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Best Books I Read In 2018

Books · January 14, 2019

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So I know we are a few weeks into 2019, but that doesn’t stop me from sharing my favorite books I read in 2018. These were my personal favorites, ones that really resonated with me! If you are looking for a good read to add to your list, these are it! Some I have mentioned before and some I have not!

Favorite Books I Read In 2018

I feel like the first one I must talk about it All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover which I have talked about MANY times on my blog. I think this story resonated with me personally because it talks about a couple going through fertility issues. As someone who went through fertility issues, I could understand her pain and where she was coming from. It’s also just a beautiful story about marriage, family, and relationships.

So this next book, My Oxford Year, I read at the end of 2018 but it is still a favorite! It’s a book I know I will reread. It follows Ella as she moves and fulfills her lifelong dream of studying at Oxford and her relationship with Jamie. She is all set to return to a job in DC but will she?

Educated a memoir by Tara Westover goes through her life having zero education to deciding at 17 she wanted a more educated life for herself. It’s captivating and fascinating and I could not put it down.

One part The Bachelor one part The Hunger games you will LOVE The Selection Series if you haven’t read it yet. If you are a fan of either of those things this is for you! I loved it. It’s very young adult but still super fun!

If you like politics at all you will love Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win. It’s about Charlotte running for Senate in a midterm election that is really important to the country. Hmmm sound familiar?

I love Michelle Obama so I could not wait to read her book, Becoming. I really wanted to go when she was touring in Dallas but I just couldn’t make it work with our schedules. The book is so great and I love knowing more about her and their life before The White House.

Tell Me Lies follows Lucy and Stephen’s relationship through college and after college and I love that it alternated in their points of view. Those are my favorite kinds of books to read!

Have you ever been ghosted by someone and couldn’t let it go? Then the book, Ghosted is one you will enjoy!

My Favorite Half Night Stand is another book I read later in the year but I loved it so much I knew I had to include it! It follows Millie and her group of guy friends as they decide to start online dating. But there’s a lot more to it than that.

If you are interested in more of my book posts, check here!

What was a favorite book you read in 2018?

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  • 31 thoughts on “Best Books I Read In 2018

    1. Tara L

      Tell me lies looks like a very good book to read and All Your Perfect. I have to start reading again. I used to read all the time just to relax myself before bed or when was bored.

    2. Stephanie

      These all sound so good! I want to read Becoming but I am about #41 on the waitlist for the digital loan from my library. Maybe I’ll get to it this year. A few of the others seem like books I would enjoy, too, so I am adding them to my library wish list!

    3. Stephanie Stebbins

      Educated, Ghosted, and Becoming sound just like what I am looking for! I love Michelle Obama so much as well (and certainly miss her in the WH) and have been meaning to pick this up! I think my favorite book I read was, “To The Moon” written by a survivor of the Moonie cult. It was really interesting.

    4. Morgan Shaw

      Thanks for this blog post actually looking to get back into reading again. My favourite half night stand looks like the one I would read first and then tell me lies ๐Ÿ˜Š

    5. chelf

      perfect timing! I was looking for new book suggestions to read as I found myself goign back to my old faves and not reaching for new material!

    6. Marysa

      Those all sound like great books. I haven’t been reading much lately and I really need to make some time to get back into reading. Thanks for sharing your list. It is nice to have some book recommendations.

    7. Jamie

      The cover art of Selection just grabbed my attention right away, and now after reading your description of it, I am definitely putting this on my list. Sounds juicy!

    8. Nero N

      I just started reading again and last year, I finally read the entire Harry Potter series. I canโ€™t believe I waited this long to read it. Order of the Phoenix is my favorite book in that series.

    9. kate werth

      I love that you include young adult because I do too and I get so many people telling me to mature up my tastes. But like, after reading a heavy or serious book sometimes you need some fluff! Plus they’re usually more exciting because it’s not about stuff im currently living through like bills and struggles and stuff!
      My fave books of 2018 were Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence, My Mother Was Nuts by Penny Marshall- actually, i was really into female comedian biogs this year because i read Rhetta, Felicia Day, Tina Fey (again), Amy Poehler (again), Penny Marshall, Anna Faris, Lauren Graham (again), Tyra Banks and Anna Kendrick’s.

    10. Christa

      Such a great list! Iโ€™m adding a few of these to my to-read list. I really enjoyed Sorry to Disrupt the Peace and My Year of Rest and Relaxation.

    11. Flossie McCowald

      Oh, gosh, I get so little leisure reading time – and when I do have some, I usually read nonfiction these days. I DID start (finally!) reading the Game of Thrones series in 2018, though! ๐Ÿ™‚


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