My reading goal for 2019 was to equal or exceed my number of Books Read in 2018.
I didn’t make the goal.
But that’s okay.
Because that’s just how life flows sometimes.
Pooling on the ground.
Dripping through the cracks.
And I flow with it.
* = extra memorable and/or illuminating
** = the author has been spying on my life to figure out what I want in a story
*** = I had GALAXY BRAIN over this
- ***Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
- Princeless by Jeremy Whitley and Mia Goodwin
- *The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
- *The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
- *Womanist Midrash by Dr. Willa Gafney
- *Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
- **The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron
- ***The Knowing by Sharon Cameron
- The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King
- All Together Dead (Southern Vampire Mysteries, #7) by Charlaine Harris
- From Dead to Worse (Southern Vampire Mysteries, #8) by Charlaine Harris
- Dead and Gone (Southern Vampire Mysteries, #9) by Charlaine Harris
- Night by Elie Wiesel
- Germ by Robert Liparulo
- *The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
- Revival by Stephen King
- Silence (Queen of the Dead, #1) by Michelle Sagara
- Night Shift (Jill Kismet, #1) by Lilith Saintcrow
- Hunter’s Prayer (Jill Kismet, #2) by Lilith Saintcrow
- The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs
- The Rebirthing of God by John Philip Newell
- The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
- Elevation by Stephen King
- **The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
- Odd Hours (Odd Thomas, #4) by Dean Koontz
- Odd Apocalypse (Odd Thomas, #5) by Dean Koontz
- The Futilitarians by Anne Gisleson
- A Manual for Cleaning Women — Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin
- ***Emotional Agility by Susan David
- **The Raptor & the Wren (Miriam Black, #5) by Chuck Wendig
- Vultures (Miriam Black, #6) by Chuck Wendig
- *Fire Logic (Elemental Logic Saga, #1) by Laurie J. Marks
- Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3) by Sarah J. Maas
- *Railsea by China Miéville
- Jesus Wants to Save Christians by Rob Bell and Don Golden
- Harley Loco by Rayya Elias
- The Silence by Tim Lebbon
- The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 8th Annual Edition (1995) edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
- The Dark Crystal by A.C.H. Smith
- *The Law of the Wolf (Outlaw King, #2) by S.A. Hunt
- *Ten Thousand Devils (Outlaw King, #3) by S.A. Hunt
- **In the Shelter by Pádraig Ó Tuama
- Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris
- Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11) by Charlaine Harris
- **Unexpected Stories by Octavia Butler
- **The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle
Started, didn’t finish: The White Plague by Frank Herbert