Books Read in 2019

The target I have set myself for this year is to read twelve books of at least 450 pages.  However, along the way I have read some shorter books as well.

1.   Glittering Images by Susan Howatch - 502pp
2.   Glamorous Powers by Susan Howatch - 514pp
3.   Cradle on the Waves by Mae Leveson - 175pp
4.   The Wool-Pack by Cynthia Harnett - 181pp
5.   Ultimate Prizes by Susan Howatch - 477pp
6.   Killing Floor by Lee Child - 525pp
7.   A Simple Life by Rosie Thomas - 490pp
8.   Night School by Lee Child - 460pp
9.   Scandalous Risks by Susan Howatch - 474pp
10. The Wonder Worker by Susan Howatch - 614pp
11. The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin - 104pp
12. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver - 670pp
13. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - 530pp

I finished No. 13 on 7th June.  Ten long books down, two left to meet the target.

14. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara - 720pp
15. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy - 385pp
16. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy - 444pp
17. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy - 482pp
18. How To See Nature by Paul Evans - 164pp
19. Thomas Hardy The Time-Torn Man by Claire Tomalin - 452pp
I met the target and finished No. 17, the twelfth long book, on 18th August.  Hurrah!  The extra books were a bonus and I finished No. 19 on 5th December.  During December I read two children's books.
20. A Cold Wind Blowing by Barbara Willard - 178pp
21. The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder - 247pp
The total number of pages I read was 8,788. 

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