My Year in Books (Updated with 2019 Goals)

Books Read: 23

Pages Read: 5,789

Shortest Book: The Enigma of Amigara Fault by Junji Ito (33 pages)

Longest Book: Penguin Minis: Paper Towns by John Green (648 pages)

2018 Book(s): I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara

Favorite Book Read in 2018: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Runners Up: Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood, Brave New World by Aldoux Huxley

Book Outside My Usual Reading: Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

Book(s) Recommended to Me: Mini Habits by Stephen Guise, Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Book I Learned Something From: The Baby Thief by Barbara Bisantz Raymond

Book(s) I Gifted in 2018: Girl Squads by Sam Maggs, 101 Essays That Will Change the Way You Think by Brianna Wiest

(Stats courtesy of Goodreads.)

2019 Reading Goals

Combined with the Reading Glasses Podcast Reading Challenge 2019 (the first list)!

  • Read a translated book.
  • Read a nonfiction piece that you have no prior knowledge of.
  • Read a book by a trans author.
  • Read a graphic novel.
  • Read a short story collection or anthology.
  • Join a book club.
  • Pre-order or request a book.
  • Do a library card social media post with a photo.
  • Contact/thank a favorite author.
  • Have a relaxing book day.

The ones below are based on my reading habits and the things I’d like to change.

  • Find poetry that speaks to me.
  • Find a comic/graphic novel that I’d give 5 stars to.
  • Find a series that I’d actually read all of.
  • Clean out bookshelf of all books I won’t read. (Donate!)
  • Read a book > 1,000 pages.