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Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

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The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger
My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
Rainbow Rowell, Holly Black, Laini Taylor, Myra McEntire, Kiersten White, Stephanie Perkins, Gayle Forman, Matt de la Pena, Jenny Han, Ally Carter, Kelly Link, David Levithan
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters
Susan Mallery
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
The Wedding
Dorothy West
The Man in the Brown Suit
Agatha Christie
Progress: 5 %
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain
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The Round House
Louise Erdrich
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Goodreads Best Books of 2018

I always post the results here because the conversation it evokes in the Booklikes community is always great. 

 

Best Fiction

Still Me (Me Before You, #3)

 

Seriously how??? I read the first two books and thought it was terrible and the third book had a lot of negative reviews. 

 

Mystery and Thriller

The Outsider

 

I still wish that King had showcased the women in this story more.

 

Historical Fiction

The Great Alone

 

I didn't read this. Hannah is hit or miss with me, so I skipped it.

 

Fantasy

Circe

 

I got told by some reviewers this didn't live up to the hype at all.

 

Best of the Best

The Hate U Give

 

Woot!

 

 

Romance

The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1)

 

I really liked this one!

 

Science Fiction

Vengeful (Villains, #2)

 

Sorry, I didn't read this one.

 

Horror

Elevation


This one seemed to disappoint a lot of people out there.

 

Humor

The Last Black Unicorn

 

Love Haddish, but I still only gave this 3 stars.

 

Nonfiction

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

 

I really want to read this one! I heard it's fantastic.

 

Memoir & Autobiography

Educated

 

Sorry, have no clue about this one.

 

History & Biography

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

 

I definitely want to read this. 

 

Science & Technology

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

 

This looks interesting.

 

Graphic Novel & Comics

Herding Cats (Sarah's Scribbles, #3)

 

Poetry

The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One (Women Are Some Kind Of Magic, #2)

 

Debut Author

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)


Sigh.

 

Young Adult Fiction

Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood, #2)

 

I didn't like this one at all.

 

Young Adult Fantasy

Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass, #7)


Sorry, got no clue about this one.

 

Middle Grade & Children's

The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo, #3)

 

Picture Books

I Am Enough