This is my Goodreads Year in Books for 2019.
I had a goal of reading a book a week/4 books a month – one poetry collection, one middle grade or YA novel, one work of fiction/memoir/essay that was not kidlit, and one nonfiction work. It looks like I managed to do it. 🙂 I enjoyed the variety – and especially liked the monthly poetry read – so I plan on setting the same goal in 2020.
I read 18,011 pages across 75 books
The Autobiography of a Jukebox
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
A Map for Wild Hearts: How to Make Art Even When You’re Lost
My first review of the year
A lovely book that tackles a number of complex issues in a real and heartfelt way. Ruby Moon Hayes is a character that’s easy to root for, and her frustration, sadness, and eventual compassion feel very true to life. The author does a wonderful job of showing just how hard standing up (for yourself and for others) can be – and how necessary it is for all of us. Great friendships form the heart of this story that’s all about finding and using your…more
So, that’s my 2019 Year in Books. What about yours? Please let me know what you read (and loved), so I can add it to my To Read in 2020 pile.