Friday, January 3, 2020

Reading List 2019

Here's an archived copy of my reading list for this year. I'll be keeping up the new list here:

I would recommend the bolded titles with enthusiasm, and I enjoyed the italicized titles but probably wouldn't read them again.

Read in 2019:

1. The Warden's Daughter, by Jerry Spinelli
2. Bachelor Girl, by Kim Van Alkemade
3. Leaving Time, by Jodi Picoult
4. My Father's Words, by Patricia MacLachlan
5. Hold Fast, by Blue Balliett
6. Touching Snow, by M. Sindy Felin
7. Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales, edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent
8. The Hills Have Spies, by Mercedes Lackey  
9. The Bartered Brides, by Mercedes Lackey
9.1.* Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
10. Small Great Things, by Jodie Picoult
11. Condomnauts, by Yoss
11.2.* The Book of Salt, by Monique Truong
12. The Pilot's Wife, by Anita Shreve
13. Lions & Liars, by Kate Beasley
13.1.* To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells, by Mia Bay
14. Robots vs Fairies, edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe
15. Artificial Condition, by Martha Wells
16. Not Her Daughter, by Rea Frey 
16.2.* The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
17. Bachelor Girl, by Roger Lea MacBride
17.1.* Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens, by Eddie Izzard
18. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell
19. A Good Kind of Trouble, by Lisa Moore Ramée
[The Truth Trap, by Frances A. Miller]
19.1.* Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines, edited by Alexis Pauline Gumbs China Martena, and Mai'a Williams 
20. China Rich Girlfriend, by Kevin Kwan
21. Gingersnap, by Patricia Reilly Giff
22. Rich People Problems, by Kevin Kwan
23. Lock In, by John Scalzi
24. The Hired Girl, by Laura Amy Schlitz
25. To Night Owl From Dogfish, by Holly Goldberg Sloane and Meg Wolitzer
26. Ruby in the Sky, by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo
26.1.* The Fifth Season, by N.K. Jemisin
26.2.* The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume 1, the Pox Party, by M.T. Anderson
27. The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier
28. Marilla of Green Gables, by Sarah McCoy
29. The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts, by Avi
30. Our Bodies, Our Shelves, by Roz Warren
31. Orphan #8, by Kim van Alkemade
32. Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library: An Insider's Tales Of Library Life, by Roz Warren
33. Bluish, by Virginia Hamilton
34. The Courtship Basket, by Amy Clipston
34.1.* All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven
34.2.* A Framework for Understanding Poverty, by Ruby K. Payne
35. The Wind Called My Name, by Mary Louise Sanchez
36. Nine Perfect Strangers, by Liane Moriarty
37. Educated, by Tara Westover
38. The Glass Kitchen, by Linda Francis Lee
38.1.* Maggie-Now, by Betty Smith
39. The Confessions of Frannie Langton, by Sara Collins
40. With the Fire on High, by Elizabeth Acevedo
40.1.* Packing for Mars, by Mary Roach
41. Bone's Gift, by Angie Smibert
42. Last of the Name, by Rosanne Parry
43. Our Castle by the Sea, by Lucy Strange
44. Mistress of My Fate: Confessions of Henrietta Lightfoot, by Hallie Rubenhold
45. The Farm, by Joanne Ramos  
[Emperor Mage, by Tamora Pierce]
[The Realms of the Gods, by Tamora Pierce]
46. Aren't You the One Who...?, by Frances A. Miller
47. Eye Spy, by Mercedes Lackey
48. Shouting at the Rain, by Linda Mullaly Hunt
49. Dicey's Song, by Cynthia Voigt
[Anne of Ingleside, by L.M. Montgomery]
[Kushiel's Dart, by Jacqueline Carey]
[Kushiel's Chosen, by Jacqueline Carey]
50. Haveli, by Suzanne Fisher Staples
[Kushiel's Avatar, by Jacqueline Carey]
50.1.* The House of Djinn, by Suzanne Fisher Staples
51.  The Institute, by Stephen King
52. The Testaments, by Margaret Atwood
53. Walk with Us: Triplet Boys, Teen Parents, and Two White Women Who Tagged Alongby Elizabeth K. Gordon
[Kushiel's Scion, by Jacqueline Carey
53.1.* Silence Broken: Moving from a Loss of Innocence to a World of Healing and Love, by Sara O'Meara and Yvonne Fedderson
54. A Quaker Book of Wisdom: Life Lessons in Simplicity, Service, and Common Sense, by Robert Lawrence Smith
55. How Long 'til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin
56. While Still There Is Light: Writings from a Minister Facing Death, by Nancy Shaffer
57. Red at the Bone, by Jacqueline Woodson
58. Lingering Echoes, by Angie Smibert
59. Red, White, and Royal Blue, by Casey McQuiston
60. Guest: A Changeling Tale, by Mary Downing Hahn
61. Towers Falling, by Jewell Parker Rhodes
62. Gretchen, by Shannon Kirk 
62.1.* Patsy, by Nicole Dennis-Benn
63. Keeping Lucy, by T. Greenwood
64. The Oysterville Sewing Circle, by Susan Wiggs
64.1.* A Sister's Secret, by Wanda E. Brunstetter
65. Saving Lucas Biggs, by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague
66. Yankee Girl, by Mary Ann Rodman 
66.1.* gods with a little g, by Tupelo Hassman
66.2.* Black Light, by Kimberly King Parsons

67. City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert
68. Seven Days of Us, by Francesca Hornak

*I started reading these fractional selections, but didn't finish.

[These selections are re-reads that I completed in full. They don't count as new books.]

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