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Books Read in 2019


  1. Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony
  2. Slayer by Kiersten White
  3. Bird Box by Josh Malerman
  4. The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh
  5. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover
  6. The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
  7. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  8. Annelies by David R. Gillham
  9. The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
  10. Maid by Stephanie Land
  11. Golden State by Ben H. Winters
  12. The Burning Island by Hester Young
  13. No Beast So Fierce by Dane Huckelbridge
  14. Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto
  15. Early Riser by Jasper Fforde
  16. Evil by Julia Shaw
  17. Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey
  18. Woman 99 by Greer Macallister
  19. The Women’s War by Jenna Glass
  20. While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt
  21. If, Then by Kate Hope Day
  22. Sherwood by Meagan Spooner
  23. Girls With Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young
  24. Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter
  25. Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
  26. Inspection by Josh Malerman
  27. Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper
  28. A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher
  29. Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
  30. The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie
  31. The Invited by Jennifer McMahon
  32. The Binding by Bridget Collins
  33. The Last by Hanna Jameson
  34. Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy
  35. Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan
  36. Foe by Iain Reid
  37. Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
  38. Salt by Hannah Moskowitz
  39. Under Currents by Nora Roberts
  40. Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  41. Finale by Stephanie Garber
  42. The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda
  43. Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
  44. Into the Jungle by Erika Ferencik
  45. The Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen Cullen
  46. The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister
  47. Recursion by Blake Crouch
  48. Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  49. The Ditch by Herman Koch
  50. The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey
  51. FKA USA by Reed King
  52. The Body Lies by Jo Baker
  53. The Girl Who Could Move Shit With Her Mind by Jackson Ford
  54. Protect the Prince by Jennifer Estep
  55. The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell
  56. Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
  57. Turbulence by David Szalay
  58. Salvation Day by Kali Wallace
  59. The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal
  60. Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson
  61. Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood
  62. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
  63. The Swallows by Lisa Lutz
  64. The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan
  65. These Divided Shores by Sara Raasch
  66. The Passengers by John Marr
  67. Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah David-Goff
  68. Transcription by Kate Atkinson
  69. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
  70. Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen by Sarah Bird
  71. The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea
  72. Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness
  73. A Few Pecans Short of a Pie by Molly Harper
  74. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  75. Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
  76. Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
  77. After the Flood by Kassandra Montag
  78. There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
  79. The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
  80. The Diver’s Game by Jesse Ball
  81. Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
  82. Crier’s War by Nina Varela
  83. Soul of the Sword by Julie Kagawa
  84. Dev1at3 by Jay Kristoff
  85. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
  86. Angel Mage by Garth Nix
  87. The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh
  88. Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts
  89. The Rise of Magicks by Nora Roberts
  90. The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
  91. Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky
  92. Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh
  93. NVK by Temple Drake
  94. Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw
  95. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher
  96. The Sacrament by Olaf Olafsson
  97. The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West
  98. How We Became Wicked by Alexander Yates
  99. Kingsbane by Claire Legrand
  100. Fireborne by Rosaria Munda
  101. Stretched Too Thin by Jessica N. Turner
  102. Nevernight by Jay Kristoff