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Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler
Shortest Book
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Longest Book

Average book length in 2018

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Most Popular
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Beckham by David Beckham
Least Popular
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Tejas’s average rating for 2018

The Tailor's Needle by Lakshmi Raj Sharma
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.64 average

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Tejas’s first review of the year

it was amazing
Min Jin Lee’s novel traces a single Korean family through multiple generations across the 1900’s. Without an individual protagonist or a singular plot, the novel is filled with characters, who navigate periods of immense sorrow and joy in annexed Korea, and subsequently, in Japan an adopted homeland that refuses to accept them. The book tests your understanding of several themes, including faith and family.

The thrust of the novel comes from a per

World History For Dummies by Peter Haugen
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
it was amazing
The King's Gambit by John Maddox Roberts
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
SPQR by Mary Beard
The Catiline Conspiracy by John Maddox Roberts
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
On a Pale Horse by Piers Anthony
The Sacrilege by John Maddox Roberts
it was amazing
The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz by Denis Avey
The Tailor's Needle by Lakshmi Raj Sharma
After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick
The Gauguin Connection by Estelle Ryan
Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
Aussie Grit by Mark  Webber
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
it was amazing
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
The Birth of the Pill by Jonathan Eig
The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
Lamb by Christopher Moore
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
Bossypants by Tina Fey
it was amazing
The Postman by David Brin
Losing My Virginity by Richard Branson
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Supreme Whispers by Abhinav Chandrachud
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
it was amazing
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Beckham by David Beckham
Open by Andre Agassi
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Circe by Madeline Miller
Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
The People Vs. Barack Obama by Ben Shapiro
The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay
it was amazing
Lord of Emperors by Guy Gavriel Kay
All My Friends Are Dead by Avery Monsen
Maximum City by Suketu Mehta
Harvest of Rubies by Tessa Afshar
Harvest of Gold by Tessa Afshar
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir
it was amazing
The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking
Losing the Signal by Jacquie McNish
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Dreadnought by April  Daniels
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
it was amazing
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan
The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
The Power by Naomi Alderman
Fresh Off the Boat by Eddie Huang
The Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
it was amazing
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz
Bloodchild by Octavia E. Butler
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
it was amazing
Invisible Planets by Ken Liu
The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
Hector and the Search for Happiness by François Lelord
Vulgar Favours by Maureen Orth
Why I Write by Saadat Hasan Manto
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Caesar's Last Breath by Sam Kean
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
really liked it
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Governing the World by Mark Mazower
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
Morning Star by Pierce Brown
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
Golden Son by Pierce Brown

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Tejas’s last review of the year

it was amazing
2018 Reading Challenge
Tejas read 103 out of 104 books.
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