Every Book I Read in 2018

Below is every book and zine I read in 2018. An * denotes a book I had read previously and reread in 2018. Links are to reviews I’ve published here or elsewhere.


Witch Wife by Kiki Petrosino (Sarabande Books, 2017)
Set to Music a Wildfire by Ruth Awad (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2017)
Deposition by Katie Ford (Graywolf Press, 2002)
Self-Portrait as Hildegard of Bingen by Kate Fadick (Glass Poetry, 2017)
Indictus by Natalie Eilbert (Noemi Press, 2018)
Magdalene by Marie Howe (W.W. Norton, 2017)
Famous by Kathleen Flenniken (University of Nebraska Press, 2006)
Testify by Simone John (Octopus Books, 2017
The Second O of Sorrow by Sean Thomas Dougherty (BOA Editions, 2018)
Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio edited by Neil Carpathios (Ohio University Press, 2015)
Whereas by Layli Long Soldier (Graywolf Press, 2017)
Registers of Illuminated Villages by Tarfia Faizullah (Graywolf Press, 2018)
I’ll Build Us a Home by Emily Paige Wilson (Finishing Line, 2018)
Rail by Kai Carlson-Wee (BOA Editions, 2018)
Rest by Margaree Little (Four Way Books, 2018)
Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith (Graywolf Press, 2018)
Tropic of Squalor by Mary Karr (HarperCollins, 2018)
Cruel Futures by Carmen Gimenez-Smith (City Lights, 2018)
The Undressing by Li-Young Lee (W. W. Norton, 2018)
New Poets of Native Nations edited by Heid E. Erdrich (Graywolf, 2018)
Farming: A Handbook by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, 2011)
Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl by Diane Seuss (Graywolf, 2018)
The Carrying for Ada Limón (Milkweed Editions, 2018)
Virgin by Analicio Sotelo (Milkweed Editions, 2018)
Tramp by Joelle Biele (LSU Press, 2018)
In This Quiet Church of Night I Say Amen by Devin Kelly (CCM, 2017)
Tenderling by Emily Corwin (Stalking Horse Press, 2018)
Country House by Sarah Barber (LSU Press, 2018)
Ceremonial by Carly Joy Miller (Orison Books, 2018)


The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017)
Our Secret Life in the Movies by Michael McGriff & J.M. Tyree (A Strange Object, 2014)
Tales from Watership Down by Richard Adams (Avon Books, 1996)
Ed Royal by Chris Connelly (2010, Shipwrecked Industries)
Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories by Vandana Singh (Small Beer Press, 2018)
Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (Doubleday, 1957)
Tragedy Queens: Stories inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath edited by Leza Cantoral (Clash Books, 2017)
The Pisces by Melissa Broder (Hogarth, 2018)
Scream All Night by Derek Milman (Balzar & Bray, 2018)
*Animal Farm by George Orwell (Harcourt, Brace, 1946)
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (1980, Harcourt)
*The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (1995, Ballantine)
Armed in Her Fashion by Kate Heartfield (Chizine, 2018)


Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus: Prostitution and Religious Obedience in the Bible by Chester Brown (Drawn & Quarterly, 2016)
Dinosaurs in the Attic: An Excursion Into the American Museum of Natural History by Douglas J. Preston (Ballantine, 1988)
Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes by Annette Insdorf (Columbia University Press, 2017)
Steel on the Bottom: Great Lakes Shipwrecks by Frederick Stonehouse (Avery Color Studios, 2006)
The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits by Mihaela Noroc (Ten Speed Press, 2017)
Saving Tarboo Creek: One Family’s Quest to Heal the Land by Scott Freeman (Timber Press, 2018)
Ladies Lazarus by Piper J. Daniels (Tarpaulin Sky, 2018)
The Daily Drawings of Us by Curtis Wiklund (Andrews McMeel, 2017)
Bottoms Up in Belgium: Seeking the High Points of the Low Lands by Alec Le Seuer (Summersdale, 2014)
The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion by Herman Wouk (Little, Brown, & Co, 2010)
Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ‘70s and ‘80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix (Quirk Books, 2017)
Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness by Lyanda Lynn Haupt (Little, Brown, 2011)
Went Missing Redux: Unsolved Great Lakes Shipwrecks by Frederick Stonehouse (Avery Studios, 2008)
Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time by Dorothy C. Bass (Jossey Bass, 2000)
Women and the Lakes: Untold Great Lakes Maritime Tales by Frederick Stonehouse (2001, Avery Studios)
Let’s Go Exploring: Calvin & Hobbes by Michael Hingston (2018, ECW Press)
Night Moves by Jessica Hopper (University of Texas Press, 2018)

Beer & Food

50 Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio by Rick Armon (Ohio University Press, 2017)
Beer Is for Everyone! (of Drinking Age) by Em Sauter (One Peace Books, 2017)
Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer by Stan Hieronymus (Brewers Publications, 2016)
Cheers to the Publican: Repast & Present by Paul Kahan, Cosmo Goss, & Rachel Holtzman (Lorena Jones Books, 2017)
Bean to Bar Chocolate: America’s Craft Chocolate Revolution by Megan Giller (2017, Storey Publishing)
The Beer Bucket List: Over 150 Essential Beer Experiences from Around the World by Mark Dredge (Dog ‘n’ Bone, 2018)
Brewing Eclectic IPA: Pushing the Boundaries of India Pale Ale by Dick Cantwell (Brewers Publications, 2018)
Feed the Resistance: Recipes & Ideas for Getting Involved by Julia Turshen (Chronicle Books, 2017)
For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops by Stan Hieronymus (Brewing Publications, 2012)
Brew Beer Like a Yeti: Traditional Techniques and Recipes for Unconventional Ales, Gruits, and Other Ferments Using Minimal Hops by Jereme Zimmerman (Chelsea Green, 2018)
Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business by Josh Noel (Chicago Review Press, 2018)
Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint by John Holl (Basic Books, 2018)
750 Dishes from Overseas by Ivie Priestnall-Holden (Macmillan, 1945)
Gose: Brewing a Classic German Beer for the Modern Era by Fal Allen (Brewers Publications, 2018)
Beard on Bread by James Beard (Knopf, 1974)
100 Words for Foodies by the editors of American Heritage Dictionary (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009)


Broken Records: the memoir of a record store clerk
Read Once & Destroy by Julia Eff
A Feminist’s Guide to Beer Drinking by Lucy Burningham
Whatstheirname: More Adventures w/o Gender by Julia Eff
Muchacha Fanzine #13: Madre Tierra by Daisy Salinas

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