Books Akotowaa has read in 2019

By now, y’all know how this works. Here’s 2016’s list. Here’s 2017’s list. Here’s 2018’s list. And, as usual, this one shall be updated as and when Akotowaa finishes books. 🙂

  1. Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel
  2. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body – Roxane Gay
  3. The Girl Who Smiled Beads – Clemantine Wamariya
  4. The Golden Yarn – Cornelia Funke
  5. The Sea Has Drowned the Fish: Fiction, Fact and Folktale from the Writers Project of Ghana
  6. Foundation (#1) – Isaac Asimov
  7. The Icarus Girl – Helen Oyeyemi
  8. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
  9. A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J. Maas
  10. A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf
  11. Saturday’s Shadows – Ayesha Harruna Attah
  12. Wild Seed – Octavia Butler
  13. The Sun Is Also A Star – Nicola Yoon
  14. Of Women and Frogs – Bisi Adjapon
  15. The Princess Bride – William Goldman
  16. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution – C.L.R. James
  17. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  18. Good Omens – Neil Gaiman x Terry Pratchett
  19. Forest Girl – Empi Baryeh
  20. Impostor Alert! – Uduak Akpabio Umoren
  21. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud – Ben Sherwood
  22. Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays – Zadie Smith
  23. A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J. Maas
  24. Fairest – Gail Carson Levine
  25. The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears – Dinaw Mengestu
  26. Foundation and Empire – Isaac Asimov
  27. She Would Be King – Wayétu Moore
  28. Heavy: An American Memoir – Kiese Laymon
  29. No Sweetness Here and Other Stories – Ama Ata Aidoo
  30. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Susanna Clarke
  31. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives – Lola Shoneyin
  32. Spirits Abroad – Zen Cho
  33. Swallow – Sefi Atta
  34. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck – Mark Manson
  35. Black Leopard Red Wolf – Marlon James
  36. What We Lose – Zinzi Clemmons
  37. Oroonoko: or, The Royal Slave – Aphra Behn
  38. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African – Olaudah Equiano
  39. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass – Frederick Douglass
  40. The Fifth Season – NK Jemisin
  41. Broken Places & Outer Spaces – Nnedi Okorafor
  42. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  43. I’m Telling the Truth But I’m Lying – Bassey Ikpi
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