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My year in books
2019
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This is my journey in books for 2019!

TOTALS
I read 18,600 pages across 80 books Img bookstack 96

Brood by Kimiko Hahn
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SHORTEST BOOK
32 pages
Brood
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LONGEST BOOK
608 pages
Death's End
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Death's End by Liu Cixin
AVERAGE LENGTH
232 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Ready Player One
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Home Remedies by Amalia Bueno
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ALDRIC’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
3.5

The Boy in the Labyrinth by Oliver de la Paz
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The Boy in the Labyrinth: Poems
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4.50 average
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Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth
Aldric’s first review of the year
it was amazing
I don't think I'll ever forget "The Conversion of the Jews" or "Defender of the Faith."
ALDRIC’S 2019 BOOKS
Clear Mind, Wild Heart by David Whyte
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey
it was amazing
blud by Rachel McKibbens
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stone
Originals by Adam M. Grant
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
Circe by Madeline Miller
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
it was amazing
Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith
When to Rob a Bank by Steven D. Levitt
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Irresistible Introvert by Michaela Chung
Against Empathy by Paul Bloom
Give and Take by Adam M. Grant
Dog Songs by Mary Oliver
Daybook by Anne Truitt
Light of the Stars by Adam Frank
South and West by Joan Didion
Expounding the Doubtful Points by Wing Tek Lum
Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan
Quiet Power by Susan Cain
The Fact of a Doorframe by Adrienne Rich
The Meaning of Life by Jay L. Garfield
it was amazing
Fear by Bob Woodward
Singing School by Robert Pinsky
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
it was amazing
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
A House of My Own by Sandra Cisneros
Reading Like a Writer by Francine Prose
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth
How to Be Everything by Emilie Wapnick
Demian by Hermann Hesse
Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense by Charles Bukowski
Love Looks Pretty on You by Lang Leav
The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
Anthem by Ayn Rand
Writing Great Fiction by James Hynes
Oculus by Sally Wen Mao
it was amazing
Be With by Forrest Gander
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Geography III by Elizabeth Bishop
Rose by Li-Young Lee
it was amazing
It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful by Lia Purpura
Blindspot by Mahzarin R. Banaji
Death's End by Liu Cixin
Elizabeth Bishop by Megan Marshall
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
To Sell Is Human by Daniel H. Pink
Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii by Mark Twain
The Coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan Haidt
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
Galileo's Middle Finger by Alice Domurat Dreger
Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
it was amazing
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Reenactments by Hai-Dang Phan
Want by Rick Barot
Home Remedies by Amalia Bueno
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Boy in the Labyrinth by Oliver de la Paz
it was amazing
Brood by Kimiko Hahn
Picture Bride by Cathy Song
Of Thee I Sing by Timothy Liu
The Salt Ecstasies by James L. White
Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds
A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson
Find Me by André Aciman
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
it was amazing
When by Daniel H. Pink
Life Studies and For the Union Dead by Robert Lowell
Eye Level by Jenny  Xie
In Medias Res by Karen An-hwei Lee
Transformations by Anne Sexton
Loves You by Sarah Gambito
The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson
Aldric’s last review of the year
it was ok
As a former follower of Unity Church/New Thought, I started reading A Course in Miracles (ACIM) but found it dry. Williamson colors her experience with narrative, and I found it a reasonable balance between ACIM content and reflection. She's great at soundbites, and delivers catchy, quotable platitudes like the viral "Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure" which led me to this book. The substance is not quite there for me to ...more
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Aldric read 81 out of 70 books.
 
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