Official Yearly Stats 2019!!!

So here are my complete yearly reading stats for 2019!! I will link my video bellow where I go through them all in greater detail!

  1. Book Read: 156

I also did several lists that broken down my reading so lets get to the specific numbers and lists:

  1. Backlist titles novels: 68
  2. Books I found a new home for: 87
  3. 2019 books: 67
  4. Mystery books: 17
  5. Halloween themed books: 10
  6. Fantsay: 37
  7. Middle grade: 31 books
  8. Historical Fiction: 2
  9. Contemporary reads: 40
  10. I completed 12 Owl crate books between 2018 and 2019.
  11. I completed 16 audiobooks.
  12. I read 8 graphic novels
  13. I read four women fiction novels.

I feel like I read more widely and diversely this year and I am so excited to see what 2020 brings! I am so excited to start 2020 right with some awesome reads!!

The Way You Make Me feel (Non-Spoiler Review)

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo

Published by   Farrar, Straus and Giroux on May 8, 2018

Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary

Pages: 336

Format: Hardback

Source: Personally bought

2019 challenge:

Buy on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads

I would give this book 4 for a review.

Summary!!!

From the author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love, a laugh-out-loud story of love, new friendships, and one unique food truck.

Clara Shin lives for pranks and disruption. When she takes one joke too far, her dad sentences her to a summer working on his food truck, the KoBra, alongside her uptight classmate Rose Carver. Not the carefree summer Clara had imagined. But maybe Rose isn’t so bad. Maybe the boy named Hamlet (yes, Hamlet) crushing on her is pretty cute. Maybe Clara actually feels invested in her dad’s business. What if taking this summer seriously means that Clara has to leave her old self behind? With Maurene Goo’s signature warmth and humor, The Way You Make Me Feel is a relatable story of falling in love and finding yourself in the places you’d never thought to look.

My Thoughts:

I read this book in a day. I really thought this was such a fun summer themed read. I read the next book by this author and felt that this book was also super strong. I liked that this book focused so much on self discovery. I really also enjoyed how clara changed so much throughout this novel. This book had a lot of mini plots travel, job, competition and they did not all mesh together super well to make a strong clear novel. I felt like some parts were quickly tied up and I wanted the last 50 pages to be bit longer and sreached out. I really did enjoy the characters in this book thought and would read more by this author in the future.