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TOTALS
I read 75,142 pages across 214 books Img bookstack 360

I Am Enough by Grace Byers
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SHORTEST BOOK
32 pages
I Am Enough
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LONGEST BOOK
985 pages
Fall of Giants
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Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
AVERAGE LENGTH
351 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Educated
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Educated by Tara Westover
Hate by Nadine Strossen
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EMILY MAY’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
3.5

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss
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A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
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A False Report by T. Christian Miller
Emily May’s first review of the year
really liked it
Marie told Rittgarn she had been attacked, that she wasn’t making the rapist up. She began to cry, saying she kept having a vision of him on top of her.
Rittgarn wasn’t moved. Later, when recounting Marie’s words in a written report, he would put the word “him” in quotation marks.

In 2008, a young woman known as Marie reported being raped. Within just a few days, the investigation became an interrogation of Marie herself, as the police, her
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EMILY MAY’S 2018 BOOKS
The Library at Mount Char by Scott  Hawkins
A False Report by T. Christian Miller
The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Saga, Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan
it was amazing
The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson
Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
The Dry by Jane Harper
Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
it was amazing
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk
The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton
All Out by Saundra Mitchell
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
it was amazing
Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
The Job of the Wasp by Colin Winnette
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer
really liked it
King Zeno by Nathaniel Rich
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
Tin Man by Sarah Winman
Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
Brass by Xhenet Aliu
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates
This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
it was amazing
Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce
Circe by Madeline Miller
Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel
Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody
The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara
Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
All the Names They Used for God by Anjali Sachdeva
Ash Princess by Laura  Sebastian
If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say by Leila Sales
really liked it
How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Sunburn by Laura Lippman
I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman
Mary's Monster by Lita Judge
I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter
it was amazing
To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake
Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss
The Merry Spinster by Mallory Ortberg
Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman
it was amazing
Things We Haven't Said by Erin E. Moulton
The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green
The Parking Lot Attendant by Nafkote Tamirat
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
And Now We Have Everything by Meaghan O'Connell
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
I Am Enough by Grace Byers
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
The Queen of Sorrow by Sarah Beth Durst
Hate by Nadine Strossen
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Bright We Burn by Kiersten White
it was amazing
America Is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
The Pearl by John Steinbeck
Tell Me Lies by Carola Lovering
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Smoke in the Sun by Renée Ahdieh
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Not That Bad by Roxane Gay
it was amazing
Aspergirls by Rudy Simone
Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
What You Want To See by Kristen Lepionka
really liked it
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
How to Walk Away by Katherine Center
Palestine by Joe Sacco
Jerusalem by Guy Delisle
Pyongyang by Guy Delisle
Furyborn by Claire Legrand
Goodbye, Sweet Girl by Kelly Sundberg
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
Emily May’s last review of the year
really liked it
History is a myth shaped by the tongues of conquerors.
- From the Author's Note

Well. Chokshi has really stepped up her game with this book. It's like Six of Crows mixed with the best bits of a Dan Brown book. In short, it's full of friendship, scheming, and lots of puzzles to solve.

I began reading The Gilded Wolves with some trepidation. My multiple attempts to read the author's past work led to me complaining about a disconnect with her
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2018 READING
CHALLENGE
Emily May read 214 out of 200 books.
 
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