2019 Reading Roundup


And that’s a wrap on 2019! here’s my year in reading, and time to shout out some of my favorite titles read this last year, so here goes!

–Marissa

Number of books read in 2019: 115 titles
Number of books read in 2018 (for comparison): 128 titles
Average of books read per month: 9.5 books
Average of books read per week: 2.2 books
Daily average: 1 book read every 3.2 days
Percent of fiction read: 69%
Percent of nonfiction read: 31%
Number of books read on the Kindle: 77 (66%)

And now, for the best books of the year (in my humble opinion, of course!), in author alphabetical order… my benchmark is always… “did this book stick with me? Do I still remember the characters or plot? Did I think about it after I closed the cover?”…

Brodeur, Adrienne. Wild Game. NF.

Dicks, Matthew. Twenty-One Truths About Love. F, K.

Harper, Jane. The Lost Man. F, K.

Hepworth, Sally. The Mother-In-Law. F, K.

Moore, Liz. Long Bright River. F, K.

Patchett, Ann. The Dutch House. F.

Philpott, Mary Laura. I Miss You When I Blink. NF, K.

Reid, Kiley. Such a Fun Age. F, K.

Reid, Taylor Jenkins. Daisy Jones and The Six. F.

Rosenstrach, Jenny. Dinner: A Love Story. NF.

Shapiro, Dani. Inheritance. NF.

Silver, Josie. One Day in December. F.

Taddeo, Lisa. Three Women. NF.

Waxman, Abbi. The Bookish Life of Nina Hill. F, K.

Zgheib, Yara. The Girls of 17 Swann Street. F, K.

What were your favorite reads this year that I should add to my TBR list?

 

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