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I read 9,929 pages across 30 books Img bookstack 40

Citizen by Claudia Rankine
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SHORTEST BOOK
169 pages
Citizen: An American Lyric
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LONGEST BOOK
544 pages
On a Sunbeam
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On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
AVERAGE LENGTH
330 pages

MOST POPULAR
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The Red Tent
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The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The Jewish Wedding Now by Anita Diamant
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LEAST POPULAR
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The Jewish Wedding Now
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SAM’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
4.0

A Practical Wedding Planner by Meg Keene
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A Practical Wedding Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Wedding You Want with the Budget You've Got
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4.42 average
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On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
Sam’s first review of the year
it was amazing
What a stunning book. It was originally a web comic, which explains its fannish Millennials-on-Tumblr feel. (I don't know how else to describe this tone, and I mean it with all the love in the world. People who spend a lot of time in online fan culture develop a certain set of storytelling conventions that if you have also spent a certain amount of time in online fan culture you can sniff a mile away.) I'm so grateful to First Second for ...more
SAM’S 2019 BOOKS
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
it was amazing
New Kid by Jerry Craft
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry
Tiny Infinities by J.H. Diehl
One Perfect Day by Rebecca Mead
This Girl Is Different by J.J.  Johnson
Like Vanessa by Tami Charles
The Jewish Wedding Now by Anita Diamant
A Practical Wedding Planner by Meg Keene
it was amazing
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Companions by Sheri S. Tepper
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Citizen by Claudia Rankine
In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
A People's Future of the United States by Victor LaValle
Between Two Skies by Joanne O'Sullivan
Shatter the Sky by Rebecca Kim Wells
it was amazing
That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston
The Journal of Best Practices by David    Finch
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
it was amazing
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Sam’s last review of the year
it was amazing
What if the dystopia were our actual lives? Welcome to 2019, friends! In the author's note, Oshiro says he originally intended this to be a science fiction trilogy, which explains a lot about the pacing... but honestly, the line between sci-fi dystopian horror and the real actual world of the urban police state are pretty damn blurred at this point.

This book is painful to read. Without spoiling anything, I think I need to be clear that it ups the
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