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2018

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This is my journey in books for 2018!

TOTALS
I read 8,409 pages across 28 books Img bookstack 40

The Gryphon by Nick Bantock
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SHORTEST BOOK
58 pages
The Gryphon: In Which the Extrao...
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LONGEST BOOK
528 pages
The Witches of New York
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The Witches of New York by Ami McKay
AVERAGE LENGTH
300 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Higher Education by M.R. McEachern
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Higher Education
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ALLISON’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018 really liked it
4.0

The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connections and Courage
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4.63 average
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Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill
Allison’s first review of the year
it was amazing
What a brilliant accomplishment!

I can't believe how well Mr. Redhill gets us into the mind of someone experiencing mental illness. I think that's a really tough thing to do, and so often it fails. To me, Bellevue Square was a resounding success in this way.

The ending was insane. But wasn't that the point?? I thought it was brilliant.

One thing I can't stop thinking about -- and I'm walking up to the line of spoilers here -- is that Redhill used
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ALLISON’S 2018 BOOKS
Given Up by Mary Sharon Bailey
Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill
it was amazing
Higher Education by M.R. McEachern
All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
The Gryphon by Nick Bantock
The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill
American War by Omar El Akkad
The Boat People by Sharon Bala
Rebar Modern Food Cookbook by Audrey Alsterberg
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
it was amazing
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
The Woefield Poultry Collective by Susan Juby
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan E. Coyote
The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz
In Hiding by M.R. McEachern
Annabel by Kathleen Winter
it was amazing
The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown
What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
North of Normal by Cea Sunrise Person
The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay
French Exit by Patrick deWitt
The Witches of New York by Ami McKay
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
it was amazing
The Witches of New York by Ami McKay
Allison’s last review of the year
liked it
Didn't finish. I liked it just fine. Was a good follow up (kinda follow-up) to The Virgin Cure. But this was a big, fat book, and I didn't get it done for my book club. Now onto the next one, and so abandoning this book as I'm just not all that invested overall.
2018 Reading Challenge
2018 READING
CHALLENGE
Allison read 28 out of 50 books.
 
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