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All the Books of 2019

In 2019, I read 40 books. Of these books, I gave 13 of them 5/5 stars, 11 of them 4/5 stars, 13 3/5 stars, and 2 books received a rating of 2/5 stars. Overall, my average rating was 3.8/5 stars.

The author I read the most books from was Shaun David Hutchinson, having read nine of his books. Overall, I read books from twenty-seven different authors, 24 of which I have never read from before.

The majority of the books I read were released in 2018. Only three of the books I read were actually released in 2019.

For genres, I read thirteen contemporary/speculative fiction, nine literary/classics, eight nonfiction, three fantasy, four poetry collections/verse novels, three fantasy, two sci-fi, and one historical fiction.

Now, below are all of the books I read in 2019, my ratings, and links to any reviews.

January

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Satellite by Nick Lake

5/5 stars

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The Wicker King by K. Ancrum

5/5 stars

The Legend of the Golden Raven by K. Ancrum

The Legend of the Golden Raven by K. Ancrum

4/5 stars

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

3/5 stars

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

4.5/5 stars

What We Pretend to Be by Shaun David Hutchinson

What We Pretend to Be by Shaun David Hutchinson

4/5 stars

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

2.5/5 stars

At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson

At The Edge of The Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson

5/5 stars

We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

5/5 stars

February

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson

4/5 stars

Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson

Violent Ends by Shaun David Hutchinson

4/5 stars

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado

3/5 stars

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lord of The Flies by William Golding

2/5 stars

March

Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson

Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson

4/5 stars

The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson

5/5 stars

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

5/5 stars

You Asked for Perfect by Laura  Silverman

You Asked For Perfect by Laura Silverman

2.5/5 stars

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

2/5 stars

April

In April, I finished zero books but started a few that I finished later in the year.

May

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

3/5 stars

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

3/5 stars

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Apocolypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

4.5/5 stars

Epicac by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Epicac by Kurt Vonnegut

3/5 stars

June

I did not read any books in June because I was focusing on my finals.

July

Brave Face by Shaun David Hutchinson

Brave Face by Shaun David Hutchinson

5/5 stars

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

When The Moon Was Ours by Anne-Marie McLemore

3/5 stars

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

5/5 stars

We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson (again)

5/5 stars

August

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

4/5 stars

September

In September, I started a few books but ultimately did not finish any.

October

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

3/5 stars

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

5/5 stars

November

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We Say #Never Again by Parkland student journalists

4/5 stars

For Every One by Jason Reynolds

For Everyone by Jason Reynolds

4/5 stars

The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani

The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani

3/5 stars

What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli

What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

4/5 stars

December

The View from Flyover Country by Sarah Kendzior

The View From Flyover Country by Sarah Kendzior

5/5 stars

Fascism by Madeleine K. Albright

Fascism: A Warning by Madeline Albright

3/5 stars

Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli

Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli

4/5 stars

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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Alan Poe

3/5 stars

The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku

The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku

3.5/5 stars

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat by Edgar Alan Poe

4/5 stars

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

4/5 stars

These are all forty of the books that I read in 2019. For 2020, I am hoping to read forty-five books. If you set any reading goals this year, feel free to share them in the comments.

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