I read 81 books last year. This was a nice increase from 2017 when I only read 66.
The list of books is on the sidebar for now. Soon I'll have to begin my 2019 list which already has three books on it.
Looking over the list all the books were relatively good, though some better than others. Typically if I don't like a book I quit reading it unless it's for the book club I'm in. Even then if I can't stand it, I will skim read it and read the end so I can at least participate in the discussion.
So here are a few recommends for you to read in 2019.
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
Any of the Charles Todd mysteries featuring Ian Rutledge, of Scotland Yard. These are set after WWI in England. I've gotten hooked on these and haven't been reading them in order but it hasn't really mattered.
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Glass Houses by Louise Penny
Under good story telling:
Song of Hartgrove Hall by Natasha Solomons
The 2nd Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
And I re-read my all time favorite book for the third time last month: