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Athena's Reading List 2019

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I can hardly believe it's that time of the year again! 2018 has gone by fast in some ways!

 

Welcome to my 2019 reading log! It's always fun making a new one :).


Links to my previous logs:

 

Athena's Reading List 2013
Athena's Reading List 2014
Athena's Reading List 2015
Athena's Reading List 2016
Athena's Reading List 2017

Athena's Reading List 2018

 

Links to posts within this thread:


Books read in January 2019
Books read in February 2019
Books read in March 2019
Books read in April 2019
Books read in May 2019
Books read in June 2019
Books read in July 2019
Books read in August 2019

Books read in September 2019

Books read in October 2019
Books read in November 2019
Books read in December 2019

Books abandoned/DNFed in 2019

Statistics of books read in 2019

My favourite books, series and authors

Books recommended to me by people from BCF in 2019
Films, TV & Video Games I Watched / Played in 2019

 

Previous Statistics:

 

Books read Jun - Dec 2012: 43
Books read in 2013: 143
Books read in 2014: 254
Books read in 2015: 502
Books read in 2016: 425
Books read in 2017: 236

Books read in 2018: 262

 

Pages read in Jun - Dec 2012: ~25000
Pages read in 2013: ~37000
Pages read in 2014: 62932
Pages read in 2015: 112787
Pages read in 2016: 95007
Pages read in 2017: 52853

Pages read in 2018: 60308

 

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Books read in January 2019

 

1. Jennifer Cook O'Toole - Autism in Heels

2. Yoskitoki Oima - A Silent Voice 1: Volume 1
3. Disney - Donald Duck Pocket 217: Terug in de Tijd
4. Gigi D. G. - Cucumber Quest 1: The Doughnut Kingdom
5. Paul van Loon (ill. Hugo van Look) - Lees!: Pak me dan!
6. Paul van Loon (ill. Saskia Halfmouw) - Foeksia de miniheks: Avonturen in het Heksenbos
7. Max Velthuijs - Dierenfabels: De Eend en de Vos; De Beer en het Varkentje; De Olifant en de Krokodil
8. Ellen Forney - Marbles
9. Aaron Reynolds and Phil McAndrew - Caveboy Dave 1: More Scrawny Than Brawny (re-read)
10. Bryan Lee O'Malley (Jason Fisher, Dustin Harbin, col. Nathan Fairbairn) - Seconds
11. Ben Hatke (col. Alex Cambell and Hilary Sycamore) - Mighty Jack 1: Mighty Jack
12. Ben Hatke (col. Alex Cambell and Hilary Sycamore) - Mighty Jack 2: Mighty Jack and the Goblin King
13. Ben Hatke - Nobody Likes a Goblin
14. Ben Hatke - Little Robot
15. Sara Varon - Bake Sale
16. Aron Nels Steinke - Mr. Wolf's Class 1: Mr. Wolf's Class
17. Kristen Gudsnuk - Making Friends
18. E. J. Copperman and Jeff Cohen - An Asperger's Mystery 4: The Question of the Absentee Father
19. Do van Ranst (ill. Maarten Albrechts) - Samuel 2: Laat je niet hangen, Samuel
20. Colette de Bruin - Geef me de 5 2: Auti-communicatie
21. Do van Ranst (ill. Maarten Albrechts) - Samuel 3: Weer helemaal Samuel!
22. Colette de Bruin and dr. Fabiënne Naber - Geef me de 5 3: Dit is autisme

23. Christian O'Donnell (ill. Rob Biddulph) - Radio Boy 1: Radio Boy

24. Christian O'Connell (ill. Rob Biddulph) - Radio Boy 2: Radio Boy and the Revenge of Granddad

 

Last Updated: 31-01-2019.

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Books read in February 2019.

 

25. Geronimo Stilton - Gele Reeks 1: Vleermuisgespuis (Nel Labirinto di Grottacupa)
26. Thea Stilton - Prinsessen van Wonderrijk 1 : Het Boek der Raadselen (Il Segreto delle Principesse)
27. Geronimo Stilton - Noormuizen 2: Zeesnorren & Monsterdraken! (Nella Terra Deglu Uffa Uffa; Scattare, Scattareee... Geronimord!)
28. Geronimo Stilton - Geronimo Stilton 75 & Noormuizen 3: Expeditie Zonnesteek (Topinghi: Il Mistero Dell'Isola Verde)
29. Geronimo Stilton - Reis Door De Tijd 9: Naar de Haaien! (Viaggio Nel Tempo 9)
30. Sabine Zett (ill. Falk Holzapel / Zaph) - Collins Geheime Channel 1: Van Underdog tot YouTube-ster (Collins Geheimer Channel 1: Wie Ich Endlich Cool Wurde)
31. Paul van Loon (ill. Hugo van Look) - Dolfje Weerwolfje 18: GriezelWielen
32. Alice Pantermüller and Daniela Kohl - De Knotsgekke Wereld van Lotte Wirwar 3: Boerderij Op Stelten (Mein Lotta-Leben 3: Hier Steckt Der Wurm Drin!)

33. Alice Pantermüller and Daniela Kohl - De Knotsgekke Wereld van Lotte Wirwar 4: Chaos Op De Filmset! (Mein Lotta-Leben 4: Daher Weht Der Hase!)
34. Alice Pantermüller and Daniela Kohl - De Knotsgekke Wereld van Lotte Wirwar 7: Weg Met Die Vieze Stinkkaas! (Mein Lotta-Leben 7: Und Täglich Grüßt der Camembär)

35. Nanda Roep and Silvester Zwaneveld - Plaza Patatta 11: Luna's Flopfeest
36. Nanda Roep and Silvester Zwaneveld - Plaza Patatta 12: Luna's Schoolramp

37. Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland and Pasi Pitkänen - Kepler62 1: De Uitnodiging (Kepler62 - Kirja 1: Kutsu)
38. Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland and Pasi Pitkänen - Kepler62 2: De Lancering (Kepler62 - Bok 2: Nedtelling)

39. Wessel Broekhuis - Alleen met mijn wereld

40. Dawn Prince-Hughes - De spiegel van mijn ziel (Songs of a Gorilla Nation)

41. Mark Oshiro - Anger Is A Gift
42. Elizabeth Acevedo - The Poet X
43. Danny Penman - De kunst van het ademen (The Art of Breathing)
44. Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie - Aya (1-3): Aya: Life in Yop City

45. Rivers Solomon - An Unkindness of Ghosts

 

Last Updated: 28-02-2019.

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Books read in March 2019.

 

46. Disney - Donald Duck Pocket 220: Het reddende licht
47. Yoshitoki Oima - A Silent Voice 2: Volume 2
48. Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 1: Volume 1
49. Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 2: Volume 2
50. Gigi D. G. - Cucumber Quest 2: The Ripple Kingdom
51. Aaron Reynolds and Phil McAndrew - Caveboy Dave 2: Not So Faboo
52. Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie - Aya (4-6): Aya: Love in Yop City
53. Skottie Young - I Hate Fairyland 1: Madly Ever After
54. Chris Riddell - 100 Hugs
55. Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau - Bloom
56. Debbie Tung - Book Love
57. Marloes de Vries - Volwassen worden is optioneel
58. Melissa Boyle - Geek Magnifique

59. Seanan McGuire - Wayward Children 4: In An Absent Dream
60. Ashley Poston - Once Upon a Con 1: Geekerella

61. Britta Lundin - Ship It
62. E. J. Copperman and Jeff Cohen - An Asperger's Mystery 5: The Question of the Dead Mistress
63. K. Ancrum - The Weight of the Stars

 

 

Last Updated: 23-03-2019.

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Books read in April 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in May 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in June 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in July 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in August 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in September 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in October 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in November 2019.

 

 

 

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Books read in December 2019.

 

 

 

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Books abandoned / DNFed (did-not-finish) in 2019.

 

None so far!

 

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Statistics of books read in 2019

 

 

 

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My Favourite Books, Series and Authors
Last edited: 29-03-2018.

Fantasy
Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson - The Wheel of Time series
Brandon Sanderson
David B. Coe - The Lontobyn Chronicles series
James Clemens - The Banned and the Banished series
Peter V. Brett - The Demon Cycle series
Terry Pratchett
Ursula K. Le Guin - Earthsea Cycle 1-4: The Earthsea Quartet
Joanne Harris - Runemarks 1: Runemarks
Karen Miller
Trudi Canavan
Yahtzee Croshaw
George R. R. Martin - A Song of Ice and Fire series
Blake Charlton - Spellwright 1: Spellwright
Blake Charlton - Spellwright 2: Spellbound
Anne McCaffrey - The Dragonriders of Pern series
Terry Goodkind - Sword of Truth 1: Wizard's First Rule
Walter Moers, Zamonië 4: De Stad van de Dromende Boeken (Zamonien 4: Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher) in particular
Maria V. Snyder - Study series and Glass series
J. K. Rowling - Harry Potter series
Geronimo Stilton
Thea Stilton
Oscar Tortuga
Joe Carrot
John Flanagan
Angie Sage
Seanan McGuire - Wayward Children
Philippe Lechermeier and Rébecca Dautremer - Het Geheime Dagboek van Klein Duimpje (Journal Secret du Petit Poucet)
Lauren Oliver - Liesl & Po (Liesl & Po)
Luc Descamps (ill. Rik Willemen) - De Poortwereld series (so far)

Science-fiction
Peter F. Hamilton, in particular The Night's Dawn series
Tad Williams - Otherland series
Ernest Cline - Ready Player One
Scott Meyer - Magic 2.0 series
Scott Meyer - Master of Formalities
Douglas Adams - The HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy series
Dan Simmons - Hyperion 1-2: The Hyperion Omnibus
Elizabeth Moon - The Speed of Dark
Daniel Keyes - Flowers for Algernon
Matt Haig - The Humans
Arthur C. Clarke - The Other Side of the Sky
Andy Weir - The Martian
Iain M. Banks
Joe Haldeman
Philip K. Dick
Thea Beckman - De Toekomsttrilogie series
Isabel Hoving - De Gevleugelde Kat
Suzanne Collins - The Hunger Games series
Veronica Roth - The Divergent series (including the Four stories) Marie Lu - Legend series
Beth Revis - Across the Universe series
Lauren Oliver - Delirium series
Becky Chambers - The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet 1: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff - The Illuminae Files series
Lois Lowry - The Giver 1: The Giver: Bewaker van Herinneringen (The Giver 1: The Giver)
Michael Grant - Gone series
Stuart Gibbs - Maanbasis Alfa (Moon Base Alpha) series
Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre - Cakes in Space
Luc Descamps - De Donkere Getallen series

Contemporary Fiction
Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's World
Jodi Picoult
Diane Chamberlain
Catherine Ryan Hyde
Kristin Hannah - Home Front
Dorothy Koomson - My Best Friend's Girl
Dorothy Koomson - That Girl From Nowhere
Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveler's Wife
Guillaume Musso - Het Grote Gemis (Seras-tu là?)
Giselle Green - Little Miracles
Erica James - It's the Little Things
Erica James - Promises, Promises
Jane Green - The Patchwork Marriage
Lesley Pearse - Father Unknown
Lesley Pearse - Till We Meet Again
Kaui Hart Hemmings - The Descendants
Laura Elliott - Stolen Child
Nathan Filer - The Shock of the Fall
Emma Donoghue - Room
Garth Stein - The Art of Racing in the Rain
Graeme Simsion - Don Tillman 1: The Rosie Project
Mark Haddon - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Jen Wilde - Queens of Geek
Rachael Lucas - The State of Grace
Hilary Reyl - Kids Like Us

Judith Visser - Zondagskind (based on autobiographical elements)
Mirjam Mous (ill. Marja Meijer) - Alle Dagen Hardstikke Druk
Sara Barnard - A Quiet Kind of Thunder
John Green
Shawn Inmon
Thea Beckman - Wonderkinderen
Carry Slee
Cynthia Voigt - Tillerman Cycle 1-4: De Tillermans
Gabrielle Zevin - Memoirs of Teenage Amnesiac
Rainbow Rowell
A. S. King
Nicola Yoon - Everything, Everything
Ruth Thomas - De Weglopers (The Runaways)
Luc Descamps - Gewoon Anders (& Others)
Becky Albertalli - Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Peter Monn - The Before Now And After Then
E. Lockhart - We Were Liars
Morgan Matson
Hilary Reyl - Kids Like Us
Josh Sundquist - Love and F1rst Sight
Olivia Rivers - In the Hope of Memories
Jacques Vriens
Roald Dahl's children's books
Lieneke Dijkzeul - Een Muis Met Klauwen
Annie M.G. Schmidt
Dirk Verroen and Jet Boeke - De Liefste Poes Van De Wereld
Jeff Kinney - Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Rachel Renée Russell - Dork Diaries series
Liz Pichon - Tom Gates series
Lincoln Peirce - Big Nate series
Jim Smith - Barry Loser series
Stephan Pastis - Timmy Failure series
Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton - Treehouse series
Georgia Pritchett - Wilf the Mighty Worrier series
Geoff Rodkey - The Tapper Twins series
David Walliams
Jory John and Mac Barnett (ill. Kevin Cornell) - De Vreselijke Twee (The Terrible Two) series
Tommy Greenwald and J. P. Coovert - Otto-Jan (Charlie Joe Jackson) series
Simone Arts and Tante Beun - Fashion Academy series
Bavo Dhooge, Nico De Braeckeleer, Samuel Dhooge, Steven Dhondt - Don Kameleon series
Kid Kat (ill. Eric Bouwens) - Kid Kat series
Roderick Leeuwenhart - Pindakaas & Sushi series
Francine Oomen
Alex Gino - George
Oliver Jeffers - Once Upon an Alphabet
Luc Descamps - Gewoon Anders
Sabine Zett (ill. Ute Krause) - Hugo series
Julian Clary (ill. David Roberts) - Familie Bold 1: De Beestachtige Familie Bold (The Bolds 1: The Bolds)
Gonneke Huizing - Fleur series

Historical Fiction
Thea Beckman
Jean M. Auel - Earth's Children series
Paul Gallico - Jennie
Clive Woodall - One for Sorrow, Two for Joy
Penny Vincenzi
Markus Zusak - The Book Thief
Gary Northfield - Julius Zebra series
Tim Collins (ill. Andrew Pinder) - Nurdius (EN: Dorkius) Maximus series
Steve Cole (ill. Donough O'Malley) - Secret Agent Mummy series
Monica Furlong - Doran (Doran) series

Literature
Charlotte Brontë - Jane Eyre
Anna Blaman - Op Leven en Dood
George Orwell - Animal Farm
H. G. Wells - The War of the Worlds

Chick-lit
Sophie Kinsella
Susan Hatler
Melissa Nathan
Melanie Rose - Could It Be Magic?
Melanie Rose - Down to Earth
Julie Cohen - Girl from Mars
Sinéad Moriarty - Emma Huntington series
Helen Fielding - Bridget Jones series
Chris Manby / Chrissie Manby
Sarah Webb - Take a Chance
Carolyn Nash - The First Day of Christmas
Nicholas Sparks - The Notebook 1: The Notebook
Nicholas Sparks - The Notebook 2: The Wedding
Ann M. Martin - The BabySitter's Club series and related books Virginia Andrews
Holly Smale - Geek Girl series
Lucy Diamond - The Beach Café (series)

Horror
Stephen King, in particular IT, Carrie and The Stand
R. L. Stine, particularly the various Fear Street series and Point Horror books (also other authors from this series)
Paul van Loon, particularly De Griezelbus series and the Dolfje Weerwolfje series
Eddy C. Bertin
Bies van Ede
Tais Teng
Ton van Reen
Jacques Weijters
Els Rooijers
Het Griezelgenootschap
Hilde E. Gerard and Eric Bouwens - Heinrich Ooooh series
Luc Embrechts; Gilliom; Eric Bouwens - Vampierzootje[/b] series and Uitvinderszootje series
Eric Clavie - Benno series
Chris Mould - Vreselijk Vreemde Verhalen (Something Wickedly Weird) series
Angie Sage - Araminta Spookie series
Anthony Horowitz - De Kracht van Vijf (The Power of Five) series
Bat Pat (Roberto Pavanello) - Bat Pat series

Detectives
A. C. Baantjer
A. C. Baantjer and Simon de Waal - De Waal & Baantjer series
Agatha Christie
Robert Thorogood

Thrillers
Robin Cook
John Grisham
Tess Gerritsen - Incendio (Incendio)
Esther Verhoef

Paranormal (& Misc)
Chris Riddell (some books)

Disney
Disney - Donald Duck Dubbel Pockets
Disney - Donald Duck Pockets

Manga
Masami Tsuda - Kare Kano series
Ken Akamatsu - Love Hina series
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket series
Keiko Tobe - With the Light series
Kouji Seo - Suzuka series

Biographies
Gunilla Gerland - A Real Person
John Grogan - Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
Dave Nasser and Lynne Barrett-Lee - Giant George: Life with the World's Biggest Dog
Anne Frank - Het Achterhuis
George Mahood
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Josh Sundquist - We Should Hang Out Sometime
Alis Rowe - The Girl With The Curly Hair: Asperger's and Me
Kim Cynthia - Nerdy, Shy, And Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life
Katie Green - Lighter Than My Shadow
Laura James - Odd Girl Out

Information
Martine Delfos - Een Vreemde Wereld
Stan Spencer - The Diet Dropout's Guide to Natural Weight Loss: Find Your Easiest Path to Naturally Thin
Elisabeth Wilson - Stress Proof Your Life: 52 Brilliant Ideas
Ian Ford - A Field Guide to Earthlings: An Autistic / Asperger View of Neurotypical Behavior
Thea Beckman and Others - Het Schrijversboek
Paul Arnoldussen - Die Van Hiernaast En Van De Overkant: Over Engelse Drop, Straf En Beesten In Europa
Various Authors - Waanzinnig om te Weten series (Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, Horrible Geography...)
Barry W. Fitzgerald - Secrets of Superhero Science

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Books recommended to me by people of BCF in 2019

 

The Passage by Justin Cronin (Karen, 14-02-2019)


Last Updated: 17-02-2019.

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Films, TV & Video Games I Watched / Played in 2019

 

January

VG Fallout Shelter (PC)

TV Star Trek: Voyager (part of season 4)
VG Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! (Switch)
F Star Wars: Solo
VG Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
TV Star Trek: Voyager (part of season 5)

 

February

 

TV Star Trek: Voyager (part of season 5)
TV Geronimo Stilton (2 episodes of season 1)

 

 

March

 

April

 

May

 

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

Last Updated: 17-02-2019.

 

 

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My thread is now open. I wish everyone a very happy reading year in 2019 :readingtwo:!!

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Whoops, it seemed I had forgot to remove the "please don't post yet" part of my post. Done now! Thread is open :).

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Yay! :lol: I agree, 2018 does seem to have gone quickly. I hope you have a fantastic reading year! 

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