What I Read – February 2019


When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi (Gale Engage Learning, 2016)

Divided Loyalties – Nilofar Shidmehr (Astoria, 2019)

Fathers and Sons – Ivan Turgenev (Penguin Books, 1975) (translated from the Russian by Rosemary Edmonds)

Minster Without Portfolio – Michael Winter (Hamish Hamilton, 2013)

The Bellman’s Secret – Heidi Barnes (Rare Bird Books, 2019)

Quiet – Susan Cain (Crown Publishers, 2012)

Miss Burma – Charmaine Cragg (Grove Press, 2017)

The Education of Augie Merasty – Joseph Auguste Merasty with David Carpenter (University of Regina Press, 2015)

The Parade – Dave Eggers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019)

Cat & Nat’s Mom Truths – Catherine Belknap & Natalie Telfer (Harmony Books, 2019)

Transcription – Kate Atkinson (Little Brown & Company, 2018)

Currently Reading:

Celebration of Discipline – Richard Foster

Southern Lady Code – Helen Ellis

2019 Reading Goals:

Books Read: 23/100

Books Reviewed: 15/20


I started strong in January with the expectation that I would be unlikely to match that pace throughout the year. So I’m pleasantly surprised to get to the end of February and find that I’ve read eleven books. Only one less than January and January has three more days in it! I’m beginning to feel like I can read faster than I can write reviews but hopefully I can fill in those blanks in the coming days.

February held quite a bit of non-fiction (for me at least). Highlights over all were When Breath Becomes Air, Minister Without Portfolio, Quiet, Miss Burma, The Parade, and Transcription. Looking at this list it was quite a good reading month.

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