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2019
My Year in Books
13,954
pages read
65
books read
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This is my journey in books for 2019!


Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire
Shortest Book
37
pages
Pleasure Activism by Adrienne Maree Brown
Longest Book
441
pages

Average book length in 2019
214
pages

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Most Popular
364,138
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A Constellation of Half-Lives by Seema Reza
Least Popular
77
people also shelved

Audacia’s average rating for 2019
4.3
4.3

Brother Bullet by Casandra Lopez
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.80 average

Revolting Prostitutes by Molly  Smith

Audacia’s first review of the year

it was amazing
Such an impressive and nuanced book about sex work. Juno and Molly’s research and foot notes are truly impressive - they did not just make a book that’s a long version of incisive tweets and internet snark, when they very well could have. Revolting Prostitutes really sets the standard for critical analysis of sex work, and I will be recommending it and referring to it constantly in my sex worker rights advocacy work. I already bought five more co ...more

AUDACIA’S 2019 BOOKS
Revolting Prostitutes by Molly  Smith
it was amazing
The Mobius Strip Club of Grief by Bianca Stone
Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
Body Music by Julie Maroh
All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung
Heavy by Kiese Laymon
Maid by Stephanie  Land
There Should Be Flowers by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza
The Carrying by Ada Limon
it was amazing
The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Brother Bullet by Casandra Lopez
Considering Hate by Kay Whitlock
Death Threat by Vivek Shraya
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
Until We Reckon by Danielle Sered
Flocks by L. Nichols
Paradise Rot by Jenny Hval
Real Queer America by Samantha  Allen
it was amazing
A Constellation of Half-Lives by Seema Reza
Native Country of the Heart by Cherríe L. Moraga
Pleasure Activism by Adrienne Maree Brown
Soft Science by Franny Choi
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes
Rough Magic by Lara Prior-Palmer
All City by Alex DiFrancesco
it was amazing
Outside Of The Body There Is Something Like Hope by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Broken Places & Outer Spaces by Nnedi Okorafor
Tonguebreaker by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samara...
Good Talk by Mira Jacob
Thirty Days by Annelies Verbeke
Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire
The Pagoda by Patricia Powell
it was amazing
Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett
Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyler
Cyborg Detective by Jillian Weise
Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert
Bright Dead Things by Ada Limon
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
Psychopomps by Alex DiFrancesco
History of Violence by Édouard Louis
The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz
it was amazing
How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones
I Hope We Choose Love by Kai Cheng Thom
A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G. Summers
We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib
In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado
Bury the Lede by Gaby Dunn
Commute by Erin Williams
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Body in Question by Jill Ciment
Drawing Power by Diane Noomin
American Prison by Shane Bauer
The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
it was amazing
Feed by Tommy Pico
Felon by Reginald Dwayne Betts
Electric Arches by Eve L. Ewing
No Way Home by Tyler Wetherall
And Now We Have Everything by Meaghan O'Connell
Slingshot by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson
it was amazing

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Audacia’s last review of the year

really liked it
I viscerally did not “like” this book, found it upsetting in the way it holds embodiment and trauma - and it is brilliant for these same reasons.
2019 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
2019 READING
CHALLENGE
Audacia Ray read 65 out of 65 books.
 
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