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RavenHill's 2019 ROOT

2019 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES)

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1RavenHill
Edited: Jan 10, 6:04pm Top

Once again I find myself beginning the year with far too many books on my TBR bookcase, so I hope to clear out as many as I come during 2019. Below is a list of all the books I am starting the year with, and will note the date when they have been completed.




1. 1Q84 - Haruki Murakami
2. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
3. Age of Swords - Michael Sullivan
4. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
5. All the Birds in the Sky - Charlie Jane Anders
6. Arcadia - Ian Pears
7. Bats of the Republic - Zachary Thomas Dodson
8. Before the Fall - Noah Hawley
9. The Blind Assassin - Margaret Atwood
10. Bodily Harm - Margaret Atwood
11. The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
12. The Bone Doll's Twin - Lynn Flewelling
13. The Book of Jonas - Stephen Dau
14. The Book of Speculation - Erika Swyler
15. The Boy on the Bridge - M.R. Carey
16. Broken Monsters - Lauren Beukes
17. The Burning Girl - Claire Messud
18. Candide - Francois Boltaire
19. City of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra Clare
20. City on Fire - Garth Risk Hallberg
21. Commonwealth - Ann Patchett
22. A Conjuring of Light - V.E. Schwab
23. The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith
24. The Death of Bees - Lisa O'Donnell
25. The Dinner - Herman Koch
26. Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige
27. Dracula - Bram Stoker
28. Dune - Frank Herbert
29. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
30. The Edible Woman - Margaret Atwood
31. Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
32. Eye in the Sky - Philip K. Dick
33. The Familiar Volume 1 - Mark Z. Danielewski
34. Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff
35. Fever Chart - Bill Cotter
36. The Fifteen Lives of Harry August - Claire North
37. The Flamethrowers - Rachel Kushner
38. Freedom - Jonathan Franzen
39. Further Joy - John Brandon
40. The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue - Mackenzi Lee
41. A God in Ruins - Kate Atkinson
42. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
43. The Heart's Invisible Furies - John Boyne
44. Here I Am - Jonathan Safran Foer
45. Heroes of the Frontier - Dave Eggers
46. Hild - Nicola Griffith
47. Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi
48. Homesick for Another World - Ottessa Moshfegh
49. Horns - Joe Hill
50. House of Many Ways - Diana Wynne Jones
51. The Instructions - Adam Levin
52. The Interestings - Meg Wolitzer
53. Jonathan Cabal the Necromancer - Jonathan L. Howard
54. The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness
55. The Lacuna - Barbara Kingsolver
56. A Ladder to the Sky - John Boyne
57. Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
58. The Little Friend - Donna Tartt
59. The Lonely Polygamist - Brady Udall
60. The Luminaries - Elenor Catton
61. The Magicians - Lev Grossman
62. The Magus - John Fowles
63. A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman
64. The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides
65. The Mars Room - Rachel Kushner
66. The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
67. Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts - Christopher De Hamel
68. A Million Heavens - John Brandon
69. Monstress Volume 2 - Marjorie Liu
70. Moonglow - Michael Chabon
71. My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me - Kate Bernheimer
72. A Naked Singularity - Sergio do la Pava
73. The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh - Kathryn Aalto
74. The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
75. Night of Fire - Colin Thubron
76. The Nightengale - Kristin Hannah
77. Only Human - Sylvain Neuvel
78. The Parallel Apartments - Bill Cotter
79. The Robber Bride - Margaret Atwood
80. The Round House -
81. Running the Rift - Naomi Benaron
82. Scaramouche - Rafael Sabatini
83. The Science of Mom - Alice Green Callahan
84. The Secret History - Donna Tartt
85. The Sellout - Paul Beatty
86. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters - Jane Austen
87. She Would be King - Wayetu Moore
88. The Silk Road - Kathryn Davis
89. Sing, Unburied, Sing - Jesmyn Ward
90. Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo
91. The Stand - Stephen King
92. Stephen Florida - Gabe Habash
93. Stories - Neil Gaiman
94. The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter - Theodora Goss - (1/7/19)
95. The Sudden Appearance of Hope - Claire North
96. them - Joyce Carol Oates
97. There There - Tommy Orange
98. The Third Hotel - Laura Van den Berg - (1/9/19)
99. The Thousandth Floor - Katharine McGee
100. Tomb Song - Julian Herbert
101. The Treacherous Curse - Deanna Raybourn
102. Turn of Mind - Alice LaPlante
103. The Turnip Princess - Franz Xaver von Schonwerth
104. The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
105. Conversations on Writing - Ursula K. Le Guin
106. We Are the Ants - Shaun David Hutchinson
107. What is the What - Dave Eggers
108. When We Were Orphans - Kazuo Ishiguro
109. White Girls - Hilton Als
110. The Wilding - Benjamin Percy
111. The Wise Man's Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
112. The Word is Murdre - Anthony Horowitz
113. A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy - Ladeline L'Engle
114. Wyrd Sisters - Terry Pratchett
115. Your Duck is My Duck - Deborah Eisenberg
116. Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist - Sunil Yapa
117. Zeitoun - Dave Eggers

2MissWatson
Jan 11, 3:44am Top

I notice a few familiar titles on your list. I hope you enjoy them when you get to them!

3Jackie_K
Jan 11, 5:47am Top

Yes, I think I have a handful of those too. Good luck with whittling the list down this year!

4connie53
Jan 11, 8:38am Top

Welcome back, RavenHill, Happy ROOTing.

5rabbitprincess
Jan 11, 8:43am Top

Welcome back and have a great reading year!

6bragan
Jan 15, 3:32pm Top

I notice a lot of familiar titles! It's almost disturbing how many of those are on my own TBR shelves. A lot of the ones I recognize because I've read them were very good, though, so it looks to me like you've got a great potential year of reading ahead of you.

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