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My year in books
2018
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I read 25,578 pages across 80 books Img bookstack 96

The Little World of Elves & Fairies by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
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SHORTEST BOOK
59 pages
The Little World of Elves & Fair...
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LONGEST BOOK
800 pages
Desire: 100 of Literature's Sexi...
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Desire by Mariella Frostrup
AVERAGE LENGTH
319 pages

MOST POPULAR
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In Cold Blood
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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Hanging Rock - A History by Chris McConville
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COURTNEY’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
3.5

The DNA of Orphan Black by Abbie Bernstein
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
The DNA of Orphan Black
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Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee
Courtney’s first review of the year
it was amazing
If this became a series I would buy every single instalment.

Hollywood here's 52 great bio-pic ideas instead of the pale, male and stale you normally roll with!

I loved EVERYTHING about this. The cover, the art, the layout, the type face, the fucking language! Mackenzi Lee brought these women to life. This is history that doesn't read as a wikipedia entry (okay... I did hit up wikipedia after reading about some of this women to read more but it
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COURTNEY’S 2018 BOOKS
Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee
it was amazing
Desire by Mariella Frostrup
Wilde in Love by Eloisa James
The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson
The Monkey's Mask by Dorothy Porter
Hanging Rock - A History by Chris McConville
The Group by Mary McCarthy
A Beautiful Composition of Broken by R.H. Sin
You're the Kind of Girl I Write Songs About by Daniel Herborn
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather   Morris
it was amazing
The DNA of Orphan Black by Abbie Bernstein
Witch by Lisa Lister
Orphan Black by Heli Kennedy
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
Goldfields of Victoria by Kornelia Freeman
The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Declaration of the Rights of Women by Olympe de Gouges
11.22.63 by Stephen King
The Faerie Handbook by Carolyn Turgeon
The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace
The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One by Amanda Lovelace
Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine
The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows by William Hartston
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
it was amazing
Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence
Circe by Madeline Miller
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia by Anita Heiss
it was amazing
Slayers and Vampires by Edward Gross
The Pen is Mightier than the Penis by Quadrille
Unicorns by Skye Alexander
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Too Wilde to Wed by Eloisa James
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World by Will Larnach-Jones
William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken by Ian Doescher
Hunger by Roxane Gay
it was amazing
The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare
Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare
When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare
Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell
How I Resist by Maureen Johnson
Lost Boy by Christina Henry
Miles Franklin by Jill Roe
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur
Misogynation by Laura Bates
The Mermaid by Christina Henry
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
it was amazing
The Testament of Loki by Joanne M. Harris
Wild Embers by Nikita Gill
Growing Up Asian in Australia by Alice Pung
it was amazing
Bibliophile by Jane Mount
Boys Will Be Boys  by Clementine Ford
Wise Trees by Diane Cook
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
Do Oysters Get Bored? by Rozanna Lilley
Short Cuts to Glory by Matt Okine
Born to be Wilde by Eloisa James
To Make Monsters Out of Girls by Amanda Lovelace
The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare
The Governess Game by Tessa Dare
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Unbreakable by Jelena Dokic
Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill
Ladies in Black by Madeleine St. John
Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe
it was amazing
Matty Matheson by Matty Matheson
Dear Santa by Samuel   Johnson
The Science of Orphan Black by Casey  Griffin
The Mummy by Anne Rice
it was amazing
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
The Passion of Cleopatra by Anne Rice
Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) by Scarlett Curtis
Selected Poems by T.S. Eliot
The Little World of Elves & Fairies by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Letters of Love by Alannah & Madeline Foundation
Letters of Love by Alannah & Madeline Foundation
Courtney’s last review of the year
it was ok
I wasn't enthralled by this at all. The premise sounded good but the execution?

The inclusion of the former mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle, has aged poorly. And so many man just rambled on about sport and I just deeply did not care.

The most interesting inclusion was from Alastair Nicolson detailing the practice of child giving in the Torres Straight and the work to recognise it.

Otherwise I felt this was a pretty monotone collection.
2018 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
2018 READING
CHALLENGE
Courtney read 80 out of 70 books.
 
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