Books of 2019

last updated: December 28 || previously: 2018, 2017

Books I particularly loved are given a subjective rating of purple exclamation points. (Most rereads have an implied exclamation point, since if I'm putting in the time to reread them they have to be pretty great.)

  1. Dream of Ding Village, Yan Lianke
  2. Pachinko, Min Jin Lee !
  3. Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers, JK Rowling (reread, sort of ...)
  4. Give Me Your Hand, Megan Abbott
  5. Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets, JK Rowling (see #3)
  6. Can You Tolerate This?, Ashleigh Young
  7. The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin
  8. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, JK Rowling (reread)
  9. I Am Still Alive, Kate Alice Marshall !
  10. The Middlesteins, Jami Attenberg
  11. Harry Potter et le prisonnier d'Azkaban, JK Rowling (see #3 & #5)
  12. There There, Tommy Orange
  13. The Incendiaries, R.O. Kwan
  14. Into the Drowning Deep, Mira Grant !
  15. Circe, Madeline Miller !
  16. Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier (reread)
  17. Those Who Knew, Idra Novey
  18. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James
  19. The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman (reread)
  20. No One Tells You This, Glynnis MacNicol
  21. The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman (reread)
  22. The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman (reread)
  23. Heartland, Sarah Smarsh
  24. The Newlyweds, Nell Freudenberger
  25. What If This Were Enough?, Heather Havrilesky
  26. Speak No Evil, Uzodinma Iweala
  27. Free Food for Millionnaires, Min Jin Lee
  28. Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Daughters, T Kira Madden
  29. The Gunners, Rebecca Kauffman
  30. Willa & Hesper, Amy Feltman
  31. The Obelisk Gate, N.K. Jemisin !
  32. Normal People, Sally Rooney !
  33. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood
  34. Head Full of Ghosts, Paul Tremblay !
  35. Severance, Ling Ma
  36. The Farm, Joanne Ramos
  37. Maid, Stephanie Land
  38. Harry Potter et la coupe de feu, JK Rowling
  39. Fleishman Is is Trouble, Taffy Brodesser-Akner !
  40. Anesthesia, Kate Cole-Adams
  41. Tell the Wolves I'm Home, Carol Rifka Brunt
  42. The Stone Sky, N.K. Jemisin
  43. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gottlieb

Recommendations always accepted.