2019 Reading Goals

Here are my goals for 2019 and I have finished all of them as of 12/6/2019! Time to prepare for next year!

Total Books: 134/75

  1. Read the HobbitFinished 1/25/2019
  2. Read the Fellowship of the Ring– Finished 02/14/2019
  3. Read the Two Towers – Finished 07/01/2019
  4. Read the Return of the King – Finished 12/06/2019
  5. Read a book from the banned book listThe Giver by Lois Lowry- Finished 01/28/2019
  6. Read a book set in a city that I have always wanted to visit
    Bird King, The by G. Willow Wilson – Finished 02/24/2019
  7. Read a book from a country I have visitedA Castle in Romagna by Igor Štiks (Croatia and Italy)- Finished 02/05/2019
  8. Read a book with a heroine who is sixty-years or older The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali – Finished 05/29/2019
  9. Read a book set in the state I was born inThe Cold Dish by Craig Johnson
  10. Read a book set in ParisEnchantée by Gita Trelease – Finished 03/12/2019
  11. Read a book with non-European Mythology or Supernatural CreaturesGods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – Finished 05/22/2019
  12. Read a book written by or about immigrants or refugeesThe Boat SBS by Nam Le – Finished 05/08/2019
  13. Read a book that I loved as a child Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K.Rowling- Finished 04/13/2019
  14. Read a Booker Prize Winner or NomineeThe Testaments by Margaret Atwood – Finished 09/24/2019
  15. Read a book of lettersTo Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer – Finished 05/10/2019

Also, Read twenty books from authors around the world (and the country I think they best represent) which I’ll list here:

  1. She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore for Liberia
  2. A Castle in Romagna by Igor Štiks for Croatia
  3. soft magic by Upile Chisala for Malawi
  4. Minutes of Glory: And other Stories by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o for Kenya
  5. Life by Lu Yao for China
  6. A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian for India
  7. Broken Wings by Jia Pingwa for China
  8. The Boat SBS by Nam Le for Vietnam
  9. How We Disappeared by Jing-jing Lee for Singapore
  10. Home Remedies by Xuan Juliana Wang for China (sort of)
  11. The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali for Iran
  12. The Sun on My Head by Geovani Martins for Brazil
  13. The Wild Boy: A Memoir by Paolo Cognetti for Italy
  14. My Travels in Ding Yi by Shi Tiesheng for China
  15. David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa for Nigeria
  16. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay for India
  17. Nectar by Upile Chisala for Malawi
  18. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo for Japan
  19. Mama Hissa’s Mice by Saud Al-Sanousi for Kuwait
  20. Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir for Iceland