Middle of the Year Reading Check-In

So, it’s technically not quite the middle of the year anymore, but we’re close, so! I wanted to put together a list of what I’ve read this year, and some of my stand out reads so far.

I’m really lucky that a majority of the stuff I’ve read this year has gotten a really high ratings! Plus, there are so many anticipated reads for this year that are either coming out or have recently been published! My TBR is bananas. πŸ˜›

I started off 2019 with a goal of 200 books to read by the end of the year, but then my 1 job and 1 volunteering side thing ended up turning into 4 jobs, and a bunch of other smaller obligations in different areas of my life. I decided to lower my goal to 150 – which is still 50 more than my 2018 goal – and I feel it’s a lot more manageable. Well, I say that, but we’re almost into August and I’m at 50 books read, so… Yeah, haha. We’ll see!

Here’s what I’ve read so far in 2019… If you want to see my ratings for them, check out my actual Goodreads Reading Challenge here! The list below is organized from most recently read, back to the first book I read of the year!



 

A few stand-outs so far in 2019…

 

Series

🌈 The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling

🌈 The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King

 

Horror

🌈 The Forgotten Island by David Sodergren

🌈 FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven

🌈 A Penny For Your Thoughts by Robert Ford & Matt Hayward

🌈 The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz

🌈 Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

🌈 IT by Stephen King

 

Poetry

🌈 Choking Back the Devil by Donna Lynch

🌈 Love for Slaughter by Sara Tantlinger

🌈 A Collection of Nightmares by Christina Sng

 

Young Adult

🌈 Sadie by Courtney Summers

🌈  Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

 

Novellas

🌈 The Atrocities by Jeremy Shipp

🌈 Black Feathers & Dead Things by Stephen Williams

🌈  Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones

🌈 In the River by Jeremy Robert Johnson

 

Short Story Collections

🌈 Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias

🌈 We Live Inside Your Eyes by Kealan Patrick Burke

🌈 In Darkness, Delight, Vol.1: Masters of Midnight

 

Comic Books

🌈 Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Vol. 1: High School is Hell by Jordie Bellaire

🌈 Harrow County, Vol. 1: Countless Haints by Cullen Bunn

 


 

What are the best books you’ve read this year so far? Let me know, I have a huge TBR but that doesn’t mean I can’t keep adding to it! πŸ˜‚

Comments
5 Responses to “Middle of the Year Reading Check-In”
  1. You’re kickin’ ass & I’m so proud of you! ❀

  2. Wayne says:

    She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper has been my favorite read so far this year. I’ve read 4 of the books on your list.

  3. Seems like a lot of great reads. I read Sadie at the last half of last year and I really loved it. In May I read IT and I really enjoyed reading it. I had so much hype for how scared I would be that I wasn’t scared. I just got nervous feeling but I love when I get that feeling. Reading It made me feel accomplished because how long it is.

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