2019.

Another year has come and gone. 2019 brought the beginning of this blog and only increased my passion for reading and writing. I’m grateful for the growth I’ve experienced this past year, and cannot wait to see what 2020 brings!

In 2019: I read 27 books/audiobooks, wrote 34 blog posts, had viewers from 32 countries, gained numerous followers in the bookish community, and have found something I love to do. I’m grateful to craft a hobby into something that is enjoyable to not only myself, but to others as well.

For this new year I hope to maintain the goals I’ve set from the past year. I’m still learning so much about blogging and content creation. I hope you all stick around to see the growth of Hummingbird Ink because I have lots of ideas to come!

Here’s a comprehensive list of all my reads in 2019:

  1. Too Much and Not in the Mood // Durga Chew-Bose
  2. The Anatomy of Dreams // Chloe Benjamin
  3. In Shape of a Human Body I Am Returning To Earth // various authors
  4. The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker // Dorothy Parker
  5. Yesterday I Was The Moon // Noor Unnahar
  6. Milk and Honey // Rupi Kaur
  7. The Sun and Her Flowers // Rupi Kaur
  8. The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson // Emily Dickinson
  9. is 5 // E.E. Cummings
  10. Something Bright, Then Holes // Maggie Nelson
  11. Bluets // Maggie Nelson
  12. Storyteller: 100 Poem Letters // Morgan Harper Nichols
  13. Bitter Orange // Claire Fuller
  14. The Source of Self-Regard // Toni Morrison
  15. Normal People // Sally Rooney
  16. The Goldfinch // Donna Tartt
  17. Sea of Strangers // Lang Leav
  18. How To Come Alive Again // Beth McColl
  19. Where The Crawdads Sing // Delia Owens
  20. Heart Berries // Terese Marie Mailhot
  21. The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna // Juliet Grames
  22. Bright Dead Things // Ada Limon
  23. Autumn // Ali Smith
  24. The Secret History // Donna Tartt
  25. Ask Again, Yes // Mary Beth Keane
  26. I Miss You When I Blink // Mary Laura Philpott
  27. Gingerbread // Helen Oyeyemi (DNF)

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