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Books read in 2019 in date order:
1. The Bullet Journal Method: Track Your Past, Order Your Present, Plan Your Future Carroll, Ryder
2. You Took the Last Bus Home: The Poems of Brian Bilston Bilston, Brian
3. Help Me! Power, Marianne
4. Dark Light: A gripping supernatural thriller by international best selling author Jodi Taylor Taylor, Jodi
5. Ghost Wall Moss, Sarah
6. Killing Commendatore Murakami, Haruki
7. Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life Kempton, Beth
8. Old Baggage Lissa Evans
9. Time's Convert Harkness, Deborah
10. Honour Thy Father Glaister, Lesley
11. Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim
12. The Test Neuvel, Sylvain
13. The Last: A Novel Jameson, Hanna
14. No Impact Man: Saving the planet one family at a time Beavan, Colin
15. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel Reid, Taylor Jenkins
16. The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) Perry, Philippa
17. The Silence of the Girls Barker, Pat
18. Calm the fuck down Knight, Sarah
19. The Art of Silence Hatch, Amber
20. Crooked Heart Evans, Lissa
21. The Dreamers Thompson Walker, Karen
22. Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men Perez, Caroline Criado
23. The Death Chamber (The Detective's Daughter Book 6) Thomson, Lesley
24. Hyperfocus Bailey, Chris
25. No Time Like The Past (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 5) Taylor, Jodi
26. The Battersea Barricades Taylor, Jodi
27. Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less Dufu, Tiffany
28. The Z Murders (British Library Crime Classics) farjeon, j jefferson
29. Digital Minimalism: Living Better With Less Technology Newport, Cal
30. The Sentence is Death (Detective Daniel Hawthorne 2) Horowitz, Anthony
31. The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club Book 1) Goss, Theodora
32. Strange Magic: An Essex Witch Museum Mystery Moore, Syd
33. Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life Hall, Edith
34. The Art of Life Admin: How To Do Less, Do It Better, and Live More Emens, Elizabeth
35. European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club) Goss, Theodora
36. Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams Walker, Matthew
37. Underland: A Deep Time Journey Macfarlane, Robert
38. A Thousand Ships Haynes, Natalie
39. The Wandering Earth Liu, Cixin
40. The Rapture McGlasson, Claire
41. The Witchfinder's Sister Underdown, Beth
42. Only Human: Themis Files Book 3 Neuvel, Sylvain
43. The Warlow Experiment Nathan, Alix
44. Outer Order Inner Calm: declutter and organize to make more room for happiness Rubin, Gretchen
45. My Name Is Monster Hale, Katie
46. Three Women Taddeo, Lisa
47. I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time Vanderkam, Laura
48. Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You Hill, Maisie
49. We, The Drowned Jensen, Carsten
50. Period Barnett, Emma
51. Raising Demons Jackson, Shirley
52. The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Book 1) Kowal, Mary Robinette
53. A Single Thread Chevalier, Tracy
54. Articulated Restraint: A Original (Lady Astronaut) Kowal, Mary Robinette
55. Ball Lightning Liu, Cixin
56. Remarkable Creatures Chevalier, Tracy
57. Time and How to Spend It: The 7 Rules for Richer, Happier Days Wallman, James
58. Strange Practice: A Dr Greta Helsing Novel Shaw, Vivian
59. The Runner: Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness Torgeby, Markus
60. To Be Taught, If Fortunate: A Novella Chambers, Becky
61. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Thunberg, Greta
62. I Who Have Never Known Men Harpman, Jacqueline
63. The Dark Dark Hunt, Samantha
64. Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures (The Mythos Volumes) Fry, Stephen
65. Meddling Kids Cantero, Edgar
66. Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be Understood) Erikson, Thomas
67. North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail Jurek, Scott
68. What Could Possibly Go Wrong (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 6) Taylor, Jodi
69. Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece Fry, Stephen
70. The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut Book 2) Kowal, Mary Robinette
71. Christmas at High Rising: A Virago Modern Classic (Virago Modern Classics Book 368) Thirkell, Angela
72. Footsteps in the Dark Heyer, Georgette
73. The Christmas Egg: A Seasonal Mystery (British Library Crime Classics Book 76) Kelly, Mary
74. An English Murder Hare, Cyril
75. The road to better habits Foroux, Darius
76. Death Comes at Christmas Mitchell, Gladys

Books read in 2018 in date order:
OFF. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life by Tanya Goodin (2017)
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k: How to stop spending time you don't have doing things you don't want to do with people you don't like (A No F*cks Given Guide) by Sarah Knight (2015)
Live Alone And Like It (Virago Modern Classics) by Marjorie Hillis (2005)
Practical Magic: The Perfect Novel for a Cosy Christmas by Alice Hoffman (2017)
The Man Without a Shadow by Joyce Carol Oates (2016)
STARGATE SG-1: Murder at the SGC: SG1-26 by Amy Griswold (2015)
Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner by Dean Karnazes (2017)
Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 1) by Jodi Taylor (2013)
The Vanishing Futurist by Charlotte Hobson (2017)
STARGATE SG-1: Sacrifice Moon by Julie Fortune (2011)
An Unlikely Agent by Jane Menczer (2017)
How to Be Human: The Manual by Ruby Wax (2018)
A Lovely Way to Burn: Plague Times Trilogy 1 by Welsh Louise (2014)
Get Your Sh*t Together: How to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do by Sarah Knight (2016)
STARGATE SG-1: Roswell by Sonny Whitelaw (2011)
Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5) by Dan Brown (2017)
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (2018)
The End We Start From by Megan Hunter (2017)
The Winter Over by Matthew Iden (2017)
Men Explain Things to Me: And Other Essays by Rebecca Solnit (2014)
How to Be Alone (The School of Life) by Sara Maitland (2014)
The Ancient Guide to Modern Life by Natalie Haynes (2010)
The Art of Stopping Time by Pedram Shojai (2017)
The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch (2018)
The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble (?)
STARGATE SG-1: Moebius Squared by Melissa Scott (2012)
Circe by Madeline Miller (2018)
The Amber Fury by Natalie Haynes (2014)
Women & Power: A Manifesto by Professor Mary Beard (2017)
MEG (includes MEG: Origins) (Megalodon Book 1) by Steve Alten (2017)
E.F. Benson's Ghost Stories: read by Mark Gatiss by E. F. Benson (2016)
Metamorphosis: A BBC Radio 4 Reading by Franz Kafka (2018)
The Hot Topic: A Life-Changing Look at the Change of Life by Christa D'Souza (2017)
The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life by Rangan Chatterjee (2017)
No. More. Plastic.: What you can do to make a difference – the #2minutesolution by Martin Dorey (2018)
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story by Dan Harris (2014)
Out of Time by Miranda Sawyer (2016)
A Symphony of Echoes (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 2) by Jodi Taylor (2013)
The Growing Season by Helen Sedgwick (?)
A Second Chance (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 3) by Jodi Taylor (2014)
The Abominable by Dan Simmons (2013)
Blood on Satan's Claw: An Audible Original Drama by Mark Morris - adapter (2018)
A Trail Through Time (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 4) by Jodi Taylor (2014)
The Psychology of Time Travel: A Novel by Kate Mascarenhas (2019)
Snowblind (Dark Iceland) by Ragnar Jónasson (2015)
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Bea Johnson (2013)
The Long and Short of It (The Chronicles of St Mary's Series Book 9) by Jodi Taylor (2017)
The Lady Astronaut of Mars: A Tor.Com Original by Mary Robinette Kowal (2014)
Waking Gods: Themis Files Book 2 by Sylvain Neuvel (2017)
Kindred: The ground-breaking masterpiece by Octavia E. Butler (2014)
Nightblind (Dark Iceland Book 2) by Ragnar Jónasson (2015)
What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (2017)
Convenience Store Woman by Sayra Murata (2018)
A Discovery of Witches: Soon to be a major TV series (All Souls 1) (All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness (2011)
The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (TED) by Pico Iyer (2014)
Stop Staring at Screens!: A Digital Detox for the Whole Family by Tanya Goodin (2018)
Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise by Thich Nhat Hanh (2015)
Vox: The bestselling gripping dystopian debut of 2018 that everyone’s talking about! by Christina Dalcher (2018)
Madame Zero by Sarah Hall (2017)
Girl With Dove: A Life Built by Books by Sally Bayley (author) (2018)
Shadow of Night: (All Souls 2) (All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness (2012)
The Terranauts by T C Boyle (2016)
How to Break Up With Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life by Catherine Price (2018)
The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Modern Classics) by Shirley Jackson (2009)
Melmoth by Sarah Perry (2018)
How to Bullet Plan: Everything You Need to Know About Journaling with Bullet Points by Rachel Wilkerson Miller (2017)
The Book of Life: (All Souls 3) (All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness (2014)
The Good Menopause Guide by Liz Earle (2018)
Poirot Investigates (Poirot) (Hercule Poirot Series Book 3) by Agatha Christie (2010)
Bird Box by Josh Malerman (2014)
Destination Simple by Brooke McAlary (2016)
The Hunger Games,(Hunger Games Trilogy Book one) by Suzanne Collins (2011)
The Gift of Silence: Finding peace in a world full of noise by Kankyo Tannier (2018)
The Steam-Pump Jump: A Chronicles of St Mary’s Short Story by Jodi Taylor (2018)
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life by Richard Carlson (2011)
The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders (2018)
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (2018)
Portrait of a Murderer: A Christmas Crime Story by Anne Meredith (2017)
Murder in Advent (Pan Heritage Classics Book 8) by David Williams (2012)
Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done by Laura Vanderkam (2018)
White Silence: 1 (Elizabeth Cage) by Jodi Taylor (2018)
Bliss More: How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying by Light Watkins (2018)
Christmas Pudding (Capuchin Classics) by Nancy Mitford (2011)

About my libraryI have included books I've read as well as own so I can keep track of what I've read (as memory seems to be getting worse) but the borrowed ones are tagged/collected as such.

GroupsAnglophiles, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Baker Street and Beyond, Books in Books, Brighton and Hove, Brits, Daphne du Maurier fans, Girls Fiction, Girlybooks, Internet Cultureshow all groups

Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Paul Auster, Jeremy Dyson, Judith Flanders, Richard Ford, E. M. Forster, Elizabeth Gaskell, Alice Hoffman, Kazuo Ishiguro, Shirley Jackson, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Maggie O'Farrell, Kurt Vonnegut, John Wyndham (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresBooks For Amnesty, Bookstore Brierlow Bar, Oxfam Bookshop - Brighton, Snoopers' Paradise, The Kemptown Bookshop, Waterstones Brighton

Favorite librariesJubilee Library, Moulsecoomb Library, University of Sussex Library

Other favoritesThe Brighton Dome

Favorite listsBest Dystopias


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Member sinceApr 25, 2006

Currently readingThe Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition by Robert Graves
The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain by Gina Rippon
The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living: Featuring new translations of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius by Ryan Holiday
Love in the Blitz: The Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War by Eileen Alexander
Miss Pinkerton (The Hilda Adams Mysteries Book 1) by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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