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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books Read In 2019

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Welcome to the Top Ten Tuesday now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  This week's topic is Favorite Books Read In 2019.  I've read a lot of great books this year, but for this list I'm focusing on my favorite books released this year which was difficult enough to put together.  Without further ado, here we go by order by title:


Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff


The Girl With No Face (The Daoshi Chronicles #2) by M.H. Boroson


Grave Importance (Dr. Greta Helsing #3) by Vivian Shaw


The Grace Year by Kim Liggett


Jade War (The Green Bone Saga #2) by Fonda Lee


Swipe Right for Murder by Derek Milman


Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World #2) by Rebecca Roanhorse


The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow


Titanshade (The Carter Files #1) by Dan Stout


The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air #3) by Holly Black


Have you read any of these books?  What have been some of your favorite books of 2019?  As always, thanks for visiting…

Music Monday: I'm Still Here

Happy Monday everyone and welcome back to Music Monday! Let's share some songs we've been enjoying lately!  If you would like to play and I really hope you do, please see the rules and link up below.

Rules:

Every Monday share a few songs you've been enjoying lately.  It doesn't have to be a specific genre, new, or one of your favorites - just something you'd like to share with others.  If possible, share a music or lyric video of the song and your thoughts on the song(s), artist(s), and/or music video(s).

If you would like to participate in Music Monday, please join the link up by sharing your post's url.


Happy Monday and welcome to the final Monday of 2019!  This week I'm spotlighting the song "I'm Still Here" (Jim's Theme) from Treasure Planet (2002).  The movie is one of my favorite Disney films and the song still resonates.  Check out the original scene from the movie with the song as performed by John Rzeznik and the brilliant a capel…

2019 End of Year Survey

Happy Sunday everyone and welcome to the 2019 End of Year Book Survey, hosted by Jamie @ The Perpetual Page-Turner!  This is actually my fifth time taking part - check out my posts from 201520162017, and 2018 if you dare.  Anyway, without further ado, let's get to the tag:

2019 Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 457

Number of Re-Reads: 0 that I can think of

Genre You Read The Most From: YA and Fantasy - No real surprise there.


1. Best Book You Read In 2018? (If you have to cheat — you can break it down by genre if you want or 2019 release vs. backlist)



Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World #2) by Rebecca Roanhorse - This series has been brilliant and it deserves more than five stars.  I can't wait to see what happens next.

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn't



A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell - I absolutely loved the neo-noir crime comedy movie adaptation with an awesome soundtrack, then I tried to read the book and ended up DNF&#…