Episode 11: Best Books of 2019 and Reading Reflections

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In This Episode

The Book Evangelists discuss their Best Books of 2019 and reflect on their reading habits.

Best Books of 2019 – Marian

Additional mentions:

Best Books of 2019 – Lissa

Things Lissa read in 2019 that she wouldn’t normally have tried:

Marian: I’m very surprised to see that of my five favorite books of 2019, three of them are science fiction books.

Lissa: I know, right?!? What is happening to us?

Best Books of 2019 that I didn’t get around to reading. Yet. (Lissa’s list at work)

Lissa’s Instagram feed is her inefficient yet meaningful place to track the best books she read last year….

These books are coming out in 2020! We are excited!

2020 Reading Resolutions

Lissa’s resolution: Buy and Read More Print Books and Read Them Intentionally (Not in my Bed!) and Write in the Margins.

Marian’s resolution: Read More and Better Poetry. Join a Book Group.

Marian’s resolution FOR LISSA: You should read the Murderbot novellas. And listen to Lockwood and Co.

Lissa’s resolution FOR MARIAN: Reflect on what you read more. The learning is in the reflection. And I think you should try a John Scalzi novel. You can pick which one.

Cover blurbs are the print version of author twitter.

Lissa

Coming Up

Next episode: The Book Evangelists will discuss The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Our Show Notes include mentions and recommendations, all linked for your convenience. What else would you like to see here? 

Music Credit: The music used during transitions in our podcast is adapted from: Jazzy Sax, Guitar, and Organ at the club by Admiral Bob (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/58382 Ft: geoffpeters

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