I really enjoyed my 2019 in books. Most of the books I've read this year have been good. Some were average. Many were fantastic.
Tove Jansson playful language and imagination inhabited this world with all kinds of wonderful creatures. Throughout the stories, Moomin Valley and the Moomin house becomes a shelter and home to many lost and displaced creatures.
If you're like me, appreciative of comics as a medium, but overwhelmed at the thought of trying to navigate though the massive number of issues, reboots, and alternate universes of big-name comics, Lady Mechanika is a great alternative.
At the beginning of 2018, I decided to, once again, sign up for the Goodreads reading challenge. After successfully completing my 2017 goal of reading thirty books I challenged myself to read thirty-six books during 2018. On September 29th, I officially completed the challenge, and I'm ending 2018 with fifty-three books read.
know I'm not alone in feeling that books are beautiful. I'm that person who'll repurchase an entire book series I love simply because it's come out in a collected edition with a new cover illustration I like, or there's a really nice looking box set.