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2018 Wrap-Up

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2018 has come and gone, I can’t believe it. I didn’t meet my goal of 80, but I did get 40. Some are dnfs, some are 5 stars and will be my faves forever in my heart. I won’t be linking any reviews because some of these I never posted about on my blog. Let’s dig in….

Read

  1. They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera – 5 Stars
  2. This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada – 4 Stars
  3. The Hating Game by Sally Thorne – 5 Stars
  4. Kiss Cam by Kiara London – 2 Stars
  5. Milk & Honey by Rupi Kaur – 3 Stars
  6. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black – 4 stars
  7. Children of Blood & Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – 5 Stars
  8. The Subtle Art of Not giving a fuck by Mark Hanson – 5 Stars
  9. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden – 5 Stars
  10. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds – 4 Stars
  11. The Apocolypse of Elena Medoza By Shawn David Hutchinson – 5 Stars
  12. Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody – 3 Stars
  13. The Astonishing Color of Ever After by Emily X.R. Pan – 5 Stars
  14. Blanca & Roja by Anna Marie Mclemore – 5 Stars
  15. To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin – 5 Stars
  16. The Call by Peadar O’Gulin – 4 Stars
  17. Toil & Trouble 15 tales of Women & Witchcraft – 5 Stars
  18. Mirage by Somaiya Daud – 5 Stars
  19. Things no one will tell fat girls by Jes Baker – 4 Stars
  20. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang – 5 Stars
  21. From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon – 4 Stars
  22. The Not So perfect Mother by Kerry Fisher – 3 Stars
  23. #MurderTrending by Gretchen Mcneil – 4 Stars
  24. Come as You Are by Lauren Blakely – 4 Stars
  25. The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager – 4 Stars
  26. Sadie by Courtney Summers – 5 Stars
  27. Next year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton – 5 Stars
  28. What if its Us by Adam Silvera – 5 Stars
  29. The Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart – 4 Stars
  30. All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin – 5 Stars
  31. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – 5 Stars
  32. A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne – 3 Stars
  33. Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy – 3.7 Stars

DNF’s

  1. Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan ( Rape Scene)
  2. The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan (Just not my taste, plan to try again)
  3. The Death of Mrs.Westaway by Ruth Ware (Don’t like the writing, just not for me)
  4. Cross Her Heart by Sarah PinBorough (Overall just boring and nothing memorable)
  5. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto (Boring and just a bunch of Info Dumping)
  6. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle (Bored and I felt it lacked in certain areas)
  7. Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman (Bored to Tears)

Stats 

15,613 across 42 books

Shortest Book – Milk & Honey at 204 Pages

Longest Book – Children of Blood and Bone at 525

Most Popular at 245,791 have also read – The subtle art fo not giving a Fuck by Mark Hanson

Least Popular at 921 have also read – Kiss Cam by Kiara London

Highest Rated on Goodreads – Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens at 4.47 Stars

My First Review of the year – This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

My Last Review of the Year – The Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

5 Stars Given – 17/33

4 Stars Given – 10/33

3 Stars Given – 5/33

2 Stars Given – 1/33

1 Star Given – 0/33

Overall 2018 wasn’t a bad reading year. I’m excited to try and up these numbers in 2019. How did you reading do in 2018? Did you meet your goal?

Courtney 💛

 

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