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2018 Books In Review

The Big Ol’ Book Roundup, Vol. 2

Last year, I resolved to read a book every two weeks, and as I documented my progress on Instagram under the hashtag #carissareads, I surpassed my goal with 29 books. This year, I did my best to continue the trend of logging my books and I’m ringing in the new year with 39 new books swimming around in my brain.

In taking inventory of the books I read this year, I’m happy to see a few more women and people of color than I read in 2017, as well as more books I would honestly recommend. As you’ll see, I still love memoirs, American literature, and stories of faith communities. But I also branched out a little into sci-fi and fantasy this year.

I wrote in more detail about the books I read in separate posts in January, February, March, April, May, June-July, and August-December.

Once again, I’ve compiled them here for quick ‘n easy recommendations for your new year.

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