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Riots I Have Known by Ryan Chapman
Shortest Book
The Cartel by Don Winslow
Longest Book

Average book length in 2019

Educated by Tara Westover
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Think. Do. Say. by Ron Tite
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Jeff’s average rating for 2019

Educated by Tara Westover
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.44 average

F#ck Content Marketing by Randy Frisch

Jeff’s first review of the year

it was amazing
This book starts out with the premise that it is not for content marketers. It is for others in the organization, but it is primarily for marketers. This is one hundred percent true. I am a content marketer and I wish my marketing colleagues at previous companies had the chance the read this book while I was there. It really explains how content marketing works across a company and how results happen when everyone knows their role with regard to ...more

The Witch Elm by Tana French
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
it was amazing
Educated by Tara Westover
One More Thing by B.J. Novak
Waltz With Bashir by Ari Folman
Marketing Rebellion by Mark W. Schaefer
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
Anne Frank's Diary by Ari Folman
There There by Tommy Orange
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
it was amazing
Rewrite by Gregory Benford
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
City of Ash and Red by Hye-Young Pyun
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The Wall by John Lanchester
it was amazing
F#ck Content Marketing by Randy Frisch
Break the Wheel by Jay Acunzo
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
White Tears by Hari Kunzru
Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin
American Prison by Shane Bauer
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
Run Away by Harlan Coben
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
it was amazing
The White Book by Han Kang
Golden State by Ben H. Winters
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Truth in Our Times by David E. McCraw
Normal People by Sally Rooney
The Final Day by William R. Forstchen
The Fifth Risk by Michael   Lewis
Black Orchid by Neil Gaiman
An American Summer by Alex Kotlowitz
it was amazing
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
Capital by John Lanchester
State of the Union by Nick Hornby
The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti
The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas
Bed-Stuy Is Burning by Brian Platzer
Recursion by Blake Crouch
it was amazing
How to Build a Boat by Jonathan Gornall
Sorry Please Thank You by Charles Yu
The War on Normal People by Andrew   Yang
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
The Night Swimmers by Peter Rock
The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
Verity by Colleen Hoover
The Last Stone by Mark Bowden
The Last by Hanna Jameson
Picture by Lillian Ross
it was amazing
Riots I Have Known by Ryan Chapman
Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig
Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond
No Exit by Taylor  Adams
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
The Cartel by Don Winslow
it was amazing
The Parade by Dave Eggers
The Warehouse by Rob Hart
On Writing by Stephen King
Cari Mora by Thomas  Harris
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Dark Constellations by Pola Oloixarac
Coming Into the Country by John McPhee
Miracle Creek by Angie  Kim
How to Be a Family by Dan Kois
it was amazing
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
True Grit by Charles Portis
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Anthony Bourdain by Melville House
The Chain by Adrian McKinty
Think. Do. Say. by Ron Tite
it was amazing
Norwood by Charles Portis
Super Pumped by Mike Isaac
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
Stiff by Mary Roach
On Fire by Larry Brown
The Will to Die by Joe Pulizzi
The Shanghai Free Taxi by Frank Langfitt
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar
Keep Going by Austin Kleon
it was amazing
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
The Institute by Stephen King
The Incomplete Book of Running by Peter Sagal
Dry County by Jake Hinkson
Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman
The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters
Sugar Run by Mesha  Maren
Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Jeff’s last review of the year

liked it
I was excited about this book when it was released in 2017. Everybody was talking about it. I reserved it at my library and waited about 3 months for it to be available. In the interim, I read Tenth of December and absolutely loved it. The stories were inventive, thought-provoking, and compelling. This increased my anticipation even more for Lincoln in the Bardo. I finally got the book and started reading. I was never able to get into it and I ju ...more
2019 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
Jeff Cohen read 100 out of 80 books.
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