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

TOTALS
I read 14,458 pages across 54 books Img bookstack 72

Compulsory by Martha Wells
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SHORTEST BOOK
1 page
Compulsory
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LONGEST BOOK
818 pages
Alexander Hamilton
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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
AVERAGE LENGTH
267 pages

MOST POPULAR
545,372
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Good Omens
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Good Omens by Terry Pratchett
A Short History of the Twentieth Century, or, When You Wish U... by Kathleen Ann Goonan
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BILL’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2019
3.8

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
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4.43 average
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Street Player by Danny Seraphine
Bill’s first review of the year
really liked it
This book is for fans of the rock band Chicago. You've all heard some of the stories. But Danny gives us the insider's look we've always wanted, along with his personal journey from literal 'street' player to founder of one of the most successful rock bands of the 70's and 80's. Chicago, the band, was his way out of Chicago, the city.

It's a fast read, full of sex and drugs and rock-and-roll (obviously). It's also filled with street brawls, mob
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BILL’S 2019 BOOKS
Firefight by Brandon Sanderson
really liked it
Street Player by Danny Seraphine
Captain Marvel, Volume 2 by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni
Captain Marvel, Volume 3 by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
Possession by Kat Richardson
Annihilation, Book One by Keith Giffen
A Short History of the Twentieth Century, or, When You Wish U... by Kathleen Ann Goonan
The Last Good Guy by T. Jefferson Parker
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Write Your Novel From the Middle by James Scott Bell
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
it was amazing
Avengers by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Steampunk II by Ann VanderMeer
The Barbary Pirates by William  Dietrich
really liked it
Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Believe Me by Eddie Izzard
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells
The Barbed Crown by William  Dietrich
The Me Generation... By Me by Ken Levine
The Toll by Cherie Priest
Infinite Tuesday by Michael Nesmith
The First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer
really liked it
Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells
Exit Strategy by Martha Wells
The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris
The Three Emperors by William  Dietrich
A Cold Trail by Robert Dugoni
Trust Me by Hank Phillippi Ryan
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Miniatures by John Scalzi
The Successful Author Mindset by Joanna Penn
Stone of Fire by J.F. Penn
Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
Home by Nnedi Okorafor
Everything's Coming Up Profits by Steve Young
The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor
it was amazing
Stumptown, Vol. 2 by Greg Rucka
Hannah's List by Debbie Macomber
Battle of the Network Zombies by Mark Henry
Resident Alien Volume 1 by Peter Hogan
really liked it
Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger
Dust by Hugh Howey
Resident Alien Volume 2 by Peter Hogan
Compulsory by Martha Wells
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Black Blade Blues by J.A. Pitts
The Origin of the Flow by John Scalzi
Southern Harm by Caroline Fardig
Southern Harm by Caroline Fardig
Bill’s last review of the year
liked it
The first half of this book was a bit too slow and chatty for my taste. The mystery is about a death that happened thirty years before the book opens. Because the characters have a lot of catching up to do, they spend a lot of time catching up instead of getting things done. When enough suspects finally get lined up things start happening and the second half of the book feels more like the kind of book I like to read. The mystery does come ...more
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2019 READING
CHALLENGE
Bill read 54 out of 48 books.
 
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