All Books I Read in 2019 – Ranked from Best to Worst

Hi all πŸ’•

Today I get to share with you a post that I have been wanting to do for a long time! I’m diving back into 2019 reading for a bit, and I’m going to be going through all of the 85 books I read in 2019, ranked from my favourite to my least favourite!

This post is going to be a massive, delicious list of books without any explanations, ratings or rantings! The list is mainly based on my enjoyment of each book, in comparison to everything else I read in 2019. If you are interested in getting more information and my full thoughts, take a peek at my other end of the year posts:

Best Books of 2019

Worst Books of 2019

You can also find a review of most of these books on my Goodreads page (I’d love to be your friend there too!).

Also keep your eyes peeled for these posts that are coming up soon:

  • 2019 Bookish Statistics
  • 20 for 2020: A year-long TBR & Reading challenges

I was lucky in 2019 and I mostly enjoyed the books that I read 😊 Even though something is lower on this scale doesn’t mean that I hated the book!

Let’s get into the list 🀩


To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

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The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay



Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

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The Boy Who Steals Houses by C.G. Drews

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Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul



The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton



Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow



Wonder Woman: The True Amazon by Jill Thompson

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I am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb



The Doll Factory by Elizabeth MacNeal

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller



The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson



Big Jo by Julia Arostegi

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Becoming by Michelle Obama



Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling



Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart

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Fate of the Fallen by Kel Kade

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro



A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

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Big Magic: Creative Living beyond fear by Elizabeth Gilbert



Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo



Lips Touch by Laini Taylor



Jog On: How Running Saved My Life by Bella Mackie

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The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

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The Equality Illusion: The Truth About Women And Men Today by Kat Banyard



Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures by Stephen Fry

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry

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Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates



Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

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The Wicked King by Holly Black

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NausicaΓ€ of the Valley of the Wind, part 1 by Hayao Miyazaki, translated by David Lewis and Toren Smith

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Warcross by Marie Lu

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

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Folk by Zoe Gilbert

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A Pack of Blood and Lies by Olivia Wildenstein



The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

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Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

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Queens of Fennbirn by Kendare Blake

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The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson



The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

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The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story by Marie Kondo and Yuko Uramoto

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander (JK Rowling)

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The Beauty of the Darkness by Mary E. Pearson


Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini



Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women by Sarah Bargiela and Sophie Standing

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One Day in December by Josie Silver



Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding



Song of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury

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The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

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Swallowtail by Brenna Twohy



Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

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This Place: 150 Years Retold by various authors

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Appearance Anxiety: A Guide to Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder for Young People, Families and Professions by The National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service

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The End of Eddy by Edouard Lois, translated by Michael Lucey



My True Love Gave to Me by various authors, edited by Stephanie Perkins

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Heartstopper volume 2 by Alice Oseman

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The Humans by Matt Haig



Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (and Other Lies): Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them by various authors, edited by Scarlett Curtis

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Blissful Land vol 1 by Ichimon Izumi, translated by Christine Dashiell



The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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Chronicles of the Infected: Those They Betrayed by Q.J Martin

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton



The Familiars by Stacey Halls

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Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton



The Glovemaker by Ann Weisgarber

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Strange Secrets by Mike Russell

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Spinning by Tillie Walden

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Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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Maurice by E.M. Forster



Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness



Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson



The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters



The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas



Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett



The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty



The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty



Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman

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The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

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That’s everything I read in 2019 ranked from my favourite to my least favourite. Have you read any of these? Do you agree with my ranking? Would you change something around??

I was surprised how easy it was to rank my reads in the end! And as a major list lover, I can definitely see myself doing it again πŸ˜„

Would it be difficult for you to rank your reads? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Thank you so much for reading!

10 thoughts on “All Books I Read in 2019 – Ranked from Best to Worst

  1. Oh, this is such a cool post! I honestly love lists so much πŸ˜„πŸ’— I’m also very much looking forward to reading your upcoming posts πŸ₯° I actually wanted to start reading The Crown’s Game sometime, but I’m not sure how much I’ll like it, I’ve barely heard anything about it nowadays 😱

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  2. 85 books…o.0 Wow

    I noticed our reading tastes are very different, so I don’t have much to compare on this list πŸ˜€ I find ranking books to be difficult, haha. And the book covers. Wow. Some beyoootiful pieces here!

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    • That’s really interesting! I definitely feel lists like these can really give a good perspective on someone’s reading tastes – it’s literally everything I read last year haha. I honestly thought that the ranking would be difficult, but once I gave every book a category like low, med or high, then it was suddenly easy to rank the books within those categories πŸ˜…

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