I read a total of 87 books in 2018. Here is a list of all of them kind of sorted by genre. The number before them correlates to the order in which I read them. To learn more about any particular book click on the name and it will take you to my post about it.
So I just spent lots of time making pretty graphs to show you this information in a prettier way and WordPress won’t let me add them. GRRR!!! This is why I don’t love wordpress. So much for anything interesting. Here’s the list without visuals. Continue reading “Books I Read in 2018 (By Genre ish)”
Witchmark by C.L. Polk
Psych! I actually read another book in 2018. I finished this book New Year’s Eve. This is an adult fantasy novel set in a world kinda like Edwardian England except that there are witches and mages. We follow Miles Singer, a mage turned soldier turned doctor who hides his magic in order to escape being bonded (essentially enslaved). However, the soldiers returning from the war seem to have something in them that turns them into murderers and only he can see it. Continue reading “(87) Witchmark // Bookish Blurb”
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
This is a middle grade story telling the tale of Spurge, an elvish historian, who is sent to the goblin kingdom to deliver a gift and spy on their magical power. It is also the story of Werfel, a Goblin historian, who hosts this elf and tries to show him the best society has to offer. And of course it is the story of the elfish spy network who are trying to destroy the Goblins once and for all. Continue reading “(86) The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge // Bookish Blurb”
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson
This is a teen romance story telling the story of Ellie and Jeremiah. She’s Jewish and he’s Black but they know they are meant to be together. Continue reading “(85) If You Come Softly // Bookish Blurb”
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
This is a teen romance based off of Pride and Prejudice set in Brooklyn. Continue reading “(84) Pride // Bookish Blurb”
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
This is a teen fantasy novel where the magical people have all lost their magic and the nonmagical people oppress them. However magic can come back if only Zeile and her friends are able to collect magical items and do this magical ceremony on a magical island. Continue reading “(83) Children of Blood and Bone // Bookish Blurb”
Damsel by Elana K Arnold
This is a Teen retelling of this typical prince rescues damsel from a castle guarded by a dragon story and *spoiler* I hated it. Continue reading “(82) Damsel // Bookish Blurb”
White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
Hana and Emi are two sisters in Korea. In 1943 Hana is taken by the Japanese army to become a “comfort woman”. In 2011, Emi is still looking for her. Continue reading “(81) White Chrysanthemum // Bookish Blurb”
My Plain Jane by Cynthia hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows
I think this was on the CPL top books of 2018 list so I decided to read it.
Basically this is a teen retelling of Jane Eyre… if Jane could see ghosts and Charlotte Bronte was her best friend…. Continue reading “(80) My Plain Jane // Bookish Blurb”
Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
This is the fifth book in the Temeraire series. I thought this was the last one but I was most wrong.
In this book Laurence and Temeraire face the consequences of their actions and fight the French and Napoleon. Continue reading “(79) Victory of Eagles //Bookish Blurb”