Top 10 Favorite Books of 2019

2019 has been my best reading year ever. I am currently at 53 books, passing my Goodreads goal of 50, and beating my record for books read in a year. The most I’ve ever read in a year before has been 27, so I’ve almost doubled the books. I know the reasoning is that my last two semesters of college allowed me more time to get my reading done and also, my mental health is way better than it has been in past years. Since I read a decent amount of books this year, I decided to finally do my Top 10 Favorite Books of the Year.

Not only did I read more books this year, but I’ve also expanded the types of books I read! I typically stick to contemporary or mystery, but this year I was able to read a few fantasy books. I started to love the genre and I hope I’m able to read even more next year!

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The Subjects by Sarah Hopkins – Book Review

Special thanks to Netgalley and Text Publishing Company for sending me the digital advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

Daniel is a sixteen-year-old drug dealer and he’s going to jail. Then, suddenly, he’s not.

A courtroom intervention. A long car ride to a big country house. Other ‘gifted delinquents’: the elusive, devastating Rachel, and Alex, so tightly wound he seems about to shatter.

So where are they? It’s not a school, despite the ‘lessons’ with the headsets and changing images. It’s not a psych unit—not if the absence of medication means anything. It’s not a jail, because Daniel’s free to leave. Or that’s what they tell him. He knows he and the others are part of an experiment. But he doesn’t know who’s running it or what they’re trying to prove. And he has no idea what they’re doing to him.

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Bookish Opinions I’ve Changed My Mind About

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This topic was a prompt for one of the Top 5 Wednesday‘s in May 2019. I wasn’t back into blogging at that time, but I loved the idea so much I had to do a post on it.

I have loved reading since I was 8 years old. As a 22-year-old now, I obviously have changed my reading habits in the last 14 years of my life. But, these are the things that stand out to me most when I think about bookish concepts that I changed my opinions about.

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