2019 Books

Books read in 2019, with links to reviews and/or reactions, if applicable.

January – 8
Favorite: The Vanishing Stair

1. City of Broken Magic by Mirah Bolender (audio)
2. Song of Blood and Stone by L. Penelope
3. Someone Like Me by MR Carey
4. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (audio)
5. Love a la Mode by Stephanie Kate Strohm
6. An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
7. The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio)
8. Gut Reactions by Simon Quellen Field (audio)

February – 6
Favorite: King of Scars

9. The Retreat by Mark Edwards
10. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
11. The Eating Instinct by Virginia Sole-Smith
12. King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
13. Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen (audio)
14. The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (audio)

March – 0

April – 5
Favorite: What Alice Forgot

15. Save the Date by Morgan Matson
16. Death in Provence by Serena Kent (audio)
17. Kid Gloves by Lucy Knisley
18. The True Queen by Zen Cho (audio)
19. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

May – 2
Favorite: The Bride Test

20. The Paths Between Worlds by Paul Antony Jones (audio)
21. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

June – 7
Favorite: The Alchemist’s Illusion

22. Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa (audio)
23. The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
24. The Alchemist’s Illusion by Gigi Pandian (audio)
25. Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi
26. Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe
27. The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders (audio)
28. Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

July – 1
Favorite: The Stranger Diaries

29. The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

August – 3
Favorite: none

30. Better Than the Best Plan by Lauren Morrill
31. Silent Child by Sarah Denzil (audio)
32. The F*ck It Diet by Caroline Dooner (audio)

September – 17
Favorite: the Ruth Galloway mysteries (sorry, can’t pick just one!)

33. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware (audio)
34. The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
35. The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley
36. The Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths (audio)
37. The House at Sea’s End by Elly Griffiths (audio)
38. City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
39. A Room Full of Bones by Elly Griffiths
40. A Dying Fall by Elly Griffiths (audio)
41. The Outcast Dead by Elly Griffiths (audio)
42. The Ghost Fields by Elly Griffiths
43. The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths
44. The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths (audio)
45. The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths (audio)
46. The Stone Circle by Elly Griffiths (audio)
47. Grave Importance by Vivian Shaw (audio)
48. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale (audio)
49. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

October – 5
Favorite: Tunnel of Bones

50. Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
51. Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
52. House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin Craig
53. The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas (audio)
54. Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

November – 4
Favorite: Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts

55. Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater (audio)
56. Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia
57. White Sand Volume 3 by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin
58. Burnout by Emily and Amelia Nagoski (audio)

December – 3
Favorite: Starsight

59. Starsight by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
60. Strange Planet by Nathan Pyle
61. Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Favorite books of 2019
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Runner-up: The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio)
Runner-up: The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffith

End of Year Stats: 2019 in Books