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32 Books in 2014

December 31, 2014

My reading goal for 2014 was 30 books, and the two I started and finished since last Friday pushed me over by 2, which is great! Yay go me!

I rated eleven books at 4 or 5 stars (including The Martian, And the Mountains Echoed, and All the Light We Cannot See), but I also rated six books at 1 star. Six books that I basically hated yet still continued reading.

Why did I keep reading them? I have no idea. But I do know that those are the books that took me a long time to get through. I probably spent more time complaining to Steve about their terrible writing/plot/characters than I actually spent reading them.

My reading goal for 2015 is for 36 books. Which I think I can accomplish, but only if I stop reading books that I hate. Which will stupidly be a lot harder than it sounds.

What were your favorite books of 2014? Friend me on Goodreads so I can follow what you're reading in the next year.

Thirteen Reasons Why The Shoemaker's Wife Anansi Boys The Lovely Bones Nineteen Minutes The Fault in Our Stars And the Mountains Echoed Full Dark, No Stars Orange Is the New Black Gone Girl The Invention of Wings The Goldfinch The Interestings Ellis Island (Ellis Island, #1) Still Life with Bread Crumbs Orphan Train Imperial Woman The Shadowy Horses Blood & Beauty: The Borgias The Ocean at the End of the Lane Bad Monkey The Silver Star All the Light We Cannot See The Vacationers The Son The Light in the Ruins An Event in Autumn This is Where I Leave You Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage Outlander (Outlander, #1) The Martian Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)

Last year: 2013 in Books

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