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2018

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This is my journey in books for 2018!

TOTALS
I read 13,002 pages across 70 books Img bookstack 72

I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING by Wayne Holloway-Smith
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SHORTEST BOOK
24 pages
I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING
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LONGEST BOOK
582 pages
The Odyssey
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The Odyssey by Homer
AVERAGE LENGTH
185 pages

MOST POPULAR
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The Odyssey
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Jerome's Study by Catrin Morgan
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SOM-MAI’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
4.4

I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING by Wayne Holloway-Smith
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I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING
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4.75 average
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Rose by Li-Young Lee
Som-Mai’s first review of the year

I enjoyed the following most: "Visions and Interpretations," "Eating Together," "Always a Rose" (particularly vignettes 1 and 5), "Falling: The Code," and "From Blossoms."
SOM-MAI’S 2018 BOOKS
Rose by Li-Young Lee
Mannish Tongues by jayy dodd
Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar
it was amazing
Sweat by Lynn Nottage
Grief Is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
Indecent by Paula Vogel
Ghosts Still Walking by Do Nguyen Mai
Crow by Ted Hughes
Plays by Enda Walsh
Oslo by J.T.    Rogers
How to Be Black by Baratunde R. Thurston
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
it was amazing
Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith
The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas
Trauer ist das Ding mit Federn by Max Porter
Who Is Mary Sue? by Sophie   Collins
Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
Kid by Simon Armitage
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Naked by David Sedaris
Three Poems by Hannah  Sullivan
it was amazing
La douleur porte un costume de plumes by Max Porter
Le Silence de mon père by Doan Bui
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks
Census by Jesse Ball
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
Plays, Two by Conor McPherson
Say Something Back by Denise Riley
Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Patrimony by Philip Roth
The Vegetarian by Han Kang
it was amazing
Wakey Wakey by Will Eno
Thom Pain by Will Eno
Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog by August Kleinzahler
Crudo by Olivia Laing
Enda Walsh by Enda Walsh
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
it was amazing
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso
The House with Only an Attic and a Basement by Kathryn Maris
The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy
The White Book by Han Kang
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
The Odyssey by Homer
House of Names by Colm Tóibín
Hits and Misses by Simon Rich
it was amazing
Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
Calypso by David Sedaris
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith
The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss
Notes from the Fog by Ben Marcus
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Attrib. and other stories by Eley Williams
England by Kate Clanchy
French Exit by Patrick deWitt
Milkman by Anna Burns
it was amazing
The Republic of Motherhood by Liz  Berry
Ant Farm and Other Desperate Situations by Simon Rich
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
The Letters Page, Vol. 3 by Jon McGregor
Impro by Keith Johnstone
The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
Complicite plays by Complicite
Solo for Mascha Voice/Tenuous Rooms by Jack Underwood
really liked it
Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE WENDING by Wayne Holloway-Smith
Jerome's Study by Catrin Morgan
The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
Som-Mai’s last review of the year
really liked it
Sweet. Much lighter than Sally Rooney’s NORMAL PEOPLE, but similarly compelling and intimate—read in one go. Pairs perfectly in tone with Andrew Sean Greer’s LESS.
2018 Reading Challenge
2018 READING
CHALLENGE
Som-Mai read 70 out of 75 books.
 
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