The books I read in 2018 // an overview!

Happy New Year! Are you excited for 2019? I am! Today, I’ll look back on 2018 though. I wanted to make a nice overview of everything I read in 2018 and let you know what I thought. Let’s get into it!


I read a total of 80 books this year. Whoop Whoop! That amounts to 24 335 pages. I’m proud of that 🙂


JANUARY

Wrap-up

january 2018 wrapup

The Sculptor by Scott McCloud // 3 out of 5 stars

We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson // 4 stars

Room by Emma Donoghue // 1 star

Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling // 4.5 stars

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda // 5 stars

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo // 4 stars

FEBRUARY

Wrap-up

february 2018

The Power by Naomi Alderman // 4 stars

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie // 4.5 stars

George by Alex Gino // 4 stars

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren // 4 stars

Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh // 5 stars

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan // 3.5 stars

Odette Toulemonde by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt // 2.5 stars

MARCH

Wrap-up

march 2018

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende // 5 stars

Odette Toulemonde by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt // 2.5 stars

Happily by Chauncey Rogers // 3 stars

Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi // 2 stars

The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan // 3 stars

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah // 4 stars

APRIL

Wrap-up

april 2018

Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg // 4 stars

Here We Are, edited by Kelly Jensen // 3.5 stars

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff // 5 stars

Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch // 2 stars

The Odyssey by Homer

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens // 5 stars

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry // 5 stars

MAY

Wrap-up

may 2018

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James // 4 stars

Tell me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum // 3 stars

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli // 4 stars

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger // 1 star

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli // 5 stars

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini // 4 stars

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry // 5 stars

JUNE

Wrap-up

june 2018

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff // 4 stars

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas // 5 stars

Wires and Nerve vol. 2 by Marissa Meyer and Stephen Gilpin // 3.75 stars

The Color Purple by Alice Walker // 4 stars

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon // 5 stars

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi // 4.25 stars

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie // 2 stars

JULY

Wrap-up

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Nimona by Noelle Stevenson // 4 stars

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart // 3 stars

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie // 2.5 stars

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng // 3 stars

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins // 5 stars

Style by Chelsea M. Cameron // 3.75 stars

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins // 5 stars

Bygone Badass Broads by Mackenzi Lee // 4 stars

AUGUST

Wrap-up

2018 august 1

Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson // 4 stars

Goldie Vance vol. 1 by Hope Larson, Brittney Williams and Sarah Stern // 2.5 stars

Giant Days vol. 1 by John Allison, Lissa Treiman and Whitney Cogar // 2.5 stars

Dear Martin by Nic Stone // 5 stars

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins // 5 stars

2018 august 2

The Princess Saves Herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace // 4 stars

The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace // 3 stars

Interior Space by John Irving // 4 stars

Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Anderson // 3 stars

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur // 2 stars

2018 august 3

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake // 5 stars

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid // 5 stars

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon // 2.5 stars

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge // 3 stars

Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis // 3 stars

SEPTEMBER

Wrap-up

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Kartonnen Dozen by Tom Lanoye // 2.5 stars

Woesten by Kris Van Steenberge // 3 stars

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller // 4 stars

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer // 3.75 stars

Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee // 4.5 stars

OCTOBER

Wrap-up

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The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith // 1 star

Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee // 4 stars

Georgia Peaches and other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown // 5 stars

NOVEMBER

Wrap-up

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Delicacy by David Foenkinos // 2.5 stars

Eilandgasten by Vonne Van Der Meer // 2.5 stars

They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera // 4 stars

DECEMBER

Wrap-up

december 18

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman // 5 stars

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid // 5 stars

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff // 5 stars

More Than This by Patrick Ness // 4 stars

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl // 4 stars

The Tiny Wife by Andrew Kaufman // 3 stars


Check out my wrap-ups and my Goodreads for my thoughts on each of these books!


I hope you liked this overview. Thanks for stopping by! See you next time!

Love,

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