I read some great books in 2019; I was lucky to read many that I rated 4 – 5 stars, which is awesome.

Here are the 50 books I read with links to the reviews I wrote or to the Goodreads synopses.

I hope this list gives you some ideas for books you might want to check out soon! Have you read any of these? Are any on your list to read? I would love to know!

I Am Watching You by Tersea Driscol (thriller) – 4/5 stars
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel (contemporary) – 5/5 stars
Tin Man by Sarah Winman (contemporary) – 4/5 stars
Duke by Kirby Larson (children’s historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
Notes From A Public Typewriter by Micahel Gustafson (non fiction) – 4/5 stars
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee (autobiography) – 4/5 stars
We Must Be Brave by Frances Lairdet (historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
Bonded By Battle by Nancy Roe Pimm (historical fiction) – 3/5 stars
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo (historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss (literary fiction) – 4/5 stars
Dogs Who Serve by Lisa Rogak (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald (mystery) – 3/5 stars
Lanny by Max Porter (poetry) – 4/5 stars
The Dutch Wife by Ellen Keith (historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
The Mountain in My Shoe by Louise Beech (mystery) – 3/5 stars
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers by Max Porter (poetry) – 5/5 stars
At The Wolf’s Table by Rosella Postorino (historical fiction) – 3/5 stars
Lime Street At Two by Helen Forrester (biography) – 3/5 stars
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See (historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
The Winter Of The Witch by Katherine Arden (YA fantasy) – 3/5 stars
This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay (non fiction) – 5/5 stars
The Corset by Laura Purcell (gothic historical fiction) – 5/5 stars
Comfort Food by Ellen Van Neerven (poetry) – 3/5 stars
Bird By Bird by Anne Lamott (non fiction) – 5/5 stars
Buddhism For Meat Eaters by Josephine Moon (non fiction) – 5/5 stars
Motherhood by Sheila Heti (contemporary) – 1.5/5 stars
Miracle In The Mundane by Tyler Knott Gregson (poetry) – 3/5 stars
Fly Away Peter by David Malouf (historical fiction) – 5/5 stars
On David Malouf: Writers On Writers by Nam Le (biography) – 3/5 stars
Breath by Tim Winton (contemporary) – 3/5 stars
Letters To A Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
Mullumbimy by Melissa Lucashenko (literary fiction) – 4/5 stars
Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide To Awakening by Stephen Batchelor (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
All The Ugly And Beautiful Things by Bryn Greenwood (contemporary) – 4/5 stars
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (historical fiction) – 5/5 stars
Talking To My Country by Stan Grant (non fiction) – 4/5 stars
The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady (mystery) – 4/5 stars
Scythe by Neal Shusterman (YA fantasy) – 5/5 stars
Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman (YA fantasy) – 4/5 stars
The Factory Girls of Lark Lane by Pam Howes (historical fiction) – 3/5 stars
Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys (historical fiction) – 4/5 stars
Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris (historical fiction) – 5/5 stars
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathon Gottschall (non fiction) – 4/5 stars
The Toll by Neal Shusterman (YA fantasy) – 5/5 stars
Find The Good: Unexpected Life Lesson From A Small-town Obituary Writer by Heather Lende (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay (non fiction) – 5/5 stars
Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
Birthday Girl by Hanuki Marakami (contemporary) – 2/5 stars
The Gifts Of Reading by Robert MacFarlane (non fiction) – 3/5 stars
The Huntress by Kate Quinn (historical fiction) – 5/5 stars

*I have quite a few reviews to catch up on so I will update the links to my own when they’re available!*

Happy reading and here’s to enjoying some fantastic books in 2020!

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