Happy New Year to my lovely readers!
Every year, I aim to read as many books as possible to expose myself to new genres, de-stress and inspire my own writing. Below are the books I have read this year. Please comment below if you have any questions, book suggestions, etc. I hope you enjoy this journey as much as I will! 🙂
I noticed that a lot of my blogs are based on the books I read, so I will also provide links to those when they arise.
Books I’ve Read in 2019
- The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection by Louisa Thomsen Brits (1/6/19) — March 2019: Happiness Project Recap, April 2019: Happiness Project Recap
- The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur (1/8/19)
- Marriage Vacation by Pauline Turner Brooks (1/13/19)
- Judging a Book by Its Lover by Lauren Leto (1/19/19)
- Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison (2/1/19)
- Rising Strong by Brené Brown (2/12/19) — Your Health in Action: 5 Wellness Books Worth Reading
- Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (2/16/19)
- The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri (2/17/19)
- 101 Secrets for Your Twenties by Paul Angone (2/18/19)
- Atonement by Ian McEwan (2/25/19)
- The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory (3/6/19)
- Queen’s Own Fool: A Novel of Mary Queen of Scots by Jane Yolen & Robert J. Harris (3/12/19)
- Isn’t It Pretty to Think So? by Nick Miller (3/21/19)
- The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (3/29/19)
- On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck by Nick Riggle (4/4/19)
- Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (4/9/19)
- Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey (4/18/19)
- Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane (4/20/19)
- Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country by Craig Pittman (4/28/19)
- Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski (5/5/19)
- Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells (5/30/19)
- Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (6/1/19)
- The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand (6/5/19)
- The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks (6/10/19)
- Micro-Resilience: Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive, and Energy by Bonnie St. John and Allen P. Haines (6/26/19)
- Loving Frank by Nancy Horan (7/7/19)
- The Final Swipe by Nikki Novo (7/28/19)
- The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg (8/5/19)
- Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett (10/6/19)
- Loving What Is by Byron Katie (10/16/19)
- To Life! A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking by Harold Kushner (10/30/19)
- Lay That Trumpet In Our Hands by Susan Carol McCarthy (11/7/19)
- Circling the Sun by Paula McLain (11/14/19)
- Devil in the White City by Erik Larson (11/30/19)
- Memories of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin (12/1/19)
- Wicked by Gregory Maguire (12/13/19)
Books I’m Currently Reading
1. Quiet by Susan Cain — Things I’m Loving Lately: Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
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