2019 Reading Challenges Final Totals: You Read How Many Books

January 2019

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

The Lost Queen by Signe Pike

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger

Redwall by Brian Jacques (reread)

Total: 8


February 2019

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney

Mattimeo by Brian Jacques (reread)

Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques (reread)

The Legend of Luke by Brian Jacques (reread)

Mossflower – Brian Jacques (reread)

Total: 9


March 2019

the witch doesn’t burn herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace

Glass by Ellen Hopkins

2fish by Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo

City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte

The Legend of Luke by Brian Jacques (reread)

The Outcast of Redwall by Brian Jacques (reread)

Total: 6


April 2019

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

A Bowlful of Stars by Florence Crannell Means

Mariel of Redwall by Brian Jacques (reread)

The Bellmaker by Brian Jacques (reread)

Suspect by Michael Robotham

Rat Race by Dick Francis

Article 5 by Kirsten Simmons

Breaking Point by Kirsten Simmons

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (reread)

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

I’m a Spider, so What (Japanese Webnovel)

Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Deathcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Death Note Another Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases by Nisioisin and translated by Andrew Cunningham from the original concept by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

Love Her Wild by Atticus

The Dark Between Stars by Atticus

Total: 17


May 2019

Where I Ache by Megan O’Keeffe

Sparks of Phoenix by Najwa Zebian

We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

What in the Dickens by Gregory Maguire

Nocturna by Maya Motayne

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Summer Island by Kristin Hannah

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
– The Magician’s Nephew
– The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
– The Horse and His Boy
– Prince Caspian
– The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
– The Silver Chair
– The Last Battle

Total: 17


June 2019

Salamandastron by Brian Jacques (reread)

The Pearls of Lutra by Brian Jacques (reread)

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseinh

Sorcery for Beginners by Matt Harry

The Bone Charmer by Breeana Shields

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The Wicked King by Holly Black

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

Total: 14


July 2019

State of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury

Before the Broken Star by Emily R. King

The Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton

Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett

These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

All For The Game by Nora Sakavic
The Foxhole Court
The Raven King
The King’s Men

A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

Marlfox by Brian Jaques (reread)

The Taggerung by Brian Jaques (reread)

Triss by Brian Jaques (reread)

Total: 13


August 2019

Spellslinger by Sebastian De Castell 

Shadowblack by Sebastian De Castell

Wicked by Gregory Maguire 

Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire 

A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

Out of Oz by Gregory Maguire

The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin

The Shadowed Sun by N.K. Jemisin

Peach Fuzz by Lindsay Cibos and Jared Hodges

Peach Fuzz 2 by Lindsay Cibos and Jared Hodges

The Keepers: WWIII by Rick Friar

The Keepers: Tribulation by Rick Friar

 A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

Spindle by E.K. Johnston

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne 

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

The Last Namsara by Kristen Cicarelli

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd

Total: 20


September 2019

Redwall Novels by Brian Jacques
– Loamhedge
– Rakkety Tam
– High Rhulain
– Eulalia!
– Doomwyte
– The Sable Qean
– The Rogue Crew

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
– Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone/ Philosopher’s Stone
– Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
– Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
– Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
– Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
– Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
– Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows

The Missing Series by Margaret Peterson Haddix
– Found
– Sent
– Sabotaged
– Torn
– Caught
– Sought
– Risked
– Rescued
– Revealed
– Redeemed

Charmcaster by Sebastien De Castell

Soulbinder by Sebastien De Castell

Queenslayer by Sebastien De Castell

Violin by Anne Rice

Total: 28


October 2019

Winter Glass by Lexa Hillyer

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater

Three by Kristen Simmons

Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Ninth House by Leigh Bardough

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

to drink coffee with a ghost by Amanda Lovelace

Total: 10


November 2019

The Greatcoats by Sebastien De Castell
– Traitor’s Blade
– Knight’s Shadow
– Saint’s Blood
– Tyrant’s Throne

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
– A Dance with Dragons

Lightbringer Series by Brent Weeks
– The Black Prism
– The Blinding Knife
– The Broken Eye
– The Blood Mirror
– The Burning White

Total: 11


December 2019

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Fallen Isle Trilogy by Jodi Meadows
Before She Ignites
As She Ascends
When She Reigns

The Last Namsara Series by Kirstin Cirarelli
– The Caged Queen
– The Sky Weaver

Bright Star by Erin Swan

The Hunting of the Last Dragon by Sherryl Jordan

Dragon Rider Legacy by Nicole Conway
Savage
Harbringer

Dragon’s Trust by K.C. Glass
Trusted
Burned
Stolen

Total: 13


Grand Total: 148

What I both hate, and love, about this challenge, is that it doesn’t include any of the manga, webtoons, webnovels, or otherwise that I read over the course of the year. Those numbers would bolster these ones by so much. I read through four whole webnovels. I keep up to date on so many manga and webtoons, and none of those technically count on this list. In some ways, it’s nice to see just what books I read, but it’s not all the reading that I have done. Next year I think I will make note of all the other forms of fiction that I read on a similar list.

Regardless, this challenge was fun and easy to do. I am doing it again next year, for certain!


And so here ends this challenge. We have more posts to come. See you soon.

MM


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