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

TOTALS
I read 16,426 pages across 45 books Img bookstack 72

The Undefeated by Una McCormack
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SHORTEST BOOK
112 pages
The Undefeated
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LONGEST BOOK
688 pages
Pretty Girls
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Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
AVERAGE LENGTH
365 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Pretty Girls
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Harmony in Light by Walter H. Hunt
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LEAST POPULAR
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DAVID’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
3.8

Tiamat's Wrath by James S.A. Corey
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Tiamat's Wrath
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4.55 average
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How to Build a Dinosaur by Jack Horner
David’s first review of the year
liked it
The basic idea of this book is that it might be possible, by manipulating genes during early development, to reverse evolution and turn a chicken into a dinosaur. Not a dinosaur that actually lived, but the approximation of one, with all of therapod dinosaur's major characteristics.

It's an interesting idea, but the book itself was flighty and meandering. It read more as a book of "things Jack Horner is interested in" than a focused discussion of
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DAVID’S 2019 BOOKS
Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
it was amazing
Vox by Christina Dalcher
How to Build a Dinosaur by Jack Horner
Harmony in Light by Walter H. Hunt
River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey
Chosen Prey by John Sandford
Storm Front by John Sandford
The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen
Someone Like Me by M.R. Carey
it was amazing
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver
Holy Ghost by John Sandford
Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft
Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft
The Vanished Man by Jeffery Deaver
Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke
The Undefeated by Una McCormack
Tiamat's Wrath by James S.A. Corey
it was amazing
The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft
Our War by Craig DiLouie
One Word Kill by Mark  Lawrence
Recursion by Blake Crouch
Stealing Worlds by Karl Schroeder
Limited Wish by Mark  Lawrence
The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
Red Sister by Mark  Lawrence
Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
Sunstorm by Arthur C. Clarke
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky
it was amazing
The Warehouse by Rob Hart
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Children of Ruin by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Firstborn by Arthur C. Clarke
Delta-V by Daniel Suarez
Exhalation by Ted Chiang
it was amazing
Interference by Sue Burke
Neon Prey by John Sandford
Octavia Gone by Jack McDevitt
Incognito by David Eagleman
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Interference by Sue Burke
David’s last review of the year
really liked it
A creative and enjoyable sequel to the brilliant Semiosis. The humans are mostly shallow and selfish, but the real hero is Stevland, the intelligent rainbow bamboo!

My full review at the New York Journal Review of Books:
https://www.nyjournalofbooks.com/book...
2019 Reading Challenge
2019 READING
CHALLENGE
David read 45 out of 50 books.
 
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