Deciding what book to read next is always a hard task. To take that thought process out, I decided to create a list of all the books I would read.
When I checked in back in July, I was 23 books in (not counting the 2 DNF books).
Nearing the end of the year, I thought I would touch base with how things are going.
What I’ve Read in 2019
A – Audiobook
NF – Non-Fiction
RR – Re-Read
DNF – Did not finish
This brings my total to count for the year to 36.
Yes, there are books on there that weren’t on the list. However, I think it’s important to be flexible when it comes to reading.
For example, Kayla asked me to read ‘Being Miss Nobody’, as that was her recommendation to me. With a pinky promise made, it was a book I read. While it is a tween book, it’s the type of book that any parent can get into. The book gets into the head of a kid who doesn’t talk and is also getting bullied. It was a lovely book about finding your voice, and I’m glad I read it.
While browsing BorrowBox, I stumbled upon The Secret Runners of New York. Wow! What a story, I seriously could not put this down. If you love “Tomorrow when the War Began” or even “More than this“, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book. One thing for sure I will be reading more from Matthew Reilly.
Outer Order / Inner Calm, was a book I had on backorder with the library. It’s been on backorder since June when it became available at the library. To be honest I wasn’t expecting it to come and forgot about it. When I got a text saying I had a book available, I was shocked.
Being a fan of Gretchen Rubin’s Happier Podcast, I knew that I was going to enjoy this book. It’s a little gem. It will give you small tips to clear clutter. It’s the type of book I could happily have a copy of and refer back to.
With 6 weeks to go, I think I can get another 3-4 books read, with the aim to read from the said list.
Tallying up the books from the list, I have read 18 out of a possible 40.
I have two more audiobooks in the queue for the year, one I’m listening to at the moment, which to be honest I’m not sure I will keep perusing. The second one isn’t available until December (The Rosie Project #3). This means I will go back to the list and continue to cross a few more off.
The next time we check-in, we shall see what the final book list will be.