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

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

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Alex and Suzette Jensen have a seven-year-old daughter named Hanna. Despite her age, Hanna doesn’t speak a word, which concerns her parents a great deal. They have had test after test done on Hanna, but there is nothing physically wrong with her. She simply chooses not to speak. Behavioral issues have resulted in Suzette home-schooling her daughter, and being with her 24/7 is extremely difficult because Hanna—who adores her father and is eager to please him—doesn’t like her mother at all. In Hanna’s mind, life would be perfect if Mommy was gone… permanently. She just had to figure out a way to do it.

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Book Trailers

Book Trailer: Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth is one of the (many) books on my TBR this year, and I’m very excited to read it. I watched the book trailer a few minutes ago, and I had to share it with you all. Enjoy!