Top Ten Favorite Reads of 2019

Out of the more than 100 books I read this year, I decided to share my favorites.

Favorite first time reads published prior to 2019:

The Library Book by Susan Orlean (2018)
The Shining by Stephen King (1977)
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (1959)
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (2012)

Favorite reads published in 2019:

Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe (2019)
Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark (2019)
Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham (2019)
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal (2019)
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (2019)

Honorable Mentions – Books I reread because I love them:

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (1997-2007)
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler (1939)


Favorite read of the year:


Americanah (2013)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie