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My Year in Books
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This is my journey in books for 2019!

Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron
Shortest Book
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Longest Book

Average book length in 2019

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Most Shelved
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Hope in the Struggle by Josie R. Johnson
Least Shelved
people also shelved

Kristin’s average rating for 2019

What God Is Honored Here? by Shannon Gibney
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.70 average

The City & the City by China Miéville

Kristin’s first review of the year

really liked it
A speculative fiction noir murder mystery with archaeology and possible mythical worlds thrown in. Entertaining, but decidedly noir in its flattish characters with women as accessories or corpses.

The City & the City by China Miéville
Giant Days by Non Pratt
Circe by Madeline Miller
it was amazing
Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
Slow Motion by Dani Shapiro
Living Revision by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
So Lucky by Nicola Griffith
The Patron Saint of Lost Girls by Maureen  Aitken
My Fair Junkie by Amy Dresner
An Almost Perfect Christmas by Nina Stibbe
The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
it was amazing
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
Read. Write. Reflect. by Monica Bhide
Safekeeping by Abigail Thomas
Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
Medea by Euripides
Buck by M.K. Asante
Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee
it was amazing
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard
Vietnamerica by G.B. Tran
Making a Literary Life by Carolyn See
Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín
The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch
Heavy by Kiese Laymon
it was amazing
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Fear Icons by Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel
The Shakespeare Requirement by Julie Schumacher
Maid by Stephanie  Land
Genesis by Eduardo Galeano
Dreyer's English by Benjamin Dreyer
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
Love Is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
Crow by Ted Hughes
Deep Creek by Pam Houston
it was amazing
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Thorn Necklace by Francesca Lia Block
New Poets of Native Nations by Heid E. Erdrich
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander
Contents May Have Shifted by Pam Houston
it was amazing
Limber by Angela Pelster
Middlemarch by George Eliot
On Writing Well by William Zinsser
A Stranger's Journey by David Mura
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda  Holmes
The Happiness Playlist by Mark Mallman
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
You Cant Touch My Hair. And other things I still have to expl... by Phoebe Robinson
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
it was amazing
Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
American Journal by Tracy K. Smith
Big Sky by Kate Atkinson
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Two Kinds of Decay by Sarah Manguso
The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Mr. Kiss and Tell by Rob Thomas
Do Less by Kate Northrup
V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
West Coast Avengers, Vol. 2 by Kelly Thompson
it was amazing
Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew
Burnout by Emily Nagoski
Paper Girls, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
Paper Girls, Volume 5 by Brian K. Vaughan
Paper Girls, Volume 4 by Brian K. Vaughan
Paper Girls, Volume 6 by Brian K. Vaughan
Paper Girls, Volume 3 by Brian K. Vaughan
Paper Girls, Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan
How to Forget by Kate Mulgrew
Family Trouble by Joy Castro
it was amazing
All the Lives We Ever Lived by Katharine Smyth
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
The Truth About Stories by Thomas King
Maus I by Art Spiegelman
it was amazing
Maus II by Art Spiegelman
Wait, What? by Heather Corinna
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
No Ivy League by Hazel Newlevant
You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld
Educated by Tara Westover
This is Where I Am by Zeke Caligiuri
The Unspeakable by Meghan Daum
Very Nice by Marcy Dermansky
The Tender Land by Kathleen Finneran
it was amazing
Women Talking by Miriam Toews
Normal People by Sally Rooney
The White Man's Guide to White Male Writers of the Western Canon by Dana Schwartz
The Song Poet by Kao Kalia Yang
Meander, Spiral, Explode by Jane Alison
Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner
Hope in the Struggle by Josie R. Johnson

What God Is Honored Here? by Shannon Gibney

Kristin’s last review of the year

it was amazing
I am in awe of the power of this book. It honors the lived experience and pain of those in its pages and reaches out to connect to others' past and future experience. The world is better for the truths it contains, and for the erasures it restores. ...more
2019 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
Kristin Boldon read 132 out of 104 books.
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