kegan and Lahey [About | My Review]
  8. In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire [About | My Review] ❣️

March 2019

  1. Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell [About | My Review]
  2. I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir [About | My Review] DNF
  3. The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders [About | My Review]
  4. Gilgamesh: A New English Version by Stephen Mitchell [About | My Review]
  5. Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall [About | My Review]
  6. Temper by Nicky Drayden [About | My Review]

April 2019

  1. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert’s Story by Debbie Tung [About | My Review]
  2. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel [About | My Review]

May 2019

  1. I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney [About | My Review]
  2. Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto by Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, Nancy Fraser [About | My Review]
  3. Reclaiming Our Space by Feminista Jones [About | My Review]
  4. A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney [About | My Review]
  5. Shuri, Vol. 1: The Search For Black Panther by Nnedi Okorafor [About | My Review]
  6. Passing Strange by Ellen Klages [About | My Review]
  7. Miracle Creek by Angie Kim [About | My Review] ❣️

June 2019

  1. Tony & Susan by Austin Wright [About | My Review]
  2. The Farm: A Novel by Joanne Ramos [About | My Review]
  3. The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse [About | My Review]
  4. Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey [About | My Review]
  5. The Invited: A Novel by Jennifer McMahon [About | My Review] ❣️
  6. Confessions: A Novel by Kanae Minato [About | My Review] ❣️

July 2019

  1. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  2. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  3. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  4. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  5. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  6. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  7. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  8. From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  9. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  10. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  11. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  12. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  13. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris [About | My Review] re-read
  14. A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole [About | My Review]
  15. Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin [About | My Review]
  16. Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland [About | My Review]
  17. The Girl in Red by Christina Henry [About | My Review]
  18. Never Look Back by Alison Gaylin [About | My Review]
  19. Geekerella by Ashley Poston [About | My Review]

August 2019

  1. The Need by Helen Phillips [About | My Review] ❣️
  2. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo [About | My Review]
  3. Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke [About | My Review]
  4. The King of the Castle by Victoria Holt [About | My Review]
  5. Gretchen by Shannon Kirk [About | My Review]
  6. Isabella Moon by Laura Benedict [About | My Review] DNF

September 2019

  1. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware [About | My Review]
  2. The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill [About | My Review] ❣️
  3. The Escape Room by Megan Goldin [About | My Review]
  4. An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim [About | My Review]
  5. Penance by Kanae Minato [About | My Review]
  6. Zeus and the Dreadful Dragon by Tracey West [About | My Review]
  7. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman [About | My Review]
  8. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood [About | My Review]
  9. The Greek Myths by Robert Graves [About | My Review]
  10. The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike [About | My Review]
  11. The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Montillo [About | My Review]
  12. Halloween Party by R.L. Stine [About | My Review]
  13. The Tea Dragon Festival by Katie O’Neill [About | My Review] ❣️

October 2019

  1. The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht [About | My Review] ❣️
  2. Prominent American Ghosts by Susy Smith [About | My Review]
  3. Spooky Ohio: 13 Traditional Tales by Chris Woodyard [About | My Review]
  4. Already Dead by Charlie Huston [About | My Review]
  5. Dolly by Susan Hill [About | My Review]
  6. All-New X-Men, Volume 1 by Brian Michael Bendis [About | My Review]
  7. You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day [About | My Review]
  8. Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge [About | My Review]
  9. Audrey’s Door by Sarah Langan [About | My Review]
  10. Theme Music by T. Marie Vandelly [About | My Review]
  11. The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher [About | My Review]
  12. Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen [About | My Review]
  13. Nightmare: Women Destroy Horror! edited by Ellen Datlow [About | My Review]
  14. The Haunting by Ruby Jean Jensen [About | My Review]

November 2019

  1. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan [About | My Review]
  2. The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada [About | My Review]
  3. If Cats Disappeared from the World by Genki Kawamura [About | My Review] ❣️
  4. Plant-Based on a Budget by Toni Okamoto [About | My Review]
  5. Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz [About | My Review]
  6. The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld [About | My Review]
  7. The Deep by Rivers Solomon [About | My Review]

December 2019

  1. The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa [About | My Review]
  2. The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon [About | My Review] re-read
  3. Speaking of Summer by Kalisha Buckhanon [About | My Review]
  4. Big Machine by Victor LaValle [About | My Review]
  5. Unraveling by Karen Lord [About | My Review]
  6. The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea [About | My Review]

Fiction: 81 | Non-Fiction: 16 | Total: 97

Last updated: 12/4/2019