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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #400 on: May 20, 2019, 05:22:49 AM »
25. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
26. Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
27. The Stranger by Harlan Coben
28. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
29. The Woods by Harlan Coben
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke

35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #401 on: May 21, 2019, 12:11:49 PM »
1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
2. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
3. North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah
4. Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin
5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
6. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
7. As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
8. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
9. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
10. A World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin
11.The Broken Ladder by Keith Payne
12. Circe by Madeline Miller
13. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
14. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
15. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
16. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
17. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
18. The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
19. The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
20. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
21. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway
22. The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
23. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
24. The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory
25. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
26. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
27. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
28. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
29. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
30. Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
31. Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
32. Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
33. The Demigod Files (Percy Jackson) by Rick Riordan
34. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
35. May Flowers by Louisa May Alcott
36. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
37. Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo by Rick Riordan (this is really more of a short story, but once I hit 75 for the year I'm planning to finally read War and Peace, so it will balance out)

38. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
39. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #402 on: May 21, 2019, 01:02:14 PM »
1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
2. Wisp of a Thing, Alex Bledsoe (library)
3. The 2018 Best American Essays, ed. Hilton Als (mine)
4. The Language Instinct, Stephen Pinker (mine)
5. Dreamsnake, Vonda McIntyre (library)
6. The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (mine)
7. Long Black Curl, Alex Bledsoe (library)
8. The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders (borrowed)
9. Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, ed. Ann Hood (library)
10. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie (mine)
11. Chapel of Ease, Alex Bledsoe (library)
12. Veganomicon, Isa Moskovitz (library)
13. Gather Her Round, Alex Bledsoe (library)
14. Kindred: The Graphic Novel, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, and John Jennings (borrowed)
15. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Julie C. Dao (mine)
16. My System, J.P. Muller (online)
17. Standing and Not Falling: A Sorceror's Primer in 13 Moons, Lee Morgan (mine)
18. Magic for Beginners, Kelly Link (library)
19. The Odyssey, Homer, trans. Emily Wilson (mine)
20. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
21. Old English Herbals, Eleanour Sinclair Rohde (mine)
22. Small Batch Baking, Debby Maugans Nakos (library)
23. Dragons: A Natural History, Karl Shuker (mine)
24. Soap: Making It, Enjoying It, Ann Bramson (mine)

25. Princesses Behaving Badly, Linda Rodriguez McRobbie (mine). Light historical fare -- a brief tour of 60 women for whom the appellation "princess" is non-ridiculous, and their fares and foibles. This is exactly the sort of low-key reading I wanted before getting into a big, hefty book club read.

I am at 7/15 for pre-2019 books.

Currently reading:

Americanah, Chimimanda Adichie (mine)
Life in the Garden, Penelope Lively (mine)
Always Coming Home, Ursula K. LeGuin (library)

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #403 on: May 21, 2019, 01:06:12 PM »
I am flopping around a bit on what to read next, have begun:

Made for Love
Never Let Me Go
Every Cradle Is A Grave
The Return of the Native
A History of Western Philosophy
The Bone Clocks


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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #404 on: May 22, 2019, 11:16:54 AM »
25. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
26. Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
27. The Stranger by Harlan Coben
28. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
29. The Woods by Harlan Coben
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben

36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #405 on: May 23, 2019, 09:47:58 AM »
1) 21 Questions for the 21st Century--Yuval Noah Harari
2) Braving the Wilderness--Brene Brown
3) Treating People Well : The Extraordinary Power of Civility At Work and In Life--Lea Berman & Jeremy Bernard

4) Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World--Cal Newport
5) The Course of Love--Alain de Botton *fiction
6) Cringeworthy : A Theory of Awkwardness--Melissa Dahl
7) Do Not Say We Have Nothing--Madeline Thien   *fiction
8) Designing Your Life : How To Build a Well-lived, Joyful Life--Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

9) No Time to Spare : Thinking About What Matters--Ursula Le Guin  *essays
10) We Should All Be Feminists--Chimamanda Adichie  *short essay
11) Mindfulness in Plain English--Bhante Gunaratana

12) NeuroTribes : The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity--Steve Silberman
13) The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty--Soetu Yanagi, Bernard Leach
14) My Year of Meats--Ruth Ozeki *fiction for bookclub
15) Be Nobody--Lama Marut (so-so, easy read so I finished it)
16) Atomic Habits : An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones --James Clear

17) Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection--John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
18) Becoming--Michelle Obama *bookclub
19) Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage--Alfred Lansing *great historical read
20) Finding Gobi : A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart --Dion Leonard (nice story,  did not need to be book-length)

21) All Our Relations : Finding the Path Forward--Tanya Talaga (Massey lecture series book; crisis of youth suicide in Indigenous populations)
22) White Fragility : Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People about Racism--Robin Diangelo *so good, important..will be re-read
23) Artists In Their Studios: Where Art is Born--Robert Amos
24) Shoe Dog : A Memoir by the Creator of Nike--Phil Knight

25) Man's Search for Meaning: Viktor Frankl *bookclub
26) All New Square Foot Gardening: Mel Bartholomew
27) On Art and Mindfulness--Enrique Martinez Celaya
 
28) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies--Jared Diamond
29) The Suitcase & The Jar: Travels with a Daughter's Ashes--Becky Livingston *intense subject matter but somehow an uplifting book

 working on..
30) Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex and Politics--Starhawk
31) The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution--Lynn Rossy
32) Homes: A Refugee Story--Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #406 on: May 23, 2019, 09:49:56 AM »
I would love to hear your review on the Starhawk. :)

It's interesting but dated during the intro @diapasoun -- 80's politics and issues--of course, the underlying themes are still relevant. I'm at the beginning part of the book (as I became swept up in a different one) so my experience of it might change as I get deeper in.
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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #407 on: May 23, 2019, 01:02:21 PM »
25. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
26. Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
28. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
29. The Woods by Harlan Coben
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #408 on: May 25, 2019, 06:35:59 PM »
25. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
26. Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
28. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
29. The Woods by Harlan Coben
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke

38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #409 on: May 26, 2019, 10:28:36 PM »
31.  Anne McCaffrey, Dragonsinger
32.  Alys Clare, The Angel in the Glass
33.  Robyn Carr, What We Find
34.  Mary Balogh, Second Chances
35.  Gail Carriger, Soulless
36.  Mary Balogh, Someone to Hold
37.  Gail Carriger, Changeless
38.  Jedidiah Jenkins, To Shake the Sleeping Self
39.  Gail Carriger, Blameless
40.  Charles Finch, The Fleet Street Murders
41.  Alexander McCall Smith, Tears of the Giraffe
42.  Gail Carriger, Heartless
43.  Gail Carriger, Timeless

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #410 on: May 27, 2019, 09:53:13 AM »
1. Infernal Devices - Philip Reeve - 1/3/18
2. Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari - 1/12/18 - UGH. Great subject, TERRIBLE execution. 200 pages of content in 430 pages of endless fucking lists and artificial dichotomies. Will never be reading another book from this author. He needs an editor to take the wind out of his (verbose, tedious, pedantic, excessive) sails
3. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind - Dana White - 1/21/19
4. A Darkling Plain - Philip Reeve - 1/22/19
5. Woman on Fire - Amy Jo Goddard - 2/11/19 - fucking AWFUL. I don't think I'm the target audience. I found it incredibly condescending and reductionist and self-righteous. It was for book club. Hate that I even had to finish it!
6. Better Than Before - Gretchen Rubin - 2/19/19 - great. I highly recommend it.
7. The Female Persuasion - Meg Wolitzer - 3/1/19- actually a pretty solid read! Kept me engaged. Not my usual by any means (it was for book club), but not an annoyance read either.
8. The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/10/19 - these are fun kids reads. Well written and engaging.
9. The Queen of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/15/19
10. The King of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/19/20
11. Dies in Fire - S M Stirling - 3/21/19 - Book club book. This was really good! It's a local author, and I hate to say it, but I wasn't expecting much. Good read though. World war z writing vibe, but more compelling characters.
12. A Conspiracy of Kings - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/24/19
13. Thick as Thieves Megan Whalen Turner - 3/28/19
14. Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey - AJ Jacobs - 4/6/19 - not one of my favorite books by him. Hit it's stride a *little* more later on? But really, could have easily been an article and been better for it. Not much of his usual reliable great humor either. Eh.
15. The Year of Living Danishly - Helen Russell - 4/4/19 - pretty good, although the surprise infertility/miracle pregnancy store line crushed my sad little infertile heart. Definitely made me laugh out loud a time or two, and was an interesting look into denmark. A bit dry in places though.
16. Flight Behavior - Barabara Kingsolver - 4/15/19 - took me a little bit to get into this, but it was really good. Sad at times for sure. Empowering. Politically topical. Not sure why I owned it for so long without reading it! I love her books.
17. The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran - 4/24/19
18. Expecting Better - Emily Oster - 5/2/19
19. The Keystone Approach: Healing Arthritis and Psoriasis by Healing the Microbiome - Rebecca Fett - 5/8/19
20. Atomic Habits - James Clear - in progress (ugh this is a slog. Better than Before was way better) abandoned at about 60%

21. Your Money or Your Life - Joseph R. Dominguez, Monique Tilford, and Vicki Robin - 5/25/19
22. Cribsheets - Emily Oster - in progress
23. The Protector's War - SM Stirling - in progress

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #411 on: May 27, 2019, 11:08:42 AM »
1. World Enough & Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down - Christian McEwen (1/3/2019)
2. The Art of Fielding - Chad Harbach (1/5/2019)
3. The Rithmatist - Brandon Sanderson (1/7/2019) - REREAD
4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo (1/10/2019)
5. Skyward - Brandon Sanderson (1/12/2019)
6. Shades of Milk and Honey - Mary Robinette Kowal (1/12/2019)
7. The Song of Roland - trans. Patricia Terry (1/19/2019)
8. The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah (1/26/2019).
9. Fantastic Mr. Fox - Roald Dahl (1/26/2019) - REREAD
10. Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds - Brandon Sanderson (1/27/2019)
11. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment - Robert Wright (2/4/2019).
12. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood (2/15/2019)
13. Never Broken: Songs are Only Half the Story - Jewel (2/17/2019)
14. Ready Player One - Ernest Cline (2/18/2019)
15. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing - Hank Green (2/20/2019)
16. Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas (2/22/2019)
17. An Everlasting Meal: Cooking WIth Economy and Grace - Tamar Adler (2/26/2019)
18. Divergent - Veronica Roth (2/28/2019)
19. White Rose Black Forest - Eoin Dempsey (2/28/2019)
20. Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too - Beth Terry (03/06/2019)
21. The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle (3/9/2019)
22. Little House in the Suburbs: Backyard farming and home skills for self-sufficient living - Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin (3/12/2019)
23. The Power - Naomi Alderman (3/17/2019)
24. Salt Fat Acid Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking - Samin Nosrat (3/22/2019)
25. Insurgent - Veronica Roth (3/23/2019)
26. Quicker than the Eye - Ray Bradbury (3/24/2019)
27. The Lazy Environmentalist: Your Guide to Easy, Stylish, Green Living - Josh Dorfman (3/27/2019)
28. The Life-changing Magic of Tidyig Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing - Marie Kondo (3/31/2019)
29. Queen Sugar - Natalie Baszile (4/6/2019)
30. Allegiant - Veronica Roth (4/6/2019)
31. Hounded - Kevin Hearne (4/7/2019)
32. The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well - Deborah Needleman (4/7/2019)
33. Color in Decoration - Annie Sloan and Kate Gwynn (4/8/2019)
34. A Vintage Affair - Isabel Wolff (4/13/2019)
35. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life... and Maybe the World - William H. McRaven (4/13/2019)
36. Domino: The Book of Decorating - Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello, Dara Coponigro (4/14/2019)
37. A Court of Mist and Fury - Sarah J. Maas (4/16/2019)
38. The Art of Interior Design: Selecting Elements for Distinctive Styles - Suzanne Woloszynska (4/20/2019)
39. American Gods - Neil Gaiman (4/24/2019)
40. A Court of Wings and Ruin - Sarah J. Maas (4/25/2019)

41. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts - Joshua Hammer (5/8/2019)
42. Hexed - Kevin Hearne (5/11/2019)
43. This Star Won't Go Out - Esther Earl, with Lori and Wayne Earl (5/16/2019)
44. A Court of Frost and Starlight - Sarah J. Maas (5/19/2019)
45. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning - Margareta Magnusson (5/25/2019)

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #412 on: May 27, 2019, 08:38:10 PM »
1. Jude the Obscure
2. Metamorphoses
3. The Aeneid
4. Stanzaic Morte Arthur
5. Dante's Inferno
6. The Gospel of Mark
7. The Faerie Queene
8. Paradise Lost
9. Casino Royale
10. Perelandra
11. The Subtle Knife (still have to finish)
12. Rumpole al a Carte
13. Clinging to the Wreckage
14. The Wind's Twelve Quarters
15. Lud-in-the-Mist
16. Hope-in-the-Mist
17. Galatea 2.2
18. Metamorphoses (a play) (different than #2)
19. Made for Love
20. A History of Western Philosophy, Book 1
21. The Golden Compass

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #413 on: May 27, 2019, 08:58:43 PM »
1. Laini Taylor - Strange the Dreamer
2. JK Rowling - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay
3. Drew Hayes - Siege Tactics
4. Charlie Holmberg - Smoke & Summons
5. Barry Eisler - The Killer Collective
6. Sarah Andersen - Adulthood Is A Myth
7. Lydia Kang - A Beautiful Poison
8. Laini Taylor - Muse of Nightmares
9. Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen - Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything
10. Michelle Obama - Becoming
11. Deborah Harkness - A Discovery of Witches
12. Lisa Goldstein - The Red Magician
13. Shea Ernshaw - The Wicked Deep
14. Rafi Zabor - The Bear Comes Home
15. Victoria Lee - The Fever King
16. Ransom Riggs - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
17. Ransom Riggs - Hollow City
18. Ransom Riggs - Library of Souls
19. Ransom Riggs - A Map of Days
20. Jonathan Auxier - Sweep: The Story of A Girl and Her Monster
21. Jonathan Auxier - The Night Gardener
22. James Lovegrove - The Labyrinth of Death
23. James Lovegrove - The Stuff of Nightmares
24. David Grann - Killers of the Flower Moon

25. Jonathan Auxier - Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes
26. James Lovegrove - The Thinking Engine
27. Barbara Sher - I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was

Forgot to update this for a few weeks...

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #414 on: May 28, 2019, 11:22:18 AM »
26. Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
28. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
29. The Woods by Harlan Coben
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke

39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #415 on: May 29, 2019, 08:30:53 AM »
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult

40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #416 on: May 30, 2019, 12:12:24 PM »
1. Squeezed - Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart
2. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
3. Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis
4. The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride
5. The Great Divergence by Timothy Noah
6. We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
7. Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
8. Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America - Brandon Hobson
9. American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer
10. It Was All a Dream by Reniqua Allen
11. Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
12. American Hate: Survivors Speak Out edited by Arjun Singh Sethi
13. Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side by Eve Ewing
14. Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
15. Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal by Alexandra Natapoff
16. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof
17. Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises by Rebecca Solnit
18. Palaces for the People by Eric Klinenberg
19. Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor by Sudhir Venkatesh
20. Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth
21. Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah
22. Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson
23. On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope by Deray McKesson
24. Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King
25. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
26. One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson
27. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
28. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
29. The View From Flyover Country by Sarah Kendzior
30. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
31. White Working Class by Joan Williams

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Dopesick by Beth Macy
Maid by Stephanie Land

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #417 on: June 01, 2019, 11:13:06 AM »
Books read in May (particular recommendations marked with a *):

41. Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees (audiobook) *
42. Ted Floyd’s How to Know the Birds
43. Tommy Orange’s There There
44. Shane Bauer’s American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment *
45. Richard Powers’ The Overstory
46. Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want to Talk About Race

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #418 on: June 01, 2019, 06:23:57 PM »
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben

41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #419 on: June 02, 2019, 11:43:28 AM »
(1) Becoming by Michelle Obama
(2) The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
(3) Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki
(4) Just Kids by Patti Smith
(5) The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
(6) The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer
(7) Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
(8) Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
(9) The North Water by Ian McGuire
(10) How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh
(11) The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
(12) Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
(13) Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang
(14) The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
(15) The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
(16) Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
(17) The Last Empress by Anchee Min
(18) Decluttering at the Speed of Life by Dana White
(19) Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher
(20) Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

(21) Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton
(22) The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #420 on: June 02, 2019, 08:39:52 PM »


1. Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie
2. A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
3. The Power if Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg (audio book)
4. A Little Life by Hanya Yanaginara
5. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence (audio book)
6. Eldest by Christopher Paolini
7. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
8 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond (audio book) - Thanks to those who recommended this earlier!
9. Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements (for book club)
10. Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy (audio book)


Wow, I did not realize how long it had been since I updated last...

11. The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
12.  Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (audiobook)
13. Early Riser by Jasper Fforde
14.Into the Wild by John Krakauer (audiobook)
15. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
16. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
17. Freakinomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J Dubner (audiobook)
18. Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
19. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land
20. The Winter Sister by Megan Collins
21. Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking (audiobook)

Currently Reading:
22. The Fall of Shannara: The Stiehl Assassin by Terry Brooks
23. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

At this rate, I will be at or over 25 by the end of the month, so right on track with the goal of 50!

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« Reply #421 on: June 03, 2019, 08:18:33 AM »
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  • My Child's Different: The Lessons Learned from One Family's Struggle by Elaine Halligan
  • The power of habits by Charles Duhigg
  • The 7 habits  of highly effective people by Stephen Covey … reread
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  • Ouragan (Rushing Waters) par Danielle Steel
  • Magique (Magic) par Danielle Steel
  • Cadeaux inestimables (Precious Gifts) par Danielle Steel
  • Les diamants de l'hiver (Homecoming) par Belva Plain
  • Quand l'ouragan s'apaise (The flame and the flower) par Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • La vie devant soi (The life before us) par Émile Ajar (Romain Gary)
  • Traîtrises (Beloved Rogue) par Penelope Williamson
  • Pressentiments (The Unseen) par Katherine Webb
  • L'héritage (The Legacy) par Katherine Webb
  • À la claire rivière(A Half Forgotten Song) par Katherine Webb
  • Chanson douce(Lullaby) par Leïla Slimani
  • Une vie de lumière et de vent() par Christian Signol
  • Vivre et mentir à Téhéran(City of lies:Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Teheran) par Ramita Navai
  • Le bal (Precious Gifts) par Danielle Steel
  • Au jour le jour ( One Day at a Time) par Danielle Steel
  • Les lueurs du Sud ( Southern Lights) par Danielle Steel
  • Les Feux sauvages de la mémoire (Hector's talent for miracles) par Kitty Sewell
  • Juste avant le bonheur () par Agnès Ledig
  • Le baiser (The Kiss) par Danielle Steel

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« Reply #422 on: June 03, 2019, 10:51:48 AM »
1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
2. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
3. North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah
4. Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin
5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
6. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
7. As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
8. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
9. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
10. A World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin
11.The Broken Ladder by Keith Payne
12. Circe by Madeline Miller
13. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
14. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
15. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
16. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
17. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
18. The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
19. The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
20. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
21. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway
22. The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
23. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
24. The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory
25. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
26. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
27. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
28. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
29. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
30. Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
31. Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
32. Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
33. The Demigod Files (Percy Jackson) by Rick Riordan
34. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
35. May Flowers by Louisa May Alcott
36. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
37. Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo by Rick Riordan (this is really more of a short story, but once I hit 75 for the year I'm planning to finally read War and Peace, so it will balance out)
38. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
39. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

40. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
41. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
42. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

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« Reply #423 on: June 03, 2019, 12:25:41 PM »
1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
2. Wisp of a Thing, Alex Bledsoe (library)
3. The 2018 Best American Essays, ed. Hilton Als (mine)
4. The Language Instinct, Stephen Pinker (mine)
5. Dreamsnake, Vonda McIntyre (library)
6. The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (mine)
7. Long Black Curl, Alex Bledsoe (library)
8. The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders (borrowed)
9. Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, ed. Ann Hood (library)
10. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie (mine)
11. Chapel of Ease, Alex Bledsoe (library)
12. Veganomicon, Isa Moskovitz (library)
13. Gather Her Round, Alex Bledsoe (library)
14. Kindred: The Graphic Novel, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, and John Jennings (borrowed)
15. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Julie C. Dao (mine)
16. My System, J.P. Muller (online)
17. Standing and Not Falling: A Sorceror's Primer in 13 Moons, Lee Morgan (mine)
18. Magic for Beginners, Kelly Link (library)
19. The Odyssey, Homer, trans. Emily Wilson (mine)
20. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
21. Old English Herbals, Eleanour Sinclair Rohde (mine)
22. Small Batch Baking, Debby Maugans Nakos (library)
23. Dragons: A Natural History, Karl Shuker (mine)
24. Soap: Making It, Enjoying It, Ann Bramson (mine)
25. Princesses Behaving Badly, Linda Rodriguez McRobbie (mine)

26. Life in the Garden, Penelope Lively (mine). This was delightful! If you love both gardening and literary pursuits, I'd definitely recommend it. It's a collection of essays around gardening; they're hard to describe, but imagine what happens when you take an elderly British novelist and ask her to write about gardening. Of course Woolf appears, and meditations on time in the garden, and discussions of garden style and trends.

I am at 8/15 for pre-2019 books.

Currently reading:

Americanah, Chimimanda Adichie (mine)
Always Coming Home, Ursula K. LeGuin (library)

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« Reply #424 on: June 05, 2019, 07:15:50 AM »
1. World Enough & Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down - Christian McEwen (1/3/2019)
2. The Art of Fielding - Chad Harbach (1/5/2019)
3. The Rithmatist - Brandon Sanderson (1/7/2019) - REREAD
4. Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo (1/10/2019)
5. Skyward - Brandon Sanderson (1/12/2019)
6. Shades of Milk and Honey - Mary Robinette Kowal (1/12/2019)
7. The Song of Roland - trans. Patricia Terry (1/19/2019)
8. The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah (1/26/2019).
9. Fantastic Mr. Fox - Roald Dahl (1/26/2019) - REREAD
10. Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds - Brandon Sanderson (1/27/2019)
11. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment - Robert Wright (2/4/2019).
12. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood (2/15/2019)
13. Never Broken: Songs are Only Half the Story - Jewel (2/17/2019)
14. Ready Player One - Ernest Cline (2/18/2019)
15. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing - Hank Green (2/20/2019)
16. Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas (2/22/2019)
17. An Everlasting Meal: Cooking WIth Economy and Grace - Tamar Adler (2/26/2019)
18. Divergent - Veronica Roth (2/28/2019)
19. White Rose Black Forest - Eoin Dempsey (2/28/2019)
20. Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too - Beth Terry (03/06/2019)
21. The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle (3/9/2019)
22. Little House in the Suburbs: Backyard farming and home skills for self-sufficient living - Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin (3/12/2019)
23. The Power - Naomi Alderman (3/17/2019)
24. Salt Fat Acid Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking - Samin Nosrat (3/22/2019)
25. Insurgent - Veronica Roth (3/23/2019)
26. Quicker than the Eye - Ray Bradbury (3/24/2019)
27. The Lazy Environmentalist: Your Guide to Easy, Stylish, Green Living - Josh Dorfman (3/27/2019)
28. The Life-changing Magic of Tidyig Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing - Marie Kondo (3/31/2019)
29. Queen Sugar - Natalie Baszile (4/6/2019)
30. Allegiant - Veronica Roth (4/6/2019)
31. Hounded - Kevin Hearne (4/7/2019)
32. The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well - Deborah Needleman (4/7/2019)
33. Color in Decoration - Annie Sloan and Kate Gwynn (4/8/2019)
34. A Vintage Affair - Isabel Wolff (4/13/2019)
35. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life... and Maybe the World - William H. McRaven (4/13/2019)
36. Domino: The Book of Decorating - Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello, Dara Coponigro (4/14/2019)
37. A Court of Mist and Fury - Sarah J. Maas (4/16/2019)
38. The Art of Interior Design: Selecting Elements for Distinctive Styles - Suzanne Woloszynska (4/20/2019)
39. American Gods - Neil Gaiman (4/24/2019)
40. A Court of Wings and Ruin - Sarah J. Maas (4/25/2019)
41. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts - Joshua Hammer (5/8/2019)
42. Hexed - Kevin Hearne (5/11/2019)
43. This Star Won't Go Out - Esther Earl, with Lori and Wayne Earl (5/16/2019)
44. A Court of Frost and Starlight - Sarah J. Maas (5/19/2019)
45. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning - Margareta Magnusson (5/25/2019)

46. Exodus - Leon Uris (5/27/2019)
47. Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What you Should and Shouldn't Cook from Scratch - Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods - Jennifer Reese (5/28/2019)
48. Tiamat's Wrath - James S.A. Corey (6/1/2019)
49. The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living - Meik Wiking (6/1/2019)
50. Circe - Madeline Miller (6/4/2019)

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« Reply #425 on: June 05, 2019, 07:39:20 AM »
(1) Becoming by Michelle Obama
(2) The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
(3) Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki
(4) Just Kids by Patti Smith
(5) The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
(6) The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer
(7) Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
(8) Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
(9) The North Water by Ian McGuire
(10) How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh
(11) The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
(12) Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
(13) Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang
(14) The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
(15) The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
(16) Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
(17) The Last Empress by Anchee Min
(18) Decluttering at the Speed of Life by Dana White
(19) Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher
(20) Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
(21) Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton
(22) The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart

(23) The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
(24) Classics in the Classroom by Michael Clay Thompson

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« Reply #426 on: June 05, 2019, 07:46:14 AM »
1. Infernal Devices - Philip Reeve - 1/3/18
2. Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari - 1/12/18 - UGH. Great subject, TERRIBLE execution. 200 pages of content in 430 pages of endless fucking lists and artificial dichotomies. Will never be reading another book from this author. He needs an editor to take the wind out of his (verbose, tedious, pedantic, excessive) sails
3. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind - Dana White - 1/21/19
4. A Darkling Plain - Philip Reeve - 1/22/19
5. Woman on Fire - Amy Jo Goddard - 2/11/19 - fucking AWFUL. I don't think I'm the target audience. I found it incredibly condescending and reductionist and self-righteous. It was for book club. Hate that I even had to finish it!
6. Better Than Before - Gretchen Rubin - 2/19/19 - great. I highly recommend it.
7. The Female Persuasion - Meg Wolitzer - 3/1/19- actually a pretty solid read! Kept me engaged. Not my usual by any means (it was for book club), but not an annoyance read either.
8. The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/10/19 - these are fun kids reads. Well written and engaging.
9. The Queen of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/15/19
10. The King of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/19/20
11. Dies in Fire - S M Stirling - 3/21/19 - Book club book. This was really good! It's a local author, and I hate to say it, but I wasn't expecting much. Good read though. World war z writing vibe, but more compelling characters.
12. A Conspiracy of Kings - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/24/19
13. Thick as Thieves Megan Whalen Turner - 3/28/19
14. Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey - AJ Jacobs - 4/6/19 - not one of my favorite books by him. Hit it's stride a *little* more later on? But really, could have easily been an article and been better for it. Not much of his usual reliable great humor either. Eh.
15. The Year of Living Danishly - Helen Russell - 4/4/19 - pretty good, although the surprise infertility/miracle pregnancy store line crushed my sad little infertile heart. Definitely made me laugh out loud a time or two, and was an interesting look into denmark. A bit dry in places though.
16. Flight Behavior - Barabara Kingsolver - 4/15/19 - took me a little bit to get into this, but it was really good. Sad at times for sure. Empowering. Politically topical. Not sure why I owned it for so long without reading it! I love her books.
17. The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran - 4/24/19
18. Expecting Better - Emily Oster - 5/2/19
19. The Keystone Approach: Healing Arthritis and Psoriasis by Healing the Microbiome - Rebecca Fett - 5/8/19
20. Atomic Habits - James Clear - in progress (ugh this is a slog. Better than Before was way better) abandoned at about 60%
21. Your Money or Your Life - Joseph R. Dominguez, Monique Tilford, and Vicki Robin - 5/25/19

22. Cribsheets - Emily Oster - in progress
00. The Protector's War - SM Stirling - had to give up =( It was giving me freaky vivid dreams. Reading while pregnant is more of a hazard that I thought.
23. The Power - Naomi Alderman - book club (in progress)

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #427 on: June 07, 2019, 08:22:01 AM »
1. Squeezed - Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart
2. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
3. Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis
4. The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride
5. The Great Divergence by Timothy Noah
6. We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
7. Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
8. Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America - Brandon Hobson
9. American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer
10. It Was All a Dream by Reniqua Allen
11. Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
12. American Hate: Survivors Speak Out edited by Arjun Singh Sethi
13. Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side by Eve Ewing
14. Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
15. Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal by Alexandra Natapoff
16. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof
17. Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises by Rebecca Solnit
18. Palaces for the People by Eric Klinenberg
19. Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor by Sudhir Venkatesh
20. Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth
21. Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah
22. Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson
23. On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope by Deray McKesson
24. Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King
25. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
26. One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson
27. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
28. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
29. The View From Flyover Country by Sarah Kendzior
30. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
31. White Working Class by Joan Williams
32. Dopesick by Beth Macy
33. Maid by Stephanie Land


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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness by Alisa Roth

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #428 on: June 07, 2019, 03:07:35 PM »
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner

42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #429 on: June 07, 2019, 08:15:15 PM »
1. Laini Taylor - Strange the Dreamer
2. JK Rowling - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay
3. Drew Hayes - Siege Tactics
4. Charlie Holmberg - Smoke & Summons
5. Barry Eisler - The Killer Collective
6. Sarah Andersen - Adulthood Is A Myth
7. Lydia Kang - A Beautiful Poison
8. Laini Taylor - Muse of Nightmares
9. Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen - Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything
10. Michelle Obama - Becoming
11. Deborah Harkness - A Discovery of Witches
12. Lisa Goldstein - The Red Magician
13. Shea Ernshaw - The Wicked Deep
14. Rafi Zabor - The Bear Comes Home
15. Victoria Lee - The Fever King
16. Ransom Riggs - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
17. Ransom Riggs - Hollow City
18. Ransom Riggs - Library of Souls
19. Ransom Riggs - A Map of Days
20. Jonathan Auxier - Sweep: The Story of A Girl and Her Monster
21. Jonathan Auxier - The Night Gardener
22. James Lovegrove - The Labyrinth of Death
23. James Lovegrove - The Stuff of Nightmares
24. David Grann - Killers of the Flower Moon
25. Jonathan Auxier - Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes
26. James Lovegrove - The Thinking Engine
27. Barbara Sher - I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was

28. Jonathan Auxier - Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard
29. Masaji Ishikawa - A River in Darkness

A fantasy for young adults about magic books, and a true story about a man who escaped North Korea when his family was starving to death. Kind of a weird back-to-back pairing.

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« Reply #430 on: June 08, 2019, 01:00:57 PM »
1) 21 Questions for the 21st Century--Yuval Noah Harari
2) Braving the Wilderness--Brene Brown
3) Treating People Well : The Extraordinary Power of Civility At Work and In Life--Lea Berman & Jeremy Bernard

4) Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World--Cal Newport
5) The Course of Love--Alain de Botton *fiction
6) Cringeworthy : A Theory of Awkwardness--Melissa Dahl
7) Do Not Say We Have Nothing--Madeline Thien   *fiction
8) Designing Your Life : How To Build a Well-lived, Joyful Life--Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

9) No Time to Spare : Thinking About What Matters--Ursula Le Guin  *essays
10) We Should All Be Feminists--Chimamanda Adichie  *short essay
11) Mindfulness in Plain English--Bhante Gunaratana

12) NeuroTribes : The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity--Steve Silberman
13) The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty--Soetu Yanagi, Bernard Leach
14) My Year of Meats--Ruth Ozeki *fiction for bookclub
15) Be Nobody--Lama Marut (so-so, easy read so I finished it)
16) Atomic Habits : An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones --James Clear

17) Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection--John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
18) Becoming--Michelle Obama *bookclub
19) Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage--Alfred Lansing *great historical read
20) Finding Gobi : A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart --Dion Leonard (nice story,  did not need to be book-length)

21) All Our Relations : Finding the Path Forward--Tanya Talaga (Massey lecture series book; crisis of youth suicide in Indigenous populations)
22) White Fragility : Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People about Racism--Robin Diangelo *so good, important..will be re-read
23) Artists In Their Studios: Where Art is Born--Robert Amos
24) Shoe Dog : A Memoir by the Creator of Nike--Phil Knight

25) Man's Search for Meaning: Viktor Frankl *bookclub
26) All New Square Foot Gardening: Mel Bartholomew
27) On Art and Mindfulness--Enrique Martinez Celaya
 
28) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies--Jared Diamond
29) The Suitcase & The Jar: Travels with a Daughter's Ashes--Becky Livingston *intense subject matter but somehow an uplifting book
30) The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution--Lynn Rossy
31) Homes: A Refugee Story--Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Winnie Yeung

32) Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall--Will Ellsworth-Jones *bookclub
33) The Dangerous Old Woman: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype--Clarissa Pinkola Estes (audio)
34) Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams--Matthew Walker

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« Reply #431 on: June 08, 2019, 02:34:55 PM »
34) Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams--Matthew Walker

How was that? I've wanted to read it but I'm a little afraid to, in case it tells me my involuntary lifelong sleep problems will kill me...

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« Reply #432 on: June 08, 2019, 09:08:28 PM »
34) Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams--Matthew Walker

How was that? I've wanted to read it but I'm a little afraid to, in case it tells me my involuntary lifelong sleep problems will kill me...

I'm still reading it but am enjoying it @Dollar Slice ! It's definitely making me protective of my sleep-hours. Lots of sleep disorders in my family (insomnia, narcolepsy) so it's a subject of interest.
Also, interesting tidbits of info (such as how caffeine really works, dreams, REM, etc)

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« Reply #433 on: June 09, 2019, 09:24:06 AM »
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben

43. Crashing Heat by Richard Castle

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« Reply #434 on: June 09, 2019, 10:11:23 AM »
1. Infernal Devices - Philip Reeve - 1/3/18
2. Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari - 1/12/18 - UGH. Great subject, TERRIBLE execution. 200 pages of content in 430 pages of endless fucking lists and artificial dichotomies. Will never be reading another book from this author. He needs an editor to take the wind out of his (verbose, tedious, pedantic, excessive) sails
3. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind - Dana White - 1/21/19
4. A Darkling Plain - Philip Reeve - 1/22/19
5. Woman on Fire - Amy Jo Goddard - 2/11/19 - fucking AWFUL. I don't think I'm the target audience. I found it incredibly condescending and reductionist and self-righteous. It was for book club. Hate that I even had to finish it!
6. Better Than Before - Gretchen Rubin - 2/19/19 - great. I highly recommend it.
7. The Female Persuasion - Meg Wolitzer - 3/1/19- actually a pretty solid read! Kept me engaged. Not my usual by any means (it was for book club), but not an annoyance read either.
8. The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/10/19 - these are fun kids reads. Well written and engaging.
9. The Queen of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/15/19
10. The King of Attolia - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/19/20
11. Dies in Fire - S M Stirling - 3/21/19 - Book club book. This was really good! It's a local author, and I hate to say it, but I wasn't expecting much. Good read though. World war z writing vibe, but more compelling characters.
12. A Conspiracy of Kings - Megan Whalen Turner - 3/24/19
13. Thick as Thieves Megan Whalen Turner - 3/28/19
14. Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey - AJ Jacobs - 4/6/19 - not one of my favorite books by him. Hit it's stride a *little* more later on? But really, could have easily been an article and been better for it. Not much of his usual reliable great humor either. Eh.
15. The Year of Living Danishly - Helen Russell - 4/4/19 - pretty good, although the surprise infertility/miracle pregnancy store line crushed my sad little infertile heart. Definitely made me laugh out loud a time or two, and was an interesting look into denmark. A bit dry in places though.
16. Flight Behavior - Barabara Kingsolver - 4/15/19 - took me a little bit to get into this, but it was really good. Sad at times for sure. Empowering. Politically topical. Not sure why I owned it for so long without reading it! I love her books.
17. The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran - 4/24/19
18. Expecting Better - Emily Oster - 5/2/19
19. The Keystone Approach: Healing Arthritis and Psoriasis by Healing the Microbiome - Rebecca Fett - 5/8/19
20. Atomic Habits - James Clear - in progress (ugh this is a slog. Better than Before was way better) abandoned at about 60%
21. Your Money or Your Life - Joseph R. Dominguez, Monique Tilford, and Vicki Robin - 5/25/19

22. Cribsheets - Emily Oster - 6/6/19
23. The Power - Naomi Alderman - 6/7/19 - book club. Compelling and very readable, but depressing and pretty graphic (lots of sexual violence).
24. The Protector's War - SM Stirling - in progress

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #435 on: June 10, 2019, 06:54:38 AM »
30. Unnatural exposure by Patricia Cornwell
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben
43. Crashing Heat by Richard Castle

44. Fade Away by Harlen Coben

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #436 on: June 10, 2019, 11:23:42 AM »
1. Jude the Obscure
2. Metamorphoses
3. The Aeneid
4. Stanzaic Morte Arthur
5. Dante's Inferno
6. The Gospel of Mark
7. The Faerie Queene
8. Paradise Lost
9. Casino Royale
10. Perelandra
11. The Subtle Knife (finished)
12. Rumpole al a Carte
13. Clinging to the Wreckage
14. The Wind's Twelve Quarters
15. Lud-in-the-Mist
16. Hope-in-the-Mist
17. Galatea 2.2
18. Metamorphoses (a play) (different than #2)
19. Made for Love
20. A History of Western Philosophy, Book 1
21. The Golden Compass
22. The Amber Spyglass

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #437 on: June 10, 2019, 12:08:32 PM »
1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
2. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
3. North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah
4. Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin
5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
6. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
7. As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
8. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
9. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
10. A World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin
11.The Broken Ladder by Keith Payne
12. Circe by Madeline Miller
13. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
14. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
15. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
16. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
17. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
18. The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
19. The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
20. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
21. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway
22. The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
23. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
24. The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory
25. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
26. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
27. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
28. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
29. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
30. Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
31. Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
32. Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
33. The Demigod Files (Percy Jackson) by Rick Riordan
34. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
35. May Flowers by Louisa May Alcott
36. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
37. Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo by Rick Riordan (this is really more of a short story, but once I hit 75 for the year I'm planning to finally read War and Peace, so it will balance out)
38. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
39. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
40. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
41. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
42. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

43. The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
44. The Demigod Diaries by Rick Riordan
45. A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle
46. A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #438 on: June 10, 2019, 06:23:15 PM »
I can't seem to find free time to post on an actual month end, and I've slowed the pace some (work :/) but I have some more books vanquished to tell you all about.
January
1. The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky
2. Riding the Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux
3. Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
4. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
5. The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
6. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
7. The Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
February
8. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
9. Rocannon's World by Ursula LeGuin
10. Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance
11. Hungry Monkey by Matthew Amster-Burton
12. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin.
13. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter Miller
14. Dungeon Born by Dakota Krout
15. A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
16. The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
17. Walkable City by Jeff Speck
March:
18. Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart
19. Dawn by Elie Wiesel
20. Day by Elie Wiesel
21. Dungeon Madness by Dakota Krout

April:
22. Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
23. Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
24. A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage

May:
25. Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Change the World by Dan Koeppel
26. Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It by Susan Crawford
27. The Power by Naomi Alderman
28. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
29. Golden Age and Other Stories by Naomi Novik
30. The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos by Christian Davenport
31. The News: A User's Manual by Alain de Botton
32. Hiroshima by John Hersey

June
33. The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford
34. Shopgirl by Steve Martin
35. Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #439 on: June 10, 2019, 08:20:21 PM »
(1) Becoming by Michelle Obama
(2) The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
(3) Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki
(4) Just Kids by Patti Smith
(5) The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
(6) The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer
(7) Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
(8) Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
(9) The North Water by Ian McGuire
(10) How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh
(11) The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
(12) Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
(13) Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang
(14) The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
(15) The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
(16) Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
(17) The Last Empress by Anchee Min
(18) Decluttering at the Speed of Life by Dana White
(19) Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher
(20) Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
(21) Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton
(22) The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart
(23) The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
(24) Classics in the Classroom by Michael Clay Thompson

(25) Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #440 on: June 11, 2019, 03:37:34 AM »
ENG
  • My Child's Different: The Lessons Learned from One Family's Struggle by Elaine Halligan
  • The power of habits by Charles Duhigg
  • The 7 habits  of highly effective people by Stephen Covey … reread
  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
FR*
  • Ouragan (Rushing Waters) par Danielle Steel
  • Magique (Magic) par Danielle Steel
  • Cadeaux inestimables (Precious Gifts) par Danielle Steel
  • Les diamants de l'hiver (Homecoming) par Belva Plain
  • Quand l'ouragan s'apaise (The flame and the flower) par Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • La vie devant soi (The life before us) par Émile Ajar (Romain Gary)
  • Traîtrises (Beloved Rogue) par Penelope Williamson
  • Pressentiments (The Unseen) par Katherine Webb
  • L'héritage (The Legacy) par Katherine Webb
  • À la claire rivière (A Half Forgotten Song) par Katherine Webb
  • Chanson douce (Lullaby) par Leïla Slimani
  • Une vie de lumière et de vent () par Christian Signol
  • Vivre et mentir à Téhéran (City of lies:Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Teheran) par Ramita Navai
  • Le bal (Precious Gifts) par Danielle Steel
  • Au jour le jour ( One Day at a Time) par Danielle Steel
  • Les lueurs du Sud ( Southern Lights) par Danielle Steel
  • Les Feux sauvages de la mémoire (Hector's talent for miracles) par Kitty Sewell
  • Juste avant le bonheur () par Agnès Ledig
  • Le baiser (The Kiss) par Danielle Steel
  • Le reste de leur vie () par Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #441 on: June 11, 2019, 04:36:37 AM »
33. 50 Portraits, Gregory Heisler
34. The Mother Tongue, English and How It Got That Way, Bill Bryson
35. The Cold Dish, Craig Johnson

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #442 on: June 11, 2019, 09:49:35 AM »
1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
2. Wisp of a Thing, Alex Bledsoe (library)
3. The 2018 Best American Essays, ed. Hilton Als (mine)
4. The Language Instinct, Stephen Pinker (mine)
5. Dreamsnake, Vonda McIntyre (library)
6. The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (mine)
7. Long Black Curl, Alex Bledsoe (library)
8. The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders (borrowed)
9. Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, ed. Ann Hood (library)
10. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie (mine)
11. Chapel of Ease, Alex Bledsoe (library)
12. Veganomicon, Isa Moskovitz (library)
13. Gather Her Round, Alex Bledsoe (library)
14. Kindred: The Graphic Novel, Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy, and John Jennings (borrowed)
15. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Julie C. Dao (mine)
16. My System, J.P. Muller (online)
17. Standing and Not Falling: A Sorceror's Primer in 13 Moons, Lee Morgan (mine)
18. Magic for Beginners, Kelly Link (library)
19. The Odyssey, Homer, trans. Emily Wilson (mine)
20. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry (borrowed)
21. Old English Herbals, Eleanour Sinclair Rohde (mine)
22. Small Batch Baking, Debby Maugans Nakos (library)
23. Dragons: A Natural History, Karl Shuker (mine)
24. Soap: Making It, Enjoying It, Ann Bramson (mine)
25. Princesses Behaving Badly, Linda Rodriguez McRobbie (mine)
26. Life in the Garden, Penelope Lively (mine)

27. Always Coming Home, Ursula K. LeGuin (library). Omfg this book! It was so good. Definitely long, and unusual, and I wouldn't recommend it for everyone, but it hit me right in the heartplace. Absolutely fricking delightful.

I am at 8/15 for pre-2019 books.

Currently reading:

Americanah, Chimimanda Adichie (mine) --> I actually made some progress on this one, oh audiobooks.
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Paintings, Carl Nardenfolk (mine)

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #443 on: June 11, 2019, 07:22:54 PM »
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben
43. Crashing Heat by Richard Castle
44. Fade Away by Harlen Coben

45. The Third Victim by Lisa Gardner

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #444 on: June 11, 2019, 08:57:05 PM »
30. Lean in by Sheryl Sandberg (audiobook)
31. Make Your Bed by William H Mcraven. (audiobook)

32. The Year of Less by Cait Flanders
33. The Minimalist Home by Joshua Becker (audiobook)
34. Allegiant by Veronica Roth. Huh, found it annoying, slow and not like the first two books.
35. The Secret Garden by Katie Fforde
36. A Bone to Pick by Mark Bittman. (audiobook) Wow, some people eat some crap food in US and it sounds like the system is working against you with all the subsidies. I imagine it's not dissimilar in Australia outside of my bubble, although fewer subsidies and fast food is not *that* cheap.

I finally got to the front of the list for Becoming by Michelle Obama, so that's next!

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #445 on: June 16, 2019, 05:08:42 AM »
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben
43. Crashing Heat by Richard Castle
44. Fade Away by Harlen Coben
45. The Third Victim by Lisa Gardner

46. Redemption by David Baldacci

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #446 on: June 16, 2019, 11:59:06 AM »
1. Laini Taylor - Strange the Dreamer
2. JK Rowling - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay
3. Drew Hayes - Siege Tactics
4. Charlie Holmberg - Smoke & Summons
5. Barry Eisler - The Killer Collective
6. Sarah Andersen - Adulthood Is A Myth
7. Lydia Kang - A Beautiful Poison
8. Laini Taylor - Muse of Nightmares
9. Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen - Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything
10. Michelle Obama - Becoming
11. Deborah Harkness - A Discovery of Witches
12. Lisa Goldstein - The Red Magician
13. Shea Ernshaw - The Wicked Deep
14. Rafi Zabor - The Bear Comes Home
15. Victoria Lee - The Fever King
16. Ransom Riggs - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
17. Ransom Riggs - Hollow City
18. Ransom Riggs - Library of Souls
19. Ransom Riggs - A Map of Days
20. Jonathan Auxier - Sweep: The Story of A Girl and Her Monster
21. Jonathan Auxier - The Night Gardener
22. James Lovegrove - The Labyrinth of Death
23. James Lovegrove - The Stuff of Nightmares
24. David Grann - Killers of the Flower Moon
25. Jonathan Auxier - Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes
26. James Lovegrove - The Thinking Engine
27. Barbara Sher - I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was
28. Jonathan Auxier - Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard
29. Masaji Ishikawa - A River in Darkness

30. Various Authors - The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic

I really enjoyed this book! If I had any complaints it's that the stories all seem a little too perfect in the end... but... they're all true stories, so I'm not sure that's a fair complaint to make. It was good enough that I just put a hold on the other Moth Presents book my library has.

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #447 on: June 16, 2019, 08:49:53 PM »
44.  Erin Lindsey, Murder on Millionaires' Row
45.  Mary Balogh, Lady with a Black Umbrella
46.  Mary Balogh, Christmas Gifts
47.  Mary Balogh, Christmas Miracles
48.  Mary Balogh, Only Beloved
49.  Mary Balogh, Only Enchanting
50.  Mary Balogh, The Arrangement
51.  Mary Balogh, The Escape

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #448 on: June 17, 2019, 01:15:11 PM »
I probably won't make it to 50 books, but will try finish at least 10.

1. La Mystere (french Children's book)

Currently reading
L'etranger (almost finished). Restarted Kafka on the shore because I never finished and also restarted Steppenwolfe.

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Re: 50 Books in 2019!
« Reply #449 on: June 18, 2019, 06:13:18 AM »
31. The Bogleheads' Guide to investing by Taylor Larimore
32. Under the dome by Stephen King
33. Red Velvet Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke
34. Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
35. Live Wire by Harlan Coben
36. Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
37. Raspberry Danish Murder by Joanne Fluke
38. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
39. House Rules by Jodi Picoult
40. Just One Look by Harlan Coben
41. The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
42. Gone for Good by Harlan Coben
43. Crashing Heat by Richard Castle
44. Fade Away by Harlen Coben
45. The Third Victim by Lisa Gardner
46. Redemption by David Baldacci

47. Darkest Fear by Harlan Coben