Books

Top Reads of 2018

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I read 114 books in 2018, more than doubling my Goodreads Reading Challenge goal of 52. This marks the best year I’ve had since I first started participating in the challenge back in 2015, and I was very pleased to do so well. I chose a lot of great books, and my rating average for the year was 4.3 stars. I read a variety of fictional genres, including historical fiction, dystopia, fantasy, and crime/psychological thrillers. My nonfiction reading focused heavily on history, current events, social issues, and memoirs. I was entertained by the stories, and I gained a great deal of knowledge on various topics, as well. 2018 was definitely a great year for reading!

But which books were the best?

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Book Reviews

Vox by Christina Dalcher #Review @CVDalcher @BerkleyPub

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The Bible Belt expanded, and before long, encompassed the entire United States. The Pure Movement took hold soon afterwards, and women lost everything. First, they took away their passports, then they took everything else. No books. No writing. No jobs. No money. No phone. No birth control. No same-sex relationships (for anyone). And, finally, allowing women to speak only one hundred words per day—enforced by a bracelet worn on the wrist—a word counter—that delivered an electric shock which increased in intensity with every word spoken over their daily allotment. Women were allowed to cook, clean, garden, have babies… and very little else.

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Book Trailers

Vox Book Trailer #5 #VoxBook

My review for Vox by Christina Dalcher will be posted on August 14th. Until then, I’ll be sharing one of its five book trailers every other day for you to enjoy. Today I’m sharing the final book trailer. I hope you’ve enjoyed them, and more importantly—I hope they’ve intrigued you enough to want to read the book! Stay tuned for my review… you can read it here on Tuesday!

Book Trailers

Vox Book Trailer #4: Group #VoxBook

My review for Vox by Christina Dalcher will be posted on August 14th. Until then, I’ll be sharing one of its five book trailers every other day for you to enjoy. Today I’m sharing the fourth trailer: Group.

Book Trailers

Vox Book Trailer #3: Surgeon #VoxBook

My review for Vox by Christina Dalcher will be posted on August 14th. Until then, I’ll be sharing one of its five book trailers every other day for you to enjoy. Today I’m sharing the third trailer: Surgeon.