2019 Book Log

Halfway through the year, I stopped reviewing books borrowed from the library, allowing for me to spend my free time reading instead of writing. I read a total of 192 books in 2019, including my year-long quest to read the entirety of The Bible.

Key

* denotes reread

` denotes abandoned

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

  • Circe (Madeline Miller)
  • The Last Summer (Ricarda Hunch)
  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (Yuval Noah Harari)
  • The Wild Inside (Christine Carbo)
  • Devil’s Daughter (Lisa Kleypas)
  • The Home-Maker (Dorothy Canfield Fisher)
  • Algorithms of Oppression (Safiya Umoja Noble)
  • Tipping the Velvet (Sarah Waters)
  • Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
  • They Called Us Enemy (George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker)
  • Faith (Lori Copeland)
  • This Fight Is Our Fight (Elizabeth Warren)
  • Sister Saints (Colleen McDannell)
  • Cold Sassy Tree (Olive Ann Burns)
  • Shadowlands (Anthony McCann)
  • Behold the Dreamers (Imbolo Mbue)
  • Revolting Prostitutes (Molly Smith and Juno Mac)
  • A Bride for All Seasons (Margaret Brownley, Debra Clopton, Mary Connealy, and Robin Lee Hatcher)

September

October

November

December

  • Let the Great World Spin (Colum McCann)
  • Sabrina & Corina (Kali Fajardo-Anstine)
  • Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)
  • Wife in Name Only (Charlotte M. Brame)
  • They Knew Mr Knight (Dorothy Whipple)
  • Maybe This Time (Alois Hotschnig)
  • The Goldfinch (Donna Tartt)
  • The Brothers (Asko Sahlberg)
  • The Weather of the Future (Heidi Cullen)
  • Listen, Liberal (Thomas Frank)
  • The Shuttle (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
  • A Lady of Quality (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
  • The Night Circus (Erin Morgenstern)
  • The Year of Less (Cait Flanders)
  • The Dreamt Land (Mark Arax)
  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone (Lori Gottlieb)
  • The Holy Bible (Anonymous)