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Book list 2019

The Clock Maker’s Daughter
The Forgotten Garden
Almost Everything
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter
Crazy Rich Asians
The Buried Giant
Normal People
Where the Crawdads Sing
Educated: a Memoir
At the Water’s Edge
How to Be a Good Creature
Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables

set to read next:
To Say Nothing of the Dog

Last year my list had 14 novels and the year before had 13. I guess I am pretty consistently reading a fictional book a month myself. This year Emma was always reading or I was reading to her. We have read Laura Ingalls Wilder books following her life from “Little House in the Big Woods” to “By the Shores of Silver Lake.” I am ready for some new stories for both of us!

book list 2018

I felt like I could have read even more books this year! Still loving that I check out library books and have them sent to my Kindle!

Here is my 2018 book list:

Me Before You
The Light of Paris
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recomend
The Lake House
The Women in the Castle
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
The Cafe by the Sea
The Pilot’s Wife
Distant Shores
Wuthering Heights
Water for Elephants
My Name is Lucy Barton
Olive Kittrege

I finished: Dinner: A Love Story and Worn Stories

Still reading: Autumn by Ali Smith

I reread: The Little Paris Bookshop

Also, do cookbooks count? Because I read a lot of those too.

books we have read together this year

Emma’s Kindergarten Read Aloud Book List

chapter books:

Frozen chapter book series
Children of Noisy Village series
Mermaid Tales series
Usborne Mermaid Stories
Jenny Linsky and the Cat Club series
Pippa Mouse
Mary Poppins
Alice in Wonderland
Winnie the Pooh
Sophie’s Adventures
Betsy Tacy
Me and My Sister Clara

non-fiction:

Charles Darwin’s Around the World Adventure
Waste: Where Does My Garbage Go
Amazing Women A-Z
Story of the World Vol.1

picture book favorites:

Angelina Ballerina series
Hannah’s Hotel series
Ling & Ting series
This Is How We Do It
The Dolls’ Christmas
Will Moses’ Mother Goose
The Sandwich Swap
Extra Yarn
Red Knit Cap Girl
Kuma-Kuma Chan, the Little Bear

audio stories:

Circle Round story time podcast (NPR)
Beatrix Potter anthology
Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery
Just So Stories
Frozen
Frog & Toad

2017 Book List

The Light of Paris

A Piece of the World

Miller’s Valley: A Novel

The Other Einstein

Circling the Sun

To Capture What We Cannot Keep

At the Waters Edge

Between the World and Me

The Course of Love

The Historian

Juliet: A Novel

Modern Lovers

A Man Called Ove

This year I read some of the best books of my life and some of the fiction was based on truly amazing women. The year was a tough one for so many reasons, but good books make the world brighter for me. As I have mentioned before I love using the library to read books on my Kindle. It has been a great experience and I appreciate not having to purchase e-books.