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

TOTALS
I read 45,058 pages across 184 books Img bookstack 360

Whose Boat Is This Boat? by The Staff of the Late Show ...
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SHORTEST BOOK
24 pages
Whose Boat Is This Boat?: Commen...
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LONGEST BOOK
672 pages
Habibi
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Habibi by Craig Thompson
AVERAGE LENGTH
244 pages

MOST POPULAR
167,386
people also read
The Outsider
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The Outsider by Stephen King
My Bison by Gaya Wisniewski
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LEAST POPULAR
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My Bison
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KELLY’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
3.7

A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
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4.73 average
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Everything Grows by Aimee Herman
Kelly’s first review of the year
really liked it
A story about growing up, coming out, and finding the words to speak your truth.

(Full disclosure: I received a free e-ARC for review through Edelweiss. Trigger warning for suicide, child abuse, and homophobia.)

Dear James,

I fell asleep clutching your notebook. We sit in classrooms for years and years. Same faces. But we have no idea what we are all swallowing deep, deep inside us. Why were you writing to me, James? Me? And why did you choose me
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KELLY’S 2019 BOOKS
Everything Grows by Aimee Herman
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss
it was amazing
Whose Boat Is This Boat? by The Staff of the Late Show ...
A People's Future of the United States by Victor LaValle
Red-Blooded American Male by Robert Trachtenberg
The Raven's Tale by Cat Winters
Man-Eaters, Vol. 1 by Chelsea Cain
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
Strange Fruit, Volume I by Joel Christian Gill
Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
it was amazing
A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing by DaMaris B. Hill
Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer
Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer
Cretaceous by Tadd Galusha
oh no by Alex  Norris
Women Talking by Miriam Toews
The Wrong End of the Table by Ayser Salman
Window Horses by Ann Marie Fleming
The Underfoot Vol. 1 by Ben Fisher
This Land is My Land by Andy Warner
The Mermaid's Voice Returns in This One by Amanda Lovelace
Fish Girl by David Wiesner
Tomboy by Liz Prince
it was amazing
Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time by Hope Nicholson
Flying Couch by Amy Kurzweil
FTL, Y'all! by C. Spike Trotman
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
it was amazing
Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner
The Girl Who Married a Skull by Kel McDonald
Anarcha Speaks by Dominique Christina
The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long
Toil & Trouble by Tess Sharpe
Womanthology by Bonnie Burton
The End of Summer by Tillie Walden
Trish Trash #1 by Jessica Abel
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
Shattered Warrior by Sharon Shinn
it was amazing
The Cassandra by Sharma Shields
Spinning by Tillie Walden
The Stillwater Girls by Minka Kent
Vagrant Queen Vol. 1 by Magdalene Visaggio
Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe
Safely Endangered Comics by Chris McCoy
The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas
it was amazing
Soppy by Philippa Rice
How to Be Alone by Lane Moore
Family Pets by Pat Shand
The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson
The Unwanted by Don  Brown
Zombies Calling by Faith Erin Hicks
Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash
Same Difference by Derek Kirk Kim
Minus by Lisa Naffziger
Bloom by Kevin Panetta
Sex Machine by Amanda Lafrenais
This Place by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
Color Outside the Lines by Sangu Mandanna
Nat Turner by Kyle Baker
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 by Emil Ferris
it was amazing
A Book For Sad Pets by Kristin Tipping
Space Boy Volume 1 by Stephen McCranie
The Outsider by Stephen King
Space Boy Volume 2 by Stephen McCranie
Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld
it was amazing
The Broken Vow by Scott Westerfeld
Last Pick by Jason Walz
Brain Camp by Susan Kim
I love this part by Tillie Walden
Everything Is Teeth by Evie Wyld
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyler
it was amazing
Reindeer Boy by Cassandra Jean
Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks
Habibi by Craig Thompson
The Widow by Fiona Barton
Skim by Mariko Tamaki
SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki
The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition by Stéphane Melchior-Durand
The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks
Camp Midnight by Steven T. Seagle
Baba Yaga's Assistant by Marika McCoola
#WeRateDogs by Matt Nelson
it was amazing
Emiko Superstar by Mariko Tamaki
Hidden by Loïc Dauvillier
White Rose by Kip Wilson
This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
Pirate Queen by Tony Lee
Middlegame by Seanan McGuire
Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller
Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
Life of the Party by Olivia Gatwood
Flight, Vol. 2 by Kazu Kibuishi
Glory O Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King
The City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott
Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks
it was amazing
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil
Gudetama by Wook-Jin Clark
Kelly’s last review of the year
liked it
"Likes: Sleeping, Chilling, Eating"

(Full disclosure: I received a free e-ARC for review through NetGalley.)

So, I'm not gonna lie: I'd never heard of the Sanrio character Gudetama before this title popped up on NetGalley. But how could I turn down love advice from a lazy, grumpy, chubby egg (alternately hard boiled and fried, it seems) with a butt that just won't quit?



While Gudetma is unexpectedly adorable, the rest of the artwork just isn't my
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2019 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
2019 READING
CHALLENGE
Kelly read 184 out of 75 books.
 
245%
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