2018 READING 81/65

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  1. The Vanishing Season, Joanna Schaffhausen | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  2. An American Marriage, Tayari Jones | Amazon | Review | Rating, 5

  3. Lie With Me, Sabine Durrant | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  4. We're Going to Need More Wine, Gabrielle Union | Amazon | Rating, 5

  5. Anatomy of a Scandal, Sara Durant | Amazon | Rating, 3

  6. In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware | Amazon | Rating, 4.25

  7. Sourdough, Robin Sloan | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  8. Kindred, Octavia Butler | Amazon | Rating, 5

  9. How To Stop Time | Matt Haig | Amazon | Rating, 4

  10. Lies She Told | Cate Holahan | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  11. Stay With Me | Ayobami Adebayo | Amazon | Rating, 4

  12. The French Girl | Lexie Elliott | Amazon | Rating, 4.25

  13. The Rooster Bar | John Grisham | Amazon | Rating, 3

  14. Let Me Lie | Clare Mackintosh | Amazon | Rating, 3

  15. The Secret History | Donna Tartt | Amazon | Rating, 4.25

  16. The Wedding Date | Jasmine Gillory | Amazon | Rating, 4

  17. You Are A Badass | Jen Sincero | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  18. The Dry | Jane Harper | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  19. The Last Mrs. Parrish | Liv Constantine | Amazon | Rating, 3

  20. Sometimes I Lie | Alice Feeney | Amazon | Rating, 5

  21. Dark Matter | Blake Crouch | Amazon | Rating, 5

  22. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda | Amazon | Rating, 4

  23. Tangerine | Christine Mangan | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  24. Providence | Caroline Kepnes | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  25. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo | Taylor Jenkins Reid | Amazon | Rating, 5

  26. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life | Samantha Irby | Amazon | Rating, 4

  27. From the Corner of the Oval | Beck Dorey Stein | Amazon | Rating, 4.75

  28. Bluebird, Bluebird | Attica Locke | Amazon | Rating, 4

  29. I'll Be Gone in the Dark | Michelle McNamara | Amazon | Rating, 5

  30. All We Ever Wanted | Emily Giffin | Amazon | Rating, 4

  31. Stray City | Chelsey Johnson | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  32. The Woman in the Window | A.J. Finn | Amazon | Rating, 4.75

  33. Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  34. A Certain Age | Beatriz Williams | Amazon | Rating, 2

  35. Give Me Your Hand | Megan Abbott | Amazon | Rating, 3

  36. Two Steps Forward | Graeme Simpsoin, Anne Brust | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  37. Neverwhere | Neil Gaiman | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  38. The Favorite Sister | Jessica Knoll | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  39. Then She Was Gone | Lisa Jewell | Amazon | Rating, 5

  40. Trouble the Water | Jacqueline Friedland | Amazon | Rating, 4

  41. How to Walk Away | Katherine Center | Amazon | Rating, 4.25

  42. Little Fires Everywhere | Celeste Ng | Amazon | Rating, 4.75

  43. The Last Time I Lied | Riley Sager | Amazon | Rating, 3

  44. Bring Me Back | B.A. Paris | Amazon | Goodreads | Rating, 4.5

  45. The Queen of Hearts | Kimmery Martin | Amazon | Rating, 2.75

  46. Tell Me Lies | Carola Lovering | Amazon | Rating, 4

  47. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine | Gail Honeyman | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  48. Sunburn | Laura Lippman | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  49. The Hunger | Alma Katsu | Amazon | Rating, 5

  50. Campaign Widows | Aimee Agresti | Amazon | Rating, 3

  51. Mr. Mercedes | Stephen King | Amazon | Rating, 4

  52. Girls Night Out | Liz Fenton, Lisa Stenke | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  53. Believe Me | J.P.. Delaney | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  54. The Perfect Couple | Elin Hilderbrand | Amazon | Rating, 4.5

  55. Something in the Water | Catherine Steadman | Amazon | Rating, 4

  56. Sharp Objects | Gillian Flynn | Amazon | Rating, 5

  57. The Subway Girls | Susie Orman Schnall | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  58. Before and Again | Barbara Delinsky | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  59. When The Lights Go Out | Mary Kubica | Amazon | Rating, 2

  60. Behind Closed Doors | B.A. Paris | Amazon | Rating, 3.25

  61. The Book of Essie | Meghan Maclean Weir | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  62. Finders Keepers | Stephen King | Amazon | Rating, 4

  63. Us Against You | Fredrik Backman | Amazon | Rating, 5

  64. When Life Gives You Lululemons | Lauren Weisberger | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  65. I'd Rather Be Reading | Anne Bogel | Amazon | Rating, 4

  66. There There | Tommy Orange | Amazon | Rating, 5

  67. Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald | Therese Anne Fowler | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  68. Lying in Wait | Liz Nugent | Amazon | Rating, 4

  69. Cross Her Heart | Sarah Pinborough | Amazon | Rating, 3.75

  70. End of Watch | Stephen King | Amazon | Rating, 4.25

  71. A Spark of Light | Jodi Picoult | Amazon | Rating 4.75

  72. My Sister, the Serial Killer | Oyinkan Braithwaite | Amazon | Rating 3.75

  73. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | Hank Green | Amazon | Rating, 4.75

  74. Our House | Louise Candlish | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  75. Just Mercy | Bryan Stevenson | Amazon | Rating, 5

  76. November Road | Lou Berney | Amazon | Review | Rating, 4

  77. Time’s Convert | Deborah Harkness | Amazon | Rating, 3

  78. The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai | Amazon | Rating, 5

  79. A Head Full of Ghosts | Paul Tremblay | Amazon | Rating, 5

  80. Between the World and Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates | Amazon | Rating, 5

  81. Bad Blood | John Carreyrou | Amazon | Rating, 5

  82. The Witch Elm | Tana French | Amazon | Rating, 3

  83. Watching You | Lisa Jewell | Amazon | Rating, 5

  84. Pieces of Her | Karin Slaughter | Amazon | Rating, 3

  85. Elevation | Stephen King | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  86. Becoming | Michelle Obama | Amazon | Rating, 5

  87. The Stranger in the Woods | Michael Finkel | Amazon | Rating, 4

  88. Our Kind of Cruelty | Araminta Hall | Amazon | Rating, 4.75

  89. Cork Dork | Bianca Bosker | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  90. The Great Alone | Kristin Hannah | Amazon | Rating, 5

  91. An Anonymous Girl | Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkenan | Amazon | Rating, 3.5

  92. Educated | Tara Westover | Amazon | Rating, 5

  93. Reasons to Stay Alive | Matt Haig | Amazon | Rating, 4

  94. Where the Crawdads Sing | Delia Owens | Amazon | Rating, 5

  95. The Last Black Unicorn | Tiffany Haddish | Amazon | Rating, 4

The 2018 Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge

  1. A classic you've been meaning to read | Kindred

  2. A book recommended by someone with great taste | In a Dark, Dark Wood

  3. A book in translation | Us Against You

  4. A book nominated for an award in 2018 | There There

  5. A book of poetry, a play, or an essay collection | We Are Never Meeting in Real Life

  6. A book you can read in a day | The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

  7. A book that's more than 500 pages | The Secret History

  8. A book by a favorite author | How To Stop Time

  9. A book recommended by a librarian or an indie bookseller

  10. A banned book

  11. A memoir, biography, or book of creative nonfiction | We're Going to Need More Wine

  12. A book by an author of a different race, ethnicity, or religion than your own | An American Marriage

Book Riot's 2018 Read Harder Challenge

  1. A book published posthumously | I'll Be Gone In The Dark

  2. A book of true crime | Bad Blood

  3. A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance)

  4. A comic written and illustrated by the same person

  5. A book set in or about one of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa)

  6. A book about nature

  7. A western

  8. A comic written or illustrated by a person of color

  9. A book of colonial or postcolonial literature | Trouble the Water

  10. A romance novel by or about a person of color | Stay With Me

  11. A children’s classic published before 1980

  12. A celebrity memoir | We're Going to Need More Wine

  13. An Oprah Book Club selection | An American Marriage

  14. A book of social science | Just Mercy

  15. A one-sitting book | The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

  16. The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series | Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

  17. A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author | Kindred

  18. A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image

  19. A book of genre fiction in translation | Us Against You

  20. A book with a cover you hate | Believe Me

  21. A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author | Bluebird, Bluebird

  22. An essay anthology | We Are Never Meeting in Real Life

  23. A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60

  24. An assigned book you hated (or never finished)