My Massive TBR 2019

These are the physical books I already own that I vow to work through during 2019. As I read them I will cross them off and if I buy more I will add those in bold.

Harry Potter 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Screenplay

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Illustrated

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Tales of Beedle Bard

Harry Potter, a history

Non Fiction

Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*uck by Amy Alkon

A Glorious Freedom by Lisa Congdon

Quakery by Lydia King, MD

Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

Karate-Do, My Way of Life by Gighin Funakoshi

The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Mindful Games by Susan Kaiser Greenland

Uppity Women Speak Their Mind by Vicki Leon

Bullshit by John Grant

Mindfulness by Tessa Watt

Emotional Intelligence by Dr. David Walton

Have you Eaten Grandma? by Gyles Brandreth

Snacks, a Canadian Food History by Janis Thiessen

How to Teach your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig

Brainstorm the Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel J. Siegel, MD

The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook by Ransom Riggs

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Reference (I will consider these read if I consult them at length ten times)

A Treasury of Favorite Poems

You can Do It! by Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas

The Art and Science of Handreading by Ellen Goldberg and Dorian Bergen

1000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich

Awakening Your Ikigai by Ken Mogi


The Dead in their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley (Flavia de Luce)

Seventy-Seven Clocks by Christopher Fowler (Peculiar Crimes Unit)

Arch Enemy by Frank Beddor (Looking Glass Wars)

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (Darker Shade Magic)

Court of Thorn and Roses by Sarah J. Mass (Court of Thorn and Roses)

Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Mass (Court of Thorn and Roses)

Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Mass (Court of Thorn and Roses)

Another Fine Myth by Robert Aspin (Another Fine Myth)

Queen of Tearling by Erika Johansen (Queen of Tearling)

The Invasion of Tearling by Erika Johansen (Queen of Tearling)

The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen (Queen of Tearling)

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman (Arc of a Scythe)

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase)

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase)

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Cycle)

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Cycle)


The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

Eon by Alison Goodman

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Mirage by Somaiya Daud

Shadow and Fox by Julie Kagawa

Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Catching Stars by Cayla Keenan

Roseblood by A.G. Howard

Un Lun Dun by China Mieville

Science Fiction

Live Free or Die by John Ringo


Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

The Real Michael Swann by Bryan Reardon

The Hunting of Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey

The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton

Star Wars (William Shakespeare) by Iran Doescher

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Swords and Scoundrels by Julia Knight

The Gunslinger by Stephan King

Hotel on Shadow Lake by Daniela Tully

The Mask of Zorro

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

The Darkling Bride by Laura Andersen

The Philosopher’s Flight by Tom Miller

My Plain Jane by Hand, Ashton and Meadows

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Historical Fiction

Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold

Votes for Women!

The Removes by Tatjana Soli

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

Mrs. Houdini by Victoria Kelly

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris


Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Mary Poppins Comes Back by P.L. Travers

Children’s Books

Nightbooks by J.A. White

Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Of Two Minds by Carol Mata and Perry Modelman

Nevermore, The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket

Montrous by MarcyKate Connolly

HeapHouse by Edward Carey

Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars by Tracy Mack and Michael Citrin

Tom’s Midnight Garden

Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon

The Wonderling by Mira Bartok

Frogkisser by Garth Nix

The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen

The Strength of the Wolf Pack, Disney

Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks

Furtunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman

Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan

The Dragon’s Eye by Dugald A. Steer

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Al Capone Does My Sheets by Jennifer Choldenko

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

The Never-ending Story by Michael Ende

Shakespeare’s Secret by Elise Broach

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

The Legend of Greg by Chris Rylander

Before Tomorrowland, Disney

Evil Genius by Catherine Jenks

Polar Bear Explorers’ Club by Alex Bell


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