Saying Goodbye to 2019

Just a short post summarizing my December reads. During December, I read 7 books with surpassed my Goodreads goal for the year (75).

Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray

Favorite character: Jericho

Favorite quote: “But isn’t that strange and wonderful unpredictability part of humanity? Aren’t all of our differences what already make us a great nation?”

Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

Favorite character: Serefin

Favorite quote: “We’re all monsters, Nadya, some of us just hide it better than others.” ”

Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Favorite character: Queen Sabran

Favorite quote: “No woman should be made to fear that she was not enough.”

LGBT Representation

Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Favorite character: Scholar Wolfe

Favorite quote: “Tota est scientia,” he said. “Knowledge is all. It either is, or it isn’t; you can’t say some knowledge is evil because it’s inconvenient for you. And anyone who claims differently has no understanding at all of what the Great Library represents.”

LGBT Representation

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Favorite character: Hoa/Alabaster

Favorite quote: “For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question.”

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

Favorite character: Hoa/Tonkee

Favorite quote: “Being useful to others is not the same thing as being equal.”

LGBT Representation

The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

Favorite character: Ykka

Favorite quote: “To those who’ve survived: Breathe. That’s it. Once more. Good. You’re good. Even if you’re not, you’re alive. That is a victory.”

LGBT Representation

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