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My 2019 Reading List


I have spent a portion of today putting together my 2019 reading list. I have created a reading list since 2015 and it has helped tremendously in my reading life. However, I’ve always deviate from the list and made numerous changes.  So for 2019, I plan to stick it this list and not take off any books I have chosen.  I will give myself room to add books to the list.  That’s it!  I want to see if I can stick to the list for an entire year.   Here’s my entire list (not in order of how I’m going to read the books):

  1. The Copyright Handbook by Stephen Fishman
  2. The Ivory and the Horn by Charles de Lint
  3. Let Me Be Frank With You by Richard Ford
  4. Nightwings by Robert Silverberg
  5. How Long Til Black Future Month by N.K. Jemisin
  6. Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
  7. Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright
  8. Odyssey by Homer (translated by Stephen Mitchell)
  9. The Masterpiece by Chiemeka Nicely
  10. The Memory of Trees by Gabriella Messina
  11. Signy Krava Part One by N.K. Kerr
  12. Map of Shadows by J.F. Penn
  13. The Third Daughter by Susan Kaye Quinn
  14. Scriber by Ben Dobson
  15. Brood of Bones by A.E. Marling
  16. The Nameless by Allison Rose
  17. The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau
  18. To Ride’s Hell Chasm by Janny Wurts
  19. Black God’s Drums by P. Djeli Clark
  20. Lord of Emperors by Guy Gavriel Kay
  21. The Golden Key by Melanie Rawn
  22. A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar
  23. The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty
  24. Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
  25. The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers
  26. Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor
  27. Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
  28. Saint Camber by Katherine Kurtz
  29. The Innamorati by Midori Snyder
  30. Varamo by Cesar Aira
  31. Rosewater by Tade Thompson
  32. City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende
  33. Finder by Emma Bull
  34. The Creative Habit (Learn It and Use It for Life) by Twyla Tharp
  35. A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain
  36. Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer

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