What I Read in 2018

The other day, my local library system posted a list of its most popular books for 2018 and it got me thinking. How much reading (or listening) did I even do this year? I found myself doing more podcast and music listening on my commute and fell out of the habit of reading before bed. I was doing lots of consumption of books in the early part of the year but that fizzled out in the summer.

Total: 12 non-fiction books, 7 fiction (4 of which were re-reads)

Non-Fiction

  • Theft by Finding (David Sedaris)
  • Hamilton (Lin Manuel-Miranda)
  • Bellevue (David Oshinsky)
  • Flat Broke With Two Goats (Jennifer McGaha)
  • The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell (W. Kamau Bell)
  • The Four Tendencies (Gretchen Rubin)
  • Yes, My Accent is Real (Kunal Nayyar)
  • Surely, You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman (Richard Feynman)
  • Better Than Before (Gretchen Rubin)
  • Happier at Home (Gretchen Rubin)
  • Educated (Tara Westover)
  • Calypso (David Sedaris)

Fiction

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (JK Rowling)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (JK Rowling)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (JK Rowling)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (JK Rowling)
  • Lost Stars (Claudia Gray)
  • A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy (Alexandra Bracken)
  • Burn for Me (Ilona Andrews)

What books did you read this year? Did you discover any books I should check out? What are your reading/listening goals for 2019?

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