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    Reading year 2018

    Overall, I’ve had a very good reading year again. My Bookstagram has a list of my favourites from 2018, some of my plans for 2019, as well as musings on the year gone by. Check it out at @booksinboston. https://www.instagram.com/p/BrsJ3rKn4Jr Some statistics Number of books read – 107 Female authors – 48 Male authors – 31 (I read multiple books by some, but only counted them once.) New authors – 55 Rereads – 10 Audiobooks – 4/5 (many of my HP rereads were a combination of Stephen Fry’s audio versions and the actual books) https://www.instagram.com/p/Brkkbu2Hvdj

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    Us Against You – Fredrik Backman (review)

    “People will say that violence came to Beartown this summer, but that won’t be true, because it was already here.” Beartown, which I read last month, was my first book by Fredrik Backman and I glowingly reviewed it on here. Soon after, I was excited to learn that the author had planned a trilogy and that the second book was already out. It should tell you something when I devoured this in two days as well. The book picks up where the other left off. Beartown, the small, seemingly insignificant, ice-hockey-obsessed town in the Swedish wilderness, is reeling from everything…

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